Famous Record Producers from Scotland

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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  • Alexander Paul Kapranos Huntley (born 20 March 1972) is a Scottish musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, and author. He is best known as the lead singer and guitarist of Scottish rock band Franz Ferdinand. He has also been a part of the supergroups FFS and BNQT.
    • Age: 50
    • Birthplace: Almondsbury, United Kingdom
  • Angus Young
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    Angus McKinnon Young (born 31 March 1955) is an Australian guitarist, best known as the co-founder, lead guitarist, songwriter and only constant member of the Australian hard rock band AC/DC. He is known for his energetic performances, schoolboy-uniform stage outfits and his own version of Chuck Berry's duckwalk. Young was ranked 24th in Rolling Stone magazine's 100 greatest guitarists of all-time list.In 2003, Young and the other members of AC/DC were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
    • Age: 67
    • Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland
  • Calvin Harris
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    Adam Richard Wiles (born 17 January 1984), known professionally as Calvin Harris, is a Scottish DJ, record producer, singer, and songwriter. He is known for his singles "We Found Love", "This Is What You Came For", "Summer", "Feel So Close", and "Feels". His collaboration with Rihanna, "We Found Love", became an international success, giving Harris his first number one single on the US Billboard Hot 100. He runs his own record label, Fly Eye Records, which he founded in 2010. In October 2014, he became the first artist to place three songs simultaneously on the top 10 of Billboard's Dance/Electronic Songs chart. He also became the first British solo artist to reach more than one billion ...more
    • Age: 39
    • Birthplace: Dumfries, United Kingdom
  • Darius Campbell
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    Darius Campbell-Danesh (born 19 August 1980) is a Scottish singer, songwriter, musician, actor, and film producer. He is currently an ambassador for The Prince's Trust. Campbell performed the role of Billy Flynn in the West End production of Chicago in two runs of the musical. He played 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 ITV competition Popstar to Operastar and performed a duet with Villazón on The Impossible Dream. The UK's biggest operatic production was the occasion of his operatic ...more
    • Age: 42
    • Birthplace: Glasgow, United Kingdom
  • David Byrne
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    David Byrne (; born 14 May 1952) is a Scottish-American singer, songwriter, musician, record producer, artist, actor, writer and filmmaker who was a founding member, principal songwriter and lead singer and guitarist of the American new wave band Talking Heads (1975–1991). Byrne has released solo recordings and worked with various media including film, photography, opera, fiction, and non-fiction. He has received Academy, Grammy, and Golden Globe Awards, and has been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
    • Age: 70
    • Birthplace: Dumbarton, United Kingdom
  • Derek Shulman (born Derek Victor Shulman; 11 February 1947 in the Gorbals, Glasgow, Scotland) is a Scottish musician and singer, multi-instrumentalist, and record executive. From 1970 to 1980, he was lead vocalist for the band Gentle Giant.
    • Age: 75
    • Birthplace: Glasgow, United Kingdom