12/13/2012 Rocket Ship Ska Trip

 

GotchaSKAvered, December, week 2: “Obla Di, Obla Da” New York Ska-Jazz style, from NYSJE’s Skaleidoscope, kicking off the Home Stretch. What an Ensemble! Tsuyoshi Kawakami was the featured artist on the first-ever 5:05 5(+1)-in-a-row, both as bassist with Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra and fronting his other band theMoodmakers, alternating tracks ‘til each band has played three apiece. Back in Tink’s neck of the woods, the psychedelically percussive Hal Blaine’s December tune is “Love-In”, Thelonious Moog served up the good, the bad, and Frank Zappa, and doubles were poured for Les Baxter, Stan Kenton and Andre Popp.  Back in the “Ooh” there was no running or recurring theme other than cool times and hot ska classics, so tune in… and stay tuned!

Playlist Tracks: 
Tommy McCook with Baba Brooks Band - Rocket Ship (2:39)
Album: 45; Label: Treasure Isle
Byron Lee & the Dragonaires - Ska-De-Wah (2:08)
Album: Dance the Ska; Label: BMN
The Maytals - Marching On (2:34)
Album: 45; Label: R&B
Don Drummond & his Evergreens - Jet Stream (2:55)
Album: 45; Label: Rolando & Powie
The Blues Busters - I Don't Know (1:54)
Album: Best of...; Label: Sunshine
Prince Buster - How Can I Tell Them (2:55)
Album: Ska Lip Soul; Label: Blue Beat
Tommy McCook - Ska Jam (2:45)
Album: 45; Label: Caltone
Baba Brooks Band - Alcatraz (2:53)
Album: v.a. Ska Rarities 3cd box set; Label: Trojan
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - The Astro 'Gator (3:35)
Album: Warts 'n' all; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Lord Creator aka Kentrick Patrick - Evening News (2:22)
Album: 45; Label: Studio 1
Roland Alphonso & Cecil Lloyd - Oceans 11 (3:40)
Album: v.a. All Star Top Hits; Label: Coxsone
The Skatalites - I Should Have Known Better (4:04)
Album: Foundation Ska; Label: Heartbeat/Studio 1
Sir Harry - Hee Cup (2:11)
Album: 45; Label: Crab
Clive & Naomi - Down Down (2:30)
Album: 45; Label: Treasure Isle
Eric "Monty" Morris - Stitch in Time (2:51)
Album: 45; Label: Blue Beat
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - Hang Tight (2:40)
Album: Warts 'n' all; Label: Skankworks/IMT
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - One More Thing (1:12)
Album: Warts 'n' all; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Shenley Duffus - He's Coming Down (2:21)
Album: 45; Label: Black Swan
Randy's All Stars - Sam the Fisherman (3:07)
Album: 45; Label: Blue Beat
Granville Williams Orchestra - Nutty Buddy (2:43)
Album: 45; Label: GWO
C. Hyman - The Ska is Movin' On (1:55)
Album: 45; Label: Ska Beat
Carlton Reid - Turn On the Lights (2:29)
Album: 45; Label: Ska Beat
The Selecter - On My Radio (3:14)
Album: Too Much Pressure; Label: Chrysalis/2Tone
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - Ska Bump (2:00)
Album: Warts 'n' all; Label: Skankworks/IMT
(Donatella) Rettore - Donatella (3:13)
Album: 45; Label: Ariston
Colonel Elliott & the Lunatics - Cosmic Bust (2:51)
Album: Interstellar Reggae Drive; Label: Trojan
Prince Buster - Ganja Plant (3:28)
Album: 45; Label: FAB
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - Sherwood's Planet (3:01)
Album: Warts 'n' all; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Hal Blaine - Love In (December) (2:18)
Album: Psychedelic Percussion; Label: Dunhill/Harkit
George Russell Smalltet - Fellow Delegates (5:39)
Album: Jazz Workshop; Label: Bluebird
Thelonious Moog - Duodenum (3:13)
Album: American Standard; Label: GrownUP
Perfume - Counter Attraction (3:26)
Album: Fan Service - Bitter dvd; Label: Tokuma Japan
Benny Carter - Harlem Wednesday (10:31)
Album: (B. Carter/D. Gillespie/Q. Jones) Journey to Next; Label: Lightyear
George Russell & his Orchestra - Waltz from Outer Space (6:59)
Album: Jazz in the Space Age; Label: Decca/Chessmates
Lyle "Spud" Murphy - Caleta (2:51)
Album: New Orbits in Sound; Label: GNP/Crescendo
Rosemary Clooney - Mangos (2:35)
Album: 45; Label: RCA
Les Baxter - Winds of Sirius (2:35)
Album: Space Escapade; Label: Capitol
Les Baxter - The Other Side of the Moon (2:01)
Album: Space Escapade; Label: Capitol
Shiina Ringo & Saito Neko - Ishiki (2:32)
Album: Heisei Fuzoku; Label: Toshiba/EMI
Jimmie Haskell & his Orchestra - Moonlight Cha Cha (1:58)
Album: Count Down!; Label: Imperial
Stan Kenton - City of Glass 2nd Mvt. - Dance Before the Mirror (4:22)
Album: ...plays Bob Graettinger - City of Glass; Label: Capitol
Stan Kenton - City of Glass 3rd Mvt. - Reflections (3:53)
Album: ...plays Bob Graettinger - City of Glass; Label: Capitol
Andre Popp - Perles de Cristal (3:13)
Album: Delirium in Hi-Fi; Label: Basta
Andre Popp - Java (2:46)
Album: Delirium in Hi-Fi; Label: Basta
Cal Tjader - Tumbao (6:53)
Album: Demasado Caliente; Label: Fantasy
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - One for Freetime (twice... 2 x 3:08 = 6:16)
Album: Warts 'n' all; Label: Skankworks/IMT
New York Ska-Jazz Ensemble - Obla Di, Obla Da (3:34)
Album: Skaleidoscope; Label: Megalith
Mungo's Hi Fi - Bad Bad Boy (ft. Soom T) (4:12)
Album: Forward Ever; Label: Scotch Bonnet
Josh Roseman - Thoroughfare (7:28)
Album: New Constellations - Live in Vienna; Label: Accurate
Giuliano Palma & the Bluebeaters - Be Young Be Foolish Be Happy (3:45)
Album: Boogaloo; Label: Universal
The Skatalites - Divine Conception (4:16)
Album: On the Right Track; Label: AIM Roots Explorer Series
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - Spring Bass with Trendy Bogus "Vinyl" Crackle (2:10)
Album: Warts 'n' all; Label: Skankworks/IMT
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - 5 Good Reasons (2:00)
Album: Warts 'n' all; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra - Hungry Beast (4:01)
Album: Walkin'; Label: Avex
Tsuyoshi Kawakami & his Moodmakers - Pet Sounds (2:53)
Album: moodmakers mood; Label: cutting edge
Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra - Tategakinoame ("Vertical Rain") (ft. Yoshie Nakano) (5:31)
Album: Walkin'; Label: Avex
Tsuyoshi Kawakami & his Moodmakers - Third Man Theme (3:24)
Album: mood inn; Label: cutting edge
Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra - Merry Go Round (4:36)
Album: Walkin'; Label: Avex
Tsuyoshi Kawakami & his Moodmakers - Harlem Nocturne (3:13)
Album: moodmakers mood; Label: cutting edge
Madness - Cardiac Arrest (2:58)
Album: s-t; Label: Geffen
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - Big Bad Rhino (3:15)
Album: Warts 'n' all; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Azie Lawrence - Pempelem (2:20)
Album: 45; Label: Blue Beat
Ken Boothe - Come Running Back + Dub (6:11)
Album: 12"; Label: Studio 1
The Slackers - If You See My Baby (2:52)
Album: Lost and Found; Label: Special Potato
The Slackers - It Will All Come Back (2:59)
Album: Lost and Found; Label: Special Potato
The Brass Circus - Strawberry Fields Forever (4:09)
Album: v.a. Skankin' Beatles (Blue); Label: Geneon
The Skalars - Change Up (3:48)
Album: Change Up; Label: Moon Ska
(non-Froggie bumper) SKAndalous All Stars - The End (3:03)
Album: Age of Insects; Label: Shanachie
Air Date: 
December 13, 2012

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