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Genre: merseybeat

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Parent Genre: rock

Merseybeat is a music genre that originated in Liverpool, England in the early 1960s. It is characterized by its upbeat tempo, catchy melodies, and harmonies. The genre is heavily influenced by rock and roll, skiffle, and rhythm and blues. Merseybeat bands often featured guitar-driven instrumentation and vocal harmonies. The genre gained popularity with the emergence of several successful bands, including some of the most iconic and influential bands in music history.


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Vocals, Electric Guitar, Bass Guitar, Drum Kit, Keyboard/Piano, Synthesizer, Acoustic Guitar, Banjo, Fiddle, Pedal Steel Guitar

Popular merseybeat Songs


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Most popular merseybeat albums

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Abbey Road (Remastered)
1969
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We'd Like To Teach The World To Sing
2005
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Johnny Tillotson's Best
2000
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Confessions of the Mind (Expanded Edition)
1970
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The Music
2008
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Itsy Bitsy Teeny Weeny Yellow Polka Dot Bikini
2021
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Super Hits
1972
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Especially For You: Revisited / Classics & Collectibles
2019
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New Versions
2020
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Everybody Knows (2019 - Remaster)
1967
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The Place Beyond the Pines (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
2013
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When In Spain.../Kinda Latin
1962
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Bobby Rydell Sings Wild (wood) Days
1963
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If Paradise Was Half as Nice - The Immediate Anthology
2000
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The Ultimate Petula Clark
2003

merseybeat music by decade

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List of merseybeat artists

Here is a list of merseybeat artists on Spotify, ranked based on popularity, who exemplifies the merseybeat genre. You can find out what merseybeat genre sounds like where you can preview artists or sort them the way you want, just click the headers to sort.

#namepopularityfollowers
1 53 335828
2 55 165097
3 46 177762
4 48 133209
5 50 333355
6 38 43826
7 43 256317
8 38 62683
9 38 80446
10 41 77434
11 40 59309
12 47 141465
13 45 57711
14 33 99187
15 82 27489514
16 49 275861
17 28 33033
18 61 1182912
19 41 243529
20 42 86875
21 33 37022
22 36 25342
23 42 110607
24 31 41768
25 38 103132
26 29 25175
27 41 34404
28 38 130903
29 34 8612
30 31 87050
31 30 32423
32 35 70666
33 27 24773
34 27 16935
35 19 46736
36 30 22801
37 26 37733
38 27 22240
39 24 15102
40 25 8117
41 25 19451
42 24 10397
43 23 11482
44 23 7790
45 21 11177
46 20 16245
47 19 16871
48 19 5404
49 40 32403
50 40 65111
51 39 232129
52 16 15616
53 15 4806
54 33 21660
55 33 34682
56 33 55456
57 28 17311
58 28 95179
59 25 9425
60 20 4538
61 22 9035
62 22 4459
63 20 3172
64 19 5220
65 18 17011
66 29 6635
67 16 4522
68 17 2830
69 32 2925
70 16 6476
71 16 1299
72 25 8132
73 28 20646
74 14 7996
75 12 4458
76 24 1231
77 18 3209
78 5 501
79 18 1202
80 17 2588
81 15 1846
82 13 3839
83 15 6997
84 14 2520
85 14 1338
86 13 1128
87 13 3084
88 12 6460
89 8 2693
90 8 622
91 3 2351
92 3 2628
93 2 4096
94 2 600
95 1 125

merseybeat playlist created by Chosic

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