Mike Pender – Searchers

Thursday, 22 October 2015, 20:05 | Category : Podcasts
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Mike Pender, one of The Searchers’ founder members and former lead singer talks about some of the key tracks from his career.

Mike Pender autobiography search for myself

  1. The Searchers – Sweets For My Sweet (At the Iron Door: Their Earliest Recordings) (Castle Music, 2002 rec 1963)
  2. The Searchers – Beautiful Dreamer (Live at the Star Club, Bear Records, 2002 rec 1963)
  3. The Searchers – Needles and Pins (live 1965) (The Swedish Radio Sessions, Castle Music, 2001)
  4. The Searchers – Don’t Throw Your Love Away (Single A-side, Pye, 1964)
  5. The Searchers – When You Walk In The Room (rec 1965) (BBC Sessions, Castle Music, 2004)
  6. The Searchers – Love Potion No.9 (Single A-side, Kapp (US), 1964)
  7. The Searchers – What Have They Done to the Rain (rec 1965) (BBC Sessions, Castle Music, 2004)
  8. The Searchers – He’s Got No Love (Single A-side, Pye, 1965)
  9. The Searchers – Popcorn Double Feature (Single A-side, Pye, 1967)
  10. The Searchers – Umbrella Man (Single A-side, Liberty, 1968)
  11. The Searchers – Great Train Robbery (Unreleased – IBC demo, rec 1968)
  12. The Searchers – Desdemona (Single A-side, RCA, 1972)
  13. The Searchers – Solitaire (Single A-side, RCA, 1973)
  14. The Searchers – Hearts In Her Eyes (Single A-side, Sire, 1979)
  15. Mike Pender’s Searchers ‎– Take Me For What I’m Worth (The Best Of, Pegasus, 2004)
  16. Mike Pender / Class Of 64 ‎– Falling Apart At The Seams (Class Of 64, Holly Records, 1989)
  17. The Searchers – For What It’s Worth (The Searchers 1963-2003: 40th Anniversary Collection, 2003 rec c1968)

Mike tells Strange Brew host, Jason Barnard about his excellent autobiography ‘Origins of the Searchers and The Search for Myself’; plus we also get a chance to listen to a string of timeless 60s hits and rarities from Mike and The Searchers.

One Comment for “Mike Pender – Searchers”

  1. 1Mike Pender

    Hi Guy’s
    Realy enjoyed listening to the Pod’ some of those songs obviously brought back memories and even song’s I’d almost forgoten about ! Next year I have some interesting gig’s in America & Australia and along with the book or should I say autobiography! thought it would be a good idea to have copies of the Pod’ as merchandise especially for America where there is still a big interest in the sixties. With your permission I would like to take download’s with me to add interest to my merchandise.
    Copies of the Pod’ will obviously be credited to your good selves and of course Strange brew.

    Mike Pender.

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