Today's Top 10... Pioneering Glasgow Rock Bands

1 The Poets:

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Successful in the early 1960s with one song, Now We're Thru', making the singles chart.

2 Marmalade: The most successful Scottish band, they reached number one with Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da.

3 Stone The Crows: Heavy rockers, the band featured the gritty vocals of Maggie Bell.

4 Sensational Alex Harvey Band: Glam rockers with a huge following, they scored big hits with Delilah and Boston Tea Party.

5 Slik: Teen band that launched the career of Ultravox lead singer Midge Ure.

6 The Humblebums: Folk band featuring Billy Connolly, Gerry Rafferty and Tam Harvey.

7 Beggars Opera: Progressive rock band whose single Sarabande charted in several European countries.

8 Pathfinders: Favourites of the Glasgow club scene, their lead singer was Ian Clews.

9 Dream Police: Made up of Glasgow boys, they released a couple of singles on the Decca label.

10 Chris McClure Section: Lead singer later became the entertainer Christian.

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