Songs to End a Mixtape

Nov. 9, 2017
Blog
Column
Writer: Paul Hayes (Fuel)
At: The Song Bar

A List

 Song TitleArtistRecommended by
1Les Fleur4heroStipachio
2CapioBel CantoTheGreatPoochini
3Dedicated to the One I LoveThe Mamas and the Papasmagicman
4iAphex TwinUncleDad
5MeteoritesYann TiersenAliMunday
6Inner City LifeGoldieShoegazer
7FunkytownLipps Inc.misterbadexample
8Blind (Frankie Knuckles Remix)Hercules and Love Affairseverin
9Ordinary JoeTerry Calliertannydowns
10Mellow MoodBob MarleySteenbeck
11Come On EileenDexys Midnight RunnersBeltwayBandit
12You Can't Always Get What You WantThe Rolling StonesBeltwayBandit
13Ocean RainEcho and the Bunnymenshedexile
14The BellsJeff MillsManUpTheTree
15WeekenderFlowered UpAndrew Brockway
16I Never Want to See You AgainQuasihellokitten
17Expressway to Yr. SkullSonic Youthyoungmonty

B List

Since the B List is 54 songs long, I am just providing
a link to the B List on Youtube

A List on Youtube (includes a bonus 30 second intro)

Songs About Redemption

Nov. 2, 2017
Blog
Column
Writer: AssameseGuy87
At: The Guardian

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Movin' On UpPrimal ScreamLyntonCrosby
2RiseGabrielleGreatGrendel
3Higher GroundStevie Wonderbllckchps
4GalileoIndigo Girlsfmgazette
5Blazing ApostlesBebop Deluxemutie
6One Last BreathCreedRavi Raman
7Wharf RatThe Grateful DeadChris5752
8I Saw the Light Hank WilliamsThesubhuman
9Barbara Allen Blackmore's NightClare Munks
10Heal MeSarah Shook & the DisarmersMakinavaja
11Emma McCuneEmmanuel Jalbarbryn
12Inside Looking OutThe AnimalsMarconius7
13Full Force GaleVan MorrisonMaggie B

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Redemption SongBob MarleyILikeChips
2Amazing GraceAretha FranklinXSMITH
3Ooh ChildThe Five StairstepsFuel
4In My Time of DyingLed ZeppelinAlfieHisself
5Needed TimeEric Bibbthoughtballoons
6Captain of a ShipwreckNeil DiamondBlackCombe
7Meeting Across the RiverBruce Springsteendave56
8I Shall Be ReleasedBob DylanMarconius7
9Great King RatQueenmisterbadexmple
10Every Grain of SandBob Dylanmolinoman
11Don't Let Me Be MisunderstoodNina Simonemikedow
12Someday We'll All Be FreeDonny HathawayFuel

Youtube Playlist

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

Youtube Playlist

Songs About Pride

Oct. 19, 2017
Blog
Column
Writer: Pairubu
At: The Guardian

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Walk TallVal DoonicanLyntonCrosby
2Okie From MuskogeeMerle Haggardmisterbadexample
3Do Wah DiddyThe Exciterssonofwebcore
4I Hate Myself for Loving YouJoan JettHopelessCase
5Swallow My PrideRamonesmikeofle10
6Awesome PrideMink Lungssaneshane
7I Am the One and OnlyChesney Hawkesphilipphilip99
8Ken McKenzieI, Ludicrousmutty meme
9Shake It OffTaylor SwiftFatherChewyLouie
10The Loos of EnglandDave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & TichThesubhuman
11Hakuna MatataJimmy Cliff & Lebo MDougal
12My National PrideDexys Midnight RunnersThesubhuman
13Land of Hope and GloryEdward Elgarbllckchps

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Lion RockCultureShoegazer
2If It Wasn't For the Houses In BetweenGus Elenseverin
3ProudnessSuper Negro BantousLyntonCrosby
4Shame & PrideLeroy Smartseverin
5Red HotBilly Lee Rileymikedow
6I'm a Wonderful Thing, BabyKid Creole & the CoconutsThesubhuman
7Look at Me, I'm WonderfulBonzo Doo-Dah Dog Bandseverin
8In Her PrideGrasscutuntergunther
9The Perfect MeDeerhoofShoegazer
10I Am the GreatestA Houseloyatemu
11The Village LanterneBlackmore's NightHopelessCase
12I'm a Nuclear BombThe Spitspussel
13PrideAmy MacdonaldShrimper19
14Be My BabyThe Ronettesattwilightlarks
15When I'm GoneThe White Buffalomisterbadexample
16You're Not the Only One I KnowThe SundaysDougal

Youtube Playlist

Songs Featuring Echoes

Oct. 12, 2017
Blog
Column
Writer: Chaz Cozens (HopelessCase)
At: The Guardian

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Mud and DarkCocteau TwinsStevenFlanagan
2Echo & NarcissusDaniel Land & the Modern Paintersnosuchzone
3Public EyesGregory Isaacssonofwebcore
4Hold On, Hold OnNeko CaseStevenFlanagan
5One Step BeyondMadnessLuDux22
6Brighton RockQueen misterbadexample
7Everybody's Talkin' Harry Nilssonmikedow
8Soldier of FortuneDeep PurpleLondon2471/gordonimmel
9The Sound of SilenceSimon & GarfunkelLyntonCrosby
10Echo Mocks the CorncrakeSongs of SeparationLyntonCrosby
11We Three (My Echo, My Shadow and Me)The Ink SpotsStevenFlanagan
12Little Sir EchoBonzo Dog Doo-Dah Bandsuzi
13Test for EchoRushphilipphilip99
14EchoTom Petty & the HeartbreakersStevenFlanagan
15EchoesPink Floydattwilightlarks

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Turn to StoneElectric Light OrchestraLyntonCrosby
2Now I'm HereQueenmisterbadexample
3Sister Rosetta Goes Before UsRobert Plant & Alison KraussStevenFlanagan
4EchoCrazy Pphilipphilip99
5Watching the DetectivesElvis Costello & the Attractionssonofwebcore
6LibertangoSharron Shannon with Kirsty MacCollStevenFlanagan
7Universal UnfoldingOversoul ft Gramma FunkLuDux22
8A New EnglandBilly BraggJoshuo
9CarmelitaWarren Zevonmisterbadexmple
10Tobacco RoadEdgar Winter's White Trashmikedow
11Voices (On the Air)Siouxsie and the Bansheesseverin
12I'm WishingEric Morecambe & Ernie WiseDaddyPig
13I'm Not in Love10ccgrantwyness
14EchoJoe SatrianiRavi Raman
15Strange Kind of WomanDeep Purplemisterbadexample

Youtube Playlist

Songs About Spinning

Oct. 5, 2017
Blog
Column
Writer: Sarah Chappell (AFictionHabit)
At: The Guardian

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1You Spin Me Round (Like a Record)Dead or AliveDarceysDad
2DizzyVic Reeves & the Wonder Stuffvastariner
3(Song for My) Sugar Spun SisterThe Stone RosesFuel
4CirclesKate TempestKeith Purdie
5Lady With a Spinning HeadU2BeltwayBandit
6My PropellerArctic MonkeysBlackCombe
7Spinning AroundKylie Minoguebishbosh
8DizzyThrowing Musesvastariner
9Spinning WheelBlood, Sweat & Tearssuzi
10Like Spinning PlatesRadioheadBeltwayBandit
11Hymn of the Big WheelMassive AttackLyntonCrosby
12Spinning AwayBrian Eno & John CaleBeltwayBandit

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Spin Spin SugarSneaker Pimpsbishbosh
2Spinnin'Speech DebelleShoegazer
3Spinning TopNazarethLyntonCrosby
4The World Keeps Going RpundThe Kinksbllckchps
5Round Round SugababesStevenFlanagan
6Spin the Black CirclePearl JamDarceysDad
7Gretchen am SpinnradeFranz Schubertbllckchps
8Falkenham FairBellowheadsuzi
9SpinThe Darling Budsvastariner
10Spinnin' and Spinnin'Syreetaseverin
11I'm SpinningThe Del-VikingsPairubu
12The Circle GameJoni MitchellStevenFlanagan
13Galaxy SongMonty Pythonbllckchps
14CirclesLes Fleurs de LysStevenFlanagan
15Spin the BottleJuliana Hatfield ThreeSweetHomeAlabama
16The Music Goes Round and RoundPaul Gaytenseverin
17Spinning WheelBlack HoneyUp yours
18World Is Spinning AwayJoe HiggsUp yours

Youtube Playlist

Songs About Taboos

Sept. 28, 2017
Blog
Column
Writer: Samantha Birchard (drunkenpanda)
At: The Guardian

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Lemon IncestSerge Gainsbourg & Charlotte GainsbourgDarceysDad
2Little Baby SwastikkkaSkunk Anansiegordonimmel
3No Thugs in This HouseXTCsonofwebcore
4Porn WarsFrank Zappaajostu
5TabouLecuona Cuban Boysalexito
6Love for SaleShirley Hornnilpferd
7Lech Mich im ArschWolfgang Amadeus MozartBeltwayBandit
8She BopCyndi Laupervastariner
9Back Door ManHowlin' WolfShoegazer
10Glad to Be GayTom Robinson BandDougal

No B List

Youtube Playlist

Songs About Tattoos and Piercings

Sept. 21, 2017
Blog
Column
Writer: Paul Hayes (Fuel)
At: The Guardian

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1TatuagemElis Reginaalexito
2Pretty Fly (For a White Guy)The OffspringThesubhuman
3Tattooed Love BoysThe PretendersLyntonCrosby
4Ink My Whole BodyWiz KhalifaAnthonyGreendown
5Tattoo'd LadyRory Gallagherdave56
6Rose TattooDropkick Murphysonarope
7The Woman with the Tattooed HandsAtmosphereLyntonCrosby
8TattoosFrank TurnerGeoffrey Teale
9Fake Plastic TreesRadioheadShoegazer
10UnprettyTLCbarbryn
11Mi Nah RubQueen Ifricaseverin
12No Nose JobDigital UndergroundBlackCombe
13Seen and Not SeenTalking Headshappyclapper
14CharlesSkidsbuskerdoo
15The OrchidsPsychic TVsaneshane
16A Perfect LieEngine RoomAFictionHabit

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Patcheye and MegMichelle Shockedsteenbeck
2Jennifer She SaidLloyd Cole & the Commotionsbishbosh
3MagnetizedLaura Veirssaneshane
4My Friend GooSonic Youthsaneshane
5As Girls GoSuzanne VegaDougal
6BolokoFatoumata Diawarauntergunther
7Destruction of the Disgusting Ugly HateSokountergunther
8Detachable PenisKing MissileShoegazer
9AnorexolEek-A-Mousealexito
10Red ScabAdam Antwyngatecarpenter
11No ImaginationBitebackwyngatecarpenter
12BlueJoni MitchellSender Sender
13Dem a BleachNardo RanksAnthonyGreendown
14ClownsGoldfrappLagado
15TatuajeConchita PiquerMakinavaja
16Tattooed ManCoilRoom2Live
17Further Back and FasterCoildjpeebz

Youtube Playlist

Songs About Adversity

Sept. 14, 2017
Blog
Column
Writer: Andrew Morrissey (Makinavaja)
At: The Guardian

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1I Believe in YouTalk TalkDarceysDad
2My Shit's Fucked UpWarren Zevonmisterbadexample
3Another Lonely DayBen HarperFatherChewyLouie
4Gibsom StreetLaura Nyroattwilightlarks
5All the Money I Had Is GoneThe Deep Dark Woodsmisterbadexample
6BustedRay CharlesMelRoy
7Here's the Tender ComingThe Unthanksseverin
8Woman of the GhettoMarlena ShawSpotTheWhopper
9Love of the Common PeopleNicky Thomassonofwebcore
10SubcityTracy Chapmanbishbosh
11Jarrow SongAlan Pricegordonimmel
12Streets of LondonRalph McTellHopelessCase

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1La NiñaMala RodriguezFuel
2VincentDon McLeanID0004499
3LluviaJosé el Francéssonofwebcore
4Traded in My CigarettesPlan BRavi Raman
5In the GhettoElvis PresleyShoegazer
6Tennessee JedThe Grateful DeadChris7572
7Inner City PressureFlight of the Conchordschomomskyochs
8Declaration of RightsThe Abyssiniansalexito
9Born Under PunchesTalking Headsnosuchzone
10Get ByTalib Kwelisteenbeck
11JeaneThe SmithsPairubu
12Born Under a Bad SignAlbert KingAlfieHisself

Youtube Playlist

Songs About Persistence

Sept. 7, 2017
Blog
Column
Writer: Scott Blair (misterbadexample)
At: The Guardian

A List

TitleArtistNominated by
1Keep Right On to the End of the RoadHarry Lauderhudswell
2This YearThe Mountain Goatsbrianturned
3The Mary Ellen CarterStan Rogersthoughtballoons
4Keep On Going OnCurtis Mayfieldotenko
5Keep On RunningThe Spencer Davis Groupargybargy
6Mushi No OnnaJun TogawaPairubu
7The Impossible DreamAndy WilliamsThesubhuman
8Rescue MeSkeptaBriantist
9I'm Going to Knock On Your DoorLittle Jimmy Osmondalexito
10(I'm Gonna Be) 500 MilesThe ProclaimersAssameseGuy87
11Hoping MachineNew Multitudesjrowen81
12You're Gonna Get Next to MeBo Kirkland & Ruth DavisOlivesNightie
13God's Great Dust StormKatzenjammerseverin

B List

TitleArtistNominated byTopic
1Forty Five Hundred TimesStatus QuoDarceysDad
2Match Box BluesAlbert King & Stevie Ray VaughanRavi Raman
3Carry On Wayward SonKansasHopelessCase
4He Ain't Heavy, He's My BrotherThe Holliesgordonimmel
5Waist Deep In the Big MuddyPete SeegerThesubhuman
6Carry OnThe Templarswyngatecarpenter
7Rise Above ThisSeetherAssameseGuy87
8RewritePaul SimonBlackCombe
9Flesh and BloodInvictus Choircriddy1979
10Rusted Guns of MilanArt BrutNoMoreMrNice
11Holy GrailHunters & Collectorsajostu
12Daddy's OldsmobileHal Ketchumthoughtballoons

Youtube Playlist