The Liverbirds
The Liverbirds

The Liverbirds

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Our life in Britain's first female rock 'n' roll band 

In the early 1960's, four friends from Liverpool formed a band.

But this is not the 'fab four' story we all know ...

Mary, Sylvia, Valerie and Pamela - also known as The Liverbirds - were one of the world's first all female rock 'n' roll bands. At an early gig, backstage at The Cavern Club, a young John Lennon told them that "girl's don't play guitars". But they took that as a challenge, despite the early scepticism, they won over tough crowds, toured stadiums, recorded two hit albums and played with The Kinks, The Rolling Stones and Chuck Berry - all in a space of just five years.

Now, the two surviving members of the band tell their incredible story in full for the first time - capturing a lost era of liberation and rock 'n' roll, as they thrived in the vibrant Merseybeat music scene and formed a friendship that has endured through the decades.


Format: Hardback , 320 pages

Dimensions: 242 x 160 x 30 mm

Publisher: Faber & Faber
ISBN: 9780571377022


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