BERLIN -- Tony Sheridan, a British singer who performed with the Beatles during their early years in Hamburg, has died in Germany. He was 72.Frank Orth, the owner of Wemo Records, a German label that issued his last album, said Mr. Sheridan died Saturday. He didn't have details of the cause of death.Former Beatle Paul McCartney said on his website that Mr. Sheridan "was a good guy who we knew and worked with from the early days in Hamburg."Mr. Sheridan was born Anthony Esmond Sheridan McGinnity in Norwich, England, on May 21, 1940. He went to Hamburg in 1960 with a makeshift band, the Jets, and during his time in the German port city was also backed by the Beatles.Mr. Sheridan and the Beatles together recorded My Bonnie, released in 1962. It became a minor hit when rereleased later in the U.S.Mr. Sheridan had lived near Hamburg in recent years.