Toots & The Maytals - Pressure Drop: The Golden Tracks

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Audio Mixers: JĀrgen Engler; Chris Leitz. Recording information: Kingston, Jamaica. Forget the Maytals, this is all Toots Hibbert taking his amazingly soulful and gospel-tinged voice back to revisit and re-record three of the Maytals' finest songs, "Pressure Drop," "54-46 Was My Number," and "Funky Kingston," combined with Toots' new versions of John Denver's "Take Me Home, Country Roads," Stevie Wonder's "Higher Ground" and the Police's "Walking on the Moon," along with assorted ska, instrumental , dance, and dub remixes of each (with the exception of "Walking on the Moon," which is only featured in a single vocal version). Toots is still Toots, so his vocals are powerful and impassioned here, and while the original Maytals' ska and rocksteady versions of "Pressure Drop" et al have a bit more raw vitality to them, Toots doesn't drop the ball on these remakes by any means, making this an interesting, if hardly essential, addition to his discography. He always sings like the world is on fire and everything depends on the song. Here's betting he never changes that. ~ Steve Leggett


Dimensions 6.0x4.0x0.5
UPC 741157536621
Runtime 61 min.
Type Performer
Genre Reggae
Sub Genre Rock Steady
Label Cleopatra Records
Number of Discs 1
Track Listing Disc 1
  • 1. Pressure Drop
  • 2. 54-46 Was My Number
  • 3. Funky Kingston
  • 4. Take Me Home, Country Roads
  • 5. Higher Ground
  • 6. Walking On the Moon
  • 7. Pressure Drop [Ska Version]
  • 8. 54-46 Was My Number [The Dub Version]
  • 9. Pressure Drop [Pressure House Mix] - (remix)
  • 10. 54-46 Was My Number [Dubstep Remix] - (remix)
  • 11. Take Me Home, Country Roads [Dubstep Remix] - (remix)
  • 12. Higher Ground [Dubstep Remix] - (remix)
  • 13. 54-46 Was My Number [Instrumental Version]
  • 14. Pressure Drop [Instrumental Version]
Format Compact Disc
Spars Coding n/a
Artists Toots & The Maytals

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