Songs Featuring Unlikely Collaborations

Nov. 30, 2017
Blog
Column
Writer: George Boyland (sonofwebcore)
At: The Guardian

A List

 ArtistNominated byTopic
1Justified and AncientThe KLF & Tammy Wynettebishbosh
2She Blinded Me With ScienceThomas Dolby & Magnus PykeShivSidecar
3Old CodgerThe Stranglers & George MellyMakinavaja
4It's Good to Be on the Road Back Home AgainCornershop & Paula Frazerhappyclapper
5I Love the Way You Dream1 Giant Leap & Michael Stipe & Asha Bhoslelloydybwoy1
6The Long RoadEddie Vedder & Nusrat Fateh Ali KhanRavi Raman
7The Beat of LoveTrilok Gurtu & Roop Kumarnilpferd
8Parce Mihi DomineJan Garbarek & The Hilliard Ensembleriverman21
9Happy LandUltramarine & Robert WyattFuel
10Bird SongGrateful Dead & Branford MarsalisChris7572
11Miss SarajevoPassengers (U2, Brian Eno & Luciano Pavarotti)DarceysDad
127 SecondsYoussou N'Dour & Neneh CherryLyntonCrosby
13Zaz Turned BlueWas (Was Not) & Mel TormeDarceysDad

B List

 ArtistNominated byTopic
1Portland, OregonJack White & Loretta LynnDarceysDad
2Open UpLeftfield & John LydonBeltwayBandit
3Walk This WayAerosmith & Run DMCbllckchps
4I'm Partial to Your AbracadabraPaul McCartney & the BlockheadsTomC49
5Scarlet TownChris Thile & Brad Mehldaunilpferd
6Electric Counterpoint IIISteve Reich & Pat Methenynilpferd
7Happiness StanThe Small Faces & Stanley Unwinattwilightlarks
8Moonlight BayThe Beatles & Morecambe and WiseStevenFlanagan
9Buckets of rainBette Midler & Bob DylanMarconius7
10Lessons in SolidarityPaul Robeson & The Welsh Minersargybargy
11Sour SoulGhostface Killah & BadnotgoodAFictionHabit
12That Damaged GirlSevdaliza & A$AP Ferguntergunther
13FleanceThird Ear Band & Keith ChegwinShivSidecar

Youtube Playlist

Songs About Sitting and Standing

Nov. 29, 2017
Blog
Column
Writer: Jocelyn Rose (treefrogdemon)
At: The Song Bar

A List

 ArtistNominated byTopic
1Wish I Was in HeavenR.L. Burnsidemegadom
2Standing at the Sky's EdgeRichard HawleyToffeeBoy
3Sit Down and CryElla WashingtonTempusfugit
4Stood UpJames Reynedeanofromoz
5Don't Sit on My Jimmy ShandsRichard Thompsonmegadom
6Soho SquareKirsty MacCollSidecarShiv
7From the Bench at BelvidereThe Boo RadleysSidecarShiv
8Sitting in the BalconyEddie CochranParaMhor
9Will the Real Geraldine Please Stand Up and Be CountedScruggSidecarShiv
10Stand-up ComicRay DaviesSuzi
11Stand Up For JudasDick Gaughanamylee
12Sit Down, You're Rocking the BoatStubby KayeSuzi

B List

 ArtistNominated byTopic
1Woman in a CarJackie LevenTatankaYotanka
2Baby SeatBarenaked Ladiesphilipphilip99
3Sitting in a Hotel RoomEric BibbAndrew Morrissey
4Sit Thee DownThe Oldham Tinkersseverin
5Outside Your DoorMe'shell Ndegeocellonosuchzone
6On the SlyMischief BrewEnglishOutlaw
7In Two MindsArt Bearsnosuchzone
8Take a StandThe TemplarsCarpgate
9Standing StonesLoreena McKennittphilipphilip99
10I'll Stand By YouThe Pretendersattwilightlarks
11Estoy Sentado AquiLos LobosAndrew Morrissey
12Dead Man Sitting On a TrainThe Bevis FrondTatankaYotanka
13Sit Right DownToots and the MaytalsBeltway Bandit
14Blue ChairElvis Costelloseverin
15Sitting On Top of the WorldThe Mississippi SheiksUncleben

Youtube Playlist

Songs About Fortune Tellers

Nov. 23, 2017
Blog
Column
Writer: Chaz Cozens (HopelessCase)
At: The Guardian

A List

 ArtistNominated byTopic
1PredictionsSuzanne VegaAlastairG
2Sacerdotes de AmónIcebergMakinavaja
3Mrs. RitaGin Blossomsphilipphilip99
4Roses BlueJoni Mitchell658spark
5En Vain Pour Eviter from CarmenGeorges BizetMaggie B
6Devil WomanCliff RichardSweetHomeAlabama
7Tarot WomanRainbowbllckchps
8Lighthouse KeeperCross Canadian RagweedRavi Raman
9Crystal BallEmil & FriendsRavi Raman
10Beware of the Beautiful StrangerPete AtkinMickJH
11Locked Within the Crystal BallBlackmore's Nightphilipphilip99
12Fortune TellerRobert Plant & Alison Krausssuzi

B List

 ArtistNominated byTopic
1Your HoroscopeIan DuryLyntonCrosby
2Middle Class HeroesThe Divine Comedyminusfifteen
3Bola de CristalLos Fresones RebeldesMakinavaja
4Hoochie Coochie ManMuddy Watersgordonimmel
5Fortune Tellin' ChickenShadowy Men on a Shadowy PlanetThesubhuman
6Fortune TellerSugarhappyclapper
7The Great Silkie of Sule SkerrySteeleye Spansuzi
8Fairground AttractionFairground AttractionNoodsy
9MagpieThe Unthanksphilipphilip99
10Cross My PalmAkina NakamoriLyntonCrosby

Youtube Playlist

Songs About Windows

Nov. 22, 2017
Blog
Column
Writer: nosuchzone
At: The Song Bar

A List

 ArtistNominated byTopic
1Window LickerAphex Twinmegadom
2In a Glass HouseGentle GiantTatankaYotanka
3Góða TunglSamarisuntergunther
4Window SeatErykah BaduUncleben
5One Way OutSonny Boy Wlliamsonattwilightlarks
6You Have Did the Right Thing When You Put That Skylight InArthur RussellUncleben
7Tiptoe Through the Tulips With MeAnnette Hanshawseverin
8Reprazent - Watching WindowsRoni SizeAlBahooky
9SilhouettesThe Raysattwilightlarks
10Sing Me Out the WindowMúmDarceysDad
11Ticket Agent, Ease Your Window DownBessie Smithmagicman
12Freeki MuthafuckaMoodymannuntergunther
13The Slow DrugPJ HarveyParaMhor
14Polygon WindowAphex TwinAngel Ears

B List

 ArtistNominated byTopic
1Woncha Come On HomeJoan Armatradingseverin
2Third Window From the RightDean Barlowattwilightlarks
3Window Shopping for BlindsThe Beautiful Southmegadom
4WindowsBlack Rebel Motorcycle ClubDarceysDad
5She Came In Through the Bathroom WindowJoe CockerBeltway Bandit
6Look Out Your WindowThe Four Topsattwilightlarks
7Through the Window PaneGuillemotsDarceysDad
8Dollar DollarPJ Harveyalfie hisself
9MarvellousThe Lightning Seedsmegadom
10Moon at the WindowJoni Mitchellseverin
11You Outside My WindowKinoko TeikokuTarquinSpodd
12Just My ImaginationThe Temptationsuntergunther
13The View from Her RoomWeekendmegadom
14Steamy WindowsTony Joe Whitephilipphilip99
15HelplessNeil Youngamylee
16Golden HairSlowdiveParaMhor

Youtube Playlist

Songs About Slowing Down

Nov. 16, 2017
Blog
Column
Writer: Scott Blair (misterbadexample)
At: The Guardian

A List

 Song TitleArtistNominated by
1Like a Mighty RiverSt. Paul & the Broken Bonesattwilightlarks
2Low RiderWarmikedow
3Time is TightBooker T & the MGsLyntonCrosby
4Slow Marching BandJethro TullSpoilheapSurfer
5A Guy What Takes His TimeMae WestStevenFlanagan
6Going UpCoilGoldie Dee
7Speed LawMos Defsteenbeck
8Mustang SallyWilson PickettThesubhuman
9Ah Cud HewMighty DoonansBarrieJ
10Go Children SlowLaura SiersemaLauraSiersema
11StompaSerena Ryderthoughtballoons
12Slow Me DownShelby Lynnethoughtballoons

B List

 Song TitleArtistNominated by
1Laid BackBakermanDougal
2Wisely and SlowThe Stavesunenforced
3Locomotive BreathJethro TullThesubhuman
4Nice 'n' EasyFrank SinatraAnnieHawk
5Slow It DownAmy MacdonaldNoYouAre
6Slow DownJosh & Co. LimitedTheLandBeyond
7Goin' Down SlowFreegordonimmel
8Heartbeat Slowing DownAll American RejectsBlackCombe
9Walk Don't RunThe Venturesrobbo100
10Returning Jesusno-manFreddieFL

Youtube Playlist

Songs About Mythical Beasts and Creatures

Nov. 15, 2017
Blog
Column
Writer: Suzanne Saxby (suzi)
At: The Song Bar

A List

 Song TitleArtistNominated by
1Something Like a SongKate Bushphilipphilip99
2The Gay GoshawkMr. Fox SidecarShiv
3WerewolfUK DecayCarpgate
4Swift as the WindThe Incredible String Bandtreefrogdemon
5MedusaVan Der Graaf Generatormegadom
6Will O' the WispMiles DavisBeltway Bandit
7HobRichard Dawsonbarbryn
8Hey Ho, On the Devil's BackKatzenjammerseverin
9ColleenJoanna Newsombarbryn
10The Creature From the Black LagoonDave EdmundsUncleben
11Thomas the RhymerSteeleye Spantreefrogdemon
12StaralfurSigur RósUncleben
13Even Trolls Love to Rock 'n' RollTony Joe Whiteattwilightlarks

B List

 Song TitleArtistNominated by
1The Battle of EvermoreLed ZeppelinParaMhor
2The Green ManRoy HarperSidecarShiv
3Isle of the SirensThe Impressionsattwilightlarks
4MegitsuneBabymetalTarquinSpodd
5MorrighanDamh the BardFlatfrog
6The Great SilkieTreesnosuchzone
7GodzillaBlue Oyster CultRavi Raman
8DirewolfThe Grateful DeadChris7572
9The Lambton WormBryan Ferrynosuchzone
10Afraid of MeCadaver ClubEnglishOutlaw
11The PhoenixJudee SillUncleben
12Last Great American WhaleLou Reedbarbryn
13The Faery's Last SongThe Waterboysattwilightlarks

Youtube Playlist 1 – Songs 1-6

Youtube Playlist 2 – Songs 8-13

Songs to End a Mixtape

Nov. 9, 2017
Blog
Column
Writer: Paul Hayes (Fuel)
At: The Song Bar

A List

 Song TitleArtistRecommended by
1Les Fleur4 HeroStipachio
2CapioBel CantoTheGreatPoochini
3Dedicated to the One I LoveThe Mamas and the Papasmagicman
4iAphex TwinUncleDad
5MeteoritesYann TiersenAliMunday
6Inner City LifeGoldieShoegazer
7FunkytownLipps Inc.misterbadexample
8Blind (Frankie Knuckles Remix)Hercules & Love Affairseverin
9Ordinary JoeTerry Calliertannydowns
10Mellow MoodBob MarleySteenbeck
11Come On EileenDexys Midnight RunnersBeltwayBandit
12You Can't Always Get What You WantRolling StonesBeltwayBandit
13Ocean RainEcho and the Bunnymenshedexile
14The BellsJeff MillsManUpTheTree
15WeekenderFlowered UpAndrew Brockway
16I Never Want To See You AgainQuasihellokitten
17Expressway to Your SkullSonic Youthyoungmonty

B List

Since the B List is 54 songs long, I am just providing
a link to the B List on Youtube

A List on Youtube (includes a bonus 30 second intro)

Songs About Guitars

Nov. 8, 2017
Blog
Column
Writer: Marco den Ouden (Marconius7)
At: The Song Bar

A List

 Song TitleArtistNominated by
1While My Guitar Gently WeepsThe Beatlesbarbryn
2Lucille B.B. Kingattwilightlarks
3This Old GuitarJohn DenverEnglishOutlaw
4Yakety AxeMark Knopfler & Chet AtkinsRavi Raman
5Johnny GuitarThe Runawaysseverin
6The GuitarGuy Clarktreefrogdemon
7MonteleoneMark Knopflernosuchzone
8Mind BenderStillwatertincanman
9Joe's GarageFrank Zappamegadom
10Three Chords and the TruthChase RiceRavi Raman
11United Breaks GuitarsSons of Maxwellphilipphilip99
12Booker's GuitarEric Bibbtincanman
13John Lennon's GuitarBarclay James Harvestmegadom
14While My Guitar Gently WeepsPrince, Tom Petty, Steve Winwood, Jeff Lynne et altreefrogdemon

B List

TitleArtistNominated By 
1My LucilleB.B. KingRavi Raman
2Guitar or a GunWill Hogetincanman
3Guitar ShopJeff Becknosuchzone
4Blue GuitarMoody Bluesattwilightlarks
51976 GuitarSkyhooksphilipphilip99
6Girls With GuitarsWynona JuddTempusfugit
7The HummingbirdDarrell Scottphilipphilip99
8Black Spartacus Heart Attack MachineNightwatchmantincanman
9Dance With the Guitar ManDuane Eddy & the RebelettesSweetHomeAlabama
10Start a Band Brad Paisley & Keith UrbanRavi Raman
11Born to Play GuitarBuddy GuyLeaveitallbehind
12GuitarPrinceAngel Ears
13Not AloneBernard Butlermegadom
14He Was a Guitar Player and Now Plays Machine GunPompeo Stillo & The CompanionsSidecarShiv
15Pink GuitarReba McEntireTempusfugit
16Inside of My GuitarBellamy BrothersBeltway Bandit
17I Love LucyAlbert Kingmegadom
18I'm Just a Guitar (And Everybody Pick on Me)Pete Drakeuneasy listening
19Guitar HeroesRichard Thompsonmegadom
20Guitar JamboreeChris Speddingmegadom
21One Man One GuitarJackie Levenmegadom
22The Old Man and His GuitarLee HazlewoodParaMhor
23El Hombre de la GuittarraAquaturbiauneasy listening
24Diddley BowSeasick Steveattwilightlarks
25Guitar ManJJ CaleRavi Raman
26Sultans of SwingDire StraitsLeaveitallbehind
27Summer of '69Bryan AdamsLeaveitallbehind

Youtube Playlist

Songs About Redemption

Nov. 2, 2017
Blog
Column
Writer: AssameseGuy87
At: The Guardian

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Movin' On UpPrimal ScreamLyntonCrosby
2RiseGabrielleGreatGrendel
3Higher GroundStevie Wonderbllckchps
4GalileoIndigo Girlsfmgazette
5Blazing ApostlesBebop Deluxemutie
6One Last BreathCreedRavi Raman
7Wharf RatGrateful DeadChris5752
8I Saw the Light Hank WilliamsThesubhuman
9Barbara Allen Blackmore's NightClare Munks
10Heal MeSarah Shook & the DisarmersMakinavaja
11Emma McCuneEmmanuel Jalbarbryn
12Inside Looking OutThe AnimalsMarconius7
13Full Force GaleVan MorrisonMaggie B

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Redemption SongBob MarleyILikeChips
2Amazing GraceAretha FranklinXSMITH
3Ooh ChildThe Five StairstepsFuel
4In My Time of DyingLed ZeppelinAlfieHisself
5Needed TimeEric Bibbthoughtballoons
6Captain of a ShipwreckNeil DiamondBlackCombe
7Meeting Across the RiverBruce Springsteendave56
8I Shall Be ReleasedBob DylanMarconius7
9Great King RatQueenmisterbadexmple
10Every Grain of SandBob Dylanmolinoman
11Don't Let Me Be MisuunderstoodNina Simonemikedow
12Someday We'll All Be FreeDonny HathawayFuel

Youtube Playlist

Songs About Bread, Cakes, Pastry and Biscuits

Nov. 1, 2017
Blog
Column
Writer: Andrew Morrissey (Makinavaja)
At: The Song bar

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Bread and WineAnthony ReynoldsBethnoir
2Making PiesPatty GriffinTempusfugit
3Panis et CircensesOs MutantesUncleben
4Bread and CircusesNatalie Merchant & Billy BraggUncleben
5Warm Heart PastryMike HeronSidecarShiv
6I Like Pie, I Like Cake, But I Like You Best of AllCalifornia Ramblerstincanman
7Nobody in Town Can Bake a Sweet Jelly RollBessie Smithmagicman
8Cakes and AleThe Silly Sisterstreefrogdemon
9Mon gâteau à moiFelix WazekwaUncleben
10My Roly Poly GirlJake ThackraySuzi
11Bread and ButterThe Newbeatsattwilightlarks

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1ToastStreetbandFunkbrother69
2MacArthur ParkRichard HarrisFunkbrother69
3If I Knew You Were Comin' I'd Have Baked a CakeEileen BartonSuzi
4Custard PieLed Zeppelinattwilightlarks
5Cherry PieKatzenjammerbarbryn
6Bread of HeavenWales ForeverSuzi
7Strawberry CakeJohnny CashRavi Raman
8Bun in the OvenEleni Mandellnosuchzone
9Get Your Biscuits in the Oven and Your Buns in the BedKinky FriedmanAltraEgo
10Yellowcake UF6The StranglersCarpgate

Youtube Playlist