Songs About Clocks and Watches

Mar. 29, 2018
Blog
Column
Writer: Stephen Males (severin)
At: The Guardian

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Just a Wristwatch on My ArmLightnin' HopkinsLyntonCrosby
2SundialWolfmotherphilipphilip99
3Counting DownNataly DawnStevenFlanagan
425 O'ClockDukes of StratosphearFatherChewyLouie
5At the Chime of the City ClockNick DrakeBeltway Bandit
6TrellisazeSlowdivekoinuchan
7Clock That's Got No HandsDella ReeseLyntonCrosby
8Time OperatorScott WalkerMaggie B
9La PenduleIna-Ichuntergunther
10Let Me Be the ClockSmokey RobinsonIsabelleForshaw
11TimeEasy All Starsmikedow
12Clock of the WorldKrista Detor (with Karine Polwart, Emily Smith, and Rachael McShane)suzi

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1Viennese Musical ClockZoltan KodalyBeltwayBandit
2Stop the ClockFats DominoLyntonCrosby
3Clock on the WallGuess WhoMaggie B
4Doomsday ClockSmashing Pumpkinsstevenjameshyde
5El RelojMayte Martin and Tete MontoliuMakinavaja
6Alarm ClockRichie HavensLyntonCrosby
7Stop the Clock RockThe Creel SistersXanh_cay
8L'horlogerJeanne MoreauBeltwayBandit
9Reelin' and Rockin'Chuck Berrygordonimmel
10Calendars and ClocksThe CoralGoldie Dee
11The Watchmaker's ApprenticeThe Clockwork QuartetNaguchi
12The Tug of the MoonSarah McQuaidSarahMcQuaidCornwall
13The ClockJohn HoltLyntonCrosby
14ChimeOrbitalmatter

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Songs About Anonymity

Mar. 28, 2018
Blog
Column
Writer: Anonymous
At: Song Bar

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1We Are LegionAnonymousmagicman
2A Face in the CrowdTom Pettydeanofromoz
3Feel Like a NumberBob Segerdeanofromoz
4What's Behind the MaskThe CrampsTarquinSpodd
5The StrangerDavid McWilliamsBeltway Bandit
6Wooden Horse (Caspar Hauser's Song)Suzanne Vegaphilipphilip99
7Who's in Here With Me?The Cravatsvanwolf2
8Anonymous ClubCourtney BarnettUncleben
9No Face, No Name, No NumberTrafficBeltway Bandit
10Who Are You?The Whoseverin
11NumbersSoft CellCarpgate
12BabooshkaKate BushLeaveitallbehind
13Persons UnknownPoison GirlsCarpgate

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1You Don't Know My NameAlicia Keysseverin
2NadieAndrés CalamaroAndrew Morrissey
3Stranger in the HouseElvis Costelloseverin
4Some Rotten ManThe TaxpayersEnglishOutlaw
5StrangersSigridphilipphilip99
6Universal SoldierBuffy Sainte-MarieDjinnjaha
7One in TenUB40bishbosh
8Dirty Dream # 2Belle and Sebastianvanwolf2
9You're So VainCarly SimonEnglishOutlaw
10Who Slapped John?Gene Vincent and his Blue Capsseverin
11Who Was That Masked ManVan Morrisonnosuchzone
12ZorroThe Chordettesmegadom
13SpidermanThe RamonesEnglishOutlaw
14The Man With No NameThe UpsettersParaMhor

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Songs That Start With a Chorus

Mar. 22, 2018
Blog
Column
Writer: Paul Hayes (Fuel)
At: The Guardian

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1She Loves YouThe BeatlesMaggie B
2I Want You to Want MeCheap TrickDarceysDad
3All the Things YouAreElla Fitzgeraldajostu
4AmerikaRammsteinFatherChewyLouie
5Let's DanceDavid BowieAddicks123
6Going Back to My RootsOdysseyDaddyPig
7Sad Sweet DreamerSweet SensationYippeeYouCantSeeMe
8T'Aint Whatcha Say It's Watcha DoLittle Estherargybargy
9The World Is YoursNasAnthonyGreendown
10Totally WiredThe Fallbllckchps
11Can't Take This No MoreBug ft Daddy FreddyScorchTheBlueDragon
12A FelicidadeJoão Gilbertoalexito
13Bury Me Deep in LoveThe Triffidsrichardw65
14ShoutTears for FearsAFictionHabit
15Dancing QueenAbbastevenjameshyde
16That's the Way (I Like It)KC and the Sunshine BandSpotTheWhopper
17(I Can't Get No) SatisfactionThe Rolling StonesRavi Raman

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Moon RiverAudrey HepburnSasha_Georgina
2Hit Git & SplitYoung Jessieargybargy
3LucilleLittle RichardFatherChewyLouie
4It's Not UnusualTom Jonesshazza2704
5Baby, Now That I've Found YouThe Foundationsuntergunther
6Heaven Must Be Missing an AngelTavaresshazza2704
7Le FreakChicDarceysDad
8Ring the AlarmTenor SawSnowshovel
9Sweet DreamsEurythmicssaneshane
10Because I'm MeThe Avalanchesuntergunther
11Heart of GlassBlondieAddicks123
12Family AffairSly and the Family StoneXanh_cay
13Sexy BoyAirSasha_Georgina
14Ms. JacksonOutKastSasha_Georgina
15My Love is Getting StrongerCliff Noblesattwilightlarks
16Beat SurrenderThe JamBungeeBill
17We're Not Going to take ItTwisted Sisterbllckchps
18Paradise CityGuns 'n' Rosesstevenjameshyde
19What Are They Doing in Heaven TodayMogwaiRavi Raman
20It's Nobody's Fault But MineBlind Willie Johnsonsonofwebcore

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Songs Featuring Harmonica

Mar. 21, 2018
Blog
Column
Writer: Ralph Brown (magicman)
At: Song Bar

A List

 TitleArtistHarmonica PlayerNominated by
1Man With a HarmonicaEnnio MorriconeFranco de GeminiIan Cuthbert
2Orange Blossom SpecialCharlie McCoyCharlie McCoymegadom
3Blue LightLittle WalterLittle WalterBeltway Bandit
4Walking BluesButterfield Blues BandPaul ButterfieldRavi Raman
5AlfieStevie WonderStevie Wondermegadom
6Good Morning Little SchoolgirlSonny Boy Williamson ISonny Boy Williamson IUncleben
7The Blues Had a Baby (And They Called It Rock 'n' Roll)Muddy WatersJames CottonAltraEgo
8Whammer JammerJ. Geils BandMagic Dickalfie hisself
9The Genevieve WaltzLarry AdlerLarry AdlerBeltway Bandit
10EasyBig Walter HortonBig Walter Hortonattwilightlarks
11Room To MoveJohn MayallJohn Mayall ShivSidecar
12Brown BalladQuincy JonesToots ThielemansAlBahooky
13Midnight CowboyJohn BarryToots ThielemansToffeeBoy

B List

 TitleArtistHarmonica PlayerNominated by
1Prison BluesJohn LomaxAlexdeanofromoz
2Not Fade AwayThe Rolling StonesBrian Jonesmegadom
3Chicago BreakdownDoctor RossDoctor RossUncleben
4Steppin' In ItHerbie HancockStevie Wondernosuchzone
5Fruta BoaToots ThielemanToots Thielemansuntergunther
6Run AroundBlues TravelerJohn Popperamylee
7Willie Brown BluesRy CooderSonny TerryRavi Raman
8I Want to Take You HigherSly & the Family StoneSly StoneAltraEgo
9Just a FeelingCharlie MusselwhiteCharlie MusselwhiteRavi Raman
10Twenty Yards BehindDr. FeelgoodLee BrilleauxFunkbrother69
11Livin' On the HighwayNico Wayne ToussaintNico Wayne ToussaintAndrew Morrissey
12Your Funeral My TrialSonny Boy Williamson IISonny Boy Williamson IIBeltway Bandit
13Living in a Hard LandChris WilsonChris Wilsondeanofromoz
14On the Road AgainCanned HeatAlan Wilsonseverin

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Songs With Sudden Changes

Mar. 15, 2018
Blog
Column
Writer: Pairubu
At: The Guardian

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Child in TimeDeep PurpleLyntonCrosby
2Ramble TambleCreedence Clearwater Revivalhudswell
3The SleepwalkersVan Der Graaf Generatormagicman
4The Musical BoxGenesisnigeljones
5QuestionMoody BluesCora Duncan
6The SpiritMagnumHopelessCase
7Fade to BlackMetallicaHopelessCase
8Dick AroundSparksphilipphilip99
9Vaporum PupuraAlzheimerajostu
10WinterThe Falldave56
11Green LightLordeEnglishOutlaw
12On the RadioDonna SummerSpotTheWhopper
13SouvenirsVoyageSpotTheWhopper
14KizoleleSomo Somo and Mose Se Sengo Fan FanXanh_cay
15Goodbye to LoveCarpentersCora Duncan

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Kaleidoscope (In My Head)The Lovesvastariner
2Smokin' Banana PeelsThe Dead MilkmenDougal
3Post-Tour, Pre-JudgementAereogrammeDarceysDad
4The HideawayThe Young Generationvastariner
5StayShakespeare's SisterLikewhatever
6PorcupineEcho and the Bunnymenwyngatecarpenter
7As the Years Go ByMashmakhanmikedow
8Stuff's WeirdMischief BrewEnglishOutlaw
9Coin-Operated BoyDresden DollsDougal
10CalypsoSpiderbaitIsabelleForshaw
11Oh What a WorldRufus WainwrightLagado
12Acid TracksPhuturegavernism
13EloiseBarry RyanWaynewod
14Miklagard OvertureTurisasBungeeBill
15Defecting GreyThe Pretty Thingsd33pf1x

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Songs Influenced by Reggae, Ska and Rocksteady

Mar. 14, 2018
Blog
Column
Writer: Uncleben
At: The Song Bar

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Watching the DetectivesElvis Costellonosuchzone
2Maantien Laitaa Yona & Orkesteri Liikkuvat Pilvet (with Puppa J)DiscoMonster
3HeavenPere Ubumegadom
4CuriousKode9 & the Spaceapemagicman
5I UnderstandAngelic UpstartsCarpgate
6Master Blaster (Jammin')Stevie WonderBeltway Bandit
7Belle de NuitLes Negresses VertesParaMhor
8The World GirlScritti Polittiphilipphilip99
9Big MuffJohn Martynmegadom
10Love Song # 1Meshell Ndegeocellonosuchzone
11Haitian DivorceSteely Danmegadom
12AfrikiAlpha BlondyTempusfugit
13Meurglys III, The Songwriter's GuildVan Der Graaf GeneratorTatankaYotanka

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Sunday ShiningFinley Quayehappyclapper
2Tiger BalmHollie Cookuntergunther
3Yanigawa BluesThe Ska FlamesPanthersan
4Girl The Internet (ft. Kaytranda)DiscoMonster
5HerbsB.T. Expresspejepeine
6Five Man ArmyMassive Attackseverin
7Don't Lose Your MindMiles Davismegadom
8KweleSomo Somo & Mose Se SengoTarquinSpodd
9Toda Menina BaianaGilberto GilAltraEgo
10LegalizaciónSka-PAndrew Morrissey
11Uncle SamMadnessSuzi
12Mother and Child ReunionPaul Simonmegadom
13Yesterday ManRobert WyattShivSidecar

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Songs About Compass Points

Mar. 8, 2018
Blog
Column
Writer: Scott Blair (misterbadexample)
At: The Guardian

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1CompassZella DayBlackCombe
2Sign of the Southern CrossBlack SabbathClare Munks
3Who Gives a Fuck Where You FromThree 6 MafiaNoMoreMrNice
4Cod Liver Oil and Orange JuiceHamish ImlachNaguchi
5Travelin' ThroughSmokey Robinsonbllckchps
6The RoadFrank TurnerTomwharvey
7SleipnirManowarQuackle
8Never Go WestSeasick SteveGeofffawcett
9I'm Going to the WestSteve Tilston,Peter Jones
10CalifornicationRed Hot Chili PeppersFretlessBasser
11BordersM.I.A.SpotTheWhopper
12RenegadeWarren Zevonthoughtballoons
13Magnetic NorthAlestormkoinuchan

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1That's What I Like About the WestTex WilliamsLyntonCrosby
2That's What I Like About the SouthCommander Cody & His Lost Planet Airmenmikedow
3I'm From Further North Than YouThe Wedding PresentShoegazer
4That Much Further WestLuceroDavid Kelly
5Smooth OperatorSadeIsabelleForshaw
6Northern Piano (Hardcore Piano Mix)UltraworldGoldie Dee
7Stand R.E.M.happyclapper
8The Lord is Gracious and CompassionateVineyard Worship MusicWordChazer
9Western SkyAmerican Music Clubsourpus
10Way Down in the HoleBlind Boys of AlabamaLondon2471
11The Black LightCalexicoAlfhartagain
12Raggle Taggle GypsyPlanxtyGreatGrendel
13West African SafariSir Victor UwaifoLyntonCrosby
14North, South, East and WestThe Churchmachenback
15Going SouthNils Lofgrenjust john

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Songs About Time Travel

Mar. 7, 2018
Blog
Column
Writer: EnglishOutlaw
At: The Song Bar

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Iron ManBlack SabbathRavi Raman
2Year 3000Bustedbishbosh
3If I Had a Time Machine, That Would Be FreshMC Larsdeanofromoz
4If I Had My Time AgainGroundhog Day Original Broadway CastFlatfrog
5Halloween NightAKB48Hoshino Sakura
6Let's Go Round AgainAverage White Bandattwilightlarks
7Time MachineDavid ChildersTatankaYotanka
8Sing Me Back HomeThe Grateful DeadChris7572
9NostalgiaBuzzcocksvanwolf2
10Walter CarlosMomusuneasy listening
11The Consequences of Time Travel (Part 1)Vernian ProcessBethnoir
12The Electromagnetic Azoth - UBIKSecret Chiefs 39hairs9knots

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Time MachineKevin Hearn and Thin Bucklephilipphilip99
2I Wanna Go BackEddie MoneySweetHomeAlabama
3Back Into the FutureMan ShivSidecar
4The Future NowPeter HammillTatankaYotanka
5Feels Like We Only Go BackwardsTame ImpalaBethnoir
6Stressed OutTwenty One PilotsUncleben
7One Man Wrecking MachineGusterphilipphilip99
8Tourist From TimenotyetThe SteppesShivSidecar
9Traveller in TimeUriah HeepUncleben
10Happening Ten Years Time AgoThe YardbirdsParaMhor
11Once Upon a TimeTony Bennettattwilightlarks
12Time MachineBeggars Operamegadom

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Songs About Fairness

Mar. 1, 2018
Blog
Column
Writer: Samantha Birchard (drunkenpanda)
At: The Guardian

A List

1NobodyRy CooderTomC49
2It Should've Been MeRay Charlesngoo
3She's Got YouPatsy ClineGreatGrendel
4These Boots Are Made For Walkin'Nancy SinatraMaggie B
5Ex-Factor Lauryn HillDougal
6Can You Get to ThatFunkadelicpussel
7At LastEtta JamesMussoliniheadkick
8Get the Right BalanceDepeche ModeDavid Kelly
9I.O.U.La'sphilipphilip99
10You Can't Always Get What You WantThe Rolling Stonesnormalnix

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