Monday, December 29, 2008

 

Hotdisc Best Of British

For the tenth year the Best Of British & Irish Country album is released this week. The project, which began in 1999, features songs from British and Irish acts which have all gained exposure in the past year on radio throughout Europe, and the artists on the album feature a mixture of acts who have been on the scene for a long time and new names appearing for the first time.
The album will cost £9.99 and is available direct from Hotdisc (and we'll throw in an extra 4 CDs for free). You can also buy the complete 10-Disc set of Best Of British albums in the series (1999-2008) for an inclusive postage-free price of £40 - send a cheque made payable to Hotdisc Limited and mail to Hotdisc, Stables Cottages, Eildon Hall, Melrose TD6 9HD, Scotland. Or you can pay directly by Paypal using our dedicated Paypal e mail address at hotdisclimited@aol.com.

The full line up for this year has been extended to 24 tracks and are listed here:
1 TJ STUART & BRENDA MULGREW - Knocklayde Mountain
2 BRENDA MULGREW - The Brightest Star
3 JASON McALLISTER - Fallen Angel
4 BRENDA MULGREW - Oh Mama
5 BRENDA MULGREW & TJ STUART - Time
6 GERRY BLACK - The Lamp
7 DAVE SHERIFF - Better Late Than Never
8 CHILLI GOLD - Out Of My Mind (2008 Remix)
9 BRYAN CHALKER - Truck Driver's Queen
10 DIABLOS - Whisky, Women & Wine
11 CELIA SMITH - Old Town Habits
12 BRIANIE - Daddy's School
13 PAULA MacASKILL - I'll Never Find Another You
14 AUBREY LOVEJOY - My Heart Is Not What It Used To Be
15 JACKIE STORRAR - She's All Cried Out
16 MARTIN SMITH - One Door Closes
17 KELLY LEE with ALBERT LEE - Stay
18 GARY CURTIS - If I Give My Love To You
19 ONEDAY40 - Sad Cowboy (Radio Edit)
20 IVAN D- Come Over To Ireland
21 DAVE ASPEN - One Way Train
22 CLIVE JOHN - In A Whisper (Unplugged)
23 TYLER - Don't Colour Me Blue
24 NICHOLAS McCARTHY & YELLOWSTONE PICNIC BAND -
Tumbling Tumbleweeds

 

Jackie Storrar for Carnegie Hall

Fife based singer songriter and radio presenter Jackie Storrar is "In Concert" with her 5 piece band at Carnegie Hall, Dunfermline on February 5th. Jackie, who sites among her influences The Eagles, The Carpenters & Shania Twain, will be performing songs from her varied repertoire including hits from her latest album "Cross The Border".
Having spent much of the last 10 years playing to audiences in 42 different countries around the world, Jackie is delighted to be performing for her home crowd. "I grew up watching all the big stars coming to Carnegie Hall, so for me this is one of my childhood dreams come true," says Jackie.
Tickets are £12.50 from 01383 602302.
Jackie continues to host the "Country Cafe" on CMR Nashville Saturday mornings 10am-Noon, with repeats on Tuesdays at Noon,6pm and Midnight. www.cmrnashville.net

 

Top 10 Country songs 2008

1 JUST GOT STARTED LOVIN' YOU James Otto
2 I SAW GOD TODAY George Strait
3 SMALL TOWN SOUTHERN MAN Alan Jackson
4 DON'T THINK I DON'T THINK ABOUT IT Darius Rucker
5 HOME Blake Shelton
6 LOVE IS A BEAUTIFUL THING Phil Vassar
7 YOU'RE GONNA MISS THIS Trace Adkins
8 I STILL MISS YOU Keith Anderson
9 CLEANING THIS GUN (COME ON IN BOY) Rodney Adkins
10 I'M STILL A GUY Brad Paisley

 

New Year dates in Forth Valley

Start of the new year by supporting your local Country music club. In the Forth Valley, that means, The Prairie Star, in Alloa who bring Nebraska to the club on Saturday 3rd. and the San Quentin in Maddison, who meet on Friday 9th with Jolene & Barry.
The No Angels welcome Calico to Grangemouth Town Hall on the 23rd.
The Polmont Linedancers round off the month back in Maddison on the 30th, with a visit from Carson City.

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