‘Wild Thing’ singer Reg Presley of The Troggs dies aged 71

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Reg Presley, lead singer with The Troggs, died at his home in Hampshire, England on 4 February 2013. He was 71.

In January 2012, he announced his retirement from the band, revealing he had been diagnosed with lung cancer after falling ill during a show in Germany.

The Troggs catapulted into the UK and US charts in July 1966 with their iconic version of Chip Taylor’s song ‘Wild Thing’. Classic Troggs hits written by Presley included ‘With a Girl Like You’ (1966) and ‘Love Is All Around’ (1967).

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