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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.