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Tattoo Fringe Special
Focus on Folk - Sat 26th March 2005

By Roger Fyfe
Posted Tuesday, March 15, 2005

7pm, Saturday 26th March 2005
2MBS-FM 102.5

Special program concentrates on the many Scottish folk artists visiting Sydney early this year in the Wake of the Edinburgh Military Tattoo. Starting with Emily Smith’s visit late in 2004, they include The Peatbog Fearies, Karen Matheson and Capercaillie, Tony McManus (with Alain Genty), Alistair Hulett, & Dick Gaughan. Also there will be updates from Award ceremonies in Scotland with play from Karine Polwart & Malinky. The program will finish with the Finale at Edinburgh Castle 2004.

Prepared & presented by Roger Fyfe.


    1. Nancy Kerr & James Fagan (Theme) Lion Island (Fellside FECD145)
    2. Emily Smith A Day Like Today (Let Scotland Flourish CDFSR178)
    3. The Peatbog Faeries Macedonian Womans Rant (Mellowosity CDTRAX124)
    4. Massed Pipes & Drums 6th of June (Edin. Military Tattoo 2004 EMTCD-121)
    5. Karen Matherson & Capercaillie Nil Si I- Ng’ra (Capercaillie Live SURCD 027)
    6. Tony McManus The Snowy Path/The Harpers Chair (Tony McManus CDTRAX 096)
    7. Alistair Hulett In Sleepy Scotland (In Sleepy Scotland RATCD004)
    8. Craig Kelly & Fiona McVicar (Intro) Jigs
    9. Bob Fox & Stu Luckley Isle of Isley (Box of Gold Fellside FECD124)
    10. Karine Polwart & Malinky Thaney (3 Ravens CDTRAX233)
    11. Capercaillie The Weasel Set (Capercaillie Live SURCD 027)
    12. Dick Gaughan Both Sides Of The Tweed (STUC Centenary CDTRAX5005)
    13. Edinburgh Military Tattoo 2004 Finale Abide with Me (EMTCD-121)
    14. Edinburgh Military Tattoo 2004 Finale Last Post (EMTCD-121)
    15. Edinburgh Military Tattoo 2004 Finale Donald Blue Lone Piper (EMTCD-121)
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