Pete Scott was a singer-songwriter from Newcastle upon Tyne.
Pete released many albums throughout his career, including Don't Panic and Jimmy the Moonlight on Rubber Records in the 1970s and, more recently, the self-released albums Why Sing Goodbye Songs, Songs to Sing & Jokes to Tell, and Sweet Dreams of Contentment.
His records were played on the John Peel show and he toured extensively all around the UK, appearing with the likes of Lindisfarne and performing on the Jake Thackray TV show.
Best known for his song
Pete's performance of Wallpaper on Jake Thackray's TV show is available to view here. His performance of Miss Lapotaire is available to view here. Both performances are available to purchase on the DVD "Jake Thackray and Songs"
Pete left behind a wealth of unreleased material when he died, which his family are working to make available to his loyal fans both locally and around the world. This project started in December 2023 with the release of an album of previously unreleased material called Brand New Smile. CLICK HERE TO BUY THE ALBUM which is available now.
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"Why sing goodbye songs when we could be saying hello?"
Click on an album cover to listen to tracks and view options to purchase. Pete's two albums from the 1970s, Don't Panic and Jimmy the Moonlight, are currently only available secondhand on vinyl. We are hoping to make them more widely available soon.