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02/03/2013

Duration:
1 hour, 55 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 02 March 2013

For the very best of Scottish music and song join Robbie Shepherd. This weeks session is from the traditional sound of Alexander Lindsay and His Scottish Dance Band. Accordion tutor Keith Dickson will be Robbie's guest, chatting about 25 most successful years of his famed accordion orchestra. We also enjoy the latest sounds from CDs.
email: takethefloor@bbc.co.uk.

  • Take the Floor

    Alexander Lindsay Scottish Dance Band

    Alexander Lindsay - 1st Accordion
    Jimmy Lindsay - 2nd Accordion
    Iain Anderson - Fiddle
    Dennis Morrison - Piano
    Martin MacLeod - Double Bass
    Gus Millar - Drums

  • Take the Floor - Playlist

    TITLE: Kate Dalrymple
    ARTIST: Alexander Lindsay Scottish Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Grand March
    a) 79th Highlanders Entering Barracks
    (Paterson’s/Queen’s Own Highlander’s Collection
    b) Per Ardua
    (Comp. G. M. McIntyre/Minaird Castle Collection of Pipe Music)
    c) Dermot O ‘ Rourke
    (Comp. G. M. McIntyre/Minaird Castle Collection of Pipe Music)
    ARTIST: Alexander Lindsay Scottish Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Bonnie Weels O’Wearie
    S 2 TRK 5
    ARTIST: Bill McCue
    LP: White Heather For Luck
    LABEL/CAT NR: Beltona – SBE 146

    TITLE: The Swilcan ( Jig )
    a) Gordon B. Cosh (Comp Norrie MacInnes R.S.C.D.S.)
    b) Wee Donald McBride
    (Comp. Calum MacPhee/John MacKenzie’s Collection of Bagpipe Music)
    c) Alan MacPherson of Mosspark
    (Comp. Pipe Major A.MacDonald/Paterson’s Publications Ltd)
    ARTIST: Alexander Lindsay Scottish Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Mr Michael Bear’s Reel ( Reel )
    a) Miss Jean Milligan (Comp. Winifred Bird Matthew/ R.S.C.D.S)
    b) Jimmy Lindsay (Comp. R. Cooper/M/S)
    c) The Anvil (Comp. R. Cooper/ M/S)
    d) Margaret Webster’s Reel (Comp. Lindsay Ross/ M/S)
    ARTIST: Alexander Lindsay Scottish Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Waltz – Jimmy Lead accordion
    a) Wee Rab’s Waltz (Comp. Willie Hannah/ M/S)
    ARTIST: Alexander Lindsay Scottish Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Scottish Ramble (Strathspey)
    a) Scottish Ramble (Trad./R.S.C.D.S)
    b) Colonel Stuart Green
    (Comp. Pipe Major D. Aitken B.E.M/Paterson’s Publications)
    c) Lady Madelina Sinclair
    (Comp. John MacPhedran/John E. Dallas & Sons)
    d) Miss Ada Crawford (Comp. J. Maucline/John E. Dallas & Sons)
    ARTIST: Alexander Lindsay Scottish Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Two - Step
    a) The Hayfield Two – Step (Comp. Iain Duncan M/S)
    ARTIST: Alexander Lindsay Scottish Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Highland Schottische
    a) Jimmy Boyces’s Fancy (Comp. Kenneth MacDonald/
    Pipe Major Donald MacLeod’s Collection of Music for the Bagpipe, Book 4
    b) Johnny and Jimmy
    (Comp. P/Major John M. MacKenzie/
    John MacKenzie’s Collection of Bagpipe Music)
    ARTIST: Alexander Lindsay Scottish Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Gaelic Waltz – Jimmy lead accordion
    a) Leaving Lismore (Trad)
    b) Where Will She Rest Tonight? (Trad)
    c) The Boatman (Trad)
    d) Iona Boat Song (Trad/Roberton Publications)
    ARTIST: Alexander Lindsay Scottish Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Band Leader’s Choice – Jimmy lead accordion
    a) Murray and Isla MacIntyre (Comp. Jimmy Lindsay/ M/S)
    ARTIST: Alexander Lindsay Scottish Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: The Wild Geese ( Jig )
    a) Mrs Macpherson of Cluny (Comp. Joseph Lowe/R.S.C.D.S)
    b) A Traditional Air (Trad./M/S)
    c) Miss Mary Gow (Trad./ M/S)
    d) Sir Torquil Monroe (Comp. A. Rennie M/S)
    ARTIST: Alexander Lindsay Scottish Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Teddy O’Neill
    TRK: 8
    ARTIST: Dolores Keane
    CD: The Best of Dolores Keane
    LABEL/CAT NR: RTE – TORTECD 206

    TITLE: Phyllis’ Birthday / Ormond Sound
    TRK: 4
    ARTIST: Matt Dean
    CD: Trasna na Farraige
    LABEL/CAT NR: MDFW001

    TITLE: Farewell To McCarthy’s
    Farewell to McCarthy’s / Junction 16 / Room 3.24
    TRK: 2
    ARTIST: Marie Fielding / Tom Orr / Donogh Hennessy
    CD: An Tra
    LABEL/CAT NR: Rumford Records – RUMFORDCD02

    TITLE: Britannia Two - Step
    a) David Anderson Shand’s 40th Birthday
    (Comp. Sir Jimmy Shand/Muchty Music)
    b) Farragon (Comp. Jimmy Lindsay/ M/S)
    ARTIST: Alexander Lindsay Scottish Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Continental Waltz
    a) La Valse A Pierrot (Comp. Joseph Colombo/Paul Beuscher)
    ARTIST: Alexander Lindsay Scottish Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Polka
    a) Jeanette Gibb’s Polka (Comp. A. Rennie/ Deeay Music)
    ARTIST: Alexander Lindsay Scottish Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: The Reel of the Royal Scots (Reel)
    a) The Reel of the Royal Scots (Comp. P/M C. T. Clark/R.S.C.D.S)
    b) Jock Wilson’s Ball (Trad/ John E. Dallas & Sons)
    c) The Daisy (Comp. D. Galbraith /Pipe Major Donald Macleod’s Collection of Music for the Bagpipe, Book 6)
    d) The Ale Is Dear (Trad)
    ARTIST: Alexander Lindsay Scottish Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: When You’re Born Ye’ve Nae Hair Ava
    ARTIST: Rab The Rhymer
    BBC Archive Recording

    TITLE: Simon Thoumire’s / Sheep On The Moor
    TRK: 10
    ARTIST: Matt Dean
    CD: Trasna na Farraige
    LABEL/CAT NR: MDFW001

    TITLE: Over My Mountain
    TRK: 9
    ARTIST: Frieda Morrison
    CD: Flying By The Sun
    LABEL/CAT NR: Birseland Records – BLR 101

    TITLE: Set of Reels
    The Tushker / St. ann’s / Callum Donaldson / Dancing The Baby
    S 2 Trk 1
    ARTIST: The Ian Powrie Band
    LP: The Best of The Ian Powrie Band
    LABEL/CAT NR: Talisman – STAL 5001

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