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20/07/2013

Duration:
1 hour, 55 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 20 July 2013

Join Robbie Shepherd for a show packed with the very best of traditional music and song. In week 3 of our summer series, we feature newly recorded tracks from many of our leading bands. It's bass player John Sinton that is given the spotlight in our Back Line Boys series. We also share the latest sounds from CD and some listener's favourites.
email: takethefloor@bbc.co.uk.

  • Take The Floor - Playlist

    TITLE: Kate Dalrymple
    ARTIST: Lynne Christie Scottish Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Eva Three Step - 6/8 Marches
    Kenneth J MacLeod [P/M Peter R. MacLeod]
    Mrs Lily Christie [P/M Donald Shaw Ramsay BEM]
    ARTIST: Lynne Christie Scottish Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Gie The Fiddler a Dram
    TRK: 1
    ARTIST: Ed Miller
    CD: Many’s The Fine Tale
    LABEL/CAT NR: Wellfield Music – CD 024

    TITLE: Rodney’s Rant – 4 x 32 Jig
    a) Miss Grace Hay’s Reel (Robert MacKintosh)
    b) Calliope House (Dave Richardson)
    c) Anne Harper Of Kaimhill (Ian Muir)
    d) Going To The Well For A Drink Of Water
    ARTIST: Marion Anderson Scottish Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Gay Gordons – 4/4 Marches
    a) Walter Douglas M.B.E (P.M D MacLeod)
    b) Aros Park (P McKenzie)
    ARTIST: Hector McFadyen Scottish Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Irish Rover - 8x32 Reel
    a. Irish Rover [Trad Arr. Nicol McLaren]
    b. The Bots of Wexford [Trad Arr. Nicol McLaren]
    c. Down the Brae [Trad Arr. Nicol McLaren]
    d. The Minstrel Boy [Trad Arr. Nicol McLaren]
    e. South of Garryowen [Trad Arr. Nicol McLaren]
    f. The Leaving of Liverpool [Trad Arr. Nicol McLaren]
    g. The Laddies Who Fought and Won [Harry Lauder]
    h. Whiskey in the Jar [Trad Arr. Nicol McLaren]
    ARTIST: The Glencraig Scottish Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Sugar Candie (RSCDS Book 26)
    a) The Earl of Angus and Arran [William Marshall]
    b) The Laird O’McIntosh [Trad]
    c) McKenzie Hay [James Scott Skinner]
    d) Pamela Rose Grant [Alasdair Fraser]
    ARTIST: Neil Copland Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Jimmy Shand Jigs
    a) Heather Mixture - Shand
    b) Kaly Shaw - Shand
    c) Gowan Hill - Shand
    d) Alyth Burn – Shand
    ARTIST: Wayne Robertson Scottish Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: St Bernard’s Waltz
    a) Ian And Graceanns Golden Memories (Ian Hutson)
    ARTIST: Alasdair Macleod Scottish Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Gay Gordons
    a) Rhodesian Regiment (PM P.R.MacLeod)
    b) Walter Douglas MBE (PM Donald MacLeod)
    ARTIST: Colin Donaldson Scottish Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Canadian Barn Dance - 2/4 Marches
    a) Donald MacLean’s Farewell to Oban [Archie MacNeil]
    b) The Balkan Hills [Corporal J. Gillan]
    ARTIST: Alan Crookston Scottish Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Orcadian Strip The Willow
    a) The Dandy Dancer - Jim Johnstone - Craighall Music
    b) Malcolm’s Dad - Robert Black - RBM
    c) Mr Fitchet - Robert Black - RBM
    d) Andrew Rankine - Robert Black - RBM
    e) The Mishnish - Robert Black - RBM
    f) The Reel Powrie - Robert Black - RBM
    ARTIST: Robert Black Scottish Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: The Sleeping Tune
    TRK: 9
    ARTIST: Ceolbeg
    CD: Ceolbeg Collected
    LABEL/CAT NR: Greentrax – CDTRAX 374


    TITLE: Eva Three Step
    John Matheson of Nairn / Fiona Gilfillan
    TRK: 6
    ARTIST: John Ellis and His Highland Country Band
    CD: Dancin’ Wi Claymores
    LABEL/CAT NR: Lismor – LCOM 5210

    TITLE: For Ireland I’d Not Tell Her Name
    TRK: 8
    ARTIST: Cherish The Ladies
    CD: Country Crossroads
    LABEL/CAT NR: Big Mammy Records - 0006

    TITLE: Leaving Lerwick Harbour
    TRK: 4
    ARTIST: Fiddlers Bid
    CD: Da Farder Ben Da Welcomer
    LABEL/CAT NR: Greentrax – CDTRAX 218

    TITLE: Johnnie Cope
    TRK: 7
    ARTIST: Ceolbeg
    CD: Ceolbeg Collected
    LABEL/CAT NR: Greentrax – CDTRAX 374

    TITLE: Penny Whistle Samba
    TRK: S 1 B 5
    ARTIST: The Jim MacLeod Band
    LP: The Jim MacLeod Music Album
    LABEL/CAT NR: JDM 1

    TITLE: Mary Hamilton of Auchincruive
    TRK: S 2 B 6
    ARTIST: Jimmy Blue and His Band
    LP: The Scottish Sound of Jimmy Blue
    LABEL/CAT NR: Philips 6414 317

    TITLE: Strip The Willow
    The Blackthorn Stick / Roaring Jelly / Pet O The Pipers /
    The Rakes of Kildare
    TRK: 14
    ARTIST: Ian Hutson and His Band
    CD: Memories of Jim Johnstone
    LABEL/CAT NR: Highlander Music – HRMCD019

    TITLE: Edinburgh Castle
    ARTIST: Robert Black and His Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording


    TITLE: Farewell To The Isle of Skye
    TRK: 14
    ARTIST: Donnie Munro
    CD: Donnie Munro – Best of
    LABEL/CAT NR: Hypertension – HYP 5243

    TITLE: Gutrom The Dane 1994 / Trip To Bute
    TRK: 9
    ARTIST: Da Fustra
    CD: A Showcase of Sheltand Music
    Shetland Accordion and Fiddle Festival – 25th Anniversary
    LABEL/CAT NR: SAFC 01

  • Wayne Robertson Scottish Dance Band

    Wayne Robertson Scottish Dance Band

    Left to Right
    Gill Simpson - Keyboard with Midi Bass
    Wayne Robertson - Lead Accordion
    David Stewart - Harmony Accordion
    Malcolm Ross - Drums

  • Robert Black Scottish Dance Band

    Robert Black Scottish Dance Band

    Left to Right
    Duncan Black - Piano
    Tom Orr - Second Accordion
    Scott Gordon - Drums & Cymbals
    Gemma Donald - Fiddle
    Robert Black - Lead Accordion (Gola)
    John Sinton - Acoustic Bass

  • Niel Copland Band

    Niel Copland Band

    Left to Right
    Back
    Robert Simpson - Drums
    Gary Mair - Second Accordion
    Neil Copland - Lead Accordion
    John Sinton - Double Bass

    Front
    Annie Rutherford - Piano
    Mo Rutherford - Fiddle

  • Alan Crookston Scottish Dance Band

    Alan Crookston Scottish Dance Band

    Alan Crookston - Lead Accordion
    Colin Brown - Second Accordion
    Ian Anderson - Fiddle
    Liam Stewart - Piano
    Alan Irvine - Drums

  • Hector McFadyen Scottish Dance Band

    Hector McFadyen Scottish Dance Band

    Left to Right
    Alasdair MacLeod - Bass
    Craig McFadyen - Second Accordion
    Hector McFadyen - Lead Accordion
    Maurice Duncan - Fiddle
    Fraser MacInnes - Drums
    Tom Orr - Piano

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