Songs About Heartbreak

May 25, 2022
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Writer: magicman

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Love in VainRobert JohnsonDiscoMonster
2If You're looking for a Way OutOdysseyParaMhor
3Pain in My HeartOtis ReddingTarquinSpodd
4Without You Harry NilssonSongBarLandlord
5Apartment Number 9Tammy WynetteTarquinSpodd
6I'm Nobody's Baby NowReparata & the Delronsvastariner
7I'm Still WaitingDiana RossParaMhor
8Through the FiresAngel OlsenTarquinSpodd
9StopSam BrownAltraEgo
10CryingRoy OrbisonParaMhor
11What Becomes of the Broken HeartedJimmy RuffinNicko
12The End of the WorldSkeeter Davisseverin
13Ronan (Taylor's Version)Taylor SwiftEnglishOutlaw

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1How Can You Mend a Broken HeartThe Bee Geesseverin
2Never Gonna Fall in Love AgainEric CarmenSweetHomeAlabama
3CryJohnny RayTarquinSpodd
4My Girl Has GoneSmokey Robinson & the MiraclesParaMhor
5Take These Chains From My HeartHank WilliamsTarquinSpodd
6No Name No. 5Elliott Smithhappyclapper
7Dreaming With a Broken HeartJohn MayerLoud Atlas
8You Stole the Sun From My HeartManic Street Preachershappyclapper
9The Train FromKansas CityThe Shangri-LasMussoliniHeadkick
10After the Love Has GoneEarth, Wind and Firetincanman
11Sayonara wo OshieteJun TogawaTarquinSpodd
12Fare Thee Well LoveThe Rankin FamilyMarconius7
13Giving UpDonny HathawayDiscoMonster

C List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Cry babyJanis JoplinIsabelleForshaw
2Ngai Tembe ElekaFranco & TPOK Jazzpejepeine
3Ruby Don't Take Your Love to TownKenny RogersMussoliniHeadkick
4You Put My Love Out the DoorDaniel JohnstonTraktor Albatrost
5When I Was Your ManBruno MarsLoud Atlas
6Porgi Amor (Figaro)MozartParaMhor
7Isa LeiAndi ThakambauTarquinSpodd
8Blue Eyes Crying in the RainWillie NelsonTarquinSpodd
9Left With a Broken HeartJohn HoltNicko
10AusenciaHéctor Lavoe & Willie Colónpejepeine
11Efyge EfygeStelios Kazantzidisvanwolf2
12Lonesome TearsBeckswawilg
13Dream HouseDeafheavenDiscoMonster

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Songs Featuring Trombone

Aug. 11, 2021
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Writer: magicman

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1Reet PetiteJackie WilsonIsabelleForshaw
2Ory's Creole TromboneOry's Sunshine OrchestraNicko
3Lipstick TracesBenny SpellmanLoud Atlas
4Lluvia con NieveMon Riverapejepeine
5Man in the StreetDon Drummond & the SkatalitesIsabelleForshaw
6El Día de Mi SuerteWillie Colón & Héctor Lavoepejepeine
7Fourth Floor Walk-UpBill WatrousBanazirGalbasi
8Four PlayFred Wesley & the Horny Hornspejepeine
9On Her Majesty's Secret ServiceJohn BarryNilpferd
10Better Git It in Your SoulCharles MingusNilpferd
11Basin Street BluesJack TeagardenNicko
12I'm Getting Sentimental Over YouTommy DorseyOliveButler
13At the RiverGroove ArmadaOliveButler
14Because I'm MeThe AvalanchesDiscoMonster

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1LlorarásOscar D'Leon & Dimension Latinapejepeine
2Melancholy BluesLouis Armstrong Hot SevenParaMhor
3Pow!Melba ListonPop Off!
4Man from WareikaRico Rodriguezseverin
5Annie I'm Not Your DaddyKid Creole & the CoconutsLoud Atlas
6Rockfort RockSound DimensionIsabelleForshaw
7Turn On, Tune In, Cop OutFreak Powerswawilg
8The StripperDavid Rose & his OrchestraSweetHomeAlabama
9Free for AllArt Blakey & the Jazz MessengersNilpferd
10Agua de BeberSergio Mendes & Brasil '66AltraEgo
11Walking in SpaceQuincy JonesFred Erickson
12Black and Tan FantasyChris BarberSuzi
13MistyJ. J. JohnsonBanazirGalbasi
14Show MeDexys Midnight RunnersDiscoMonster

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Songs About Adultery & Infidelity

Mar. 24, 2021
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Writer: magicman

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1Waiting at the ChurchVesta VictoriaTarquinSpodd
2Married WomanFrankie Lee SimsShivSidecar
3Sleep at NightThe Chickstincanman
4Infidelité MadoFranco & TPOK Jazzpejepeine
5Hold UpBeyoncéMax Visconta Nuclerosea
6I'm Gonna Move to the Outskirts of TownJimmy RushingNicko
724 Hours from TulsaGene Pitneytreefrogdemon
8The Long Black VeilLefty FrizzellPop Off!
9Your Husband Is Cheating on UsDenise LaSalleIsabelleForshaw
10Terraplane BluesRobert JohnsonIsabelleForshaw
11Making the Best of a Bad SituationMillie JacksonTatankaYotanka
12Smoke from a Distant FireSanford Townsend BandSweetHomeAlabama
13Raggle Taggle GypsiesWaterson CarthySuzi

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Bear Mash BluesIda CoxNicko
2Do I WorryThe Ink Spotsseverin
3Hey HeartbreakerDream Wifeseverin
4Atlanta BoundGene AutryUncleben
5I Feel Like Breaking Up Somebody's HomeAnn PeeblesNicko
6Black BagsLloyd Brownsonofwebcore
7StripesBrandy Clarktincanman
8Somebody's Been Sleeping100º Proof Aged in SoulAltraEgo
9Talking in Your SleepCrystal Gayleamylee
10Fair RosamundMartin Simpson, Andy Cutting & Nancy KerrSuzi
11No Body, No CrimeTaylor Swift & HaimLoud Atlas
12Still a FoolMuddy WatersNicko
13All I Want Is a Fighting ChanceMillie JacksonDaysinscotland

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Dance Instrumentals

Dec. 30, 2020
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Writer: magicman

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Return of DjangoLee Perry & the Upsetterssonofwebcore
2Diving for PillsWamdue ProjectUncleben
3Reel du ForgeronLa Bottine SourianteSuzi
4TSOP (The Sound of Philadelphia)MFSBamylee
5In the MoodGlenn Miller & his Orchestraamylee
6ChaseGiorgio Morodorseverin
7Black and White RagWinifred Atwellseverin
8Burenai Ai DeMitchie Majostu
9RockhouseRay CharlesLoud Atlas
10Mambo # 5Perez PradoSweetHomeAlabama
11Pacific 202808 Stateajostu
12Lullaby of BroadwayBusby BerkeleyMarconius7
13SuperflyTreacherous OrchestraSuzi
14Speed of LifeDavid BowieShivSidecar
15Think TwiceThe Detroit ExperimentNilpferd
16Rockin' in RhythmDuke EllingtonAlBahooky
17Soulful StrutYoung Holt UnlimitedMussoliniHeadkick
18TiahuanacoAlfredo Linarespejepeine
19The MessageKing Sunny Adé & his African BeatsAlBahooky
20African Drug (Four Tet Remix)Bob HolroydNilpferd
21ZoneRhythm Makerspejepeine
22My Sweet Summer SuiteLove Unlimited OrchestraPop Off!
23RockitHerbie HancockSweetHomeAlabama
24Theme from A Summer PlacePercy Faith & his OrchestraIsabelleForshaw

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Songs Featuring Choirs

Sept. 2, 2020
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Writer: magicman

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 TitleArtistChoirNominated by
1All I Think About Is YouHarry NilssonSt. Paul's Cathedral Boys Choirflorian7
2Missa Papae Marcelli: GloriaPierluigi PalestrinaSistine Chapel ChoirSuzi
3Jai Hanuman!L. SubramaniamNyoman Wenten & the Burat Wangi ChoirRavi Raman
4We Praise TheePavel ChesnokovSt. Petersburg Chamber Choirflorian7
5Man in the MirrorMichael JacksonThe Andraé Crouch Choirseverin
6Um Canto de Afoxé Para o Bloco do IlêCaetano VelosoCobra Coral Carnival Choirpejepeine
7Calon LanCerys MatthewsFron Male Voice Choirphilipphilip99
8Pavane (choral)Gabriel FauréTanglewood Festival Chorusajostu
9UmbombelaSoweto Gospel ChoirSoweto Gospel ChoirIsabelle Forshaw
10Precious Lord, Take My Hand / You've Got a FriendAretha FranklinThe Southern California Community Choir with Rev. James Clevelandseverin
11Sojourner's Battle HymnSweet Honey in the RockSweet Honey in the RockSeth Miller
12Polegnala e TodoraLe Mystère des Voix BulgaresLe Mystère des Voix Bulgaresswawilg
13The Cornish Farewell ShantyOysterbandVarious ArtistsSuzi

B List

 TitleArtistChoirNominated by
1Lay Down (Candles in the Rain)MelanieThe Edwin Hawkins Singersseverin
2Will the Circle Be UnbrokenNitty Gritty Dirt BandVarious ArtistsRavi Raman
3Shangri LaRay DaviesCrouch End Festival ChorusParaMhor
4Agnus DeiSamuel BarberThe Dale Warland Singersattwilightlarks
5Batata Dia BwangaChanteurs a la Croix de CuivreChanteurs a la Croix de CuivreTarquinSpodd
6Dwa SerduszkaMazowszeMazowszeuntergunther
7Sing CarpentersJimmy Joyce Children's ChoirMarconius7
8To Thee We SingSergei RachmaninovThe State Moscow Chamber Choirajostu
9CreepScala & Kolacny BrothersScalaLoud Atlas
10Song for AtheneJohn TavenerKing's College Choir, Cambridgeattwilightlarks
11Isa LeiAndi ThakambauThe Pupils of the Adi Cakabau Fijian Girls' SchoolTarquinSpodd
12Hello, ChainNicolas JaarElectronically Created Choiruntergunther
13Offbeat FugueThe Jumping JacquesThe Jumping Jacquesphilipphilip99

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Songs Applied to COVID-19 Lockdown

May 27, 2020
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Writer: magicman

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Never Turn Your Back on Mother EarthSparksmegadom
2Oh DeathCharley Patton & Bertha Leeattwilightlarks
3Everyday Life Is a Health HazardDisposable Heroes of Hiphoprisymegadom
4JerusalemMaster KGuntergunther
5Don't TouchCosmos Peopleajostu
6A Little Bit of SoapThe JarmelsTarquinSpodd
7Solitude Is BlissTame ImpalaNicko
8Angel in a Blue DressReg MeurossSuzi
9Avant GardenerCourtney BarnettNicko
10Welfare CheeseEmanuel Lasky9hairs9knots
11Don't MixTricotajostu
12Fear InoculumToolMogdog
13ZoomFat Larry's Bandseverin
14ImmunityJon Hopkins & King Creosotemegadom
15Stay AwayRandy Newmanseverin

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Holy GrailHunters & CollectorsIsabelleForshaw
2Get the Funk Out Ma FaceThe Brothers JohnsonBanazirGalbasi
3AirTalking Headsmegadom
4LastThe Unthanksajostu
5The Day Before You CameABBAseverin
6Hong Kong FluThe Ethiopiansseverin
7Flowers on the WallThe Statler BrothersMogdog
8Washing My Hands AgainJeffrey Lewismegadom
9Breathing Kate BushBanazirGalbasi
10Praise YouFatboy SlimIsabelleForshaw
11Darkest DaysJackie Leeattwilightlarks
12Computer LoveKraftwerkMussoliniHeadkick
13People's FacesKate TempestDiscoMonster
14AstronomiaVicetone & Tony Igyamylee
15You Fucking People Make Me SickSwansSeth Miller
16TangoSoapkillsuntergunther
17Ghost TownThe SpecialsUncleben
18Voyage Into the UnknownLuke Vibertuntergunther
19Volveran Esos MomentosEleMakinavaja
20Thank You Baked PotatoMatt Lucasseverin

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Songs Quoting Shakespeare

Mar. 11, 2020
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Writer: magicman

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1The Evil That Men DoIron MaidenRavi Raman
2An SylviaFranz Schubert (sung by Lucia Popp)Derek Bum
3Blue LagoonLaurie AndersonShoegazer
4Lover, You Should've Come OverJeff BuckleySongBarLandlord
5Sur O No SurKevin Johansenpejepeine
6Now Is the WinterGLMCarpgate
7Goodbye-eePeter Cook & Dudley Mooreseverin
8The Moon Is DownGentle GiantUncleben
9Blow, Blow Thou Winter WindKen "Snakehips" Johnson & Al BowllyNicko
10CrownStormzypejepeine
11Fool's ParadiseRufus featuring Chaka KhanNicko
12Romeo and JulietAlec Constandinospejepeine

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Born to LoseMotörheadUncleben
2If Music Be the Food of LoveHenry PurcellSuzi
3Something Rotten at the Back of IcelandHalf Man Half BiscuitDerek Bum
4Brief CandlesThe Zombiesseverin
5Heart on My SleeveBryan Ferryphilipphilip99
6ShadowtimeSiouxsie and the Bansheesnosuchzone
7Pam's MoodsKilburn and the High Roadsnosuchzone
8Lily of the ValleyQueenswawilg
9Ophelia's SongShelagh McDonaldShivSidecar
10YorricMeic StevensShivSidecar
11Gold PrincePop Off!
12Back TogetherRoberta Flack & Donny Hathawaynosuchzone

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Songs With Great Arrangements

Dec. 11, 2019
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Writer: magicman

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1Piano Concerto No.5Ludwig van Beethoven (performed by Alfred Brendel)swawilg
2Angel EyesFrank Sinatra Nilpferd
3Concierto de Aranjuez, AdagioMiles Davis & Gil Evansmegadom
4AlfieCilla Blackajostu
5Donovan's ColoursVan Dyke ParksParaMhor
6ConstruçaoChico Buarquepejepeine
7Focus IIFocusMakivanaja
8Shining StarEarth, Wind & Fireamylee
9Who Loves YouFrankie Valli & the Four Seasonsflorian7
10Relight My FireDan HartmanPop Off!
11Oh What a WorldRufus Wainwrightbarbryn
12Yeh Jo Des Hai TeraA.R. Rahman & Berklee CollegeRavi Raman
13Thousand EyesFKA twigsbarbryn

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Whispering PinesThe Bandattwilightlarks
2Moonlight SerenadeGlen Millerflorian7
3Theme from Route 66Nelson Riddle9hairs9knots
4Don't Leave Me This WayHarold Melvin & the BluenotesNicko
5Mr. SkinSpiritBanazirGalbasi
6What is Hip?Tower of Poweramylee
7Ai No CorridaQuincy Jones9hairs9knots
8DuelPropagandaParaMhor
9MarmolMurcofShoegazer
10Way to BlueNick Drakebarbryn
11LorenaJohn HartfordTarquinSpodd
12Bonny Bunch of RosesJune Tabor & OysterbandSuzi
13The Parting GlassVoice Squadsonofwebcore

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Songs About Stalking, Following and Chasing

Nov. 6, 2019
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Writer: magicman

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Mary Had a Little LambStevie Ray Vaughantincanman
2Where You LeadCarole KingParaMhor
3I Will Follow YouAl CampbellNicko
4Crazy LoveMindy GledhillPop Off!
5You Don't Know Nothing About LoveLorraine EllisonParaMhor
6I'm Following YouAnnette Hanshawseverin
7Nights on BroadwayCandi StatonPop Off!
8Every Breath You TakeThe PoliceUncleben
9The HunterAlbert Kingattwilightlarks
10Night ProwlerAC/DCTraktor Albatrost
11Corre Que Te PílloLos JaivasMakinavaja
12Shifting GearsLalo SchifrinBanazirGalbasi
13Lil' Red Riding HoodSam the Sham & the PharaohsIsabelleForshaw

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Strange and BeautifulAqualungvanwolf2
2Gonna Get Close to YouDalbelloRavi Raman
3Follow Me DownUNKLEvanwolf2
4StanEminem ft DidoPop Off!
5NeighbourWalter TVvanwolf2
6FollowingThe BanglesPop Off!
7Crazy BaldheadBob Marley & the WailersNicko
8I'm Shadowing YouBlossom Deariepejepeine
9Spitting GamesSnow Patrolhappyclapper
10ReynardineFairport ConventionSuzi
11No ReplyThe BeatlesShivSidecar
12NadineChuck Berrytreefrogdemon

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Songs from New York City

July 24, 2019
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Writer: Ralph Brown (magicman)

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Take the "A" TrainDuke Ellingtonmegadom
2Green LinePrincess NokiaDiscoMonster
3SummertimeCharlie ParkerShoegazer
4II B.S.Charles MingusTempusfugit
5The HustlerWillie Colónpejepeine
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 (Live)Bruce Springsteentreefrogdemon
6Always and 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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