“Tony was a good guy who we knew and worked with from early days in Hamburg. We regularly watched his late night performances and admired his style. He will be missed,” the statement read.
He met the Beatles in 1960. In 1961, he sang vocals for several tracks recorded by the group for Polydor Records. The best known was “My Bonnie.” Sheridan's work with the Beatles had been reissued numerous times through the years. In 2011, a CD of their work together called "The Beatles With Tony Sheridan First Recordings -- 50th Anniversary Edition" was issued by Time-Life Records. The CD was nominated for a Grammy this year for Best Album Notes, but lost.
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