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Reg Presley dies at 71; sang Troggs' 'Wild Thing'
The structure is simple, the guitar riffs basic, the lyrics at best inane, but the Troggs' "Wild Thing" remains a garage-rock classic more than 45 years after its 1966 release made the British group and lead singer Reg Presley international stars.
Los Angeles Times staff and wire reports
February 5, 2013