'Wild Thing' Troggs singer Reg Presley dead at 71; influenced garage rock and punk

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    Troggs Singer Reg Presley Dead at 71 (Rolling Stone)
    more at the link
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1wbHMShLqBU
     
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    badhorsie Mouth operational, brain elsewhere...

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    RIP Reg Presley

    [video=youtube;8m10Ypl2pDA]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8m10Ypl2pDA[/video]
     
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    My personal Troggs fave:
    [video=youtube;XKIZL_mkKuw]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XKIZL_mkKuw[/video]
     
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    I've always liked this one too:

    [video=youtube;WO6glz0wpmo]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WO6glz0wpmo[/video]
     
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    Oh my gosh, we were just singing Wild Thing at work last night. RIP!
     
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    [video=youtube;dsFKNhLVN98]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dsFKNhLVN98[/video]
    The "Troggs Tapes" are also legendary - basically the band in the studio arguing, 'F'-word a-flying. Rumored to have been a source for the film "(This Is) Spinal Tap." Available on YouTube for listening and laughing.

    "I Can Only Give You Everything" live, 1967 Great stuff.
     
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