She was an aspiring year-old Chicago folk singer and had been invited to appear on a live performance program on radio station WFMT, then a very obscure FM station that broadcast a hodgepodge of programs from studios in a West Side hotel. Among the other performers that night was George Armstrong, 25, a bagpiper who she later said struck her as a "glamorous creature. She was looking for an excuse to speak to him, and found it when at last he played something she recognized--"Gay Gordons. Do you?
Essential Tunes Volume 1
The Gay Gordons - The National Piping Centre
Eriskay Lilt first stepped into the recording studio in Since then they have released a total of five CD albums featuring the best of their music which has proved so popular at weddings, dances and parties throughout Scotland. Sales of their CDs have exceeded all their expectations, and for this they extend their thanks to all their loyal followers and to the network of shops in the west of Scotland for their continued support. Click on the links below to find out more about each CD and to hear some sample tracks.
Mysterious Origins of Bagpipes
It literally means a visit, but the word has come to describe not just a gathering in a house for song and storytelling, but now any Scottish musical entertainment. Scots culture also includes a strong tradition of poetry and folk music which consists of both farming songs, often called bothy ballads and work songs relating to spinning, whaling, fishing and other trades. If you head to the islands, you can hear traditional Gaelic singing and foot-stomping at venues such as the An Lanntair in Stornoway, Isle of Lewis.
Jimmy Shand. Albums et singles de Jimmy Shand. Scottish Country Dance Favourites 1. Canadian Barn Dance 3. Glasgow Highlanders 4.