9/15/2011 Rocket Ship Ska Trip

 

_9/15 in a nutshell..._
The Mixtress, Sami Koivikko and Mutant Frogs got the beatmix treatment in Hour 3, sometime after The Frits delivered quite possibly the only non-ska treatment of GotchaSKAvered September selection You're Wondering Now you'll ever hear, hot on the heels of a rocksteady-fied 4@4. Sherwood recently snapped up Senor Coconut's Around the World from which we heard a Prince cover (not Buster, mind you, but Prince). Jaymz Bee took care of business, as did Lester Lanin (dropping an ad jingle medley on non-commercial radio listeners' sensitive ears!) ...oh, and are you feelin' a change in the air? That's Shiina Ringo and her jazz pals the Pimps (Soil @ Pimp Sessions, to be precise). La-la-la-la-la! In the Ooh, we heard the _other_ Special Beat (the one _not_ made up of 2Tone vets) and more of the finest ska of the '60s, '70s and early '80s. Oooooh, yeah!

Playlist Tracks: 
Tommy McCook with Baba Brooks Band - Rocket Ship
Album: 45; Label: Treasure Isle
Bunny Skitter - Mr. Chauffeur
Album: 45; Label: Rolando Powie
Granville Williams Orchestra - Nutty Buddy
Album: 45; Label: GWO
C. Hyman - The Ska Is Movin' On
Album: 45; Label: Ska Beat
Raymond Harper - Safari
Album: 45; Label: Doctor Bird
Lee Perry - Wishes of the Wicked
Album: 45; Label: Worldisc
The Skatalites - Can't Sit Down
Album: v.a. Ska Authentic vol. 2; Label: Studio 1
Spanish Town Ska Beats - Stop That Train
Album: 45; Label: Blue Beat
Roland Alphonso - Ska Lamour
Album: 45; Label: Coxsone blank-label
Dawn Penn - Long Day Short Night
Album: 45; Label: Prince Buster
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - 60Hz. Ska
Album: It's One Of Ours; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Lord Brynner Norma - Malika
Album: 45; Label: Studio 1
Shenley Duffus - Digging a Ditch
Album: v.a. Ska Ba Dip; Label: King Edwards
The Special Beat - Seven Letters
Album: 45; Label: Doctor Bird
J.J. Allstars - Dambusters March
Album: v.a. 100% British Ska; Label: Captain Mod
Palemina - Keep On Running
Album: Jamaican Riddims - Turn On the Power; Label: Power Productions
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - 5 Fingers of Ska
Album: It's One Of Ours; Label: Skankworks/IMT
The English Beat - Jeanette
Album: 12; Label: IRS/Go Feet
Derrick Morgan Pauline - King of Tonight
Album: 45; Label: Beverley's
Yvonne Harrison - The Chase
Album: 45; Label: Caltone
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - Sherwood's Planet
Album: Warts 'n' all; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Soil Pimp Session feat. Shiina Ringo - My Foolish Heart (Crazy in Shibuya)
Album: online single; Label: iTunes Japan
Jazz Jamaica All Stars - Walk On By
Album: Massive; Label: Dune
Jazz Jamaica All Stars - Liquidator
Album: Massive; Label: Dune
Russ Garcia - Volcanoes of Mercury
Album: Fantastica; Label: Liberty/Basta
Senor Coconut - Kiss
Album: Around the World; Label: essay/Nacional
Tak Shindo - The Moon was Yellow
Album: Brass Bamboo; Label: Capitol
Martin Denny - Scimitar
Album: Hypnotique; Label: Liberty
Les Baxter - Bali Hai
Album: South Pacific; Label: Capitol
Jaymz Bee the Royal Jelly Orch.: - Takin' Care of Business
Album: shakin' and stirred; Label: Milan
Lester Lanin - Gillette and Merkel's ad jingle medley
Album: Madison Avenue Beat; Label: Epic/Stereorama
Ian Simmonds - International Song (ft. Yoshiko, vox. , and Luca Rocca Roccatagliati
Album: 12 ep; Label: Musik Krause
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - Disjointed
Album: It's One Of Ours; Label: Skankworks/IMT
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - One for Freetime
Album: Warts 'n' all; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Kingston Kitchen - You Shook Me All Night Long
Album: Today's Special; Label: Megalith
Ska Trek - Dinah
Album: move along; Label: Grover
The English Beat - Can't Get Used to Losing You
Album: 12; Label: IRS
Tsuyoshi Kawakami his Moodmakers - Where Is The Love
Album: mood inn; Label: Cutting Edge
The Frits - You're Wondering Now
Album: The Rude Message; Label: Rude
Rotterdam Ska-Jazz Foundation - Snake Tie
Album: Shake Your Foundation; Label: Megalith
Giuliano Palma the Bluebeaters - I'll Get You
Album: Boogaloo; Label: V2/Universal
The Mixtress - Bandwagon to Skaville
Album: 12; Label: Blapps
Sami Koivikko - Hermonik Lost
Album: 12; Label: Shitkatapult
Mutant Frogs (not as bumper) - Spirit of Gusev
Album: It's One Of Ours; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra - Anyakouro
Album: Stompin' on Down Beat Alley; Label: Avex
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - Pro-Pleasure Gas (Capt. 2much Freetime's Ska Mutation
Album: It's One Of Ours; Label: Skankworks/IMT
(bumper) SKAndalous All Stars - (excerpt) The End
Album: Age of Insects; Label: Shanachie
Air Date: 
September 15, 2011

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