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Bill & Ella & sometimes Liam Childs take over The River airwaves every Saturday morning and play indie music for indie kids (and their grownups).

Bill & Ella & sometimes Liam Childs take over The River airwaves every Saturday morning and play indie music for indie kids (and their grownups).
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Location:

Turners Falls, MA

Description:

Bill & Ella & sometimes Liam Childs take over The River airwaves every Saturday morning and play indie music for indie kids (and their grownups).

Language:

English

Contact:

WRSI-FM 15 Hampton Ave. Northampton, MA 01060


Episodes

2018-12-09 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

12/9/2018
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1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - Number Two Dan Zanes - Welcome Table ID Evan and Vanessa - Sol Sol Sol (new) Danny Weinkauf - We Love to Verb (new) (feat. Tina Kenny) ID Craig Finn - Forever Young (Studio 1A) [KUTX - Molly Ledford & Billy Kelly - To the Woods [WJFF/KCMJ - Phoebe Lichty - Thingamajig 2nd set Elizabeth Mitchell - I Wish You Well ID (prep to rock) TMBG - Don’t Spare the Rock! ID The Levees - How Do You Spell Channukkahh The Jimmies -...

Duration:00:59:00

2018-12-02 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

12/2/2018
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1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - Why Does the Sun Shine? (live) Steve Weeks - A Little Sunshine (new) ID Gustafer Yellowgold - I’m From the Sun Elizabeth Mitchell - Keep on the Sunnyside (feat. Amy & Levon Helm) ID Baby Loves Jazz - You Are My Sunshine [KUTX - Johnny Cash - One And One Makes Two [WJFF/KCMJ - Ella Fitzgerald - Don’t Fence Me In 2nd set Justin Roberts - Great Big Sun ID (prep to rock) TMBG - Don’t Spare the Rock! ID Polyphonic Spree...

Duration:00:58:58

2018-11-25 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

11/25/2018
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1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - Solid Liquid Gas Dean Jones feat. Shamsi Ruhe - Stand With Me ID Mi Amigo Hamlet - Thankful Vered - Thank you Charity & the JAMband - Grateful ID Elizabeth Mitchell - Gracias Mil [KUTX - The Go! Team - Everyone’s a VIP to Someone [WJFF/KCMJ - Suzi Slezak - Talis Canon 2nd set Laurie Berkner - (I’m Gonna Eat) On Thanksgiving Day ID (prep to rock) TMBG - Don’t Spare the Rock! ID Big Star - Thank You Friends The Figgs...

Duration:00:58:59

2018-11-18 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

11/18/2018
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1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - Free to Be You and Me Marcy Gregoire - Spittin’ Seeds Scott Keever - Gotas de Rocio (new) ID Sulinha - Elephants in the Jungle (new) Lori Henriques - Everything You Do (new) ID Ralph’s World - Time Machine Guitar (live at ACL) [KUTX - Kate Oliver - The Thank You Song [WJFF/KCMJ - Ladysmith Black Mambazo - Long Walk to Freedom 2nd set Lunch Money - Somehow a Frog Finds a Pond ID (prep to rock) TMBG - Don’t Spare the...

Duration:00:59:01

2018-11-11 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

11/11/2018
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1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - Older (in-studio) Velvet Underground - I’m Sticking WIth You ID (DRC birthday) Zee Avi - Rainbow Connection SaulPaul - Rise Remix (new) Mister G - Moonbeams (new) ID Mates of State - I Am a Scientist [KUTX - Jonathan Richman - Roadrunner [WJFF/KCMJ - Jonathan Richman - Roadrunner/Laurie Berkner - Down Down Baby 2nd set Kate Oliver - The Amygdala Song (new) ID (prep to rock) TMBG - Don’t Spare the Rock! ID The...

Duration:00:59:00

2018-11-04 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

11/4/2018
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Thanks to Koo Koo Kanga Roo for guest DJing! 1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - Vote or Don’t wgc ID [Richmond and Vienna VA this week, Austin 11/16, Seattle 12/4] Koo Koo Kanga Roo guest DJ set: ID1 Aquabats - Super Rad Gogol Bordello - Start Wearing Purple ID2 Zibra Zibra - Lions on the Astroturf Flight of the Conchords - Robots ID3.1 [KUTX - Elena Moon Park - DiuDiuDeung [WJFF/KCMJ - Mates of State - Goods (All in Your Head) 2nd set NO PREP TO...

Duration:00:58:59

2018-10-28 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

10/28/2018
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1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - Insect Hospital Ants Ants Ants in-studio [KUTX - Bob Marley & the Wailers - Small Axe/Medeski Martin & Wood - Hickory Dickory Dock [WJFF/KCMJ - Bob Marley & the Wailers - Small Axe/Medeski Martin & Wood - Hickory Dickory Dock/Moondog - Rimshot 2nd set ID Fids & Kamily Awards: 10. Gunnar Madsen - 10,000 Pancakes (I Am Your Food) 9. Red Yarn - Old Hen Cackled (Red Yarn’s Old Barn) ID 8. Josh Lovelace - Climb a Tree...

Duration:00:59:01

2018-10-21 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

10/21/2018
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Check out Lisa Loeb playing Moon Star Pie over at Vuhaus! 1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - Cowtown Loretta Lynn - High on a Mountain Top ID Lisa Loeb - Moon Star Pie (live at ACL) Lori Henriques feat. Joey Alexander - Brave as a Girl (new) Macho Nacho and Mouth Trumpet - States and Capitals ID Louis Armstrong - Jeepers Creepers [KUTX - Erin Ivey - Anchor (in-studio) [WJFF/KCMJ - Erin Ivey - Anchor (in-studio) 2nd set Lucy Kalantari and the Jazz...

Duration:00:59:00

2018-10-14 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

10/14/2018
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1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - Roy G. Biv Tony Pete - When I Grow up (new) ID Asylum Street Spankers - When I Grow Up Nathalia - When I Grow Up ID Lisa Loeb - The Disappointing Pancake [KUTX - Earth Wind & Fire - Shining Star [WJFF/KCMJ - Justin Roberts - All Eyes On You 2nd set Frances England - Blueberry Pancakes ID (prep to rock) TMBG - Don’t Spare the Rock! ID Bears and Lions - Pancakes Candy Band - Pancake Mountain Boogers - Gimme Some...

Duration:00:59:00

2018-10-07 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

10/7/2018
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1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - Triops Has Three Eyes Mister G - Big Old World (new) Mi Amigo Hamlet - Cara Cabeza (new) ID Elizabeth Mitchell - Juan El Conejo Deedle Deedle Dees - A Song for Abigail Adams (SXSW 2013 version) ID David Gibb & Brady Rymer - Songs Across the Pond (new) [KUTX - Lori Henriques feat. Joey Alexander - Everything You Do (new) [WJFF/KCMJ - Lori Henriques feat. Joey Alexander - Everything You Do (new) 2nd set Sonia de la...

Duration:00:59:01

2018-09-30 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

9/30/2018
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1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - The Secret Life of Six ID Marian Call - No Paper Marian Call - in-studio Sonia de la Santos - Tan Feliz ID [KUTX - Father Goose - By and By [WJFF/KCMJ - Dan Zanes w/ Father Goose - Rattlin’ Bog 2nd set Frank Turner - Be More Kind ID (prep to rock) TMBG - Don’t Spare the Rock! ID T. Rex - New York City The Boogers - (I’m Not Your) Stepping Stone Rats of Unusual Size - Sesame Street Fastbacks - One of These Things ID...

Duration:00:58:59

2018-09-23 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

9/23/2018
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1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - Istanbul (Not Constantinople) Okee Dokee Brothers - Slumberjack in a Snowstorm (premiere) ID Mister G- Me and You (new) Dan Zanes & Friends - Guitars to the Stars (new) Aretha Franklin - Let It Be ID Jazzy Ash - Tandem Bike [KUTX - Dan Wilson - Willie the King [WJFF/KCMJ - Dan Wilson - Willie the King 2nd set Frances England w/ Molly Ledford - Bicycle Built for Two ID (prep to rock) TMBG - Don’t Spare the Rock! ID...

Duration:00:58:59

2018-09-16 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

9/16/2018
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1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - Put It To The Test SaulPaul - Me, Gumby & My 6 String (new) ID (ACL) Red Yarn - Bile Them Cabbage (in-studio) Lucy Kalantari - Una Gran Familia (new) ID Sudan Archives - Come Meh Way [KUTX - Jonathan Richman - El UFO Man/Dean Jones - I Feel Like I Live in a Dream [WJFF/KCMJ - Jonathan Richman - El UFO Man/Dean Jones - I Feel Like I Live in a Dream 2nd set The Que Pastas - Helen Eileen (new) ID (prep to rock) TMBG -...

Duration:00:59:00

2018-09-09 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

9/9/2018
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1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - Alphabet of Nations (in-studio) SaulPaul in-studio [KUTX - The Orb - Little Fluffy Clouds [WJFF/KCMJ - The Orb - Little Fluffy Clouds 2nd set Shawn Colvin - The Nut Tree (in-studio) ID (prep to rock) TMBG - Don’t Spare the Rock! ID Todd McHatton - Let’s Do Something Cool (new, Hold Tight, Shine Bright) AC/DC - For Those About to Rock (We Salute You) AudraRox - Five Minutes More ID [WJFF/KCMJ - Old Crow Medicine Show...

Duration:00:58:59

2018-09-02 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

9/2/2018
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1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - The Bloodmobile Frances England - Good Day (new) ID Mister G - Sweet Summertime (feat. Charmaine Neville) (new) Lucy Kalantari & the Jazz Cats - Sounds of Summer (new) Mike Phirman - Cat Cat Frog Frog ID (Hold Tight, Shine Bright, out now) Sugar Free Allstars - Down in Our Hearts (new) [KUTX - Elizabeth Mitchell & Suni Paz - Tu eres me sol [WJFF/KCMJ - Frente! - Open Up Your Heart and let the Sun Shine In 2nd set...

Duration:00:59:00

2018-08-26 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

8/26/2018
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1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - Apartment Four ID Recess Monkey - Sticking Right By You (new) Velvet Underground - I’m Sticking With You Mi Amigo Hamlet - Azul (new) ID Look Park - Aeroplane [KUTX - Secret Agent 23 Skidoo - Tomorrow’s Yesterday (new) [WJFF/KCMJ - Secret Agent 23 Skidoo - Tomorrow’s Yesterday (new) 2nd set The Twigs - Blueberry Jam ID (prep to rock) TMBG - Don’t Spare the Rock! ID The Not-Its! - The Battle of Curriculum Night...

Duration:00:58:59

2018-08-19 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

8/20/2018
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1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - Wake Up Call Josh Lovelace in-studio [KUTX - Ladysmith Black Mambazo - Unkulunkulu Wethu [WJFF/KCMJ - Ladysmith Black Mambazo - Unkulunkulu Wethu, Jose-Luis Orozco - Oatmeal 2nd set Alastair Moock - So Long, It’s Been Good To Know Yuh ID (prep to rock) TMBG - Don’t Spare the Rock! ID babe the blue OX - Surfin’ Minnesota Ellen and Matt - Playground Clementown - The Bathtub Driver Best coast - Sunshine, Lollipops &...

Duration:00:58:59

2018-08-12 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

8/12/2018
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It's our 13th birthday! We're celebrating with new music from Frances England, Culture Abuse, Mi Amigo Hamlet, and Papa Siama with Auntie Dallas, along with songs from Dean Jones, The Not-Its!, Frank Turner, and Riders Against the Storm! It's indie music for indie kids. 1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - I Made a Mess The Doubleclicks - Nerdy Birthday Song (in-studio) ID Frances England - Watching You Grow (new) Frank Turner - Be More Kind ID Papa...

Duration:00:59:00

2018-08-05 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child Playlist & Stream

8/5/2018
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1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - Science is Real Elizabeth Mitchell - Freight Train ID The Kwerks - Freight Train Sarah McLachlan - The Rainbow Connection ID Charlie Hope - The One That I Love (in-studio) [KUTX - Ladysmith Black Mambazo - Long Walk to Freedom [WJFF/KCMJ - Steve Weeks - Ivan Idea 2nd set Lunch Money - To Be A Fossil ID (prep to rock) TMBG - Don’t Spare the Rock! ID CandyBand - Get up Already Fastbacks - One Of These Things Nena - 99...

Duration:00:59:00

2018-07-29 Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child playlist & stream

7/29/2018
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1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - Letter/Not a Letter Dixie Chicks - Lullaby ID Frances England - Watching You Grow (new)) Sesame Street - The People In Your Neighborhood ID Recess Monkey - That Laugh (new) [KUTX - Asylum Street Spankers - When I Grow up [WJFF/KCMJ - Duke Ellington, Charles Mingus, Max Roach - Backward Country Boy Blues 2nd set Rosie Thomas - Faith’s Silver Elephant ID (prep to rock) TMBG - Don’t Spare the Rock! ID Queue Queue -...

Duration:00:58:59