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  • Reg Presley of the Troggs dies aged 71

    02/04/2013 3:52:27 PM PST · by the scotsman · 38 replies
    BBC News | 4th February 2013 | BBC News
    '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 on Facebook, saying his "dear old pal" had died "following a succession of recent strokes and a losing battle with cancer". Presley announced his retirement from music a year ago after being taken ill during a concert in Germany and then being diagnosed with lung cancer.'

    09/08/2010 11:35:51 AM PDT · by a fool in paradise · 22 replies · 1+ views
    UK Express ^ | September 5,2010 | By Tony Whitfield
    THE Troggs frontman Reg Presley has suffered a serious stroke while on holiday in Spain. The 68 year old, whose band’s hits include Wild Thing, Love Is All Around and With A Girl Like You, was playing with his grandchildren when he fell ill on Friday. Now the singer, pictured, is out of hospital with his wife of 48 years, Brenda, but he has been left unsteady on his feet and with double vision. His voice has also been affected, casting doubt whether the singer will ever perform again. Brenda said: “It was very frightening. He had a serious stroke....