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Reg Presley, 1941-2013

Alan Clayson, The Guardian, 6 February 2013

REG PRESLEY was the singer and principal songwriter of the Troggs, the group that put the Hampshire town of Andover on the pop map with 1966's 'Wild Thing'. He was also the member best placed for a solo career and a retirement rich in material comforts, principally through Wet Wet Wet's No 1 revival of Presley's 'Love Is All Around' – written in under 20 minutes one Sunday afternoon – for the soundtrack of Four Weddings And A Funeral in 1994.

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