12″ Singles and Remixes to 1979

Aug. 15, 2018
Blog
Column
Writer: Paul Hayes (DiscoMonster)
At: The Song Bar

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Truly (1977 Discomix)The Jays & Ranking TrevorShivSidecar
2Dance Dance Dance,,, Yowsah! Yowsah! Yowsah!Chicmagicman
3Miss You (12" Version)The Rolling Stonesamylee
4Money in My PocketDennis Brownmagicman
5Now That We've Found LoveThird Worldmegadom
6FlashlightParliamentSeth Miller
7You Make Me Feel (Original 12" Version)SylvesterOliveButler
8Liza...LizaElias Rahbaniphilipphilip99
9Big BlowManu DibangoNicko
10Kiss Me AgainDinosaurUncleben
11Weep and Mourn (12" Version)Israel VibrationTarquinSpodd
12Dream Baby Dream (Long Version)Suicideuntergunther
13Funkytown (Super Disco Version)Lipps Inc.David Brown
14Life in Tokyo (12")Japanmegadom
15Dancing the Night AwayMotorsShivSidecar
16And the Beat Goes OnWhispers9hairs9knots

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1Don't Let It Go to Your HeadBlack Harmonypejepeine
2Street PlayerChicagoSweetHomeAlabama
3Shake Your Body (Down to the Ground) (Special Disco Version)The Jacksonsamylee
4Love Vibration (12" Mix)Joe Simonuntergunther
5Kind of Life (Kind of Love) 12"North EndParaMhor
6Born for a Purpose (Reason for Living)Dr. AlimantadoUncleben
7I Was Made for Lovin' You (12" Version)KissUncleben
8Conscious Man (Discomix)Jolly BrothersNicko
9Disco StompHamilton BohannonDavid Brown
10Hit and Run Walter Gibbons 12" Mix (1977)Loleatta Hollowayattwilightlarks
11Chant Down Babylon - 12"Yabby You & TrinityUncleben
12Music is My Way of LifePatti Labellebishbosh
13Roots TrainDillinger/Junior Murvin/Lee PerryShoegazer
14Little Johnny Jewel, Pts. 1 & 2TelevisionTarquinSpodd

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Songs About Ladders, Stairs and Elevators

Aug. 8, 2018
Blog
Column
Writer: attwilightlarks
At: The Song Bar

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Precarious StairCrystal Stiltsvanwolf2
2The Little Man Who Wasn't ThereGlenn Millerphilipphilip99
3Lady RachelKevin Ayers9hairs9knots
4Stray Cat BluesThe Rolling Stonesamylee
5Love for SaleBillie HolidayParaMhor
6LiftRadioheadParaMhor
7GénériqueMiles Davisnosuchzone
8Cold, Rain and SnowGrateful DeadChris7572
9Dirt in the GroundTom Waitsnosuchzone
10Up the TowerProtomartyrvanwolf2
11Padipattu (Breathless)Shankar MahadevanRavi Raman
12Jacob's LadderBruce Springsteentreefrogdemon

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Jacob's Ladder (New Yorican Dub Mix)Incognitonosuchzone
2Strange StairwayBill FayUncleben
3Ladder of LoveThe FlamingosOliveButler
4Hippy Elevator OperatorWC Fields Memorial Electric String bandseverin
5Creepin' Up the BackstairThe FratellisLeaveitallbehind
6Elevator BoogieBill Johnsonseverin
7Vanlose StairwayVan MorrisonUncleben
8Elevator of LoveThe CrystalairsMitch Mitchell
9Up and Down the LadderThe Intrudersphilipphilip99
10I'll Step DownLee Diamond and the CherokeesMitch Mitchell
11Shopper's ParadiseCarter the Unstoppable Sex Machinehappyclapper
12ExecutionerWolfgang Pressvanwolf2
13To the Office/ElevatorDavid Shiremagicman

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Songs Inspired By India

Aug. 2, 2018
Blog
Column
Writer: George Boyland (sonofwebcore)
At: The Guardian

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Games People PlayJoe SouthIsabelleForshaw
2Within You Without YouThe Beatlesgordonimmel
3Wild Mountain HoneyThe Steve Miller bandIsabelleForshaw
4Signed, Sealed, Delivered (I'm Yours)Stevie WonderIsabelleForshaw
5Mother IndiaFun-Da-MentalShoegazer
6Krishna BlueDavid SylvianEddyBamyasi
7New Way New LifeAsian Dub FoundationDarceysDad
8Guru SongFuture Sound of London658spark
9Blue RagaDavy Grahamdave56
10Filhos de GandhiGiberto Gil & Jorge Bendrunkenpanda
11Bird in HandLee "Scratch" Perry & the UpsettersDenryMachin
12Ever So LonelyMonsoongordonimmel

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1HomelandsNitin Sawhneynilpferd
2Devotion No. 1Loop Guruphilipphilip99
3The Man From NagpurQuasimodenilpferd
4My Dark StarSuedeOlivesNightie
5Get Ur Freak OnMissy ElliottFatherChewyLouie
6Inside the Taj MahalPaul Hornnilpferd
7GovindaKula Shakergordonimmel
8Ravi ShankarDub SyndicateShoegazer
9The India SongBig StarGreatGrendel
10NadiaJeff Beckblackshadow
1166 MetresIndian Ropemanphilipphilip99
12IndiaShaktiSvenDog
13Raga BairagicCharanjit SinghSpotTheWhopper
14Three is a Green CrownThe Incredible String BandGreatGrendel
15Om Nama ShivayaSteve Hillageleedslily2
16Fifty Dollar HabitWilliam Bellphilipphilip99

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Songs About Plastic

Aug. 1, 2018
Blog
Column
Writer: EnglishOutlaw
At: The Song Bar

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Plastic JesusJello Biafra & Mojo Nixonhappyclapper
2Plastic PaddyEric Bogledeanofromoz
3Dear PlasticThe SugarcubesDiscoMonster
4Red Solo CupToby KeithLeaveitallbehind
5Plastic BagX-Ray SpexShivSidecar
6Plastic LifeRubella BalletCarpgate
7Toxic Garbage IslandGojiraBethnoir
8Credit CardsSpy vs. SpyNicko
9One Million CoastersNOFXRavi Raman
10Never Played a 45Macka BNicko
11Synthetic WorldSwamp Doggpejepeine
12Plastic FlowerWulan TuoyaTarquinSpodd
13Plastic JesusPaul Newmantreefrogdemon

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Plastic DropDizzy JoghurtTarquinSpodd
2PlasticoRuben Bladespejepeine
3Plastic FactoryCaptain BeefheartUncleben
4Plastic GirlDuran Duranphilipphilip99
5Plastic BulletsWolfe Tonesuneasy listening
6Plastic BulletsGary OgTatankaYotanka
7Coloured MusicThe Piranhasseverin
8Plastic Flowers on the HighwayDrive-By TruckersLeaveitallbehind
9BarbiesP!nkRavi Raman
10Barbie GirlAquaDiscoMonster
11The BombL7Uncleben
12Plastic LoveMariya Takeuchipejepeine
13Plastic BeachGorillazuneasy listening

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Songs About Obsolete Things

July 26, 2018
Blog
Column
Writer: Frank Mastropolo
At: The Guardian

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Want AdsThe Honey ConeSethMiller
2The Shoeshine BoyThe HumblebumsSlademan
3Switch Board SusanNick LoweStevenFlanagan
4CB SongThe Legendary Shack ShakersWilliumCobblers
5KodachromePaul SimonMrCanoehead
6I Love Rock 'n' RollJoan Jett & the BlackheartsMrCanoehead
7Pontiac BluesSonny Boy Williamson IIattwilightlarks2
8Everybody's Goin' to the Love-inBob Brady & the Con Chordsattwilightlarks2
9The Low Spark of High Heeled BoysTrafficmikedow
10He's Just a ScientistConnie Francisphilipphilip99

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Songs About Staying

July 25, 2018
Blog
Column
Writer: Amy Lee (amylee aka RipThisJoint)
At: The Song Bar

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1StayDavid BowieUncleben
2If You Want Me to StaySly and the Family Stonenosuchzone
3Stay LooseHemsley MorrisNicko
4The Viaduct (Ian Carmichael Remix)The Pastelsvanwolf2
5Wild OnesSuedeParaMhor
6I'm a DreamerLinda Thompsontreefrogdemon
7You Stay HereRichard ShindellUncleben
8To Make You StayOffa Rex severin
9The Secret Language of BirdsIan AndersonBanzirGalbasi
10Lay Lady LayBob DylanUncleben
11Wild HorsesThe Rolling StonesDiscoMonster
12Thank YouLed ZeppelinLeaveitallbehind
13OfferingsGil Scott-Heron and Brian JacksonAlBahooky

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1StayMaurice Williams & the ZodiacsParaMhor
2Dodge Veg-O-MaticThe Modern Loversseverin
3CitadelThe Rolling StonesShivSidecar
4Stick AroundTy Segallvanwolf2
5San Franciscan NightsEric Burdon & the AnimalsTarquinSpodd
6The SnowfallsWhyte HorsesDiscoMonster
7Another SunsetLack of KnowledgeCarpgate
8Sunny Side of the StreetSonic Boom SixUncleben
9Don't Go Back to RockvilleR.E.M.vanwolf2
10No One's LeavingJane's Addictionhappyclapper
11Chartered TripsHusker DüUncleben
12StayMark LaneganBethnoir
13I Can't Quit You, BabyWillie DixonRavi Raman
14I'll StayFunkadelicBanazirGalbasi
15Stay With MeThunder with Spike and GryffEnglishOutlaw

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Songs About Bread and Baking

July 19, 2018
Blog
Column
Writer: Pairubu
At: The Guardian

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Eleanor's Cake (Which Ate Her)Kevin Ayerssonofwebcore
2Le Petit Pain au ChocolatJoe DassinNotSoLittleMouse
3Pizza PieNorman Fox and the Rob RoysLyntonCrosby
4BreadfanBudgieAlfieHisself
5Orange Rolls, Angel's SpitSonic Youthvanwolf
6Cake and SodomyMarilyn Mansonmanyofhorror
7Big Pink CakeRazorcutsvanwolf
8Joy Division Oven GlovesHalf Man Half BiscuitShoegazer
9Cookie Thumper!Die Antwoordonarope
10Oi Can't Git a Noice Loaf a BreadSinging PostmanThesubhuman
11The Doughnut SongSmoky DawsonRavi Raman
12Lazy DayMoody BluesIsabelleForshaw
13No Buredi (No Bread)Fela KutiFuel

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1The Ballad of the Peshwari NaanThe Pocket Godsthepocketgod
2Petootie PieElla Fitzgeraldphilipphilip99
3La BaguettePigallephilipphilip99
4Sweat LoafThe Butthole SurfersOpium Harlot
5Cake The B-52sIsabelleForshaw
6Song of a BakerSmall FacesClunkfish
7Ball and BiscuitWhite StripesGreatGrendel
8Your Majesty is Like a Cream DonutHatfield and NorthClunkfish
9Cut the CakeThe Wolfhoundsvanwolf
10Nothing Can Change This LoveSam CookeSethMiller
11Who's Been Warming My Oven?James CarrSlademan
12Johnny Was a BakerDr. AlimantadoThesubhuman
13Toast and Marmalade for TeaTin TinSlademan
14Chinese BakeryThe AuteursDougal
15PizzaKnowerajostu

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Songs About Caves

July 18, 2018
Blog
Column
Writer: Leaveitallbehind
At: The Song Bar

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Alice in UndergroundDadaromaHoshino Sakura
2The HoleTownes Van Zandttreefrogdemon
3Way Down HadestownAnais MitchellRavi Raman
4Tunnel of LoveBruce Springsteenamylee
5Coal WarsJoshua Jamestincanman
6The Testimony of Patience KershawThe UnthanksSuzi
7The Colliers (Hold Your Fire)Seth LakemanSuzi
8Black Lung HeartacheJoe BonamassaRavi Raman
9Blood Upon CopperSeth LakemanSuzi
10Dark as a DungeonJohnny CashSuzi
11GravediggerDave Matthewsamylee
12Brave New WorldJeff Waynephilipphilip99
13Khazas-dûmHoward ShoreSuzi

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Going UndergroundThe Jamattwilightlarks
2A Poem on the Underground WallSimon & GarfunkelUncleben
3Go UndergroundB.B. KingUncleben
4Nine Feet UndergroundCaravanToffeeBoy
5BartenderDave Matthews BandSkydog7
6Caves of AltamiraSteely DanToffeeBoy
7The CaveMumford and SonsMarconius7
8Fingal's CavePink Floydseverin
9Working in the CoalmineLee Dorseyattwilightlarks
10Down in a HoleAlice in ChainsRavi Raman
11TunnelsJohnny FlynnShivSidecar
12Dandy in the UnderworldT. Rexattwilightlarks
13By-Tor and the Snow DogRushphilipphilip99

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Songs About Deserts

June 7, 2018
Blog
Column
Writer: Scott Blair (misterbadexample)
At: The Guardian

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1In a Big CountryBig Countrybuskerdoo
2Midnight at the OasisBrand New HeaviesLuDux22
3ContrastCount FivePairubu
4Mon LégionnaireEdith Piafsuzi
5AtacamaCrisiladaargybargy
6Antarctica Starts HereJohn CalePairubu
7Mojave WintersBrenda KahnBlueMagus
8Shnitzled in the NegevShpongleScorchTheBlueDragon
9A Horse With No NameHorace AndyLyntonCrosby
10MirageSiouxsie and the BansheesShoegazer
11Traveller in the DesertTinariwenMussoliniheadkick
1229 PalmsRobert Plantmikedow

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1TenereBombinoonarope
2SaharaCamelSplishySploshy
3Desert KnightIhab DarwishameliaAD
4Hotter Than the Mojave in My HeartIris Dementjrowen81
5Desert RavenJonathan WilsonRichard Banks
6Desert SongMichael Schenker Groupphilipphilip99
7No One KnowsQueens of the Stone AgeDavid Kelly
8Dry is the DesertScreeching WeaselPairubu
9Charlton HestonStumpvastariner
10Pressure DropToots and the MaytalsLilyDale
11There's Just Nothing Better Than a BeardThe BeardsFatherChewyLouie
12The Sands of MexicoThe Chieftains ft Ry Cooderjrowen81
13He Told Her the City Was Killing HimThe DelinesDarceysDad
14Far From Any RoadThe Handsome Familyattwilightlarks2
15Nights Over EgyptThe Jones GirlsSpotTheWhopper

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Songs About Nursing and Healthcare

July 11, 2018
Blog
Column
Writer: Stephen Males (severin)
At: The Song Bar

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1El Niño InseminadoVainica Doblepejepeine
2The NurseNurse (ナース)uneasy listening
3HospitalJesca Hoopbarbryn
4The NurseThe White StripesLeaveitallbehind
5The Lady With the LampCountry Joe McDonaldNicko
6Sister MorphineThe Rolling Stonesamylee
7PillsBo Diddleyuneasy listening
8When Under EtherPJ HarveyChris7572
9Ocean SprayManic Street Preachersphilipphilip99
10Night NurseSinead O'ConnorNicko
11Nursing HomeMinistryRavi Raman
12No Profit in PainGruff Rhysphilipphilip99

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1I'm in Love With an RAF NurseTigerhappyclapper
2TwistedJoni Mitchellnosuchzone
3HealthParsnipuneasy listening
4Crash Course in Brain SurgeryBudgieShivSidecar
5PinheadThe Ramonesamylee
6A Nurse's Life is Full of WoeBilly BraggNicko
7Under the DoctorPoison Girlsuneasy listening
8Doctor DoctorThe WhoShivSidecar
9HealthcareThe TaxpayersEnglishOutlaw
10Nurse JulieThe Buff MedwaysPanthersan
11St. James InfirmaryBillie and De De and Their Preservation Hall Jazz Banduneasy listening
12A & EGoldfrappbarbryn
13MedicineThe Black Angelsvanwolf2
14You're My RemedyThe MarvelettesNicko
15TB BluesChampion Jack DupreeRavi Raman
16DNRJesca Hoopbarbryn
17She's a NurseThe Raw Herbsvanwolf2
18Doctor on the GoLee PerryUncleben
19DecemberFrida Hyvönenbarbryn
20Thank the NurseCountry Joe McDonaldNicko
21State HospitalFrightened RabbitToffeeBoy
22Lady Godiva's OperationThe Velvet UndergroundShivSidecar
23Avant GardenerCourtney BarnettUncleben
24Hospital ProblemsA Spectre is Haunting Europevanwolf2

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