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Scottish Influence

by wm Alan Ross

Celticana. Americeltic. Alba gu Braith.
Genre: Folk: Celtic Folk
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  Song Share Time Download
1. Raise the Clans!
5:49 $0.99
2. White Rose
4:58 $0.99
3. Sassie Lassie
3:20 $0.99
4. Seven Men of Glenmoriston
6:54 $0.99
5. On the Hill
3:23 $0.99
6. Bell Rock Light
4:28 $0.99
7. My Father's Eye
4:53 $0.99
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Scottish Influence

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Coupled with booming drums, uilleann pipes, and rock guitar, Ross calls the role of Highlander clans in his rousing Scottish anthem, "Raise the Clans!"

The CD collection also contains "Bell Rock Light," the No. 1 song on Coverunner Radio in Redondo Beach, Calif., during two consecutive rating periods (Aug/Sept 2003). Ross wrote "Bell Rock Light" while researching and writing his book, The Lure of Lighthouses.

Ross, an admirer of the strength, durability, and perseverance of women, reflects on those qualities in several "power songs" about women. One of the most popular, "White Rose," tells the true tale of Flora McDonald, the legendary Scottish heroine instrumental in the rescue of the famed Bonnie Prince Charlie, the rightful heir to the throne of Scotland. The sentimental Celtic harp sound anchors the tune's orchestration.

"The Seven Men of Glenmoriston" salutes the ragged band of rebel loyalists protecting the Prince Charles in the aftermath of the disastrous defeat by the British at Culloden Moor, dooming the Prince's bid to regain the Scottish crown. Uilleann pipes and rock guitar give a grand-finale finish to the fundamentally acoustic piece.

Ross, born to famous fine-arts painter and illustrator Alexander Ross, a native Scot born in Dunfermline, keenly feels the depths of his Celtic roots. "My Father's Eye" replicates that special feeling of connectedness with clan and kin.

For more information about Ross visit: www.rossmusic.net

Alba gu Braith.



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music that moves
raise the clans brings a tear tae me eye...music that moves emotions like that is very excellent indeed


I listen to this album over and over -- at max volume!! I can't believe how moving this music is to me.
Hail Clan Ferguson!!!

Caroline Foxx

Holy Haggis, what a man!
Alan Ross has written a new Scottish anthem in Raise the Clans! WOW! I'm hearing it a lot on Celtic radio! This is a must for Scots worldwide.

Jack MacQueen

Ross is a seasoned pro with his interpretation of traditional music
A soft and heartfelt blending of traditional sound with a refreshing new zest. A must for any music buff.

Anna Ross

The words I use to describe this CD are warm, inviting, powerful and wonderfully
This CD is one of my all-time favorites as it inspires me in ways I didn't know possible. Every note is personal and sincere. The melodies move me to deep emotions including excitement, warmth and happiness. Each song on this CD is well-thought out and sung with such purity and passion. The song "A White Rose" is probably the most meaningful and beautiful music ever composed. I highly recommend this CD to any music lover.

Kathy Prince

Great voice! Great lyrics! Great music!
I love the lyrical artistry of Alan Ross's music. Close your eyes and be transported to the fields of heather and the rocky crags of Scotland with his beautiful lyrics and vocal magistry.

Scottish Influence By wm Alan Ross

This is one of the most deeply felt Scottish Pride CD's I have ever heard.

Douglas Keith

ScotRadio@aol.com & TVScots@aol.com

Our Heritage is Alive & Well in America
This CD is well named, "Scottish Infuence" In it I can hear the voices of my Highland Home, the echoes of 1,000 years of democracy, and the pride of those who went before us, and the voices of those "O'Wer The Water" We hear hundreds of artists every year. It is with great pride we add Mr. Alan Ross to our play list, and demand he get to work on another CD.
Alba gu Braith. Dave ScotRadio
The World Wide Voice of Scottish Independence.MOL DO OIGHREACHD, CELEBRATE YOUR HERITAGE

Philip Johnson

Wow, my Reivers blood was stirred!
This collection of songs will make a Scot out of anyone. My Border ancestry has always been cause for the blood running proud but "Call up the Clans" sent shivers through me. Any Scots will swell with pride when listening to the "White Rose" and "Seven Men of Glenmoriston". The songs bring such vivid mental pictures of the escape. A lot of people think the bridge over the Firth of Forth is Scotland's great engineering feat but those wise ones know that the "Rock" is truly the greatest engineering feat in Scotland. Alan does it justice.

Duey Graham

Alan's music is as relaxing as butter on a warm plate
I've yearned to take a trip to Scotland and discover my roots and the music of my ancestors. Thanks to Alan Ross' soothing lilt and lyrics, I was able to get a delectible taste, for now, from the confines of my comfortable couch.
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