Songs About Inversions

Sept. 4, 2019
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Writer: EnglishOutlaw

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1The One on the Left is on the RightJohnny Cashseverin
2Why?Tracy ChapmanSuzi
3Walking on the CeilingTerminal HeadsCarpgate
4World Turned Upside DownChumbawambaBanazirGalbasi
5The World is Turned Upside DownMaddy Prior & the Carnival BandBanazirGalbasi
6Once I Dreamt a Tree Upside DownJan Garbarek GroupNilpferd
7SdrawkcabLothar and the Hand PeopleShivSidecar
8Don't StopThe Stone RosesParaMhor
9Ya HoznaFrank ZappaTraktor Albatrost
10Tipsy DazyZiggy Marley & the Melody MakersIsabelleForshaw
11Turning TurtleMeryl Streepseverin
12The Hall of MirrorsKraftwerkMussoliniHeadkick

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1A Concise British Alphabet pt 2The Soft Machinemegadom
2El Mundo Al RevésAmaraMakinavaja
3IdontwannabeyouanymoreBillie Elishnosuchzone
4Somebody Done Hoodooed the Hoodoo ManLouis JordanNicko
5Back to FrontThe KinksIsabelleForshaw
6Mirror ImagesPeter HammillTatankaYotanka
7Walking in the Opposite DirectionAdrian Borlandseverin
8Upside DownFela KutiNilpferd
9Living on the CeilingBlancmangeShoegazer
10Upside DownDiana RossMakinavaja
11My Backwards WalkFrightened RabbitShoegazer
12A Concise British Alphabet pt 1The Soft Machinemegadom

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Songs About Electricity

May 8, 2019
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Writer: EnglishOutlaw

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1(She Got) ElectroshockedScreeching WeaselTarquinSpodd
2Black Mass: Electric Storm in HellWhite Noisemegadom
3Lazy LightningThe Grateful DeadChris 7572
4Electric FeelMGMTUncleben
5Love BatteryBuzzcocksseverin
6Ben Franklin's SongThe Decemberistsphiliphilip99
7EdisonBee GeesShivSidecar
8The Dance of ElectricityLaurie AndersonBeltway Bandit
9We Do What We're Told (Milgram's 37)Peter Gabriel9hairs9knots
10ElectricityFrank SidebottomIsabellefForshaw
11Want RemoverProtomartyrvanwolf2
12A Clear Night, A Shooting Star, A Song for BooThe Band of Holy JoyTatankaYotanka

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1Hot! Hot! Hot!The Curehappyclapper
2TeslaThey Might Be GiantsIsabelleForshaw
3Electrically Heated ChildThe Waterproof CandleSweetHomeAlabama
49 VoltMan or Astro-Man?Beltway Bandit
5Gimme Gimme Shock TreatmentRamonesBeltway Bandit
6Engines in the CityJenny Hvalnosuchzone
7ElectricityJoni Mitchellseverin
8Light Up My RoomBarenaked Ladiesphiliphilip99
9Free Electric BandAlbert HammondTarquinSpodd
10ElectricityCaptain Beefheart & his Magic BandNicko
11ElectricityOrchestral Manoeuvres in the Darkswawilg
12Power LinesThe CravatsCarpgate

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Songs About Photos and Photography

Mar. 6, 2019
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Writer: EnglishOutlaw

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1SelfiesNina NesbittShoegazer
2The Camera Loves MeWould-Be-GoodsShivSidecar
3Click, Click, Click, ClickBishop AllenIsabelleForshaw
4Away AwayWeddings, Parties, AnythingNicko
5PhotographMelanieNicko
6This is UsMark Knopfler & Emmylou HarrisMakinavaja
7Dirty PicturesRadio Starsseverin
8PaparazziLady GagaNoodsy
9Turning JapaneseThe Vaporspwgb
10PhotographThe SatellitesJenny
11PhotographGoose HouseTarquinSpodd
12Come Away MelindaUriah HeepMakinavaja

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1Flashbulb EyesArcade FireOliveButler
2The Bad PhotographerSaint EtienneShivSidecar
3Face on the Cutting Room FloorNitty Gritty Dirt BandRavi Raman
4I've Got Pictures of You in Your UnderwearBallboyShoegazer
5Blackmail10ccMarconius7
6People Take Pictures of Each OtherThe KinksParaMhor
7Camera-shyThe LucksmithsShoegazer
8Elin's PhotographStrangeloveBethnoir
9Postcards of ScarboroughMichael Chapmansonofwebcore
10Photographs (You Are Taking Now)Damon AlbarnGreatGrendel
11A Faded Photograph"Whispering" Jack SmithDiscoMonster
12Video GirlFKA twigsseverin

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Songs About Platonic Love

Sept. 19, 2018
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Writer: EnglishOutlaw
At: The Song Bar

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1Friend of OursElbowphilipphilip99
2The Perfect SpaceThe Avett BrothersSkydog7
3How Can I Tell Him?Jens Lekmanbarbryn
4When He Loved MeSarah McLachlanBanazirGalbasi
5That's One You Owe MeJohnny CashIsabelleForshaw
6Stevie's SongBob Evansdeanofromoz
7I See a DarknessBonnie "Prince" BillyParaMhor
8Sally's PigeonsCyndi Lauperphilipphilip99
9You Come ThroughPJ HarveyShivSidecar
10The Three of UsSmoke FairiesShivSidecar
11The VoyageCrash Test DummiesMarconius7
12My Best FriendWeezerIsabelleForshaw

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Terry's SongBruce Springsteentreefrogdemon
2I Love My Leather JacketThe ChillsShivSidecar
3You Are My SisterAntony & the Johnsonsseverin
4You've Got a Friend (live)Carole KingRavi Raman
5Never Mind the StrangersThe Saw DoctorsSuzi
6In Spite of OurselvesJohn Prine & Iris Dementtreefrogdemon
7Starting All Over AgainMel and TimSeth Miller
8You've Got a Friend in MeRandy Newmanphilipphilip99
9'Til HimNathan Lane & Matthew Broderick (from The Producers)Ravi Raman
10You're My Best FriendQueenLeaveitallbehind
11Two Little BoysSplodgenessaboundsShoegazer
12I'll Be There for YouThe RembrandtsLeaveitallbehind

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Songs Lyrics with Strange, Rare or Unlikely Words

Sept. 19, 2018
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Writer: EnglishOutlaw
At: The Song Bar

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1Walking Down MadisonKirsty MacCollParaMhor
2HippopotamusSparksOliverButler
3Destroi PhallocentricityOi PolloiCarpgate
4Love is a Bourgeois ConstructPet Shop Boysbishbosh
5I Was a Maoist IntellectualMomusBethnoir
6I'm the SlimeFrank ZappaIsabelleForshaw
7Poo-Poo in the PrawnIan DuryShoegazer
8Leopold AlcoxJake ThackrayJohn Hindle
9Releasing Hypnotical GasesOrganized Konfusionamylee
10VerisimilitudeTeenage Fanclubhappyclapper
11Pastime ParadiseStevie WonderIsabelleForshaw
12Monkey and BearJoanna Newsombarbryn

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1Dirty WorldTravelling Wilburystreefrogdemon
2High Highs and Low LowsThe Gourdstreefrogdemon
3Assume the PerpendicularThe Divine ComedyBethnoir
4Music and RhythmMighty Sparrowmagicman
5Indoor Games Near NewburySir John Betjemanmegadom
6Into My ArmsNick Cave & the Bad SeedsGreatGrendel
7Glory and GoreLordeNeville Morley
8PetrichorPaul KellyNicko
9Your Molecular StructureMose AllisonAlBahooky
10The Beasht InsideVivian Stanshallmegadom
11Rawhead and BloodybonesSiouxsie & the BansheesBethnoir
12Belladonna & AconiteInkubus SukkubusBethnoir

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Songs About Plastic

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

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 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 Time Travel

Mar. 7, 2018
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Writer: EnglishOutlaw
At: The Song Bar

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1Iron ManBlack SabbathRavi Raman
2Year 3000Bustedbishbosh
3If I Had a Time Machine, That Would Be FreshMC Larsdeanofromoz
4If I Had My Time AgainGroundhog Day Original Broadway CastFlatfrog
5Halloween NightAKB48Hoshino Sakura
6Let's Go Round AgainAverage White Bandattwilightlarks
7Time MachineDavid ChildersTatankaYotanka
8Sing Me Back HomeThe Grateful DeadChris7572
9NostalgiaBuzzcocksvanwolf2
10Walter CarlosMomusuneasy listening
11The Consequences of Time Travel (Part 1)Vernian ProcessBethnoir
12The Electromagnetic Azoth - UBIKSecret Chiefs 39hairs9knots

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1Time MachineKevin Hearn & Thin Bucklephilipphilip99
2I Wanna Go BackEddie MoneySweetHomeAlabama
3Back Into the FutureMan ShivSidecar
4The Future NowPeter HammillTatankaYotanka
5Feels Like We Only Go BackwardsTame ImpalaBethnoir
6Stressed OutTwenty One PilotsUncleben
7One Man Wrecking MachineGusterphilipphilip99
8Tourist From TimenotyetThe SteppesShivSidecar
9Traveller in TimeUriah HeepUncleben
10Happening Ten Years Time AgoThe YardbirdsParaMhor
11Once Upon a TimeTony Bennettattwilightlarks
12Time MachineBeggars Operamegadom

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Songs About Sales, Selling & Bargains

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

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 ArtistNominated byTopic
1MerchandiseFugazihappyclapper
2Step Right UpTom Waitsbarbryn
3This Guitar is For SaleBobby Baretreefrogdemon
4BargainThe Who9hairs9knots
5She Wants to Sell My MonkeyJunior Wellsattwilightlarks
6I'm Waiting for the ManThe Velvet Undergroundamylee
7A Piss in the OceanConflictCarpgate
8Thrift ShopMacklemore & Ryan Lewis ft WanzSweetHomeAlabama
9Politics of the Sneaker PumpPublic EnemyBeltway Bandit
10Little ManAlan JacksonSweetHomeAlabama
11Jumble SaleJake Thackrayseverin
12The Red CorvetteJohn McCutcheonUncleben

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 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 About Alternative Outcomes

Oct. 25, 2017
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Writer: EnglishOutlaw
At: The Song Bar

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1The Road Not TakenBruce Hornsby & the RangeSuzi
2It Could Have Been a Brilliant CareerBelle and SebastianUncleben
3Good Job With ProspectsThe ActressSidecarShiv
4Never is EnoughBarenaked Ladiesphilipphilip99
5God Only KnowsThe Beach Boysamylee
6Daddy's GoneGlasvegasvanwolf2
7AnnaHello Saferidebarbryn
8South of GermanyPaul Kellydeanofromoz
9Army DreamersModdiseverin
10If It Hadn't Been For LoveThe Steeldriversnosuchzone
11If I Were a BoyBeyoncéseverin
12If I Didn't Have YouTim MinchinUncleben

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1RobotsFlight of the Conchordsmegadom
2Disco 2000PulpUncleben
3Caught in the CrowdKate Miller-Heidkedeanofromoz
4It Could Have Been MeThe CallSongBarLandlord
5There Goes a ManWillie NelsonSongBarLandlord
6The Man That Got AwayJudy GarlandParaMhor
7If You Go AwayDusty Springfieldseverin
8ImagineJohn LennonSongBarLandlord
9AngelicaGene Pitneyattwilightlarks
10A Long DecemberCounting Crowsamylee
11Bubba (If Only)Olu DaraAndrew Morrissey
12The Best of EverythingTom Petty & the Heartbreakerstreefrogdemon

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