Dick Gaughan has been a professional musician and singer since Jan 1970. Has been playing guitar since the age of 7 and made his first solo album in 1971. Working mainly in th
e areas now known as “Folk” or “Celtic” music, he has recorded quite exten
sively since then in many countries and in various combinations. Has also worked extensively as a session musician in a wide variety of musical styles.
Was an early member of the band Boys of the Lough and is on their first album and was with the now-legendary Scottish Folk-Rock band, Five Hand
Reel, making 3 albums with them. In the 90s he founded and produced the short-lived but quite extraordinary ensemble Clan Alba