5/12/2011 Rocket Ship Ska Trip

 

_5/12 in a nutshell..._
Working backwards from the 3rd hour like we did last week, we just had to send in Ringo the TSPO after Prince The Kid from Phoenix City Buster (this week's GotchaSKAvered entry)_ that match-up was too good to pass up! Ska from the European mainland (including a French Lollipop) made up the 4(+1)@4, Sherwood kicked off his middle-hour orbit with a brand-spankin' new Tokyo Jihen BIG BAND track(!) scored by anime (and occasional Godzilla) soundtrack guy Takayuki Hattori, and the opening oldie hour included a couple of 2-Tone flavored tracks featuring guys from Mott The Hoople and Hawkwind, in additionn to usual suspects like Tommy McCook, Roland Alphonso, Ernest Ranglin, etc. Oh, and Mango Jones has yer coffee.

Playlist Tracks: 
Tommy McCook with Baba Brooks Band - Rocket Ship
Album: 45; Label: Treasure Isle
Jimmy Cliff - Ska All Over the World
Album: v.a. The Authentic Jamaica Ska; Label: Amy
Soul Bros. - Wakie Wakie
Album: Hot Shot; Label: Studio 1
The Diplomats with Lyn Taitt Band - Meet Me At the Corner
Album: 45; Label: Caltone
Roy Shirley - Paradise
Album: 45; Label: Ska Beat
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - 60Hz. Ska
Album: It's One Of Ours; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Roy Richards - Green Collie
Album: 45; Label: Island
Carlos Malcolm his Afro-Jamaican Rhythms - Papa Luigi
Album: 45; Label: Up Beat
Roland Alphonso the Soul Bros. - Miss Ska-Culation (Pipeline)
Album: v.a. More Intensified! Original Ska 1963-67; Label: Mango
Ernest Ranglin - Felicia
Album: a Mod a Mod; Label: KK
Mango Jones His Orch. - Coffee Street Ska
Album: Explosive New Dance Rhythm - The SKA; Label: Vee Jay
the (English) Beat - Ranking Full Stop
Album: 45; Label: Chrysalis-2Tone
Ria Bartok - Zu Schade Dafur
Album: Neu! 45; Label: Columbia
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - 5 Fingers of Ska
Album: It's One Of Ours [; Label: Skankworks/IMT
(Hawkwind guy Nik Turner's) Inner City Unit - Amyl Nitrate (ska medley)
Album: 45; Label: Riddle
(Mott the Hoople guy) Morgan Fisher friends (as The Burtons) - MacArthur Park
Album: v.a. Hybrid Kids; Label: Cherry Red
The Lambrettas - Watch Out, I'm Back
Album: Beat Boys in the Jet Age; Label: Rocket
Yellow Magic Orchestra - Multiplies
Album: X OO Multiplies; Label: AM/Restless
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - Sherwood's Planet
Album: Warts 'n' all; Label: Skankworks/IMT
*Tokyo Jihen (with Takayuki Hattori orchestra) - Fly Me to Heaven
Album: cd single; Label: Toshiba/EMI
Esquivel - Latin-esque
Album: Latin-esque; Label: RCA
Arthur Lyman - Stranger in Paradise
Album: Pearly Shells; Label: GNP/Crescendo
Tokyo Jihen - 3min.
Album: Sports; Label: Toshiba/EMI
The Ventures - Quiet Village
Album: Wild Again!; Label: GNP/Crescendo
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - Pro-Pleasure Gas (Don Cacheine's Disco Kicks)
Album: It's One Of Ours; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Soil Pimp Sessions - My Foolish Heart (Crazy On Earth) ft. Shiina Ringo
Album: 6; Label: Victor (Japan)
Beny More - Pachito e Che
Album: 40 Temas Originales; Label: RCA
Perez Prado - Mr. Loco
Album: The Origial Mambo King; Label: Orfeón
Edmundo Ros - I Came, I Saw, I Conga'd
Album: Dance Again; Label: London/Phase 4
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - Lymedison
Album: It's One Of Ours; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Joe Loco Quintet - There's a Small Hotel
Album: Cha Cha Cha; Label: Fantasy
*Dengue Fever - Kiss of the Bufo Alvarius
Album: Cannibal Courtship; Label: Concord/Fantasy
Luv U Madly Orchestra - Fleurette Africaine
Album: s-t; Label: Salsoul
Sleepwalker (ft. Yukimi Nagano) - Wind
Album: v.a. Neujazz; Label: Sonar Kollektiv
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - One for Freetime
Album: Warts 'n' all; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Kingston Kitchen (Dr. Ring Ding meets Rotterdam Ska-Jazz Foundation) - No Place like Home
Album: Today's Special; Label: Megalith
Giuliano Palma the Bluebeaters - Tutta Mia la Citta
Album: Boogaloo; Label: V2/Universal
Caro Emerald - Stuck
Album: Deleted Scenes from the Cutting Room Floor; Label: Grand Mono
Agnes Loti - C'est Toi Mon Idole
Album: 45; Label: AZ/Vogue
Moon Hop - Cheek to Cheek
Album: Welcome Back to the Moon; Label: Patate
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - (most of) Baron von Skankin' Frank
Album: It's One Of Ours; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Prince Buster - Phoenix City
Album: Wanted by the Police - The Outlaw; Label: Blue Beat
Shiina Ringo w/ Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra - Mayonaka wa Junketsu
Album: cd single; Label: Toshiba/EMI
Proyecto Secreto - Olvida Todo
Album: Alto; Label: Brixton
Tommy McCook the Supersonics - Danger Man 007
Album: 45; Label: Treasure Isle
Carlos Malcolm his Afro-Jamaican Rhythms - Royal Ska
Album: The Royal Ska; Label: Jamaican Gold
Bad Manners - Exodus
Album: Forging Ahead; Label: Magnet (original vinyl); Epic-Portrait (cd reissue)
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - (most of) Penguin On Vacation
Album: It's One Of Ours; Label: Skankworks/IMT
The (English) Beat - Mirror in the Bathroom (Remix)
Album: v.a. Music And Rhythm WOMAD benefit LP; Label: PVC
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - Disjointed
Album: It's One Of Ours; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Mutant Frogs (as filler!) - (excerpt) The Great UFO Crash of '47
Album: It's One Of Ours; Label: Skankworks/IMT
(bumper) SKAndalous All Stars - (appx. half of) The End
Album: Age of Insects; Label: Shanachie
Air Date: 
May 12, 2011

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