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19/01/2013

Duration:
1 hour, 55 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 19 January 2013

Join Robbie Shepherd for a programme packed with the very best of traditional music. It's Colin Donaldson and his Band that make a welcome return to the show. Bass player Alasdair MacLeod is Robbie's special guest as he celebrates 40 years of broadcasting. We also enjoy tracks from the latest CD's and not forgetting your favourites.
email: takethefloor@bbc.co.uk.

  • Take the Floor

    Colin Donaldson Scottish Dance Band

    Colin Donaldson - 1st Accordion
    Colin Garvin - 2nd Accordion
    Louise Hay MacBain - Fiddle/pipes
    Jimmy Cassidy - Piano
    Mark MacDougall - Bass
    Heather Donaldson - Drums

  • Colin Donaldson Scottish Dance Band

    Colin Donaldson Scottish Dance Band

  • Take the Floor Playlist

    TITLE: Kate Dalrymple
    ARTIST: Colin Donaldson Scottish Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Fiona's Polka
    a) Gordon Shand Polka (John Renton)
    ARTIST: Colin Donaldson Scottish Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Banks and Braes
    TRK: 6
    ARTIST: Dougie Maclean
    CD: Tribute
    LABEL/CAT NR: Dunkeld Records – DUNCD 020

    TITLE: Gay Gordons (4/4 Marches)
    a) Lord Lovat's Lament
    b) Captain Norman Orr Ewing (PM W. Ross)
    c) Dornoch Links
    ARTIST: Colin Donaldson Scottish Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Flirtation Two-step
    a) Ronnie Cooper (Frank Jamieson
    b) Italian Tarantella
    ARTIST: Colin Donaldson Scottish Dance Band



    TITLE: Scottish Waltz
    a) Sandy and Helen Gardiner's Golden Wedding Waltz (Keith Dickson)
    b) Della's Waltz (Helen Murray)
    c) Anne Muirs Waltz (Ian Muir)
    ARTIST: Colin Donaldson Scottish Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording
    TITLE: The Alpine Strathspey (3x32
    a) The Gardiner (Colin Dewar)
    b) Snowdrop (Colin Dewar)
    c) Jenny's Birthday Bash (Colin Dewar)
    ARTIST: Colin Donaldson Scottish Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Fraser Caillean Donaldson 4x40 Reel
    a) Fraser Cailean Donaldson (Willie Lawrie)
    b) Shand to the Chillies (Gordon Shand)
    c) Clueless (Gordon Duncan)
    d) Lynne's Reel (Ian Cruikshank)
    ARTIST: Colin Donaldson Scottish Dance Band



    TITLE: Bandleader's Choice - Louise - Highland Pipes
    a) Alan MacPherson of Mosspark (Angus MacDonald)
    b) Barbara's Jig
    c) Skyeman's Jig
    d) The Kitchen Maid
    ARTIST: Colin Donaldson Scottish Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Reels - Reel of the 51st Highland Division
    a) The Drunken Piper (Alex MacLeod)
    b) Good Night and Joy be with You
    c) Angus MacLeod (Andrew Rankine)
    d) Mrs E.M.Monair of Bruach (Adam Rennie)
    ARTIST: Colin Donaldson Scottish Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Bonnie Mary of Argyle
    TRK: 2
    ARTIST: Robert Wilson
    CD: The Voice of Scotland
    LABEL/CAT NR: Ythan Music Trust – LEGACY11CD

    TITLE: The Beeswing Hornpipe / Mam and Dad’s Reel
    TRK: 4
    ARTIST: Kollifinbolli
    CD: Careful Mixing is the Secret to Success
    LABEL/CAT NR: Croft Records

    TITLE: Billy’s Reel
    TRK: 4
    ARTIST: Billy Connolly
    CD: Billy Connolly’s Musical Tour of New Zealand
    LABEL/CAT NR: Pure Records – PRCD016

    TITLE: Gay Gordons Two step
    a) The Garvins Welcome to Harris (John Renton)
    b) Marchall Crescent (Calum McPhie)
    ARTIST: Colin Donaldson Scottish Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Pride Of Erin Waltz
    a) The Moutains of Mourne (French & Collisson)
    b) If You Ever Go To Ireland (Art Noel)
    c) The Spinning Wheel (Waller & Murphy)
    d) How Can You Buy Killarney (Grant, Morrison, Kennedy & Steels)
    ARTIST: Colin Donaldson Scottish Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Canadian Barn Dance
    a) Elizabeth Beaton ( John Renton)
    b) Bobby MacLeod's Welcome to Dumfries (Max Houliston)
    ARTIST: Colin Donaldson Scottish Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Strip the willow ( 8x32 Jigs)
    a) Jim MacAllisters Jig (Calum MacLean)
    b) Jig for Archie (Ian Muir)
    c) Duncan Campbell of Oban (Willie Lawrie)
    d) Donald Chisholm (Bobby MacLeod)
    ARTIST: Colin Donaldson Scottish Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Carsaig’s Lullaby
    TRK: 10
    ARTIST: Joy Dunlop
    CD: Reflections
    LABEL/CAT NR: Sradag Music - SRM004

    TITLE: The Girls That broke My Heart /
    The Maid Behind The Bar / Mary Rock’s Reel
    TRK: 10
    ARTIST: Kollifirbolli
    CD: Careful Mixing is the Secret to Success
    LABEL/CAT NR: Croft Records

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