12/16/2010 Rocket Ship Ska Trip

 

12/16 in a nutshell...
Listen for a pretty cool 3-tune mix during Hr. 1_ Otis Gayle into (Harry Hosono's) Tin Pan Alley into Li'l Gizzelle! Hour 2 find: Rosemary Clooney's original Mangos (we've been known to drop Shiina Ringo's cover Papaya Mango into the mix and one of these weeks we'll play 'em back-to-back). In Hr. 3, the 4@4 tells you to _do something!_ ... whether it's Turning Around, dancing the Jamaica Ska, Just Saying Yeah!, or simply Moving Your Feet. _Lollipop a la français_ was served up by Agnes Loti, and we hear another tune from the Prizefighters new debut. Follow their sound_ it's heavyweight!

Playlist Tracks: 
Tommy McCook with Baba Brooks Band - Rocket Ship
Album: 45; Label: Treasure Isle
The Muskyteers a.k.a. The Silvertones - Kiddy-O
Album: (Lee Perry v.a.) The Upsetter; Label: Trojan
The Clarendonians - The Jerk
Album: 45; Label: Ska Beat
Baba Brooks Band - Alcatraz
Album: 45; Label: Treasure Isle
Tommy McCook - Ska Jam
Album: 45; Label: Caltone
Cecil Lloyd Roland Alphonso - Oceans 11
Album: v.a. All Star Top Hits; Label: Coxsone
Don Drummond - Addis Ababa
Album: In Memory of...; Label: Studio 1
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - 60Hz. Ska
Album: It's One Of Ours; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Prince Buster's All Stars - Instrumental (actual title!)
Album: 45; Label: Prince Buster
Otis Gayle - I'll Be Around
Album: v.a. Studio One Soul; Label: Soul Jazz/Studio 1
Tin Pan Alley - Yellow Magic Carnival
Album: Caramel Mama; Label: Crown Japan
Li'l Gizzelle - Baby Please Don't Go
Album: 45; Label: Wild
Perfume - Looking for a Boyfriend
Album: cd single; Label: Maple
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - 5 Fingers of Ska
Album: It's One Of Ours; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Mr. T-Bone the Young Lions - President of the Republic of Banana
Album: Heroes; Label: Rudeboy Corner
English Beat - Big Shot
Album: I Just Can't Stop It; Label: Go Feet
The Police - Canary in a Coalmine
Album: Zenyatta Mondatta; Label: AM
Tsuyoshi Kawakami his Moodmakers - Ice Ball (ft. Kaori Takeda)
Album: mood inn; Label: Cutting Edge
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - Sherwood's Planet
Album: Warts 'n' all; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Rosemary Clooney - Mangos
Album: 45; Label: Columbia
Shiina Ringo - Poltergeist
Album: Karuki Zamen Kuri no Hana; Label: Toshiba/EMI
Richard Hayman - Dansero
Album: 45; Label: Mercury
Herb Alpert - Tangerine
Album: AM 25th Anniversary Classics vol. 1; Label: AM
Plas Johnson - Just One of Those Things
Album: This Must Be the Plas!; Label: Capitol
Peggy Lee - That's What It Takes
Album: 45; Label: Capitol
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - A Band of Blue Frogs Playing the Greens
Album: It's One Of Ours; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Jerry Fielding - City of Brass
Album: Magnificence in Brass; Label: Time
David Carroll - Patricia
Album: David Carroll Galaxy; Label: Mercury
Creed Taylor Orch. - Lonelyville
Album: lonelyville - The Nervous Beat; Label: ABC/Paramount
Bing Crosby Louis Armstrong - Now You Has Jazz
Album: sdtk. High Society; Label: Capitol
Henry Mancini Orch. Chorus - Arabesque
Album: The Mancini Sound; Label: RCA
The Zero Zero Seven Band - A Gilded Corpse
Album: ...play James Bond Thrillers; Label: Somerset
Milt Herth Trio - Booga da Woog
Album: 45; Label: MGM
Tadd Dameron - Casbah
Album: v.a. Capitol Jazz Classics vol. 13 Strictly Bebop; Label: Capitol
Ahmad Jamal - Belo Horizonte
Album: macanudo; Label: Argo
Ninapinta his Bongos Congas - 1-2-3
Album: the downtown scene - Hits For The Hip; Label: Decca
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - One for Freetime
Album: Warts 'n' all; Label: Skankworks/IMT
The Jinkies - Turn Around
Album: s-t; Label: Kingpin
Tokyo Ska Paradise Orch. - Just Say Yeah!
Album: World Ska Symphony; Label: Avex
Larry Marshall - Move Your Feet
Album: 45; Label: Blue Beat
Annette Funicello - Jamaica Ska
Album: Annette at Bikini Beach; Label: Buena Vista
Mutant Frogs (not as bumper) - Slide On By
Album: It's One Of Ours; Label: Skankworks/IMT
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - The Great UFO Crash of '47
Album: It's One Of Ours; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Agnes Loti - C'est Toi Mon Idole
Album: 45; Label: AZ/Vogue
Giuliano Palma the Bluebeaters - Se Ne Dicon di Parole
Album: Boogaloo; Label: V2/Universal
Sister Martens - Martens Ska
Album: 45; Label: Double Shot-Radio Underground
The Upsttemians - Mamakerry
Album: Turn It Up; Label: Auto-Upsttemians
*The Prizefighters - Hypocrite
Album: Follow My Sound; Label: Prize FIghter Soudn System
Casino Royale - Skaravan Petrol
Album: 45; Label: Kono
Rude Visser - Shake Shiver
Album: Red Rum ep; Label: Grover
Tokyo Ska Paradise Orch. - Simoon
Album: Tokyo Strut; Label: Epic/Sony
After Hours - Let's Try It Again
Album: The Trouble With Those Guys Is...; Label: Jump Up
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - (excerpt) Baron von Skankin' Frank
Album: It's One Of Ours; Label: Skankworks-IMT
(bumper) SKAndalous All Stars - (excerpt) The End
Album: Age of Insects; Label: Shanachie
Air Date: 
December 16, 2010

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