Max Merritt

aka Max Merritt and The Meteors

Max Merritt: the Melbourne years

Melbourne loved Max Merritt. He and the Meteors were based there from 1967 to 1970, and during this era he was noted to be the "finest soul singer in Australia.” Merritt first arrive...

Max Merritt: the UK years

Max Merritt and the Meteors shifted their base from Melbourne to the UK in October 1970. The band then comprised Merritt, Stewie Speer (drums), Bob Bertles (saxophone), and Dave Russe...

Max Merritt remembered

The death of Max Merritt on 25 September 2020 brought to a close one of the most remarkable stories in New Zealand music, and the hundreds of social media posts and tributes are testi...

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