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List of Famous Bands from Liverpool

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List of Liverpool bands, listed by their level of fame. This Liverpool musicians list includes both bands and solo artists. All famous Liverpool bands are included, as well as many Liverpool musicians of underground status. This list of Liverpool musical artists includes information like what genre the artist falls under, what albums they've put out and more. If you want to know more about these famous Liverpool bands you can click on their names to learn more about them. Bands from every genre are listed here, including rock, pop, hip-hop/rap, jazz, and more.

List is made up of bands like John Lennon and The Beatles.

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    John Lennon

    John Lennon

    Blues-rock, Pop music

    AlbumsImagine, John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band, Double Fantasy, Milk and Honey, Walls and Bridges

    John Winston Ono Lennon (born John Winston Lennon, 9 October 1940 – 8 December 1980) was an... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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    The Beatles

    The Beatles

    Pop music, Rock music

    AlbumsAbbey Road, Revolver, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, The White Album, Rubber Soul

    The Beatles were an English rock band formed in Liverpool in 1960. With a line-up comprising... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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    Ringo Starr

    Ringo Starr

    Pop music, Rock music

    AlbumsI Wanna Be Santa Claus, Concert for George, Sentimental Journey, VH1 Storytellers, Vertical Man

    Sir Richard Starkey (born 7 July 1940), known professionally as Ringo Starr, is an English... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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    A Flock of Seagulls

    A Flock of Seagulls

    Synthpop, New Wave

    AlbumsA Flock of Seagulls, Listen, The Light at the End of the World, The Story of a Young Heart, Dream Come True

    A Flock of Seagulls are an English new wave and synth-pop band originally formed in 1980 in... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
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    Echo & the Bunnymen

    Echo & the Bunnymen

    New Wave, Neo-psychedelia

    AlbumsPeople Are Strange, Evergreen, Crocodiles (bonus disc), Porcupine, Ballyhoo: The Best Of

    Echo & the Bunnymen are an English rock band formed in Liverpool in 1978. The original line-up... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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    Ladytron

    Ladytron

    Synthpop, New Wave

    Albums604, Light & Magic, Witching Hour, Velocifero, Softcore Jukebox

    Ladytron are an electronic band formed in Liverpool in 1999. The group consists of Helen... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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    Frankie Goes to Hollywood

    Frankie Goes to Hollywood

    Synthpop, New Wave

    AlbumsRelax, Welcome to the Pleasuredome, Bang!... The Greatest Hits of Frankie Goes to Hollywood, Liverpool, Sex Mix (Archive Tapes And Studio Adventures

    Frankie Goes to Hollywood were a British band formed in Liverpool, England in the 1980s. The... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
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    Carcass

    Carcass

    D-beat, Goregrind

    AlbumsHeartwork, Symphonies of Sickness, Swansong, Necroticism: Descanting the Insalubrious, Reek of Putrefaction

    Carcass are an English extreme metal band from Liverpool, which was formed in 1985. The band... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 9
    Gerry & the Pacemakers

    Gerry & the Pacemakers

    British Invasion, Pop music

    AlbumsFerry Cross the Mersey, Great Hits, At Abbey Road 1963 - 1966, How do You Like It? / Ferry Cross the Mersey, The Best of Gerry & the Pacemakers: The Definitive Collection

    Gerry is both a surname and a masculine or feminine given name. As a given name, it is often a... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 10
    Kele Okereke

    Kele Okereke

    Dubstep, Electro house

    AlbumsThe Boxer, The Hunter, Tenderoni, On the Lam (CRST remix), Let Go (Remixes)

    Rowland Kelechukwu "Kele" Okereke (born 13 October 1981), also known by the mononym Kele, is... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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    The Wombats

    The Wombats

    Pop punk, Indie pop

    AlbumsThe Wombats, A Guide to Love, Loss & Desperation, Girls, Boys & Marsupials

    The Wombats are an English indie rock band formed in Liverpool. The band comprises native... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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    Dead or Alive

    Dead or Alive

    Synthpop, New Wave

    AlbumsSophisticated Boom Boom, Youthquake, Evolution: The Hits, Rip It Up, Fragile

    Dead or Alive were a British new wave band from Liverpool, England. The group found success in... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 13
    Clinic

    Clinic

    Noise rock, Garage rock

    AlbumsWalking With Thee, Do It!, Clinic, Internal Wrangler, Visitations

    Clinic are an English post-punk revival/ noise rock band from Liverpool. They are noted for... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 14
    Cilla Black

    Cilla Black

    Adult contemporary music, Pop music

    AlbumsFerry Cross the Mersey, Completely Cilla: 1963-1973, If I Thought You'd Ever Change Your Mind, Cilla Sings a Rainbow, Surprisingly Cilla

    Priscilla Maria Veronica White OBE (27 May 1943 – 1 August 2015), better known as Cilla Black,... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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    The Christians

    The Christians

    Sophisti-pop, Pop rock

    AlbumsThe Christians, Happy in Hell, The Best of the Christians, Colour, Master Series: The Christians

    The Christians are a musical ensemble from Liverpool, England, who had the highest selling... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 16
    Anathema

    Anathema

    Doom metal, Death-doom

    AlbumsThe Silent Enigma, Judgement, Untouchable, Eternity, A Natural Disaster

    Anathema are a British rock band from Liverpool. The line-up consists of singers and... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 17
    The Scaffold

    The Scaffold

    Pop music, Comedy rock

    AlbumsLive at the Queen Elizabeth Hall 1968, The Very Best of The Scaffold, Fresh Liver, Thank U Very Much, The Scaffold at Abbey Road - 1966-1971

    The Scaffold were a comedy, poetry and music trio from Liverpool, England, consisting of Mike... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 18
    Aynsley Dunbar

    Aynsley Dunbar

    Blues-rock, Rock music

    AlbumsBlue Whale, Mutiny

    Aynsley Thomas Dunbar (born 10 January 1946) is an English drummer. He has worked with Nils... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
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    Ken Nelson
    Ken Nelson (born 6 February 1959 in Liverpool) is an English record producer. After several... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 20
    Zombina and The Skeletones

    Zombina and The Skeletones

    Horror punk, Pop punk

    AlbumsTaste the Blood of Zombina and the Skeletones, Halloween Hollerin', Death Valley High, Monsters on 45, Out of the Crypt and Into Your Heart

    Zombina and the Skeletones are a horror rock band from Liverpool, England, formed in 1998... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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    The Searchers

    The Searchers

    Pop music, Rock music

    AlbumsBest Of The Searchers, The Golden Hour of the Searchers, The Searchers Collection, It's the Searchers - Take Me for What I'm Worth, Meet the Searchers

    The Searchers are an English beat group, which emerged as part of the 1960s Merseybeat scene... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 22
    Yachts

    Yachts

    New Wave, Pop music

    AlbumsYachts, There’s a Ghost in My House, Without Radar, Love You Love You, A Fool Like You

    Yachts were a British pop/rock band, best remembered for their 1977 single, "Suffice To Say",... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 23
    The La's

    The La's

    Rock music, Britpop

    AlbumsThe La's (Deluxe Edition), BBC In Session, Breakloose: Lost La's 1984-1986, Callin' All: Lost La's 1986-1987, There She Goes

    The La's [sic] were an English rock band from Liverpool, originally active from 1983 until... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 24
    Tony Sheridan

    Tony Sheridan

    Rock music, Rock and roll

    AlbumsAin't She Sweet, My Bonnie, In the Beginning, The Beatles' First, Very Together

    Tony Sheridan (born Anthony Esmond Sheridan McGinnity; 21 May 1940 – 16 February 2013) was an... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
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    The Lotus Eaters

    The Lotus Eaters

    Indie pop, New Wave

    AlbumsNo Sense of Sin, First Picture of You, Alienist on a Pale Horse, Silentspace, Out on Your Own

    The Lotus Eaters is an English new wave band formed in 1982 in Liverpool. Their debut single... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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