Ossian Family Tree

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Mae McKenna (sister of Hugh McKenna of The Sensational Alex Harvey Band) was introduced to a band formed by Billy Jackson, George Jackson and John Martin. Signed to Transatlantic in 1973, they recorded one album, Contraband (1974). Mae left for a solo career early in 1975 and recorded several solo albums. Although a replacement was tried, Contraband disbanded in the Spring of 1975.  
 
Mae
McKenna

vocals
Peter
Cairney

guitar
Alec
Baird

drums
Billy
Jackson

bass
George
Jackson

mandolin
John
Martin

fiddle
 
 
solo career disappeared The Jags oss1.gif - 1311 bytes1976 until 1980
Billy, George and John joined forces with Billy Ross. Two albums: Ossian (1977) and St Kilda Wedding (1978).
     
  Tony
Cuffe

(from ALBA)
  Billy
Jackson

bass
George
Jackson

mandolin
John
Martin

fiddle
Billy
Ross

guitar
Ossian #2Once Billy Ross left for a solo career, Tony Cuffe stepped in to take his place. solo
 
Tony
Cuffe

whistle
Billy
Jackson

bass
George
Jackson

mandolin
John
Martin

fiddle
     

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