A Scottish folk singer who released an album called "Passions Cry" (West Coast Promotions WCPMC 1003, 1991). At school his art teacher was Roy Williamson of The Corries.
Pert & Dobbie
From Clydebank. Entered the Scottish
Folk Group Championship in 1970, and recorded one track on the
resultant LP Folk Philosophy.
Vic was a member of
The Petermen with Mike Petrie in the
1960s, and later sang as a duo with future wife Diana as Vic and Diana,
before they recorded as Juniper Green. He currently runs a hotel in Blairgowrie.
Dougie, from Stirling, performed in the mid-1970s with Superswillys, a folk/comedy duo with Atholl Simpson. In the mid-1980s he went to live in Germany, where he formed a guitar duo, Cheap Dessert, who recorded an LP, Cheap Dessert in 1984. He then embarked on a solo career as a singer/songwriter supporting acts such as Donovan, Rick Derringer and Edgar Winter. He released one LP, Available Light in 1987 (with Evert Fraterman on drums). In the early 90s he performed with Common Ground, a folk rock/jazz group who released a couple of recordings.
Mike Petrie, a journalist in Dundee, was a member of
The Petermen with Vic Peterson
in the 1960s, and afterwards often appeared at local folk clubs
as a solo act. In the 1980s he teamed up with fellow stalwarts of the
Arbroath folk club scene Andy Webster and Nicky Hunter to
form a group called Tregallion, and they released a private
pressing of an LP. Mike later became a member of
The Foundry Bar Band. He unfortunately
died suddenly at a young age.
Date extant: 2005. Philabeg (Peter Cochrane and Lesley
McKenna) hosted a session at the Royal Hotel Auchtermuchty.
Date extant: late 1970s. A duo consisting of Dave Dick and Angus Aird playing guitars, whistle, melodica and vocals. Dave Dick is still performing blues on guitar and mandolin.
In the 1960s Ken was a member of the Arbroath Reivers with and Chuck Johnson, after which
he performed solo for a while. He was in Kingsley Mountain with
Terry Moug (Durin's Bane). When he got back together with
Jamie Hutchison alongside Rod Fleming and Jimmy Robertson
in 1973 they called themselves Katama.
1968: The Powries were Charlie (Chic) Brady and Harry Blair,
and played clubs around the Dundee area. They started off in a pub in
Charleston in Dundee where The Smokies played. Chic and Harry teamed up
with Jane Giblin and Betty Kidd in 1969 under the name
Then U Folk. Chic emigrated to Australia in the early 1970s, while
Harry, with Jane, her twin sister Liz Giblin, Mike Marra,
and Eddie McNaughton formed Tomorrow's Children.