R.I.P: Emmanuel “Rico” Rodriguez, 1934-2015

September 7, 2015

Clue J and His Blues Blasters – “Shufflin Jug” (1960)

Considered by many to be the first ska single, “Shufflin Jug” was cut by Coxson Dodd as an adaptation of Glenn Miller’s “Little Brown Jug,” and features Rico Rodriguez once again at a pivotal moment of Jamaican musical history.