Toots Hibbert

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Frederick Nathaniel "Toots" Hibbert, O.J. (8 December 1942 – 11 September 2020) was a Jamaican singer-songwriter and guitarist. He was known as the leader for the reggae and ska band Toots & the Maytals. His 1968 song "Do the Reggay" is a well known raggae song.[1] He was born in May Pen, Colony of Jamaica.

In August 2020, Hibbert was hospitalized with COVID-19 and put in a coma in Saint Andrew Parish, Jamaica.[2][3] He died on 11 September 2020 from the infection, aged 77.[4]

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  1. Aswad, Jem (2020-03-22). "Legendary Reggae Singer Toots Hibbert, Frontman of the Maytals, Dies at 77". Variety. Retrieved 2020-09-12.
  2. Reggae icon Toots Hibbert in hospital
  3. Toots Hibbert hospitalized in intensive care
  4. "Reggae artiste Toots Hibbert has died". www.jamaica-gleaner.com. Retrieved 2020-09-12.