Who sang 54 46?
Toots and the Maytals54-46 That’s My Number / ArtistThe Maytals, known from 1972 to 2020 as Toots and the Maytals, are a Jamaican musical group, 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. Wikipedia
Is my number ska?
The lyrics describe Toots’ time in prison after being arrested for possession of marijuana….54-46 That’s My Number.
|“54-46 That’s My Number”|
|Single by Toots and the Maytals|
|Genre||Ska, rocksteady, reggae|
|Label||Beverley’s (Jamaica) Pyramid and Trojan (UK)|
Who sings Stars On 54 If You Could Read My Mind?
Stars on 54If You Could Read My Mind / Artist
Who recorded if I could read your mind?
Gordon LightfootIf You Could Read My Mind / Artist
What genre is 54 46 was my number?
54-46 That’s My Number/Genres
What year was if you could read my mind?
1970If You Could Read My Mind / Released
What is the song 54-46 Was my Number by Toots and the Maytals?
It samples the riddim from “Train to Skaville” by Toots and the Maytals’ contemporaries, The Ethiopians. A follow-up version released a year later, “54-46 Was My Number,” was one of the first reggae songs to receive widespread popularity outside Jamaica. Toots and the Maytals later included that track on their 1973 international album In the Dark.
What does “54-46 That’s my Number” mean?
This a follow up to the single “54-46 That’s My Number” which was released in celebration of Toot’s release and the lyrics describe Toots’ time in prison for an arrest for… Read More Stick it up, mister! Get your hands in the air, sir!
What was Toots and the Toots’ID number?
54-46 was Toots’ prisoner ID number during his servitude; he made the recording shortly after his release. He told Uncut magazine about it in 2020: “I never smoked weed in those times. I never do nothing like that.
Why did Toots and the Maytals sing Bam Bam?
In 1966 Toots and the Maytals won Jamaica’s National Popular Song Contest with “Bam Bam,” but everything was put on hold after Fred “Toots” Hibbert was wrongfully arrested on a ganja smoking charge. Toots wrote this song about his time in jail.