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Famous Bands from Scotland

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Updated November 5, 2019 137.8k views 362 items

List famous Scottish bands and solo musicians, listed by popularity with photos when available. These popular bands from Scotland come from a number of different musical genres, including rock, pop, metal, electronic, jam, punk and acoustic. These might not necessarily be the best Scottish bands, but this list contains a majority of the greatest bands from Scotland. Music lovers who are looking for new music to listen to can use this list of talented Scottish musicians to discover some great new bands and artists.

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This list answers the questions, "Which bands are from Scotland?" and "Which bands are popular in Scotland?"
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Annie Lennox is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Bands from Scotland
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Bon Scott is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Bands from Scotland
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Angus Young is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Bands from Scotland
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Calvin Harris is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Bands from Scotland
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David Byrne is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Bands from Scotland
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Shirley Manson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Bands from Scotland
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Mark Knopfler is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Bands from Scotland
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Donovan is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Bands from Scotland
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Franz Ferdinand is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Bands from Scotland
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Ian Anderson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Bands from Scotland
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Susan Boyle is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Bands from Scotland
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Fish is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Bands from Scotland
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Belle & Sebastian is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Bands from Scotland
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Lulu is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Bands from Scotland
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KT Tunstall is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Bands from Scotland
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Amy Macdonald is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Bands from Scotland
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Malcolm Young is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Bands from Scotland
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Jack Bruce is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Bands from Scotland
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Sheena Easton is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Bands from Scotland
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Alex Kapranos is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Bands from Scotland
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Al Stewart is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Bands from Scotland
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Stuart Adamson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Bands from Scotland
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Barbara Dickson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Bands from Scotland
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John Paul Young is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Bands from Scotland
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Colin Hay is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Bands from Scotland