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Rico Rodriguez

Rico Rodriguez has been played on NTS over 20 times, featured on 20 episodes and was first played on 17 August 2013.

Emmanuel "Rico" Rodriguez MBE (17 October 1934 – 4 September 2015), also known as simply Rico, Reco or El Reco, was a Cuban-born Jamaican ska and reggae trombonist. He recorded with many producers, including Karl Pitterson, Prince Buster, and Lloyd "Matador" Daley. He was known as one of the first and most distinguished ska artists, and from the early 1960s performed and recorded in Britain, with the Specials, Jools Holland,Paul Young, and others.

Rodriguez was born in Havana, Cuba, and moved with his family…

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Too Much Too Young
The Special A.K.A., Rico
Two-Tone Records1980
Too Much Too Young
The Special A.K.A., RicoTwo-Tone Records1980
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Do Nothing
The Specials, Rico, The Ice Rink String Sounds
Two-Tone Records1980
Do Nothing
The Specials, Rico, The Ice Rink String SoundsTwo-Tone Records1980
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Man From Wareika Dub
Rico
Caroline Records2016
Man From Wareika Dub
RicoCaroline Records2016
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Ska Wars (Star Wars)
Rico
Island Records2015
Ska Wars (Star Wars)
RicoIsland Records2015
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Japanese Invasion
Rico
Trojan Records2004
Japanese Invasion
RicoTrojan Records2004
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Silhouette
Janet K, Rico
Bushays1978
Silhouette
Janet K, RicoBushays1978
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Reco's Torpedo
Rico, Joe's All Stars
Trojan Records2004
Reco's Torpedo
Rico, Joe's All StarsTrojan Records2004
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Red Top
Rico
Two-Tone Records1981
Red Top
RicoTwo-Tone Records1981
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A Message To You Rudy
The Specials, Rico
Two-Tone Records1979
A Message To You Rudy
The Specials, RicoTwo-Tone Records1979
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Repatriation Remedy
Rico
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Repatriation Remedy
RicoAggrovator0
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