Songs About Determination

Nov. 14, 2018
Blog
Column
Writer: Marco den Ouden (Marconius7)
At: The Song Bar

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1St. Elmo's FireJohn Parrphilipphilip99
2KarateBabymetalNilpferd
3SpitfirePublic Service Broadcastingphilipphilip99
4Learning to FlyPink FloydIsabelleForshaw
5A Quitter Never WinsLarry Williams & Johnny Watsonattwilightlarks
6Long Walk to DCStaple SingersRavi Raman
7Sun Will RiseBonobo & Speech DebelleNilpferd
8The ClimbMiley Cyrusoutoftheblue
9RoarKaty Perryoutoftheblue
10I Drove All NightRoy OrbisonSuzi
11The AvenueCowboy MouthRavi Raman
12Make It MoveJonny Langattwilightlarks
13We Are the ChampionsQueenShoegazer

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1Gonna Fly NowBill ContiDiscoMonster
2DedicationRoy CastleOlive Butler
3Carry Onfun.Leaveitallbehind
4Feel First LifeJon HopkinsDiscoMonster
5Walk Like ManFour Seasonsattwilightlarks
6Not Gonna Give It UpPeter Toshattwilightlarks
7Break My StrideMatthew Wilderoutoftheblue
8High HopesFrank SinatraSuzi
9Where Do You Go To My LovelyPeter SarstedtLeaveitallbehind
10RiseRichard Earnshaw ft Ursula Rucker & Roy AyersDiscoMonster
11The Loneliness of the Long Distance RunnerIron MaidenIsabelleForshaw
12Pardon Me I've Got Someone to KillAndre Williams & the SadiesOlive Butler
13KowalskiPrimal Screamhappyclapper
14Risin' to the TopKeni BurkeDiscoMonster
15FighterChristina Aguileraoutoftheblue
16A Quitter Never WinsJonny Langattwilightlarks
17Remember the AlamoWillie NelsonFretlessBasser
18The Impossible DreamAndy WilliamsGreatGrendel
19The MachineJohn McCutcheontincanman
20Hold the LineTotoAltraEgo
21Two WeeksFKA Twigsseverin
22EverestPublic Service Broadcastingphilipphilip99
23That's LifeFrank Sinatraattwilightlarks
24Bad BloodBonzo Dog Doo Dahh BandTarquinSpodd

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Songs About Walking

Nov. 7, 2018
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Column
Writer: Abahachi
At: The Song Bar

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Njia Walk (Street Walk)The Fatback Bandpejepeine
2Two Little FeetGreg BrownJamesowne475
3Tinoge Ya Ta'a Ba, Parts 1 and 2Idris Ackamoor & the PyramidsAlBahooky
4Walking the BluesWillie DixonIsabelleForshaw
5Lumi Edward VesalaDiscoMonster
6Walk and SkankJah Screechysaneshane
7The StrollThe Diamondsphilipphilip99
8Cissy StrutThe MetersAltraEgo
9Stray Cat StrutThe Stray CatsMogdog
10Buenos Aires Hora CeroAstor Piazzollapejepeine
11Promenade SentimentaleVladimir Cosma9hairs9knots

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1The Final DuelMorricone, EnnioGreatGrendel
2I'll Take You ThereThe Staple Singersmagicman
3Blues WalkLou DonaldsonMogdog
4Strollin'PrinceIsabelleForshaw
5Rebirth of Slick (Cooll Like Dat)Digable PlanetsNicko
6Beat Street StrutBeat StreetSongBarLandlord
7Walk Like a ManThe Four SeasonsSuzi
8Walking the DogRufus ThomasIsabelleForshaw
9DaydreamingMassive AttackParaMhor
10Strollin'Horace Silver QuintetBeltwayBandit
11I'm Too SexyRight Said FredSuzi
12Crepuscule With Nellie (Evening Promenade)Thelonius MonkNilpferd

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Songs About the Devil

Oct. 31, 2018
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Column
Writer: Leaveitallbehind
At: The Song Bar

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Dance With the DevilCozy Powellmegadom
2Devil is FineZeal & ArdorShoegazer
3Runnin' With the DevilVan Halenphilipphilip99
4Devil InsideINXSAltraEgo
5Devil ManBlue PillsFretlessBasser
6The Devil Takes Care of His OwnBand of SkullsUncleben
7Shake It OutFlorence & the MachineEnglishOutlaw
8My Mother and the DevilAustin Lucastincanman
9The Devil's DaughterBuddy GuySeth Miller
10Devil's HaircutBeckGreatGrendel
11Where the Devil Don't StayDrive-By TruckersTempusfugit
12Spanish TrainChris de BurghMarconius7

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Have You Ever Danced With the Devil Under the Pale MoonlightDeepsetRavi Raman
2The Number of the BeastIron Maidenuneasy listening
3Devil's BackboneThe Civil Warsattwilightlarks
4MephistophelesWayne ShorterAbahachi
5The Devil Went Down to GeorgiaCharlie Daniels BandSuzi
6Titties & BeerFrank ZappaBanazirGalbasi

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Songs About Equality

Oct. 24, 2018
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Column
Writer: pejepeine
At: Song Bar

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1From Protest to ResistanceConflictBethnoir
2TreatyYothu YindiNicko
3Black Skin Blue Eyed BoysThe EqualsShivSidecar
4Same Thing in ReverseBoy Georgebishbosh
5Count It UpField Musicbarbryn
6Cauliflower CurryRobb JohnsonTatankaYotanka
7Meet Me HalfwayBonnie RaittIsabelleForshaw
8Gonna Be an EngineerPeggy SeegerSuzi
9AlabamaJohn Coltrane QuartetNilpferd
10Yes We Can CanThe Pointer SistersRavi Raman
11RouterPangaeanosuchzone
12Fair as EqualKamasi WashingtonUncleben

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1It's ObviousThe Au PairsGreatGrendel
2Do Right Woman, Do Right ManAretha FranklinMussoliniHeadkick
3That's Not My NameThe Ting TingsMussoliniHeadkick
4Power of EqualityRed Hot Chili PeppersHoshino Sakura
5Hard BastardsRoots ManuvaShoegazer
6Run, Revolution a ComeHugh MundellUncleben
7Cut Across ShortyEddie CochranAltraEgo
8White Privilege IIMacklemore & Lewis ft. Jamila Woodsmagicman
9Pa'lanteHurray for the Riff RaffJamesowen475
10The Man in BlackJohnny CashSkydog7
11One WorldJohn Martynblackshadow
12Harvest for the WorldThe Isley BrothersShivSidecar

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Songs With Harp, Lyre or Zither

Oct. 17, 2018
Blog
Column
Writer: Ralph Brown (magicman)
At: Song Bar

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Harp & Aeolian HarpSarah Deere-Jonesphilipphilip99
2Blue NileAlice Coltraneattwilightlarks
3La IguanaLila DownsJamesowen475
4FirebratZeena Parkinsnosuchzone
5On a Good DayJoanna NewsomGreatGrendel
6The Boy is MineBrandy & Monicapejepeine
7Why Did You Leave MeDorothy Ashbyphilipphilip99
8BeastAgnes ObelUncleben
9JarabiSona JobartehNicko
10Sea of LoveCat PowerIsabelleForshaw
11Danse Sacrée & Danse ProfaneClaude Debussy (performed by Vera Badings)Beltway Bandit
12All I WantJoni MitchellParaMhor
13MockingbirdInez & Charlie FoxxIsabelleForshaw

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1If It's MagicStevie Wonder (ft Dororthy Ashby)sonofwebcore
2Cuarto de ColoresEdmar CastanedaBeltway Bandit
3Blue MoonHarpo MarxNelson Doherty
4Brandy CoveDelyth & Angharad Jenkins,Suzi
5HuiziopochtliAndreas VollenweiderBanazirGalbasi
6Pozo del DeseoKetama, Toumani Diabate & Jose Sotosonofwebcore
7Bulimic BeatsCatatoniaphilipphilip99
8Glassworks 1 (Opening)Philip Glass ft Lavinia MeijerBeltway Bandit
9Northern LightsLucinda Belle Orchestraseverin
10Keep On the Sunny SideThe Carter FamilyBeltway Bandit
11SakuraKasumi WatanabiHoshino Sakura
12Dance of SapphoThe Gnostic Trio (John Zoen composer ft Carol Emanuel performing)Seth Miller
13You Got the Dirtee LoveFlorence & the Machine ft Dizzy RascalMussoliniHeadkick

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Songs About Idioms

Oct. 10, 2018
Blog
Column
Writer: SidecarShiv
At: The Song Bar

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1RewardThe Teardrop Explodesmegadom
2The Play's the ThingPeter HammillTatankaYotanka
3Poor Old Soul (Part 1)Orange JuiceDiscoMonster
4Beyond the PaleThe MissionBethnoir
5Beyond BeliefElvis Costello & the Attractionsmegadom
6Law of the LandThe TemptationsDiscoMonster
7You Don't Miss Your WaterWilliam BellSkydog7
8SandNancy Sinatra & Lee HazlewoodMussoliniHeadkick
9ClichéTodd Rundgrenmagicman
10Crooked WaysPropaganda ft Terence F. ClarkSkydog7
11Don't Take My Kindness for WeaknessMeshell Ndegeocellomagicman
12Mon Coeur BalanceDaouda KonéUncleben
13Jammin'Bob Marley & the WailersIsabelleForshaw

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Gone With the Wind is My LoveRita & the Tiarasattwilightlarks
2God as GoldViva VoceShoegazer
3Bats in the AtticKing Creosolte & Jon HopkinsNeville Morley
4Arena IIColourboxvanwolf2
5Gold PlatedMother HipsSkydog7
6Slip of the TongueMary Gauthiertreefrogdemon
7True BlueGary LourisTempusfugit
8One Step ForwardMax Romeo & the Upsettersmegadom
9Whistling in the DarkEasterhousevanwolf2
10Before the Flame DiesCock SparrerCarpgate
11Exit Stage RightRonnie BurnsBeltway Bandit
12Twenty-two ProverbsJohn Greaves, Peter Blegvad & Lisa Hermanmegadom
13The Facts of LifeBlack Box Recorderhappyclapper

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Songs About England

Oct. 3, 2018
Blog
Column
Writer: Barney Jeffries (barbryn)
At: The Song Bar

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1The Lark AscendingRalph Vaughan WilliamsNeville Morley
2Oh England, My LionheartKate Bushphilipphilip99
3England's GloryMax Wallseverin
4Here's to Old EnglandLuke Haineshappyclapper
5Dear EnglandLowkey ft Mai Khalilmagicman
6EnglishNerina PallotJenny K.
7JerusalemMark Stewart & the MaffiaShoegazer
8AlbionBabyshamblesToffeeBoy
9For What is Chatteris...Half Man Half Biscuitmegadom
10Losing HaringeyThe ClienteleBanazirGalbasi
11Wessex BoyFrank TurnerLeaveitallbehind
12A Place Called EnglandThe Young-UnsSuzi

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1England SwingsPatty DukeAltraEgo
2This is EnglandKanomagicman
3UK Vice VersaMC LarsIsabelleForshaw
4Derbyshire, 1987The CreepersShivSidecar
5PeterboroughThe Long Blondessaneshane
6Pram TownDarren Haymanmegadom
7Peter Cushing Lives in WhitstableThe Jellybottysphilipphilip99
8England, Half EnglishBilly Bragg & the Blokesbishbosh
9My Country TooThe OysterbandSuzi
10White ChalkPJ HarveyGreatGrendel
11Is My Team Ploughing?George ButterworthBeltway Bandit
12A Canterbury TaleDreadzoneUncleben

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Songs About Fractions

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

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1TaxmanThe Beatlesmegadom
2Obscurity KnocksTrashcan 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 ParadiseBill 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

B List

 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 and the Professionalsmagicman
13Pearl of the QuarterSteely DanToffeeBoy

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Songs Lyrics with Strange, Rare or Unlikely Words

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

A List

 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

B List

 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 and the BansheesBethnoir
12Belladonna & AconiteInkubus SukkubusBethnoir

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Songs About Authenticity and Fakery

Sept. 12, 2018
Blog
Column
Writer: Uncleben
At: The Song Bar

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Suburban HomeboySparksOliveButler
2You Fake It/You Make ItAngelicaTarquinSpodd
3WWPRDJeffrey Lewis & the Rainbarbryn
4Olde Tyme Mem'ryMischief BrewEnglishOutlaw
5Doll PartsHoleamylee
6Wolf in Sheep's ClothingBig Youthseverin
7Slapped ActressThe Hold SteadyShoegazer
8Myself When I Am RealCharlie Mingusmagicman
9I Don't MindBuzzcocksvanwolf2
10Nobody CaresSuperorganismMussoliniHeadkick
11The Man Who Called Himself JesusStrawbsattwilightlarks
12The Ballad of El GoodoBig StarParaMhor
13The Real ThingRussell MorrisNicko

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Whatcha See if Whatcha GetThe DramaticsSweetHomeAlabama
2Fake Tales of San FranciscoArctic Monkeysphilipphilip99
3All I Want is YouRoxy Musicmegadom
4That's Right, You're Not From TexasLyle Lovetttreefrogdemon
5Casablanca MoonSlapp Happynosuchzone
6Living in Real TimeThe Bevis FrondTatankaYotanka
7Mine Was RealRozetta Johnsonattwilightlarks
8Celebrity InterviewThe Jigsaw SeenShivSidecar
9Forging Plastic PainEric Matthewsmagicman
10To SheilaSmashing PumpkinsSkydog7
11No Thing On Me (Cocaine Song)Curtis MayfieldSeth Miller
12Can't Fake the FeelingGeraldine HuntNicko
13True SkoolColdcut (ft Roots Manuva)MussoliniHeadkick

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