×
Rhapsody App for
Rhapsody International, Inc.
Get app Have the app

Toots and the Maytals

Toots and the Maytals

Biography

Everyone from the Clash, the Specials, and today's reggae hopefuls have been influenced by ska/reggae superstars Toots and the Maytals. Led by legendary front man Toots Hibbert , the Maytals are responsible for such brilliant international hits as "Pressure Drop" (from The Harder They Come soundtrack), "Broadway Jungle," "Monkey Man," and countless others. The Maytals always maintained a controlled, kinetic energy that, for all its island cool, would not let you rest when you heard it. Now reformed with a new line-up, Toots still sounds like an American R&B singer abducted by Jamaicans -- his clipped, rich vocals could make even the most digitized pop-reggae bristle with genuine, bittersweet emotion.
Rhapsody on your desktop or mobile device

Listen to the songs you love. Anytime, anywhere.

14 day free trial, then just $9.99/month for Rhapsody Premier. View all plans