UKs early 60's music scene was dominated by the so called Merseybeat music. One of the most successful bands in this specific genre was the band who became known as Gerry and the Pacemakers. During the years they released a dozen of song classics that still can count on worldwide recognition. What to think about the ever standing "You'll Never Walk Alone", which can be heard in soccer stadiums around the world. Another one is their first single "How Do You Do It?", which The Beatles recorded but eventually didn't release. The Best Of album brings all those massive hits together. Just think about their beautiful "Ferry Cross the Mersey" and "I Like It", but the full history of the band get's the attention which they deserve. Besides the Merseybeat they also shows their harder side in a song like "Jambalaya". The tracks including * are mono records.
Gerry and the Pacemakers were one of the nearest competitors during the early years of The Beatles. It's their entertaining and catchy tunes supported by rhythm guitars and vocals in which they showed their true identity. Frontman Gerry Marsden wrote much of the band's material and he worked together with George Martin to create some of their well-known songs.
- 180 gram audiophile vinyl
- Includes their hit singles "You'll Never Walk Alone", "Ferry Cross the Mersey" and "I Like It"