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23min of Ska : Lemon Curd

23skaLEMONCURDUnlike last week, I’m keeping it pretty traditional as far as the sound goes. I mean, there’s still some room for other genres to worm into the ska beat, but it certainly isn’t punk or rock this time. It’s a laid-back kind of sound this week. I hope you all enjoy. Oh, and take care of each other out there, it’s been a rough one this week.

00:00 – Jackie Mendez – Forever True (Forever True ’17)
04:11 – the Bandulus – Smile (Bottom’s Up ’17)
06:39 – Jimmy Cliff – Ship is Sailing (Rebirth ’12)
09:37 – Susan Cadogan – Crazy (Take Me Back ’16)
12:58 – Pressure Cooker – All Time Wine (Wherever You Go! ’12)
15:46 – the Kinky Coo Coo’s – On Monday (the Mean Machine ’09)
19:16 – Dave Hillyard & Friends – Won’t Back Down (California ’13)

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23min of Ska : Honey Dipped

23skaHONEYDIPTired. Overworked. Stressed. But then again, I’m hardly alone in that department. We all need to let go a bit. Lean back and breath. Life can get pretty complicated if we let it. It’s about the only thing that’ll tie itself up into knots if we don’t fuss with it. Get out of town if you need to, and if you live in the country, get into town, it’s more fun there than us city folk like to let on. That said, he’s another batch of fantastic ska music that I hope that you enjoy.

00:00 – King Kong 4 – All Those Wasted Days (If Those Rays don’t Kill You First ’17)
02:41 – Matt Wixson’s Flying Circus – I Have a Thing (Jeffy ’11)
05:00 – Jimmy Cliff – Children’s Bread (Rebirth ’12)
09:09 – the Steady 45’s – Trouble in Paradise (Trouble in Paradise ’17)
12:32 – les Singes Verts – Fellow Men (Fellow Men ’17)
16:07 – Susan Cadogan – Truth Talkin’ (Truth Talkin’ 17)
19:47 – Captain Ska – Liar Liar Ge2017 (Liar Liar Ge2017 ’17)

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23min of Ska : Chocolate Frosted with Sprinkles

23skachocwsprinklesSomeone on Reddit told me that if I stopped making politically slanted episodes that this podcast might be worth listening to. You know something, I agree, I plan that last week’s episode was the beginning and end of all that! From now on, politically neutral. Just like ska is. Politics free.

00:00 – the Trespassers – Gonna Get it, Nazi Punk (Skarmageddon 3: a New Beginning ’97)
03:14 – Jimmy Cliff – World Upside Down (Rebirth ’12)
06:22 – the Special AKA – Racist Friend (Racist Friend / Bright Lights ’83)
10:23 – Kill Lincoln – Pralines & Dick (You Were There ’11)
13:19 – Stop the Presses – the Mayor (Does it Still Look Pretty? ’11)
16:13 – MU330 – America’s Funniest (Best of MU330 ’98)
17:34 – Hub City Stompers – Little Julie Swastiska (Blood, Sweat, and Beers ’04)

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23min of Ska : Bay City Blues

23skaGUNGIRLLet’s hear it for living life the way you want to live it! Yeah! Wait… you don’t? You better change that as much as you can, and soon! Ok, yeah, I know, a lot of stuff sucks in life, we gotta get around it any way we can. We can’t let it crush us. We need to fight back or we need to move on and find a better place.

00:00 – Steady 45s – Mama Said (Greenleaf Special ’16)
02:24 – Reel Big Fish – Your Guts (I Hate Them) (We’re Not Happy ’til You’re Not Happy ’05)
04:25 – Bomb the Music Industry! – Depression is No Fun (Get Warmer ’07)
07:07 – Be Like Max – Shout it Out (Against All Odds ’15)
11:07 – Jimmy Cliff – Ruby Soho (Rebirth ’12)
13:56 – the Toasters – Little Hidden Secrets (Dub 56 ’94)
16:36 – the Allentons – Dreams (Dreams ’11)
20:10 – Backyard Superheroes – Netflix & Chill (Netflix & Chill ’16)

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Special : In the Sixties…

Here’s a special one for you, ska from the 60s! That’s right! An episode dedicated to all those original fine music makers from Jamaica. This isn’t a definitive episode or list of bands, just a little taste of what it was like when these songs were the latest hits.

Desmond Dekker & the Aces – It Miek (It Miek / Problems ’69)
King Perry – Doctor Dick (Doctor Dick / Magic Star ’66)
Lord Brynner & the Sheiks – Congo War (Congo War / Teach Me to Ska ’65)
the Paragons – the Tide is High (On the Beach ’67)
Jimmy Cliff – Miss Jamaica (Miss Jamaica / Gold Digger ’62)
Roland Alphonso – 1,000 Tons of Megaton (1,000 Tons of Megaton / Musical Resurrection ’69)
Don Drummond – Man in the Street (Man in the Street / You are My One Love ’65)
the Ethiopians – the Whip (the Whip / Cool it Amigo ’67)
Derrick & Patsy – Housewives Choice (Housewives Choice / Gypsy Woman ’62)

If you’re in a ska band and would like to be interviewed or have a song featured, please email me at radjose[at]gmail[dot]com.

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