Bands

The Ugly's| with Steve Gibbons | 1960s

Bass, Vocals, Songwriter,

Bass, Vocals, Songwriter

Magnum | with Tony Clarkin & Bob Catley | 1970s

Rhythm guitar, Vocoder, Backing Vocals

Electric Light Orchestra | with Jeff Lynne | 1980s​

Morganisation | with wife Mandy & Alex Lowe | current​

Lead Vocals, Guitar, Songwriter

Hit song writer Dave Scott-Morgan, (Dave Morgan), has been in music since the 60's including being part of The Ugly's and Magnum.  His songs were recorded by The Move and Wishful Thinking and HIROSHIMA was a hit twice, reaching No.4 in the German charts,when sung by Sandra.

In the 80s, Dave was in the Electric Light Orchestra and credited on ELO's SECRET MESSAGES and Jeff Lynne's ARMCHAIR THEATRE. His collaboration with Richard Tandy (ELO's keys player) resulted in the concept album EARTH RISE and single BERLIN. Later with guitarist Martin Smith, came the charity single ACTION (produced by Jeff Lynne) and CD BC COLLECTION. Whilst in LA he wrote the score for a Hollywood film 'Distortions'.

After writing his autobiography Patterns in the Chaos Dave formed Morganisation in 2016 to promote the album ACROSS THE DIVIDE and now tours audio-visual shows performing rock n roll, ELO hits and tracks also from his other albums including BUBBLES and SEVEN.

Genre: Latter-day Beatlesque Pop Rock

Band: Morganisation

 

Location: Birmingham, UK

About

Notable Recordings

The Move | Writer | Polydor, EMI

Something, This Time Tomorrow

Wishful Thinking | Writer | Global, Atlantic​

Hiroshima, She belongs to the Night

Puhdys | Writer | Pool (GDR)

Hiroshima

Hiroshima

Sandra | Writer | Virgin

Speaker

Dave's unique after dinner presentation includes songs accompanied by his ovation legend and anecdotes about life in the music business, like meeting George Harrison plus other topics such as songwriting and being a pilot. His philosophy for staying youthful and healthy is of recurring interest to most audiences.

Available CDs

Composer, Vocals, guitar, synths

Earthrise | Morgan Tandy | re-release 2011

BC Collection | Tandy Morgan Smith | 1992​

Composer, Production, Vocals, Guitar

Reel 2 | Dave Morgan | 2001

Composer, Producer, Vocals, Guitar

Across the Divide | Morgan | 2013

Composer, Producer, Vocals, Guitar

Composer, Producer, Vocals, Guitar

Bubbles | Morganisation | 2017​

Composer, Producer, Vocals, Guitar

Highland | Morganisation | 2018

Seven | Morganisation | 2019

Composer, Producer, Vocals, Guitar

Composer & Producer

Mainly a solo writer however Dave collaborated on 21 Today (a memorial song to commemorate the lives lost through the Birmingham Pub Bombings) and projects including  arranging his Earthrise suite from synth to orchestra with Birmingham Conservatoire composers.

Performer

As lead vocalist playing rhythm guitar Dave performs as a 3 piece band - Morganisation. Playing his original compostions as acoustic sets to fronting full orchestras & multi-media shows with self produced backing tracks and videos.

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