Thursday, April 06, 2017

Throwback Thursday Part 26

1320: The Scots reaffirm their independence by signing the Declaration of Arbroath. Therefore today is Tartan Day. And today's Throwback Thursday is to Scotland.


Flowers of the Forest. Originally written for the fallen at the Battle of Flodden in 1513. It of course has to be Mike Oldfield's version.

Sir Alexander Mackenzie - Rhapsody Ecossaise

Sìleas - Planxty Crockery / Domhnall Dubh. Traditional song, arranged by the band.

Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas - Alien Ceilidh 

Shotts and Dykehead Caledonia Pipe Band - 2015 Reinvented Concert- Hornpipe Set (Hornpipe set: Aldergrove to Abbotsinch (composed Ryan Canning and Donald MacPhee), Salute to the MacLawsontyres (composed Ryan Canning)

Donovan - The Voyage of the Moon. His whole album, HMS Donovan is just a pure poetry.

Peatbog Faeries - Spiders

Simple Minds - Don't You (Forget About Me)

Travis - Turn

Special mentions:

KT Tunstall - Black Horse And The Cherry Tree
Amy Macdonald - This Is The Life
The Jesus And Mary Chain - Just Like Honey. Guys listened to one The Cure album too many.
Mogwai - May Nothing But Happiness Come Through Your Door. I think everyone knows by now I love Mogwai.
Ewan Mcgregor - Roxanne. Because I CAN!!
And of course: The Proclaimers!!