A Glaswegian of Highland and Irish descent, his lifetime involvement in song, ballad andpoetry is reflected in his singing, collecting and song writing. His early years as a Radio and Television technician and later as a Modern Studies teacher, coupled to his passion for the outdoors has, in diverse ways, fuelled and complemented his central interest in folk music.
Geordie produced and performed on two acclaimed multi-artist albums; ‘The Streets of Glasgow’ (Topic 1973) and ‘Glasgow Horizons’ (Lismor 1990).
Over the years he has performed in clubs and at festivals throughout Britain, Ireland and the USA. In 2005 an excellent collection of Geordie’s songs was published titled “Inveroran”.
He recorded White Wings with fellow Scottish singer Alison McMorland.
Author: Angel Romero
Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel produced several TV specials for Metropolis (TVE) and co-produced “Musica NA”, a music show for Televisión Española (TVE) in Spain that featured an eclectic mix of world music, fusion, electronica, new age and contemporary classical music. Angel also produced and remastered world music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World.