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23/07/2011

Duration:
1 hour, 55 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 23 July 2011

For the very best of traditional music and song join Robbie Shepherd. As part of Take The Floor's summer series, we once again bring you the debut broadcast of Robert Nairn and His Scottish Dance Band. We also have piano player Isobel Hodgson, she is this weekends Back Line Boy and Robbie highlights the singing of Calum Kenndey.
email; takethefloor@bbc.co.uk.

  • Take the Floor

    The Robert Nairn Highland Dance Band

    Robert Nairn Accordion
    Ewan Henderson Fiddle
    Ross Wilson Piano
    Allan Nairn Drums

  • Robert Nairn Highland Dance Band

    Robert Nairn Highland Dance Band

  • Take the Floor Playlist

    TITLE: Kate Dalrymple
    ARTIST: Robert Nairn Highland Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Highland Schottiche
    Hi Ho Haerum (Traditional)
    Calum Beag (Traditional)
    ARTIST: Robert Nairn Highland Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Heart Of The Land
    TRK: 2
    ARTIST: Frieda Morrison
    CD: Morven
    LABEL/CAT NR: Birseland Records – BLR 102

    TITLE: Gay Gordons (4/4 Marches + 6/8)
    The Wee Highland Laddie (PM Donald MacLeod)
    Yellow Corn (Traditional)
    Hill’s Of Glenorchy (Traditional)
    ARTIST: Robert Nairn Highland Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Barn Dance
    Arthur Bignold Of Lochosque (John MacColl)
    The Man From Skye (P/M Donald MacLeod)
    ARTIST: Robert Nairn Highland Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Strip The Willow
    The Man From North Connal (C MacLean)
    Saddle The Pony (Traditional)
    The Fair Haired Lad (Traditional)
    Ness Bothan (Fergie MacDonald)
    ARTIST: Robert Nairn Highland Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording
    TITLE: Gaelic Waltz
    A Pheigi a ghraidh (Traditional) (Peggy My Love)
    Na Ceadachadh an Tide Dhomh (Traditional) (If Time Will Permit Me)
    Fagail Glaschu (Traditional) (Leaving Glasgow)
    O horo mo Chailinn Donn (Traditional) (O Here My Brown Haired Sweetheart)
    ARTIST: Robert Nairn Highland Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Scotch Reel
    Calum Crubach (Crooked Calum) (Traditional)
    Hebredean Polka (Alex MacIver)
    Domhnall Magaidh air an Fhigheil (Donald Maggie On The Fiddle) (Traditional)
    Se Morag a rinn a bhannais (It was Morag that made the wedding)
    ARTIST: Robert Nairn Highland Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Eva Three Step
    Wades Welcome To Inverness (Robert Meldrum)
    Maids Of Kintail (Traditional)
    ARTIST: Robert Nairn Highland Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Dashing White Sergeant
    Brolum (Charles Balintine)
    When Night Is Falling (Traditional)
    Walking On The Moon (Addie Harper)
    The Inevitable Journey (Robert Nairn)
    ARTIST: Robert Nairn Highland Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Orcadian Strip The Willow
    The Lady In The Bottle (AG Kenneth)
    Hen’s March (P/M Donald MacLeod)
    Nelson Mandella’s Welcome To Glasgow (Blair Douglas)
    Mrs MacLeod Of Raassay (Trad)
    ARTIST: Robert Nairn Highland Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Waltz for Kylin / Waltz of the Guardian Angels
    TRK: 11
    ARTIST: Ceilidhdonia
    CD: Circadian Rhythms
    LABEL/CAT NR: Brechin All Records – CDBAR012

  • Take the Floor Playlist - Continued

    TITLE: Dark Lochnagar
    TRK: 10
    ARTIST: Calum Kennedy
    CD: The King of the Highlands
    LABEL/CAT NR: Legacy 022CD

    TITLE: Mo Mhathair
    TRK: 10
    ARTIST: Calum Kennedy
    CD: Sailing Up The Clyde
    LABEL/CAT NR: Beltona Records – BELTONA101

    TITLE: The Head Roaster / The Last Mile
    TRK: 11
    ARTIST: Duncan Chisholm
    CD: Canaich
    LABEL/CAT NR: Copperfish Records – CPFCD004

    TITLE: Boston Two Step
    Dear Old Donegal (Traditional)
    The Garden Where The Prairies Grow (Traditional)
    Kishorn Commandos (Gordon Menzies)
    A Hundred Pipers (Trad)
    ARTIST: Robert Nairn Highland Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Pride Of Erin
    Homes Of Donegal (Traditional)
    Road Of Kildare (John Duggan)
    Maree’s Waltz (Robert Nairn)
    ARTIST: Robert Nairn Highland Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: BAND LEADER’S CHOICE
    March/Strathspey/Reel
    The Clan MacColl (John MacColl)
    Highland Harry (Trad)
    John Morrison Of Assynt House (Peter MacLeod)
    ARTIST: Robert Nairn Highland Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Reel Of The 51st
    Drunken Piper (Traditional)
    Maggie’s Reel (Traditional)
    Regatta Reel (Fergie MacDonald)
    Blackberry Bush (P/M Donald MacLeod)
    ARTIST: Robert Nairn Highland Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Kelvin’s Purling Stream
    TRK: 4
    ARTIST: Mick West
    CD: Sark O’ Snaw
    LABEL/CAT NR: Greentrax – CDTRAX 344

    TITLE: Links of Love
    TRK: Side a
    ARTIST: Jim Cameron and His Band
    LABEL/CAT NR: Beltona - 2689

  • Take the Floor Playlist - Continued

    FEATURED GUEST - Issy Hodgson

    TITLE: Jessie’s Waltz
    The Rowan Tree / My Ain Folk / Auld Scotch Mother Mine
    TRK: 5
    ARTIST: Ian Hudson and his Scottish Dance Band
    CD: Let’s Celebrate
    LABEL/CAT NR: Highlander – HRMCD559

    TITLE: Old Comrades March
    ARTIST: The John Johnstone Band
    Private Recording

    TITLE: The De’il’s Conundrum
    The De’il’s Awa’ wi’ The Exciseman / The Conundrum / The De’il Awang the Taylor’s
    TRK: S2 B 5
    ARTIST: Iain MacPhail and his Scottish Dance Band
    LP: The Pride of Edinburgh
    LABEL/CAT NR: Emerald Records – GES1213

    TITLE: Britania Two-Step
    The MacNeils of Ugadale / Kenny MacDonald’s Jig
    TRK: S2 B 4
    ARTIST: Jim Johnstone and his Band
    LP: Come Dance With Me
    LABEL/CAT NR: Lismor – LILP 5059

    TITLE: Scarlet Ribbons
    TRK: 7
    ARTIST: The Cottars
    CD: Made In Cape Breton
    LABEL/CAT NR: Greentrax – CDTRAX 251

    TITLE: Jigs
    Blow Your Chanter / Snug In a Blanket /
    Your Drunken Fumbling Fingers / Last Tango in Harris
    TRK: 1
    ARTIST: Ceilidhdonia
    CD: Circadian Rhythms
    LABEL/CAT NR: Brechin All Records – CDBAR012

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