Songs About Taxes and Wealth Distribution

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

A List

 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

B List

 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 With More Questions Than Answers

Sept. 28, 2022
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Writer: pejepeine

A List: Songs That Question

 TitleArtistNominated by
1KokoCharlie ParkerNilpferd
2Chega de SaudadeJoão Gilbertomagicman
3M.J.Annette Peacock & Paul BleyTarquinSpodd
4Virginia PlainRoxy Musicseverin
5Why Theory?Gang of FourCarpgate
6AquariusBoards of CanadaUncleben
7Was Dog a Doughnut?Cat StevensFred Erickson
8Second Self (We Speak Music)Reeps One (ft A.I.)ajostu
9Wooden ShipsJefferson AirplaneAltraEgo
10Rebel Without a PausePublic EnemyMussoliniHeadkick
11A PaléRosalíaMaki
12Jenny OndiolineStereolabTarquinSpodd

B List: Songs With Questions

 TitleArtistNominated by
1KudaraniaMitsujibungakaajostu
2Theme From MahoganyDiana RossSweetHomeAlabama
3There Are More Questions Than AnswersJohnny Nashmagicman
4The Logical SongSupertrampIsabelleForshaw
5China DollGrateful DeadChris7572
6How Deep Is the OceanLes Paul & Mary FordMarconius7
7Where is the What if the What is in Why?Molokobarbryn
8Question of DegreeWireShivSidecar
9BuffaloStumpShoegazer
10Who Put the Bomp?Barry MannSuzi

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Songs About Wastelands

Sept. 21, 2022
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Writer: George Boyland (sonofwebcore)

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1WastelandsSuedeseverin
2Talkin' Dust Bowl BluesWoody Guthrieseverin
3Dust BowlThe TroggsFred Erickson
4Used to Be a MountainOld Crow Medicine Showtincanman
5Death in the WildernessJ.J. CaleFred Erickson
6Sodom and GomorrowThe CongosUncleben
7Walking Through a Wasted LandRichard Thompsonseverin
8Newest IndustryHüsker DüUncleben
9The Ministry of DefencePJ HarveyShoegazer
10No Fracking WayDavid RovicsTatankaYotanka
11The Human GermSnogNicko
12When We RemainSamantha CrainUncleben
13When the Music's OverThe Doorsseverin

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Strip Job BluesIan Noetincanman
2A Hard Rain's A-Gonna FallBryan FerryParaMhor
3StripminingJamesmagicman
4Sodom and GomorrahMisty in RootsTatankaYotanka
5DarklandsThe Jesus and Mary ChainMussoliniHeadkick
6The Devil Has a Hold on the LandThe Band of Holy JoyTatankaYotanka
7The Wasteland...And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Deadvanwolf2
8Scorched EarchVan der Graaf GeneratorTatankaYotanka
9Farewell TransmissionSongs: OhiaUncleben
10Looking for the RiverKevin CoyneTarquinSpodd
11Childe the HunterSeth LakemanSuzi
12Lost and GoneBert JanschSuzi
13Treasure on the WastelandThe Atrixpejepeine

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Songs About Formal Agreements

Sept. 7, 2022
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Writer: TatankaYotanka

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Ark of the CovenantThe CongosUncleben
2ContractGang of FourVikingChild
3Rent CollectorKofiNicko
4Complete ControlThe Clashpejepeine
5Rent ManMax RomeoNicko
6Tin SoldiersStiff Little FingersEnglishOutlaw
7Peace TreatyPeter ToshNicko
8EMI Sex Pistolspejepeine
9Confirm ReservationGregory IsaacsUncleben
10The ContractU.S. BombsFred Erickson
11Beautiful LocksThe Gladiatorspejepeine
12The HandshakeBad ReligionFred Erickson
13Declaration of RightsThe Abyssinianspejepeine

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Signed D.C.LoveShivSidecar
2Sign on the Dotted LineGene LatterLoud Atlas
3Let No Man Put AsunderFirst Choicepejepeine
4Body Contact ContractThe TrammpsIsabelleForshaw
5My Attorney BernieBlossom DearieIsabelleForshaw
6Wendegahl the WarlockThe RugbysSweetHomeAlabama
7Dotted LineThe O'JaysFred Erickson
8DMVPrimusShoegazer
9Dirty DealThe StoogesFred Erickson
10The Hardest Way to Make an Easy LivingThe StreetsFred Erickson
11Art for Art's Sake10ccIsabelleForshaw
12With Pen in HandAretha Franklinseverin
13Taking Care of BusinessLindisfarneShivSidecar

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Songs From New Orleans & South Louisiana

Aug. 31, 2022
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Writer: magicman

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1We Shall Walk Through the Streets of the CityKid Sheik, John Handy & FriendsBanazirGalbasi
2Tell It Like It IsAaron NevilleUncleben
3Junco PartnerJames BookerNicko
4TipitinaProfessor LonghairLoud Atlas/Nicko
5Canal Street BluesKing Oliver's Creole Jazz Bandseverin
6Baby Scratch My BackSlim Harpotincanman
7Raise Your Window HighCléoma BreauxTarquinSpodd
8Darktown Strutters' BallJackson Square AllstarsTatankaYotanka
9Jock-A-MoSugar Boy CrawfordNicko
10J’ai Été au BalIry LeJeuneTarquinSpodd
11Ma Tit FilleBuckwheat ZydecoIsabelleForshaw
12Big MamouSmiley LewisTarquinSpodd
13Get Out of My Life, WomanLee Dorseypejepeine
14Fortune TellerBenny SpellmanShivSidecar
15Here Come the GirlsErnie K-DoeShivSidecar
16Stompin' GroundAaron Neville & the Dirty Dozen Brass BandUncleben
17Just a Closer Walk with TheeMahalia Jackson & Louis Armstrongseverin
18Why Your Feet HurtRebirth Brass BandUncleben
19Be YouIrma ThomasGlass Halfempty
20Barefootin'Robert ParkerIsabelleForshaw
21Under YouBetter Than EzraFred Erickson
22Something's Wrong with This PictureGalacticNicko
23Petite FleurSidney BechetSuzi
24Am I BlueLillian BouttéParaMhor

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Song Featuring Double Bass

Aug. 24, 2022
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Writer: Loud Atlas

A List

 TitleArtistNominated byBass Player
1BassologySlim Gaillard & his Flat Foot FloogiesNickoSlam Stewart
2Mood IndigoCharles MingusmagicmanCharles Mingus
3Blue Moon of KentuckyElvis PresleyParaMhorBill Black
4Seven SeasAvishai CohenNilpferdAvishai Cohen
5Three HoursNick DrakehappyclapperDanny Thompson
6Alice in Wonderland (Take 2)Bill Evans TrioNilpferdScott LaFaro
7ZebraJohn Butler TrioIsabelleForshawShannon Birchall
8My Baby Just Cares for MeNina SimoneSuziJimmy Bond
9Music EvolutionBuckshot LeFonqueIsabelleForshawReginald Veal
10Big Noise from WinnetkaThe Bob-CatspejepeineBob Haggart
11MelaEsperanza SpaldingseverinEsperanza Spalding
12OverjoyedEsperanza SpaldingMarconius7Esperanza Spalding
13Haitian Fight SongDanny ThompsonChris7572Danny Thompson

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Bass, Bass, Bass, Bass, Bass & BassL'Orchestre de ContrabassesNicko
2Walk on the Wild SideLou Reedhappyclapper
3Song for ChéCharlie HadenUncleben
4Meeting Across the RiverBruce SpringsteenFred Erickson
5Pozo del DoseoKetamaGeorge Boyland
6The Man Who Could Have Played Bass for Sha Na NaDarrell ScottUncleben
7The LovecatsThe Curehappyclapper
8Juice (Know the Ledge)Eric B. & RakimSongBarLandlord
9ShipbuildingRobert Wyattmagicman
10Choo Choo Ch'BoogieLouis Jordan & his Tympany Fivemagicman
11Hide and SeekAdam Ben EzraNilpferd
12(Looking for) The Heart of Saturday NightTom WaitsVikingChild
13Lovers in a Dangerous TimeBarenaked LadiesGary Pyke
14Mi Bajo I YoOscar de Leonpejepeine
15Everybody's Rockin'Werly FairburnTarquinSpodd
16Wack WackThe Young-Holt TrioNicko
17Johnny Got a Boom BoomImelda MayFred Erickson
18Stacy's MomPostmodern JukeboxUncleben

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Songs With Pick-up Lines and Marriage Proposals

Aug. 17, 2022
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Column
Writer: tincanman

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Let's Get MarriedAl Greenseverin
2Rescue MeFontella BassIsabelleForshaw
3HeyPixiesNoodsy
4Quando Bate Aquela SuadadeRubelpejepeine
5The Keys of CanterburyShow of HandsSuzi
6I Want to Hold Your HandThe Beatleshappyclapper
7Baby, If We Had TimeCarol HallFred Erickson
8Step Into My LifeJessie Waremagicman
9Do Fries Go with That Shake?George ClintonIsabelleForshaw
10Hey, Good Lookin'Hank Williamsswawilg
11Call Me MaybeCarly Rae JepsenNoodsy
12Raised on RobberyJoni MitchellBanazirGalbasi
13I Like You So Much Better When You're NakedIda MariaFred Erickson
14Touch the LeatherFat White FamilyShoegazer

No B List

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Songs About 19th Century Life

Aug. 10, 2022
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Column
Writer: ShivSidecar

A List Part 1 – The Americas

 TitleArtistNominated by
1The TraderThe Beach Boysmagicman
2The MexicanBabe RuthTraktor Albatrost
3Days of 49Bob DylanGeorge Boyland
4Slavery DaysBurning SpearNicko
5Harriet Tubman's BalladWoody Guthriemagicman
6Follow the Drinking GourdRichie HavensBanazirGalbasi
7The Elephant RidersClutchTraktor Albatrost
840 Acres and a MuleSound Experiencepejepeine
9The Ballad of Blind TomElton Johnmagicman
10When the Master Calls the RollRosanne CashPop Off!
11Sufferin' Till SuffrageEtta JamesIsabelleForshaw
12The Ballad of Billy the KidBilly JoelFred Erickson
13Cabin EssenceThe Beach BoysTarquinSpodd

A List Part 2 – The Rest of the World

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Towers of LondonXTCGeorge Boyland
2Spoilt Victorian ChildThe FallShoegazer
3Song on the TimesChumbawambaMax Visconta Nuclerosea
4Two Match LadsMegsonSuzi
5IronmastersThe Men They Couldn't HangNoodsy
6Thousands Are SailingThe PoguesNoodsy
7The Koran, the Ghan and a YarnDavid BridieNicko
8LudwigAmon Düül IIFred Erickson
9Vincent Van GoghJonathan Richman & the Modern LoversTarquinSpodd
10I Like CezanneNeil InnesUncleben
11Comme RimbaudBrigitte FontaineTarquinSpodd
12WaterlooABBATarquinSpodd

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1We All Went Down with the ShipEd Harcourtmagicman
2CodineThe Charlatans (US)TarquinSpodd
3Lord Byron's LuggageWarren ZevonFred Erickson
4The Night Is Darkening Around MeThe Unthanksseverin
5Out of the WoodsPublic Image LtdPop Off!
6A Pot in Which to PissTitus AndronicusPop Off!
754/40 or FightDead MoonTraktor Albatrost
8Innocent BloodCultureNicko
9Victorian Worship SongPetra Jean Phillipsonvanwolf2
10Dr. Snow and the Broad Street PumpLake Ruthvanwolf2
11FrankensteinJad and David FairFred Erickson
12Davy Crockett (Gabba Hey)Thee HeadcoateesMax Visconta Nuclerosea

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Songs About Music as Nutrition

Aug. 3, 2022
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Column
Writer: ParaMhor

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Milkcow Blues BoogieElvis PresleyMarconius7
2Move Your FeetJunior SeniorIsabelleForshaw
3Rave OnBuddy HollyShivSidecar
4Lilizela MlilizeliMahlathini and the Mahotella QueensTarquinSpodd
5Add Some Music to Your DayThe Beach BoysSweetHomeAlabama
6Listen to the BandThe MonkeesTarquinSpodd
7Get in the GrooveThe HeptonesNicko
8Eat the MusicKate Bushseverin
9Sleep on the Left SideCornershophappyclapper
10Pomps and PrideToots and the MaytalsGeorge Boyland
11Levi Stubbs' TearsBilly Braggmegadom
12LivingstonMary Chapin Carpentertincanman
13XOYOThe Passagemegadom

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1BloomsdaySamantha Craintincanman
2I Can Hear MusicThe Beach Boysmagicman
3Uptown GirlBilly JoelLoud Atlas
4The Song Is YouCannonball Adderleymagicman
5People Want MusicThe ControllersFred Erickson
6I Want to Take You HigherSly and the Family StoneNicko
7Music in the WombThe Chameleonsvanwolf2
8Music Takes Me UpMr. ScruffNicko
9Handsworth RevolutionSteel PulseMaki
10Boogie ChillenJohn Lee HookerIsabelleForshaw
11Orange JuiceStanley Brinks & the Wave Picturesmegadom
12The Whole House Is SingingAlasdair RobertsUncleben
13Listen to the MusicThe Doobie BrothersBanazirGalbasi

Songs About Owls

July 27, 2022
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Column
Writer: Andrew Morrissey (Maki)

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1The OwlSlapp Happy & Henry CowTarquinSpodd
2The Owl of LoveClogs ft Shara Wordensaneshane
3California OwlsDeath and Vanillavanwolf2
4Lady FuschiaStrawbsAlison Dempster
5Night OwlGerry Raffertyswawilg
6Nite OwlGene ChandlerMarconius7
7Night OwlDick DalePop Off!
8An Owl SongCanned HeatShivSidecar
9Owl EyesDevendra BanhartNicko
10A CorujinhaElis Reginapejepeine

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Black Cat Hoot Owl BluesMa RaineyUncleben
2The OwlKevin AyersGeorge Boyland
3Night Owl BluesThe Lovin' SpoonfulTarquinSpodd
4The OwlSilver ApplesNicko
5Beautiful Pea Green BoatLaurie AndersonNoodsy
6Spirit DitchSparklehorseNoodsy
7Stork and OwlTV on the Radiomagicman
8Parliament of OwlsAgnes ObelBanazirGalbasi
9Night Owl Saint Etiennehappyclapper
10I Am the OwlDead KennedysTarquinSpodd

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