Colin Blunstone, Carole King, Gene Clark, John Lennon, Steve Marriott, Sam Cooke, Everly Brothers, John Sebastian.
Roger McGuinn, Neil Young, Stevie Wonder, Clarence White,
Some Like It Hot, The Fisher King, The Big Lebowski, A Day At The Races, Jaws, Midnight Run
Mike or Mickey, too difficult to choose!
Ride The Tide
India or New York
Welcome To The Monkey House by Kurt Vonnegut
Fried (Julian Cope)
Neil Young backed by Booker T & The MG's at Finsbury Park, London 1993
Hard to choose, supporting Dave Davies of The Kinks at King Tuts in Glasgow with The Goldenhour was a memorable night. All of my Music In Hospitals concerts are up there too.
Batman, Randall & Hopkirk (Deceased), Cartoon Cavalcade.
Carole King, Loudon Wainwright III, Lennon & McCartney, Elliott Smith, Neil Young, Gene Clark.
Odessey & Oracle (Zombies), On The Beach (Neil Young), Figure 8 (Elliott Smith) Peggy Suicide (Julian Cope), A Hard Day's Night (Beatles), Buffalo Springfield Again.
George Martin, Lou Adler, Paul Rothchild, Brian Wilson
In 1985 when I was sixteen I was at a run of gigs at Barrowlands, Glasgow including REM, Julian Cope and Aztec Camera..can't remember which was first.
First single was 'Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick' (Ian Dury) with a record token I got at Christmas..first album was 'A Hard Day's Night' when my older brother moved out taking his Beatles records with him!
Fernhill Youth Club in 1983, aged 14 in my first band, we were either called The Early Hours or The Reactions at the time and played a set which included a couple of early efforts of mine as well as Louie Louie, House Of The Rising Sun, Rhythm Of The Rain
Probably to see a Peter Sellers Pink Panther movie or maybe a Sinbad one.
A YTS in a timber yard, I stuck it out for a whole 3 days!
Johan Cruyff, John McEnroe, the Partick Thistle team of the late 70's
Chris Evert, Lynda Carter
Place Of Birth
Bellshill, Scotland (brought up in nearby Rutherglen)
Acoustic & Electric Guitar. Mandolin, Harmonica
Bands Played In
A Chocolate Morning (and earlier incarnations), The Goldenhour, Delaware, (Raymond Meade's) Boston Manor, Daniel Wylie Band, The Mesmer Club, NS & The Infomaniacs
If You Could Join Any (Active) Band Who Would It Be?
The Zombies or Paul McCartney's touring band.
Time Travel..Where & When?
Laurel Canyon in the late 60's and get myself an invite to a party at David Crosby's house!
Time Travel..Which Gig?
Monterey Pop 1967 or Concert For Bangladesh.
Sunday Morning Song
So Far Away (Carole King)
On a tightrope not being able to see the end of it on either side!
Mastermind Specialist Subject
Probably The Beatles or tennis in the open era.
Desert Island Discs
Wah-Wah (George Harrison), Junk Bond Trader (Elliott Smith), Nevada Fighter (Mike Nesmith), Whenever You're Ready (Zombies), Out On The Side (Dillard & Clark), Santa Fe Skyway (Martin Carr), Lullaby (Loudon Wainwright III), Got A Feelin' (Mamas & The Papas