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‘Wild Thing’ Singer Reg Presley Dies

Reg Presley, singer for sixties British garage-rock band the Troggs, died on Monday after a battle with lung cancer. The Troggs — and Presley's whisper — were made famous with "Wild Thing"; another hit, "Love Is All Around," lives on as "the song Bill Nighy sings in Love Actually." Presley was 71.

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