Deedle Deedle Dees at Forbes

Feb 10

The Deedle Deedle Dees played to a full house at Forbes Library this morning, with a slightly stripped-down lineup (but worry not, the full Dee experience will be at the Meltdown).  Here they are playing Nellie Bly:

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Coming Soon: AudraRox in the No Nap Happy Hour!

Feb 06

On Sunday, February 21, we’re psyched to welcome AudraRox to the Iron Horse Music Hall in the No Nap Happy Hour!  The show is at 2:00 (doors at 1:30), and you can buy a family four-pack in advance only for just $30.

You’ve seen her on Sesame Street:

And here she is at last year’s KindieFest, playing “You Can’t Crawl in a Dress”:

Live, the band is wild and fun and just great.  Be there, won’t you?

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2010-02-06 Playlist

Feb 06

Listen on demand any time you like by visiting the Spare the Rock page at!  And we’ll see you at the Eric Carle Museum at 1:00 (12:30 doors) for Elizabeth Mitchell & Family!

Segment 1
TMBG – It’s Spare the Rock
-Ella ID
TMBG – Flying V (Here Come the ABCs)
Caspar Babypants – Robin on a Wire
Marlo Thomas – Free to Be…You and Me
Submarines – Fern Beard (Honeysuckle Weeks)
Haley Bonar – I Wanna Be Like You
We 3 – Apple (The Thin King)

Segment 2
Dan Zanes & Friends – Malti (Family Dance)
Dean Jones – Sing Like a Sparrow (Rock Paper Scissors)
ID/prep to rock
Board of Education – 8 Is a Number (s/t)
Pianosaurus – Ready to Rock (Groovy Neighborhood)
Yosi – & the Superdads – Funky Monkey

Segment 3
Apples in Stereo – The Bird That You Can’t See (Discovery of the World)
Roy Handy & The Moonshot – Space Kitty!
Rocknoceros – Get a Hat On (Pink!)
ID/book time with Ella (Legend of Luke)
Blondie – One Way Or Another (Best of Blondie)
Kenny Young & the Eggplants – Rage Against the Washing Machine

Segment 4
ScribbleMonster – Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child
Elizabeth Mitchell – Hey Bo Diddley
Jenny Lewis – Barking at the Moon (Bolt)
Zee Avi – Honey Bee (Zee Avi)
Funky Mama – What Would You Do? (Grandma’s House)
James Brown – Make It Funky (Part 1)

Segment 5
Linus – Humpty Dumpty (Youngster Parade)
Aaron Nigel Smith – Simon Says (Everyone Loves to Dance!)
Baby Loves Jazz Band – Duck Jam (Greatest Hits Vol 1)
Deedle Deedle Dees – Bring ‘Em In (American History + Rock ‘n’ Roll = Deedle Deedle Dees) (Forbes Library Wednesday at 11, Toy Box at 1:30)
AudraRox – I Like to Pretend
Devotchka – Comrade Z (A Mad and Faithful Telling)

Segment 6
Alastair Moock – Two Mommies (A Cow Says Moock)
Ralph’s World – Easy Ryders
Phish – Backwards Down the Number Line
Rani Arbo & daisy mayhem – Bear to the Left (Ranky Tanky)
TMBG – Put It To The Test (Here Comes Science)
TMBG – Spare the Rock

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Book Time with Ella: The Legend of Luke

Feb 06

On Saturday’s show, Ella talked about another Redwall book, The Legend of Luke.  And I pretended to be Darth Vader.  Buy the book here:

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