7/14/2011 Rocket Ship Ska Trip

 

_7/14 in a nutshell..._

GotchaSKAvered's July selection Madness gets the Georgie Fame treatment this week. Mr. Fame, of Blue Flames fame (heh, heh) was Prince Buster's keyboardist on the Prince's UK productions such as 1962's Wash Wash. Shuffle-beat Ska made up the 4(+)@4, The Selecter stomped their way through Bristol and Miami for a great 4+ minutes, and all of this commenced after Sherwood (he of Planet fame, speaking as we were earlier of fame... ) took us around a world populated by the likes of Lydia Lunch, Shiina Ringo and Perfume, not to mention the Son of Godzilla! A double shot of Twist (from Owen Gray and Gary U.S. Bonds) made its way early into the first hour. Funny, even the Bonds number sounded a bit like Ska... Chikitup!

Playlist Tracks: 
Tommy McCook with Baba Brooks Band - Rocket Ship
Album: 45; Label: Treasure Isle
Owen Gray - Twist So Fine
Album: 45; Label: Blue Beat
Gary U.S. Bonds - Dear Lady Twist
Album: 45; Label: Legrand
Mighty Vikings - Up and Down
Album: 45; Label: Caribou
Hortense Ellis - Groovy Kind of Love
Album: 45; Label: Coxsone
Yvonne Harrison - The Chase
Album: 45; Label: Caltone
Don Drummond - Dew Drops
Album: 45; Label: DDarling
Derrick Patsy - The National Dance
Album: 45; Label: Island
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - One for Freetime
Album: Warts 'n' all; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Buster's All Stars - Mules, Mules, Mules, Mules
Album: 45; Label: Blue Beat
Lee Perry - Wishes of the Wicked
Album: 45; Label: Worldisc
Derrick Morgan - Soft Hand
Album: 45; Label: Island
Tommy McCook - Good Gravy
Album: 45; Label: Studio 1
Winston Barbara - I Love You
Album: 45; Label: Coxsone
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - The Astro 'Gator
Album: Warts 'n' all; Label: Skankworks/IMT
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - Cassini at Titan
Album: Warts 'n' all; Label: Skankworks/IMT
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - One More Thing
Album: Warts 'n' all; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra - Shinonome Nijuugo Ji
Album: World Ska Symphony; Label: Avex
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - Sherwood's Planet
Album: Warts 'n' all; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra - Michi
Album: Hoshi Furu Yoru Ni 4tk. ep; Label: Avex
Lou Harrison - Canticle No. 3
Album: v.a. Breaking the Sound Barrier vol. 1 - Percussion; Label: Urania
Monte Moya the Surfers - Lucero
Album: Percussionata; Label: Everest
Rio Carnival Orchestra - Florita
Album: Honeymoon in South America; Label: Somerset Stereo Fidelity
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - Ocean Moon
Album: Warts 'n' all; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Masaru Sato(h) - _Son of Godzilla_ suite
Album: v.a. Best of Godzilla 1954-1975; Label: GNP/Crescendo
Tokyo Jihen - Fly Me to Heaven
Album: Dai Hakken (Great Discovery); Label: Toshiba/EMI
Lydia Lunch - Lady Scarface
Album: Queen of Siam; Label: Ze, orig. lp; Atavistic, cd reissue
Perfume - Counter Attraction (live)
Album: Fan Service - Bitter dvd; Label: Wint
Senor Coconut - Tour de France
Album: El Baile Aleman; Label: Emperor Norton
Ted Heath his Music - Cha Cha Baby
Album: 45; Label: London
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - Calamari Galaxy
Album: Warts 'n' all; Label: Skankworks/IMT
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - One for Freetime
Album: Warts 'n' all; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Owen Gray - Mash It! pts. 1 2
Album: v.a. Jamaican RB 3cd box set; Label: Trojan
Lord Creator - King and Queen
Album: 45; Label: Randy's
The Blues Busters - Soon You'll Be Gone
Album: 45; Label: Kentone
Robert Marley (yep, Bob!) - Do you Still Love Me
Album: 45; Label: Beverley's
Roland Alphonso - If I Were a Bell
Album: 45; Label: DDarling
Cedric Bravo - Sugar Baby
Album: 45; Label: Ska Beat
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - The Rough Bark
Album: Warts 'n' all; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Georgie Fame - Madness
Album: Rhythm Blue Beat 7ep; Label: Columbia
Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra - Stampede March
Album: Answer; Label: Axex
The Specials - Pearl's Cafe
Album: More Specials; Label: Chrysalis-2Tone]
Perfume - Kareshi Boshuu Chuu
Album: cd single; Label: Momoji
Palemina - Keep On Runnin'
Album: Jamaican Riddims - Turn On the Power; Label: Power Productions
The Skeletones - Ravers
Album: Bump; Label: Rivercidal
The Selecter - Bristol and Miami
Album: Celebrate the Bullet; Label: Chrysalis
The Determinations - (excerpt) Train of Love
Album: Chat Chat Determination; Label: Zion
(bumper) SKAndalous All Stars - (most of) The End
Album: Age of Insects; Label: Shanachie
Air Date: 
July 14, 2011

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