Paul McCartney Pays His Tribute To Gerry And The Pacemakers’ Gerry Marsden After He Passed Away Yesterday
The Beatles star Paul McCartney mourned the death of Gerry and the Pacemakers vocalist, Gerard Marsden, by sharing a new post on his official Instagram account.
Gerard Marsden passed away yesterday at the age of 78 following a blood infection diagnosis. He was known as the writer of British soccer club Liverpool’s ‘You’ll Never Walk Alone’ anthem.
In his farewell message, Paul McCartney mentioned that Gerard Marsden was an old friend of him and his band was the biggest rival of The Beatles back in the days. Moreover, Paul pointed out the iconic songs he wrote to show what a great musician Marsden was.
While praising Gerard’s talent and personality, McCartney paid his tribute to the late singer and send his condolences to his family. Also, Paul said that he will always remember him with a smile.
Here is how Paul McCartney bid farewell to Gerard Marsden:
“Gerry was a mate from our early days in Liverpool. He and his group were our biggest rivals on the local scene.
His unforgettable performances of ‘You’ll Never Walk Alone’ and ‘Ferry Cross the Mersey’ remain in many people’s hearts as reminders of a joyful time in British music.
My sympathies go to his wife Pauline and family. See ya, Gerry. I’ll always remember you with a smile.”
You can check out the post below.