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.
The festival will honor Tosh to mark the dreadlocked singer’s 60th birthday.
Tosh was the most outspoken member of the famed Wailers group in 1960s and went on to have a successful solo career with songs like “Equal Rights” and “Legalize It.” He was killed during a robbery at his Kingston home in 1987.
J-Walk recently posted news about Clement Dodd’s death, who:
was credited with launching the career of the reggae star Bob Marley and was a hugely influential figure in the development of Jamaican music.
I’d like to see more recognition of Blackman Know Yourself album is a classic.. His