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Artists beginning with the letter W

Wagadugu Sweet Mother sweetness
Wagner, Kurt (with X-Press 2) Give It gifts and giving
Wagner, Richard Götterdämmerung (Finale from Act 3) end of the world
(sung by Ben Heppner) The Prize Song from Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg songwriting
Ride of the Valkyries incidental music
Wagner, Wil Laika firsts and lasts
Wagon Christ The Funnies newspapers
Shadows shadows
Wagoner, Porter Rubber Room startling songs
Wah! Heat (sometimes just Wah!) Better Scream end of the world
Seven Minutes to Midnight apocalypse
The Story of the Blues Part One and Part Two (talkin' Blues) 1980s 12" Singles
Waifs Bridal Train leaving
Billy Jones Jones and Joneses
Wailer, Bunny Back to School genre switch
Wailers Screw Face faces

Wainwright, Loudon III

A Father And A Son


Dead Skunk smells

Good Ship Venus

sweary songs

Hard Day on the Planet climate change
Hitting You regrets

Mr. Guilty

guilt and apology

Not John assassination
The Picture photographs
Prince Hal's Dirge Shakespeare
Sunday Times newspapers
This Year new year songs
White Winos pathos
Your Mother and I divorce

Wainwright, Martha

Bloody Mother Fucking Asshole

hatchet jobs

It's Over breathing

Wainwright, Rufus

The Art Teacher


Cigarettes and Chocolate Milk


Going to a Town exile

One Man Guy

being alone

Poses narcissism
Sonnet 29 Shakespeare


Christmas Wrapping


Waits, Tom

Chocolate Jesus chocolate
Christmas Card from a Hooker in Minneapolis pathos
Earth Died Screaming end of the world
Eggs and Sausage restaurants & cafes
Filipino Box Spring Hog recipe songs
First Kiss first love

Frank's Wild Years

short songs

The Ghosts of Saturday Night

Friday & Saturday

The Heart of Saturday Night sound effects
Hell Broke Luce army
I Hope That I Don't Fall in Love With You pubs and bars
(with Bette Midler) I Never Talk to Strangers dialogue
Innocent When You Dream promises and choices
Jersey Girl na-na-hey-hey songs
Jockey Full of Bourbon incidental music


songs that make you cry

The Piano Has Been Drinking (Not Me)


Picture in a Frame photographs
Shiver Me Timbers itinerants and migration
Singapore adventure
Spidey's Wild Ride superheroes
Tango Til They're Sore falling

What's He Building?


Watch Her Disappear surveillance
Way Down in the Hole TV themes
Wake Pale Spectre visitors
Wakelin, Johnny Black Superman (Muhammad Ali) fighting
Walker, Butch Song Without a Chorus without a chorus
Walker, Jerry Jeff Mr. Bojangles Mr. and Mrs.
Walker, Junior & the All Stars (I'm a) Roadrunner vim
Roadrunner saxophone
Walker Brothers The Electrician comeback songs
Nite Flights genre switch
Shutout last night

Walker, Scott


places in Europe

Butterfly insects
Clara unsettling songs

The Cockfighter

scary songs

Hero of the War

hero worship

Herod 2014 (with Sunn O)))) deep voices
It's Raining Today rain
Jackie ambition
Jesse strange and surreal
Little Things (That Keep Us Together) doom
Montague Terrace (in Blue) neighbours
Mrs. Murphy Mr. and Mrs.

My Death


The Old Man's Back Again (Dedicated
to the Neo-Stalinist Regime)


See You Don't Bump His Head musically adventurous

The Seventh Seal

inspired by or about films

Walker, T-Bone Bobby Sox Blues youth cults
Call It Stormy Monday days of the week
Walkmen The Rat outstanding percussion

Waller, Fats

The Joint is Jumpin' celebration

Spring Cleaning


Your Feet's Too Big

funny songs

Wallis, Larry

Police Car


Walton, Shirley Send Peace and Harmony peace

Wansel, Dexter

Life on Mars

celestial bodies

War on Drugs Buenos Aires Beach South America
War on Women Glass City feminism

Ward, Fields and the Grayson County Railsplitters

Ain't That Trouble In Mind


Ward, M. Outro (I'm a Fool to Want You) fools
Ward, Roy Horse With a Freeze Pts 1&2 stops and starts
Wardruna Rotlaust Tre Fell religion
Warm Jets Silver Surfer superheroes
Warrior Queen & the Heatwave Things Change impermanence
Warriors England flags
Warsaw Village Band Maydow villages

Warwick, Dionne

Are You There (With Another Girl) eavesdropping

Do You Know The Way to San Jose


Geh Vorbei (Walk On By) foreign language versions
In Between the Heartaches euphoria
Was (Was Not) House of Love spying
What Up Dog? jokes
Washington, Dinah I Used to Love You, But It's All Over Now separation
TV is the Thing This Year television
What Can I Say After I Say I'm Sorry mistakes
Washington, Gino (& the Rochelles with the Atlantics) Come Monkey With Me monkeys and apes
Wasps Teenage Treats teenagers
Waterboys A Bang on the Ear first love
Is She Conscious? royalty
News for the Delphic Oracle philosophers
Síocháin Iona Scotland
The Whole of the Moon opposites
Waterman, Stock Aiken Roadblock obstacles
Waters, Muddy Canary Bird pets
Mannish Boy coming of age
You Need Love sampling and recycling
Waters, Roger Watching TV propaganda
Waterson, Lal (with Oliver Knight) Midnight Feast mealtimes
(with Mike Waterson) Red Wine and Promises red
Some Old Salty Yorkshire
Waterson, Mike (with Lal Waterson) Red Wine and Promises red
Waterson, Norma Midnight on the Water midnight


Country Life

rural songs

Here We Come a-Wassailing new year songs

Watson, Johnny 'Guitar'

Space Guitar space

Superman Lover

comics and cartoons

Watson, Lewis Songs That We Wrote When We Were Drunk songwriting
Watson, Patrick Lighthouse best piano songs
Wave Pictures Kiss Me Beatles
We Are the Physics Napoleon Loves Josephine odd couples
Weakerthans Benediction theatre
Bigfoot pathos
Our Retired Explorer specific or obscure places
Plea From a Cat Named Virtue cats
Weather Report Barbary Coast best bass lines
Birdland tributes
Weaves One More the number one
Webster, Ben (with Art Tatum) Night and Day special guests

Wedding Present

Bewitched dynamic volume changes



My Favourite Dress


(as Cadeau de Mariage) Pourquoi Es Tu Devenue Si Raisonnable? (Why Are You Being So Reasonable Now?) foreign language versions
Take Me vim


Blarney Stone Ireland

Buenas Tardes Amigo


Weirdos Life of Crime riffs
We Got the Neutron Bomb power
Weissberg, Eric (with Steve Mandell) Duelling Banjos call & response

Welch, Gillian

A New Dug Grave funerals
Barroom Girls hangovers
Caleb Meyer violence
(with David Rawlings) Elvis Presley Blues Elvis

In Tall Buildings


Weller, Paul

Wild Wood (Sheared Wood Remix)

trees, grass and flowers

Wells, Bill (with Aidan Moffat) The Copper Top funerals
Wells, Mary Just One Look firsts and lasts
Two Lovers two - part 1

Wesley, Fred

House Party

parties & going out

West, Cornel (with Talib Kweli) Bushonomics villains

West, Kanye

Big Brother

hero worship

Champion showing off
Diamonds From Sierra Leone precious stones
(ft Jamie Foxx) Gold Digger greed

Jesus Walks

God and the devil

(ft GLC and Consequence) Spaceship escape
Westerberg, Paul Mr. Rabbit rabbits
Weston, Kim (with Marvin Gaye) It Takes Two two - part 1
Take Me In Your Arms (Rock Me a Little While) long titles
You Hit Me Where It Hurts bad decisions
Whale Hobo Humpin Slobo Babe Nordic Countries
Wheatus Teenage Dirtbag victory
Wheeler, Cheryl When Fall Comes to New England New England

Whipping Boy

When We Were Young


Whitacre, Eric The Seal Lullaby fish
White, Jim If Jesus Drove a Motorhome Jesus
White, Tony Joe Polk Salad Annie flowers
White Buffalo BB Guns and Dirt Bikes brothers and sisters

White Stripes

The Big Three Killed My Baby companies & corporations

Dead Leaves and the Dirty Ground


Effect and Cause chicken and egg songs
Fell in Love With a Girl left or right
Girl You Have No Faith in Medicine disbelief
Hand Springs separation

Hello Operator

letters, emails, etc.

My Doorbell doors

We're Going To Be Friends


White Town Your Woman one hit wonders
Whitesnake Here I Go Again departures
Wine, Women an' Song wine
Whitney, Marva I'm Tired, I'm Tired, I'm Tired (Things Better Change) tiredness
Who Anyway Anyhow Anywhere discordant songs
Baba O'Riley teenagers
However Much I Booze failure
I Can See For Miles estimates of distance and time
I'm a Boy the obvious
I'm One wanting to be someone else
(as the High Numbers) I'm The Face I Am Songs
It's Not True deception
Long Live Rock concerts
Magic Bus buses

My Generation


Now I'm a Farmer farming

Pictures of Lily

unrequited love

Pinball Wizard overturning the odds
The Real Me doctors
Run Run Run running
The Seeker the truth
The Seeker hunting

Won't Get Fooled Again


Whyte Boots



Wide Boy Awake Slang Teacher teachers


(with Billy Bragg) Christ for President Jesus

Heavy Metal Drummer

music genres

Hell is Chrome the afterlife
(with Billy Bragg) Hot Rod Hotel hotels
(with Billy Bragg) I Guess I Planted positive songs
(with Billy Bragg) Ingrid Bergman famous people
Kicking Television television
The Lonely One concerts

Radio Cure


(with Billy Bragg) Remember the Mountain Bed mountains
Wild Angels I Fought the Law one hit wonders
Wild Beasts She Purred While I Grred meat
Wild Cherry Play That Funky Music one hit wonders
Wild man Fischer Don't Be a Singer cheating
Wild Nothing Shadow shadows

Wilde, Kim

Kids in America


Wilde, Marty Abergavenny named after towns
Wiley My Mistakes mistakes
Wiley, Alicia (with Plastic Lines) No Bird Sing photographs
Willard Grant Conspiracy The Ghost of the Girl in the Well ghosts
Kite Flying hobbies
Williams, Andre (with Velvet Hammer) Whip Your Booty fetishes
Williams, Esther Last Night Changed It All fresh starts

Williams, Hank

Cold Cold Heart


I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry

being alone

Jambalaya (On the Bayou)


Lost Highway losers
You Win Again victory
Your Cheatin' Heart cheating
Williams, John (the movie music composer) Jaws Theme fear
Theme From Schindler's List kindness
Star Wars Original Sound Track aliens
Williams, John (the classical guitarist) Palacio Real de Aranjuez (1st Movement), composer: Joaquin Rodrigo relaxation & leisure

Williams, Lucinda

Blue blue
Can't Let Go with or without you songs

Car Wheels on a Gravel Road


Concrete and Barbed Wire rough and smooth
Williams, Marion He's a High Class Physician doctors
(with The Stars of Faith) Somebody Bigger Than You or I spiritual songs
Williams, Pharrell (with Nile Rogers and Daft Punk) Get Lucky innuendo
Williams, Ralph Vaughn Full Fathom Five Shakespeare
Williams, Saul September 12th September
Williamson, John On the Improve recovery
Williamson, Sonny Boy Fattening Frogs for Snakes reptiles
Willighagen, Amira (with André Rieu) OMio Babbino Caro (Puccini) melancholy songs

Wilson, Al

The Snake


Wilson, Cassandra Harvest Moon moon
Tupelo Honey flavour
Wilson, Danny Ruby's Golden Wedding old age

Wilson, Frank

Do I Love You (Indeed I Do)


Wilson, Jackie

Nothing But Blue Skies sky

(with Lavern Baker) Think Twice (Version X)

sweary songs

Wilson, Kevin Bloody Kev's Lament (It Was Over) tragedy & comedy
Wilson, Spanky Sunshine of Your Love covers by the opposite sex
Wilson, Steven The Raven That Refused to Sing loss

Wimple Winch

Rumble on Mersey Square South

Northern England

Save My Soul best bass lines
Winchester, Jesse Biloxi the coast

Winehouse, Amy

Back to Black with or without you songs
Love is a Losing Game gambling
Rehab healing
Valerie extraordinary vocals

You Know I'm No Good


Wing Stop the Nonsense so bad they're good
Wings (later known as Paul McCartney and Wings) The Broadcast solo Beatle songs
Let Me Roll It solo Beatle songs
Mull of Kintyre Scotland
Silly Love Songs songs about love songs
Wink, Josh Higher State of Consciousness "High" Songs
Winn, Anona

(with Al Bowlly) Please Don't Mention It

please and thank you


A (Berlin) Drill tools
Dot Dash repetition

Eardrum Buzz


Field Day For the Sundays

short songs


the heart

I Am The Fly

I Am Songs

Kidney Bongos misheard, nonsense or inaudible lyrics
Map Ref. 41° N 93° W wilderness
The Other Window strange and surreal
Outdoor Miner insects



Wishbone Ash Blowin' Free hair
Withered Hand Hard On teenage self
Religious Songs religion

Withers, Bill

Ain't No Sunshine knowledge
Better Off Dead doom
Grandma's Hands hands
Hope She'll Be Happier disappointment

I Can't Write Left-Handed


Lean On Me


Sometimes a Song songwriting
Use Me funk

Who Is He (And What Is He to You)?


Within Temptation Deceiver of Fools stupidity
Forgiven leaving
Stand My Ground decisive songs
Wittner, Michael (with the Parov Stelar Trio) La Calatrava saxophone
Wizzard I Wish It Could Be Christmas Every Day children performing

WK, Andrew

Party Hard

parties & going out

Wobble, Jah Lonely London inspired by poetry

Wolf, Patrick

The Stars

celestial bodies

Wolfe Tones Flight of Earls immigrants & refugees
Wolfgang Press Kansas US Presidents

Womack, Bobby

Across 110th Street

New York

I'm a Midnight Mover midnight

Wonder, Stevie

A Seed's a Star/Tree Medley roots


devoted love

Big Brother surveillance

Black Man

famous people

Don't You Worry 'Bout A Thing


(as Little Stevie Wonder) Fingertips children performing
For Once in My Life victory
I Was Made to Love Her first love
I Wish nostalgia

Living for the City


(with Take 6) O Thou That Tellest Good Tidings to Zion a capella
Power Flower power
Sir Duke impressive intros
Superstition luck
Village Ghetto Wasteland trash

We Can Work it Out

Beatles covers

Yester-me, Yester-you, Yesterday


You Haven't Done Nothin'


Wonderstuff Give Give Give Me More More More greed

Wood, Chuck

Seven Days is Too Long

numbered one to ten

Wood, Henry Fantasia on British Sea Songs Britain
Wood, Roy The Premium Bond Theme gambling
Wood, Victoria The Ballad of Barry and Freda musically adventurous
Woodbine Complete Control control
Woodentops History bad decisions
Woodpigeon Home as a Romanticized Concept Where Everyone
Loves You Always and Forever
long titles
Woods, Dan (with Jo Stephenson) John Innes earth, soil & dirt

Working Week

Venceremos (We Will WIn)

multilingual songs

World Domination Enterprises Asbestos Lead Asbestos safety and danger
World of Twist Sons of the Stage theatre
World Party Ship of Fools reckless consumption

Wray, Link

Green Hornet superheroes



Wreckless Eric Final Taxi taxis
(I'd Go the) Whole Wide World debuts

Wright, Betty

Baby Sitter


Circle of Heartbreak geometrical shapes
Clean Up Woman favourite live versions

Wright, Charles & the Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band

Express Yourself


Express Yourself screams, howls, grunts & shrieks

Wright, O.V

Motherless Child


Wu-Tang Clan I Can't Go to Sleep violence
Life Changes change 2

Wyatt, Robert

Free Will and Testament freedom

Heaps of Sheeps

sleep and insomnia

(with Nick Mason) I'm a Mineralist secret vices
Life is Sheep pets
Mister E Mr. and Mrs.
The Red Flag left wing politics

Sea Song

the sea



The Sight of the Wind trash

Soup Song


Stalin Wasn't Stallin' Russia
Was a Friend forgiveness
(with the Swapo Singers) The Wind of Change change 2

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