1995. Rico was up to date, back on stages all over the world. At the same time, "Jamaican Jazz" went well. Thus Island released this compilation CD with most of Rico's Man From Wareika album as well as some tracks recorded around 1978/79 and released on singles.

Roots To The Bone 01

Cover of Rico's 1995 Island Records compilation



CD: Reggae Refreshers /Island RRCD 54 / 524 068-2
Reggae Refreshers RRCD 54 Roots To The Bone

This compilation (c) 1995 Island Records Ltd. Tracks 1, 2, 4 (p) 1979 Island Records Ltd. Tracks 3-7 (p) 1995 Island Records Ltd. Tracks 8-14 (p) 1976 Island Records Ltd.

Tracks & Credits Edit

  1. Children of Sanchez (C. Mangione)
  2. Midnight In Ethiopia (Rico Rodriguez)
  3. Free Ganja (Rico Rodriguez)
  4. Take Five (P. Desmond)
  5. Far East (Rico Rodriguez)
  6. No Politician (Rico Rodriguez)
  7. Firestick (Rico Rodriguez)
  8. This Day (Rico Rodriguez)
  9. Ramble (Rico Rodriguez)
  10. Lumumba(Rico Rodriguez)
  11. Africa (Rico Rodriguez)
  12. Man From Wareika (Rico Rodriguez)
  13. Over The Mountain (Rico Rodriguez)
  14. Dial Africa (Rico Rodriguez)

Produced by Karl Pitterson, except: track 1 prod. by Dennis Bovell, track 2 prod. by Rico Rodriguez; Tracks 3, 4, 12 prod. by Dick Cuthell; track 7 co-pro. by Dick Cuthell; tracks 3,12 engineered by Dick Cuthell; track 4 arranged by Dick Cuthell Engineers: Dick Cuthell, Terry Barnham, John Burns, Godwin Logie, Paul "Groucho" Smykle, Errol T, Karl Pitterson