100% Ska Podcast S05E31 – A Goodbye to Terry, Daptone Records Spotlight, and Ska-Jazz Melodies

Tonight we say goodbye to Terry Hall, who passed away earlier this week, in shocking news to the ska community. He will be great missed, but the music he helped create will go on, and continue to go on and inspire.

We also put the spotlight on NYC’s Daptone Records label, with a look at some of their more ska and reggae-oriented singles they’ve released.

We also get nice and ska-jazzy, as I’ve been in the mood to spread some nice melodies!

Full Playlist:

The Allstonians – Gale Force

The Specials – The Lunatics

Shuffle and Bang – Daahoud Ska

Junior Dell and the D-Lites – Meanwhile on the 15th Floor…

Johnny Reggae Rub Foundation – Mortality

Leon Dinero – Lover Like Me

Charles Bradley and the Inversions – Whatcha Doing (To Me)

James Hunter Six – Carina

The Frightnrs – I’d Rather Go Blind

Susan Cadogan and the Magnetics – My Oh My

Skinnerbox – Does He Love You?

Intensified – Back Again

Dance Hall Crashers – He Wants me Back

Wild Man Riddim – On a Jetpack to Cuba

Ska Jazz Messengers – Mil Veces No

Rotterdam Ska-Jazz Foundation – Yardbird Suite

Dani Radic and the Slackers – It’s Raining

Roger Rivas – Christmas Time

Local or visiting NYC? Check out the upcoming shows hosted by (or featuring) DJ Ryan Midnight:

1/20 – Cenzo, Drop Party, Skappository, DJ Ryan Midnight and Duff Guy (Host and DJ)

2/10 – The Pomps, Barbicide, TBA, DJ Ryan Midnight and Friends (Host and DJ)

3/17 – St Patrick’s Day Party at Otto’s Shrunken Head!

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