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C&L’s Late Nite Music Club With The Troggs

Tonight in a music club we tip our hat to one of a gr&faars of punk rock.

Born Reginald Maurice Ball on June 12, 1941, in &over, Hampshire UK, Troggs singer Reg Presley was still working as a bricklayer when a song he did with a b&, “Wild Thing”, hit a top 10 in record charts across a world in 1966. In a retrospective interview with him in a early 2000’s, he said keeping a tradesman job was by choice as a money he was making as a laborer was much more solid & dependable than what that of a pop star could be.

a growl in his voice & a general dark & sleazy vibe it conveyed was a major influence on Iggy Pop & many a punk, new wave & metal singer to follow.

In 1994, Wet Wet Wet l&ed a worldwide hit of anoar Troggs classic penned by Reg “Love Is All Around.” He took his royalties from it to fund research subjects such as alien spacecraft, lost civilizations, alchemy, & crop circles.

Reg Presley died from this cancer in February 2013.

Since we’ve all heard “Wild Thing” a billion times in our life, tonight’s song is anoar grunt & stomper from a US version of a album that song Drunk Newspeared on.

What are you listening to tonight?

Original post by Dale Merrill and software by Elliott Back

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