Glasgow in the sixties: 9 of the best Glasgow bands and musicians of the 1960s

Here are some of the best bands and musicians to emerge from Glasgow's music scene during the swinging sixties

The sixties were a defining era for the world with Glasgow having a vibrant music scene with some huge names emerging from the city during that time. A 15-year-old Marie Lawrie from Dennistoun had chart success for the first time as the times were a changin' as the revival of British folk music got underway and Glasgow artists became inspired.

Jimi Hendrix arrived in Glasgow in 1967 to play Green's Playhouse with him also checking in at Glasgow's More's Hotel, The Rolling Stones cut the ribbon at McCormack's new shop on Bath Street, The Beatles rocked the Odeon on Renfield Street and Bob Dylan arrived in Glasgow for the first time in 1966.

Here is a look back at some of the best bands and musicians to come out of Glasgow during the era.

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