Josh MacRae

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Josh MacRae (17 July 1933–1977)[1][2] was a Scottish folk singer. Real name Iain Macrae, he called himself Josh after the blues musician Josh White.[2]

Accompanying himself on guitar, he had two UK hits - "Talking Army Blues" (on Top Rank Records, 1960) and "Messing About on the River" (Pye, 1961). [1]

He also worked as an art teacher at Kirkland Junior High School at Methil, Scotland, in the mid-1960s.[citation needed]




  1. ^ a b "Josh MacRae - Messing About On The River". Retrieved 25 September 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Josh MacRae - New Songs, Playlists & Latest News - BBC Music". BBC. Retrieved 2017-09-11.

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