Bigger than the Beatles! Rare single from obscure Scottish 1970s heavy metal band more valuable than classics from the Fab Four

Glory Hunter
Glory Hunter
  • Glory Hunter’s four members pooled resources to record debut single Thoughts of Destiny in 1979
  • But the band, from Livingston, West Lothian, split up weeks later
  • Now record from run of 1,000 are changing hands for more than £1,000
  • Outstripping classics by The Beatles, The Rolling Stones and Bruce Springsteen
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Kenny Hanlon 1979
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Kenny Hanlon now

They were an obscure, short-lived 1970s rock band whose only achievement was an undistinguished second place in a Perth talent contest.

But now, 35 years after they split up, a single recorded by Scots group Glory Hunter has become one of the world’s most sought-after records, with copies changing hands for more than £1,000.

Back in 1979, the four members of the outfit from Livingston, West Lothian, pooled their resources to record debut single Thoughts of Destiny but they split up only weeks later.

Grandfather and father-of-five Mr Hanlon, 59, said yesterday: ‘I suppose I should be chuffed, but to be honest I’m more mystified.

‘I’ve absolutely no idea why a single by an unknown band from Scotland that fell apart a few weeks after recording their only single should be so valuable.

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Glory Hunter Single
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