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A Glasgow Experience


272 Pages, 5.5 x 8.5

Cloth, $23.95 (US $23.95)

Publication Date: November 2013

ISBN 9781780576503

Rights: US

Mainstream Publishing (Nov 2013)

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With rare pictures, exclusive interviews, and recently discovered archival material, no other book covers The Barrowland Ballroom in such an exclusive and comprehensive wayBarrowland charts the amazing resurrection of the legendary rock concert venue from its humble beginnings as a popular Glasgow dance hall through its commercial decline in the 1960s and beyond until it was reinvented in the early '80s as a concert venue that remains beloved by fans and artists alike. This book documents many of the gigs that have been held in the Barrowland, complete with reminiscences about backstage shenanigans and fascinating contributions from many of the musicians who have played there, as well as from fans who cherish memories of unforgettable concerts. Packed with interviews from the stars of popular music past and present, Barrowland allows readers to take a trip down memory lane and remember their favorite gigs at the world-famous venue in Glasgow's East End.

Author Biography

Nuala Naughton is a journalist and editor. Shirley Manson is the lead vocalist of the band Garage.