6/14/2012 Rocket Ship Ska Trip

 

 

(6/14/12)
 
It is as Jimmy Cliff once sang... Ska All Over The World!  This week, the "Ooh" featured a set of '60s and '70s Blue Beat and Ska from all over the world_ from South Africa (and released on a 78!) to Germany to Jamaica to Holland to various places in the U.S. and U.K. But first, to space... wwwwiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiith Tommy!!!
 
Tommy McCook with Baba Brooks Band  Rocket Ship (2:39) / 45 [Treasure Isle] >> Soweto Stokvel Septette  Eddie's Ska (2:18) / 78 [Stokvel] >> Mango Jones & his Orchestra  Coffee Street Ska (2:01) / Explosive New Dance Rhythm - The SKA [Vee Jay] >> Rita Hovink  De Blue Blue Beat (1:56) / 45 [CNR/Moonglow] >> Roy Shirley & Beverley's All Stars  Shirley (2:32) / 45 [Beverley's] >> Gitte Haening  Das Ist Der Blue Beat (2:26) / 7"ep [Pathe/Marconi] >> Jerry Jackson  Shrimp Boats Is a' Comin' (2:43) / 45 [Columbia] >> (bumper) Mutant Frogs  60Hz. Ska (2:43) / "It's One Of Ours" [Skankworks/IMT] >> The Skatalites (ft. uncredited singer)  Whole World Doing the Ska (2:24) / 45 [Treasure Isle] >> Tommy McCook  The Watergate Affair (3:23) / 45 [Lion] >> Lord Creator a.k.a. Kentrick Patrick  Evening News (2:22) / 45 [Studio 1] >> The Fleetwoods Ska Light Ska Bright (2:25) / 45 [Dolton] >> Jimmy Cliff  Ska All Over the World (2:33) / v.a. The Authentic Jamaica Ska [Amy] >> Tracey Dey  Ska Doo Dee Yah (2:40) / 45 [Amy] >> (bumper) Mutant Frogs  5 Fingers of Ska (4:01) / "It's One Of Ours" [Skankworks/IMT] >> Baba Brooks Band  Alcatraz (2:53) / v.a. Ska Rarities 3cd box set [Trojan] >> The Locomotive  Rudi's In Love (3:06) / 45 [Parlophone] >> Morgan Fisher & friends as "The Burtons"  MacArthur Park (3:02) / "v.a." Hybrid Kids [Cherry Red] >> The Selecter  The Whisper (2:58) / 45 [Chrysalis] >> Gary "U.S." Bonds  Dear Lady Twist (2:37) / 45 [Legrand] >> Annette Funicello  Jamaica Ska (2:15) / Annette at Bikini Beach [Buena Vista] >> (bumper) Mutant Frogs  (excerpt) Baron von Skankin Frank (2:26) / "It's One Of Ours" [Skankworks/IMT]
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(bumper) Mutant Frogs  Sherwood's Planet (3:01) / Warts 'n' all [Skankworks/IMT] >> Hal Blaine  Trippin' Out (June) (2:36) / Psych. Perc. [Dunhill/Harkit] >> Mutant Frogs (not as bumper)  Lymedison (4:30) / "It's One Of Ours" [Skankworks/IMT] >> Soil & "Pimp" Sessions ft. Shiina Ringo  My Foolish Heart (Crazy in Shibuya) (4:36) / online single [iTunes Japan] >> Nat King Cole  Quizas, Quizas, Quizas (2:44) / sdtk. In the Mood for Love [Higher Octave/Virgin] >> Serge Gainsbourg  Pauvre Lola (2:27) / Love and the Beat [Sunnyside/Mercury France] >> YMCK  Pastel Colored Candy (2:15) / Family Music > Go YMCK Go (3:25) / Family Racing [both releases Usagi-Chang] >> (bumper) Mutant Frogs  Pro-Pleasure Gas (Sherwood B. Funn's Voovie Doo Dub) (7:12) / "It's One Of Ours" [Skankworks/IMT] >> Mutant Frogs (not as bumper)  Ska from Studio 5 (Attack Wah Mix) (3:39) / unrl. [Skankworks/IMT] >> Sauter/Finegan Orchestra  Chant of the Weed (5:03) / Under Analysis [RCA] >> Ken Nordine  You Know the Story (5:51) / Word Jazz - A Transparent Mask [Asphodel] >> Jack Walrath  Bottom of the Sea (7:38) / Godzilla Jazz [King Japan] >> Arthur Lyman  Leis of Jazz (tt) ( / [hifi/Ryko]
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(bumper) Mutant Frogs  One for Freetime (3:08) / Warts 'n' all [Skankworks/IMT] 
The 4@4: My stuff... 2 new creations and 2 from "It's One Of Ours" [Skankworks/IMT]...  Mutant Frogs - *Perception (3:29) > Pro-Pleasure Gas (Capt. 2much Freetime's Ska Mutation) (3:17) / "It's One Of Ours" > *Greenhenge (2:55) > The Great UFO Crash of '47 (3:20) / "It's One Of Ours"  >> Jazz Jamaica  Confucious (4:55) / Double Barrel [Hannibal] >>The English Beat  Jeanette (4:09) / 12" [IRS/Go Feet] >> *Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra Hungry Beast (4:01) / Walkin' [Avex] >> (bumper) Mutant Frogs  Penguin On Vacation (4:42) / "It's One Of Ours" [Skankworks/IMT] >> Fishbone  Unyeilding Conditioning (4:43) / Give a Monkey a Brain and He'll Swear He's the Center of the Universe [Columbia] >> Prince Fatty meets the Mutant Hifi  Up the Creek (2:49) > Moscow Mule (2:49) (same tune as "Creek" on my copy; I used it as bumper_ hmmmm... ) > Son of a Thousand Fathers (2:29) / (all tks.) Return of Gringo! [Mr. Bongo] >> Lions Club  Theme from Rocky ("Gonna Fly Now") (5:18) / TV & Movie Themes [Pork Pie] >> Giuliano Palma & the Bluebeaters  State of the Nation (3:34) / Boogaloo [Universal/V2] >> SKAndalous All Stars  The End (2:51) / Age of Insects [Shanachie]
Playlist Tracks: 
Tommy McCook with Baba Brooks Band - Rocket Ship
Album: 45; Label: Treasure Isle
Soweto Stokvel Septette - Eddie's Ska
Album: 78; Label: Stokvel
Mango Jones & his Orchestra - Coffee Street Ska
Album: Explosive New Dance Rhythm! The SKA; Label: Vee Jay
Rita Hovink - De Blue Blue Beat
Album: 45; Label: CNR/Moonglow
Roy Shirley & Beverley's All Stars - Shirley
Album: 45; Label: Beverley's
Gitte Haening - Das Ist Der Blue Beat
Album: 45; Label: Pathe/Marconi
Jerry Jackson - Shrimp Boats Is A Comin'
Album: 45; Label: Columbia
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - 60Hz. Ska
Album: "It's One Of Ours"; Label: Skankworks/IMT
The Skatalites (ft. uncredited singer) - Whole World Doing the Ska
Album: 45; Label: Treasure Isle
Tommy McCook - Watergate Affair
Album: 45; Label: Lion
Lord Creator a.k.a. Kentrick Patrick - Evening News
Album: 45; Label: Studio 1
The Fleetwoods - Ska Light Ska Bright
Album: 45; Label: Dolton
Jimmy Cliff - Ska All Over the World
Album: v.a. The Authentic Jamaica Ska; Label: Amy
Tracey Dey - Ska Doo-Dee-Yah
Album: 45; Label: Amy
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - 5 Fingers of Ska
Album: "It's One Of Ours"; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Baba Brooks Band - Alcatraz
Album: v.a. Ska Rarities 3cd box set; Label: Trojan
The Locomotive - Rudi's In Love
Album: 45; Label: Parlophone
Morgan Fisher & friends as "The Burtons" - MacArthur Park
Album: v.a. Hybrid Kids; Label: Cherry Red
The Selecter - The Whisper
Album: 45; Label: Chrysalis
Gary "U.S." Bonds - Dear Lady Twist
Album: 45; Label: Legrand
Annette Funicello - Jamaica Ska
Album: Annette at Bikini Beach; Label: Buena Vista
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - (excerpt) Baron von Skankin' Frank
Album: "It's One Of Ours"; Label: Skankworks/IMT
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - Sherwood's Planet
Album: Warts 'n' all; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Hal Blaine - Trippin' Out (June)
Album: Psychedelic Percussion; Label: Dunhill/Harkit
Mutant Frogs (not as bumper) - Lymedison
Album: "It's One Of Ours"; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Soil & "Pimp" Sessions (ft. Shiina Ringo) - My Foolish Heart (Crazy in Shibuya)
Album: online single; Label: iTunes Japan
Nat King Cole - Quizas, Quizas, Quizas
Album: sdtk. In the Mood for Love; Label: Higher Octave/Virgin
Serge Gainsbourg - Pauvre Lola
Album: Love and the Beat; Label: Sunnyside/Mercury France
YMCK - Pastel Colored Candy
Album: Family Music; Label: Usagi-Chang
YMCK - Go YMCK Go
Album: Family Racing; Label: Usagi-Chang
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - Pro-Pleasure Gas (Sherwood B. Fun's Voovie Doo Dub)
Album: "It's One Of Ours"; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Mutant Frogs (not as bumper) - Ska from Studio 5 (Attack Wah Mix)
Album: unrl. ; Label: Skankworks/IMT]
Sauter-Finegan Orchestra - Chant of the Weed
Album: Under Analysis; Label: RCA
Ken Nordine - You Know thw Story
Album: Word Jazz - A Transparent Mask; Label: Asphodel
Jack Walrath - Bottom of the Sea
Album: Godzilla Jazz; Label: King Japan
Arthur Lyman - Leis of Jazz
Album: Leis of Jazz; Label: hifi/Ryko
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - One for Freetime
Album: Warts 'n' all; Label: Skankworks/IMT
*Mutant Frogs (not as bumper) - Perception
Album: unrl.; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Mutant Frogs (not as bumper) - Pro-Pleasure Gas (Capt. 3much Freetime's Ska Mutation)
Album: "It's One Of Ours"; Label: Skankworks/IMT
*Mutant Frogs (not as bumper) - Greenhenge
Album: cd single; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Mutant Frogs (not as bumper) - The Great UFO Crash of '47
Album: "It's One Of Ours"; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Jazz Jamaica - Confucious
Album: Double Barrel; Label: Hannibal
The English Beat - Jeanette
Album: 12"; Label: IRS/Go Feet
Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra - Hungry Beast
Album: Walkin'; Label: Avex
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - Penguin On Vacation
Album: "It's One Of Ours"; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Fishbone - Unyeilding Conditioning
Album: Give a Monkey a Brain and He'll Swear He's the Center of the Universe; Label: Columbia
Prince Fatty meets the Mutant Hifi - Up the Creek
Album: Return of Gringo; Label: Mr. Bongo
(bumper) Prince Fatty meets the Mutant Hifi - Moscow Mule (same tune as "Creek" ...?)
Album: Return of Gringo; Label: Mr. Bongo
Prince Fatty meets the Mutant Hifi - Son of a Thousand Fathers
Album: Return of Gringo; Label: Mr. Bongo
Lions Club - Gona Fly Now (Theme from "Rocky")
Album: TV and Movie Themes; Label: Pork Pie
Giuliano Palma & the Bluebeaters - State of the Nation
Album: Boogaloo; Label: V2/Universal
SKAndalous All Stars - (most of) The End
Album: Age of Insects; Label: Shanachie
Air Date: 
June 14, 2012

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