Liverpool was voted England’s most musical city in a national campaign set up by the Arts Council. The home of
The Beatles Frankie Goes To Hollywood, OMD and The Zutons took 49% of the vote in an online poll set up by the funding body. Sheffield – which brought the world the Arctic Monkeys and Pulp – came second, while Manchester with
Oasis, Stone Roses and The Smiths came third.

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