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Hamish Imlach (1940-1996) was an anti-nuclear activist, comedian, folk-singer, and political satirist. Born in Calcutta of Scottish parents who were serving there, the family moved to Glasgow when he was 13yo. He influenced many other artists, including John Martyn, the incredible string band and Billy Connolly.

A regular on the folk circuit, he began his recording career in 1966 on Transatlantic Records' XTRA label. He performed traditional folk songs but became best known for his comical songs about body functions… read more

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  • Avatar for DMITRII_GHETTO
    Hamish, I hardly knew ya....
  • Avatar for fearimpaired
    this is awesome!!! ^.^
  • Avatar for SLaM617
    Its music is magnificent
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    Hamish used to frequent the Adega Bar in Halifax in the early 70s. He would take us over to Bradford in his Ford Corsair for a curry at the "Karachi". I (half) remember sinking a bottle and a half of Jose Cuervo tequila with him one night. Great bloke, sadly missed.
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    Wonderful Guy!
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    scottish

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