Scottish Music

Traditional music-making in Scotland was largely a solo art and the ‘folk group’ is a relatively modern phenomenon, resulting in some excellent music.

Scottish music compilations

Scotland: The Real Music from Contemporary Caledonia (Smithsonian Folkways, 2003), compiled by Fiona Ritchie, producer and host of National Public Radio’s syndicated weekly show ‘The Thistle & Shamrock’

The Rough Guide To Scottish Folk (RGNET1235, 2010)

Scottish Musicians

Ailie Robertson


Battlefield Band

Billy Jackson

Blazin’ Fiddles

Boys of the Lough


Brian McNeill

Bruce MacGregor


Ian Hardie

Julie Fowlis

Karen Matheson

Marc Duff

Mick West

Paul Anderson

Tannahill Weavers


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