London: Ringo Starr andPaul Mc Cartney have paid tributes to iconic singer Joe Cocker , who recently passed away after battling lung cancer at the age of 70.
The Beatles drummer took to Twitter bidding farewell to the singer, saying that he wishes God blesses Cocker, the Mirror reported.
McCartney remembered his "good mate" in a long tribute, adding that he knew him through the years as a good mate and he was so sad to hear that he had been ill and was really sad to hear that he had passed away.
He added that Cocker was a great guy, a lovely guy who brought so much to the world and they will all miss him.
An official statement from Sony Music read that Cocker passed away after a hard fought battle with small cell lung cancer.