Today's piece of Lost Jewelry from the Vaults at Oldiez 93 for Monday, September 24th, 2018 comes from The Searchers!
On May 30th, 1964, "Don't Throw Your Love Away" entered Billboard's Hot 100 and threw itself up to #16, spending eleven weeks in the chart.
The Searchers, from Liverpool, England, consisted of Mike Pender, Tony Jackson, John McNally and Chris Curtis. Frank Allen replaced Jackson in 1965. John Blunt replaced Curtiss in 1966. Billy Adamson replaced Blunt in 1969.
The Searchers placed fourteen songs in the Hot 100 betwen 1964 and 1971.
Tony Jackson died of liver failure on August 18th, 2003 at the age of 63 and Chris Curtis died on February 28th, 2005 at the age of 63.
Teh Searchers continue to to tour with original members John McNally and Frank Allen but have announced they will retire on March 31st, 2019.