Song Bar: 2020 Stats

Goodbye to 2020 and hello 2021. Without a doubt, 2020 was an annus horribilis and we are glad to get it over with. The Covid pandemic, political response varying all over the place, lockdowns and massive unemployment. Horribilis with a capital H.

But it was not entirely horrible. The Song Bar continued to welcome its patrons week in and week out. Exciting topics were posted. Lucid playlists and columns were put together by steadfast gurus.

Below is the year at the Song Bar by the numbers.

  • Number of Topics Covered – 52
  • Number of Gurus Volunteering – 25
  • Volunteers Guruing the Most Often – DJ Bear, Makinavaja, magicman, sonofwebcore, amylee, and philipphilip99, each with four. Pejepeine, DiscoMonster and  Marconius7 each with three.
  • Number of Songs A Listed – 715
  • Number of Artists Making the A List – 614
  • Artist Making the A List the Most Often – Grateful Dead with 5
  • Second Most A Listed Artist – Ella Fitzgerald, The Rolling Stones and The Who with 4 each
  • Number of Players Making the A List in 2020 – 69
Rank Nominator# of A Listers
1severin45
2megadom39
3Nicko33
4magicman29
5Uncleben28
6ShivSidecar26
6Suzi26
8amylee25
8IsabelleForshaw25
10happyclapper22
11Shoegazer21
12Loud Atlas19
12philipphilip9919
14ParaMhor17
14SweetHomeAlabama17
14TarquinSpodd17
17ajostu16
18pejepeine15
19Nilpferd14
19swawilg14
21attwilightlarks13
21Ravi Raman13
23Pop Off!12
24MussoliniHeadkick11
259hairs9knots10
25DiscoMonster10
25Mogdog10
25nosuchzone10
25OliveButler10
25sonofwebcore10
31Makinavaja9
31Untergunther9
33tincanman8
34BanazirGalbasi7
34EnglishOutlaw7
34treefrogdemon7
34vanwolf27
38AltraEgo6
38barbryn6
38Carpgate6
38florian76
38Seth Miller6
38TatankaYotanka6
44Chris75724
44Marconius74
44Noodsy4
44ToffeeBoy4
48Traktor Albatrost3
48vastariner3
50AlBahooky2
50Bethnoir2
50DaysinScotland2
50deanofromoz2
50FretlessBasser2
50Leaveitallbehind2
50SongBarLandlord2
50Tubby Brewster2
58Alison Dempster1
58bishbosh1
58Derek Bum1
58Jamesowne4751
58Jenny1
58John Hindle1
58pwgb1
58saneshane1
58SkippyisaCult1
58sonsounds1
58Tempusfugit1
58uneasy listening1