Clive Scott

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Clive Scott (born Clive Kenneth Scott; 24 February 1945 – 10 May 2009) was a keyboard player of the British 1970s pop / rock group Jigsaw as well as the composer of most of the group's recordings, together with the singer, Des Dyer. The band's merits include the million-selling 1975 hit single "Sky High", reaching Top Ten placing on both sides of the Atlantic as well as in Japan.

Scott and Dyer co-wrote the song "Who Do You Think You Are", originally recorded by Jigsaw. It was covered thereafter by a number of acts. It was a hit for Candlewick Green and in the 1990s for Saint Etienne in the United Kingdom, and for Bo Donaldson and The Heywoods in the United States. Jigsaw racked up a number of hit discs on the charts around the world in countries including the UK, USA, Japan, Australia and others. The other hit songs included "If I Have To Go Away" & "Love Fire".

After Jigsaw split in the 1980s, Scott had been working as a songwriter and record producer for other musicians, together with Ian Levine. His work has been recorded by Nicki French, Bad Boys Inc, Boyzone, Jon Otis and many others. Most recently, Scott and Levine had written and produced the albums Northern Soul 2007 and Disco 2008, both recorded in Scott's 'Racetrack' Studios in Ascot, Berkshire.

Scott died on 10 May 2009.[1] He had fallen from a ladder two weeks earlier and had brain surgery. Scott had a stroke shortly thereafter, and did not survive. He was 64 and is survived by his widow Ann and 15-year-old son Sam.[2]


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