Away from reggae, he's also played with soul acts such as Aretha Franklin, Percy Sledge, LaVern Baker and even Rihanna, Natalie Merchant, Coati Mundi, and Ron Wood. He also appears on Sting & Shaggy's 44/876, released in 2018.
In 2003, he he received an award from the Jamaica Federation of Musicians for outstanding contributions to the Jamaican music industry. in 2004 he received a Grammy for Best Reggae Album ("True Love" by Toots and the Maytals) and also performed on Burning Spear's 2008 Grammy-winning album, "Jah Is Real." His first solo album, "The Harder They Strum" was released in 2018.
Andy Bassford Discography Tracks
- 115 Instruments & Performance
- 4 Writing & Arrangement
- 1 Featuring & Presenting
- 7 Production
|RAR 007||Andy Bassford||The Harder They Strum (CD, Album)||Registered Alien Records||RAR 007||US||2018||Sell This Version|
|JUMPTAPE018||Andy Bassford||The Harder They Strum (Cass, Album)||Jump Up! Records||JUMPTAPE018||US||2018||Sell This Version|
Singles & EPs
|none||Andy Bassford with We The People*||Andy Bassford with We The People* - Skateland Rock (7")||Registered Alien Records||none||Jamaica||1985||Sell This Version|