Previously unreleased early shuffle and boogie recordings from the 'Man from Wareika' Rico Rodriguez. One of the most talented musicians of his generation, the revered trombonist was a key player and founding father of Jamaican music who went on to establish ska in Britain in the early sixties and then add authenticity to the Two Tone ska revival of the late seventies. Hear him here at the outset of his incredible musical journey on Dub Store Record's Unreleased Early Recordings: Shuffle and Boogie 1960.
Dub Store is the Ska, Rocksteady, Reggae and Dancehall reissue label run by the eponymous Tokyo based record store. The label aims at accurately covering the 50-plus years of Jamaican music, and passing on many rare and magnificent recordings, which are non-commercial and highly artistic. Carefully handing down the tradition of reggae music, Dub Store has so far issued recordings from labels and artists such as Studio One, Federal Records (Federal, Kentone, Merritone), Jammys, Bunny Wailer's Solomonic, Derrick Harriott, Kiddus I, Redman International, King Tubby's Firehouse, Fam's, BMN and much more to come.