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Edinburgh Fringe Festival Special

Davie Scott of The Pearlfishers introduces music from Michael Marra, The Battlefield Band, The Low Anthem, The Burns Unit, Dougie MacLean, Shooglenifty, Dick Gaughan, Bert Jansch, The Incredible String Band, Kris Drever, Arlo Guthrie and Chris Stout.

5 hours, 30 minutes

Last on

Tue 24 Aug 2010 00:30


  • Michael Marra

    The Dundee singer songwriter tells Archie Fisher about the revival of A Wee Home from Home.

    Duration: 21:20

  • The Burns Unit

    Singer songwriter Emma Pollock tells Janice Forsyth about the coming together of this new band.

    Duration: 09:25:02

  • Scottish Song by Robert Burns

    Laura Fraser reads the national bard’s poem, part of the growing BBC Scotland collection of The Complete Burns.

    Duration: 01:21

  • The Low Anthem

    The Rhode Island trio chat to Ricky Ross about their first trip to Scotland and introduce 3 exclusive session tracks.

    Duration: 22:31

  • Classic Scottish Albums: Bert Jansch

    Davie Scott and guests assess the impact of the debut album of the Scottish folk legend.

    Duration: 27:36

  • The Battlefield Band

    Founding member Alan Reid and fiddler Alastair White tell Archie Fisher about their latest album Zama Zama.

    Duration: 23:17

  • Dick Gaughan

    Karine Polwart chats with the Scottish legend and Lifetime Achievement winner at the Radio 2 Folk Awards.

    Duration: 35:40

  • Dougie MacLean

    Julie Fowlis chats to the writer of the favourite Scottish song Caledonia.

    Duration: 22:26

  • Classic Scottish Albums: The Incredible String Band

    Davie Scott and guests celebrate the debut album of the legendary Scottish folk collective.

    Duration: 27:10

  • Shooglenifty

    A brilliant session recorded for Mary Ann Kennedy’s Global Gathering and showcasing the band’s recent double CD Murmichan.

    Duration: 54:32

  • Musical Genes with Arlo Guthrie

    The son of folk legend Woody Guthrie tells Tom Morton about life with his famous Dad and recalls a surprise visit from a young Bob Dylan.

    Duration: 32:18

  • My Life In 5 Songs: Kris Drever

    The Orkney-born musician shares some of his favourite music with friend and presenter Phil Cunningham.

    Duration: 28:36

  • Highland Hip: Chris Stout

    The Shetland fiddler tells Sally Magnusson about his love of Celtic music.

    Duration: 15:05


  • Tue 17 Aug 2010 00:30
  • Tue 24 Aug 2010 00:30