ROCK FORMATIONS is a non-fiction title covering the origins of music group and artist stage names. The entries (of which there are more than 1, 000) are grouped into categories with similar themes, for example, those names which were inspired by movies, those inspired by places, etc. There is a comprehensive index, and hypertext links to all entries within the e-book.MMeerrsseeyybbeeaattss The Merseybeats formed in Liverpool, the home of the so- called Mersey Sound of the 1960sathe Mersey being the name of a river that runs through Liverpool. ... Formed in Dayton, Ohio as an Raamp;B backing band and originally called The Ohio Untouchables, they changed their name on the departure of guitarist Robert Ward, in reference to their instrumental prowess.