Merseybeat Story Presents........."The Merseybeat Hall of Fame" During the past 18 months, the Merseybeat Story which is held at Fort Perch Rock, New Brighton, home of the famous Tower Ballroom; has presented many Merseybeat icons in its monthly event. It consists of talks with question & answer sessions and live music from the featured artist. Past participants have included King-Size Taylor, John Gorman (Scaffold), The Undertakers, Jackie Lomax, Group One with Harry Prytherch on drums and Faron to name a few..... The Merseybeat Story is very proud to announce the inauguration of the 'Merseybeat Hall of Fame' - Sunday 18th February 2007. The first Inductee will be Mr Sam Leach, in recognition of his life-time work and services to Beatles and Merseybeat history. He has a rich history from his early promotions at The Tower Ballroom, his legendary club promotions at the Cassanova Club, the Iron Door Club and the Peppermint Lounge, to his John Lennon memorial concert at St Georges Plateau, Liverpool. Today he continues to tour the world lecturing on Beatles and Merseybeat history. To present the award we have a special guest, Mr Johnny Hutchinson (The Big Three). The master of ceremonies will be Harry Prytherch (Remo Four, Group One) The afternoon will also include a live music set by a featured artist and concluded with a jam session. Robin Bird, son of renowned Wallasey photographer Bob Bird, has agreed to display a number of photographs featuring the Tower Ballroom and many Merseybeat groups.