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Cruel Songs
July 24, 2009
Blog
Column (The column was not posted on the Guardian website)
Writer: Rob Fitzpatrick

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Song

Artist

Recommended by

1

Vicious

Lou Reed

englishhermit

2

Shiver and Shake

The Cure

bethnoir

3

Crow Jane

Skip James

steenbeck

4

Stupid Girl

The Rolling Stones

robbo100

5

Ether

Nas

ejaydee

6

Ripple

The Church

nilpferd

7

The Cruel Mother

Shirley Collins

treefrogdemon

8

Blues for Ceausescu

The Fatima Mansions

2JokersinEveryPack

9

Idiot Wind

Bob Dylan

ElDerino

10

Twat

John Cooper Clarke

exodus

B List

Song

Artist

Recommended by

1

True to the Game

Ice Cube

May1366

2

Drop Dead

Siouxsie & the Banshees

1234Ramones

3

Idiot Brother

The Auteurs

fredflinstone

4

You're the Reason Our Kids are Ugly

Loretta Lynn & Conway Twitty

tincanman

5

Your Chosen Life

The Only Ones

happyclapper

6

Scrap Metal

Cee-Lo

steenbeck

7

You've No Clue, Do You

King Creosote

Mnemonic

8

The Clown

Charles Mingus

Abahachi

9

Scum

Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds

Dougal

10

I'll Be Glad When You're Dead You Rascal

Louis Armstrong

goneforeign

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