5/26/2011 Rocket Ship Ska Trip

 

_5/26 in a nutshell..._
Prince Buster turns 73 this weekend! Our tribute included the man himself and his revolving crew of All Stars, The Charmers telling the Prince to Dip Them, Dawn Penn on one of Buster's many record labels, and both Judge Dread and Madness, a pair of artists with Buster-inspired names active in the 2 Tone era... and, jumping across the second hour into hour 3, a PB cover by The Specials (Too Hot). Sherwood B. Funn highlighted coming-to-towners Anna Calvi (Sun. 5/29 @ Triple Rock) and Dengue Fever (Fri. 6/3 @ 7th St. Entry). the 4(+1) featured the recent covering the ancient, and RSST reminds you again, between 4:30 and 5:a.m., that... The Night Sky's Turning Blue! Rise and shine...

Playlist Tracks: 
Tommy McCook with Baba Brooks Band - Rocket Ship
Album: 45; Label: Treasure Isle
Buster's Group - Baby Face Nelson
Album: 45; Label: Buster Wild Bells
Prince Buster's All Stars - One Step Beyond
Album: 45; Label: Blue Beat
The Skatalites - Can't Sit Down
Album: v.a. Ska Authentic vol. 2; Label: Studio 1
The Two Kings - Rolling Stone
Album: 45; Label: Island
The Charmers - Dip Them Prince
Album: 45; Label: Blue Beat
Roland Alphonso Beverley's All Stars - The Return of Paul Bogle
Album: 45; Label: Top Sound
The Maytals - Hey Hey Girl
Album: 45; Label: N.D.
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - The Astro 'Gator
Album: Warts 'n' all; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Dandy Del - Hey Girl! Hey Boy!
Album: 45; Label: Blue Beat
Prince Buster - Big Fight
Album: 45; Label: Blue Beat
Dandy (Livingstone) Del - The Fight
Album: 45; Label: Ska Beat
Dawn Penn - Long Day Short Night
Album: 45; Label: Prince Buster
Judge Dread - Skin Lake
Album: Dread White Blue; Label: Anagram
Madness - Cardiac Arrest
Album: s-t; Label: Geffen
Prince Buster - Madness
Album: FABulous Greatest Hits; Label: FAB/Sequel
The Miceteeth - A Bubble of Spring
Album: From Rainbow Town; Label: Substance
Lee Perry - Mad Head
Album: 45; Label: Rolando Powie
Prince Buster with The Heptones - (most of) Have Mercy
Album: v.a. Skankin' Ska; Label: Ex-Works
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
Lester Lanin - West Indies Ska
Album: Dancing at the Discotheque; Label: Philips
Annette Funicello - (most of) Jamaica Ska
Album: ...at Bikini Beach; Label: Buena Vista
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - Sherwood's Planet
Album: Warts 'n' all; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Hal Blaine - Flower Society (May)
Album: Psychedelic Percussion; Label: Dunhill/Harkit
*Dengue Fever - Kiss of the Bufo Alvarius
Album: Cannibal Courtship; Label: Concord/Fantasy
Milt Herth his Trio - Echo Tango
Album: 45; Label: MGM
Yello - Pinball Cha-Cha
Album: 12; Label: Mercury
The Nighthawks - Chicken Grabber
Album: 45; Label: Del-Fi
Omar Korshid his Magic Guitar - Solenzara
Album: Guitar El Chark; Label: Sublime Frequencies
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - (excerpt) Ocean Moon
Album: Warts 'n' all; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Anna Calvi - Rider to the Sea
Album: s-t; Label: Domino
*Anna Calvi - Surrender (non-album 'B')
Album: 733 1/3; Label: Domino
Shiina Ringo Saito Neko - Oiran
Album: Heisei Fuuzoku Daiginjou; Label: Toshiba/EMI
*Leftover Cuties - Everything I Got
Album: Places to Go; Label: s-r
*Mr. Ho's Orchestrotica (Third-Stream Exotica Quartet a.k.a. Vibraphone Quartet) - Phoenix Goodbye
Album: Third River Rangoon; Label: s-r
Laika the Cosmonauts - The Hypno-Wheel
Album: Absurdistan; Label: Yep Roc
Janelle Monae - (most of) Babopbye-Ya
Album: The Archandroid; Label: Bad Boy/Wondaland
Masaru Sato(h) - Survey Ship Testimoy
Album: Tidal Wave/Gorath sdtk. comp; Label: Victor Japan
Shiina Ringo cond. by Saito Neko - Mikan no Kawa
Album: Ringo Expo '08; Label: Toshiba/EMI
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - One for Freetime
Album: Warts 'n' all; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Cabernet Deneuve - Teenage Ska
Album: Zucchini (a.k.a.Squash) (Google translation); Label: Bad Taste
Jazz Jamaica All Stars - Vitamin A
Album: Massive; Label: Dune
Engine 54 - Rub Up Push Up
Album: Tribute; Label: Grover
Fizzy (animated fictitious character) - My Boy Lollipop
Album: cd single; Label: Purple Lion
The Specials - Too Hot
Album: s-t; Label: Chrysalis/2Tone
Les Miserables Brass Band - Phoenix City
Album: v.a. Mashin' Up the Nation! vols. 1 2; Label: Square
Mighty Mighty Bosstones - Drums and Chicken
Album: v.a. Mashin' Up the Nation! vols. 1 2; Label: Square
Jazz Jamaica All Stars - Dolphin Dance
Album: Massive; Label: Dune
The Skatalites - Freedom Sounds
Album: In Orbit vol. 1; Label: Grover
Buford O'Sullivan - The Night Sky's Turning Blue
Album: the club of hopes and fears; Label: Ska Satellite
Orquestra Brasileira de Musica Jamaicana - Ska Around the Nation
Album: Skabrazooka; Label: Ska Para Todos
(bumper) SKAndalous All Stars - The End
Album: Age of Insects; Label: Shanachie
(time remaining!) Mutant Frogs - One More Thing
Album: Warts 'n' all; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Air Date: 
May 26, 2011

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