I've written another 2 new tunes. Check out my new video editing technique on March o' the Scottish Samurai.
Sarah, is a waltz tune written by the famous Scottish accordion player, Max Houliston. Max is credited with being the first founder of an Accordion and Fiddle Club in Scotland. In 1965 he opened one in his own licensed premises, The hole in the wa', in Dumfries.
I first heard this tune played about twenty years ago in the Dee Motel in Aberdeen. It was where the Aberdeen Accordion and Fiddle Club used to meet.
A wee bit of a laugh during the epidemic of Bogroll (toilet paper) panic buying which appears to be sweeping the western world driving lots of people crazy. I don't understand it and don't want to. I came across this tune called "The Smell of the Bog" and liked the title so I learned it for this moment in time to commemorate the occasion. This tune is an Irish traditional one I understand. It would be a hornpipe though I like it a wee bit faster. And the Bog might refer to the toilet or the peat bog. The lovely accordion is a Saltarelle Clifden.
Nostalgic Scottish Music Leaving Loch Maddy, North Uist. Looking back towards the Dark Island It's a tune every Scottish accordion player learns and probably the most widely requested Scottish music tune I ever get. In my experience, it's also the highest earning tune in my repertoire back when we were busking or playing in bars. [...]
I had a fantastic time in Sicily back in July as the One Man Ceilidh Band for a Scottish/Sicilian wedding. Sicily really impressed me. The people are really nice and the food is fantastic. I never once had a bad wine! The white in particular is fantastic. Landing in Palermo for a few nights [...]