Mike Pender

Born Mar 3, 1942

Mike Pender was an original founding member of Merseybeat group The Searchers. He is best known as the lead vocalist on many hit singles by The Searchers, including the song "Needles and Pins".

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Mike Pender.


1941 Birth Born on March 3, 1941.


1957 16 Years Old In 1957 John and I went to see the film The Searchers starring John Wayne. … Read More


1993 52 Years Old 1 More Event
Over the years, some of Pender's personal guitars have included his Gibson ES-345 with sunburst finish, the Burns Tri-Sonic in the colour of red with three pickups and the twelve-string Rickenbacker Rose Morris model 1993 coloured in a fireglo finish with deluxe features including the f-hole rather than the slash sound hole. … Read More
1994 53 Years Old …  In 1994 Mike Pender's Searchers were the very first 1960s band to be invited to play on board the QE2 as part of the world famous liner's 25th anniversary celebrations.
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