Watt Nicoll was part of the Sixties Scottish Folk Revival and is first to admit he was much more of a story teller and song writer than a vocalist. He recorded twelve albums of his own songs for the Transatlantic label and penned material for others i.e. Hamish Imlach, Corries etc. He hosted his own TV series 'FOLK AFORE US' for Grampian TV and 'Sounds of Scotland' for BBC Radio.
Just about the time the BigYin went into comedy - Watt went into Motivation and was declared the Best Motivator in the World in Reno Nevada in 1997(www.wattnicoll.com for that story). At 76 he is now writing and singing again with a bag of new stories and experiences but the same old sense of humour.
He absolutely loves when he gets a mixed audience of "wrinklies" and young people because he doesn't think the kids fully realise how much fun there is in a good sing along and the 'auld hieds' have a kind of a duty to demonstrate the experience and get these young people involved, and hopefully get them writing songs of their times and - even better - singing them!
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