4/28/2011 Rocket Ship Ska Trip

 

The Rocket Ship launched into light sprinkles this week, so The Silvertones' Raindrops seemed a good choice for openers in a set where we stopped that train, marched forward, loved both you _and_ your company, and met Miss Lulu. ut y'know what never grows old? Toots hooking up with The Skatalites, Terry Hall and U-Roy for The Maytals' _True Love_ all-star release of just a few years back.
Somewhere in orbit around Sherwood's, Mr. Funn celebrated Duke Ellington and Earl Bostic, birthday boys this past week, and rediscovered where those Janelle Monae and Margot Blanche cds were filed. Babopbye-ya! Ska by artists not known for it made up the 4(+1)@4, and GotchaSKAvered sent Al Capone off to the court of the late great and infamously BBC-banned Judge Dread. Next week, new month, new cover ska-ng! Oww, that was bad...
G-O-O-O-N-GGGG!!! :^)

Playlist Tracks: 
Tommy McCook with Baba Brooks Band - Rocket Ship
Album: 45; Label: Treasure Isle
The Silvertones - Raindrops
Album: v.a. Ska Rarities box set 3cd; Label: Trojan
Lloyd Robinson Glen Brown - Too Late
Album: v.a. Ska box set vol. 2; Label: Trojan
The Spanishtown Ska Beats - Stop That Train
Album: 45; Label: Blue Beat
Derrick Morgam - Forward March
Album: Moon Hop anthology; Label: Trojan
Clive Naomi - Down Down
Album: 45; Label: Treasure Isle
The Techniques - I Love You
Album: v.a. Ska Rarities box set 3cd; Label: Trojan
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - Penguin On Vacation
Album: It's One Of Ours [; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Andy Joey - Love Your Company
Album: 45; Label: C and N
Derrick Morgan - Miss Lulu
Album: 45; Label: Blue Beat
Eric Morris - No. 1
Album: 45; Label: Dutchess
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - Transkalactic
Album: It's One Of Ours; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Toots the Maytals - Never Grow Old (ft. The Skatalites, U-Roy Terry Hall)
Album: True Love; Label: V2
Ska-D-Lite - Mr. Swing
Album: ...plays Dynomite; Label: s-r
Giuliano Palma the Bluebeaters - Se Ne Dicon De Parole
Album: Boogaloo; Label: V2/Universal
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - 60Hz. Ska
Album: It's One Of Ours; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Inspecter 7 - Popeye (DJ comment... NOT!)
Album: ...the Infamous; Label: Radical
Fishbone - Unyielding Conditioning
Album: Give a Monkey a Brain and He'll Swear He's the Center of the Universe; Label: Columbia
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - Disjointed
Album: It's One Of Ours; Label: Skankworks/IMT
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - Sherwood's Planet
Album: Warts 'n' all; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Lionel Hampton - Blue Moon
Album: Silver Vibes; Label: Columbia
Joe Chambers - In a Sentimental Mood
Album: the outlaw; Label: Savant
Duke Ellington - (Liberian Suite) Dance No. 5
Album: Ellington Uptown; Label: Columbia
Earl Bostic - Canadian Sunset
Album: ...plays Sweet Tunes of the Fantastic 50s; Label: King
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - (most of) Baron von Skankin' Frank
Album: It's One Of Ours; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Earl Bostic - Just Too Shy
Album: An Invitation To Dance from...; Label: King
Machito - Vaya Nina
Album: Ritmo Caliente box set 4cd; Label: Proper
Shorty Rogers - Chiquito Loco
Album: Short Stops; Label: RCA
Preston Epps - Bongos in Pastel
Album: Bongo Bongo Bongo; Label: Original Sound
Edmundo Ros - I Came, I Saw, I Conga'd
Album: Dance Again; Label: London/Phase 4
Gil Fuller the Monterey Jazz Festival Orchestra ft. Dizzy Gillespie - Moontide
Album: Gil Fuller the Monterey Jazz Festival Orchestra ft. Dizzy Gillespie; Label: Pacific Jazz
Trio Esperanca - Primavera
Album: Retratos; Label: EMI Brasil
Terry Gibbs - Flamingo
Album: The Latin Connection; Label: Contemporary
Trio Esperanca - Fotograma
Album: Retratos; Label: EMI Brasil
Margot Blanche - Material Love
Album: Pages from My Diary; Label: Oriole
Janelle Monae - (most of) BabopbyeYa
Album: The Archandroid; Label: Bad Boy/Wondaland
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - One for Freetime
Album: Warts 'n' all; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Ceu - Two to Tango
Album: Live Session EP; Label: iTunes
Morgan Fisher as The Burtons - MacArthur Park
Album: v.a. Hybrid Kids; Label: Cherry Red
(Donatella) Rettore - Donatella
Album: 45; Label: Ariston
Tin Pan Alley (ft. then-future YMO member Haroumi Hosono) - Yellow Magic Carnival
Album: Caramel Mama; Label: Crown Japan
Perfume - Looking for a Boyfriend
Album: cd single; Label: Maple
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - It's One Of Ours
Album: It's One Of Ours; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Judge Dread - Al Capone
Album: Ska'd for Life; Label: Magnum America
Judge Dread - All in the Mind
Album: Dreadmania - it's all in the mind; Label: Lagoon
The English Beat - Jeanette
Album: 12; Label: IRS
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - The Great UFO Crash of '47
Album: It's One Of Ours; Label: Skankworks/IMT
The Pinstripes - Find It
Album: The Decay; Label: Stubborn
Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra - Azure
Album: Answer; Label: Avex
Madness - Cardiac Arrest
Album: s-t; Label: Geffen
The Selecter - Street Feeling
Album: Too Much Pressure; Label: Chrysalis/2Tone
Mr. Review - Tarzan of the '80s
Album: Walking Down Brentford Road; Label: Unicorn
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - (most of) Pro-Pleasure Gas (Capt. 2much Freetime's Ska Mutation
Album: It's One Of Ours; Label: Skankworks/IMT
(bumper) SKAndalous All Stars - The End
Album: Age of Insects; Label: Shanachie
Air Date: 
April 28, 2011

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