The Searchers

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One of the premier beat groups from the mid-60s Merseybeat explosion, the Liverpool-based Searchers were formed in 1959 by John McNally (30 August 1941, Liverpool, England; rhythm guitar/vocals) and Mike Pender (b. Michael John Prendergast, 3 March 1942, Liverpool, England; lead guitar/vocals). Taking their new name from the 1956 John Ford western, The Searchers, the band backed Liverpool singer Johnny Sandon between 1960 and the start of 1962. A number of musicians passed through the Searchers... Read more

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60s
classic rock
oldies
british
rock
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