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Toots & The Maytals: The Man Who Would Be God

Interview by Penny Reel, New Musical Express, February 1976

JAH TOOTS: "...tracks on my new album? Well, there's 'Reggae Got Soul' – that's the title track, you know – 'Never Go Down', 'Dog War', ...

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Reggae: Black Gold of Jamaica

Report by Richard Williams, Melody Maker, September 1972

Reggae – in its more commercial form – has won the battle for mass acceptance, and has gone on to influence rock and soul musicians ...

Toots & The Maytals: Funky Kingston (Dragon)

Review by Penny Reel, International Times, June 1973

Jamaican Rock'n'roll ...

The Maytals: From The Roots (Trojan)/I ROY: Presenting... (Trojan)

Review by Charlie Gillett, Let It Rock, November 1973

THIS STUFF IS even harder to understand than Jethro Tull's Passion Play, but nobody's going to stop singing because some dumb reviewer can't work it ...

Toots and the Maytals: In The Dark

Review by Ian MacDonald, New Musical Express, September 1974

This, Toots, was made for dork-ing ...

The Who, Toots & The Maytals: Summit Hockey Arena, Houston TX

Live Review by John Swenson, Sounds, November 1975

THE WHO began the American portion of their world tour in characteristic fashion – opening up Houston's Summit Hockey arena to rock 'n' roll. ...

Toots and Maytals: Caribbean Vikings

Retrospective by Penny Reel, Let It Rock, December 1975

IT IS TWO YEARS since those behind the Maytals previously attempted to promote the group to a rock audience. ...

Jimmy Cliff: Follow My Mind (Island)/Toots And The Maytals: Funky Kingston (Island)

Review by John Morthland, Creem, January 1976

SINCE HE ELECTRIFIED audiences In The Harder They Come, Jimmy Cliff has been his own worst enemy. His songs in that film bristled with passion, ...

Toots Hibbert: The Man Who Would Be God

Profile and Interview by Penny Reel, New Musical Express, February 1976

Rasta revelations courtesy of FREDERICK "TOOTS" HIBBERT of Toots and The Maytals, who'd rather incarnate here and now than talk about old times with PENNY ...

Toots And The Maytals: Reggae Got Soul (Island)***

Review by Vivien Goldman, Sounds, April 1976

SAD TO say, there's no track on this album that measures up to the quality of the classic tracks on Toots' last two 'rock-oriented' albums, ...

Toots Comes Home To Roots

Live Review by Penny Reel, New Musical Express, October 1980

Toots And The Maytals: Hammersmith Palais, London ...

Toots & The Maytals: Toots In Memphis

Review by Don Snowden, Los Angeles Times, January 1989

REGGAE GOT SOUL was the title of a 1976 Toots & the Maytals album, and Frederick (Toots) Hibbert decided to re-emphasize the connection when he ...

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