Derek Hoy

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1954-2012. Edinburgh-born and based fiddler, member of Jock Tamson’s Bairns and Bella McNab’s Dance Band. Derek was the co-founder of the rareTunes archive.

See also these pages on Stuart Eydmann’s fiddle blog.

Bonawe Highlanders (march)

With Stuart Eydmann (fiddle) and Tony Cuffe (mouth organ). Recorded at a house session, Edinburgh.

The Old Man Hoy (strathspey and reel)

With Stuart Eydmann (fiddle) and Tony Cuffe (guitar). Recorded at a house session, Edinburgh.

Wha saw the Forty-second? (march)

With Stuart Eydmann (fiddle), Tony Cuffe (guitar) and others. Recorded at a house session, Edinburgh.

An thou were my ain thing

A very old Scottish song tune used by Robert Burns.

Wee Heilan Laddie. 

Bagpipe march. Recorded by Stuart Eydmann, Edinburgh.

Hector the Hero

An air by fiddler James Scott Skinner. Recorded by Stuart Eydmann, Edinburgh.

Hornpipe

Unidentified. Recorded by Stuart Eydmann, Edinburgh.

Old Cambridge Hornpipe

Recorded by Stuart Eydmann, Edinburgh.

Lady Mary Ramsay

Strathspey and Reel.  Recorded by Stuart Eydmann, Edinburgh.

Waukin o the fauld

Air/slow strathspey. Recorded by Stuart Eydmann, Edinburgh.

Reels

Recorded at a house ceilidh, Edinburgh, 29 August 2010. Sarah Hoy, Derek Hoy, Fiona Moore: Fiddles, Fin Moore: bagpipes, Christine Hoy: piano.

derek-hoy-1974  Derek Hoy, 1974, photo: Stuart Eydmann