Songs Quoting Shakespeare

Mar. 11, 2020
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Writer: magicman

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1The Evil That Men DoIron MaidenRavi Raman
2An SylviaFranz Schubert (sung by Lucia Popp)Derek Bum
3Blue LagoonLaurie AndersonShoegazer
4Lover, You Should've Come OverJeff BuckleySongBarLandlord
5Sur O No SurKevin Johansenpejepeine
6Now is the WinterGLMCarpgate
7Goodbye-eePeter Cook & Dudley Mooreseverin
8The Moon is DownGentle GiantUncleben
9Blow, Blow Thou Winter WindKen "Snakehips" Johnson & Al BowllyNicko
10CrownStormzypejepeine
11Fool's ParadiseRufus featuring Chaka KhanNicko
12Romeo and JulietAlec Constandinospejepeine

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1Born to LoseMotörheadUncleben
2If Music Be the Food of LoveHenry PurcellSuzi
3Something Rotten at the Back of IcelandHalf Man Half BiscuitDerek Bum
4Brief CandlesThe Zombiesseverin
5Heart on My SleeveBryan Ferryphilipphilip99
6ShadowtimeSiouxsie and the Bansheesnosuchzone
7Pam's MoodsKilburn & the High Roadsnosuchzone
8Lily of the ValleyQueenswawilg
9Ophelia's SongShelagh McDonaldShivSidecar
10YorricMeic StevensShivSidecar
11Gold PrincePop Off!
12Back TogetherRoberta Flack & Donny Hathawaynosuchzone

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Songs About Singing

Mar. 4, 2020
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Writer: Suzanne Saxby (Suzi)

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1What Can a Song Do To YouThe Unthanksseverin
2Canta MaisAntonio Carlos Jobimmagicman
3Singing a SongJackie Wilsontincanman
4Looking for an EchoThe PersuasionsSweetHomeAlabama
5Money NoteCamilleShoegazer
6Killing Me SoftlyRoberta Flackphilipphilip99
7The Night I Heard Caruso SingEverything But the Girlswawilg
8Singing to the BirdsLisa GermanoTarquinSpodd
9Let Robeson SingManic Street Preachersmagicman
10How Can I Keep From SingingEnyaPop Off!
11Voices, That's AllChumbawambauneasy listening
12I Shall SingMarcia GriffithsPop Off!
13Sing a Simple SongSly & the Family Stoneamylee

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1I Know Why the Caged Bird SingsBuckshot LeFonqueMogdog
2DorisShellachappyclapper
3Coo CooBig Brother & the Holding Company ft Janis Joplinmegadom
4Happy Days and Auld Lang SyneRichard Thompsontreefrogdemon
5Hymn to LoveCyndi LauperPop Off!
6The Whole House is SingingAlasdair RobertsUncleben
7One White WhaleLaurie Andersonphilipphilip99
8Edge of SeventeenStevie NicksParaMhor
9The Song We Were SingingPaul McCartneymagicman
10Larf and SingFamilyShivSidecar
11Singin' in the KitchenBobby Baremagicman

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Songs About Hats and Accessories

Feb. 26, 2020
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Writer: Mnemosene2

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1Thirsty BootsJudy Collinsseverin
2Candymaker's KnifeThe Fiery FurnacesUncleben
3Skinhead MoonstompSymaripMogdog
4The Lost WatchDuke of Ironseverin
5Bracelets of SoundHarry Beckettnosuchzone
6Goodbye EnglandLaura MarlingNoodsy
7WigThe B-52sPop Off!
8HomburgProcol HarumShivSidecar
9Keep Everything Under Your HatAlexander "Skip" SpenceShivSidecar
10SunglassesBlack Country, New Roadvanwolf2

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1Take Off Your SunglassesEzra Furman & the HarpoonsJohn Hindle
2You Should See Me in a CrownBillie EilishEnglishOutlaw
3Silly HatBlue's Cluesnosuchzone
4Casablanca MoonSlapp HappyShivSidecar
5TopiwallehSwarathmaRavi Raman
6The Lamb Ran Away With the CrownJudee SillShivSidecar
7Gold Watch BluesDonovanamylee
8Wooden BagRichard DawsonJohn Hindle
9Queen BitchDavid BowieNoodsy
10Do Re Me So Far So GoodCarter U.S.M.happyclapper

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Songs About Gentleness

Feb. 19, 2020
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Writer: Ravi Raman

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1Samba Pa TiSantanamegadom
2Be More KindFrank TurnerShoegazer
3Gentle on My MindMadeleine Peyrouxswawilg
4Elusive ButterflyBob LindMarconius7
5Summer BreezeSeals & Croftamylee
6Full Mooneden ahbezmegadom
7Nature, the Gentlest MotherAaron Copland (performed by Sanford Sylvan and David Breitman)nosuchzone
8Another DayShonen KnifeMussoliniHeadkick
9LullabyLeonard Cohen9hairs9knots
10Turiya and RamakrishnaAlice Coltranenosuchzone

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1Gentle MoonSun Kil Moonbarbryn
2Hello in ThereJohn PrineSeth Miller
3Sensitive KindJJ CaleIsabelleForshaw
4Spirit of the NorthCanoMarconius7
5TenderlyChet Bakerseverin
6Lullaby in RagtimeHarry Nilssonmagicman
7Dogsong2The Be Good Tanyastreefrogdemon
8Gentle ThoughtsHerbie HancockGreatGrendel
9Gentle RainAstrud GilbertoBanazirGalbasi
10NightingaleLaura Veirshappyclapper
11New German LullabyeThe TaxpayersEnglishOutlaw

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Songs Referencing Nursery Rhymes

Feb. 12, 2020
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Writer: EnglishOutlaw

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1Green GravelFay HieldSuzi
2Beautiful Pea Green BoatLaurie AndersonIsabelleForshaw
3The Lament of the Black SheepAnge HardySuzi
4RainJosé Felicianopejepeine
5I'm a Hog For You BabyDr. FeelgoodMussoliniHeadkick
6Here We Go Round the Lemon TreeThe Moveseverin
7Throwing StonesThe Grateful DeadChris7572
8Dan is the Man (in the Van)The Mighty SparrowUncleben
9RockabyeClean Bandit ft. Sean Paul and Anne-Mariepwgb
10MockingbirdEminemMussoliniHeadkick

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1Mary Had a Little BoySnap!swawilg
2Peter PiperRun DMCMakinavaja
3Man in the MoonGrindermanhappyclapper
4The Bear SongGreen JellySuzi
5Wolf in Sheep's ClothingSet It OffRavi Raman
6Welcome to the VoidMorgenNicko
7Little Girl Lost and FoundPeter and the WolvesShivSidecar
8Humpty DumptyAimee MannShivSidecar
9Cockle ShellKing Creosote & Jon Hopkinsmagicman
10Cat's in the CradleUgly Kid JoeRavi Raman
11All the King's HorsesDusty Springfieldmegadom
12Twinkle Twinle Little EarthLeonard Nimoysonofwebcore
13Big SevenJudge DreadMussoliniHeadkick

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Songs About Stubbornness

Feb. 5 2020
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Writer: Andrew Morrissey (Makinavaja)

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1Stubborn Kind of FellowMarvin Gayeseverin
2I Refuse to LoseJames Brownmegadom
3Stubborn LoveThe LumineersLeaveitallbehind
4Stubborn Kinda HeartThe QuireboysEnglishOutlaw
5I'm Not Like Everybody ElseThe KinksSuzi
6Walking in the Opposite DirectionAdrian Borlandseverin
7HushToolvanwolf2
8Don't DictatePenetrationseverin
9I Won'tH.E.R.ajostu
10Don't Fucking Tell Me What to DoRobynShoegazer

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1Playing in the BandGrateful DeadChris7572
2I'll Never Give It UpRichard Thompsonmegadom
3Boss of MeThey Might Be Giantsphilipphilip99
4My AffairKirsty MacCollShivSidecar
5EMISex Pistolsmegadom
6You're My Girl (I Don't Want to Discuss It)Rod Stewartmegadom
7Me lo Decía Mi AbuelitoPaco Ibáñezpejepeine
8Pogaathe Pogaathe SongVeerapandiya KattabommanRavi Raman
9Almost Cut My HairCrosby, Stills, Nash & YoungNoodsy
10Stubborn BastardMia SheardBanazirGalbasi

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Songs With Alarm Sounds

Jan. 29, 2020
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Writer: pejepeine

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1Morning SongIva Bittová & Pavel FajtTatankaYotanka
2From Gardens Where We Feel SecureVirginia Astleymegadom
3Foggy DayCharles MingusSeth Miller
4Psychedelic SirenDaybreakersShivSidecar
5Rock Around the RockpileRay Anthony and his Orchestra (with Jayne Mansfield)severin
6Mr. Fire Coal ManThe Wailing SoulsMogdog
7ExpressB.T. ExpressAltraEgo
8La RealitéAmadou and MariamUncleben
9Blue LightsJorja Smithphilipphilip99
10Song for Our AncestorsThe Steve Miller Band9hairs9knots
11Little Black BuzzerIvor CutlerIsabelleForshaw
12In the House, In a HeartbeatJohn Murphyhappyclapper
13ConeDamaged Bugvanwolf2

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1BlockbusterSweetphilipphilip99
2SirensMy Friend the Chocolate CakeNicko
3Listen to the SkySands9hairs9knots
4Time Pink Floydleaveitallbehind
5Winifer OddLal and Mike WaterstonJohn Hindle
6General AlarmWillie RoyalMogdog
7Horns Surrounding MeJulia HolterGreatGrendel
8Hold UpBeyoncémagicman
9Man DownRihannaMakinavaja
10Alarm CallBjorkseverin
11Pass the DutchMissy Elliottbishbosh
12Red AlertBasement Jaxx9hairs9knots

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Songs About Starting Fires

June 12, 2019
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Writer: Chris (swawilg)

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1Burn the HoneysuckleThe Gourdstreefrogdemon
2Sugar CaneMary Gauthiersonofwebcore
3Let's Burn Down the CornfieldRandy Newmanseverin
4I Burned Your LetterRuth BrownNicko
5Death of a SalesmanLowhappyclapper
6King of StrawSlapp Happynosuchzone
7Cold Missouri WatersJames Keelaghanbarbryn
8Cornfield AblazePrefab Sprout9hairs9knots
9MeltingPaul Kellydeanofromoz
10Sunny Came HomeShawn ColvinSweetHomeAlabama
11Lighting FiresGrant McLennanNilpferd
12Tim McGuireThree City FourSuzi
13The City SleepsMC 900 Ft. Jesusphilipphilip99

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1Strike a MatchZayde Wolfpwgb
2Grey Burned Pile DayIn and Outlawstreefrogdemon
3Burned by the Fire We MakeAdrian Belewmegadom
4Books Are BurningXTCmegadom
5FireOsibisaRavi Raman
6Burn the WitchRadioheadmegadom
7The WoodpileFrightened RabbitLeaveitallbehind
8On Tooting Broadway StationKitchens of Distinctionbishbosh
9Going to TownThe Afghan Wingshappyclapper
10House Burning DownJimi Hendrixsonofwebcore
11KoumaRokia Traorénosuchzone
12When the Fire Is Dead in the GrateWolf PeopleShivSidecar
13I Am OneSmashing Pumpkinsamylee

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Songs About Nicknames and Pseudonyms

Jan. 15, 2020
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Writer: Uncleben

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1NicknameBobby RushBanazir Galbasi
2The Gypsy Faerie QueenMarianne Faithfullbishbosh
3Django JaneJanelle Monaébarbryn
4Grinderman BluesMemphis Slimsonofwebcore
5Miss Wire WaistCarl Malcolmpejepeine
6Baby DriverSimon & GarfunkelMussoliniHeadkick
7Windy The AssociationSweetHomeAlabama
8Ragtime Cowboy JoeSons of the Pioneersphilipphilip99
9Wolfman JackTodd RundgrenIsabelleForshaw
10Mr. PitifulOtis Reddingmagicman
11Hard HandsRay BarrettoSeth Miller
12Lady Day and John ColtraneGil Scott-Heronmegadom
13Bird's LamentMoondog and the London SaxophonicNicko

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1NimrodEdward Elgarajostu
2Railroad BillRamblin' Jack ElliottRavi Raman
3King StrutPeter Blegvadmegadom
4Black Jack DavySteeleye Spanamylee
5The JokerSteve Miller Bandtreefrogdemon
6Catfish KatePixiesNoodsy
7SpeedoRy CooderWilliamsbach
8I Was Monty's DoubleGeoffrey Oi! CottCarpgate
9Greasy Joan (One Eyed Isaac)Jake ThackraySuzi
10Granny GruntRoyal Truxnosuchzone
11Doctor LoveFirst ChoiceParaMhor
12DoomsdayMF DoomNilpferd
13Me and the GangBohannonpejepeine

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Songs About Motivation

Jan. 8, 2020
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Writer: DJ Bear

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1BeautifulCarole Kingamylee
2Solsbury HillPeter Gabrielhappyclapper
3Be Good to YourselfFrankie MillerShivSidecar
4Bustin' LooseChuck Brown & the Soul Searchersmagicman
5Ain't No Stopping Us NowMcFadden & Whiteheadattwilightlarks
6FlashdanceIrene Caraamylee
7Break My StrideMatthew Wilderflorian7
8RoamThe B-52samylee
9Level UpVienna TengJenny
10Sunny Side of the StreetSonic Boom SixTatankaYotanka
11Flip Ya FlipNils LofgrenJamesowne475
12When I'm Up I Can't Get DownOysterbandtreefrogdemon
13I'm Gonna Do It AllKarine PolwartSuzi
14Feelin' High and HappyHot Lips PageNicko
15I Just Gotta Be MeSammy Davis Jr.florian7

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
163 Year Old MamaKoko TaylorRavi Raman
2The FlasherMitsura ft Lloyd MIchaelsphilipphilip99
3Yes We CanThe Pointer SisterPop Off!
4Respect YourselfThe Staple Singersmagicman/megadom
5Breakin' Down (7" version)Julia and Companymagicman
6Just Got PaidJohnny KempNicko
7Harder Than You ThinkPublic Enemyhappyclapper
8Can I Kick It?A Tribe Called QuestUncleben
9Get a LifeSoul II SoulNicko
10I've ImprovedGabby Young & Other Animalsseverin
11Wake Up BooBoo RadleysParaMhor
12I'm On My WayThe ProclaimersSuzi
13We're Not Gonna Take ItTwisted SisterEnglishOutlaw
14Eye of the TigerSurvivorSuzi
15RoarKaty Perryoutoftheblue
16Don't StopFleetwood MacMussoliniHeadkick
17Instant KarmaJohn LennonMussoliniHeadkick
18Reaching for the BestThe Excitersattwilightlarks
19Where the Good Times AreBeverlyParaMhor
20Harvest for the WorldThe Isley Brothersmagicman
21This Will Be Our YearThe Zombiesmagicman

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