Songs Featuring Honorific Titles

Feb. 14, 2018
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Column
Writer: Stephen Males (severin)
At: The Song Bar

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1You're the DoctorTy Segallvanwolf2
2King of StrawSlapp Happynosuchzone
3Brother NoahThe ShadowsTarquinSpodd
4The BrigadierJake ThackraySuzi
5Big ChiefProfessor Longhairmagicman
6Lady MarleneKatzenjammerbarbryn
7Corporal CleggPink Floydjim
8Lord FranklinPentangleTempusfugit
9Queen MajestyThe Techniquesmagicman
10Someday My Prince Will ComeBill Evans Trionosuchzone
11Rock the CasbahThe Clash9hairs9knots
12Reverend LeeColleen HewettUncleben

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Ghosts of Princes in TowersRich KidsShivSidecar
2Les Remparts de VarsovieJacques BrelJoelle
3Queen BeeJohn Lee Hookerattwilightlarks
4Miss Brown to YouBillie Holidaytreefrogdemon
5Princess WankyThe WankysCarpgate
6Queen of the MayVeda HilleTatankaYotanka
7Uncle Albert/Admiral HalseyPaul and Linda McCartneySkydog7
8Duke of EarlGene ChandlerSuzi
9Look at Miss OhioGillian Welchtreefrogdemon
10MilordEdith Piaftreefrogdemon
11Dr. Bucks' LetterThe FallUncleben
12Queen of HeartsThe UnthanksSuzi

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Songs With Provocative, Strange or Humorous Titles

Feb. 7, 2018
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Writer: attwilightlarks
At: The Song Bar

A List

 ArtistNominated byTopic
1A Short Stop At The Transylvanian Brain SurgeryAmon Düül IITatankaYotanka
2In Love With Useless (The Timeless Geometry In The Tradition Of Passing)A Sunny Day in GlasgowDiscoMonster
3Teenage Head in My RefrigeratorThe Deep Freeze Micevanwolf2
4Hand Job, Bland Job, I Don't Understand JobGarfunkel and Oatesphilipphilip99
5I Palindrome IThey Might Be GiantsFlatfrog
6This Is How You Spell HaHaHa, We Destroyed The Hopes And Dreams Of A Generation Of Faux RomanticsLos Campesinosbarbryn
7Eating the BearJoan Armatradingnosuchzone
8Dedicated to You But You Weren't ListeningSoft Machinemegadom
9Chicken Little Was RightThe TurtlesAltraEgo
10Young Male Suicide Blessed by Invisible WomanJackie LevenTatankaYotanka
11Sunlight Bathed the Golden GlowFeltParaMhor
12Jack Pelter and His Sex-Change ChickenIndians in MoscowTarquinSpodd

B List

 ArtistNominated byTopic
1Stinking Peanut Butter LoveThe MovementSweetHomeAlabama
2Gimme a Pig Foot and a Bottle of BeerBillie Holidaynosuchzone
3Ham-Fisted Box of GlovesThe Gourdstreefrogdemon
4The KKK Took My Baby AwayThe Ramonesamylee
5You Can Make Me Dance, Sing Or Anything (Even Take The Dog For A Walk, Mend A Fuse, Fold Away The Ironing Board, Or Any Other Domestic Shortcomings)The FacesShivSidecar
6They Caught the Devil and Put Him in Jail in Eudora ArkansasTony Joe WhiteMarconius7
7I Couldn't Spell #@!%Sam the Sham & the PharaohsFlatfrog
8If You Leave Me, Can I Come TooMental As Anythingphilipphilip99
9The sound of someone you love who's going away and it doesn't matterPenguin Cafe Orchestranosuchzone
10When Patsy Cline Was Crazy and Guy Mitchell Sang the BluesRicky WarwickEnglishOutlaw
11It MekDesmond DekkerShivSidecar

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Songs Featuring Violin

Jan. 31, 2018
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Column
Writer: Amy Lee (amylee aka RipThisJoint)
At: The Song Bar

A List

 TitleArtistViolinistNominated by
1You Wear It WellRod StewartTricky Dick Powellmegadom
2Old EnoughThe RaconteursDirk PowellLeaveitallbehind
3Are You Glad to Be in America?James Blood UlmerCharles Burnhamnosuchzone
4Black Cat BoneKiller Blues BandPerry LeandroMarconius7
5No LookingThe RaincoatsVicky AspinallTarquinSpodd
6The Tide is HighThe Paragons"White Rum" RaymondAltraEgo
7Doctor of PhysickFairport ConventionDave Swarbrickjim
8White BirdIt's a Beautiful DayGary Posey aka David LaFlammeAltraEgo
9Hassan I SabbahHawkwindSimon HouseBethnoir
10Ciel d'AutomneLa Bottine SourianteMichel Bourdeleau & André BrunetTempusfugit
11Open Country JoyMahavishnu OrchestraJerry GoodmanSkydog7
12The Sailor's BonnetThe GloamingMartin Hayesmagicman
13Violin ConcertoEdward Elgar (performed by Nigel Kennedy)Nigel KennedyBeltway Bandit

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Suds and SodadEUShappyclapper
2The CutterEcho and the Bunnymenmegadom
3The Machine That CriedString Driven Machineseverin
4End of the LineRoxy Musicmagicman
5RaindropsTindersticksParaMhor
6Crazy LoveMarianne FaithfullBethnoir
7AmnesiacPeter HammillTatankaYotanka
8The GameLevellersbarbryn
9Drunken SailorUK SubsCarpgate
10Jesus CallingThe TriffidsDiscoMonster
11Katie CruelKaren DaltonUncleben
12No ChanceHoundognosuchzone
13Cowboy Take Me AwayDixie ChicksSkydog7
14Sto LetIva Bittová & Vladimir VáclavekTatankaYotanka

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Songs About Hanging

Jan. 24, 2018
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Column
Writer: nosuchzone
At: The Song Bar

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Hang Out the Stars in IndianaAl Bowllyseverin
2AaracherThaikkudam BridgeRavi Raman
3Girl on a SwingKevin Ayersmegadom
4Hanging AroundThe StranglersLeaveitallbehind
5Hanging on a StarNick Drakeattilightlarks
6ReverenceJesus and Mary Chainhappyclapper
7Spring Can Really Hang You Up the MostElla FitzgeraldMarconius7
8Gallows PoleLed ZeppelinLeaveitallbehind
9Strange FruitNina Simoneamylee
10Hangman's HillPeter Blegvadmegadom
11I'm Hanging Up My Heart for youSolomon Burkeattwilightlarks
12Hang On SloopyThe McCoysattwilightlarks
13You Keep Me Hanging OnThe SupremesUncleben

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1You Got Me Dangling on a StringChairmen of the BoardAlBahooky
2Hung-UpSaltBeltway Bandit
3Just Enough (To Keep Me Hanging On)Joe Simonmegadom
4Hangin' OnAl Greenmagicman
5Hangin' ChicAlBahooky
6Hang On to Your LoveSadeamylee
7Hanging on a StringLoose EndsAlBahooky
8Hang On In There BabyJohnny Bristolmagicman
9Hang 'Em HighRichard AceUncleben
10Heng Down Your HeadSimple SimonUncleben
11StormGregory IsaacsUncleben
12Dragon's BloodMF DoomNilpferd
13The Suspension Bridge at Iguazu FallsTortoiseRavi Raman

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Songs About Sales, Selling & Bargains

Jan. 17, 2018
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Column
Writer: EnglishOutlaw
At: The Song Bar

A List

 ArtistNominated byTopic
1MerchandiseFugazihappyclapper
2Step Right UpTom Waitsbarbryn
3This Guitar is For SaleBobby Baretreefrogdemon
4BargainWho9hairs9knots
5She Wants to Sell My MonkeyJunior Wellsattwilightlarks
6I'm Waiting for the ManVelvet Undergroundamylee
7A Piss in the OceanConflictCarpgate
8Thrift ShopMacklemore and Ryan Lewis ft WanzSweetHomeAlabama
9Politics of the Sneaker PumpPublic EnemyBeltway Bandit
10Little ManAlan JacksonSweetHomeAlabama
11Jumble SaleJake Thackrayseverin
12The Red CorvetteJohn McCutcheonUncleben

B List

 ArtistNominated byTopic
1I'm Selling My Pork Chops (But Giving My Gravy Away)Memphis MinnieTarquinSpodd
2Try Some, Buy SomeRonnie SpectorParaMhor
3Paperback BibleLambchopmegadom
4Sales TaxMississippi Sheiksmagicman
5Let's Push Things ForwardThe Streetsamylee
6Cash for ClunkersLoudon Wainwright IIItreefrogdemon
7Know Your ProductThe SaintsAltraEgo
8Punk Rock for SaleAntidoteCarpgate
9Up for SaleThe (International) Noise Conspiracyvanwolf2
10Everything Must GoManic Street Preachersphilipphilip99
11Plop Plop Fizz FizzSammy Davis Jr.TarquinSpodd
12EbayWeird Al Yankovicmegadom

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Songs to Open a Mixtape

Jan. 10, 2018
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Column
Writer: ParaMhor
At: The Song Bar

A List

 ArtistNominated byTopic
1Come All YeFairport ConventionTempusfugit
2Lust For LifeIggy PopUncleben
3Ready TeddyLittle Richard9hairs9knots
4Get ReadyThe TemptationsShivSidecar
5Baby One More TimeBritney SpearsLeaveitallbehind
6The MonkeesThe Monkeesamylee
7Ballroom BlitzThe SweetRavi Raman
8Bat Out of HellMeat LoafLeaveitallbehind
9RefugeeTom Petty & the Heartbreakerstreefrogdemon
10Let's Stick TogetherBryan Ferrymagicman
11MilestonesMiles DavisFunkbrother69
12Unfinished SymphonyMassive Attackhappyclapper
13Skylarking DubHorace Andynosuchzone
14Also Sprach ZarathustraRichard StraussBeltwayBandit

B List

 ArtistNominated byTopic
1Are You Ready?Thin Lizzyphilipphilip99
2FeelTy Segallvanwolf2
3Blame It On the BoogieThe Jacksonsmagicman
4II B SCharles MingusTempusfugit
5Piss and Moan BluesThe Gourdstreefrogdemon
6Too HighStevie WonderBeltwayBandit
7Going UpEcho and the BunnymenCarpgate
8Carry OnCrosby, Stills and NashAltraEgo
9Statesboro BluesThe Allman Brothers BandBob Beatty
10Pink MoonNick Drakeamylee
11Best of my LoveThe Emotionsmegadom
12Daydream BelieverThe MonkeesSuzi
13El Pueblo UnidoInti-Illimaniuneasy listening
14Midnight Cowboy ThemeJohn Barry9hairs9knots

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Songs With Great Backing Vocals

Jan. 3, 2018
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Column
Writer: Ralph Brown (magicman)
At: The Song Bar

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural WomanAretha Franklin9hairs9knots
2(Let Me Be Your) Teddy BearElvis PresleySuzi
3Bring It On Home to MeSam Cookeamylee
4Night Time is the Right TimeRay CharlesRavi Raman
5Hearts on FireGram Parsons & Emmylou Harrisbarbryn
6I'm Not in Love10CCmegadom
7State of IndependenceDonna SummerParaMhor
8I Can't Let GoThe HolliesShivSidecar
9Don't Worry BabyThe Beach Boystreefrogdemon
10Blue MoonThe MarcelsParaMhor
11Just a Gigolo/I Ain't Got NobodyLouis Prima & Keely Smithnosuchzone
12ElenoreThe Turtles9hairs9knots
13You Don't Love Me (No, No, No)Dawn Penn9hairs9knots

B List

    
TitleArtistNominated by
1I Say a Little PrayerAretha Franklinseverin
2Trouble of This WorldRose Stone & the Venice FourRavi Raman
3Rastaman ChantBob Marley & the WailersTarquinSpodd
4Yeke YekeMory KantéTarquinSpodd
5It's In His Kiss (The Shoop Shoop Song)Betty Everettseverin
6Hey Girl Don't Bother MeThe Tamsseverin
7Lightnin' StrikesLou Christieattwilightlarks
8La-La Means I Love YouThe Delfonics9hairs9knots
9It Wouldn't Have Made Any DifferenceTodd Rundgren9hairs9knots
10Chain ReactionDiana Rossphilipphilip99
11FriendsThe Beach BoysTarquinSpodd
12Jesus On the MainlineRy Coodermegadom
13Neither One of Us (Wants to Be the First to Say Goodbye)Gladys Knight & the Pipsseverin

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Songs About Snow and Ice

Dec. 20, 2017
Blog
Column
Writer: Leaveitallbehind
At: The Song Bar

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Waltz of the SnowflakesPyotr Ilyitch Tchaikovskyattwilightlarks
2Snowflakes are DancingIsao Tomita (Composer: Claude Debussy)9hairs9knots
3Wonder If the Snow Will SettleClearlakevanwolf2
4No QuarterLed Zeppelinamylee
5Fifteen Feet of Pure White SnowNick Cave and the Bad SeedsParaMhor
6Frosty the SnowmanCocteau Twinsbarbryn
7Let It GoIdina Menzelbarbryn
87th Street WonderlandSongs: OhiaUncleben
9Footprints in the SnowDyon ParkerSidecarShiv
10Skating Away on the Thin Ice of a New DayJethro Tullamylee
11Under IceKate BushParaMhor
12Merry Xmas EveryoneSladeSidecarShiv

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Hint of a FreezeFishbaugh, Fishbaugh and Zorntreefrogdemon
2Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!Rod StewartRavi Raman
3Snowflake BalletJacques Offenbachseverin
4SnowstormGalaxie 500happyclapper
5Winter FieldsBat For Lashesseverin
6SnowboundGenesismegadom
7Cumberland CountyFred Eaglesmithtincanman
8Refrigerator CarSpin Doctorsphilipphilip99
9Missie How You Let Me DownRichard Thompsontreefrogdemon
10SnowblindJudy Henske & Jerry YesterTempusfugit
11Snow (Hey Ho)Red Hot Chili PeppersSweetHomeAlabama
12A Hazy Shade of WinterSimon & GarfunkelAltraEgo
13Ice in the SunStatus Quouneasy listening
14Snow Still MeltingFrightened RabbitToffeeBoy

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Songs With Onomatopoeia

Dec. 13, 2017
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Column
Writer: Stephen Males (severin)
At: The Song Bar

A List

 ArtistNominated byTopic
1Flight of the BumblebeeNikolai Rimsky-KorsakovSuzi
2Tick Tick BoomThe HivesLeaveitallbehind
3Boom Biddy BoomFrescharduntergunther
4Cement MixerSlim Gaillard Triouneasy listening
5Moss GardenDavid Bowieamylee
6Hog Callin' BlueCharles Mingusuntergunther
7KonchugunJun TogawaTarquinSpodd
8Cucurrucucu PalomaCaetano Velosomagicman
9Love BuzzShocking Bluehappyclapper
10Pata PataMiriam MakebaRavi Raman
11Chicken The CrampsTarquinSpodd
12Duetto Buffo di Due GattiGioachino RossiniParaMhor

B List

 ArtistNominated byTopic
1Ba Ba BoomThe Jamaicansmegadom
2Machine GunPortisheadAlBahooky
3Barking Up the Wrong TreeDon Woodymegadom
4Choo Choo Ch'BoogieLouis Jordan9hairs9knots
5Train Running Low on SoulXTCSidecarShiv
6Sumer Is Icumen InRichard Thompsonuneasy listening
7Trommeltanz (Din Daa Daa)George KranzSweetHomeAlabama
8Bim Bam BoomThe El Dorados9hairs9knots
9Kokessie DogThe KokessiesTarquinSpodd
10PowLethal Bizzlemagicman
11Honky Tonk Train BluesMead Luz LewisFunkbrother69
12The Ding Dong SongRebecca PanTarquinSpodd
13Zing Went the Strings of My HeartSkylinersAltraEgo

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Songs About Reunions

Dec. 6, 2017
Blog
Column
Writer: Ravi Raman
At: The Song Bar

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1MelissaThe Allman Brothers Bandamylee
2Return of the Grievous AngelGram ParsonsUncleben
3Back HomeBert JanschBethnoir
4Welcome BackJohn Sebastian9hairs9knots
5Home is Where the Heart IsLene Lovichseverin
6Home Sweet Home (At Christmas)Viv AlbertineAlison Dempster
7Prodigal SonThe Rolling StonesUncleben
8A Fine, Fine DayTony CareySweetHomeAlabama
9No Such ThingJohn MayerSweetHomeAlabama
10Feelin' Good AgainRobert Earl Keentreefrogdemon
11Boys Are Back in TownThin LizzyTatankaYotanka
12The Christians and the PagansDar Williamsbarbryn

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1The Lemming' ReunionMrs. Ackroyd Bandtreefrogdemon
2Cast of ThousandsThe Advertsseverin
3Bell BoyThe WhoSidecarShiv
4Bonny MayJune Tabortreefrogdemon
5When We Meet AgainG. Love and the Special SauceBob Beatty
6Coming Back to YouJennifer WarnesParaMhor
7Andrew Eldritch is Moving Back to LeedsThe Mountain Goatsphilipphilip99
8QuestioninglyRamonesseverin
9I Drove All NightRoy OrbisonTempusfugit
10Hello DollyLouis Armstrongphilipphilip99
11When the God of Love ReturnsFather John Mistymegadom
12Most Beautiful Widow in TownSparklehousehappyclapper
13Disco 2000Pulphappyclapper
14Blue Jean BluesZZ Topamylee

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