Songs from New York City

July 24, 2019
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Column
Writer: Ralph Brown (magicman)

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1Take the A TrainDuke Ellingtonmegadom
2Green LinePrincess NokiaDiscoMonster
3SummertimeCharlie ParkerShoegazer
4II BSCharles MingusTempusfugit
5The HustlerWillie Colonpejepeine
6Latin StrutJoe BataanUncleben
7Don't Make Me OverDionne WarwickParaMhor
8Runaround SueDionParaMhor
9New York CityJohn LennonParaMhor
10Blank GenerationRichard Hell & the Voidoidsmegadom
11I Know You Got SoulEric B & RakimUncleben
12Theme From Taxi DriverBernard Herrmann9hairs9knots
13New York State of MindBilly Joel & Tony BennettOliveButler

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1Romeo Had JulietteLou ReedShoegazer
2Miles Runs the Voodoo DownMiles DavisNicko
3Planet RockAfrika Bambaataa & The Soul Sonic ForceMussoliniHeadkick
4PowerhouseRaymond Scottphilipphilip99
5Tenth Avenue Freezeout LiveBruce Springsteentreefrogdemon
6Always & ForeverPat Metheny & Toots Thielemansflorian7
7I Guess the Lord Must Be in New York CityHarry Nilssonswawilg
8Honeysuckle Rose (Carnegie Hall)Benny GoodmanRavi Raman
9The World is YoursNasmegadom
10I am the Black Gold of the SunNuyorican Soul ft Jocelyn BrownNicko
11BirdfingersLarry Coryellnosuchzone
12New YorkSt. Vincentmegadom

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Songs With Ambiguity

July 17, 2019
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Column
Writer: Ralph Brown (magicman)

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Don't Know What It MeansTedeschi Trucks BandSkydog7
2Pancho & LeftyTownes Van ZandtParaMhor
3Which Dreamed ItBoeing Duveen & the Beautiful SoupShivSidecar
4Livin' ThingElectric Light Orchestraflorian7
5TransformationNona Hendryxphilipphilip99
6Misty WaterThe KinksSuzi
7Al AlbaRosa LeonMakinavaja
8Me & Julio Down By the SchoolyardPaul SimonSweetHomeAlabama
9When I Was OtherwiseGazelle Twinajostu
10We Died in AugustDana & Karen Kletternosuchzone
11The Moonbeam SongHarry NilssonSeth Miller
12Zen ArcherTodd Rundgren9hairs9knots

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1I Don't KnowChris BellShivSidecar
2Faraway LookYolaDiscoMonster
3Big Electric CatAdrian Belew9hairs9knots
4Throw Back the Little OnesSteely DanRavi Raman
5The 15thWirevanwolf2
6RevolutionThe BeatlesMussoliniHeadkick
7PatientPeter HammillTatankaYotanka
8The BarrelAldous HardingSongBarLandlord
9Ring Dang DooSam the Sham & the PharaohsAltraEgo
10LotusR.E.M.SweetHomeAlabama
11I Don't Know Where I StandFairport ConventionShivSidecar
12Anywhere Out of the WorldDead Can Dancevanwolf2
13It Must Be a CamelFrank ZappaChris7572

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Songs About Parades

July 10, 2019
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Column
Writer: ParaMhor

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1The Love ParadeThe Undertonessonofwebcore
2The Pageant of the BizarreZero 7OliveButler
3Parades Go ByThe Magnetic FieldsUncleben
4Meet De Boys on the BattlefrontBo Dollis & the Wild MagnoliasNicko
5Wheel Inside the WheelMary Gauthiertreefrogdemon
6I'll Take You ThereThe Staple Singerssonofwebcore
7Parade of ClownsMary Coughlanseverin
8Junko PartnerDr. John9hairs9knots
9ParadeKimya DawsonShoegazer
10The March of the WorkersDarren Haymanmegadom
11My Name is CarnivalJackson C. FrankShivSidecar
12Headlights on the ParadeBlue NileToffeeBoy
13SaetaMiles DavisMakinavaja

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1La ReinaReina RepublicanaMakinavaja
2Fanfare CiocarliTiganeascaNilpferd
3Street ParadeEarl KingNicko
4CaravanDuke EllingtonNicko
5We Shall Walk Through the Streets to the CityDejan's Olympia Brass Bandmagicman
6Go to the Mardi GrasProfessor Longhair9hairs9knots
7Doh Drop the TempoMighty SparrowNicko
8Thaikkudam BridgeUrumbuRavi Raman
9One Last ParadeGrand Drivehappyclapper
10Jack of All ParadesElvis Costelloswawilg
11Jackboot DemocratsLeon RosselsonTatankaYotanka
12Ramshackle Day ParadeJoe Strummer & the Mescalerossonofwebcore
13La Passerella d'AddioNina RotaSeth Miller

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Songs About Hitchhiking

July 3, 2019
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Column
Writer: Leaveitallbehind

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Every Day is a Winding RoadSheryl Crowswawilg
22-4-6-8 MotorwayTom Robinson BandParaMhor
3Highway BluesSavoy BrownRavi Raman
4Hitch a RideBostonRavi Raman
5Hitchin' a RideVanity Farephilipphilip99
6Hitch Hikin'Bruce SpringsteenSeth Miller
7Thumb a RideEarl Wright & his OrchestraBeltway Bandit
8When the Sun Goes Down TomorrowDolly Partonphilipphilip99
9The RideDavid Allan CoeSweetHomeAlabama
10West Texas HighwayLyle LovettBanazirGalbasi
11Modern Day Bonnie and ClydeTravis Tritttincanman
12Contributory NegligenceAttila the StockbrokerCarpgate

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1AmericaSimon & GarfunkelSeth Miller
2HitchhikerPearl JamBanazirGalbasi
3Rockaway BeachRamonesNicko
4Broke Down on the BrazosGov't Mule9hairs9knots
5Black Throated WindThe Grateful DeadChris7572
6Burma ShaveTom WaitsSeth MIller
7Icky ThumpThe White StripesIsabelleForshaw
8White ValiantThe Mutton BirdsNilpferd
95:01 AM (The Pros and Cons of Hitch Hiking)Roger Watersphilipphilip99
10Up Around the BendCreedence Clearwater RevivalIsabelleForshaw
11I'll Catch a RideRed City Radionosuchzone
12All I Wanna Do is Make Love to YouHeartSweetHomeAlabama
13Hitchhiking WomanBlack AceNicko

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Songs About Lost and Found

June 26, 2019
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Column
Writer: Andrew Morrissey (Makinavaja)
At: The Guardian

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Georgia LeeTom Waitssonofwebcore
2WalletRegina Spektorajostu
3Prodigal SonSteel Pulseseverin
4St. JulianJulian Copephilipphilip99
5I'm Looking for Someone to Find MeRichard Hawleyswawilg
6Paradis PerduChristine and the Queensmagicman
7Amour PerduPepé Kallé and Nybomamagicman
8Can't Find My MindThe CrampsIsabelleForshaw
9To Lose My LifeWhite LiesLeaveitallbehind
10I Lost You, But I Found Country MusicBallboyShoegazer

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Sieve-Fisted FindFugazihappyclapper
2Looking My LoveBarrington Levypejepeine
3Glastonbury SongThe WaterboysNoodsy
4My Dog Was Lost But Now He's FoundThe Fiery Furnaceshappyclapper
5Lost a Good GirlJohn Lee HookerSuzi
6Lost Art of MurderBabyshamblesOliveButler
7Lost Summer LoveLorraine Silverattwilightlarks
8Mali SajioKetama, Toumani Diabate, José SotoNicko
9Keep LookingSadenosuchzone
10All Around the WorldLisa Stanfield9hairs9knots

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Songs About Compromise

June 19, 2019
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Column
Writer: Stephen Males (severin)

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Unison Björksonofwebcore
2You Might SayBugge Wesseltoft (ft. Sidel Endresen)nosuchzone
3The PretenderJackson Brownetreefrogdemon
4People in the MiddleMichael Franti & SpearheadIsabelleForshaw
5CoyoteJoni MitchellRavi Raman
6Life's a Game of Give and TakeMarvin Gayeswawilg
7Halfway Up, Halfway DownDennis BrownNicko
8PyaasiSwarathma (ft. Shubha Mudgal)Ravi Raman
9Don't Wanna FightAlabama ShakesSeth Miller
10Ninety-Nine and a Half Won't DoCreedence Clearwater RevivalAltraEgo
11Baby Can I Hold You Tonight?Tracy ChapmanSuzi
12We Can Work It OutThe BeatlesSuzi

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Meet Me HalfwayLillie Bryant9hairs9knots
2Give and TakeThe Pioneersattwilightlarks
3Ninety-Nine and a Half Won't DoWilson PickettNicko
4Pony in the StableRichard ThompsonNicko
5He Did Me Wrong, But He Did Me RightHodges, James and SmithNicko
6Me Quedo ContigoRosalíapejepeine
7Pickin' SidesUnited BottlesEnglishOutlaw
8Love the One You're WithThe Isley BrothersTarquinSpodd
9Say You'll Be ThereBen L'Oncle Soulajostu
10Middle of the RoadThe Pretendersswawilg
11It's All Right With MeFrank SinatraSuzi
12No Dark ThingsEcho and the BunnymenDiscoMonster

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Songs About Spiders

June 12, 2019
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Column
Writer: Chris (swawilg)

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1The Redback on the Toilet SeatSlim Newtonajostu
2The SpiderFlanders and SwannBanazirGalbasi
3Boris the SpiderThe WhoRavi Raman
4Spiders in the Dressing RoomToy DollsCarpgate
5The Buggy Woogie WoogieCaptain Beefheartsonofwebcore
6Black Widow SpiderDr. JohnRavi Raman
7Spider The Handsome Familytincanman
8Who Killed 'er (Who KIlled the Black Widder)Hoagy CarmichaelNicko
9Spider SpiderTidal WaveShivSidecar
10TarantaLudovico EinaudiAltraEgo
11Spiders (Kidsmoke)WilcoParaMhor
12Have One on MeJoanna NewsomParaMhor

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1England Made Me Do ItBlack Box Recorderhappyclapper
2Everyone Has Had More Sex Than MeTISMvastariner
3SpiderHerbie HancockIsabelleForshaw
4Spider in My RoomBarenaked Ladiesphilipphilip99
5Spider's Nest BluesMemphis Jug BandTarquinSpodd
6TarantulaJean Luc PontyBanazirGalbasi
7Spider in My WebTen Years AfterNicko
8Black Widow BluesBuckshot LefonqueNilpferd
9The Spider and the FlyFats Wallerseverin
10Sexy IdaIke and Tina TurnerUncleben
11Spiders and SnakesJim StaffordOliveButler
12Ole! TarantulaRobyn Hitchcockmegadom

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Songs About the Colour Orange

June 5, 2019
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Column
Writer: Hoshino Sakura

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Shaking Up Orange StreetPrince BusterUncleben
2Mango Walk.The In CrowdUncleben
3Evolution OrangeEarth, Wind & Fireswawilg
4The Kumquat KidsEddie Hendersonpejepeine
5Genda PhoolSujatha MajumdarRavi Raman
6Orange PeelReuben WilsonBeltway Bandit
7Hello ! Orange sunshineJudy and MaryTarquinSpodd
8OrangePassepiedBanazirGalbasi
9Orange Colored SkyNat King Coleswawilg
10Menino Das LaranjasElis Reginapejepeine
11SabiaClara Nunespejepeine
12L'orangeGilbert Bécaudswawilg

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Baladilla de Los Tres RíosArcángelMakinavaja
2Orange Blossom SpecialJohnny CashLeaveitallbehind
3A Small Fruit SongAl StewartBeltway Bandit
4Orange-Coloured SkyRichard Thompsontreefrogdemon
5Orange CrushR.E.Mtreefrogdemon
6MangoSascha FunkeShoegazer
7Orange WedgeChemical Brothersmegadom
8Golden BrownCult With No NameTatankaYotanka
9GingerDavid Devant and His Spirit Wifehappyclapper
10Orange AmberThe VinesNicko
11OrangeQueen Sea Big SharkTarquinSpodd
12SunsetRoxy Musicmegadom

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Songs About Urban Wildlife

May 29, 2019
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Column
Writer: Barney Jeffries (barbryn)

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Black Berry BlossomsAbbey Lincolnflorian7
2The Rat's RevengeThe RatsParaMhor
3FoxThe Men That Will Not Be Blamed for NothingEnglishOutlaw
4Deer BiscuitsShonen KnifeTarquinSpodd
5Passenger PigeonsThe Handsome FamilyUncleben
6Holding Hands, Feeding DucksThe BrunettesIsabelleForshaw
7As the Dawn BreaksRichard Hawleyswawilg
8Urban OspreysThe NightingalesShivSidecar
9Red Kite (Penguin Café Mix)GrasscutDiscoMonster
10Dark HoneyNancy Kerr with Andy Cutting & Martin SimpsonSuzi
11River of OrchidsXTCToffeeBoy
12Fairy ParadiseCocoRosieLauloud

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Rat in the CentreArchie & Lynnpejepeine
2Night BirdsShakatakflorian7
3MothBurial & Four Tetmagicman
4Wild SageThe Mountain GoatsShoegazer
5Broken Household, Appliance National ForestGrandaddyToffeeBoy
6Fox in the SnowBelle & SebastianDiscoMonster
7A Nightingale Sand in Berkeley SquareVera Lynnphilipphilip99
8FliesThe Handsome FamilyShoegazer
9Hello HawkSuperchunkhappyclapper
10Even Here We ArePaul Westerbergswawilg
11Last Great American WhaleLou Reed9hairs9knots

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Songs About Deceptive Appearances

May 22, 2019
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Column
Writer: Suzanne Saxby (Suzi)

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Looks are DeceivingMacka BNicko
2The PartyPhil Ochsflorian7
3False Friend BluesRuth BrownRavi Raman
4Setting Yourself UpColin BlunstoneTatankaYotanka
5Skin DeepThe StranglersShoegazer
6False FacesThe Southern 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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