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Matthews, Iain, 1946-

LC control no.no2005099834
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Personal name headingMatthews, Iain, 1946-
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Variant(s)Matthews, Ian, 1946-
McDonald, Ian Matthews, 1946-
MacDonald, Ian Matthews, 1946-
Birth date1946-06-16
Place of birthLincolnshire (England)
Field of activityCountry rock music Folk-rock music
Profession or occupationSingers Composers Lyricists Musicians
Special noteFormerly on undifferentiated record: n 92033541
Found inShear, J. Walking a changing line [SR] p1988: label (Ian Matthews)
His Pure and crooked [SR] p1990: label (Iain Matthews)
All music guide WWW site, Oct. 19, 2005 (Ian Matthews; Iain Matthews; b. Ian Matthews McDonald [article says MacDonald], June 16, 1946, Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire, England; he changed his last name in 1968 and then the spelling of his first name in 1989 to reflect his Celtic roots; singer/songwriter)
Iain Matthews WWW site, Oct. 19, 2005 (Iain Matthews; in the mid 1960s he used his stepfather's surname and was known as Ian MacDonald; by 1968, he was using his mother's maiden name, in part to distinguish himself from King Crimson's Ian McDonald)
Enc. of pop. mus., 3rd ed. (Matthews, Iain; b. Ian Matthews McDonald, June 16, 1946, Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire, England)
New Rolling stone enc. of rock & roll (Matthews, Iain; b. Ian Matthew [sic] MacDonald, June 16, 1946, Lincolnshire, England; he used his middle name as surname to avoid confusion with King Crimson's Ian McDonald; has spelled his first name Ian)
Int. ww in pop. mus., 7th ed. (Matthews, Iain; b. June 16, 1946, England; songwriter and vocalist)
Invalid LCCNn 92033541