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  • George Bruce
Sir James (Jimmy) Shand, 1908 - 2000. Musician
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Sir James (Jimmy) Shand, 1908 - 2000. Musician 1995
  • Scottish Art
A household name among lovers of popular Scottish music, Jimmy Shand began his working life at fourteen down a mine in his native Fife. In the late 1940s and 50s, with his chosen instrument, the accordian, he created the typical Scottish country dance band. Radio broadcasts and television appearances made Shand and his band internationally known. He was awarded the Golden Disc in 1978 and counted the Queen Mother and the Queen among his fans.


  • Acc. No. PG 3009
  • Medium Oil on canvas
  • Size 90.50 x 70.80 cm (framed: 110.20 x 90.00 x 4.00 cm)
  • Credit Presented by a Trust established by the Earl of Elgin and Kincardine 1996