Rico - That Man Is Forward LP 2Tone 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. 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. Produced by Dick Cuthell and recorded in Jamaica over two sessions in Joe Gibbs studio. The album is a celebration of Jamaican musicians playing together with the likes of Jah Jerry Deadley Headley Bennet Robbie Lyn Sly and Robbie Ansel Collins - the list goes on. This new remaster celebrates its 40th Anniversary originally released in March 1980 as part of the ongoing 2 Tone 40th Anniversary releases. The package is a 3mm Spined Sleeve 180gm Heavyweight Black Vinyl printed inner and bellyband
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Product information

Track Listings

Disc: 1

  1. Easy Snappin' (2021 Remaster)
  2. Fiesta (2021 Remaster)
  3. Chang Kai Shek (2021 Remaster)
  4. Stay Out Late (2021 Remaster)

Disc: 2

  1. Red Top (2021 Remaster)
  2. X (2021 Remaster)
  3. Ganja (2021 Remaster)
  4. That Man Is Forward (2021 Remaster)

Label: Chrysalis/2-Tone Records

Date of Release: 25/06/2021

Format: Vinyl LP 

Technical specifications

Brand Two-Tone Records
Condition New
Weight 0.19kg