Dougie Maclean

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Birthday
27, 1954
Birthplace
Scotland
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthplace
Scotland

About

Singer and multi-instrumentalist who became one of the premiere figures in the Scottish folk scene with songs like "The Gael" and "Caledonia." He is famous for his skill at a variety of instruments, including the mandolin, the viola and the banjo.

Before Fame

He was the driver for musicians Doc Watson and Merle Watson in the 70's.

Trivia

He received the BBC Radio 2 Folk Award for Lifetime Achievement for Contribution to Songwriting in 2013.

Family Life

He married a woman named Jennifer and has children named Jamie and Julia.

Associated With

He and Eric Bogle are two of Scotland's most well-known folk singers.

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