Pluck & Squeeze Band Recordings

Ceilidh & Barn Dance Band from Cardiff, South Wales

 Sound recordings: Click on a track.

 Live at the Earl Haig - Full 4 piece band & dance caller.
Guitar, Violin, Accordion & Bass.
A live recording of a barn dance for Alzheimer's Society at the Earl Haig Club, Cardiff
Alun used a separate amp for calling out the instructions, so wasn't recorded.
Also featuring guest artist Hughie Griffiths on silent banjo.

1 Machynlleth (A reel named after a town in Mid Wales).

2 The Ballad of Jesse James

3 Y Delyn Newydd (The New Harp)

4 Jac y Do (The Jackdaw - a march)

5 Irish Medley

6 Veinte Anos (Cuban bolero).

7 Dawns Harlech

8 Rhwng Ddwy

9 Saint Louis Blues

10 Stand By Your Man

11 Ffaniglen (A polka named after a herb, Fennel).

12 Farmer's Fancy (A traditional reel)

13 Sway (Our version of a Dean Martin classic)

14 Wonderful Tonight (cover of an Eric Clapton song).

15 Farmer's Jig

16 Sicilian Circle

17 Five Hundred Miles (cover of a Proclaimers song)

18 Those Were The Days

19 Circassian Circle (final circle dance)

20 Dance Out

 

Live at Radyr Golf Club - 3 Piece band & dance Caller.
Guitar, Violin, & Accordion.
Alun's dance calling went through a separate sound system, so wasn't recorded.

1 Machynlleth  (town in Mid Wales)

2 Ty Coch  (Red House)

3 Y Delyn Newydd  (The New Harp)

4 Jac y Do (Jackdaw)

5 Irish Medley

6 Veinte Anos  (Twenty Years - Spanish)

7 Dawns Harlech  (town in North Wales)

8 Rhwng Ddwy  (Between Two)

9 The Saint Louis Blues

10 The Grapevine Twist

11 Ffaniglen  (Fennel herb)

12 The Farmer's Fancy

13 Sway

14 The Farmer's Jig

15 Sicilian Circle

16 Those Were The Days

17 Circassian Circle

18 Dance Out

 

Here are a few other tunes and dances:

Heulwen, Pat, Peter, Lorna and Tony at Craig y Nos CastleMon (A set of reels from Anglesey)

The Dashing White Sergeant

Cylch y Cymry (Welsh circle)

Clawdd Offa (Offa's Dyke)

Strip the Willow

Delilah

Christmas Carol Medley

 

Welsh Folkdance CDs

Unplucked

Click to hear clips from our first Welsh folk dance CD

Wales Millennium Centre

Click to listen to us, live at the Wales Millennium Centre

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