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Thomas Fraser (singer)

Thomas Fraser (1927–1978) was a fisherman and Country and Western and Rhythm and Blues musician from the Shetland Isles.

Fraser was born in on the isle of Burra. He never released any recordings while he was alive, choosing to play his cover versions of American folk, country and western and rhythm and blues songs to close friends and family. He rarely even played live before paying audiences. During his lifetime he made a number of recordings on a reel to reel tape recorder, and family members circulated these as a keepsake of him after his death. After a

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