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Scotland's Pop Music

Vic Galloway celebrates the story of Scotland's pop music. He has interviews with Clare Grogan, Jim Kerr, KT Tunstall, Alan Gorrie, The Proclaimers and a lot more.

Vic Galloway celebrates the story of Scottish pop music to mark the opening of a new exhibit at The National Museum of Scotland.

This week Vic brings together some of the stories of Scotland's pure pop acts that have made an impact across the world. Featuring new interviews with The Proclaimers, Jim Kerr, Tommy Cunningham, KT Tunstall, Pat Kane, Justin Currie, Deacon Blue, Clare Grogan and Alan Gorrie of the Average White Band and Alan Longmuir from the Bay City Rollers.

You'll also hear from Lulu and Annie Lennox as they reflect on Scotland and how it's shaped them and their music.

55 minutes

Music Played

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  • Bay City Rollers


    • Super 70's (Various Artists).
    • Virgin.
  • Bay City Rollers

    Summer Love Sensation

    • Absolute Rollers: The Very Best Of The Bay city Rollers.
    • Arista.
  • Altered Images

    Don't Talk to Me About Love

    • Wave Party (Various Artists).
    • Columbia.
  • Alex Harvey and His Soul Band


    • Shout.
    • Polydor.
    • 1.
  • KT Tunstall

    Black Horse and the Cherry Tree

    • Eye To The Telescope.
    • Relentless Records.
  • Beck


    • (CD Single).
    • Geffen.
  • The Rezillos

    Top Of The Pops

    • Scotland Rocks.
    • Virgin.
    • 19.
  • Altered Images

    I Could Be Happy

    • Hits Of The 80's - Various Artists.
    • Columbia.
  • Simple Minds

    New Gold Dream (81/82/83/84)

    • Early Gold.
    • Virgin.
    • 3.
  • Average White Band

    Atlantic Avenue

    • The Best Of The Average White Band.
    • Hit Label.
  • Deacon Blue


    • The Very Best Of Deacon Blue.
    • Columbia.
    • 4.
  • Annie Lennox

    Little Bird

    • (CD Single).
    • BMG/RCA.
    • 2.
  • The Proclaimers

    Sunshine on Leith

    • The Best Of The Proclaimers.
    • Chrysalis.
  • Lonnie Donegan

    Rock Island Line

    • Rediscover The 50's-Rock With The Cav.
    • Old Gold.
  • Average White Band

    Pick Up The Pieces

    • The Best Of The Average White Band.
    • Hit Label.
  • Simple Minds

    Chelsea Girl

    • Life In A Day.
    • Virgin.
    • 7.
  • The Proclaimers

    Throw the 'R' Away

    • The Best Of The Proclaimers.
    • EMI.
    • 9.
  • Orange Juice

    Rip It Up

    • Acoustic 80s.
    • 13.
  • Wet Wet Wet

    Wishing I Was Lucky

    • Fantastic 80's - 3 (Various Artists).
    • Sony Tv/Columbia.
  • The Blue Nile

    I Love This Life

    • I Love this Life.
    • RSO Records.
    • 1.
  • Del Amitri

    Roll To Me

    • Twisted.
    • A&M.
    • 007.
  • Del Amitri

    Kiss This Thing Goodbye

  • Del Amitri

    Nothing Ever Happens

    • Waking Hours.
    • Universal.
    • 010.
  • The Proclaimers

    I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)

    • Now 13, Part 2 (Various Artists).
    • Now.
  • Simple Minds

    Don't You (Forget About Me)

    • Glittering Prize - Best Of Simple Min.
    • Virgin.
  • Biffy Clyro

    Wolves Of Winter

    • Wolves Of Winter.