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3/26/19-Ranking Roger dead

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Ranking Roger, the co-founder of the band General Public and singer of English Beat, died at the age of 56 on Tuesday, TMZ reports. English Beat reportedly announced the musician’s death, saying he “sadly passed away peacefully at home with his family by his side earlier today.” The band’s statement thanked fans for their “constant support during this tough time” and said “Roger was a fighter.” Roger reportedly had a stroke last summer and was later diagnosed with a brain tumor and lung cancer—but the official cause of Roger’s death has yet to be released. Roger joined the English Beat in the late 1970s and later helped create General Public, which is most famous for songs like “Tenderness” and “I’ll Take You There.”

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