Gerry & Pacemakers – Don’t Let The Sun Catch You Crying


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An evening pause: I haven’t posted this band since 2011. Time to do it again. The sound is the from the studio recording, sync’d to this stage performance. I’d rather have seen the live version, but I suspect the sound quality was so poor this is a better choice.

Hat tip Jim Mallamace.

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2 comments

  • Phill O

    Nice to hear lyrics!

  • F16 Guy

    One of my favorite groups growing up. Thanks for posting this video.

    Gerry Marsden formed the group in 1959 with his brother Fred, Les Chadwick, and Arthur McMahon. They rivalled the Beatles early in their career, playing in the same areas of Hamburg, Germany and Liverpool.[1] McMahon (known as Arthur Mack) was replaced on piano by Les Maguire around 1961.[1] They are known to have rehearsed at Cammell Laird shipping yard at Birkenhead. The group’s original name was Gerry Marsden and the Mars Bars,[3] but they were forced to change this when the Mars Company, producers of the chocolate Mars Bar, complained.[4]

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