Rocking Scots

Midge Ure returns to his native Glasgow to explore his musical roots, from his tenement upbringing to joining the short-lived boy band Slik in the 1970s.

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Midge Ure returns to his native Glasgow to explore his musical roots.

Midge Ure returns to his native Glasgow to explore his musical roots.

1/2. Midge Ure returns to his native Glasgow to explore his musical roots, from his tenement upbringing to joining the short-lived boy band Slik in the 1970s. He assesses Scotland's contribution to rock and pop music during the 1960s and 70s, from Lulu to Alex Harvey. Contributors include Maggie Bell, Eddi Reader and Jim Diamond.

He assesses Scotland's contribution to rock and pop music during the 1960s and 70s, from Lulu to Alex Harvey. Contributors include Maggie Bell, Eddi Reader and Jim Diamond

1/2. Midge Ure returns to his native Glasgow to explore his musical roots, from his tenement upbringing to joining the short-lived boy band Slik in the 1970s. He assesses Scotland's contribution to rock and pop music during the 1960s and 70s, from Lulu to Alex Harvey. Contributors include Maggie Bell, Eddi Reader and Jim Diamond.

02 LAST2007051920080411

The 80s and 90s saw a new generation of Scottish artists gain self-confidence in their national identity.

Contributors include Jim Kerr from Simple Minds, Sharleen Spiteri from Texas, Ricky Ross of Deacon Blue and Proclaimers twins Charlie and Craig Reid