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The Sights of Glasgow

Mitchell Library, Glasgow Collection

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The Sights of Glasgow

"The Sights Of Glasgow", a song preserved in a scrapbook entitled Old Glasgow Street Songs etc, 1850 which is held at the Mitchell Library.

Charles Watson's comic song celebrates some of Glasgow's principal attractions. He finishes with a mention of the Shakspear, the Saltmarket singing saloon where he appeared on stage.

Reference: GC 398.5 GLA

Reproduced with the permission of Glasgow City Council, Libraries Information and Learning

Keywords:
comedians, folks songs, Glasgow Green, Kelvingrove Park, lyrics, McLellan Galleries, Nelson's Monument, Old Glasgow Street Songs etc, 1850, poetry, pubs, Queen's Theatre, River Kelvin, Shakspear Saloon, shopping, singers, singing saloons, street songs, taverns, theatres, tourist attractions, West-End Park, Western Club



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