Songs That Sound Like Other Songs

Jan. 2, 2019
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Writer: Olive Butler

A List

 TitleArtistNominated byOther SongOther Song Artist
1Surfin' USAThe Beach BoysParaMhorSweet Little SixteenChuck Berry
2I Feel FineThe BeatlesmagicmanWatch Your StepBobby Parker
3That's Not My NameThe Ting TingsMussoliniHeadkickMickeyToni Basil
4Release the KrakenThe DaysleepersBethnoirDon't Fear the ReaperBlue Oyster Cult
5The Pony SoldiersSam SpenceSweetHomeAlabamaHang 'em HighBooker T and the MGs
6The Clarietta RagKevin AyersmegadomBeing for the Benefit of Mr. KiteThe Beatles
7ResurrectionThe AerovonsShivSidecarAcross the UniverseThe Beatles
8Follow Me to HellCadaver ClubEnglishOutlawEarth AngelMarvin Berry & the Starlighters
9The SingerTeiturAlison DempsterO SupermanLaurie Anderson
10Wild Cats of KilkennyThe PoguesShivSidecarDr. Who ThemeBBC Radiphonic Workshop
11TalkColdplayFretlessBsserComputer LoveKraftwerk
12Forget About YouThe MotorsFretlessBsserGrandstand ThemeKieth Mansfield

B List

 TitleArtistNominated byOther SongOther Song Artist
1BlockbusterThe SweetbishboshThe Jean GenieDavid Bowie
2Don't Worry BabyThe Beach BoysmagicmanBe My BabyThe Ronettes
3My Sweet LordGeorge HarrisonattwilightlarksHe's So FineThe Chiffons
4WarningGreen Day9hairs9knotsPicture BookThe Kinks
5I Love the Sound of Breaking GlassNick LoweFretlessBasserSound & VisionDavid Bowie
6Are You Gonna Be My Girl?JetLeaveitallbehindLust for LifeIggy Pop
7Prince CharmingAdam & the Antsphilipphilip99War CanoeRolf Harris
8Rikki Don't Lose That NumberSteely DanswawilgSong for My FatherHorace Silver
9Lady MadonnaThe BeatlesShivSidecarBad Penny BluesHumphrey Lyttleton Band
10Will I Die, Miss? Will I Die?Avishai CohenAbahachiNuit Sur Les Champs-ElyséesMiles Davis
11AfraidNicoseverinCanon in D MajorPachelbal

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Song With Misleading or Incongruous Titles

Dec. 5, 2018
Blog
Column
Writer: Olive Butler
At: The Song Bar

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Matted SpamBadfingerAltraEgo
2Messin' With the MekonRobert PlantAbahachi
3Wraith Pinned to the Mist and Other GamesOf MontrealUncleben
420 Jazz Funk GreatsThrobbing GristleMussoliniHeadkick
5ManhattanScott Walkerattwilightlarks
6Do You Like Worms?The Beach BoysIsabelleForshaw
7Joe FrazierBurning Spearpejepeine
8A History of Sport FishingThree More ShallowsShoegazer
9Punk as FuckAmerican Analog SetToffeeBoy
10Ballad of Reverend War CharacterSilver JewsChris7572
11I Hold Your Hand in MineTom LehrerSuzi
12Richard Pryor Addresses a Tearful NationJoe Henryswawilg

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Paintball's Coming HomeHalf Man Half Biscuitseverin
2SuedeheadMorrisseyShivSidecar
3Margerine RockStereolabUncleben
4Bullet With Butterfly WingsSmashing PumpkinsIsabelleForshaw
5Pretzel LogicSteely DanUncleben
6Tapioca TundraThe MonkeesNicko
7Our Drummer Always Plays in the NudeWest Coast Pop Art Experimental BandUncleben
8Lions in My Own Garden (Exit Someone)Prefab SproutParaMhor
9Cabaret VoltaireJames BrownParaMhor
10Standing Outside a Broken Phone Booth With Money in My HandPrimitive Radio Godsswawilg
11Third UncleBrian EnoShoegazer
12Psycho KillerEnglish DogsCarpgate

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