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Originally founded as a skiffle group in Liverpool in 1959 by John McNally and Mike Pender (Mike Prendergast), the band took their name from the classic 1956 John Wayne western The Searchers. Prendergast claims that the name was his idea, but McNally ascribes it to 'Big Ron' Woodbridge, their first lead singer. The issue remains unresolved.

The band grew out of an earlier skiffle group formed by McNally, with his friends Brian Dolan (guitar) and Tony West (bass). When the… read more

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  • Very good band
  • в свое время шумели не меньше битлз, ну и правильно шумели - манера исполнения тихушно-мелодическая, довольно не стандартная (хотя и приведшая нас всех потом к группе smokie, буэээ)
  • Love these guys.
  • Искатели)
  • utterly hygienic pop. i definitely like the searchers but they really did make hazard-free music with padded shinguards and safety helmets.
  • good music
  • The Searchers shit all over the Beatles. :D [2]
  • The Searchers shit all over the Beatles. :D
  • sexy
  • danke euch allen für die kommentare

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