5/16/2013 Rocket Ship Ska Trip

 

 

5/16 in a nutshell…

The “Ooh” that got away! From us, anyway. A few wrong-disc/wrong-track/wrong-player errors culminated in the Opening Oldies Hour airing the brand-spankin’ new Caro Emerald/Lokee remix of “Tangled Up” which, fortunately, is a really cool tune! We got things back under our control ‘til a certain UFO from ’47 crashed into our playlist! Oh, well… it was piloted by our own Froggies, and gave us a chance to line up the rest of the “Ooh” which pretty much went off without a hitch. Sherwood then took us around his Planet with the sounds of Matt Wilson’s Arts & Crafts, Eddie Cano, Owen Bradley, YMCK and more, and the Home Stretch saw Brave Combo doling out this week’s Lollipop. The theme of the 5@5:05 was “Night and Day”, including the actual song bearing that title, performed here by After Hours. Bad Manners and Kingston Kitchen (twice!) also figured into that set. The pop/ska “Bang Bang Boom Boom” was by somebody named Beth Hart. She’s entirely new to us, but apparently her recording career dates back to the ’90s! Most of what she does is solidly blues/rock, but whatever she’s singin’, she’s put it over the top with everybody from Joe Bonamassa to Jeff Beck to Les Paul his bad self. Nice pop/ska number, by the way. OK, skassengers, the RSST has the week of the 23rd off to make room for KFAIto mount 24 solid hours of Native American programming, so Tune In… and Stay Tuned! Back in 2 weeks.

Playlist Tracks: 
Tommy McCook with Baba Brooks Band - Rocket Ship (2:39)
Album: 45; Label: Treasure Isle
Bob Andy - Crime Don't Pay (2:20)
Album: Bob Andy's Song Book; Label: Studio 1
Clue J & the Blues Blasters - The Slider (2:03)
Album: 45; Label: Coxsone
Robert Marley - Judge Not (2:23)
Album: 45; Label: Beverley's
Morgan Fisher & friends as "The Burtons") - MacArthur Park (3:02)
Album: "v.a." Hybrid Kids; Label: Cherry Red
(non-Froggie bumper) Ervin Jereb - Crime Fiction (as used as the mt for the US version of "Godzilla's Revenge")
Album: (movie dvd) Godzilla's Revenge (US version); Label: Classic Media
(Donatella) Rettore - Donatella (3:13)
Album: 45; Label: Ariston
Caro Emerald - Tangled Up (Lokee remix) (3:26)
Album: download single; Label: Grand Mono/iTunes
Toots & the Maytals - It Must Be True Love (3:04)
Album: 45; Label: Beverley's
Roy Richards - Double Trouble (2:56)
Album: 45; Label: Island
Carlos Malcolm & the Fireburners - Pound for Pound (2:54)
Album: 45; Label: Ahmad Jamal Productions
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - 60Hz. Ska (2:43)
Album: "It's One Of Ours"; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Mutant Frogs - The Great UFO Crash of '47 (3:20)
Album: "It's One Of Ours"; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Stranger & Patsy - Hold Me (2:11)
Album: 45; Label: Kentone
Don Drummond & his Evergreens - Jet Stream (2:55)
Album: 45; Label: Rolando & Powie
Hortense Ellis - Groovy Kind of Love (1:56)
Album: 45; Label: Coxsone
Yvoonne Harrison - The Chase (2:39)
Album: 45; Label: Caltone
Dudley Williamson - Anything You Want (2:40)
Album: 45; Label: Doctor Bird
The Renegades - Knocking on My Door (2:26)
Album: 45; Label: Merritone
Peter Tosh ("Touch") & the Wailers - Hoot Nanny Hoot (3:09)
Album: 45; Label: Island
The Vulcans - Back-a-Yard (2:55)
Album: Star Trek; Label: Trojan
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - 5 Fingers of Ska (4:01)
Album: "It's One Of Ours"; Label: Skankworks/IMT
The Skatalites - Beardman Ska ("Live It Up") (3:01)
Album: Best of...; Label: Studio 1
The Melodians - Sweet Sensation (3:52)
Album: 45; Label: Beverley's
Derrick Morgan - Leave Earth (2:31)
Album: 45; Label: Blue Beat
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - Sherwood's Planet (3:01)
Album: Warts 'n' all; Label: Skankworks/IMT
The Checkmates - Sylvia (2:55)
Album: 7" ep; Label: Philips
Matt Wilson's Arts & Crafts - The Scenic Route (5:51)
Album: The Scenic Route; Label: Palmetto
"Knuckles" O'Toole - Say Si Si (2:15)
Album: ...goes South of the Border; Label: Grand Award
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - Lymedison (4:30)
Album: "It's One Of Ours"; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Tokyo Jihen - Keshou Naoshi (live) (6:06)
Album: unrl. tk. from Domestic Virgin Line; Label: Toshiba/EMI
Eddie Cano - Blues for Betty (2:32)
Album: Here is the Fabulous...; Label: Reprise
Edmundo Ros - Cherry Pink and apple Blossom White (2:08)
Album: dance again; Label: London/Phase 4
Benny Bennet & his Orchestra - El Canario (2:23)
Album: Let's Go Latin; Label: Seeco
Fania All Stars - I'll See You Again (4:39)
Album: Delicate and Jumpy; Label: Columbia
Poncho Sanchez and Terence Blanchard - Nocturna (6:23)
Album: Chano y Dizzy!; Label: Concord Picante
*(bumper) Mutant Frogs - (new mix) Interstellar Teakettle (3:43)
Album: unrl.; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Koda Kumi - Butterfly (4:16)
Album: Butterfly cd-ep+dvd; Label: Rhythm Zone
Jan August - Green Eyes (2:21)
Album: Accent! Latin Piano by...; Label: Mercury
Robert Maxwell - Strange Music (2:59)
Album: Shangri-La; Label: Decca
Owen Bradley - Whirlwind (2:26)
Album: 45; Label: Decca
The Three Suns - Le Petit Fleur (2:36)
Album: fever & smoke; Label: RCA
Errol Garner - Affinidad (2:55)
Album: 45; Label: MGM
(Bebu) Silvetti - Fortune Teller (5:26)
Album: Spring Rain; Label: Salsoul
YMCK - Pastel Colored Candy (2:15)
Album: Family Music; Label: s-r
YMCK - Go YMCK Go (3:25)
Album: Family Racing; Label: Usagi-Chang
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - One for Freetime (3:08)
Album: Warts 'n' all; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Brave Combo - My Girl Lollipop (Pol-Ska) (2:26)
Album: Urban Grown-Ups; Label: Four Dots
The Rudies - The Split
Album: 45; Label: Trojan
Rotterdam Ska-Jazz Foundation - Shameless (4:35)
Album: Motiv Loco; Label: Megalith
Zap Pow - Get Up (2:44)
Album: Revolution; Label: Trojan
OBMJ (Orquestra Brasileira de Musica Jamaicana - Ska Around the Nation (5:09)
Album: ?; Label: ?
Judge Dread - Skin Lake (3:33)
Album: Dread White and Blue; Label: Anagram
Royal Roost - Tango (3:06)
Album: Royal Family Blues; Label: Megalith
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - Penguin On Vacation (4:41)
Album: "It's One Of Ours"; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Buford O'Sullivan - Night Sky's Turning Blue (3:13)
Album: the club of hopes and fears; Label: Ska Satellite
Bad Manners - Tonight is Your Night (3:25)
Album: Forging Ahead; Label: Magnet
After Hours - Night and Day (3:36)
Album: The Trouble with Those Guys is...; Label: Jump Up
No. 1 Station - Friday Night (3:09)
Album: Boss Beat; Label: Rockers Revolt
Kingston Kitchen - Seven Days (3:12)
Album: Today's Special; Label: Megalith
Kingston Kitchen - Friday Night (3:18)
Album: Today's Special; Label: Megalith
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - Transkalactic (2:34)
Album: "It's One Of Ours"; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Mutant Frogs - Ska of the East (3:56)
Album: unrl.; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Moon Hop - End of Sinai (5:08)
Album: "Welcome Back to the Moon"; Label: Patate
ARTS ("Authentic Rocksteady Traditional Ska") - Radio Junk (YMO cover!) (3:36)
Album: Discover the Ska!; Label: Geneon
Giuliano Palma & the Bluebeaters - Be Young Be Foolish Be Happy (3:45)
Album: Boogaloo; Label: V2/Universal
The Dynamics - Rockit (3:08)
Album: Version Excursion; Label: grooveattack
*Beth Hart - Bang Bang Boom Boom (3:38)
Album: cd single; Label: Provogue
Cabernet Deneuve - Moscow (3:10)
Album: Best; Label: BRP
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - (most of) Baron von Skankin' Frank (3:10)
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: 
May 16, 2013

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