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Bay City Rollers
Belle & Sebastian
Back Of The Moon

 Back Of The Moon

 Bay City Rollers

 Belle & Sebastian

Barky Barky

 Barky ! Barky

BABELFISH ('05-) Glasgow ? Andy Thorburn (p/kb), Adam Sutherland (f), Jock Urquart (poet),
John Somerville (acc), Bo Jingham (fl), Iain Copeland (d)
BABIES (**) Matt Irving (b)
BABY AMPHETAMINE (19**) Glasgow.
BABY BONES ('05-) Glasgow. Electronic. Alexander Lloyd (aka 'Lloyd Alex'), (sy), Greg Cossar ( ),
Margret McLean ( )
BABY LEMONADE (late 80s) Glasgow.
BACHELOR PAD (80s) Glasgow.
BACHUE (**) David Milligan ( ), Corrina Hewat (hp/v)
BACK 2 LOVE BAND (****) Neil Findlay (d)
BACK IN TIME BAND (19**) Neil Findlay (d)
BACKLINE ( ) Davey Ray (d), Bobby Paterson (b), Robert Strain (g), Mark Goldinger (sax),
Robin Rankin (f.r.piano)
BACK OF THE MOON ('00-'07) Ali Hutton (hbp/bo/wh), Gillian Frame (f/v), Findlay Napier (g/v),
Hamish Napier (p/fl/v)
BADENOCH ('95-'03) James Gorgon (d), Roddy Gourley (g), Jeremy Stirling (kb/wh), Douglas McQueen (v/g)
BAD MANNERS ('80s) Martin Stewart (kb) Only Scot. Band had chart hits '80 -'83.
BAD NEWS ('77-'78) Dunfermline ? Jim Russell (v), Tony Duffy (g), Chic Clark (b), Joe Corr (d)
BAD PLUS (**) Colin Steele (tru)
BALAAAM & THE ANGELS (80s) Motherwell.
BALLBOY ('98-) Edinburgh. Gordon McIntyre (v/g/sw), Nick Reynolds (b), Katie Griffiths (kb) ('98-'03), Alexa Morrison (kb),
Gary Morgan (d)
BALLOCHMYLE CEILIDH BAND ('87-) Mauchline. Kenny Cumming (acc), Malcolm Rae (acc), David Ritchie (kb), Andrew Murray (d)
BANDIT (mid '70s) - Jim Diamond (v). They produced one unsuccessful album for 'Arista' ('77), and disbanded soon after.
BANISH MISFORTUNE (**) Sara Reith (w/f)
BARE ESSENTIALS (-'81-)
BARENTS SEA (-'08 ? -) Perth. Grant George (v/ag/hca/uke), Tom Mitchell (org/p/g), Davey Byrne (g/v/mn),
Kieran Andrews (b/v)
BARKY ! BARKY ('87-'92) Jim Brady (v/g/kb/prog), Johnny Brady (b/v/kb). Two 'singles' - 'Animals' July '90 & 'Valentina' released 6.4.92.
BARRY VISTA SOCIAL CLUB (-'09-) Allan Shedlock (b)
BATHERS (80s-90s) Glasgow. Chris Thomson ( ) ex 'Friends Again'
BASS ROCK CEILIDH BAND (Dec '14 -) Glasgow / Edinburgh. Mary Gristwood (f), Nicky McEwan (g), Steve Hanaghan (d), Matt Neilson (b)
BATTLEFIELD BAND (19**-) Alan Reid (v/kb), Alistair Russell (v/g/ci/wh), Iain McDonald (H'land b'pipes/fl/wh),
John McCusker (f/acc/kb/ci/wh)
BATTLEHEART ('04-'07) Perth. Gavin Harper (g) ('04-'07), Christopher Bowes ( ) ('04-'07), Dani Evans (b) ('06-'07), Doug Swierczrk (d) ('04-'07), Ian Wilson (d), ('07). Evolved into 'Alestorm'. EP produced '06.
BATTLE MOUNTAIN (-'08-) Dundee. Graeme Crowe, Hamish Ferguson, Jeremy Davies
BAY CITY ROLLERS ('68-'81) Alan Longmuir (b) '67-'76, '78-'81, Derek Longmuir (d) '69-'81, Gordon 'Nobby' Clark (v) '69-'73, Keith Norman '69, David Paton '69-'70, Billy Lyall '69-'71, Eric Manclark '70-'71, Neil Henderson '70-'71, played Gourock 16.1.71, Archie Marr '71, John Devine '71-'74, Eric Faulkner '72-'81, Stuart 'Woody' Wood '74-'81, Leslie McKeown (v) end '73-'79, Ian Mitchell (d) '76, Pat McGlyn (d) '76-'77, Duncan Faure (v) '79-'81
BBC BIG BAND ( ) Jimmy Deuchar (trum)
BBC SCOTTISH RADIO ORCHESTRA ( ) Jimmy Deuchar (trum)
BBC SCOTTISH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA ('35 -) Formed by Ian Whyte (comp/cond). The orchestra in 2010: Donald Runnicles (cond), Olivier Lemione (1st vn), Peter Cynfryn Jones (1st vn), Jane MacKenzie (1st vn), Jane Hainey (1st vn), Marie Brown (1st vn), Amy Cardigan (1st vn), Wilson Hainey (1st vn), Peter Isaacs (1st vn), Gent Cocho (1st vn), Emily MacPherson (1st vn), Alistair Savage (1st vn), Joanna Sutherland (1st vn), Greg Lawson (2nd vn), Christopher Latham (2nd vn), David Chadwick (2nd vn), Elizabeth Flack (2nd vn), Julia Carpenter (2nd vn), Bernard Docherty (2nd vn), Barbara Downie (2nd vn), Alex Gascoine (2nd vn), Laura Ghiro (2nd vn), Julia Norton (2nd vn), Alice Rickards (2nd vn), Alistair Tasker (2nd vn), Janice Walton (2nd vn), Scott Dickinson (vi), Andrew Berridge (vi), Jacqui Penfold (vi), Fiona Robertson (vi), Alice Batty (vi), Eilen Berridge (vi), Sarah Chapman (vi), Rik Evans (vi), Mary Ward (vi), Martin Storey (ce), Sian Bell (ce), Tom Rathbone (ce), Alison Lawrance (ce), Anthony Sayer (ce), Anne Brincourt (ce), Gillian de Groote (ce), Harold Harris (ce), Sharon Molloy (ce), Amanda Shearman (ce), Nicholas Bayley (db), Iain Crawford (db), John Van Lierop (db), Derek Hill (db), Jeremy Ward (db), Paul Speirs (db), Rosemary Eliot (fl), Ewan Robertson (fl), Rosemary Lock (fl/pic), Stella McCracken (ob), Timothy Rundle (ob), James Horan (ob/cor ang), Yann Ghiro (cl), Barry Deacon (cl), Simon Butterworth (bcl), Julian Roberts (bsn), Sarah Andrew (bsn), Peter Wesley (cbsn), David Flack (ho), Jeremy Bushell (ho), Etienne Cutajar (ho), Stephanie Jones (ho), Mark O'Keeffe (trum), Eric Dunlea (trum), Hedley Benson (trum), Simon Johnson (trom), Robert Holliday (trom), Alan Mathison (btrom), Gordon Rigby (ti), Heather Corbett (perc), Dave Lyons (perc)
BEACHCOMBERS (-'65-) Edinburgh ? Mike Cummings (v), Kenny McLean jnr ('Eccles') (d), Sandy Alexander (b), David Anderson (g), David Paton (lg)
BENEATH US, THE WAVES ('09-) Neil Milton (kb/sm) Based in Poland.
BEAR STREET BAND (****) Pete Lamb
BEAST (****) France. Gerry Cocozza (v)
BEATNIK PRESTIGE ('07 ? -) Dunfermline. Billy Underwood (d), Jim McNab (g), Lee --- (g)
BEATSTALKERS ('62-'69, reunion 2005) Davie Lennox (v), Eddie Campbell (org), Ronnie Smith (g/v), Alan Mair (b), 'Tudge' Williamson (d), Jeff Allen (d) late 60s. '65 Sign to Decca & move to London. '67 sign to CBS. In '69, & in decline, they disband when their van & band equipment are stolen. Dec 23rd '05: 'Barrowlands' reunion concert.
BEAT TRAP (-'05-) 'Chic punk'.
BEAT UNLIMITED (-'65-)
BEAVERS (19**) "Archie McCulloch's boys in the band".
BEDROCK (-'73-)
BEEP THE JEEP (-'09-) Newmilns. Alex Muir (b/prog/v), Alex Calder (g/v)
BEES KNEES ('76-'77) Drew Robertson (v), Sean Poland (lg/v), Denis McCann (d) Played 'Doune Castle' and 'Lincoln Inn', Glasgow.
BEGGARS MANTLE ( ) Duo. Bruce Davies
BEGGAR's OPERA ('69-'75) 1st gig 3.12.69. Ricky Gardner (g), Alan Park (org), Virginia Scott (mellotron/p/cello/v/composer), Gordon Sellar (b/g/v), Raymond Wilson (d) ex 'Beings', Martin Griffiths (v) left '72, Pete Scott (v) ex 'Savoy Brown' '72-'73, Linnie Paterson (v) ex 'Writing On The Wall' '73-'74, Mike Travis (d) '75, Clem Cattini (d) '75, Gordon Neville (v), Colin Pattenden (b), John Hollywood (d), Colin Fairley (d), George Butler (d), Ed Bicknell (d), Marshall Erskine (b),
Tom Gardiner (d), Ajijo (sax), Roy Wood & Co. (saxes).
BEINGS (-'69-'72-) David Kirkwood (v) died Los Angeles 3.10.11, Freddie Mail (g), Dougie Thomson (b) ('69-?),
Frank O'Hagan (horg), Raymond Wilson (d), Kenny Hyslop (d) (-'72). Played Strathclyde Uni 16.1.71.
BELLA McNAB'S DANCE BAND (-'10-) Edinburgh. Mairi Campbell (f), Dave Francis (v/g/arr)
BELLE & SEBASTIAN ('96-) Stuart Murdoch, Stevie Jackson (g), Isobel Campbell (cello), Richard Coleburn (d), Chris Geddes (kb), Stuart David (b), Sarah Martin (vn), Mick Cooke (tr), Bob Kildea (b) ex 'V-Twin'.
BELLEVUE RENDEZVOUS (-'07-) Edinburgh. Ruth Morris ( ), Gavin Marwick (f), Cameron Robson ( )
BELLROCKS ('62/63 ?) Glasgow. Lulu (Marie McLaughlan Lawrie) (v)
BELOW THE BELT (****) Bobby Paterson (b)
BEN THE HOOSE (formed in New Zealand) Kenny Ritch (f)
BENJAMIN (pre '05) Lewis. Iain Morrison ( )
BENNIGANS (200*) Bellshill area. Craig Orr (v), Chris Maguire (g), Kieran Smith (g), Ross Mitchell (b), Graeme Mitchell (d)
BEN WYVIS & THE LAST RESORT ('80s ?) Donnie MacKillop (d), Duncan MacGillivery ( ), Ian McBeath ( )
BERKELY BALLROOM BAND ('60s ?) Jimmy Phillips ( ) ('60s ?), John Murray ( )
BERLIN BLONDES ('79-) Steven Bonomi (v), Robert Farrell (g/synth), Jim Spender (i.e. Jim McKinven) (kb/synth), David Rudden (b), Nick Clark (b) ex 'Cuban Heels', Steve Jones (kb), Alasdair Gowans (b), Brian Miller (d), David Freeman (v).
BERSERK CROCODILES (19**) Hamish Stuart (v/g) ex 'Dream Police', Matt Irving (b) ex 'Dream Police', Fraser Watson (g) ex 'White Trash', Wullie Munro (d) ex 'Tear Gas'
BERT COOPER BAND (later '50s ?-) Bert Cooper (trom), his daughter June -- (kb)
BERT McGREGOR & THE GAYBIRDS (-'49-) Bert McGregor ( ), Bert Cooper (trom)
BERT McGREGOR BAND (-'65-) Arbroath/Dundee. Bert McGregor (p), Jimmy Pert (ts), Doddie Beattie (v), Bob Hosie (d), Arthur Page (1st tru), Harry -- (1st tru), Dave Ramsay (g), Sandy Farquhar (b), Jim Benzie (v), Lynn Cessford (v), Dave Calder (1st as), Andy Massie (2nd as)
BERT McGREGOR TRIO ('60s) Arbroath ?
BESOTTED (19**) Glasgow ? See 'Golden Dawn'.
BETA BAND ('96-'04) St Andrews. Steve Mason (v/g), Gordon Anderson ( ) ('96-'98 ?), Robin Jones (d), ('96-'04), John MacLean (dj/smp/kb), Steve Duffield (b) ('96-'97), Richard Greentree (b) (?-'04)
BEVVY SISTERS (**) Heather MacLeod (v/g)
BIFF BANG POW ! ('83-'91) London. Alan McGhee (g/v), Dick Green (g), Ken Popple (d), Joe Foster (b) (-'84 ?),
Dave Evans (b) ('84 ? -), Andrew Innes ( ) ('84 ?)
BIFFY CLYRO ('95-) Ayr. Simon Neil (g/v), James Johnston (b/v), Ben Johnston (d/v)
BIG BALLS ( ) Brian O'Shea (aka Brian Keith) (trom/v)
BIG BAND JAZZ BAND (**) Rob Minns (g)
BIG BLUE ('89-'92) Cumbernauld. Malcolm Ross (v/kb/prog), Robin 'Huggy' Huggins (g), Kevin Burleigh (d)
BIG COMBO ('94-'95) Jim Rust (d/v), Gary Lathan (g), Alec Robertson (b/v)
BIG COUNTRY ('81-'02) Dunfermline. Stuart Adamson (g/v) Formed 'Raphaels' '01, died 16.12.01, Bruce Watson (g/v ) '81-'02, Pete Wishart (kb) left '82, Alan Wishart ( ) left '82, Mark Bzrzecki (d) '82-'89, rejoins '93, Tony Butler (b) '82-'02, Pat Ahern (d) '90, Chris Bell (d) '91, Simon Phillips (d) '92, Josh Philips '02, Mike Peters '02.
BIG DISH (80s) Keith Burns (d/perc),
BIGFOOT (19**) Neil Findlay (d)
BIG HAND ('05-) Edinburgh. Tim Domas (g/kb/lv), Luke Martin (b/v), Paul Skelding (d/per/lv), Phil Ramsay (tru/mca)
BIG GEORGE & THE BUSINESS (pre '89 -) George Ross Watt (g/v), Kenny Hyslop (d), Gregg Orr (d), Tam 'Shifty' McLucas (b), Tommy 'Fingers' McIntyre (p/kb)
BIGMAN ('84-'86) Cumbernauld. Pat McCluskey (v), Mark Clinton (kb), Jim Dorman (g/bv), Simon Stewart (b), Gordon Tosh (d)
BIG NED ('09-) Glasgow. 'Minister' John Murray (v), Dave James Clark ( ), Douglas Morland (g/v), Ego 'Bob' Fludd
( ), 'The Glove' Stewart ( )
BIG SIX ('64 -) Glasgow ? Pete McCrory (g), John A. Wiggins (kb), Freddy Smith (d). See 'Bobby Patrick & The Big Six'.
BIG SIX ('64-'67) Dumbarton. John Gilfillan (v/lg), Eric Cochrane (g), Colin R Williamson (b), Hamish Beaton (ts/kb), Gordon Buchanan (d), Tom 'Tubby' McInnes (v/tamb/mar). Two demo recordings at 'Biggars', producing 1 EP and 1 single.
BIG TED'S PARTY (**) Iain MacKenzie (v/hca), Alan McMaster (g), Alex Carmichael (g), George McCormack (b), Len Lightfoot (d)
BIG VERN & THE SHOOTAHS (19**-) Glasgow. 9 piece soul band. 'Big T' (b), 'Aldo' (g), 'Mal KB' (b),
'Dave B----' (v), 'Ruperto' (kb), 'Al' (trump), John ---- (trump), 'Mac 1' (t.sax), Andy ---- (a.sax)
BILBO BAGGINS ('72-'78)/ BILBO ('78-'79) Edinburgh. Colin Chisholm (lv) ('72-'79), James Devlin (b/bv) ('72-'76), Gordon Liddle (d/bv) ('72-'79), Gordon McIntosh (g/b/bv) ('72-'79), Brian Spence (g/kb/bv/sw) ('72-'79), Peter Vettese (kb) ('79)
BILL BLACK'S SCOTTISH DANCE BAND ('62 ? -) Perth area. 3-5 piece (acc/p/b/2nd acc/f) Bill Black (acc)
BILL FANNING ORCHESTRA (-'71-) Glasgow. Played 'Strand' in Hope St., Glasgow '71.
BILL LAMBERT DANCE BAND (-'64/'65-) Glasgow ? --- (cl), --- (ts), --- (bs), --- (trum), --- (trom), --- (p), --- (db),
--- (v)
BILLY ANDERSON TRIO (19**) Fife. Billy Anderson (acc), Tom Anderson (g), Raymond Gatherum (d), Margaret
--- (v), George Robb (ag), Ian Anderson (g), Kenny Downie (d), Alan Kitchen (kb)
BILLY GERHARDY'S BAND (-'38-) Billy Gerhardy ( 0, Bert Cooper ('38). Band played at the Empire Exhibition in Bellahouston Park, Glasgow '38.
BILLY JEFFREY & REFLECTIONS ('73-'74) Derek Burns (g/v), Jimmy Rankin (b/v), Billy Samson (d) 'Reflections' were 'Formula'
BILLY JEFFREY & THE BARDS ( ) Billy Jeffrey (v), John Muir (b/bv)
BILLY McGREGOR & HIS BIG BEAT GROUP ('60s) Glasgow. Played Barrowland Ballroom. Billy McGregor (d), Willie Rennie (s), Jimmy Mitchell (b), Celia Hughes, Andy Cook, Tommy Scott

BILLY McISAAC BAND ('95-) Billy McIsaac (kb/v), Maureen McMullan (v), Gordon Bowie (s/kb/v)
BILLY & THE FOUR JUST MEN (-1964/65-). Gigged in Garrowhill 24.10.64
BIOCAR (end '70s-'80) Dunfermline. Pat Kelly (v), Kip McBay (kb), Tony Duffy (g), Chic Clark (b), Rab Kennedy (d)
BIS ('95-?) Glasgow. See 'Amphetameanies'. John Clark, Steven Clark
BITE THE PILLOW ('70s ?)
BITTER WITHY ('70s) Edinburgh ? Tich Frier (v/g), Lesley Hale (v), Andy Ramage (v)

Bass Rock Ceilidh Band

 Bass Rock Ceilidh Band

Beatstalkers
Beggar''s Opera

 Beggar's Opera

Biff Bang Pow

 Biff Bang Pow

Biffy Clyro

 Biffy Clyro

Big_Country

Big Country

Bigman

 Bigman

Big Six - Dumbarton

 Big Six (the Dumbarton band)

Big Ted''s Party

 Big Ted's Party

Bilbo Bagins

 Bilbo Bagins

(right) Billy McGregor & His Big Beat Group at the Barrowland Ballroom. Centre pic shows the stage set up, The 1966 pic far right shows Billy McGregor on drums at the back, along with Jimmy Mitchell, Andy Cook & Willie Rennie. Click each pic for a larger image.