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The Essential Memphis Library: Reggae giant Toots Hibbert’s Memphis pilgrimage

By , Daily Memphian Updated: September 12, 2020 4:06 PM CT | Published: September 07, 2020 4:00 AM CT

Three decades ago, Hibbert brought his sound — and all of reggae’s — back to one of its sources with a 1988 album recorded at Midtown’s Ardent Studios that went on to a Grammy nomination.

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Chris Herrington

Chris Herrington

Chris Herrington covers the Memphis Grizzlies and writes about Memphis culture, food, and civic life. He lives in the Vollentine-Evergreen neighborhood of Midtown with his wife, two kids, and two dogs.


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