8/29/2013 Rocket Ship Ska Trip


8/29 in a nutshell…

When we overcome, you’ll want to come over! Don’t take my word for it, just listen to Stranger Cole, whose familiarly-titled-but different song gets the “Ooh” off to a consciousness-raising hat-trick headstart this week, with Bob Marley’s “Judge Not” and The Sensations’ “War Boats” completing the 3, encouraging you to think while you skank. Three songs later, Bunny Wailer puts the icing on the cake (or is it Joe’s snow cone?) with “Let Him Go” and off we go, across space, to Sherwood’s Planet, where Mr. Funn pops the cork on two finely-aged, largely instro oldies by Los Destellos, whose ’70s work resurfaced in 2011 thanks to the “Constelacion” LP reissue put out by the fine folks at Secret Stash. Later on, Teebs takes one statement and spreads it out over the titles of Ardour’s first two cuts: 1.) “You’ve Changed” > 2.) “My Whole Life”. Mmmm… spacey! Recapping the Home Stretch, Vikingarna leads off with a rare instro “Lollipop”, we’ve got a Euro 5@5:05 (the continent, not the currency) and, just to hype The Selecter’s upcoming Fri. 9/13 performance at the Cedar, two stellar cuts from their 2013 release String Theory …indeed two standout tracks, “Secret Love” and “Doors Always Open” …from an album made entirely out of standouts, and we’ll be exploring more of this “Theory” in the coming weeks, we promise! Tune in and stay tuned.

Playlist Tracks: 
Tommy McCook with Baba Brooks Band - Rocket Ship (2:39)
Album: 45; Label: Treasure Isle
Stranger Cole - We Shall Overcome (2:24)
Album: Best of - 1962-1972; Label: Trojan
Robert Marley - Judge Not (2:23)
Album: 45; Label: Beverley's
The Sensations - War Boats (2:17)
Album: 45; Label: Techniques
Lee Perry & the Upsetters - A Live Injection (3:14)
Album: 45; Label: Upsetter
Baba Brooks - Joe Snow Cone (2:54)
Album: 45; Label: Treasure Isle
The Wailers (Bunny, lead voc.) - Let Him Go (2:38)
Album: 45; Label: Studio 1
Derrick & Naomi - I Wish I Were an Apple (2:30)
Album: 45; Label: Ska Beat
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - 60Hz. Ska (2:43)
Album: "It's One Of Ours"; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Dawn Penn - Long Day Short Night (3:45)
Album: 45; Label: Prince Buster
The Selecter - On My Radio (3:14)
Album: Too Much Pressure; Label: Chrysalis/2Tone
The English Beat - Ranking Full Stop (Peel session) (3:01)(
Album: The Complete Beat 5cd box set; Label: Go Feet/SHOUT Factory
The English Beat - Ranking Full Stop (original release)
Album: The Complete Beat 5cd box set; Label: Go Feet/SHOUT Factory
The Specials - Stereotype (Peel session) (6:13)
Album: The BBC Sessions; Label: EMI/BBC
GG Allstars - Man from Carolina (2:48)
Album: 45; Label: GG/Trojan
The Melodians - Sweet Sensation (3:52)
Album: 45; Label: Beverley's
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - 5 Fingers of Ska (4:01)
Album: "It's One Of Ours"; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Tommy McCook - Sauvitt (3:05)
Album: Tribute to Tommy; Label: Heartbeat/Studio 1
Roland Alphonso & the Soul Bros. - Pepe To (2:55)
Album: Ska au-Go-Go; Label: Studio 1
Chuck Jacques w./ Tommy McCook & the Supersonics - Dial 609 (2:25)
Album: 45; Label: Caltone
Owen Gray - Mash It! Pts. 1 & 2 (4:09)
Album: v.a. Jamaican R&B box set; Label: Trojan
Don Drummond & his Evergreens - Jet Stream (2:55)
Album: 45; Label: Rolando & Powie
Lyn Taitt with Baba Brooks Band - 40 Miles of Bad Road (2:32)
Album: 4tk. 45ep; Label: Treasure Isle
Byron Lee & the Dragonaires - Jamaica Ska (2:30)
Album: Jamaica's Golden Hits - The Best of Ska ; Label: Jamaican Gold
Roland Alphonso & the Soul Bros.. - Miss Ska-culation (3:00)
Album: v.a. More Intensified! Original Ska 1063-67; Label: Mango
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - Baron von Skankin' Frank
Album: "It's One Of Ours"; Label: Skankworks/IMT
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - Sherwood's Planet (3:01)
Album: Warts 'n' all; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Los Destellos - Guajira Sicodelica (3:22)
Album: 45; Label: Odeon
Los Destellos - Senorita (2:57)
Album: Constelacion; Label: Odeon
Joey Altruda - Call Me at Cleo's (6:19)
Album: Kingston Cocktail; Label: Will
Anna Calvi - Love Won't Be Leaving (5:26)
Album: s-t; Label: Domino
Tokyo Jihen - Keshou Naoshi (live) (6:06)
Album: Domestic Virgin Line (unrl.); Label: Toshiba/EMI
Nino Nardini & Roger Roger - Murmuring Leaves (2:51)
Album: Jungle Obsession; Label: Crea Sound
Serani Poji - Goodbye My Sweet Strawberry (4:41)
Album: Ochamekan; Label: Wave Master
Senor Coconut - Kiss (3:52)
Album: Around the World; Label: essay/Nacional
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - Lunar Lily Pad (3:27)
Album: "It's One Of Ours"; Label: Skankworks/IMT
George Russell Smalltet - Fellow Delegates
Album: Jazz Workshop; Label: Bluebird
Chuck Anderson - La Pollera Amarilla (2:25)
Album: Gozando El Ritmo; Label: CBS Mexico
George Russell Smalltet - Witch Hunt (3:47)
Album: Jazz Workshop; Label: Bluebird
Gary Burton & Keith Jarrett - Grow Your Own (4:50)
Album: s-t; Label: Atlantic
Teebs - You've Changed (2:12)
Album: Ardour; Label: Brainfeeder
Teebs - My Whole Life (2:07)
Album: Ardour; Label: Brainfeeder
Towa Tei - Apple (ft. Shiina Ringo) (3:55)
Album: Lucky; Label: Warner Japan
Peppertones - Galaxy Tourist (2:52)
Album: New Standard; Label: Cavare
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - One for Freetime (3:08)
Album: Warts 'n' all; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Vikingarna - My Boy Lollipop (1:55)
Album: Instrumental Hits 1; Label: EMI/Nordiska Musik Gruppen
The Prizefighters - One Thousand Words (3:00)
Album: 45; Label: Prizefighter Sound System
Cabernet Deneuve - Guess (2:25)
Album: Best of All; Label: BRP
The Skeletones - Bump (3:15)
Album: Bump; Label: Rivercidal
Giuliano Palma & the Bluebeaters - Jump (4:21)
Album: Long Playing; Label: V2/Universal
Oreskaband - I My You Me Mine (3:58)
Album: Colors; Label: Sony
The Peeping Toms - Telephone Now (2:41)
Album: 'same'; Label: Grover
The Oldians - Moon River (3:07)
Album: Old Secrets; Label: Liquidator/Redstar 73
Ska-D-Lite - Mr. Swing (3:42)
Album: ...plays Dynomite; Label: s-r
Caro Emerald - Tangled Up (Lokee Remix) (3:26)
Album: cd single; Label: grand mono
Lou & the Hollywood Bananas - Kingston Kiingston (3:03)
Album: Bonjour la France vol. 2; Label: BR
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - Penguin On Vacation (4:42)
Album: "It's One Of Ours"; Label: Skankworks/IMT
The Selecter - Secret Love (3:16)
Album: String Theory; Label: Vocaphone
The Selecter - Doors Always Open (4:14)
Album: String Theory; Label: Vocaphone
ARTS (Authentic Rocksteady Traditional Ska) - Don't You Want Me Baby (4:15)
Album: Discover the Ska!; Label: Geneon
Rude Boy George - (Keep Feeling) Fascination (3:51)
Album: (released soon) Confessions; Label: Electric Avenue
King Django - Career Opportunities (2:42)
Album: Anywhere I Roam; Label: Stubborn
The Silver Sonics - Should I Stay or Should I Go (3:46)
Album: v.a. This Is CLASH Grooves; Label: Positive Productions
Soil & "Pimp" Sessions - One Step Beyond (3:51)
Album: Stoned Pirates Radio; Label: Victor Japan
Phoenix City All Stars - Satisfaction (3:09)
Album: Skatisfaction; Label: Hotshot & Scorcher
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - (excerpt) The Great UFO Crash of '47 (2:19)
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: 
August 29, 2013

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