- Did any of the Bay City Rollers marry?
- Has one of the Bay City Rollers died?
- What happened to Tam Paton?
- Did the Bay City Rollers write their own songs?
- How old are the Bay City Rollers?
- Did one of the Bay City Rollers go to jail?
- How many of the Bay City Rollers are still living?
- How many of the Bay City Rollers have passed away?
- Who replaced Alan Longmuir in the Bay City Rollers?
- What happened to Ian Mitchell of the Bay City Rollers?
- Did the Bay City Rollers ever get their money?
Did any of the Bay City Rollers marry?
Peko Keiko, who met the Scottish Bay City Rollers singer in 1978 and married each other soon after, always forgave him for his vices including affairs with at least 12 male partners and numerous women.
Has one of the Bay City Rollers died?
Bay City Rollers singer Les McKeown died with a 'heavy heart' after long-term alcohol and drug abuse. His family paid tribute to him after a coroner ruled he died due to a combination of natural causes, including heart disease.
What happened to Tam Paton?
Paton died of a suspected heart attack aged 70 at his Edinburgh home on 8 April 2009. At the time of his death he weighed 25 stone (350 lb; 160 kg).
Did the Bay City Rollers write their own songs?
At the end of 1974, their debut album - Rolling - was at number one but the Rollers were not happy. Coulter says the band wanted to be more hands-on, writing their songs and playing on their own tracks.
How old are the Bay City Rollers?
Now only three of the 'classic five' Rollers line-up remain: founding member and drummer Derek Longmuir, 69, guitarist Stuart 'Woody' Wood, 64, and songwriter and guitarist Eric Faulkner, 67.
Did one of the Bay City Rollers go to jail?
In 2000, Longmuir was sentenced to 300 hours' community service after admitting to possessing child pornography. Despite his guilty plea, he maintained that the offending materials did not belong to him but were left behind by an acquaintance. Longmuir said he pleaded guilty in hope of avoiding a "media circus".
How many of the Bay City Rollers are still living?
Stuart John "Woody" Wood is the only original member still in the band today. The 61-year-old is the band's bass guitarist.
How many of the Bay City Rollers have passed away?
On 1 September 2020, Ian Mitchell died at the age of 62 after suffering from throat cancer. On 20 April 2021, Les McKeown died aged 65.
Who replaced Alan Longmuir in the Bay City Rollers?
Mitchell joined the group in 1976 at the age of 17, replacing founding member and bassist Alan Longmuir. But he quit the band after nine months to return his native Northern Ireland, where he performed with old school friends as the group Rosetta Stone.
What happened to Ian Mitchell of the Bay City Rollers?
Ian Mitchell, bassist for the Bay City Rollers, has died at the age of 62, according to a post on the group's Facebook page. With hits including “Saturday Night” and “Bye Bye Baby,” the tartan-clad Scottish group were a pre-punk 1970s phenomenon in the U.K. and enjoyed several hits in the U.S.
Did the Bay City Rollers ever get their money?
According to documents, Les's company had £981,000 cash in the bank but was left with the smaller sum after more than £850,000 worth of creditors were paid. Nationwide tributes from the music industry were paid when he died, at age 65, from a suspected heart attack.