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“Time Tough” by Toots & The Maytals

Po’ Folks can rest assured that our culture has produced funkier music than rich folks. Need proof? “Time Tough” by Toots & The Maytals‘ 1972 album Funky Kingston. Frederick “Toots” Hibbert knew exactly what he was talking about when he was describing rising rent and lower employment opportunities. Hibbert still knows that Time Tough since a young jerk named William Connor Lewis conked him on the head with a vodka bottle injuring him badly enough to cancel a 2013 tour.   Even at that, Toots argued…

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