Barry Shears

A Cape Breton Piper



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Originally trained and subsequently successful in the world of competition piping, these days Barry would prefer to play for dancers. On this recording, Barry plays with a lift suitable for square sets.


  1. The Blackthorn Stick / The Stool Of Repentance / I Was Kissed Yesterday / The River Bend
  2. The Iron Man / The Red Shoes / Jenny Bowser / Johnnie Made A‘Waddin O’it
  3. Hector The Hero
  4. Welcome To The Trossacks / Father Eugene’s Welcome To Cape North / Trip To Mabou Ridge
  5. Rothiemurchus Rant / Lucy Campbell / The Eight Men Of Moidart / Miss Proud / Angus Ross Traditional
  6. Gaelic Poem: Rann Do Rob Mac-an-t-saoir / Piobair Mhic’ic Ailein / The Hills Of Glenorchy / The French Road / Joe Hughie MacIntyre
  7. The Hills Of Glenorchy / The French Road / Joe Hughie MacIntyre
  8. Glencoe / Strathlorne
  9. Ann MacQuarrie’s / The Brolum / Scotsville / Put Me In The Big Chest / The Wedding Reel (Hamish The Carpenter)
  10. Gille Crubach / The Yetts Of Muchart / The Smith’s Burn / The Black Mill
  11. The Foxhunter
  12. My Daughter’s Lullabye / Cronin’s Favourite / Milk In The Well / The Joys Of Wedlock
  13. Mary Of The Bewitching Eyes / Cagaran Gaolach / I Would Willingly Return
  14. Elizabeth’s Big Coat / Traditional Cape Breton / Thompson’s Dirk / The Grey Old Lady Of Raasay / The Bird’s Nest