Monday, July 23, 2012

Silly Wizard - Live Again [MP3 Download]

After several years of planning and production, the remastered 1983 live concert from Sanders Theatre, Cambridge, Massachussetts.



Silly Wizard - Live Again [MP3 Download]

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Kathleen MacInnes - Cille Bhride [CD]

After the massive success of kathleen's debut album this follow-up has been eagerly anticipated. Her superb and unique vocal style and excellent accompaniment will again win over many new fans. The extensive booklet has the gaelic lyrics and translations.
Buy Kathleen MacInnes - Cille Bhride [CD]

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

JULY 2012 NEW RELEASES

JULY 2012 NEW RELEASES

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Skerryvore - World Of Chances [CD]




Award winning band Skerryvore's fourth CD is at the soft end of the folk-rock genre and serves up mainly singer-songwriter-pop with only a flavour of the Celtic roots found in their earlier albums. The highlight is the instrumental The Showman, which is pure brilliance!

1. Put your hands up
2. It feels like rain
3. Magic Numbers
4. The Ones that you love
5. Summer high
6. The last time
7. At the end of the day
8. Hey hey hey
9. What's new today
10. The Showman
11. We're the lucky ones



Freeland Barbour - Music For Old Time Dancing Volume 3 [CD]






Essential recordings for any Old Time / Social Dance club with the legendary Freeland Barbour (of the Wallochmor Ceilidh Band) playing. A varied programme with everything from waltzes, two-steps & a foxtrot to a 5 figure Quadrille.

1. The Angus Waltz
2. Ragtime Swing
3. The Royal Minuet
4. The Alberts Quadrille
5. The Imperial Waltz
6. The Imperial Two-step
7. Broadway Quickstep
8. The Royal Cotillion
9. The Stern Polka
10. The Eileen Waltz
11. The Jazz Twinkle
12. The Baden-Powell
13. The Kilmorack March
14. The Berlin Polka
15. Men Of Hoy
16. The Chrysanthenum Waltz
17. Waverley Two-step
18. Bonnie Lassie Party Dance



Skipinnish - The Wedding Dance [CD]




One of the countries most popular wedding bands demonstrates why. With everything you need for a wedding, from the First Waltz, music to walk down the aisle, and to sign the register, strip the willow and much more. Bride not included!

1. First Waltz
2. Barn Dance
3. Dashing White Sergeant
4. Pride Of Erin Waltz
5. Gay Gordons
6. My Home Town
7. Tilidh Mi Dhachaidh
8. Strip The Willow
9. Fields Of Gold
10. Highland Schottische
11. Maraiche Nan Cuantan
12. Progressive Barn Dance
13. Last Waltz
14. Orcadian Strip The Willow



Shepheard, Spiers & Watson - Over The High Hills [CD]




Mainly recorded live at the Skipinnish Ceilidh House in Oban this CD features the talents of the resident musicians: Amy Henderson (accordion), Cliona Keegan (flute), Catriona Watt (vocals), Neil Ewart (fiddle & guitar), Alasdair Murray (pipes), Seonaidh MacIntyre (smallpipes), Rachel Walker (vocals) & more.

1. Air An Traigh
2. Hornpipes & Reels
3. Canadian Barn Dance
4. Strathspeys & Reels
5. Tha Mulad; Seudan A' Chuain
6. 'S Fhada Leam An Oidhche Gheamhraidh
7. Highland Bagpipes
8. Eilean Scalpaigh Na Herradh
9. The Flying Scotsman
10. Puirt A Beul
11. Accordion Duo
12. Going Home
13. Bagpipe Finale




Fiona J Mackenzie - Archipelago [CD]




Archipelago is a collection of songs in Gaelic, Scots and Norn from islands all across Scotland, from Shetland in the far north to Ailsa Craig in the south.

For this album, Fiona has invited a host of special guest musicians and singers, including Barbara Dickson (vocals), Gillian Frame (fiddle), Yvonne Lyon (vocals), Mairi Chaimbeul (clarsach), Morven MacLeod (vocals), Alex Hodgson (vocals), Iain Mackinnon (vocals) and The Cast (vocals, viola and guitar). Graeme Duffin (guitars), Sandy Jones (programming) and David Lyon (keyboards) also added their session skills.

1. Cumha Iain Ghairbh (Raasay)
2. Iorram Suirghe (St Kilda)
3. The Great Selkie of Sule Skerrie (Orkney)
4. Journey Back to Arran (Arran)
5. The Unst Boat Song (Shetland)
6. An Eithireach (Lewis)
7. Cronan na Cailich (Skye)
8. Smuggler (Ailsa Craig)
9. Eriskay Love Lilt (Eriskay)
10. Marion's Lament (Canna)
11. Na Lilidhean (South Uist)



Reel Of Seven - Dance For Joy Encore [CD]


More great dance music from the fiddle-powerhouse of Reel Of Seven. Four fiddles, cello, recorder, piano and percussion provide a distinctive style for a dozen full-length country dances and two waltzes.

1. Ladies' Fancy
2. Swiss Lassie
3. Glasgow Highlanders
4. Scott Meikle
5. Waltz For Atsuko And Bill
6. Machine Without Horses
7. Montgomeries' Rant
8. Abbott Of Unreason
9. Lady Susan Stewart's Reel
10. Braes Of Breadalbane
11. Bauldy Bain's Fiddle
12. Carolyn's Waltz
13. Chequered Court
14. Deil Amang The Tailors



Ronnie Costley - Souvenirs & Scotch Mist [CD]




A hugely entertaining CD with a great range of songs most self-penned. From the simple but lovely Daffodil, sung as a duet with his young daughter to the brilliant Caledonian Fanfare with samples of well-know voices such as Sean Connery & Billy Connelly.

1. Caledonian Fanfare
2. When We Were Wee
3. Bogeyman
4. Daffodil; Rose
5. The Purser
6. Ode To Bobby D.
7. The Lassies O' Lamlash
8. Sail Away
9. The Skye Boat Song
10. Mammy's Boy
11. Grandpa
12. Tethered
13. The Banks Of The Clyde



Edinburgh City Police Pipe Band - Pride Of Princes Street [CD]


Recordings of this famous pipe band from the 1960s when it was enjoying one of its most successful periods. Winners of many prestigious competitions over the years, including World Champions several times, this selection includes many well-known tunes.

1. Road To The Isles
2. Skye Boat Song
3. Miss Elpeth Campbell
4. My Home
5. Caverhill
6. Royal Scottish Pipers Society
7. The Fair Maid Of Barra
8. Drum Fanfare
9. The Piper's Waltz
10. Seumas MacNeill
11. Pipe-Major John Stewart
12. First Jig
13. The Heroes Of Vittoria



Legendary Pipers & Pipe Bands Volume 1 [CD]




This collection of vintage recordings features some of the best-known names in the world of piping. All of the solo pipers are now deceased but their music lives on. The Pipe Bands featured are the Queens Own Cameron Highlanders & Edinburgh City Police. There are some imperfections in the recordings but still well worth listening to.

1. Colonel Burney's Farewell To The Gordon Highlanders
2. Lord Alexander Kennedy
3. Kirkhill
4. The Marchioness Of Tullibardine
5. Brose And Butter
6. Lochanside
7. Skye Boat Song
8. The Black Watch Polka
9. Donald MacLean
10. My Home
11. The Stirlingshire Militia
12. The Barren Rocks Of Aden
13. Leaving Glenurquhart
14. Pibroch Of Donald Dubh
15. Loch Monar
16. The Rowan Tree


Sayaka Ikuyama - Light [CD]




Sayaka, the Japanese Celtic harpist, shows her skills on the harp with her second solo album. She has a delightful phrasing and delicacy of touch that add to the already beautiful sound of the harp. She plays a mix of Scottish and Irish tunes.

1. The Sligo Maid/The Flowing Bowl (Reels)
2. Inisheer
3. Tonra's/I Ne'er Shall Wean Her/The Lonesome Jig (Jigs)
4. An Draigheann(Slow Air)
5. Elizabeth MacDermott Roe (Turlough O'Carolan)
6. Waltz
7. Over The Sea To Skye (Scottish Folk Song)
8. The Funny Mistake/Gort na Mona (Slip Jigs)
9. Gan Ainm(Untitled Tune)?
10. The Wild Geese (Slow Air)
11. Caislean An Oir/Her Golden Hair Hanging Down Her Back (Hornpipes)
12. The Humours Of Whiskey/Farewell To Whalley Range (Slip Jigs)
13. Ae Fond Kiss (Scottish Song)

Sunday, July 08, 2012

Skipinnish - The Wedding Dance [CD]

Buy Now: Skipinnish - The Wedding Dance




One of the countries most popular wedding bands demonstrates why. With everything you need for a wedding, from the First Waltz, music to walk down the aisle, and to sign the register, strip the willow and much more. Bride not included!