GERRY & THE PACEMAKERS Topped The UK Charts With ‘YOU’LL NEVER WALK ALONE’ This Day In 1963

Great 7″ singles/sleeves/vinyl

31 October 2022

Band: GERRY & THE PACEMAKERS
Who: Merseybeat group from Liverpool formed
and fronted by Gerry Marsden in 1956.

Brian Epstein was their manager and they recorded with fifth Beatle
George Martin. The band split in 1966, but reformed in 1972 for
a long run, until 2018. Marsden passed away last year, aged 78.

Single: YOU’LL NEVER WALK ALONE
It was written by the famous duo
Rodgers and Hammerstein in 1945.

The Pacemakers’ version hit the top spot of the UK Singles Charts on
this day in 1963. It was also #1 in New Zealand, Australia and Ireland.

After becoming a hit the song gained popularity and
quickly became the football anthem of Liverpool F.C.

Goosebumps…

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