Alan Gorrie

Alan Gorrie

born on 19/7/1946 in Perth, Schottland, United Kingdom

Alan Gorrie

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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[1] and remains one of two original members in the group's current line-up.[2]

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.

Partial discography

  • Yours - Forever More (1970)
  • Words on Black Plastic (1970)
  • Sleepless Nights (1985)


  1. Wynn, Ron. [Alan Gorrie at All Music Guide Biography: Alan Gorrie]. Allmusic. Retrieved on 10 April 2010.
  2. Alan Gorrie/Average White Band interview by Pete Lewis, 'Blues & Soul' August 2011
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