Items tagged with "reggae"
Reggae legend Frederick “Toots” Hibbert died Sept. 11, 2020 at the age of 77. The soulful frontman of Toots & the Maytals wrote and recorded numerous ska and reggae classics, including “Pressure Drop,” “54-46 Was My Number,” and “Monkey Man.” Hibbert is even credited with coining the term reggae with the 1968 single “Do The […]
360°Sound spoke with Jimi Watusi, vocalist, keyboardist, percussionist, producer and songwriter of the long-running Texas-based reggae and world beat group Watusi. Jimi recently returned to his home in Rockwall, near Dallas, from his annual stay in Costa Rica. Every winter for the past six years he’s gone to the west coast of Costa Rica to […]
360°Sound caught up with Art Baker, host of the popular Austin-based community radio show Jamaican Gold. Every Sunday from noon to 2 p.m. on 91.7 FM KOOP, Baker takes listeners on a journey through the history of Jamaican music from roughly 1960 to 1980. Baker is in his 21st year of hosting Jamaican Gold, which is […]