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Tam Cowan: TRNSMT taking off was music to my ears.. but I'm not sorry rockets are grounded again

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Anyone who knows me will acknowledge that I have a rather old-fashioned taste in music.

Ask me what I thought of last weekend’s big music festival that was covered extensively by the BBC and I’d probably say: “Last Night of the Proms? Yeah, it was brilliant…”

But even this auld fuddy-duddy was aware of the three-day TRNSMT event – Scotland’s biggest music gig – that attracted thousands of people to Glasgow.

And yes, while I’ll always prefer Frank Sinatra, Engelbert Humperdinck and The Beverly Sisters to Primal Scream, Snow Patrol and The Chemical Brothers, it still put a big smile on my face.

Why? Well, after 18 months of just about EVERYTHING being cancelled, I simply thought it was great to see so many young people enjoying themselves.

TRNSMT boss Geoff Ellis revealed he........

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