Gerry & The Pacemakers

Formed 1959.
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Gerry & The Pacemakers - Ferry Cross The Mersey

Gerry & The Pacemakers perform Ferry Cross The Mersey, with original footage from Top Of The Pops. (Arena: The Brian Epstein Story, 1998)

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Gerry and the Pacemakers were a British rock and roll/Mersey-beat group prominent during the 1960s. In common with the Beatles, they came from Liverpool, were managed by Brian Epstein and recorded by George Martin. They are most remembered for being the first act to reach number one in the UK Singles Chart with their first three single releases. This record was not equalled for 20 years, until the mid-1980s success of fellow Liverpool band Frankie Goes to Hollywood.

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