Biographical and Autobiographical Songs

Oct. 4, 2017
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Writer: Uncleben
At: The Song Bar

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Ballad of the Sulphate StranglerIan Dury & the Blockheadsnosuchzone
2The Legend of Chavo GuerreroThe Mountain Goatstincanman
3Big RedRussell Morrisdeanofromoz
4MaThe TemptationsDiscoMonster
5Ode to Jackie LevenTyla J. PallasEnglishOutlaw
6Kurious OranjThe Fallhappyclapper
7Inglan Is a BitchLinton Kwesi JohnsonParaMhor
8WarchildEmmanuel Jalbarbryn
9Should Have Known BetterSufjan StevensToffeeBoy
10Children of ChildrenJason IsbellDarceysDad
11My Old SchoolSteely Danmegadom
12Why Is It So HardCharles Bradleytincanman
13Into the Great Wide OpenTom Petty & the Heartbreakerstreefrogdemon

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Marie ProvostNick LoweSidecarShiv
2Queen of the CoastLaura Cantrellattwilightlarks
3SportLightnin' RodDiscoMonster
4Williams BloodGrace Jonesseverin
5Louis RielBilly Childish & the Blackhandsuneasy listening
6Rock 'n' Roll BandBostonLeaveitallbehind
7The Story of Bo DiddleyThe AnimalsMarconius7
8Sacré CharlemagneFrance GallTarquinSpodd
9The Most Dangerous WomanAni di Franco & Utah PhillipsRavi Raman
10Beauty WayEliza Gilkysontreefrogdemon
11The Best of TimesSage FrancisDiscoMonster
12West Country GirlNick Cave & the Bad SeedsBeltwayBandit
13Primo on the ParapetPeter HammillTatankaYotanka

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Author: Marconius

Marconius is the creator of this index and also hosts a travel blog and a political blog. He is retired after 40 years in broadcast television. He lives in suburban Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada with his wife. They are the parents of two adult children and proud grandparents of two wonderful grandchildren.

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