8/12/2010 Rocket Ship Ska Trip

 

8/12 in a nutshell...
An old Dave Barker 45, Funkey Reggae, made its RSST debut, finding itself in the company of the likes of The Khandars (The Maytals?), Owen Gray, (Prince) Buster's All Stars, Beatle-happy Ringo Ska and a new one from Madison-ite Tony Brown, also making _his_ RSST debut. Sherwood kicks off his Planet this week with a Dot surf rarity leading to a set of Dave Pike (The Dave Pike Set! Honest!), psych/lounge by The Astros, the West Side Symphony Steel Orchestra doing Byron Lee (acing the man himself on his own _Jamaica Ska,_ and someone we've taken to calling Countess Ringula. (Guess who?...!) In the 4:am hour, jump up to the sounds of Jump Up! and get effervescent with Fizzy! _(Who??)_ Then hang around for the mellow, jazzy TSPO bassist Tsuyoshi Kawakami crew skanking on an old Bacharach favorite. Ssssmmmoooooooooothh, baby!

Playlist Tracks: 
Tommy McCook with Baba Brooks Band - Rocket Ship
Album: 45; Label: Treasure Isle
The Skatalites - Hello Mother
Album: v.a. Skatalites friends at Randy's; Label: Randy's/VP
Owen Gray - She's Gone to Napoli
Album: Shook Shimmy Shake anthology; Label: Trojan
Delroy Wilson Slim Smith - Look Who's Back Again
Album: v.a. Full Up - the Best of Studio 1 vol. 2; Label: Heartbeat/Studio 1
Kingston All Stars - Happy Hunter
Album: 45; Label: Dice
Larry Marshall - Move Your Feet
Album: 45; Label: Blue Beat
The Khandars - Don't Dig A Hole for Me
Album: 45; Label: Blue Beat
Dave Barker with Tommy McCook the Supersonics - Funkey Reggae
Album: 45; Label: Treasure Isle
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - 5/16/Ska-7
Album: It's One Of Ours; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Buster's All Stars - Rock Steady
Album: 45; Label: Blue Beat
The Charmers - I'm Back
Album: 45; Label: Blue Beat
Royal Roost - Tango
Album: Royal Family Blues; Label: Megalith
Ringo Ska - A Hard Day's Night
Album: Betolzkahitoparat; Label: Pork Pie
The Skeletones - Do It Right
Album: Bump; Label: Rivercidal
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - 5 Fingers of Ska
Album: It's One Of Ours [; Label: Skankworks/IMT
*Tony Brown - Ina This Time
Album: Freedom Beyond Recogniti; Label: s-r
Giuliano Palma the Bluebeaters - Show Me The Way
Album: Boogaloo; Label: V2/Universal
Giuliano Palma the Bluebeaters - Mr. Make Believe
Album: Boogaloo; Label: V2/Universal
Tokyo Ska Paradise Orch. - Transit Passenger
Album: Perfect Future; Label: Cutting Edge
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - Sherwood's Planet
Album: Warts 'n' all; Label: Skankworks/IMT
The Chandelles - El Gato
Album: 45; Label: Dot
David Rose - A Night in Trinidad
Album: 45; Label: MGM
Dave Pike Set - Spooky
Album: Got the Feelin'; Label: Relax
The Astros - Space Walk
Album: 45; Label: Golden State
Arthur Lyman - Waltz Latino
Album: Pearly Shells; Label: GNP/Crescendo
Lionel Hampton - Blues in Gold
Album: Golden Vibes; Label: Columbia, orig. LP; Collectables Jazz Classics, cd reissue
West Side Symphony Steel Orch. - Jamaica Ska
Album: v.a. Tiger Goes Calypso; Label: Esso
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - Lunar Lily Pad
Album: It's One Of Ours; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Combustible Edison - Tickled to Death
Album: the impossible world; Label: Sub Pop
Andre Popp (rel. in US as Elsa Popping and her Pixieland Band) - La Java Martienne (let me guess... The Martian Coffee...?)
Album: Delirium in Hi-Fi; Label: Columbia, original LP; Basta, cd reissue
*Tokyo Jihen - Tengoku e Youkoso
Album: online single; Label: Toshiba/EMI/iTunes Japan
B. Bumble the Stingers - Apple Knocker
Album: A Golden Classics Edition; Label: Collectables
Bill Kistner Jr. - Caravan
Album: 45; Label: Little Devil
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - Lymedison
Album: It's One Of Ours; Label: Skankworks/IMT
The Budos Band - King Cobra
Album: II; Label: Daptone
Shiina Ringo - Okonomi de
Album: Karuki Zamen Kuri no Hana; Label: Toshiba/EMI
Shiina Ringo - Ishiki
Album: Karuki Zamen Kuri no Hana; Label: Toshiba/EMI
Shiina Ringo cond. by Saito Neko (live) - Mikan no Kawa
Album: Ringo Expo '08; Label: Toshiba/EMI
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - One for Freetime
Album: Warts 'n' all; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Mr. Symarip (a.k.a. Roy Ellis) - Wang Yu
Album: Skinheads Dem A Come; Label: Jump Up!
After Hours - Noodle
Album: The Trouble With Those Guys Is...; Label: Jump Up!
Stingers ATX - Telephone Breakdown
Album: this good thing; Label: Jump Up!
Moon Invaders - Tortured Twilight
Album: v.a. Let's Have a Caribbean Party; Label: Jump Up!
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - This Just In...
Album: It's One Of Ours; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Fizzy (animated fictitious character; real voice unidentified) - My Boy Lollipop
Album: cd single; Label: Purple Lion
Westbound Train - Fatty Boom Boom
Album: Transitions; Label: Hellcat
The Fleetwoods - Ska Light Ska Bright
Album: 45; Label: Dolton
Rotterdam Ska-Jazz Foundation - Shameless
Album: Motiv Loco; Label: Megalith
The Majaicans - Sunshine Day
Album: s-t; Label: s-r/myspace
Tsuyoshi Kawakami his Moodmakers - Where Is The Love
Album: mood inn; Label: Cutting Edge
Royal City Riot - I Need Your Touch
Album: Coast to Coast; Label: Megalith
English Beat - Jeanette
Album: 12; Label: IRS
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - (most of) Disjointed
Album: It's One Of Ours; Label: Skankworks/IMT
(bumper) SKAndalous All Stars - The End
Album: Age of Insects; Label: Shanachie
Air Date: 
August 12, 2010

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