7/28/2011 Rocket Ship Ska Trip

 

_7/28 in a nutshell..._

Sing it with me now: It's Fun To Listen To Wyyyyyy-Emmmmm-Cee-Kay!! ...and YMCK don't even cover The Village People! (They DO cover Frankie Valli, and in French, to boot, but that's another story for a different show.) Sarada Shabadaba marks the 8-bit swing band's splashdown on Sherwood's Planet in high style! What do they sound like? Well, imagine a bunch of old Tetris and Galaga machines having a jam session after-hours down at the arcade... and then a trio of the 23rd century's cutest jazz singers chime in in slightly-too-perfect harmony... welcome to chip-bop (which is actually just the tip o'the iceberg for this outfit!) Meanwhile, over in ska land, politics rules the 4@4, Prince Buster joins The Selecter for Madness on the GotchaSKAvered, and a certain Derrick wishes he were an Apple.
Crunch!

Playlist Tracks: 
Tommy McCook with Baba Brooks Band - Rocket Ship
Album: 45; Label: Treasure Isle
Derrick Naomi - I Wish I Were an Apple
Album: 45; Label: Ska Beat
Dawn Penn - Long Day Short Night
Album: 45; Label: Prince Buster
Prince Buster - In the Middle of the Night
Album: 45; Label: Blue Beat
Hortense Ellis - Groovy Kind of Love
Album: 45; Label: Coxsone
The Muskyteers a.k.a. The Silvertones - Kiddy-O
Album: (Lee Perry v.a.) The Upsetter; Label: Trojan
Clive Naomi - Down Down
Album: 45; Label: Treasure Isle
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - 60Hz. Ska
Album: It's One Of Ours; Label: Skankworks/IMT
West Side Symphony Steel Orchestra - Jamaica Ska
Album: v.a. Tiger Goes Calypso; Label: Esso
Lord Brynner - Teach the Ska
Album: (Skatalites v.a.) Ska Authentic vol. 1; Label: Studio 1
Lester Sterling - Skaramont (Besame Mucho)
Album: 45; Label: Randy's
The Skatalites - Ska in the Vienna Woods
Album: (Skatalites v.a.) Ska Authentic vol. 1; Label: Studio 1
Soul Bros. - Sound One
Album: 45; Label: Island
Owen Gray - Mash It! Pts. 1 2
Album: v.a. Jamaican RB 3cd box set; Label: Trojan
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - 5 Fingers of Ska
Album: It's One Of Ours; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Roland Alphonso Lyn Taitt - Stream of Life
Album: Hold Me Tight anthology; Label: Trojan
Fred Callender's Calypsonians - Shame and Scandal ska medley (incorporating Oil in My Lamp and Wings of a Dove)
Album: Grand Bahama Holiday; Label: Carib
The Maytals - Marching On
Album: 45; Label: RB
Tracey Dey - Ska Doo-de-Yah
Album: 45; Label: Amy
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - Sherwood's Planet
Album: Warts 'n' all; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Dizzy Gillespie - St. Louis Blues
Album: The Dizzy Gillespie Story 4cd box set; Label: Proper
Tokyo Jihen - Fly Me to Heaven
Album: Dai Hakken (Great Discovery); Label: Toshiba/EMI
Teddy Mertens his Orchestra - Marijuana Brass
Album: v.a. Another Crazy Cocktail Party; Label: RCA
Lionel Hampton - Hamp's Mambo
Album: Hamp's Big Band; Label: Audio Fidelity
Linda Lavin - The Boy from...
Album: v.a. MAD Grooves; Label: Rhino
YMCK - Sarada Shabadaba
Album: Family Cooking; Label: Avex
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - Lymedison
Album: It's One Of Ours; Label: Skankworks/IMT
André Popp - La Java du Diable
Album: Delirium in Hi-Fi; Label: Basta
Googie Rene' - Caesar's Pad
Album: 45; Label: Class
Bernie Green with the Stereo Mad-Men - Give Me That Good Ol' Progressive Jazz
Album: Musically MAD; Label: RCA
The Westwoods - King Cricket
Album: 45; Label: Era
Russ Garcia - Red Sands of Mars
Album: Fantastica; Label: Liberty/Basta
Russ Garcia - Goofy Peepl of Phobos
Album: Fantastica; Label: Liberty/Basta
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - M.F. Bumps
Album: It's One Of Ours [; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Mutant Frogs (not as bumper) - Lunar Lily Pad
Album: It's One Of Ours; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Terry Gibbs - Kick Those Feet
Album: The Latin Connection; Label: Contemporary
Charlie Parker - East of the Sun (and West of the Moon)
Album: ...with Strings - The Master Takes; Label: Verve
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - One for Freetime
Album: Warts 'n' all; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Mr. T-Bone the Young Lions - President of the Republic of Banana
Album: Heroes; Label: Rudeboy Corner
The Planets - Follow the Leader
Album: Spot; Label: Rialto
The Hotknives - Dave and Mary
Album: v.a. Ska Wars 4cd box set; Label: Castle/Dojo
Fishbone - Unyielding Conditioning
Album: Give a Monkey a Brain and He'll Swear He's the Center of the Universe; Label: Columbia
The Selecter ft. Prince Buster - Madness
Album: v.a. Ska Wars 4cd box set; Label: Castle/Dojo
Prince Buster, Suggs Georgie Fame with the Jools Holland Orchestra - (medley) Madness Enjoy Yourself
Album: v.a. Jools Holland Spring Hootenanny '03; Label: BBC
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - Penguin On Vacation
Album: It's One Of Ours; Label: Skankworks/IMT
St. Petersburg Ska-Jazz Review - Under the Big Top
Album: Too Good to Be True; Label: Megalith
The Liptones - It's Not Up to You
Album: In English; Label: AMTY/808
Lord Creator (a.k.a. Kentrick Patrick) - King and Queen
Album: 45; Label: Randy's
Peter Tosh the Wailers - Maga Dog
Album: (Bob Marley the Wailers) Birth of a Legend; Label: Epic/Calla
Courtney Pine - Eastern Standard Time
Album: to the eyes of creation; Label: Island/4thB'way
Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra - (We Know It's) All Or Nothing At All
Album: Ska Me Crazy; Label: ?
Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra - Skull Collector
Album: Ska Me Crazy; Label: Cherry Red/Cutting Edge/Justa
(bumper) SKAndalous All Stars - (most of) The End
Album: Age of Insects; Label: Shanachie
Air Date: 
July 28, 2011

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