Les McKeown, Bay City Rollers frontman, dies at 65

Former Bay City Rollers frontman Les McKeown has died aged 65, his family has told the BBC.

The Scottish pop singer fronted the Edinburgh band during their most successful period in the 1970s.

They had hits with tracks like “I Only Wanna Be With You”, “Bye Bye Baby”, “Shang-a-Lang” and “Give a Little Love”.

His family announced online on Thursday that he had died suddenly at his home on Tuesday.

Bay City Rollers became tartan-clad sensations in the UK and US in the 1970s. They were hugely successful, selling more than 120 million records.

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