Hamish Imlach (10 February 1940 - 1 January 1996, Motherwell, Scotland) was a folksinger. He was born in Calcutta but claimed to have been conceived in Glasgow, Scotland. Although his commercial success was limited, he influenced many other artists, including most notably John Martyn and Billy Connolly. In Central and Northern Europe Imlach enjoyed a strong reputation as a vivid live artist. Particularly in Scandinavia (Denmark) and Germany his live performances were much cherished.