Born William Lyall in Edinburgh, Lyall was a keyboard player and vocalist with Pilot, and an early member of the Bay City Rollers. He also contributed to The Alan Parsons Project with fellow Pilot members, and released a solo album, Solo Casting in 1976. Lyall died of AIDS-related causes in 1989, aged 36. Tam Paton later revealed that Lyall was gay.
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