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Archie Fisher

Duration:
5 hours, 30 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 20 July 2010

A collection of highlights from Archie Fisher's broadcasting career including interviews with Folk music greats like Hamish Imlach, Jimmie Macgregor and Dick Gaughan.

Chapters

8 items
  • JAMES COX MEETS: ARCHIE FISHER

    Archie Fisher discusses his music career with BBC Radio Scotland presenter James Cox in this archive interview from 1981.

  • TRAVELLING FOLK: DICK GAUGHAN

    Dick Gaughan sits down to chat to Archie Fisher and discuss what motivates his music.

  • TRAVELLING FOLK: FOLKLIFE FESTIVAL

    Part 1- In 2003, the Folklore Festival explored the links between the music of Scotland, the Appalachian mountains and the West African country of Mali. Archie Fisher made the trip to find out more.

  • TRAVELLING FOLK: ERIC BOGLE

    The Peebles born singer chats to Archie about his musical career which has featured everything from socio-political songs about the Nuclear threat through to a song about a naughty daschund dog.

  • THE QUEST FOR THE ROUND FIDDLE

    First broadcast in 1976, this is one of Archie's first programmes for the BBC and sees the broadcaster and musician travel to Argyllshire to uncover the history behind the mysterious round fiddle.

  • TRAVELLING FOLK: HAMISH IMLACH

    The late great Hamish Imlach sits down to chat with Archie Fisher to describe his experiences of touring in Australia from an interview from the mid-1980s.

  • TRAVELLING FOLK: ORKNEY FOLK FESTIVAL

    Johnny Mowat and The Wrigley Sisters are Archie Fishers guest on a visit to the 22nd Orkney Folk Festival in 2004.

  • TRAVELLING FOLK: JIMMIE MCGREGOR

    On the advent of his 80th birthday early in 2010, Jimmie MacGregor looks back on his music career with Archie Fisher and explains why he's still performing in public.

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