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Gall. & Lyle

 Gallagher & Lyle

GABBY EAVES ('70-'75) Allan Manson (lv/ag), Peter Duthie (lg/v), Robert Lawrie (b/v), Bill Strachan (d/v). Played semi-pro all over Scotland with the occasional English gig. Performed a mix of covers and originals and recorded one track 'The Greaser' but never released. Band split after '75.
GABRIEL (1972) John Tochel (g/v), Brian Lawrence (kb/v), Jack Smith (d) Feb-Apr '72, Ray Weston (d) (5th May '72-)
GALCHEN ('05 ? -) Glasgow.
GALE FORCE 8 (-'68-) Caithness. Ian Sinclair, Donnie Sinclair, Roger Niven (lg), Graham Walker (d), Duncan Gray, Jimmy Hamilton (s/v), Will Murray, Dennis Thomson
GALLAGHER & LYLE ('72-'79) Benny Gallagher (v/g/acc/sw) from Largs, Graham Lyle (v/g/sw) from Bellshill, Alan Hornall (b)
GALLAS ('09-) Were 'Frets'. Kelso ? Jim McGowan (lv/bv/sw), Shane Mitchell (ag/bv), Ciara McGowan (lv/bv), John Rutherford (g)
GALLIARDS ('60-'63) Leon Rosselson (g/v/arr), Jimmie McGregor (g/v), Robin Hall (g/v), Shirley Bland (v)
GALLOVIDIANS (-'92-) Dumfries. Bill McNab (f/bl), Myra Shuttleworth (f), Norman Kennedy (f), John Cowan (f), Jim Ferguson (f), David Foreman (f), Bobby McBride (f), Keith McWhan (f), Ann Turnbull (f), Jean Henderson (f), Roger McCann (f), June Nelson (f), Alan Paterson (acc), Stephen McWhan (acc), Kenneth Irving (acc), Edith Murchie (p)
GAMES FOR MAY (-'88-) Kircaldy ? Alan Wilson (g) (-'88)
GAMMA ('79-'83, '05) San Francisco. Davey Pattison (v) - only Scottish member ?
GANDOLF ('70s)
GANGLAND AUTHENTIC (-'09-)
GAP YEAR RIOT (200*) Glasgow. Fraser --- (v), Franky --- (d), Neil --- (kb), Dave --- (g/v), Ian Cruise (b)
GARGLEBLUD ('88-'91) John Doe (v), Mikie (g), Coco (b), Arthur (g), Wullie (d)
GARRY & THE HI-LANDERS ('60s) Perth. Were 'Erle Blue Stars'. Garry Summers (v), Lindsay Thomson (lg),
Erle Jacobson (kb), Andy Patterson (lg), Ronnie Milligan (g), Eggie Martin (g), Norrie Whittle (b), Roy Gannon (d),
Eric Murray (d), -- (acc)
GASOLINE ALLEZ (early '70s) Charles (Chas) Brown (b), Jerry Eadie (v/g), Billy Fairley (d), Frank Kessler (g/v),
Johnny Gray (b), 'Corky' Weir (d), John Fitzsimmons ( )
GATECRASHERS (**) Glasgow. Derek Lee ( )
GAUGERS (-'74-) Arthur Watson (v/w), Peter Hall ( ), Tom Spiers (v/f)
GAVNO (**) North Ayrshire ?
GEMS McADAM (-'08-) St. Andrews.
GENEVA ('96-'00) Aberdeen. New name for 'Sunfish'.
GENTLE WAVES ('99-) Isobel Campbell (v/ce/sw) ex Belle & Seb. Solo artiste/collarborations.
GEORGE CHRISTIE COMBO (**) Angus.
GEORGE PENMAN JAZZ BAND
GERRY JABLONSKI & THE ELECTRIC BAND ( ) Gerry Jablonski (v/g/sw), Dave Innes (d/bv),
Peter Narojczyk (hca), Grigor Leslie (b/bv)
GHILLIES ( ) Freeland Barbour (acc/p)
GIANT MOTH (1967) Alex Harvey (v), George Butler (d) ('67)
GILDED ANGELS ( )
GILLIE & THE SONNETS ('64) - Robert Gilmour (v). See 'Sonnets'.
GILLYFLOWERS (**) Edinburgh. Kirsten Adamson (lv/g), Phil Hopwood (lg), Arron --- (d), Jenni Hopwood (bv/glk), Kelso --- (b/bv), Riley Briggs (occasionally) (kb)
GIN GOBLINS ('92-) Mikie (v/g) ('92-), Coco (b) ('92-), Dave (g) ('92-), Andy (d) ('92-'93), Wullie Buchan (d) ('93-'95, '99, '01-'03), Big John (g) ('95-'97), Chris (d) ('95-'97), Murray Briggs (d) ('03-'05, '08-), Bud (d) ('06-'08)
GIROBABIES (?) Alt/Psyc/Punk Rock. Mark, Hazy, Martyn, Stephen, Robbie
GLADE (19**) Nancy Somerville (v), Harry Miller (b)
GLADSTONE (? - '12-) Northumbria. Denny Mochan (b/acous b/bv)
GLAMD (?-'05-) Dumfries. Sandy Sweetman (d) ex 'Justicetown', Fraser --- (lg), Andy --- (b/v), Paul --- (g), Bruce --- (kb)
GLASGOW ('83-) Glasgow. Band evolved from 'Wildcat'. Archie Dickson (g), Mick Boyle (v), Davy Swan (kb/v), Neil Russell
(b/v), Joe Kilna (-'86), Paul McManus (d) ('86-)
GLASGOW BLUES LEGENDS ('80s ?) Glasgow. George Watt (g), Gary Lathan (g), Stevie Gallagher (d), Keiren (Rev Doc) Docherty (v/hca)
GLASGOW CHAMBER ORCHESTRA ( ) Alison McNeill (f/v.sop)
GLASGOW ROCK ORCHESTRA (19**) Glasgow. Gerry Cocozza (v), Robbie -- (d)
GLASS ONION ('91-'95 ?) Glasgow. Catherine Maxwell (v) (-'91), Francis Healy (v/sw/g/p/bn) ('91-), Chris Martyn (b), Geoff Martyn (kb), Andy Dunlop (g), Neil Primrose (d)
GLASS OPERA ('68-?) Orkney.
GLASVEGAS ('03-) Glasgow. James Allan (v) ('03-), Rab Allan (g) ('03-), Paul Donoghue (b) ('03-), Ryan Ross (d) ('03-'04), Caroline McKay (d) ('05-)
GLENCOE (-'77 ? -) Graham Maitland (kb/v), Stewart Francis (per), John Turnbull (g/v), Norman Watt-Roy (b/v). Album '77.
GLENEAGLES (-63 ?) Glasgow. Early 'Lulu & The Luvvers'.
GLENN MILLER ORCHESTRA UK ('88-) Ray McVay (bl)
GOLD (6os) Glasgow ?
GOLDEN CRUSADERS (originally 'Crusaders') ('60-'65) Bathgate. Toto McNaughton (d), Ron Fraser (b), Roddy Reynolds (v), Pat Fernie (v), Frank Conner (lg), Paddy Dixon (g), Tam Paton (kb), Billy Colquhoun (lg), Bobby Johnston (b), Brian Johnston (g), John Lee (d), Dennis Murphy (v), Brian Sheridan (lg), Jack Taylor (ts), Andy Doolan (trom), Harry Hughes (d), Billy Ritchie (org) ('65). This Bathgate band changed name to avoid confusion with Prestonpans' 'Edinburgh Crusaders'.
GOLDEN DAWN (late '80s) Glasgow. See 'Besotted'.
GOLDRUSH (late '80s - '90s) John Sheldon (b), Kenny Marshall (do), Jim Smith (mn/bn), Colin R Williamson (g/v/b), Alex Yellowlees (f), Murray Smith (b), Kate --- (f)
GOLLUM THE UNDERDOG ('70-) Graham Walker (d), Dick Levens ( ), Bill Hatje ( )
GOODBYE MR McKENZIE ('81-'92) Bathgate. Martin Metcalfe (v), John Duncan (g), Fin Wilson (b), Rona Scobie (kb), Derek Kelly (d), Shirley Manson (v)
GOOD COMPANIONS (mid '60s) Edinburgh.
GOOD DEEDS (mid '60s ?) Arbroath. Alec Lawrie ( ), Alison Bruce ( ), Errol Lawrie (g), Irene Bruce (v)
GORDON DUNCAN BAND (**) Ali Hutton (hbp), Ross Ainslie
GORDON GUNN BAND (200*-) Gordon Gunn (f), Brian McAlpine (kb), Phil Anderson (g/v)
GORDON SHAND SCOTTISH DANCE BAND ( ) Gordon Shand (acc), Keith Dickson (acc ), Graham Berry (kb), Alison Smith (f), Gordon Smith (d)
GOVERNMENT ('84-'85) Alex Weir (tru), Justin Hartree (v/g), Gordon Gooch (d), Doug Ring (b), Mike Connolly (trom), Allister Weir (b), Gary Duckett (s), Laurence Armour (trom)
GOWRIE FOLK GROUP (**) Forfar. Ian Lamb ( ) 3 piece: 2 male, 1 female.
GOYA DRESS (mid '90s - disbanded '96) Astrid Williamson (v/p/sw), Terry De Castro (b/bv), Simon Pearson (d). Astrid Williamson thereafter a solo artiste as simply 'Astrid'.
GRACE EMILYS ('05 ? -) Dundee. Neal Monaghan (v/g), Sean Kennedy (g/v), Graeme Burke (b), Andrew Kennedy ( ), Euan Wright (d)
GRAEME MITCHELL SCOTTISH DANCE & CEILIDH BAND ('82-) Huntly. 4/6 piece. Graeme Mitchell (acc), Gordon Duguid (acc), Brian Cruickshank (b), Susan MacIntosh (f), Neil MacMillan (p)
GRAHAM GEDDES BAND (19**) Neil Findlay (d)
GRAHAM STEPHEN SEXTET (****) Chris Stout (f)
GRANITE CITY BRASS (**) Aberdeen.
GRANT HARDY (19**) Edinburgh. Jimmy Cruickshanks ( ), Peter Bottomley ( ), Jimmy Bain (b), Allan Pratt (d), Frank Conner (lg)
GRAPEFRUIT ('67-'69) London. Alex Young (b), John Perry, Geoff & Pete Swettenham (John, Geoff & Pete all ex 'Tony Rivers & The Castaways').
GREAT WHITE IDIOT ( ) Brian O'Shea (aka Brian Keith) (trom/v)
GREEN GINGER ('80-'82) Gillie Cutkelvin (v), Dino Cassar (v), Derek Cutkelvin (v). Used backing musicians. Became D'jango '82.
GREEN PEPPERS (late '90s ?) Jim McCulloch g/v/sw),
GREENMANTLE (-'72-'77, active in '12) Billy Campbell ( ), Jack Law ( ), Ian Campbell (-'72 ). Remained duo until becoming 4 piece '75. Peter McBrearty (lg) (mid '70s)
GREY WOOLY AFFAIR (19**) Buckie. ---- ---- (v) left to join 'My Dear Watson', Tom Findlay (d), Sandy Murray (b), Richard Cebula (g). Band became 'Bones'.
GRIM NORTHERN SOCIAL (2005-07) Ewan MacFarlane (v/g), Ross Baxter (lg), Paul Crawford (d), Pete Cowan (b)
GRISLY GHOSTS OF GUY ('96-'00) Mikie (v/g) ('96-'00), Coco (b) ('96-'00), Chris (d) ('96-'98), Wullie Buchan (d) ('98-'99), Dave (g) ('00), Myra (d) ('00), Murray (d) ('00)
GROOVY LITTLE NUMBERS (mid - late '80s) Bellshill. Joe McAlinden (m.instr), Catherine Steven (v), Gerard Love (b/v), Colette Welsh (ts), John McRorie (as), Kevin McCarthy (bs), Mairi Cameron (trum), James Wood (trum). Indie charted ('88)
G-SPOT TORNADO ('86-'88) Edinburgh area. Ali McInnes (v/ag), Andrew Northall (b) ('86-'88), Jon Scullard (b), Donald Hay (d), Linzi Black (kb/v), Steve Inglis (lg), Alex Weir (ts/v)
GUINNEVERE (-'73-) Arbroath ? Billy Strachan (g/v), Brian Cargill (d), Graeme Roberts (b/v)
GULLY FOYLE ('68-'72) Stephan (Stefan ?) Kocemba (g/sw), Robbie Manson (b), Jim Diamond (v), band played Germany ('70), Ian 'Clash' McLeod (d) ('70), Billy Allardyce (d/sw) ('70 -). Recorded first single Jan '71.
GUN (1987-'97, + various reforms) Guiliano 'Jools' Gizzi (g), Cami Morlotti (b) (-'89), Mark
Rankin (v), Alan Thornton (d) (-'89), David Aitken (g) (-'89), Dante Gizzi ( ), Scott Shields ( )
(-'94), Baby Stafford (g) ('94-), Alex Dickson ( ) (-'94), Mark Kerr ( ), Stuart Kerr ( ) ex
'Texas', Irvin Duguid (kb), Toby Jepson (v) ('08-), Gordon McNeil (d) ('08-)
GYMP ('90s) Colin Cunningham (b/g ?)
GYRES (-'96-) Appeared on STVs 'Breakers' ('96)

Jack Smith on 'Muddy Water'

Galliards

 Galliards

Geneva

 Geneva

Glenn Miller Orchestra UK

 Glenn Miller Orchestra UK

Golden Crusaders - Bathgate

 Golden Crusaders

Goldrush

 Goldrush

Groovy Little Numbers
Guinnevere - Billy Strachan, Brian Cargill, Graham

 Guinnevere

Gully Foyle - Jim Diamond 2nd from left

 Gully Foyle
(Jim Diamond is
2nd from left)