Amsterdam formed in 1999. The original members were Ian Prouse (guitar, vocals), Pete O’Connor (percussion), Paul Hagan (Bass), Kevin SpurgeonRead more.
Pagan Angel was the name the band formed under in 1990. One of the original gothic metal bands, they wereRead more.
The girl band Atomic Kitten was a contrived idea formulated by Andy McCluskey from Orchestral Maneuvers In The Dark. TheRead more.
Billy Fury was born Ronald William Wycherley on 17 April 1940 in Liverpool, England. As an early UK rock andRead more.
Cast are a pop/rock band from Liverpool, England who formed in 1992. The two constants in the band throughout theirRead more.
China Crisis are a rock/synth band formed in Kirkby, Liverpool, Merseyside in 1979. Made up of a consistent core ofRead more.
Cilla Black was ‘The cloakroom girl’ at the famous Liverpool Cavern Club, she would occasionally be invited to sing withRead more.
Dead or Alive
Dead or Alive were formed on the Wirral, England in 1980 by front man Pete Burns. He was persuaded toRead more.
The Deaf School were formed at Liverpool Art College Hope Street in 1973/74. They were a well educated group ofRead more.
The Hi Hats, a Skiffle group of no great note, changed their name to The Ravens and then Robin andRead more.
Frankie Vaughn (Frank Abelson) was born in Liverpool to a Jewish family of Russian descent. His stage name came aboutRead more.
George Melly was not just a Jazz singer, he was also a lecturer, critic, writer and a good all roundRead more.
Gerry & The Pacemakers
Gerry and Freddy, the Marsden brothers, formed the band in 1959 with Arthur McMahon and Les Chadwick. The groups originalRead more.
Gomez are an experimental rock band from Southport, Merseyside on the River Mersey. The band comprised of three guitarists/vocalists, IanRead more.
Half Man Half Biscuit
Active since 1984, Half Man Half Biscuit are an indie band from Birkenhead, Liverpool. Existing now almost as a whisperRead more.
Hot Club de Paris
Hot Club de Paris is a band from Liverpool formed by two brothers in 2004. Mathew Cameron Smith and hisRead more.
John Lennon was born on 9 October 1940 during Germany’s aerial Blitz of Liverpool during World War II. John wasRead more.
Born Julian David Cope on 21 October 1957 in Mid Glamorgan, the youngster who was born in south Wales andRead more.
Karl Terry and The Cruisers
Terry’s original band The Gamblers pre dated the Merseybeat era by a few years as he put that band togetherRead more.
Kenneth Arthur Dodd was born in Liverpool on 8 November 1927 is most prominently recognized as a comedian; however heRead more.
Lita Roza started her stage career aged 12 as a pantomime dancer and within 3 years, she was treading theRead more.
Michael Holliday was born on the 26th of November 1924 and brought up in the Kirkdale area of Liverpool underRead more.
Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark (OMD)
Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark or OMD were formed in 1978 by Andy McCluskey and Paul Humphreys who had metRead more.
Pele began in 1990 in Liverpool, formed by Ian Prowse (vocals/ guitar) and Andrew Roberts (keyboard), the band were soonRead more.
Pete Burns, born on 5 August 1959. A musician from Liverpool who came to prominence as front man and principleRead more.
River City People
River City People had only limited success but did become something of a household name certainly in Liverpool, their homeRead more.
Rory Storm And The Hurricanes
In Liverpool on the 21st September 1939 Mrs Violet Caldwell had a son Alan. His dad Ernie was the localRead more.
Before forming Shack, brothers Mick and John Head had released two albums, ‘Pacific Street’ (March 1984) and ‘From Across theRead more.
Formed in Liverpool in 1993, Space were made up of Thomas Scott (Vocals/guitar), Jamie Murphy (lead guitar/vocals) and Andy ParleRead more.
Supercharge were put together in early 1974 by Liverpool tenor-saxophonist Albie Donnelly and drummer Dave Irving after they had bothRead more.
Formed in 2000 The Bandits original members where Gary Murphy and Tony Dunn had been a part of cult LiverpoolRead more.
The Big Three
‘Cass & The Cassanovas’ (later The Big Three) were formed in May 1959 by Newcastle Upon Tyne born Brian CasserRead more.
The Christians was formed in 1985 by three brothers Garry (Vocals), Roger (Vocals, multi-instrumentalist) and Russell Christian (keyboards, saxophone, vocals)Read more.
The Coral were formed in 1996 by James Skelly (lead singer) and five school friends, the band began by makingRead more.
The Dead 60’s
Formed in Liverpool in 2003 The Dead 60’s were originally called Rest Home and played pop-punk cover versions as wellRead more.
The Escorts where formed by three lads from Morrison school for boys in Allerton sometime during October 1962, Terry SylvesterRead more.
The Farm were a Liverpool band initially formed in 1983 and included Peter Hooton, Steve Grimes, John Melvin and AndyRead more.
The Fourmost are a four piece band and were originally called ‘The FourJays’. Formed in September 1959 the original drummerRead more.
The Lightning Seeds
In 1996, Ian Broudie’s band The Lightning Seeds stormed the UK singles chart with the song ‘Three Lions’ penned byRead more.
The Liverpool Liver Buildings are part of the City’s important and historic sea heritage. On top of each tower isRead more.
The Lotus Eaters
The Lotus Eaters were formed in Liverpool in 1982 while the coming together of Peter Coyle and Jeremy ‘Jem’ KellyRead more.
The Maybes? are a band from Liverpool, England playing music that could most predictably be described as indie-rock. The bandRead more.
The Mighty Wah!
The Mighty Wah! were formed in 1979 by lead singer Pete Wylie. As the groups principal songwriter, Pete Wylie gainedRead more.
In Liverpool ‘Everythin’s Alright’ was The Mojos theme song as it was their most popular hit even though it onlyRead more.
The Rascals were formed in September 2006 by members of the now defunct band The Little Flames and now consistsRead more.
The Real People
The Real People formed in 1987 by siblings Anthony and Christopher Griffiths. The band are seen as one of theRead more.
The Remo Four
In 1958 vocalist and guitarist Colin Manley born in Old Swan, Liverpool in 1942 and guitarist Philip Rogers formed ‘TheRead more.
The Scaffold consisted of Roger McGough, Mike McGear (Mike McCartney, brother of the ex-Beatle Paul McCartney) and John Gorman. TheRead more.
The Searchers where a four piece Liverpool pop band formed in 1960 was named after the John Ford film starringRead more.
The Stands were formed by Howie Payne in 2002 and were a guitar group from Liverpool playing extremely melodious powerRead more.
The Swinging Blue Jeans
The Swinging Blue Jeans, formed in 1957 by Ray Ennis (guitar/vocals) and Bruce McCaskill (guitar/vocals), were a Liverpool group whoRead more.
The Wombats were created in Liverpool by resident Scousers Matthew Murphy (lead vocals, guitar keyboard) and Dan Haggis (Drums, percussion,Read more.
The Zutons original lineup consisted of Dave McCabe (who had previously worked with a few Liverpool bands including Tramp Attack),Read more.