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Please use this artist for [b]Maartin Allcock[/b] also since he began to use the "Maartin" variation of his first name much later in his musical career.
Multi-instrumentalist, born 5 January 1957 in Middleton, Greater Manchester. Allcock studied music at Huddersfield and Leeds. He began playing professionally in 1976, playing in dance bands and folk clubs. In 1981 he joined the Bully Wee Band, a Celtic folk group, which led to an 11-year stint as lead guitarist with the electric folk band [a102994] from October 1985 to December 1996, and concurrently four years as keyboardist with rock band [a30122] from January 1988 to December 1991. Nowadays he works freelance from his home on the west coast of Snowdonia as a session man and record producer.