Gerry & The Pacemakers
About Gerry & The Pacemakers
Gerry Marsden formed Gerry & The Pacemakers in the late 1950s with his brother, Fred Marsden, Les Chadwick and Arthur Mack. They rivalled The Beatles early in their career, playing in the same areas of Hamburg, Germany and Liverpool, England. Mack was replaced on piano by Les Maguire around 1961. They are known to have rehearsed at Camell Laird shipping yard at Birkenhead. They began recording in early 1963 with "How Do You Do It?", a Mitch Murray written song that both Adam Faith and The Beatles had turned down (in the latter case because they wanted to record their own material... Read more about Gerry & The Pacemakers on Last.fm.