Toots & The Maytals

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April 28th, 2007 at 07:36am
Yeah. Well, I looked & I didn't see a topic (lock it if there is one w/e) for this yet so here goes;

(Nicked from wikipedia):
Toots and the Maytals, originally called simply The Maytals, are considered legends of ska and reggae music. Their sound is a unique, original combination of gospel, ska, soul, reggae and rock. Frederick "Toots" Hibbert, the leader of the group, was born in May Pen in the Parish of Clarendon, Jamaica. He was the youngest of seven children. He grew up singing gospel music in a church choir, but moved to Kingston in 1961 at the tender age of sixteen.
In Kingston, Hibbert met Henry "Raleigh" Gordon and Nathaniel "Jerry" McCarthy, forming a group whose early recordings were attributed to "The Flames" and, possibly, "The Vikings". Having renamed the group the Maytals, the vocal trio recorded their first album, "Never Grow Old - presenting the Maytals", for producer Clement "Coxsone" Dodd at Studio One in 1962-63. With musical backing from Dodd's house band, the legendary Skatalites, the Maytals' close-harmony gospel singing ensured instant success for the 1964 release, overshadowing Dodd's other up-and-coming gospel trio, The Wailers. The original album augmented by studio out-takes from the Studio One sessions was re-released by Heartbeat/Rounder Records in 1997, and is essential listening for Maytals and Skatalites fans.

They're Immense.

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Anyone like them?
wfougoafoihqfe
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April 28th, 2007 at 07:39am
Ah I'm well happy. I'm gonna go see them in July (probably).
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April 28th, 2007 at 07:41am
ELLIE.:
Ah I'm well happy. I'm gonna go see them in July (probably).
Thats awesome! Con
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April 28th, 2007 at 08:52am
Ah They're so good.
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