John Holt (singer)

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John Holt
Birth nameJohn Kenneth Holt
Born(1945-07-11)11 July 1945
Kingston, Jamaica
Died19 October 2014(2014-10-19) (aged 69)
London, England
GenresSka, rocksteady, reggae
Years active1964–2014
LabelsTreasure Isle, Greensleeves
Associated actsThe Paragons

John Kenneth Holt (11 July 1945 – 19 October 2014) was a Jamaican reggae singer and songwriter. He first found fame as a member of the Paragons, before establishing himself as a solo artist.

Holt died on 19 October 2014 in a London hospital, aged 69.[1]

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  1. Bonitto, Brian (2014), "Veteran singer John Holt is dead", Jamaica Observer, 19 October 2014. Retrieved 20 October 2014.

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