Liverpool: Wondrous Place : Music from Cavern to Cream

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Virgin, 2002 - Music - 282 pages
Even before it gave us the Beatles, Liverpool produced the first true rock'n'roll star to be born outside America, Billy Fury. There has been a stream of star names ever since - from the Merseybeat time of the Beatles, Cilla Black and the Searchers to Echo and the Bunnymen, Elvis Costello, Frankie Goes To Hollywood, The La's, The Lightning Seeds and Atomic Kitten. Liverpool even rules the dance floor through its very own super-club, Cream.

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Couldn't get through it, compared to Haslam's musical biog of Manchester this drags in a poetic style that never seems to get anywhere or tell the reader anything concrete about the Liverpudlian music scene. Read full review

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There are few musical meccas in this world more holy than Liverpool, the rough-and-tumble northern English seaport that spawned the Beatles and the other progenitors of the Merseybeat sound. A British ... Read full review

Contents

HAPPY HOUR IN THE SAD HOUSE
1
THE SEA OF DREAMS
15
THE FAB FOUR HUNDRED
31
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Paul Du Noyer has been a music journalist for more than thirty years. He is the founding editor of "Mojo" and was editor at "Q" and a writer for the "NME". He is the author of many books, most recently "Liverpool--Wondrous Place: From the Cavern to the Capital of Culture".

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