Or musician Gary marsdenFrom the band Gary and the PeacemakersDied at the age of 78 this Sunday due to a heart infection. Marsden was the singer of the most famous version of the song ‘You will never walk alone’, Symbolic songs of many football fans, but especially Liverpool.
Gary and his band For You Never Walk Alone was released in 1963, adapted from a Broadway musical song. Carousel. The song became a huge hit, reaching the top of the charts in the UK, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. Subsequently, the song was re-recorded by artists such as Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Andrea Boselli, Marcus Mumford and Drakek Murphys.
‘You’ll Never Walk Alone’ has become a song like many club fans Borussia Dortmund I Celtic, But with a special connection with Liverpool fans, who sing it before every game. Marsden was also called to sing at Anfield before the Red Team matches, of which he was a supporter.
The Peacemakers also made history by becoming the first band to top the UK charts with three singles. With that, Gerry and his partners became one of the greatest bands of their generation. Other popular songs from the group included “Ferry Cross the Mercy”, “I’ll Be There”, “How Do You Do It?” and I like it”.
During his career, Gary enjoyed nearly 60 years of touring as a musician. He along with his brothers Fred, Les Chadwick and Arthur McMahon first formed Gerry and the Pacemaker. He made his mark on the music scene of the time as the Beatles’ rivals early in his career.
The news was first reported by radio host and Gerry’s friend, Pete Priese. “It is with a very heavy heart, after speaking with the family, I have to tell you that veteran Gerry Marsden died after a brief illness that was a heart infection. I send all the love in the world to Pauline Am. Your family. You will never be alone “, the broadcaster said.