One Of Scotland's best loved songwriters. Davy Steele was loved equally for his sentitivity to others and for his charismatic ebullient nature. Davy could be relied upon to 'get the party started'. Born in 1948 in Summerlea, Prestonpans, on the banks of the River Forth, he remained a proud 'Panner' all of his life. Davy's rich life took him many places, from tours with the 1st Tank Regiment in the army to his lifetime dream of touring as a musician. He well known for his earlier work with Drinker's Drouth and Ceolbeg and the bandshe co-founded: Clan Alba, Urbin Ri and Caledon but it was the Battlefield Band in the 1990's that allowed his talents to be fully shared with the wider world. A proud family man, Davy was married twice and had four children. 2011 marks the 10th anniversary of Davy's death.