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Reg Presley of the Troggs dies aged 71.

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MR_MAGOO

MR_MAGOO Report 4 Feb 2013 23:16

Reg Presley, lead singer of 60s rock band The Troggs, has died aged 71.

The band's frontman died at his home in Hampshire, his daughter, Karen, confirmed to the BBC.

The Troggs had a number of hit songs, including Wild Thing and Love Is All Around.

Music publicist Keith Altham paid tribute to Presley, saying his "dear old pal" had died "following a succession of recent strokes and a losing battle

RIP REG......... :-( :-(

Sharron

Sharron Report 4 Feb 2013 23:18

That is so sad.He was not so old.

Sylvia

Sylvia Report 5 Feb 2013 00:04

So sad to hear.
R.I.P. Reg Presley

OneFootInTheGrave

OneFootInTheGrave Report 5 Feb 2013 07:11

The Troggs, that brings back memories of my wild nights out in London in the 60's ;-)

Some of their songs were considered by the authorities too be suggestive so they tried to ban some of them.

A few of my favourites were, Wild Thing, With a Girl Like You, I Just Sing, Jingle Jangle, When I'm With You, Lost Girl, I Can't Control Myself :-)

A great singer in a great band who will be remembered by many

R.I.P. Reg Presley

JustJohn

JustJohn Report 5 Feb 2013 09:02

Sorry to hear this. Real icon of my yoof. One of my favourites. R.I.P., Reg

SueMaid

SueMaid Report 5 Feb 2013 09:09

There goes another favourite. Very sad :-(

JustJohn

JustJohn Report 5 Feb 2013 13:23

www.youtube.com/watch?v=z9DVJE_bhVU

GlitterBaby

GlitterBaby Report 5 Feb 2013 13:23

The Troggs were a great band


RIP Reg

Elizabethofseasons

Elizabethofseasons Report 5 Feb 2013 22:48

Dear All

Hello

Rest in peace, Reg and thank you.

Take care all
Sincere wishes
Elizabeth, EOS
xx

SueMaid

SueMaid Report 5 Feb 2013 23:02

My favourite -

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uLi0ppwOOwI

JustJohn

JustJohn Report 5 Feb 2013 23:07

Lovely, Sue.

Never looked at Troggs though. Who was she?

Joy Kentish Maid

Joy Kentish Maid Report 14 Feb 2013 22:23

RIP

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-hampshire-21455331

Up to 200 people have attended the funeral of Reg Presley, lead singer with 1960s British rock band The Troggs.

maggiewinchester

maggiewinchester Report 14 Feb 2013 23:21

He had a very nice house built on the outskirts of Andover.
A Hampshire man and proud of it.
RIP Reg.

Purple **^*Sparkly*^** Diamond

Purple **^*Sparkly*^** Diamond Report 15 Feb 2013 06:36

Sad news, I liked the Troggs' music.

Rest in Peace, Reg.


Lizx