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Bassist from the UK.
Born in Scotland, Irving moved to London in 1967 where played keyboards with a band called Dream Police (later renamed The Crocodiles). He then went onto join Longdancer and after about a year, he joined The Babies. Throughout the mid-seventies playing mainly bass guitar, he toured the U.K. and Europe with several American acts including Ann Peebles and Eddie Holman and The Times. Irving's next venture was the Zaine Griff band. On leaving them he went on to form Special Branch with ex-MMEB guitarist [a=Dave Flett]. He was also quite heavily involved in the recording studio as a writer and musician with various artists such as French singer Sapho, Philip Rambow, The Lords Of The New Church and Anthony More, plus one of his own projects, The Vampire Bats.
In 1981 he joined [a=Manfred Mann's Earth Band]. In the studio with this band he played both bass and guitar and was the band's programming expert. He later was involved with [a=Paul Young].