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Tony Sheridan

Tony Sheridan (born Anthony Esmond Sheridan McGinnity; 21 May 1940 – 16 February 2013) was an English rock and roll singer-songwriter and guitarist who spent much of his adult life in Germany. He was best known as an early collaborator of the Beatles (though the record was labelled as being with "The Beat Brothers"), one of two non-Beatles (the other being Billy Preston) to receive label performance credit on a record with the group, and the only non-Beatle to appear as lead singer on a Beatles recording which charted as a single.

Birth and Death Data: Born May 21st, 1940 (Norwich), Died February 16th, 2013 (Hamburg)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1961

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca DGG 24673 12/28/1961* The Saint The Beat Brothers ; Tony Sheridan vocalist  
Decca DGG 66833 12/28/1961* My Bonnie The Beat Brothers ; Tony Sheridan vocalist  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Sheridan, Tony," accessed October 17, 2021,

Sheridan, Tony. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 17, 2021, from

"Sheridan, Tony." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 17 October 2021.

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