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James Coutts Scottish Dance Band

For the very best in traditional music and song, join Gary Innes for Take The Floor. This week, we have James Coutts and his Scottish Dance band in session plus highlights of the NAAFC annual accordion and fiddle festival.

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1 hour, 55 minutes

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James Coutts Scottish Dance Band
James Coutts    Accordion
Alison Smith    Fiddle
Iain Cathcart    Accordion
Ian Adamson    Drums
Graham Berry    Piano
Brian Cruickshank   Bass
 
TITLE:   Kate Dalrymple
ARTIST: James Coutts Scottish Dance Band
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TITLE: Grand March
a) Pipe Major J K Cairns             [P/M A M Cairns]                    
b) The Dunkirk Boatmen            [P/M R Balloch]                      
c) Castle Kennedy                        [Ian Holmes]                             
ARTIST: James Coutts Scottish Dance Band
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TITLE: Captain McBride’s Hornpipe (4X32 Reel)
a) Original                                                      [Traditional]                    
b) The Doonbank Reel                                  [Ian T Muir]                     
c) Miss Lorraine Nelson of Aberdeen        [Ian T Muir]                    
d) Steven and Karlyn Garrick of Voe          [Michael D Philip]          
ARTIST: James Coutts Scottish Dance Band
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TITLE: Wedding Waltzes
a) Eddie Wilson’s Waltz                         [Michael Philip]                  
b) Lass in the Green Dress                      [Michael Philip]                  
c) Anne Murray of Sangsters                 [Michael Philip]                  
ARTIST: James Coutts Scottish Dance Band
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TITLE: Eva Three Step
a) Mr and Mrs Bill Coutts                         [James Coutts]                    
b) Raith Rovers’ March to Europe           [James Coutts]                    
ARTIST: James Coutts Scottish Dance Band
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TITLE: Macdonald Of The Isles (3x32 Strathspey)
a) The Smith’s A Gallant Fireman                 [Traditional]                  
b) Littlejohn’s Hame                                       [J Scott Skinner]             
c) Macallan                                                     [J Scott Skinner]            
ARTIST: James Coutts Scottish Dance Band
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TITLE: Canadian Barn Dance
a) The Braes of Castle Grant                    [D MacDonald / G S MacLennan]  
b) Angus MacPherson of Inveran            [W MacDonald]                      
ARTIST: James Coutts Scottish Dance Band
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TITLE: Fiddle Feature (Bandleader’s Choice)
a) Hiawatha                                                [Traditional]                                     
b) The Young King                                       [J Scott Skinner]                             
c) Compliments to Sean Maguire            [Brendan Mulvihill]                        
ARTIST: James Coutts Scottish Dance Band
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TITLE: Gaelic Waltz
a) A Love of my Early Days                      [Traditional]                             
b) Mary of the Witching Eyes                  [Traditional]                             
c) Sine Bhan                                                [Traditional]                             
d) Christine of Lochboisdale                    [James Coutts]                         
ARTIST: James Coutts Scottish Dance Band
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TITLE: Gay Gordons
a) Gordon Highlanders’ March               [J Scott Skinner]                        
b) Edgefauld House                                   [J Scott Skinner]                        
ARTIST: James Coutts Scottish Dance Band
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TITLE: Crathes Castle (3X48 Strathspey)
a) Original                                                   [Angus Fitchet]                              b) Farewell to Sumburgh Head               [Michael Philip]                              
c) Northlea                                                 [Michael Philip]                   
ARTIST: James Coutts Scottish Dance Band
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TITLE: London By Night  (Bandleader’s Choice)
a) London by Night                                  [Carroll Coates]                              
ARTIST: James Coutts Scottish Dance Band
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TITLE: Dunoon Barn Dance
a) The Highland Wedding                      [Angus McKay]                                
ARTIST: James Coutts Scottish Dance Band
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TITLE: The Recumbent Stone (5X48 Reel)
a) Lord Saltoun                                         [Traditional]                                    
b) Miss S J Marshall                                 [Jim Johnstone]                             
c) The Wellwynd                                     [Jim Johnstone]                               
d) Fiona’s Reel                                         [Brian Griffin]     
e) Farquhar Mathieson                          [Jim Johnstone]                              
ARTIST: James Coutts Scottish Dance Band
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TITLE:   Yellow on the Broom 
TRK:  5
ARTIST:  Jean Redpath
CD:  Summer of My Dreams
LABEL/CAT NR:   Jean Redpath Records - JR-102

TITLE:   Leaving Church Bay
TRK:  4
ARTIST:  Blair Douglas
CD:  The Flyer
LABEL/CAT NR:   SKYECD60

TITLE:   Lonely in the Bothy
TRK:  4
ARTIST: Jim and Susie Malcolm 
CD:  The Berries
LABEL/CAT NR:  BELCD113  

TITLE: Medley
a) Drummond Castle        
b) The Barrowburn Reel      [Addie Harper] 
c) Cape Breton Fiddlers Welcome to Shetland        
ARTIST: The Last Gaspers
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TITLE: The Beer Barrel Polka     [Jaromír Vejvoda]
ARTIST: Jake Johnstone
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TITLE: The Marchioness of Huntly’s Favourite  William Marshall
ARTIST: Anne Mitchell
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TITLE: Hornpipe and Jig
a) The Beeswing Hornpipe           
b) Ms Russel of Blackhall        
ARTIST: Anya Johnson
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TITLE: 6/8 Marches
a) Old Adam         
b) Nicky McMichan’s “Canny Man” Sessions [John Burns]     
ARTIST: Lynne Christie
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TITLE:  Medley
a) A Nighneag A Ghraidh       
b) John Carmichaels Farewell to Scotland     
c) Edmond MacKenzie of Plockton  [Andrew Rankine]  
d) The New High Level         
ARTIST: Ciorstaidh Chainbeul
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TITLE: Medley
a) Amy’s Waltz        
b) Balmoral Highlanders       
c) Hull’s Reel         
ARTIST: The Willie Scott Trio
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TITLE: Medley
a) Leaving Lismore        
b) Muille         
c) Te Bhan          
ARTIST: Craig MacFadyen
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TITLE: Medley
a) Calum’s Road   [Donald Shaw]   
b) Dandy Dancer    [Jim Johnstone]  
c) Crackens    [Graeme Mitchell]  
ARTIST: Biggar Accordion and Fiddle Club
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TITLE: The Berry Fields o’ Blair  
TRK:  1
ARTIST: Jim and Susie Malcolm 
CD:  The Berries
LABEL/CAT NR:  BELCD113 

TITLE:   The Flyer
TRK:  1
ARTIST:  Blair Douglas
CD:  The Flyer
LABEL/CAT NR:   SKYECD60

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