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The Merseybeats

The Merseybeats were a merseybeat band that emerged from the Liverpool scene in the early 1960s, along with the Beatles, Gerry & the Pacemakers and other similar artists. Closely associated with the Who, the Merseybeats' popular success was short-lived. Their hits included "I Stand Accused", "Mr. Moonlight", "Fortune Teller" and "Wishin' and Hopin", but broke up in 1966. Two members, Tony Crane and Billy Kinsley, formed the Merseys, who had one huge hit, "Sorrow", in Britain.