Jay Jay McMeekin
Copyright © Brian Rawson Band
Drummer, Todd McLeod, is well respected in the Glasgow music scene having toured the UK and Canada extensively with various bands and, in particular, the Jimi Anderson Group. Heavily influenced by Brian Downey and John Bonham, he provides a solid foundation that is LOUD...LOUD...LOUD!
Belfast born, Brian Rawson, was a member of The Tearjerkers
(Good Vibrations/Phonogram) who toured with Thin Lizzy, Dexy's Midnight Runners, Doll by Doll and Rachel Sweet. He relocated to London where he played guitar on Jim Lyttle's demo's with Jimmy Bain (Rainbow/ Wild Horses/Dio) producing and playing bass on the track, "Rough, Tough & Pretty Too" in the band that would eventually become Rogue Male. Brian emigrated to the U.S. and, most notably, played guitar on American singer/songwriter Jon Lacabanne's album "Amen", recorded all the guitars on Deidre Cunningham's album "Sunny Days" and played a one-off gig in Nashville with "Handsome" Mick Rowe's band, "Nineteen88", before returning to the UK where he joined "Sweet" for a UK tour. Prior to forming his own band, he was a member of The Lynsey Dolan Band and co-wrote the track "Do Right Man" which appears on the "Jock's Juke Joint - Volume 2" CD and played all the guitars on EmmaJane's "Red shoes" EP.
The current line-up is busy working on the long-awaited album which is being recorded by South African producer, Shaun Neethling, who is playing drums and providing backing vocals, Jay Jay McMeekin has re-joined the band on bass and newcomer, David Walker, is on lead vocals and rhythm guitar.