5/10/2012 Rocket Ship Ska Trip

 

_5/10 in a nutshell..._

A stretched-out 4@4 (with 3 tunes in the 7:+mn. range), a GotchaSKAllipop straight off a band's website, Ska from Studio 5 and a ska Rocky theme were highlights  of Hour 3. Working our way back, Sherwood got funky with some MFSB, El Coco and Milt Jackson in an hour that kicked off with the three Y's... Yello, YMCK and YMO. What makes 'em the "Three Y's"?  Just the fact that they're back-to-back-to-back in the playlist, y'all... and if I find three _more_ Y's to run consecutively, then _they'll_ be the three Y's. Lastly... this was the week we learned of the passing of The Skatalites' mighty Lloyd Brevett on the upright, so we put together a Skatalites-driven all-star cast in the opening set of the "Ooh"...including the Wailing Wailers, Jackie Opel, The Maytals and Lee Perry. The Lloyds of Kingston are now reunited in the Great Beyond... May Knibb and Brevett Rock (steady) In Peace.

Playlist Tracks: 
Tommy McCook with Baba Brooks Band - Rocket Ship
Album: 45; Label: Treasure Isle
Bob Marley & the Wailers - I Am Going Home
Album: The Birth of a Legend; Label: Epic/Calla
The Skatalites - Ball of Fire
Album: 45; Label: Studio 1
Jackie Opel - Push Wood
Album: v.a. Ska Bonanza; Label: Heartbeat/Studio 1
Derrick & Naomi - I Wish I Were an Apple
Album: 45; Label: Ska Beat
The Maytals - Shining Light
Album: v.a. Ska Bonanza; Label: Heartbeat/Studio 1
Lee Perry - Wishes of the Wicked
Album: 45; Label: Worldisc
Joanne Dennis - Don't Cry Over Me
Album: v.a. Wailers & friends; Label: Heartbeat/Studio 1
The Skatalites - Sucu Sucu
Album: v.a. Ska Bonanza; Label: Heartbeat/Studio 1
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - 60Hz. Ska
Album: "It's One Of Ours"; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Tommy McCook - Don't Bother Me
Album: 45; Label: N.D.
Clive & Naomi - Down Down
Album: 45; Label: Treasure Isle
The Pioneers - Give Up
Album: 45; Label: Caltone
The Two Kings - Rolling Stone
Album: 45; Label: Island
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - 5 Fingers of Ska
Album: "It's One Of Ours"; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Andy & Joey - Love Your Company
Album: 45; Label: C and N
The Mighty Vikings - Get On the Right Side
Album: s-t; Label: WIRL
Sugar & Dandy - I'm Not Crying Now
Album: 45; Label: Carnival
Roy Shirley - Shirley
Album: 45; Label: Beverley's
Roland Alphonso & the Studio 1 Orchestra - Rinky Dink (So Good)
Album: 45; Label: Ska Beat
The Soul Bros. - Early Bird
Album: Hot Shot; Label: Studio 1
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - Sherwood's Planet
Album: Warts 'n' all; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Yello - Swing
Album: 1980-1985 The New Mix In One Go; Label: Mercury/Vertigo
YMCK - Yellow, Magenta, Cyan and Black
Album: Family Music; Label: Usagi-Chang
Yellow Magic Orchestra - Simoon
Album: s-t; Label: A&M/Alfa
Jack Walrath - Bottom of the Sea
Album: Godzilla Jazz; Label: King (Japan)
Tokyo Jihen - Keshou Naoshi
Album: Adult; Label: Toshiba/EMI
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - Lymedison
Album: "It's One Of Ours"; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Mutant Frogs (not as bumper) - Lunar Lily Pad
Album: "It's One Of Ours"; Label: Skankworks/IMT
MFSB - TLC
Album: Universal Love; Label: Philadelphia International
El Coco - Let's Get It Together
Album: 12"; Label: AVI
Milt Jackson - I'm Not So Sure
Album: Olinga; Label: CTI
Johnny Pate - Constant Wind
Album: Outrageous; Label: MGM
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - (most of) A Band of Blue Frogs Playing the Greens
Album: "It's One Of Ours"; Label: Skankworks/IMT
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - One for Freetime
Album: Warts 'n' all; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Jazz Jamaica All Stars - Dolphin Dance
Album: Massive; Label: Dune
David Hillyard & the Rocksteady 7 - Duppy Conqueror
Album: United Front; Label: Do the Dog!
The Drastics - Here Comes the Bass/Earl Warren
Album: 12"; Label: s-r/myspace/Happy as a Lark
Open Season - Elephant Walk
Album: Hot and Fire; Label: Megalith/Leech
Skamonics - My Boy Lollipop
Album: demo; Label: band's website
*Mutant Frogs (not as bumper) - Ska from Studio 5 (compressed muscle mix)
Album: unrl.; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Lions Club - theme from Rocky (Gonna Fly Now)
Album: TV and Movie Themes; Label: Pork Pie
The Dynamics - Rockit
Album: Version Excursions; Label: grooveattack
the neyBuzz - Rebellion
Album: Rebellion; Label: s-r (theneybuzz.com)
(non-Froggie bumper) Prince Fatty meets the Mutant Hifi - (excerpt) Son of a Thousand Fathers
Album: Return of Gringo; Label: Mr. Bongo
(non-Froggie bumper) SKAndalous All Stars - ('bout half of) The End
Album: Age of Insects; Label: Shanachie
Air Date: 
May 10, 2012

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