Gordon Blair

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Gordon Blair
Also known as Gordy Blair
Born 1953 (age 60–61)
Belfast, Northern Ireland
Genres Rock, punk rock
Instruments Guitar
Associated acts Highway Star (1976)
Rudi (1976–1979)
The Outcasts
The Trial
Big Self
Ruefrex
Dave Graney and the Coral Snakes (1987–1997 intermittently)

Gordon Blair (born 1953 in Belfast), usually known as Gordy Blair, is a Northern Irish musician.

Blair started off his musical career as 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[edit]

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