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Bruce, John Simon Asher (Jack)locked

  • Rikky Rooksby


Bruce, John Simon Asher (Jack) (1943–2014), musician and songwriter, was born on 14 May 1943 at 67 Beaufort Gardens, Bishopbriggs, Lanarkshire, the son of Charles Bruce and his wife Elizabeth, née Asher. His parents were politically left-wing and variously employed—his father as a lorry driver and mechanical engineer, and his mother as a hospital cleaner and waitress. He later claimed to have attended fourteen schools, the last ...

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