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19/06/2010

Duration:
1 hour, 55 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 19 June 2010

Join your host Robbie Shepherd for the very best of traditional music and song. It's Graeme Mitchell and his Scottish Dance Band that make a welcome return to the programme. We hear great tracks from the latest CD releases and it's John Ellis that joins Robbie as guest, ahead of his award from the National Association of Accordion and Fiddle Clubs.
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write to: Take The Floor, BBC, Beechgrove Terrace, Aberdeen, AB15 5ZT.

  • GRAEME MITCHELL SCOTTISH DANCE BAND

    GRAEME MITCHELL SCOTTISH DANCE BAND

    Graeme Mitchell – Accordion
    Gordon Duguid - 2nd Acc
    Susan Gordon – Fiddle
    Duncan Christie – Drums
    Neil MacMillan - Piano
    Brian Cruickshank - Double Bass

  • PLAYLIST

    TITLE: Kate
    ARTIST: Graeme Mitchell SDB
    BBC Take The Floor Recording


    TITLE: Peggy’s Wedding
    a) Willies Guan a Courtin
    b) Farmer’s Jamboree
    c) Sanda’s Jig
    d) Baker’s Wood
    ARTIST: Graeme Mitchell SDB
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Mallie Lee
    ARTIST: McCalmans
    CD: Tangled Web
    LABEL/CAT NR: MACS

    TITLE: Eva Three Step
    a) Cock O The North
    b) Pucks Glen
    ARTIST: Graeme Mitchell SDB
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Black Mountain Reel
    a) Jessie’s Hornpipe
    b) Bill Sutherland
    c) Goodnight and Joy Be With You
    d) The Breakdown
    ARTIST: Graeme Mitchell SDB
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Canadian Barn Dance
    a) Angus Campbell’s Farewell to Stirling
    b) Edinburgh Volunteers
    ARTIST: Graeme Mitchell SDB
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Lomond Waltz
    a) Trowie Burn
    b) Mary
    ARTIST: Graeme Mitchell SDB
    BBC Take The Floor Recording


    TITLE: Rory O More
    a) Original
    b) Gowan Hill
    c) Old Ireland
    d) Burravoe
    ARTIST: Graeme Mitchell SDB
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

  • PLAYLIST

    TITLE: Edinburgh Mixture
    a)The Robert Armstrong Memorial Pipe Band
    b) Major E W Wellstood CD
    ARTIST: Graeme Mitchell SDB
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Gay Gordon Two Step
    a) Kirkwall Bay
    b) Braemar Highland Gathering
    ARTIST: Graeme Mitchell SDB
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Elwyn’s Fairy Glen
    a) Neil Gow’s Farewell to Whisky
    b) Calver Lodge
    c) Luggin The Box
    ARTIST: Graeme Mitchell SDB
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Follow The Heron
    ARTIST: Karine Polwart
    CD: Scribbled in Chalk
    LABEL/CAT NR: Shoeshine Records


    TITLE: Shetland Reels
    ARTIST: The Hamefarers
    LP: A Breath O’ Shetland
    LABEL/CAT NR: Polydor


    TITLE:My Love is Like a Red,Red Rose
    ARTIST: Kenneth McKellar
    LP: Kenneth KcKellar
    LABEL/CAT NR: Decca


    TITLE: Wee Billy’s
    ARTIST: Mike Vass & Dave Wood
    CD: Wait What?
    LABEL/CAT NO: Greentrax


    TITLE: Dashing White Sergeant
    a) Peat Fire Flame (trad)
    b) Bratach Bana (trad)
    c) Hopeful Lover (trad)
    d) Alasdair of the Den (trad)
    ARTIST: Graeme Mitchell SDB
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Waltz of the Bells
    a) Sandy and Eileen Mitchell
    ARTIST: Graeme Mitchell SDB
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

  • PLAYLIST

    TITLE: Band Leader’s Choice
    a) Tommy MacDonald of Barguillean
    b) Ben Gullion
    c) Lady Dorethea Stewart Murray
    ARTIST: Graeme Mitchell SDB
    BBC Take The Floor Recording


    TITLE: Ian Powrie’s Farewell to Auchterarder
    a) West Kirkton
    b) Elizabeth Donald of Mosside
    c) Jimmy Harris Jig
    d) Bobby Brown’s Jig
    ARTIST: Graeme Mitchell SDB
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Hills of Donegal
    ARTIST: Mike Vass & Dave Wood
    CD: Wait What ?
    LABEL/CAT NO: Greentrax CDTRAX349


    TITLE: Malcolm Jones’s Jigs
    Cailleach an Airgead
    The Assynt Crofters
    The West End Hotel
    ARTIST: Kevin MacLeod
    CD: Breas of Badentarbat
    LABEL/CAT NR: BEAGCD002


    TITLE: Gay Gordons
    ARTIST: John Ellis and His Highland Country Band
    CD: Thistle & The Shamrock
    LABEL/CAT NR: Lismor – LCOM 5282

  • PLAYLIST

    TITLE: Twa Bonnie Reels
    ARTIST: John Ellis and His Highland Country Band
    CD: Dancin’ Wi’ Claynmores
    LABEL/CAT NR: Lismor – LCOM 5210



    TITLE: John MacKay Selection
    Sam The Story Tellers Wife
    The Bonnie Highland Lassie
    Drew MacDiarmid’s Hornpipe
    ARTIST: John Ellis and His Highland Country Band
    BBC Archive Recording



    TITLE: The Dark Island
    ARTIST: Callum Kennedy
    CD: Legends of Scotland
    LABEL/CAT NR: KRL – CDELM 4133

    TITLE: The Sutherland Set
    ARTIST: Mike Vass & Dave Wood
    CD: Wait What ?
    LABEL/CAT NO: Greentrax CDTRAX349

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