Martyn Bennett (17 February 1971 – 30 January 2005) was a Scottish musician who was born in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. He was influential in the evolution of modern Celtic fusion, a blending of traditional Celtic and modern music.
I choose this clip esepecially for Xandi , who is a great cyclist , hope he likes both , the music and the great pictures
Here is the song Firebird
When I was working and listening to some good music I found Cain Gordon, a half scottish, half swedish singer-songwriter. These great guitar reefs mixed with his great voice will make you dream! Listen to his great song “When I’m down”:
No words. Just tribute to one of the greatest personalities of the last century.
Simple Minds (Scotland) live in 1990 with their Tribute Nelson Mandela :
The Memeza African Choir (South Africa) featuring Marika Hattingh and a group of international musicians with “The Rainbow Song”:
Johnny Clegg (UK/South Africa) with his song “Asimbonanga”, live in 1999 together with Nelson Mandela:
Trenton and Free Radical (South Africa) with their song “Mr. Mandela”:
Ciza tha Journalist (South Africa) with his song “Lion of Africa”:
Mairi MacInnes , singer from Scotland born 1964 in Baghasdail A Tuath/Scotland .
Here is her song “Uibhist nam Beann Arda”
Jo Hamilton is a British vocalist, composer and multi-instrumentalist based in Birmingham, England. Her official debut album Gown was released in September 2009 although she worked since 1999 on her career .Hamilton is the daughter of a Jamaican mother and Kenyan father, although both families trace their roots back to Scotland.
Here is her song “There it is ”
Calvin Harris is a singer, DJ, songwriter and record producer. He has won awards and had some hit singles so far. Listen to “Sweet Nothing”:
Listen to Feel So Close too!
Eric Bogle, born in 1944 in Scotland is a folk singer-songwriter. In 1969, he emmigrated to Australia. His great song “The Band Played Waltzing Matilda” is in the australian top 30 of all time!