Welcome to The Liverpool Beat website, chronicling the history of UK Rock music from the golden era of Merseyside music of the 50s and 60s to the present day. Some say the roots of Rock 'n ' Roll lie purely in the deep south of the USA. That maybe true, but Liverpool in the 50s/60s was the centre of the new wave of music which formed the basis of "garage" and even heavy metal. Liverpool Beat takes you on a journey from those heady days of The Beatles into the 21st century with news, reviews and exclusive articles from the real world of rock music.
Britain, particularly from 1956 to 1963, like much of the world, went crazy with the eruption of Rock 'n' Roll. Many UK teenagers identified with the new Rock 'n' Roll sounds, sounds that initially could only be heard on jukeboxes in transport cafes and coffee bars, though when a fair came your way, you knew you were in for a good time as every ride and sideshow would have Rock 'n' Roll, blasting out nice and loud.
You can still enjoy the powerful energy of that Rock 'n' Roll spirit at Ace Cafe Reunions –
Ace Cafe London, Ace Corner, North Circular Road, Stonebridge, London, NW10 7UD
Tel +44(0)20 8961 1000