Saturday, June 13, 1970

Musical Artist - MacLean, Dougie

Dougie MacLean is a Scottish folk singer and songwriter best known for writing the song Caledonia, which has been called the unofficial Scottish national anthem. MacLean also wrote the song The Gael, which was used as the main theme for the 1992 movie The Last of the Mohicans. Those two songs are just the highlights in an extensive performing career that has spanned more than forty years and two dozen albums. In addition to his extensive career as a performer, MacLean has been incredibly successful as a songwriter, and his pieces have been recorded by numerous other artists such as Ronan Keating, Paolo Nutini, Amy Macdonald, Kathy Mattea, Frankie Miller, Cara Dillon, and Mary Black.

MacLean has a website named Dougie MacLean: Songwriter: Composer: Performer. He can also be found on Facebook.

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