Valerie Gell, British singer and guitarist, Died at 71


Valerie Gell born on August 14, 1945, in Seaforth, and died on December 11, 2016.

She was a British singer and guitarist.

She was a member of The Liverbirds.

This was a British all-female beat group, based in Liverpool, active between 1963 and 1968.

Members of the band included Valerie Gell, Saunders and McGlory.

Together they formed the band in 1963, along with guitarist Sheila McGlory (Mary McGlory’s sister) and vocalist Irene Green, both of whom quickly left to join other bands and were replaced by Birch.

“Diddley Daddy” was among there songs, which rose as high as #5 on the German charts.

She settled in Munich but later returned to Hamburg.

Valerie Gell passed away at 71 years old.