The 2 I's Coffee Bar
Reg Calvert
Royston Ellis
Rick Hardy
Vince Taylor & The Playboys
Screaming Lord Sutch & the Savages
The Forgotten Savages in 1960

Check also
about Screaming Lord Sutch & the Savages
about The Presidents
The British Music Archive

British Beat Eras
Bradford Music Timeline (Bradford)
Brightonbeat (Brighton)
Brumbeat (Birmingham, Black Country)
Birmingham musicarchive
Cumbrian Bands of The Sixties
Kent Band Family Tree (Kent)
Kent Music Biz (Kent, Folkestone)
Lankybeat (Lancaster)
Merseybeat (Bill Harry, Merseyside/Lancashire)
Merseybeat Nostalgia (Merseyside/Lancashire)
Merseypedia on Liverpoolbeat (An A to Z of Mersey Beat Bands)
Rydebeat (Ryde)
Southamptonbeat (Southampton)
Swindon Music Scene (Swindon)
Tamworth Bands
Stan Laundon site (Hartlepool-Teesyde)
Vintage Sixties Live (60s Semi-Pro Bands in North-East England, Darlington)
Rock 'n' Roll Wiltshire
Rocking Scots (Scotland)
Scotbands Moonfruit (Scotland)

Other sites dedicated to 60s Semi-Pro Bands
Old Wild Men
Vintage Hofner

60's Overseas Beat Bands
Beatsessanta (60's Beat boom in Italy)
Cuxhaven-beat (Germany)
Rock Made In France (France)
Shakin-all-over (60's Beat boom in Germany)
Australian Rock Database
HowlSpace (Australia & NZ)

60's Venues
19th Century Theatres (First Rock Venues in England)
Coffee Bars (London, England)
The 2 i's Coffee Bar, The Birthplace of british Rock'n’Roll
California Ballroom (Dunstable, England)
Cavern Club (Liverpool, England)
The Story of The Cavern by Bill Harry
Club-A-Gogo (Newcastle)
Eel Pie Island
Golf Drouot (Paris, France)
Iron Door Club (Liverpool, England)
Kinema Ballroom (Dunfermline, Scotland)
La Locomotive (Paris, France)
Marquee Club (London, England)
Oasis (Manchester)
Olympia (Paris, France)
Pavilion Ballroom (Glasgow, Scotland)
Piper Club (Rome, Italy)
Royal Albert Hall (London, England)
Star Club (Hamburg, Germany)
Star Palast (Kiel, Germany)
Twisted Wheel (Manchester)
Waldbühne (Berlin, Germany)

50s-60's Beat Musics & Design
The Book Of Bands
The British Sound (Line-ups)
Chrome Oxide Music Collectors
Classicwebs (Line-ups)
Garage Hangover
Instromania (Instrumental bands)
Making Time: British Beat Groups Of The 1960's
Marmalade Skies (Psychedelic bands)
Pete Frame "Rock Family Trees"
Skiffle Groups


  1. see see loads of photo's of many liverpool 60's groups and bands.

    Also hear the perfumed Garden from Liverpool very rare recording recently released on Rare Mod volume 4 from the Rare Mod series of albums of rare previously un-released music.

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  2. I've compiled a roll-call of artists that appeared at Eel Pie Island, which can be found at which is, hopefully an ongoing piece of work!

    Pete Watt

  3. What happened to a group the politicians that played mostly at the Litherland or Bootle working mens club about '63-'65?

  4. One member was from Green Lane area, Stoneycrof, one from Kirby, and one from areond the Black bull area down Rice Lane.