Edinburgh's Greatest Hits
A Celebration of the Capital's Music History
144 Pages, 4.35 x 6.1 in
- May 2022
- In Stock
Discover Edinburgh’s hidden music heritage with this eye-opening guide to the city’s musical milestones, famous gigs, infamous incidents and colourful characters. From folk to funk, pop to punk, this compilation of bite-sized stories shines a light on the key people, venues and gigs that have shaped the city’s music scene. From Bowie to the Bay City Rollers, Edinburgh’s Greatest Hits touches on the big names as well as revealing some lesser-known legends and tall tales.
Jim Byers, Fiona Shepherd, Alison Stroak and Jonathan Trew share decades of music fandom and journalism between them and are uniquely placed to explore the capital’s music scene, past and present.
A fascinating and witty look at Edinburgh's music history. An excellent read' ~Bruce Findlay, Simple Minds manager and owner of Bruce's record shop
From The Beatles to David Bowie to homegrown stars, a wonderful new book celebrates Edinburgh’s musical history' ~Martha Vaughan, Herald
Reclaims the Scottish capital as the birthplace of the country’s thriving live music industry' ~Brian Ferguson, The Scotsman
A celebration of the city and its enduring love affair with music and musicians, venues and shops, one which will spark the remembrance of unique, high-octane experiences for all of us' ~Ian Rankin
A brilliant snapshot of rock and pop in Edinburgh' ~Stuart Cosgrove
A brilliant pocket sized guide packed full of fascinating bite-sized stories' ~Grant Stott, BBC Radio Scotland Afternoon Show