Billy Connolly, Tall Tales and Wee Stories by Billy Connolly Billy Connolly was born on 24th November, 1942. His career path has taken him from the shipyards of Glasgow, where he worked as a welder, to life as a folk musician and then onto the stage as a stand-up comedian. He also did a stint […]
Here’s a beautiful ballad from the Scottish nightingale. We don’t hear nearly enough from this gifted singer. Rebel Voice hopes to remedy that. If you enjoyed this, please share
Here’s a classic track from the Scottish alt rock stars of the eighties. Del Amitri didn’t have that many big hits, but the ones they did have are memorable and have stood the test of time. Hope you enjoy. If you enjoyed this, please share
Here’s a Scottish folk ballad from a fine young talent. Scotland is a land with a rich history of ballads and has the singers to perform them. You gotta love the accent too. If you enjoyed this, please share
Black is the colour is one of the best known folk ballads in The Celtic Isles, being covered by many notable artists, some of whom are shown here. Amazingly, no one knows who wrote it. It apparently came over to the USA from Scotland during the massive wave of migrations that took place during the […]
Del Amitri are a Scottish alternative rock band that hit the big time in the eighties. Nothing Ever Happens is their best known hit and speaks of the corruption and disaffection inherent in our broken western societies. It was a favourite with students and their guitars across The Celtic Isles. If you enjoyed this, please […]
The bagpipes are loud but fantastic. Imagine trying to march into battle with guitars in front of you instead… – If you care, give it a share –
This is one of the best of a great back catalogue.
The Waterboys were one of the bands who saved the eighties when popular music was completely shit in the Celtic Isles. The lyrics in this classic are the type of poetry that Bob Dylan only wishes he was capable of.