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Pick Yourself Up
February 05, 2016 07:45 PM PST
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More Ska from the Pacific Northwest...The Happy Homemaker does it again gang!
Love Up And Push Up - Justin Hinds & The Dominos
I Don’t Want You - Frank Cosmo
Mr. Bunny - King Edwards Group
Don’t Stay Out Late - Lord Creator
One Ska, One Ounce Of Weed, One Beer - Clive Wilson & The Satalites
Cincinnati Kid - Prince Buster
Teenage Ska - Baba Brooks
Knock Out Punch - The Skatalites
National Dance - Derrick & Patsy
Misery - The Charmers
Every Night - Joe White
El Pussy Cat - Roland Alphonso
Monkey Ska - Derrick Harriott
Yogi Man - Johnny Moore
Money Or Love - Al & The Vibrators
Just One Little Girl - The Four Aces
Lucille - Laurel Aitken with The Blue Beats
Pick Yourself Up - Hopetoun Lewis
You Better Be Gone - Beresford Ricketts & The Blue Beats
Man Alone - The Deacons
What A Man Doeth - Eric “ Monty” Morris
As always- ENJOY!

I'm Gonna Take Over Now
January 28, 2016 10:09 PM PST
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More SKA! Just what the doctor ordered right?
Hoochy Koochie Kai Po- The Four Aces
Babylon- Vernon Anderson
I Shall Wear a Crown- Richards Brothers
Red Is Danger- Johnny “Dizzy” Moore
Never Be A Slave- Andy & Clyde
Four Seasons Of The Year- King Edwards All Stars
Stitch In Time- Eric “Monty” Morris
Going Back To JA- Basil Gabbidon
I’ll Wear My Crown- Prince Buster
I’m Gonna Take Over Now- Ethiopians
Lucky Seven- Don Drummond and the Baba Brooks Band
We Ain’t Got Nothing At All- Billy and Bobby
Little Flea Dog- The Maytals
Jordan River- Justin Hinds and the Dominos
Koo Koo Doo- Stranger Cole
I’m A Blackhead Again- Derrick Morgan
Bollo Man- Hiltonaires
Choo Choo SKA- Llans Thewell and his Celestials
Ten-Penny Nail- Upsetters (not that Upsetters)
Maga Dog- The Wailers

As always- ENJOY!

Pack Up Your Troubles
January 23, 2016 04:55 PM PST
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And dance around the living room! More early Jamaican to get your heart rate up from the Happy Homemaker
Broadway Jungle - The Maytals
Let’s Go To The Party - Derrick & Patsy
Let My People Go - Laurel Aitken
No One - The Techniques
Golden Love - Lord Creator
Pretty Baby - David Brown
I Don’t Know - The Blues Busters
Time After Time - The Charmers
Mother Banner - Justin Hinds & The Dominoes
Bad Dog - Shenley Duffus
Crazy Dog - Beans
Killer Diller - The Skatalites
Lonely Days - Owen Gray & Sonny Bradshaw Quartet
Mabel - Baron Twist & His Knights
Mighty Man - Higgs & Wilson
Independent Blues - Basil Gabbidon
Linger On - Prince Buster
Pack Up Your Troubles - Eric Morris with D. Cosmos
Lite Of My Life - The Mellowlarks
Iron Curtain - King Edward’s Group
All Of My Life - Lloydid & Charlie
As always- ENJOY!

Gently Set Free- We do the SKA
January 15, 2016 07:10 PM PST
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Felt like SKA, and as I pay the bills around here, SKA is what you get!
Christopher Columbus- Shenley Dufus
The Higher The Monkey Climb- Justin Hinds and the Dominoes
Wicked Men- B.B. Seaton
Wishes of the Wicked- Lee Perry
Stir The Pot- Eric “Monty” Morris
Naughty People- Delroy Wilson
One Eyed Giant- Baba Brooks and Band
There’s a Reward- Higgs and Wilson
Free Man- Ethiopians
Judge Not- Bob Marley and the Wailers
Gun Man Coming To Town- The Heptones
Rough and Tough- Keith & Ken With The Jamaican Steel Band
Pharaoh House Crash- Prince Buster
Gently Set Free- Shirley and the Rude Boys
Rude Rude Rudie- Busters All Stars
I’ll Never Grow Old- The Mighty Maytones
Iron Curtain- Patrick Edwards and the All Stars
Problems- Desmond Dekker
Rudie Bam Bam- Clarendonians
Rudy, A Message to You- Dandy Livingstone

As always- Enjoy!

The Door Is Still Open
January 08, 2016 06:28 PM PST
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Seems now that the Star Wars thing has blown over, The Homemaker is attending to a little unfinished business. Good news for you.
Oh Baby Don’t - The Heartbeats
Sugar Sugar - The Cadillacs
Got The Water Boiling - The Regals
Johnny Never Knew - The Jive Five
Rocket Ride - Johnny Greco
Sputnik Dance - The Equadors
My Baby Don’t Need Changing - The Kinglets
Lady Love - The Del-Larks
Runaround Baby - The Kodoks
Whispering Bells - The Del-Vikings
Chop Chop Boom - The Danderliers
I Only Have Eyes For You - The Flamingos
The Door Is Still Open - The Cardinals
Smoke From Your Cigarette - The Mellows featuring Lillian Leach
Heaven & Paradise - Don Julian & The Meadowlarks
There’s A Moon Out Tonight - The Capris
Stop The Wedding - The Gold Bugs
Darling - The Debonaires
Hey Señorita - The Penguins
Ka-Ding-Dong - The G-Clefs
That Day Will Never Come - The Parktowns
Papa-Oom-Mow-Mow - The Rivingtons
Bye Bye Baby - Earl Lewis & The Channels
As Always- Enjoy

Open The Gate
December 29, 2015 10:00 PM PST
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I believe this is the quietest, most mellow show I have ever done. Just kind of felt that...
More heaven
Red Clay Halo (Live)- Gillian Welch
Fifty Miles Of Elbow Room- Iris Dement
Just Like Heaven- Katie Melua
When I Die- Westbound Train
Angels- The Everybodyfields
The Buzzards Won’t Cry- William Elliot Whitmore
A Wake For A Friend- Cropduster
Heaven- Bryan Adams (because it is rad)
Letter To Heaven- Dolly Parton
Over In Glory Land- Sam Morgan’s Jazz Band
Open The Gate- Ethiopians
Heaven- Freakwater
I’ll Have a New Body- Hank Williams
My Loved Ones Are Waiting For Me- Soul Stirrers
Great Atomic Power- The Louvin Brothers
Heaven Is Falling- Bad Religion

As always- ENJOY

Gotta Get To Heaven
December 25, 2015 06:41 PM PST
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The Happy Homemaker brings us a GREAT set of songs with a decidedly celestial theme...

Me And My Lord And My Hot Rod Ford - The Pioneers
Up Above My Head I Hear Music In The Air - Sister Rosetta Tharpe & Marie Knight
Plastic Jesus - Jello Biafra & Mojo Nixon
Getting’ High For Jesus - Holly Golightly and the Brokeoffs
The Saints Rock ’n’ Roll - Bill Haley & His Comets
Sweet Chariot - The Four Aces
Thank You Lord - Bob Marley & The Wailers
The Preacher - Alton Ellis & The Flames
Sit Down Servant - Jackie Opel
Jesus Walking on the Water - Violent Femmes
I Dreamed Of A Hill-Billy Heaven - Tex Ritter
I’ll Fly Away - Alison Krauss & Gillian Welch
Please Return To Jesus - Bap Kennedy
No Depression (demo) - Uncle Tupelo
Gotta Get To Heaven - Scott H. Biram
God’s Hotel - Nick Cave
Are You Drinkin’ With Me Jesus - The Grave Brothers
God Is Not Dead - Albertina Walker & The Caravans & The New Covenant Baptist Combined Choirs
As always- ENJOY

December 16, 2015 07:30 PM PST
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Here we go gang- my annual Christmas Show. I do one every year in spite of the voices telling me not to.
A Christmas Carol- Tom Lehrer
Christmas Riff- T Rex
Holy Christmas- The Cimarons
Merry Christmas Darling- The Uniques
The Christmas Song- Esquivel
What Christmas Means To Me- Stevie Wonder
Baby Sittin’ Santa- Barry Richards
Boogie Woogie Santa Claus- Mabel Scott
Santa’s Secret- Johnny Guarnieri
Christmas Song- Gunther and the Sunshine Girls
Ding Dong Bell- Ethiopians
Donde Esta Santa Claus?- Augie Rios
Christmas Time Is Here Again- The Beatles (1967 out take)
Run Run Rudolph- Chuck Berry
Let It Snow- Dean Martin
Please Daddy, Don’t Get Drunk This Christmas- John Denver
Up On The Housetop- Bill Boyd and his Cowboy Ramblers
Merry Christmas I Don’t Want To Fight Tonight- RAMONES
Happy Christmas- Maytals
Gee Whiz It’s Christmas- Carla Thomas
Dominic The Donkey- Lou Monte