70 minutes | Feb 26th 2021

100% Ska Podcast S04E07 – Go West to Dance! Western Movie Influenced Ska and Reggae

On tonight’s episode of 100% Ska, we explore the musical influence classic Hollywood westerns and more rough and tumble spaghetti westerns have had on ska and reggae through the ages – whether its a direct music melody, the name of the song, a clip from the movie, or even just overdubbing a few pistol shots to get you in the mood.From the classic sounds of Trojan Records and The Upsetters to the modern influenced take by Prince Fatty and The Mutant Hi-Fi or Soweto, you’re gonna want a slug of whiskey and dusty poncho by the end of the episode! As always, your DJ Ryan Midnight aims to please, and he’s damn quick draw on the fader! Full Playlist: Kyber Rifles – Rawhide Ska The Upsetters – Eastwood Rides Again Derek Harriott & The Crystalites – Fistfull Of Dollars Carlos Malcolm & His Afro Jamaican Rhythms – Bonanza Ska Richard Ace – Hang ‘Em High Bad Manners – Buffalo Ska The Specials – Guns of Navarone The Toasters – Marlboro Man The Ska Blazers – Gringo Prince Fatty and The Mutant Hi-Fi – Across the Border The Braces – Riding West The Void Union – Higher Guns Soweto – Last Duel in OK Corral Irie Idea – Han Shoots First Green Torrejas – Green Torrejas Roger Rivas – Heading West The Vessels – Hot Gun The Ska Flames – Samurai The post 100% Ska Podcast S04E07 – Go West to Dance! Western Movie Influenced Ska and Reggae appeared first on DJ Ryan Midnight - NYC Ska DJ and Podcast Host.
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