All that Ever Mattered covers the early days of rock 'n' roll in the 1950s to the big names of today. A tribute to the Scottish artists who have influenced the development of popular music, the groups and individuals profiled include Alex Harvey, Lonnie Donegan, Lulu, Nazareth, Frankie Miller, Gerry Rafferty, the Bay City Rollers, Midge Ure, The Skids, Big Country, The Proclaimers, Fish, Simple Minds, Wet Wet Wet, The Shamen and Deacon Blue.
Brian Hogg will discuss his book and reflect on 70 years of the Scottish music industry in the context of our Rip It Up exhibition.
Record Fair: We're hosting a Record Fair on the same day in the Events Space (Level 2) from 11:00 - 16:00. Come along to browse the stalls and maybe grab a vintage vinyl bargain. Free, drop-in.
‘Bay City Rollers jacket, 1976 tour programme, supersonic floppy disc and fan club badge on loan from a private collection; Bay City Rollers gold disc, guitar and earliest unreleased Bay City Roller acetate recording on loan from a private collection.
Objects on loan from Simple Minds.
Objects on loan from Garbage.
Objects on loan from Altered Images
Objects on loan from Fairground Attraction.
Chantal Meteor 200 jukebox made in Bristol between 1959 and 1962.
Detail of coat belonging to the Bay City Rollers.
Detail of PVC jumpsuit owned by Eugene Reynolds of the Rezillos.
Detail of purple and yellow dress belonging to Fay Fife of the Rezillos.
Detail of orange jacket belonging to Shirley Manson.
Header image: Tartan guitar, made by Gordon Smith and designed by Jimmy Moon, belonging to Del Amitri.
29 Sep 2018
14:00 – 15:00 (Doors open 13:45)
National Museum of Scotland, Chambers Street, Edinburgh - Auditorium, Level 1. Entry via Chambers Street.
Free, booking required
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