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Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child Playlists

Indie music for indie kids, distributed by PRX.

Episodes

  • 2020-02-23 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

    Feb 24 2020

    1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - Figure Eight Sally Timms & Jon Langford - The Prettiest Star ID Justin Roberts - When You First Let Go (new) Bonnie “Prince” Billy - This is Far From Over (new) ID Frances England - Watching You Grow [KUTX - Louis Armstrong - On the Sunny Side of the Street [WJFF/KCMJ - Moondog - Surf Sessions 2nd set The Doubleclicks - Mr. Blue Sky ID (prep to rock) TMBG - Don’t Spare the Rock! ID Adam & the Bull Shark - ...more

  • 2020-02-16 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

    Feb 17 2020

    1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - Particle Man (Other Thing Brass Band version) Moon Hooch in-studio [KUTX - Sweet Honey in the Rock - Down the Road I Be Going [WJFF/KCMJ - Recess Monkey - My Valentine 2nd set Poco Drom - Purr Like a Platypus (new) ID (prep to rock) TMBG - Don’t Spare the Rock! ID Stella & the Very Messed - How Could You Not Like Me (new) Queue Queue - Mission REM - Shiny Happy People/Furry Happy Monsters ID 3rd set Shine & ...more

  • 2020-02-09 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

    Feb 10 2020

    1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - The Heart of the Band Steve Weeks - Change of Heart ID Justin Roberts - Heart Like a Door (new) Lisa Loeb - A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes The Good Ms. Padgett - I Love Your Heart ID Bari Koral - Kick Drum Heart [KUTX - Michelle Bloom & Co - If I Could Take You With Me [WJFF/KCMJ - Baby Loves Jazz - Banana Boat 2nd set The Beatles - Here Comes the Sun ID (prep to rock) TMBG - Don’t Spare the Rock! ID CandyBa...more

  • 2020-02-02 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

    Feb 03 2020

    1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - LMNO Quiet Company - Are You a Mirror (or a Window)? Justin Roberts - Maybe She’ll Have Curly Hair (new) ID Ezra Furman - Splash of Light Jon Samson - Predicament ID Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings - This Land is Your Land [KUTX - Eno/Cale - Lay My Love [WJFF/KCMJ - Monty Harper - The Great Green Squishy Mean Bibliovore 2nd set Elizabeth Mitchell (w/ Amy & Levon Helm, Larry Campbell, Teresa Williams) - Keep On The Su...more

  • 2020-01-26 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

    Jan 27 2020

    1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - Apartment Four Willie Nelson - Playmate 123 Andres - Ten Little Birds (feat. Nathalia) ID (123 Andres at SRT on Feb. 1 & 2) The Wiggly Tendrils - Song for Lunch Breaks Weaves - Help Woody Guthrie - Merry-Go-Round ID The Replacements - Merry Go Round [KUTX - Dean Jones - Hermit Crab [WJFF/KCMJ - Ladysmith Black Mambazo - Long Walk to Freedom 2nd set Wee Hairy Beasties - Cuttlefish Bone ID (prep to rock) TMBG - D...more

  • 2020-01-19 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

    Jan 20 2020

    1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - Long White Beard (w/ Robin Goldwasser) The Jayhawks - Smile (5/8 3Ten) ID Frances England - Fast Train to Grandma’s The Jackson 5 - ABC ID Alphabet Rockers feat. SaulPaul & 123 Andres - Until You’re Free (SaulPaul play @ SRT in February, 123 Andres there on Feb. 1 & 2 [KUTX - Ella Fitzgerald - The Hot Canary [WJFF/KCMJ - Walter Wolfman Washington - This Land Is Your Land 2nd set Jazzy Ash - Down By The Riversid...more

  • 2020-01-12 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

    Jan 13 2020

    1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - Sleepwalkers Charlie Hope - Golden Slumbers (new) ID Dixie Chicks - Lullaby Baby Loves Jazz - Lullabye [KUTX - 123 Andres - Hola Amigo [WJFF/KCMJ - SaulPaul - Do That Hula Hoop 2nd set Josh Lovelace - Climb a Tree (in-studio) ID (prep to rock) TMBG - Don’t Spare the Rock! ID Jon Spencer Blues Explosion - Bellbottoms Uncle Rock - Rock & Roll Babysitter Schoolhouse Rock - I’m Just a Bill (Jack Sheldon) ID 3rd s...more

  • 2020-01-05 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

    Jan 06 2020

    1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - Moles, Hounds, Bears, Bees, and Hares Mister G - Patas En El Aire/Paws in the Air Ziggy Marley - Cry, Cry Cry ID Laura Freeman - Big City Little City Lesley & the Flying Foxes - What Is the Purpose of My Eyebrows? ID Laurie Anderson - Excellent Birds (w/ Peter Gabriel) [KUTX - Secret Agent 23 Skidoo - Hot Sauce [WJFF/KCMJ - StevenSteven - The Unicorn and Princes Rainbow 2nd set Zee Avi - Don’t Worry, Be Happy ID ...more

  • 2019-12-29 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

    Dec 30 2019

    1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - Happy Doesn’t Have to Have an Ending Ella Jenkins - My Little Blue Dreidel Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings - 8 Days of Hannukah ID The Doubleclicks - Brand New Year (new-ish) Charlie Hope - I Have a Little Dreidel (new) ID Slaid Cleaves - New Year’s Day [KUTX - Ladysmith Black Mambazo - Unkulunkulu [WJFF/KCMJ - Ladysmith Black Mambazo - Unkulunkulu/ The Weepies - Navigation 2nd set Elizabeth Mitchell - January, Febru...more

  • 2019-12-22 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

    Dec 22 2019

    1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - Put It to the Test Evan and Vanessa - En Nuestro Mundo No Hay Extranjeros (in our world there are no strangers) ID Quiet Company - Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas Lead Belly - Christmas is A-Coming Old 97’s - Up on the Housetop ID The Sweetback Sisters - Christmas Island [KUTX - [WJFF/KCMJ - Jare-Bear - Coming Home 2nd set Greg Dulli - Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas ID (prep to rock) TMBG - Don...more

  • 2019-12-15 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

    Dec 16 2019

    1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - O Tannenbaum Eagle vs. Bear in-studio [KUTX - Steve Weeks - Quiet! [WJFF/KCMJ - Elizabeth Mitchell w/ Natalie Merchant - Children, Go Where I Send Thee 2nd set Vince Guaraldi - Linus and Lucy ID/prep to rock They Might Be Giants - Don’t Spare the Rock ID Jingle Punx - Wonderful Christmastime Hipwaders - The Most Wonderful Day of the Year (new) CandyBand - I Want a Big Fat Cookie for Christmas Fountains of Wayne -...more

  • 2019-12-08 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

    Dec 09 2019

    1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - Zeros Dan Zanes & Friends - Shine On Lunch Money - Tricycle ID Jeremy Messersmith - Snow Day Louis & Dan & the Invisible Band - Snow Day (new) ID Trip Shakespeare - Snow Days [KUTX - Rodrigo y Gabriela - Orion [WJFF/KCMJ -Rodrigo y Gabriela - Orion/Readeez - Boomba Boom 2nd set Apex Manor - White Christmas (new) ID/prep to rock They Might Be Giants - Don’t Spare the Rock ID Nena - 99 Luftballons Mr. Doug...more

  • 2019-12-01 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

    Dec 02 2019

    1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - Older Holly Throsby - Always Be Young ID Walter Martin - We’re All Young Together Craig Finn - Forever Young Mista Cookie Jar - Young at Heart ID Sweet Honey in the Rock - Young and Positive [WJFF/KCMJ - Shel Silverstein - Early Bird 2nd set Emily Arrow - Dance Like the Sun (new) ID/prep to rock They Might Be Giants - Don’t Spare the Rock ID The Replacements - Cruella deVille babe the blue OX - Surfin’ Minnesota Mach...more

  • 2019-11-24 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

    Nov 25 2019

    1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - Birdhouse in Your Soul Elizabeth Mitchell & Suni Paz - Gracias Mil Emily Arrow - Dear Bookstore (new) ID Jenny Lewis - Barking at the Moon Waco Brothers - Fox ID Brian Eno - I’ll Come Running [KUTX - The Ting Tings - That’s Not My Name [WJFF/KCMJ - Ladysmith Black Mambazo - Long Walk to Freedom 2nd set Sally Timms & Jon Langford - The Prettiest Star ID/prep to rock They Might Be Giants - Don’t Spare the Rock ID He...more

  • 2019-11-17 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

    Nov 18 2019

    1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - I Can Add The Lucky Band - Estrellita Jazzy Ash - Dreamland (new) ID Duke Otherwise - Eats Like You (new) Jessa Campbell & The Saplings - Fractals ID Son Volt - Windfall [KUTX - Christina Marrs - Ramblin’ Round [WJFF/KCMJ - I’m From Barcelona - Treehouse 2nd set Paper Canoe Company - All The Pretty Things ID/prep to rock They Might Be Giants - Don’t Spare the Rock ID The Boogers - Row Yer Boat Harry and the Potte...more

  • 2019-11-10 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

    Nov 12 2019

    1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - New York City (in-studio) Gentle Hen - Beautiful Day in the Woods (in-studio) ID Rani Arbo & daisy mayhem - Green Grass Grows All Around (in-studio) Dan Zanes - Moonlit Town (in-studio) ID Dale Watson - Texas Armadillo (in-studio) [KUTX - Jazzy Ash - Coming Around the Mountain [WJFF/KCMJ - Robbi K - Music is My Friend 2nd set Lunch Money - To Be A Fossil ID/prep to rock They Might Be Giants - Don’t Spare the Rock ID ...more

  • 2019-11-03 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

    Nov 12 2019

    1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - Vote Or Don’t Little Roots - My Old Hen The Invisible Cities - Periscope ID Dolly Parton - I Believe In You Elizabeth Mitchell & Suni Paz - Esta Lucesita Oran Etkin & Timbalooloo - Shaye Shukariye ID Jimi Hendrix - Little Wing [KUTX - Lunch Money - Silly Reflection [WJFF/KCMJ - Rani Arbo & daisy mayhem - They All Ask’d For You 2nd set Josh Lovelace (feat. Frances England) - Butterfly ID/prep to rock They Mig...more

  • 2019-10-27 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

    Oct 28 2019

    1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - I Am A Grocery Bag Too Many Zooz in-studio [KUTX - Steve Weeks - Someday [WJFF/KCMJ - Steve Weeks - Someday, Medeski, Martin & Wood - Hickory Dickory Dock 2nd set ID FIDS & KAMILY: 12 & 11 - Oran Etkin - Finding Friends Far From Home and Andrew & Polly - Go For the Moon 10 Alphabet Rockers - Until You’re Free (feat. SaulPaul & 123 Andres) (The Love) 9. Story Pirates - Samantha (Backstroke Raptor)...more

  • 2019-10-20 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

    Oct 21 2019

    1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - Meet the Elements Sly & the Family Stone - Thank You 123 Andres - Cielo, Suelo ID The Doubleclicks - Clifford (in-studio) [KUTX - Groundwork Music Project - Bone Soup [WJFF/KCMJ - Astrograss - My Shadow 2nd set Mates of State - I Am A Scientist ID/prep to rock They Might Be Giants - Don’t Spare the Rock ID ScribbleMonster & His Pals - A Monster Goes Rrraargh! Steve Lee - Wake Up Matt & Kim - Hoodie On Mr...more

  • 2019-10-13 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

    Oct 14 2019

    1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - Bed Bed Bed Sweet Honey in the Rock - Freedom Now Stevie Wonder - Sir Duke ID Micky Dolenz - Perfectly Beautiful Day (new) Sturgill Simpson - Keep It Between The Lines [KUTX - The Board of Education - The Lonely Tomato [WJFF/KCMJ - Michelle Bloom & Co. - If I Could Take You With Me 2nd set Gustafer Yellowgold - I’m From the Sun (ACL backstage) ID/prep to rock They Might Be Giants - Don’t Spare the Rock ID The Fl...more

  • 2019-10-06 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

    Oct 07 2019

    1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - Computer Assisted Design Saul Paul - Home (feat. 123 Andres) Gustafer Yellowgold - Me vs. Squirrel (new) ID (Gustafer at ACL) Daniel Johnston - Piny Piny Mates of State - True Love Will Find You In The End (in-studio) fIREHOSE - Walking the Cow ID The Cure - The Lovecats [KUTX - Lucky Diaz - Tu Eres Amor [WJFF/KCMJ - Gourds - Fossil Contender 2nd set Mary Lou Lord - Speeding Motorcycle ID/prep to rock They Might Be G...more

  • 2019-09-29 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

    Sep 30 2019

    Thanks to The Doubleclicks for coming by! You can watch their in-studio here. 1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - Walking My Cat Named Dog The Doubleclicks - in studio [KUTX - Graham Wilkinson - How Could I Be Sad? 2nd set Nathalie Soussana - Day- O (new) (Songs in the Shade of the Cashew and Coconut Trees: Lullabies and Nursery Rhymes from West Africa and the Caribbean) ID/prep to rock They Might Be Giants - Don’t Spare the Rock ID The Deedle Deedle ...more

  • 2019-09-22 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

    Sep 23 2019

    1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - Wake Up Call Ella Jenkins - Que Bonita Bandera Frances England - What Friends Are For ID Lori Henriques - What Do You Wish (New) The Deedle Deedle Dees - Ah Ahimsa ID ELO - Mr. Blue Sky [KUTX - Dan Zanes & Friends - Linger For Awhile [WJFF/KCMJ - Michelle Bloom & Co - If I Could Take You With Me 2nd set Elizabeth Mitchell - I Wish You Well ID/prep to rock They Might Be Giants - Don’t Spare the Rock ID Justin Rob...more

  • 2019-09-15 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

    Sep 16 2019

    1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - Fibber Island Oran Etkin & Timbalooloo - Dandini Dandini (new) Mister G - Fireflies (new) ID Dean Jones & Jerrice Baptiste - Little By Little Me 3 - Apple ID Lori Henriques - You Love You (new) [KUTX - Baby Loves Jazz - We’re A Band [WJFF/KCMJ - Lunch Money - You And Me And A Bottle Of Bubbles 2nd set Paper Canoe Company - Daydream ID/prep to rock They Might Be Giants - Don’t Spare the Rock ID Miss Paula & the C...more

  • 2019-09-08 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

    Sep 09 2019

    1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - Particle Man (feat. Other Thing Brass Band) Quincy Jones - Sanford & Son Theme Shine & the Moonbeams - High Five ID Michelle Bloom & Co. - Big Backyard Narwhals & Waterfalls - I Can’t Help It (new) ID Arcade Fire - Baby Mine [KUTX - 123 Andres - La Pequeña Pilar (feat. Mariana Baraj) [WJFF/KCMJ - Cathy Fink - I Will Never Clean Up My Room 2nd set Sara Lovell - The Dark Side of My Room ID/prep to rock...more