General Public Singer Dead at 56
3/26/2019 3:37 PM PDT
Ranking Roger the co-founder of General Public and English beat singer, Tuesday after battling cancer.
English Beat announced Roger Charley's death … telling fans he had sadly passed away peacefully at home Roger was a fighter. "
Roger reportedly suffered a stroke in the summer and was diagnosed with two brain tumors and lung cancer cancer ̵
The late singer was born in Birmingham, England, and fell in love with punk rock as a teenager.
After The English Beat broke up in 1983, Roger and fellow Beat Alum, Dave Wakeling started their new group, General Public … which also included former members of The Clash and Dexy's Midnight Runners.
GP recorded 3 albums, and their biggest hits in the US what 1984's "Tenderness."
Roger was 56th RIP