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Famous Bands from Scotland

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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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Gerry Rafferty is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Bands from Scotland
Blues-rock, Pop music, Rock music
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Sharleen Spiteri is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Bands from Scotland
Pop music, Rock music, Alternative rock
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Tony Blair is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Bands from Scotland
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Evelyn Glennie is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Bands from Scotland
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Edwyn Collins is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Bands from Scotland
Pop music, Rock music, Alternative rock
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Elizabeth Fraser is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Bands from Scotland
Gothic rock, Trip hop, Rock music
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Jon Fratelli is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Bands from Scotland
Rock music, Garage punk, Garage rock
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Midge Ure is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Bands from Scotland
Synthpop, New Wave, Soft rock
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Tommy Smith is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Bands from Scotland
Orchestral jazz, Swing music, Classical music
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Guy Berryman is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Bands from Scotland
Alternative rock
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Ainslie Henderson is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Bands from Scotland
Acoustic music, Alternative rock, Indie rock
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Brian Robertson is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Bands from Scotland
Blues-rock, Heavy metal, Rock and roll
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Jimmy McCulloch is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Bands from Scotland
Rock music, Hard rock
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Michael Bruce is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Bands from Scotland
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Zal Cleminson is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Bands from Scotland
Rock music
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Scott Shields is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Bands from Scotland
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Ian Bairnson is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Bands from Scotland
Soft rock
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Colin Currie is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Bands from Scotland
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Eddi Reader is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Bands from Scotland
Pop music, Folk music
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Billy Connolly is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Bands from Scotland
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Ally Kerr is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Bands from Scotland
Pop music, Rock music
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John McDermott is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Bands from Scotland
Pop music, Operatic pop, Celtic music
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Stuart Braithwaite is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Bands from Scotland
Instrumental rock, Alternative rock, Post-rock
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Frankie Miller is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Bands from Scotland
Rock music, Folk rock
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Ray Wilson is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Bands from Scotland
Rock music, Grunge, Pop rock