2022-01-23 playlist & stream

Jan 23

This week, we played a never-before-heard kids’ song from Honus Honus and Cyrus from legendary Philly band Man Man, plus new music from Divinity Roxx, Todd ’n’ Tina, and others—and songs by Frank Turner, Mason Jennings, Shonen Knife, Shine and the Moonbeams, and more!

1st set

They Might Be Giants – It’s Spare the Rock

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They Might Be Giants – Even Numbers

Michael Jackson – Rockin’ Robin

Mason Jennings – Table Hockey 

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Red Yarn – Dig It (new)

Mama B & Uncle T – Goodnight Zoo (new)

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Frank Turner – Be More Kind

[WJFF/JUMP – The Terrible Twos – Pizza and Chocolate Milk

[KUTX – Michael Hearst – Helios Solar Aircraft

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2nd set

Elizabeth Mitchell – Mr. Rabbit

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They Might Be Giants – Don’t Spare the Rock

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POCO DROM – Be More Pangolin (new)

Jonathan Richman – Roadrunner

Shonen Knife – Capybara

Nandi Bushell & Roman Morello – The Children Will Rise Up!

Todd ’n’ Tina – Panda Bear Dance (new)

Booger Bubble/Honus Honus & Cyrus – Puppy Pants (new)

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3rd set

Bill Withers – Lovely Day

Shine & the Moonbeams – The Melody in Me

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Divinity Roxx – Just When You Think (feat. The Alphabet Rockers and Bahamadia) (new)

Justice – DANCE

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They Might Be Giants – Heart of the Band

They Might Be Giants – Spare the Rock

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2022-01-16 playlist & stream

Jan 16

1st set

They Might Be Giants – It’s Spare the Rock

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They Might Be Giants – Istanbul (not Constantinople)

Flula Borg w/ Go Banana Go! – I Live in a Banjo

David Bowie – Kooks

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Father Goose – Invisible (Acoustic) (new)

Frances England – Mind of My Own

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Decemberists – Sons and Daughters

[WJFF/JUMP – Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings – This Land Is Your Land

[KUTX – Too Many Zooz – Warriors

[WFNU – SaulPaul – Best Day Ever

2nd set

Dessa – Into the Spin

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They Might Be Giants – Don’t Spare the Rock

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Fishbone – Everyday Sunshine

Rhythm Child – Everybody is the One

Flaming Lips – She Don’t Use Jelly

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3rd set

Falu – The Elephant Stomp (new)

The Gap Band – Oops Up Side Your Head

Fyutch – Pick It Up

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Toki Wright – Memories

Foxygen – Be Yourself

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They Might Be Giants – Apartment Four

They Might Be Giants – Spare the Rock

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2022-01-09 playlist & stream

Jan 09

1st set

They Might Be Giants – It’s Spare the Rock

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They Might Be Giants – Solid Liquid Gas

Fountains of Wayne – Valley Winter Song

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Strawbitty Yops – Winter Magic (new)

Little Miss Ann – Bright Winter Day (new)

Pierce Freelon feat. Nnenna Freelon – No One Exactly Like You

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The White Stripes – We’re Going To Be Friends

[WJFF/JUMP – Rhythm Child feat. Mista Cookie Jar – I’m Gonna Try

[KUTX – Jazzy Ash – Firefly

[WFNU – When Piarei – Orange Yolk Sun

2nd set

Dawn Landes – Hello (new)

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They Might Be Giants – Don’t Spare the Rock

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AC/DC – For Those About To Rock

Red Yarn – Sewer Party (new)

KISS – Shout It Out Loud

CandyBand – Clementine

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3rd set

The Ting Tings – That’s Not My Name

Mike Doughty – 27 Jennifers

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Jessica Harper – Four Boys Named Jordan

Fyütch, Rissi Palmer, & Snooknuk – Black Women in History

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They Might Be Giants – Photosynthesis 

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2022-01-02 playlist & stream

Jan 02

Happy new year!

1st set

They Might Be Giants – It’s Spare the Rock

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They Might Be Giants – Wake Up Call

Arthur Conley – Sweet Soul Music

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Flor Bromley – The Ocean (feat. Laurie Berkner) (new)

Alison Faith Levy – Putting It Back Together

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Jenny Lewis – Barking at the Moon

[WJFF/JUMP – Nathalia – Que Llueva

[KUTX – Dan Zanes & Friends – Cotton Fields (The Cotton Song) (feat. Sonia de los Santos, Elena Moon Park, & José Garcia)

[WFNU – 123 Andres – Dame Una A

2nd set

KB Whirly – Valley of Dreams

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They Might Be Giants – Don’t Spare the Rock

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Artichoke – Mary Anning

Old 97’s – Auld Lang Syne

Triple Rainbow – Exactly Perfect (new)

Jesus Jones – Right Here, Right Now

John Linnell – Tecvm Circvmambvlare Nolo (new)

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3rd set

Supersuckers – Rubber Biscuit

Red Yarn – Bunnies at the Club (ft. Uncle Devin) (new)

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Uncle Devin – I’m Doing the Hambone

Divinity Roxx – Be Yourself (new)

Todd ’n’ Tina – French Toast Day (new)

Roger Day – Inside My Cranium

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They Might Be Giants – Science is Real 

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2021-12-26 playlist & stream

Dec 26

1st set

They Might Be Giants – It’s Spare the Rock

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They Might Be Giants – Alphabet of Nations (in-studio)

The Breeders – New Year

The New Standards (feat. Aby Wolf) – My Favorite Things

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Charlie Parr – 817 Oakland Avenue

Todd ’n’ Tina – Unicorns & Narwhals (new)

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Bruce Robison & Kelly Willis – This Will Be Our Year

[WJFF/JUMP – The Verve Pipe – Complimentary Love

[KUTX – Okee Dokee Brothers – Slumberjack in a Snowstorm

[WFNU – Josh Lovelace – Forever My Friend

2nd set

Sally Timms & Jon Langford – The Prettiest Star

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They Might Be Giants – Don’t Spare the Rock

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ScribbleMonster – All Ready To Go!

Jingle Punx – Auld Lang Syne

Fastbacks – One of These Things

Red Yarn – Aw Rats! (new)

Frank Turner – I Still Believe

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3rd set

Mi Amigo Hamlet – 12 Months of the Year

Too Many Zooz feat. Big Freedia – Funky Christmas

Secret Agent 23 Skidoo – Long Days & Short Years

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Koo Koo Kanga Roo – Failing at my New Year’s Resolutions

Laura Doherty – Snow Globe (new)

Rabbit – If This Year Was a Book

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They Might Be Giants – Doctor Worm (in-studio)

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2021-12-19 playlist & stream

Dec 19

Merry Christmas!

1st set

They Might Be Giants – It’s Spare the Rock

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They Might Be Giants – O Tannenbaum

Claudia Robin Gunn – Good Gifts (new)

Shine & the Moonbeams – Soulful Holiday

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Vince Guaraldi – Linus and Lucy

The New Standards – Snow Days

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Lyle Lovett – Straighten Up and Fly Right

[WJFF/JUMP – Renee & Jeremy – Sunny Christmas

[KUTX – Pierce Freelon – First Day of School

[WFNU – Lead Belly – Ha Ha This A-Way

2nd set

Zanny Piano – Moon Tune (new)

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They Might Be Giants – Don’t Spare the Rock

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Jingle Punx – Wonderful Christmastime

The Jimmies – Every Day’s a Holiday

The Hold Steady – Christmas is the Time to Say I Love You

Lucky Diaz & the Family Jam Band – Jingle Bell Rock

Nathalia – Navidad Latina (new)

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3rd set

Quiet Company – Little Drummer Boy

Okee Dokee Brothers – Blankets

123 Andres & Mista Cookie Jar – Feliz Navidad

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Run-DMC – Christmas in Hollis

Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings – Funky Little Drummer Boy

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They Might Be Giants – Read a Book

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2021-12-12 playlist & stream

Dec 12

1st set

They Might Be Giants – It’s Spare the Rock

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They Might Be Giants – Roy G. Biv

Zanny Piano – The Color Song (new)

Craig Finn – Forever Young (in-studio)

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Claudia Robin Gunn – Home for the Holidays (new)

Nat King Cole – All I Want for Christmas is My Two Front Teeth

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The AltoRays – Marilyn (new)

[WJFF/JUMP – Koo Koo Kanga Roo – Lazy Life

[KUTX – Matt & Kim – Let’s Make a Mess

[WFNU – The Doubleclicks – Clever Girl

2nd set

Lunch Money – You Are Here

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They Might Be Giants – Don’t Spare the Rock

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Jingle Punx – Frosty the Snowman

ScribbleMonster – Rudolph 

The Hipwaders – Don’t be a Jerk (It’s Christmas)

Jonathan Coulton & John Roderick – 2600

The Not-Its! – Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree

31 Minutos – Mi mam me lo teje todo

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3rd set

SaulPaul – Rise (in-studio)

Joanie Leeds & Fyutch – Winter Wonderland (new)

Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings – White Christmas

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Miss Paula – Jazzy Jingle Bells (new)

Invisible Czars – Little Town of Bethlehem (new)

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They Might Be Giants – I Am a Grocery Bag

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