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39 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 12 September 2009

Robbie Shepherd presents the very best of Scottish dance music, featuring a session from Tom Orr and his band.

  • Take The Floor

    Tom Orr Scottish Dance Band
    Tom Orr Lead Accordion
    Marie Fielding Fiddle
    Scott Nichol 2nd Accordion
    Gordon Middler Piano
    Brian Cruickshank Bass
    Fraser MacInnes Drums

  • Playlist

    a) Edgefauld House
    b) Day Trip to Gibraltar

    2. Houlihan’s Jig
    a) Bridging the Gap
    b) Dancing Hazel
    c) Jimmy McHugh’s
    d) Melanie Murphy’s

    3. Canadian Barn Dance
    a) Helen Black of Inveran
    b) Colonel MacLean of Ardgour

    4. Waltz
    a) Emma & Jamie’s Wedding
    b) Brigid’s Waltz

    5. Cadger’s in the Cannongate
    a) John McNeil’s Reel
    b) The Doon Reel
    c) John Joe Casey’s
    d) Maudabawn Chapel

    6. Eva Three Step
    a) Flora Oronsay
    b) MacLeod of Mull

    7. Band Leader’s Choice “Tom Foolery”
    a) Kate Dalrymple
    b) Laird of Drumblair / Bohemian Rhapsody
    c) Leaving Lerwick Harbour
    d) Hills of Donnybrook
    e) Laxoburn

    8. Boston Two Step
    March to the Stars

    9. Dashing White Sergeant
    a) Betsy Boo on Tour
    b) Caitlin’s Tune


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