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Toots and the Maytals and Anders Osborne
Phone (202) 787-1000
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Toots and the Maytals and Anders Osborne

Wednesday, May 22, 2013 7:30p
The Hamilton Live Washington, DC

Toots and the Maytals, originally called simply The Maytals, are considered legends of ska and reggae music. Their sound is a unique, original combination of gospel, ska, soul, reggae and rock. Frederick “Toots” Hibbert, the leader of the group, was born in May Pen in the Parish of Clarendon, Jamaica. He was the youngest of seven children. He grew up singing gospel music in a church choir, but moved to Kingston in 1961 at the tender age of sixteen.In Kingston, Hibbert met Henry “Raleigh” Gordon and… Show more

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Toots & the Maytals
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The Maytals were key figures in reggae music. Comprised of leader Frederick "Toots" Hibbert, Nathaniel "Jerry" Matthias, and Raleigh Gordon, all natives of Kingston, the Maytals are said to have been the first group to use the word "reggae" in a song title with their Leslie Kong-produced "Do the Reggay....
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Jamaica’s number one vocal group throughout the 1960s and '70s; recognized worldwide as true reggae greats. ~ Rovi
Anders Osborne
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"Up and coming" may have been a good way to describe guitarist, singer, and songwriter Anders Osborne earlier in his career, but Osborne's fame has certainly spread beyond the borders of New Orleans, a city where he first cut his teeth and developed a reputation for incendiary live shows....
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The Hamilton Live
600 14th St. NW
Washington, DC 20005
(202) 787-1000
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