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Classic Scottish Albums: Shabby & Definitely Chic

There are some records that stop you in your tracks and make such an impression that you can recall the moment, the weather and the people sitting at the next table the first time you hear them. And then there

Classic Scottish Albums: Shabby & Definitely Chic

There are some records that stop you in your tracks and make such an impression that you can recall the moment, the weather and the people sitting at the next table the first time you hear them. And then there

Classic Scottish Albums: How We Made It

I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about and talking about Scottish music, particularly over the last 10 years. And while doing it I’ve managed to get 30 documentaries made, all on the topic of Classic Scottish Albums and all

Classic Scottish Albums: How We Made It

I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about and talking about Scottish music, particularly over the last 10 years. And while doing it I’ve managed to get 30 documentaries made, all on the topic of Classic Scottish Albums and all

Classic Scottish Albums: Bert Jansch

This piece originally appeared on my BBC Blog to accompany our Bert Jansch feature, which was being repeated in tribute to the late songwriter and guitarist. I recently blogged about the phenomenon of 1970s TV-advertised compilation albums, a disgraceful episode

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Classic Scottish Albums: Bert Jansch

This piece originally appeared on my BBC Blog to accompany our Bert Jansch feature, which was being repeated in tribute to the late songwriter and guitarist. I recently blogged about the phenomenon of 1970s TV-advertised compilation albums, a disgraceful episode

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Classic Scottish Albums: Al Stewart

Those of you of a certain vintage will remember the era of the TV-advertised Compilation album. Still almost with us but not like the old days. Not for today’s lily-livered consumer 20 Town and Country Greats, Moments In Love or

Al Stewart by Oscar In Venice

Classic Scottish Albums: Al Stewart

Those of you of a certain vintage will remember the era of the TV-advertised Compilation album. Still almost with us but not like the old days. Not for today’s lily-livered consumer 20 Town and Country Greats, Moments In Love or