Toots & the Maytals
Eligible since: 1987 (The 1988 Induction Ceremony)
Previously Considered? No what's this?
Inducted into Rock Hall Projected in 2032 (ranked #328) .
|Essential Albums (?)||Wikipedia||Amazon MP3||Amazon CD|
|The Sensational Maytals (1965)||☆||♫||♁|
|Funky Kingston (1973)||☆||♫||♁|
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|Do the Reggay (1968)||☆||♫||☊|
|Pressure Drop (1970)||☆||♫||☊|
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Comments7 comments so far (post your own)
Part of only a handful of Reggae artists (along with Marley & the Wailers, Jimmy Cliff and 'Scratch' Perry) that belong in the Hall
Posted by Chalkie on Friday, 02.13.09 @ 14:13pm
toots should be in. Dont think jimmy cliff should have been before toots and Scratch Perry.
Posted by megna on Sunday, 04.4.10 @ 21:21pm
Posted by SCoo on Thursday, 06.17.10 @ 11:28am
Toots not only invented the word "reggae", but defines reggae music to this day. STILL a powerhouse performer, Toots deserves to be inducted in 2012... a posthumous nomination would be a shoo-in, but also a crying shame.... and a disgrace, considering Jimmy Cliff is already in.
Posted by ken on Friday, 10.15.10 @ 19:49pm
Seriously! How can you ignore their influence or the awesome sounds they've been putting out? Ask any reggae or ska group anywhere and they all listen to toots. Just make it happen hall of fame committe!
Posted by Johnny boto on Sunday, 11.14.10 @ 06:31am
Saw this band at The Hangout. Played about 1330, very hot then. Toots is a short, stocky/muscular man, still looks to be in great shape at 65 or whatever he is. Played acoustic guitar on about half the songs. Crowd ate it up.
Posted by Paul in KY on Thursday, 05.23.13 @ 08:17am
It seems that the first record from the Maytals, I'll Never Grow Old, was released in 1964. So Toots and the Maytals should be listed as eligible in 1989 (1990 ceremony).
Posted by Florian on Tuesday, 10.29.13 @ 10:23am
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