Songs From The Big Hair: 09.10.2016 edition

DJ Eské


Songs From The Big Hair
The 80s Music Show
Saturdays 3 – 5 PM Eastern
Hosted this week by Sean Kennedy (DJ SK)

Featuring a small tribute to Prince Buster on this week’s show, as he passed away on Thursday. Prince Buster was a big name in the Ska and Rocksteady scenes of Jamaica and the UK, later heavily influencing the Two-Tone movement of the late 70s/early 80s.

Artist Song Album Record Label Year/Comments
Killing Joke Kings and Queens Night Time EG Records 1985
Government Issue Strange Wine Crash Giant Records 1988
The Real Kids Can't Talk To That Girl Outta Place New Rose Records 1982
Tommy Keene Our Car Club Based On Happy Times Geffen 1989
Buzzcocks Running Free Running Free [single] United Artists Records 1980
Madness The Prince One Step Beyond... Stiff Records 1979
Prince Buster & The Trojans Stack-O-Lee Stack-O-Lee [single] Gaz's Rockin' Records 1989
The Specials Enjoy Yourself (It's Later Than You Think) More Specials Two-Tone Records 1980
The English Beat Rough Rider I Just Can't Stop It Go-Feet Records 1980
Madness Madness One Step Beyond... Stiff Records 1979
Prince Buster & The Trojans Dance Cleopatra [live] Live at The London International Ska Festival Blue Beat 1989
The Smiths The Headmaster Ritual Meat Is Murder Rough Trade 1985
Ramones Rock 'N' Roll High School End of The Century Sire Records 1980
Josie Cotton School Is In From The Hip Elektra 1984
Rank & File The Conductor Wore Black Sundown Slash 1982
The Blasters I'm Shakin' The Blasters Slash 1981
The Plugz Achin' Better Luck Restless Records 1981
The Rave-Ups Class Tramp Town + Country Omnivore Recordings 1985, July 2016 reissue
X I Must Not Think Bad Thoughts More Fun In The New World Real Gone Music 1983, 2014 reissue
Pylon Yo-Yo Chomp Death From Above 1982
The Glove Like An Animal Blue Sunshine Wonderland 1983
Wire In Vivo It's Beginning To and Back Again Mute/Enigma Records 1989
Modern English Life In The Gladhouse After The Snow 4AD 1982
Run-DMC Slow & Low [demo] King of Rock Arista 1982
Kraftwerk It's More Fun To Compute Computer World Elektra 1981
Gary Numan Cars The Pleasure Principle Beggars Banquet 1979
Duran Duran Planet Earth Duran Duran EMI 1981
Adam & The Ants Cartrouble Cartrouble [single] Do It Records 1980

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