￼Deacon Blue are one of Scotland's most popular pop bands. The name of the band is taken from the title of a Steely Dan song,
whose lyrics seem to reflect the Scottish band's early outlook: "They got a name for the winners in the world, I want a name when
I lose... Call me Deacon Blues"
Formed in 1985, this predominantly Glaswegian act were one of the top-selling UK bands of the late 1980s/early 1990s. The
group's members were Ricky Ross, Lorraine McIntosh, James Prime, Dougie Vipond, Ewan Vernal and Graeme Kelling.