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June 18, 2015

John Flansburgh and John Linnell of They Might Be Giants

By: Elizabeth McQueen

This week guest interviewer Bill Childs, host of Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child,  sits down with John Flansburgh and John Linnell from They Might Be Giants to hear about the impact of the Batman theme and a evolving charm of a song from a record inspired by the Pogo cartoon. Along the way they also chat about kid record  collections and the power of riffs and lyrics.

Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child airs Sunday nights at 6pm on KUTX.

And here is the They Might Be Giants performance from May 14th, 2015 in Studio 1A.

For those you who want to hear the original Pussywillows version of Hillbilly Drummer Girl, here it is!

And here is the TMBG video of their version of “Whence that Wince.”

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