The first of a number of rare tracks shared from the Colin Bathe Collection:
We are delighted and fascinated to note so much interest in the superb recordings of Dena recently added. We understand this is due to referrals from Facebook. As we do not have a FB account can anyone enlighten us on this?
We are delighted to include 24 great tracks recorded in the 1980s from traditional singer Dena Graham from Borgh, Lewis and Inverness.
New postings by a great singer, songwriter, playwright and actor from an EP released in 1960. McMillan was particularly active as a folk singer in the 1950s and 60s, a role that is now largely overshadowed by his celebrated dramatic work.
Lassie with the yellow yellow coatie – The Tod – Jamie Raeburn – The Banks o’ Fordie
Raretunes is delighted to premiere this special composition by piper Allan MacDonald created for a lovely wee lassie born in this age of Covid 19.
The great American singer communicates in words and song with his friends at the Miners’ Eisteddfod at Porthcawl, Wales in October 1957.
Some recently rediscovered tracks from the late 1990s from this Scottish band. Includes a small ensemble performance of themes from Eddie McGuire’s epic Epopee Celtique suite for orchestra, choirs and pan-Celtic traditional musicians.
We are delighted to announce that harp player, singer and composer Rachel Newton is the latest Scottish musician to have written new music for Raretunes in response to the period of Covid-19. Here she celebrates the strengths of her local community in Glasgow’s South Side as demonstrated by a popular neighborhood bakery.
Five live tracks from the great Scottish folk band Jock Tamson’s Bairns recorded around twenty years ago.