Roger Hayes

 

Age: 61

 

Summary: second tenor singer with the 1950's adolescent doo-wop/R&B group The Schoolboys, a Frankie Lymon & the Teenagers sound alike group, who had the R&B hit Please Say You Want Me and the pop hit Shirley, whose members like the Teenagers fell into heavy drug use during and after their fame (the other four members of the Schoolboys are all dead as are most members of the Teenagers), and who spent 30 years in prison for a murder charge.

 

 

Cause of Death: Kidney failure

 

Born: circa 1942

 

Died: December 1, 2003

 

Location: New York City, New York