Songs About Collecting and Lists

Sept. 18, 2019
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Column
Writer: Stephen Males (severin)

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1The CollectorNine Inch NailsNicko
2My Favourite ThingsSarah VaughanSeth Miller
3Illustrated ManJohnny WinterRavi Raman
4I Write Down the ListsNina NastasiaShoegazer
5コレクタThe YapoosTarquinSpodd
6Land of a Thousand DancesWilson Pickett9hairs9knots
7DiariamenteMarisa Monteswawilg
8List of Demands (Reparations)Saul WilliamsNilpferd
9Hard WiredTracy ChapmanIsabelleForshaw
10Data ControlHüsker DüIsabelleForshaw
11RudigerMark KnopflerIsabelleForshaw
12The CollectorThe Legendary Pink DotsBanazirGalbasi

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1Who By FireLeonard CohenSeth Miller
2The Things I Will Not MissDiana Ross & Marvin Gayemagicman
3Star CollectorThe Monkeesuneasy listening
4Carry Bag ManThe Fallhappyclapper
5PlaybackSparkyNicko
6Jar of HeartsChristina Perriflorian7
7Girl of 100 ListsThe Go Gosphilipphilip99
8LPsJeffrey Lewis & the Voltagemegadom
9Todos Menos TuJoaquin SabinaMakinavaja
10CitiesTalking Headsmagicman
11Mug MuseumCate Le BonUncleben
1250 Word for SnowKate Bush (with Stephen Fry)Nicko
13A Hard Rain's A-Gonna FallBryan Ferrymagicman
14TrophySiouxsie and the BansheesCarpgate
15Fingerprint FileThe Rolling StonesIsabelleForshaw
16Make a List, Make a WishArt Pepper (with the Milcho Leviev Quartet)megadom

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Songs About Cocktails and Strong Liquor

Sept. 11, 2019
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Writer: Ravi Raman

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1AbsintheThe DamnedCarpgate
2FirewaterOld Crow Medicine Showphilipphilip99
3White LightningThe Fallhappyclapper
4Pisco SourNosequien y los NosecuantosMakinavaja
5Jamaican RumPhil Lynottphilipphilip99
6Rum and Coca ColaCalypso Roseseverin
7Hot Buttered RumTom FogertyIsabelleForshaw
8Scotch and WaterCannonball Adderley SextetNilpferd
9JagerbombTequila MockingbyrdEnglishOutlaw
10It's Martini TimeReverend Horton HeatNicko
11Soul Happy HourThe Jazz ButcherUncleben
12Merry Christmas from the FamilyRobert Earl Keentreefrogdemon
13LostDavid Allan CoeTarquinSpodd

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1Cocktail Credibility!Action Pact!Carpgate
2Campari SodaTaxiBeltway Bandit
3One Mint JulepRay CharlesSuzi
4Fire on the BayouThe MetersSeth Miller
5Tequila SlammerKluteMussoliniHeadkick
6Sloe GinJoe BonamassaAlison Dempster
7Cocktails for TwoArt TatumNilpferd
8Cocktails for ThreeTerry AllenSeth Miller
9Barley and Grape RagRory Gallaghermegadom
10Scotch and SodaManhattan TransferMarconius7
11TequilaDavemagicman
12TequilaThe Pretendersswawilg
13Tennessee WhiskeyChris StapletonSkydog7

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Songs About Inversions

Sept. 4, 2019
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Writer: EnglishOutlaw

A List

 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

B List

 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 Famous or Notable Animals

Aug. 28, 2019
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Writer: Uncleben

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1Two Headed DogRoky EricksonShivSidecar
2The Trial of Bill Burn Under Martin's ActJon Wilksphilipphilip99
3Mali SajioKetama, Toumani Diabaté, Danny Thompson & José SotoNicko
4La Paloma de PicassoMayte MartínMakinavaja
5The King of RomeDavid Sudburyajostu
6PicklesRitchie Lamy & the Jools Rimet OrchestraEnglishOutlaw
7Toujours GaiEartha Kittnosuchzone
8Walkin' My Cat Named DogNorma Tanegaphilipphilip99
9Martha My DearThe BeatlesSweetHomeAlabama
10A Badger Called Nick LoweLuke HainesTatankaYotanka
11GodzillaBlue Öyster CultRavi Raman
12He's a TrampPeggy Lee9hairs9knots

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Joe CoolVince GuaraldiNilpferd
2The Most Effectual Top CatHoyt CurtinMussoliniHeadkick
3Hong Kong PhooeySublimeDerek Bum
4UnderdogButthole SurfersTarquinSpodd
5Theme to Mighty MousePhilip Scheib & Marshall BarerSeth Miller
6Hi Yo SilverCross Fireuneasy listening
7Maybe TomorrowTerry BushBethnoir
8CoyoteMark KnopflerRavi Raman
9Free WillyThe DickiesCarpgate
10House at Pooh CornerNitty Gritty Dirt Bandseverin
11The Lion and AlbertJarvis CockerMarconius7
12Nellie the ElephantMandy MillerNoodsy

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Songs About or Expressing Empathy

May 1, 2019
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Writer: Marco den Ouden (Marconius7)

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1I'll Stand By YouThe PretendersSweetHomeAlabama
2It Hurts Me TooElmore Jamesseverin
3I Could Never Take the Place of Your ManPrinceRavi Raman
4Morning of Our LivesJonathan Richman & the Modern Loversseverin
5Me and My ShadowFrank Sinatra & Sammy Davis JrTarquinSpodd
6JoyTalib Kweli ft Mos DefUncleben
7Sun of JeanLoyle CarnerUncleben
8Flying DreamsBarenaked Ladiesphilipphilip99
9S.A.D.Steve Ignorant's Slice of LifeCarpgate
10Knuckles the Dog (Who Helps People)Killdozervanwolf2
11Walk a Mile in My ShoesJoe Southtincanman
12He Ain't Heavy, He's My BrotherThe HolliesRavi Raman
13I Know Why the Caged Bird SingsBuckshot LeFonque & Maya AngelouNilpferd

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Kid The PretendersParaMhor
2An Innocent ManBilly JoelSweetHomeAlabama
3EmpathyAlanis MorrisetteRavi Raman
4Killing Me Softly Bonnie Herman & the Singers UnlimitedNilpferd
5I'll Be Your MirrorThe Primitivesseverin
6Man in BlackJohnny CashEnglishOutlaw
7This is to Mother YouSinead O'Connorbishbosh
8Lean On MeSealSeth Miller
9I Know What It's LikeAmanda Shirestincanman
10Ghafoor's BusThe Young'unsSuzi
11PeriodEri Sasakiajostu
12Hello in ThereJohn PrineRavi Raman
13Reach Out, I'll Be ThereFour Topstincanman
14Reach Out and Touch (Somebody's Hand)Diana RossRavi Raman
15Time After TimeCyndi LauperSuzi
`16When the Boy's Happy (The Girl's Happy Too)The Four PenniesTarquinSpodd
17Elephant Jason IsbellSkydog7
18Another Man's ShoesDrew HolcombSkydog7
19Fallen AngelFranki Valliattwilightlarks
20Being AliveDean Jones & Companyflorian7
21UmbrellaRihannaNoodsy
22Plane Crash in CRilo KileyTarquinSpodd
23I Melt With YouModern EnglishTarquinSpodd
24All My Favorite PeopleOver the Rhinetincanman
25Give a Man a HomeBen Harper & Blind Boys of AlabamaSeth Miller

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Songs About Four-legged Livestock

Apr. 17, 2019
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Writer: George Boyland (sonofwebcore)

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Cow Cow BoogieElla Mae Morsephilipphilip99
2Wooly BullySam the Sham & the PharaohsIsabelleForshaw
3Pig ManAmon Düül IITatankaYotanka
4Llama in My Living RoomAronChupa & Little Sis Noraphilipphilip99
5Ha Le Se Le Li KhannaHugh MasekelaNilpferd
6Ali Baba's CamelBonzo Dog Doo-Dah BandTraktor Albatrost
7My Lovely HorseThe Divine Comedyphilipphilip99
8Gan to the KyeThe Unthanksseverin
9BessieJane SiberryTatankaYotanka
10The Sheep SongThe Dresden Dollsphilipphilip99

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Black Sheep of the FamilyQuatermassShivSidecar
2Cow SparklehorseNoodsy
3Misery GoatsPere UbuTatankaYotanka
4J. EdgarRy Cooderswawilg
5Milk Cow Calf's BluesRobert JohnsonRavi Raman
6Saddled the CowDr. JohnNicko
7The Banks of the NileFotheringaytreefrogdemon
8Milk Cow BluesPapa FreddieNicko
9HolotelaniNelcy SedibeNicko
10El Toro Y La LunaMikaelaMakinavaja

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Songs About Indirect Messages

Aug. 7, 2019
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Column
Writer: Olive Butler

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Western UnionElvis PresleyIsabelleForshaw
2Tell HerEd Townsend9hairs9knots
3SkywriterThe Jackson 5severin
4I Don't Want to Hear It AnymoreDusty Springfieldattwilightlarks
5Frank MillsThe Lemonheadsbarbryn
6Listen to What the Man SaidPaul McCartney & WingsSweetHome Alabama
7Sylvia's MotherDr. HookLeaveitallbehind
8No LoveJoan Armatradingseverin
9I Got the Same Old BluesJ.J. Cale9hairs9knots
10Just Say I Love HimNina SimoneIsabelleForshaw
11This Guy's in Love With YouHerb Albert & the Tijuana Brassflorian7
12And If You See HimDiana Rossmegadom

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1I Heard It Through the GrapevineThe Slitsseverin
2Semaphore SignalsWreckless EricShivSidecar
3Tell Laura I Love HerRicky ValanceSuzi
4Ouija Board, Ouija BoardMorrisseyTarquinSpodd
5Peggy Sue Got MarriedBuddy HollyIsabelleForshaw
6Please Take a Letter, Miss BrownThe Ink Spotstincanman
7A Message From the Man in the MoonJosephine BakerIsabelleForshaw
8Hello, This is JoanniePaul EvansMussoliniHeadkick
9Sand All YellowKevin Coynenosuchzone
10Memphis,TennesseeChuck BerryParaMhor
11Give My Love to RoseJohnny Cashmegadom
12The Most Beautiful GirlCharlie Richswawilg

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Songs About Puppets

July 31, 2019
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Writer: pejepeine

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Puppet ManThe 5th DimensionNicko
2Els TitellesJoan Manuel SerratMakinavaja
3Punch and JudyXTCmegadom
4International RescueFuzzboxUncleben
5Poupee de Cire, Poupee de SonFrance GallTarquinSpodd
6Puppet on a StringSandie ShawLeaveitallbehind
7I'm Your PuppetJames and Bobby PurifyOliveButler
8PuppetTyler the CreatorDiscoMonster
9I'm Your PuppetGregory and the Hawkajostu
10You Happy Puppet10,000 Maniacstoffeeboy
11Puppet LifePunishment of Luxuryshoegazer
12A Loving HandKevin Coynenosuchzone
13The Puppet Has Cut His StringsElvis Costello & the Rootsmegadom

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1New York I Love You But You're Bringing Me DownLCD SoundsystemUncleben
2Halfway Diown the StairsRobin the FrogSuzi
3I've Got No StringsPinocchioOliveButler
4The Lonely GoatherdVon Trapp Familyphilipphilip99
5Naughty ChildrenTorchy the Battery Boysonofwebcore
6Mean Green Mother From Outer SpaceLevi StubbsIsabelleForshaw
7Woomerang BoomerangTingha and TuckaTarquinSpodd
8Let's Twist AgainPinky and PerkyOliveButler
9MistakeMister RogersBanazirGalbasi
10Nick Nack Paddy WhackSpit the Dog (and Bob)ParaMhor
11Character IntrosFingerbobsMussoliniHeadkick
12For What It's WorthWoodland AnimalsSuzi
13Furry Happy MonstersR.E.M. with Kate Pierson & Sesame Streetswawilg

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Songs from New York City

July 24, 2019
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Column
Writer: Ralph Brown (magicman)

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Take the A TrainDuke Ellingtonmegadom
2Green LinePrincess NokiaDiscoMonster
3SummertimeCharlie ParkerShoegazer
4II BSCharles MingusTempusfugit
5The HustlerWillie Colonpejepeine
6Latin StrutJoe BataanUncleben
7Don't Make Me OverDionne WarwickParaMhor
8Runaround SueDionParaMhor
9New York CityJohn LennonParaMhor
10Blank GenerationRichard Hell & the Voidoidsmegadom
11I Know You Got SoulEric B & RakimUncleben
12Theme From Taxi DriverBernard Herrmann9hairs9knots
13New York State of MindBilly Joel & Tony BennettOliveButler

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Romeo Had JulietteLou ReedShoegazer
2Miles Runs the Voodoo DownMiles DavisNicko
3Planet RockAfrika Bambaataa & the Soul Sonic ForceMussoliniHeadkick
4PowerhouseRaymond Scottphilipphilip99
5Tenth Avenue Freezeout LiveBruce Springsteentreefrogdemon
6Always & ForeverPat Metheny & Toots Thielemansflorian7
7I Guess the Lord Must Be in New York CityHarry Nilssonswawilg
8Honeysuckle Rose (Carnegie Hall)Benny GoodmanRavi Raman
9The World is YoursNasmegadom
10I am the Black Gold of the SunNuyorican Soul ft Jocelyn BrownNicko
11BirdfingersLarry Coryellnosuchzone
12New YorkSt. Vincentmegadom

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Songs With Ambiguity

July 17, 2019
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Column
Writer: Ralph Brown (magicman)

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Don't Know What It MeansTedeschi Trucks BandSkydog7
2Pancho & LeftyTownes Van ZandtParaMhor
3Which Dreamed ItBoeing Duveen & the Beautiful SoupShivSidecar
4Livin' ThingElectric Light Orchestraflorian7
5TransformationNona Hendryxphilipphilip99
6Misty WaterThe KinksSuzi
7Al AlbaRosa LeonMakinavaja
8Me & Julio Down By the SchoolyardPaul SimonSweetHomeAlabama
9When I Was OtherwiseGazelle Twinajostu
10We Died in AugustDana & Karen Kletternosuchzone
11The Moonbeam SongHarry NilssonSeth Miller
12Zen ArcherTodd Rundgren9hairs9knots

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1I Don't KnowChris BellShivSidecar
2Faraway LookYolaDiscoMonster
3Big Electric CatAdrian Belew9hairs9knots
4Throw Back the Little OnesSteely DanRavi Raman
5The 15thWirevanwolf2
6RevolutionThe BeatlesMussoliniHeadkick
7PatientPeter HammillTatankaYotanka
8The BarrelAldous HardingSongBarLandlord
9Ring Dang DooSam the Sham & the PharaohsAltraEgo
10LotusR.E.M.SweetHomeAlabama
11I Don't Know Where I StandFairport ConventionShivSidecar
12Anywhere Out of the WorldDead Can Dancevanwolf2
13It Must Be a CamelFrank ZappaChris7572

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