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Toots & The Maytals

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Arguably, the Maytals were only ever kept from becoming ‘international’ artists by the runaway success of Bob Marley And The Wailers in the 70s. Rumour has it that Island Records’ Chris Blackwell originally only signed the Wailers because he was unable to obtain the Maytals’ signatures at the time. Frederick ‘Toots’ Hibbert (1945, May Pen, Jamaica, West Indies), Nathaniel ‘Jerry’ Matthias/McCarthy (b. 1939, Portland, Jamaica, West Indies) and Henry... Read more

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reggae
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rocksteady
roots reggae
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