10/31/2013 Rocket Ship Ska Trip

 

_(10/31/13... Happy Skalloween!!!)

_Jumbies, ghost riders, Frankenstein, Dracula (and a she-Dracula at that!), drunk first mates, devils (and their daffodils!), Martian giants (and their guns)… and cannibal schoolkids who think Santa Claus is “good enough to eat” (how’s that for a Nightmare Before Christmas?!) more Skalloween fun than a barrel of flying monkeys on this week’s RSST… plus there was a whole lot of voodoo goin’ on onboard the Voovie Doo… 23+min. worth of Perez Prado, plus later on, some Tubby Hayes (as “Biff Bailey”) from “Dr. Terror’s House of Horrors”. Voodoo aside, Sherwood also had Count Slapbackula, the Devil’s daughter, a spider plant, visitors from both Mars and Venus, and dancing skeletons on offer. The Home Stretch launched with two Lollipops, one under Ernest Ranglin’s name (ft. the voice of Alana Davisand one we’ve heard before… our weirdification of a horribly low-bitrate mp3 of the La Famille Staunton take, featuring the voice of a then-9-year-old Beverley Staunton. There actually was a theme to the 5@5:05 this week… ska tunes that had absolutely diddly-squat-all to do with Halloween! We also had cuts from the Skannibal Party series and something from our pick for the OFFICIAL album of Skalloween: “It Came from Six Feet Deep” …it came from 1997. Tune in… and stay tuned!

Playlist Tracks: 
Tommy McCook with Baba Brooks Band - Rocket Ship (2:39)
Album: 45; Label: Treasure Isle
The Wailers - Jumbie Jamboree (3:32)
Album: 45; Label: Island
Carlos Malcolm - Ghost Riders (3:12)
Album: 45; Label: Up Beat
Prince Buster - Hard Man fe Dead (3:21)
Album: 45; Label: Blue Beat
Sir Harry - Hee Cup (2:11)
Album: 45; Label: Crab
Neville Esson - Wicked and Dreadful (3:04)
Album: 45; Label: Worldisc
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - 60Hz. Ska (2:43)
Album: "It's One Of Ours"; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Lee Perry - Wishes of the Wicked (2:44)
Album: 45; Label: Worldisc
Count Owen - Back to Back (3:00)
Album: Come Let's Go Ska-lipso; Label: Kentone
Gable Hall School Choir - Candy Man (2:40)
Album: 45; Label: Trojan
Ken Boothe - Danger Zone (2:41)
Album: 45; Label: Studio 1
Derrick Morgan - Leave Earth (2:31)
Album: 45; Label: Blue Beat
Buster's All Stars - Devil's Daffodil (2:21)
Album: 45; Label: Blue Beat
Val Bennett - City Demonstration (2:11)
Album: v.a. Clancy Eccles presents his Reggae Revue; Label: Heartbeat
Colonel Elliott & the Lunatics - Guns of the Martian Giants (3:51)
Album: (Vulcans) Star Trek/(Col. Elliott & the Lunatics) Interstellar Reggae Drive; Label: Trojan
The Skatalites - Guns of Navarone (3:12)
Album: v.a. Rough & Tough - The Story of Ska 1962-1966; Label: Trojan
Justin Hinds & the Dominoes - Satan (2:18)
Album: Carry Go Bring Come - the Anthology; Label: Trojan
Baba Brooks Band - Alcatraz (2:53)
Album: v.a. Ska Rarities 3cd box set; Label: Trojan
The Vibrators ft. Raymond Harper - Sloop John B (2:38)
Album: 45; Label: Doctor Bird
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - Big Bad Rhino (3:16)
Album: Warts 'n' all; Label: Skankworks/IMT
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - 60Hz. Ska (2:43)
Album: "It's One Of Ours"; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Justin Hinds & the Dominoes - The Higher the Monkey Climbs (2:48)
Album: Ska Uprising; Label: Trojan
Derrick Harriott - Monkey Ska (2:09)
Album: v.a. Monkey Ska; Label: Trojan
Carlos Malcolm & his Afro-Jamaican Rhythms - Monkey Man Ska (2:01)
Album: The Royal Ska; Label: Jamaican Gold
Byron Lee & the Dragonaires - Frankenstein Ska (2:38)
Album: Dynamite Ska 3; Label: Kingston Gold
Desmond Dekker - Dracula (2:52)
Album: Rudy Got Soul anthology; Label: Trojan
The Jay Boys - Del Gago (2:45)
Album: 45; Label: Harry J
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - Sherwood's Planet (3:01)
Album: Warts 'n' all; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Perez Prado - Voodoo Suite (23:12)
Album: Mambo Mania/Voodoo Suite; Label: Comet/Universe
Ken Nordine - Sound Museum (7:09)
Album: Best of Word Jazz vo. 1; Label: Rhino
Zeds Dead - Twilight Zone (3:50)
Album: download; Label: soundcloud.com
Winifred Atwell & Pan-Am Jet North Stars Steel Orchestra - The Devil's Daughter (3:30)
Album: Ivory & Steel; Label: RCA
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - Ocean Moon (5:01)
Album: Warts 'n' all; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Mutant Frogs - Ska Bump (3:31)
Album: Warts 'n' all; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Tokyo Jihen - Tengoku e Youkoso (Count Slapbackula's Unauthorized Slightly Extended Cave Mix) (3:20)
Album: (source material) online single; Label: Toshiba/EMI
Mort Garson - Symphony for a Spider Plant (2:36)
Album: Plantasia; Label: Homewood
Tom Dissevelt - Ignition (3:20)
Album: Fantasy in Orbit; Label: Phillips
Tubby Hayes - Voodoo (2:57)
Album: Voodoo Session 45; Label: Trunk
Modern Jazz Quartet - Visitor from Venus (5:40)
Album: Space; Label: Apple
Modern Jazz Quartet - Visitor from Mars (7:18)
Album: Space; Label: Apple
Beats Antique - Skeleton Dance (2:46)
Album: Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) EP; Label: s-r
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - One for Freetime (3:08)
Album: Warts 'n' all; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Ernest Ranglin - My Boy Lollipop (ft. Alana Davis, voc.) (2:52)
Album: Order of Distinction; Label: AIX
La Famille Staunton - My Boy Lollipop (ft. Beverley Staunton, voc.) (1:57)
Album: Attendez Moi; Label: G.C./Trans Canada
Madness - Cardiac Arrest (2:58)
Album: s-t; Label: Geffen
Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra - Smoky Town (4:05)
Album: Answer; Label: Avex
Blue Beat Players - Mighty Cats (3:35)
Album: All in the Same Bag - "High Numbers"; Label: Ska in the World
(Donatella) Rettore - Donatella (3:13)
Album: 45; Label: Ariston
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - Big Bad Rhino (3:16)
Album: Warts 'n' all; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Mutant Frogs - Transkalactic (2:33)
Album: "It's One Of Ours"; Label: Skankworks/IMT
The English Beat - Jeanette (4:09)
Album: 12"; Label: IRS
Spy Club - Rainy Days (3:07)
Album: v.a. It's a SKAndal!; Label: Unicorn
Runa Miyoshida - Miracle (4:40)
Album: Ska Flavor #2; Label: @Lounge
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - Pro-Pleasure Gas (Capt. 2much Freetime's Ska Mutation) (3:17)
Album: "It's One Of Ours"; Label: Skankworks/IMT
The Selecter - On My Radio '91 (3:25)
Album: Rare vol. 1; Label: Dojo
The Mighty Fishers - Hypnotic Eyes (3:40)
Album: v.a. Skannibal Party 11; Label: Mad Butcher/KOB
Sin Sospechas - El Monstruo (3:52)
Album: v.a. Skannibal Party 7; Label: Mad Butcher/KOB
Six Feet Deep - Run Scooby Run (2:23)
Album: It Came from... ; Label: BiB
Six Feet Deep - Smokin' Barrel (3:44)
Album: It Came from... ; Label: BiB
Void Union - Strange Manor (7:08)
Album: Undecided; Label: Megalith
The Liptones - Vampyria (3:57)
Album: In English; Label: AMTY/808
Air Date: 
October 31, 2013

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