CLEVELAND – Reggae legend Toots & The Maytals closed out the Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame’s Black History Month Reggae Celebration in Cleveland Ohio recently with a specially filmed 2 hour interview.
Hosted by Reggae historian Roger Steffens, Toots recalled his 43 year career during a beautiful evening that included an acoustic performance, interview and audience Q & A from the 170 specially invited guests.
Toots closed out a month long celebration that included Chris Blackwell, the Mighty Diamonds and Mikey Dread. Throughout the interview Toots played over a dozen songs on acoustic guitar and Roger played many of the original records he brought from his collection. When Roger was asked to wrap things up at the end of the evening, he responded “What ? We are only up to 1972. Looks like he will need to come back for Part 2”. Toots closed out the evening signing autographs to those in attendance.
Currently on his Annual 8 week US Tour, Toots & The Maytals have been performing for sold out audiences from Florida to New York to California.
According to a recent review in The Pittsburgh Courier, Toots And The Maytals are Masters Of Reggae and the Live Performance. Their combination of great Reggae Rhythms, Heartfelt Vocals, and Soulful Gospel Influence is unmatched. To see Toots & The Maytals Live is an experience you will never forget.
Busy in the studio as always Toots has been producing new material for the follow-up album to his Grammy Winning True Love album in 2005. A new single from Toots’ D&F Productions Label Features Toots with songstress Diana King called Can’t Let Go. The track produced by Toots, is an up-tempo love song that will resonate with lovers everywhere.