Songs About Ladders, Stairs and Elevators

Aug. 8, 2018
Blog
Column
Writer: attwilightlarks
At: The Song Bar

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Precarious StairCrystal Stiltsvanwolf2
2The Little Man Who Wasn't ThereGlenn Millerphilipphilip99
3Lady RachelKevin Ayers9hairs9knots
4Stray Cat BluesThe Rolling Stonesamylee
5Love for SaleBillie HolidayParaMhor
6LiftRadioheadParaMhor
7GénériqueMiles Davisnosuchzone
8Cold, Rain and SnowGrateful DeadChris7572
9Dirt in the GroundTom Waitsnosuchzone
10Up the TowerProtomartyrvanwolf2
11Padipattu (Breathless)Shankar MahadevanRavi Raman
12Jacob's LadderBruce Springsteentreefrogdemon

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1Jacob's Ladder (New Yorican Dub Mix)Incognitonosuchzone
2Strange StairwayBill FayUncleben
3Ladder of LoveThe FlamingosOliveButler
4Hippy Elevator OperatorWC Fields Memorial Electric String Bandseverin
5Creepin' Up the BackstairThe FratellisLeaveitallbehind
6Elevator BoogieBill Johnsonseverin
7Vanlose StairwayVan MorrisonUncleben
8Elevator of LoveThe CrystalairsMitch Mitchell
9Up and Down the LadderThe Intrudersphilipphilip99
10I'll Step DownLee Diamond & the CherokeesMitch Mitchell
11Shopper's ParadiseCarter the Unstoppable Sex Machinehappyclapper
12ExecutionerThe Wolfgang Pressvanwolf2
13To the Office/ElevatorDavid Shiremagicman

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Songs About Plastic

Aug. 1, 2018
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Column
Writer: EnglishOutlaw
At: The Song Bar

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Plastic JesusJello Biafra & Mojo Nixonhappyclapper
2Plastic PaddyEric Bogledeanofromoz
3Dear PlasticThe SugarcubesDiscoMonster
4Red Solo CupToby KeithLeaveitallbehind
5Plastic BagX-Ray SpexShivSidecar
6Plastic LifeRubella BalletCarpgate
7Toxic Garbage IslandGojiraBethnoir
8Credit CardsSpy vs. SpyNicko
9One Million CoastersNOFXRavi Raman
10Never Played a 45Macka BNicko
11Synthetic WorldSwamp Doggpejepeine
12Plastic FlowerWulan TuoyaTarquinSpodd
13Plastic JesusPaul Newmantreefrogdemon

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1Plastic DropDizzy JoghurtTarquinSpodd
2PlasticoRubén Bladespejepeine
3Plastic FactoryCaptain BeefheartUncleben
4Plastic GirlDuran Duranphilipphilip99
5Plastic BulletsThe Wolfe Tonesuneasy listening
6Plastic BulletsGary OgTatankaYotanka
7Coloured MusicThe Piranhasseverin
8Plastic Flowers on the HighwayDrive-By TruckersLeaveitallbehind
9BarbiesP!nkRavi Raman
10Barbie GirlAquaDiscoMonster
11The BombL7Uncleben
12Plastic LoveMariya Takeuchipejepeine
13Plastic BeachGorillazuneasy listening

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Songs About Staying

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

A List

 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 About Caves

July 18, 2018
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Column
Writer: Leaveitallbehind
At: The Song Bar

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Alice in UndergroundDadaromaHoshino Sakura
2The HoleTownes Van Zandttreefrogdemon
3Way Down HadestownAnaïs MitchellRavi Raman
4Tunnel of LoveBruce Springsteenamylee
5Coal WarsJoshua Jamestincanman
6The Testimony of Patience KershawThe UnthanksSuzi
7The Colliers (Hold Your Fire)Seth LakemanSuzi
8Black Lung HeartacheJoe BonamassaRavi Raman
9Blood Upon CopperSeth LakemanSuzi
10Dark as a DungeonJohnny CashSuzi
11GravediggerDave Matthewsamylee
12Brave New WorldJeff Waynephilipphilip99
13Khazas-dûmHoward ShoreSuzi

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Going UndergroundThe Jamattwilightlarks
2A Poem on the Underground WallSimon & GarfunkelUncleben
3Go UndergroundB.B. KingUncleben
4Nine Feet UndergroundCaravanToffeeBoy
5BartenderDave Matthews BandSkydog7
6Caves of AltamiraSteely DanToffeeBoy
7The CaveMumford & SonsMarconius7
8Fingal's CavePink Floydseverin
9Working in the CoalmineLee Dorseyattwilightlarks
10Down in a HoleAlice in ChainsRavi Raman
11TunnelsJohnny FlynnShivSidecar
12Dandy in the UnderworldT. Rexattwilightlarks
13By-Tor and the Snow DogRushphilipphilip99

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Songs About Substitutions

July 4, 2018
Blog
Column
Writer: Marco den Ouden (Marconius7)
At: The Song Bar

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Fio MaravhilaJorge Benpejepeine
2Woods of DarneyRichard ThompsonSuzi
3The Other ManSloanphilipphilip99
3The RapMillie Jacksonmagicman
5I'm StraightThe Modern Loversseverin
6The Spider and the FlyThe Rolling StonesSuzi
7IrreplaceableBeyoncémagicman
8How Come My Dog Don't BarkDr. JohnRavi Raman
9Another LoveTom Odellattwilightlarks
10Synthetic SubstitutionMelvin Blisspejepeine
11Sample and HoldNeil YoungFretlessBasser
12OnlineBrad Paisleyamylee
13One Thousand Cherry TreesHatsune MikuTarquinSpodd

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1SubstituteThe Whomegadom
2SubstituteCloutParaMhor
3SubstituteGregory IsaacsUncleben
4JoleneStrawberry SwitchbladeParaMhor
5Black VelveteenLenny KravitzLeaveitallbehind
6Ain't Nothing Like the Real ThingMarvin Gaye & Tammi Terrellmegadom
7What It's LikeEverlastFretlessBasser
8I Could Never Take the Place of Your ManPrincebishbosh
9It's Alright With MeFrank SinatraSuzi
10Love Me Like YouThe Magic Numbershappyclapper
11Til Something Better Comes AlongBillie Jo Spearsnosuchzone
12Two WeeksFKA twigsseverin
13Le MoribundJacques Brelbishbosh
14She's Not YouElvis PresleySuzi
15Someone to Lay Down Beside MeKarla Bonoffamylee
16The Monkey and the EngineerJesse FullerChris7572
17Pastime ParadiseStevie Wondernosuchzone
18Whispering Your nameAlison Moyetbishbosh
19Let's Invite Them OverGeorge Jones & Melba Montgomeryattwilightlarks
20I'll Never Find Another YouThe Seekersseverin
21No Substitute LoveEstellemagicman
22Turn of the CenturyYesalfie hisself
23Big O MotelTarnationhappyclapper
24Automatic LoverDee D. Jacksonpejepeine
25Worthless LieThe Beautiful SouthParaMhor
26Marie's the Name of his Latest FlameElvis PresleyParaMhor
27Add MeChumbawambaamylee
28Stacy's MomFountains of Wayneamylee
29Why Don't You Try Me TonightRy CooderChris7572
30Come On Over, Turn Me OnMark Lanegan & Isobel CampbellBethnoir

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Songs About Conspiracies and Paranoia

June 27, 2018
Blog
Column
Writer: DeepThroatSinger
At: The Song Bar

A List

NumberTitleArtistRecommended By
1I Am the OwlDead Kennedyshappyclapper
2CIA ManThe Fugsuneasy listening
3American IdiotGreen DayLeaveitallbehind
4Somebody's Watching MeRockwellbishbosh
5I Think I'm ParanoidGarbagebishbosh
6Brain of J.Pearl JamLeaveitallbehind
7Victory for the VictorsRubella BalletCarpgate
8Oh My GodMichael Franti & Spearheadmegadom
9Can't Truss ItPublic EnemySkydog7
10Who Killed Brian Jones?David Peel & Deathuneasy listening
11They're Talking About MeJohnny Braggattwilightlarks
12Elvis Is EverywhereMojo Nixon & Skid RoperSweetHomeAlabama

B List

NumberTitleArtistRecommended By
1What's He BuildingTom Waitsphilipphilip99
2Ships Don't Disappear in the Night (Do They?)10ccRavi Raman
3Dream PoliceCheap TrickRavi Raman
4Aliens ExistBlink-182Marconius7
5The MessageM.I.A.philipphilip99
6Computer WorldKraftwerkamylee
7Someone's Looking at YouThe Boomtown RatsFretlessBasser
8Smoking GunRobert Crayamylee
9M.K. UltraThe Testorsuneasy listening
10National Insurance BlacklistThe BusinessCarpgate
11Poison FlourDr. AlimantadoNicko
12We Do (The Stonecutters' Song)The SimpsonsNicko
13Lizard PeopleFleetwood Macseverin

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Striking Song and Album Endings

June 20, 2018
Blog
Column
Writer: ParaMhor
At: The Song Bar

A List

 SongArtistRecommended By
1So Here I ComeNeneh Cherryseverin
2BikePink FloydShivSidecar
3There, There My DearDexys Midnight Runnersattwilightlarks
4A World AloneLordeEnglishOutlaw
5KicksFKA twigsFretlessBasser
6Medicine for My PainLynden David Hallnosuchzone
7The Big SleepBat for LashesBethnoir
8Tender Is the NightThe Triffidsbishbosh
9StarshipPaul Kantner & Jefferson StarshipTempusfugit
10You Set the SceneLovemegadom
11Moonlight MileThe Rolling Stonesamylee
12I Can't WinRy Coodermagicman
13ElectroliteR.E.M.megadom

B List

 SongArtistRecommended By
1Love SpreadsThe Stone RosesAltraEgo
2Time of the SeasonThe Zombiesmegadom
3Bitters EndRoxy Musicseverin
4Call of the WildJimi TenorUncleben
5Caribbean FestivalKool & the GangAlBahooky
6PricSuper Furry Animalshappyclapper
7In Bluer SkiesEcho and the BunnymenCarpgate
8FreebirdLynyrd Skynyrdleaveitallbehind
9Whipping PostAllman Brothers BandSkydog7
10Wars of ArmageddonFunkadelicnicko
11Bewlay BrothersDavid Bowieseverin
12Brain Damage/EclipsePink FloydRavi Raman
13Happy TrailsQuicksilver Messenger Service9hairs9knots

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Songs About Marijuana

June 13, 2018
Blog
Column
Writer: megadom
At: The Song Bar

A List

 TitleArtistRecommended By
1Stranger in Blue Suede ShoesKevin AyersShivSidecar
2Along Comes MaryThe AssociationParaMhor
3Thoughts of Mary JaneNick Drakebarbryn
4Stoned and StarvingParquet Courtsamylee
5The International HerbCultureTarquinSpodd
6Magic Carpet RideSteppenwolfRavi Raman
7Ganja SmugglingEek-a-MouseUncleben
8Don't Bogart That JointFraternity of ManNicko
9Weed BusThe Stairsvanwolf2
10Legalize ItPeter Toshamylee
11Stoned LoveThe SupremesShivSidecar
12KayaBob Marleymagicman
13Eight Miles HighThe ByrdsParaMhor

B List

 TitleArtistRecommended By
1Haschisch PartyGeorges GarvarentzAlBahooky
2SinsemillaBlack UhuruParaMhor
3Me and Mr. HohnerBobby Darinuneasy listening
4Nuh Skin Up DubKeith Hudsonnosuchzone
5The Reefer ManCab Callowaymagicman
6Roll Another One (For the Road)Neil YoungRavi Raman
7Stoned ImmaculateDub SyndicateUncleben
8Under Mi SensiBarrington LevyUncleben
9The Marijuana AffairJoe Gibbs & the Professionalsmagicman
10BananasMan9hairs9knots
11Macka SplaffSteel PulseAndrew Morrissey
12Meet Me on the CornerLindisfarneShivSidecar
13Smoke Two JointsThe ToyesParaMhor

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Electronic Music to 1983

June 6, 2018
Blog
Column
Writer: Ralph Brown (magicman)
At: Song Bar

A List

 Song TitleArtistNominator
1The Swan Clara Rockmore (composed by Camille Saint-Saëns)megadom
2Love Don't Live Here AnymoreRose Roycenosuchzone
3TimewhysTonto's Expanding HeadbandUncleben
4WatussiHarmoniamegadom
5The GnomeEmerson, Lake & Palmer (composed by Modest Mussorgsky)Joelle
6PortofinoRaymond ScottUncleben
7Behind the MaskYellow Magic Orchestraphilipphilip99
8SOSAbbaParaMhor
9FlamingoTodd Rundgren9hairs9knots
10Back Street LuvCurved AirShivSidecar
11Electric GardenConrad Schnitzlermegadom
12St. Elmo's FireBrian EnoDjinnjaha
13NeukölnDavid Bowiemegadom
14Doctor Who ThemeDelia Derbyshireattwilightlarks
15Création du MondeVangelisBanazirGalbasi
16The Fifth Wave: Water LullabySuzanne CianiDiscoMonster

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Planet RockAfrika Bambaataabishbosh
2Hatgini TaniAl Massrienuntergunther
3I'm the OneAnnette PeacockTatankaYotanka
4SunrainAshraRavi Raman
5PhaedraTangerine Dreammegadom
6Répons: Section OnePierre Boulezmegadom
7Test CardThis Heatmegadom
8The Ice Cream ManThe TornadosFretlessBasser
9Battle With the Invisible MonsterLouis & Bebe Barronphilipphilip99
10Venusian Summer Suite Pt. 2Lenny WhiteBanazirGalbasi
11Legend Days are OverBeaver & KrauseShivSidecar
12TanzmusikKraftwerkmegadom
13Gossipo PerpetuoJean-Jacques PerreySweetHomeAlabama
14Rainbow ChaserNirvana UKShivSidecar
15GeradewohlRoedeliusmegadom
16FunkytownLipps Inc. SweetHomeAlabama

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Songs About Non-Alcoholic Drinks

May 30, 2018
Blog
Column
Writer: uneasy listening
At: The Song Bar

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Here Comes AliceThe Jesus and Mary Chainhappyclapper
2Glass of WaterThe Lithicsvanwolf2
3Let's Go Get CokesThe FactionSkydog7
4Diet CokeThe Priestsvanwolf2
5Hot ChocolateShonen KnifeTarquinSpodd
6IsotopacolaChineapple PunxCarpgate
7Lemon TeaSheena & the RokketsTarquinSpodd
8Hot Chocolate BoyBeat HappeningUncleben
9And In a NutshellChumbawambamegadom
10Hot MilkJackie Mittoonilpferd

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Deeper WellEmmylou HarrisSuzi
2Bring a Little Water, SylvieLeadbellyTarquinSpodd
3Jailer Bring Me WaterBobby Darindeanofromoz
4I'd Rather Drink the Muddy WaterCats and the Fiddleseverin
5Cool Drink of Water BluesTommy Johnsonmagicman
6Cool WaterSons of the Pioneersseverin
7Bread and Water BluesKid Stormy Weathermagicman
8It MekDesmond DekkerTarquinSpodd
9You Don't Miss Your WaterWilliam BellNicko
10Agua de BeberAstrud Gilbertomagicman

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