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08/12/2012

Duration:
1 hour, 55 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 08 December 2012

Join Robbie Shepherd for a programme packed with the very best of traditional music. It's Michael Garvin and his Scottish Dance Band that make a welcome return to the show, with a great west coast programme. We also share with you the latest sounds from CD.
email: takethefloor@bbc.co.uk.

  • Take the Floor

    Michael Garvin Scottish Dance Band

    Michael Garvin - Lead Accordion
    Joanie Garvin - Fiddle
    Colin Garvin - 2nd accordion
    Tom Orr - Piano
    Martin MacLeod - Bass
    Steven MacInnes - Drums

  • Take the Floor - Playlist

    TITLE: Kate Dalrymple
    ARTIST: Michael Garvin Scottish Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Highland Scottische
    a) Brochan Lom (trad)
    b) The Mull Fair (trad)
    c) Where Will I Be (trad)
    d) Roddys Drum (trad)
    e) The Devil in the Kitchen (trad)
    ARTIST: Michael Garvin Scottish Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Bonnie Mary o’ Argyll
    TRK: 10
    ARTIST: Peter Morrison
    CD: The Peter Morrison Collection
    LABEL/CAT NR: Corban Records – CBNCD 034

    TITLE: Gay Gordons
    a) Da Guisers March (Gideon Stove)
    b) The Shores of Loch Bee (Trad)
    c) Miss Audrey MacKenzie (Ian Crichton)
    ARTIST: Michael Garvin Scottish Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Strip the Willow (8 x 32 Jig)
    a) The Jig Runrig (Fergie MacDonald)
    b) Simon Thoumire’s Jig (John Mccusker)
    c) The Famous Baravan (Gordon Duncan)
    d) Dr. Flora MacAuley, Carradale (Allan MacDonald )
    ARTIST: Michael Garvin Scottish Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Gaelic Waltz
    a) An Eala Bhan (the Fair Swan)
    b) Oran na Maighdinn Mhara (Trad)
    c) Leaving Waternish (Trad)
    d) Mo Ribhinn Chasidhneil
    ARTIST: Michael Garvin Scottish Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: S-Locomotion (Strathspey)
    a) Forbes Morrison (J.Scott Skinner)
    b) Willie Hunter Compliments to Dan R. MacDonald (Willie Hunter)
    c) The Sands of Murness (Frank Jamieson)
    d) Stewart and Chris Adam (Iain MacPhail)
    ARTIST: Michael Garvin Scottish Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Posties Jig
    a) Jim McAllister’s Jig (Calum Maclean)
    b) Eriskay Lilt Jig (Fergie MacDonlad)
    c) Scarce O' Tatties (Norman MacLean)
    d) Angus McFadyen (Robert Black)
    ARTIST: Michael Garvin Scottish Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Canadian Barn Dance
    a) The Lewis and Harris Piping Society (Ian Crichton)
    b) John MacColls March to Kilbowie Cottage (PM William Lawrie)
    ARTIST: Michael Garvin Scottish Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Continental Waltz
    a) Zingarella (Joseph Colombo)
    ARTIST: Michael Garvin Scottish Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Pipe Reels.
    a) The Brolum (Dr. Chas. Bannatyne)
    b) The Gocan (Blair Douglas)
    c) The Gugahunter (Blair Douglas)
    d) Traditional Reel (third and fourth part PM Donald MacLeod)
    ARTIST: Michael Garvin Scottish Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Such a Parcel of Rogues in a Nation
    CD 1 Trk 11
    ARTIST: Rod Paterson
    CD: The Music & Song of The Great Tapestry of Scotland
    LABEL/CAT NR: Greentrax – CDTRAX 372D

    TITLE: 6/8 Pipe Marches – The Eva Three Step
    Col. Forbest of Inverernan / P. W. Elder
    TRK: S 1 B 6
    ARTIST: John Ellis and His Highland Country Band
    LP: Scotland
    LABEL/CAT NR: Emerald Gem – GES 1193

    TITLE: Fisherman’s Reel
    London Olympics 2012 / Rhoda’s Bon Hoga / Jessie Burns
    / Phil Cunningham’s Reel / Zephyr LK 394
    TRK: 18
    ARTIST: The Glencraig Scottish Dance Band
    CD: Old Time Dances - “Ah’m dancin’!”
    LABEL/CAT NR: Greentrax – CDTRAX 369

    TITLE: Flying Circus
    TRK: 2
    ARTIST: Sharon Shannon and the RTE Concert Orchestra
    CD: Flying Circus
    LABEL/CAT NR: CACD2415

    TITLE: Eva Three Step
    a) Tug Argan Gap (John MacKenzie)
    b) The Sweet Maid of Mull (A C Beaton)
    ARTIST: Michael Garvin Scottish Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Medley
    a) Lord Lovats Lament (David Fraser)
    b) The Craic at Clashmore Hall (Phil Cunningham)
    c) Thoughts of Bobby MacLeod (Ian Holmes)
    d) Captain Lachlan MacPhail of Tiree (Peter Farquhar)
    ARTIST: Michael Garvin Scottish Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Fiddle Solo
    a) Nancy Finlayson (I. Drever)
    ARTIST: Michael Garvin Scottish Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Dashing White Sergeant
    a) The Original
    b) Far Frae Hame (Trad)
    c) Always Welcome (Trad)
    d) Gordon’s Favourite (Ronnie Cooper)
    e) Miss Susan Cooper (Ronnie Cooper)
    f) Wedding Reel 3 (Trad)
    ARTIST: Michael Garvin Scottish Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Our Glens
    CD 2 TRK 13
    ARTIST: Scotland The What
    CD: The Music & Song of The Great Tapestry of Scotland
    LABEL/CAT NR: Greentrax – CDTRAX 372D

    TITLE: Irish Jigs
    Biddy the Bowl Wife / Lannigan’s Ball / The Five Barred Gate / Pet of the Pipers
    / The Walls of Limerick / The Rakes of Kildare / Humours of Donnybrook
    TRK: Side One, Track 3
    ARTIST: Bobby Macleod and his Band
    LP: Bobby’s Kind of Music
    LABEL/CAT NR: RCA NL25213

    TITLE: A Bright Star in Cepheus
    TRK: 8
    ARTIST: Aly Bain & Phil Cunningham
    CD: Roads Not Travelled
    LABEL/CAT NR: Whirlie Records WHIRLIECD10

    TITLE: 2/4 Marches
    Pipe Major George Ross’s Farewell to the Black Watch / Monadh Gowan
    TRK: Side 2, Track 2
    ARTIST: The Wallochmor Ceilidh Band
    LP: Second Chance!
    LABEL/CAT NR: Lapwing Records – LAP104

    TITLE: Gleann Baile Chaoil
    TRK: 3
    ARTIST: Karen Matheson
    CD: Downriver
    LABEL/CAT NR: Vertical Records – VERTCD075

    TITLE: Seton’a Ceilidh Band
    Seaton’s Ceilidh Band / Cecil and Mona Tulloch /
    Ron and Evelyn Wake / The Bonanza Two Step
    TRK: 17
    ARTIST: The Glencraig Scottish Dance Band
    CD: Old Time Dances - “Ah’m dancin’!”
    LABEL/CAT NR: Greentrax – CDTRAX 369

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