Songs About New Orleans

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

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1My Dawlin' New OrleansL'il Queenie and 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

B List

 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-MoJanes "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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Songs About Loneliness

Apr. 5, 2018
Blog
Column
Writer: George Boyland (sonofwebcore)
At: The Guardian

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Tired of Being AloneAl GreenSpotTheWhopper
2Burning of the Midnight LampJimi Hendrixlachute
3CactusThe Pixiesbllckchps
4Motherless ChildrenBlind Willie JohnsonRavi Raman
5Gonna Die AloneHanni El KhatibStevenFlanagan
6Early Morning RainGordon Lightfootmikedow
7Lonely Financial ZoneJonathan RichmanPairubu
8Rainy Night in GeorgiaBrook BentonFintan28
9No Milk TodayHerman's Hermitsphilipphilip99
10Lonely AvenueRay Charleshudswell
11It Makes No DifferenceThe Bandkeiphy sheeg
12Behind Blue EyesThe WhoMaggie B

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Don't Think About Her When You're Trying to DriveLittle VillageDarceysDad
2CornerstoneBenjamin Clementinecasclc
3The LonerNeil YoungAlfieHisself
4Diamond SmilesThe Boomtown RatsMarconius7
5Don't Want to Know If You Are LonelyHusker DuFuel
6Hello In ThereJohn Prinejrowen81
7(In My) SolitudeBillie HolidayMoustacheGroupie
8Only the LonelyRoy Orbisongordonimmel
9Man on the MoonThe Jesus and Mary Chainhappyclapper
10Loneliest PersonThe Pretty ThingsPairubu
11MélancolieRokia Traorénilpferd
12Black Muddy RiverThe Grateful DeadChris7572

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Songs About Rendezvous

Feb. 8, 2018
Blog
Column
Writer: George Boyland (sonofwebcore)
At: The Guardian

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Up on the RoofThe DriftersIsabelleForshaw
2Waiting on a FriendThe Rolling StonesPatLux
3Trans-Europe ExpressKraftwerknilpferd
4Rendez-VuBasement Jaxxbishbosh
5Le Rendez-VousManu ChaoMakinavaja
6Disco 2000PulpFatherChewyLouie
7It's Too LateThe StreetsLagado
8Meet Me in the BottomCanned Heat & John Lee HookerRavi Raman
9I'm Waiting for the ManVelvet UndergroundGreatGrendel
10Willie the PimpFrank ZappaJames Bloor
11Down in the WoodsRichard Hawleyrichardw65
12Slip AwayClarence Carteripizzajohn
13Saturday MaybeThe Incredible String BandLyntonCrosby

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1SorryThe EasybeatsIsabelleForshaw
2Meeting Over yonderThe ImpressionsLyntonCrosby
3TrainsThe VaporsRobBarwick
4Under the ClocksWeddings, Parties, AnythingXanh_cay
5Meet Me in the MorningBob Dylansuzi
6Ain't Nothing But a HousepartyThe Showstoppersattwilightlarks
7Mr. and Mrs. UntrueCandi Stationdrunkenpanda
8MuseumDonovanphilipphilip99
9Meet Me in the MorningEverything But the Girldave56
10Date With My BabyBrooklyn Funk Essentialsmikedow
11The Meeting PlaceXTCrichardw65
12She Waits For MeProtocolFatherChewyLouie
13Rendezvous With YouThe DesiresPairubu

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Songs About Trees

Dec. 28, 2017
Blog
Column
Writer: George Boyland (sonofwebcore)
At: The Guardian

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Christmas TreeKing StittBeltwayBandit
2The Tree Knows EverythingAdam F. ft Tracey ThornLuDux22
3Hickory WindThe Byrdszoomshot
4Willow TreeSeth Lakemansuzi
5Red Barked TreesWirewyngatecarpenter
6English TreesCrowded Housedeanofromoz
7It's All AroundShamenvanwolf
8Cinnamon TreeEsperanza Spalding florian7
9I Was an Oak TreeJonathan Byrdsuzi
10A Day in the Life of a TreeThe Beach BoysYak3

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Billy the MountainThe Mothers of Inventionmikedow
2London PlaneBig Big TrainHopelessCase
3Nothin' Shakin' (But the Leaves on the Trees)Eddie Fontainehudswell
4Whispering PinesThe BandAlfhartagain
5The Trees They Do Grow HighMartin Carthy & Dave SwarbrickzOOey
6Weeping Willow BluesBessie SmithStevenFlanagan
7The Tree Incredible String BandFurryCanary
8Weeping Willow BluesThe VerveFowerCloud
9The 12 Days of ChristmasFrank KellyIsabelleForshaw
10Bury Me Under the Weeping WillowThe Carter FamilySkydog7
11El ArbolArgentinaMakinavaja
12Black Horse and the Cherry TreeKT TunstallLyntonCrosby
13Willow Weep For MeBillie Holidayattwilightlarks

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Songs Featuring Unlikely Collaborations

Nov. 30, 2017
Blog
Column
Writer: George Boyland (sonofwebcore)
At: The Guardian

A List

 ArtistNominated byTopic
1Justified and AncientThe KLF & Tammy Wynettebishbosh
2She Blinded Me With ScienceThomas Dolby & Magnus PykeShivSidecar
3Old CodgerThe Stranglers & George MellyMakinavaja
4It's Good to Be on the Road Back Home AgainCornershop & Paula Frazerhappyclapper
5I Love the Way You Dream1 Giant Leap & Michael Stipe & Asha Bhoslelloydybwoy1
6The Long RoadEddie Vedder & Nusrat Fateh Ali KhanRavi Raman
7The Beat of LoveTrilok Gurtu & Roop Kumarnilpferd
8Parce Mihi DomineJan Garbarek & The Hilliard Ensembleriverman21
9Happy LandUltramarine & Robert WyattFuel
10Bird SongGrateful Dead & Branford MarsalisChris7572
11Miss SarajevoPassengers (U2, Brian Eno & Luciano Pavarotti)DarceysDad
127 SecondsYoussou N'Dour & Neneh CherryLyntonCrosby
13Zaz Turned BlueWas (Was Not) & Mel TormeDarceysDad

B List

 ArtistNominated byTopic
1Portland, OregonJack White & Loretta LynnDarceysDad
2Open UpLeftfield & John LydonBeltwayBandit
3Walk This WayAerosmith & Run DMCbllckchps
4I'm Partial to Your AbracadabraPaul McCartney & the BlockheadsTomC49
5Scarlet TownChris Thile & Brad Mehldaunilpferd
6Electric Counterpoint IIISteve Reich & Pat Methenynilpferd
7Happiness StanThe Small Faces & Stanley Unwinattwilightlarks
8Moonlight BayThe Beatles & Morecambe and WiseStevenFlanagan
9Buckets of rainBette Midler & Bob DylanMarconius7
10Lessons in SolidarityPaul Robeson & The Welsh Minersargybargy
11Sour SoulGhostface Killah & BadnotgoodAFictionHabit
12That Damaged GirlSevdaliza & A$AP Ferguntergunther
13FleanceThird Ear Band & Keith ChegwinShivSidecar

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Songs About Clouds

Oct. 26, 2017
Blog
Column
Writer: George Boyland (sonofwebcore)
At: The Guardian

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Ghanaan GhanaanA.R. RahmanRavi Raman
2Singin' in the RainGene KellyStevenFlanagan
3Gap in the CloudsYellow Daysuntergunther
4Get Off of My CloudThe Rolling StonesLagado
5Cloud of UnknowingGorillazLyntonCrosby
6Ominous CloudBroadcastDougal
7Mushroom CloudsLoveStevenFlanagan
8Clouded EyesChron Genwyngatecarpenter
9Brain Cloudy BluesBob WillsLyntonCrosby
10All That You DreamLittle Featthoughtballoons
11Cloud FactoryJune TaborLyntonCrosby
12Beyond These Clouds the Sweetest DreamBill NelsonLovattFold
13Uncloudy DayThe Staple Singersdrunkenpanda

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Baby Come Out of the CloudsLena Horneseverin
2CumulusImogen Heapnilpferd
3Cloud RiderTori AmosHopelessCase
4Cloud98Dobiemutty meme
5Little CloudThe Incredible String Bandhiddendepths
6You and the Clouds Will Still Be BeautifulXTCajostu
7CirrusBonobotannydowns
8The Clouds are Full of Wine (Not Whiskey or Rye)Captain Beefheart and his Magic BandLyntonCrosby
9Blue CloudsDaniel JohnstonSentimentalHyena
10Cloud of ForgettingSwanspussel
11Nubes de PlatinoCamarón de la IslaMakinavaja
12CloudsThe Go-Betweensnilpferd
13Big White CloudJohn CaleBeltwayBandit

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