Discover the history of Scottish pop music at Rip it Up

An exhibition currently being held in Scotland is giving fans a history of Scottish pop music.

From the dancehall days to the 60s pop explosion, through the 70s and New Wave, the exhibition, Rip It Up, features global stars and independent local heroes from pop’s early days right up to today’s newcomers.

Artists and bands to be featured include Lonnie Donegan, Gerry Rafferty, the Sensational Alex Harvey Band, Lulu, The Rezillos, Midge Ure, Simple Minds, The Skids, Big Country, Garbage, Franz Ferdinand, Young Fathers, and many more. The exhibition includes original stage outfits and instruments, plus memorabilia, props, film and music.

It is currently underway until November at the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh, and more information can be found at their website.

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