Bay City Rollers

Scottish pop band

The Bay City Rollers are a Scottish pop rock in the 1970s. They were called the "teen sensations from Edinburgh".[4]

Bay City Rollers
Bay City Rollers in Holland (1976)
Bay City Rollers in Holland (1976)
Background information
Also known asThe Saxons, The Rollers, The New Rollers
OriginEdinburgh, Scotland
GenresPop,[1] glam rock,[2] pop rock[3]
Years active1964–1987, 1990, 1998–2000, 2015–present
LabelsBell, Arista, Epic
Past members

The group's line-up had many changes over the years, but the classic line-up were guitarists Eric Faulkner and Stuart Wood, singer Les McKeown, bassist Alan Longmuir, and drummer Derek Longmuir.[5]


  1. Ian Brown (26 November 2010). From Tartan to Tartanry: Scottish Culture, History and Myth: Scottish Culture, History and Myth. Edinburgh University Press. pp. 201–. ISBN 978-0-7486-4449-0.
  2. Mark Johnson (1 April 2016). Seditious Theology: Punk and the Ministry of Jesus. Routledge. pp. 13–. ISBN 978-1-317-05785-7.
  3. "Bay City Rollers - Biography & History - AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 27 October 2018.
  4. Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 45. ISBN 1-904994-10-5.
  5. "BAY CITY ROLLERS - OFFICIAL WEBSITE". Retrieved 27 October 2018.