As the enigmatic frontman of the multicultural band The Beat, Ranking Roger represented the youthful and joyous sound of the post-punk 2-Tone movement. As well as his illustrious career with The Beat and its subsequent iterations, this honest and compelling autobiography explores Roger’s upbringing as a child of the Windrush generation, touring America and his outstanding collaborations with artists such as The Clash, The Police and The Specials.
Inside the limited edition:
- Limited edition 288 page hard-back book (not available separately)
- 7” single of two previously unreleased Beat demos
- A print of an Adrian Boot photograph
- Two badges
- Certificate of authenticity
- Limited to just 700 copies!
‘The heart and energy [Roger] displayed as The Beat’s perpetually in-motion, ageless MC and voice over decades is fully present in this conversational, positive and grateful memoir’ – Mojo
‘The chatty, unpretentious narrative also documents pop’s gleefully glamourous side’ – Q
‘A fitting document of a great British band’ – Record Collector
‘A charming snapshot of not only Roger’s life, but a bygone era of Britain and the music industry, I Just Can’t Stop It is a fine swansong’ – Classic Pop