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Famous Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire Singers, Musicians and Bands
Aberdeen has been the home of many fine Scottish singers and musicians who have performed throughout Aberdeenshire, Grampian, Scotland and indeed all over the World.
Mary Garden gave Operatic performances in England, France and America in over 30 roles.
Evelyn Glennie is an Ellon lass who has performed on Radio and TV and live to International audiences.
And who can ever forget the bonnie Isla St Clair from The Generation Game - whose voice is equally as beautiful as she sings traditional Scottish songs.
Click below to read the biography of each singer, musician or band who come from the North East of Scotland and proudly sing with an Aberdonian lilt:
Amy Lennox Amanda-Jane TaylorDark Island Ceilidh Band Ally Begg
(Bad Boys Inc)Mary Garden
(Opera Singer) Annie Lennox
(The Eurythmics)Ben Duff
(The Mardous) Billy Bremner
(Rockpile)Eskimo Blonde Colin Angus
(The Shamen)Driveblind The Three Bells
(Jean Perkins)Eileen Hunter
(Jazz Singer) Evelyn Glennie
(Percusionist)Calum Kennedy Hookers Green No. 1Fiona Kennedy Girl Said NoIsla St Clair
Scottish Folk Singer Norman Kennedy
Ballad SingerPatrick Wight
Patrice - Aberdeen Richard Hynd
(Polar Bear) Sandi ThomSalvatore Vaccarino Ian Watt Classical Star BBCLisa Milne Northern Lights of Old Aberdeen
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The Aberdeen skies are under attack from an enemy jet. It is spilling a strange yellow smoke. Minutes later, people start killing each other.
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Have you seen my beautiful golden retriever Lynne out and about in Aberdeen? Ask her for a high-five! She's a Bravehound PTSD assistance dog, so we'll often be in shops, restaurants, and the cinema together.
We've written a book where I talk about growing up in Aberdeen and then joining the army to be a medic and nurse, and developing military Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.
I also talk about losing my son to suicide and the therapy I have had at Royal Cornhill Hospital and grief support groups in Aberdeen.
The author, Damien Lewis, said of Lynne:
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