top 10 forgotten glasgow nightspots

1 Cinders Disco:

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In Benalder Street, just off Partick Cross, it was later the Volcano.

2 Clouds: Above the Apollo Theatre in Renfrew Street, it later became Satellite City and was a haven for 70s bands.

3 Henry Afrika's: Tiger Tim used to be the resident DJ at this disco in York Street.

4 The Shack: A former church, it was also known as Cardinal Follies and the Temple. Destroyed by fire in 2002.

5 Cleopatra's: Known affectionately as Clatty Pat's, it was in Great Western Road and is now the Viper.

6 Tuxedo Princess: A ship with a revolving dancefloor, it anchored at Broomielaw for three years in the 80s.

7 The Locarno: The Sauchiehall Street venue hosted the first Scottish Professional Disco Dancing Championships.

8 White Elephant: Hit by fire in 1977, the Sauchiehall Street disco re-opened as the Roseland.

9 The Rooster: Located in Glassford Street, the DJ in the 70s was Mr "Super Bad" Ed Robinson.

10 Panama Jax: Formerly Manhattan, it stood on the Clydeside Walkway.

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