Songs About Starting Fires

June 12, 2019
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Writer: Chris (swawilg)

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1Burn the HoneysuckleThe Gourdstreefrogdemon
2The Sugar CaneMary Gauthiersonofwebcore
3Let's Burn Down the CornfieldRandy Newmanseverin
4I Burned Your LetterRuth BrownNicko
5Death of a SalesmanLowhappyclapper
6King of StrawSlapp Happynosuchzone
7Cold Missouri WatersJames Keelaghanbarbryn
8Cornfield AblazePrefab Sprout9hairs9knots
9MeltingPaul Kellydeanofromoz
10Sunny Came HomeShawn ColvinSweetHomeAlabama
11Lighting FiresGrant McLennanNilpferd
12Tim McGuireThree City FourSuzi
13The City SleepsMc900FtJesusphilipphilip99

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1Strike a MatchZayde Wolfpwgb
2Grey Burned Pile DayIn and Outlawstreefrogdemon
3Burned by the Fire We MakeAdrian Belewmegadom
4Books are BurningXTCmegadom
5FireOsibisaRavi Raman
6Burn the WitchRadioheadmegadom
7The WoodpileFrightened RabbitLeaveitallbehind
8On Tooting Broadway StationKitchens of Disctinctionbishbosh
9Going to TownThe Afghan Wingshappyclapper
10House Burning DownJimi Hendrixsonofwebcore
11KoumaRokia Traorénosuchzone
12When the Fire is Dead in the GrateWolf PeopleShivSidecar
13Am I OneSmashing Pumpkinsamylee

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Songs About Nicknames and Pseudonyms

Jan. 15, 2020
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Writer: Uncleben

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1NicknameBobby RushBanazir Galbasi
2The Gypsy Faerie QueenMarianne Faithfullbishbosh
3Django JaneJanelle Monaébarbryn
4Grinderman BluesMemphis Slimsonofwebcore
5Miss Wire WaistCarl Malcolmpejepeine
6Baby DriverSimon & GarfunkelMussoliniHeadkick
7Windy The AssociationSweetHomeAlabama
8Ragtime Cowboy JoeSons of the Pioneersphilipphilip99
9Wolfman JackTodd RundgrenIsabelleForshaw
10Mr. PitifulOtis Reddingmagicman
11Hard HandsRay BarrettoSeth Miller
12Lady Day and John ColtraneGil Scott-Heronmegadom
13Bird's LamentMoondog and the London SaxophonicNicko

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1NimrodEdward Elgarajostu
2Railroad BillRamblin' Jack ElliottRavi Raman
3King StrutPeter Blegvadmegadom
4Black Jack DavySteeleye Spanamylee
5The JokerSteve Miller Bandtreefrogdemon
6Catfish KatePixiesNoodsy
7SpeedoRy CooderWilliamsbach
8I Was Monty's DoubleGeoffrey Oi! CottCarpgate
9Greasy Joan (One Eyed Isaac)Jake ThackraySuzi
10Granny GruntRoyal Truxnosuchzone
11Doctor LoveFirst ChoiceParaMhor
12DoomsdayMF DoomNilpferd
13Me and the GangBohannonpejepeine

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Songs About Motivation

Jan. 8, 2020
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Writer: DJ Bear

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1BeautifulCarole Kingamylee
2Solsbury HillPeter Gabrielhappyclapper
3Be Good to YourselfFrankie MillerShivSidecar
4Bustin' LooseChuck Brown & the Soul Searchersmagicman
5Ain't No Stopping Us NowMcFadden & Whiteheadattwilightlarks
6FlashdanceIrene Caraamylee
7Break My StrideMatthew Wilderflorian7
8RoamThe B-52samylee
9Level UpVienna TengJenny
10Sunny Side of the StreetSonic Boom SixTatankaYotanka
11Flip Ya FlipNils LofgrenJamesowne475
12When I'm Up I Can't Get DownOysterbandtreefrogdemon
13I'm Gonna Do It AllKarine PolwartSuzi
14Feelin' High and HappyHot Lips PageNicko
15I Just Gotta Be MeSammy Davis Jr.florian7

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 TitleArtistNominated by
163 Year Old MamaKoko TaylorRavi Raman
2The FlasherMitsura ft Lloyd MIchaelsphilipphilip99
3Yes We CanThe Pointer SisterPop Off!
4Respect YourselfThe Staple Singersmagicman/megadom
5Breakin' Down (7" version)Julia and Companymagicman
6Just Got PaidJohnny KempNicko
7Harder Than You ThinkPublic Enemyhappyclapper
8Can I Kick It?A Tribe Called QuestUncleben
9Get a LifeSoul II SoulNicko
10I've ImprovedGabby Young & Other Animalsseverin
11Wake Up BooBoo RadleysParaMhor
12I'm On My WayThe ProclaimersSuzi
13We're Not Gonna Take ItTwisted SisterEnglishOutlaw
14Eye of the TigerSurvivorSuzi
15RoarKaty Perryoutoftheblue
16Don't StopFleetwood MacMussoliniHeadkick
17Instant KarmaJohn LennonMussoliniHeadkick
18Reaching for the BestThe Excitersattwilightlarks
19Where the Good Times AreBeverlyParaMhor
20Harvest for the WorldThe Isley Brothersmagicman
21This Will Be Our YearThe Zombiesmagicman

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Songs About Furniture

Dec. 25, 2019
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Writer: Marco den Ouden (Marconius7)

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1The TableThe Beautiful Southphilipphilip99
2The Grand TourGeorge Jonesuneasy listening
3Your Side of the BedLittle Big TownLeaveitallbehind
4DaybedFKA Twigsbarbryn
5California King BedRihannaphilipphilip99
6Living RoomDylan Scottphilipphilip99
7Room 29Chilly Gonzales & Jarvis Cocker9hairs9knots
8Family TableZac Brown BandLeaveitallbehind
9Kiri's PianoJames KeelaghanRavi Raman
10Easy ChairBilly Stormphilipphilip99
11Chaise LoungeTamiaphilipphilip99
12If I Can't Sell It, I'll Keep Sitting On ItRuth BrownPop Off!
13Barstool BluesVargas Blues BandRavi Raman

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1Big O MotelTarnationhappyclapper
2Manual de decoracion para personas abandonadasFangoriaMakinavaja
3IkeaJonathan Coultonphilipphilip99
4Blanket on the GroundBillie Jo Spearsmegadom
5Good Old DeskHarry Nilssonuneasy listening
6Rocking ChairDean FriedmanToffeeBoy
7Rockin' ChairThe Mills brothersmagicman
8Secondhand FurnitureThe Go-Betweensbarbryn
9My Father's ChairRick SpringfieldRavi Raman
10You Can Put Your Shoes Under My BedNeil Finn & Paul KellyNicko
11Bed of NailsAlice CooperPop Off!
12There Is a BedMary Coughlanseverin
13Cold KissesRichard Thompsontreefrogdemon
14The Rocking ChairThe Beautiful Southbarbryn
15Radio SweetheartsKate Rusbyphilipphilip99
16Grandma's Feather BedJohn Denverajostu
17Table for OneCourtney-Marie AndrewsPop Off!
18All the Bed's I've MadeCaroline SpencePop Off!
19MilordEdith PiafSuzi
20Futon CouchMissy Higginsajostu
21Old Porch SwingGene WatsonRavi Raman
22The ChairPJ Harvey & John ParishNicko
23Lay Lady LayBob Dylanflorian7
24Breakfast in BedLorna Bennettmegadom
25From Across the Kitchen TableThe Pale Foundtainsvanwolf2

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Songs About Trust

Dec. 18, 2019
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Writer: Stephen Males (severin)

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Trust in MeMildred BaileyNicko
2Suspicious MindsFine Young Cannibalsattwilightlarks
3Surabaya JohnnyLotte LenyaMarconius7
4WishNine Inch Nailshappyclapper
5DaisyKarine PolwartSuzi
6Let You DownInspiral Carpets (ft John Cooper Clarke)Shoegazer
7I Trust You to Kill MeRocco DeLuca and the BurdenUncleben
8Trust in MeSusheela RamanPop Off!
9Trust No ManJimmy CliffNicko
10Trust in TrustBlues TravelerNicko
11If You Don't Know Me By NowHarold Melvin & the BluenotesDiscoMonster
12In Dust We TrustChemical BrothersMussoliniHeadkick

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1Trust in MeEtta Jamessonofwebcore
2I Put My Trust in YouJohn Lee Hookerphilipphilip99
3The Myth of TrustBilly BraggMakinavaja
4Anyone But YouBarbara Westattwilightlarks
5Say It Ain't So JoeMurray HeadMakinavaja
6BrassneckThe Wedding Presentmegadom
7Dixie ChickenLittle FeatBanazirGalbasi
8Trust the BookThe VersatilesUncleben
9Can't Trust LoveSuzi QuatroPop Off!
10You Little TrustmakerThe TymesPop Off!
11Breaking ThroughSteve ForbertBanazirGalbasi
12Trust MeCultureNicko
13Trust MeSusanne Sundforajostu
14I Believe in YouNeil Youngamylee
15Won't Get Fooled AgainRichie Havensflorian7
16A Matter of TrustBilly Joelamylee
17You've Got a FriendJames TaylorRavi Raman
18No TrustAnti EstablishmentCarpgate
19Nothing Else MattersPostmodern Jukebox (ft. Caroline Baran)DiscoMonster
20I Pity the FoolAnn Peebles9hairs9knots
21Love and TrustBen Harper and Charlie MusselwhiteNicko
22Cantata 24 BWV 139 Chorale - Wohl dem, der Sich auf Seinen GottJohann Sebastian Bachajostu

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Songs With Great Arrangements

Dec. 11, 2019
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Writer: magicman

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 TitleArtistNominated by
15th Piano ConcertoLudwig van Beethoven, (ft Alfred Brendel)swawilg
2Angel EyesFrank Sinatra Nilpferd
3Adagio, Concerto for AranjuezMiles Davis & Gil Evansmegadom
4AlfieCilla Blackajostu
5Donovan's ColoursVan Dyke ParksParaMhor
6ConstruçaoChico Buarquepejepeine
7Focus IIFocusMakivanaja
8Shining StarEarth, Wind & Fireamylee
9Who Loves YouFrankie Valli & the Four Seasonsflorian7
10Relight My FireDan HartmanPop Off!
11Oh What a WorldRufus Wainwrightbarbryn
12Yeh Jo Des Hai TeraA.R. Rahman & Berklee CollegeRavi Raman
13Thousand EyesFKA Twigsbarbryn

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Whispering PinesThe Bandattwilightlarks
2Moonlight SerenadeGlen Millerflorian7
3Theme From Route 66Nelson Riddle9hairs9knots
4Don't Leave Me This WayHarold Melvin & the BluenotesNicko
5Mr. SkinSpiritBanazirGalbasi
6What is Hip?Tower of Poweramylee
7Ai No CorridaQuincy Jones9hairs9knots
8DuelPropagandaParaMhor
9MarmolMurcofShoegazer
10Way to BlueNick Drakebarbryn
11LorenaJohn HartfordTarquinSpodd
12Bonny Bunch of RosesJune Tabor & OysterbandSuzi
13The Parting GlassVoice Squadsonofwebcore

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Songs With Similes

Dec. 4, 2019
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Writer: ParaMhor

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1WowBeck9hairs9knots
2RattlesnakesLloyd Cole & the CommotionsUncleben
3Wear Your Love Like HeavenDefinition of SoundIsabelleForshaw
4The Love I Saw in You Was Just a MirageSmokey Robinson & the Miraclesmagicman
5Gone With the Wind is My LoveRita and the Tiarasattwilightlarks
6If It's MagicStevie Wonderswawilg
7KangarooThis Mortal CoilMussoliniHeadkick
8Bird on a WireLeonard CohenRavi Raman
9Like Someone in LoveChet Bakermegadom
10BallerinaVan Morrison9hairs9knots
11Guiss GuissCheikh LôNicko
12Ramble on RoseThe Grateful DeadChris7572
13Whipping PostThe Allman Brothersamylee

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Love is Like a ButterflyDolly Partonphilpphilip99
2Funkier Than a Mosquito's TweeterIke and Tina Turner9hairs9knots
3My PhilosophyBoogie Down Productionsmagicman
4Bumble BeeLavern BakerTraktor Albatrost
5That's AmoreDean Martinajostu
619 Dias Y 500 NochesJoaquin SabinaMakinavaja
7PainkillerIceagevanwolf2
8Pierrot the ClownPlaceboleaveitallbehind
9Pachuko CadaverCaptain BeefheartDerek Bum
10RainmakerSparklehorsehappyclapper
11Fresh as a Sweet Sunday MorningBert JanschSuzi
12Softly, As in a Morning SunriseAbbey LincolnSeth Miller
13Wrecking BallGillian Welchbarbryn

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Songs About Different Jobs

Nov. 20, 2019
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Writer: ShivSidecar

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1CraftsmanshipBuck 65barbryn
2Junk Bond TraderElliott Smithvanwolf2
3GeraldineGlasvegasmagicman
4Civil ServantRichard Dawsonbarbryn
5Blowin' SmokeKasey Musgravesmagicman
6NavigatorThe PoguesDjinnjaha
7The Loneliness of a Tower Crane DriverElbowMussoliniHeadkick
8Stoned Train DriverThe Bevis FrondTatankaYotanka
9I Make HamburgersThe WhitlamsIsabelleForshaw
10Lovely RitaThe BeatlesSuzi
11Actor Out of WorkSt. Vincentmegadom
12The Great ValerioRichard and Linda Thompsontreefrogdemon
13Tonight's the NightNeil YoungSeth Miller

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1I Was a Kamikaze PilotHoodoo Gurusvanwolf2
2Human CannonballWebb WilderRavi
3Mali-MississippiNico Wayne ToussaintMaki
4RecycledBrooklyn Funk Essentialstincanman
5Found a JobTalking Headsseverin
6TomboAngélique KidjoNicko
7Cheap WineCharlie Parrtincanman
8GustavoMark Kozelek & Jimmy LaValleUncleben
9Nobody Knew She Was ThereThe UnthanksSuzi
10Those DJ ShowsPatrice Hollowayattwilightlarks
11I Wanna Be a LifeguardBlottoTraktorAlbatrost
12Lazy Line Painter JaneBelle and SebastianParaMhor
13Bob CrowRobb JohnsonTatankaYotanka

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Songs by Girl Groups and All-Female Bands

Nov. 13, 2019
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Writer: outoftheblue

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1I'm So ExcitedThe Pointer Sisters9hairs9knots
2FuegoBondSuzi
3Sign of the TimesThe Belle Starsmegadom
4VenusBananaramahappyclapper
5BiologyGirls Aloudbarbryn
6Come Get It, I Got ItThe Raelettes9hairs9knots
7Then He Kissed MeThe CrystalsSuzi
8Chapel of LoveThe Dixie CupsIsabelleForshaw
9Wide Open SpacesDixie ChicksSuzi
10Pure ShoresAll Saintshappyclapper

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Salvos NosMedieval BabesDjinnjaha
2Year of DecisionThe Three Degreesbishbosh
3Girl Girl RayMussoliniHeadkick
4Edge of a Broken HeartVixenPop Off!
5OvertakeAKB48ajostu
6The Music Goes Around and AroundThe Boswell Sistersmagicman
7Interstate GospelPistol AnniesPop Off!
8Jump ChildrenThe International Sweethearts of Rhythmpejepeine
9Please Mr. PostmanThe Marvelettesmegadom
10In Your RoomThe Banglesbishbosh

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Songs About Stalking, Following and Chasing

Nov. 6, 2019
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Writer: magicman

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Mary Had a Little LambStevie Ray Vaughantincanman
2Where You LeadCarole KingParaMhor
3I Will Follow YouAl CampbellNicko
4Crazy LoveMindy GledhillPop Off!
5You Don't Know Nothing About LoveLorraine EllisonParaMhor
6I'm Following YouAnnette Hanshawseverin
7Nights on BroadwayCandi StatonPop Off!
8Every Breath You TakeThe PoliceUncleben
9The HunterAlbert Kingattwilightlarks
10Night ProwlerAC/DCTraktor Albatrost
11Corre Que Te Pillo (Run, I'll Catch You)Los JaivasMakinavaja
12Shifting GearsLalo SchifrinBanazirGalbasi
13Lil' Red Riding HoodSam the Sham & the PharaohsIsabelleForshaw

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Strange and BeautifulAqualungvanwolf2
2Gonna Get Close to YouDalbelloRavi Raman
3Follow Me DownUNKLEvanwolf2
4StanEminem & DidoPop Off!
5NeighbourWalter TVvanwolf2
6FollowingThe BanglesPop Off!
7Crazy BaldheadBob MarleyNicko
8I'm Shadowing YouBlossom Deariepejepeine
9Spitting GamesSnow Patrolhappyclapper
10ReynardineFairport ConventionSuzi
11No ReplyThe BeatlesShivSidecar
12NadineChuck Berrytreefrogdemon

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