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Person Tom Georgeson/Tom Anderson MBE 10990

Areas of activity
  • Deviser of dances

In 1948, Tammy formed and led the Islesburgh Dance Band which was to retain its popularity until disbanded twenty years later ; the band members over the years read like a ‘who’s-who’ of Shetland musicians – Tammy, Winnie Leslie (now Leask), Alice Sutherland (now Nicolson), Violet Scott (now Tulloch), Joan Stevenson (now Russell), Pearl Deyall, Larry Peterson, Lowrie Fraser, Stewart and Marjory Smith, Peter Leith, Tom Georgeson, John Kerr, Drew Robertson, Frankie Sinclair and Peerie Willie.