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22/02/2014

Robbie Shepherd brings to you the very best of Scottish Traditional music and song. For this weekend's session, we dig into Take The Floor's archive and share a favourite session from John Renton and his Scottish Dance Band. Robbie's guest is journalist and critic, Jim Gilchrist. We also keep you up to date with the latest sounds from CD.
email: takethefloor@bbc.co.uk.

Release date:

1 hour, 55 minutes

Last on

Sun 23 Feb 2014 13:05

Playlist

SESSION – ARCHIVE SESSION

ORIGINAL TX DATE 24/03/01

JOHN RENTON AND HIS SCOTTISH DANCE BAND

JOHN RENTON - LEAD ACCORDION

RICKY FRANCI - 2ND ACCORDION

GORDON SIMPSON - FIDDLE

ALASTAIR MCINTYRE – DRUMS

STEPHEN PROVEN - PIANO


TITLE: Kate Dalrymple

ARTIST: John Renton Scottish Dance Band

BBC Take The Floor Recording


TITLE:  Gay Gordons

The Rhodesian Regiment [Peter R MacLeod]

The Lovat Scouts [James Scott Skinner]

ARTIST: John Renton Scottish Dance Band

BBC Take The Floor Recording


TITLE: Hamilton House

Hon Colonel Hamilton’s Delight

My Wife’s A Winsome Wee Thing

The Harmonica

Miss Brown’s Favourite [William Shepherd]

ARTIST: John Renton Scottish Dance Band

BBC Take The Floor Recording


TITLE:  The Sailor

The Davy Hornpipe

The Lochmaben Hornpipe

Miss Gayton’s Hornpipe

The Telegraph Post

ARTIST: John Renton Scottish Dance Band

BBC Take The Floor Recording


TITLE: MacDonald of The Isles

The Lord of The Isles

Dougal More

Wee Sammy

ARTIST: John Renton Scottish Dance Band

BBC Take The Floor Recording


TITLE:  St Bernard’s Waltz

The Stronsay Waltz

The Rope Waltz

ARTIST: John Renton Scottish Dance Band

BBC Take The Floor Recording


TITLE: Polharrow Burn

Miss Clementina Loughan [Nathalie Gow]

Lochiel House [Angus Fitchett]

Lord Randall’s Bride

Bill Cormack of Blair [Angus Cameron]

Miss Clementina Loughan [Nathalie Gow]

ARTIST: John Renton Scottish Dance Band

BBC Take The Floor Recording


TITLE: Tomtian Brae

Tomtain Brae [Ian Crichton]

Alastair MacIntyre’s Jig [Ian Crichton]

President Petrie [Ian Crichton]

Master Andrew Murray Turnbull [Ian Crichton]

ARTIST: John Renton Scottish Dance Band

BBC Take The Floor Recording


TITLE:  Mrs MacLeod

Mrs MacLeod of Raasay

Miss Susan Cooper [Ronnie Cooper]

Gordon’s Favourite [Ronnie Cooper]

Bill Powrie [Iain Powrie]

ARTIST: John Renton Scottish Dance Band

BBC Take The Floor Recording


TITLE: Pride of Erin

Kathleen O’Bhaoil  [Ian Crichton]

Sliabh na Bhan

The Castle of Dromore

ARTIST: John Renton Scottish Dance Band

BBC Take The Floor Recording


TITLE: Eva Three Step

Games Day at Aboyne [H D Ewan]

The Boyndie Hills [James Robertson]

ARTIST: John Renton Scottish Dance Band

BBC Take The Floor Recording


TITLE: Byran Strathspey

The Byran Strathspey [Andrew Rankine]

Avis Harrison’s Strathspey [John Renton]

Summer Flower

ARTIST: John Renton Scottish Dance Band

BBC Take The Floor Recording


TITLE: La Russe

Original Tune

Kirk’s Hornpipe

Alex Muir’s Reel

James Forrester Rankine [Andrew Rankine]

ARTIST: John Renton Scottish Dance Band

BBC Take The Floor Recording


TITLE: The Boat to Bofin

Boat to Bofin / The View Across The Valley

TRK: 1

ARTIST: Cherish The Ladies

CD: An Irish Homecoming

LABEL/CAT NR:  www.cherishtheladies.com


TITLE: Tomorrow’s World

Boy in the Boat / Devil’s Delight / The Keep Left Sign

TRK: 1

ARTIST: Tom Orr and His Scottish Dance Band

CD:  Tomorrow’s World

LABEL/CAT NR:  CPR001CD


TITLE: Sound of Sleat / Aandowin at the Bow

TRK: 11

ARTIST:  Tayside Young Fiddlers

CD:  Rockin’ The Baby

LABEL/CAT NR:  TYF001


TITLE: Chaidh Mi Air Chuairt Do dh’Fhionnairigh / Took a trip to Fiunary

TRK:  1

ARTIST:  Riona Whyte

CD:  Bunachas

LABEL/CAT NR: Watercolour Music – WCMCD046


TITLE: The Highland Reel

Lady Hunter Blair’s Reel / Old Bog Hole / The Manchester Hornpipe

TRK: S A B 1

ARTIST: The Archie Duncan Quintet

LP:  Scottish Country Dances

LABEL/CAT NR: Alledgro – ALL 810


TITLE:  Maggie West’s Waltz

TRK: 1

ARTIST: Mairearad Green with Rachel Newton and Eilean Green

EP:  Maggie West’s

LABEL/CAT NR:  Mairearad Green


TITLE:  Boys of The Lough / Slanty Gart

TRK:  1

ARTIST:  Boys of The Lough

CD: Boys of The Lough

LABEL/CAT NR: Trailer - LER 2086


TITLE:  Leaving Lerwick Harbour

TRK:  2

ARTIST:  Willie Hunter

CD:  Leaving Lerwick Harbour

LABEL/CAT NR:Greentrax – CDTRAX105


TITLE:  The Ostinato Project

TRK:  4

ARTIST:  Maeve Gilchrist

CD:  The Ostinato Project

LABEL/CAT NR:


TITLE: The Woods of Logie

ARTIST:  John Mearns

BBC Archive Recording


TITLE:  Mo Shoraidh Do ‘n Eilean   - My Blessing on the Island

TRK:  5

ARTIST:  Riona Whyte

CD:  Bunachas

LABEL/CAT NR: Watercolour Music – WCMCD046


TITLE: Spootiskerry / Sleep Soond Idn Mornin / Willafjord

TRK: 6

ARTIST:  Tayside Young Fiddlers

CD:  Rockin’ The Baby

LABEL/CAT NR:  TYF001                     

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