Deacon Blue

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by Deacon Blue

Biography

Formed in Glasgow, Scotland in 1985, when singer-songwriter Ricky Ross (12 December 1957, Dundee, Tayside, Scotland) was advised by his song publishers to find a band to perform his compositions. Taking their name from the Steely Dan song on 1977’s Aja, Deacon Blue was completed by James Prine (b. 3 November 1960, Kilmarnock, Strathclyde, Scotland; keyboards), Graeme Kelling (b. 4 April 1957, Paisley, Strathclyde, Scotland, d. 10 June 2004, Glasgow, Scotland; guitar), Ewan Vernal (b. 27... Read more

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