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The Tannahill Weavers

The Tannahill Weavers
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Genre: Folk, World
Group Members: Roy Gullane, Ross Kennedy, Iain MacInnes, Stuart Morrison, Phil Smillie, John Martin, Les Wilson, Les, Duncan J. Nicholson, Kenny Forsyth
Biography: The Tannahill Weavers, who started as a band in the late '60s, occupy a unique position among the groups on the Scottish folk scene. Stalwarts Roy Gullane and Phil Smillie have surrounded themselves with a rotating cast of great musicians. Their music, which uses the Highland bagpipe, flute, and fiddle ...Read full biography
Released: 1994
Label: Psychobaby Records
Critics' Rating:
The Tannahill Weavers are in the class of the modern Scottish folk bands; not only do they boast great singers and focus primarily on traditional material, but they also make tasteful use of the Highland ...Read full review
Tannahill Weavers 4
Released: 1981
Label: Green Linnet
Critics' Rating:
The Tannahill Weavers last release for Hedera records is also their finest. The loss of multi-instrumentalist Hudson Swan and fiddler Mike Ward -- former member Dougie MacLean appears briefly here to rosin ...Read full review
More The Tannahill Weavers albums: Main Albums (14), Compilations (5)
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