Tom Morton

Shetland Isles, United Kingdom

From his remote northern outpost in the Shetland Isles, sometimes from Troon in Ayrshire, Tom Morton brings you some chat and a personal choice of music.


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Troon, my rock'n'roll city of South Ayrshire...sort of

Troon, my rock'n'roll city of South Ayrshire...sort of

by Tom Morton
As an experiment, I read the following text in what I hope is a convincing and meaningful manner on the hour-long Mixcloud show you can stream from the link at the end. Songs by most of the artists mentioned are played: Dean Ford and the Gaylords, T…
1y ago
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Apologies and advance warning

by Tom Morton
Hi folks
2y ago
New Musical Discoveries show courtesy of Discover Scotland Magazine

New Musical Discoveries show courtesy of Discover Scotland Magazine

by Tom Morton
Hi folks. Once again, thank you for your support. and to stress that if at any point you feel disinclined to continue subscribing to The Beatcroft and ancillary shows, please, feel no guilt in withdrawing!
2y ago
Garage rock, ancient and modern

Garage rock, ancient and modern

by Tom Morton
That's the new Beatcroft (unsociable version) - an hour and a half of good, dirty rock'n'roll. I hope you enjoy it.
2y ago
Return of the Red Guitar

Return of the Red Guitar

by Tom Morton
A red guitar and what it means. Plus a playlist of associated tunes
2y ago
Upcoming Urban Beatcroft Social

Upcoming Urban Beatcroft Social

by Tom Morton
Upcoming Urban Beatcroft Social for subscribers only...
2y ago
It's May (nearly) and spring (almost)

It's May (nearly) and spring (almost)

by Tom Morton
I woke up (very early) this morning to find that there was hail on the ground, and the forecast for more icy weather before spring fully embraces us here at 60 North. Still, never mind, the light nights are here. Which is why I can't sleep.
2y ago
Opening the old wine...

Opening the old wine...

by Tom Morton
Rhubarb or parsnip, it's hard to tell now. It's been in the shed for four years or so. Decanted, it tasted...ferociously strong and very sweet. But fine and clear. Mixed with some Cloudy Bay it's all right!
2y ago
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Big Southerly

by Tom Morton
Big southerly
2y ago
January - colder than I can remember

January - colder than I can remember

by Tom Morton
It's been a veryt cold spell indeed, here in shetland, and today (28th) was not a good day to be without heating oil (my fault). Two fires going, peat fetched in this morning while I was wearing dressing gown and slippers. Still, otters peeping awa…
3y ago
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