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23min of Ska : Rock Candy

23skaROCKCANDY“You are not bad or stupid or wrong, and you get to walk away from any idiot who insists otherwise. You are your own damn person and you get to run your own damn life. You’re good. Hold on tight.”

– Warren Ellis

00:00 – Hooray For Our Side – Fringes and Edges (Everybody Love Everybody ’19)
03:10 – Isaac Green & the Skalars – the Row (Skoolin’ with the Skalars ’96)
05:11 – the Hotknives – Razor Blade Alley (Specialized III: Mad Not Cancer ’14)
08:13 – the Dendrites – Pookie (Damn Right ’17)
11:23 – the Kingpins – Simon, Viens Danser le Ska (Let’s Go BACK to Work ’17)
13:42 – the Mighty Mighty Bosstones – Open and Honest (the Magic of Youth ’11)
16:24 – Slow Gherkin – Reminder (Shed Some Skin ’98)
19:16 – the JB Conspiracy – Back to the Future (the Calm ’12)

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23min of Ska : Envy

23skaENVYOk, I’ll admit, I tried my hardest to keep these episodes on theme for each of the seven deadly sins, but, man, Envy was way to hard. Maybe a few songs fit, but really not that much. I at least tried to use song titles that seem like they should be about envy, even when they’re not really in the end. There were some other good songs, but I’d already used them in previous episodes, I’m envious of those episodes for using those songs for no reason when they could’ve been saved for this podcast, if I had this idea earlier!

the Snails – Good’s Not Good Enough (Good’s Not Good Enough ’14)
Deal’s Gone Bad – Just Won’t Do (Heartbreaks & Shadows ’14)
Reel Big Fish – Everything Sucks (Turn the Radio Off ’96)
Chris Murray – Better to Know (Yard Sale ’09)
the Pandemics – Living in Your Shadow (Brain on Tap ’12)
the 27 Red – Better watch (Make Your Game ’03)
Isaac Green & the Skalars – Don’t Count (Skoolin’ with the Skalars ’96)

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23min of Ska : Let’s Kick it Off Once More

23ska-bwplaidI think I typed way too much last week, so I’m keeping the write up simple this time. Here’s a great episode of great ska bands that I hope you will enjoy! Have a great week!

Rude King – Open for Business (It’ll Probably be Alright ’13)
Monkey – Walking on Coals (Lost at Sea ’09)
Isaac Green & the Skalars – Spoiled Brat (Skoolin’ with the Skalars ’96)
Maddie Ruthless feat. the Forthrights – Twist the Knife (Maddie Ruthless and Friends ’12)
the Mighty Mighty Bosstones – Royal Oil (Let’s Face It ’97)
the Screw-Ups – Lie Awake (EP ’13)
Squirt Gun Warriors – Breadwinner Homemaker (Don’t Fence Me In ’14)

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23min of Ska : Wedding Bells

In celebration of my recent wedding I cooked up this podcast. Is it a little mushy? Sure, but man, that’s what makes weddings a fun time. OK, maybe I’m getting a little personal with this episode, but heck, can you blame me? Get up, dance, drink a beverage, eat some cake and pretend you were there.

the Pepper Pots – the Garden of Love (Shake It! ’07)
doctormanette – Something I’ve Been Meaning to Say (the Same Thing Over & Over ’99)
the Pinstripes – Sweet Lovin’ (Sweet Lovin’ ’10)
New York Ska-Jazz Ensemble – You are My Love (Step Forward ’08)
Prince Buster – My Girl (My Girl/Here Comes the Bride ’65)
Isaac Green & the Skalars – I Love You (Skoolin’ with the Skalars ’96)
Reel Big Fish – We Close Our Eyes (Dead Band’s Party ’05)

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23min of Ska : Schooled

It is back to school time! Woo! Or not, I guess it is completely up to you how you feel about school and schooling, but that’s not what we’re here for, we’re here for some ska. I seriously couldn’t resist using Isaac Green & the Skalars, the Skolars & the O.C. Scholars in the same episode. It just seemed like the right thing to do. I know, the Skolars went on to change their name to Telegraph, but the original release of “10 Songs and Then Some” is by the Skolars and that’s just what I have. This Corey Dixon and the Zvooks song is a rare one from an Illinois based music compilation that never really got out much, so I just wanted everyone to hear it. Well, there you go, more ska & ska-punk to listen to while you ride the bus, slack off in math class or not do homework.

If you’re in a ska band and would like to be featured or if you know some music that you think I should hear for future inclusion, please email me at radjose[at]gmail[dot]com! I’ll play most anything.

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