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This Island Earth

This Island Earth
Sunday March 31st, 2019 with Rob Bitschofsky
A mixed stew: some old, some new, some spacey dub and a tribute to the late, great Ranking Roger

A Good Day for Sunshine
The Beat feat. Ranking Roger - Public Confidential New
La Carga (feat. Nidia Gongora)
The Bongo Hop - Satingorona, Pt. 2 New
San Gabriel (feat. Cindy Pooch)
The Bongo Hop - Satingorona, Pt. 2 New
Bòd Lanmè Pa Lwen (Duo Version)
Bokanté - Single New
La Fuente
Wu Man & Son de San Diego - Fingertip Carnival
Basi Banso Tapale
Manuel D'Oliveira - Golden Afrique Vol. 2
No Te Puedo Encontrar
Los 007 - Back to Peru
Raga Kalavati
Shankar Jaikishan and Rais Khan - Raga Jazz Style
Noise
The Heliocentrics - Fallen Angels: The Singles Collection
Kismet
Burhan Öçal & Jamaaldeen Tacuma - Groove Alla Turca
Teals Descending on the Level Sand
Lo Ka Ping - Lost Sounds of the Tao
A Quivering Leaf, Ask the Winds
Tony Scott - Music for Zen Meditation
Mariam (feat. Idan Raichel)
Vieux Farka Touré - Samba
Chop & Quench (Jeun Ko Ku)
Fela Kuti - Afrodisiac
Tell Me (Doko Mien)
Ibibio Sound Machine - Doko Mien New
Basquiat
Ibibio Sound Machine - Doko Mien New
Guess We Found a Way
Ibibio Sound Machine - Doko Mien New
Rough Rider
The English Beat - I Just Can't Stop It
Whine and Grine/Stand Down Margaret
The English Beat - I Just Can't Stop It
French Toast (Soleil Trop Chaud)
The English Beat - Wha'ppen
Cheated
The English Beat - Wha'ppen
The Limits We Set
The English Beat - Wha'ppen
Spar Wid Me
The English Beat - Special Beat Service
Pato and Roger a Go Talk
The English Beat - Special Beat Service
Cool Entertainer
The English Beat - Special Beat Service
Ranking Full Stop
The Beat feat. Ranking Roger - Live at the Roundhouse
Can't Get Used to Losing You
The Beat feat. Ranking Roger - Live at the Roundhouse
I'll Take You There
General Public - The Best of General Public
On The Road
The Beat feat. Ranking Roger - Public Confidential New
Running Naked
Mike Cooper - Tropical Gothic
White Scarf in the Mist
Sly & Robbie meet Nils Petter Molvær - Nordub
As Thick as Thieves (Live) feat. Deep Space
Jah Wobble - In Trance New
The Mysteries of Twilight Part 2 (Live) feat. Solaris
Jah Wobble - In Trance New
Interactive CKCU
Shubham
What songs are you playing Rob

1:30 PM, March 31st, 2019
Shelley Ann Morris
Hi Rob, R.I.P. Ranking Roger. There's a voice from my university days! Listening in from home this afternoon.

1:33 PM, March 31st, 2019
PeterB
Just joined in a bit ago... OH DEAR "Rankin' Roger", R.I.P. ;^( Do you happen to have The [English] Beat / Special Beat Service / "Pato And Roger a go talk" lined up? One of my personal total faves of that era -- brilliant. (It is up on YouTube BTW ;^)

1:41 PM, March 31st, 2019
S.A.M.
I used to hear English Beat on CKCU "Back in the day"

1:43 PM, March 31st, 2019
Rob Bitschofsky (host)
Hi you guys! Shubham, songs to the left of the interactive widget. PB, of course we're having Pato and Roger a Go Talk this afternoon, and Shelly Ann, indeed, Ranking Roger was part of my good ol'days too. And he was only 56!

1:55 PM, March 31st, 2019
PeterB
The Beat has such a positive, inclusive vibe. Not to mention FAT JUICY beats. Many a big spliff occurred in dem days. Sayin' is all.... q;^)

2:01 PM, March 31st, 2019
Rob Bitschofsky (host)
Yup, positive and inclusive indeed. Such a joyous racket they produced!

2:10 PM, March 31st, 2019
Shubham
How is the weather today

2:12 PM, March 31st, 2019
Rob Bitschofsky (host)
It was awful when I came in Shubham. But there are no windows here in the dark superterranean world headquarters of the station, so I have no idea. I expect it's still awful.

2:15 PM, March 31st, 2019
Heavy Ben
Diggin the new Ibibio! (and the rest of the program)

2:28 PM, March 31st, 2019
Rob Bitschofsky (host)
Hey Heavy Ben! Glad you're liking it. This new Ibibio does indeed sound great. Maybe their best yet?

2:32 PM, March 31st, 2019
Shubham
Great music on this island earth

2:37 PM, March 31st, 2019
Rob Bitschofsky (host)
That's the goal!

2:50 PM, March 31st, 2019
Shubham
When is your birthday Rob

3:04 PM, March 31st, 2019
Rob Bitschofsky (host)
Not very long after Ranking Roger's, I'm surprised to find out. He was a lot younger than I expected!

3:07 PM, March 31st, 2019
Rob Bitschofsky (host)
...or I'm a lot older than I feel!

3:08 PM, March 31st, 2019
Shubham
What’s this playing at 3:41

3:41 PM, March 31st, 2019
Rob Bitschofsky (host)
Bassist Jah Wobble from his new compilation called "In Trance.". This is a live track called "As Thick As Thieves".

3:44 PM, March 31st, 2019
Shubham
What year was your anniversary Rob

3:55 PM, March 31st, 2019
Rob Bitschofsky (host)
Well, I have an anniversary every year. But I can never remember how long I've been on the show. I do an anniversary episode after funding drive each year. This year is maybe number 10 or 11.

4:00 PM, March 31st, 2019