6 Feb 2013

Troggs singer dies

6:06 am on 6 February 2013

Lead singer of the British band, The Troggs, Reg Presley, has died at the age of 71.

The Troggs were best-known for their 1960s hit, Wild Thing and Presley's career enjoyed a second wind in the 1990s after one of his songs was used in the film Four Weddings and a Funeral.

He retired last year, having been diagnosed with lung cancer.