Scottish Dance Band Greats vol 1

Scottish Dance Band Greats vol 1

format: CD   |   ref: BRHCD85   |   condition: new

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(May 2013) 20 tracks: Glasgow Highlanders (Jim McLeod) * Maxwell's Rant (Andrew Rankine) * Scottish Soldier Medley (Ian Powrie) * Songs Of The Isles Waltz (Jim McLeod) * Angus MacLeod (Andrew Rankine) * Hebridean Polka (Jim McLeod) * MacDonald Of Sleat (Jimmy Blair) * Just As I Was In The Morning (Jim McLeod) * Kingussie Flower (Ian Powrie) * The Highland Wedding (Andrew Rankin) * Coming Through The Rye (Jimmy Blair) * The Isle Of Skye Reel (Jim McLeod) * The Boston Two Step (Andrew Rankin) * The Robertson Rant (Jim McLeod) * Caledonian Country Dance (Ian Powrie) * Reel (Jim McLeod) * Gaelic Waltz (Andrew Rankin) * Johnny McGill (Ian Powrie) * Para Handy Polka (Jimmy Blair) * Meg Merrilees Reel (Andrew Rankin).

Featured on this album are four of the great bands from the late 1950s early 60s, Andrew Rankine, Ian Powrie, Jim MacLeod and Jimmy Blair.

The 1950s and 60s saw the emergence of a new era of Scottish dance bands.

The popularity of the music meant that more bands were in demand and those that filled the dance halls did so because of the sheer quality of their music.

Taken from the original vinyl records, they have been digitally enhanced to improve the sound quality.

Sit back and enjoy these supberb tracks by some of the genuine "greats" from the world of Scottish dance music.

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