The Celtic Music Radio CD Album of the Week commencing Saturday 5 November is from Hamilton based The Auld Toon Band with their The Dominies’ Happy Lot.
The Auld Toon Band is Graeme Liveston and Michael Toner plus Lucy Liveston and Janice Toner.
Michael Toner and Graeme Liveston are children of the 1960s folk revival scene and played in various bands before forming The Auld Toon Band in the 1980s which then included a teenage John McCusker.
The ex-teachers (dominies) are joined on the CD recording of their happy lot of songs by Janice Toner on keyboard, Lucy Liveston on fiddle and Grant Cassidy on drums and djembe.
Ross Macfadyen chats with the band about their history including a very young John McCusker being a past member. The Auld Toon Band have an afinity with The Bully Inn, 2 Store Row, Quarter, Hamilton, Lanarkshire where the Quarter Acoustic Music Club meets every Tuesday night.
Information on The Auld Toon Band and how to purchase their CD here.
Album of the Week, Saturday 10.00am and 12 midnight and Monday at 6.00pm.