Rico – That Man Is Forward (40th Anniversary)

Release date: 25/06/2021

£22.99

Rico

That Man Is Forward (40th Anniversary)

Rico started his career in the late 1950’s playing with the likes of Prince Buster, Laurel Aitken and Max Romeo as a session musician in addition to creating his own recordings. He moved to the UK in the early 60’s and continued performing live and playing as a session musician. He signed to Island Records in the 70’s, releasing his first solo albums.

FORMATS

LP

GENRE

Reggae / Ska
Release date: 25/06/2021
SKU: 5060516095674 Category: Tag:

Rico started his career in the late 1950’s playing with the likes of Prince Buster, Laurel Aitken and Max Romeo as a session musician in addition to creating his own recordings. He moved to the UK in the early 60’s and continued performing live and playing as a session musician. He signed to Island Records in the 70’s, releasing his first solo albums.

In 1979 Rico met Jerry Dammers and began playing with The Specials. He became an honorary member of the band and featured prominently on some of their most famous tracks, along with Dick Cuthell, which produced a distinctive sound. In 1980 he released his first album for the 2 Tone label, That Man is Forward.

This new remaster, originally released in May 1982, is a part of the ongoing 2 Tone ’40th Anniversary’ releases.

Format – LP

2 for £25

TRACKLISTING (IF AVAILABLE)

SIDE A
1. Easy Snappin
2. Fiesta
3. Chang Kai Shek
4. Stay Out Late

SIDE B
1. Red Top
2. X
3. Ganja
4. That Man Is Forward

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