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PACIFIC (-'09-) Function band.
PACIFIC THEATRE (-'09-) Paisley. John (g/v), Fraz (b/kb), Robo (d)
PADDYRASTA ('04 -) Aberdeen. Sara Reith (w/f), Tom Roche (acc), Brian Gilligan (N.I.)
(v/sw), Colin Edwards (b), David Imevbore (Nigeria) (d/perc)
PAISLEY BACK O' TOWN SYNCOPATORS (-19**-) John McKay (d/trump)
PALADIANS ('62-'65 ?) Tayside.
PALAVAR (-'09-) Barbara Dymock (v)
PALLAS (early '80s - '85 - ?) Aberdeenshire. Alan Reed (v/g) ('84 ?-), Niall Mathewson (g),
Ronnie Brown (kb), Graeme Murray (b), Colin Fraser (d), Euan Lowson (v), Derek
Forman (d)
PALOMINO (**) Tony Demarco (v)
PAMPAS TRAMP ('7* ?) Roddy Lorimer (tru/flg)
PANACHE (end '76 - '79) Greenock. Pat Hamill (lv), Alan Mackie (b/v), George McClarkin
(d/v), Dougie Campbell (g/v), Alistair Sinclair (kb/v), Andrew Strain (kb), Tony Gorman (s).
Reunion '09 including 3 original members: Campbell/McClarkin/Mackie - see Youtube.
Robert Williams (kb), Alistair Sinclair (kb), Derek Taylor (d)
PAPERBALL ('89- ?) Forfar. Cameron Davidson (kb/p), John Duff (kb/p/v),
Gary J. McKenzie (g/b/v). See 'Union', 'Yikkity'.
PAPER BEATS ROCK ('07-) Edinburgh. Christian Kimmett (g/b/v),
Bob Fairfoull (g/v), Simon Gowans (d)
PARACHUTE (**) Arbroath. Phil Petrie (v), John Ford (lg), Dougie Laird (b)
PARANOID MONKEYS (-'08-) Glenrothes. Exp/Psych/Alt. Gus Black ( ), Dave Jackson ( ),
Robert Davidson ( ), David McNeill ( ), Jamie Henry ( )
PARIAH ( ) Evan Crichton ( )
PARIS ('75-) Dunfermline / Glenrothes. Bill Hendrie (v), Watty Robertson (g), Martin Stern (kb), Ivor Gaffin (b), Dougie Tavendale (d)
PARITY'S FALL (pre '06) Aberdeen. Name changed - see 'Cast Of The Capital'.
PART 3 (late 60s ?) Eric McCredie (b/v), Ian McCredie (g/v), Ken Andrew (d)
PART 4 (late 60s ?) As 'Part 3' plus Sally Carr (v)
PARTISANS ('60s) Edinburgh.
PASTELS ('82-'90s) Glasgow. Stephen McRobbie (g/v), Brian Taylor (g), Martin Hayward (b/v),
Annabel Wright (b/v), Bernice Simpson (d), Katrina Mitchell (d/v) (early '90s ?)
PATHFINDERS ('65, aka 'JASON'S FLOCK' '66-'67, 'WHITE TRASH' in late '68 & 'TRASH' in '69)
Ian Clews (v), Neil McCormack (g) becomes band's manager late '67, Timi Donald (d), Ronnie Leahy (kb),
Colin Morrison (b) left '69, 'Noddy' McKenzie (g) '69 ?
PASSION PLAY (1985-'87) East Kilbride. Peter Scallan (v), David Aitken ( ), Jim 'Jazzer' Rae (d),
Billy Hepburn (b)
PASSKEEPERS (**) Became 'Smackvan'.
PAT McGLYNN BAND ('79) Pat McGlynn (v/g), Vic Asquith (v/kb), Brian Spence (d), Danny McGlynn (b),
Chris Martin (b)
PAT McGLYNN & THE BODYGUARDS (aka 'NITRIBITT') ('81-'83) Pat McGlynn (g), Mike Lecha (v),
Karl Kraftloss (v/b/g/kb), Ingo Nowotny (d)
PAT McGLYNN'S SCOTTIES ('77) Pat McGlynn (v/g), Danny McGlynn (lg/v), Mike McKenzie (b/v),
Foss Paterson (kb/v), Brian Spence (d)
PATRICK JAMES McGLYNN & YOURS ('82) Pat McGlynn (v/g/b), Mike McKenzie (bv), Nico Ramsden (bv),
Kenny Goodall (b), Stuart Elliot ( ), Kenny Potter ( ), Colin Covet ( ), Felix Krish ( ), John Lovatt ( )
PAT'R 4 (-'68-'73-) Perth. Stewart Ross ( ), Iain Ross ( ), Jor -- ( ), Jim -- ( ). Evolved into 'Hot Toddy', then 'Dapplegram'.
PAUL McKENNA BAND ('06-) Glasgow etc. Paul McKenna (g/ct/lv), Rua McMillan (FM '06-), David McNee (bz/v), Sean Gray (fl/wh/v), Ewan Baird (cj/bo/djm), Ruairidh Mac Millan (f)
PAULINE & THE CLUBMEN ( ) - Resident band in the Bay Hotel, Gourock for many years. Pauline Hair (v),
Charlie Erskine (p), George Wyllie (db) (died 2012), Bill Duncan (d)
PAULO NUTTINI BAND (**) Donny Little (g), Michael McDaid (b), Dave Nelson (g/kb), Gavin Fitzjohn (s/tru/kb), Thomas 'Seamus' Simon (d) + guest musicians Fraser Speirs (hca), Rico Rodriguez (from 'Specials') (trom)
PDQ  (****) Neil Findlay (d)
PEACH COUNTY ('84 - '94) 'Scottish New Country'. Suzanne Philips (v), Gavin --- (v), Robert Cavanah (v),
Louise McAtee/Higgins (v), Peter Barry (FM/g), Tam McGarvey (lg), Pat Brown (FM/b), Eddie Gordon (b), Johnny Jensen (f), Kerowin Frew (f), Julie --- (f), John --- (d), John Park (d), Harry Barry (d), Performed on Bryan Burnett's 'NB' (Bryan a big fan of the band). Reformed under the name 'Nectarines' ('08), then without Peter Barry became
'Jaggy Nettles'. Band responsible for setting up 'New Country' clubs 'Cactus Club' & 'Stetson Club', supported 'River detectives', McCluskey Bros, Hank Wangford. Played Paris (they think...).
PEARL & THE PUPPETS ('06-) Kirkintilloch. Pop/folk. Katie Sutherland (v/g/sw), Blair McMillan (d), Gordon
Turner (g), Scott Clark (b), Michael Abubakar (kb)
PEATBOG FAERIES ('91 -) Skye. Adam Sutherland (f), Peter Morrison (hbp/wh), Tom Salter (g), Graeme
Stafford (kb), Innes Hutton (b/per), Iain Copeland (d) ('95-)
PEDESTRIANS ('66) N.W. Scotland.
PEG & THE BOUFFANTS ('07-) Dundee. Kirsty Harris (v), Janine Hogan (v), Greg ('Peg' ?)
Baird (lg), Jamie Brown (b), Calum Cumins (s), Mel --- (d), Jaq Inglis (d)
PEG TOPS (-'63-) Arbroath. Skiffle group. Ron Watson (ag), Jim Craik (tcb), Ray Hayes (v/ag), Ray Canale (ag), Bill Watson (wb). Angus Skiffle Champions ('63)
PENGUINS KILL POLAR BEARS (-'08-) Ben Proudlock, Gavin Cormack, Kieran McGuckian, John Irvine
PEOPLE ('02-) Glasgow. Gavin Piercy (v/g), Craig Moyes (g/bv), Simon Graham (b/bv), Kev -- (d)
PENCILS (**) Tam Fleming (d), 'Gerry Attrick' (v)
PENDULUM ('70/'71-) Coatbridge/Airdrie. Stewart Jamieson (g), Stewart MacDonald (b), David Ferguson (d). Played Coatbridge YMCA 15.1.71.
PENSIONER (-'10 ?) Allan -- (b), Mark -- (d)
PENTANGLE ('68-'73, '07) Bert Jansch (g/v)
PENTHOUSE SUITE ('70/'71-) Played 'Barrowland' 14th, 15th, 16th Jan '71.
PEOPLE, PLACES AND MAPS (-'12-)
PEPPERMINT (**) Arbroath. Johnny Ramsay ( ), Peter Myles ( ), Steve Wilkie (d)
PEPPERPOT ('82-) Arbroath. Darin Bell (v/g/ag/uke), Brian Lyons (kb/v), Phil Petrie (v) (??), Billy McHardy (b), Joe Jennings (d). Band were 4 piece late '80s but reverted to duo (Bell / Lyons).
PERFECT REMEDY (19**) Jim --- (lg)
PERFECT STRANGERS (-'90-) Lanarkshire ? Gerry Toal (lg)
PERSPEX WHITE OUT (early '90s) Glasgow.
PHANTOM BAND (-'08-) Glasgow. Duncan (g), Gerrard (b), Andrew (kb), Damien (d), Greg (bn/uke/g/do)
PHASE ('73-'74) Dougie Hutton (g/v), Jack Trowe (g/v), Alan Trotter (b), Jim Burt (d)
PHASE TWO (-'66-) Robbie Manson (Thurso) (b)
PHAZE (19**) Billy Rankin ( )
PHEASANT PLUCKERS (**) Paisley. Andy Cochrane (v/g), Leonard Cameron (g), Jasper (b), Bobby Ronald (d).
PHIL & THE FLINTSTONES ('58 ? -'65 ?) Edinburgh. Phil Clark (v), Duncan Thomson (b),
Hamish Ferguson (g), Kenny Wilson (lg) (-'59), Ken Smith (lg) ('59-'64), Rab McDonald (b) (-'59 ?),
Bill Morris (b) ('59-), Davy Thompson (lg) ('64-). TV appearance 'One Night Stand' '64.
PHOBIA (1985-'87) David Aitken ( ), Guilano 'Jools' Gizzi (g), Mark Rankin (v),
Cami Morlotti (b), Alan Thornton (d). Band changed their name to 'Gun' in 1987.
PHOENIX (-'72-) Edinburgh area. Brian Twist (v). Played Biggar Town Hall 15.1.71.
PIANO BAR FIGHT ('05 ? -) Glasgow. Sean Cumming, Andy Monaghan, Simon Liddell, Ewan ---, Peter Kelly,
Kim --- (v)
PICTISH TRAIL ('05 / -) Johnny Lynch (kb/v/sw/record company) solo artiste with collaborations.
PICTONES (**) Frances Wilkins (ct)
PICTS ('97-) Jeremy Stirling (kb/wh), Douglas McQueen (v/g), Dougie Caird (acc) (-'98) ex 'Tapselteerie',
Stuart Law (acc) ('98-), Douglas Ballantyne (f?) (-'99), Stuart Hassan (f), Tony Higgins (d) (-'04), Patrick
Barco (f), Heather Barco (f), Tracy Muir (f) (occasional), Richard Smith (acc) ('00-), Steve Lawrence (lw)
ex 'Iron Horse', Steve Whitlock (b) ('02-), Jim Anderson (d)
PICTURE THIS ('03 -) Arbroath. Tracy Gibson (v), Rod Taylor (kb/v), Kenny Whyte (g/v). Also as duo (Tracy/Rod)
PIE FINGER (early '90s) David Henderson ?
PIGG  ('70 - '73) Aberdeen. Satch Harper (v), Bruce McPherson (lg), Alex Pithie (b), Mike Rae (b), Nommy Burr (d).
Supported 'Heads, Hands and Feet' ('71), supported Shakin' Stevens ('73). Harper and Burr formed 'Profile' ('74).
PIGGERYBRAE (?-'05-) Cambuslang.
PIL (PUBLIC IMAGE LTD) London. John McGeogh (g) only Scot ? ('86 - '92)
PILOT ('73-'77) Edinburgh. David Paton (b/v), Ian Bairnson (g), Billy Lyall (kb/v), Stuart Tosh (d) ('74-'77)
PINK KROSS (mid '90s) Glasgow.
PINK LINT (70s-80s) Glasgow / Johnstone. Ed -- ( ), John -- ( ), Frank ---- (d)
PINK PYRAMIDS ('82-'83) Campbeltown. Julie Miller (v), Morris Shaw (d), James McLafferty (b), Davi Shaw (g)
PLANET POP (-'00-) Myra (d)
PLASMA FLASKS (**) Glasgow. Derek Lee ( )
PLASTIC PENNY ('67-'68) Brian Keith (real name O'Shea) (v) only Scot. Charted '68 with 'Everything I Am'.
PLATFORM ('69-'70 ?)
PLAYGROUND ('70-'73) Glasgow. Bill Gilmour (lv/kbs), George Tucker (g), David A. Gilmour (b/g/v), Brian Robertson (g) ('73),
Ronnie Stephenson (d), Cameron McNair (d), John Ward (d)
PLEASURELORDS / SPONGE ('91) Grahame Skinner (v), Pim Jones (g), Jim Kimberley (d), Nick Jones (d), David 'Trudger' Konig (b)
POEMS (-19**-) Bobby Paterson (b), Robert Hodgens (g),
POEMS (above band ?) ('79-'80 ?) Rose McDowall (d), Drew --- ( ), Ian --- ( )
POETS (late '62 - '69?) Charted with 'Now We're Thru' (late '64), George Gallagher (v), Alan Weir (d), Hume Paton (g), John Dawson (b), Tony Myles (g), Alan White (d), Jim Breakey (d) ex 'Sabres' - left end '69 for 'Studio Six', Fraser Watson (g) ex 'Arrows' - left end '67 for
'Jason's Flock', Norrie MacLean (g), Andy Mulvey (v) ex 'Spirits' - left end '69, Johnny Martin ( ), Ian Osman ( ), Hugh Nicholson (g/kb/v),
Ian McMillan (g), Dougie Henderson (d) ex 'Chevlons' end '69 ?.
POLARBEAR ('95-'97) Early name of 'Snow Patrol'. No Scottish band members at this stage.
POOR OLD BEN (pre '05) Lewis. Iain Morrison ( )
POOR SOULS ('65-'66) Dundee. Evolved from 'Hi-Four'. John Casey ( ), Chic Taylor ( ),
John Moran ( ), Dougie Martin (v)
POOZIES ('90-) Mary McMaster (eh/mh/f/per/v), Patsy Seddon (eh/gsh/f/per/v), Sally Barker (g/per/v), Kate Rusby (v), Eilidh Shaw (f/v), Karen Tweed (acc) (-'07), Mairearad Green (acc/pipes/v) ('08 ? -)
POPOLO ('07-) Dundee/Glasgow/St Andrews.
PORK PIE (-'08-) Edinburgh. Ska 8 piece. Alex Weir (tru)
PORNO MAGPIES (pre '06) Jamie Chambers, Dunc Strachan
PORT LOUIS (-19**-) Airdrie.
PORTOBELLO CEILIDH BAND ( )
POSE VICTORIOUS ('09 -) Falkirk. Ross Millar (lv/g), Jack Rowberry (lg), Gavin White (d), Jordan Laird (b),
Gordon Barclay (d)
POSITIVE NOISE ('79 - '85 ?) Ross Middleton (lv) ('79-'81), Fraser Middleton (b), Graham Middleton (kb),
Russell Blackstock (lv/g) ('81-'85 ?), Les Gaff (d), John Coletta (g) ('85 ?), John Telford (d) ('85 ?)
POWER ('67/'68) Maggie Bell (v), Les Harvey (lg), Jimmy Dewar (b/v), John McGuiness (org).
Became 'Stone The Crows'.
POWER OF MUSIC (late 60s ?) Robert Lindsay (v), Brian Young (g), Colin Somerville (org), -- -- (b), Alex Stenhouse (d). Young and Somerville went on to play in 'Northwind' ('70).
POWER VANE ('70 ?) Fraserburgh ? Two member sjoined 'Fractured Ham Sandwich'.
PRAM ('68 - '71 ? -) Tommy Bartke (b/v), Jerry Eadie (lg/v), Alan Park ? (org), Kenny Hislop (d), Billy Fairley (d)
PRAYERS (-'05-) Glasgow. John Johnston (v), Mark Rowan (g), Graham Drummond (b),
Stewart Drummond (d)
PRAYING MANTIS ('91 - ) Doogie White (v)
PREMIERS ('61- '66) Edinburgh ? / Forth / Fauldhouse / Armadale. Ian Ellis (v), Derek Reid (lg), Billy
Colquhoun (lg), Bill Lawrence (b), James 'Shammy' Lafferty (g), Harry Hughes (d), Billy Ritchie (org/sw)
('65-'66). Their single 'I'll Go Girl' deserved success, received none. Ellis / Hughes / Ritchie became
 '1-2-3' / Clouds.

PRECIOUS FEW ('99-'03) Dunfermline. Stewart --- ( )
PRETENDERS ('80s) Billy Bremner (g) (early-mid '80s ?)
PRETTY THINGS ('60s-) Jack Green ( ). Only Scot ?
PREVIOUS CONVICTIONS (late '70s ?) Aberdeen. Tom Findlay (d)
PRICE ('66-) Glasgow. Brian Hardie (lg), Ronnie Webster (b)
PRIMAL SCREAM ('82-) Glasgow. Bob Gillespie ( ), Robert Young (b/g), Jim Beattie ( ),
Stuart May (g), Tom McGurk (d), Martin St John ( ), Paul Harte (g), Gavin Skinner (d), Andrew Innes (g),
Henry Olsen (b), Phillip 'Toby' Tomanov (d), Denise Johnson ( ), Steve Sidelnyk ( ), Martin Duffy (kb),
Paul Mulraney (d), Darrin Mooney (d), Kevin Shields (g), Barrie Cadogan (g)
PRIMARY 5 ( )
PRIVATE LESSONS ('85-) Lanarkshire. Stewart McMahon (v), Tom Kenyon (b/v), Tommy Welsh (d/v),
Michael Paterson (g/v), Roy McLaren (kb),
PROBE ('68) Inverness.
PROCLAIMERS ('83-) Twins born Leith '62, raised Auchtermuchty. Craig Reid (v/sw), Charlie Reid (v/sw),
Stevie Christie (kb/acc), Zac Ware (g/ps), Clive Jenner (d), Garry John Kane (b), Keith Burns (d/perc).
Answered the question "Why do Scots folk sing pop-rock in an adopted American accent ?".
PROFILE ('74 - '76) Aberdeen. Satch Harper (v), Stuart Masson (1st lg), Dave Kinniburgh (2nd lg)
(deceased), John Bisset (kb), Colin Grey (aka 'Coco') (b) (deceased), Nommy Burr (d)
PROHIBITION PETE ('62-'65) Tayside.
PROPAGANDA (****) Derek Forbes (b)
PSYCHOTIC PANDAS (TPP) ('00-'04 ?) Glasgow. Craig Ridley (b), Graham
Griffith (d), Calum Doris (lg/v). See 'Flood Of Red'.
PSYCLE (19**) Jim Davidson (v), Tom -- (d)
PUDDOCK'S WELL ('73-'74 ?) Andy M Stewart (v/bn/sw) ('73-'74 ), Dougie MacLean (f), Martin Hadden (b),
Ewan Sutherland (g/v) ( ), Kenny Hadden ( ). Members spawned 'Tannahill Weavers' & 'Silly Wizard'.
PULSE (-'09-) Stevenston. 3 piece.
PUNTO THE FEEF (-'08-) Glasgow.
PURE GREED (19**) Ayr (or Shetland ? !) John Boyd (v/b), John 'Toad' McNeilage (g)
PURPLE JACKIE ('09-) Stevie Newton (b), Tam Bowman (g), Alan Smith (g), Shaun Conroy (v)
PUZZLERS ('11-) Cumbernauld. Gordon Tosh (d), Jim Dorman (v/g), Andy Morrison (b/v),
Robin Huggins (g/v) (left Nov '11), Jim McKellan (g/v)1st gig - 'THE NOIZY', Cumbernauld, 23.4.11
PVC2 ('77) Name change of 'Slik'.
PYRAMID (-'73-) Aberdeen. John Riddoch (g/v)
PYRETONES (-'63-) See 'Tommy Spence & The Pyretones'.
PYRO (**) Jay Burnett (v)

 Paris 1975 - top (l - r):
Watty Robertson (g)
Ivor Gaffin (b)
Dougie Tavendale (d)
(front):
Bill Hendrie (v)
Martin Stern (kb)

PAT'r 4  c.'68

 PAT'R 4

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1968

Pearl & The Puppets

 Pearl & The Puppets

Peg & The Bouffants

 Peg &

The Bouffants

Peg-Tops, Arbroath

Peg Tops

Pepperpot

 Pepperpot

Picts - end ''04 Steve Whitlock (b), Richard Smith
Pink Lint - card
Plastic Penny

 Plastic

Penny

Poets end '70 - Dave Nicholson, Hugh Nicholson, Do

 Poets - the line up at the end of 1970 - six years after 'Now We're Thru' charted: Dave Nicholson, Hugh Nicholson, Dougie Henderson, Johnny Martin

Poor Souls '65. John Casey, Chic Taylor, John Mor

 Poor Souls

Positive Noise

 Premiers - Their 'I'll Go Girl' sank without trace,
but was one of the mid sixties most tasteful singles. Ellis, Hughes and Ritchie went on to form '1-2-3' / 'Clouds',
a progressive and very influential keyboard / bass / drums trio active from
1967 to 1971

Premiers

 Positive Noise

Pram - from Shout article Jan 8 '71  TB-BF-JE

 Pram, Jan '71 Tommy Bartke, Billy Fairley, Jerry Eadie

Private Lessons

 Private Lessons

Proclaimers '94

 The Proclaimers

 

Alex Harvey & them coaxed pop-rock Scotland to sing in it's own voice.

Puddocks Well

 Puddock's Well : Andy M Stewart Martin Hadden - Dougie MacLean Ewan Sutherland - Kenny Hadden

Purple Jackie

 Purple Jackie

Puzzlers

 Puzzlers