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Reggae Icon Toots Hibbert Did Not Make Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame List

Fans of Toots Hibbert are disappointed that the late Reggae Great has not made the cut for this year’s Rock & Roll Hall of Fame nominations list. A petition signed by over 10,000 fans and sent to the selection committee has not garnered any traction, although fans feel that Toots Hibbert should be credited for giving the genre its name over 50 years ago. The effort to have Toots inducted into the Hall of Fame was started by Roger Steffens, Wayne Jobson, and Mikey Pawka. According to news reports, the men submitted the petition to the nominations committee ahead of the January 2021 deadline. In spite of those efforts, the Rock & Roll committee released a 6- list nomination that does not include Toots Hibbert, who died last year September. Among the nominees this year are Mary J Bli...