4/10/2014 Rocket Ship Ska Trip

 

4/10 in a nutshell…

Gotta play catchup, because we mustard… and we’ll work backwards from the Home Stretch.

This was the spring pledge drive show week 1, as evidenced by the premature appearance of “The Night Sky’s Turning Blue” and an interrupted, higglety-pigglety 5@5:05 that was eastern-US-themed from the looks of it. “Ball Of Fire,” our GotchaSKAvered selection this month, reverted to its original “Echo 4-2” title, as played by Bad Manners. Sherwood rediscovered Chrominance Decoder, an old April March album he used to play every March… and April. Here the title track is sandwiched between choice cuts by vibists Victor Feldman and Milt Jackson. A well-rounded Opening Oldies Hour includes, among other things, guitar ace Ernest Ranglin ska-ing up the Von Trapps! The hills are alive indeed… with deer, drops of golden sun, and Mi, all skankin’ to the beat. Join us, won’t you?

Playlist Tracks: 
Tommy McCook with Baba Brooks Band - Rocket Ship (2:39)
Album: 45; Label: Treasure Isle
Bob Andy - Life Could Be a Symphony (3:28)
Album: Bob Andy's Song Book; Label: Studio 1
Neville Hinds - Kingston West (2:25)
Album: 45; Label: Dynamic
Lee Perry & the Upsetters - A Live Injection (3:14)
Album: 45; Label: Upsetter
Ernest Ranglin - Do Re Mi (3:04)
Album: 45; Label: Kentone blank
Baba Brooks/Cuttings - Duck Soup (2:29)
Album: 45; Label: Island
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
The Skatalites - Full Dread (2:48)
Album: 45; Label: Rolando & Powie
Tommy McCook/uncredited vox. - My Girl (2:44)
Album: 45; Label: Treasure Isle
The Gaylads - Message to My Girl (2:35)
Album: 45; Label: Island
Ken Boothe - Come Running Back+Dub (6:11)
Album: 12"; Label: Studio 1
Monty Alexander - Tivoli Garden Theme (4:00)
Album: v.a. Jamaica Today - The 70s; Label: Studio 1
The Soul Bros. - Searching for Weapons (4:01)
Album: Carib Soul; Label: Studio 1
Hopeton Lewis - Sound and Pressure (3:03)
Album: 45; Label: K&K
Stranger & Patsy - Do You Remember (3:12)
Album: 45; Label: Escort
The Rudies - The Split (2:30)
Album: 45; Label: Trojan
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - Penguin on Vacation (4:41)
Album: "It's One Of Ours"; Label: Skankworks/IMT
The English Beat - Hands Off... She's Mine (4:32
Album: The Complete Beat 5cd box set; Label: Go Feet/SHOUT Factory
The Specials - Stereotype (Peel session) (6:13)
Album: BBC Sessions; Label: EMI/BBC
The Nails - Transcontinental Ska (live) (6:28)
Album: Hotel for Women; Label: Citybeat
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - Sherwood's Planet (3:01)
Album: Warts 'n' all; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Fred Katz - Mate'ka (6:35)
Album: Folk Songs for Far-Out Folk; Label: WB/Reboot
Cal Tjader - Half and Half (4:35)
Album: In a Latin Bag; Label: Verve
Jaymz Bee & the Royal Jelly Orchestra - Born to be Wild (4:38)
Album: shakin' and stirred; Label: Milan
Milt Jackson - Project S (4:12)
Album: In a New Setting; Label: Limelight
April March - Chrominance Decoder (4:02)
Album: Chrominance Decoder; Label: mammOth
Victor Feldman All Stars - Ritual (4:59)
Album: World's First Album of Soviet Jazz Themes; Label: Ava
Vanilla Beans - Sakasaka Circus (4:03)
Album: Sakasaka Circus; Label: Tokuma
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - Lymedison (4:30)
Album: "It's One Of Ours"; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Tipsy - Sweet Spot (3:12)
Album: Buzzz; Label: ipecac
Tomita Lab - Wonderworld (ft. Shiina Ringo, etc.) (6:13)
Album: Joyous; Label: Victor
Kyary Pamyu Pamyu - Yumeno Hajima Ring Ring (3:16)
Album: cd single; Label: Warner/unBorde
Serani Poji - Where Is Smiey?
Album: One-Room Survival; Label: Crown
Margot Blanche - Starry (2:56)
Album: Pages in My Diary; Label: Oriole
m-flo/Chara - Love to Live By (5:35)
Album: CosmiColor; Label: Rhythm Zone
Jean-Michel Jarre - Oxygene Part II (5:03)
Album: Oxygene; Label: Polydor
Senor Coconut - Oxygene Part II (3:34)
Album: Fiesta Songs; Label: Emperor Norton
Senor Coconut - Blue Eyes (3:54)
Album: Fiesta Songs; Label: Emperor Norton
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - (excerpt) One for Freetime (2:16)
Album: Warts 'n' all; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Bad Manners - Echo 4-2 (2:43)
Album: Can-Can; Label: Hallmark
The Selecter - The Avengers Theme (2:38)
Album: String Theory; Label: Vocaphone
Rie Tomosaka - Tokai no Manner (2:53)
Album: Toridori; Label: Universal
Akiko Yano - Tong Poo (4:23)
Album: Gohan ga Dekitayo; Label: Midi Inc.
Laurel Aitken & the Unitone - Rudi Got Married (3:24)
Album: 45; Label: I-Spy
The Skeletones - Ravers (4:44)
Album: Bump; Label: Rivercidal
Fishbone - Unyielding Conditioning (4:43)
Album: Give a Monkey a Brain and he'll Swear he's the Center of the Universe; Label: Columbia
The Pinstripes - Find It (2:50)
Album: The Decay; Label: Stubborn
Void Union - Strange Manor (7:08)
Album: Undecided; Label: Megalith
Ringo Ska - I Will (2:53)
Album: Betolzkahitoparat; Label: Pork Pie
The Slackers - My Bed is a Boat (2:30)
Album: My Bed is a Boat ep; Label: whatevski.org
Melbourne Ska Orchestra - Lygon Street Meltdown (4:22)
Album: s-t; Label: four | four
The Drastics/MC Zulu - Love Is War (3:50)
Album: download single; Label: Happy As A Lark
The Prizefighters - Lost At Sea (3:20)
Album: Round 1 - Ska 45; Label: Prizefighter Sound System
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - Ska of the East (3:52)
Album: v.a. Echo Chamber - Around the World in Dub vol. 3 & 4; Label: Dan Dada
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - Ska from Studio 5 (3:19)
Album: unrl.; Label: Skankworks/IMT
(non-Froggie bumper) Buford O'Sullivan - The Night Sky's Turning Blue (3:13)
Album: the club of hopes and fears; Label: Ska Satellite
The Selecter - Doors Ever Open (4:23)
Album: String Theory; Label: Vocaphone
Mutant Frogs - Perception (3:09)
Album: unrl.; Label: Skankworks/IMT
(non-Froggie bumper) SKAndalous All Stars - The End (3:03)
Album: Age of Insects; Label: Shanachie
Air Date: 
April 10, 2014

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