Category: Historical Interlude

Historical Interlude #2: Fab 64

This show at the Kelvin Hall on 4th September 1964 as advertised below in the Evening Times is an interesting historical snapshot for a number of reasons. As well as being a homecoming for Lulu, who was still only 15 and had already moved to London and had a huge hit single with a version […]


Historical Interlude #1: Cockburn Hotel

The Cockburn Hotel – on the corner Bath Street and West Campbell Street – is thought to be the location of the first ever commercial recording made in Glasgow. The recording of Iff’s Orchestra took place on the 10th September 1899 and the record was released on a 78 rpm shellac record on the Berliner […]