'Legendary' reggae singer and writer John Holt dies, aged 67

Tom Pakinkis

Reggae singer and writer John Holt passed away at the age of 67 on Sunday.

Holt was taken to a London hospital, although the cause of death is yet to be established.

Copeland Forbes, the artist’s manager since 2006, confirmed his passing, while Trojan Records paid tribute to Holt via Twitter saying, “Rest in peace, the legendary John Holt. A huge talent and a true gentleman.”

Holt was the lead singer of The Paragons during the 1960s, when he wrote ...

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