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MUSIC REVIEW – Christmas With The Rat Pack Live! Monday 7th December 2009, Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

By Marty Mulrooney


As a huge fan of music from long before my time, I was thrilled to be able to see the Olivier Award nominated official Rat Pack act (all the way from Las Vegas apparently!), performing a special Christmas show last night in my hometown of Liverpool (they are doing a full tour of the UK at the moment, including London’s West End). But as always with tribute shows, I asked myself a loaded question as I took my seat: can such shows and their participants ever step from beneath the mighty shadow their  idols have cast down upon them?

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