Songs About Social Mobility

Oct. 21, 2020
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Writer: Suzanne Saxby (Suzi)

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Big TimePeter Gabrielajostu
2People!Action Pact!Carpgate
3To Have and Have NotBilly Braggmagicman
4Fast CarTracy ChapmanLoud Atlas
5Jefferson's Theme TuneJa'Net Duboisamylee
6Mr. Class and Quality?Gentle Giantmagicman
7Trouble ManMarvin Gayeamylee
8Shangri-LaThe Kinkssonofwebcore
9Stones in the RoadMary Chapin CarpenterLoud Atlas
10Across the BorderlineRy CooderParaMhor
11The Death of the Middle ClassMighty Mo Rodgerstincanman
12The Lowly CarpenterMischief BrewEnglishOutlaw
13Wake Up!Rage Against the MachineLoud Atlas

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Big Time OperatorJeff St. John and the IDIsabelleForshaw
2In NeonElton JohnSweetHomeAlabama
3Play With FireThe Rolling Stonesamylee
4Something CoolJune ChristieNicko
5HeartlandThe TheParaMhor
6Falling on a BruiseCarter the Unstoppable Sex Machinehappyclapper
7Just My Soul RespondingSmokey Robinson and the MiraclesIsabelleForshaw
8UnderdogSly and the Family StoneTraktor Albatrost
9The Hope That House BuiltFuture of the Lefthappyclapper
10Rich Get RicherThe O'JaysLoud Atlas
11The Only Way is UpYazzvastariner
12The Kind You Can't AffordMadeleine PeyrouxIsabelleForshaw

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Songs About Singing

Mar. 4, 2020
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Writer: Suzanne Saxby (Suzi)

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1What Can a Song Do To YouThe Unthanksseverin
2Canta MaisAntonio Carlos Jobimmagicman
3Singing a SongJackie Wilsontincanman
4Looking for an EchoThe PersuasionsSweetHomeAlabama
5Money NoteCamilleShoegazer
6Killing Me SoftlyRoberta Flackphilipphilip99
7The Night I Heard Caruso SingEverything But the Girlswawilg
8Singing to the BirdsLisa GermanoTarquinSpodd
9Let Robeson SingManic Street Preachersmagicman
10How Can I Keep From SingingEnyaPop Off!
11Voices, That's AllChumbawambauneasy listening
12I Shall SingMarcia GriffithsPop Off!
13Sing a Simple SongSly & the Family Stoneamylee

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1I Know Why the Caged Bird SingsBuckshot LeFonqueMogdog
2DorisShellachappyclapper
3Coo CooBig Brother & the Holding Company ft Janis Joplinmegadom
4Happy Days and Auld Lang SyneRichard Thompsontreefrogdemon
5Hymn to LoveCyndi LauperPop Off!
6The Whole House is SingingAlasdair RobertsUncleben
7One White WhaleLaurie Andersonphilipphilip99
8Edge of SeventeenStevie NicksParaMhor
9The Song We Were SingingPaul McCartneymagicman
10Larf and SingFamilyShivSidecar
11Singin' in the KitchenBobby Baremagicman

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Songs About Deceptive Appearances

May 22, 2019
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Writer: Suzanne Saxby (Suzi)

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1Looks are DeceivingMacka BNicko
2The PartyPhil Ochsflorian7
3False Friend BluesRuth BrownRavi Raman
4Setting Yourself UpColin BlunstoneTatankaYotanka
5Skin DeepThe StranglersShoegazer
6False FacesSouthern Death Cultvanwolf2
7Don't Let It ShowThe Alan Parsons Projectflorian7
8PontiacLyle Lovettswawilg
9Disguised as Someone ElseJoe Pugtincanman
10Doctor JamesGilmore & RobertsRavi Raman
11The Dictator DecidesPet Shop Boysflorian7
12World Leader PretendR.E.M.Seth Miller
13The Devil and the Feathery WifeMartin Carthyseverin

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1The Famous Flower of Serving MenMartin Carthytreefrogdemon
2IsisBob DylanParaMhor
3SubstituteThe WhoShivSidecar
4Where Do You Go To My Lovely?Peter Sarstedtleaveitallbehind
5Richie StoryShirley and Dolly Collinstreefrogdemon
6Burlington Bertie From BowElla ShieldsTarquinSpodd
7Yeah! Oh Yeah!The Magnetic FieldsParaMhor
8I Found That Essence RareGang of FourCarpgate
9More Than Meets the EyeThe BanglesAbahachi
10The ImposterElvis Costellomagicman
11Mr. CoolKevin Ayersmegadom
12That Fierce Cow is Common Sense in a Country DressSlim Cessna's Auto Clubhappyclapper
13Brilliant DisguiseBruce Springsteenpwgb

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Songs About Shooting

Nov. 21, 2018
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Writer: Suzanne Saxby (Suzi)
At: The Song Bar

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1The GunLou Reedswawilg
2Janie's Got a GunAerosmithLeaveitallbehind
3SilencerSusanne Sundførseverin
4Just the Right BulletsTom WaitsUncleben
5Shoot Out the LightsRichard and Linda ThompsonShivSidecar
6Louis CollinsMississippi John Hurttreefrogdemon
7Only a Pawn in Their GameBob DylanTarquinSpodd
8Tonz of GunzGang StarrAlBahooky
9The Youth of EglingtonBlack UhuruUncleben
10Shotgun ShackNeneh Cherryseverin
11The GunBen Wattmegadom
12John the GunSandy Dennytreefrogdemon
13Desert StrikeFatima al QadiriDiscoMonster

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1KannonensongLotte Lenya & Wolfgang NeussParaMhor
2The Lonesome Death of Johnny AceSpectrum ft Captain MemphisTraktor Albatrost
3Smackwater JackCarole KingGreatGrendel
4Frankie's GunThe Felice BrothersTempusfugit
5Gunned DownCharged GBHCarpgate
6Molly BondThe Oyster Bandtreefrogdemon
7Me and My Chauffeur BluesMemphis MinnieTarquinSpodd
8Motor City MadhouseTed NugentRavi Raman
9Family SnapshotPeter Gabrielhappyclapper
10I Shot the SheriffBob MarleyUncleben
11No More GunsMr. Benn ft Tenor FlyUncleben
12ZombieThe CranberriesFretlessBasser
13Gun Shy10,000 ManiacsMarconius7

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Songs About Mythical Beasts and Creatures

Nov. 15, 2017
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Writer: Suzanne Saxby (suzi)
At: The Song Bar

A List

 Song TitleArtistNominated by
1Something Like a SongKate Bushphilipphilip99
2The Gay GoshawkMr. Fox SidecarShiv
3WerewolfUK DecayCarpgate
4Swift as the WindThe Incredible String Bandtreefrogdemon
5MedusaVan der Graaf Generatormegadom
6Will o' the WispMiles DavisBeltway Bandit
7HobRichard Dawsonbarbryn
8Hey Ho, On the Devil's BackKatzenjammerseverin
9ColleenJoanna Newsombarbryn
10The Creature From the Black LagoonDave EdmundsUncleben
11Thomas the RhymerSteeleye Spantreefrogdemon
12StarálfurSigur RósUncleben
13Even Trolls Love to Rock 'n' RollTony Joe Whiteattwilightlarks

B List

 Song TitleArtistNominated by
1The Battle of EvermoreLed ZeppelinParaMhor
2The Green ManRoy HarperSidecarShiv
3Isle of the SirensThe Impressionsattwilightlarks
4MegitsuneBabymetalTarquinSpodd
5MorrighanDamh the BardFlatfrog
6The Great SilkieTreesnosuchzone
7GodzillaBlue Öyster CultRavi Raman
8DirewolfThe Grateful DeadChris7572
9The Lambton WormBryan Ferrynosuchzone
10Afraid of MeCadaver ClubEnglishOutlaw
11The PhoenixJudee SillUncleben
12Last Great American WhaleLou Reedbarbryn
13The Faery's Last SongThe Waterboysattwilightlarks

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Youtube Playlist 2 – Songs 8-13