Music from the Mersey | The story of pop music in Liverpool
This collection examines the musical influence of a city that lays claim to more chart-topping hits than any other.
Meet Liverpool's first rock 'n' roll idol, Billy Fury, hear stories from the world-famous Cavern Club and follow the fortunes of the city's musical sons and daughters, including Gerry Marsden, Cilla Black, Pete Wylie and, of course, The Beatles. It's a story of the blues, jazz and good old rock 'n' roll.
The Beatles speak candidly about their future prospects.
Can the Beatles achieve a lasting career in show business?
Brian Epstein talks about managing The Beatles, Cilla Black and other artists.
'We want the Beatles!' scream fans in New York.
Beatles manager Brian Epstein speaks about his life.
David Frost invites Paul McCartney for a chat.
Record producer George Martin reveals his favourite Beatles track.
Should The Beatles have been awarded MBEs?
How urban regeneration tore the heart out of the Singing City.
Bernard Falk reports from a disappointing first annual Mersey Beat convention.
Liverpool's first king of rock discusses his career.
The Cavern Club's DJ lifts the lid on The Beatles.
Gerry Marsden talks about finding fame and fortune with The Pacemakers.
A personal tour of Liverpool in the late 1970s.
Mersey Beat is dead: so says Liverpool's new generation of musicians.
Pete Wylie selects his favourite records for Kid Jensen.
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