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Toots & The Maytals: Armadillo World Headquarters, Austin, Texas

Joe Nick Patoski, Phonograph Record, January 1976

DESPITE THIS city's reputation as a comfy little haven for country and progressive-country backwoods folksiness, its music audiences — at least in relation to the rest of the state — are downright sophisticated. Such was the case for the brief reggae festival that hit town in the space of one week as Jimmy Cliff, then Toots & the Maytals brought their touring shows into the Armadillo World Headquarters.

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