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Leopards remember

Recently [28 April 18] the two remaining Leopards Jimmy and Fraser  met up in Elgin after having not seen each other since Eddie Le Pard decided to quit the band and work on writing music. Also, Fraser’s sister Alyson who

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Beat bands at Elgin Town Hall

“Designed by one of Scotland’s foremost 20th century architects, William Hardie Kininmonth, who was knighted for his services to architecture in 1972. INTERIOR: central timber-lined hall with projecting balconies and canopies, and raked gallery to rear; low stage with angled

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Harry of Elgin

Alistair from the Northern Scot newspaper contacted me in December [2017] when gathering info regarding Harry Robinson [Robertson] who grew up in Elgin, Scotland and made his career in the entertainment biz. https://scotbeat.wordpress.com/2016/08/16/harry-robinson-musiciancomposer/ and https://scotbeat.wordpress.com/2015/10/13/hoots-mon-harry-robinson/

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Andi Lothian Beatlemania

  “In the early 1960’s I had the good fortune to promote, and tour with the Beatles in clubs and concerts, which effectively launched my theatrical agency.” [Andi Lothian] Malcolm Nixon who had offices in London opened an office in

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The Beatles and The Who at Scotland’s Two Red Shoes

“It is where Keith Moon cleared a cafe with a stink bomb, Van Morrison lost his jewellery after being ‘captured’ by screaming fans and The Beatles launched their first UK tour on a freezing January night. The pleasantly sedate town

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Nazareth rocks

‘ “I remember the exact date that we turned full-time,” reminisces Nazareth bassist Pete Agnew. “It was the first of July 1971 and our manager told us, ‘Turn pro, and I’ll pay you the same salary as you’re earning now’.

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Terry Russell – Scottish vocalist

Terry Russell was managed by LCB Agency and recorded on BBC radio and Grampian television besides Norco Records Ltd. https://soundcloud.com/albert-bonici/terry-russell-with-the-jimmy https://soundcloud.com/albert-bonici related post: https://scotbeat.wordpress.com/2014/05/15/norco-records/ Terrance “Terry” H Russell who hailed from Aberdeenshire, Scotland before a solo career, was part of

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