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)
Boys of the Lough