Amang Freens is short, sweet and simple. I find the longer I've been writing songs, the more I tend to try to work with the poetry of the lyrics to tell a story or express an emotion as concisely as I can. This song may have a touch of pauky, kailyard sentimentality, a wee deoch […]
This is a lullaby that works Composer website: Publisher: Tune type: Scots Song Listen: If you have a question for Tony Davis you can contact them here. If there is no link there is no contact address.
A song for for Scottish independence. Partly inspired by being part of the great All Under One Banner independence march through Glasgow in May 2018. A little before that, too, a letter in The National newspaper had commented that there was a dearth of songs for these gatherings. This is my contribution to the cause, […]
An article in the pro-independence magazine iScot in early 2018 was headlined "Fu o Sang the Day" – an inspiring line for a song if ever I came across one. It comes from a poem "The Coming of Spring" by Alicia Spottiswoode (aka Lady somethingorother), better known perhaps for the tune and version of Annie […]
I am the only Eb Tenor Horn player in the world regularly playing folk music – mainly Scottish and I am undertaking a large project to make a lot of Scottish Gaelic music available for my Tenor Horn. My piece ‘Lovely Lebs’ is very much influenced by Scottish Gaelic Airs. Composer website: Publisher: Tune type: […]