Toots & The Maytals

Formed 1963.
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Toots Hibbert - Live interview

Toots Hibbert joins Nemone for a chat.

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Biography

Toots and the Maytals, originally called The Maytals, are a Jamaican musical group and one of the best known ska and rock steady vocal groups. According to Sandra Brennan at Allmusic, "The Maytals were key figures in reggae music. Formed in the early 1960s when ska was hot, the Maytals had a reputation for having strong, well-blended voices. Frontman Hibbert's soulful style led him to be compared to Otis Redding.

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BBC Reviews

  1. Review of Unplugged on Strawberry Hill

    Unplugged on Strawberry Hill 2012

    Reviewed by Angus Taylor
    These songs will never grow old, and this is Toots’ best album in years.
  2. Review of Light Your Light

    Light Your Light 2007

    Reviewed by Paul Sullivan
    Toots' voice sounds just as captivating as it did in the 60s.
  3. Review of True Love

    True Love 2004

    Reviewed by Jack Smith
    ...likely to remind you just how brilliant the tracks were first time around;
  4. Review of Funky Kingston

    Funky Kingston 1990

    Reviewed by Angus Taylor
    One of the most uplifting albums of all time.
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