Les Maguire was keyboard player for Gerry and the Pacemakers, an English ‘beat’ group prominent during the 1960s.
In common with The Beatles, they also came from Liverpool, were managed by Brian Epstein and were recorded
This is a Mellotron MK11. A Mellotron is an early synthesizer or sampler made up of a series of magnetic tapes to recreate different sounds. The keyboard is connected to a series of prerecorded tape loops giving sounds like flute, brass and choir
It’s been a year since Cynthia Lennon, the first wife of Liverpool musician John Lennon and mother to their son Julian, passed away aged 75.
Cynthia grew up in Hoylake, on the Wirral in North West England with her parents and two el