4/11/2013 Rocket Ship Ska Trip

 

 

(4/11/13)

Kicking off this week’s “Ooh” in memory of Annette Funicello (10/22/42 – 4/8/13), the onetime Mouseketeer who introduced ska to the beaches of California (covering the very same song with which Byron Lee introduced it to New York City). Annette sings Lee’s “Jamaica Ska” twice… once in 1964, and once in 1987, the latter version backed by none other than Fishbone, as heard in the movie “Back to the Beach”. Also reprised is the steel drum version by West Side Symphony Steel Orchestra. Sherwood gets around to April’s “calendar album” tracks, the psychedelically percussive Hal Blaine’s “Hallucinations” and the equally trippy Emil Richards’ “Diamond”. Incidentally, Emil played on Hal’s album! Via YouTube, Mr. Funn visits Tiki Oasis 10 for a 9+min. “Quiet Village” jammed out (loud), birdcalls and all, by the Martini Kings. Listen for a nicely atmospheric transition into Shiina Ringo's "Poltergeist". In the Home Stretch, Rita Pavone GotusSKAvered with “Tu Sei Pallido”, a “Lollipop” by any other name, and a spicy one to boot. 5 Mutant Froggies starting at a wee bit past 5:05, some Toots, some Justin Hinds, some TSPO and some Jimmy Cliff later leads up to the wrap-up, and another safe, smooth transition to the Merry Band of Coffeemakers brewing up and serving up your Morning Blend. Tune in… and Stay Tuned!

Playlist Tracks: 
Tommy McCook with Baba Brooks Band - Rocket Ship (2:39)
Album: 45; Label: Treasure Isle
Annette Funicello - Jamaica Ska (1964) (2:18)
Album: Annette at Bikini Beach; Label: Buena Vista/Disney
Annette Funicello & Fishbone - Jamaica Ska (1987) (3:28)
Album: (movie dvd) Back to the Beach; Label: Paramount
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - Greenhenge (2:55)
Album: unrl.; Label: Skankworks/IMT
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - Perception (3:09)
Album: unrl.; Label: Skankworks/IMT
West Side Symphony Steel Orchestra - Jamaica Ska (2:55)
Album: v.a. Tiger Goes Calypso; Label: 3sso
Owen Gray - Mash It! Pts. 1 & 2 (4:09)
Album: v.a. Jamaican R&B 3cd box set; Label: Trojan
Lord Creator a.k.a. Kentrick Patrick - King and Queen (2:56)
Album: 45; Label: Randy's
Lou & the Hollywood Bananas - Kingston Kingston (3:03)
Album: Bonjour la France vol. 2; Label: BR Music
The Selecter - On My Radio (3:14)
Album: Too Much Pressure; Label: Chrysalis/2Tone
The English Beat - Hands Off... She's Mine (2:58)
Album: I Just Can't Stop It; Label: Go Feet
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - 5 Fingers of Ska (4:01)
Album: "It's One Of Ours"; Label: Skankworks/IMT
The Renegades - Mr. Hops (2:40)
Album: 45; Label: Merritone
Fabulous Poodles - Toy Town People (2:04)
Album: Unsuitable; Label: Pye
Morgan Fisher & friends (as "The Burtons") - MacArthur Park (3:02)
Album: "v.a." Hybrid Kids; Label: Cherry Red
Lee Perry - Wishes of the Wicked (2:44)
Album: 45; Label: Worldisc
Buster's All Stars - Devil's Daffodil (2:21)
Album: 45; Label: Blue Beat
Fishbone - Party at Ground Zero (6:32)
Album: s-t ep; Label: Columbia
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - Transkalactic (2:33)
Album: "It's One Of Ours"; Label: Skankworks/IMT
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - Lymedison (4:30)
Album: "It's One Of Ours"; Label: Skankworks/IMT
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - Pro-Pleasure Gas - Don Cacheine's Disco Kicks (3:44)
Album: "It's One Of Ours"; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Jerry Dammers with Gil Evans Orchestra - Riot City (8:30)
Album: sdtk. Absolute Beginners; Label: Virgin
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - Sherwood's Planet (3:01)
Album: Warts 'n' all; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Hal Blaine - Hallucinations (April (2:23)
Album: Psychedelic Percussion; Label: Dunhill/Harkit
Emil Richards - Diamond (April) (2:32)
Album: Stones; Label: UNI
Tom Dissevelt & Kid Baltan - Syncopation (2:58)
Album: Electronic Movements; Label: Philips
Tom Dissevelt & Kid Baltan - Drifting (3:10)
Album: Electronic Movements; Label: Philips
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - Interstellar Teakettle (3:37)
Album: unrl.; Label: Skankworks/IMT
(bumper) Carr/McWheele Orchestra - Time Beings (4:29)
Album: unrl.; Label: Skankworks/IMT
The Ventures - Blue Star (2:17)
Album: Walk Don't Run vol. 2; Label: EMI/Dolton
Herbie Hancock - Rain Dance (9:16)
Album: Sextant; Label: Columbia
u-Ziq - Mentim (4:27)
Album: royal astronomy; Label: Astralwerks
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - A 5th of Funn (6:28)
Album: "It's One Of Ours"; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Stan Kenton - March to Polaris (5:53)
Album: Adventures in Time; Label: Capitol
The Martini Kings - Quiet Village (ft. Crazy AL & Kimberly Rose live @Tiki Oasis 10) (9:23)
Album: YouTube live video; Label: YouTube
Shiina Ringo - Poltergeist (3:41)
Album: Karuki Zamen Kuri no Hana; Label: Toshiba/EMI
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - Lunar Lily Pad
Album: "It's One Of Ours"; Label: Skankworks/IMT
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - Pro-Pleasure Gas (Don Cacheine's Disco Kicks)
Album: "It's One Of Ours"; Label: Skankworks/IMT
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - Lymedison (4:30)
Album: "It's One Of Ours"; Label: Skankworks/IMT
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - One for Freetime (3:08)
Album: Warts 'n' all; Label: Skankworks/IMT
The Skatalites - Oriental Ska (5:08)
Album: Ska Voovee; Label: Shanachie
The Skatalites - Skamaica (4:33)
Album: Ska Voovee; Label: Shanachie
Rita Pavone - Tu Sei Pallido (2:10)
Album: L'Album; Label: RCA
Proyecto Secreto - Olvida Todo (2:46)
Album: Jamaica 69; Label: Zephyrus
Ska Cubano - Soy Campesino (3:41)
Album: Ay Caramba!; Label:
Runa Miyoshida - Highway (Quruli) (3:23)
Album: Ska Flavor #3; Label: @Lounge
Giuliano Palma & the Bluebeaters - Keep On Running (3:18)
Album: Long Playing; Label: Universal/V2
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - 60Hz. Ska (2:43)
Album: "It's One Of Ours"; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Mutant Frogs - Baron von Skankin' Frank (4:18)
Album: "It's One Of Ours"; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Mutant Frogs - 5/16/Ska-7 (2:04)
Album: "It's One Of Ours"; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Mutant Frogs - Penguin On Vacation (4:42)
Album: "It's One Of Ours"; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Mutant Frogs - Spirit of Gusev Special (4:32)
Album: "It's One Of Ours"; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Mutant Frogs - Pro-Pleasure Gas (Capt. 2much Freetime's Ska Mutation) (3:17)
Album: "It's One Of Ours"; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Ballistic Bros. - Peckings (2:45)
Album: 12"; Label: Junior/Boys Own
Toots & the Maytals - You Really Got Me (3:01)
Album: ska father; Label: AO!
Toots & the Maytals - I'll Never Grow Old (2:05)
Album: Never Grow Old; Label: Studio 1
Justin Hinds & the Dominoes - The Higher the Monkey Climbs (live) (4:12)
Album: Prophecy; Label: s-r
Justin Hinds & the Dominoes - Teach the Youth (3:11)
Album: Ska Uprising; Label: Trojan
Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra - Dream Express (3:22)
Album: Fantasia; Label: Sony
The Skalars - Change Up (3:46)
Album: Change Up; Label: Moon Ska
Gerhana Ska Cinta - There'll Always Be Sunshine (4:06)
Album: The New Authentic; Label: Clockwork
Jimmy Cliff - One More (3:30)
Album: Rebirth; Label: Universal/Sunpower
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - (excerpt) The Great UFO Crash of '47 (2:10)
Album: "It's One Of Ours"; Label: Skankworks/IMT
(non-Froggie bumper) SKAndalous All Stars - The End (3:03)
Album: Age of Insects; Label: Shanachie
Air Date: 
April 11, 2013

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