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John Kenneth Holt (born 11 July 1947 in Kingston, Jamaica; died 19 October 2014 in London, England) was a reggae singer and songwriter who first found fame as a member of the Paragons before establishing himself as a solo artist. Amongst the songs he wrote was "The Tide Is High" (later made famous by Blondie and also covered by Atomic Kitten).

On an island renowned for its superb vocalists and composers, John Holt remains head and shoulders above the rest… read more

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  • He did a great cover of "Killing me Softly" of the Roberta Flack tune. May he rest in peace.
  • A Legend. Rest in Peace!
  • Rest in peace, blessings like rain shower.
  • Couldn't Believe it when I saw the news. Rest in peace brother
  • Rest in peace!
  • RIP
  • The reggae greats all die too early, don't they? RIP John.
  • RIP!
  • "Time is a-going, why not make yourself a plan and try to be someone" - tune, tune RIP Mr John Holt a Great Reggae song writer and Rusta Man.

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