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Ray Laidlaw – drummer with Lindisfarne – interviewed by Richard Oliff.
12th March 2014: 1530 (UK)
Lindisfarne were a British folk rock and progressive rock band from Newcastle upon Tyne established in 1968 (originally called Brethren). The original line-up comprised Alan Hull (vocals, guitar, piano), Ray Jackson (vocals, mandolin, harmonica), Simon Cowe (guitar, mandolin, banjo, keyboards), Rod Clements (bass guitar, violin) and Ray Laidlaw (drums). They are best known for the albums Nicely Out of Tune (1970), Fog on the Tyne (1971), which became the biggest selling UK album in 1972, Dingly Dell (1972) and Back and Fourth (1978), also for the success of songs such as "Meet Me on the Corner", "Lady Eleanor", "Run For Home" and "We Can Swing Together".