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
8We Speak MusicReeps One with Second Selfajostu
9Wooden ShipsJefferson AirplaneAltraEgo
10Rebel Without a PausePublic EnemyMussoliniHeadkick
11A PaléRosalíaMaki
12Jenny OndiolineStereolabTarquinSpodd

B List: Songs With Questions

 TitleArtistNominated by
1KudaranaiHitsujibungakuajostu
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
8A Question of DegreeWireShivSidecar
9BuffaloStumpShoegazer
10Who Put the Bomp (in the Bomp, Bomp, Bomp)Barry MannSuzi

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Songs About the Vertebral Column and Neck

Sept. 14, 2022
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Writer: Loud Atlas

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Shakin' All OverThe Guess Whomagicman
2Orange CrushR.E.M.ShivSidecar
3Right Side of My NeckFaye Websterbarbryn
4Wear My Ring Around Your NeckElvis PresleyTarquinSpodd
5Kiss Me on My NeckErykah BaduFred Erickson
6My Neck, My BackThe VandalsFred Erickson
7Dry BonesThe Delta Rhythm BoysGeorge Boyland
8My Spine (Is the Bassline)ShriekbackMussoliniHeadkick
9I'm a Woman (I'm a Backbone)Rufus & Chaka KhanSongBarLandlord
10Ride OnParliamentpejepeine
11ShakeSam CookeParaMhor
12South America, Take It AwayBing Crosby & The Andrews Sistersmagicman
13Backbone of NightJimi Tenor & the Riga Symphony Orchestramagicman

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Resurrection ShuffleAshton, Gardner and Dykeseverin
2Heads Will RollYeah Yeah YeahsMax Visconta Nuclerosea
3She's a HunchbackThe DickiesCarpgate
4Long Neck BottlesCaptain Beefheart & His Magic BandGeorge Boyland
5Come On Do the JerkSmokey Robinson & the Miraclesmagicman
6Back of LoveEcho & the BunnymenMussoliniHeadkick
7Take Your Hand from My NeckThe ParagonsTatankaYotanka
8BackstabbersThe O'Jayspejepeine
9Fried Neck Bones and Some Home FriesWillie BoboNicko
10So FineThe FiestasFred Erickson
11Apartheid Is NazismAlpha BlondyUncleben
12Cold Wind in AugustVan MorrisonFred Erickson
13Up to My Neck in YouAC/DCFred Erickson

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Songs About 19th Century Life

Aug. 10, 2022
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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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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 Eyewear

July 20, 2022
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Writer: Marco den Ouden (Marconius7)

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Glasses Sha Na NaFred Erickson
2Eye Examination40meterP ft GUMIajostu
320/20 VisionCharlie Haden, Family & FriendsNicko
4Cheap SunglassesThe Human HeartsJamesowen475
5Rose Colored GlassesMillie Jacksonseverin
6Little Magic GlassesJohnny CashFred Erickson
7Ft. Walton Wake-Up CallJames McMurtryFred Erickson
8Dark GlassesNik KershawFred Erickson
9Past My ShadesB.o.B. ft Lupe FiascoLoud Atlas
10Lady Liberty Needs GlassesMalcolm-Jamal Warnermagicman
11LibrarianMy Morning Jackettincanman
12Las Gafas de LennonPedro GuerraMaki
13ShadesIggy PopNicko

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Becoming More Like AlfieThe Divine Comedyhappyclapper
2Sunglasses After DarkDwight "Whitey" PullenTarquinSpodd
3Sunglasses Tracey Ullmanvastariner
4Sunglasses at NightCorey Hartmagicman
5You're BlindRun-DMCseverin
6Gafas de RosaEstopaMaki
7Darker GlassesKeenseverin
8Reading GlassesMickey JuppBanazirGalbasi
9Billy's Got His Beer Goggles OnNeal McCoyBanazirGalbasi
10Shades On VampsFred Erickson
11Looking at the World Thru Rose-Colored GlassesNick LucasNicko
12The Guy with Computer Know-HowThe Arrogant WormsMaki
13Life in PinkKate NashFred Erickson
14Keep Love NewBetty WrightNicko
15ArizonaMark LindsayFred Erickson
16Looking at the World Thru Rose-Colored GlassesFrank Sinatra & Count BasieFred Erickson
17Aqua ProfundaCourtney BarnettFred Erickson
18Rose Colored GlassesAnimal LogicFred Erickson
19Looking at the Rose Through World-Colored GlassesSplit LevelShivSidecar
20Men in BlackWill SmithLoud Atlas

C List

 Song TitleArtistNominated By
1Quartermaster's StoresThe ShadowsFred Erickson
2In ShadesTom Waitsmegadom
3The Man Who Took My SunglassesKhruangbinmegadom
4Ray BanI Marc 4Traktor Albatrost
5Le Monocle Rit JauneMichel Magnepejepeine
6Bifocal BluesDave BrubeckFred Erickson
7Watermelon Eyepatch GrooveTerry RobbLoud Atlas

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Songs About Eternity

Jan. 19, 2022
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Writer: ajostu

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1The Yellow of the FlowersThe Rheingans SistersAlaricmc
2Organ EternalThese New Puritansmegadom
3Perpetuum MobilePenguin Cafe OrchestraTraktor Albatrost
4Never Ending HappeningBill FayUncleben
5Eternal Source of the Light DivineGeorge Frideric HandelSuzi
6ForeverlandThe Divine Comedymegadom
7Time in a BottleJim CroceMarconius7
8Everlasting EverythingWilcoswawilg
9Future ForeverBjörkGeorge Boyland
10EternityEmily Hall & Olivia Chaneyseverin
11Perpetual ChangeYesamylee

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1ForeverRoy WoodShivSidecar
2Love Is Eternal Sacred LightPaul Simonmagicman
3Forever MoreMolokoswawilg
4It Never StopsHalf Japanesevanwolf2
5Sideway ShuffleLinda Lewispejepeine
6Dreams Never EndNew Ordermegadom
7Eternally EcstacyShoukichi Kina & ChamplooseNicko
8Space and TimeThe Mystic RevealersGeorge Boyland
9TimelessSergio Mendes ft India ArieFred Erickson
10Everlasting LightThe Black KeysNicko
11ForeverPom Pom Squadvanwolf2
12SlyMassive Attackseverin
13Endless FestivalAnne Dudley & Jaz ColemanDaysinscotland

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Songs Featuring Mallet Instruments

Jan. 12, 2022
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Writer: Nilpferd

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Love Is Like an Itching in My HeartThe SupremesAltraEgo
2Monkey ManThe Rolling Stonesamylee
3Poor Skeleton Steps OutXTCShivSidecar
4Opus PocusJaco PastoriusNicko
5Autun CarillonCults Percussion EnsembleVikingChild
6DéliBallaké SissokoSeth Miller
7Tarrilup BridgeThe TriffidsParaMhor
8MoonglowBenny Goodman Quartetmagicman
9How Is the Weather in ParisAlain RomansTatankaYotanka
10Cover MeBjörkGeorge Boyland
11MoulaAnalog Players Society ft Missia Saran Dioubate & Famoro DioubateUncleben
12Six MarimbasSteve Reichmegadom

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1But, It's AlrightJ.J. JacksonAltraEgo
2Guajira en AzulCal Tjaderpejepeine
3I Write Sins, Not TragediesPanic! at the DiscoLoud Atlas
4Nothing Really EndsdEUSswawilg
5ExpressoPierre Moerlen's Gongmegadom
6AlexandriaA Hawk and a HacksawAlaricmc
7Gone Daddy GoneViolent Femmeshappyclapper
8Lady of SpainMarvin Suggs & the Muppophonesajostu
9Dog LabBenestrophesaneshane
10HungerTest Deptseverin
11Rauta/IronToni PerttulaDiscoMonster
12Martinete y TonáJosé MercéMaki

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Songs About Gratitude

Jan. 5, 2022
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Writer: Pop Off!

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Thank You for Being a FriendAndrew GoldSuzi
2Thank You for the MusicABBASuzi
3The Best Things in Life Are FreeMelbourne Ska OrchestraIsabelleForshaw
4Thank You (For Loving Me at My Worst)The WhitlamsNicko
5GratitudeHorace SilverBanazirGalbasi
6Be Thankful for What You've GotWilliam DeVaughnAltraEgo
7GratitudeEarth, Wind & Fireamylee
8Gracias a la VidaVioleta Parraswawilg
9A Better TimePeter HammillTatankaYotanka
10Thanksgiving SongMary Chapin CarpenterFred Erickson
11Gratitude and ThanksMischief BrewEnglishOutlaw
12Thank UAlanis Morissetteswawilg
13DaysKate RusbyAlaricmc
14Sunshine on LeithThe Proclaimersmegadom

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1MerciStromaeswawilg
2TakkBjörkmegadom
3I Thank YouAdevaDiscoMonster
4MamaFatoumata DiawaraNicko
5AppreciationKing Sunny AdéLoud Atlas
6ValeuTania Mariapejepeine
7Whatta ManSalt 'n' Pepa & En VogueIsabelleForshaw
8Be ThankfulNatalie ColeFred Erickson
9Thanks for Saving My LifeBilly Paulseverin
10Attics of My LifeGrateful DeadChris7572
11GratitudeNeil Michael HagertyUncleben
12ArigatouTitan Go KingsTarquinSpodd
13GratitudeBeastie Boyshappyclapper
14Ain't That EnoughTeenage Fanclubamylee
15All the Pretty GirlsXTCParaMhor
16Thank You My TeensYUITarquinSpodd
17Thank You for Hearing MeSinéad O'ConnorJamesowen475
18LiliesBats for Lashesajostu
19FighterChristina AguileraVikingChild
20Спасибо (Thank You)Grigory Leps ft Timor RodriguezVikingChild
21Thank YouDidoswawilg
22Love and GratitudeMarkus ReuterTatankaYotanka

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Songs About Tradition

Dec. 22, 2021
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Writer: Marco den Ouden (Marconius7)

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1TraditionTopolBanazirGalbasi
2Harvest of the MoonSteeleye SpanAlaricmc
3Old Molly MetcalfeJake ThackrayAlaricmc
4Son of My FatherGiorgio MoroderTraktor Albatrost
5Can You Give ItThe MaccabeesAlaricmc
6Sauflieder (Potpourri)Die 3 BesoffskisAlaricmc
7Hana Nu KajimayaTakashi Hirayasu & Bob BrozmanNicko
8Saint SylvestreLes Innocentsswawilg
9Tooryanse, Haturakoi, Zui Zui Zukorabashi, Kagome Kagome Akiko Shikataajostu
10Son de DifuntosLila DownsMakinavaja
11Christmas 1914Mike HardingAlaricmc
12White Wine in the SunTim MinchinNoodsy
13The Christmas Song (Merry Christmas to You)Nat King Coleajostu

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Sky BurialHen OgleddUncleben
2Nostalgia for the Annual FestivalSamingadTarquinSpodd
3Sky BurialDadawaTarquinSpodd
4Macnas ParadeThe Saw DoctorsSuzi
5Hallows EveShow of HandsSuzi
6Two FingersSea PowerDiscoMonster
7Remembrance DayB Moviemegadom
8White Wedding Pt 1Billy Idolamylee
9Something Old, Something NewThe Fantasticsseverin
10We Sing HallelujahRichard & Linda Thompsonseverin
11RiverJoni Mitchellsonofwebcore
12I Knew the Bride When She Used to Rock and RollNick LoweIsabelleForshaw
13Mari LwydCarreg LafarSuzi
14You Will BurnSteeleye SpanAlaricmc
15NorupoHeilungVikingChild
16San JacintoPeter GabrielVikingChild
17Storm ChipsWaylon Napadogantincanman
18Christmas in the TrenchesJohn McCutcheonBanazirGalbasi
19Decoration Day BluesSonny Boy Williams IINicko
20Bonfire NightChloe AdamsAlaricmc

C List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Hill ClimbThe Kickstandsmegadom
2Manha da CarnavalStan Getzswawilg
3TraditionStanley ClarkeBanazirGalbasi
4TraditionJon SimonBanazirGalbasi
5Auld Lang SyneBruce SpringsteenLoud Atlas
6The Winter SolsticeSufjan Stevensmegadom
7I'm Old-FashionedJohn Coltranemegadom
8Highland GamesAlex KhaskinAlaricmc
9CommunionSwing Out SisterFred Erickson
10Tribal DancePeter GreenFred Erickson

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Songs About North East England

Dec. 15, 2021
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Writer: Alaricmc

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Fare Thee Well NorthumberlandMark KnopflerMakinavaja
2Here Comes GeordieRichard Thompsonmegadom
3A Great Northern RiverThe Unthanksseverin
4ShipbuildingElvis Costello & the AttractionsShoegazer
5Fisticuffs on Frederick StreetToy DollsTraktor Albatrost
6Durham TownRoger Whittakerseverin
7Til the Cows Come HomePrefab SproutToffeeBoy
8Byker HillMartin Carthy & Dave Swarbricksonofwebcore
9Breeze on the TeesPainted PlacesMakinavaja
10Grace DarlingStrawbsShivSidecar
11The Row Between the CagesBob Fox & Stu LuckleyTatankaYotanka
12Sunderland BoysLindisfarneLoud Atlas
13Girl of the North CountryAlan PriceMarconius7
14The Truck Driver and His MatePet Shop BoysVikingChild
15Ghost TownAngelic UpstartsCarpgate
16Rap Her to BankJack ElliottParaMhor
17Blue MurderTom Robinson BandAltraEgo
18Two HalvesRichard DawsonSongBarLandlord
19Back in Durham JailJez LoweSuzi
20When It All Comes TrueLanterns on the LakeTempusfugit

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Blaydon RacesOwen BranniganTarquinSpodd
2Sailing to PhiladelphiaMark KnopflerUncleben
3The Fair Flower of NorthumberlandDick Gaughantreefrogdemon
4ShipyardStingFred Erickson
5The Hartlepool PedlarThe Young'unsSuzi
6Whatever Happened to You (The Likely Lads Theme)Highly Likelymegadom
7The Sandgate Dandling SongBridie Jackson & the ArbourAlison Dempster
8Stars Fell on StocktonThe Shadowsseverin
9Tar Barrel in DaleRachel Unthank & the Wintersetmegadom
10Brother BrotherKane Gangpejepeine
11Smoke of HomeMegsonMakinavaja
12When the Boat Comes InAlex Glasgowmegadom
13Alnwick and TyneBlyth PowerShivSidecar
14Lads of AlnwickKathryn TickellTempusfugit
15The Land of Three RiversVin GarbuttShivSidecar
16Crocodile ShoesJimmy NailLoud Atlas
17Cushy ButterfieldThe Mitford FamilyTarquinSpodd
18Fareweel RegalityRachel Unthank & the WintersetSuzi
19Talk to Me Dirty in GeordieJez LoweSuzi
20793 (Slaget Om Lindisfarne)EnslavedTraktor Albatrost

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