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Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child Playlists

Indie music for indie kids, distributed by PRX.

Episodes

  • 2020-05-24 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child

    May 25 2020

    1st set They Might Be Giants – It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants – Omnicorn John & Mark - A Counting Error ID Brandi Carlile - Have You Ever Lou Reed & Laurie Anderson - Gentle Breeze Morphine - A Head With Wings ID Stevie Wonder - Ngiculela/Es Una Historia/I Am Singing [KUTX - Mr. Leebot - Letters and Numbers [WJFF - Elizabeth Mitchell - What Goes On 2nd set The Deedle Deedle Dees - Major Deegan ID/prep to Rock TMBG – Don’t Spare the Rock! ID The Sippy Cups - Seven is the New Four...more

  • 2020-05-17 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child

    May 18 2020

    1st set They Might Be Giants – It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants – Idlewild Elliott Park - Bicycle ID Jazzy Ash - Dreamland Michelle Bloom & Co. - Something Happens (the Campfire Song) ID El Tule - Tranquilo [KUTX - Sarah Sharp - Donut Songs [WJFF - Danny Adlerman & Friends - When I Grow Up 2nd set Nina Simone - Hush Little Baby ID/prep to Rock TMBG – Don’t Spare the Rock! ID Pears for Bears - Fizzy Drink (new) Rudy Trubitt - Two Bees or Not Two Bees Carl Kasell bumper Boogers - Nu...more

  • 2020-05-10 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child

    May 11 2020

    1st set They Might Be Giants – It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants – No! Gentle Hen - Beautiful Day in the Woods (Ayla) (in-studio) The Lucky Band - Buenas Noches (new) ID Terri Hendrix - Celebrate the Difference The Terrible Twos - When I Get To Eleven Carrie Ferguson - Cat & Piggy (New) ID Tom Jones - What’s New Pussycat? [KUTX - Elizabeth Mitchell _ So Glad I’m Here [WJFF - Weezer - Rainbow Connection 2nd set Louis Armstrong - What a Wonderful World ID/prep to Rock TMBG – Don’t Spar...more

  • 2020-05-03 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child

    May 04 2020

    1st set They Might Be Giants – It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants – Particle Man Julie Beman - At The Library ID Pears 4 Bears - Peanut Butter Sandwiches (new) Jessa Campbell & the Saplings - Waltz of Trillium & Art! ID John Legend & the Roots - Humanity (Love The Way It Should Be) [KUTX - BNL - I Can Dance [WJFF - The Wiggly Tendrils - Song For Before Dinner 2nd set Lucky Diaz - Lines and Dots (lullaby version, new) ID/prep to Rock TMBG – Don’t Spare the Rock! ID Lucky Diaz - Lines a...more

  • 2020-04-26 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child

    Apr 27 2020

    They Might Be Giants – It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants – The Guitar ID Bill Withers – Lean On Me Dan Zanes & Friends – Side by Side (w/ Father Goose) ID White Stripes – We’re Going to be Friends Elizabeth Mitchell – I Wish You Well ID [KUTX - Baby Loves Jazz - The Trumpet [WJFF - Sam Hinton - All Hid? 2nd set Frances England – What Friends Are For ID/prep to Rock TMBG – Don’t Spare the Rock! ID Ellen & Matt – Side by Side Weezer – My Best Friend Big Star – Thank You Friends Cloud...more

  • 2020-04-19 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child

    Apr 20 2020

    1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - Hot Dog! (Sing a Song Version) Sam Hinton - The Barnyard Song ID Elizabeth Mitchell - The Happy Song Ella Fitzgerald - The Bean Bag Song ID Pears for Bears - Song in My Head (new) Jack Forman - That’s What a Song Is (new) ID Ralph’s World - The Coffee Song [KUTX - Todd McHatton - I Think I”m a Bunny [WJFF/KCMJ - Kate Oliver - Breathing In, Breathing Out 2nd set Justin Roberts - Be Not Afraid (new) ID (prep to ro...more

  • 2020-04-12 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child

    Apr 13 2020

    1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID Dale Watson at Studio 1A [KUTX - Milkshake - Got A Minute? [WJFF/KCMJ - Frances England - What Friends Are For 2nd set ID (prep to rock) TMBG - Don’t Spare the Rock! ID Harry & The Potters at Studio 1A 3rd set SaulPaul & the SaulPaul All-Stars at Studio 1A They Might Be Giants - They Might Be Giants - Spare the Rock

  • 2020-04-05 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child

    Apr 06 2020

    1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - L M N O Joe’s Backyard Band - Cities with Seagulls ID (No Nap) Joanie Leeds - Anything (new) (4/12) Red Yarn - Leatherwing Bat (4/11) ID (No Nap) John Wesley Harding - Sing Your Own Song JJK PROMO [KUTX - Parliament - Testify [WJFF/KCMJ - Fishbone - Everyday Sunshine 2nd set Kimya Dawson - Happy Home (Keep On Writing) ID (prep to rock) TMBG - Don’t Spare the Rock! ID Jumpin’ Jamie - I Don’t Wanna Dance (new) Jo...more

  • 2020-03-29 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

    Mar 30 2020

    1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - I Just Want to Dance Elizabeth Mitchell - Keep On the Su nny Side Canciones, Raíces y Alas - El Vaquero SaulPaul - Rise (in-studio) ID Alastair Moock - Freight Train - the Story of Elizabeth Cotten Elizabeth Cotten - Freight Train ID fIREHOSE - In Memory of Elizabeth Cotten JJK PROMO [KUTX - Secret Agent 23 Skidoo - Monsters [WJFF/KCMJ - Little Miss Ann - Can You Make a Circle 2nd set Quiet Company - Kindness ...more

  • 2020-03-22 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

    Mar 23 2020

    1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - Cowtown Guy Davis - We All Need More Kindness In This World ID Jose-Luis Orozco - Los Pollitos (new) Dan Zanes & Claudia Eliaza - New York City Justin Roberts - When You First Let Go (new) ID Thao & the Get Down Stay Down - Brand New Key JJK PROMO [KUTX - Lead Belly - Polly Wee (The Frog Song) [WJFF/KCMJ - Muckafurgason - Dictionary 2nd set Lunch Money - Somehow a Frog Finds a Pond ID (prep to rock) TMBG - Don’t...more

  • 2020-03-15 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

    Mar 16 2020

    1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - Violin Lloyd H. Miller & Dean Jones - V-2 Schneider SaulPaul - Rise ID [full SXSW read] Ms. Kat’s Music - Baby, Let’s HONK! Mekons - Oranges & Lemons ID Barton Hills Choir - Help JJK PROMO [KUTX - n/a [WJFF/KCMJ - Alison Faith Levy - Reach for the Sky 2nd set Daniel Johnston - Unpack Your Adjectives ID (prep to rock) TMBG - Don’t Spare the Rock! ID Folk Implosion - I’m Just A Bill Better Than Ezra - Conjunction ...more

  • 2020-03-08 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

    Mar 09 2020

    1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID SONIA DE LOS SANTOS guest DJ Suni Paz & Elizabeth Mitchell - Es Un Mundo Grande Lucy Kalantari & the Jazz Cats - Travelin’ All Around ID Sonia De Los Santos - Alegria Falu’s Bazaar - Bazaar ID Elena Moon Park & Friends - Summer is here ID Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer - When I Grow Too Old To Dream JJK PROMO [KUTX - Vered - Peekaboo [WJFF/KCMJ - Shine & the Moonbeams - I Can’t Sleep 2nd set JOANIE LEEDS guest DJ Freckleland - Like a Gir...more

  • 2020-03-01 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

    Mar 02 2020

    1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - Roy G. Biv Woody Guthrie - My Yellow Crayon Laura Freeman - Red ID The Ditty Bops - Indigo Eyes Mil’s Trills - All of the Colors ID Black Pumas - Colors [KUTX - Uncle Rock - There’s Love In My Food [WJFF/KCMJ - Red Yarn - Mockingbird 2nd set Canciones, Raíces y Alas - El Vaquero ID (prep to rock) TMBG - Don’t Spare the Rock! ID Adam & the Bull Shark - Do The Math Adam Bernstein - Scary, Scary Monsters Mighty M...more

  • 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