Songs About Famous or Notable Animals

Aug. 28, 2019
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Writer: Uncleben

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1Two Headed DogRoky EricksonShivSidecar
2The Trial of Bill Burn Under Martin's ActJon Wilksphilipphilip99
3Mali SajioKetama, Toumani Diabaté, Danny Thompson & José SotoNicko
4La Paloma de PicassoMayte MartínMakinavaja
5The King of RomeDavid Sudburyajostu
6PicklesRitchie Lamy & The Jools Rimet OrchestraEnglishOutlaw
7Toujours GaiEartha Kittnosuchzone
8Walkin' My Cat Named DogNorma Tanegaphilipphilip99
9Martha My DearThe BeatlesSweetHomeAlabama
10A Badger Called Nick LoweLuke HainesTatankaYotanka
11GodzillaBlue Oyster CultRavi Raman
12He's a TrampPeggy Lee9hairs9knots

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1Joe CoolVince GuaraldiNilpferd
2The Most Effectual Top CatCurtin, HoytMussoliniHeadkick
3Hong Kong PhooeySublimeDerek Bum
4UnderdogButthole SurfersTarquinSpodd
5Theme to Mighty MousePhilip Scheib & Marshall BarerSeth Miller
6Hi Yo SilverCross Fireuneasy listening
7Maybe TomorrowTerry BushBethnoir
8CoyoteMark KnopflerRavi Raman
9Free WillyThe DickiesCarpgate
10House at Pooh CornerNitty Gritty Dirt Bandseverin
11The Lion and AlbertJarvis CockerMarconius7
12Nellie the ElephantMandy MillerNoodsy

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Songs Featuring Personification

Mar. 20, 2019
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Writer: Uncleben

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1Mercy I Cry CityThe Incredible String BandShivSidecar
2Perry CountyPhilip JeaysTatankaYotanka
3EuropaSlapp Happy and Henry Cownosuchzone
4Fascinating RhythmElla FitzgeraldNilpferd
5MélancolieRokia TraoréNilpferd
6Hola SoledadSandra CarrascoMakinavaja
7Jack IronsideThe Young'unsSuzi
8We're Still HereBill Wells & Aidan MoffattJohn Hindle
9Maa RewaIndian OceanRavi Raman
10Summer WindFrank Sinatrahappyclapper
11This Tornado Loves YouNeko Casebarbryn
12Concrete JungleBob Marley & the WailersNicko
13Mr. Blue SkyElectric Light Orchestraphilipphilip99

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1The Apple StretchingGrace Jonespejepeine
2World Shut Your MiuthJulian CopeShivSidecar
3Captain of Your ShipReparta & the DelronsSuzi
4Bailed OutThe Auteursbarbryn
5I Can't Stand the RainAnn PeeblesMusoliniHeadkick
6Mister MoonThe Meters9hairs9knots
7Ol' Man RiverArt PepperNilpferd
8Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My HeadB.J. Thomasflorian7
9King HeroinJames Brownpejepeine
10The Bushes Scream While My Daddy PrunesThe Very ThingsShoegazer
11Big SkyThe KinksSeth Miller
12SeptemberRichard Strauss (Sung by Jessye Norman)attwilightlarks
13Love BitesDef LeppardAbahachi

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Songs About Authenticity and Fakery

Sept. 12, 2018
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Writer: Uncleben
At: The Song Bar

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1Suburban HomeboySparksOliveButler
2You Fake It/You Make ItAngelicaTarquinSpodd
3WWPRDJeffrey Lewis & the Rainbarbryn
4Olde Tyme Mem'ryMischief BrewEnglishOutlaw
5Doll PartsHoleamylee
6Wolf in Sheep's ClothingBig Youthseverin
7Slapped ActressThe Hold SteadyShoegazer
8Myself When I Am RealCharlie Mingusmagicman
9I Don't MindBuzzcocksvanwolf2
10Nobody CaresSuperorganismMussoliniHeadkick
11The Man Who Called Himself JesusStrawbsattwilightlarks
12The Ballad of El GoodoBig StarParaMhor
13The Real ThingRussell MorrisNicko

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1Whatcha See if Whatcha GetThe DramaticsSweetHomeAlabama
2Fake Tales of San FranciscoArctic Monkeysphilipphilip99
3All I Want is YouRoxy Musicmegadom
4That's Right, You're Not From TexasLyle Lovetttreefrogdemon
5Casablanca MoonSlapp Happynosuchzone
6Living in Real TimeThe Bevis FrondTatankaYotanka
7Mine Was RealRozetta Johnsonattwilightlarks
8Celebrity InterviewThe Jigsaw SeenShivSidecar
9Forging Plastic PainEric Matthewsmagicman
10To SheilaSmashing PumpkinsSkydog7
11No Thing On Me (Cocaine Song)Curtis MayfieldSeth Miller
12Can't Fake the FeelingGeraldine HuntNicko
13True SkoolColdcut (ft Roots Manuva)MussoliniHeadkick

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Songs Influenced by Reggae, Ska and Rocksteady

Mar. 14, 2018
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Writer: Uncleben
At: The Song Bar

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1Watching the DetectivesElvis Costellonosuchzone
2Maantien Laitaa Yona & Orkesteri Liikkuvat Pilvet (with Puppa J)DiscoMonster
3HeavenPere Ubumegadom
4CuriousKode9 & the Spaceapemagicman
5I UnderstandAngelic UpstartsCarpgate
6Master Blaster (Jammin')Stevie WonderBeltway Bandit
7Belle de NuitLes Negresses VertesParaMhor
8The World GirlScritti Polittiphilipphilip99
9Big MuffJohn Martynmegadom
10Love Song # 1Meshell Ndegeocellonosuchzone
11Haitian DivorceSteely Danmegadom
12AfrikiAlpha BlondyTempusfugit
13Meurglys III, The Songwriter's GuildVan Der Graaf GeneratorTatankaYotanka

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1Sunday ShiningFinley Quayehappyclapper
2Tiger BalmHollie Cookuntergunther
3Yanigawa BluesThe Ska FlamesPanthersan
4Girl The Internet (ft. Kaytranda)DiscoMonster
5HerbsB.T. Expresspejepeine
6Five Man ArmyMassive Attackseverin
7Don't Lose Your MindMiles Davismegadom
8KweleSomo Somo & Mose Se SengoTarquinSpodd
9Toda Menina BaianaGilberto GilAltraEgo
10LegalizaciónSka-PAndrew Morrissey
11Uncle SamMadnessSuzi
12Mother and Child ReunionPaul Simonmegadom
13Yesterday ManRobert WyattShivSidecar

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Biographical and Autobiographical Songs

Oct. 4, 2017
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Writer: Uncleben
At: The Song Bar

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1Ballad of the Sulphate StranglerDury, Ian & the Blockheadsnosuchzone
2The Legend of Chavo GuerreroMountain Goatstincanman
3Big RedMorris, Russelldeanofromoz
4MaTemptationsDiscoMonster
5Ode to Jackie LevenPallas, Tyla J.EnglishOutlaw
6Kurious OranjFallhappyclapper
7Inglan is a BitchJohnson, Linton KwesiParaMhor
8WarchildJal, Emmanuelbarbryn
9Should Have Known BetterStevens, SufjanToffeeBoy
10Children of ChildrenIsbell, JasonDarceysDad
11My Old SchoolSteely Danmegadom
12Why Is It So HardBradley, Charlestincanman
13Into the Great Wide OpenPetty, Tom & the Heartbreakerstreefrogdemon

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Marie ProvostNick LoweSidecarShiv
2Queen of the CoastLaura Cantrellattwilightlarks
3SportLightnin' RodDiscoMonster
4Williams BloodGrace Jonesseverin
5Louis RielBilly Childish & the Blackhandsuneasy listening
6Rock 'n' Roll BandBostonLeaveitallbehind
7The Story of Bo DiddleyThe AnimalsMarconius7
8Sacré CharlemagneFrance GallTarquinSpodd
9The Most Dangerous WomanAni di Franco & Utah PhillipsRavi Raman
10Beauty WayEliza Gilkysontreefrogdemon
11The Best of TimesSage FrancisDiscoMonster
12West Country GirlNick Cave & the Bad SeedsBeltwayBandit
13Primo on the ParapetPeter HammillTatankaYotanka

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