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Kerry McGregor

Kerry McGregor

(1974 – 2012)

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Kerry McGregor

Kerry McGregor
(1974 – 2012)

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Kerry McGregor

(1974 – 2012)
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About Kerry
This is an online tribute dedicated to the memory of Kerry McGregor who was a Scottish singer-songwriter and actress from West Lothian.
After studying music and drama at Jewel and Esk Valley College, Edinburgh, she co-formed the dance band Nexus in 1993. She then joined QFX, whose album Freedom reached Number 21 in the UK charts.
Talent spotted by Kenny MacDonald, manager of The Proclaimers, in 1997 Kerry McGregor participated in The Great British Song Contest, the UK selection for the Eurovision Song Contest, with the song "Yodel in the Canyon of Love". The song came second, behind Katrina and the Waves' "Love Shine a Light", which went on to win the competition that year. Polygram later signed Kerry
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McGregor to a solo deal, and released "Yodel in the Canyon of Love" as a single.
Kerry McGregor had appeared in a number of stage and television shows including the Channel 4 comedy The Book Group playing Kenny's love-interest Carol Ann, and the BBC1 Children's drama series Grange Hill.
In 2006, Kerry McGregor was a finalist in the third UK series of TV talent show The X Factor. Kerry McGregor was mentored on the show by Sharon Osbourne. She was eliminated in the third week of the live shows along with Dionne Mitchell.
In 2010, she supported Scottish singer-songwriter Jay Brown, and was working with producer and musician Calais Brown at the time of her death.
Kerry McGregor was born in 1974
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in Pumpherston, West Lothian, Scotland. Her grandfather was Bobby McKerracher, known as "the Scottish Bing Crosby". After her father died in a car crash aged five, she was raised by her mother, who was also a talented singer.
Joining West Calder High School, Kerry McGregor showed promise as a gymnast until aged 13, when she fell out of a tree and broke her back. Confined to a wheelchair, in six weeks she learnt to walk again using crutches, earning a a Child of Achievement Award.
Kerry McGregor lived in West Lothian near Edinburgh, with her property developer partner and their son Joshua. In 2007, Kerry McGregor helped to launch the WheelieChix-Chic clothing brand at London Fashion Week. Kerry McGregor
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was involved with a number of charities that work with and for women, children and the disabled.
Kerry McGregor passed away on the 4th January 2012. This is an online memorial created to honour her life. May she rest in peace.
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Kerry McGregor

This is an online tribute dedicated to the memory of Kerry McGregor who was a Scottish singer-songwriter and actress from West Lothian.
After studying music and drama at Jewel and Esk Valley College, Edinburgh, she co-formed the dance band Nexus in 1993. She then joined QFX, whose album Freedom reached Number 21 in the UK charts.
Talent spotted by Kenny MacDonald, manager of The Proclaimers, in 1997 Kerry McGregor participated in The Great British Song Contest, the UK selection for the Eurovision Song Contest, with the song "Yodel in the Canyon of Love". The song came second, behind Katrina and the Waves' "Love Shine a Light", which went on to win the competition that year. Polygram later signed Kerry...

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