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23/06/2012

Duration:
1 hour, 55 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 23 June 2012

Join Robbie Shepherd for the very best of Scottish traditional music. It's the popular highland band of Skippinish that entertain us in session. And its accordionist and band leader Charlie Kirkpatrick that joins Robbie as guest, ahead of his award from the National Association of Accordion and Fiddle Clubs. We also hear tracks from the latest albums.
email: takethefloor@bbc.co.uk.

  • Take the Floor

    Skipinnish

    Angus MacPhail – Accordion and backing vocals
    Andrew Stevenson – Bagpipes, whistlers and small pipes
    Robert Robertson – Vocals and Guitar
    Alister Murray - Drums
    Finlay Wells – Bass and backing vocals
    Sileas Sinclair – Piano and backing vocals
    Allan Henderson – Fiddle
    Duncan Nicolson – Bag Pipes

  • Take the Floor - Playlist

    Skipinnish

    Angus MacPhail – Accordion and backing vocals
    Andrew Stevenson – Bagpipes, whistlers and small pipes
    Robert Robertson – Vocals and Guitar
    Alister Murray - Drums
    Finlay Wells – Bass and backing vocals
    Sileas Sinclair – Piano and backing vocals
    Allan Henderson – Fiddle
    Duncan Nicolson – Bag Pipes



    TITLE: Kate Dalrymple
    ARTIST: Skipinnish
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Canadian Barn Dance
    a. Miss Elspeth Campbell (T. Douglas)
    b. John MacFadyen of Melfort (John MacColl)
    ARTIST: Skipinnish
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: The Flower O’ Them Aw
    TRK: 4
    ARTIST: Ross Kennedy
    CD: Scottish Voice and Acoustic Guitar
    LABEL/CAT NR: Greentrax – CDTRAX 317

    TITLE: Gay Gordons
    a. The Hills of Perth [William Norris]
    b. Walter Douglas [Donald MacLeod]
    c. The Maids of Kintail [Trad]
    ARTIST: Skipinnish
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Dashing White Sergeant
    a.Original
    b. Fiona MacLeod [Donald MacLeod]
    c. Cockerel in the Creel [Donald MacLeod]
    d. Alasdair Fraser’s Welcome to Cape Breton [Angus MacDonald]
    ARTIST: Skipinnish
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Gaelic Waltz (with vocals)
    a. Cioara [Trad]
    ARTIST: Skipinnish
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Highland Schottishe
    a. The Shepherd’s Crook
    b. Callum Crubach (Miss Drummond of Perth)
    c. I Bhi ada
    ARTIST: Skipinnish
    BBC Take The Floor Recording
    TITLE: Boston Two Step
    a. Lady in the Bottle [Trad]
    b. The Boys of Ballymote [Trad]
    c. Atholl Highlanders [Trad]
    ARTIST: Skipinnish
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: St Bernard’s Waltz
    a. Ribhinn Og
    b. Rhu Vaternish
    c. Lag nan Cruachan
    d. Tiree Love Song
    ARTIST: Skipinnish
    BBC Take The Floor Recording
    TITLE: Gay Gordons (with vocals)
    a. The Land Below the Waves [Angus MacPhail]
    ARTIST: Skipinnish
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Strip the Willow
    a. Duncan the Gauger [Trad]
    b. Flora MacAulay [Alan MacLeod]
    c. The Duck [Donald MacLeod]
    d. The Skylark’s Ascension [Archie Lindsay]
    ARTIST: Skipinnish

    TITLE: 2/4 Marches
    The Taking of Beaumont Hamel / Cowal Highland Gathering
    / The Spring of Ivy
    TRK: 5
    ARTIST: Ronan Martin
    CD: Ronan Martin
    LABEL/CAT NR: Wildcat Records – WILDCD 101

    TITLE: Ae Fond Kiss
    TRK: 1
    ARTIST: Sheena Wellington
    CD: Hamely Fare
    LABEL/CAT NR: Greentrax – CDTRAX 240

    TITLE: Waverley Two Step
    Jimmy and Kathleen Malcolm’s Golden Wedding March /
    Jimmy Allan, The Dance
    TRK: 23
    ARTIST: Freeland Barbour
    CD: The Old Time Collection Volume 3 – Music for Old Time Dancing
    LABEL/CAT NR: Bonskeid Music – BONS CD 703

    TITLE: Eva Three Step
    a. Ben Gullion [George MacIntyre]
    b. Jeannie Mauchlin [William Bryson]
    ARTIST: Skipinnish
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Jackie Tar Two Step
    a. Balmoral Highlanders [Angus MacKay]
    b. Jim Christie of Wick [Addie Harper]
    ARTIST: Skipinnish
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Bandleader’s Choice (with vocals)
    a. Going Home [Callum and Rory MacDonald]
    ARTIST: Skipinnish
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Houlihan’s Jig (Highland pipes last two tunes)
    a. Maureens Jig [Fergie MacDonald]
    b. Geordie MacIntosh [Neil MacKay
    c. Barravan [Gordon Duncan]
    d. Inspector Donald Campbell of Ness [Peter MacLeod]
    ARTIST: Skipinnish
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Gay Gordons
    Cowal Gathering; 51st Division at Beaumont Hamel.
    TRK:
    ARTIST: Jack Forsyth and his Scottish Country Dance Band
    LP:
    LABEL/CAT NR:

    TITLE: The Shearin’
    TRK: 8
    ARTIST: Alex Hodgson
    CD: Jeelie Jars ‘n’ Coalie Backies
    LABEL/CAT NR: Greentrax – CDTRAX351

    TITLE: The Angus waltz
    TRK: 1
    ARTIST: Freeland Barbour
    CD: The Old Time Collection Volume 3 – Music for Old Time Dancing
    LABEL/CAT NR: Bonskeid Music – BONS CD 703

    TITLE: Reels
    CBC’s Glenn and Karl / Keep it Up ! /
    Cockerel in the Creel / Mrs MacPherson of Inveran
    TRK: 12
    ARTIST: Ronan Martin
    CD: Ronan Martin
    LABEL/CAT NR: Wildcat Records – WILDCD 101

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