Toots & The Maytals – Man Of The World | New Video
Toots and the Maytals transformed Fleetwood Mac’s 1969 tune Man of the World into a skanking tune. On their version, Toots and the Maytals kick up the tempo and anchor the track with a fresh, rocksteady groove.
The tune is one of 13 tracks that will appear on Red, Gold, Green and Blue, a compilation that features reggae artists covering classic American soul, R&B and blues tunes. Previously released offerings include Mykal Rose’s rendition of Screamin’ Jay Hawkins’ I Put a Spell On You and Big Youth’s version of Bo Diddley’s Gunslinger. Red, Gold, Green and Blue marks the first offering from Trojan Jamaica, which was founded by Zak Starkey — musician and son of Ringo Starr — and his Sshh bandmate Sharna “Sshh” Liguz.
As for Toots and the Maytals, the group recently kicked off a lengthy summer tour, which continues tomorrow June 18th in Brooklyn, New York. The run wraps September 15th with a set at the Kaaboom festival in Del Mar, California.