Biographical and Autobiographical Songs

Oct. 4, 2017
Blog
Column
Writer: Uncleben
At: The Song Bar

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Ballad of the Sulphate StranglerIan Dury & the Blockheadsnosuchzone
2The Legend of Chavo GuerreroThe Mountain Goatstincanman
3Big RedRussell Morrisdeanofromoz
4MaThe TemptationsDiscoMonster
5Ode to Jackie LevenTyla J. PallasEnglishOutlaw
6Kurious OranjThe Fallhappyclapper
7Inglan Is a BitchLinton Kwesi JohnsonParaMhor
8WarchildEmmanuel Jalbarbryn
9Should Have Known BetterSufjan StevensToffeeBoy
10Children of ChildrenJason IsbellDarceysDad
11My Old SchoolSteely Danmegadom
12Why Is It So HardCharles Bradleytincanman
13Into the Great Wide OpenTom Petty & the Heartbreakerstreefrogdemon

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Marie ProvostNick LoweSidecarShiv
2Queen of the CoastLaura Cantrellattwilightlarks
3SportLightnin' RodDiscoMonster
4Williams BloodGrace Jonesseverin
5Louis RielBilly Childish & the Blackhandsuneasy listening
6Rock 'n' Roll BandBostonLeaveitallbehind
7The Story of Bo DiddleyThe AnimalsMarconius7
8Sacré CharlemagneFrance GallTarquinSpodd
9The Most Dangerous WomanAni di Franco & Utah PhillipsRavi Raman
10Beauty WayEliza Gilkysontreefrogdemon
11The Best of TimesSage FrancisDiscoMonster
12West Country GirlNick Cave & the Bad SeedsBeltwayBandit
13Primo on the ParapetPeter HammillTatankaYotanka

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Songs About Asking, Begging or Pleading

Sept. 27, 2017
Blog
Column
Writer: Declan Mills (angryirishpunk)
At: The Song Bar

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Lobster QudrilleFranz Ferdinandamylee
2Bad RomanceLady GagaSuzi
3Why'd You Only Call Me When You're High?Arctic MonkeysUncleben
4You've Got My Number (Why Don't You Use It?)Undertonesmegadom
5Bitch BadAngel Hazetincanman
6Has He Got a Friend for Me?Richard and Linda ThompsonSidecarShiv
7Another Man in the Old ArcadeJackie LevenTatankaYotanka
8How Can I Protect You?Alabama 3DarceysDad
9Kathy Come HomeThe Mock TurtlesSidecarShiv
10Jeepers CreepersLouis ArmstrongParaMhor
11Talk to MeBruce SpringsteenFunkbrother69
12Take a Fall for MeJames Blake ft RZAMogdog
13Baby Let Me Follow You DownBob DylanParaMhor

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Can I Sleep in Your ArmsWillie Nelsontreefrogdemon
2Where Were You?The Mekonsseverin
3SpiritualJohnny CashDarceysDad
4Please StayThe Cryin' Shamesattwilightlarks
5Private NumberJudy Clay & William BellUncleben
6Teenage WristbandThe Twilight SingersDarceysDad
7Penny DreadfulCadaver ClubEnglishOutlaw
8Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of CrispsSplodgenessaboundsCarpgate
9Baby I Need Your LovingFour Topsmegadom
10Do I Ever Cross Your Mind?Ray Charles & Bonnie RaittRavi Raman
11Train SongMindy Smithtreefrogdemon
12Can I Kick It?A Tribe Called QuestMogdog
13Give Me TomorrowEx-CathedraCarpgate

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Songs About Natural Disasters

Sept. 20, 2017
Blog
Column
Writer: ParaMhor
At: The Song Bar

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1The Last Days of PompeiiNova MobDiscoMonster
2Eve's VolcanoJulian Copebishbosh
3All Going Out TogetherBig Dipperuneasy listening
4LandslideTony Clarkeattwilightlarks
5The New PollutionBeckamylee
6Monsoon…And You Will Know Us By the Trail of Deadhappyclapper
7Katrina Klap/Dollar DayMos DefBeltway Bandit
8We Got Back the PlagueThe Fiery Furnacesmegadom
9Pressure DropToots & the Maytalsamylee
10StormbringerJohn and Beverly MartynSidecarShiv
11Here Comes the FloodRobert Fripp and Peter Gabrielnosuchzone
12Rain Falls Unceasingly on the SeaKathryn Kluge & Kim Allen KlugeJake Leonard
13Riders on the StormThe DoorsLeaveitallbehind

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Forest FireLloyd Cole & the EmotionsUncleben
2When It Blows It StacksCaptain Beefheartnosuchzone
3Flood WaterEric Bibbdeanofromoz
4Louisiana 1927Randy NewmanTatankaYotanka
5Henry Russell's Last WordsDiana Jonestreefrogdemon
6Hurricane SeasonTom Russell Bandtincanman
7Eye of the StormSRCBeltway Bandit
8The WavesVillagersToffeeBoy
9Hurricane MarilynHonolulu Mountain Daffodilsseverin
10New Ice AgeThe Horrorsvanwolf2
11ThunderImagine Dragonsoutoftheblue
12TunguskaCris T-T & the HoodratsFunkbrother69
13Here Comes SunshineThe Grateful DeadChris7572

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Songs About Bones

Sept. 13, 2017
Blog
Column
Writer: leaveitallbehind
At: The Song Bar

A List

NumberTitle ArtistRecommended By
1Danse MacabreCamille Saint-SaënsBeltway Bandit
2Bad to the BoneGeorge Thorogood & the DestroyersSweetHomeAlabama
3Skin & BonesFoo FightersRavi Raman
4BonesEditorsBeltway Bandit
5Bag of BonesGuy Clarktreefrogdemon
6BonebagThe Cultvanwolf2
7Bones of RibbonLondon Grammarphilipphilip99
8Our SkullsImaad WasifBethnoir
9Backyard SkullsFrightened RabbitToffeeBoy
10BoneyardJon ClearyRavi Raman
11Dig Up Her BonesMichale GravesEnglishOutlaw
12Grind My BonesBlack Rebel Motorcycle Clubnosuchzone
13Skeletal RemainsBohren and der Club of GoreBeltway Bandit

B List

NumberTitleArtistRecommended By
1Ribs and All/Carrot Pod PodLed Zeppelinmegadom
2Rag and BoneThe White Stripesamylee
3Make No Bones About ItCloudsnosuchzone
4Boogie in My BonesLaurel Aitkenmegadom
5Shaking the BoneBreedhappyclapper
6Shakin' All OverJohnny Kidd & the Piratesattilightlarks
7BonesThe KillersEnglishOutlaw
8Bones of SaintsRobert PlantUncleben
9SkeletonsThe Soundseverin
10Portobello ManThe Bevis FrondSidecarShiv
11Tom Paine BonesThe Young 'UnsSuzi
12The Bees Made Honey in the Lion's SkullEarthDarceysDad

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Songs With Whistling

Sept. 6, 2017
Blog
Column
Writer: SweetHomeAlabama
At: The Song Bar

A List

 SongArtistRecommended By
1Ain't Gwine to Whistle DixieTaj MahalRavi Raman
2The Story of My LifeMichael HollidayBeltwayBandit
3Simple GirlDale Earnhardt Jr. Jr.Uncleben
4Aguas de MarçoElis Regina & Tom Jobimmagicman
5Mini-SkirtEsquivel!BeltwayBandit
6Mr. Slater's ParrotBonzo Dog Doo-Dah BandTatankaYotanka
7Goodbye StrangerSupertrampAltraEgo
8Singing the BluesGuy MitchellSuzi
9A Fistful of DollarsEnnio Morriconemegadom
10Golden YearsDavid BowieParaMhor
11The WalkerFitz and the Tantrumsoutoftheblue
12Always Look on the Bright SideEric Idle (Monty Python)happyclapper

B List

 Song ArtistRecommended By
1SukiyakiKyu SakamotoMarconius7
2El Pito (I'll Never Go Back to Georgia)Joe CubaBeltwayBandit
3Sweet Georgia BrownBrother Bonesmegadom
4The Continuing Story of Bungalow BillThe BeatlesSidecarShiv
5PatienceGuns N' RosesEnglishOutlaw
6I Was Kaiser Bill's BatmanWhistling Jack Smithattwilightlarks
7Michael (Row the Boat Ashore)The HighwaymenRavi Raman
8Winchester CathedralThe New Vaudeville BandLeaveitallbehind
9Here Comes My BabyThe TremeloesParaMhor
10Bird SongLene LovichSidecarShiv
11Generals and MajorsXTCuneasy listening
12Arabesque No. 1Isao Tomita9hairs9knots

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