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Black Doves
Black Eyed Biddy

BLACK HAND GANG ('06 ? -) Glasgow. Four piece.
BLACK ANIZED ('94-'97) Joe Malik (v/prod), AJ ( )
BLACK ARROWS (-'09-) Glasgow. Scott McDonald (lv/ag), Simon Thomas (g/bv),
Lloyd Reid (lg/bv), Brian Imrie (b), Craig Richardson (d)
BLACK AVENUE ('07-) Livingstone/Edinburgh. Daine (v), Mark (b), Joseph (lg), Sean (g), Colin (d)
BLACK CHANNELS (-'08-) Perth/Glasgow. Dave -- ( ), Gary -- ( ), Matt -- ( ), Tom -- ( ), Tom -- ( )
BLACK DOVES ('06-) Arbroath. Dean Cargill ('Dean Dove') (g/sy), Jamie Black ('Black Jack') (v/sy)
BLACK EYED BIDDY (mid '80s-'90s) Lionel McClelland (g/whistles/hbp/db/v), Billy Henderson
(v/g/ma), Kris Koren (ma/mn/v/bn/g/bo), Pat Richardson ( ), Derek Richardson (bnmn),
Gregor Lowrey (acc/kb)
BLACKHAWKS (-'64-) Montrose. Adrain Vetesse ( ), Kenny Jensen ( )
BLACKJACKS (19**) Lyn Devlin (v), George Borthwick (lg), Colin -- (b), Colin -- (d), Stuart Tosh (g)
BLAKNOISEWHITESOUL (**) Glasgow. Tom McGarrigle (v/sw)
BLACK RAT DEATH SQUAD (-'08-) Glasgow. Simon --- ( )
BLACK RING (60s) Single released, written by 'Ralph King'.
BLACK ROSE (**) Eddie Steedman (b/v), Davy May (g/v), Chris Ailsworth (g/v), Ian Gordon (g/v),
Paul Sefton (g/v), Phil Elliot (g/v), Michael McMillan (d)
BLACKSTAR (-'12-) Manchester. Rock. (honorary Scots 'cos
they play '500 Miles' and one of them has a Scottish daughter !).
BLACK SUN ('06 ? -) Glasgow. Russell McEwan (v/d), Kevin Hare (g/v), Graeme Leggate (b)
BLACKTHORN (-'71-) Johnny O'Donnell (bn/g/psg)
BLACKTZAR (-'10-) Glasgow. Tom McGarrigle (v/sw), Paul Bryan (sw), Aris Pournasis ( )
BLACKWOOD (**) Alan McNiven (v/kb/prog), Robert Moffat (g/kb/prog/bv)
BLADES ('63 - ?) Blackpool. Ian Anderson (v/ ?)
BLANK CANVAS (-'12-)
BLAND (-'80- ?) Stornoway ?
BLAZIN' FIDDLES ('98-) Catriona MacDonald (f), Bruce McGregor (f), Allan Henderson (f),
Iain MacFarlane (f), Marc Clement (g), Andy Thorburn (kb)
BLEND ('68-) Caithness. Johnny Sutherland (lg), Monica Rogers (v), Dick Levens (b), Andy Munro (d)
BLEND ('70s) Arbroath. Covers band.
BLEND ( ? ) George --- (v), Billy Douglas (b), Brian --- (g), Robert Watson (d)
BLEWITT (-'80-) Edinburgh ? Derek William Dick (aka 'Fish') (v).
BLIND ALLEZ ('83-'85, reformed '06) Glasgow. Guiliano 'Jools' Gizzi (g), Peter Scallan (v), Mark Rankin (v),
Cami Morlotti (b), Alan Thornton (d), Ian Murray (g) ex 'Cannes'. After M. Rankin joined, band name became
'Phobia'. In 2006 Blind Allez reformed with 'Jools', Alan, Cami, Peter & Ian.
BLIND BOGUS O'TREMEN & THE TATTIE BOGLE BLUES MEN (**)
BLIND PEW ('03-'08 ?) Largs. Andy McGregor (lv/kb/sw), Paul McGranaghan (g/v/sw), Stu McIntosh (b/v),
Del Lamont (d)
BLINT ('73-'74) Glasgow / Kirkintilloch. George Stuart (d), Jim Ward (lg), Dave Deacon (kb),
Steve Barnfather (v), Jack McGrory (b). Played Glasgow (e.g. 'Clouds') & Edinburgh.
BLISS (-'09-) Strathclyde.
BLISTER ('75 - '78) Fort William. Nicholas McSherry (v), George Rodgers (g), Sandy Macintosh (g),
Christopher Stitt (b),
Martin Stewart (kb). Trevor Martin (d) Managed by Andy Goodwin.
BLISTERS (-'96) Glasgow. Alex Huntley (Kapranos) (g/v/bz/banjolele), Alan Wylie (tru), Glen Thomson (b/per)
BLITZ ( ) - Ted Pierrot (g)
BLITZHONEY (-'08-) Glasgow. Larry Reid (g)
BLIZZARD ('76) Bellshill. Clem Smith (v), Danny Clarke (g), Laurence Wright (g/v), Dougie Hutton (g/v), Billy Buddas (b), Donnie Munroe (b/v), Gerry -- (d)
BLOW MONKEYS ('81-'90, '07-) Bruce Robert Howard (aka Dr. Robert) (lv/sw/g/p). Only Scottish member ?
BLUE (1973 -) Evolved from 'Cody'. Hugh Nicholson (lg) ex 'Marmalade', Ian McMillan ex 'Poets', Timi Donald (d),
Jimmy McCulloch ('73), Charlie Smith (d) ('77),
BLUEBELLS (1981-'85) Robert Hodgens (aka 'Bobby Bluebell') (g), David McCluskey (d), Ken McCluskey (v/harm),
Lawrence Donegan (b), Craig Gannon (g), Russell Irvine (g), Neal Baldwin (b)
BLUEFLINT (-'10-) Deb Arnott (bn/v), Claire Neilson (bn/v), Jim Condie (ped steel on Maudy Tree album '11)
BLUEFRETS ('59- ?) Largs ? Graham Lyle (v/g), Benny Gallagher (v/g). See Gallagher & Lyle.
BLUEJEANS SKIFFLE GROUP (-'58) Alex Hutchison ? The remnants of this band became The Dukes (aka Lothian Dukes / Fabulous Dukes) in '58.
BLUE MONKEY EXPERIENCE ( ) Lainey Irvine (v/sw/ag), Brendan Brodie (b/g), Kenny Bean (lg/v), 'Dondo' (kb),
'Del' (Angel Heart) (b), 'and a variety of drummers'.
BLUE NILE (1981-) Paul Buchanan (v/g), Robert Bell (b), Paul Joseph ('PJ') Moore (kb), Allan Cuthbertson (kb) '06,
Brendan Smith (kb) '06, Stuart McCredie (g) '06, Liam Bradley (d) '06

BLUE NOTES DANCE BAND (-'67-) David Brooks (b), Evan Sutherland (v), Hugh MacKenzie (d),
Jack Sutherland (g), George Skinner (g)
BLUESETTE (-'09-) Duo/trio.
BLUE STAR (-1960-)
BLUE TRAIN, THE ('83) Edinburgh area. Andrew Northall (b)
BLUE UNION ('66) Inverness.
BLUES COUNCIL (-'64/65-) Fraser Calder (v) died '65, James Giffen (b) died '65, Les Harvey (lg),
Billy Adamson (d), John McGinnis (p), Larry Quinn (a.sax), Bill Patrick ( ), Bobby Patrick ( ), Bobby Wishart ( ).
BLUES JUNCTION ( ) Perth. Robin Johnstone ( ), Ivor Johnstone ( ), Jim Condie (g)
BLUES 'N' TROUBLE (early '80 -) Pro since '85. Tim Elliot (hca/v/g), Mike Park (g/v), Sandy Tweeddale (g/v), Andy Munro (d)
BLUES POETS ('91-) Evolved from 'Dead Loss Band'. George Gallagher (v), Fraser Watson (g/v), Dougie
Henderson (d), Robert Watson (d) sat in with the band while D. Henderson was ill, Jackson Clarkin (b), Scott McGowan (g)
BLUES WORKSHOP ('65-66) Perth. Alan Gorrie ( ), Molly Duncan (t.sax), Roger Ball (horns), Robbie McIntosh (d)
BMX BANDITS (mid '80s-'90s) Glasgow. Finlay McDonald ( ), Sean Dickson (v/lg) (-'86-), Jim McCulloch (g/v) (-'86-), Joe McAlinden (g) ('91 - ?), Sushil K. Dade (b)
BOARDS OF CANADA ('02 ? -) Edinburgh area. Electronic music. Marcus Eoin ( ), Mike Sandison ( )
BOB RONALD BAND (late '50s) - Bob Ronald ( ), Albert Rossi (d)
BOBBY CROWE'S SCOTTISH DANCE BAND (mid '60s ? -) Bobby Crowe (acc), Muriel Johnstone (p) ('75-)
BOBBY DENE & THE DYNAMOS ('60s) Dunfermline. Rab Gilmour (aka Bobby Dean) (v), Watty Robertson (lg), Jimmy Smart (rg), Willie 'Clem' Simpson (g), Rab Farrell (b), Ernie Girdler (d). Pop covers band, played all over Scotland. Their manager was Willie McLeod.
BOBBY KING & THE JESTERS (early '60s ?) Remnants of 'Andy Russell Seven'. John Fitzsimmons ( )
BOBBY PATRICK BIG SIX ('60-'64) Glasgow. Bobby Patrick (v/tru), Archie Leggat (b/v), Pete McCrory (g), John A.
Wiggins (kb), Freddy Smith (d). Played in Germany - when Patrick & Leggat returned to the U.K. in '64, the band
continued on in Germany as 'The Big Six'.
BODKIN (-1972-) Mick Riddle (lg), Dick Sneddon (d) ex Hi-Fi Combo, Doug Rome (hammond org), Bill Anderson (b),
Zeik Hume (v)
BOGS BRAE ('0*) Bellshill area.
BOHEMIAN CONNECTION ('05-) Arbroath. Madeline -- (v), Raga (g/bg), Trnda (b)
BOLEROS (1960-67) Clydebank. Started as 'Moonbeats' 1959. John Johnson (sax/v) left 1960, Tom McConnell (b), John Dixon (g), Bill Hepburn (d), Joe Johnson (v), Cathy Wright (v) from 1960, Fred Forfar (b), Brian Gow (d),
Tony Scullion (v/g) (-'66).
BOMBSKARE (-'05-) Edinburgh. Andy P (v/hca), Murray (v/g), Rev Scott McC (g/v), Papa Joe (b), Sam (d),
Matt (kb), Colin McC (tru), Mike (trom), Jay (ts), Tom (as)
BONES (19**) Buckie. Band were 'Grey Wooly Affair'. Tom Findlay (d), Sandy Murray (b), Richard Cebula (g)
BOOGIE HOOK-UP (-'09-) Falkirk. 6 piece. -- (v), -- (g/v), -- (kb), -- (s/v), -- (b), -- (d)
BOOK OF SKULLS (**) Glasgow. Derek Lee ( )
BOOTLEGGERS ('68) Edinburgh. Eric Pullar (v), Stuart Taylor (lg), --- --- (b), Kenny Robertson (b), Jerry McGuire (org), Iain 'Clash' McLeod (d).
BOOTS (196*) Davie Waterson (v), Ian McMillan (g), Norrie McLean (g), Ian Muir ( ), Stuart McKenzie (d) (left for 'Sabres').
BOOZY BLUES (-'89-) Alan --- (lg/v)
BOSTON DEXTERS ('64-'66) Tam White (v) ex 'Heartbeats', Toto McNaughton (d) ex 'Heartbeats', Alan Coventry (b), John Turnbull (g), Linnie Paterson (v). See 'New Boston Dexters'.
BOSTON RED SOX (-'76-) John Corson (g), Jerry Eadie (g), Nicky McEwen (g), Tom White (d), Brian O'Neil (b)
BOSTON TEA PARTY (-'10-) Dundee. Marcus Christie (v/g), Reuben Toy (g/sl.g), Bob Anderson (d)
BOURGIE BOURGIE ('83-'84) Paul Quinn (v)
BO WEAVLES (-1966/69) Glasgow. Zal Cleminson (g), Davie Batchelor (org), Jimmy Brand (d), Ricky Archibald (b),
George Gilmour (v). When Geo. Gilmour left, the band became 'Mustard'.
BOX CLUB ('06 ? -) Glasgow. Mairearad Green (acc), Gary Innes (acc), Angus Lyon (acc), John Somerville (acc),
Duncan Lyall (db), Mike Bryan (g), Martin O'Neill (bo/d)
BOXTONES (**) Rob Minns (g)
BOYFRIENDS (-'65-)
BOY HAIRDRESSERS (80s) Glasgow.
BOY ORCHESTRA (-'09-) Dundee. Paul --- (g/v), Skott --- (g/v), Dek (b), Scott ---(d/v)
BOYS OF THE LOUGH ('70 ? -) Scots/Irish/English. Scots born members: Aly Bain (f) (-'02),
Dick Gaughan (v/g) ('72-?), Kevin Henderson (f) ('02-)
BOYZ (mid '70s) Glasgow. Early name of 'Flying Squad'.
BRAAG ('76 - '78 ?) John Kier (v), Ian Waddell (lg), John Murray (g), Ian Latta (b),
Eric Stewart (d), Colin Gavigan (s)
BRAND X ( ) Morris Pert (perc) (only Scot) Band included Phil Collins (d), Percy Jones (b),
John Goodsall (g), Robin Lumley (kb)
BRANDY (early '80s ?) Glasgow. Wally -- ( ), Sandy -- ( ), Eric Stewart (d)
BRASS JAW (-'09-) Jazz. Ryan Quigley (tru), Paul Towndrow (as), Konrad Wiszniewski (ts), Allon Beuvoisin (bs)
BRAZIL ('90s) Gordon Baran (v), Mark Waterson (b), Harvey -- (kb), Hughie Crawford (d), Graham Platt (d), George Lundy (d), Denis McBride (g), Davie Maycock (g), Denis McBride (g) (rejoined)
BREABACH ('06 -) Patsy Reid (5str f/v), Ewan Robertson (g/v), Calum MacCrimmon (hbp/wh/bv), Donal Brown (hbp/wh/fl)
BREADLINE ('66 - ?) Brian Hunter ( ), Billy Inglis ( ), Tommy McNee ( ), Frank Sutton (b), Ricky Peebles ( )
BREAKERS ( ) London. Ian Ellis (v/b), Ric Lee (d)
BRIAN AUGER'S OBLIVION EXPRESS (-'70-) Brian Auger (kb ?), Jim Mullen ( ), Robbie McIntosh (d), Alex Ligertwood
BRIAN HUGHES & THE LONE SHARKS ('99 ? -) Brian Hughes (g/v), Ian Newport (b), Greg Porterfield (d/v)
BRIAN KELLOCK TRIO ('88-) Edinburgh. Brian Kellock (p), Kenny Ellis (b), John Rae (d)
BRIAN RAWSON BAND (- 'Nov'12 - '15 -) Tamira Herrebrugh (v), Brian Rawson (lg/v), Jim Carr (b/v), Calum Wilson (d)
BRICK BAND ('70s ?)
BRIDGE ('74-'75) East Kilbride. Gerry Cocozza (lv), John Wynne (b), Stuart milne (lg), Albert 'Mush' Roome (lg), David Hamilton (d). Resident Saturday Burns Howff.
BRIGHT YOUNG NIGHTS (-'09-) C'nauld. Darren Martin (v/g/sw), Michael Richardson (g), Robert Shaw (b), Craig Rooney (d)
BRING IN THE SPIRIT ('00s -) Lionel McClelland (v/g/sw), Kirsten Easdale (v), Gregor Lowrey (acc), Rod Paterson (v/ag/sw), Marc Duff (wh/bo/wsy), Pete Clark (f)
BROGUES ( ) Pogues tribute band. Judith Puller (ce/p.wh/fl)
BROGUES ('07-) Dundee. Marc O'Neil (lv/g), Ronnie Falconer (g/v), 'Boon' (d/v)
BROLUM (**) Ali Hutton (hbp), Duncan Lyall (b/db)
BRONSKI BEAT ('83-?) Jimmy Somerville (v) Born Glasgow '61.
BRONTO SKYLIFT ('07-) Glasgow (ex Inverness/Orkney). Niall Strachan (v/g), Iain Stewart (d)
BRONX BAND (-'01-) Glasgow. Robert Lindsay (v), -- -- (b/bv), John -- (g/bv)
BROTHER BEARS BAND (19**) Pete Lamb
BROTHER JACOB (19**)
BROTHER LOUIS COLLECTIVE ('06-) Glasgow. Louis Abbott (g/v), Kevin Brolly (cl/kb/mca/d), Philip Hague (d), Sarah Hayes (p/fl/v), Joseph Rattray (db), Russell Skene (g/v)
BROTHERS OF CRAIG (late '80s - early '90s, '07-) Craig Nugent (g/FM), Jon Gerrard (v), 'Vinnie' (g), Paul Martin (kb), Chris McSorley (d), Mick Flannery (b), Stephen Latta (b)
BRUCE TURNER JUMP BAND ('57 -) Stan Greig (p) ('57, '59)
BRUISE ('04) Isobel Morris (v/g), Grahame Skinner (b), Jim Kimberley (d/v/samp)
BSH BAND (-'99-) USA. Brian O'Shea (aka Brian Keith) (trom/v)
BUBA & THE SHOP ASSISTANTS ('80s) Edinburgh. See 'Shop Assistants.
BUBBLEGUM (199*) Alun Woodward (v/g), Paul Savage (d), Stewart Henderson (b). See 'Delgados'.
BUBBLES (-'71-) Jim Coventry (v), Ownie Mullen (b), Tom Whiteside (g), Ted McKenna (d), Billy McIsaac (kb) (-'72)
BUDDHA GRASS HARBOUR (-'92-) Paisley. Stephen Reid (v/g/sw), Billy Love (b), Scott Donaldson (g), George Lundy (d)
BULLDOG ( ) - Ted Pierrot (g)
BURACH ('94-) Sandy Brechin (acc), David Taylor (v/g), Chris Agnew (v/b), Gavin Marwick (f),Alan Brown (d)
BURGUNDY ('80) Glasgow. Ronnie Davidson (v/g), Alex Fairley (lg/v), John McNaught (d/v),
George Dunnachie (b). Ronnie, Alex & John formed 'Shoot The Moon'.
BURNS BROTHERS (- '09 -) John Burns (acc), George burns ( )
BURN THIS ('89 ?) Short term name for 'Witness'.
BURNS UNIT ('07 -) Emma Pollock (v/ag/g/p), Future Pilot AKA (b), Karine Polwart (v), King Creosote (v/acc), Kim Edgar (v/ag/g/p/acc/org), Mc Soom T (v), Mattie Foulds (Canadian) (d/perc/prod), Michael Johnston (Canadian) (v/p/acc/syn/perc)
BURNT OUT WRECK ('14 -) Gary Moat (v/rg) [ex 'Heavy Pettin'], Mick Ivory (d), Eddie Trainer (lg/bv), Joe Thomas (d). Signed to Chelsea Music Publishing / Cherry Red Records (Oct '16), Album for release Feb '17.
BURY THE HOBBIT ('03-) Crieff/Glasgow/Alloa/Stirling. Charity covers band. Andy Thompson (v/g), Stewart Lindsay (v/g),Derrick Malcolm (g/b/v) ('06-), David Rennie (d) (-'06), Scot Doherty (d) ('06-), Jamie Rintoul (g),'Scoogs Versatile' (kb/g/wh/b/mn/v), Blair Hardie (lg/hca)
BUSHROD GENTRY ('75) Name by which 'Thrush' were known for about 6 months during '75.
BUSKERS (early '70s) Edinburgh. Davey Arthur, Paul ---, George ---
BUTCH & THE BANDITS (early '60s) Prestonpans. Played central Scotland and the borders, all using Burns
'Black Bison' guitars. Neil Smith (d),
BUTTERSCOTCH (****) Gerry Cocozza (v)
BUZZ (1966) Tam White (v), John Turnbull (g)
BUZZARD CREEK (**) Falkirk. Country band.
BWANA DEVILS ('05-) Were 'Sleeping Prophets'. James O'Neil (v/g), Ed Bonner (b), Sean McGrath (d),
Martin Kelly (g)

 Black Eyed Biddy

Blazin Fiddles

 Blazin Fiddles

Blint

 Blint

Blue Nile '07

 Blue Nile '07

Blues 'N' Trouble

 Blues 'N' Trouble

Bobby & The Dynamos
McCluskey Bros - Bluebells 1984
Blue '73

 Bobby Dene & The Dynamos

Blue in '73:

Timi Donald (drums)
Hugh Nicholson (lead guitar)
Ian McMillan (bass)

Bobby Patrick Big Six

 Bluebells

 Bobby Patrick Big Six

 Bo-Weavles

Bo-Weavles
Braag - original line up

 Braag

Breabach

 Breabach

Bright Young Nights

 Bright Young Nights

Bronto Skylift
Brandy - card

 Bronto Skylift

Brother Louis Collective

Brother Louis Collective

Brothers Of Craig - Stephen Latta on bass

 Brothers

Of
Craig

Bubbles - Hugh McKenna kb, Tom Wingfield lg, Ted M

 Bubbles

Burns Unit

 Burns Unit