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Bio Excerpt from All Music:
Founded in 1957 by John McNally (guitar/vocals), the Searchers were originally one of thousands of skiffle groups formed in the wake of Lonnie Donegan's success with "Rock Island Line." The Searchers' immediate competitors included bands such as the Wreckers and the Confederates, both led by Michael Pender (guitar, vocals), and the Martinis, led by Tony Jackson (guitar/vocals). By 1959, McNally and Pender were working together as a duet; later in the year, Jackson joined as the lead vocalist. After drummer Norman McGarry left the Searchers he was replaced by Chris Crummy, who quickly renamed himself Chris Curtis. Other changes were in the works as Jackson built and learned to play a customized bass guitar. Learning his new job on the four-stringed instrument proved too difficult to permit him to continue singing lead, and McNally and Pender brought in a fifth member, Johnny Sandon (born Billy Beck). Johnny Sandon & the Searchers lasted from 1960 through February of 1962, and were extremely popular on the dance hall and club circuit in Liverpool. Sandon cut out for a career on his own, with another band called the Remo Four in early 1962.
Meanwhile, the Searchers, now a quartet with Jackson once again lead singer, became one of the top acts on the Liverpool band scene, playing textured renditions of American R&B, rock & roll, country, soul, and rockabilly. ...
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Album Review for 1972 LP version:
A very strong collection if you want vinyl -- 24 tracks, including most (but not all) of their hits and some very good B-sides and album cuts. It's all available on various CDs.
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01. Needles & Pins
02. When You Walk In The Room
03. I Don't Want To Go On Without You
04. He's Got No Love
05. What Have They Done To The Rain+
06. Farmer John
07. I Count The Tears
08. Someday We're Gonna Love Again
09. Goodbye My Love
10. All My Sorrows
11. Have You Ever Loved Somebody+
12. Sugar And Spice
13. Sweets For My Sweet
14. Take Me For What I'm Worth
15. Four Strong Winds
16. Love Potion No. 9
17. Hungry For Love
18. Til I Met You
19. Don't Throw Your Love Away
20. You Wanna Make Her Happy
21. Saints And Searchers
22. Sea Of Heartbreak
23. This Feeling Inside
24. Take It Or Leave It
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