Jimmy Murrison (pictured on the far left)is a Scottish lead guitar player, a member of the band Nazareth. Born in Aberdeen, Scotland, Murrison played with the band 'Trouble in Doggieland' before accepting an invitation to join Nazareth in 1994, replacing Billy Rankin. He became the band's permanent lead guitarist.
Denis Law Sir Alex Ferguson isn’t the only Manchester United legend with a connection to Aberdeen. Denis Law, one of the club’s ‘Holy Trinity’ alongside George Best and Bobby Charlton, was born and brought up in the city.
Paul Lawrie Born in Aberdeen in 1989, Paul Lawrie is still the last Scottish golfer to have won ‘a major’ following his victory in 1999’s Open Championship in Carnoustie. Although he hasn’t (so far!) been able to repeat this feat, he has finished in the top 10 of the European Tour’s order of merit on four occasions and remains a formidable opponent on the course. He also set up the Paul Lawrie Foundation, aiming to support and sustain young people’s interest in playing golf.
Emeli Sandé Although born in Sunderland, Sande’s family move to Alford in Aberdeenshire when she was only 4. Since then she’s performed at both the opening and closing ceremonies of the London 2012 Olympic Games, released an album that’s sold more than a million copies and has won three Brit awards. Having returned to Aberdeen since to perform concerts, she has spoken of how grounding she finds visiting the Granite City.