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The Blue Ribbon SCD Band

Scottish country dance band

Blue Ribbon picThe Blue Ribbon band were based in Crieff, Perthshire, during the 1950s, and were led by piano accordionist Charlie Wilson. They played at numerous local dances and were also featured on the radio. In the photograph, the line-up is (l-r): Jimmy Bilsland (button accordion), David Douglas (piano), Roy Thomson (drums), John Brebner (double bass) and Charlie Wilson. In the early 1960s Charlie's brother Bruce took over on double bass and played with them until the band split in the late 60s.

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