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The Troggs originally called the Troglodytes   are an English garage rock band formed in Andover, Hampshire in May They had a number of hits in the United Kingdom and the United States.
Its combination of a simple heavy guitar riff and flirtatious lyrics helped it to quickly become a garage rock standard. It was recorded in one complete take take two at Olympic Studios in London, with Oh Carolina - Various - Universal Inside Tracks 7 Grant engineering.
Because of a dispute over US distribution rights, "Wild Thing" was released along with the first album of the same name on two labels: Fontana and Atco. The band's popularity completely waned the following year. Richard Moore filled in for Britton on their — tour.
Inafter a spell on Pye Recordsin an attempt to re-create their s successes, the Troggs re-united with Larry Page, now running Penny Farthing Records. The resulting cover version of the Beach Boys hit " Good Shootin The Pier - Satans Pilgrims - Soul Pilgrim " failed to chart. Richard Moore and Colin Fletcher substitute for Britton, who temporarily quit music to manage a night club in Spain, for the recording of The Troggs Tapes album released in Inthey recorded Athens Andoveran song collaboration between themselves and three members of R.
The band attempted to capitalize on this new exposure with a couple of bizarre collaborations on new versions of "Wild Thing". In they teamed up with actor Oliver Reed and snooker player Alex Higginswith another version the following year featuring Wolf from the TV show Gladiatorswhich actually reached number 69 in the UK Singles Chart.
The band's original drummer, Ronnie Bond, died on 13 November In JanuaryReg Presley retired after being diagnosed with lung cancer. The band carried on with new lead singer Chris Allen. Presley died on 4 February The Troggs are widely seen as a highly influential band whose sound was an inspiration for garage rock and punk rock. The Ramones are also among the punk bands who cited the Troggs as an influence. They also performed an acoustic version of the song on MTV Unplugged.
The authorship royalties enabled Reg Presley 's s research and publication on extraterrestrials and other paranormal phenomena.
The Troggs was the name of the high school gang in the movie Bang Bang, You're Dead that persuade the main character to join them in attacking their high school. The other henchmen are Bird and Zombie, named after two other popular s rock bands: the Byrds and the Zombies. An in-studio tape of Reg Presley's running commentary on a recording session, filled with in-fighting and swearing known as The Troggs Tapeswas widely circulated in the music underground, and was included in the Archaeology box set, From Home - The Troggs - Greatest Hits Michel Sardou - Michel Sardou as the compilation album, The Rhino Brothers Present the World's Worst Records.
The group infighting is believed to be the inspiration Let Me Cry - Mystake - Oblivion LP a scene in the comedy film This Is Spinal Tapwhere the band members are arguing.
Some of this dialogue was sampled by the California punk band the Dwarves on their recording of a cover version of the Troggs song "Strange Movies".
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