Andy M. Stewart, Scottish folk singer, Died at 63

Andrew Michael “Andy” Stewart was born on September 8, 1952, in Alyth, Perthshire and died on December 27, 2015.

He was a Scottish singer and songwriter.

He was formerly the leading man for Silly Wizard, he also worked with Manus Lunny, on ‘Fire in the Glen’ (1985, also with Phil Cunningham).

Andrew tour with the Silly Wizard until the band broke up in 1988.

After Andy has recorded four solo albums, as well as three with Manus Lunny. Several of Stewart’s songs have become well-known within the folk community, including “The Ramblin’ Rover”, “Golden, Golden”, “The Queen of Argyll” and “The Valley of Strathmore”.

Beside that Andy’s renditions of classic Robert Burns songs have been well received.

Andy M. Stewart passed away at 63 yrs old.