born on 19/7/1946 in Perth, Schottland, United Kingdom
Links www.allmusic.com (English)
Alan Edward Gorrie (born 19 July 1946, Perth, Scotland) is a Scottish bassist, guitarist, keyboardist and singer. He is a founding member of the Average White Band and remains one of two original members in the group's current line-up.
Having previously played in Forever More, Gorrie and Onnie McIntyre formed the Average White Band in Glasgow in 1971. They became a successful funk/R&B group, topping record charts internationally with the AWB album and "Pick Up the Pieces" single. As part of Forever More, Gorrie appeared in Lindsay Shonteff's exploitation film, Permissive.
- Yours - Forever More (1970)
- Words on Black Plastic (1970)
- Sleepless Nights (1985)
- Wynn, Ron. [Alan Gorrie at All Music Guide Biography: Alan Gorrie]. Allmusic. Retrieved on 10 April 2010.
- Alan Gorrie/Average White Band interview by Pete Lewis, 'Blues & Soul' August 2011
|Average White Band|
|Members||* Onnie McIntyre|
|Studio albums||* Show Your Hand (1973)
|Hit singles||* "Pick Up the Pieces" (1974)
|Contributions||* Up MorrisseyMullen (1976)