Discography Pt. 1: 1950s-1969 - Discography Pt. 2: 1970-1979 - Discography Pt. 3: 1980-1989 - Discography Pt. 5: 2000 ff.

1990[edit | edit source]

LPs[edit | edit source]

Soloist on[edit | edit source]

  • Macka B: Natural Suntan (LP, CD: Ariwa ARICD 058)
  • Mad Professor: Psychedelic Dub (LP, CD:Ariwa ARICD 057)
  • Raggamuffin (LP: ???/France)

Sampler/re-issues[edit | edit source]

  • V.A.: Special Club Ska (CD: Heartbeat)

ca. early 1990s[edit | edit source]

LPs[edit | edit source]

Soloist on[edit | edit source]

  • Panache Culture: Tell Them (CD: Runn /NL)
  • Panache Culture: Travel In A Dream (CD: Runn)

1991[edit | edit source]

Singles[edit | edit source]

  • Rico: "Rockaman Soul" b/w "Rockaman Soul (version)" - Prod. by Fizzè; released on 7": Mensch /Blue Moon AGR 005 /CH

Soloist on[edit | edit source]

  • The Trojans feat. Jenny Bellestar & Rico: "Mixed Feelings" - Prod. by Gaz Mayall; released on 12"-side: Gaz's Rockin' 12GAZ 017-A /UK

LPs[edit | edit source]

Soloist on[edit | edit source]

  • Intence: Love & Life (CD/LP: Ariwa)
  • The Mad Lighters: Play On Mr. Music (LP) - re-released as: Skatown (CD: BF-128-12)
  • The Mad Professor: Psychedelic Dub. Dub Me Crazy Pt.10 (CD: Ariwa /UK)
  • Peeni Waali: The Dawn (LP: Mensch Records /CH)
  • The Trojans: Skalalitudes (CD: Gaz)

Sampler/re-issues[edit | edit source]

  • The Specials: Specials Singles (CD: 2Tone /UK)
  • The Specials: Singles Collection (CD: Chrysalis /US)
  • V.A.: 21st Century Dub (CD: Danceteria)
  • V.A.: History Of Ska 1 (CD: Blue Beat)
  • V.A.: History Of Ska 2 (CD: Blue Beat)
  • V.A.: Talking Blues (CD: Blue Beat)
  • V.A.: Ska Bonanza (2CD: Heartbeat) - Three titles with Rico's contribution. The cover of this CD set is very interesting: It shows Rico and Don Drummond with Lloyd Knibb and Gladdy Anderson on piano. The photo was taken in the back room of Coxsone Dodd's Mom's liquor store at Beeston Street around 1955/57. (Brian Keyo, former Skatalites manager)

1992[edit | edit source]

Singles[edit | edit source]

Soloist on[edit | edit source]

  • Bob Marley: "Why Should I (Bone Remix)" - originally recorded in 1971; Rico's overdubs in 1992; released on 7"-side: Tuff Gong MML 2932 AA /JA, 1992; released on 5"-CD-Single: Tuff Gong /Island /Int., 1992; released on 12"-side: Tuff Gong /Island 12TGX 3-A /UK, Int.

LPs[edit | edit source]

Soloist on[edit | edit source]

  • Bad Manners: Fat Sound (CD: Pork Pie /D)

Sampler/re-issues[edit | edit source]

  • V.A.: Tougher Than Tough (4CD: Island, 1992)
  • Rico & The Invaders: "Invaders At Carnival", Invaders: "Soul Of The Jungle", on: V.A.: The Histroy of Ska, Blue Beat and Reggae (CD: Lagoon)

1993[edit | edit source]

Contributions[edit | edit source]

  • Dennis Bovell: Tactics (CD: LKJ-Records)

Sampler/re-issues[edit | edit source]

  • "Sea Cruise" / "Jungle Music" / "Carolina" / "Rasta Call You" / "Easter Island", on: 4CD: The Compact 2Tone Story (4CD-Box: Chrysalis)
  • Prince Buster: FABulous Greatest Hits (CD: Sequel)

1994[edit | edit source]

LPs[edit | edit source]

  • Rico & His Band: You Must Be Crazy (CD: Grover /D)

As band member[edit | edit source]

Soloist on[edit | edit source]

Sampler/re-issues[edit | edit source]

  • V.A.: Carnevale Caribe (CD: Piranha) ???
  • V.A.: It's Shuffle'n Ska Time with Lloyd "The Matador" Daley (CD: Jamaica Gold)
  • V.A.: It's Ska Time - 20 Original Ska Classics (CD: Charly Ska)

1995[edit | edit source]

Singles[edit | edit source]

Soloist on[edit | edit source]

LPs[edit | edit source]

  • Rico: Rising In The East (CD: Jove JOVECD 3 /UK) - This is the UK release of Return From Wareika Hill
  • Rico: Wonderful World (CD: Parco /Quattro QTCY-2074 /Japan, LP: ? /Jamaica)

As band member[edit | edit source]

Soloist on[edit | edit source]

  • "Rudy Got Married", "Zion City" on: Laurel Aitken: The Story So Far (CD: Groover /D)
  • Lee Perry: Black Ark Experryments (CD: Ariwa)
  • Lee Perry: Experryments At The Grass Roots Of Dub (CD: Ariwa)
  • Skunks: No Apologies (CD: ???)
  • Spiritualized Electric Mainline: Pure Phase (CD: Dedicated /Arista /UK); see: Discogs for details
  • Suggs: The Lone Ranger (CD: WB)

Sampler/re-issues[edit | edit source]

  • Rico: Roots To The Bone (CD: Reggae Refreshers /Island)
  • Blow Your Horn & Brixton Cat (CD: Trojan); for details see Man From Wareika
  • Blow Your Horn (CD: PCD-3605 /Japan)
  • Wailing Souls: Wild Suspense (CD: Island Jamaica /UK)

1996[edit | edit source]

Singles[edit | edit source]

A band member[edit | edit source]

  • Jools Holland & Eddie Reader & His Rhythm & Blues Orchestra: Waiting Game (5"CD: Coliseum)

LPs[edit | edit source]

As band member[edit | edit source]

  • Jools Holland & His Rhythm & Blues Orchestra: Sex & Jazz & Rock&Roll (CD: Coliseum HF 51CD /UK)

Soloist on[edit | edit source]

  • Michael "Bammie" Rose: Reggae Be-Bop (CD/LP: Olive Disk & Records)

Sampler/re-issues[edit | edit source]

1997[edit | edit source]

LPs[edit | edit source]

  • Rico Rodriguez All Stars: Rico's Message. Jamaican Jazz (CD: Jet Star)

Soloist on[edit | edit source]

Sampler/re-issues[edit | edit source]

  • Rico & Freetown: "Take Five", Laurel Aitken & Freetown: "Rudy Girl" on: V.A.: Ska Island, CD: Island 40th /US
  • (Track auf Various: Ska Island, CD: Island 40th /US)
  • Dennis Bovell: Dub Of Ages (CD: LKJ Records)
  • Ocean Colour Scene: B-Sides, Seasides & Freerides (CD: MCA) (on: "Huckleberry Grove", "Chicken Bones & Stones")

Sampler/re-issues[edit | edit source]

  • Rico: Tribute To Don Drummond (CD: Trybute TRRCD01) - re-issue of: Reco in Reggaeland (1969)
  • Jump With Joey: Generations United (CD: Rycodisc)
  • Jump With Joey: Strictly For You (CD: Rycodisc) - re-release original release dates for the two albums are unknown
  • "Rico's Farewell", on: V.A.: Skatalites & Friends At Randy's (CD: VP)
  • Derrick Morgan: Time Marches On (CD: Heartbeat)

1998[edit | edit source]

LPs[edit | edit source]

Soloist on[edit | edit source]

  • Suggs: The Three Pyramid Club (CD)
  • Prince Buster: "Whine & Grine" (5"-CD-Single: Island) - Rico's solo is not confirmed.

Sampler/re-issues[edit | edit source]

  • Rico: That Man Is Forward (CD: Reggae Retro RRCD 001 /Jammyland /US)

1999[edit | edit source]

LPs[edit | edit source]

As band member[edit | edit source]

  • Jools Holland & His Rhythm & Blues Orchestra: Sunset Over London (CD: Coalition /Warner)

Soloist on[edit | edit source]

  • Floyd Lloyd: Our World (2CD) - there may be two more albums by Floyd with Rico's contribution: Mango Blues, and Village Soul
  • "Star", "Skraffic Jam", "Come Away", "The Funnymen" on: Freetown: Painless (CD: Beatville BVR 1008)
  • Peeni Waali: The Eve of Peeni Waali (2CD: Mensch)
  • Yellowman: Yellow Fever (CD)

Sampler/re-issues[edit | edit source]

  • Headley Bennett feat. Bim Sherman & Style Scott: Deadly Headley - 35 Years From Alpha (CD: On-U Sound ON-U CD 0014)
  • Max Romeo: The Many Moods Of Max Romeo (CD: Jamaican Gold)
  • Rico Rodriguez: "Jungle Beat(live)" on: V.A.: The Shack Vol. 2 Club Ska '99 (CD)
  • "Yea, Yea, Baby" (1960), "Going Back To Kansas City" (1962), Judgement Day" (1960), "Bossanova Hop" (1963), "Zion" (1963), "Mary, Dom't You Weep" (1965), all on: Laurel Aitken: The Pioneer of Jamaican Music (CD: Reggae Retro RRTCD 02)

References[edit | edit source]

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