Ferry 'Cross the Mersey

Ferry 'Cross the Mersey by Various Artists was a UK number 1 hit on Saturday, May 20, 1989 spending 3 week(s) at the top of the UK charts. The Mersey Ferry runs along the Mersey river from Liverpool to the Wirral Peninsula in England. It still runs, but these days is mostly a tourist attraction. Written by lead singer Gerry Marsden, the song is a nostalgic look at the area where he is from. This song came to symbolize the style, which was made famous by The Beatles and The Kinks. In 1965, Gerry & the Pacemakers starred in a film called Ferry Cross The Mersey, which was based on this song.

Ferry 'Cross the Mersey FAQs

Who sang Ferry 'Cross the Mersey?

Ferry 'Cross the Mersey was performed by Various Artists

What year did Ferry 'Cross the Mersey get to the UK number 1 spot?

Ferry 'Cross the Mersey first became a UK number 1 on Saturday, May 20, 1989

How long was Ferry 'Cross the Mersey at number 1 in the UK?

Ferry 'Cross the Mersey spent 3 week(s) at number 1 in the UK.