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Adele – Model 0002CE -  Adele came in to the shop a few years ago – loved the sound and look of the 0002CE and bought it right away.  She mostly uses it for writing these days.

 

Adam Sutherland – Treacherous Orchestra – Standard Mandolin.

 

Ally McErlaine  - Texas and Red Sky July – Model 0002/SB and Custom Electric.

 

Anna Macdonald – Singer/Songwriter – Custom 00 with Black Acacia back & sides.Anna MacDonald

 

Anna Massie –multi instrumentalist - Blazin’ Fiddles, The Unusual Suspects, Capercaillie, Kate Rusby, Eddi Reader – A Plus E Mandolin – sunburst.

 

Allan Olsen – Danish singer/songwriter – Allan has one of the first acoustics we ever built – a standard 000 purchased circa 1980.

 

Ashton Lane – Esther O’Connor Model 0003, Tim O’Connor- Custom Super Jumbo left hand and Jamie Duffin – RD3.

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Babydaddy Scissor Sisters – Custom Flying V Banjo – The band were looking for an electric banjo for a world tour – and Babydaddy came up with this idea!

 

Big Country – Stuart Adamson and Bruce Watson commissioned various electric guitars and mandolins during the ‘80’s and early ‘90’s  -one of the most unusual being ’The Duchess’ which was a replica of Bo Diddley’s sister’s guitar.

Breabach - Ewan Robertson Custom African Rosewood dreadnought

 

Bryan Adams –Signature Model Guitar and RD3 – Bryan has consistently been playing his RD3 since 2004 and a few years later took delivery of his new signature model which was designed around the RD3. 

 

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Cantarrach – Steve Lawrence & Ross Kennedy – Steve is a long time customer and has quite a collection of Moon instruments including a Model 0003 guitar, an 8 string Guitar/Bouzouki, an Octave Mandolin and a Tenor Mandola.  Ross has a custom dreadnought and a standard bouzouki.

 

Cherrygrove – Marianne Fraser -0003CE

 

COLDPLAY – Guy Berryman – Custom Acoustic Bass and AplusE Mandolin – sunburst.  We met Guy a few years ago when he was looking for a mandolin to use in their live shows.  He was delighted with the Aplus – and asked if we would build an Acoustic Bass.  It has Koa back & sides and Sitka Spruce ‘Bear Claw’ soundboard.

 

Craig Armstrong – composer (films including Romeo & Juliet, Moulin Rouge, Ray, Love Actually) – Custom Super Jumbo – black finish.

 

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Dougie MacLean – Signature Model 000. – Dougie has been playing these guitars for a number of years now  – link to Signature guitar page.

 

Del Amitri Justin Currie – 5 String Bass –built for Justin circa 1985.

Iain Harvie – Tartan Guitar – not made, but refinished by us for a Glasgow show.

 

Donnie Munro – Runrig – Model 0001 and 0003/12 string.

 

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Findlay Napier – and the Bar Room Mountaineers – Custom 0003 & Custom C2 (Maple/Gloss)

 

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Greg Lawson – Moishe’s Bagel. Dougie MacLean Band, Salsa Celtica –Standard Mandolin.

 

Gordon Gunn –Gordon Gunn Band, Session A9,  – Standard Mandolin

 

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Haugaard & Hoirup (DK)– Harald Haugaard – Standard Octave Mandolin

 

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Islanders (DK) – Paul Kelly – A Plus E Mandolin – sunburst

 

Iain Forbes – guitarist – Limited Edition Glasgow Rose.

 

Innes Watson – guitarist, fiddler, composer and arranger – Custom 0003 with Black Acacia back & sides.

 

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Jill Jackson – singer/songwriter – Jill has played her model 0003 for a number of years now.

JJ Gilmour - singer/songwriter - JJ has very recently taken delivery of his custom RD3 with an LR Baggs Element pickup

 

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Kassidy – Lewis Andrew– Lewis has two custom 12 string guitars – one a natural finished 000 body size with a cutaway and the other a Super Jumbo with a hand rubbed stained soundboard.

Barrie O’Neill – Barrie has a custom PF-0003 with a slot head and black gloss finish.

 

Kepa Junkera Band  –Angel Unzu - Standard Mandolin.

 

 

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Lee Ann Womack band – Joe Manuel – Standard Bouzouki

 

Lloyd Cole & The Commotions – Lloyd commissioned a thinline ‘Tele’ style guitar back in the late ‘80’s  which he used extensively during that period.  The guitar was recently auctioned and raised £4000.00 for Nordoff Robbins Music Therapy.

Bass player Lawrence Donegan had a ‘Telecaster’ style bass made and guitarist Neil Clark a black ‘Tele’ styled guitar.

 

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Maeve Dunphy - Singer/Songwriter from Northern Ireland - Model 0001


Maurice Henderson – Fiddler’s Bid – A PlusE Mandolin – sunburst

 

Manus Lunny – Capercaille -  Mandocello and Custom Bouzouki.  

 

Meic Stevens – Welsh singer/songwriter and national treasure! – Custom 0003 & Custom Super Jumbo.

 

Michael McGoldrick – Virtuoso Flute, Uilleann Pipes and whistle player – Custom A Plus E Cittern

 

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Peter Rowan – Custom Dreadnought affectionately known as ‘The Plough’ – as Peter asked to have that star constellation on the fingerboard.

 

Paolo Nutini – RD3 – Paolo has used his dreadnought since the beginning of his career.  Fellow band member David Nelson plays a custom left hand Super Jumbo.

 

Pet Shop Boys Neil Tennant bought a Moon DC – double cutaway electric back in 1989 when he was recording in Park Lane Studio next door.

 

Phil Cunningham – Phil has a Standard Mandolin and recently took delivery of a custom Tenor Ukulele that has a little accordion, inlaid on the headstock!

 

Primevals – Tom Rafferty – Tom has two custom electrics – one is a straight thro’ neck ‘Strat’ and the other is a ‘Tele’ style guitar.

 

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Ross Ainslie – piper and composer. Treacherous Orchestra. Dougie MacLean Band - Standard Mandolin .

 

Roy Harper - Custom African Rosewood Dreadnought. 


Runrig – Rory Macdonald – Rory has two Moon Guitars – an RD3 dreadnought and a 0002 – gloss Maple.

 

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Sandi Thom – A Plus E Mandolin – a birthday gift from Sandi’s mum.

 

Simple Minds – Charlie Burchill – transparent black Custom Hollow body 6 string and a Jazz style semi acoustic 12 string with the Claddah symbol inlaid on the headstock.

 

Steve Earle – Model T Electro Acoustic mandolin.  Steve picked up on this in 1997 when his mandolin was lost by an airline during a tour of UK and Ireland.  His guitar tech (Coco) had come in looking for a replacement and figured Steve would like the Model T and he was right – he bought two! He also owns a Standard Mandolin and his brother Patrick has an Tenor Mandola.

 

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 Tia Files - Guitarist - Bodega, rua McMillan trio - 0003CE

 

Trevor Rabinex YES guitarist and current film composer of numerous Hollywood blockbusters – including Armageddon, Enemy of the State, Deep Blue Sea and Race To Witch Mountain.  Trevor’s RD3 was gifted to him from Bryan Adam’s after a musical collaboration.  He has told us that he uses the guitar for most of his writing.

 

Tom Copson – singer/songwriter – RD3 dreadnought.  

 

 

Tumult – Danish Folk band – fiddle and mandolin player Jorgen Dickmeiss has a Standard Octave Mandolin

 

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Wet Wet Wet – We made a few custom guitars for guitarist Graeme Duffin in the early ‘90’s at the peak of the band’s success.  He had a cherry red ‘Tele’ style electric, a sunburst 6/12 Double Neck – (one was set up for slide) and a hollow body 12 string.  Graham Clark also had a transparent black double cutaway electric.

 

Wrigley Sisters – Hazel Wrigley has a 0002/12 string acoustic

 

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Zac Ware – guitarist The Proclaimers – A Plus E - sunburst