Items tagged with "ska"

Remembering Toots Hibbert

September 28, 2020 by

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 […]

Jamaican Gold: DJ Art Baker Talks Reggae

May 20, 2020 by

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 […]