The Fourmost

The Fourmost

They were on the tour bus with Cilla Black and sung early Lennon and McCartney songs. They played on stage in the film Ferry Cross the Mersey and had Brian Epstein as their manager. They even recorded at Abbey Road studios with George Martin. In fact, all the right...
D-Day

D-Day

The announcement everyone was waiting for arrived in Manchester over a makeshift tannoy at the Army Equipment exhibition in Manchester. Soldiers and civilians alike craned their heads towards the loudspeaker which suddenly crackled into life. A monotone voice...
The Stranglers play Manchester’s Electric Circus

The Stranglers play Manchester’s Electric Circus

June 9, 1977: Punk band The Stranglers play Manchester’s Electric Circus on their nationwide tour. On bass is John-Jacques Burnel with Hugh Cornwell on guitar and vocals. The Stranglers’ first album, Rattus Norvegicus, had been released in May. It reached No. 4 in the...