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Songs for Scotland

Sue Wilson previews the culture showcase that is Songs for Scotland coming to Glasgow (last remaining tickets are available here at £25)

Those involved in Scottish music over the last 20-odd years (your present author included) have long understood its proliferating vitality and diversity to be at once fuelling and fuelled by contemporaneous political debates over identity and self-determination. 903 more words


Scotland Forever

Driving back from the Edinburgh Fringe, we were feeling warm and mushy about Scotland so stuck on a CD of The Corries, a Scottish folk band. 118 more words

Songs for Scotland the Album

Above the stage at Oran Mor in Glasgow is a painted sign: ‘Let Scotland flourish by telling the truth’. Alasdair Gray painted it there when he heard that the Scottish Government was hosting a summit about nuclear weapons in 2007.  284 more words


On Songs to Bike to 101 (pt V)

With only eight days left until this year’s MS 150, I’ve been riding like a crazy person.  Must be strong!  Must be tough!  At least tough enough to make it through another Tour de Dixmont.   98 more words


By George, His Voice Is Amazing..

Remembering that I’m Steve and I’m an iTunes-a-holic – I produce a weekly playlist of my Top 10 most played tracks of that week.

Thanks to  246 more words



And I will thank five hundred followers,
And I will thank five hundred more… 77 more words