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Song-Off Jr. – Happy New Year!

Welcome to 2009!  I know this matchup isn’t entirely appropriate, seeing as we’re not hitting a new century, or even a new...

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Song-Off Jr.: Hustlers

The Pogues – “The Old Main Drag” The Decemberists – “On the Bus Mall” — n {democracy:24} —...

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Song-Off Jr.: Witches

SCENE I. A cavern. In the middle, a boiling cauldron. Thunder. Enter the three Witches first witch: Thrice the brinded cat hath...

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Song-Off Jr.: Vampires

“When the Count saw my face, his eyes blazed with a sort of demonaic fury, and he suddenly made a grab at my throat. I drew away, and...

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Song-Off Jr.: Ghosts

“When they separated, Peter bent down to the two halves of the mirror and held his palm over one of the pieces. A delicious wind (the...

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Song-Off Jr.: Zombies

“It turned out that everyone in the prison had a zombie contingency plan, once you asked them, just like everyone in prison had a...

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Song-Off Jr.: Werewolves

“But suddenly a mighty tumult arose, and there were cries of “The werewolf!” “The werewolf!” Terror seized...

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Song-Off Jr.: Halloween Theme Week!

Welcome to Song-Off’s first ever theme week – Halloween! Each day this week we’ll be posting a new matchup featuring...

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Song-Off Jr.: Arithmetic

Violent Femmes – “Add It Up” Built to Spill – “Carry the Zero” — n n n {democracy:17} — Two...

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Song-Off: Recap and Suggestions Thread

Hi folks! Since I’m currently under the weather, I’ll keep this short and sweet. As of today, there have been fourteen Song-Off...

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Song-Off Jr.: The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

…It is also the story of a book, a book called The Hitch Hiker’s Guide to the Galaxy – not an Earth book, never published...

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Song-Off: Major Tom

David Bowie – “Space Oddity” Peter Schilling – “Major Tom (Coming Home)” DwDunphy: It almost seems...

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Song-Off Jr.: Ball and Chains

Sublime – “5446 and Ball and Chain” Social Distortion – “Ball and Chain” — n n {democracy:14}...

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Song-Off Jr.: Families Who Are Alright

Cheap Trick – “Surrender” The Who – “The Kids Are Alright” — n n n {democracy:13} — Last...

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Song-Off Jr.: Rollergirl

Dire Straits – “Skateaway” Melanie Safka – “Brand New Key” — n n n {democracy:12} — Last...

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Song-Off: Teen Angst

M83 – “Teen Angst” Placebo – “Teenage Angst” Zack: It’s hard to argue that there’s anybody...

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Song-Off Jr.: Neuromancer

Sonic Youth – “The Sprawl” Straylight Run – “Existentialism on Prom Night” “He sat beside Molly...

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Song-Off: Rockets!

—- Def Leppard – “Rocket” Herbie Hancock – “Rockit” Mojo: “The exception that proves the...

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Song-Off: Having a Rock and Roll Heart

Eric Clapton – “I’ve Got a Rock and Roll Heart” Dave: Did Clapton have to record this to pay back the writers for...

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Song-Off: Vagrancy

Dramarama – “Work for Food” It’s hard to go shopping in a thrift store these days without running into a t-shirt or...

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Song-Off: Describing a Person as a Rolling Stone

Bob Dylan – “Like a Rolling Stone” Robert: Rolling Stone magazine named Bob Dylan’s “Like a Rolling...

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Song-Off: Evil Twins

—– The Magnetic Fields – “I Wish I Had an Evil Twin” Good Zack: I’m not a fan of The Magnetic Fields...

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Song-Off: Poison

—– Bell Biv Devoe – “Poison” Dave: “Never trust a big butt and smile.” Has there ever been a...

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Song-Off: Tunnel of Love

Bruce Springsteen – “Tunnel of Love” Jon: I recognize that this is a minority opinion, considering the iconic stature of...

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Song-Off: An Introduction

Animotion – “Obsession” Ladies and gentlemen…LET’S GET READY TO RUMBLE!!! Next week we’ll be unveiling...