Songs About Written Correspondence

Oct. 28, 2020
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Column
Writer: Andrew Morrissey (Makinavaja)

A List

 TitleArtistChoirNominated by
1The LetterDean FriedmanToffeeBoywritten correspondence
2Dear AbbyJohn PrineIsabelleForshawwritten correspondence
3Letter to HermioneDavid BowieOliveButlerwritten correspondence
4Dear GodSiobhan WilsonShoegazerwritten correspondence
5So Long to the HeadstrongFleet Foxesattwilightlarkswritten correspondence
6The LetterMacy Grayseverinwritten correspondence
7El CarteroPastor Lópezmagicmanwritten correspondence
8Ghost DancePrince BusterUnclebenwritten correspondence
9Post Office BluesLorraine BowenTatankaYotankawritten correspondence
10Another the LetterWireMussoliniHeadkickwritten correspondence

B List

 TitleArtistNominated By
1Please Take a Letter Miss BrownInk SpotsUncleben
2Please Read the LetterRobert Plant & Alison KraussSuzi
3Fan MailBlondieUncleben
4Letter Never SentR.E.M.megadom
5Strawberry Letter #23Brothers Johnsonmegadom
6Circular LetterKevin Ayerssonofwebcore
7African PostmanBurning SpearNicko
8Message in a BottleThe PoliceMussoliniHeadkick
9Lullabye LetterThe Soft Machinesonofwebcore
10PostcardThe Whotreefrogdemon
11Dream LetterTim Buckleymegadom

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Songs About Social Mobility

Oct. 21, 2020
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Column
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 Babies

Oct. 14, 2020
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Writer: George Boyland (sonofwebcore)

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1EmbryoPink Floydseverin
2Belly Button WindowJimi HendrixNilpferd
3It' a BoyThe Whoswawilg
4First BornKate & Anna McGarrigleSkippyisaCult
5Babies Makin' BabiesSly and the Family Stoneseverin
6Bottle to the BabyCharlie FeathersTarquinSpodd
7Mama's Baby, Daddy's MaybeSwamp DoggUncleben
8God Bless the ChildJudy HenskeTempusfugit
9To ZionLauryn HillOliveButler
10The Hardest Button to ButtonThe White Stripesamylee
11Cotton FieldsLead BellyIsabelleForshaw
12KidThe Pretenders9hairs9knots
13Dream Within a DreamSpiritShivSidecar

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Morning DewGrateful DeadChris7572
2Not Yet ThreeJonathan RichmanTarquinSpodd
3WonderNatalie Merchantamylee
4Mother's LamentCreamTarquinSpodd
5The MotherBrandi CarlileLoud Atlas
6King StrutPeter BlegvadUncleben
7Pitch the BabyCocteau Twinsmegadom
8Go to Sleep You Little BabyEmmylou Harris, Gillian Welch & Alison KraussPop Off!
9Moon on Your PajamasPaul WellerShivSidecar
10The Spotlight KidCaptain BeefheartNicko
11Guardian of the UniverseFreemegadom
12Baby SitsIvor Cutlermegadom
13The Unborn ByronSlapp Happymegadom
14The Baby's Done a PooNick CopeNoodsy

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Offensive Insulting Songs

Oct. 7, 2019
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Column
Writer: Olive Butler

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1He Was a Big FreakBetty Davisseverin
2Roforofo FightFela Kutipejepeine
3All About YouThe Rolling Stonesamylee
4Fuck YouCee-Lo GreenNoodsy
5Norman Fucking RockwellLana Del ReyParaMhor
6Bitches Ain't ShitBen Foldsphilipphilip99
7What's the Ugliest Part of Your Body?Frank Zappaamylee
8TrashRobyn Hitchcockmegadom
9Margaret on the GuillotineMorrisseyphilipphilip99
10C.R.E.E.P.The FallMussoliniHeadkick
11B.Y.C.Terminal HeadsCarpgate
12Paintball's Coming HomeHalf Man Half BiscuitDaysinScotland

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1TwatJohn Cooper ClarkeMussoliniHeadkick
2Mile X ManBraindanceCarpgate
3Mouthful of ShitChumbawambavanwolf2
4Fuck Off NoddyIan DuryTubby Brewster
5You're the Reason Our Kids are UglyLoretta Lynn & Conway TwittyUncleben
6Don Henley Must DieMojo Nixonphilipphilip99
7All Men Are LiarsNick Lowemegadom
8Scrape AwayThe JamShivSidecar
9Here Comes GeordieRichard Thompsonmegadom
10Alison GrossSteeleye Spanseverin
11Short PeopleRandy NewmanLoud Atlas
12When Will You Die?They Might Be GiantsAdam Smith

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Slow, Sexy Love Songs

Sept. 30, 2020
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Column
Writer: pejepeine

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1ParadiseJean Adebambomagicman
2Sweetest TabooSadeLoud Atlas
3Slow DancingJohnny DuncanSweetHomeAlabama
4Two of the Lucky OnesThe Droge and Summers BlendEnglishOutlaw
5HalYasmin HamdanUntergunther
6How Deep is Your LoveThe Bee GeesParaMhor
7Intimate FriendsEddie KendricksNicko
8Réponds MoiMathematiques Modernesphilipphilip99
9StayRihannasonsounds
10Everyone Here Wants YouJeff Buckleymegadom
11Soul on FireLavern BakerIsabelleForshaw
12With You I'm Born AgainBilly Preston & SyreetaAltraEgo

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Feel Like Making LoveRoberta Flackseverin
2Let's Get It OnMarvin Gayeamylee
3Inside My LoveMinnie RipertonOliveButler
4Just Like YouBrides of FunkensteinTatankaYotanka
5Didn't IDarondoattwilightlarks
6Hey There Lonely GirlEddie Holmanphilipphilip99
7Make You Feel My LoveAdeleseverin
8If You're Looking for a Way OutOdysseyParaMhor
9Sweet LoveAnita Bakermagicman
10Golden Touch Rose RoyceUncleben
11Three Times a LadyThe CommodoresNicko

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Songs About Masks

Sept. 23, 2020
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Column
Writer: Stephen Males (severin)

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1The Man in the Iron MaskBilly Bragg Suzi
2SpidermanRamonesmegadom
3Vesti La Giubba (from Pagliacci)Ruggero Leoncavallo (sung by Jussi Björlingattwilightlarks
4MaskIggy PopOliveButler
5The Masquerade is OverNancy WilsonNicko
6Cynthia MaskRobyn Hitchcock megadom
7Marrakesh Night MarketLoreena McKennittLoud Atlas
8Old Fart at PlayCaptain BeefheartBanazirGalbasi
9Everybody Wear They MaskJazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton MarsalisRavi Raman
10Mugamoodi (Terrace Jams version)KuranganRavi Raman
11A Ritual MaskPeter HammillNicko
12Take Off the MaskClinton Fearon & the Boogie Brown BandUncleben
13Long Black VeilDave Matthews BandLoud Atlas

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Marty Beller MaskThey Might Be Giantsphilipphilip99
2Art GroupieGrace JonesIsabelleForshaw
3MasqueradeThe SkidsShoegazer
4ChristineSiouxsie and the Bansheesmegadom
5There's a GirlThe Ditty BopsUncleben
6My Smile is Just a Frown (Turned Upside Down)Carolyn Crawfordattwilightlarks
7Two Face PeopleMax RomeoNicko
8Sleeping With Your Devil MaskRobyn HitchcockOliveButler
9Under the Mask of HappinessGraham ParkerLoud Atlas
10SamaritansIdlesDiscoMonster
11Adele's Laughing Song (from Die Fledermaus)Johann Straus II (sung by Leslie Garrett)ajostu
12Beautiful Gas MaskThe Mountain GoatsShoegazer
13The MaskFugeesOliveButler
14The Blue MaskLou ReedNicko
15NavarasamThaikkudam BridgeRavi Raman
16This MasqueradeGeorge Bensonamylee

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Songs About Getting Brighter

Sept. 19, 2020
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Column
Writer: Paul Hayes (DiscoMonster)

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Mi Negra Ave MariaRoberto Fonsecaungtergunther
2Brighter Days/Brighter DazeStanton Davis Ghetto/MysticismNicko
3Bright Morning StarsAbigail Washburntincanman
4Brighter Slowdivehappyclapper
5Brighter NowRazorcutsvanwolf2
6Brighter As We FallEngineersShoegazer
7New Gold Dream (81/82/83/84)Simple MindsParaMhor
8Love Shines BrighterCultureTarquinSpodd
9Queen of HeartsFucked Uphappyclapper
10Gayatri Mantra (Contemporary Mix)Shankar MahadevanRavi Raman
11We are Youngfun. ft. Janelle MonaéLoud Atlas
12(You Shine) Brighter Than LightJoensuu 1685saneshane
13Bright Side of the RoadVan MorrisonSweetHomeAlabama
14Lovely DayBill WithersSuzi
15Let Our Love Grow HigherEula Cooperattwilightlarks
16Searching Change ft. Luther Vandrosspejepeine
17Brighter Days Sauti Sol & Soweto Gospel Choirseverin

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Brighter DayActive Childuntergunther
2Tomorrow's Gonna Be a Brighter DayJim CroceLoud Atlas
3Send Us Brighter DaysHabib Koité & Eric BibbUncleben
4Here Comes SunshineGrateful DeadChris7572
5Preta PretinhaNovos Baianospejepeine
6Crystal Blue PersuasionTommy James & the ShondellsAltraEgo
7Nuevo DiaLole y ManuelMakinavaja
8Til the Next Full DayEsperanza Spaldinguntergunther
9Brighter DaysCajmere ft DajaeUncleben
10Dawn Breaks ThroughBarrierShivSidecar
11Brighter DaysSigala ft Paul JanewayLoud Atlas

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Songs About the Evening

Sept. 9, 2020
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Column
Writer: philipphilip99

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Evening in AtlantisEsbjörn Svensson Triomegadom
2When the Sun Goes DownThe Ink SpotsLoud Atlas
3Twilight TimeThe PlattersSweetHomeAlabama
4Music for EveningsYoung Marble Giantsmegadom
5Civil TwilightThe WeakerthansUncleben
6Raymond Chandler EveningRobyn Hitchcock & the Egyptiansmegadom
7One EveningFeistswawilg
8Late in the EveningPaul SimonSweetHomeAlabama
9Hot StuffDonna SummerOliveButler
10I Know a PlacePetula ClarkSweetHomeAlabama
11I Like to Go Back in the EveningJack Jackson & his Orchestraseverin
12VespersJohn Zornmegadom
13Evening FallsEnyaMakinavaja
14Dusk: A Peach in the OrchardEelsmegadom

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1In the EveningLed Zeppelinswawilg
2Melodie au CrépusculeDjango ReinhardtBanazirGalbasi
3Half a World AwayR.E.M.AltraEgo
4Evening Julie LondonOliveButler
5Don't Fence Me InRoy RogersIsabelleForshaw
6The GloamingSeth LakemanRavi Raman
7Claudy BanksShirley Collins & the Albion BandSkippyisaCult
8Beechwood ParkThe ZombiesTatankaYotanka
9Darkest DreamingDavid SylvianParaMhor
10Passage at DuskGeoffrey OryemaNicko
11Girl Don't ComeSandie Shawattwilightlarks
12Coles CornerRichard Hawleyflorian7
13SunsetThe xxmegadom
14Evening StarRoy HarperShivSidecar
15EveningJimmy WitherspoonNicko

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Songs Featuring Choirs

Sept. 2, 2020
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Column
Writer: magicman

A List

 TitleArtistChoirNominated by
1All I Think About is YouHarry NilssonSt. Paul's Cathedral Boys Choirflorian7
2Missa Papae Marcelli: GloriaPierluigi PalestrinaSistine Chapel ChoirSuzi
3Jai Hanuman!L. SubramaniamNyoman Wenten & the Burat Wangi ChoirRavi Raman
4We Praise TheePavel ChesnokovSt. Petersburg Chamber Choirflorian7
5Man in the MirrorMichael JacksonThe Andraé Crouch Choirseverin
6Um Canto de Afoxé Para o Bloco do IlêCaetano VelosoCobra Coral Carnival Choirpejepeine
7Calon LanCerys MatthewsFron Male Voice Choirphilipphilip99
8Pavane (choral)Gabriel FauréTanglewood Festival Chorusajostu
9UmbombelaSoweto Gospel ChoirSoweto Gospel ChoirIsabelleForshaw
10Precious Lord. Take My Hand/You've Got a FriendAretha FranklinThe Southern California Commmunity Choir with Rev. James Clevelandseverin
11Sojourner's Battle HymnSweet Honey in the RockSweet Honey in the RockSeth Miller
12Polegnala E TodoraLe Mystère Des Voix BulgaresLe Mystère Des Voix Bulgaresswawilg
13The Cornish Farewell ShantyOysterbandVarious ArtistsSuzi

B List

 TitleArtist Nominated by
1Lay Down (Candles in the Rain)MelanieThe Edwin Hawkins Singersseverin
2Will the Circle Be UnbrokenNitty Gritty Dirt BandVarious ArtistsRavi Raman
3Shangri LaRay DaviesCrouch End Festival ChorusParaMhor
4Agnus DeiSamuel BarberThe Dale Warland Singersattwilightlarks
5Batata Dia BwangaChanteurs a la Croix de CuivreChanteurs a la Croix de CuivreTarquinSpodd
6Dwa SerduszkaMazowszeMazowszeuntergunther
7Sing CarpentersJimmy Joyce Children's ChoirMarconius7
8To Thee We SingSergei RachmaninovThe State Moscow Chamber Choirajostu
9CreepScala & Kolacny BrothersScala & Kolacny BrothersLoud Atlas
10Song for AtheneJohn TavenerKing's College Choir, Cambridgeattwilightlarks
11Isa LeiAndi ThakambauThe Pupils Of The Adi Cakabau (Andi Thakambau) Fijian Girls' SchoolTarquinSpodd
12Hello, ChainNicolas JaarElectronically Created Choiruntergunther
13Offbeat FugueThe Jumping JacquesThe Jumping Jacquesphilipphilip99

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Songs About Rhythm, Beat or Boogie

Aug. 26, 2020
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Column
Writer: Amy Lee (amylee aka RipThisJoint)

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1We Got the BeatThe Go-Go'sUncleben
2Crazy BeatBlurSweetHomeAlabama
3Highly StrungVan Der Graaf GeneratorTatankaYotanka
4Honaloochie BoogieMott the HoopleEnglishOutlaw
5Love on the BeatSerge Gainsbourgswawilg
6Into the GrooveMadonnaIsabelleForshaw
7Rhythm of the NightDeBargePop Off!
8Tukka Yoot's RhythmUs3swawilg
9No Ism Pon De RiddimPeter BroggsNicko
10Slave to the RhythmGrace JonesOliveButler
11Rhythm (Devoted to the Art of Moving Butts)A Tribe Called QuestDiscoMonster
12Beat DisBomb the Bassseverin
13Casino BoogieThe Rolling StonesDiscoMonster
14Jungle BoogieKool & the GangLoud Atlas
15Boogie Everywhere I GoJohn Lee HookerSuzi

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1The Beat Goes OnSonny & CherOliveButler
2Different DrumStone Poneysattwilightlarks
3I Got RhythmThe HappeningsMarconius7
4Rhythm of the RainThe Cascadesswawilg
5Bad Boy BoogieMark KozelekShoegazer
6The DrumSlapp HappyTarquinSpodd
7Feel Every BeatElectronicParaMhor
8Eight BeatThe Cro-MagnonsTarquinSpodd
9Let It All Hang OutA.D.O.R.Nilpferd
10Let the Rhythm RunSalt-n-PepaGreatGrendel
11Rebel Without a PausePublic Enemymagicman
12King of the BeatsMantronixMussoliniHeadkick
13In the Beginning There Was RhythmThe Slitsmegadom
14Git In ThereBetty DavisRavi Raman
15That Driving BeatWillie Mitchellattwilightlarks
16It's the BeatMajor Lanceattwilightlarks
17Boogie Woogie DanceThin Lizzyphilipphilip99
18Tripe Face BoogieLittle FeatBanazirGalbasi

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