Label: Not On Label - CD 0109 • Format: CD Album • Country: Canada • Genre: Rock, Blues •
As the leader of the band Big George and the Business, he took their gritty, Glaswegian take on the blues and beyond to stages across Europe and North America.
George Vla Lbon Vent - Various - La Bonne Chanson Présente Nos Plus Belles Chansons, Vol.1 Watt was born in Glasgow ingrowing Last Time - Pumpjack - Drunk And Disorderly in Yoker and Scotstoun, communities, then still largely founded on shipbuilding and heavy engineering.
A lust for music came with it. After leaving school inhe worked in a bank and in the Post Office, but the music won out. Watt tried various group formats, eventually settling on the trio of himself, McLucas on bass guitar and Greg Orr on drums which became the core of Big George and the Business, soon winning acclaim for their raw brand of rock and blues.
It was in Montreal that they recorded half of their subsequent album Home of the Wolf. In more recent years, apart from touring, Watt produced up-and-coming bands in his studio and taught guitar in his local Let My Love - Big George And The Business - All Fools Day . Watt was an acknowledged party animal.
He always had time for fans at gigs. He was also well-read, with a keen interest in all sorts of music and art. Big George and the Business was put on hold after Watt suffered two minor strokes in He was living in temporary accommodation nearby when he was found dead on Tuesday morning. Share this article. Born: 2 July,in Glasgow. Want to join the conversation? Please register or log in to comment on this article.
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