3/22/2012 Rocket Ship Ska Trip

 

3/22 in a nutshell...
Real gone, man! Plus a peppering of Ska-Like from the likes of Frankie Ford and Duke Ellington, some Caltone reissues, and an unannounced back-to-back comparison of pre-Wailers Marley (Do You Still Love Me) and Derrick Morgan's strikingly similar-sounding take on "By The Light of the Silvery Moon", title shortened to "The Moon". Past the "Ooh", Sherwood B. Funn fills the Zero-G with everyone from Terry Snyder to David Carroll, from Zavier Cugat to Milton Banana... and he can't resist some Ska when it's Giuliano Palma doing Bond... James Bond! A Mutant Frogs set makes up the 4(+1)@4, Billie Tam straight outa HK's gotchaSKAllipopped, and the spirit of King Stitt (r.i.p., King, we'll miss ya!) chimes in. The Big 'C' claimed him on Jan. 31st, and we'll mount a proper tribute next week... stay tuned.


Playlist Tracks: 
Tommy McCook with Baba Brooks Band - Rocket Ship
Album: 45; Label: Treasure Isle
Count Ossie - First Gone
Album: 45; Label: Moodisc
Frederick (pre-"Toots") Hibbert - Old Flame
Album: v.a. Trojan Battlefield; Label: Trojan
The Blues Busters - Soon You'll Be Gone
Album: v.a. Ska Spectacular vol. 2; Label: Charly
Chuck Jaques & the Supersonics - Now That You're Gone
Album: v.a. Listen to the Music - Caltone's Jamaican 45s 1966-69; Label: Pressure Sounds/Caltone
The Muskyteers - Kiddy-O
Album: (Lee Perry & v.a.) The Upsetter; Label: Trojan
Tommy McCook & the Super Sonics - Smooth Sailing
Album: v.a. Listen to the Music - Caltone's Jamaican 45s 1966-69; Label: Pressure Sounds/Caltone
(bumper) Mutant Frogs (me!) - 60Hz. Ska
Album: "It's One Of Ours"; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Duke Ellington - Caravan
Album: Black Brown & Beige 4lp box; Label: RCA/Bluebird
Robert (pre-Wailers) Marley - Do You Still Love Me
Album: 45; Label: Beverley's
Derrick Morgan - The Moon
Album: 45; Label: Blue Beat
Larry Marshall - Move Your Feet
Album: 45; Label: Blue Beat
Roland Alphonso - The Return of Paul Bogle
Album: 45; Label: Top Sound
The Emotions with the Lyn Taitt Band - Gypsy
Album: v.a. Listen to the Music - Caltone's Jamaican 45s 1966-69; Label: Pressure Sounds/Caltone
Frankie Ford with Huey "Piano" Smith & the Clowns - Sea Cruise
Album: 45; Label: Goldisc
Rico - Sea Cruise
Album: 45; Label: Chrysalis/2Tone
The Specials - Sea Cruise (ft. Rico)
Album: BBC Sessions; Label: EMI/BBC
Billy Vernon & the Celestials - Ska Susannah
Album: v.a. Hottest Ska Around; Label: Mangowood
The Checkmates - Train to Soulville
Album: 45; Label: Studio 1
The Clarendonians - The Jerk
Album: 45; Label: Ska Beat
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - (most of) Baron von Skankin' Frank
Album: "It's One Of Ours" [; Label: Skankworks/IMT
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - Sherwood's Planet
Album: Warts 'n' all; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Terry Snyder & the All Stars - Softly, as in a Morning Sunrise
Album: Mister Percussion; Label: UA/Ultra Audio
Skip Martin (conducting) - Voodoo Moon
Album: Perspectives in Percussion vol. 1; Label: Somerset Stereo Fidelity
DavidCarroll & his Orchestra - Discussion in Percussion
Album: Percussion in Hi-Fi; Label: Mercury
The Trans-World Symphony Orchestra - The Trek
Album: Edmond De Luca's Safari; Label: Somerset Stereo Fidelity
Saxsambistas Brasileiros - Dark Eyes
Album: Carnival Fantastico; Label: Epic/Stereorama
Milton Banana Trio - Cidade Vazia
Album: Balancando; Label: EMI/Odeon
Byron Lee & the Dragonaires - On the Trail
Album: Caribbean Joyride; Label: Starline
Hal Blaine - Kaleidoscope (March)
Album: Psychedelic Percussion; Label: Dunhill/Harkit
(bumper) Mutannt Frogs - The Scene Tomorrow (custon bumper-timed edit)
Album: unrl.; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Xavier Cugat - Love is a Many-Splendored Thing
Album: most popular movie hits as styled by...; Label: Mercury
Marian McPartland - Freedom Jazz Dance
Album: A Delicate Balance; Label: Halcyon
Lionel Hampton - Cutter's Corner
Album: Hamp's Big Band; Label: Audio Fidelity
(bumper) Mutannt Frogs - (most of) The Scene Tomorrow (custon bumper-timed edit)
Album: unrl.; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Giuliano Palma & The Bluesbeaters - From Russia
Album: Combo; Label: V2/Universal
Irving Joseph - Double Cross
Album: Murder, Inc.; Label: Time
Shiina Ringo & Saito Neko - La Salle de Bain
Album: Heisei Fuzoku; Label: Toshiba/EMI
Earl "Fatha" Hines & his New Sounds - The Web
Album: s-t 10" ep; Label: Nocturne
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - One for Freetime
Album: Warts 'n' all; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Mutant Frogs (not as bumper) - 60Hz. Ska
Album: "It's One Of Ours"; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Mutant Frogs (not as bumper) - The Great UFO Crash of '47
Album: "It's One Of Ours"; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Mutant Frogs (not as bumper) - X-Ray Ska
Album: "It's One Of Ours"; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Mutant Frogs (not as bumper) - Transkalactic
Album: "It's One Of Ours"; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Mutant Frogs (not as bumper) - Pro-Pleasure Gas (Capt. 2much Freetime's Ska Mutation)
Album: "It's One Of Ours"; Label: Skankworks/IMT
(non-Froggie bumper) Ernest Ranglin & Orchestra - My Boy Lollipop (instrumental)
Album: the best of millie - my boy lollipop; Label: Spectrum/Universal
Billie Tam - My Boy Lollipop
Album: 7" 4tk. ep; Label: Pathé
Runa Miyoshida - No. 1
Album: Ska Flavor #1; Label: Daiki Sound
The Insteps - The Goat (ft. King Stitt)
Album: Eleven Steps to Power; Label: Stubborn
Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra - Transit Passenger
Album: Perfect Future; Label: Cutting Edge
Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra - Walking Angel
Album: Perfect Future; Label: Cutting Edge
Joey Altruda - Rolando
Album: ...presents Kingston Cocktail; Label: Will
Cabernet Deneuve - Moscow
Album: Best; Label: BRP
Bonnie Pink with The Miceteeth - Don't Get Me Wrong
Album: 45; Label: Duck Soup Productions
(non-Froggie bumper) SKAndalous All Stars - The End
Album: Age of Insects; Label: Shanachie
(time remaining!) Mutant Frogs - (excerpt) Penguin On Vacation
Album: "It's One Of Ours"; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Air Date: 
March 22, 2012

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