John Holt was a Jamaican reggae singer and songwriter, born on July 11, 1947 (or possibly 1942 or 1945 according to some sources) in Kingston, Jamaica. He gained international recognition for his soulful voice and heartfelt lyrics. His music resonated with audiences worldwide and he became known as one of the pioneers of reggae music. Sadly, John Holt passed away on October 20, 2014 in London, England, UK. Despite his untimely death, his legacy lives on through his timeless music.