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Stuart Adamson
Original name: William Adamson
Birth: Apr. 11, 1958
Death: Dec. 16, 2001

Rock Musician. He was the lead singer and guitarist for the Scottish rock band "Big Country." An accomplished guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter, he was born in Manchester, England, and grew up in Crossgates. He co-founded "The Skids", his first successful band, with singer Richard Jobson in 1977, when he was 18. He then went on to form Big Country with fellow guitarist Bruce Watson in 1982, and achieved a Top-40 hit single in 1983 with the song "In A Big Country". He later moved to Nashville, Tennessee, where he founded his final band, "The Raphaels". (bio by: K.A.O.S. in Los Angeles) 

Cause of death: Suicide
Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown.
Created by: Ron Moody
Record added: Jun 18, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6523231
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- P Renee T
 Added: Jan. 18, 2015
Stuart you were a talented musician i was listening to your classic hit song in a big country i was saddened by your tragic suicide too young to go i wish someone could have help you life is full of obstacles with fame i supposed i hope your really in he...(Read more)
- David termini
 Added: Dec. 23, 2014

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 Added: Dec. 17, 2014
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