Mariella Frostrup: Life and Times- Jet Black
Remembering the drummer from The Stranglers
By way of tribute to Jet Black The Stranglers in concert
Jet Black 1938 – 2022
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Jet Black obituary
“Founding member and drummer of the Stranglers who set up the group after a business career in home-brewing and ice-cream”
Jet Black, drummer who helped to give the Stranglers their unique sound – obituary
“Jet Black, who has died aged 84, was the drummer for the Stranglers, who got together before the punk revolution but were perfectly suited to play a leading role when it came along to blow up pop’s ancien regime; powered by his trenchant playing they went on to have 23 Top 40 singles and 19 Top 40 albums….”
Jet Black: ‘Inspirational’ drummer for the Stranglers dies aged 84
“Jet Black, the original drummer for 1970s and 80s punks The Stranglers, has died aged 84, the band has confirmed.”
Stranglers drummer Jet Black dies aged 84
“Black was one of the rock band’s founding members”
Stranglers drummer Jet Black dies at 84 after ‘years of ill health’
“Formed in Guildford in 1974, The Stranglers emerged through the punk rock scene, becoming known for songs including No More Heroes, Golden Brown, Always The Sun and Peaches.”
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