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Toots Hibbert in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Fredrick “Toots” Hibbert belongs in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum. Not only did he create the word “reggae” in his 1968 recording of “Do the Reggae", but he also starred in the groundbreaking film “The Harder They Come,” alongside Hall of Fame legend Jimmy Cliff. Toots and the Maytals are one of the best-known ska and rocksteady vocal groups in all of the world. The Maytals […]

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Toots Hibbert, Dead at 77

Legendary reggae singer Frederick "Toots" Hibbert died at the University Hospital of the West Indies in St Andrew on Friday evening. He was 77.The singer had been admitted at the hospital last week Monday and was in a medically induced coma. Claude Mills, Hibbert's publicist, confirmed the singer's passing. "Jamaica has lost a great cultural icon. The soul of an age has died." "The family is asking for privacy […]

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