Gerry Marsden of 1960’s Gerry and The Pacemakers Has Died

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GREATGOLD – GERRY MARSDEN (pic-center, holding guitar), the retired lead singer of Gerry & The Pacemakers, one of the 1960’s “British Invasion” bands, has died after a brief illness. Marsden was 78 at the time of his death. In September 2003 Marsden had triple bypass heart surgery at Broad Green Hospital in Liverpool. He had a second heart operation in 2016, and announced his retirement in November 2018. Marsden died on January 3, 2021 at Arrowe Park Hospital in Merseyside, after being diagnosed with a blood infection in his heart.

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GERRY & THE PACEMAKERS’ popular hits include “Ferry Across The Mersey”, “It’s Gonna Be Alright”, “How Do You Do It”, and “Don’t Let the Sun Catch You Crying”, all included in the music library of GreatGold.fm Internet Radio, the home of Classic Rock, Pop Oldies, Newbies, and Classic Hit Wannabees. CLICK ON LISTEN HERE to go to the GreatGold Audio Player to hear the GREATGOLD Oldies Mix from the past Seventy Years of the greats from The Soundtrack of Life.

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