RIP: Reggae singer John Holt

Music News | Oct 20th, 2014

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Another reggae legend has been taken from us way too early. Reggae singer and one of the founding members of the Paragons, John Holt, has passed away at the age of 69. Holt is known for singing such songs as the “The Tide is High,” “Ali Baba,” “Help Me Make It Through the Night” and others. His beautiful singing voice will be missed!

Veteran reggae star and lovers rock pioneer John Holt has died in a London hospital, aged 69.

News of the Jamaican singer’s death came on 19 October from Copeland Forbes, Holt’s manager since 2006, who confirmed his death to Jamaica Observer Online. “John died at 2:40am English time. His [John’s] nephew informed [us] of his death.” The cause of Holt’s death has yet to be confirmed.
[The Guardian]


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