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Gerry & The Pacemakers

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New to the Charts: Gerry, Pacemakers from Beatle-land!

Profile by Alan Smith, New Musical Express, 22 March 1963

CRASHING into the NME Chart this week comes another beat name from Beatle-land, Liverpool's Gerry and the Pacemakers. Gerry is featured vocalist on 'How Do ...

Merseyside Beat Pays Off At Last!

Interview by June Harris, Disc, 23 March 1963

IT'S ALL happening up in Liverpool! First The Beatles, now Gerry and the Pacemakers and in a few weeks time, who knows? The music the ...

Gerry And The Pacemakers Reveal Their Success Secret: 'We Let Go!'

Interview by Alan Smith, New Musical Express, 5 April 1963

"UND JETZT," said Gerry (of the Pacemakers), "ein wünsche für..." The rest of his announcement was drowned by a burst of good-natured jeering from the ...

How that lucky Mr. Epstein got a head's start with the Beatles

Profile and Interview by Maureen Cleave, The Evening Standard, 27 April 1963

IT WOULDN'T be difficult to be exceedingly jealous of Brian Epstein. In fact, I should think a lot of people are — managers particularly. ...

Pacemakers are still on Cloud Nine

Profile by June Harris, Disc, 27 April 1963

AT SOME time — he was in such a daze he can't remember exactly when — between the hours of 5 and 6 p.m. on ...

Top Acts Explain The Beat-Boom

Interview by Ian Dove, New Musical Express, 3 May 1963


The Beatles, Roy Orbison, Gerry & the Pacemakers: Adelphi, Slough

Live Review by June Harris, Disc, 25 May 1963

Beatles-Roy Orbison tour is a sensation! ...

Gerry & the Pacemakers: Gerry and the Judies*

Interview by June Harris, Disc, 8 June 1963


Just Say 'Didn'I' To Get The Pacemakers Laughing

Interview by Alan Smith, New Musical Express, 5 July 1963

GERRY AND the Pacemakers staggered into their dressing-room, glistening with perspiration as each fell into a chair and sipped an ice-cold drink. "Like it?" grinned ...

The Beatles, the Liverpool Sound, Gerry and the Pacemakers... The Cavern — This Is Where It All Started!

Report by Jean Carol, Disc, 17 August 1963

JEAN CAROL finds out what it is really like. ...

Gerry And The Pacemakers Too Busy For Recordings!

Report and Interview by Peter Jones, Record Mirror, 14 September 1963

IT'S BEEN a bit quiet on the recording front for Gerry and the Pacemakers — and the main reason is that the effervescent Mr. Marsden ...

Fab Gives Cilla a 21st Gig

Report by Keith Altham, Fabulous, 23 May 1964

Cilla Black's a mighty popular popster and Fab fans of hers wrote in droves asking about Cilla's birthday. Since her 21st was coming up we just had to ...

Hey GENE, Read This!

Interview by Nancy Lewis, Fabulous, 24 April 1965

GENE HAS been working very hard editing this issue, but he found out there was still some blank space. So when he stepped out of ...

Derek Taylor's Life With The Beatles

Memoir by Derek Taylor, KRLA Beat, 9 June 1965

Recalls First Meeting When He Marveled At Their Magnetism ...

How To Get Our Autograph — And Live!

Interview by uncredited writer, Disc, 14 August 1965

* stage door routine * butter-up compere * through fan club ...

Liverpool: News from the North

Report by Dawn James, Rave, November 1965

RAVE girl Dawn James pays a return visit to Liverpool, home of the Beatles, birthplace of the big British Pop Scene, and discovers some interesting ...

Fats Domino, Gerry & the Pacemakers: Saville Theatre, London

Live Review by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, 1 April 1967


Fats Domino, the Bee Gees, Gerry and the Pacemakers: Saville Theatre, London

Live Review by Norman Jopling, Record Mirror, 1 April 1967


Marvin Gaye & Kim Weston, John Lee Hooker, Byrds, Prince Buster et al Album Reviews

Review by Peter Jones, Norman Jopling, Record Mirror, 6 May 1967

Some sophisticated new Motown albums ...

Chad & Jeremy, the Mindbenders, Freddie & the Dreamers, Gerry & the Pacemakers, the Searchers: The British Invasion — Felt Forum, New York NY

Live Review by Jeff Tamarkin, Billboard, 8 November 1986

PERHAPS HOPING to capitalize on the nostalgia fever that has made the recent Monkees tour a success, five acts that got their start during the ...

Gerry Marsden's Beating Heart

Profile and Interview by Chris Bourke, The New Zealand Herald, March 1997

GERRY MARSDEN will never walk alone. All he needs to do is go to Anfield and watch his beloved Liverpool football team. He can sit ...

Various Artists: British Invasion (Reelin' in the Years)

Film/DVD/TV Review by Steven R Rosen, Blurt, September 2009

Gerry & the Pacemakers, Dusty Springfield, Herman's Hermits and Small Faces get the first-class treatment. ...

The T.A.M.I. Show: Rock's Greatest Concert Movie Ever?

Retrospective and Interview by Richie Unterberger, Record Collector, May 2010

Richie Unterberger celebrates a legendary who's who of rock and soul royalty caught live in their prime, and now finally available on DVD. ...


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