Episode 945: Toots Hibbert, Rest in Power




September 16, 2020


All music in this episode by Toots and the Maytals.

  • “Do the Reggay” Do the Reggay (Beverley’s Records) 1968
  • “54-46 Was My Number” 54-46 Was My Number (Beverley’s Records) 1969
  • “Funky Kingston” Funky Kingston (Dragon Records) 1972
  • “Pressure Drop” The Harder They Come (Island) 1972


Rocksteady, reggae and ska pioneer Frederick “Toots” Hibbert, of Toots and the Maytals, died on Sept. 11 at age 77 due to coronavirus complications. Toots inspired so many musicians, especially in the U.K.

Jim recently featured the latest Toots album in an August ‘new music’ episode.

Where credit is due: Thumbnail photo of Toots Hibbert courtesy of United Talent.

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