Top 10 artists who played Liverpool's Cavern Club

1 The Beatles:

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The Fab Four played the basement club in Mathew Street on 272 occasions

2 Cilla Black: Cilla, who has complained the club had made her deaf, was the hat-check girl before stepping on to the stage to sing.

3 The Hollies: The Manchester band took over the Beatles' residency at the club when the Mop Tops headed for London.

4 Gerry and the Pacemakers: Iconic Liverpool band, famous for Ferry Cross the Mersey.

5 The Searchers: They sang Sweets for My Sweet, and, 50 years on, are still touring

6 Billy J Kramer and the Dakotas: Little Children was the biggest hit for this Liverpool band.

7 The Swinging Blue Jeans: They rocked the Cavern with Hippy Hippy Shake.

8 The Merseybeats: Sold a million with I Think of You in 1964.

9 Rory Storm and the Hurricanes: With Ringo Starr on drums, they were the first act to play the Cavern.

10 The Fourmost: Cavern stalwarts who failed to match the success of their contemporaries.

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