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Christmas Ska Party

Steve Lamacq hosts a Christmas Ska Party at Maida Vale, including The Beat featuring Ranking Roger, The Selecter, Glaswegian sound system Mungo's Hifi and the don, David Rodigan.

Steve Lamacq hosts a special Christmas Ska Party at the Maida Vale Studios. Joining Steve to toast the festive period will be a stellar line-up that includes ska legends The Beat featuring Ranking Roger, 2 Tone titans The Selecter, Glaswegian sound system Mungo's Hifi and the don himself, David Rodigan. This three hour live music show will feature new and classic tracks played live by The Beat who will perform Mirror in the Bathroom and Tears of a Clown, along with The Selecter who will play On My Radio and Missing Words. Alongside them will be Mungo's Hifi and David Rodigan providing the soundtrack of rare records and festive tinged ska favourite on the turntables.

3 hours

Last on

Tue 13 Dec 2016 16:00

Music Played

  • Prince Buster

    One Step Beyond

    • Virgin.
  • The Wytches

    Bone-Weary

    • Heavenly Recordings.
  • Siouxsie and the Banshees

    Cascade

    • A Kiss In The Dreamhouse.
    • Polydor.
  • A Tribe Called Quest

    Ego

    • Epic Records.
  • Dusty Springfield

    You Don't Have To Say You Love Me

    • Dusty - The Silver Collection.
    • Philips.
  • O.B.F.

    Sixteen Tons Of Pressure (feat. Charlie P)

    • OBF Records.
  • The Specials

    A Message To You, Rudy (feat. Rico Rodriguez)

    • Chrysalis.
  • Bonobo

    Kerala

    • Migration.
    • Ninja Tune.
  • Radiohead

    Burn The Witch

    • A Moon Shaped Pool.
    • XL Recordings.
  • The Charlatans

    The Only One I Know

    • Beggars Banquet.
  • Eek‐A‐Mouse

    Christmas A Come (12" Mix)

    • Eek-Ology.
    • 17 North Parade.
  • She Drew the Gun

    Since You Were Not Mine

    • Memories Of The Future.
    • Skeleton Key Records.
    • 2.
  • The Ronettes

    Sleigh Ride

    • ABKCO.
  • Mungo’s Hi Fi

    Uptown Top Ranking (6 Music Christmas Ska Party, 13 Dec 2016) (feat. Eva Lazarus)

  • Mungo’s Hi Fi

    Serious Time (feat. YT)

    • Serious Time.
    • Scotch Bonnet Records.
  • Mungo’s Hi Fi & Marina P

    Mama Was Right (6 Music Christmas Ska Party, 13 Dec 2016)

  • Mungo’s Hi Fi

    We Weren't Made For This (6 Music Christmas Ska Party, 13 Dec 2016) (feat. Eva Lazarus)

  • Mungo’s Hi Fi

    The Beat Goes On (6 Music Christmas Ska Party, 13 Dec 2016) (feat. Marina P, Tippa Irie & Dennis Alcapone)

  • Mungo’s Hi Fi

    Bumpercart (feat. YT)

    • Scotch Bonnet Records.
  • Mungo’s Hi Fi

    Divorce A L'Italienne (6 Music Christmas Ska Party, 13 Dec 2016) (feat. Marina P)

  • The Beat

    Ranking Full Stop (6 Music Christmas Ska Party, 13 Dec 2016) (feat. Ranking Roger)

  • The Beat

    Hands Off She's Mine (6 Music Christmas Ska Party, 13 Dec 2016) (feat. Ranking Roger)

  • The Beat

    Avoid The Obvious (6 Music Christmas Ska Party, 13 Dec 2016) (feat. Ranking Roger)

    • Bounce.
    • 4.
  • The Beat

    Side To Side (6 Music Christmas Ska Party, 13 Dec 2016) (feat. Ranking Roger)

    • Bounce.
    • 9.
  • The Beat

    Walking On The Wrong Side (6 Music Christmas Ska Party, 13 Dec 2016) (feat. Ranking Roger)

    • Bounce.
    • 1.
  • The Beat

    Mirror In The Bathroom (6 Music Christmas Ska Party, 13 Dec 2016) (feat. Ranking Roger)

    • I Just Can't Stop It.
    • 1.
  • DAVID RODIGAN IN THE MIX

    • Bob Marley

      One Love

    • Roland Alphonso

      Phoenix City

    • Byron Lee & The Dragonaires

      Jamaica Ska

    • The Blues Busters

      Soon You'll Be Gone

    • Lord Tanamo

      Come Down

    • Keith & Ken

      I Don’t Love You Anymore

    • Monty Norman

      I Don't Love You Any More

    • Prince Buster

      Madness

    • The Wailers

      Simmer Down

    • Millie Small

      My Boy Lollipop

    • Carlos Malcolm & His Afro-Jamaican Rhythms

      Bonaza Ska

  • The Selecter

    Three Minute Hero (6 Music Christmas Ska Party, 13 Dec 2016)

    • Too Much Pressure.
  • The Selecter

    Breakdown (6 Music Christmas Ska Party, 13 Dec 2016)

    • Subculture.
    • 4.
  • The Selecter

    Celebrate The Bullet (6 Music Christmas Ska Party, 13 Dec 2016)

    • Out On The Streets.
    • 7.
  • The Selecter

    See Them A Come (6 Music Christmas Ska Party, 13 Dec 2016)

    • Subculture.
    • 6.
  • The Selecter

    On My Radio (6 Music Christmas Ska Party, 13 Dec 2016)

  • The Selecter

    Too Much Pressure (6 Music Christmas Ska Party, 13 Dec 2016)

    • Too Much Pressure.
    • 8.
  • The Selecter & The Beat

    Enjoy Yourself (6 Music Christmas Ska Party, 13 Dec 2016)

  • Steel Pulse

    Prodigal Son

    • Mango.

Pauline Black gives us her top festive Ska tracks for 6 Music's Alternative Christmas Playlist

Pauline Black gives us her top festive Ska tracks for 6 Music's Alternative Christmas Playlist
Pauline Black shares her festive Ska tracks for 6 Music's Alternative Christmas Playlist.

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  • Tue 13 Dec 2016 16:00

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