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Abbreviations : ab-acoustic bass acc-accordian ag-acoustic guitar as-alto sax b-bass bb-button box (accordian) bcl-bass clarinet bg-bongos bl-bells bld-band leader bn-banjo bns-bones bo-bodhran bp-border pipes bpd-bass pedals bs-baritone sax btrom-bass trombone bv-backing vocals bz-bouzouki call-caller cb-cowbell cbsn-contra basson ce-cello ch-chimes ci-cittern cj-cajon cl-clarinet clars-clarsach clav-clavioline cn-congas co-coro con-conductor cor-cornet ct-concertina cv-claves d-drums dar-darabuka - db-double bass djm-djembe do-dobro d.wh-duck whistle ebp-elec bagpipes ebz-electric bouzouki eh-electro harp f-fiddle fl-flute flg-flugelhorn FM-founding member frp-fender rhodes piano g-elec guitar g12-12 str. guitar gb-groovebox glk-glockenspiel gsh-gut strung harp gu-guiro h-harp hbp-highland bagpipes hc-harmonica hg-hawaiian guitar hm-harmonium ho-horn horg-hammond organ jh-jaws harp kb-keyboard/s lbp-lowland bagpipes lg-lead guitar ls-lapsteel lv-lead vocal lw-low whistle ma-mandola mar-maracas mca-melodica mh-metal strung harp mi-multi instrumentalist ml-melodeon mn-mandolin mnce-mandocello ms-musical saw nt.g-national tenor guitar ob-oboe org-organ p-piano per-percussion pic-picollo prog-programming ps-pedal steel guitar p.wh-penny whistle r-rapper rg-rhythm guitar s-sax sd-steel drum sg-slide guitar sh-shekere sm-soumd mixing smp-sampler sn-snare drum sp-spoons ss-soprano sax ssp-Scottish small pipes str-strings su-surdo sw-songwriter sy-synth sz-suzaphone tamb-tambourine tap-tapan t.bn-tenor banjo tbo-theorbo tcb-tea chest bass tenh-tenor horn th-theramin ti-timbales tim-timpani tri-triangle tro-trombone tru-trumpet ts-tenor sax tu-tuba t.wh-tin whistle uke-ukelele up-uillean pipes v- vocals v.b-vocal bass v.bar-vocal baritone v.bb-vocal buffo bass vi-viola vih-vihuela v.ms-vocal mezzo soprano vn-violin v.s-vocal soprano v.ten-vocal tenor wb-washboard wf-wooden flute wh-whistle wsy-wind synth ytma-young traditional musician award

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Gerry Anderson
Joe Acheson - bass - Hidden Orch

 Gerry Anderson

 Joe Acheson

Billy Adamson on 'Baby Don't Look Down'
Archie Aitken on 'If I Were A Carpenter'
'Mark' David Agnew on 'Hold On I'm Comin'
Mike Allison on 'Withering Wood'
Chris & Pauline Adams on 'Say Goodbye...'
David Aird on 'Tem v Com'
Charlie Allan 0n 'Duncarron'

Chris & Pauline Adams

ABBOTT, LOUIS (g/v) - Brother Louis Collective ('06-), Moth & The Mirror ('06-)
ABBOTT, SANDY (d) - Yeah Detroit (-'08-)
ABEL, CHARLIE (acc/midi b/v) - Alistair Hunter Lorne Scottish Dance Band ('93-),
Red Krayolo ('06), Iron Broo Scottish Ceilidh Band ('94 ? -)
ABEL, RICK (d) - OK Social Club ('08 -)
ABIE (real name Robert Abraham) (v/g/comedian) - See Mr Abie.
ABUBAKAR, MICHAEL (kb) - Pearl & The Puppets ('06 -)
ACHESON, JOE (b/electronics) - Joe Acheson Quartet ( ), Hidden Orchestra ('10)
ACKROYD, POPPY (vn/p) - Hidden Orchestra ('10 -)
ADAIR, BILL (v/g/sw) Cumbernauld. Solo artiste. Album '09.
ADAM, JOHN (d) - Esperi
ADAMS, CHRIS (v/g/sw) - String Driven Thing ('65-'75, early '90s -)
ADAMS, GEORGE ( ) - One Day 40 ('05-)
ADAMS, MERVYN ( ) - String Driven Thing
ADAMS, PAULINE (v) - String Driven Thing ('65-'75)
ADAMS, ROBIN ( ) - String Driven Thing
ADAMSON, BILLY (d) - Blues Council ('64-'65), Emile Ford, Lulu, Jet Harris, Searchers ('69-'98), moved to France (c. '03) where he died 11.11.13.
ADAMSON, IAIN (d) - Ian Muir Scottish Dance Band
ADAMSON, KIRSTEN (lv/g) - Gillyflowers
ADAMSON, STUART (v/g) - Tatoo ('75-?), Skids ('77-'81),
Big Country ('81-'01), Raphaels ('01). Died 16.12.01.
ADAMSON, WILLIE 'WILL' (lv) - Trax ('79-'80)
ADCOCK, WILLIE (BILL) (b) - Kawana Stock ('69-'71), Monolug ('72-'77)
ADKINS, JACKEROO ( ) - Spolkestra ('06-)
AGNEW, CAROLE (v) - Sanctus ('74-'76)
AGNEW, CHRIS (b/v/g/sw) - Burach, Dougie MacLean Band
AGNEW, GRANT ( ) - Satellite Underground (-'09-)
AGNEW, LEE (d) - Nazareth ('99-)
AGNEW, 'MARK' DAVID (lv) - Sol Byron & The Senate, Senate
AGNEW, PETE (b) - Shadettes, Nazareth ('68-)
AHERN, PAT (d) - Big Country ('90-'91)
AILSWORTH, CHRIS (g/v) - Black Rose
AINSLIE, ROSS (bp/wh/cit/hbp/p) - Vale Of Atholl Pipe Band, Gordon Duncan Band, Clueless,
Flook !, Dougie MacLean Band, Salsa Celtica, Jarleth Henderson, Stobo Village Band ('08 -)
AINSWORTH, MICKEY (acc) - Ian Powrie Band ('54-)
AIRD, DAVID (g) - Sucioperro ('04-'07)
AIRD, JIM (tru) - Souled Out (mid-late '70s)
AITCHIESON, KENNEDY (p) - Featured on album 'New Tradition' '95.
AITCHISON, DOMINIC (b) - Mogwai ('95-)
AITKEN, ALAN (g/v) - Joe Lethal ('77-early '90s)
AITKEN, ARCHIE (kb) - Atmosphere ('66), High Emotion ('67-'68),
Agatha's Moment ('68-'70 ?)
AITKEN, DAVID ( ) -Passion Play ('85-'87), Phobia, Gun ('87-'89)
AITKEN, GRAHAM (g/v) - F'N'3GS ('07 ? -)
AITKEN, IAN (kb/s/fl) - Shades Of Purple ('70s-'80s ?)
AITKEN, JIMMY 'CHUCK' (v/p) - Tuxedo All Stars ('59 - early '60s)
AITKEN, JIMMY (hbp/bp) - Neilston Pipe Band, La Sonera Calaveras
AJ ( ) - Black Anized ('94-'97 ?), Yush 2K 9'01 ? -)
AJIJO (sax) - Beggar's Opera
ALCOCK, ROSS (kb) - H2O ('78-'79)
ALCORN, PETER (d) - Alestorm ('10-)
ALCORN, RICKY (b/bv) - Athenians ('64-'67 ?)
ALEXANDER, CHRIS (d) - Acute Riot ('05-)
ALEXANDER, DAVID (d) - Zebidies Morgue ('67-'68)
ALEXANDER, DENNIS (g/v) - Scotland's Hardy Sons ('05 ?-), Crooked Jack (-'10-)
ALEXANDER, JIM ('Jimmy Jazz') (s) - Flat Out (occasional player) ('77), Itai Itai (pre '82)
ALEXANDER, NIGEL (p) - Bill Cameron's Scottish Dance Band
ALEXANDER, SANDY (b) - Beachcombers ('65-)
ALLAN, ANDY (b) - String Driven Thing
ALLAN, ANDY (g) (same A. Allan as above ?) - Souled Out (mid-late '70s)
ALLAN, BERT (ps) - Canadian Pacific ( ) which evolved into Drovers ( ). Played in Canada.
ALLAN, CHARLIE (v) - Author, bothy ballad singer
ALLAN, CHARLIE (hbp) - Saor Patrol (-'07-)
ALLAN, CHRIS (kb/bv) - Alto Elite ('08 -)
ALLAN, JAMES (v) - Glasvegas ('03-)
ALLAN, JOHN (s/fl) - Souled Out (mid-late '70s)
ALLAN, MATT (d) - Hog Farm ('73-)
ALLAN, RAB (g) - Glasvegas ('03-)
ALLARDYCE, BILLY (d/sw) - Just Us (-'69), Gully Foyle, Drambo ('72-)
ALLEN, COLIN (d) Stone The Crows (ex John Mayall band)
ALLEN, DAVID (v?) - Endgames ('81 ?)
ALLEN, JEFF (b) - Spirits (d ?), Beatstalkers (late 60s), Dr K's Blues Band,
East Of Eden, Blue (John Peel session)
ALLISON, CHRIS (v/sw) - Milophobia ('07-)
ALLISON, DOT (v) - One Dove ('91- ?), solo artiste.
ALLISON, MIKE (lg/v/sw) - Chevlons ('64 ? -'67), Cartoone ('67-'69).
Became a successful songwriter.
ALSTON, ANDY (p/kb) - Del Amitri ('89-), solo artiste.
ANDERS, JAY (real name James Anderson) (v). See James Anderson.
ANDERSON, BILL (acc) - Lovat Duo / Lovat Dance Band (early '90s)
ANDERSON, BILL (b) - Bodkin (-'72-)
ANDERSON, BILL (b) - Sergeant ('07 ? -)
ANDERSON, BILLY (acc) - Billy Anderson Trio
ANDERSON, BOB (d) - Boston Tea Party (-'10-)
ANDERSON, BRUCE (s) - Memphis Soul Band (-'66-)
ANDERSON, CALLUM (d) - 21st State (-'15-)
ANDERSON, CHRISTOPHER (v) - Jester's Fury ('70s -)
ANDERSON, DAVID (g) - Beachcombers ('65-)
ANDERSON, FRASER (g) - Last Concern (-'09-)
ANDERSON, GARY (g/v) - F'N'3GS / Shudderin Dyke ('07 ? -), Heidrum
ANDERSON, GEORDIE (f) - Foundry Bar Band
ANDERSON, GEORDIE (g/bv/sw) - Third Floor Incident (-'06-)
ANDERSON, GERRY (v) - Vocal impersonator : Frank Sinatra, Tom Jones, Neil Diamond,
Elvis Presley, Shirley Bassey, etc
ANDERSON, GORDON (kb) - Q-Tex ('91-)
ANDERSON, GORDON (aka 'LONE PIGEON') (v/g) - Beta Band ('96- ?), Aliens ('05-)
ANDERSON, GRAEME ( ) - Kays Lavelle ('05 ? -)
ANDERSON, GRAHAM ( ) - Seat Back Tidies
ANDERSON, IAIN (g) - Billy Anderson Trio
ANDERSON, IAN (v/fl/ag/eg/hca/ss/mn/kb/b/bal/wh/prod) Born Dunfermline '47. Blades (Blackpool) ('63-?),
Jethro Tull ('67 -). Has recorded solo albums. Collaborations with Honeymoon Suite ('84), Martin Barre, Dave Pegg, Peter-John Vettese with the London Symphony Orchestra ('84), Uriah Heep, Fairport Convention ('80s and '01)
ANDERSON, IAN (d/v) - Yoshi ('07-)
ANDERSON, JAMES (aka JAY ANDERS) (v) - Jay Anders & The Chevlons
ANDERSON, JHELISA (v) - Shamen ('92 - ?)
ANDERSON, JIM (d) - Rogue ('75 ?), Downtown Flyers ('76), Boyz / Flying Squad (mid-late '70s), Pete Way,
Hot Toddy ('95-'96), Picts ('04 ? -)
ANDERSON, KENNY (aka KING CREOSOTE) (g/v/sw) - Skuobhie Dubh, solo as 'King Creosote' ('95-), Khartoum Heroes ('00 ?), Burns Unit ('07 -)
ANDERSON, LEX (v/hca) - Fool No More ('91- ?)
ANDERSON, LINDA (f) - Fullsceilidh Spelmanslag
ANDERSON, MICHAEL 'TICH' (d) - Altered Images
ANDERSON, MOIRA (v.s) - solo artiste, born Kirkintilloch '38.
ANDERSON, PAUL (f) - Rock Salt & Nails ('92-)
ANDERSON, PETER (ssd/bo) - Whistlebinkies
ANDERSON, PHIL (g/v) - Gordon Gunn Band
ANDERSON, RICHARD (g/bv) - Raising Kain (Apr'05-Dec'06)
ANDERSON, ROBERT ( ) - Floor
ANDERSON, ROD ('SNIB') (b) - Zoot Allures ('97-'00)
ANDERSON, ROY ( ) - Spare Snare, Muppet Mule
ANDERSON, SIOBHAN (v/bv) - French Wives ('08-)
ANDERSON, STEVIE (g) - Law ('00-)
ANDERSON, TOM (f/comp) Born Eshaness, Shetland '10, died '91. Preserver and collector of the Shetland
style of fiddle playing, teaching & inspiring many, including Aly Bain. Composed more than 500 tunes.
ANDERSON, TOM (g) - Billy Anderson Trio
ANDREW, RAB (b/v) - Liberty Bodice ('70s-), Kissing Bandits (-'80s), manager to 'Texas', 'Primal Scream'.
ANDREWS, KIERAN (b/v) - Barents Sea ('08 ? -)
ANEKA (v) (real name MARY SANDEMAN) (active as 'Aneka' '81-'84) Solo artiste with
UK / Euro chart success '81-'82.
ANGUS, COLIN (v/g) - Shamen ('85-'99)
ANGUS, MICHAEL (g/v) - Foxface ('06-)
ANGUS, PETER (d) - Tribe ('65-'66), New Country Sound ('72-'74 ?)
ANNALL, SCOTT (g) - Fools Circle ('06-)
ANSON, FRANK (b) - Itai Itai (1st line up '81)
ANTIONORI, ORLANDO 'ANGIE' (g/v) - Heidi ('70-'74 ?), Sliver ('74-'76)
ARCARI, DAVE (g) - Summerfield Blues ('88-'89, 90-'96), Midnight Blues Band ('89), Radiotones ('96 ? -),
also solo artiste
ARCHBOLD, COLIN (b) - Born 14.11.44 in Edinburgh. Sabres (The Edinburgh band) ('61 - '65). They did well locally
and toured US Army bases in Scotland, also gigging the Star Club in Hamburg, Germany, Roadsters ('61 - '65), Memphis Show Band,
a popular soul outfit in Edinburgh & Glasgow ('68 - ?), Brody, a talented rock group, their set substantially original material and
finding work in Fife, the Lothians & Newcastle ( ). He founded a powerful duo with Brody's Justin Robertson (lg). Gasoline Allez,
Chaktra, Charlie McNair Jazz Band ('70s - '90s), with whom he reamained for almost 30 years. The band were stalwarts of the Edinburgh
Jazz Festival ('80s - 90s). Sessions with Fat Sam's, Cadets (late '80s), developed an illness, bringing an end to his playing ('01) and died
4.6.05 in Edinburgh. He'd played "in every (Scottish) town from Jedburgh to Wick".
ARCHIBALD, DEREK (kb) - White
ARCHIBALD, RICKY (b) - Bo Weavles
ARGYLE, ROY (d/v) - Stuntman Mike ('09 -)
ARMITAGE, JOHN (b) - Exploited ('85-'86)
ARMOUR, LAURENCE (trom) - Government ('84-'85)
ARMOUR, PAUL (b) - Cuban Heels
ARMSTRONG, DEREK 'DEKE' (b/bv) - Trax ('79-'80)
ARMSTRONG, KAREN (v) - Third Dimension
ARNOLD, SEAN (v/b/sw) - Sicktrick ('04-), Where The Sea Meets The Sky (-'08-)
ARNOTT, CRAIG (b) - Esperi
ARNOTT, DEB (bn/v) - Blueflint ( ), Stantons ('06 ? -)
ARTHUR, BOB (d/per) - Very Secret History ('05-)
ARTHUR, DAVEY ( ) - Buskers (early '70s), Tam Linn, The Fureys & Davey Arthur, solo artiste.
ASH, RICKI (lg) - Avengers ('65-'72)
ASHTON, CHRIS (g/v) - Soundtrack To A Blockbuster (-'09-)
ASHWOOD, CLAIRE (p/v) - Inner Sight (-'10-)
ASPDEN, MARK (wh) - Allaidh Modhan ('03 ? -)
ASQUITH, VIC (v/kb) - Pat mcGlynn Band ('79)
'ATOM, MAX' (g) - Revillos
'ATTRICK, GERRY' (v) - Pencils
ATTRIDGE, JAMIE ( ) - Captain & The Kings ('08 ? -)
AUSTIN, ANDREW (d) - Hidden Leaves ('07 ? -)

 Chris & Pauline Adams

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 Archie Aitken

Charlie Allan

 Charlie Allan

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James Allan
Mike Allison

 Mike Allison

Ian Anderson

 Ian Anderson

King Creosote (Kenny Anderson)

 King Creosote
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Anderson)

Tom Anderson

 Tom Anderson

Kieran Andrews

 Kieran
Andrews

Dave Arcari

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Davey Arthur

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Chris Ashton

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