Songs About 19th Century Life

Aug. 10, 2022
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Column
Writer: ShivSidecar

A List Part 1 – The Americas

 TitleArtistNominated by
1The TraderThe Beach Boysmagicman
2The MexicanBabe RuthTraktor Albatrost
3Days of 49Bob DylanGeorge Boyland
4Slavery DaysBurning SpearNicko
5Harriet Tubman's BalladWoody Guthriemagicman
6Follow the Drinking GourdRichie HavensBanazirGalbasi
7The Elephant RidersClutchTraktor Albatrost
840 Acres and a MuleSound Experiencepejepeine
9The Ballad of Blind TomElton Johnmagicman
10When the Master Calls the RollRosanne CashPop Off!
11Sufferin' Till SuffrageEtta JamesIsabelleForshaw
12The Ballad of Billy the KidBilly JoelFred Erickson
13Cabin EssenceThe Beach BoysTarquinSpodd

A List Part 2 – The Rest of the World

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Towers of LondonXTCGeorge Boyland
2Spoilt Victorian ChildThe FallShoegazer
3Songs on the TimesChumbawambaMax Visconta Nuclerosea
4Two Match LadsMegsonSuzi
5IronmastersThe Men They Couldn't HangNoodsy
6Thousands Are SailingThe PoguesNoodsy
7The Koran, the Ghan and a YarnDavid BridieNicko
8LudwigAmon Düül IIFred Erickson
9Vincent Van GoghJonathan Richman & the Modern LoversTarquinSpodd
10I Like CezanneNeil InnesUncleben
11Comme RimbaudBrigitte FontaineTarquinSpodd
12WaterlooABBATarquinSpodd

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1We All Went Down With the ShipEd Harcourtmagicman
2CodineThe Charlatans (US)TarquinSpodd
3Lord Byron's LuggageWarren ZevonFred Erickson
4The Night is Darkening Around MeThe Unthanksseverin
5Out of the WoodsPublic Image LimitedPop Off!
6A Pot in Which to PissTitus AndronicusPop Off!
754/40 or FightDead MoonTraktor Albatrost
8Innocent BloodCultureNicko
9Victorian Worship SongPetra Jean Phillipsonvanwolf2
10Dr. Snow and the Broad Street PumpLake Ruthvanwolf2
11FrankensteinJad & David FairFred Erickson
12Davy Crockett (Gabba Hey)Thee HeadcoateesMax Visconta Nuclerosea

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Songs About Music as Nutrition

Aug. 3, 2022
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Column
Writer: ParaMhor

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Milkcow Blues BoogieElvis PresleyMarconius7
2Move Your FeetJunior SeniorIsabelleForshaw
3Rave OnBuddy HollyShivSidecar
4Lilizela MlilizeliMahlathini and the Mahotella QueensTarquinSpodd
5Add Some Music to Your DayThe Beach BoysSweetHomeAlabama
6Listen to the BandThe MonkeesTarquinSpodd
7Get in the GrooveThe HeptonesNicko
8Eat the MusicKate Bushseverin
9Sleep on the Left SideCornershophappyclapper
10Pomps and PrideToots and the MaytalsGeorge Boyland
11Levi Stubbs' TearsBilly Braggmegadom
12LivingstonMary Chapin Carpentertincanman
13XOYOThe Passagemegadom

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1BloomsdaySamantha Craintincanman
2I Can Hear MusicThe Beach Boysmagicman
3Uptown GirlBilly JoelLoud Atlas
4The Song Is YouCannonball Adderleymagicman
5People Want MusicThe ControllersFred Erickson
6I Want to Take You HigherSly and the Family StoneNicko
7Music in the WombThe Chameleonsvanwolf2
8Music Takes Me UpMr. ScruffNicko
9Handsworth RevolutionSteel PulseMaki
10Boogie ChillenJohn Lee HookerIsabelleForshaw
11Orange JuiceStanley Brinks & the Wave Picturesmegadom
12The Whole House Is SingingAlasdair RobertsUncleben
13Listen to the MusicThe Doobie BrothersBanazirGalbasi

Songs About Owls

July 27, 2022
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Column
Writer: Andrew Morrissey (Maki)

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1The OwlSlapp Happy & Henry CowTarquinSpodd
2The Owl of LoveClogs ft Shara Wordensaneshane
3California OwlsDeath and Vanillavanwolf2
4Lady FuschiaStrawbsAlison Dempster
5Night OwlGerry Raffertyswawilg
6Nite OwlGene ChandlerMarconius7
7Night OwlDick DalePop Off!
8An Owl SongCanned HeatShivSidecar
9Owl EyesDevendra BanhartNicko
10A CorujinhaElis Reginapejepeine

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Black Cat Hoot Owl BluesMa RaineyUncleben
2The OwlKevin AyersGeorge Boyland
3Night Owl BluesThe Lovin' SpoonfulTarquinSpodd
4The OwlSilver ApplesNicko
5Beautiful Pea Green BoatLaurie AndersonNoodsy
6Spirit DitchSparklehorseNoodsy
7Stork and OwlTV on the Radiomagicman
8Parliament of OwlsAgnes ObelBanazirGalbasi
9Night Owl Saint Etiennehappyclapper
10I Am the OwlDead KennedysTarquinSpodd

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Songs About Eyewear

July 20, 2022
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Column
Writer: Marco den Ouden (Marconius7)

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Glasses Sha Na NaFred Erickson
2Eye Examination40meterP ft GUMIajostu
320/20 VisionCharlie Haden, Family & FriendsNicko
4Cheap SunglassesThe Human HeartsJamesowen475
5Rose Colored GlassesMillie Jacksonseverin
6Little Magic GlassesJohnny CashFred Erickson
7Ft. Walton Wake-Up CallJames McMurtryFred Erickson
8Dark GlassesNik KershawFred Erickson
9Past My ShadesB.o.B. ft Lupe FiascoLoud Atlas
10Lady Liberty Needs GlassesMalcolm-Jamal Warnermagicman
11LibrarianMy Morning Jackettincanman
12Las Gafas de LennonPedro GuerraMaki
13ShadesIggy PopNicko

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Becoming More Like AlfieThe Divine Comedyhappyclapper
2Sunglasses After DarkDwight "Whitey" PullenTarquinSpodd
3Sunglasses Tracey Ullmanvastariner
4Sunglasses at NightCorey Hartmagicman
5You're BlindRun-DMCseverin
6Gafas de RosaEstopaMaki
7Darker GlassesKeenseverin
8Reading GlassesMickey JuppBanazirGalbasi
9Billy's Got His Beer Goggles OnNeal McCoyBanazirGalbasi
10Shades On VampsFred Erickson
11Looking at the World Thru Rose-Colored GlassesNick LucasNicko
12The Guy with Computer Know-HowThe Arrogant WormsMaki
13Life in PinkKate NashFred Erickson
14Keep Love NewBetty WrightNicko
15ArizonaMark LindsayFred Erickson
16Looking at the World Thru Rose-Colored GlassesFrank Sinatra & Count BasieFred Erickson
17Aqua ProfundaCourtney BarnettFred Erickson
18Rose Colored GlassesAnimal LogicFred Erickson
19Looking at the Rose Through World-Colored GlassesSplit LevelShivSidecar
20Men in BlackWill SmithLoud Atlas

C List

 Song TitleArtistNominated By
1Quartermaster's StoresThe ShadowsFred Erickson
2In ShadesTom Waitsmegadom
3The Man Who Took My SunglassesKhruangbinmegadom
4Ray BanI Marc 4Traktor Albatrost
5Le Monocle Rit JauneMichel Magnepejepeine
6Bifocal BluesDave BrubeckFred Erickson
7Watermelon Eyepatch GrooveTerry RobbLoud Atlas

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Songs About Paradise

July 13, 2022
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Column
Writer: Nicko

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1ShamabalaB. W. StevensonBanazirGalbasi
2ZionThe FlamesUncleben
3Adam and EveSundae TimesShivSidecar
4Havoc in HeavenJesca HoopShoegazer
5Kingdom of HeavenThe 13th Floor ElevatorsTarquinSpodd
6ParadiseThe O'JaysFred Erickson
7Heaven Is EmptyAldous Hardingmegadom
8North of HeavenEdwyn CollinsShoegazer
9Cabin in the SkyEthel WatersMarconius7
10ParadiseBuzzcocksvanwolf2
11SacrificeGregory IsaacsUncleben
12ParadiseSadeswawilg
13Wondrous PlaceBilly FuryParaMhor
14Somewhere There's an IslandSeaman DanJamesowen475
15Bird of ParadiseCharlie Parkermagicman
16Paradise ExpressSlapp Happymegadom

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1My Blue HeavenGene AustinParaMhor
2Lost HorizonShawn PhillipsBanazirGalbasi
3Eden's Islandeden ahbezmegadom
4ParadiseLorraine BowenTatankaYotanka
5Accidentally Kelly StreetFrente!Nilpferd
6The Last Resort (Paradise)Eaglesseverin
7The Preacher and the SlaveMischief BrewEnglishOutlaw
8Gates of EdenBob DylanGeorge Boyland
9Crack in the WallSuzanne VegaSuzi
10Shangri-LaElectric Light OrchestraMarconius7
11Strange UtopiaMissy HigginsFred Erickson
12Forever ParadiseThe UndertonesParaMhor
13Birds of ParadiseThe Pretendersmegadom
14ParadaísoSpinetta y los Socios del DesiertoMaki
15Guajira Ven a GozarTrio Matamorospejepeine
16Sin Salsa No Hay ParaisoEl Gran Combomagicman
17Heaven or HellWilliam OnyeaborTarquinSpodd
18Fool's ParadiseRufus and Chaka Khanmagicman
19Gangsta's ParadiseCoolioLoud Atlas
20ParadiseIcehouseFred Erickson
21(Feels Like) HeavenFiction FactoryMaki
22In-A-Gadda-Da-VidaThe Space NegrosTraktor Albatrost

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Songs About the Impossible

July 6, 2022
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Column
Writer: Andrew Morrissey (Maki)

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Impossible GermanyWilcoswawilg
20+2=1NoMeansNohappyclapper
3VenusTelevisionUncleben
4Can't Kick the HabitChampion Jack Dupreetincanman
5Boat to BoliviaMartin Stephenson & the DainteesNoodsy
6Attics of My LifeGrateful DeadChris 7572
7I Can't Let Maggie GoHoneybusGeorge Boyland
8I Can't Get StartedCarmen McRaeNilpferd
9The Impossible DreamCarter USMhappyclapper
10Mission Impossible ThemeLalo SchifrinLoud Atlas

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Living on the CeilingBlancmangeShoegazer
2Three Girl RhumbaWireUncleben
3Promised You a MiracleSimple MindsShoegazer
42+2=5RadioheadParaMhor
5They Caught the Devil and Put Him in Jail in Eudora, ArkansasTony Joe WhiteMarconius7
6Rope Ladder to the MoonJack BruceFred Erickson
7Not a Trick of the EyeMaya de Vitrytincanman
8It's Not ImpossibleJeffrey Lewis Bandmegadom
9As We Sailed Into SkibbereenJackie LevenTatankaYotanka
10Our Shangri-LaMark Knopfler & Emmylou HarrisMarconius7

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Songs About Punctuality

June 29, 2022
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Column
Writer: Marco den Ouden (Marconius7)

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Darktown Strutters' BallThe CharioteersNicko
2Me and Mrs. JonesBilly PaulSuzi
3Car on a HillJoni Mitchellseverin
4Build Me Up ButtercupThe FoundationsAltraEgo
5Is You Is or Is You Ain't My BabyDinah WashingtonLoud Atlas
6Come On, Let's GoTyler, the Creatormagicman
7Modern LoveDavid Bowieamylee
8A Well Respected ManThe KinksFred Erickson
9Taking Care of BusinessBachman-Turner OverdriveFred Erickson
10Nick of TimeBonnie RaittSweetHomeAlabama
11Waiting for the BusViolent Femmeshappyclapper
12Out of Time ManMano Negraswawilg
13Enjoy YourselfPrince Bustermegadom

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Ya YaLee Dorseyseverin
2Chantilly LaceThe Big BopperSweetHomeAlabama
3This Little Girl of MineThe Everly Brotherstreefrogdemon
4Won't Be LateSwae Lee ft Drakemagicman
5One Toke Over the LineBrewer & ShipleyBanazirGalbasi
6She's Late But She's TimelyBattlefield Bandtreefrogdemon
7An Empty CupBuddy Hollytreefrogdemon
8Cumberland BluesGrateful Deadamylee
9Love Never Runs on TimePaul Kellymegadom
10Last Train to ClarksvilleThe MonkeesAltraEgo
11Out of Time ManMick HarveyShoegazer
12Everything Stops for TeaLong John Baldrytincanman
13Gotta Get UpNilssonNicko
14I Was on TimeKevin Morbytincanman
15Wreck of the Old 97Vernon DalhartTarquinSpodd
16Long Live Love
Sandie ShawSuzi
17The Lady Is a TrampTony Bennett & Lady GagaSuzi
18It's LateDorsey BurnetteFred Erickson
19Meet Me at MidnightRick VitoFred Erickson
20Right on TimeMarshall CrenshawJamesowen475
21The Darktown Strutters BallThe Ted Mulry GangNicko
22The BeastAngus & Julia StoneNicko
23Don't Stay Out LateLord CreatorNicko
24Do Not Forsake Me Oh My DarlingTex Rittermagicman
25El Rey de la PuntualidadHéctor Lavoepejepeine
26Midnight Hour/Ya YaGeorge Faithseverin
27Stand Clear! Robb Johnsontreefrogdemon
28Closing TimeLeonard CohenTarquinSpodd

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Songs About Perspiration

June 22, 2022
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Column
Writer: pejepeine

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Beads of SweatLaura Nyromegadom
2TB SheetsVan MorrisonMarconius7
3SweatJon Spencer Blues ExplosionTraktor Albatrost
4Black DogLed ZeppelinMaki
5Cold SweatJames BrownNicko
6Lose Yourself to DanceDaft Punk ft Pharrell WilliamsFred Erickson
7SweatingAlewyaMarconius7
8Black SweatPrincehappyclapper
9Make Me SweatBasement Jaxx ft Roxanne ShantéUncleben
10Night SweatsFindlayJamesowen475
11La CanciónJ Balvin & Bad Bunnymagicman
12HeatDana BryantNilpferd

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Sweat & FrightRobin Kesterseverin
2DesireYelloShoegazer
3I'm on FireBruce Springsteenmegadom
4Slow Train to DawnThe Thevanwolf2
5The Container DriversThe FallUncleben
6Muscle BeachAce MarinoSuzi
7Hot, Funky & SweatyThe Soul LiftersLoud Atlas
8Sweat Ohio PlayersIsabelleForshaw
9Make You SweatKeith SweatNicko
10Hot in HerreNellyhappyclapper
11Gonna Make You SweatC&C Music FactorySweetHomeAlabama
12Sudando, BailandoRalphi Rosariomagicman

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Songs About Swimming or Bathing

June 15, 2022
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Column
Writer: Stephen Males (severin)

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Swimming SongLoudon Wainwright IIINicko
2Learning to SwimThe SkintsUncleben
3Swimming Pools (Drank)Kendrick Lamarmagicman
4Underwater LoveSmoke CityNicko
5Swim Until You Can't See LandFrightened RabbitSuzi
6Moonlit Night Beach (月夜海水浴)Wakusei AbnormalTarquinSpodd
7BathBjörkVikingChild
8Wade in the WaterThe Staple SingersNicko
9Cinnamon WaterJon BodenAlaric
10SwimmingRoger EnoBanazirGalbasi
11SwimmingTracey Thornmegadom
12Swim Victories at Seavanwolf2
13Swimming in the Longest RiverOlivia ChaneyMaki
14Gone UnderSnarky Puppy ft Shayna SteeleNilpferd

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Alas I Cannot SwimLaura MarlingParaMhor
2Papa's Got Your Bath Water OnMemphis Jug BandNicko
3Green RiverCreedence Clearwater RevivalAltraEgo
4Wade in the WaterThe Golden Gate QuartetNicko
5Dive-BombingModern Studiesmegadom
6Swimming SongMaddy PriorAlaric
7He Swims Like a FishThe Mountain Goats & The Wave PicturesShoegazer
8Wash It DownK'naantincanman
9SplashSub Focus ft Cocomagicman
10Soapland SerenadeVeda HilleTatankaYotanka
11Fathoms DeepLinda Lewispejepeine
12Lovers RockSadeUncleben
13PoolTricotmegadom
14Let's Go SwimmingAllo Darlin'barbryn
15Fat Man in the BathtubLittle FeatShivSidecar
16The DiveShow of HandsSuzi
17Swimming PoolAnna CalviVikingChild
18SwimMadonnaUncleben
19Swim HomeCandidateGeorge Boyland
20In the BathLemon JellyShoegazer

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Songs About Awkwardness

June 8, 2022
Blog
Column
Writer: Loud Atlas

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Dancin' FoolFrank ZappaBanazirGalbasi
2Shy BoyKippington LodgeNicko
3Please Take a Letter, Miss BrownThe Ink SpotsUncleben
4Wrong BathroomTribe 8Max Visconta Nuclerosea
5Does Everyone StareThe PoliceParaMhor
6The Train from Kansas CityThe Shangri-LasMussoliniHeadkick
7I Write Sins Not TragediesPanic! at the DiscoNilpferd
8Excitable BoyWarren ZevonMarconius7
9Wet DreamWet Legseverin
10Awkward BreakfastArt BrutFred Erickson
11Dyltgir?Rio RomeoMax Visconta Nuclerosea
12Tongue TiedDanny John-JulesBanazirGalbasi
13It's All So Incredibly LoudGlass AnimalsNilpferd
14Who Is He (And What Is He to You)?Creative SourceNicko

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Orgasm AddictBuzzcocksvanwolf2
2Leopold AlcocksJake ThackrayAlaric
3Awkward AgeJoe JacksonFred Erickson
4Streets of LondonRalph McTellpejepeine
5At SeventeenJanis IanSuzi
6Wau, WauLord MelodyIsabelleForshaw
7Hole in the GroundBernard CribbinsAlaric
8Nobody Really Cares If You Don't Go to the PartyCourtney BarnettShivSidecar
9Look at Him NowThe BusinessCarpgate
10Backhanded ComplimentSunny SweeneyFred Erickson
11Rag Doll Frankie Valli & the Four SeasonsMarconius7
12Don't Look Now (Momma's Got Her Boobs Out)Rodney CarringtonIsabelleForshaw
13Whoops A DaisyHumphrey Ocean & the Hardy AnnualsTarquinSpodd

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