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Reg Presley of the Troggs dies aged 71

Cebu : Philippines | Feb 04, 2013 at 9:10 PM PST
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Skooter reports 02/05/13

The lead singer of The Troggs, 60s British rock band, Reg Presley, has died aged 71. He died at his home in Hampshire surrounded by his family, his daughter Karen said. Presley had died after series of strokes and a losing battle with lung cancer, music publicist Keith Altham said on Facebook.

The Troggs had a number of hit songs, among them were “Wild Thing” and “Love Is All Around”, which was covered in the 1990s with huge success by Wet Wet Wet. Other hits included “With A Girl Like You” and “I Can’t Control Myself”.

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