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21/05/2011

Duration:
1 hour, 55 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 21 May 2011

Join Robbie Shepherd for the very best in Scottish Traditional music and song. John Carmichael and his Scottish Dance Band are this weekends featured band and have a programme packed with great traditional tunes. We also enjoy the latest offerings from CD. And singer Alan Reid joins Robbie as special guest.
Email: takethefloor@bbc.co.uk.

  • John Carmichael Scottish Dance Band

    John Carmichael - Accordion
    Marie Fielding - Fiddle
    Alan Kitchen - Piano
    John Sinton - Bass
    Billy Young - Guitar/Banjo
    Stevie Mills - Drums

  • TAKE THE FLOOR PLAYLIST – 1ST HR

    TITLE: Kate Dalrymple
    ARTIST: John Carmichael Scottish Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Gay Gordons
    a) MacKenzie Highlanders (Trad) *Patersons*
    b) The Seas Toll (M MacFarlane)
    c) Highland Lassie Going To The Fair (Trad)
    d) Locheil’s Welcome to Glasgow (Alex Cameron)
    ARTIST: John Carmichael Scottish Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Mull is My Home
    TRK: 8
    ARTIST: Alasdair Gillies
    CD: The Best of Alasdair Gillies
    LABEL/CAT NR: Beltona105

    TITLE: Boston Two Step
    a) MacDonald Of The Isles (Trad) *Kerr*
    b) Cock O’ The North (Trad)
    c) There Cam’ A Young Man (Trad) *Kerrs*
    ARTIST: John Carmichael Scottish Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Duke Of Perth
    a) Corn Rigs (Trad) *RSCDS*
    b) Far From Home (Trad) *O’Neil’s*
    c) Miss Campbell Of Saddel (Robert MacIntosh)
    d) Kathleen’s Reel (A Rankine) *Artisan*
    e) Caithness Volunteers (Trad) *Paterson’s*
    ARTIST: John Carmichael Scottish Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Canadian Barn Dance
    a) PM Willie Grays Farewell to the Glasgow Police (McDonald) *Paterson’s*
    b) Glen Caladh Castle (P/M J McLellan) *Paterson’s*
    ARTIST: John Carmichael Scottish Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Gaelic Waltz
    a) Dearest My Own One (Ross)
    b) Morag Of Dunvegan (Trad)
    c) Eilidh (Bannerman)
    ARTIST: John Carmichael Scottish Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Riverside Jig
    a) Morrison’s Jig (Trad) *O’Neils*
    b) Calliope House ( (Dave Richardson))
    c) Kesh Jig (Trad) *O’Neils*
    d) The Famous Baravan (G Duncan)
    ARTIST: John Carmichael Scottish Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Brittania Two Step
    a) Looking For A Partner (James Braidwood)
    ARTIST: John Carmichael Scottish Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Fiddle Selection
    a) Fiddle Polka (Trad) *Canadian Music*
    b) The CNE Breakdown (W. Allan)
    ARTIST: John Carmichael Scottish Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Lomond Waltz
    a) Briar Bush (Robert Burns)
    b) The Laird O’ Cockpen (Lady Nairn)
    c) Leezie Lindsay (Robert Burns)
    d) Sound The Pibroch (Trad)
    e) Horo My Nut Brown Maiden (Trad)
    ARTIST: John Carmichael Scottish Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Highland Schottische
    a) Brig O’Perth (Daniel Dow)
    b) Keel Row (Trad) *Kerrs*
    c) Cutty’s Wedding (Trad) *Kerrs*
    d) Ghille Calum (Trad) *Kerrs*
    ARTIST: John Carmichael Scottish Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    Dashing White Sergeant
    a) Lord MacDonald (Trad) *RSCDS*
    b) Struy Lodge (P/M Willie Ross)
    c) Jenny Dang The Weaver (Trad) *Kerr’s*
    d) Harris Dance (Trad) *Ceilidh Collection*
    e) High Road To Linton (Trad) *Kerr’s*
    ARTIST: John Carmichael Scottish Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: The Earl O March’s Daughter
    TRK: 1
    ARTIST: Alistair Ogilvy
    CD: Alistair Ogilvy
    LABEL/CAT NR: www.alistairogilvy.co.uk

    TITLE: Eva Three Step
    Jeannie King / Lord Elgin of Broomhall
    TRK: 3
    ARTIST: Lynne Christie Band
    CD: The 8th Angus Accordion & Fiddle Festival
    LABEL/CAT NR: www.aaff.co.uk

    TITLE: Train Journey North
    TRK: 1
    ARTIST: Fred Morrison
    CD: Outlands
    LABEL/CAT NR: Ridge Records – RR057

  • TAKE THE FLOOR PLAYLIST – 2ND HR

    TITLE: Eva Three Step
    a) Dr Ross’s 50th Welcome To Arg Gathering (D MacLeod) *Paterson’s*
    b) The Maids Of Kintail (Trad) *Paterson’s*
    ARTIST: John Carmichael Scottish Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Southern Rose Waltz
    a) Black Velvet Waltz (Trad)
    b) Homing Waltz (T. O’Connor/M. Reine)
    c) Big Mamou (Daves)
    ARTIST: John Carmichael Scottish Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Band Leaders Choice
    a) The Banks Of Sicily (Trad)
    b) Bloody Fields Of Flanders (J McLellan) *Paterson’s*
    c) Kilworth Hills (GS MacLennan) *Paterson’s*
    ARTIST: John Carmichael Scottish Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording
    Dur: 3.50

    TITLE: Strip The Willow
    a) Charlie Hunter (B MacLeod) *Kerrs*
    b) Anne Fraser MacKenzie (B MacLeod) *Kerrs*
    c) Davie’s Brae (J Johnstone) *Craighall*
    d) Dandy Dancer (J Johnstone) *Craighall*
    e) Cornerhouse Jig (A Rankine) *Artisan*
    f) The Weaver And His Wife (A Rankine) *Artisan*
    ARTIST: John Carmichael Scottish Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: The Bonny Lass O’ Bon Accord
    TRK: 4
    ARTIST: Maureen Rutherford
    CD: Crossing The Spey
    LABEL/CAT NR: RLJCD01

  • INTERVIEW FEATURE – ALAN REID

    TITLE: Three Brothers
    TRK: 14
    ARTIST: Alan Reid
    CD: Alan Reid Collection
    LABEL/CAT NR: Temple Records/COMD2103

    TITLE: Martinmas Time / The Little Stack of Wheat
    TRK: 10
    ARTIST: Andy Irvine & Paul Brady
    CD: Andy Irvine & Paul Brady
    LABEL/CAT NR: Mulligan – LUNCD 008

    TITLE: The Pleasure will be mine
    TRK: 2
    ARTIST: Alan Reid
    CD: Alan Reid Collection
    LABEL/CAT NR: Temple Records/COMD2103

  • TAKE THE FLOOR PLAYLIST – 2ND HR – CONTINUED

    TITLE: Sunset on the St Lawrence
    TRK: 15
    ARTIST: Mickie and Jimmy
    MD 251 – BBC Recording

    TITLE: Dashing White Sergeant
    Marie McLean’s Reel / Luggin The Box / Easy Club Reel
    TRK: 4
    ARTIST: Robert Menzies Band
    CD: The 8th Angus Accordion & Fiddle Festival
    LABEL/CAT NR: www.aaff.co.uk

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