2005 – Chris Curtis, the original drummer and backing vocalist for influential 1960s Merseybeat combo the Searchers, dies in Liverpool, England, after a long illness. He is 63.
2003 – Tony Jackson, original bassist with Mersey Beat heroes the Searchers, dies aged 65. He also provided lead vocals on the hits “Sweets for My Sweet” and “Sugar and Spice.” Tony is 2nd from left I believe… Because He’s holding the bass. LONDON, England — Tony Jackson, bass player for the 1960s “Merseybeat” band […]
1940 – Searchers lead singer Tony Jackson is born in Dingle, England this day in rock history!