FP100 Fife bands 88. Baby Isaac

Baby Isaac
Baby Isaac

Baby Isaac were formed in Kelty in 1992 after being inspired by a performance at Kelty Rock Club by leading UK blues band Paul Lamb and the Kingsnakes.

Initially a five piece of keyboards, guitar, harmonica, bass and drums the band supported US blues legends James Cotton and Snooky Prior. Playing local gigs sympathetic to blues, Baby Isaac built up a reputation for putting on a good show.

Drawing on the roots of blues the band developed its sound influenced by swing artists such as Louis Jordan. In 1995 the line up was complete when singer Angela Moore joined.

The band pressed ahead as regulars on the blues festival circuit both in Scotland and northern England.

An appearance followed on BBC Radio Scotland’s now iconic ‘Live at the Lemon Tree’ in 1995 where Baby Isaac played six songs on live radio.

Now playing everywhere from Skye to Harlow the band made several demo styLe CDs showcasing their music. ‘What The Hell’ by Baby Isaac was short listed for the UK Blues Album of the Year in 2013.

Baby Isaac played the Belladrum Festival in 2013 and have also released an album ‘Rising Sun’ by Kevin Jordan and Reece Hill on their Predovan Recordings label.

The band hopes to record a new album later on this year.