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At only 17, Jobson first gained success as front-man with the Scottish punk band, The Skids, who had a string of hits in a 2-year period, from 1979 to 1981, the biggest song being the top-10 hit, "Into the Valley" in 1979. The band was formed by Jobson and his friend, Stuart Adamson, who later formed the band, Big Country. After Adamson departed ... See full bio »
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16 Years of Alcohol
(2003)
New Town Killers
New Town Killers Director
(2008)
A Woman in Winter
(2006)
The Purifiers
The Purifiers Director
(2004)

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 2014 Top of the Pops: The Story of 1979 (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Into the Valley", "Working for the Yankee Dollar")
 2013 Top of the Pops: The Story of 1978 (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "The Saints Are Coming")
 2009 The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day (writer: "The Saints Are Coming")
 2008 Ashes to Ashes (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.6 (2008) ... (writer: "Into The Valley" - uncredited)
 2003 16 Years of Alcohol (performer: "Ae Fonde Kiss") / (writer: "Calling The Tune")
  Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 8 episodes, 1979 - 1980) (lyrics - 1 episode, 1979)
- Episode dated 10 January 1980 (1980) ... (writer: "Working for the Yankee Dollar")
- Episode dated 20 December 1979 (1979) ... (writer: "Working for the Yankee Dollar")
- Episode dated 29 November 1979 (1979) ... (writer: "Working for the Yankee Dollar")
- Episode dated 27 September 1979 (1979) ... (writer: "Charade')
- Episode dated 7 June 1979 (1979) ... (writer: "Masquerade")
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Reunited with The Skids band-mates Bill Simpson & 'Michael Baillie to', celebrate 30 years of The Skids, & along with Big Country's 'Bruce Watson' & his son Jamie, played two nights at Dunfermline's Glen Pavilion, followed by a set at T in the Park. See more »

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