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Alex Glasgow


  Alex Glasgow Alex Glasgow was born in 1935 in Gateshead. He cited one of his greatest influences as Gateshead Public Library.

After graduating in Languages from Leeds University, he taught in Germany. On his return to Newcastle, he joined the BBC.

He also began to write topical songs. He composed the music for Alan Plater's play Close The Coalhouse Door.

Alex is best known for his recording of Dance Te Yer Daddy, used in the TV series When The Boat Comes In.

He also wrote the scripts for four episodes. Alex emigrated to Australia in 1981 where he died in 2001.


Products

Alex Glasgow ALEX GLASGOW - NORTHERN DRIFT & JOE LIVES
Mawson and Wareham Music Ltd first issued Joe Lives! on LP in 1971 and Northern Drift in 1978. In 2009, these recordings were digitally restored by Ken McKenzie, who recalls his first encounter with Alex Glasgow: I first met Alex Glasgow in 1965. I had won t...
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Alex Glasgow ALEX GLASGOW - SONGS VOL 1 & 2
2 LPs of original songs from the pen of Alex Glasgow made in the 1970s, now issued on one CD. Includes songs from the musical play 'Close the Coalhouse Door' the TV documentary 'The Tyne Slides By'. ...
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Alex Glasgow ALEX GLASGOW - SONGS VOL 3/NOW & THEN
2 LPs from the 1970's issued on one CD: 'Now and Then' includes his hit 'Dance Ti Thi Daddy' from the TV series 'When the Boat Comes In' as well as many other traditional Northern songs mixed with his own compositions. Songs Vol 3 includes 'My Love and I', 'L...
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Songs

Dance Te Yer Daddy  TALL SHIPS RIVERS AND SEA
Dance To Yer Daddy  FROM TYNE TO TWEED
Close The Coalhouse Door  ALEX GLASGOW - SONGS VOL 1 & 2
Standing At The Door  ALEX GLASGOW - SONGS VOL 1 & 2
The Socialist ABC  ALEX GLASGOW - SONGS VOL 1 & 2
Twenty Long Weeks  ALEX GLASGOW - SONGS VOL 1 & 2
Little Cloth Cap  ALEX GLASGOW - SONGS VOL 1 & 2
As Soon As This Pub Closes  ALEX GLASGOW - SONGS VOL 1 & 2
The Tyne Slides By(including:Paradise Flats,Jack And Jill,A Proper Man,Saturday Afternoon,All In A Day,Granda')  ALEX GLASGOW - SONGS VOL 1 & 2
Turning The Clock Back  ALEX GLASGOW - SONGS VOL 1 & 2
Maggie Gee  ALEX GLASGOW - SONGS VOL 1 & 2
Lovely Little Lucy  ALEX GLASGOW - SONGS VOL 1 & 2
My Daddy Is A Left-Wing Intellectual  ALEX GLASGOW - SONGS VOL 1 & 2
The Mary Baker City Mix  ALEX GLASGOW - SONGS VOL 1 & 2
Sexpertise  ALEX GLASGOW - SONGS VOL 1 & 2
Nigel  ALEX GLASGOW - SONGS VOL 1 & 2
The Candidate  ALEX GLASGOW - SONGS VOL 1 & 2
Mary Jane Beware  ALEX GLASGOW - SONGS VOL 1 & 2
Time Enough Tomorrow  ALEX GLASGOW - SONGS VOL 1 & 2
Liverpool Lad  ALEX GLASGOW - SONGS VOL 1 & 2
Sammy Bell  ALEX GLASGOW - SONGS VOL 1 & 2
Dorothy  ALEX GLASGOW - SONGS VOL 1 & 2
Aubrey St John  ALEX GLASGOW - SONGS VOL 1 & 2
Keep Your 'And On Your 'A'penny  ALEX GLASGOW - SONGS VOL 1 & 2
The Harlequin  ALEX GLASGOW - SONGS VOL 1 & 2
The Englishman  ALEX GLASGOW - SONGS VOL 1 & 2
How Different From The Home Life Of Our Own Dear Queen  ALEX GLASGOW - SONGS VOL 1 & 2
Dance To Yer Daddy  ALEX GLASGOW - SONGS VOL 3/NOW & THEN
My Dad  ALEX GLASGOW - SONGS VOL 3/NOW & THEN
Ma Bonny Lad  ALEX GLASGOW - SONGS VOL 3/NOW & THEN
When It's Ours  ALEX GLASGOW - SONGS VOL 3/NOW & THEN
Sally Wheatley  ALEX GLASGOW - SONGS VOL 3/NOW & THEN
Geordie Broon  ALEX GLASGOW - SONGS VOL 3/NOW & THEN
Keep Yer Feet Still, Geordie Hinny  ALEX GLASGOW - SONGS VOL 3/NOW & THEN
Geordie The Professional  ALEX GLASGOW - SONGS VOL 3/NOW & THEN
The Sunsets, Bonny Lad  ALEX GLASGOW - SONGS VOL 3/NOW & THEN
Water Of Tyne  ALEX GLASGOW - SONGS VOL 3/NOW & THEN
Any Minute Now  ALEX GLASGOW - SONGS VOL 3/NOW & THEN
Wor Nanny's A Mazer  ALEX GLASGOW - SONGS VOL 3/NOW & THEN
And I Shall Cry Again  ALEX GLASGOW - SONGS VOL 3/NOW & THEN
Cushie Butterfield  ALEX GLASGOW - SONGS VOL 3/NOW & THEN
In My Town  ALEX GLASGOW - SONGS VOL 3/NOW & THEN
The Toon Improvement Bill  ALEX GLASGOW - SONGS VOL 3/NOW & THEN
My Love And I  ALEX GLASGOW - SONGS VOL 3/NOW & THEN
Little Tommy Yesterday  ALEX GLASGOW - SONGS VOL 3/NOW & THEN
My Little Johnny-O  ALEX GLASGOW - SONGS VOL 3/NOW & THEN
The Escalator  ALEX GLASGOW - SONGS VOL 3/NOW & THEN
Festival Time  ALEX GLASGOW - SONGS VOL 3/NOW & THEN
The Doctor Doesn't Come  ALEX GLASGOW - SONGS VOL 3/NOW & THEN
Eyes  ALEX GLASGOW - SONGS VOL 3/NOW & THEN
A Wild Utopian Dream  ALEX GLASGOW - SONGS VOL 3/NOW & THEN
The Junior Reporter  ALEX GLASGOW - SONGS VOL 3/NOW & THEN
Mummy Says  ALEX GLASGOW - SONGS VOL 3/NOW & THEN
Xanadu  ALEX GLASGOW - SONGS VOL 3/NOW & THEN
Mister Henderson  ALEX GLASGOW - SONGS VOL 3/NOW & THEN
A Million Miles Away  ALEX GLASGOW - SONGS VOL 3/NOW & THEN