Playlist by the Pig’s Arms Musicologist – Algernon
Merseybeat had its beginnings at the Cavern Club. This list looks at the bands that played there often under the management or influence of Brian Epstein. It looks at the early years the early 60’s. These bands should be well known.
How do you do it – Gerry and the Pacemakers
Sweets for my sweet – The Searchers
Love of the loved – Cilla Black
Love me do – The Beatles
Some other guy – The Big Three
Hippy Hippy Shake – The swinging blue jeans
It’s love that really counts – The Merseybeats
The Fortune Teller – The Merseybeats .
These bands not as well known, some still playing today others disbanded a few years after. All had their start at the Cavern Club.
Angel of love -The Black knights
You don’t know what love is – The Dennsions
Hello little girl – The fourmost
Stupidity – Kingsize Taylor and the dominoes
Diddly daddy – The Liverbirds
Who told you – Freddy Star and the Midnighters
Just a little bit – The undertakers
Not really from Liverpool but not far away in Manchester, these bands also had their start at the Cavern Club.
I’m telling you now – Freddie and the Dreamers
I’m into something good – Hermans Hermits
Just one look – The Hollies