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Tuesday, Aug 17, 2010
by PopMatters Staff
by BBC
BBC (2010)

“Selections from the BBC archives celebrate the city that lays claim to more chart-topping hits than any other. In 2008 Liverpool was recognised as the European Capital of Culture but, as this collection shows, its musical influence dates from much further back.


Meet Liverpool’s first rock ‘n’ roll idol, Billy Fury, hear stories from the world-famous Cavern Club, and follow the fortunes of the city’s musical sons and daughters. Featuring Gerry Marsden, Cilla Black, Pete Wylie and more, it’s a story of the blues - and jazz, and good old Rock ‘n’ Roll.”


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