6/21/2012 Rocket Ship Ska Trip

 

 

(6/21/12)
Hour 1 - The "Ooh" (Opening Oldies Hour)
Tommy McCook with Baba Brooks Band  Rocket Ship (2:39) / 45 [Treasure Isle] >> Ernest Ranglin  You Won't See Me (4:16)  / a Mod a Mod [K&K] >> The Skatalites  I Should Have Known Better (4:04) / Foundation Ska [Heartbeat/Studio 1] >> Jackie Mittoo & the Soul Bros.  Wives and Lovers (3:01) / Ska au-Go-Go > Moment of Mood (we all know this one as "Ja-Da") (3:42) / Carib Soul [both Studio 1] >> *(bumper) Mutant Frogs  Greenhenge (2:55) >> Byron Lee & the Dragonaires  Ska-Dee-Wah (2:08) / Dance the Ska [BMN] >> The Blues Busters  Soon You'll Be Gone (2:46) / Behold! The Anthology [Trojan] >> Byron Lee & the Dragonaires  Joy Ride (2:29) / Dance the Ska [BMN] >> Bob Andy  Life Could Be a Symphony (3:32) / The Bob Andy Song Book [Studio 1] >> The Skatalites  Ball of Fire (3:00) / v.a. Strictly for You vol. 1 [Studio 1] >> Cecil Lloyd & Roland Alphonso  Oceans 11 (3:40) / v.a. All Star Top Hits [Studio 1] >> *(bumper) Mutant Frogs  Vibe Steady (4:31) / unrl. [Skankworks/IMT] >> Mango Jones & his Orchestra  Calalue Ska (2:11) / Explosive New Dance Rhythm! The SKA [Vee Jay] >> Don Drummond  Addis Ababa (2:25) / In Memory of... [Studio 1] >> Raymond Harper  Safari (3:06) / 45 [Doctor Bird] >> Prince Buster  Red Dress (2:34) / 45 [Blue Beat] >> Lester Lanin  West Indies Ska (2:20) / Dancing at the Discotheque [Philips] >> *(bumper) Mutant Frogs  Perception (3:09) / unrl. [Skankworks/IMT]
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SHERWOOD'S PLANET playlist - (Welcome to the "Voov"... Sherwood B. Funn's orbital flying party palace known galaxy-wide (at least in Mr. Funn's hyperactive imagination) as the Voovie Doo Lounge!
(bumper) Mutant Frogs  Sherwood's Planet (3:01) / Warts 'n' all [Skankworks/IMT]
Shiina Ringo  Ringo no Uta (3:27) / cd single [Toshiba/EMI] >> Sun Ra & the Arkestra  Paradise (4:26) / sound of joy [delmark]  (It just hit me... Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra some years back released an album called "Arkestra"...  inspired by this early Ra side?) >> Masaru Sato ('h' optional... it's silent, so we're lopping it off!)  (main title) Son of Godzilla (2:07) / sdtk. Son of Godzilla [Futureland/Toho] >> Dr. Buzzard's Original Savannah Band  You Got Something/Betcha the Love Bug Bitcha (5:38) / s-t [RCA] >> Corduroy  Something In My Eye (3:21) / High Havoc [Acid Jazz] >> John Barry  Christella (2:03) > (main title) Beat Girl (1:45) / (both) The EMI Years vol. 1 1957-1960 [Scamp/EMI] >> m-flo loves Chara  Love to Live By (5:35) / (m-flo) CosmiColor [Rhythm Zone] >> (bumper) Mutant Frogs  It's Always Time Somewhere (3mn. CBTE) > The Scene Tomorrow (2mn. CBTE) >> Capsule  Han Juuryoku Ryokou (3:36) / phony phonic [Contemode] >> Cabernet Deneuve  Moscow (3:10) / Best [BRP] >> Tipsy  Sweet Spot (3:12) / Buzzz [ipecac] >> Joe Loco Quintet  There's a Small Hotel (2:38) / Cha Cha Cha [Fantasy] >> Buddy Morrow  The Rat Race (2:17) / Night Train Goes to Hollywood [Mercury] >> Perfume  Counter Attraction (or, as their proper katakanic pronunciation has it, "Ka-Un-Ta Atorakución") (3:27) / Fan Service - bitter (dvd) [Tokuma Japan] >> (bumper) Mutant Frogs  Lymedison (4:30) / "It's One Of Ours [Skankworks/IMT]
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ROCKET SHIP SKA TRIP (return flight)
 
(bumper) Mutant Frogs  One for Freetime (3:08) >> 4@4: Ska on the Jazz Side!  Jump with Joey  Jericho/Arte Bella (7:01) / Generations United [Will] >> Andy Hamilton  Mango Time (3:58) / Jamaica by Night [ ] >> Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra  Perfect Future (tt) (3:48) / [cutting edge] >> Mutant Frogs  5/16/Ska-7 (2:04) / "It's One Of Ours" [Skankworks/IMT] Baba Brooks Band  Cocktails for Two (2:53) / v.a. King Size Ska [Trojan] >> (bumper) Mutant Frogs (appx. 1/2 of) Transkalactic (1:22) / "It's One Of Ours" [Skankworks/IMT] >> Jazz Jamaica All Stars  Confucious (8:10) / Massive [Dune] ( ...and we are talkin' massive here_ a 30-pc. orchestra!) >> Buford O'Sullivan  The Night Sky's Turning Blue (3:13) / the club of hopes and fears [Ska Satellite] >> Rude & VIsser  Shake Shiver (4:13) / Red Rum ep [Grover] >> Perfume  Kareshi Boshuu Chuu (4:41) / a criminally rare cd single _only_ distributed in early Perfume's hometown of Hiroshima, back when they did some ska in a very _kawaii_ "2Tech" style!  [Momoji] >> (bumper) Mutant Frogs  Vibe Steady (demo ver.) (4:30) >> Madness  Cardiac Arrest (2:58) / s-t [Geffen] >> Laurel Aitken and the Unitone  Rudi Got Married  (3:24) / [I-Spy] (also turns up, minus the Unitone artist co-credit, as the title track on a Grover-label Laurel Aitken anthology... truth to tell, that's where I actually got it from!) >> ...and that brings us to the end. Not just any old End, mind you, but the SKAndalous All Stars' The End (3:03) / Age of Insects [Shanachie]. That's how we roll on outa here every week.  See ya!
Playlist Tracks: 
Tommy McCook with Baba Brooks Band - Rocket Ship
Album: 45; Label: Treasure Isle
Ernest Ranglin - You Won't See Me
Album: a Mod a Mod; Label: K&K
The Skatalites - I Should Have Known Better
Album: Foundation Ska; Label: Heartbeat/Studio 1
Jackie Mittoo & the Soul Bros. - Wives and Lovers
Album: (album credit: "Rolando Al & the Soul Bros.")Ska au Go-Go; Label: Studio 1
Jackie Mittoo & the Soul Bros. - Moment of Mood ("Ja-Da")
Album: Carib Soul; Label: Studio 1
*(bumper) Mutant Frogs - Greenhenge (remastered)
Album: unrl.; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Byron Lee & the Dragonaires - Ska-de-Wah
Album: Dance the Ska; Label: BMN
The Blues Busters (backed by Byron Lee & the Dragonaires) - Soon You'll Be Gone
Album: Behold! The Anthology; Label: Trojan
Byron Lee & the Dragonaires - Joy Ride
Album: Dance the Ska; Label: BMN
Bob Andy - Life Could Be a Symphony
Album: The Bob Andy Song Book; Label: Studio 1
The Skatalites - Ball of Fire ("Echo 4-2")
Album: Strictly for You vol. 1; Label: Studio 1
Cecil Lloyd & Roland Alphonso - Oceans 11
Album: v.a. All Star Top Hits; Label: Studio 1
*(bumper) Mutant Frogs - Vibe Steady (demo)
Album: unrl.; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Mango Jones & his Orchestra - Calalue Ska
Album: Explosive New Dance Rhythm! The SKA; Label: Vee Jay
Don Drummond - Addis Ababa
Album: 45; Label: Coxsone
Raymond Harper - Safari
Album: 45; Label: Doctor Bird
Prince Buster - Red Dress
Album: 45; Label: Blue Beat
Lester Lanin - West Indies Ska
Album: Dancing at the Discotheque; Label: Philips
*(bumper) Mutant Frogs - Perception
Album: unrl.; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Shiina Ringo - Ringo no Uta
Album: cd single; Label:
Sun Ra & the Arkestra - Paradise
Album: sound of joy; Label: delmark
Masaru Sato - (main title) Son of Godzilla
Album: sdtk. Son of Godzilla; Label: Futureland/Toho
Dr. Buzzard's Original Savannah Band - You Got Something (Betcha the Love Bug Bitcha)
Album: s-t; Label: RCA
Corduroy - Something In My Eye
Album: High Havoc; Label: Acid Jazz
John Barry - Christella
Album: The EMI Years - 1957-1960; Label: Scamp/EMI
m-flo loves Chara - Love to Live By
Album: (m-flo) CosmiColor; Label: Rhythm Zone
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - It's Always Time Somewhere (3mn. CBTE)
Album: unrl.; Label: Skankworks/IMT
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - The Scene Tomorrow (I might rename this "Seen2Morrow"... ) (2mn. CBTE)
Album: unrl.; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Capsule - Han Juuryoku Ryokou
Album: phony phonic; Label: Contemode
Cabernet Deneuve - Moscow
Album: Best; Label: BRP
Tipsy - Sweet Spot
Album: Buzzz; Label: ipecac
Joe Loco Quintet - There's a Small Hotel
Album: Cha Cha Cha; Label: Fantasy
Buddy Morrow - The Rat Race
Album: Night Train Goes to Hollywood; Label: Mercury
Perfume - Counter Attraction
Album: Fan Service - bitter; Label: Tokuma Japan
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - Lymedison
Album: "It's One Of Ours"; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Jump with Joey - (medley) Jericho > Arte Bella
Album: Generations United; Label: Will
Andy Hamilton - Mango Time
Album: Jamaica By Night; Label: ?
Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra - Perfect Future
Album: Perfect Future; Label: Cutting Edge/Avex
Mutant Frogs (not as bumper) - 5/16/Ska-7
Album: "It's One Of Ours"; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Sammy Ismay with Baba Brooks Band - Cocktails for Two
Album: v.a. King Size Ska; Label: Trojan
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - (appx. 1/2 of) Transkalactic
Album: "It's One Of Ours"; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Jazz Jamaica All Stars - Confucious
Album: Massive; Label: Dune
Buford O'Sullivan - The Night Sky's Turning Blue
Album: the club of hopes and fears; Label: Ska Satellite
Rude & Visser (a.k.a. Mr. Review) - Shake Shiver
Album: Red Rum 4tk. ep; Label: Grover
Perfume - Kareshi Boshuu Chuu
Album: cd single; Label: Momoji
*(bumper) Mutant Frogs - Vibe Steady (demo ver.)
Album: unrl.; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Madness - Cardiac Arrest
Album: s-t; Label: Geffen
Laurel Aitken and the Unitone - Rudi Got Married
Album: 45; Label: I-Spy
(non-Froggie bumper) SKAndalous All Stars - The End
Album: Age of Insects; Label: Shanachie
Air Date: 
June 21, 2012

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