Songs With Similes

Dec. 4, 2019
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Writer: ParaMhor

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1WowBeck9hairs9knots
2RattlesnakesLloyd Cole & the CommotionsUncleben
3Wear Your Love Like HeavenDefinition of SoundIsabelleForshaw
4The Love I Saw in You Was Just a MirageSmokey Robinson & the Miraclesmagicman
5Gone With the Wind is My LoveRita and the Tiarasattwilightlarks
6If It's MagicStevie Wonderswawilg
7KangarooThis Mortal CoilMussoliniHeadkick
8Bird on a WireLeonard CohenRavi Raman
9Like Someone in LoveChet Bakermegadom
10BallerinaVan Morrison9hairs9knots
11Guiss GuissCheikh LôNicko
12Ramble on RoseThe Grateful DeadChris7572
13Whipping PostThe Allman Brothersamylee

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1Love is Like a ButterflyDolly Partonphilpphilip99
2Funkier Than a Mosquito's TweeterIke and Tina Turner9hairs9knots
3My PhilosophyBoogie Down Productionsmagicman
4Bumble BeeLavern BakerTraktor Albatrost
5That's AmoreDean Martinajostu
619 Dias Y 500 NochesJoaquin SabinaMakinavaja
7PainkillerIceagevanwolf2
8Pierrot the ClownPlaceboleaveitallbehind
9Pachuko CadaverCaptain BeefheartDerek Bum
10RainmakerSparklehorsehappyclapper
11Fresh as a Sweet Sunday MorningBert JanschSuzi
12Softly, As in a Morning SunriseAbbey LincolnSeth Miller
13Wrecking BallGillian Welchbarbryn

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Songs About Crisis

Jan. 23, 2019
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 TitleArtistNominated by
1Ball of ConfusionThe Temptationsbishbosh
2CeremonyNew OrderSkydog7
3ShowdownKenny Carterattwilightlarks
4My World Fell DownSagittariusShivSidecar
5Crisis of MineThe UndertonesUncleben
6Cracking UpNick Lowemegadom
7I've Been Waiting For Tomorrow (All of My Life)The TheNilpferd
8Europe is LostKate TempestShoegazer
9NeptuneThe PooziesSuzi
10CrisisAnohniseverin
11Wake Up EverybodyHarold Melvin & the Blue NotesDiscoMonster
12On the NickelTom Waitsswawilg
13Brain Damage/EclipsePink FloydSuzi
14Two MargarinesJohn ShuttleworthOliveButler

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1DigitalJoy DivisionDerek Bum
2Upside DownThe Jesus and Mary ChainMussoliniHeadkick
3Crisis IdentityOxymoronCarpgate
4DownloadingNegativlandSweetHomeAlabama
5Heimdalsgate Like a Promethean Curseof Montrealvastariner
6Life Is MeanThe Tiger LiliesOliveButler
7State of EmergencySweet Honey in the RockSeth Miller
8Think for a MinuteThe Housemartinsmegadom
9I Think It's Going to Rain TodayRandy NewmanSuzi
10Car CrashThe CandyskinsNoodsy
11Canvey IslandBritish Sea Powerhappyclapper
12Dinosaur SexEmmy the GreatShoegazer
13Things a Get from Bad to WorseThe EthiopiansJamesowen475

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Songs About Fractions

Sept. 26, 2018
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Writer: ParaMhor
At: The Song Bar

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1TaxmanThe Beatlesmegadom
2Obscurity KnocksThe Trashcan Sinatrasbishbosh
31 Hour 1/2 AgoRain ParadeShivSidecar
4Mein HerrLiza MinnelliGreatGrendel
5Definition of a KingTwo Kings in a Cipherpejepeine
6DelawareDrop NineteensSkydog7
799 and a 1/2Mavis StaplesSeth Miller
844 BluesMemphis Slim and Willie DixonRavi Raman
9Halfway to ParadiseBilly FuryBeltway Bandit
10Half the Perfect WorldMadeline Peyrouxseverin
11A Very Small Piece of the Real WorldRobb JohnsonTatankaYotanka
12InchwormDavid Boulter, Stuart Staples & Kurt Wagner Shoegazer
13Cassava PieceAugustus PabloUncleben

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1Sixty Minute ManThe DominoesNicko
2Quarter to ThreeGary US BondsTarquinSpodd
3Three Into Two Won't GoZZ Hillnosuchzone
4Splitting in TwoAlternative TVuneasy listening
5Eric the Half a BeeMonty Pythonsonofwebcore
6Half Cut, Wholly YoursJackBethnoir
7Half Heaven, Half HeartacheGene PitneyMarconius7
8Eight Men, Four WomenO.V. Wrightattwilightlarks
9Three Pieces of My HeartBella HardySuzi
10Half CasteThin Lizzyphilipphilip99
11Quatre MainsdEUShappyclapper
12Half OunceJoe Gibbs & the Professionalsmagicman
13Pearl of the QuarterSteely DanToffeeBoy

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Striking Song and Album Endings

June 20, 2018
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 SongArtistRecommended By
1So Here I ComeNeneh Cherryseverin
2BikePink FloydShivSidecar
3There, There My DearDexys Midnight Runnersattwilightlarks
4A World AloneLordeEnglishOutlaw
5KicksFKA twigsFretlessBasser
6Medicine for My PainLynden David Hallnosuchzone
7The Big SleepBat for LashesBethnoir
8Tender Is the NightThe Triffidsbishbosh
9StarshipPaul Kantner & Jefferson StarshipTempusfugit
10You Set the SceneLovemegadom
11Moonlight MileThe Rolling Stonesamylee
12I Can't WinRy Coodermagicman
13ElectroliteR.E.M.megadom

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 SongArtistRecommended By
1Love SpreadsThe Stone RosesAltraEgo
2Time of the SeasonThe Zombiesmegadom
3Bitters EndRoxy Musicseverin
4Call of the WildJimi TenorUncleben
5Caribbean FestivalKool & the GangAlBahooky
6PricSuper Furry Animalshappyclapper
7In Bluer SkiesEcho and the BunnymenCarpgate
8FreebirdLynyrd Skynyrdleaveitallbehind
9Whipping PostAllman Brothers BandSkydog7
10Wars of ArmageddonFunkadelicnicko
11Bewlay BrothersDavid Bowieseverin
12Brain Damage/EclipsePink FloydRavi Raman
13Happy TrailsQuicksilver Messenger Service9hairs9knots

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Songs About Waking Up

April 4, 2018
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Writer: ParaMhor
At: The Song Bar

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1Sri Ventkateswara SuprabhatamM.S. SubbulakshmiRavi Raman
2ColoursDonovanBeltway Bandit
3I Say a Little PrayerAretha FranklinTatankaYotanka
4I Wake Up CryingChuck Jacksonattwilightlarks
5Nobody Knows the Way I Feel This MorningClara Smithmagicman
6I'm Only SleepingThe BeatlesBeltway Bandit
7BreathlessNick Cave & the Bad Seedsmegadom
8Wake Me Up Before You Go-GoWham!nosuchzone
9Waking UpElasticahappyclapper
10OatmealSudan Archivesuntergunther
11El Manisero (The Peanut Vendor)Havana Casino OrchestraRavi Raman
12Diamond DewGorky's Zygotic MynciShivSidecar
13The Birds in Your GardenPulpbarbryn

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1I'm Into Something GoodCookies9hairs9knots
2Silence of the MorningGlass SunDjinnjaha
3Head HurtsEskimo Joedeanofromoz
4Get UpR.E.M.SweetHomeAlabama
5The Daily PlanetLoveTarquinSpodd
6Peacefully AsleepLife 'n' SoulBeltway Bandit
7Dust My BroomElmore JamesTempusfugit
8Clerk SaundersEmily Smithtreefrogdemon
9The CurseJosh RitterUncleben
10Morning Please Don't ComeDusty and Tom Springfieldseverin
11You'll Wake Up WiserBettye Lavettephilipphilip99
12Sexual HealingMarvin Gayeamylee
13Memories (Can't Wait)Talking HeadsDiscoMonster

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Songs to Open a Mixtape

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

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 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 SympathyMassive Attackhappyclapper
13Skylarking DubHorace Andynosuchzone
14Also Sprach ZarathustraRichard StraussBeltwayBandit

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 ArtistNominated byTopic
1Are You Ready?Thin Lizzyphilipphilip99
2FeelTy Segallvanwolf2
3Blame It on the BoogieThe Jacksonsmagicman
4II BSCharles MingusTempusfugit
5Piss and Moan BluesThe Gourdstreefrogdemon
6Too HighStevie WonderBeltwayBandit
7Going UpEcho and the BunnymenCarpgate
8Carry OnCrosby, Stills & 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 About Natural Disasters

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

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1The Last Days of PompeiiNova MobDiscoMonster
2Eve's VolcanoJulian Copebishbosh
3All Going Out TogetherBig Dipperuneasy listening
4LandslideTony Clarkeattwilightlarks
5The New PollutionBeckamylee
6Monsoon…And You Will Know Us By the Trail of Deadhappyclapper
7Katrina Klap/Dollar DayMos DefBeltway Bandit
8We Got Back the PlagueThe Fiery Furnacesmegadom
9Pressure DropToots & the Maytalsamylee
10StormbringerJohn and Beverly MartynSidecarShiv
11Here Comes the FloodRobert Fripp and Peter Gabrielnosuchzone
12Rain Falls Unceasingly on the SeaKathryn Kluge & Kim Allen KlugeJake Leonard
13Riders on the StormThe DoorsLeaveitallbehind

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1Forest FireLloyd Cole & 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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