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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Underwater Songs

July 5, 2018
Blog
Column
Writer: George Boyland (sonofwebcore)
At: The Guardian

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1NautilusBob Jameslachute
2Octopus's GardenThe BeatlesMrCanoehead
31983 A Merman I Should Turn to BeJimi Hendrixmikedow
4Aqua Boogie (A Psychoalphadiscobetabioaquadoloop)ParliamentSethMiller
5When the Levee BreaksKansas Joe McCoy & Memphis MinnieSethMiller
6Down By the WaterPJ Harveybllckchps
7A Good IdeaSugarhappyclapper
8One of Our SubmarinesThomas DolbyLagado
9Once in a LifetimeAngelique KidjoStevenFlanagan
10Palace of the BrinePixiesbllckchps
11WaterSugarcubesMrCanoehead
12Under IceKate BushGoldie Dee
13Let the Mermaids Flirt With MeMississippi John Hurtjrowen81

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Aqua MarinaGary Miller as Troy Tempestattwilightlarks2
2Down to the River to PrayAlison Kraussattwilightlarks2
3Ailein DuinnKaren Mathesonsuzi
4SubmissionThe Sex PistolsShoegazer
5The Drowned LoversKate Rusbysuzi
6Take Me to the WaterNina Simoneattwilightlarks2
7Mother's LamentCreamMaggie B
8Sunken LoveRip Rig and Panicalexito
9Underwater TwilightTangerine DreamBeltwayBandit
10TerrapinSyd Barrettkolf
11Floating in the ForthFrightened RabbitDarceysDad
12Voyage to AtlantisThe Isley Brotherslachute

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Songs About Substitutions

July 4, 2018
Blog
Column
Writer: Marco den Ouden (Marconius7)
At: The Song Bar

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Fio MaravhilaJorge Benpejepeine
2Woods of DarneyRichard ThompsonSuzi
3The Other ManSloanphilipphilip99
3The RapMillie Jacksonmagicman
5I'm StraightThe Modern Loversseverin
6The Spider and the FlyThe Rolling StonesSuzi
7IrreplaceableBeyoncémagicman
8How Come My Dog Don't BarkDr. JohnRavi Raman
9Another LoveTom Odellattwilightlarks
10Synthetic SubstitutionMelvin Blisspejepeine
11Sample and HoldNeil YoungFretlessBasser
12OnlineBrad Paisleyamylee
13One Thousand Cherry TreesHatsune MikuTarquinSpodd

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1SubstituteThe Whomegadom
2SubstituteCloutParaMhor
3SubstituteGregory IsaacsUncleben
4JoleneStrawberry SwitchbladeParaMhor
5Black VelveteenLenny KravitzLeaveitallbehind
6Ain't Nothing Like the Real ThingMarvin Gaye & Tammi Terrellmegadom
7What It's LikeEverlastFretlessBasser
8I Could Never Take the Place of Your ManPrincebishbosh
9It's Alright With MeFrank SinatraSuzi
10Love Me Like YouThe Magic Numbershappyclapper
11Til Something Better Comes AlongBillie Jo Spearsnosuchzone
12Two WeeksFKA twigsseverin
13Le MoribundJacques Brelbishbosh
14She's Not YouElvis PresleySuzi
15Someone to Lay Down Beside MeKarla Bonoffamylee
16The Monkey and the EngineerJesse FullerChris7572
17Pastime ParadiseStevie Wondernosuchzone
18Whispering Your nameAlison Moyetbishbosh
19Let's Invite Them OverGeorge Jones & Melba Montgomeryattwilightlarks
20I'll Never Find Another YouThe Seekersseverin
21No Substitute LoveEstellemagicman
22Turn of the CenturyYesalfie hisself
23Big O MotelTarnationhappyclapper
24Automatic LoverDee D. Jacksonpejepeine
25Worthless LieThe Beautiful SouthParaMhor
26Marie's the Name of his Latest FlameElvis PresleyParaMhor
27Add MeChumbawambaamylee
28Stacy's MomFountains of Wayneamylee
29Why Don't You Try Me TonightRy CooderChris7572
30Come On Over, Turn Me OnMark Lanegan & Isobel CampbellBethnoir

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