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  1. Poland contest winner to record at Harry JRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Gleaner

    Harry J. Recording Studios, which became the happy hunting ground for several early successful Jamaican singers and musicians, including Bob Marley and the Wailers, Toots and the Maytals, Bob and Marcia, Burning Spear, and The Heptones, is again poised to be in the limelight. The studio at Herb McKenley Drive , Kingston 6, will host, facilitate, and record the winning entry of the Ostroda Reggae Festival and World Reggae Contest 2015, slated for Poland from August 6-9.

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  2. Best career reboot by a septuagenarian harmonica playerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Chicago Reader

    Before moving to Chicago in 1976, Charles Cameron was an important part of the ska and reggae scenes thriving in Jamaica: as Charley Organaire, he played harmonica in the studio for the likes of Jimmy Cliff, Toots & the Maytals, and Bob Marley. After he moved to Chicago, he formed a new band and took a different stage name, gigging as the Charles Cameron & Sunshine Festival.

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  3. RD banks on reggaeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2015 | Jamaica Observer

    ... Poster Contest, will be on show. Artistes already confirmed as IRD Ambassadors include Sly & Robbie, Toots & the Maytals, Inner Circle, Third World, Steel Pulse, Freddie McGregor, Marcia Griffiths, Luciano, Tarrus Riley, Protoje, I-Wayne, Kymani ...

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  4. Pressure Drop at Paul Hastings: E-Discovery Expert Has Reggae PastRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2015 | American Lawyer

    Thomas Barnett, an electronic discovery expert who joined Paul Hastings as special counsel last year, once led a very different life as a professional saxophone player. At the peak of his musical career, Barnett toured with reggae band Toots and the Maytals, before heading on to law school.

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  5. Heritage Hump Day - Kongo Shock, "Spy Vs. Spy"Read the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2015 | Phoenix New Times

    Every Wednesday is Heritage Hump Day! That's because every Wednesday from now to the end of the year or before someone really big stops us, Heritage Hump Records and New Times will be bringing you a limited edition collector's item of a much beloved Phoenix band that walked the scorched earth of Arizona before the year 2000 A.D. We will honor that band with a commemorative digital single that you, the digital public, will have only seven days to download to your computers and smart phones before this single gets marked up to an exorbitant price as determined by the mp3 collector community. When that happens, a new Heritage Hump subject will be chosen and the free-for-a-limited-time-only cycle begins anew.

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  6. Toots & The MaytalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Daily Kos

    Toots and the Maytals , originally called The Maytals, are a Jamaican musical group and one of the best known ska and rock steady vocal groups. A tag is a way to search for this diary.

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  7. Gov't Mule: Dub Side of the MuleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2015 | All About Jazz

    If there are any groups out there who have, for their 20th anniversary, celebrated with a year-long series of as many live releases as Gov't Mule , they'd be a challenge to find. It's only April 2015 and, so far, the group-beginning as a side project for then- and bassist Allen Woody, and which has since taken on a serious life all its own-has released two multi-disc sets, each demonstrating a different side of a group long associated with the Southern roots rock jam band scene but which is clearly far, far broader.

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  8. Gov't MuleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2015 | 94.3 WSC

    ... it includes a 45-minute set of reggae songs with special guest, reggae legend Toots Hibbert (founder of Toots & The Maytals). This will also be available in three configurations including a standard version (1-CD), a deluxe version (3-CD set of the ...

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  9. Chalice in the Palace keeps the reggae vibes aliveRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | OnMilwaukee

    For more than a decade, Milwaukee's Chalice in the Palace DJs Eltronix, Avets, Selector Max, and Ric Vespa has breathed life into the city's wanting reggae music scene with regular record spins featuring a wide variety of Jamaican sounds at area clubs. We caught up with Selecter Max, aka Max David Knowlton-Sachner to ask about the record spins, the music that best moves the Milwaukee faithful and the state of the Jamaican music scene in Brew City.

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  10. Gov't Mule & Toots Hibbert Share A Reggae Radiohead CoverRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | Stereogum

    ... Allman Brothers sidemen, played an all-reggae show at New York's Beacon Theatre. The reggae legend and Toots & The Maytals frontman Toots Hibbert sat in. The band is about to release a live recording of that show under the title Dub Side Of The Mule ...

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  11. I Octane, Macka for 02 gigRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | Jamaica Observer

    ... Nails, Bob Dylan, and Sex Pistols have plied their trade at the 'academy'. Reggae acts Marcia Griffiths, Toots & the Maytals, Sizzla Kalonji and Damian Marley are also 'alumni of the academy'. In fact, the latter two have recorded live albums at the ...

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  12. Chronixx rocks PortlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | Jamaica Observer

    ... after her stint. Chronixx showed respect to the reggae greats with a medley from the catalogues of Toots & The Maytals and Bob Marley. He went on to his popular Smile Jamaica, Capture Land, and Here Comes Trouble. The headliner's set was mixed with ...

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  13. Picks of the weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | Albany Times Union

    ... album with four traditional zydeco songs and cover versions of tunes by Bob Dylan , Grateful Dead and Toots & The Maytals . Look for Simien to heat things up when he comes to town this week for The College of Saint Rose 's NOLA Fest . 7:30 p.m. ...

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  14. Gov't MuleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2015 | Q104.5

    ... it includes a 45-minute set of reggae songs with special guest, reggae legend Toots Hibbert (founder of Toots & The Maytals). This will also be available in three configurations including a standard version (1-CD), a deluxe version (3-CD set of the ...

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  15. What's Happening?: Concert Association will present Mo'Mungus Sunday at CCHSRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | Canon City Daily Record Newspaper

    Courtesy Photo Mo' Mungus will perform at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Canon City High School Auditorium, 1313 College Ave. The concert is presented by the Fremont County Community Concert Association. The Fremont County Community Concert Association will present Mo' Mungus at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Canon City High School Auditorium at 1313 College Ave. This Colorado Springs based group has been exciting audiences along the Front Range by introducing them to Jamaican-style "Rocksteady" music.

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  16. EdwardAlice step up for a Friday date at Royston folk sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2015 | Crow

    What's in a name? Folk/pop four-piece EdwardAlice aren't the ones to ask - none of their members are likely to answer to either appelation. There's a Tom, an Olivia, a Christian and a Katherine in the line-up, and you'll be able to catch them at Royston Folk Club on Friday night.

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  17. Bob Dylan Clarifies MusiCares Speech Comments About Merle Haggard; Praises Springsteen PerformanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | WJZW-FM Washington

    Bob Dylan made instant history while being honored as the 2015 MusiCares Person of the Year on Friday, February 6, when he delivered a 30-minute speech in which he dished out thanks to his supporters while wagging a finger at those who criticized him over the years. Following the event, which also included an all-star tribute concert, Dylan sat down for a Q&A with veteran music writer Bill Flanagan in which he expanded on and clarified some of his remarks in his speech.

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  18. Reggae powerhouse Mosaic Foundation plays DocksiderRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | Erie Times News

    ... He'd kind of a bigger-than-life personality." Mosaic Foundation has opened for such major roots stars as Toots & the Maytals and the Skatalites. They've become a staple at the Great Blue Heron Music Festival, and they don't slack with writing. ...

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  19. Of mice, Malawian men and melodiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2015 | Stuff.co.nz

    American producer Ian Brennan has worked with Green Day and Kris Kristofferson but his latest project, who play Womad here in March, roast mice by the roadside to earn a living and play homemade instruments. By Grant Smithies .

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  20. State Farm Not On Hook For Toots Concert InjuryRead the original story

    Dec 24, 2014 | Courthouse News Service

    ... a federal judge ruled. Hibbirt, whose given name is Frederick, is the leader of the reggae and ska band Toots & the Maytals. He was seriously injured while performing at the Dominion Riverrock Festival on May 18, 2013, when an inebriated ...

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