"They sailed from Liverpool. And brought home the world…"
From the late 1940s to the early 1960s thousands of men worked on Liverpool Cunard Line ships which sailed from the port of Liverpool to America. These men absorbed and embraced American culture - their dress, their manners, but most of all, their music.
Come and find out more about the impact of this phenomenon on the Liverpool cultural scene through the eyes of Richard Barton and Bill Harrison who worked for the Liverpool Cunard Line.
Image: detail of a 'Bon Voyage' card from the Cunard Queens online exhibition, which features highlights from the Maritime Archives and Library.