The golden days of Saucheihall  Street – Glasgow Locarno – and the Amazing Sounds of 1963.

We are delighted to have been loaned the picture of the Miss Scotland 1963 contestants on the Locarno stage.

 

When the catwalk was removed the dance floor filled to capacity to the music of 1963 – including –

The sounds of –

The Beatles – Please Please Me, Twist and Shout, and She loves You – The Bachelors – Charmaine – Kenny Ball – Sukiyak -The Caravelles – You Don’t Have To Be A Baby To Cry – The Crystals – Da Doo Ron Ron and Then He Kissed Me – The Dave Clark Five – Glad All Over –

The Cascades – Rhythm Of The Rain – Billie Davis – Tell Him -Lesley Gore – It’s My Party – Trini Lopez – If I Had A Hammer – The Four Seasons – Big Girls Don’t Cry, Walk Like a Man – The Fourmost – Hello Little Girl – Gerry & The Pacemakers – How Do You Do It ? – I Like It – You’ll Never Walk Alone –

Heinz – Just Like Eddie – Rick Nelson – Fools Rush In – In Dreams –  Falling, and Blue Bayou –   Paul & Paula – Hey Paula – Peter, Paul & Mary – Blowin’ In The Wind – Gene Pitney – Twenty-Four Hours From Tulsa – Brian Poole & The Tremeloes – Twist And Shout – Do You Love Me –

Freddie & The Dreamers – If You Gotta Make A Fool Of Somebody – I`m Telling You Now, and You Were Made For Me – Billy Fury – Like I’ve Never Been Gone – Jet Harris & Tony Meehan – Diamonds – Scarlet O`Hara and Applejack – The Hollies – Searchin’ –  Buddy Holly – Brown Eyed Handsome Man – Frank Ifield – Nobody’s Darlin’ But Mine  and Confessin`- Los Indios Tabajaras – Maria Elena – Big Dee Irwin – Swinging On A Star – 

Johnny Kidd & The Pirates – I’ll Never Get Over You – Kathy Kirby – Dance On, and Secret Love – Billy J. Kramer & The Dakotas – Do You Want To Know A Secret – Steve Lawrence & Eydie Gormé – I Want To Stay Here – Little Eva – Let’s Turkey Trot – Kenny Lynch – You Can Never Stop Me Loving You – Ned Miller – From A Jack To A King – Elvis Presley – One Broken Heart For Sale  and Devil In DisguiseJim Reeves – Welcome To My World – 

Cliff Richard – Summer Holiday – Lucky Lips and All In The Game – Tommy Roe – The Folk Singer, and EverybodyThe Rolling Stones – I Wanna Be Your Man – The Ronettes – Be My Baby – The Rooftop Singers – Walk Right In –  Bobby Rydell – Forget Him – Kyu Sakamoto – Sukiyaki – The Searchers – Sweets For My Sweet, and Sugar And Spice-The Shadows – Foot Tapper – Del Shannon – Little Town Flirt  Dusty Springfield – I Only Want To Be With You – The Springfields – Island Of Dreams –

The Surfaris – Wipe Out – The Tornados – Globetrotter – Bobby Vee – The Night Has A Thousand Eyes –  Andy Williams – Can’t Get Used To Losing You –Mark Wynter – Go Away Little Girl, and It`s Almost Tomorrow – 

Great times. Great music.

Much of which still fills the dance floors of today.