Joe Fagin dead: Brit pop star behind famous theme tune dies aged 83 as fans pay tribute

BRITISH pop star Joe Fagin has died aged 83 with fans paying moving tributes to the music legend. The Auf Wiedersehen, Pet icon made a lasting impact with his famous theme songs before he passed away. Joe Fagin has died aged 83 leaving fans, family and friends devastated Joe’s death has left family, friends and co-stars devastated. Sharing the news on their social media account, Auf Wiedersehen, Pet, said: “Our thoughts are with his family and friends at this time. Thank you so much for the memories Joe!” The pop singer-songwriter was best known by fans for his hit Breakin’ Away / That’s Livin’ Alright. The hit song was used as the Auf Wiedersehen, Pet opening and closing theme tune. And the title theme, That’s Living Alright, by Joe, would reach number three in the UK singles chart. Shocked fans were quick to react to the tragic news on social media. One paid tribute, saying: “Shocked and saddened to hear about his passing. His songs and legacy will live on in his fans. “The theme songs for Auf Wiedersehen are some of the best tunes to grace the small screen. “And for me personally bring back good memories of my past Watching the show R.I.P Joe and thanks” Another added: “Very sad loss. Thoughts are with his family. I still have the single which I bought when I was in school. “So many very found memories of a Friday night watching this classic & singing to the opening & closing titles.” While a third said: “Sad news. The songs he recorded for Auf Wiedersehen, Pet were absolutely perfect for the show. Rest in Peace.” He also sung a version of As Time Goes By for the 1990s BBC comedy series of the same name starring Judi Dench and Geoffrey Palmer. Auf Wiedersehen, Pet was a beloved comedy-drama about a group of construction workers who left the UK to search for employment overseas. Joe also found success across the pond in the US with his single Younger Days.

Joe Fagin dead: Brit pop star behind famous theme tune dies aged 83 as fans pay tribute

BRITISH pop star Joe Fagin has died aged 83 with fans paying moving tributes to the music legend.

The Auf Wiedersehen, Pet icon made a lasting impact with his famous theme songs before he passed away.

Joe Fagin has died aged 83 leaving fans, family and friends devastated

Joe’s death has left family, friends and co-stars devastated.

Sharing the news on their social media account, Auf Wiedersehen, Pet, said: “Our thoughts are with his family and friends at this time. Thank you so much for the memories Joe!”

The pop singer-songwriter was best known by fans for his hit Breakin’ Away / That’s Livin’ Alright.

The hit song was used as the Auf Wiedersehen, Pet opening and closing theme tune.

And the title theme, That’s Living Alright, by Joe, would reach number three in the UK singles chart.

Shocked fans were quick to react to the tragic news on social media.

One paid tribute, saying: “Shocked and saddened to hear about his passing. His songs and legacy will live on in his fans.

“The theme songs for Auf Wiedersehen are some of the best tunes to grace the small screen.

“And for me personally bring back good memories of my past Watching the show R.I.P Joe and thanks”

Another added: “Very sad loss. Thoughts are with his family. I still have the single which I bought when I was in school.

“So many very found memories of a Friday night watching this classic & singing to the opening & closing titles.”

While a third said: “Sad news. The songs he recorded for Auf Wiedersehen, Pet were absolutely perfect for the show. Rest in Peace.”

He also sung a version of As Time Goes By for the 1990s BBC comedy series of the same name starring Judi Dench and Geoffrey Palmer.

Auf Wiedersehen, Pet was a beloved comedy-drama about a group of construction workers who left the UK to search for employment overseas.

Joe also found success across the pond in the US with his single Younger Days.