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Bay City Rollers

Scottish pop rock band / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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The Bay City Rollers are a Scottish pop rock band known for their worldwide teen idol popularity in the 1970s. They have been called the "tartan teen sensations from Edinburgh" and are one of many acts heralded as the "biggest group since the Beatles".[4]

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Bay City Rollers
Bay City Rollers in Holland in 1976
Bay City Rollers in Holland in 1976
Background information
Also known asThe Saxons, The Rollers, The New Rollers
OriginEdinburgh, Scotland
Years active1964–1981, 1982–1987, 1990, 1996, 1999–2000, 2015–2016, 2018–present
LabelsBell, Arista, Epic
Past members
WebsiteBay City Rollers

The group's line-up had many changes over the years, but the classic roster during its peak in popularity included guitarists Eric Faulkner and Stuart Wood, singer Les McKeown, bassist Alan Longmuir and drummer Derek Longmuir. The current line-up (since 2018) includes original guitarist Stuart "Woody" Wood, singer Ian Thomson, bassist Mikey Smith, keyboardist/singer John McLaughlin and drummer Jamie McGrory.[5]

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