The Proclaimers

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by The Proclaimers

Biography

This Scottish duo, who specialize in melodic folk pop, comprises identical twins Craig and Charlie Reid (5 March 1962, Leith, Scotland) The brothers spent their childhood in Edinburgh, Cornwall and Auchtermuchty in Fife, and formed the Proclaimers in 1983. They had an early UK hit in 1987 with the Gerry Rafferty -produced ‘Letter From America’, whose belligerent harmonies offered a strikingly modern take on traditional folk music. Follow-ups included the typically boisterous... Read more

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scottish
rock
pop
folk
80s
seen live
folk rock
british
alternative
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