Gordon Blair (musician)

Gordon Blair (born 1958 in Belfast), usually known as Gordy Blair, is a Northern Irish musician.

Gordon Blair
Also known asGordy Blair
Born1958 (age 6061)
Belfast, Northern Ireland
GenresRock, punk rock
InstrumentsGuitar
Associated actsHighway Star (1976)
Rudi (1976–1979)
The Outcasts
The Trial
Big Self
Ruefrex
Dave Graney and the Coral Snakes (1987–1997 intermittently)

Blair started off his musical career as the bass guitarist for Highway Star, the band that was to become Stiff Little Fingers. In 1976 he joined Belfast punk band Rudi, with whom he stayed for three years. After leaving Rudi, he played for The Outcasts, The Trial, Big Self and Ruefrex, lasting for periods of between a year and three years, with each band. Between 1987 and 1997, he spent various periods of time playing bass for Australian outfit Dave Graney and the Coral Snakes,[1] before finally hanging up his bass to concentrate on a new career in desktop publishing.

References

  1. Strong, Martin Charles (31 October 2003). The great indie discography. Canongate. pp. 12–. ISBN 978-1-84195-335-9. Retrieved 15 May 2010.


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