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John (Johnny) Kirkland Reid


1974 -

Country music singer and song-writer. Born in Lanark, the son of a mechanic at the former Ravenscraig Steel Mill, Reid was raised in Overtown (North Lanarkshire) and educated at Garrion Academy in Wishaw. He emigrated with his parents to Canada in 1988, settling in Toronto. Reid completed his education at Bishop's University in Quebec.

His albums include Another Day, Another Dime (1997), Born to Roll (2005), Kicking Stones (2007), Dance with Me (2009), A Place Called Love (2010), Fire It Up (2012) and A Christmas Gift to You (2013). Several of his singles have reached No.1 in the Country Charts. He now lives in Nashville (USA). Reid returned to Scotland in 2013 to play a sell-out concert at Oran Mor in Glasgow, together with venues in Edinburgh and Aberdeen.


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