British singer and guitarist who was the frontman of the punk band The Buzzcocks, the group that released the hit "Ever Fallen in Love (With Someone You Shouldn't've)."
He attended the University of Bolton.
He and The Buzzcocks broke up in 1981 and briefly reformed in 1989.
He has a younger brother named Gary. He was married to Greta Shelley up until his death in 2018.
He was a pioneer in the genre of punk music like Iggy Pop.