5/24/2012 Rocket Ship Ska Trip

 

_5/24 in a nutshell..._

In the "Ooh"...       Hot on the heels of the Lee Perry/Subatomic performance at the Cedar, we got on the air and did the Push Push one more time, before the guy we like to call Neil "Ska"-daka did the Jellyfish.  The King and Queen were there, doing some Warm and Tender Ska in the Middle of the Night... with a Firestick as the only light source! Oh, that Astro 'Gator? He was out in space, swimming among the stars. It's all there in the playlist!  A 2Tone era (not "label") set included a guy from Hawkwind, a guy from Mott the Hoople, and some Lambrettas. All of 'em, actually! The Cap'n took us back to the '60s with Tracey Dey, Ria Bartok and The Don. Sherwood previewed a tribute to legendary Godzilla soundtrack composers Akira Ifukube and Masaru Sato(h). (We've seen the name elsewhere with and without the h. The Ventures, Arthur Lyman, Mike Simpson, Weather Report and Emerson Lake & Palmer also Worked their way into Hour 2, before the back-announce. Where was Ringo? Quadruple-Ringrolling you in Hour 3, of course! See the non-reg playlist for the in-depth details on the 4@4... we went all-out for this! We also proudly debuted our brand-newly-hatched 3-eyed Froggie named Greenhenge, which Dr. Strangedub from Echo Chamber describes as "The Skatalites meet Martin Denny"... ExotiSKA, anyone?

Playlist Tracks: 
Tommy McCook with Baba Brooks Band - Rocket Ship
Album: 45; Label: Treasure Isle
Lee Perry - Do the Push Push
Album: 45; Label: Muzik City blank-label
Neil Sedaka - Do the Jellyfish
Album: (movie) Sting of Death; Label: Something Weird dvd
Lord Creator (a.k.a. Kentrick Patrick) - King and Queen
Album: 45; Label: Randy's
The Deltas - The Party
Album: 45; Label: Blue Beat
Roy Richards - Warm and Tender Ska
Album: 45; Label: Coxsone
Prince Buster - In the Middle of the Night
Album: 45; Label: Blue Beat
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - The Astro 'Gator
Album: Warts 'n' all; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Prince Buster - Firestick (a.k.a. "Old Lady"
Album: 45; Label: Blue Beat
Granville Williams Orchestra - Nutty Buddy
Album: 45; Label: GWO
Bad Manners - Lip Up Fatty
Album: s-t; Label: MCA
(Hawkwind sax guy The Nik Turner's) Inner City Unit - Amyl Nitrate (medley)
Album: 45; Label: Riddle
Morgan Fisher & friends as "The Burtons" - MacArthur Park
Album: "v.a." Hybrid Kids; Label: Cherry Red
The Lambrettas - Watch Out, I'm Back
Album: Beat Boys in the Jet Age; Label: Rocket Record Co.
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - Ska Bump
Album: Warts 'n' all; Label: Skankworks/IMT
The Specials - Sea Cruise (ft. Rico)
Album: BBC Sessions; Label: EMI/BBC
David Lindley & El Rayo-X - Werewolves of London
Album: Very Greasy; Label: Elektra
Tracey Dey - (most of) Ska Doo De Yah
Album: 45; Label: Amy
Ria Bartok - (most of) Zu Schade Dafur ("Ska Doo... " in German)
Album: "Neu!" 45; Label: Columbia
Don Drummond - (excerpt) Smiling
Album: (Skatalites) Ska Boo-Da-Ba - Top Sounds from Top Deck; Label: Top Deck
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - Sherwood's Planet
Album: Warts 'n' all; Label: Skankworks/IMT
The Ventures - Blue Star
Album: Walk Don't Run vol. 2; Label: EMI/Dolton
Masaru Sato(h) - Godzilla vs. Anguiras
Album: v.a. Best of Godzilla 1954-75; Label: GNP/Crescendo
Arthur Lyman - Vera Cruz
Album: Bwana a; Label: hifirecord
Jack Walrath - King Kong vs. Godzilla
Album: Godzilla Jazz; Label: King (Japan)
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - Ocean Moon
Album: Warts 'n' all; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Mike Simpson - Calypso
Album: The Opposite Sides of Mike; Label: Concert Disc
Milt Jackson - Sometimes I'm Happy
Album: The Jazz Skyline; Label: Savoy
Pram - Sea Swells and Distant Squalls
Album: Sargasso Sea; Label: too pure
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - Skankworks in Orbit
Album: Warts 'n' all; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Weather Report - When It Was Now
Album: This Is This; Label: Columbia
Ferrante & Teicher - Sabre Dance
Album: Classical Disco; Label: UA
Emerson Lake & Palmer - Tank
Album: Works; Label: Atlantic
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - Big Bad Rhino
Album: Warts 'n' all; Label: Skankworks/IMT
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - One for Freetime
Album: Warts 'n' all; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Shiina Ringo with Tokyo Ska Paridise Orchestra - Mayonaka wa Junketsu
Album: cd single; Label: Toshiba/EMI
Tomosaka Rie - Tokai no Manner (ft. Tokyo Jihen)
Album: Toridori; Label: EMI Japan
Tokyo Jihen - Kronekodow
Album: Variety; Label: Toshiba/EMI
Shiina Ringo - Mayonaka wa Junketsu (live ft. Tokyo Jihen)
Album: Electric Mole; Label: Toshiba/EMI
Remi Vicious - My Boy Lollipop
Album: Ska in 8-Bit; Label: s-r
*(bumper) Mutant Frogs - Greenhenge (titled since show's airdate) (custom bumper-timed edit, or CBTE)
Album: unrl.; Label: Skankworks/EMI
*Mutant Frogs (not as bumper) - Greenhenge (titled since show's airdate)
Album: cd single; Label: Skankworks/EMI
Ska Dynamics - Red Eye City
Album: Cow Town Ska; Label: Top Beat
(Donatella) Rettore - Donatella
Album: 45; Label: Ariston
The (English) Beat - Jeanette
Album: 12"; Label: IRS/Go Feet
The Majaicans - Sunshine Day
Album: ?; Label: s-r/myspace
Madness - Cardiac Arrest
Album: s-t; Label: Geffen
Giuliano Palma & the Bluebeaters - I'll Get You
Album: Boogaloo; Label: V2/Universal
The Skatalites - Split Personality (ft. Toots Hibbert)
Album: Hi-Bop Ska!; Label: Shanachie
The Maytals - Marching On
Album: 45; Label: R&B
(non-Froggie bumper) SKAndalous All Stars - (excerpt) The End
Album: Age of Insects; Label: Shanachie
Air Date: 
May 24, 2012

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