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Character Songs
Jan. 12, 2007
Blog
Column
Writer: Dorian Lynskey

A List

Song

Artist

Recommended by

1

David Watts

The Jam

rascalapache

2

Lord Anthony

Belle and Sebastian

barbryn

3

There But for the Grace of God Go I

Machine

ejaydee

4

Bobby James

N*E*R*D

MrMustard

5

Roland the Headless Thompson Gunner

Warren Zevon

TonNL

6

Madame George

Van Morrison

jasona parkes

7

Minnie the Moocher

Cab Calloway

severin

8

Fancy

Bobbie Gentry

Luke the Drifter

9

The Ballad of Lucy Jordan

Marianne Faithfull

rascalapache

10

Eleanor Rigby

The Beatles

Mark68

B List

Song

Artist

Recommended by

1

Nitemare Hippy Girl

Beck

TheLetterO

2

Mongoloid

Devo

DarceysDad

3

Johnnie Ryall

The Beastie Boys

loyatemu

4

Coyote

Joni Mitchell

tarxien

5

First of the Gang to Die

Morissey

SwissPhil

6

Christine

Siouxsie & the Banshees

ejaydee

7

Making Plans for Nigel

XTC

jasonaparkes

8

Toilet Tisha

OutKast

ejaydee

9

Humphrey Plugg

Scott Walker

robertaswipe

10

Luka

Suzanne Vega

Carefree

This was not officially a B List yet. Dorian introduced it by writing "Would have included with twice the space". I guess that makes it an unofficial B List, the fourth one. The first three were Storytelling Songs, Mammals and Dates.

 

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