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02/01/2010

Duration:
1 hour, 55 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 02 January 2010

Join Robbie Shepherd for the very best of traditional music and song.

  • TAKE THE FLOOR HIGHLIGHTS

    Robbie Shepherd looks back over the past year and we hear from some of the guests and live bands that have appeared on the programme over the last 12 months.

  • TAKE THE FLOOR PLAYLIST

    TITLE: SHETLAND REELS
    a) Hay’s Place (Stephen Spence)
    b) Astryd’s Peerie Tune (Ronnie Jamieson)
    c) Secretary (Tom Anderson)
    ARTIST: David Halcrow Scottish Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording



    TITLE: EVA 3-STEP
    a) Alexander Blue of Dunning (Sir Jimmy Shand)
    b) Violet’s Half Century (Bill Black)
    ARTIST: Bill Black SDB
    BBC Take The Floor Recording



    TITLE: Coming Home
    TRK: 1
    ARTIST: McCalmans
    CD: Coming Home
    LABEL/CAT NR: Greentrax – CDTRAX336



    TITLE: Inveran/ The Devil in the Kitchen/ Locheil’s Away to France
    TRK: 1
    ARTIST: Tony McManus
    CD: The Makers Mark
    LABEL/CAT NR: Greentrax/ CDTRAX331



    TITLE: Silver Tassie
    TRK: 2
    ARTIST: Emily Smith & Jamie McClennan
    CD: Adoon Winding Nith
    LABEL/CAT NR:White Fall Records – WFRCD003



    TITLE: Grand March
    a)The King’s House (Bobby MacLeod)
    b)The Battle of the Somme) (PM W Lawrie)
    c)Elizabeth Campbell’s welcome to the World (Michael Gray)
    ARTIST: Michael Philip SDB
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

  • DAVID HALCROW SDB

    DAVID HALCROW SDB

    Appeared on the programme back in September

  • TAKE THE FLOOR PLAYLIST CONTINUED

    TITLE: SWISS WALTZ
    a) In the Postli, Appenzell by Hans Dorig, arr I Holmes
    ARTIST: Ian Holmes SDB
    BBC Take The Floor Recording




    TITLE: Jolly Beggar
    TRK: 5
    ARTIST: The Paul McKenna Band
    CD: Between Two Worlds
    LABEL/CAT NR: Greentrax/ CDTRAX333




    TITLE: Just The Way You Look Tonight
    TRK: 14
    ARTIST: Pam Wilkie
    CD: Pam on Piano
    LABEL/CAT NR: Pam Wilkie 2009




    TITLE: PELORUS JACK
    a)Christian Catto (A Kindness)RSCDS)
    b)Dave Ford’s Jig G Patullo)(Deeay Music)
    c)Arthur Walkers Jig (G Patullo) (Deeay Music)
    d)Norven House (R Cooper) (Shetland Music)
    ARTIST: David Oswald SDB
    BBC Take The Floor Recording




    TITLE: FLIRTATION TWO STEP [Salute to the Alexander Brothers]
    a) Marching Through the Heather [1954] (Music: Iain Gourlay/ Words: Cliff Hanley James S Kerr)
    b) Two Highland Lads [1959] (Music Gourlay/ Words: Robert Yeudall Bell James S Kerr)
    ARTIST: Iain Cathcart SDB
    BBC Take The Floor Recording




    TITLE: Bessie Bessie Logan
    TRK: 5
    ARTIST: Gary Innes & Ewan Robertson
    CD: Shouts
    LABEL/CAT NR: PD Productions/ PDP001

  • MICHAEL PHILIP SDB

    MICHAEL PHILIP SDB

    Just one of the bands featured on this week's highlights programme

  • TAKE THE FLOOR PLAYLIST CONTINUED

    TITLE: Irish/ Scottish Jigs
    Molloy’s Favourite/ Duncan Hutchison of Moffat/Aaron’s Key/And So To Ennis
    TRK: 8
    ARTIST: Pentlands Ceilidh Band
    CD: Just Four Ewes
    LABEL/CAT NR: Lomond Ceilidh Records – LCRCD5




    TITLE: The Millhouse – Winding Roads of Advance/ The Boys on the Hilltop/ The Millhouse
    TRK: 1
    ARTIST:Cillian Vallely/Kevin Crawford
    CD: On Common Ground
    LABEL/CAT NR: Bally0 Records/ BOR 001




    TITLE: Raise the Flat [for Scotland]
    TRK: 17
    ARTIST: Highland Heartbeat
    CD: Belonging
    LABEL/CAT NR: KPC Records 2009/ KPC001759




    TITLE: CIRCASSIAN CIRCLE
    a) Original
    b) Swinging on the gate
    c) Lost in London (Linda Irvine)
    d) Zepher LK 395 (Linda Irvine)
    ARTIST: Gary Sutherland SDB
    BBC Take The Floor Recording




    TITLE: Deirdre’s Farewell to Scotland
    TRK: 16
    ARTIST: Moira Anderson
    CD: A Rosebud by My Early Walk
    LABEL/CAT NR: Belart – 461 4942




    TITLE: The Beauty o’ the North, Madam Neruda, The Marchioness of Huntly’s Favourite Jig
    ARTIST: Rebecca Lomnicky
    GLENFIDDICH FIDDLE CHAMPIONSHIPS

  • IAIN CATHCART SDB

    IAIN CATHCART SDB

  • IAIN CATHCART SDB

    Their session was hear on Take The Floor back in November

  • TAKE THE FLOOR PLAYLIST CONTINUED

    TITLE: BAND BOYS POLKA
    ARTIST: Catticloo with Callum Irvine
    BBC Take The Floor Recording




    TITLE: Atholl Highlanders, Haste to the Wedding,Da Tushkar, The Blackberry Bush, Jackie Coleman’s Reel
    TRK: 1
    ARTIST: Craig Paton
    CD: Moving Forward
    LABEL/CAT NR: Craig Paton 2009/ CPCD001




    TITLE: Rohallion
    TR: 15
    ARTIST: Jim Reid
    CD: I Saw The Wild Geese Flee
    LABEL/CAT NR: Sprinthyme Records/ SPRCD 10105




    TITLE: CHERRYBANK GARDENS
    a)Calluna (Jim Barry) (Deeay Music)
    b)Jean Hamilton’s Strathspey (Bobby Frew) (JDC Publications)
    c)Mary and Lloyd Augustus (Bobby Frew) (JDC Publications)
    ARTIST: Kenny Thomson SDB
    BBC Take The Floor Recording




    TITLE: My Heart’s in the Highlands
    TRK: 1
    ARTIST: Pur – Shona Donaldson and Katie MacKenzie
    CD: The Lassies Reply
    LABEL/CAT NR: Macdug – DUG002




    TITLE: TOM FOOLERY
    a)Kate Dalrymple (Trad)
    b)Laird of Drumblair/ Bohemian Rhapsody (Trad/ Queen)
    c)Leaving Lerwick Harbour (William Hunter)
    d)Hills of Donnybrook (Trad)
    e)Laxoburn (Arthur Scott Robertson)
    ARTIST: Tom Orr Scottish Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

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