Songs About Spinning

Oct. 5, 2017
Blog
Column
Writer: Sarah Chappell (AFictionHabit)
At: The Guardian

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1You Spin Me Round (Like a Record)Dead or AliveDarceysDad
2DizzyVic Reeves and the Wonder Stuffvastariner
3(Song for My) Sugar Spun SisterThe Stone RosesFuel
4CirclesKate TempestKeith Purdie
5Lady With a Spinning HeadU2BeltwayBandit
6My PropellerArctic MonkeysBlackCombe
7Spinning AroundKylie Minoguebishbosh
8DizzyThrowing Musesvastariner
9Spinning WheelBlood, Sweat & Tearssuzi
10Like Spinning PlatesRadioheadBeltwayBandit
11Hymn of the Big WheelMassive AttackLyntonCrosby
12Spinning AwayBrian Eno & John CaleBeltwayBandit

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1Spin Spin SugarSneaker Pimpsbishbosh
2Spinnin'Speech DebelleShoegazer
3Spinning TopNazarethLyntonCrosby
4The World Keeps Going RpundThe Kinksbllckchps
5Round Round SugababesStevenFlanagan
6Spin the Black CirclePearl JamDarceysDad
7Gretchen am SpinnradeFranz Schubertbllckchps
8Falkenham FairBellowheadsuzi
9SpinThe Darling Budsvastariner
10Spinnin' and Spinnin'Syreetaseverin
11I'm SpinningThe Del-VikingsPairubu
12The Circle GameJoni MitchellStevenFlanagan
13Galaxy SongMonty Pythonbllckchps
14CirclesLes Fleurs de LysStevenFlanagan
15Spin the BottleJuliana Hatfield ThreeSweetHomeAlabama
16The Music Goes Round and RoundPaul Gaytenseverin
17Spinning WheelBlack HoneyUp yours
18World is Spinning AwayJoe HiggsUp yours

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Biographical and Autobiographical Songs

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

A List

 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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Songs About Taboos

Sept. 28, 2017
Blog
Column
Writer: Samantha Birchard (drunkenpanda)
At: The Guardian

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Lemon IncestGainsboug, Serge and CharlotteDarceysDad
2Little Baby SwastikkkaSkunk Anansiegordonimmel
3No Thugs in This HouseXTCsonofwebcore
4Porn WarsZappa, Frankajostu
5TabouLecuona Cuban Boysalexito
6Love For SaleHorn, Shirleynilpferd
7Lech Mich im ArschMozart, Wolfgang AmadeusBeltwayBandit
8She BopLauper, Cyndivastariner
9Back Door ManHowlin' WolfShoegazer
10Glad to Be GayTom Robinson BandDougal

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Songs About Asking, Begging or Pleading

Sept. 27, 2017
Blog
Column
Writer: Declan Mills (angryirishpunk)
At: The Song Bar

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Lobster QudrilleFranz Ferdinandamylee
2Bad RomanceLady GagaSuzi
3Why'd You Only Call Me When You're High?Arctic MonkeysUncleben
4You've Got My Number (Why Don't You Use It?)Undertonesmegadom
5Bitch BadHaze, Angeltincanman
6Has He Got a Friend for Me?Thompson, Richard & LindaSidecarShiv
7Another Man in the Old ArcadeLeven, JackieTatankaYotanka
8How Can I Protect You?Alabama 3DarceysDad
9Kathy Come HomeMock TurtlesSidecarShiv
10Jeepers CreepersArmstrong, LouisParaMhor
11Talk to MeSpringsteen, BruceFunkbrother69
12Take a Fall for MeBlake, James ft RZAMogdog
13Baby Let Me Follow You DownDylan, BobParaMhor

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Can I Sleep in Your ArmsWillie Nelsontreefrogdemon
2Where Were You?Mekonsseverin
3SpiritualJohnny CashDarceysDad
4Please StayThe Cryin' Shamesattwilightlarks
5Private NumberJudy Clay & William BellUncleben
6Teenage WristbandThe Twilight SingersDarceysDad
7Penny DreadfulCadaver ClubEnglishOutlaw
8Two Pints of Lager and a Packet o CrispsSplodgenessaboundsCarpgate
9Baby I Need Your LovingThe Four Topsmegadom
10Do I Ever Cross Your Mind?Ray Charles & Bonnie RaittRavi Raman
11Train SongMindy Smithtreefrogdemon
12Can I Kick It?A Tribe Called QuestMogdog
13Give Me TomorrowEx-CathedraCarpgate

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Songs About Tattoos and Piercings

Sept. 21, 2017
Blog
Column
Writer: Paul Hayes (Fuel)
At: The Guardian

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1TatuagemRegina, Elisalexito
2Pretty Fly (For a White Guy)OffspringThesubhuman
3Tattooed Love BoysPretendersLyntonCrosby
4Ink My Whole BodyKhalifa, WizAnthonyGreendown
5Tattoo'd LadyGallagher, Rorydave56
6Rose TattooDropkick Murphysonarope
7The Woman With the Tattooed HandsAtmosphereLyntonCrosby
8TattoosTurner, FrankGeoffrey Teale
9Fake Plastic TreesRadioheadShoegazer
10UnprettyTLCbarbryn
11Mi Nah RubQueen Ifricaseverin
12No Nose JobDigital UndergroundBlackCombe
13Seen and Not SeenTalking Headshappyclapper
14CharlesSkidsbuskerdoo
15The OrchidsPsychic TVsaneshane
16A Perfect LieEngine RoomAFictionHabit

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Patcheye and MegMichelle Shockedsteenbeck
2Jennifer She SaidLloyd Cole & the Commotionsbishbosh
3MagnetizedLaura Veirssaneshane
4My Friend GooSonic Youthsaneshane
5As Girls GoSuzanne VegaDougal
6BolokoFatoumata Diawarauntergunther
7Destruction of the Disgusting Ugly HateSokountergunther
8Detachable PenisKing MissileShoegazer
9AnorexolEek a Mousealexito
10Red ScabAdam Antwyngatecarpenter
11No ImaginationBitebackwyngatecarpenter
12BlueJoni MitchellSender Sender
13Dem a BleachNardo RanksAnthonyGreendown
14ClownsGoldfrappLagado
15TatuajeConchita PiquerMakinavaja
16Tatttoed ManCoilRoom2Live
17Further Back and FasterCoildjpeebz

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Songs About Natural Disasters

Sept. 20, 2017
Blog
Column
Writer: ParaMhor
At: The Song Bar

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1The Last Days of PompeiiNova MobDiscoMonster
2Eve's VolcanoCope, Julianbishbosh
3All Going Out TogetherBig Dipperuneasy listening
4LandslideClarke, Tonyattwilightlarks
5The New PollutionBeckamylee
6MonsoonAnd You Will Know Us By the Trail of Deadhappyclapper
7Katrina Klap/Dollar DayMos DefBeltway Bandit
8We Got Back the PlagueFiery Furnacesmegadom
9Pressure DropToots and the Maytalsamylee
10StormbringerMartyn, John and BeverlySidecarShiv
11Here Comes the FloodFripp, Robert and Peter Gabrielnosuchzone
12Rain Falls Unceasingly on the SeaKluge, Kathryn & Kim AllenJake Leonard
13Riders on the StormDoorsLeaveitallbehind

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Forest FireLloyd Cole and the EmotionsUncleben
2When It Blows It StacksCaptain Beefheartnosuchzone
3Flood WaterEric Bibbdeanofromoz
4Louisiana 1927Randy NewmanTatankaYotanka
5Henry Russell's Last WordsDiana Jonestreefrogdemon
6Hurricane SeasonTom Russell Bandtincanman
7Eye of the StormSRCBeltway Bandit
8The WavesVillagersToffeeBoy
9Hurricane MarilynHonolulu Mountain Daffodilsseverin
10New Ice AgeThe Horrorsvanwolf2
11ThunderImagine Dragonsoutoftheblue
12TunguskaCris T-T & the HoodratsFunkbrother69
13Here Comes SunshineThe Grateful DeadChris7572

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Songs About Adversity

Sept. 14, 2017
Blog
Column
Writer: Andrew Morrissey (Makinavaja)
At: The Guardian

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1I Believe in YouTalk TalkDarceysDad
2My Shit's Fucked UpZevon, Warrenmisterbadexample
3Another Lonely DayHarper, BenFatherChewyLouie
4Gibsom StreetNyro, Lauraattwilightlarks
5All the Money I Had is GoneDeep Dark Woodsmisterbadexample
6BustedCharles, RayMelRoy
7Here's the Tender ComingUnthanksseverin
8Woman of the GhettoShaw, MarlenaSpotTheWhopper
9The Love of the Common PeopleThomas, Nickysonofwebcore
10SubcityChapman, Tracybishbosh
11Jarrow SongPrice, Alangordonimmel
12Streets of LondonMcTell, RalphHopelessCase

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1La NiñaMala RodriguezFuel
2VincentDon MacLeanID0004499
3LluviaJosé el Francéssonofwebcore
4Traded in My CigarettesPlan BRavi Raman
5In the GhettoElvis PresleyShoegazer
6Tennessee JedGrateful DeadChris7572
7Inner City PressureFlight of the Conchordschomomskyochs
8Declaration of RightsAbyssiniansalexito
9Born Under PunchesTalking Headsnosuchzone
10Get ByTalib Kwalisteenbeck
11JeaneThe SmithsPairubu
12Born Under a Bad SignAlbert KingAlfieHisself

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Songs About Bones

Sept. 13, 2017
Blog
Column
Writer: leaveitallbehind
At: The Song Bar

A List

NumberTitle ArtistRecommended By
1Danse MacabreSaint-Saens, CamilleBeltway Bandit
2Bad to the BoneThorogood, George and the DestroyersSweetHomeAlabama
3Skin & BonesFoo FightersRavi Raman
4BonesEditorsBeltway Bandit
5Bag of BonesClark, Guytreefrogdemon
6BonebagCultvanwolf2
7Bones of RibbonLondon Grammarphilipphilip99
8Our SkullsWasif, ImaadBethnoir
9Backyard SkullsFrightened RabbitToffeeBoy
10BoneyardCleary, JonRavi Raman
11Dig Up Her BonesGraves, MichaleEnglishOutlaw
12Grind My BonesBlack Rebel Motorcycle Clubnosuchzone
13Skeletal RemainsBohren and der Club of GoreBeltway Bandit

B List

NumberTitleArtistRecommended By
1Ribs and All/Carrot Pod PodLed Zeppelinmegadom
2Rag and BoneThe White Stripesamylee
3Make No Bones About ItCloudsnosuchzone
4Boogie in My BonesLaurel Aitkenmegadom
5Shaking the BoneBreedhappyclapper
6Shakin' All OverJohnny Kidd & the Piratesattilightlarks
7BonesThe KillersEnglishOutlaw
8Bones of SaintsRobert PlantUncleben
9SkeletonsThe Soundseverin
10Portobello ManThe Bevis FrondSidecarShiv
11Tom Paine BonesThe Young 'UnsSuzi
12The Bees Made Honey in the Lion's SkullEarthDarceysDad

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Songs About Persistance

Sept. 7, 2017
Blog
Column
Writer: Scott Blair (misterbadexample)
At: The Guardian

A List

TitleArtistNominated by
1Keep Right On to the End of the RoadLauder, Harryhudswell
2This YearMountain Goatsbrianturned
3The Mary Ellen CarterRogers, Stanthoughtballoons
4Keep On Going OnMayfield, Curtisotenko
5Keep On RunningSpencer Davis Groupargybargy
6Mushi No OnnaTogawa, JunPairubu
7The Impossible DreamWilliams, AndyThesubhuman
8Rescue MeSkeptaBriantist
9I'm Going to Knock On Your DoorOsmond, Little Jimmyalexito
10(I'm Gonna Be) 500 MilesProclaimersAssameseGuy87
11Hoping MachineNew Multitudesjrowen81
12You're Gonna Get Next to MeKirkland, Bo and Ruth DavisOlivesNightie
13God's Great Dust StormKatzenjammerseverin

B List

TitleArtistNominated byTopic
1Forty Five Hundred TimesStatus QuoDarceysDad
2Match Box BluesAlbert King & Stevie Ray VaughnRavi Raman
3Carry On Wayward SonKansasHopelessCase
4He Ain't Heavy, He's My BrotherThe Holliesgordonimmel
5Waist Deep In the Big MuddyPete SeegerThesubhuman
6Carry OnThe Templarswyngatecarpenter
7Rise Above ThisSeetherAssameseGuy87
8RewritePaul SimonBlackCombe
9Flesh and BloodInvictus Choircriddy1979
10Rusted Guns of MilanArt BrutNoMoreMrNice
11Holy GrailHunters & Collectorsajostu
12Daddy's OldsmobileHal Ketchumthoughtballoons

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Songs With Whistling

Sept. 6, 2017
Blog
Column
Writer: SweetHomeAlabama
At: The Song Bar

A List

 SongArtistRecommended By
1Ain't Gwine to Whistle DixieTaj MahalRavi Raman
2The Story of My LifeMichael HollidayBeltwayBandit
3Simple GirlDale Earnhardt Jr. Jr.Uncleben
4Aguas de MarcoElis Regina and Tom Jobimmagicman
5Mini-SkirtEsquivel!BeltwayBandit
6Mr. Slater's ParrotBonzo Doo-Dah BandTatankaYotanka
7Goodbye StrangerSupertrampAltraEgo
8Singing the BluesGuy MitchellSuzi
9A Fistful of DollarsEnnio Morriconemegadom
10Golden YearsDavid BowieParaMhor
11The WalkerFitz and the Tantrumsoutoftheblue
12Always Look on the Bright SideEric Idle (Monty Python)happyclapper

B List

 Song ArtistRecommended By
1SukiyakiKyu SakamotoMarconius7
2El Pito (I'll Never Go Back)Joe CubaBeltwayBandit
3Sweet Georgia BrownBrother Bonesmegadom
4The Continuing Story of Bungalow BillThe BeatlesSidecarShiv
5PatienceGuns 'n' RosesEnglishOutlaw
6I Was Kaiser Bill's BatmanWhistling Jack Smithattwilightlarks
7Michael (Row the Boat Ashore)The HighwaymenRavi Raman
8Winchester CathedralNew Vaudeville BandLeaveitallbehind
9Here Comes My BabyThe TremeloesParaMhor
10Bird SongLene LovichSidecarShiv
11Generals and MajorsXTCuneasy listening
12Arabesque No. 1Isao Tomita9hairs9knots

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