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Rank Topic Wikipedia views
Oct 21 2010
1 Rod Stewart singer 9593
2 Blue (band)original blue,not 80/90s boyband of same name 8459
3 Susan Boyle, singer 5631
4 Angus Young-The lead guitarist, songwriter, and co-founder of the hard rock band AC/DC 5299
5 KT Tunstall 5001
6 Bon Scott 4302
7 Franz Ferdinand, band 3977
8 Annie Lennox (born 1954) 3870
9 Mark Knopfler (born 1949), guitarist, Dire Straits frontman 3844
10 Sharleen Spiteri (musician) Texas (band) 3567
11 Billy Connolly - comedian and singer, scored a UK #1 3300
12 Justin Currie (born 1964), singer, songwriter and bassist with Del Amitri 3185
13 Biffy Clyro (band) 3173
14 Garbage (band) 3120
15 Donovan (born 1946) 3070
16 Travis, band 2810
17 Simple Minds 2763
18 Paolo Nutini 2665
19 Calvin Harris, electronic musician 2385
20 Shirley Manson (born 1966), singer/songwriter, Garbage frontwoman, formerly of Goodbye Mr. Mackenzie and Angelfish 2383
21 Mogwai acclaimed post rock band 2344
22 The Jesus and Mary Chain, band 2183
23 Nazareth, band 2069
24 Primal Scream, band 1984
25 Leon Jackson - winner of the popular TV series, the X-Factor 1926
26 Sheena Easton (born 1959) 1917
27 Texas (band) 1883
28 Cocteau Twins, band 1821
29 Colin Hay, singer Men At Work (born 1953) 1807
30 Bay City Rollers, 1970s pop-rock sensations 1774
31 Malcolm Young- Known as a founding member, rhythm guitarist, backing vocalist and co-songwriter for the hard rock band AC/DC 1757
32 Lulu (born 1948) 1648
33 Boards of Canada Scottish downtempo/electronica group 1647
34 The Proclaimers 1627
35 Stuart Murdoch (born 1968), singer/songwriter, Belle & Sebastian frontman 1469
36 Al Stewart 1435
37 Del Amitri, band 1424
38 Teenage Fanclub 1419
39 Gerry Rafferty, Scottish Singer Songwriter , Stealers Wheel 1411
40 Ian Anderson singer, flautist, songwriter, and guitarist Jethro Tull 1405
41 The Fratellis 1388
42 Big Country, band 1238
43 The Vaselines (band) 1212
44 Ultravox 1108
45 Jack Bruce (born 1943) bassist with Cream 1062
46 Frightened Rabbit 1054
47 Isobel Campbell - singer formerly of Belle & Sebastian 946
48 Edwyn Collins 936
49 Elizabeth Fraser Vocalist Cocteau Twins 927
50 Alestorm, Pirate Metal band 879
51 Jimmy Somerville 876
52 Wet Wet Wet 856
53 Darius Campbell - singer, formerly known as Darius Danesh 832
54 Average White Band Funk Rock Brass Band 781
55 Johnny Reid, country singer 773
56 The View (band) 767
57 Stuart Adamson. Big Country 760
58 Lonnie Donegan - skiffle musician 750
59 Jimmy Barnes 739
60 James Kerr (Jim), (born 1959) 709
61 Orange Juice, Glasgow-based post-punk band 690
62 Fish (born 1958) 688
63 Deacon Blue, band 639
64 Glasvegas 632
65 Aztec Camera, band 622
66 Brian Connolly - Vocalist with The Sweet 614
67 Shannon Bex, Member of the group Danity Kane 594
68 We Were Promised Jetpacks, Glasgow based indie band. 581
69 The Beta Band folktronica 563
70 Marmalade, pop/rock band and first Scottish group to ever top the uk chart. 544
71 Michelle McManus, Pop Idol winner 532
72 Arab Strap 498
73 The Blue Nile, band 494
74 Idlewild (band) 488
75 Bobby Gillespie, singer with Primal Scream 481
76 The Shamen 452
77 The Twilight Sad 441
78 Sandi Thom 430
79 Finley Quaye 428
80 Eddi Reader 418
81 David Knopfler - co-founder of the rock band, Dire Straits 411
82 Evelyn Glennie (born 1965), percussionist 410
83 Lena Zavaroni (1963–99) 409
84 Runrig, Gaelic rock band 403
85 Altered Images 392
86 Mylo, DJ 373
87 Gun, band 366
88 Maggie Reilly, Singer/ songwriter 342
89 Eric Woolfson, The Alan Parsons Project founder member, vocalist and lyricist 312
90 Nicola Benedetti, violinist 274
91 Helen Marnie lead singer of Ladytron 266
92 Ross Macdonald Scottish accordionist 263
93 John McGeoch (1955–2004) 244
94 Bis (band) 244
95 The Delgados, band 242
96 Mike Scott (musician) 233
97 Dave Mackintosh, Dragonforce drummer 226
98 Big Wednesday, 90s Glasgow Band, popular in America 225
99 Gavin McCann Singer/Sonwriter, East Kilbride 221
100 Dougie Thomson bass player of Supertramp 221
101 Robin Guthrie Founder of Cocteau Twins 221
102 Frankie Miller, Musician 220
103 Roddy Frame songwriter Aztec Camera 215
104 The Corries, band 213
105 Barbara Dickson, singer 211
106 Strawberry Switchblade band 209
107 Aneka (aka Mary Sandeman), singer, Japanese Boy 203
108 Bannockburn ceilidh/party band 202
109 Josef K, band 189
110 Sir Harry Lauder (1870–1950) 168
111 Davey Johnstone, Rock guitarist and vocalist (born in Edinburgh), best known for his work with Elton John, Alice Cooper, and Meat Loaf 168
112 Maggie Bell - rock and blues-rock singer 161
113 James MacMillan contemporary classical composer 159
114 Paul Thomson, drummer of Franz Ferdinand (band) 156
115 Kelly Marie singer 155
116 Dougie MacLean (born 1954) contemporary folk songwriter 154
117 Twin Atlantic 153
118 The Phantom Band 149
119 Rose McDowall, vocalist, most notably of Strawberry Switchblade and Sorrow 147
120 Andy Stewart (1933–93) 144
121 Jamie Smith fiddler 144
122 Associates 137
123 The Wake 135
124 Danny Wilson (band) 133
125 The Bluebells, band 129
126 Goodbye Mr. Mackenzie, band. Formed a side-project named Angelfish with member Shirley Manson on vocals. 129
127 Joe Egan, singer with Stealers Wheel 129
128 Dot Allison singer and songwriter,electronic music, Former lead singer with band One Dove in the early 1990s 127
129 Norman Blake, Teenage Fanclub 121
130 Dogs Die in Hot Cars, band 121
131 Ben Jelen Singer/Songwriter/Musician (born 1979) 120
132 Paul Wilson (musician) bass guitarist for Snow Patrol 119
133 The Aliens (Offshoot of the Beta Band) 118
134 James Allan lead singer with Glasvegas 107
135 Christopher Bowes, vocalist/keytarist for Alestorm 106
136 El Presidente, band 101
137 Horse 99
138 Ian Bairnson guitarist of Pilot and The Alan Parsons Project 96
139 BMX Bandits twee/jangle-popfolktronica 91
140 Tom Simpson (musician) Keyboardist for Snow Patrol 87
141 Karen Matheson lead singer of Capercaillie (band) 86
142 John Giblin 83
143 Life Without Buildings 83
144 Jimmy Shand 82
145 Paul Haig, singer and co founder of Josef K 82
146 Aly Bain fiddler 82
147 James Yorkston 81
148 Alan Frew Vocalist Glass Tiger 76
149 Mendeed Glaswegian Metal Band 75
150 The Fire Engines 74
151 Slam House and Techno DJs/Producers 73
152 Dick Gaughan, traditional and political folk singer and songwriter 73
153 Wolfstone 72
154 Kenneth McKellar 70
155 Martyn Bennett 66
156 Niel Gow (1727–1807), the Perthshire Fiddler 64
157 Kris Drever 62
158 No Way Sis 57
159 Craig MacDonald singer in The MacDonald Brothers 57
160 Beggars Opera, Rock 54
161 Paul Galbraith, classical guitarist 53
162 Ian Ritchie, saxophonist, producer and composer. 52
163 Tommy Reilly 51
164 Billy Bremner (musician) - guitarist 49
165 Karine Polwart 49
166 Rick Davis, guitarist/keyboards, band Bay City Rollers 1970/72 46
167 Jackie Leven, folk musician 45
168 Owen Paul, singer 44
169 Mr Egg formerly known as James McDonald (born 1959), singer/songwriter, Egebamyasi Progenitor of Acid House Music 43
170 Steve McDonald - Legendary Dundee guitarist ("MacDonald's Farm") 43
171 Ella Logan (born 1913) 42
172 Phil Cunningham accordionist 41
173 My Latest Novel melodic indie pop band. 41
174 Marcus Eoin (born 1970), electronic musician, Boards of Canada 39
175 Mary Kiani singer 39
176 Paul Jennings - Drummer and Percussionist Croft No. Five and Old Blind Dogs 37
177 Clarita de Quiroz (Born 1984), Grade 8 Pianist, Grade 8 Percussionist, Singer, Songwriter and Model 36
178 Michael Marra songwriter 35
179 Sydney Devine 35
180 George Chisholm, jazz trombonist 35
181 Malcolm Martineau (1960-), pianist 33
182 Talitha MacKenzie 32
183 Harry Robertson 30
184 The Jasmine Minks - band from Aberdeen, early Creation Records signing. 30
185 Sarah Morrison Musician/Band member, East Kilbride 27
186 Rab Noakes singer, songwriter and producer 25
187 Andy M. Stewart singer, formerly of Silly Wizard 24
188 Mairi Campbell - singer, composer, violinist, fiddler 24
189 Ted Christopher - singer/songwriter, also fronts Bannockburn 24
190 Al Fairweather 23
191 Phil Campbell - soloist, adult alternative rock - guitar, piano, harmonica (formerly with White Buffalo) 23
192 Tommy Smith Jazz Saxophonist, Composer, Educator and Bandleader (Scottish National Jazz Orchestra) 22
193 The Hedrons 21
194 Michael Sandison (born 1970), electronic musician, Boards of Canada 18
195 Chou Pahrot - 1970s band 18
196 Frederic Lamond (1868–1948), classical pianist, second-to-last surviving pupil of Franz Liszt 18
197 Mellifluous, Alternative Rock band 14
198 Les Davidson (born 1954),Guitarist/Producer 14
199 Jimmy Cooper, hammered dulcimer player 12
200 Simon Bell, singer, songwriter, known for work with Dusty Springfield 12
201 Victoria Halliday (vocalist) 12

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