Toots & The Maytals Performing “Country Road”

Toots & The Maytals performing John Denver’s classic, Country Road:

Toots & The Maytals are a roots reggae band getting inspiration from Otis Redding to Joe Higgs. I saw them live in Montreal a long time ago. A great band. I think the guy is 100 years old and still touring – like B.B. King.

Louie Louie Is Overrated

Louiefest logo Louiefest is coming! Play “The National Anthem of Rock ‘n’ Roll” with 999 other guitarists:

Attempt to set a Guinness World record of the most guitars playing the same song together. Our choice of song is the formidable Washington State rock ‘n’ roll song “Louie Louie”.

Back In Black would be cooler.

The lyrics and music of ‘Louie Louie’ describes the history of its confusing lyrics and how to play it.

Toots & the Maytals recorded the best version. A video of it is available on YouTube, including their excellent reggae rendition of John Denver’s Take Me Home, Country Roads.