John Holt Legacy: Ten Classic Songs Everyone Should Listen


John Holt

Reggae lost one of it’s finest voices on Sunday but legendary singer John Holt left a legacy of timeless singles that will be playing on reggae airwaves for generations to come.

John Holt died at age 67 leaving a catalog of classic singles from back in the Paragons era.

These are ten singles from John Holt everyone should listen to.

1. The Paragons – The Tide Is High

“The Tide Is High” is perhaps the most recognized single from John Holt and The Paragons. Holt wrote the song in the 1960s for the Paragons trio. But in 2001 British pop group Atomic Kitten cover of the single went No 1 in the UK.

2. John Holt – Ali Baba

3. John Holt – Stick By Me

4. The Paragons – Man Next Door

5. John Holt – Mr. Bojangles

6. John Holt – I Want To Wake Up With You

7. John Holt – Stranger In Love

8. John Holt – Police In Helicopter

9. John Holt – If I Were a Carpenter

10. John Holt – No Man Is An Island

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