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Clan Alba

A folk supergroup, Clan Alba were shaped in the united kingdom in the middle-90s and presented veteran artists Dick Gaughan (b. Richard Peter Gaughan, 17 Might 1948, Rutherglen, South Lanarkshire, Scotland), Mary Macmaster, Brian MacNeill, Fred Morrison, Patsy Seddon, Davy Steele, Mike Travis and Dave Tulloch. As the instrumental line-up presented guitars, harps, pipes, fiddles and percussion, as much curiosity was centered on how well the unique singing voices combined within Clan Alba’s collective harmonies. The solution was predicated on the data of their self-titled 1996 debut recording. A double compact disk spanning 87 moments and a good amount of styles, the very best occasions included ‘Bye Bye Big Blue’, a lament for the closure from the Ravenscraig Steel Functions, and Gaughan’s evocative ‘Child years’s End’.

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