Allan Taylor – the last of the ‘travelling troubadours’ who has regaled us with his stunning singing and songwriting for over 45 years! Has toured the world from folk clubs to festival halls to the largest festivals in the world – vividly bringing to life his stories, travels and tales in well crafted words and music. From his first album in 1971 to his 30 th in 2016 Allan has built up a large fan base world wide, luckily he show no sign of slowing down any time soon. He is a mentor up and coming artists as well as having a Master of Arts and a Doctor of Philosophy and Music and is often asked to host Master –class / seminar / workshops on songwriitng .
Sun 23 – Milngavie Folk Club 0 Fraser Centre Douglas St Milngavie
Mon 24 – Stirling Folk Club – Stirling RFC Bridgehough Park
Tues 25 – Balerno Folk Club – Balerno Bowling Club 5 Ladlycroft.
From 4 – 20 May Allan is touring in Germany
His Songs have been covered by artists such as :- Alex Campbell / Braebach/ Geraldine MacGowan / Maartin Allcock / Hank Walters / John Wright / The Fureys / Tom McConville / Stocktons Wing / Gaberlunzie / Nana Mouskouri / Frankie Miller / Tony Capstick / Don Williams / The Clydesiders / Fairport Convention / Johnny Silvo / Barbara Dickson / De Dannan / The Clancy Brothers / The Poozies / Rosa’s Daughters / Bobby Eaglesham – to name but a FEW
There Was A Time (2016) / All Is One (2013) / Down The Years I Travelled… (2012) / In The Groove (2010) / Songs For The Road (2010) Leaving At Dawn (2009) / Old Friends – New Roads (2007) Hotels & Dreamers (2003) / Out Of Time – Remastered (2002) /Banjoman – Derroll Adams Tribute (2002) / Colour To The Moon (2000) / Alex Campbell Tribute Concert (1997) / Looking For You (1996) / Faded Light (1995) / So Long (1993) /Out Of Time (1991) Lines (1988) /Win Or Lose (1984) /Circle Round Again (1983) Roll On The Day (1980) /The Traveller (1978) / Cajun Moon (1976) / The American Album (1973) / The Lady (1971)/ Sometimes (1971)
Guest on David Marks ‘Sounds Irish’ at 10pm is Laurene McCory
Lauren from Tyrone is already making quite a name for herself in her native Ireland. From winning local singing competitions and her on the road touring throughout Ireland , also taking part in ‘Country Ladies Of The Moment’ tour.
Winner of the prestigious Glór Tíre 2017 competition on Sunday 16 April 2017 this young 20 year old is set on a musical journey . So listen in to David and see what this talented young artist has in store for old and new fans alike!
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