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December 26, 2007

Mersey Beat - full of beat, melody and close harmonies

Mersey_beat Here is another “co-blogged” post, this time composed with Avi Abrams, of the popular Dark Roasted Blend blog, who provided most of today’s links. Thank you, Avi! (All previous co-bloggers archived here.) If other creative types are interested to share the forum here on any other topic, please contact me for details.

The late great Freddie and the Dreamers: "Funny over you" (YT) - full of infectious joy

Milkman by The Merseybeats (YT)

Billy J. Kramer Official website

Justin Hayward (before he joined The Moody Blues) I Can't Face The World Without You

The Iveys "Maybe tomorrow"

Joe Meek, Britain's first independent record producer

'Across the universe', performed by the Slovenian experimental music group, Laibach

The Beatles come to town - Rare Pathe News clip from 1963 (in color). Also, Beatles on "Thank Your Lucky Stars", Dec 15th 1963

More from Liverpool, the Super Lamb Banana sculpture

Piggies (YT) is sandwiched between two other songs with animals in their titles ("Blackbird" and "Rocky Raccoon")…

John, Yoko & baby. More there

A rare video for “Something”

Many other rare bands from this era - across the world. Even Russia joined the fun: The Singing Guitars. The last echo of Merseybeat in the 70s - Ten O'Clock Postman by the Swedish group "Secret Service"

A Huge Depository of Unusual Beatles Links Here

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Posted by: Bill Harry at May 14, 2008 3:35:39 PM