A Tribute to Johnny Liverpool UK
Liverpool comic Johnny Hackett ..a big favourite with TV audiences in the 1960s and 70s.
He was a lovely man."Johnny was one of nine children born in Gerard Street, in the city centre.
Before he turned professional, he had a string of jobs, including soldier, docker and welder. His showbiz career began with him compering singing sessions at the Blue Ball pub in Prescot Street. He was a regular on the 1960s TV series The Good Old Days at the Leeds City Varieties and went on to host his own BBC comedy show Let's Laugh. He also entertained guests on the QE2.
In 1970 Johnny travelled to Northern Ireland to entertain the troops and in the Falklands.
He was a great favorates with all his fellow artists, Always had this smile on his face. and will never be forgotten.
Born 1930. died 21st May 2002. RIP



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This story was added on 9th October 2011

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