2/2/2012 Rocket Ship Ska Trip

 

(2/2 in a nutshell... )
An RSST debut of a brand-spankin-new Pinstripes track in Hour 3, and it's a goodie... "Alright, Baby" from I on a label we haven't heard of called Collective Culture. We also kicked off an entire month of Japanese "Lollies" as we like to call 'em around here, whether it's "My Boy" "My Girl" "My Collie" or who- or what- ever it is that inspired any given singer to cover the 'Pop. This week: Yukari Ito. The 4(+1)@4 is some Prince Buster-related sides, Sherwood spun one of the 'b's on Shiina Ringo's Carnation single in addition to meandering down Jade Warrior's "Dark River", and listen to the tail end of the "Ooh" for this really cool '60s ska oldie... all the way from Soweto, SA! 'Til next time, keep unearthin'...


Playlist Tracks: 
Tommy McCook with Baba Brooks Band - Rocket Ship
Album: 45; Label: Treasure Isle
The Cherry Pies - Do You Keep On Dreaming
Album: 45; Label: Black Swan
The Special Beat - Seven Letters
Album: 45; Label: Doctor Bird
Bobby Aitken ("Akins" on label) - (cd-r glitched about 1/2way thru) Crackers Rush
Album: 45; Label: Blues
Bobby Aitken ("Akins" on label) - (cd-r glitched again in another deck... ) Crackers Rush
Album: 45; Label: Blues
(non-Froggie bumper) Granville Williams Orchestrra - Wailin'
Album: 45; Label: GWO
Derrick Morgan & Pauline - King of Tonight
Album: 45; Label: Beverley's
Laurel Aitken & the Blue Beats - Lucille
Album: 45; Label: Blue Beat
Dandy - A Little More Ska
Album: 45; Label: Dice
The Cavaliers Orchestra - I Man
Album: 45; Label: Randy's
Bobby Aitken ("Akins" on label) - (Yippee! It played glitch-free in the top cd deck!) Crackers Rush
Album: 45; Label: Blues
John Schroeder - Phoenix City
Album: 45; Label: Picadilly
(bumper) Carr/McWheele Orchestra (me!) - Time Beings (custom bumper-timed edit)
Album: unrl.; Label: Skankworks/IMT
The Skatalites - Ska in the Vienna Woods
Album: (Skatalites & v.a.) Ska Authentic vol. 1 [Studio 1]; Label: Studio 1
Lord Brynner - Teach the Ska
Album: (Skatalites & v.a.) Ska Authentic vol. 1 [Studio 1]; Label: Studio 1
Granville Williams Orchestra - Honky Tonk
Album: 45; Label: GWO
Desmond Dekker - King of Ska
Album: Rudy Got Soul anthology; Label: Trojan
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - The Astro 'Gator
Album: Warts 'n' all; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Roland Alphonso - Middle East
Album: 45; Label: Pyramid
Frederick (pre-"Toots") Hibbert - Old Flame
Album: v.a. Trojan Battlefield; Label: Trojan
Soweto Stokvel Septette - Eddie's Ska
Album: 78; Label: Stokvel
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - Sherwood's Planet
Album: Warts 'n' all; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Dave Pike - Vikki
Album: Manhattan Latin; Label: Decca
*Shiina Ringo - Jinsei wa Omoidoori
Album: Carnation single; Label: Toshiba/EMI
Jade Warrior - Dark River
Album: Last Autumn's Dream; Label: Vertigo
Sil Austin - Seven Days in Barcelona
Album: 45; Label: Mercury
Hank Marr - Bridge to Shangri-La
Album: 45; Label: Federal
Phil Upchurch - Nothing but the Soul
Album: You Can't Sit Down Part Two; Label: Boyd
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - It's Always Time Somewhere (f.k.a. "Time Barrier #5")
Album: unrl.; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Hal Blaine - Flashy (February)
Album: Psychedelic Percussion; Label: Dunhill/Harkit
Harry Partch - A Lost Political Soul Finds Himself among the Voteless Women of Paradise
Album: The Bewitched; Label: CRI
Teddy Charles - Blue Greens
Album: Word from Bird; Label: Kock/Atlantic
David Carroll & his Orchestra - Euphrates
Album: Let's Dance; Label: Mercury
Ego Wrappin' - Mother Ship
Album: On the Rocks!; Label: Toys Factory
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - One for Freetime
Album: Warts 'n' all; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Prince Buster - Hard Man fe Dead
Album: 45; Label: Blue Beat
Buster's Group - Baby Face Nelson
Album: 45; Label: Buster Wild Bells
Kingston All Stars - Happy Hunter
Album: 45; Label: Dice
Buster's All Stars - Rock Steady
Album: 45; Label: Blue Beat
Buster's All Stars - Devil's Daffodil
Album: 45; Label: Blue Beat
Yukari Ito - My Boy Lollipop
Album: s-t; Label: King (Japan)
Mr. T-Bone & the Young Lions - President of the Republic of Banana
Album: Heroes; Label: Rudeboy Corner
Jazz Jamaica All Stars - Dolphin Dance
Album: Massive; Label: Dune
*The Pinstripes - Alright Baby
Album: I; Label: Collective Culture
SKAndalous All Stars - Higher Ground
Album: Hit Me; Label: Shanachie
Nutty Boys (Suggs and Kix from Madness) - People
Album: Crunch!; Label: Dojo
The Lambrettas - Watch Out, I'm Back
Album: Beat Boys in the Jet Age; Label: Rocket Record Co.
David Lindley & El Rayo-X - Werewolves of London
Album: Very Greasy; Label: Elektra
(non-Froggie bumper) SKAndalous All Stars - The End
Album: Age of Insects; Label: Shanachie
(time remaining!) - (excerpt) The Scene Tomorrow
Album: unrl.; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Air Date: 
February 2, 2012

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