Songs About Gentleness

Feb. 19, 2020
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Writer: Ravi Raman

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1Samba Pa TiSantanamegadom
2Be More KindFrank TurnerShoegazer
3Gentle on My MindMadeleine Peyrouxswawilg
4Elusive ButterflyBob LindMarconius7
5Summer BreezeSeals & Croftamylee
6Full Mooneden ahbezmegadom
7Nature, the Gentlest MotherAaron Copland (performed by Sanford Sylvan and David Breitman)nosuchzone
8Another DayShonen KnifeMussoliniHeadkick
9LullabyLeonard Cohen9hairs9knots
10Turiya and RamakrishnaAlice Coltranenosuchzone

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1Gentle MoonSun Kil Moonbarbryn
2Hello in ThereJohn PrineSeth Miller
3Sensitive KindJJ CaleIsabelleForshaw
4Spirit of the NorthCanoMarconius7
5TenderlyChet Bakerseverin
6Lullaby in RagtimeHarry Nilssonmagicman
7Dogsong2The Be Good Tanyastreefrogdemon
8Gentle ThoughtsHerbie HancockGreatGrendel
9Gentle RainAstrud GilbertoBanazirGalbasi
10NightingaleLaura Veirshappyclapper
11New German LullabyeThe TaxpayersEnglishOutlaw

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Songs Referencing Nursery Rhymes

Feb. 12, 2020
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Writer: EnglishOutlaw

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1Green GravelFay HieldSuzi
2Beautiful Pea Green BoatLaurie AndersonIsabelleForshaw
3The Lament of the Black SheepAnge HardySuzi
4RainJosé Felicianopejepeine
5I'm a Hog For You BabyDr. FeelgoodMussoliniHeadkick
6Here We Go Round the Lemon TreeThe Moveseverin
7Throwing StonesThe Grateful DeadChris7572
8Dan is the Man (in the Van)The Mighty SparrowUncleben
9RockabyeClean Bandit ft. Sean Paul and Anne-Mariepwgb
10MockingbirdEminemMussoliniHeadkick

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1Mary Had a Little BoySnap!swawilg
2Peter PiperRun DMCMakinavaja
3Man in the MoonGrindermanhappyclapper
4The Bear SongGreen JellySuzi
5Wolf in Sheep's ClothingSet It OffRavi Raman
6Welcome to the VoidMorgenNicko
7Little Girl Lost and FoundPeter and the WolvesShivSidecar
8Humpty DumptyAimee MannShivSidecar
9Cockle ShellKing Creosote & Jon Hopkinsmagicman
10Cat's in the CradleUgly Kid JoeRavi Raman
11All the King's HorsesDusty Springfieldmegadom
12Twinkle Twinle Little EarthLeonard Nimoysonofwebcore
13Big SevenJudge DreadMussoliniHeadkick

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Songs About Stubbornness

Feb. 5 2020
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Writer: Andrew Morrissey (Makinavaja)

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1Stubborn Kind of FellowMarvin Gayeseverin
2I Refuse to LoseJames Brownmegadom
3Stubborn LoveThe LumineersLeaveitallbehind
4Stubborn Kinda HeartThe QuireboysEnglishOutlaw
5I'm Not Like Everybody ElseThe KinksSuzi
6Walking in the Opposite DirectionAdrian Borlandseverin
7HushToolvanwolf2
8Don't DictatePenetrationseverin
9I Won'tH.E.R.ajostu
10Don't Fucking Tell Me What to DoRobynShoegazer

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Playing in the BandGrateful DeadChris7572
2I'll Never Give It UpRichard Thompsonmegadom
3Boss of MeThey Might Be Giantsphilipphilip99
4My AffairKirsty MacCollShivSidecar
5EMISex Pistolsmegadom
6You're My Girl (I Don't Want to Discuss It)Rod Stewartmegadom
7Me lo Decía Mi AbuelitoPaco Ibáñezpejepeine
8Pogaathe Pogaathe SongVeerapandiya KattabommanRavi Raman
9Almost Cut My HairCrosby, Stills, Nash & YoungNoodsy
10Stubborn BastardMia SheardBanazirGalbasi

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Songs With Alarm Sounds

Jan. 29, 2020
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Writer: pejepeine

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1Morning SongIva Bittová & Pavel FajtTatankaYotanka
2From Gardens Where We Feel SecureVirginia Astleymegadom
3Foggy DayCharles MingusSeth Miller
4Psychedelic SirenDaybreakersShivSidecar
5Rock Around the RockpileRay Anthony and his Orchestra (with Jayne Mansfield)severin
6Mr. Fire Coal ManThe Wailing SoulsMogdog
7ExpressB.T. ExpressAltraEgo
8La RealitéAmadou and MariamUncleben
9Blue LightsJorja Smithphilipphilip99
10Song for Our AncestorsThe Steve Miller Band9hairs9knots
11Little Black BuzzerIvor CutlerIsabelleForshaw
12In the House, In a HeartbeatJohn Murphyhappyclapper
13ConeDamaged Bugvanwolf2

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1BlockbusterSweetphilipphilip99
2SirensMy Friend the Chocolate CakeNicko
3Listen to the SkySands9hairs9knots
4Time Pink Floydleaveitallbehind
5Winifer OddLal and Mike WaterstonJohn Hindle
6General AlarmWillie RoyalMogdog
7Horns Surrounding MeJulia HolterGreatGrendel
8Hold UpBeyoncémagicman
9Man DownRihannaMakinavaja
10Alarm CallBjorkseverin
11Pass the DutchMissy Elliottbishbosh
12Red AlertBasement Jaxx9hairs9knots

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Songs About Starting Fires

June 12, 2019
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Writer: Chris (swawilg)

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Burn the HoneysuckleThe Gourdstreefrogdemon
2Sugar CaneMary Gauthiersonofwebcore
3Let's Burn Down the CornfieldRandy Newmanseverin
4I Burned Your LetterRuth BrownNicko
5Death of a SalesmanLowhappyclapper
6King of StrawSlapp Happynosuchzone
7Cold Missouri WatersJames Keelaghanbarbryn
8Cornfield AblazePrefab Sprout9hairs9knots
9MeltingPaul Kellydeanofromoz
10Sunny Came HomeShawn ColvinSweetHomeAlabama
11Lighting FiresGrant McLennanNilpferd
12Tim McGuireThree City FourSuzi
13The City SleepsMC 900 Ft. Jesusphilipphilip99

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1Strike a MatchZayde Wolfpwgb
2Grey Burned Pile DayIn and Outlawstreefrogdemon
3Burned by the Fire We MakeAdrian Belewmegadom
4Books Are BurningXTCmegadom
5FireOsibisaRavi Raman
6Burn the WitchRadioheadmegadom
7The WoodpileFrightened RabbitLeaveitallbehind
8On Tooting Broadway StationKitchens of Distinctionbishbosh
9Going to TownThe Afghan Wingshappyclapper
10House Burning DownJimi Hendrixsonofwebcore
11KoumaRokia Traorénosuchzone
12When the Fire Is Dead in the GrateWolf PeopleShivSidecar
13I Am OneSmashing Pumpkinsamylee

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Songs About Nicknames and Pseudonyms

Jan. 15, 2020
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Writer: Uncleben

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1NicknameBobby RushBanazir Galbasi
2The Gypsy Faerie QueenMarianne Faithfullbishbosh
3Django JaneJanelle Monaébarbryn
4Grinderman BluesMemphis Slimsonofwebcore
5Miss Wire WaistCarl Malcolmpejepeine
6Baby DriverSimon & GarfunkelMussoliniHeadkick
7Windy The AssociationSweetHomeAlabama
8Ragtime Cowboy JoeSons of the Pioneersphilipphilip99
9Wolfman JackTodd RundgrenIsabelleForshaw
10Mr. PitifulOtis Reddingmagicman
11Hard HandsRay BarrettoSeth Miller
12Lady Day and John ColtraneGil Scott-Heronmegadom
13Bird's LamentMoondog and the London SaxophonicNicko

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1NimrodEdward Elgarajostu
2Railroad BillRamblin' Jack ElliottRavi Raman
3King StrutPeter Blegvadmegadom
4Black Jack DavySteeleye Spanamylee
5The JokerSteve Miller Bandtreefrogdemon
6Catfish KatePixiesNoodsy
7SpeedoRy CooderWilliamsbach
8I Was Monty's DoubleGeoffrey Oi! CottCarpgate
9Greasy Joan (One Eyed Isaac)Jake ThackraySuzi
10Granny GruntRoyal Truxnosuchzone
11Doctor LoveFirst ChoiceParaMhor
12DoomsdayMF DoomNilpferd
13Me and the GangBohannonpejepeine

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Songs About Motivation

Jan. 8, 2020
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Writer: DJ Bear

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1BeautifulCarole Kingamylee
2Solsbury HillPeter Gabrielhappyclapper
3Be Good to YourselfFrankie MillerShivSidecar
4Bustin' LooseChuck Brown & the Soul Searchersmagicman
5Ain't No Stopping Us NowMcFadden & Whiteheadattwilightlarks
6FlashdanceIrene Caraamylee
7Break My StrideMatthew Wilderflorian7
8RoamThe B-52samylee
9Level UpVienna TengJenny
10Sunny Side of the StreetSonic Boom SixTatankaYotanka
11Flip Ya FlipNils LofgrenJamesowne475
12When I'm Up I Can't Get DownOysterbandtreefrogdemon
13I'm Gonna Do It AllKarine PolwartSuzi
14Feelin' High and HappyHot Lips PageNicko
15I Just Gotta Be MeSammy Davis Jr.florian7

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
163 Year Old MamaKoko TaylorRavi Raman
2The FlasherMitsura ft Lloyd MIchaelsphilipphilip99
3Yes We CanThe Pointer SisterPop Off!
4Respect YourselfThe Staple Singersmagicman/megadom
5Breakin' Down (7" version)Julia and Companymagicman
6Just Got PaidJohnny KempNicko
7Harder Than You ThinkPublic Enemyhappyclapper
8Can I Kick It?A Tribe Called QuestUncleben
9Get a LifeSoul II SoulNicko
10I've ImprovedGabby Young & Other Animalsseverin
11Wake Up BooBoo RadleysParaMhor
12I'm On My WayThe ProclaimersSuzi
13We're Not Gonna Take ItTwisted SisterEnglishOutlaw
14Eye of the TigerSurvivorSuzi
15RoarKaty Perryoutoftheblue
16Don't StopFleetwood MacMussoliniHeadkick
17Instant KarmaJohn LennonMussoliniHeadkick
18Reaching for the BestThe Excitersattwilightlarks
19Where the Good Times AreBeverlyParaMhor
20Harvest for the WorldThe Isley Brothersmagicman
21This Will Be Our YearThe Zombiesmagicman

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Songs About Furniture

Dec. 25, 2019
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Writer: Marco den Ouden (Marconius7)

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1The TableThe Beautiful Southphilipphilip99
2The Grand TourGeorge Jonesuneasy listening
3Your Side of the BedLittle Big TownLeaveitallbehind
4DaybedFKA Twigsbarbryn
5California King BedRihannaphilipphilip99
6Living RoomDylan Scottphilipphilip99
7Room 29Chilly Gonzales & Jarvis Cocker9hairs9knots
8Family TableZac Brown BandLeaveitallbehind
9Kiri's PianoJames KeelaghanRavi Raman
10Easy ChairBilly Stormphilipphilip99
11Chaise LoungeTamiaphilipphilip99
12If I Can't Sell It, I'll Keep Sitting On ItRuth BrownPop Off!
13Barstool BluesVargas Blues BandRavi Raman

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1Big O MotelTarnationhappyclapper
2Manual de decoracion para personas abandonadasFangoriaMakinavaja
3IkeaJonathan Coultonphilipphilip99
4Blanket on the GroundBillie Jo Spearsmegadom
5Good Old DeskHarry Nilssonuneasy listening
6Rocking ChairDean FriedmanToffeeBoy
7Rockin' ChairThe Mills brothersmagicman
8Secondhand FurnitureThe Go-Betweensbarbryn
9My Father's ChairRick SpringfieldRavi Raman
10You Can Put Your Shoes Under My BedNeil Finn & Paul KellyNicko
11Bed of NailsAlice CooperPop Off!
12There Is a BedMary Coughlanseverin
13Cold KissesRichard Thompsontreefrogdemon
14The Rocking ChairThe Beautiful Southbarbryn
15Radio SweetheartsKate Rusbyphilipphilip99
16Grandma's Feather BedJohn Denverajostu
17Table for OneCourtney-Marie AndrewsPop Off!
18All the Bed's I've MadeCaroline SpencePop Off!
19MilordEdith PiafSuzi
20Futon CouchMissy Higginsajostu
21Old Porch SwingGene WatsonRavi Raman
22The ChairPJ Harvey & John ParishNicko
23Lay Lady LayBob Dylanflorian7
24Breakfast in BedLorna Bennettmegadom
25From Across the Kitchen TableThe Pale Foundtainsvanwolf2

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Songs About Trust

Dec. 18, 2019
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Writer: Stephen Males (severin)

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Trust in MeMildred BaileyNicko
2Suspicious MindsFine Young Cannibalsattwilightlarks
3Surabaya JohnnyLotte LenyaMarconius7
4WishNine Inch Nailshappyclapper
5DaisyKarine PolwartSuzi
6Let You DownInspiral Carpets (ft John Cooper Clarke)Shoegazer
7I Trust You to Kill MeRocco DeLuca and the BurdenUncleben
8Trust in MeSusheela RamanPop Off!
9Trust No ManJimmy CliffNicko
10Trust in TrustBlues TravelerNicko
11If You Don't Know Me By NowHarold Melvin & the BluenotesDiscoMonster
12In Dust We TrustChemical BrothersMussoliniHeadkick

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1Trust in MeEtta Jamessonofwebcore
2I Put My Trust in YouJohn Lee Hookerphilipphilip99
3The Myth of TrustBilly BraggMakinavaja
4Anyone But YouBarbara Westattwilightlarks
5Say It Ain't So JoeMurray HeadMakinavaja
6BrassneckThe Wedding Presentmegadom
7Dixie ChickenLittle FeatBanazirGalbasi
8Trust the BookThe VersatilesUncleben
9Can't Trust LoveSuzi QuatroPop Off!
10You Little TrustmakerThe TymesPop Off!
11Breaking ThroughSteve ForbertBanazirGalbasi
12Trust MeCultureNicko
13Trust MeSusanne Sundforajostu
14I Believe in YouNeil Youngamylee
15Won't Get Fooled AgainRichie Havensflorian7
16A Matter of TrustBilly Joelamylee
17You've Got a FriendJames TaylorRavi Raman
18No TrustAnti EstablishmentCarpgate
19Nothing Else MattersPostmodern Jukebox (ft. Caroline Baran)DiscoMonster
20I Pity the FoolAnn Peebles9hairs9knots
21Love and TrustBen Harper and Charlie MusselwhiteNicko
22Cantata 24 BWV 139 Chorale - Wohl dem, der Sich auf Seinen GottJohann Sebastian Bachajostu

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Songs With Great Arrangements

Dec. 11, 2019
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Writer: magicman

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 TitleArtistNominated by
15th Piano ConcertoLudwig van Beethoven, (ft Alfred Brendel)swawilg
2Angel EyesFrank Sinatra Nilpferd
3Adagio, Concerto for AranjuezMiles Davis & Gil Evansmegadom
4AlfieCilla Blackajostu
5Donovan's ColoursVan Dyke ParksParaMhor
6ConstruçaoChico Buarquepejepeine
7Focus IIFocusMakivanaja
8Shining StarEarth, Wind & Fireamylee
9Who Loves YouFrankie Valli & the Four Seasonsflorian7
10Relight My FireDan HartmanPop Off!
11Oh What a WorldRufus Wainwrightbarbryn
12Yeh Jo Des Hai TeraA.R. Rahman & Berklee CollegeRavi Raman
13Thousand EyesFKA Twigsbarbryn

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Whispering PinesThe Bandattwilightlarks
2Moonlight SerenadeGlen Millerflorian7
3Theme From Route 66Nelson Riddle9hairs9knots
4Don't Leave Me This WayHarold Melvin & the BluenotesNicko
5Mr. SkinSpiritBanazirGalbasi
6What is Hip?Tower of Poweramylee
7Ai No CorridaQuincy Jones9hairs9knots
8DuelPropagandaParaMhor
9MarmolMurcofShoegazer
10Way to BlueNick Drakebarbryn
11LorenaJohn HartfordTarquinSpodd
12Bonny Bunch of RosesJune Tabor & OysterbandSuzi
13The Parting GlassVoice Squadsonofwebcore

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