Remembering Ranking Roger; Thank You For the Music

Remembering Ranking Roger; Thank You For the Music

Ranking Roger was the man behind the mic of the infamous The Beat aka The English Beat and after the group split he was the lead singer of General Public.

The English Beat and General Public were the definitions of the 80s, their songs made any party and always put everyone in a great mood. The music is timeless, so we want to thank Ranking Roger for his contribution to the music we all loved. Continue on to watch videos from The English Beat and General Public tributes Ranking Roger and all the great music he gave us from his years in The English Beat and General Public.

General Public members are Dave Wakeling. Ranking Roger. Mickey Billingham. Horace Panter. Andy “Stoker” Growcott. Mick Jones. Kevin White. Gianni Minardi. Years active?: ?1984–1987, 1994–1995.

Remembering Ranking Roger:

GENERAL PUBLIC – “Never You Done That”:

GENERAL PUBLIC – “Come Again!”:

GENERAL PUBLIC – “Rainy Days”:

The English Beat members are Dave Wakeling, Ranking Roger, Andy Cox, David Steele, Everett Morton, and Saxa. Years active?: 1978 – 1983:

The English Beat – “I Confess”:

The English Beat – “Save It For Later”:

The English Beat – “Mirror In The Bathroom”:

The English Beat – “Doors To Your Heart”:

Thank you Ranking Roger. #RIP

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Pete is a California native who has been in the entertainment industry for 20+ years. He is a journalist who covers music, festivals, events, interviews, movie premieres, sports, reality TV, and more.