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Capercaillie

CADENZA (-'09-) Function band.
CADIZ ('70s ?) Scottish ?
CADO BELLE (1974-'79) Maggie Reilly (v/b.v.), Dave Roy (d/perc), Robert Watson (d), Colin Tully (sax/flute),
Stuart McKillop (kb), Alan Darby (g), Gavin Douglas (b). Most unite for M. Reilly's '96 album 'Elena'.
CAFE RACERS (mid '70s) Mark Knofler (g/v/sw) born Glasgow '52, David Knopfler (b/v) born Glasgow '52.
Evolved into 'Dire Straits'.
CAGE (late '60s into '70s ?) Glasgow ?
CAHOOT (-'09-) Glasgow.
CAIRN STRING QUARTET (-'09-)
CALANISH (pre '96) Craig Hunter (d)
CALASAIG ('97 -) Keith Johnston (g/v/ci/mnce/ce/bo), Keith Easdale (hbp/ssp/up/f/wh/fl/p/mnce/ci/ml/moothie), Kirsten Easdale (v/vi/bo/f), Rod Morison (g/bz/wh)
CALEDONIA ('70s) Harry Hughes (d)
CALEDONIA RAMBLERS (**) Oban ? Aidan O'Rourke (f)
CALIFORNIA SNOW STORY (pre '05 ?) - David Skirving (v/g), Melanie Whittle (g/v)
CALLUNA (**) Christine Kydd (v)
CALVIN (early-mid '00s ?) Edinburgh. Neil Colquhoun (v/kb), Fraser McDermid (g/v), Brian Clark (b/v), Ali Murray (d)
CALYSTANE CEILIDH BAND (**) Edinburgh ? Robin Hunter (d)
CAMELOT ('74- ?) Derek Burns (g/v), Joe Finestone (b), John McNamarra (d/v) Were 'Reflections' (with Billy Jeffrey) '73-'74.
CAMERA OBSCURA (1996-) Tracyanne Campbell (g/v), John Henderson (v/perc) ('96-'04), Gavin Dunbar (b), Richard Colburn (d) left '**, David Skirving (v/g) left '**, Carey Lander (p/org/v), Kenny McKeeve (g/mand/harm/v), Lee Thomson (d), Nigel Baillie (trum/perc)
CAMERON KERR SCOTTISH DANCE BAND (-1960-)
CAMERON KERR TRIO ('70-'80s) - Cameron Kerr ( ), Ron Kerr ( )
CAMERON MEN (post '33- ?) Jim Cameron (f), William Cameron ( ), George Cameron ( ), Stewart Cameron ( )
CAMUS ('97-) 5 piece function band. --- (v), --- (g/v), --- (kb), --- (b), --- (d)
CANADIAN PACIFIC ( ) Bert Allan (ps) Band evolved into (The) Drovers ( ).
CANDY CANE (late '80s) Glasgow. See 'Strawberry Switchblade'.
CANDY FLOSS (late'60s-early '70s) Nancy Somerville (v), Allan Fullager (b), Alan Kelly (d), Malcolm Howatt (kb), Sandy Newman (v), Aaron King (v). Played QMU 15.1.71, played Bellshill YMCA 16.1.71.
CANNACH ( ) Judith Puller (ce/p.wh/fl)
CANNES (198*)
CANNON (pre '74) Gerry Cocozza (v)
CANNON FODDER (200*) Bellshill area.
CANNON'S BAND (mid '50s ? - ) Bonhill. Jimmy Cannon (tru), John Cannon (s), Willie
Hamilton (d)
CAN'T SWIM ('00s) Stornoway. 4 piece.
CANTELINA CHAMBER ENSEMBLE ( ) Alison McNeill (f/v.sop)
CANTERACH (**) Ross Kennedy (ag/v)
CANTO (19**) Roddy Lorimer (tru/flg)
CANTRIP (**) Ali Hutton (hbp/wh/g), Gavin Marwick (f)
CANYON (-'74-) Kilmarnock. Robbie Gray (lv/hca)
CAPERCAILLIE ('84 -) Donald Shaw (acc/kb) ('84 -), Charlie McKerron (f) ('85-), Karen
Mathieson (v), Marc Duff (wh/bo/wsy) (-'95), Manus Lunny (bz/g/v), John Saich (b/g/v), Ali Hutton
(hbp/wh/g), Ewen Vernal (b/p) ('97-), Michael McGoldrick (fl/wh) ('98-), David Robertson
(per) ('96-), Che Beresford (d) ('00-)
CAPITAL JAZZ BAND ( ) Edinburgh. Alex Welsh (cor/tru)
CAPRICORN (19**)
CAPTAIN AMERICA (1990-) Glasgow. Band name changed to 'Eugenius'. Eugene Kelly ( )
CAPTAIN AND THE KINGS ('08 ? -) Glasgow. Steven Finnie (v/sw), Jolene Crawford ( ), Lidsay Johnstone ( ),
Jamie Attridge ( ), Jim Mackay ( ). Part of coeective band 'Wendy House' ('09 ? -)
CAPTAIN SHIFTY (-'96-) Edinburgh. Acid-Jazz.
CARGO ('69-'70 ?) Des McAfrey (b), Wilson Sharp (g)
CARLENJIG ('03 -) Borders. Adam Raeburn (bn/g/v), Pat Douglas (g/v), Donald Knox (g/ma/v), Andrew Brodie (acc/hca)
CARMEL & COUNTRY PRIDE (late '70s) Carmel Poland (v)
CARNABY SET (aka 'OBSTWEEDLE') ('69-'70 ?)
CARNIVAL ('04-) Falkirk. Were 'FULL PICTURE' - see that entry.
CARNIVORES ('08-) Paisley. Kenny Leckie (v/g), Grant McCall (v/b), David Martin
Goodfellow (v/d)
CARPETTES ('05 -) Tyne & Wear. Jimmy Devlin (v/g) (Scot), Jim Cosgrove ( ) (Scot)
CARRERAS (-'07-) Cumbernauld. Craig Eadie (d), Jack McLachlan (b), David Lan (g/v),
Alan Robertson (g)
CARRICK FOLK ( ) Edinburgh. Tich Frier (v/g), Davey Johnstone (g)
CARRIE ON DANCING (**) Carrie Thomas (f), Rob Minns (g)
CARTERHALL ('70s) - Jim Jack (g/v)
CARTOONE (-'69-)
CARWASH (-'09-) Disco Band. --- (v), --- (v), --- (g), --- (b), --- (kb), --- (d)
CASABLANCA BOYS SHOWBAND (-'09-) 8 piece Function/Party band. --- (lv), --- (g),
--- (b), --- (kb), --- (d), --- (ts), --- (trom), --- ( )
CASSANDRA (-'73-)
CAST ('90s -) Dave Francis (v/g ?), Mairi Campbell (f/v)
CASTILLO ('98-May'04) Glasgow. Ian Crawford (v) ('98-May'04), Gordon Wilf Wyper (g/trum) ('98-May'04),
Jon Yuille (g/bv) ('98-May'04), 'Cloudy' McLeod (b) ('98-May'04), Neil Crystal (d) ('98-May'04). Became 'Kain' in June '04.
CAST OF THE CAPITAL ('06-) Aberdeen. Were 'Parity's Fall'. Steve Morris (b),
Matthew Morris (g), Alistair Naylor (d), Jamie Watt (g/kb)
CASTLE KINGS (Greenlaw, Borders) ('60s)
CASUALS ('67 ?) Caithness-Wick ? Donnie McLeod (g), Andy Sinclair, Michael Yellop,
Richard Begg, Malcolm Cook
CASUALS (-'09-) Dumbartonshire.
CAT VIOLET (-'70/'75-) Played 'Electric Garden' 16.1.71, Charlie Dyer (b)
CATCH ('76-'77) Annie Lennox (v) (only Scot), Dave Stewart (g), Pete Coombes (g/sw).
Evolved into 'Tourists'.
CATCH 22 (-'09-) Function band.
CATINAHAT (?) (19**)
CATO'S CAT (early '90s) Falkirk area. John Ogilvie (d)
CAULD BLAST ORCHESTRA ('89-'90 ?) Glasgow. Norman Chalmers (ct), Jack Evans
(g/b), Ian Johnstone (p/tu/th/acc), Steve Kettley (s/fl), Ron Shaw (ce), Mike Travis
(d/per), Karen Wimhurst (cl), Anne Wood (vn)
CAVALIERS ('64-'66) Jim McGinlay (lg), Franny Dillon (g) ('64-'65), Tony Scullion ('66),
Duncan Chisholm (b), Gerry Clarke (v), Jim Harkness (d)
CAVANDISH DANCE BAND (**) Andy Bathgate (cl), Bobby Crowe (acc),
+ 4 fiddlers and rhythm section.
CC3 (Campbell Considine Trio) (-'09-) Campbell Considine (v/p), --- (db), --- (d)
CEILIDH COLLECTIVE ( ) Edinburgh. Dave Francis (v/g/sw), Mairi Campbell (f)
CEILIDH EXPERIENCE ('02-) Norman Mackay (acc/call/comp), Emma Pethybridge
(f/call), Carrie Thomas (f/call), Calum McIntyre (d), Ross Kennedy (ag/v), Ruairidh
MacMillan (f/call), Richard Corral (d) ('04-)
CEILIDH MINOGUE ('95 -) Gregor Lowrey (acc/v), Alistair Morrow ( ),
Gavin Marwick ( ), Bob Turner ( )
CEILIDHSTOMP (-'09-) Aberdeen. Bryan Chalmers (b)
CELEBRATE (-'70-)
CELTIC CONNECTIONS YOUTH ORCHESTRA (**) Jeana Leslie (f)
CELTIC FEET (****) Finlay MacDonald (h'land b'pipes), Chris Stout (f),
CELTIC GROOVE CONNECTION (****) Tam White (v), Boz Burrell (b) died 21.9.06.
CELTUS (****) Neil Findlay (d)
CENTRAL PARK ('70s) David Kerr (v/g), Jim Kerr (v/b), Nod Kerr (d), Graham Scott (v/g),
Fred Male (g/ps)
CENTURION (-'84 -) Al Gregor ( )
CEOLBEG ('80s) Barbara Dymock (v), Rod Paterson (ag/v)
CERTAIN SOCIETE ('67 ?) Early name of 'Societe' - see that entry.
CHAE BINNIE TRIO (**) --- (acc), --- (f), --- (d)
CHAIN REACTION ( ) Jim Condie (g), Kip McBay (b/kb). Band became 'New Broom Bluesband'.
CHAIR ('LAZY BOY CHAIR' '04-'07, 'CHAIR' '08-) Orkney. Douglas Montgomery (f), Andrew Gifford
(b), Kenny Ritch (f), Robert Gibbon (acc/comp), Erik Laughton (d), Brian Cromarty (bn), Gavin Firth
(ag/comp), Robbie Thomson (perc). Scottish Trad Music Awards 'Band Of The Year' ('08).
CHAIRMAN WOW (-'08-) Aberdour.
CHAKRA ('75 - ?) 7 piece band with 4 part harmony, alto sax, congas. Jim Condie (g), John
Fitzsimmons ( ), Des travis (d)
CHANGE ('68 ? - mid '70s) Dunfermline ? Watty Robertson (lg) ('68-'74), Roy Lind (b),
Alfie Murray (b), Andy Grossart (b), Jimmy Scott (v), Dougie Stronge (v), Johnny Malcolm (v)
(replaced Scott and Stronge), Davie Graham (kb), John Hearne (kb), Jack Greig (d)
Band evolved through at least 3 line-ups.
CHANTAN (**) Elspeth Cowie ( ), Corrina Hewat ( ), Christine Kydd (v)
CHAPERONES (-'64-) Lex Gibson (g), Dave Brownlee ( ), Johnny Walker (g), Bobby
'Red' Campbell ( ), Tommy Quinn (g)
CHAPERONES (**) See 'Mick Bell & The Chaperones'.
CHARLIE HARKIN'S KIT KAT ORCHESTRA ( ) - Charlie Harkin (bl / ), band played Cragburn
Pavilion, Gourock.
CHARLIE McNAIR'S TRAD JAZZ BAND ( ) Edinburgh ? John Fitzsimmons ( )
CHARM (-'88 ?) Glasgow. Ricky Warwick (lv/g), 'Stump' Monroe (d), Floyd London (b)
See 'Almighty'.
CHASE (mid '60s-mid '80s) Saltcoats. Jim Slaven (v), John Boyd (v/b), Ernie ---- (v/b),
George ---- (d), John Pettigrew (g), Jim McWhinnie (kb). Played 'Flamingo' in Cardonald 16.1.71.
CHASER ('81-'89) Fishcross/Alloa/Glasgow. Jim Marshall (d/per), Peter Marshall
(b/g12/bpd) (deceased), Alec Pollock (v/g), Danza (v) ('85-'86 ?), Peter Scallan
(v) ('85-'86 ?), Ian Taitz (v) ('87-'88)
CHAS McDEVITT SKIFFLE GROUP (-'56-) Chas McDevitt (v/ag), Jimmie McGregor (g/v),
Tony Kohn (v), Nancy Whiskey (v/ag), Shirley Douglas (v),
CHEEKY MONKEY (-'98-) Glasgow. Francis MacDonald (v/ ), Michael Shelley (v/ )
CHEESEMONGERS ('00 ? -) Glasgow. electro/psychedelic/trance. Jay Miles, Peter
Howard, Mathew Preston, Bjorn Viktorsson, Stu Robertson ('08 ? -)
CHEKKERS - see Ronnie Watt & The Chekkers
CHEROKEES (-1965-) Wilson Sharp (g),
CHEVLONS ('64 ? -'69) Post 'Jay Anders & The...' Derek Creigan (b/lv) died '90,
Mo Trowers (g/v) died '04, Mike Allison (lg/v) became successful songwriter, Bobbie
Smith (d/v), Dougie Henderson (d) left for 'Poets' end '69 ?, Charlie Coffils (d/v) ('67-'69)
CHIARA (2008) Dundee.
CHICK LYALL QUINTET (****) John Speirs (b)
CHICKWEED (90s) Glasgow.
CHICO ('7* ?) - Gerry Cocozza (v), Bobby Paterson (b), Roddy Lorimer (tru/flg) (pre '70),
Charlie Fraser (d), Jim --- (g), Tim --- (b), Sandy Brown (org), Jaegan (per), Sandy McLelland ?
CHIMES (-'09-) Pauline Henry (v), Mike Peden (b), James Locke ( )
CHINA (late '70s) - Davey Johnstone (g)
CHINA WHITE ('80s) Stevie Doherty (v/g)
CHISHOLM (****) Neil Findlay (d)
CHIHUAHUAS (-'12-) Paddy Callaghan (b.acc)
CHOLO (-'08 ?) Perth. Gary -- ( )
CHORDA (**) Rod Paterson (ag/v)
CHORDETTES (-'66-) Dougie Fraser (g)
CHOU PAHROT (-'76-'79-) Robert Donaldson (b/v), Anthony O'Neill (g/s/v), Martin McKenna (vn), David Lewis (d), John O'Neill (d)
CHRIS McCLURE & THE FIREFLIES (1965-'66) Chris McClure solo '66-'67. See Chris McClure Set, Chris McClure Section.
CHRIS McCLURE SET ('67-'68) / SECTION ('69-'74 or later) Chris McClure (v), Sandy Newman ( ), Alan Montgomery (g), Jim McIsaac (kb), Tommy Craig (b), Andy Cumming (b), Ian Ogram (d). Played Bellshill YMCA 16.1.71. See 'Christian'.
CHRIS STOUT QUINTET (****) Chris Stout (f)
CHRISTIAN (v) (1978-) Glasgow. Chris McClure's 2nd solo career.
CHRISTINE SPARKS WEDDING BAND (**) Christine Sparks (v/g), John -- (g/v)
CHURSTON DECKLE BLUES BAND (mid '60s ?) Bill Barclay (v)
CHYMES ('01-) North Scotland.
CINEMATICS ('03-) Dingwall/Glasgow. Scott Rinning (lv/g) ('03-), Ramsay Miller (lg) ('03-'08), Larry Reid (lg) ('08-), Adam Goemans (b) ('03-), Ross Bonney (d) ('03-)
CIRKUS ('76 - Feb '80) Glasgow. Alex Fairley (lg), Jim Potter (g), Jake Brown (acous. g.), Ronnie Davidson (ag/g), John McNaught (d/perc)
CITIES & SKYLINES ('06 ? -) Glasgow. David Napier (v), David Gosling (b), Dougie Millar (d), Bryan McGuire (g)
CITY CRESCENT FIVE ('68) Wick. Evolved from disbanded 'Autocrats' & 'Suspense'. Neil Murray (v), Tommy Cas (lg), Andy MacKay (org), John Lowe (acc), David Brown (d)

 Captain and the Kings

Captain & The Kings
Carreras

 Carreras

Cartoone

 Cartoone

Catch - Borderline '77

 Catch

Cauld Blast Orch

 Cauld Blast Orchestra

 Ceilidh Experience

Ceilidh Experience

 Change: 1st line up ('69)

l/r back Alfie Murray (b), Watty Robertson (lg),
Jack Grieg (d),
Dougie Stronge (v).
Front: Jimmy Scott (v),
Davie Graham (kb)

Chaser

 Chaser

Chas McDevitt Skiffle Group with Nancy Whiskey

 Chas McDevitt Skiffle Group with Nancy Whiskey

Chris McClure Section

Chris McClure Section

Christine Sparks Wedding Band

 Christine Sparks

Wedding Band