Aidan Smith: Potato-faced pop idols deserve a break



It feels strange to be thinking about the Bay City Rollers when Bob Dylan has just been awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature, when Rod Stewart has just been knighted and when lots of deeply important bands have just got together for Desert Trip, billed as the mega-gig to top them all. But then again maybe not that strange.
The Rollers would never have been invited to join the Rolling Stones, the Who et al in Indio, California. From the first indecisive chord, from the first keelie warble, they lacked credibility. All the cool people thought them an embarrassment to Scotland. In terms of... read more

 
18 October 2016 in Lifestyle, Views: 35
Source: Scotsman
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