Personalities | The Searchers | Sixties | Rock
(Vocal/instrumental group, 1961–present)
Tidy harmonies and restrained fretboard interaction became stylistic trademarks after Tony Jackson (bass), John McNally (guitar) and Mike Pender (guitar) with Chris Curtis (drums) had a UK No. 1 with ‘Sweets For My Sweet’ in 1963. This precipitated further hits over the next two years. Belated success in the States was followed by personnel changes and commercial decline, though years on the cabaret trail were punctuated by two well-received albums of new material in the late 1970s.
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