Roger Charlery also performed with members of the Specials and Dexys Midnight Runners
Roger Charlery, better known as Ranking Roger, the vocalist of the Beat and General Public, has died aged 56.
The Birmingham-born singer died on Tuesday at home surrounded by family, according to a statement on the Beat’s website. It said: “He fought & fought & fought, Roger was a fighter. Sadly Roger past away a few hours ago peacefully at his home surrounded by family.