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McNeill, Brian, The Road Never Questions

This year Brian McNeill celebrates the 40th year of a career that has established him as one of the most acclaimed forces in Scottish music. Brian has been described as 'Scotland's most meaningful contemporary songwriter' (The Scotsman); add to that his work and influence as performer, composer, producer, teacher, musical director, band leader, novelist and interpreter of Scotland's past, present and future and you have a man who has never stood still. He has performed around the globe, both as a soloist and with some of the era's most influential bands, including Battlefield Band, which he founded in 1969, and Clan Alba. Brian plays fiddle, octave fiddle, guitar, mandocello, bouzouki,viola, mandolin, cittern, concertina, bass and hurdy gurdy. The Road Never Questions is a collection of 18 tunes and songs selected by Brian himself from twelve recordings that represent the best of Brian's solo work and the very best of traditional Scottish music.

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