Clash, “Mark Stewart – The Pop Group – Has Died”

By Robin Murray, April 21, 2023

Bristol musician Mark Stewart has died.

Numerous sources have confirmed the passing of the musician, who was 60 years old.

Mark Stewart formed The Pop Group in 1977, taking the energy of punk and blending it with his passion for jazz-funk and dub. Brought up in Bristol, he absorbed sound system culture into his creative methodology, adding some Beefheart-ian broth in the process.

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