1/19/2012 Rocket Ship Ska Trip

 

1/19 in a nutshell...

In which we get Ringrolled! Also, Giuliano Palma comes In From The Cold while The Pietasters stay Out All Night. The Miceteeth are in a Meeting with gigantic (and presumably radioactive) ants, and some outfit called Qypthone don't cover Marley, but Teresa Brewer does cover Millie! And leading up to all that, you ask?
Cool 4(+1)-in-a-row this week__ This Are Post-2Tone!
Starring the original Selecter having just bailed and going direct-to-Chrysalis, the Dammers-less Specials of the '90s (on MCA), the always Buster-ful Bad Manners (on a Fatty-helmed Blue Beat, and later Moon), and Madness undercover as a cover band (The Dangermen)! In the Voov, Sherwood unearths tracks from a 3rd Tipsy album he'd never heard of before (Buzzz on Ipecac) and drops some interesting 45s into his set, and (ooh!) a well-rounded hour of first- and second-generation ska is bookended by King Desmond at the start and Morgan the Hoople at the finish. Inbetween... well, hear it for yourself!


Playlist Tracks: 
Tommy McCook with Baba Brooks Band - (excerpt) Rocket Ship
Album: 45; Label: Treasure Isle
Desmond Dekker (with The Cherry Pies) - King of Ska
Album: Rudy Got Soul anthology; Label: Trojan
Frederick (pre-Toots) Hibbert - Old Flame
Album: v.a. Trojan Battlefield; Label: Trojan
Byron Lee & the Dragonaires - Joy Ride
Album: Dance the Ska; Label: BMN
Don Drummond & his Evergreens - Jet Stream
Album: 45; Label: Rolando & Powie
Derrick & Naomi - I Wish I Were an Apple
Album: 45; Label: Ska Beat
The Skatalites - Ball of Fire
Album: v.a. Strictly for You; Label: Studio 1
The Clarendonians - Sho Be Do Be
Album: The Best of...; Label: Studio 1
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
Sammy Ismay & Baba Brooks Band - Cocktails for Two
Album: v.a. King Size Ska; Label: Trojan
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - The Astro 'Gator (unreleased version)
Album: unrl.; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Raymond Harper - No Other Love
Album: v.a. King Size Ska; Label: Trojan
Roy Shirley - Shirley
Album: 45; Label: Beverley's
The Pioneers - Golden Opportunity
Album: 45; Label: Wincox
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - (excerpt) Cassini at Titan
Album: Warts 'n' all; Label: Skankworks/IMT
The Selecter - On My Radio
Album: Too Much Pressure; Label: Chrysalis/2Tone
The Selecter - Missing Words
Album: Too Much Pressure; Label: Chrysalis/2Tone
(Donatella) Rettore - Donatella
Album: 45; Label: Ariston
Morgan Fisher and friends (as The Burtons) - MacArthur Park
Album: v.a. Hybrid Kids 1; Label: Cherry Red
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - (excerpt) Ghost from the Future
Album: unrl.; Label: Skankworks/IMT
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - Sherwood's Planet
Album: Warts 'n' all; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Stan Kenton - Quintile
Album: Adventures in Time; Label: Capitol
Joe Loco - Regalame Esta Noche
Album: 45; Label: Imperial
Jonah Jones Quartet - Jalousie
Album: Jonah Jumps Again; Label: Capitol
Dick Barlow & his Orchestra - Swedish Rhapsody
Album: Music to Make You Feel That Certain Way; Label: Mercury
Knuckles O'Toole - Mambo #8
Album: ...Goes South of the Border; Label: Grand Award
Raymond Scott - La Cumparsita
Album: ...conducts the Rock 'n' Roll Symphony; Label: Everest
Roger Link & his Whispering Trumpet - Sweet Sue, Just You
Album: Hot Lips - Salute to Henry Busse; Label: Decca
Francis Bay Big Band - The Song Is You
Album: Swinging Night People; Label: Omega Disk
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - Time Barrier #5 (custom bumper-timed edit)
Album: unrl.; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Jack Pleis & His Piano, Chorus and Orchestra - Strings and Things
Album: Strings and Things; Label: Decca
The Persians - Get A Hold of Yourself
Album: 45; Label: Pageant
Curly Moore & the Kool Ones - Shelley's Rubber Band
Album: 45; Label: House of the Fox
The Hidden Cost - Vibrations
Album: 45; Label: Marmaduke
King Coleman - Down in the Basement
Album: 45; Label: Togo
Hugo Winterhalter - Melody of Spain
Album: ...Goes Continental; Label: RCA
Sandy Nelson - Casbah
Album: 45; Label: Imperial
Tipsy - Chocolate Moon
Album: Buzzz; Label: Ipecac
Tipsy - Swingin' Spaceman
Album: Buzzz; Label: Ipecac
(bumper) Carr/McWheele Orchestra - Time Beings (custom bumper-timed edit)
Album: unrl.; Label: Skankworks/IMT
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - One for Freetime
Album: Warts 'n' all; Label: Skankworks/IMT
The Selecter - Bristol and Miami
Album: Celebrate the Bullet; Label: Chrysalis
The Specials - All Gone Wrong
Album: Guilty 'til Proved Innocent!; Label: MCA
Madness (as The Dangermen) - Taller Than You Are
Album: The Dangermen Sessions; Label: Live & Intensified!
Bad Manners - Memory Train
Album: Return of the Ugly; Label: Blue Beat
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - (most of) One for Freetime
Album: Warts 'n' all; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Bad Manners - Black Night
Album: Heavy Petting; Label: Moon Ska
Teresa Brewer - My Boy Lollipop
Album: Golden Hits of 1964; Label: Philips
Qypthone - One Love (not by Bob)
Album: Montuno no. 5; Label: Happiness
Shiina Ringo - Mayonaka wa Junketsu (ft. Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra)
Album: cd single; Label: Toshiba/EMI
Tomosaka Rie (backed by Tokyo Jihen!) - Tokai no Manner
Album: Toridori; Label: EMI Japan
The Miceteeth - Them!
Album: Meeting; Label: P-Vine
Giulliano Palma & the Bluebeaters - Coming In from the Cold
Album: The Album; Label: V2/Universal
The Pietasters - Out All Night
Album: willis; Label: Hellcat
Go Jimmy Go - Bang the Skillet
Album: Soul Arrival; Label: Moon Room
Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra - Zutto (ft. Crystal Kay)
Album: World Ska Symphony; Label: Avex
(non-Froggie bumper) SKAndalous All Stars - The End
Album: Age of Insects; Label: Shanachie
Air Date: 
January 19, 2012

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