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