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RSS FeedsHit factories: 10 cities where UK pop history was made
(The Guardian Travel News)


17 november 2019 08:38:33

Hit factories: 10 cities where UK pop history was made
(The Guardian Travel News)

From Van Morrison´s birthplace to the venues where the Who and the Specials made seminal live records, these often forgotten locations all have a great backstory to tello A music lover´s guide to GlasgowThe Who´s celebrated album Live At Leeds was recorded in the refectory at the University of Leeds student union on Valentine´s Day 1970. The band had recently diversified with the release of the rock opera, Tommy, but this live album showcased their heavy rock side and features a 15-minute version of the 1965 hit, My Generation. The recording is commemorated by a blue plaque near the entrance to the building. The refectory is still a celebrated music venue. During the day it is a student cafeteria, but music obsessives can still wander in to admire the auditorium and drool over the wall-mounted lists of acts that played the venue over the years. In 1977 alone it included AC/DC, Sly and the Family Stone and the Byrds´ Roger McGuinn, Chris Hillman and Gene Clark. o University House, Lifton Place, gig listings at leedstickets.com Continue reading...

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