Rico Rodriguez

Rico Rodriguez

Real Name:
Emmanuel Rodriguez MBE
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British trombonist, brought up in Jamaica.

Born: 17 October 1934 in Havana, Cuba.
Died: 4 September 2015 in London, UK (aged 80).

Rodriguez was taught to play the trombone by his fellow pupil Don Drummond at the Alpha School. In 1961, Rodriguez moved to the UK where he performed with various British reggae and ska artists, including: The Rudies, Dandy Livingstone, and The Specials.
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Rico Rodriguez Discography

Albums

ECO 14 Reco* Reco In Reggae Land (Paying Tribute To Don Drummond) (Album) Pama Records ECO 14 UK 1969 Sell This Version
ILPS 9485 Rico* Man From Wareika (Album) Island Records ILPS 9485 UK 1976 Sell This Version
PRE LP 1 Rico* Wareika Dub (Album) Ghetto Rockers PRE LP 1 UK 1977 Sell This Version
CHR TT 5005 Rico* That Man Is Forward (Album) Two-Tone Records CHR TT 5005 UK 1981 Sell This Version
CHR TT 5006 Rico* Jama Rico (Album) Two-Tone Records CHR TT 5006 UK 1982 Sell This Version
CD AGR 004 Peeni Waali Rockaman Soul (as Rico) Peeni Waali (Album) Mensch Records CD AGR 004 Switzerland 1991 Sell This Version
JOVECD 3 Rico* Rising In The East (Album) Jove Music JOVECD 3 UK 1994 Sell This Version
YHR-1102 Rico Rodriguez Return From Wareika Hill(CD, Album, obi) Alpha Enterprise Co., Ltd. YHR-1102 Japan 1994 Sell This Version
QTCY-2074 Rico Rodriguez Wonderful World(CD, Album) Quattro QTCY-2074 Japan 1995 Sell This Version
CT 3027 Rico* & Various Rico* & Various - Going West(CD, Album) Creole Records CT 3027 UK 2002 Sell This Version
SD 1006-2 Rico Rodriguez & Roots To The Bone Band Rico Rodriguez & Roots To The Bone Band - Togetherness(CD, Album) Subterrannia Discos SD 1006-2 Argentina 2005 Sell This Version
AICL-1753 Rico Rodriguez Japa-Rico ~ Rico Rodoriguez Meets Japan (Album) Sony Music Associated Records AICL-1753 Japan 2006 Sell This Version
JAMUKCD008 Rico Rodriguez Wareika Vibes(CD, Album) Jamdown UK JAMUKCD008 UK 2006 Sell This Version
2564692908 Jools Holland with Ruby Turner Featuring Rico Rodriguez and Louise Marshall and his The Rhythm And Blues Orchestra* Jools Holland with Ruby Turner Featuring Rico Rodriguez and Louise Marshall and his The Rhythm And Blues Orchestra* - The Informer(2xCD, Album) Rhino Records (2) 2564692908 UK 2008 Sell This Version
RTCD01 Ital Horns Meets Bush Chemists* Featuring Rico* Ital Horns Meets Bush Chemists* Featuring Rico* - History, Mystery, Destiny...(CD, Album) Roots Temple RTCD01 UK 2011 Sell This Version
none Ngobo Ngobo Featuring Rico* Ngobo Ngobo Featuring Rico* - Live(Cass) Not On Label (Ngobo Ngobo Self-released) none Germany Unknown Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

45/BB 56 Rico Rodriques* Luke Lane Shuffle / Little Honey (Single) Buster Wild Bells 45/BB 56 UK 1961 Sell This Version
none Rico* & Happy* / Basil Gabbidon Rico* & Happy* / Basil Gabbidon - Rico's Farewell / I Like The Way You Walk(7", W/Lbl) Randy's none Jamaica 1961 Sell This Version
none Rico* / V. Foster Orchestra Feat Rico* Rico* / V. Foster Orchestra Feat Rico* - Rico Special / Lightning Street(7") Randy's none Jamaica 1961 Sell This Version
JB 229 Cedric Bravo With Rico* And The Four Stars (2) Cedric Bravo With Rico* And The Four Stars (2) - Merry Christmas(7", Single, Mono) Ska Beat JB 229 UK 1965 Sell This Version
CR 004 Owen Gray & Collins* / El Rico*, Collins* & J. Satch Owen Gray & Collins* / El Rico*, Collins* & J. Satch - I'm So Lonely / Shock Steady(7") Collins Down Beat CR 004 UK 1967 Sell This Version
PM 715 Reco Radregez* Tenderfoot Ska / Memories Tip Top Record Centre PM 715 UK 1968 Sell This Version
none Jackie Mittoo / Rico Rodriguez & Johnny Moore Jackie Mittoo / Rico Rodriguez & Johnny Moore - Dark Of The Sun / Continental Shuffle(7", W/Lbl) Matador Records none Jamaica 1968 Sell This Version
PM 706 Rico Rodrecez* It's Not Unusual(7") Pama Records PM 706 UK 1968 Sell This Version
NB 015 Reco Rodriguez* Blue Socks / Solas Market(7") New Beat Records NB 015 UK 1968 Sell This Version

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tjroadshow

tjroadshow

September 5, 2015
RIP- Rico A true Gent & legend, will miss you.
AXIS23

AXIS23

September 5, 2015
Blow Rico Blow - R.I.P
Ras-I-real

Ras-I-real

September 4, 2015
R.I.P - Truely a legend

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