These are 10 of the best Scottish musicians, bands and artist to have ever lived, according to Scotsman readers.
Some of the world’s most prominent bands, from the Bay City Rollers to Biffy Clyro to AC/DC to the Eurythmics, have been fronted or formed by proud Scots who have left an imprint on the musical landscape over the decades.
It is an age-old debate but deciding on the best Scottish musician of all time is something no family, or group of friends, will be able to agree on – so we threw it out to our readers to pick their favourites.
We asked you – and you most definitely responded – to cast a vote for the best Scottish musicians of all time. Did your favourite make the list?
1. Frankie Miller
Born in Bridgeton, Glasgow, singer-songwriter Frankie Miller takes our top spot after getting comfortably the most votes from Scotsman readers. He performed with a number of different acts and is best known for Full House - his 1977 album which garnered him an army of fans. Photo: Evening Standard/Getty Images
2. Alex Harvey
The Glasgow-born rock and blues musician had a career that spanned three decades, though he was most well known as the frontman of the Sensational Alex Harvey Band. One of the most mentioned names in our list of musicians, he comfortably makes the top two. Photo: Evening Standard/Getty Images
3. Jack Bruce
Bishopbriggs musician Jack Bruce completes our top three. Lead vocalist of the supergroup Cream, Bruce also had a stunning solo career that sees him still revered almost 60 years after he first appeared on the scene. Photo: Pierre Manevy
4. Mark Knopfler
While Mark Knopfler spent much of his younger life in the north of England, the Dire Straits frontman was born in Glasgow in 1949. Still one of the most loved musicians on the plant, he is most well known for hits such as 'Boom, Like That' and 'What It Is'. Photo: Juan Naharro Gimenez