2013-09-28 Playlist

Sep 26

Listen on demand at PRX.org!

Thanks to Joanie Leeds for guest DJing — you can see her at the Eric Carle Museum in Amherst, MA, on Saturday morning at 11!

Segment 1
TMBG – It’s Spare the Rock
Ella ID
TMBG – Electric Car
Elizabeth Mitchell – John the Rabbit (live in-studio)
ID
Red Yarn & Friends – Bob the Rabbit (new)
Cloud Cult – Help
Psapp – Everybody Wants to be a Cat
ID
Joanie Leeds Guest DJ set

Segment 2
Jonathan Coulton – The Princess Who Saved Herself (live in-studio)
ID/prep to rock
TMBG – Don’t Spare the Rock!
ID
Peelander-Z – Taco Taco Tacos
Sippy Cups – Seven is the New Fourteen
1977 Bumper
Superchunk – FOH (new)
Key Wilde & Mr Clarke Don Mario’s Song
ID

Segment 3
ACL underwriting
Kelly Willis & Bruce Robison – Born to Roll
The Bright Siders – Forever Friends (new)
ID
Stevie Wonder – Sir Duke
Slavic Soul Party – Never Gonna Let You Go
ID
TMBG – Four of Two
TMBG – Spare the Rock

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A Many Hands Update and Another Way to Help

Oct 03

First, I’m thrilled to announce that Many Hands: Family Music for Haiti has now raised over $35,000 for the Haitian People’s Support Project!  Wow!

Second, you have another chance to help out and get some great music for your family.  Todd McHatton is guest DJing this week on Spare the Rock and he’s offered to donate every penny he gets from digital sales of his new record this week to the Haitian People’s Support Project.  Go get it at his BandCamp page and buy it for any amount — and all of it will go help HPSP!  That’s awesome.

(And the CD is really good, too!)

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Playlist for 2011-01-01

Jan 01

Happy New Year! Thanks to Mister G for a great in-studio and to Rosa for guest DJing!

Listen on-demand at our page at WRSI.com!

Here’s a video from Mister G’s visit with us:

Here’s Rosa:

Segment 1
TMBG – It’s Spare the Rock
-Ella ID
TMBG – Older
Mister G in-studio
- Bugs
- Chi Chi Castngo
- Chocolate
- Aisle 3

Segment 2
Bing Crosby – Let It Snow!
GrooveGrass Boyz – Auld Lang Syne
ID/prep to rock
Potjeikos – Seasons
Semisonic – This Will Be My Year

Segment 3
Readeez – Meet the Clock
Robbert Bobbert & the Bubble Machine – I Am a Clock
ID
Cornershop – Brimful of Asha
Elizabeth Mitchell – Lovely Day (Sunny Day)
ID
Elvis Costello – Radio Radio

Segment 4
ScribbleMonster – Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child
Guest DJ set from Rosa:
ID
Burchie Green – I Wanna Bring My Dog to Dinner
Chris Scanlon – Fish Daddy
ID
Ralph’s World – Happy Lemons
ABBA – Mamma Mia
ID

Segment 5
Rosa Guest DJ, con’t
Mister G – Sneaky Chuihauhua (sp?)
ID
By Kids for Kids – I Love This Game
Fiesta in Mexico – La Bamba
ID
Beatles – Here Comes the Sun
ID
Israel Kama… – Over the Rainbow

Segment 6
Lunch Money – Snow Globe
ScribbleMonster – Just Happy to Be Me (Look Both Ways)
ID
New Standards – Rattle My Bones
Jingle Punx – Auld Lang Syne
ID
TMBG – Particle Man
TMBG – Spare the Rock

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2010-12-18 Playlist

Dec 18

Listen any time you like at our page at WRSI.com!

Thanks to Elizabeth Mitchell and Storey for guest DJing, and to Brendan Taaffe for stopping by too!  You can watch a video of one of Brendan’s songs here:

Segment 1
TMBG – It’s Spare the Rock
-Ella ID
TMBG – Istanbul (Not Constantinople)
Brendan Taaffe in-studio
- Saw a Ship
- Well May the World Go
- Daddy Fox

Segment 2
Asylum Street Spankers – Linus and Lucy
Dan Zanes – Tonight Tonight (Many Hands: Family Music for Haiti)
ID/prep to rock
TMBG – Don’t Spare the Rock
ScribbleMonster – Rudolph, the Red Nosed Reindeer
Muckafurgason – Dictionary
Bazillions – Super Sonic Rocket Bike
ID

Segment 3
Fountains of Wayne – I Want an Alien for Christmas
Dirty Dozen Brass Band – Ain’t Nothin’ But a Party
ID/book time with Ella (Oracles of Delphi Keep by Victoria Laurie)
Roots – Lovely, Love My Family
Lunch Money – You and Me and a Bottle of Bubbles
ID

Segment 4
ScribbleMonster – Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child
Elizabeth Mitchell Guest DJ set
some children see him- rufus and martha wainwright
santa claus is coming to town- ella jenkins
soulful christmas- james brown
the last month of the year- the staples singers
just like christmas- low

set 2
the coming of jah- low
children go where i send thee- johnny cash
yuki- elizabeth mitchell and you are my flower
run rudolph run- chuck berry

Segment 6
Run DMC – Christmas in Hollis
Hipwaders – It’s Wintertime
Wee Hairy Beasties – Yellow Snow PSA
Secret Agent 23 Skidoo – Road Trip
Pomplamoose – Up on the Housetop
ID
TMBG – Meet the Elements

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Playlist for 2010-12-11

Dec 11

Thanks to Justin Roberts for the crazy fun guest DJ set!

Listen on demand at our page at WRSI.com.

Segment 1
TMBG – It’s Spare the Rock
-Ella ID
TMBG – Empty Bottle Collector
Herb Alpert/Mocean Worker – Bittersweet Samba
ID
Asylum Street Spankers – You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch
Barenaked Ladies – Pollywog in a Bog
Heidi Swedberg & the Sukey Jump Band – Froggie Went A Courtin’
ID

Segment 2
ID
Sufjan Stevens – The Friendly Beasts
Neil Brewer & Friends – Not Like You
ID/prep to rock
TMBG – Don’t Spare the Rock
ScribbleMonster – Clink, Clank (Look Both Ways)
Robbert Bobbert – We R Super Heroes
Que Pastas – Common Denominator
Jingle Punx – You Gotta Get Up
ID

Segment 3
Yosi & the Superdads ID
Yosi & the Superdads – She Just Doesn’t Get It (…and a Happy New Year)
Beatles – Octopus’s Garden
ID
Uncle Rock – Too Many Presents
The Come Ons – More
ID
Elvis Costello – What’s So Funny ‘Bout Peace Love, and Understanding?

Segment 4
ScribbleMonster – Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child
Justin Roberts Guest DJ set:
Bob Dorough – Zero, My Hero
Tom Lehrer – Silent E
Trashmen – Surfer Bird
Beatles – Magical Mystery Tour
Beach Boys – Vegetables
Willy Wonka – Oompa Loompa

Segment 5
Justin Roberts Guest DJ set, con’t
Kinks – People Take Pictures of Each Other
Harry Nilsson – Think About Your Troubles
Free Design – Kites are Fun
Randy Newman – Simon Smith and the Amazing Dancing Bear
Meat Puppets – Swimming Ground
Loudon Wainwright III – The Swimming Song

Segment 6
ID
Justin Roberts – Snow Day
Pomplamoose – Always in the Season
ID
Lunch Money – Getaway Car (Original Friend)
Brian Eno – I’ll Come Running (Another Green World)
ID
TMBG – Working Undercover For the Man

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This Saturday…

Nov 28

It sneaked up on me, but this Saturday, we’ll have a guest DJ set from Mama Doni, celebrating Hanukkah!

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