Songs About Taxes and Wealth Distribution

Oct. 5, 2022
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Writer: Stephen Males (severin)

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1TaxationPrince BusterUncleben
2Tax Paying BluesJ.B. LenoirMussoliniHeadkick
3Offshore Banking BusinessThe Membersmagicman
4Copper KettleBob DylanGeorge Boyland
5The Taxes on the Farmer Feeds Us AllRy CooderChris 7572
6Tax HavensMassive Attack with Saul Williams & Prof. Gabriel ZucmanNicko
7Don't Pay the Poll TaxThe ExploitedCarpgate
8Death and TaxesDaniel Caesarmagicman
9Pay Your RatesThe FallUncleben
10La LiebreLos Tigres del NorteMaki
11Anarchy in the T.A.X.Village Man's Storeajostu
12Pay as You EarnMighty SparrowJamesowen475
13California Uber AllesDisposable Heroes of HiphoprisyTraktor Albatrost
14What If We All Stopped Paying Taxes?Sharon Jones & the Dap KingsLoud Atlas
15Tax SexRip Rig and PanicNicko
16I'm Payin' Taxes, What Am I Buyin'?Fred Wesley & the JBsmagicman

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1I Paid My Income Tax TodayGene AutryNicko
2SocietyCrapTarquinSpodd
3Tax ManLoose EndsShivSidecar
4Me N BeckyStick in the WheelShivSidecar
5TaxesThe Duke of IronLoud Atlas
6Boston Tea PartyThe Sensational Alex Harvey BandMax Visconta Nuclerosea
754-46 Was My NumberToots and the MaytalsTarquinSpodd
8Richard KhouryThe HeptonesShivSidecar
9TaxmanJunior Parkermagicman
10The CutterEcho & the BunnymenParaMhor
11BankrobberThe ClashTarquinSpodd
12After HoursA Tribe Called Questpejepeine
13Run RunRubella BalletCarpgate
14Income TaxChampion Jack DupreeFred Erickson
15Yapheli'mali YamiBusi MhlongoGeorge Boyland
16MoneyPink FloydLoud Atlas

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Songs About Swimming or Bathing

June 15, 2022
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Writer: Stephen Males (severin)

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1Swimming SongLoudon Wainwright IIINicko
2Learning to SwimThe SkintsUncleben
3Swimming Pools (Drank)Kendrick Lamarmagicman
4Underwater LoveSmoke CityNicko
5Swim Until You Can't See LandFrightened RabbitSuzi
6Moonlit Night Beach (月夜海水浴)Wakusei AbnormalTarquinSpodd
7BathBjörkVikingChild
8Wade in the WaterThe Staple SingersNicko
9Cinnamon WaterJon BodenAlaric
10SwimmingRoger EnoBanazirGalbasi
11SwimmingTracey Thornmegadom
12Swim Victories at Seavanwolf2
13Swimming in the Longest RiverOlivia ChaneyMaki
14Gone UnderSnarky Puppy ft Shayna SteeleNilpferd

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1Alas I Cannot SwimLaura MarlingParaMhor
2Papa's Got Your Bath Water OnMemphis Jug BandNicko
3Green RiverCreedence Clearwater RevivalAltraEgo
4Wade in the WaterThe Golden Gate QuartetNicko
5Dive-BombingModern Studiesmegadom
6Swimming SongMaddy PriorAlaric
7He Swims Like a FishThe Mountain Goats & The Wave PicturesShoegazer
8Wash It DownK'naantincanman
9SplashSub Focus ft Cocomagicman
10Soapland SerenadeVeda HilleTatankaYotanka
11Fathoms DeepLinda Lewispejepeine
12Lovers RockSadeUncleben
13PoolTricotmegadom
14Let's Go SwimmingAllo Darlin'barbryn
15Fat Man in the BathtubLittle FeatShivSidecar
16The DiveShow of HandsSuzi
17Swimming PoolAnna CalviVikingChild
18SwimMadonnaUncleben
19Swim HomeCandidateGeorge Boyland
20In the BathLemon JellyShoegazer

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Songs About Nightingales and Thrushes

Mar. 30, 2022
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Writer: Stephen Males (severin)

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1Le Rossignol et la RoseCamille Saint-Saëns (singer: Edita Grubarova)ParaMhor
2Solovey (Nightingale)Go_Amagicman
3Yiddisha NightingaleMaude MaggartAlaric
4NightingaleCarole KingBanazirGalbasi
5BlackbirdLady BlackbirdDiscoMonster
6NightingaleLaura Veirshappyclapper
7A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley SquareNat King Colemagicman
8One May Morning EarlyBellowheadSuzi
9He Can Surely Turn the TideJohnny OsbourneNicko
10NightingaleRocco Deluca & the BurdenUncleben
11NightingaleGilberto GilBanazirGalbasi
12The Wood Thrush's SongLaurie LewisPop Off!
13NightingaleRoxy MusicCarpgate
14The NightingaleAngelo Badalamenti & Julee Cruisemagicman
15The Tan Yard Side (singing with nightingales)Sam LeeAlaricmc

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1BlackbirdThe Beatlespejepeine
2On the Wings of a NightingaleThe Everly Brothersmagicman
3Rockin' RobinMichael Jacksonamylee
4Twee-Twee-TweetCab CallowayAltraEgo
5BlackbirdRachel Unthank & the WintersetSuzi
6NightingaleBrinsley SchwarzMaki
7Message to MichaelDionne WarwickAltraEgo
8A Nightingale Can Sing the BluesPeggy LeeNicko
9The Merry Month of MayIn Gowan RingAlaric
10NightingaleXavier CugatNicko
11The Sparrow, the Thrush and the NightingaleDavid Rotheraymagicman
12Danzo de Los MirlosLos Mirlospejepeine
13Tormented NightingaleDjivan GasparyanNicko
14BluebirdPaul McCartney & WingsNicko
15The NightingaleTrisha Yearwoodmagicman
16BlackbirdNina SimoneNicko
17NightingaleEaglesFred Erickson
18NightingaleNorah JonesLoud Atlas
19Sateenkaarilaulu (Rainbow Song)YonaDiscoMonster
20My Singing BirdSinead O'ConnorFred Erickson
21BluebirdBuffalo SpringfieldUncleben
22Slipped, Dissolved and LoosedLambchopShoegazer
23My NightingaleMarcos Valle & Stacey Kent ft Jim TomlinsonBanazirGalbasi
24The Sweet NightingaleJackie OatesSuzi
25The Last NighingaleThe Whiskey RebellionEnglishOutlaw
26Song of the NightingaleAnonymous Singer (from Kashmir)Nicko
27NightingaleLarissa KovalchukBanazirGalbasi
28NightingalesPrefab SproutToffeeBoy
29El Mirlo del PrunoJuan PerroMaki

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Songs About Elephants

Nov. 10, 2021
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Writer: Stephen Males (severin)

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1Dat DereOscar Brown Jr.Nicko
2L'éléphantTom Tom ClubUncleben
3ElephantLalehDiscoMonster
4ElephantsBurning SpearMakinavaja
5ElephantJune TaborAlaricmc
6Elephant WalkArt Blakeypejepeine
7Elephant on My TambourineNorth Atlantic Invasion ForceTarquinSpodd
8JumboOsibisaTatankaYotanka
9ElephantTame Impalaamylee
10ElephantA Camphappyclapper
11MammothFungasTraktor Albatrost
12Syracuse the ElephantStackridgeShivSidecar
13Nellie the ElephantMandy MillerLoud Atlas
14Black ElephantChakra BleuFred Erickson

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1Effervescing ElephantSyd BarrettMussoliniHeadkick
2Baby Elephant WalkHenry ManciniSweetHomeAlabama
3Nellie the ElephantToy Dollsvastariner
4Pink ElephantLenaFred Erickson
5Seven Scenes from the Painting "Exhuming the First American Mastodon"C. W. Peale, John Greaves, Peter Blegvad & Lisa HermanTatankaYotanka
6GanapatiTrilok Gurtu & the GlimpseNicko
7Elephants and FlowersPrincePop Off!
8Jumbo the ElephantLeon RosselsonFlintlock
9Ganesha Pancharatnam StotramM. S. SubbulakshmiNicko
10Elephant TalkKing CrimsonBanazirGalbasi
11The Blind Men and the ElephantNatalie MerchantMakinavaja
12Lounge GaneshaNilesh Moharir, Mangesh Borgaonkar & Spruha JoshiBanazirGalbasi
13ElephantVidulgi OoyoO (Pigeon Milk)TarquinSpodd
14ElephantsThem Crooked Vulturesajostu

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Songs About Wolves

Sept. 22, 2021
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Writer: Stephen Males (severin)

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1All Babes Are WolvesSpinnerettevanwolf2
2Dem a WolfYabby YouNicko
3Loup GarouClarence "Gatemouth" BrownTarquinSpodd
4WolfFirst Aid KitVikingChild
5Otona No OokamiKokiaajostu
6Mama Said (K-Classic Mix)Carleen AndersonNilpferd
7The Wolf Is at Your DoorHowlin' Wolfamylee
8UlvetidKvelertakTraktor Albatrost
9The Wolf Catie CurtisFred Erickson
10Attenti al Lupo (Beware of the Wolf)Lucio Dallaswawilg
11Vargtimmen (Hour of the Wolf)HedningarnaTraktor Albatrost
12MogollonOreanaAlaricmc

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1Wolves and LeopardsDennis BrownUncleben
2I Was a Teenage WerewolfThe CrampsTarquinSpodd
3Up the WolvesThe Mountain GoatsShoegazer
4The Howlin' WolfLightnin' HopkinsNicko
5Wolves Maggie RogersFred Erickson
6Mother WolfMarianne FaithfullSeth Miller
7Will the Wolf Survive?Los Lobosamylee
8Red Riding Hood's Wolf (Miku)Kikuoajostu
9Me and Mr Wolf (Dr. Cat Remix)The Real Tuesday WeldShoegazer
10Wolf in Sheep's ClothingJohnny WinterAltraEgo
11Wolf in Sheep's ClothingBig YouthNicko
12Werewolves of LondonWarren ZevonOliveButler
13Wolf TotemThe HUNicko
14Dire WolfGrateful DeadChris7572
15DingoGary ShearstonAlaricmc
16Little Red Riding HoodSam the Sham & the PharaohsOliveButler
17A Pack of WolvesBlack Eyeshappyclapper
18What Would Wolves Do?Les Savy FavShoegazer
19Dem a WolfSteel PulseNicko
20Hungry Like the WolfDuran DuranOliveButler

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Songs About Tigers

April 21, 2021
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Writer: Stephen Males (severin)

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1Tiger FeetMudTraktorAlbatrost
2Set the Tigers FreeVillagersmegadom
3Like a TigerThe RicochetsBanazirGalbasi
4The Continuing Story of Bungalow BillThe Beatlesbarbryn
5Tiger BalmHollie CookUncleben
6Paper TigersThe Chameleonsvanwolf2
7Tiger RagLouis ArmstrongNicko
8Wounded TigersGordon HaskellFred Erickson
9Burning Tiger, Screaming MeHazel Nuts ChocolateTarquinSpodd
10El Tigre SabaneroAniceto Molinamagicman
11ParadiseNoName ft Queen SheCagoajostu
12Tiger ManRufus Thomas Jr.treefrogdemon
13TigresaGal CostaPop Off!
14Tyger Tyger (Dub Version)Jah Wobbleshoegazer
15Sleep Tight TigerHusky RescueMussoliniHeadkick

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1I'm a TigerLuluSuzi
2Lion and TigerLinval ThompsonNicko
3TigressSongs: OhiaUncleben
4Sleepy TigersHer Space HolidayShoegazer
5Stepping TigerJackie MittooTatankaYotanka
6Eye of the TigerSurvivorSuzi
7Black TigerY&TTatankaYotanka
8Taming the TigerJoni MitchellMussoliniHeadkick
9Tiger in Your TankMuddy WatersMussoliniHeadkick
10Paper TigerBeckUncleben
11Shere Khan the TigerCarlos SantanaFred Erickson
12El Tigre del GuadarramaVainica Doblepejepeine
13Riding the TigerPhyllis HymanFred Erickson
14Ride the TigerThe Boo Radleysbarbryn
15Tiger Eyes (Laid Back)Peaking LightsDiscoMonster

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Songs About Masks

Sept. 23, 2020
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Writer: Stephen Males (severin)

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1The Man in the Iron MaskBilly Bragg Suzi
2Spider-ManRamonesmegadom
3Vesti la Giubba (from Pagliacci)Ruggero Leoncavallo (sung by Jussi Björling)attwilightlarks
4MaskIggy PopOliveButler
5The Masquerade Is OverNancy WilsonNicko
6Cynthia MaskRobyn Hitchcock megadom
7Marrakesh Night MarketLoreena McKennittLoud Atlas
8Old Fart at PlayCaptain Beefheart & his Magic BandBanazirGalbasi
9Everybody Wear They MaskJazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton MarsalisRavi Raman
10Mugamoodi (Terrace Jams version)KuranganRavi Raman
11A Ritual MaskPeter HammillNicko
12Take Off the MaskClinton Fearon & the Boogie Brown BandUncleben
13Long Black VeilDave Matthews BandLoud Atlas

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Marty Beller MaskThey Might Be Giantsphilipphilip99
2Art GroupieGrace JonesIsabelleForshaw
3MasqueradeThe SkidsShoegazer
4ChristineSiouxsie and the Bansheesmegadom
5There's a GirlThe Ditty BopsUncleben
6My Smile Is Just a Frown (Turned Upside Down)Carolyn Crawfordattwilightlarks
7Two Face PeopleMax RomeoNicko
8Sleeping with Your Devil MaskRobyn HitchcockOliveButler
9Under the Mask of HappinessGraham ParkerLoud Atlas
10SamaritansIdlesDiscoMonster
11Adele's Laughing Song (from Die Fledermaus)Johann Strauss II (sung by Lesley Garrett)ajostu
12Beautiful Gas MaskThe Mountain GoatsShoegazer
13The MaskFugeesOliveButler
14The Blue MaskLou ReedNicko
15NavarasamThaikkudam BridgeRavi Raman
16This MasqueradeGeorge Bensonamylee

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Songs With Non Sequiturs

June 24, 2020
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Writer: Stephen Males (severin)

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1Let's Have a PartyWanda JacksonSuzi
2RaisinsBarenaked Ladiesphilipphilip99
3PineappleSparksOlive Butler
4Far OutHomeboy SandmanDiscoMonster
5Only a Northern SongThe Beatles9hairs9knots
6Blood Red RiverBeth OrtonAlison Dempster
7The BarrelAldous HardingUncleben
8Subterranean Homesick BluesBob Dylannoodsy
9Apples in BedThe Go-BetweensNicko
10BernadetteShriekbackshoegazer
11Ah Feel Like AhcidCaptain Beefheart & his Magic Bandsonofwebcore
12Abattoir BluesNick Caveshoegazer
13Time Has Come TodayThe Chambers Brothersattwilightlarks
14The Murder MysteryThe Velvet UndergroundMakinavaja

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Petty SessionsHalf Man Half Biscuittubby Brewster
2Everybody's Rich But UsGlenn YarboroughTarquinSpodd
3Let It All Hang OutHombresSweetHomeAlabama
4My Uncle Used to Love Me Till She DiedThe Wind in the Willowsajostu
5Too Many Fish in the SeaThe Marvelettesattwilightlarks
6Dedicated to You But You Weren't ListeningThe Soft Machinenosuchzone
7Anyone for Tennis?CreamTarquinSpodd
8The Best of Jill HivesGuided by VoicesShivSidecar
9Swan Swan HR.E.M.ShivSidecar
10Meet Me at Velma's GraveLuke WestawayEnglishOutlaw
11Pentecost HotelNirvanaattwilightlarks
128 Line PoemDavid BowieMakinavaja
13African Night FlightDavid BowieOlive Butler
14Brenda's Iron SledgeRobyn HitchcockShivSidecar
15Peaches in the SpringtimeMemphis Jug BandNicko
16Sleep on the Left SideCornershophappyclapper
17Here Comes a CityThe Go-BetweensNicko
18Into the ValleySkidsShoegazer
19Holidays in the SunSex PistolsCarpgate
20Bongu KitchenSantosh NarayananRavi Raman
21That Was Then But This Is NowABCParaMhor
22AdriftBarenaked Ladiesphilipphilip99
23Pink FlagWireamylee
24Flavour CrystalSuburban Lawnsphilipphilip99
25Good DancersThe Sleepy Jacksonhappyclapper
26CitiesTalking Headsmagicman
27Blue LinesMassive Attackhappyclapper
28Get It OnT. Rexamylee
29There Should Be UnicornsFlaming LipsSeth Miller
30Too HighStevie Wonderpejepeine
31Bring On the Dancing HorsesEcho and the Bunnymenhappyclapper
32CelebrateSimple MindsCarpgate
33We Call Upon the AuthorNick Cave & the Bad Seedsajostu
34The True WheelBrian EnoUncleben
35Eso Se Baila AsiWillie Colonpejepeine
36A Very British CoupJah WobbleShoegazer

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Songs About Trust

Dec. 18, 2019
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Writer: Stephen Males (severin)

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1Trust in MeMildred BaileyNicko
2Suspicious MindsFine Young Cannibalsattwilightlarks
3Surabaya JohnnyLotte LenyaMarconius7
4WishNine Inch Nailshappyclapper
5DaisyKarine PolwartSuzi
6Let You DownInspiral Carpets ft John Cooper ClarkeShoegazer
7I Trust You to Kill MeRocco DeLuca & the BurdenUncleben
8Trust in MeSusheela RamanPop Off!
9Trust No ManJimmy CliffNicko
10Trust in TrustBlues TravelerNicko
11If You Don't Know Me by NowHarold Melvin & the Blue NotesDiscoMonster
12In Dust We TrustThe Chemical BrothersMussoliniHeadkick

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1Trust in MeEtta Jamessonofwebcore
2I Put My Trust in YouJohn Lee Hookerphilipphilip99
3The Myth of TrustBilly BraggMakinavaja
4Anyone But YouBarbara Westattwilightlarks
5Say It Ain't So JoeMurray HeadMakinavaja
6BrassneckThe Wedding Presentmegadom
7Dixie ChickenLittle FeatBanazirGalbasi
8Trust the BookThe VersatilesUncleben
9Can't Trust LoveSuzi QuatroPop Off!
10You Little TrustmakerThe TymesPop Off!
11Breaking ThroughSteve ForbertBanazirGalbasi
12Trust MeCultureNicko
13Trust MeSusanne Sundforajostu
14I Believe in YouNeil Youngamylee
15Won't Get Fooled AgainRichie Havensflorian7
16A Matter of TrustBilly Joelamylee
17You've Got a FriendJames TaylorRavi Raman
18No TrustAnti-EstablishmentCarpgate
19Nothing Else MattersPostmodern Jukebox ft Caroline BaranDiscoMonster
20I Pity the FoolAnn Peebles9hairs9knots
21Love and TrustBen Harper & Charlie MusselwhiteNicko
22Wohl Dem, Der Sich auf Seinen GottJohann Sebastian Bachajostu

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Songs About Collecting and Lists

Sept. 18, 2019
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Writer: Stephen Males (severin)

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1The CollectorNine Inch NailsNicko
2My Favorite ThingsSarah VaughanSeth Miller
3Illustrated ManJohnny WinterRavi Raman
4I Write Down ListsNina NastasiaShoegazer
5CollectorYapoosTarquinSpodd
6Land of a Thousand DancesWilson Pickett9hairs9knots
7DiariamenteMarisa Monteswawilg
8List of Demands (Reparations)Saul WilliamsNilpferd
9Hard WiredTracy ChapmanIsabelleForshaw
10Data ControlHüsker DüIsabelleForshaw
11RüdigerMark KnopflerIsabelleForshaw
12The CollectorThe Legendary Pink DotsBanazirGalbasi

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Who by FireLeonard CohenSeth Miller
2The Things I Will Not MissDiana Ross & Marvin Gayemagicman
3Star CollectorThe Monkeesuneasy listening
4Carry Bag ManThe Fallhappyclapper
5PlaybackSparkyNicko
6Jar of HeartsChristina Perriflorian7
7Girl of 100 ListsThe Go Gosphilipphilip99
8LPsJeffrey Lewis & the Voltagemegadom
9Todos Menos TuJoaquin SabinaMakinavaja
10CitiesTalking Headsmagicman
11Mug MuseumCate Le BonUncleben
1250 Words for SnowKate Bush with Stephen FryNicko
13A Hard Rain's A-Gonna FallBryan Ferrymagicman
14TrophySiouxsie and the BansheesCarpgate
15Fingerprint FileThe Rolling StonesIsabelleForshaw
16Make a List, Make a WishArt Pepper with the Milcho Leviev Quartetmegadom

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