Adamson Singer with 1980's Pop band 'Big Country'
Bell Singer with 1960s Folk group 'The Corries'
Bennet 1971 - 2005. Piper & innovator
1943 - 2014 Legendary Bass player, composer and singer
from Bishopbriggs who was an integral part of the 1960's
super group Cream
Robert Burns 1759
- 1796. Scotlands Bard. Poet, Song collector and songwriter.
Famous for his globally aclaimed song 'Auld Lang Syne'.
Andy Burt: 1953-2012
Drummer and percussionist with several Glasgow rock bands.
Carmichael 19th c Song Collector.
Robert Carver 1485 - 1570.
Perthshire based Renaissance Composer.
Malcolm Conwill 1953 - 2013.
Composer and keyboard player with the Aberdeen roots reggae
group the 30 Footers.
Cunningham Fiddler with 1970's Folk band 'Silly Wizard.'
Cutler 1923 - 2006 1970's Singer/Songwriter.
Daly Singer popular among fans of Celtic football
Denver 1931 - 1998. 1960's Pop singer from Springburn
famous for his yodelling songs.
1950's accordionist and partner of Chic Murray.
1931 - 2002. Skiffle King.
1964 - 2005 Piper
Elliott 18th century songwriter
Fisher Folk singer sister of Archie Fisher
Kennedy Fraser 1857 -1930 Gaelic song collector.
Simon Fraser 1773 - 1852 Composed Fiddle tunes.
Leigh Garden Composer of
Garden Opera singer from Aberdeen
Gibson Conductor with the RSNO
Gordon 1893-1957 The Laird of Inversnecky Aberdeen
born popular Scottish entertainer, comedian and impressionist
Neil Gow 1727
- 1807. Fiddler
Gow Junior Fiddler
R. Grant. 1967- 2016: Shooglenifty fiddler and frontman
who helped create folk fusion acid croft.
Duncan Aberdeen based Song Collectors.
Fyffe Singer of the song 'I Belong To Glasgow'.
Imlach 1940 - 1996 Legendary Folk singer famous
for song 'Cod Liver Oil & the Orange Juice
Jansch 1943 - 2011. Guitarist.
Hall Singer with Jimmie MacGregor
of the song 'Scotland The Brave'
Alex Harvey 1935 - 1982
Legendary Glasgow Rock Singer
Harvey 1944 - 1972 Glasgow Guitarist with Glasgow
Rock band 'Stone The Crows'
Hamish Henderson 1919
- 2002 Songwriter of classic protest songs such as "Freedom
Come A' Ye."
1770 - 1835 Borders Novelist & Songwriter
Hunter 1933-1994 Scottish folk fiddler born in Shetland
who played an important part in the rejuvenation of Shetland
Calum Kennedy 1928
- 2006 Hebridean Gaelic Singer
Kyle Glasgow Folk Singer
Harry Lauder 1870 - 1950 Songwriter and world
Laurel Singer and International silent Film Star brought
up in Rutherglen Glasgow.
Leven 1950 - 2011 Popular singer/ songwriter guitarist
1903 - 1980 Highland Fiddler.
MacCaskill 1941 - 2011 Gaelic Singer
MacColl 1915 -1989 Folk Singer/ Songwriter.
Donald Ban MacCrimmon
Died 1746 Piper
Mor MacCrimmon 1595 - 1670 Piper, composer and founder
of Pibroch music.
Bill McCue. Scottish
classical singer and entertainer, circa 1960s. Known for
his baritone voice.
MacCunn 1868 - 1916 Classical composer
Mary MacGregor 18th
c Piper and composer.
MacKay Exceptional Piper
Campbell MacKenzie 18471935) Scottish composer,
conductor and teacher best known for his oratorios, violin
and piano pieces, Scottish folk music and works for the
Compton MacKenzie: 1983- 1972. Writer, music composer
and Scottish Nationalist best known for his 1950's film
1970's Pop singer/ songwriter with 1980's Pop band 'The
Ban MacKenzie born in 1796 at Achilty, near Strathpeffer,
became known as the King of Pipers.
Traditional singer from the Isle of Mull
1925 - 1991. Popular accordionist and Scottish
country dance band leader.
MacLeod Pipe Major
Flora MacNeil Traditional
Gaelic singer from the Hebrides
MacPherson Legendary 18th fiddler who smashed his
fiddle after composing the tune MacPherson's rant while
waiting to be executed at Banff for cattle raiding.
MacPherson Composer for bagpipes
Marra 1952-2012 Popular Dundonian Singer/ songwriter
John Martyn 1948
- 2009 Glasgow singer / songwriter
Bill McCue Classical
McGibbon 1690-1756 Composer and violinist
Matt McGinn 1928 -
1977 Glasgow satirist and singer.
McKellar 1927-2010 Fabulous Scottish Singer
Hector McNeil 18th
Millin. Piped troops ashore at Sword Beach during
1944 D Day landings as comrades fell around him. German
snipers claimed they did not shoot at him because they
thought he was crazy.
Murray 1960's Entertainer
Nairne 1766 - 1845. Songwriter famouse for Jacobite
Oswald 1711 - 1760 Classical Viola player.
Joe Peterson early 20th c Singer
Piobair Famous piper
Powrie Country Dance Accordionist.
Gerry Rafferty 1947-2011Pop/
Rock composer and singer
Ramsay 18th century songcollector and writer
Redpath Singer of traditional songs and famous
for being an integral part of the 1960's USA's Greenwich
Village folk revival that made the career of Bob Dylan
Rivers 1980's Glasgow based singer/ songwriter.
Hugh S. Roberton 1874 1952 Composer and founder
of the world famous Glasgow Orpheus Choir.
Robertson Mearns district traveller singer
Lady Jane Scott 1810-1900
Borders composer of 'Annie Laurie' a favourite both at
home and abroad particularly popular among soldiers in
the American Civil War.
Walter Scott 19th c Novelist & Songwriter of Border
Scott 1897 - 1989 Dumfriesshire Folk singer, storyteller
Jimmy Shand 1908 - 2000
World famous accordionist who had a pop hit with his 'Blue
James Scott Skinner 1843
- 1927 The Strathspey King. Fiddle composer and country
Skirving 1719-1803 Scottish Jacobite songwriter famous
for 'Hey Johnny Cope'
Variety theatre entertainer
Andy Stewart 1933 -
1993 Singer Entertainer famous for Songs A Scottish Soldier
& Donald Where's Your Troosers.
Stewart 1906 - 1997 Travelling tradition Singer.
James Stewart (James 1
of Scotland) 1406 - 1437. Piper and composer.
Stewart (Queen of Scots) 16th century lute player.
1960's. Edinburgh born founder member of the Beatles.
Tannahill 19th c songwriter from Paisley.
Wallace Classical Composer
Whiskey 1960's Singer who hit the UK charts with a
skiffle version of the classic blues song 'Freight Train'
Tam White: 1970s & 1980s Legendary Edinburgh Blues
man who played with The Dextors and Shoestring.
Roy Williamson 1936
- 1990 Singer /songwriter guitarist with Folk band 'The
Corries' who wrote the modern Scottish anthem 'Flower
Willis Variety Theatre Entertainer singer and comic.
Wilson Classic Scottish Singer
1970's popular singer from Rothesay Isle of Bute. Came
to fame success in a televised talent contest.