12/8/2011 Rocket Ship Ska Trip

 

12/8 in a nutshell...
The 4@4 visited Red Eye City, Phoenix City, Center City and Motor City! Prince Buster's GotchaSKAvered with this week's Ob-La-Di installment, and stay tuned for the extended double-shot of Joey Altruda! Sherwood beams in some new Shiina, Margot Blanche digs the Duke, and in the Ooh, Prince Jazzbo takes over late in the hour... but Buster and Baby Face are hot on his heels! Near the start of the show, Count Ossie can be heard Swinging for Joy. Tis the season!


Playlist Tracks: 
Tommy McCook with Baba Brooks Band - Rocket Ship
Album: 45; Label: Treasure Isle
Count Ossie - Swinging for Joy
Album: 45; Label: Moodisc
Soul Bros. - Searching for Weapons
Album: Carib Soul; Label: Studio 1
Mango Jones & His Orchestra - Calalue Ska
Album: Explosive New Dance Rhythm! The SKA; Label: Vee Jay
The Skatalites - Ska in the Vienna Woods
Album: Ska Authentic vol. 1; Label: Studio 1
Bobby Jay & the Hawks - Volare
Album: Everybody's Doing It vol. 2 The SKA; Label: WB
Roland Alphonso - If I Were a Bell
Album: 45; Label: DDarling
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - Transkalactic
Album: It's One Of Ours; Label: Skankworks/IMT
The Specials - Sea Cruise
Album: BBC Sessions; Label: EMI/BBC
Clue J & the Blues Blasters - Little Willie
Album: 45; Label: Coxsone
Jackie Mittoo & the Soul Bros. - Wives and Lovers
Album: 45; Label: Coxsone
Soul Vendors - Soul Junction
Album: v.a The Producer Series - Clement Coxsone Dodd - Musical Fever; Label: Trojan/Studio 1
Don Drummond & his Evergreens - Jet Stream
Album: 45; Label: Rolando & Powie
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - X-Ray Ska
Album: It's One Of Ours; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Byron Lee & the Dragonaires - Joy Ride
Album: Dance the Ska; Label: BMN
The Skatalites - Nanny's Corner
Album: More Celebration Time; Label: Studio 1
Prince Jazzbo - Takeover Dub
Album: Choice of Version; Label: Studio 1
Buster's Group - Baby Face Nelson
Album: 45; Label: Buster Wild Bells
Dennis Blackbeard Bovell - Run Away
Album: Brain Damage; Label: EMI
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - (excerpt) The Audiopharmacological Hallounginations of Three 2-Headed Frogs
Album: It's One Of Ours; Label: Skankworks/IMT
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - Sherwood's Planet
Album: Warts 'n' all; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Henry Mancini - Pow!
Album: 45; Label: Liberty
Laurie Johnson - Seventh Avenue
Album: ...With A Vengeance; Label: Sequel/Pye
Saxsambistas Brasileiros - Tico Tico no Fuba
Album: Carnival Fantastico; Label: Epic/Stereorama
Tokyo Happy Coats - Tea-A-Wanna Whistle
Album: 45; Label: King (US)
Margot Blanche - Material Love (incorporating Duke Ellington's early classic The Mooche)
Album: Pages in my Diary; Label: Oriole
*(bumper) Mutant Frogs - Tea Time at Sherwood's
Album: unrl.; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Dizzy Gillespie & his Orchestra - The Manteca Suite
Album: v.a. The Original Mambo Kings; Label: Verve
Cal Tjader - Soul Sauce (Wachi Wara)
Album: Greatest Hits; Label: Fantasy
*(bumper) Mutant Frogs - (over 1/2 of) The Scene Tomorrow
Album: unrl.; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Richard Hayman - The Windmills of Your Mind
Album: Genuine Electric Latin Love Machine; Label: Command/ABC
YMCK - Sarada Shabadaba
Album: Family Cooking; Label: Avex
Les Paul Trio - Melodic Meal
Album: Crazy Rhythm; Label: Varese Sarabande
*Shiina Ringo - Carnation
Album: cd single; Label: Toshiba/EMI
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - One for Freetime
Album: Warts 'n' all; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Ska Dynamics - Red Eye City
Album: Cow Town Ska; Label: Top Beat
Prince Buster - Phoenix City
Album: Wanted by the Police - The Outlaw; Label: Blue Beat
The Dropsteppers - Center City
Album: Get Up In It!; Label: Megalith
The Slackers - Motor City
Album: The Question; Label: Hellcat
Prince Buster - Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da
Album: 45; Label: FAB
The Top Cats - Calling Your Name
Album: Mr. Donkey Paradise; Label: s-r
Corey Dixon & the Zvooks - Shy Gal
Album: Lessons Learned; Label: Jump Up!
Mutant Frogs (not as bumper) - The Great UFO Crash of '47
Album: It's One Of Ours; Label: Skankworks/IMT
The Selecter - Deep Water
Album: Too Much Pressure; Label: Chrysalis/2Tone
Joey Altruda & the Kingston Cocktail Crew - Rolando
Album: Cocktails with Joey; Label: Will
Joey Altruda & the Buru Jazz Ensemble - They Call Me Mr. Knibbs (ft. Lloyd Knibb)
Album: v.a. Skauthentic; Label: Steady Beat
Rude & Visser - Shake Shiver
Album: Red Rum e.p.; Label: Grover
(non-Froggie bumper) SKAndalous All Stars - The End
Album: Age of Insects; Label: Shanachie
(time remaining excerpt) Mutant Frogs - 60Hz. Ska
Album: It's One Of Ours; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Air Date: 
December 8, 2011

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