Aye, we are still in lockdown, and the summer holidays are likely to be cancelled for all of us. But that doesn't mean we canna dream.
https://youtu.be/xCMcDRr3Ef0 Margaret's Waltz First Dance idea or a waltz at Wedding I had a special request to play this tune on my YouTube Channel by Kevin Dempsey. He is a regular at the Edinburgh Ceilidh Club and they have been dancing Rosa's Waltz to this tune. He also suggests it is a great tune for [...]
I have been told a few times recently that I'm not good at selling myself. The truth is it's because generally, I don't like people who are good at selling themselves. It's something ingrained in the northeast of Scotland psyche. Naebody likes a big heid. I've always been conscious of this. I really enjoy creating [...]
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. [...]
The Left-Handed Fiddler is a well-known traditional Scottish tune written by James Scott Skinner, who is an iconic Scottish fiddle player from Banchory. (1843-1927) Skinner rose to fame during his time and left a vast legacy of music with his own compositions and collections that are still played widely to this day. Skinner gave himself [...]
This cold weather has really been starting to bother me lately. It seems never ending. I can't wait until our trips abroad over the summer. If the Sun won't come to Iron Broo then Iron Broo willl come to the Sun! I'm looking forward to Germany, Sicily and Italy later in the year. I was [...]