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Reg Presley

1941 - 2013

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Reginald Maurice Ball (12 June 1941 – 4 February 2013), known professionally as Reg Presley, was an English singer and songwriter. He was the lead singer with the 1960s rock and roll band the Troggs, whose hits included "Wild Thing" (#1 on the Hot 100 on 30 July – 6 August 1966) and "With a Girl Like You" (#1 on the UK Official Singles Chart on 4–11 August 1966). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Reg Presley has received more than 363,018 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Reg Presley is the 1,918th most popular singer (down from 1,889th in 2019), the 4,976th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 4,786th in 2019) and the 198th most popular British Singer.

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  • 360k

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  • 40.74

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  • 18

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  • 1.98

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  • 3.27

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Reg Presley ranks 1,918 out of 3,528Before him are Bebel Gilberto, Josh Groban, Tove Lo, Aurlus Mabélé, Johnny Ace, and Aimee Mann. After him are Eunhyuk, Meg White, Axelle Red, Bosson, Ray Gillen, and Mira Awad.

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Among people born in 1941, Reg Presley ranks 490Before him are Viktor Zinger, Wolfgang Fahrian, Kenneth O. Hall, Nicolás Fuentes, Gordon Tootoosis, and Jacob Nena. After him are Irma Thomas, Johnny Schuth, Max Baucus, David Walker, Jan Kowalczyk, and Barrett Strong. Among people deceased in 2013, Reg Presley ranks 414Before him are Ruth Patrick, Dale Robertson, Simon Pimenta, Sayan Sanya, Slim Whitman, and Mel Smith. After him are John Kerr, Bruce C. Murray, Vladimir Vikulov, Eeva Ruoppa, Harold Camping, and Jo Benkow.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Reg Presley ranks 4,976 out of 7,765Before him are John Evan (1948), Guy Pratt (1962), Sajid Javid (1969), Andy Auld (1900), Daniel Levy (1962), and Joe Meek (1929). After him are Goldie (1965), W. G. Grace (1848), Sarah Gilbert (1962), Tracey Emin (1963), Ricky Whittle (1981), and John Cannon (1933).

Among SINGERS In United Kingdom

Among singers born in United Kingdom, Reg Presley ranks 198Before him are Ewan MacColl (1915), Joe Elliott (1959), Alex Kapranos (1972), Tom Odell (1990), Dani Filth (1973), and Bryn Terfel (1965). After him are Steve Strange (1959), Sophie Ellis-Bextor (1979), Birdy (1996), Leona Lewis (1985), Billy Bragg (1957), and Graham Parker (1950).