Biography

George Hill is a Scottish musician, hailing  from Edinburgh.  He now lives in Sidmouth,  Devon.
 
 
He has been a musician all his life, and comes from a family of "Sangsters".  His earliest recordings are from the 60s, when, as a young man he sang in family gatherings and celebrations.
 
 
George plays Scottish and Irish folk tunes on Mandola and Banjo.  He also plays for the Sidmouth Steppers North-West Clog dancing team, with music  from the English morris repertoire, and accompanies the singing of "Sid Vale Folk" a folk choir based in Sidmouth.
 
Click here to listen to George and Sue singing with Kate's choir at Shute Church in April 2010. Sue's arrangement of "The Parting Glass".  You can hear George's voice quite clearly. And listen here if you would like to hear an archive recording of George singing in 1969, at a family gathering.
 
 
In collaboration with his wife, Sue, he performs as "Both Sides the Tweed", and also joins in with the playing and singing of Kate Thomson - "Bedlam Bess",  and "Sue White & Tony Taylor"
 
 
When not playing music George is an avid reader, and enjoys walking, cycling, gardening and all things Scottish! 
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