Songs Where Old Meets New

July 8, 2020
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Column
Writer: Nilpferd

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Blue MondayOrkestra Obsoleteseverin
2InsomniaShowhawk DuoMussoliniHeadkick
3Voodoo Chile (Slight Return)Angelique Kidjosonofwebcore
4Kora (Live)GoGo PenguinDiscoMonster
5Gin and JuiceRichard Cheeseshoegazer
6Love in VainThe Rolling Stonesamylee
7Seaside RendezvousQueenOlive Butler
8Swan LakeMadnessPop Off!
9Wedding SongAnais Mitchelltincanman
10Summer is Icumen InRichard Thompsonnosuchzone
11Montego Bay SpleenSt. Germain (with Ernest Ranglin)Uncleben
12MysteronsPortisheadParaMhor

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Quizas Quizas QuizasIbrahim Ferrer & Omara Portuondountergunther
2Evening of LightNicoChris7572
3Statesboro BluesAllman Brothers Bandattwilightlarks
4MisirlouDick DaleTarquinSpodd
5SoleaMiles Davis9hairs9knots
6Smells Like Teen SpiritThe Ukelele OrchestraSuzi
7Puttin' On the RitzHerb Alpertmegadom
8CreepPostmodern Jukebox ft Haley ReinhartMogdog
9I Faram Gami I FaramMulatu Atatke & his Ethiopian Quintetpejepeine
10Lenny ValentinoThe Auteurshappyclapper
11Mary, MaryRun DMCMussoliniHeadkick
12The Lion Sleeps TonightBrian EnoTarquinSpodd

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Songs About Fallen Heroes

July 1, 2020
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Writer: ShivSidecar

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1A Few Words in Defense of Our CountryRandy Newmanswawilg
2No Gods and Precious Few HeroesDick Gaughantreefrogdemon
3Among the Americans10,000 ManiacsDiscoMonster
4LindberghWoody GuthrieTarquinSpodd
5The King is DeadThe HerdNicko
6Louis XIVWolfgang PressShoegazer
7Bad Reputation (The Glitter Band)Luke Haineshappyclapper
8My Deceiving HeartThe Impressionsattwilightlarks
9Phantasmagoria BluesMark Laneganamylee
10Bell BoyThe Whophilipphilip99
11Dinner at EightRufus Wainwrightseverin
12GodJohn Lennon & Plastic Ono Bandseverin
13Shane WarnePaul Kellydeanofromoz

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Kick Over the StatuesThe RedskinsShoegazer
2They'll Build a Statue to YouWillie NileJamesowen475
3Hero Takes a FallThe Banglesamylee
4Dismantled King is Off the ThroneFeltmegadom
5Massage the HistorySonic YouthDiscoMonster
6Fell From the SunOpalDiscoMonster
7Dime Que No (Say It Ain't So)Tahures ZurdozMakinavaja
8The Ballad of Ira HayesJohnny CashSweetHomeAlabama
9Hound DogBig Mama ThorntonSuzi
10I'm Gonna Tear Your Playhouse DownAnn PeeblesNicko
11He'd Be a DiamondTeenage FanclubTatankYotanka
12Abandoned FleshMountain GoatsShoegazer
13Singer's Hampstead HomeMicrodisneyCarpgate
14The Ballad of Peter PumpkinheadXTCswawilg
15Not If You Were the Last Dandy on EarthThe Brian Jonestown Massacreamylee

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Songs With Non Sequiturs

June 24, 2020
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Writer: Stephen Males (severin)

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Let's Have a PartyWanda JacksonSuzi
2RaisinsBarenaked Ladiesphilipphilip99
3PineappleSparksOlive Butler
4Far OutHomeboy SandmanDiscoMonster
5Only a Northern SongThe Beatles9hairs9knots
6Blood Red RiverBeth OrtonAlison Dempster
7The BarrelAldous HardingUncleben
8Subterranean Homesick BluesBob Dylannoodsy
9Apples in BedThe Go-BetweensNicko
10BernadetteShriekbackshoegazer
11Ah Feel Like AhcidCaptain Beefheartsonofwebcore
12Abattoir BluesNick Caveshoegazer
13Time Has Come TodayThe Chambers Brothersattwilightlarks
14The Murder MysteryThe Velvet UndergroundMakinavaja

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Petty SessionsHalf Man Half BiscuitTubby Brewster
2Everybody's Rich But UsGlenn YarboroughTarquinSpodd
3Let It All Hang OutHombresSweetHomeAlabama
4My Uncle Used to Love Me Till She DiedThe Wind in the Willowsajostu
5Too Many Fish in the SeaThe Marvelettesattwilightlarks
6Dedicated to You But You Weren't ListeningThe Soft Machinenosuchzone
7Anyone for Tennis?CreamTarquinSpodd
8The Best of Jill HivesGuided by VoicesShivSidecar
9Swan Swan HR.E.M.ShivSidecar
10Meet Me at Velma's GraveLuke WestawayEnglishOutlaw
11Pentecost HotelNirvanaattwilightlarks
128 Line PoemDavid BowieMakinavaja
13African Night FlightDavid BowieOlive Butler
14Brenda's Iron SledgeRobyn HitchcockShivSidecar
15Peaches in the SpringtimeMemphis Jug BandNicko
16Sleep on the Left SideCornershophappyclapper
17Here Comes a CityThe Go-BewteensNicko
18Into the ValleySkidsShoegazer
19Holidays in the SunSex PistolsCarpgate
20Bongu KitchenSantosh NarayananRavi Raman
21That Was Then But This is NowABCParaMhor
22AdriftBarenaked Ladiesphilipphilip99
23Pink FlagWireamylee
24Flavour CrystalSuburban Lawnsphilipphilip99
25Good DancersThe Sleepy Jacksonhappyclapper
26CitiesTalking Headsmagicman
27Blue LinesMassive Attackhappyclapper
28Get It On - Bang a GongT. Rexamylee
29There Should Be UnicornsFlaming LipsSeth Miller
30Too HighStevie Wonderpejepeine
31Bring On the Dancing HorsesEcho and the Bunnymenhappyclapper
32CelebrateSimple MindsCarpgate
33We Call Upon the AuthorNick Caveajostu
34The True WheelBrian EnoUncleben
35Eso se Baila AsiWillie Colonpejepeine
36A Very British CoupJah WobbleShoegazer

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Songs in 3/4 Time

June 17, 2020
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Column
Writer: DJ Bear

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Moonlight SonataLudvig Von Beethoven (played by Lee Ashley)magicman
2Tennessee WaltzPatsy Clineseverin
3The Times They are a-Changin'Bob Dylanmagicman
4BozosAmadou & MariamNicko
5AlcazabaEstrella MorenteMakinavaja
640 Years YoungMall Muzak OrchestraSweetHomeAlabama
7The Drum Also WaltzesMax Roachajostu
8Maggot BrainFunkadelic9hairs9knots
9Millionaire WaltzQueenswawilg
10Maid of Orleans (The Waltz Joan of Arc)Orchestral Manouevres in the Darkvastariner
11Lo Decidi YoJuana MolinaNilpferd
12I Never Loved a ManAretha Franklinmagicman
13And the Band Played Waltzing MatildaEric BogleNicko
14I Need You to Turn ToMaddy Prior & the GirlsSuzi

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1I Put a Spell on YouScreamin' Jay HawkinsSweetHomeAlabama
2Tous Les Garçons Et Les FillesFrançoise HardySuzi
3DanseviseGrethe & Jørgen Ingmannpejepeine
4What the World Needs Now is LoveJackie DeShannonmagicman
5What's New Pussycat?Tom Joneshappyclapper
6How Can I Be Sure?The Rascalsmagicman
7I'd Rather Go BlindEtta JamesRavi Raman
8With a Little Help From My FriendsJoe CockerRavi Raman
9If You Don't Know Me By NowHarold Melvin & the Blue Notes?????
10Take It to the LimitThe Eaglesmagicman
11She's Always a Woman to MeBilly JoelSuzi
12Mamas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be CowboysWaylon Jennings & Willie NelsonSweetHomeAlabama
13Mull of KintyrePaul McCartney & Wingsmagicman
14Pearly DewdropsCocteau Twinsmegadom
15Cowboys and AngelsGeorge Michaelmagicman
16Nothing Else MattersMetallicamagicman
17Kiss From a RoseSealSweetHomeAlabama
18Strawberry WineDeanna Carter?????
19IrisGoo Goo Dollsphilipphilip99
20Untitled (How Does It Feel)D'Angelountergunther
21Fallin'Alicia Keysmagicman
22Come Away With MeNorah Jonesmagicman
23Moon RiverAudrey Hepburnmagicman

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Songs About Wide Open Spaces

June 10, 2020
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Column
Writer: Andrew Morrissey (Makinavaja)

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1On a Clear Day You Can See ForeverThe Peddlers megadom
2Pavey ArkDecorationDiscoMonster
3Adventures in a Yorkshire LandscapeBe Bop Deluxenosuchzone
4Longships/The RavenThe Stranglershappyclapper
5The Endless SeaIggy Popmegadom
6My Island HomeWarumpi BandNicko
7We Are the WaveHarry BelafontePop Off!
8On Some Faraway BeachBrian EnoShivSidecar
9Fear a’BhàtaCapercaillieParaMhor
10Ocean SizeJane's Addictionamylee
11Ya El Medan (Tahrir Square)Cairokee ft Aida El Ayoubymagicman
12Washed AshoreThe Plattersattwilightlarks
13DroverBill Callahantincanman
14MountainsBiffy Clyrohappyclapper
15Fuyu Biyori (A Perfect Winter's Day)Eri Sasakiajostu
16The Desert of NamibiaAfrican Tribal OrchestraRavi Raman
17Searching the Desert for the BluesBlind Willie McTellTarquinSpodd
18Desert SongStanley ClarkeBanazirGalbasi
19FreewayPeaches and HerbPop Off!
20Empty HighwayJoan Armatradingseverin

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Songs That are Adult Lullabies

June 3, 2020
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Column
Writer: Amy Lee (amylee aka RipThisJoint)

A List

#TitleArtistNominated By
1Only ShallowMy Bloody ValentineNilpferd
2Strange and Beautiful (I'll Put a Spell on You)Aqualungvanwolf2
3Lullaby of the LeavesElla FitzgeraldNilpferd
4Child Amongst the WeedsEliza CarthySuzi
5Lullaby of LondonThe PoguesSuzi
6You Can Close Your EyesJames Taylorattwilightlarks
7Night Shift LullabyMagnolia Electric Companytincanman
8Lovers of TodayThe PretendersParaMhor
9Sleep TonightThe Rolling StonesDiscoMonster
10Brokedown PalaceThe Grateful DeadChris7572
11Try to SleepLowmegadom
12You Want It DarkerLeonard CohenRavi Raman
13Let's Sleep NowAlternative TVCarpgate
14Sleeping Gas (Live at Zoo Club 1981)The Teardrop ExplodesShivSidecar

B List

 TitleArtistNominated By
1Goodnight My LoveLos LobosSeth Miller
2Lullaby AngelHarmoniansUncleben
3Goodnight LadiesLou Reed9hairs9knots
4Sleep on the Left SideCornershophappyclapper
5LullabySamingadTarquinSpodd
6Anti-LullabyMischief BrewEnglishOutlaw
7Sleep is the JewelJames Yorkstonmegadom
8Who Will Sing Me LullabyesKate RusbySuzi
9MLKU2BanazirGalbasi
10Lover's LullabyJanis Ianmagicman
11LullabyJames ParaMhor
12This LullabyQueens of the Stone Agemegadom
13Golden SlumbersDua Lipaajostu
14New German LullabyeThe TaxpayersEnglishOutlaw
15The Hand That Rocks the CradleThe SmithsShoegazer
16In Your RoomAirielDiscoMonster
17HeavenLambnosuchzone
18Dissolve MeAlt Jbarbryn
19RagsThe WaterboysCarpgate
20LullabyLowUncleben
21The Crystal ShipThe DoorsParaMhor
22We Bid You GoodnightGrateful DeadBanazirGalbasi

C List (Instrumentals)

 TitleArtistNominated By
1Nessun Dorma (from Turandot)Giacomo Puccini (sung by Luciano Pavarotti)Makinavaja
2Magic Fire Music (from Die Walkure)Richard Wagnertubby brewster
3WiegenliedRichard Straus (sung by Jessye Norman)tubby brewster
4Cantata No 140J.S. Bach (Performed by John Elliot Gardiner)ajostu
5The Seal LullabyWhitacreBanazirGalbasi
6Nexus on the BeachRoberto Musci & Giovanni Venostanosuchzone
7Uni, Tule Silma Peale!Collagepejepeine
8Lullaby for JoeyJerry GoodmanBanazirGalbasi
9HugebabyPenguin Cafe Orchestranosuchzone
10Sleepers Beat Thememegadom
11Lullaby Kevin Ayersmegadom
12Sleepytime SambaLullatoneTarquinSpodd
13The Space Travelers LullabyKamasi Washingtonmegadom
14BalulalowBenjamin Britten (sung by Victor Sicard)Uncleben
15Close Thine EyesHenry Purcell (Performed by English Baroque Soloists)severin
16Lie Still, Sleep BecalmedJohn Calemegadom
17Come Heavy SleepJohn Dowlandnosuchzone

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Songs Applied to COVID-19 Lockdown

May 27, 2020
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Column
Writer: magicman

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Never Turn Your Back on Mother EarthSparksmegadom
2Oh DeathCharley Patton & Bertha Leeattwilightlarks
3Everyday Life is a Health HazardDisposable Heroes of Hiphoprisymegadom
4JerusalemMaster KGuntergunther
5Don't TouchCosmos Peopleajostu
6A Little Bit of SoapThe JarmelsTarquinSpodd
7Solitude is BlissTame ImpalaNicko
8Angel in a Blue DressReg MeurossSuzi
9Avant GardenerCourtney BarnettNicko
10Welfare CheeseEmanuel Lasky9hairs9knots
11Don't MixTricotajostu
12Fear InoculumToolMogdog
13ZoomFat Larry's Bandseverin
14ImmunityJon Hopkins & King Creosotemegadom
15Stay AwayRandy Newmanseverin

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Holy GrailHunters & CollectorsIsabelleForshaw
2Get the Funk Out Ma FaceBrothers JohnsonBanazirGalbasi
3AirTalking Headsmegadom
4LastThe Unthanksajostu
5The Day Before You CameABBAseverin
6Hong Kong FluThe Ethiopiansseverin
7Flowers on the WallStatler BrothersMogdog
8Washing My Hands AgainJeffrey Lewismegadom
9Breathing Kate BushBanazirGalbasi
10Praise YouFatboy SlimIsabelleForshaw
11Darkest DaysJackie Leeattwilightlarks
12Computer LoveKraftwerkMussoliniHeadkick
13People's FacesKate TempestDiscoMonster
14AstronomiaVicetone & Tony Igyamylee
15You Fucking People Make Me SickSwansSeth Miller
16TangoSoapkillsuntergunther
17Ghost TownThe SpecialsUncleben
18Voyage Into the UnknownLuke Vibertuntergunther
19Volveran Esos MomentosEleMakinavaja
20Thank You Baked PotatoMatt Lucasseverin

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Songs About Maps

May 20, 2020
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Column
Writer: George Boyland (sonofwebcore)

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Lord Hereford's KnobHalf Man Half Biscuittubby Brewster
2Map of IndiaDeke Leonardseverin
3Backyard SkullsFrightened RabbitParaMhor
4A Song for MeFamilyDaysinScotland
5High Priced WomanJohn Lee HookerNicko
6Strange TownThe Jam ShivSidecar
7The Sea MapPolyphemusShivSidecar
8A Map MasterShonen KnifeTarquinSpodd
9MapsFreya Ridingsmagicman
10Stranger's Map of TexasMichael Chapmanmegadom

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Songs With Great Keyboards

May 13, 2020
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Column
Writer: ParaMhor

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Swanee River BoogieAlbert AmmonsRavi Raman
2Good Golly Miss MollieLittle RichardSongBarLandlord
3Happy New YearBeverleyvastariner
4Time of the SeasonThe ZombiesShivSidecar
5Love ActionThe Human LeagueAltraEgo
6Bizarre Love TriangleNew Orderhappyclapper
7Step OnHappy MondaysUncleben
8Saturn 5Inspiral Carpetshappyclapper
9I've Seen That Face Before (Libertango)Grace Jonesajostu
10GiantThe TheNilpferd
11HeartbeatsThe KnifeIsabelleForshaw
12Step OnVampire Weekendamylee
13HopoponoGoGo PenguinFretlessBasser
14LifeJames BookerSeth Miller
15The Sweetest GirlScritti PolittiMogdog

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Ain't That a ShameFats Domino9hairs9knots
2CherokeeArt TatumBanazirBalgasi
3Boogie RebopPiano RedTarquinSpodd
4On the ReboundFloyd Cramer9hairs9knots
5Honky CatElton Johnmagicman
6Monkey SpannerDave and Ansell CollinsShivSidecar
7My ConversationThe Uniquesmagicman
8How Can We Hang On to a DreamTim Hrdinattwilightlarks
9Inflammatory WitJoanna NewsomJohn Hindle
10Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' OnJerry Lee LewisRavi Raman
11Drown in My Own TearsRay CharlesNicko
12That's the Way God Planned ItBilly Prestonseverin
13Raga Megh MalharCharanjit SinghRavi Raman
14Plastic DreamsJayDeePopOff!
15ChameleonHerbie HancockTarquinSpodd
16Temperature is RisingOtis Spanntincanman
17MemorialSusanne Sundforbarbryn
18Walk Spirit, Talk SpiritMcCoy TynerNilpferd

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Songs Quietly Performed

May 6, 2020
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Column
Writer: Paul Hayes (DiscoMonster)

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Sweet HarmonyThe Belovedvastariner
2A Canterbury TaleDreadzoneShivSidecar
3It's a Fine DayJanephilipphilip99
4Les Bras de MerCatrin Finch & Seckou KeitaSuzi
5Requiem Op. 48 - 7 In ParadisumGabriel Fauréattwilightlarks
6SilenceChet Baker & Charlie Hadenflorian7
7Angel DustDJ CamNilpferd
8Melancholia IIWilliam BasinskiShoegazer
9Drunken GalleonWallsMussoliniHeadkick
10Koke'eDennis KamakahiTarquinSpodd
11Into DustMazzy Staramylee
12When Breathing StartsUlrich Drechsler Quartet with Tord GustavsenNicko
13John's Theme (Love Scene)Pino Donaggiountergunther
14Love ItselfLeonard CohenSuzi
15CradleAdrianne LenkerSeth Miller
16CellophaneFKA Twigsbarbryn
17The LullCat's Eyesuntergunther
18NyalimagoteeS.E. RogieMogdog
19AmbreNils Frahmamylee
20SaturdaySparklehorsehappyclapper
21ParallelogramsLinda PerhacsShivSidecar
22Love to ShareCarlton & the Shoesmagicman
23The 59th Street Bridge SongSimon & GarfunkelAltraEgo
24Simply BeautifulAl Greenuntergunther

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