Thursday, 30 August 2007
Jimmy Shand born in Fife Scotland
Jimmy Shand was born in East Wemyss in Fife, son of a farm ploughman turned miner. One of nine children, they soon moved to the burgh of Auchtermuchty. The Jimmy Shand Story. The King of Scottish Dance Music. A biography of the musician, Jimmy Shand. This book ranges from his boyhood in East Wemyss, Scotland, through the early years as an amateur accordian player, right up to the present day. It includes a listing of Shand's recordings on vinyl, cassette and CD, and also his sheet music compositions. The Jimmy Shand Story: The King of Scottish Dance Music.