|By CORNBREAD (188.8.131.52) on Friday, March 26, 2004 - 10:59 am:|
Would appreciate if anyone could provide some info about a Detroit singer named Rodriquez. Apparently he was the lad who did the original version of "Silver words" a song done by reggae/rocksteady vet Ken Boothe. Boothe's version came out in 1973.
|By willy (184.108.40.206) on Friday, March 26, 2004 - 11:26 am:|
Rodriguez still lives in Detroit and is still recording. He is very big in South America and Austraila. He did two records on RCA in the early 1970's as well as a single on Impact. The first record has been reissued in Austraila. He recently released a live CD and a studio CD (on Sony in South America). He is also one of the nicest people you'll ever meet.
|By Dennis Coffey (220.127.116.11) on Friday, March 26, 2004 - 05:58 pm:|
Hi Cornbread. Mike Theodore and I produced the Cold Fact album on Rodriguez back in the sixties. There are a few web sites on him. We discovered him. He used to work at a bar by the river called The Sewer many years ago. He is a very talented writer and singer.
|By CORNBREAD (18.104.22.168) on Saturday, March 27, 2004 - 12:57 am:|
Hey Willy and Dennis Coffey: Much thanks for the info on Rodriquez.
Does anyone know if "Silver words" sung by Rodriquez was ever released ? If yes, what was the name he used on the release and the label and number ?
|By David Meikle (22.214.171.124) on Saturday, March 27, 2004 - 08:35 am:|
Tha album was recorded in Ralph's very own Tera Shirma Studios on Livernois.
|By Dennis Coffey (126.96.36.199) on Saturday, March 27, 2004 - 10:40 am:|
Hi Cornbread. I don't recognize the title. Go on the web and check some of his web sites.
|By CORNBREAD (188.8.131.52) on Saturday, March 27, 2004 - 08:20 pm:|
Hey Dennis: The song is on the BMI site under Rodriquez Sixto.
|By Mike Theodore (184.108.40.206) on Saturday, March 27, 2004 - 11:44 pm:|
Hey Dennis and Cornbread
The song was on the second Rodriquez lp
"Coming from Reality"
|By CORNBREAD (220.127.116.11) on Sunday, March 28, 2004 - 08:10 am:|
hi Mike Theodore: Thanks very much. Good hearing it straight from da horse's mouth.
|By David Meikle (18.104.22.168) on Sunday, March 28, 2004 - 12:03 pm:|
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