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Steve McDonald

Biography

Considered nowadays to be always a Celtic music performer, Brand-new Zealander Steven McDonald provides crossed many boundary lines, having performed rock, modern and soundtrack music, amongst various other material. He started piano lessons at age five, afterwards switching to drums and signing up for his first music group, the Strangers, being a 12-year-old. Afterwards, as an associate from the Dizzy Restricts, McDonald spent time in England, using the ensuing influences acquiring him and his co-workers back again to New Zealand, where in fact the band transformed their name to Timberjack and released the questionable Visit the Sabbat. Departing Timberjack for Taylor, McDonald reserve percussion and only keyboards. The music group recorded an individual self-titled record before evaporating, departing McDonald to become listed on Individual Instinct. In 1980, he released the to begin some solo records using the Riddle as well as the Rhyme, third , using a two-and-a-half season stay static in Australia, where he honed his live work before moving back again to New Zealand and collecting the to begin some honours for his music. After 1983, he also became seriously mixed up in New Zealand tv and film industries, offering soundtracks for several productions. 1989 found his 1st appearance within the U.S. marketplace using the spacy Spinfield, a assortment of synthesizer-driven slashes released in the U.S. by Hearts of Space. As the recording was a moderate achievement, McDonald only resulted in within the U.S. on several compilations before 1996 launch of Sons of Somerled, an recording in line with the background of the MacDonald clan. An epic use grand plans, obscure historical recommendations and rousing vocal shows, it gained a good bit of interest, in addition to good sales. Rock of Destiny adopted in 1997, and 3 years later McDonald came back with Highland Farewell.

Quick Facts


Full Name Steve McDonald
Date Of Birth September 9, 1950
Profession Detective, Police officer
Nationality New Zealand
Children Amy Barlow
Parents Jim McDonald, Liz McDonald
Music Songs Fallen Flowers, Scotland the Brave, Live on My Warrior Son, Sons of Somerled, My Heart Belongs to Scotland, All You Can Know, Come to the Isle of Skye, Per Mare, Per Terras, Soldier's Lament, Seawulf, Journey of the Warrior Soul, Southern Gael, The Eastlander, Child of the Gael, Flower of Scotland, Scottish Soldier, Valley of the Weeping, Highland Farewell, Wild Mountain Thyme, The Voyage of Maeldun, Stone of Destiny, Lordship of the Isles, Celtic Warrior, End of the Highland Way, Arcturian Sunbird, Celtic Segue, Days of Olden Glory, The Lady of the Loch, The End of the Earth, The Painted Men, I Will Return, Green Alba
Albums Highland Farewell, Winter in Scotland: A Highland Christmas, Spinfield, Stone of Destiny, Days of Olden Glory (Scotland Forever), Sons of Somerled, The Riddle And The Rhyme, Legend, Ballads and Battles, Highland Heartbeat - The Best of Steve McDonald
Movies Grace of My Heart, The Spirit of '76, Lovedolls Superstar, Desperate Teenage Lovedolls, The Slog Movie


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#Fact
1 Stepson-in-law of Jered Cargman.
2 Son-in-law of Lenny Waronker and Donna Loren.
3 Brother-in-law of Charlotte Caffey, Katherine Waronker and Joey Waronker.
4 Member of the bands Redd Kross and Ze Malibu Kids.
5 Brother of Jeffrey McDonald.


Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Nowhere 1997 writer: "Out Of My Tree"
House Arrest 1996 writer: "Kill Someone You Hate"
PCU 1994 writer: "What's Wrong With Me" - as Steven McDonald
Lovedolls Superstar 1986 writer: "Slam, Spit, Cut Your Hair, Kill Your Mom", "See You in the Pit" - as S. McDonald
Desperate Teenage Lovedolls 1984 as S., "Ballad of a Lovedoll", "Self Respect", "Charlie"
Grand Theft Auto V 2013 Video Game writer: "Linda Blair" - as Steven McDonald
Castle TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2010 writer - 1 episode, 2010
Failure to Launch 2006 performer: "Not Bad at All" / writer: "Not Bad at All"
Shriek If You Know What I Did Last Friday the Thirteenth 2000 Video writer: "It's a Scream" - as Steven McDonald
An American Werewolf in Paris 1997 writer: "Sick Love"
Good Burger 1997 "So-Cal V8"

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Things Behind the Sun 2001 Alex - The Sherry McGrale Band
Grace of My Heart 1996 Member of the Riptides
The Spirit of '76 1990 Tommy Sears (as Steve McDonald of Redd Kross)
Macaroni & Me 1988 Short
Lovedolls Superstar 1986 Rainbow Tramaine (as Steven McDonald)
Desperate Teenage Lovedolls 1984 Johnny Tremaine

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Lovedolls Superstar 1986 as Steven McDonald

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
All the Wrong Places 2000 musician

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
A History Lesson Part 1 2010 Video documentary Himself - Redd Kross Bassist
ESPN SportsCentury 2002 TV Series documentary Himself
The Slog Movie 1982 Documentary Himself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Cut Shorts 2006 Video

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