Matt Irving

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Matt Irving (born Glasgow, Scotland; 16 March 1950 – 3 April 2015)[1] was a Scottish musician (mainly keyboards) perhaps best known as the bass guitar player for Manfred Mann's Earth Band between 1981 and 1986. He featured on the albums Somewhere in Afrika and Budapest Live.[2] Since leaving the band he has guested (on keyboards) with The Lords of the New Church, Squeeze, Chris Rea, Paul Young and ex Pink Floyd mainman Roger Waters. He also wrote the song "Some Conversation"' on the Wishbone Ash album Strange Affair. He shared lead vocals with John Waite in "Time On My Hands" an early song by The Babys.[citation needed]

He was also an integral part of the Tex-Mex band Los Pacaminos on vocals, keyboards and accordion.[3]


  1. ^ "Very sad news...". Retrieved 2016-02-25. 
  2. ^ Manfred Mann's Earth Band - Band Members (Matt Irving) Platform End On-Line
  3. ^ "大阪・福岡一般情報". Retrieved 2013-06-17.