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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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 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 - 6 episodes, 1979) (lyrics - 1 episode, 1979)
- 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 7 June 1979 (1979) ... (writer: "Masquerade")
- Episode dated 24 May 1979 (1979) ... (writer: "Masquerade")
- Episode dated 15 March 1979 (1979) ... (lyrics: "Into the Valley")
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Has just completed his directorial debut with 16 Years of Alcohol (2003), which had Kevin McKidd in the lead role. The film will be premiered at The Edinburgh International Film Festival in August 2003. See more »

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