Roy Richards

Leroy Richards

Also known as Joseph Richards, R. Richard, R. Richards, Richards, Roy, Roy "The Man" Richards, Roy Richard

Discography of Roy Richards:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Nice Up The Dance / Western Standard Time 2 Audio Studio One
2 D.J. Special / Creation Version 2 Audio 1970 Banana (2)
3 Double Trouble / Why Did You Do It 2 Audio 1966 Island Records
4 Contact / Maureen 2 Audio 1965
5 Impact / You're Gonna Need Me 2 Audio Gay Feet
6 Sad & Lonely / Connection 2 Audio
7 Hard Time / Death Rides A Horse 2 Audio 1969 Crab
8 A It Dis 2 Audio 1987 Uhuru
9 South Viet Nam 2 Audio 1968 Island Records
10 Peenie Wallie / Can't Go On 2 Audio 1970 Banana (2)
11 Freedom Blues / A Love I Can Feel 2 Audio Studio One
12 Roy Richards 12 Audio 1972 Studio One
13 Freedom Blues 2 Audio Studio One
14 Dead And Wake 2 Audio 1973 Stud
15 Can't Go On 4 Audio 1970 Supreme Records (10)
16 Negril Rock 2 Audio Drum Beat Records (2)
17 Fat Dog 2 Audio 1972 Iron Side
18 Rhythm Rebellion / Reggae Children 2 Audio 1970 Bamboo
19 I'm Still In Love / Honky Spanky 2 Audio 1967 Studio One
20 Honkey Panky / I Am Still In Love 2 Audio 1967 Studio One
21 Reggae Children 2 Audio Studio One
22 Freedom Blues / First Time I Met You 2 Audio 1970 Coxsone Records
23 Dead And Wake / Wake Version 2 Audio 1973 Stud
24 Ungreatful Baby / Hopeful Village Ska 2 Audio Coxsone Records
25 Freedom Blues 2 Audio Coxsone Records
26 Can I Change My Mind / Reggae Monica 2 Audio 1968 Coxsone Records
27 Can't Stand The Pain Anymore 2 Audio Hpcc Records
28 Beggars Have No Choice / Double Trouble 2 Audio Studio One
29 Come With Me / Since I Found You 2 Audio Randy's
30 Ungrateful Baby / Hopeful Village Ska 2 Audio 1967 Island Records
31 You Don't Know / Summertime 2 Audio 1968 Coxsone Records
32 Ungrateful Baby / Hopeful Village Ska 2 Audio Coxsone Records
33 Roy Richards 12 Audio Studio One
34 Fat Dog 2 Audio 2013 Iron Side
35 Summertime / Soulful Strut 2 Audio 2013
36 D.J. Special / Creation Version 2 Audio 2013 Studio One
37 New Style / Darling 2 Audio Studio One
38 African Skank / Rub A Dub 2 Audio 1972 Bongo Man
39 You Must Be Sorry 2 Audio Studio One
40 Peenie Wallie / Can't Go On 2 Audio Coxsone Records
41 Please Come On Home / Rubber Dub 2 Audio Studio One
42 Reggae Wiggle / Dub Thrills 2 Audio Coxsone Records
43 Half & Half / Run Rudie Run 2 Audio 1965 Supreme Records (10)
44 Peenie Wallie / Can't Go On 2 Audio 2013 Supreme Records (10)
45 Rub-A-Dub / Baby Come Home 2 Audio 1967 Island Records
46 Dirty People / When You Are Around 2 Audio 1972 Fab
47 DJ Special / Creation Version 2 Audio Studio One
48 Can I Change My Mind / Reggae Monica 2 Audio Studio One
49 Get Ready / Port-O-Jam 2 Audio Coxsone Records
50 Reggae Wiggle / Dub Thrills 2 Audio Not On Label


Small in stature and blind since birth in 1941, Roy Richards emerged in the late 1950's as a reggae vocalist and harmonica player in his native Jamaica. He recorded several top pieces with [a3743469] as [a=Roy & Paulette]. He also teamed up with [a=Enid Cumberland] of [a=Keith & Enid] and later with [a=Byron Lee And The Dragonaires]. Richards died at his at his home in Saint Ann, Jamaica on May 25, 2007.


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