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Gerry & The Pacemakers


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

Profile by Alan Smith, New Musical Express, 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, 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, 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 ...

Top Acts Explain The Beat-Boom

Interview by Ian Dove, New Musical Express, May 1963


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

Live Review by June Harris, Disc, May 1963

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

Gerry And The Pacemakers Too Busy For Recordings!

Report and Interview by Peter Jones, Record Mirror, 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, 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 ...

Derek Taylor's Life With The Beatles

Memoir by Derek Taylor, KRLA Beat, June 1965

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

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

Review by Peter Jones, Norman Jopling, Record Mirror, 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, 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, New Zealand Herald, The, 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 ...

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