Longmuir, Derek

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Name
Longmuir, Derek Gender: M
born on 19 March 1951 at 02:25 (= 02:25 AM )
Place Edinburgh, Scotland, 55n57, 3w13
Timezone GMT h0w (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Clifford
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 27°41' s_mo.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 04°59 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 20°32'



Biography

Scottish rock musician, bass player and one of the founding members, with his brother Derek, of the band, "Bay City Rollers." The original group formed while the brothers were still in school, performing at local gigs and approached by Tam Paton who recognized their talent and becomes their manager; choosing the group's name by sticking a pin in a map of the U.S. They signed to Bell Records in 1971, toured extensively throughout the UK, but received their highest popularity in Japan. Alan left the band in April 1976 and Derek left in June 1977 to become a nurse in Edinburgh. The remainder of the band dissolved around 1978. Tam Paton was sentenced to three years in prison in 1982 for gross indecency to teen boys. In 1990, varying band members reunited for an annual concert in Japan.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Relationships

  • business associate/partner relationship with McGlynn, Pat (born 31 March 1958)
  • business associate/partner relationship with Longmuir, Alan (born 20 June 1948)

Events

  • Work : New Job 1970 (Debut of "Bay City Rollers")
  • Work : Contracts, agreements 1971 (Signed with Bell Records)
  • Family trauma 1995 (Alan has a heart attack)
  • Family trauma 1 February 1997 (Alan has a stroke, blood clot in the brain)
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  • Work : Fired/Laid off/Quit June 1977 (Leaves the band, age 26)
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Source Notes

Frank C. Clifford quotes Caroline Gerard from B.C., British Entertainers 1997

Categories

  • Lifestyle : Work : Loss of job (Leaves the band, age 26)
  • Lifestyle : Work : Travel for work (International tours)
  • Lifestyle : Work : Work in team/ Tandem (Musical group)
  • Lifestyle : Financial : Extreme ups and downs (Unpaid royalties)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Instrumentalist (Drums)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Group/ Duo (Bay City Roller)
  • Vocation : Medical : Nurse/ Nurse's Aids (Nurse)

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