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A Private Conversation: Spin’s 1985 Interview With General Public

This story originally appeared in the July 1985 issue of Spin. In honor of Ranking Roger’s life and death on March 26, we’re republishing it here.
Jeff Spurrier / March 26, 2019

Ranking Roger Dead at 56

Ranking Roger, singer and toastmaster for British ska revival bands The Beat and General Public, has died after a months-long battle with brain and lung cancer. The vocalist born Roger…
Tosten Burks / March 26, 2019