7/25/2013 Rocket Ship Ska Trip

 

7/25 in a nutshell…

This week, for the most part, the “Ooh” Crew leaves the space-themed tunes to Sherwood, and does he ever deliver! After a Tokyo Jihen fave, Yellow Magic Orchestra’s “Cosmic Surfin’” leads off an extended lunar jam encompassing selected works of Les Baxter, Eden Ahbez, Lydia Lunch, Lionel Hampton and Charlie Parker (with Strings, yet!), all with the Moon figuring into their titles, before Larry Coryell takes us to the end of the planet with “Planet End”. But lest you think we’re done with the Moon, here cones Lee Morgan with “Desert Moonlight” …but not before Ken Nordine takes us traveling through time! Traveling forward to the Home Stretch, Gerhana Ska Cinta’s Lollipop got-us-SKAvered and got us off to a fine start, the 5@5:05 were all Japanese instros, including tracks by 2 “Little” bands… Tempo and Elephant. We also had double-shots by 2Toners The Selecter (coming to the Cedar Fri. 9/13!!!!!) and The Specials. What’ll we get up to next week? Tune in… and stay tuned!

Playlist Tracks: 
Tommy McCook with Baba Brooks Band - Rocket Ship (2:39)
Album: 45; Label: Treasure Isle
Lord Creator a.k.a. Kentrick Patrick - Evening News (2:22)
Album: 45; Label: Studio 1
Roland Alphonso - If I Were a Bell (2:29)
Album: 45; Label: DDarling
Don Drummond - The Rocket (3:08)
Album: 45; Label: Rolando & Powie
The Blues Blasters - Margie (3:10)
Album: 45; Label: Studio 1
Soul Bros. - Hot Sun (3:10)
Album: 45; Label: Studio 1
Roy Richards - Warm and Tender Ska (2:57)
Album: 45; Label: Coxsone
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - (most of) Flying Frog Foo! (4:10)
Album: unrl.; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Derrick & Naomi - I Wish I Were an Apple (2:30)
Album: 45; Label: Ska Beat
Carlos Malcolm - Ghost Riders (3:12)
Album: 45; Label: Up Beat
Raymond Harper - Cool Breeze (2:19)
Album: 45; Label: ?
Byron Lee Orchestra - Walk like a Dragon (2:48)
Album: 45; Label: Island
The Skatalites - Can't Sit Down (2:53)
Album: Ska Authentic vol. 2; Label: Studio 1
The Skatalites - Ska in the Vienna Woods (2:38)
Album: v.a. Strictly for You ; Label: Studio 1
Roland Alphonso - Live Wire (Saxoversion) (2:23)
Album: v.a. Top Sounds from Top Deck vol. 6 - Ska-lternative; Label: West Side-Top Deck
Raymond Harper - Safari (3:06)
Album: 45; Label: Rio
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - Transkalactic (2:33)
Album: "It's One Of Ours"; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Dennis Sindrey - Yellow Bird Ska (2:39)
Album: 45; Label: Premiere
Derrick Harriott - Do the Jerk (2:26)
Album: (v.a. Derrick Harriott & friends - Step Softly; Label: Trojan
The Blues Busters - Soon You'll Be Gone (2:47)
Album: 45; Label: Kentone
Derrick Morgan - It's Alright (3:01)
Album: Moon Hop anthology; Label: Trojan
Bob Andy - Crime Don't Pay (2:20)
Album: Bob Andy's Song Book; Label: Studio 1
Byron Lee & the Dragonaires - I Won't Let You Go (2:13)
Album: Dance the Ska; Label: BMN
The Wailers - Jumbie Jamboree (3:32)
Album: 45; Label: Island
Roy Richards - Dream Lover (2:56)
Album: s-t; Label: Studio 1
Robert Marley - Judge Not (2:23)
Album: 45; Label: Beverley's
The Cats - What Can I Do (2:46)
Album: 45; Label: Crystal
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - 5 Fingers of Ska (4:01)
Album: "It's One Of Ours"; Label: Skankworks/IMT
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - Sherwood's Planet (3:01)
Album: Warts 'n' all; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Tokyo Jihen - Konya wa Karasawagi (3:39)
Album: Color Bars ep; Label: Toshiba/EMI
Yellow Magic Orchestra - Cosmic Surfin' (4:28)
Album: s-t; Label: Restless
Les Baxter - Moonscape (2:59)
Album: Space Escapade; Label: Capitol
Eden Ahbez - Full Moon (2:52)
Album: Eden's Island; Label: Del-Fi
Lydia Lunch - A Cruise to the Moon (3:54)
Album: Queen of Siam; Label: Atavistic
Lionel Hampton - Blue Moon (3:41)
Album: Silver Vibes; Label: Columbia
Charlie Parker with Strings - East of the Sun (and West of the Moon) (3:37)
Album: The Master Takes; Label: Verve
Larry Coryell - Planet End (8:45)
Album: Planet End; Label: Vanguard
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - The Eye of Cyclophibius (4:44)
Album: unrl.; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Sam "The Man" Taylor - Lullaby of Itsuki (2:46)
Album: Mist of the Orient; Label: MGM
"Knuckles" O'Toole - Esto Es Cha Cha Cha (3:05)
Album: ...goes South of the Border; Label: Grand Award
Ken Nordine - What Time Is It? (3:48)
Album: The Best of Word Jazz vol. 1; Label: Rhino
Fred Katz - Mate'Ka (6:35)
Album: Folk Songs for Far-Out Folk; Label: WB/Reboot
Lee Morgan - Desert Moonlight (9:24)
Album: The Rumproller; Label: Blue Note
George Russell Smalltet - Fellow Delegates (5:37)
Album: Jazz Workshop; Label: Bluebird
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - Lymedison (4:30)
Album: "It's One Of Ours"; Label: Skankworks/IMT
(bumper) Mutant Frogs - One for Freetime (3:08)
Album: Warts 'n' all; Label: Skankworks/IMT
Gerhana Ska Cinta - My Boy Lollipop (2:29)
Album: The New Authentic; Label: Clockwork
Melbourne Ska Orchestra - While You Wait (3:42)
Album: s-t; Label: Four|Four
The Late Notes - Confucious (2:49)
Album: Hallelujah Ska; Label: Unicorn
The Late Notes - Bouncing Woman (3:40)
Album: Hallelujah Ska; Label: Unicorn
A Million Bamboo - Brother (5:28)
Album: pv; Label: M.O.P.
Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra - World Ska Beach (4:12)
Album: Sunny Side of the Street; Label: Avex
Little Tempo - Shake It Up Baby (4:03)
Album: Super Tempo; Label: Speedstar International
The Little Elephant - Marvelous Trip to the Planets (6:04)
Album: Second Fruits; Label: RD
The Determinations - Sweet Night Dew (3:23)
Album: 45; Label: Zion
the eskargot miles - Around the World in 80 Days (5:27)
Album: slow dawn; Label: s-r
The Dropsteppers - When the Band Plays (3:32)
Album: Get Up In It!; Label: Megalith
The Selecter - Save a Bread (2:53)
Album: ...perform the Trojan Songbook volume 2; Label: Trojan
The Selecter - Cherry Oh Baby (3:08)
Album: ...perform the Trojan Songbook volume 2; Label: Trojan
The Prizefighters - One Thousand Words (3:00)
Album: 45; Label: Prizefighter Sound System
Yellow Magic Orchestra - Multiplies (2:55)
Album: x oo Multiplies; Label: Restless
The Pinstripes - Find It! (2:58)
Album: The Decay ; Label: Orange Cat
Mrs. Skanotto - Finally Happy (3:59)
Album: the Long Dark Road; Label: s-r
The Specials - Jezebel (2:42)
Album: Skinhead Girl; Label: Trojan
The Specials - El Pussy Cat Ska (3:38)
Album: Skinhead Girl; Label: Trojan
(non-Froggie bumper) SKAndalous All Stars - The End (3:03)
Album: Age of Insects; Label: Shanachie
Air Date: 
July 25, 2013

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