Rico Rodriguez on TOTP in 1979
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The Specials: Band perform on Top of the Pops in 1979

The trombonist in ska band The Specials has died at the age of 80, the group has announced.

Rico Rodriguez was a ska and reggae musician who played with the band on songs including the 1979 hit A Message to You Rudy - seen here on Top of the Pops.

  • 05 Sep 2015