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Mike Pender's Searchers

Mike Pender IS the voice of Searchers!

His is the rich vocal talent so evident on so many other hit recordings that have become 60's classics.

Everybody - even if they only have a passing interest in 60's music - remembers "Needles & Pins", one of the greatest ever records to come out of the greatest ever period in pop music history!

There were, of course, many other hit recordings that feature not only Mike's vocals, but also his equally distinctive 12-string 'jangly' guitar sound that became such a feature of The Searcher's recordings.

Classic songs by The Searchers include "Sweets For My Sweet", "When You Walk In The Room", "What Have They Done To The Rain", "Goodbye My Love", and many more.

The Searchers have had many top 20 hits, including no less than 3 Number 1 songs on the charts! They have also had huge recording success in the USA which included the memorable "Love Potion Number 9".

Little wonder, then, that most observers considered The Searchers to be the most successful and important group, after The Beatles, in that quite wonderful period of pop music.

In 1985, Mike Pender left The Searchers to form his own group. His aim was, and still is to this day, to faithfully recreate the sound and feel of those hit recordings and at the same time introduce other material that compliments Mike's unique voice and guitar style.

Mike's group is:
Barrie Cowell - Bass Guitar / Vocals
Keith Roberts - Guitar / Vocals
Mike Pender Jr (Mike's son) - Drums / Vocals


While groups like Mike Pender's Searchers continue to perform, genuine 60's music will never die! True sons of Liverpool - a city that, in the 1960's, also produced The Beatles, Gerry & The Pacemakers, The Merseybeats, The Swinging Blue Jeans, Billy J. Kramer and so many more.

In 2008, in the city where it all began, they present a show rich in nostalgia, sound and visual impact that is just as relevant today as it was in the 60's.

A hit again - after 42 years! Released in May 2008, 'The Very Best of The Searchers' features both the voice and guitar work of Mike Pender on all 25 tracks!

This T.V. promoted album very quickly went as high as Number 8 in the British Naitonal Charts, proving that 60's classic songs live forever.

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