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LC control no.n 91129149
Descriptive conventionsrda
Personal name headingToots
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Variant(s)Hibbert, Toots
Hibbert, Frederick Nathaniel
Hibbert, Frederick "Toots"
See alsoCorporate body: Maytals (Musical group)
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Corporate body: Toots and the Maytals (Musical group)
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Associated countryJamaica
Birth date1942-12-08
Death date2020-09-11
Place of birthClarendon (Jamaica)
Place of deathKingston (Jamaica)
Field of activityReggae music Ska (Music) Rocksteady (Music)
Profession or occupationSingers Reggae musicians Composers
Found inHis Toots in Memphis [SR] p1988: label (Toots) container insert (Toots Hibbert)
Toots. That's my number [SR] 1998: insert (Frederick Toots Hibbert)
Toots. The very best of Toots & the Maytals [SR] p1997: label (Toots) insert (Frederick "Toots" Hibbert; b. 1946, May Pen, west of Kingston; vocalist)
Int. ww in pop. mus., 13th ed. (Hibbert, Frederick "Toots"; born Clarendon; Jamaican reggae singer; lead singer of the Maytals, 1962-, later renamed Toots and the Maytals)
Oxford music online, March 26, 2013: Enc. of popular music, 4th ed. (under Maytals: Frederick "Toots" Hibbert; born 1945, May Pen, Jamaica, West Indies)
Wikipedia, March 26, 2013 (Toots Hibbert; born Frederick Nathaniel Hibbert, December 8, 1942, May Pen, Jamaica; Jamaican singer and songwriter, known as the leader for the reggae and ska band Toots & the Maytals)
Gale Biography in Context, March 26, 2013: Contemporary Black biography (Toots Hibbert; born Frederick Nathaniel Hibbert, December 10, 1946, May Pen, Clarendon, Jamaica; reggae singer)
Toots and the Maytals WWW site, March 26, 2013: homepage (November 29, [2012]: Toots celebrates his 70th birthday at the Capitol Theatre in Portchester, NY, December 7th)
Wikipedia, Apr. 20, 2018 (Toots and the Maytals, originally called The Maytals, are a Jamaican musical group and one of the best known ska and rocksteady vocal groups. The Maytals were formed in the early 1960s and were key figures in popularizing reggae music; frontman Frederick "Toots" Hibbert; renamed Toots & the Maytals after Leslie Kong's death in 1971)
The New York Times, Toots Hibbert, a father of reggae, is dead, September 12, 2020, viewed online September 12, 2020 (Toots Hibbert, one of the fathers of reggae music, died on Friday night [September 11] in Kingston, Jamaica; singer and songwriter; believed to be 77; first artist to use the word reggae on a record, in 1968 single "Do the Reggay" by his group, the Maytals; Mr. Hibbert; born (sources differ, but his representatives say it was Dec. 8, 1942) in rural town of May Pen, Jamaica; youngest of several children, given nickname Little Toots by a brother; toured frequently until 2013, when a bottle thrown onstage gave him a concussion, keeping him off the road for three years; Toots and the Maytals released "Got to Be Tough" in August, his first studio album in a decade)
Associated languageeng