Songs From 1900-1955

Mar. 22, 2018
Blog
Column
Writer: Paul Hayes (DiscoMonster)
At: The Song Bar

A List

 Song TitleArtistNominated by
1If It Wasn't for the 'Ouses in BetweenGus Elenseverin
2Any Old IronHarry ChampionSuzi
3The EntertainerScott JoplinSuzi
4After You've GoneMarion HarrisBeltway Bandit
5I'd Climb the Highest Mountain (If I Knew I'd Find You)"Whispering" Jack Smithuntergunther
6Parlez Moi s'AmourLucienne Boyeruntergunther
7VolverCarlos GardelAndrew Morrissey
8Lágrimas NegrasTrio Matamorosmagicman
9My Daddy Rocks Me (With One Steady Roll)Trixie Smithseverin
10It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got Swing)Duke Ellington & his Orchestraseverin
11Shave 'em DryLucille Boganseverin
12The Prisoner's SongVernon DalhartSweetHomeAlabama
13Szomorú VasárnapRezső SeressBeltway Bandit
14Hellhound on my TrailRobert JohnsonParaMhor
15StardustLouis Armstrongmagicman
16Cheek to CheekFred Astaire,ParaMhor
17Deep PurpleLarry Clinton and his Orchestra (with Bea Wain)Marconius7
18Mood IndigoThe Boswell Sistersmagicman
19Goodnight SweetheartAl BowllyBeltway Bandit
20É Doce Morrer No MarDorival Caymmipejepeine
21Konoyo no HanaChiyoko ShimakuraHoshino Sakura
22Nature BoyNat King Coleseverin
23The Walkin' BluesJesse Powell with Fluffy HunterAlBahooky
24Cadillac BoogieJimmy Liggins and his Drops of JoyMitch Mitchell
25How Many More YearsHowlin' WolfRavi Raman
26There's No One But YouThe Oriolesseverin
27Body and SoulSarah Vaughan with Clifford BrownNilpferd

No B List

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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 That Made You Fall in Love With Music

Feb. 15, 2018
Blog
Column
Writer: Paul Hayes (Fuel)
At: The Guardian

A List

Song TitleArtistNominated By
1Nag Nag NagCabaret VoltaireMussolinikickhead
2Over the BorderSaint Etiennebishbosh
3Ronnie Scott MamboMachito and His Salsa Big BandAlexito
4Wana WanyikaSimba WanyikeLyntonCrosby
5Morning Mood from Peer GyntEdvard GriegSuzi
6True Love WaysBuddy HollyLeeleeelge
7MotörheadMotörheadthesubhuman
8Paper SunTrafficsonofwebcore
9Boys From the County HellThe PoguesShoegazer
10Don't GoYazoophilipphilip99
11Ride on TimeBlack Boxuntergunter
12E-Bow the LetterR.E.M.Benzedrine
13Around (Solomun Vox Mix)Noir & Hazeour ed
14All BluesMiles Davisnilpferd
15Tell Me When It's OverDream Syndicatesaneshane

Rather than a B List, Fuel linked to “a playlist of songs that were on the A List at one point or another”. It has 79 songs on it – too many to list here as B List, but here’s the link!

Youtube Playlist

Songs to End a Mixtape

Nov. 9, 2017
Blog
Column
Writer: Paul Hayes (Fuel)
At: The Song Bar

A List

 Song TitleArtistRecommended by
1Les Fleur4 HeroStipachio
2CapioBel CantoTheGreatPoochini
3Dedicated to the One I LoveThe Mamas and the Papasmagicman
4iAphex TwinUncleDad
5MeteoritesYann TiersenAliMunday
6Inner City LifeGoldieShoegazer
7FunkytownLipps Inc.misterbadexample
8Blind (Frankie Knuckles Remix)Hercules & Love Affairseverin
9Ordinary JoeTerry Calliertannydowns
10Mellow MoodBob MarleySteenbeck
11Come On EileenDexys Midnight RunnersBeltwayBandit
12You Can't Always Get What You WantRolling StonesBeltwayBandit
13Ocean RainEcho and the Bunnymenshedexile
14The BellsJeff MillsManUpTheTree
15WeekenderFlowered UpAndrew Brockway
16I Never Want To See You AgainQuasihellokitten
17Expressway to Your SkullSonic Youthyoungmonty

B List

Since the B List is 54 songs long, I am just providing
a link to the B List on Youtube

A List on Youtube (includes a bonus 30 second intro)

Songs About Tattoos and Piercings

Sept. 21, 2017
Blog
Column
Writer: Paul Hayes (Fuel)
At: The Guardian

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1TatuagemRegina, Elisalexito
2Pretty Fly (For a White Guy)OffspringThesubhuman
3Tattooed Love BoysPretendersLyntonCrosby
4Ink My Whole BodyKhalifa, WizAnthonyGreendown
5Tattoo'd LadyGallagher, Rorydave56
6Rose TattooDropkick Murphysonarope
7The Woman With the Tattooed HandsAtmosphereLyntonCrosby
8TattoosTurner, FrankGeoffrey Teale
9Fake Plastic TreesRadioheadShoegazer
10UnprettyTLCbarbryn
11Mi Nah RubQueen Ifricaseverin
12No Nose JobDigital UndergroundBlackCombe
13Seen and Not SeenTalking Headshappyclapper
14CharlesSkidsbuskerdoo
15The OrchidsPsychic TVsaneshane
16A Perfect LieEngine RoomAFictionHabit

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Patcheye and MegMichelle Shockedsteenbeck
2Jennifer She SaidLloyd Cole & the Commotionsbishbosh
3MagnetizedLaura Veirssaneshane
4My Friend GooSonic Youthsaneshane
5As Girls GoSuzanne VegaDougal
6BolokoFatoumata Diawarauntergunther
7Destruction of the Disgusting Ugly HateSokountergunther
8Detachable PenisKing MissileShoegazer
9AnorexolEek a Mousealexito
10Red ScabAdam Antwyngatecarpenter
11No ImaginationBitebackwyngatecarpenter
12BlueJoni MitchellSender Sender
13Dem a BleachNardo RanksAnthonyGreendown
14ClownsGoldfrappLagado
15TatuajeConchita PiquerMakinavaja
16Tatttoed ManCoilRoom2Live
17Further Back and FasterCoildjpeebz

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