2015-02-14 Playlist & Stream

Feb 08

Super excited to have Jacqueline Schimmel of Justin Roberts & the Not Ready for Naptime Players guest host the whole darn show this week!

1st set
They Might Be Giants – It’s Spare the Rock
ID
They Might Be Giants – James K. Polk
Jackie ID
Sweet – Little Willy
ID
Beatles – And Your Bird Can Sing
Aimee Mann – Fifty Years After the Fair
Elvis Costello – Accidents Will Happen
XTC – Earn Enough for Us
Jackie ID
[WJFF: Sippy Cups – I Am a Robot]

2nd set
Bill ID
Jackie ID
Justin Roberts – There’s Always Me and You
Split Single – Fragmented World
David Bowie – Red Sails
Puffy AmiYumi – Puffy’s Rule/Puffy No Rule
Jackie ID

3rd set
Bill ID
Jackie ID
Ron Sexsmith – Michael and his Dad
New Pornographers – Graceland
The Rutles – I Must Be In Love
The Kinks – People Take Pictures of Each Other
Jackie ID
John Linnell – South Carolina
They Might Be Giants – Spare the Rock

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2015-01-10 Playlist & Stream

Jan 06

Episode 488, if you’re counting.

1st set
They Might Be Giants – It’s Spare the Rock
ID
They Might Be Giants – I am not Your Broom
Beatles – Here Comes the Sun
Lloyd H. Miller – Them Bones (for Lena)
ID
Carole King – Beautiful (for Sylvia)
Ladysmith Black Mambazo – Mbube The Lion Sleeps Tonight
ID

2nd set
Justin Roberts – Roller in the Coaster
ID/prep to rock
They Might Be Giants – Don’t Spare the Rock!
ID
Lunch Money – Roller Coaster
Koo Koo Kanga Roo – Rollercoaster (new)
Jonathan Richman – Roadrunner (for Tom!)
Danimal – These Are The Things I Like
ID
[WJFF: Julie Andrews & Martyn Green – Songs of Fun & Nonsense]

3rd set
Macaroni & Cruise promo
Nick Deysher guest DJ set:
ID
Brian Vogan & Friends – Cross the Street
Dee-Lite – Smile On
Bill Harley – 50 Ways to Fool Your Mother
ID
In the Nick of Time – Flutter By Butterfly
Charles Wright – Express Yourself
Sesame Street – Ladybug Picnic
ID
In the Nick of Time – The Goodbye Song
They Might Be Giants – Lincoln, Washington, and that Jefferson Guy
They Might Be Giants – Spare the Rock

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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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