Ian Muir & the Craigellachie Band – Encore (1989)

This was the bands second recording and this was the debut album for drummer Graham Hamilton. It was recorded in the Old Bedminster Fire Station Bristol. The Album contains 14 full-length dance including together with two listening tracks. On this album the musicians are: Ian Muir (Accordion), Ian Robertson (Fiddle), Judith Robertson (Keyboard) and Graham Hamilton (Drums).Unfortunately the album is no longer available.

  • Good Hearted Glasgow (8×32 Reel)
  • Langholm Fair (5×32 Jig)
  • The Sound of Harris (3×48 Reel)
  • Airie Bennan (5×32 Jig)
  • Autumn in Appin (4×32 Strathspey Two Chords)
  • The Earl of Mansfield (4×48 Reel)
  • Lament & Reel
  • The Montgomeries’ Rant (8×32 Reel)
  • Cambuskenneth 80 bar
  • The Peterhead Express (4×64 Jig)
  • Cobblestones (8×32 Reel)
  • Slow Air & Pipe Reel
  • Argyll’s Fancy (4×48 Jig)

To give you a flavour of the Album and the now four-piece sound of Craigellachie here are some sample tracks

Good Hearted Glasgow (8×32 Jig) Good Hearted Glasgow, The Jimmy Harris Jig, Mr & Mrs John Sanderson of Hagley, Miss Maria Stewart’s Jig
The Montgomeris’ Rant (8×32 Reel) – Lady Montgomerie, Pottinger’s Reel, Spootiskerry, Da Four Winds
Slow Air and Pipe ReelThe Hills Around Portuaik, The Sound of Sleat

A very young four-piece Craigellachie Band playing for the Bath RSCDS Chidlren’s Christmas Dance