Top 10 Liverpool music acts of the 60s

1 The Beatles:

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Took the Mersey sound from the Cavern Club to the world.

2 Cilla Black: Had two No 1s, Anyone Who Had a Heart and You're My World.

3 Billy J Kramer and the Dakotas: Also in the stable of Beatles manager Brian Epstein.

4 The Searchers: Durable act famous for Needles and Pins and still performing.

5 Gerry and the Pacemakers:

Famed for their Liverpool anthem, Ferry Cross the Mersey.

6 The Swinging Blue Jeans: Liverpool lads who went to the top with Hippy Hippy Shake.

7 The Merseybeats: Cavern Club regulars whose biggest hit was I Think of You.

8 The Fourmost: Liverpool band whose best known hit was Hello Little Girl.

9 Frankie Vaughan: Mr Moonlight took Tower of Strength to number one in the pre-Beatles days.

10 The Scaffold:

Lily the Pink was the biggest hit for this threesome, which featured poet Roger McGough, comedian John Gorman and Paul McCartney's wee brother, Mike McGear.

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