John Holt was a Jamaican reggae singer and songwriter who first found fame as a member of The Paragons, before establishing himself as a solo artist.

He wrote the globally popular song The Tide Is High, which Blondie covered in the 1980’s

In 1970, Holt left the Paragons to focus on his solo career, and soon became one of the biggest names in reggae.

Holt’s sound was known for its smooth ballad-styled qualities.

John Holt Backing Tracks:

Help Me Make It Through The Night

I’ll Take A Melody

Mr Bojangles


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