CELEBRATE Valentine's Day with this choice selection of songs from some of Scotland's great recording labels. These tunes will warm your heart - or sometimes break it. Enjoy our gift to you from Heritage & Culture.
From the CD Ronnie Browne: Scottish Love Songs, here is The Bonnie Lass O' Fyvie, a tune brought to the New World and given American lyrics as The Bonnie Lass of Ivory. Scotdisc BGS Productions, Glasgow.
The Bonnie Lass O' Fyvie (mp3)
There are many versions of Leezie Lindsay and this one combines some of them into this interesting melody. Scotdisc BGS Productions, Glasgow.
Leezie Lindsay (mp3)
Hamish MacGregor's Scottish Love Songs cover every emotion from reckless joy to tragedy, including Banks O' Red Roses, sung by Corrina Hewat. Foot Stompin' Music and Tartan Tapes, Edinburgh.
Banks O' Red Roses (mp3)
Also from the Scottish Love Songs CD, here is Just Like Another Rolling Stone from the distinctive voice of Rod Paterson. Foot Stompin' Music and Tartan Tapes, Edinburgh.
Just Like Another Rolling Stone (mp3)
Christine Primrose is one of the fondest singers of Gaelic music. Gun Sireadh, Gun Iarraidh (Without Seeking, Without Asking) captures the essence of Scottish love songs. Here's Christine singing Oganaich An Or-Fhuilt Bhuidhe (The Young Man With the Golden Yellow Hair). Temple Records, Temple, Midlothian.
Oganaich An Or-Fhuilt Bhuidhe (mp3)
To finish out our playlist, enjoy Alan Reid singing Love No More from his CD The Sunlit Eye. Temple Records, Temple, Midlothian.
Love No More (mp3)
These tracks were donated to Heritage & Culture for promotional purposes. See the company websites for more information on Scottish music and to order these great Scottish favourites.