Billy Connolly

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by Billy Connolly

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24 November 1942, Anderston, Glasgow, Scotland. Connolly left school for a variety of contrasting occupations, including welder on the Glasgow docks, before joining Tam Harvey in the Scottish folk act the Humblebums. The duo completed one album before Harvey was replaced by Gerry Rafferty in 1969. Although the new combination was responsible for two critically-acclaimed selections, the contrast between Connolly’s lighter, whimsical songs and Rafferty’s studious pop became too great to... Read more

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comedy
stand-up
stand up
humour
scottish
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