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