Songs About Getting Brighter

Sept. 19, 2020
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Column
Writer: Paul Hayes (DiscoMonster)

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Mi Negra Ave MariaRoberto Fonsecaungtergunther
2Brighter Days/Brighter DazeStanton Davis Ghetto/MysticismNicko
3Bright Morning StarsAbigail Washburntincanman
4Brighter Slowdivehappyclapper
5Brighter NowRazorcutsvanwolf2
6Brighter As We FallEngineersShoegazer
7New Gold Dream (81/82/83/84)Simple MindsParaMhor
8Love Shines BrighterCultureTarquinSpodd
9Queen of HeartsFucked Uphappyclapper
10Gayatri Mantra (Contemporary Mix)Shankar MahadevanRavi Raman
11We are Youngfun. ft. Janelle MonaéLoud Atlas
12(You Shine) Brighter Than LightJoensuu 1685saneshane
13Bright Side of the RoadVan MorrisonSweetHomeAlabama
14Lovely DayBill WithersSuzi
15Let Our Love Grow HigherEula Cooperattwilightlarks
16Searching Change ft. Luther Vandrosspejepeine
17Brighter Days Sauti Sol & Soweto Gospel Choirseverin

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Brighter DayActive Childuntergunther
2Tomorrow's Gonna Be a Brighter DayJim CroceLoud Atlas
3Send Us Brighter DaysHabib Koité & Eric BibbUncleben
4Here Comes SunshineGrateful DeadChris7572
5Preta PretinhaNovos Baianospejepeine
6Crystal Blue PersuasionTommy James & the ShondellsAltraEgo
7Nuevo DiaLole y ManuelMakinavaja
8Til the Next Full DayEsperanza Spaldinguntergunther
9Brighter DaysCajmere ft DajaeUncleben
10Dawn Breaks ThroughBarrierShivSidecar
11Brighter DaysSigala ft Paul JanewayLoud Atlas

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Songs About the Evening

Sept. 9, 2020
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Column
Writer: philipphilip99

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Evening in AtlantisEsbjörn Svensson Triomegadom
2When the Sun Goes DownThe Ink SpotsLoud Atlas
3Twilight TimeThe PlattersSweetHomeAlabama
4Music for EveningsYoung Marble Giantsmegadom
5Civil TwilightThe WeakerthansUncleben
6Raymond Chandler EveningRobyn Hitchcock & the Egyptiansmegadom
7One EveningFeistswawilg
8Late in the EveningPaul SimonSweetHomeAlabama
9Hot StuffDonna SummerOliveButler
10I Know a PlacePetula ClarkSweetHomeAlabama
11I Like to Go Back in the EveningJack Jackson & his Orchestraseverin
12VespersJohn Zornmegadom
13Evening FallsEnyaMakinavaja
14Dusk: A Peach in the OrchardEelsmegadom

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1In the EveningLed Zeppelinswawilg
2Melodie au CrépusculeDjango ReinhardtBanazirGalbasi
3Half a World AwayR.E.M.AltraEgo
4Evening Julie LondonOliveButler
5Don't Fence Me InRoy RogersIsabelleForshaw
6The GloamingSeth LakemanRavi Raman
7Claudy BanksShirley Collins & the Albion BandSkippyisaCult
8Beechwood ParkThe ZombiesTatankaYotanka
9Darkest DreamingDavid SylvianParaMhor
10Passage at DuskGeoffrey OryemaNicko
11Girl Don't ComeSandie Shawattwilightlarks
12Coles CornerRichard Hawleyflorian7
13SunsetThe xxmegadom
14Evening StarRoy HarperShivSidecar
15EveningJimmy WitherspoonNicko

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Songs Featuring Choirs

Sept. 2, 2020
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Column
Writer: magicman

A List

 TitleArtistChoirNominated by
1All I Think About is YouHarry NilssonSt. Paul's Cathedral Boys Choirflorian7
2Missa Papae Marcelli: GloriaPierluigi PalestrinaSistine Chapel ChoirSuzi
3Jai Hanuman!L. SubramaniamNyoman Wenten & the Burat Wangi ChoirRavi Raman
4We Praise TheePavel ChesnokovSt. Petersburg Chamber Choirflorian7
5Man in the MirrorMichael JacksonThe Andraé Crouch Choirseverin
6Um Canto de Afoxé Para o Bloco do IlêCaetano VelosoCobra Coral Carnival Choirpejepeine
7Calon LanCerys MatthewsFron Male Voice Choirphilipphilip99
8Pavane (choral)Gabriel FauréTanglewood Festival Chorusajostu
9UmbombelaSoweto Gospel ChoirSoweto Gospel ChoirIsabelleForshaw
10Precious Lord. Take My Hand/You've Got a FriendAretha FranklinThe Southern California Commmunity Choir with Rev. James Clevelandseverin
11Sojourner's Battle HymnSweet Honey in the RockSweet Honey in the RockSeth Miller
12Polegnala E TodoraLe Mystère Des Voix BulgaresLe Mystère Des Voix Bulgaresswawilg
13The Cornish Farewell ShantyOysterbandVarious ArtistsSuzi

B List

 TitleArtist Nominated by
1Lay Down (Candles in the Rain)MelanieThe Edwin Hawkins Singersseverin
2Will the Circle Be UnbrokenNitty Gritty Dirt BandVarious ArtistsRavi Raman
3Shangri LaRay DaviesCrouch End Festival ChorusParaMhor
4Agnus DeiSamuel BarberThe Dale Warland Singersattwilightlarks
5Batata Dia BwangaChanteurs a la Croix de CuivreChanteurs a la Croix de CuivreTarquinSpodd
6Dwa SerduszkaMazowszeMazowszeuntergunther
7Sing CarpentersJimmy Joyce Children's ChoirMarconius7
8To Thee We SingSergei RachmaninovThe State Moscow Chamber Choirajostu
9CreepScala & Kolacny BrothersScala & Kolacny BrothersLoud Atlas
10Song for AtheneJohn TavenerKing's College Choir, Cambridgeattwilightlarks
11Isa LeiAndi ThakambauThe Pupils Of The Adi Cakabau (Andi Thakambau) Fijian Girls' SchoolTarquinSpodd
12Hello, ChainNicolas JaarElectronically Created Choiruntergunther
13Offbeat FugueThe Jumping JacquesThe Jumping Jacquesphilipphilip99

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Songs About Rhythm, Beat or Boogie

Aug. 26, 2020
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Column
Writer: Amy Lee (amylee aka RipThisJoint)

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1We Got the BeatThe Go-Go'sUncleben
2Crazy BeatBlurSweetHomeAlabama
3Highly StrungVan Der Graaf GeneratorTatankaYotanka
4Honaloochie BoogieMott the HoopleEnglishOutlaw
5Love on the BeatSerge Gainsbourgswawilg
6Into the GrooveMadonnaIsabelleForshaw
7Rhythm of the NightDeBargePop Off!
8Tukka Yoot's RhythmUs3swawilg
9No Ism Pon De RiddimPeter BroggsNicko
10Slave to the RhythmGrace JonesOliveButler
11Rhythm (Devoted to the Art of Moving Butts)A Tribe Called QuestDiscoMonster
12Beat DisBomb the Bassseverin
13Casino BoogieThe Rolling StonesDiscoMonster
14Jungle BoogieKool & the GangLoud Atlas
15Boogie Everywhere I GoJohn Lee HookerSuzi

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1The Beat Goes OnSonny & CherOliveButler
2Different DrumStone Poneysattwilightlarks
3I Got RhythmThe HappeningsMarconius7
4Rhythm of the RainThe Cascadesswawilg
5Bad Boy BoogieMark KozelekShoegazer
6The DrumSlapp HappyTarquinSpodd
7Feel Every BeatElectronicParaMhor
8Eight BeatThe Cro-MagnonsTarquinSpodd
9Let It All Hang OutA.D.O.R.Nilpferd
10Let the Rhythm RunSalt-n-PepaGreatGrendel
11Rebel Without a PausePublic Enemymagicman
12King of the BeatsMantronixMussoliniHeadkick
13In the Beginning There Was RhythmThe Slitsmegadom
14Git In ThereBetty DavisRavi Raman
15That Driving BeatWillie Mitchellattwilightlarks
16It's the BeatMajor Lanceattwilightlarks
17Boogie Woogie DanceThin Lizzyphilipphilip99
18Tripe Face BoogieLittle FeatBanazirGalbasi

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Songs About Eggs

Aug. 19, 2020
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Column
Writer: Hoshino Sakura

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1The World Should Revolve Around MeLittle JackieUncleben
2EggMr. BungleTraktor Albatrost
3The Egg or the Hen?Hot Lips Page & his OrchestraNicko
4Humpty DumptyAimee MannShivSidecar
5How d'Ya Like Your Eggs in the MorningDean Martin & Helen O'ConnellLoud Atlas
6Don't Quote Me on ThatMadnessShivSidecar
7Jan BradyLunachicksIsabelleForshaw
8Baked Beans and EggMacka BUncleben
9Putting All My Eggs in One BasketElla Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrongseverin
10Walking On EggsGround Floor PeopleTarquinSpodd
11Talkin' PlatyJill SobuleNicko
12Out of the Serpent's EggDead Can DanceBanazirGalbasi

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Ham 'n' EggsA Tribe Called Questmagicman
2Little Black EggThe NightcrawlersTarquinSpodd
3Ko Ko Ko Ke KoThe SpidersPanthersan
4Pont Neuf No TamagoHumbert HumbertTarquinSpodd
5Jumpin' JiveCab Calloway & the Nicholas BrothersIsabelleForshaw
6I Said My Pajamas (And Put On My Prayers)Ethel Merman & Ray BolgerBethnoir
7Egbert the Easter EggBetty ClooneyRavi Raman
8Make an OmeletteBrian d'Arcy JamesRavi Raman
9Golden HenTenor Sawpejepeine
10Y Pren ar y BryDafydd IwanSuzi
11Egg and SoldiersCosmo Sheldrakemagicman
12Big Dick Farts a PolkaJonathan Coultonphilipphilip99

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Songs With Steel Guitar

Aug. 12, 2020
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Column
Writer: Marco den Ouden (Marconius7)

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Going in the Right DirectionRobert Randolph & the Family BandRavi Raman
2Steel Guitar RagBarbara Mandrellmagicman
3Speedin' WestCindy CashdollarPop Off!
4EmmylouFirst Aid KitEnglishOutlaw
5Dire WolfGrateful DeadLoud Atlas
6Aloha OeRicky Kingmagicman
7Pa'ahanaLedward Kaapana & Bob BrozmanNicko
8Songs of the NightlifeLuke Vibert & B.J. ColeTatankaYotanka
9Death Have MercyHarry ManxNicko
10Poem for EvaBill Frisellajostu
11Alone and ForsakenLucky Oceans (with Paul Kelly)Nicko
12Look AwayLarkin PoeLoud Atlas
13Shake ShakeGaby JogeixMakinavaja

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1The Steel Guitar SongKim Murraymagicman
2Surf MedleyJunior BrownOliveButler
3Far Away EyesRolling Stonesamylee
4I Live For YouGeorge HarrisionLoud Atlas
5Alternate WorldSon Luxuntergunther
6Dust My BroomElmore JamesLoud Atlas
7Stand By Your ManTammy Wynettemagicman
8Lipstick SunsetJohn Hiattsonofwebcore
9You Ain't Goin' Nowhere ByrdsOliveButler
10ReincarnationSuzanne Sundforajostu
11Statesboro BluesTaj Mahalattwilightlarks
12Tomorrow is a Long TimeSandy Dennyseverin
13Who Do You LoveJuicy Lucy9hairs9knots
14Harvest MoonNeil Youngseverin
15Since She Started to RideJonathan RichmanTarquinSpodd
16WoodstockMatthews Southern ComfortShivSidecar
17ForeverPete Drakephilipphilip99
18St. Louis BluesAlvino Reypejepeine
19Stony RoadChris Reaphilipphilip99
20All I Wanna DoSheryl Crowmagicman
21Magic in the BluesDave Stewart ft Orianthiphilipphilip99
22It Is What It IsKacey MusgravesNoodsy
23Someday SoonJudy Collinsmagicman
24Matte Kudasaikd langajostu
25You Only Believe Me When I'm Lyin'Zoe Muth & the Lost High RollersPop Off!
26Beautiful BlueMudcrutchtreefrogdemon
27AlrightDarius Ruckeramylee
28PaulineDocteur Nico & l'African Fiesta Sukisapejepeine
29Your Own Sweet WayNotting HillbilliesAltraEgo
30My Oklahoma HomeBruce SpringsteenPop Off!

C List

NumberSong TitleArtist Nominated By
1East St. Louis Toodle-ooSteely DanOliveButler
2Dido's LamentB.J. Cole & Emily BurridgeTatankaYotanka
3Sleepwalk Sneaky Pete KleinowLoud Atlas
4Little MarthaTedeschi Trucks Band (with Jerry Douglas)Ravi Raman
5ApacheDoug BeaumierRavi Raman
6Still of the NightSanto and JohnnyRavi Raman
7Apartment # 9David HartleyRavi Raman
8Midnight in Old AmarilloCindy CashdollarPop Off!
9Fly HawaiiLuke Vibert & B.J. Coleuntergunther
10How Great Thou ArtJohn Russell & David HartleyRavi Raman
11Mansion on a HillZane King Steel GuitarRavi Raman
12WeightlessBrian Enomagicman
13Lonesome DepotD. Rothonuntergunther
14Sugar MoonWaikikisAltraEgo
15Montague d'OrConvergenceTatankaYotanka
16Concerto for Pedal Steel Guitar and OrchestraNashville Chamber Orchestraseverin

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Songs About Being Fat

Aug. 5, 2020
Blog
Column
Writer: philipphilip99

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Short Fat FannieLarry WilliamsIsabelleForshaw
2Mister Five by FiveJimmy RushingNicko
3Fattie Bum-BumCarl MalcolmSuzi
4Brick HouseThe Commodoresamylee
5Fatty PattyLee Pickett and the ScreamersIsabelleForshaw
6Built for ComfortHowlin' Wolfsonofwebcore
7Fat BoyBilly StewartSweetHomeAlabama
8All About That BassPostmodern JukeboxUncleben
9Whole Lotta RosieAC/DCRavi Raman
10Curvaceous NeedsKatzenjammerSuzi

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Perfect 10The Beautiful SouthToffeeBoy
2Kiss My Fat AssSheppardIsabelleForshaw
3Some Girls are Bigger Than OthersThe SmithsUncleben
4Big Boned Galk.d. langParaMhor
5Big Fat Mamas are Back in StyleBull Moose Jacksonswawilg
6Ain't Gonna Bump No More (With No Big Fat Woman)Joe Texbishbosh
7Baby Got BackSir Mix-A-Lotamylee
8Fat ManMyron Lee and the CaddiesShivSidecar
9So Round, So Firm, So Fully PackedErnest TubbTarquinSpodd
10Happy Being FatBig Dee IrwinOliveButler

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Songs Where Instruments Imitate Voice & Vice Versa

July 29, 2020
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Column
Writer: pejepeine

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1LauraThe Four FreshmenOlive Butler
2LauraDon ByasNilpferd
3MashavuGeorge DukeBanazirGalbasi
4Musette and DrumsCocteau Twinsmegadom
5Awo YiMassamba DiopNicko
6Inútil PaisagemEsperanza Spalding & Gretchen ParlatoUntergunther
7La Ragazza Dalla Pelle Di LunaPiero UmilianiUntergunther
8CaravanThe Mills BrothersAltraEgo
9Turn the Beat AroundVicky Sue RobinsonIsabelleForshaw
10Mama SoulHarold AlexanderNilpferd
11GoldrushYelloShoegazer
12So Rough, So ToughZapp9hairs9knots

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Konnakol DuetV Shivapriya & Somashekar JoisRavi Raman
2The ConferenceNitin Sawhneybarbryn
3Triumph of a HeartBjörkmegadom
4World is MineHatsune Mikuajostu
5Dark Was the Night, Cold Was the GroundKronos QuartetSeth Miller
6In My Time of Dying/Jesus Make Up My Dying BedBlind Willie JohnsonSeth Miller
7ForeverPete Drake & his Talking Steel Guitarphilipphilip99
8Ghost HardwareBurialDiscoMonster
9I'm the OneAnnette Peacockajostu
10Money Machine100 gecsmagicman
11Drumming Pt IISteve ReichUncleben

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Songs About Eyes

July 22, 2020
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Column
Writer: Andrew Morrissey (Makinavaja)

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Girl in Your EyeSpiritShivSidecar
2Open Your EyesAngelique Kidjosonofwebcore
3Ocean EyesBillie EilishEnglishOutlaw
4Que No Salga La LunaRosalíapejepeine
5Je Veux Tes YeuxAngèleswawilg
6Definitive GazeMagazinemegadom
7The Glass of an IrisThirty Pounds of BoneTatankaYotanka
8Eye of the LensComsat AngelsShivSidecar
9So Sad, So SexyLykke LiDiscoMonster
10Green EyesErykah Baduuntergunther
11Who Have Eyes to SeeMike BrooksUncleben
124 EyesThe Lovin' SpoonfulSuzi

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Pale Blue EyesVelvet UndergroundSuzi
2The Man With the Chuild in his EyesKate Bushphilipphilip99
3Doctor My EyesJackson Brownswawilg
4Cross-eyed and PainlessTalking Headsamylee
5Lyin' EyesThe EaglesRavi Raman
6Dickie Davies' EyesHalf Man Half BiscuitParaMhor
7The Look of LoveDusty Springfieldattwilightlarks
8TorchSoft Cellvanwolf2
9Eyes on the PrizeMavis StaplesIsabelleForshaw
10See Those EyesAltered Imagesvastariner
11Can't Take My Eyess Off YouFrankie Valli & the Four Seasonsattwilightlarks
12In Your EyesPeter Gabrielamylee

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Songs About Sand

July 15, 2020
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Column
Writer: George Boyland (sonofwebcore)

A List

#TitleArtistNominated By
1The BeachJonathan Richman & the Modern Loversmegadom
2Happy JackThe WhoSuzi
3ProcessionsFamilymegadom
4I've Got Sand in My ShoesThe Driftersattwilightlarks
5JoggingFreddie McGregorNicko
6SandcastlesBomb the Basshappyclapper
7Como Castillo de ArenaCamaron de la IslaMakinavaja
8QuicksandMartha Reeves & the Vandellasmegadom
9Goodwin SandsThe Whiskey RebellionEnglishOutlaw
10Wise and FoolishMisty in RootsUncleben
11SandpaperTaska Black ft Ayellephilipphilip99
12Every Grain of SandEmmylou HarrisParaMhor

B List

 TitleArtistNominated By
1Black SandsBonobophilipphilip99
2Life Runs Out of SandBill NelsonShoegazer
3HourglassThe BeesShoegazer
4Sand DanceTemplesShivSidecar
5On the DunesDonald Fagenmegadom
6Theme for a Nude BeachThe B-52smegadom
7Black SandBrainticketUncleben
8Desert SongThe God Machinevanwolf2
9Morecambe BayMaggie Hollandtreefrogdemon
10QuicksandThe Youngbloodstreefrogdemon
11Sand in My JointsWireseverin
12SandcastlesBeyoncéseverin
13HourglassSqueezenosuchzone

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