Songs About Rhythm, Beat or Boogie

Aug. 26, 2020
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Writer: Amy Lee (amylee aka RipThisJoint)

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1We Got the BeatThe Go-Go'sUncleben
2Crazy BeatBlurSweetHomeAlabama
3Highly StrungVan Der Graaf GeneratorTatankaYotanka
4Honaloochie BoogieMott the HoopleEnglishOutlaw
5Love on the BeatSerge Gainsbourgswawilg
6Into the GrooveMadonnaIsabelleForshaw
7Rhythm of the NightDeBargePop Off!
8Tukka Yoot's RhythmUs3swawilg
9No Ism Pon De RiddimPeter BroggsNicko
10Slave to the RhythmGrace JonesOliveButler
11Rhythm (Devoted to the Art of Moving Butts)A Tribe Called QuestDiscoMonster
12Beat DisBomb the Bassseverin
13Casino BoogieThe Rolling StonesDiscoMonster
14Jungle BoogieKool & the GangLoud Atlas
15Boogie Everywhere I GoJohn Lee HookerSuzi

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1The Beat Goes OnSonny & CherOliveButler
2Different DrumStone Poneysattwilightlarks
3I Got RhythmThe HappeningsMarconius7
4Rhythm of the RainThe Cascadesswawilg
5Bad Boy BoogieMark KozelekShoegazer
6The DrumSlapp HappyTarquinSpodd
7Feel Every BeatElectronicParaMhor
8Eight BeatThe Cro-MagnonsTarquinSpodd
9Let It All Hang OutA.D.O.R.Nilpferd
10Let the Rhythm RunSalt-n-PepaGreatGrendel
11Rebel Without a PausePublic Enemymagicman
12King of the BeatsMantronixMussoliniHeadkick
13In the Beginning There Was RhythmThe Slitsmegadom
14Git In ThereBetty DavisRavi Raman
15That Driving BeatWillie Mitchellattwilightlarks
16It's the BeatMajor Lanceattwilightlarks
17Boogie Woogie DanceThin Lizzyphilipphilip99
18Tripe Face BoogieLittle FeatBanazirGalbasi

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Songs That are Adult Lullabies

June 3, 2020
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Writer: Amy Lee (amylee aka RipThisJoint)

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#TitleArtistNominated By
1Only ShallowMy Bloody ValentineNilpferd
2Strange and Beautiful (I'll Put a Spell on You)Aqualungvanwolf2
3Lullaby of the LeavesElla FitzgeraldNilpferd
4Child Amongst the WeedsEliza CarthySuzi
5Lullaby of LondonThe PoguesSuzi
6You Can Close Your EyesJames Taylorattwilightlarks
7Night Shift LullabyMagnolia Electric Companytincanman
8Lovers of TodayThe PretendersParaMhor
9Sleep TonightThe Rolling StonesDiscoMonster
10Brokedown PalaceThe Grateful DeadChris7572
11Try to SleepLowmegadom
12You Want It DarkerLeonard CohenRavi Raman
13Let's Sleep NowAlternative TVCarpgate
14Sleeping Gas (Live at Zoo Club 1981)The Teardrop ExplodesShivSidecar

B List

 TitleArtistNominated By
1Goodnight My LoveLos LobosSeth Miller
2Lullaby AngelHarmoniansUncleben
3Goodnight LadiesLou Reed9hairs9knots
4Sleep on the Left SideCornershophappyclapper
5LullabySamingadTarquinSpodd
6Anti-LullabyMischief BrewEnglishOutlaw
7Sleep is the JewelJames Yorkstonmegadom
8Who Will Sing Me LullabyesKate RusbySuzi
9MLKU2BanazirGalbasi
10Lover's LullabyJanis Ianmagicman
11LullabyJames ParaMhor
12This LullabyQueens of the Stone Agemegadom
13Golden SlumbersDua Lipaajostu
14New German LullabyeThe TaxpayersEnglishOutlaw
15The Hand That Rocks the CradleThe SmithsShoegazer
16In Your RoomAirielDiscoMonster
17HeavenLambnosuchzone
18Dissolve MeAlt Jbarbryn
19RagsThe WaterboysCarpgate
20LullabyLowUncleben
21The Crystal ShipThe DoorsParaMhor
22We Bid You GoodnightGrateful DeadBanazirGalbasi

C List (Instrumentals)

 TitleArtistNominated By
1Nessun Dorma (from Turandot)Giacomo Puccini (sung by Luciano Pavarotti)Makinavaja
2Magic Fire Music (from Die Walkure)Richard Wagnertubby brewster
3WiegenliedRichard Straus (sung by Jessye Norman)tubby brewster
4Cantata No 140J.S. Bach (Performed by John Elliot Gardiner)ajostu
5The Seal LullabyWhitacreBanazirGalbasi
6Nexus on the BeachRoberto Musci & Giovanni Venostanosuchzone
7Uni, Tule Silma Peale!Collagepejepeine
8Lullaby for JoeyJerry GoodmanBanazirGalbasi
9HugebabyPenguin Cafe Orchestranosuchzone
10Sleepers Beat ThemeBen Lukas Boysenmegadom
11Lullaby Kevin Ayersmegadom
12Sleepytime SambaLullatoneTarquinSpodd
13The Space Travelers LullabyKamasi Washingtonmegadom
14BalulalowBenjamin Britten (sung by Victor Sicard)Uncleben
15Close Thine EyesHenry Purcell (Performed by English Baroque Soloists)severin
16Lie Still, Sleep BecalmedJohn Calemegadom
17Come Heavy SleepJohn Dowlandnosuchzone

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Songs About Stars

Apr. 1, 2020
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Writer: Amy Lee (amylee aka RipThisJoint)

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1Good Morning StarshineOliverMarconius7
2The Stars That Play with Laughing Sam's DiceJimi HendrixNicko
3Twinkle Little StarThe Parisiansphilipphilip99
4Baby I'm a StarPrinceIsabelleForshaw
5Star 69R.E.M.megadom
6Black StarRadioheadbarbryn
7SupergliderDrugstorehappyclapper
8Star CharmerGrindermanMogdog
9Wishing on a StarRose Roycemagicman
10Stoned ImmaculateDub SyndicateShoegazer
11Mambo SunT. RexIsabelleForshaw
12BlackstarDavid Bowieseverin
13Starless and Bible BlackStan Tracey Quartetmegadom
14No Stars Shall Hurt You From AboveHenry PurcellParaMhor
15How the Stars Were MadeMichael AskillNicko

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Shine Like StarsPrimal ScreamParaMhor
2SupernovaOpalShivSidecar
3Sous Quelle Etoile Suis-je Né?Michel PolnareffTarquinSpodd
4Infinite SunKula ShakerRavi Raman
5Star of the County DownVan Morrison & the ChieftainsMogdog
6California StarsBilly Bragg & WilcoUncleben
7Dark StarRobb JohnsonTatankaYotanka
8SuperstarNina NastasiaShoegazer
9StargazerThe ZephyrsShoegazer
10Rock StarBran Van 3000Shoegazer
11StarsBrian Jonestown MassacreMussoliniHeadkick
12Shine On Little StarFreeheathappyclapper
13(We've) Found a Way (to the Sun)The PrimitivesMussoliniHeadkick
14In the Valley of Dying StarsSuperdragvanwolf2
15Lone Star QueenNew York Dollsmegadom
16Car With the StarAndre WilliamsTraktor Albatrost
17Punk Rock StarsThe Art AttacksCarpgate
18No StarSeagull Screaming Kiss Her Kiss Herajostu
19Bleeding StarJean Paul Sartre ExperienceNilpferd
20Highway StarDeep PurpleRavi Raman
21Interstellar OverdrivePink FloydMussoliniHeadkick

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Songs About Oddballs, Outcasts and Outsiders

Aug. 29, 2018
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Writer: Amy Lee (amylee aka RipThisJoint)
At: The Song Bar

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1OutsiderRamonesNicko
2Hot TopicLe Tigreuneasy listening
3He's an OddballThe Lewis Sistersphilipphilip99
4Neighbourhood #2 (Laïka)Arcade Firehappyclapper
5Killing an ArabThe Curemegadom
6Blackheart ManBunny Wailerseverin
7Paper ScratcherBLind MeLoNRavi Raman
8Johnny RyallBeastie Boyshappyclapper
9Dock EllisBarbara ManningShivSidecar
10Tracy JacksBlurNoodsy
11This GirlChumbawambaEnglishOutlaw
12Jim O'WindygatesJackie LevenTatankaYotanka
13Head Hang LowJulian CopeDiscoMonster
14Oh! You Pretty ThingsDavid BowieShivSidecar

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1WeirdoThe CharlatansSweetHomeAlabama
2Know Your OnionThe Shinshappyclapper
3Pinch MeBarenaked Ladiesphilipphilip99
4Your Best American GirlMitskiTarquinSpodd
5The Man Who Called Himself JesusStrawbsattwilightlarks
6I'll Show YouDexys Midnight RunnersCarpgate
7Dani CaliforniaRed Hot Chili PeppersLeaveitllbehind
8They Say I'm DifferentBetty DavisNilpferd
9Here Come the FreaksWas (Not Was)philipphilip99
10She's StrangeCameo9hairs9knots
11BlockheadsIan Dury & the BlockheadsShivSidecar
12Carry Bag ManThe Fallhappyclapper
13Sunday Morning NeighboursStratford MercenariesCarpgate
14Famous TracheotomiesOkkervil Rivertincanman
15A Strange BoyJoni Mitchellseverin
16Bag LadyTodd Rundgrenmagicman
17The Lass of AughrimSusan McKeownattwilightlarks
18The State I'm InBelle and SebastianToffeeBoy

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Songs About Staying

July 25, 2018
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Writer: Amy Lee (amylee aka RipThisJoint)
At: The Song Bar

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1StayDavid BowieUncleben
2If You Want Me to StaySly and the Family Stonenosuchzone
3Stay LooseHemsley MorrisNicko
4The Viaduct (Ian Carmichael Remix)The Pastelsvanwolf2
5The Wild 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 & 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 TripsHüsker DüUncleben
12StayMark LaneganBethnoir
13I Can't Quit You, BabyWillie DixonRavi Raman
14I'll StayFunkadelicBanazirGalbasi
15Stay With MeThunder with Spike & GryffEnglishOutlaw

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Songs Featuring Violin

Jan. 31, 2018
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Writer: Amy Lee (amylee aka RipThisJoint)
At: The Song Bar

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 TitleArtistViolinistNominated by
1You Wear It WellRod StewartTricky Dick Powellmegadom
2Old EnoughThe RaconteursDirk PowellLeaveitallbehind
3Are You Glad to Be in America?James Blood UlmerCharles Burnhamnosuchzone
4Black Cat BoneKiller Blues BandPerry LeandroMarconius7
5No LookingThe RaincoatsVicky AspinallTarquinSpodd
6The Tide is HighThe Paragons"White Rum" RaymondAltraEgo
7Doctor of PhysickFairport ConventionDave Swarbrickjim
8White BirdIt's a Beautiful DayGary Posey aka David LaFlammeAltraEgo
9Hassan I SabbahHawkwindSimon HouseBethnoir
10Ciel d'AutomneLa Bottine SourianteMichel Bourdeleau & André BrunetTempusfugit
11Open Country JoyMahavishnu OrchestraJerry GoodmanSkydog7
12The Sailor's BonnetThe GloamingMartin Hayesmagicman
13Violin ConcertoEdward Elgar (performed by Nigel Kennedy)Nigel KennedyBeltway Bandit

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Suds and SodadEUShappyclapper
2The CutterEcho and the Bunnymenmegadom
3The Machine That CriedString Driven Machineseverin
4End of the LineRoxy Musicmagicman
5RaindropsTindersticksParaMhor
6Crazy LoveMarianne FaithfullBethnoir
7AmnesiacPeter HammillTatankaYotanka
8The GameThe Levellersbarbryn
9Drunken SailorU.K. SubsCarpgate
10Jesus CallingThe TriffidsDiscoMonster
11Katie CruelKaren DaltonUncleben
12No ChanceHoundognosuchzone
13Cowboy Take Me AwayDixie ChicksSkydog7
14Sto LetIva Bittová & Vladimir VáclavekTatankaYotanka

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