The best biographies of musicians are, traditionally, the warts and all ones – full of salacious gossip and no holds barred detail
There’s some truth in the old myth that while Glasgow is the music capital of Scotland / the world, Edinburgh is king of the art scene.
Ostensibly a biog of Charlie Watts of the Rolling Stones this tome is actually an appreciation of the art of pounding the toms
Most people in Scotland will have tuned into the national broadcaster at some time
For some, the punchline is already written
Recalling 1980s small towns everywhere and underground music of that era
Reading this book, my first impression was, gritty.