Rock'n' roll fans shivered in an all-night vigil outside Glasgow's Odeon Cinema in January 1957 to get tickets to see their heroes, Bill Haley and his Comets.
And those who didn't bring enough to keep themselves warm, decided a nearby waste paper basket would do the job if they set it alight - requiring a cinema attendant to smother the flames with his gloved hands.
Our report at the time commented on the Tony Curtis and Marlon Brando haircuts among the music fans in the queue (the boys, not the lassies), though the odd tartan rug was also seen so perhaps style gave way to old fashioned common sense for some.
Around 700 people were in the queue when the booking office in West Regent Street opened 45 minutes early.
Odeon manager Mr D E Daniell said they would sell the tickets until 7pm and again the following day if there were any left.
Then the lucky fans had a month to hang on to their tickets, perfect their dance moves and to recover from any chills caught by a cold wait in the street on a January night before they'd be back to enjoy the gig.
Love the guy who has brought along the 1950's equivalent of an iPod!
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