10/17/2013 Rocket Ship Ska Trip

 

_(10/17/13)_

Ahh, another oldie-debut-intensive “Ooh” this week. Perhaps the most surprising title comes to us from Bell’s Orchestra way back in ’61… “Cable & Wireless” …I kid you not! Two Nevilles followed, and they’re not brothers: Neville is their first name. Neville Esson sang “Wicked & Dreadful” and Neville Hinds ripped into his Hammond B3 with enough energy to light up the entire Eastern Seaboard on “Kingston West” …did I just say “eastern” something-or-other? My bad. Lord Tanamo and Derrick Morgan both sang “You Never Know” …2 entirely different songs! Bunny & Skitter sang about a boogie shuffle DJ named “King Spinner” and Lord Briscoe’s “Spiritual Mambo” was in fact a full-on Lloyd Knibb-powered burru explosion that I think I in fact have spun on these airwaves before! Sherwood for the first time spun OMY and YMOback-to-back…Oriental Magnetic Yellow is a parallel-universe YMO dreamed up by VGM (video-game music) composers, and their “Namoon” segues quite nicely into Yellow Magic Orchestra’s “Simoon”. OMY have a back-catalogue by now reinventing quite a few YMO releases with ear-startling results, and longtime YMO fans will recognize the arrangements if not the actual tunes! The “Planet” also finally got around to this month’s “calendar album” tracks from Hal Blaine and Emil Richards. What Sherwood DIDN’T do this week was any Shiina Ringo, so you got “Ringrolled” in the Home Stretch with SR/TSPO collab “Mayonaka wa Junketsu” …and it was about damn time! Metro Stylee contributes the second “My Boy Lollipop” in as many weeks to feature the talents of Ernest Ranglin. Wanna hear E.R.‘s guitar on a hip-hop cut? This is it! The 5@5:05 rocked the Froggies this week. ‘Til next week, tune in… and stay tuned!

Playlist Tracks: 
Tommy McCook w./ Baba Brooks Band - Rocket Ship (2:39)
Album: 45; Label: Treasure Isle
Tommy McCook - Out of Space (2:41)
Album: Real Cool anthology; Label: Trojan
Baba Brooks w./ Cuttings - Duck Soup (2:29)
Album: 45; Label: Island
Bell's Orchestra - Cable & Wireless (2:30)
Album: 45; Label: The President
Neville Esson - Wicked & Dreadful (3:04)
Album: 45; Label: Worldisc
Neville Hinds - Kingston West (2:25)
Album: 45; Label: Dynamic
Steve Alaimo - I Don't Know (2:28)
Album: Starring...; Label: ABC/Paramount
Dotty & Bunny w./ The Skatalites - Foul Play (2:42)
Album: 45; Label: Ska Beat
The Emotions w./ Lyn Taitt & the Comets - Rudeboy Confession (2:34)
Album: 45; Label: Ska Beat
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - One for Freetime (3:08)
Album: Warts 'n' all; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Lord Tanamo - You Never Know (2:54)
Album: 45; Label: Ska Beat
Derrick Morgan - You Never Know (different song!) 2:17)
Album: 45; Label: Blue Beat
Sugar & Dandy - Let's Ska (2:24)
Album: 45; Label: Carnival
Lionel Simpson - Tell Me What You Want (2:25)
Album: 45; Label: Ska Beat
The Maytals w./ The Skatalites - One Look (2:41)
Album: 45; Label: Kentone
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - (most of) Greenhenge (2:35)
Album: unrl.; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Baba Brooks Band - Key to the City (3:07)
Album: 45; Label: Dutchess
Jackie Estick - Boss Girl (2:21)
Album: 45; Label: Buster Wild Bells
Bunny & Skitter w./ Clue J & his Blues Blasters - King Spinner (2:42)
Album: 45; Label: Worldisc
Jiving Juniors - Hip Rub (2:07)
Album: 45; Label: All Stars
Lord Briscoe - Spiritual Mambo (2:46)
Album: 45; Label: Black Swan
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - The Astro 'Gator (3:35)
Album: Warts 'n' all; Label: Skankworks/IMT
The English Beat - Ranking Full Stop (Peel session) (2:59)
Album: The Complete Beat 5cd box set; Label: Go Feet/SHOUT Factory
The English Beat - Ranking Full Stop (2:47)
Album: The Complete Beat 5cd box set; Label: Go Feet/SHOUT Factory
Lou & the Hollywood Bananas - Kingston Kingston (3:02)
Album: Bonjour la France vol. 2; Label: BR
Dudley Williamson - Anything You Want (2:40)
Album: 45; Label: Gayfeet
The Renegades - Knocking On My Door (2:26)
Album: 45; Label: Merritone
Peter Tosh - Hoot Nanny Hoot (3:09)
Album: 45; Label: Island
Prince Buster & Millie - Hello My Dear (2:47)
Album: 45; Label: Blue Beat
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - Sherwood's Planet (3:01)
Album: Warts 'n' all; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Hal Blaine - Inner-Space (October) (2:18)
Album: Psychedelic Percussion; Label: Dunhill/Harkit
Emil Richards - Opal (October) (2:44)
Album: Stones; Label: Uni
The Fireballs - Carioca (2:01)
Album: 45; Label: Top Rank
The Chantays - The Wayward Nile (2:58)
Album: Pipeline; Label: Dot
Jan August - Boogie Woogie Cha Cha (2:24)
Album: Cha Cha Charm; Label: Mercury
Stan Kenton - Quintile (6:58)
Album: Adventures in Time; Label: Capitol
Yellow Magic Orchestra - Simoon (6:30)
Album: s-t; Label: Alfa
Oriental Magnetic Yellow - Namoon (4:32)
Album: s-t; Label: Troubador
Kinoco Hotel - Kaerazaru Umi
Album: Marianne no Yuutsu; Label: Meldac/Tokuma
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - Ocean Moon (5:00)
Album: Warts 'n' all; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Mutant Frogs - Ska Bump (3:31)
Album: Warts 'n' all; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Capsule - Udagawa Friday (ft. copter4016882) (4:16)
Album: Cutie Cinema Replay; Label: contemode
MEG - Wear I Am (5:07)
Album: Wear I Am; Label: Starchild/King
Argon Evolution - Spring (4:33)
Album: Human; Label: s-r
Johnny Guitar - Sri Nuon (2:25)
Album: Suphan Nahong; Label: Lucky Bamboo
The Stylers - Dragon Theme (2:34)
Album: s-t 7"ep; Label: Polar Bear
Skip Martin & orch. - Cumana (2:30)
Album: Perspectives in Percussion vol. 2; Label: Somerset
Al Kealoha Perry - Song of the Islands (2:50)
Album: v.a. Hawaii Calls - Favorite Instrumentals of the Islands; Label: Capitol
Earl Bostic - Song of the Islands (2:43)
Album: The Earl Bostic Story 4cd box set; Label: Proper
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - One for Freetime (3:08)
Album: Warts 'n' all; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Metro Stylee - My Boy Lollipop (2:26)
Album: demo; Label: band's myspace
The Prizefighters - Night Breeze (3:38)
Album: 45; Label: Prizefighter Sound System
Jimi Hendrix - Crosstown Traffic (Bost & Bim remix) (2:33)
Album: 45; Label: Pirates
The Selecter - Flatworld (3:50)
Album: String Theory; Label: Vocaphone
Giuliano Palma & the Bluebeaters - Jump (4:21)
Album: Long Playing; Label: V2/Universal
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - 60Hz. Ska (2:43)
Album: "It's One Of Ours"; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Mutant Frogs - 5 Fingers of Ska (4:01)
Album: "It's One Of Ours"; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Mutant Frogs - Transkalactic (2:33)
Album: "It's One Of Ours"; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Mutant Frogs - Pro-Pleasure Gas (Capt. 2much Freetime's Ska Mutation) (3:15)
Album: "It's One Of Ours"; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Mutant Frogs - Flying Frog Foo! (4:42)
Album: unrl.; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Mutant Frogs - Perception (3:09)
Album: unrl.; Label: Skankworks/IMT
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - Ska of the East (3:53)
Album: v.a. Echo Chamber - Around the World in Dub vols. 3 & 4; Label: Dan Dada
Jah Malla - Bad Moon Rising (3:29)
Album: s-t; Label: Atco/Modern
The Dynamics - Rockit (3:09)
Album: Version Excursions; Label: grooveattack
Jazz Jamaica - Theme from Exodus (4:07)
Album: Double Barrel; Label: Hannibal
The Specials - All Gone Wrong (3:50)
Album: Guilty til Proved Innocent!; Label: MCA
ARTS - Radio Junk (3:36)
Album: Discover the Ska!; Label: Geneon
Shiina Ringo - Mayonaka wa Junketsu (ft. Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra) (4:16)
Album: pv; Label: Toshiba/EMI
Melbourne Ska Orchestra - Papa's Got a Brand New Ska (4:07)
Album: s-t; Label: Four | Four
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - (excerpt) Cassini at Titan (3:30)
Album: Warts 'n' all; Label: Skankworks/IMT
SKAndalous All Stars - The End (3:03)
Album: Age of Insects; Label: Shanachie
Air Date: 
October 17, 2013

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