Accomplished painter, accordion squeezer, Mekon (widely acknowledged as the suavest member), and now a resident of the USA. Rico's been around long enough to have seen the Mersey Beat scene, AND the birth of punk.
This, coupled with his early love of Woody Guthrie and Mississippi Fred McDowell, has produced the raggedy soulful roots music that characterizes his solo career.
- "Merseysong" live w/ The Waco Brothers on No One Got Hurt: Bloodshot's 15th Anniversary @ The Hideout Block Party
- "Death Row" on the Pine Valley Cosmonauts' The Executioner's Last Songs: Volumes 2&3
- "Money to Burn" on Down to the Promised Land: 5 Years of Bloodshot Records
- "Faded Love" on Salute the Majesty of Bob Wills