Singer Michael Marra to be honoured in his home city four years after he died



The late Michael Marra, one of Scotland’s leading singer-songwriters of modern times, is to get a major music industry honour - four years after he passed away. The “Bard of Dundee” - whose songs were covered by the likes of Leo Sayer, Kiki Dee, Fairport Convention and Frankie Miller - will be posthumously recognised in his native city when he is inducted into the Scottish Traditional Music Hall of Fame in November.
Marra, best known for songs like Mother Glasgow and Hermless, lost a battle with cancer in October 2012 at the age of 60.
He played with the bands Hen’s Teeth and Skeets Boliver... read more

 
29 September 2016 in Lifestyle, Views: 34
Source: Scotsman
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