Songs About Babies

Oct. 14, 2020
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Writer: George Boyland (sonofwebcore)

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1EmbryoPink Floydseverin
2Belly Button WindowJimi HendrixNilpferd
3It' a BoyThe Whoswawilg
4First BornKate & Anna McGarrigleSkippyisaCult
5Babies Makin' BabiesSly and the Family Stoneseverin
6Bottle to the BabyCharlie FeathersTarquinSpodd
7Mama's Baby, Daddy's MaybeSwamp DoggUncleBen
8God Bless the ChildJudy HenskeTempusfugit
9To ZionLauryn HillOliveButler
10The Hardest Button to ButtonThe White Stripesamylee
11Cotton FieldsLead BellyIsabelleForshaw
12KidThe Pretenders9hairs9knots
13Dream Within a DreamSpiritShivSidecar

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1Morning DewGrateful DeadChris7572
2Not Yet ThreeJonathan RichmanTarquinSpodd
3WonderNatalie Merchantamylee
4Mother's LamentCreamTarquinSpodd
5The MotherBrandi CarlileLoud Atlas
6King StrutPeter BlegvadUncleben
7Pitch the BabyCocteau Twinsmegadom
8Go to Sleep You Little BabyEmmylou Harris, Gillian Welch & Alison KraussPop Off!
9Moon on Your PajamasPaul WellerShivSidecar
10The Spotlight KidCaptain BeefheartNicko
11Guardian of the UniverseFreemegadom
12Baby SitsIvor Cutlermegadom
13The Unborn ByronSlapp Happymegadom
14The Baby's Done a PooNick CopeNoodsy

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Songs About Sand

July 15, 2020
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Writer: George Boyland (sonofwebcore)

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#TitleArtistNominated By
1The BeachJonathan Richman & the Modern Loversmegadom
2Happy JackThe WhoSuzi
3ProcessionsFamilymegadom
4I've Got Sand in My ShoesThe Driftersattwilightlarks
5JoggingFreddie McGregorNicko
6SandcastlesBomb the Basshappyclapper
7Como Castillo de ArenaCamaron de la IslaMakinavaja
8QuicksandMartha Reeves & the Vandellasmegadom
9Goodwin SandsThe Whiskey RebellionEnglishOutlaw
10Wise and FoolishMisty in RootsUncleben
11SandpaperTaska Black ft Ayellephilipphilip99
12Every Grain of SandEmmylou HarrisParaMhor

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 TitleArtistNominated By
1Black SandsBonobophilipphilip99
2Life Runs Out of SandBill NelsonShoegazer
3HourglassThe BeesShoegazer
4Sand DanceTemplesShivSidecar
5On the DunesDonald Fagenmegadom
6Theme for a Nude BeachThe B-52smegadom
7Black SandBrainticketUncleben
8Desert SongThe God Machinevanwolf2
9Morecambe BayMaggie Hollandtreefrogdemon
10QuicksandThe Youngbloodstreefrogdemon
11Sand in My JointsWireseverin
12SandcastlesBeyoncéseverin
13HourglassSqueezenosuchzone

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Songs About Maps

May 20, 2020
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Writer: George Boyland (sonofwebcore)

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1Lord Hereford's KnobHalf Man Half Biscuittubby Brewster
2Map of IndiaDeke Leonardseverin
3Backyard SkullsFrightened RabbitParaMhor
4A Song for MeFamilyDaysinScotland
5High Priced WomanJohn Lee HookerNicko
6Strange TownThe Jam ShivSidecar
7The Sea MapPolyphemusShivSidecar
8A Map MasterShonen KnifeTarquinSpodd
9MapsFreya Ridingsmagicman
10Stranger's Map of TexasMichael Chapmanmegadom

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Songs About Decor

Mar. 25, 2020
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Writer: George Boyland (sonofwebcore)

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1The Caves of AltamiraSteely DanUncleben
2MagnoliaSlavesmegadom
3Scandinavian DesignSparksseverin
4IkeaJonathan Coultonphilipphilip99
5Furniture MusicBill Nelson's Red NoiseShoegazer
6Handyman BluesBilly BraggIsabelleForshaw
7OwlsThe Handsome FamilyIsabelleForshaw
8Harry's House/CenterpieceJoni Mitchellseverin
9Odd JobsCaptain Beefheart & his Magic Bandnosuchzone
10CoronationFamilyMogdog

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown)The BeatlesUncleben
2I'm Gonna Hire a Wino to Decorate Our HomeDavid Frizzellmagicman
3I'm Gonna Change EverythingJim Reevesswawilg
4Coldwater CanyonDory Previnseverin
5Our HouseCrosby, Stills, Nash and Youngamylee
6Surrey with the Fringe on TopMel TormeNilpferd
7Kookie's Mad PadEdd ByrnesNilpferd
8B-52sLove Shackamylee
9Picture on the WallThe Natural-ItesUncleben
10PlayhouseDaghamagicman
11The Day My Pad Went MadJohn Cooper Clarkeseverin

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Songs About Four-legged Livestock

Aug. 14, 2019
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Writer: George Boyland (sonofwebcore)

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 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

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 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 Witches and Witchcraft

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

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1Willie's LadyMartin Carthymegadom
2Witchin' Blue HoursTampa Redmagicman
3Voodoo WomanKoko TaylorRavi Raman
4Strange BrewCreamMussoliniHeadkick
5Witchcraft (For Your Love)The Temptationsphilipphilip99
6Dolly DaggerJimi HendrixIsabelleForshaw
7Which Craft is Witchcraft?Sharon Forresterpejepeine
8The Witch Queen of New OrleansRedboneSweetHomeAlabama
9Debra KadabraFrank Zappa & the Mothers of Invention with Captain BeefheartNicko
10Brecon BeaconsSupergrassNoodsy
11Tiny Witch HunterHen OgleddSongBarLandlord
12BrujaLa Perlapejepeine
13BrujasPrincess Nokiapejepeine

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Witch's TitRoyal TruxUncleben
2The WitchThe SonicsUncleben
3Witchcraft in the AirBettye Lavettephilipphilip99
4Wonderful WitchesThurston MooreUncleben
5You Must Be a WitchThe Lollipop Shoppemegadom
6WitchesCowboy Junkiesmegadom
7SpellboundSiouxsie and the Bansheesmegadom
8White HammerVan der Graaf GeneratorTatankaYotanka
9Big Black Witchcraft RockThe CrampsTarquinSpodd
10I Put a Spell On YouAudiencemagicman
11The Witch's PromiseJethro Tullswawilg
12My Girlfriend is a WitchOctober Countryuneasy listening
13SorceressReturn to Forevermegadom

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Songs About Suicide

Mar. 13, 2019
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Writer: George Boyland (sonofwebcore)

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1In a RutThe RutsShoegazer
2Hobo HeavenGroanboxTatankaYotanka
3HopeBjörkseverin
4Yere FagaOumou SangaréNilpferd
5Top YourselfThe Raconteursmegadom
6Goodnight IreneLeadbellyTarquinSpodd
7The Drowned LoversKate RusbySuzi
8SonnyThe Rubberbanditspejepeine
9Ailein DuinnKaren MathesonSuzi
10Floating in the ForthFrightened Rabbitbarbryn
11AsleepThe SmithsOliveButler
12Slow DeathFlamin' GrooviesShivSidecar
13Rock 'n' Roll SuicideDavid BowieOliveButler

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1Mad WorldGary Julesswawilg
2Exercise OneJoy DivisionOliveButler
3How to Save a LifeThe FrayEnglishOutlaw
4Mr. GrievesPixiesDerek Bum
51-800-273-8255Logicpejepeine
6Turning the Gun on MyselfTeddy Thompsonmagicman
7The BridgeDolly Partonmegadom
8Love You MoreBuzzcocksvanwolf2
9Stuff Up the CracksThe Mothers of InventionTarquinSpodd
10Sheath and KnifeEliza CarthySuzi
11TodaySmashing PumpkinsDiscoMonster
12Young Male Suicide Blessed By Invisible WomanJackie LevenTatankaYotanka
13Alone Again (Naturally)Gilbert O'Sullivanswawilg

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Songs Inspired By India

Aug. 2, 2018
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Writer: George Boyland (sonofwebcore)
At: The Guardian

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1Games People PlayJoe SouthIsabelleForshaw
2Within You Without YouThe Beatlesgordonimmel
3Wild Mountain HoneySteve Miller BandIsabelleForshaw
4Signed, Sealed, Delivered (I'm Yours)Stevie WonderIsabelleForshaw
5Mother IndiaFun-Da-MentalShoegazer
6Krishna BlueDavid SylvianEddyBamyasi
7New Way New LifeAsian Dub FoundationDarceysDad
8Guru SongThe Future Sound of London658spark
9Blue RagaDavy Grahamdave56
10Filhos de GandhiGiberto Gil & Jorge Bendrunkenpanda
11Bird in HandLee "Scratch" Perry & the UpsettersDenryMachin
12Ever So LonelyMonsoongordonimmel

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1HomelandsNitin Sawhneynilpferd
2Devotion No. 1Loop Guruphilipphilip99
3The Man From NagpurQuasimodenilpferd
4My Dark StarSuedeOlivesNightie
5Get Ur Freak OnMissy ElliottFatherChewyLouie
6Inside the Taj MahalPaul Hornnilpferd
7GovindaKula Shakergordonimmel
8Ravi ShankarDub SyndicateShoegazer
9The India SongBig StarGreatGrendel
10NadiaJeff Beckblackshadow
1166 MetresIndian Ropemanphilipphilip99
12IndiaShaktiSvenDog
13Raga BairagicCharanjit SinghSpotTheWhopper
14Three is a Green CrownThe Incredible String BandGreatGrendel
15Om Nama ShivayaSteve Hillageleedslily2
16Fifty Dollar HabitWilliam Bellphilipphilip99

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Underwater Songs

July 5, 2018
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Column
Writer: George Boyland (sonofwebcore)
At: The Guardian

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1NautilusBob Jameslachute
2Octopus's GardenThe BeatlesMrCanoehead
31983 A Merman I Should Turn to BeJimi Hendrixmikedow
4Aqua Boogie (A Psychoalphadiscobetabioaquadoloop)ParliamentSethMiller
5When the Levee BreaksKansas Joe McCoy & Memphis MinnieSethMiller
6Down By the WaterPJ Harveybllckchps
7A Good IdeaSugarhappyclapper
8One of Our SubmarinesThomas DolbyLagado
9Once in a LifetimeAngélique KidjoStevenFlanagan
10Palace of the BrinePixiesbllckchps
11WaterThe SugarcubesMrCanoehead
12Under IceKate BushGoldie Dee
13Let the Mermaids Flirt with MeMississippi John Hurtjrowen81

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Aqua MarinaGary Miller as Troy Tempestattwilightlarks2
2Down to the River to PrayAlison Kraussattwilightlarks2
3Ailein DuinnKaren Mathesonsuzi
4SubmissionSex PistolsShoegazer
5The Drowned LoversKate Rusbysuzi
6Take Me to the WaterNina Simoneattwilightlarks2
7Mother's LamentCreamMaggie B
8Sunken LoveRip Rig + Panicalexito
9Underwater TwilightTangerine DreamBeltwayBandit
10TerrapinSyd Barrettkolf
11Floating in the ForthFrightened RabbitDarceysDad
12Voyage to AtlantisThe Isley Brotherslachute

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Songs About New Orleans

May 24, 2018
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Column
Writer: George Boyland (sonofwebcore)
At: The Guardian

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1My Dawlin' New OrleansL'il Queenie & the PercolatorsLyntonCrosby
2Steamboat StompJelly Roll Morton & his Red Hot Peppersmagicman
3New OrleansGary U.S. BondsAddicks123
4New Orleans (After the City)The Hot 8 Brass BandGreatGrendel
5The Lakes of PontchartrainPaul Bradysuzi
6Congo SquareSonny Landrethdave56
7Marie LaveauDr. JohnLyntonCrosby
8Lady MarmaladePatti LabelleFuel
9La Danse de Mardi GrasThe Balfa BrothersMussoliniheadkick
10Meet de Boys on the BattlefrontWild Tchoupitoulasngoo
11Later, On DecaturDave FerratoID877151
12Black RainBen Harperstevenjameshyde
13This CitySteve EarleGreatGrendel

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1HoustonMary Chapin Carpenterthoughtballoons
2Bourbon Street BluesLouis PrimaLyntonCrosby
3New Orleans FunctionLouis ArmstrongBeyondOurKev
4New Orleans The Staple SingersJustthem
5Street ParadeEarl Kingattwilightlarks
6Devil's QueenBlack Stone Cherrymisterbadexample
7Mardi Gras MamboThe Hawkettespmarfleet
8My Indian RedDr. JohnRavi Raman
9They Wore BlueOtis TaylorFuel
10Witch Queen of New OrleansRedboneRavi Raman
11Take Me to the Mardi GrasPaul SimonMaggie B
12Bourbon Street ParadeWynton Marsalisdrunkenpanda
13Jock-a-MoJames "Sugar Boy" CrawfordFMastropolo
14Canal Street BluesJohn Lee HookerStevenFlanagan
15Big Bad JohnJimmy DeanSpotTheWhopper
16Message to MichaelDionne Warwickseverin
17HomeCowboy MouthRavi Raman
18ChaptersCha Wauntergunther
19New Orleanian Love SongChristian Scott aTunde Adjuahnilpferd
20MagnoliaWilliam TopleyDarceysDad

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