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John Carmichael sits in

Duration:
1 hour, 55 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 25 May 2013

As part of Take The Floors summer series we share with you again our visit to The Easterbrook Hall Dumfries with Nicky McMichan and his Scottish Dance Band. We also enjoy the talents of our special guest artists, The Paddy Callaghan Trio and a trio in tribute to Para Handy.
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  • Nicky McMichan Scottish Dance Band

    Nicky McMichan - Accordion
    Matthew MacLennan - 2nd Accordion
    Iain Anderson - Fiddle
    Dennis Morrison - Piano
    John Sinton - Bass
    Gordon Smith - Drums

    GUEST 1: The Crew of the Puffer
    Russell Hunter
    Ian McLeod
    Alan McDonald

    GUEST 2: Paddy Callaghan Trio
    Paddy Callaghan
    Adam Brown
    Danny Boyle

  • TAKE THE FLOOR PLAYLIST

    KATE DALRYMPLE
    Nicky McMichan Scottish Dance Band

    Gay Gordons
    a) MacPherson's Rant (Trad)
    b) Fred MacPherson's Rant (Nicky McMichan)
    c) Dark Waters Of Loch Shiel (Fergie MacDonald)
    Nicky McMichan Scottish Dance Band

    Cumberland Reel - 4 X 32 Jig
    a) Original
    b) Lady Nellie Wemyss
    c) Drummond Castle
    d) Miss Sally Hunter Of Thurston
    Nicky McMichan Scottish Dance Band

    White Heather Foxtrot
    a) Andrew Rankine's Compliments to Jimmy Clinkscale (A Rankine)
    Nicky McMichan Scottish Dance Band

    Strip The Willow – 8 X 32 Jig
    a) Saddle The Pony
    b) Connaughtman’s Rambles
    c) Humours Of Donny brook
    d) Tenpenny Bit
    Nicky McMichan Scottish Dance Band

    We're no' going to blaw-words (Alex Mackenzie)
    Guests - The Crew of the Puffer

    The Crinan Canal-words (Alex MacKenzie)
    Guests - The Crew of the Puffer

    The Jacobite Queen(instrumental)- (Allan Macdonald)
    Guests - The Crew of the Puffer

    Flirtation Two Step
    a) The 5 x 2 Step (John Huband)
    Nicky McMichan Scottish Dance Band

    Canadian Barn Dance
    a) Captain Campbell Of Drum a Voisk (D Galbraith)
    b) The Ruins Of Tobruk
    Nicky McMichan Scottish Dance Band

    “The ‘C’ Jigs”
    Headwood crossing (Patrick Davey)
    Willie Colemans (Martin Wynne)
    The Thrush In The Storm (Traditional)
    Guests – The Paddy Callaghan Trio

    The Polkas”
    The Trip To Dingle (waltz) (arr K Boyle & M McManus)
    The Trip to Dingle Polka (Alan Kelly)
    The Hills Polka (Traditional)
    Daily’s Mill (Traditional)
    Guests – The Paddy Callaghan Trio

    Eva Three Step
    a) The Lost Feather Bonnet (PM Donald Shaw Ramsay)
    b) Lord MacPherson of Drumochter (PM Angus Graham)
    Nicky McMichan Scottish Dance Band

    Galloway House – Reel 4 x 32
    a) Aitkin Drum
    b) Bob Grant of Millbank (Max Houliston)
    c) Highland Lassie (Jim Johnstone)
    d) Milton Bridge (Jim Johnstone)
    Nicky McMichan Scottish Dance Band

    The One tune piper-words ( Alex Mackenzie)
    Guests - The Crew of the Puffer

    Our Young Days
    Guests - The Crew of the Puffer

    Heading for Dunoon-words (Alex MacKenzie)
    Guests - The Crew of the Puffer

    Scottish Waltz
    a) The Auld Scots Sangs
    b) My Heart Is Sare
    c) The Laird o' Cockpen
    d) Nameless Lassie
    Nicky McMichan Scottish Dance Band

    The Rev John MacFarlane – Reel 4 x 32
    a) Quickstep by Niel Gow
    b) Dr John McMichan (Nicky McMichan)
    c) Lochan Shira (John Renton)
    d) Quickstep by Niel Gow
    Nicky McMichan Scottish Dance Band

    Balmoral Strathspey – Strathspey 4 X 32
    a) Balmoral ( R Gourley)
    b) Jessie Smith
    c) Miss Lyall
    d) The Laird O' Thrums (J.S Skinner)
    Nicky McMichan Scottish Dance Band

    Slide Away
    If I Had A Wife (Johnny O’Leary)
    Merrily Kiss the Quaker (18th Century Trad)
    Dan O’Keefe’s (Art O’Keefe)
    Guests – The Paddy Callaghan Trio

    Be Thou
    Be Thou My Vision (Hymn derived from Trad Waltz Slane)
    Arr D Boyle /P Callaghan & A Brown
    The Mill House Reel (John Martin)
    Sporting Paddy (trad)
    Homage to Rooney 9 (Johnny Og Connolly)
    Guests – The Paddy Callaghan Trio

    Brittania Two Step
    a) Kiloran Bay (A MacMillan)
    b) RSM Boyd DCM MBE (PM A Pitkeathly)
    Nicky McMichan Scottish Dance Band

    Southern Rose Waltz
    a) The Kathalex Waltz (John Burns)
    Nicky McMichan Scottish Dance Band

    Dashing White Sergeant – Reel 6 x 32
    a) Itchy Fingers
    b) Andy Philip's Volvo (Nicky McMichan)
    c) The High Drive (Gordon Duncan)
    Nicky McMichan Scottish Dance Band

  • The Nicky McMichan Scottish Dance Band

    The Nicky McMichan Scottish Dance Band

    Outside Broadcast from the Easterbrook Hall in Dumfries with the Nicky McMichan Scottish Dance Band.

  • Gay Gordon's

    Gay Gordon's

    The Nicky McMichan Scottish Dance Band lead the Gay Gordon's in Dumfries.

  • Dumfries Outside Broadcast

    Dumfries Outside Broadcast

    The Easterbrook Hall in Dumfries.

  • Dance Floor Fun

    Dance Floor Fun

    A happy couple enjoy the dancing at the Easterbrook Hall in Dumfries.

  • Crew of the Puffer

    Crew of the Puffer

    Took to the stage to entertain the crowd at the Dumfries Outside Broadcast.

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