Bench series: Alex Harvey

Alex Harvey bench, Winter Gardens, People's Palace, Glasgow
Alex Harvey bench, Winter Gardens, People’s Palace, Glasgow

I had neither camera nor my photography expert with me when I went to see the Sensational Alex Harvey‘s bench in the Winter Gardens at Glasgow’s People’s Palace, so please forgive the iPad pictures. This is for Jude’s Bench Series – her November theme is benches with messages.

Alex gets two messages. First, the inscription on the back:

The last of the teenage idols
The last of the teenage idols
Let me put my hands on you
Let me put my hands on you

There’s also a plaque with his dates of birth and death, and a bust in the garden behind the bench.

Finally, before leaving the Gardens, I spotted this from George and Irene. Have a nice day!

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  1. Great man. Great Band. Today is SAHBROCK and I have flown to Glasgow from Brighton on the South Coast for it. I’m looking forward to sitting on Alex’s bench. Thanks for the photos

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  2. Alex Harvey. The Scottish anarchist singer. Remember seeing him live a long time ago. My favourite song of his is “the Faith Healer” which I still lay sometimes (That’s where “let me put my hands on you” comes from). Good to see there’s a memorial to him.

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  3. I don’t know him…at least I don’t think I do. I am terrible with musicians and linking them with their songs unless it is really famous like the Beatles. I do like the bench and the other one saying have a nice day

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