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Rankin Roger

On 26 March 2019 Ranking Roger died at the age of 56. He had just completed writing his life story. I Just Can’t Stop It is the story of Ranking Roger’s life in The Beat: one of music’s most influential multicultural bands at the centre of the post-punk, 2-Tone revolution.

“The mid Seventies was one of the most influential periods in the history of British pop music, and Ranking Roger was at the centre of this febrile and explosive clash of cultures – uniquely placed to document the excitement of those times – the heady joy of success, the political turmoil, the inherent racism, as well as the brotherly bond of musicians struggling to make themselves heard within it.”  Sting Join co-author Daniel Rachel to share the life of one of music’s most enigmatic frontmen.

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