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List of notable or famous record producers from Scotland, with bios and photos, including the top record producers born in Scotland and even some popular record producers who immigrated to Scotland. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Scottish record producers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These record producers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known record producer from Scotland is included when available.

List includes Mark Knopfler, Angus Young, more.

This historic record producers from Scotland list can help answer the questions "Who are some Scottish record producers of note?" and "Who are the most famous record producers from Scotland?" These prominent record producers of Scotland may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Scottish record producers.

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Alex Kapranos is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Record Producers from Scotland
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Alexander Paul Kapranos Huntley, commonly known as Alex Kapranos, is a Scottish musician and the lead singer and guitarist of the Glasgow-based band Franz Ferdinand. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 46

Birthplace: Almondsbury, United Kingdom

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Angus Young is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Record Producers from Scotland
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Angus McKinnon Young is a Scottish-born Australian guitarist best known as a co-founder, lead guitarist, and songwriter of the Australian hard rock band, AC/DC. Known for his energetic performances, schoolboy-uniform stage outfits, and popularisation of Chuck Berry's duckwalk, Young was ranked by Rolling Stone magazine as the 24th greatest guitarist of all time. In 2003, he and the other members of AC/DC were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. AC/DC have remained together since their formation in 1973 and have released 15 studio albums. The band have shipped over 200 million albums worldwide, with 70 million certified units in the US. Their 1980 studio album, Back in Black, is ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 63

Birthplace: Glasgow, United Kingdom

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Calvin Harris is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Record Producers from Scotland
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Adam Richard Wiles (born 17 January 1984), known professionally as Calvin Harris, is a Scottish DJ, singer, songwriter, and record producer. His debut studio album I Created Disco was released in June 2007 and it spawned two UK top 10 singles "Acceptable in the 80s" and "The Girls". In 2009, Harris released his second studio album Ready for the Weekend, which debuted at number one on the UK Albums Chart and was later certified gold by the BPI. Its lead single "I'm Not Alone" became his first song to top the UK Singles Chart. Harris rose to international prominence with the release of his third studio album 18 Months in October 2012. Topping the UK charts, the album became his first to chart ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 34

Birthplace: Dumfries, United Kingdom

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Darius Campbell is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Record Producers from Scotland
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Darius Campbell, also known professionally either as Darius Danesh or Darius, is a Scottish platinum-selling singer-songwriter, a West End stage actor, an operatic baritone, an author, and an Ambassador for The Prince's Trust. He performed the role of Billy Flynn in the West End production of Chicago, the youngest ever to play that part, in two runs of the musical. He played both the lead role of Sky Masterson in the Olivier Award winning Guys and Dolls, and the originating role of Rhett Butler in Sir Trevor Nunn's theatrical adaptation of Gone with the Wind. In 2010 he trained with tenor Rolando Villazón, won the hit ITV competition Popstar to Operastar, and performed a duet with Villazón ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 37

Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland

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