Tune That Name: F-I

in fact i don’t even think he exists / and not only that but this song is over …

“The Strange Case of Frank Cash and the Morning Paper,” T-Bone Burnett
Frank Mills,” The Lemonheads
Gavin’s Song,” Marc Broussard
Georgia Lee,” Tom Waits
Gwyneth,” Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin
Has Anybody Here Seen Hank?” The Waterboys
Hannah & Gabi,” The Lemonheads
Happy,” Victoria Williams
Theme from Harry’s Game,” Clannad
Helena,” My Chemical Romance
Hercules,” Midnight Oil
Goodnight Irene,” Tom Waits

“Georgia Lee” and “Happy” are two of the sadder songs in my collection. The former is sad as soon as you hear it, but the latter seems kind of perky until you let the image sink in for a while.

  • Persia

    Patti Smith’s Frederick.

  • Simongren

    Johnny Nash’s Hercules

  • Victor Savard

    Fred! “IT” is “Good Friday” NOW!
    http://www.timeanddate.com/holidays/canada/good-friday

    Hey Victor! You’ve only got “ONE” Jesus Cell left and”ONE” little retardo soul cell left so “Get over “IT”! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1H-Y7MAASkg NOW!

    Fred Why do you put UP with this little retardo any way? Don’t tell me that “IT” is because every body’s spiritual cell loves him him here also? http://www.blogger.com/comment.g?blogID=18142394&postID=2197235206472610821

    Listen Fred! He’s only just learned to copy and paste about a moment ago! Oh YA, he’ll tell YA that we gods are cheating cause a moment for U>S lost souls can
    be a billion years for U>S gods. OK just in case Victor’s soul and that imagination “Jesus” cell of his xxx lust exist, “I” mean “LOVE” then by the way “Crucify him” Crucify him! Butt don’t tell any “ONE” cell that “I” told YA that when he took a “Java” course from his Universe, I mean in his city University and long story short his mother in law was sick and died so they past him. Ya they even gave him a certificate saying that he passed and he couldn’t even copy and paste http://www.patheos.com/blogs/standingonmyhead/2013/03/why-i-am-a-catholic.html#comment-51747 NOW! Fred between YA and sister C, you s
    should say a Chapel prayer for his net, “I” mean next iife http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YevbQA9LgfM if YA get my drift because all of U>S including the alien gods who exist and believe in his spiritual feminine cells NOW. Fred if our 98% godly flesh told YA what he was really thinking about YOU, then your gods would literally have him crucified if ya know what “I” mean and…..

    End YA say sinner vic?

    Hey! Not fair Victor! “I” thought you were dead NOW!?

    Come on sinner! My blood sugar was only at 2.8 and YA know as well as me, myself and i that “IT” has been a LOT LOWER NOW! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ox-lfowevqA

    Sorry Fred

    Peace

  • http://accidental-historian.typepad.com/ Geds

    “Baby Fratelli,” the Fratellis
    “Dirty Frank,” Pearl Jam
    “Eye of Fatima,” Roger Clyne & the Peacemakers
    “Falcor vs. Atreyu,” The Lonely Island
    “Forsythia,” Veruca Salt
    “Frank Mills,” Lemonheads
    “Fred Astaire,” Lucky Boys Confusion
    “Fritz’s Corner,” Local H
    “Frodo,” Flight of the Conchords
    “Frosty the Snowman,” Harry Connick, Jr.
    “Dysentery Gary,” Blink-182
    “Georgia Cane,” Zack Walther & the Cronkites
    “Genevieve,” Lost Immigrants
    “Geraldine,” Glasvegas
    “Geronimo,” Unwritten Law
    “Gloria,” U2
    “Grace,” U2
    “Grace is Gone,” Dave Matthews Band
    “Guinevere,” Eli Young Band
    “Little Geneva,” Muddy Waters
    “Midnight Train to Georgia,” Gladys Knight & the Pips
    “Oh, George,” Foo Fighters
    “Viva La Gloria,” Green Day
    “Blooming Heather,” Kate Rusby
    “Hannah Jane,” Hootie & the Blowfish
    “Has Anybody Here Seen Hank,” Waterboys
    “Henrietta,” The Fratellis
    “Hiphopopotamus vs. Rhymenocerous,” Flight of the Conchords
    “Holly,” Republica
    “Iris,” Live
    “Isis,” Waterboys
    “Miss Ida B,” Buddy Guy
    “Song for Irena,” Mike Heron & John Burnside

  • wanderingoutlaw

    Fanny Mae – Buster Brown
    Finnegan’s Wake – Roger McGuinn
    Flora, The Lily of the West – Tim O’Brien
    Pretty Boy Floyd – Woody Guthrie
    Pretty Boy Floyd – Ramblin’ Jack Elliott
    Pretty Boy Floyd – The Byrds
    Pretty Boy Floyd – Christy Moore
    The Ballad of Frankie Lee and Judas Priest – Bob Dylan
    Frankie & Albert – Bob Dylan
    Froggie Went A-Courtin’ – Bob Dylan
    Frosty the Snowman – Gene Autry
    Mr. Frump in the Iron Lung – “Weird Al” Yankovic
    Gary’s Song – SpongeBob SquarePants
    Where’s Gary – SpongeBob SquarePants and Gary and Cast
    Lothlorien / Lament for Gandalf – Howard Shore (from LOTR:FOTR soundtrack)
    The Birth of Gesar – Peter Lieberson
    Calling on the Power of Goodness in Our Hearts: An Invocation to the Imperial Drala, Gesar, King of Ling – Peter Lieberson
    Gesar’s Song of Completion – Peter Lieberson
    Gesar in the Desert – Peter Lieberson
    George Jones Talkin’ Cell Phone Blues – Drive-By Truckers
    Georgie and Her Rival – Elvis Costello
    Miss Gertrude McFuzz – DylanHearsAWho.com
    Saint Genevieve – Alison Brown
    Gollum’s Song – Howard Shore/Emiliana Torrini (from LOTR:TTT soundtrack)
    Hazel – Bob Dylan
    The Lonesome Death of Hattie Carroll – Bob Dylan
    The Lonesome Death of Hattie Carroll – Cage The Elephant
    The Night Hank Williams Came to Town – Johnny Cash
    So Long, Harry Truman – Chris Smither
    Don’t Ya Tell Henry – Bob Dylan and The Band
    Henry Martin – Roger McGuinn
    Please, Mrs. Henry – Bob Dylan and The Band
    Mr Heatmiser – Big Bad Voodoo Daddy
    Little Hitler – Nick Lowe
    Two Little Hitlers – Elvis Costello & The Attractions
    Ballad of Hollis Brown – Bob Dylan
    Huck’s Tune – Bob Dylan
    Hurricane – Bob Dylan
    Ida Mea (The Social Security Song) – Joe Glazer
    Iggy & Angus Sloan
    The Ballad of Ira Hayes – Johnny Cash
    Goodnight Irene – Leadbelly
    Isis – Bob Dylan
    Ivan Meets G.I. Joe – The Clash

  • Josh Barkey

    No way… I just published a book with a short story in it based on that T-Bone Burnett song — which I was sure was super-obscure and no one knew about. Nicely done: http://www.immortalitystories.com/

  • Josh Barkey

    (mine’s called “Thurman Bellweather and the Morning Paper” — a Hollywood-connected friend of mine’s helping me try to get a copy to ol’ T-Bone)

  • http://anonsam.wordpress.com/ AnonymousSam

    Fates Warning – Guardian

    Haddaway – What is Love

    Ishida Yoko – White Destiny
    Translated lyrics – Suspect the double meanings make this appropriate for a religious blog. It’s probably intended to be a love song, but. :P

  • http://www.facebook.com/theo.axner Theo Axner

    Fagermans visa – Cornelis Vreeswijk
    Jiving Sister Fanny – the Rolling Stones
    Felicia, adjö – Cornelis Vreeswijk
    Klagovisa till Felicia – Cornelis Vreeswijk
    Balladen om Nils Johan Einar Ferlin – Cornelis Vreeswijk
    Pretty Boy Floyd – Woody Guthrie
    In Like Flynn – the Wildheats
    Henry Ford Was a Fascist – David Rovics
    Fotheringay – Fairport Convention
    Frank and Jesse James – Warren Zevon
    Frank’s Wild Years – Tom Waits
    Frankenstein – the New York Dolls
    Frankie – D-Generation
    Frankie & Albert – Bob Dylan
    The Ballad of Frankie Lee and Judas Priest – Bob Dylan
    Frankie Teardrop – Suicide
    Rymdraketvalsen (á la Fred Winter) – Povel Ramel
    Polska efter Fredrik Andersson, Raukasjö – Triakel
    Balladen om herr Fredrik Åkare och den söta fröken Cecilia Lind – Cornelis Vreeswijk
    Fritiof och Carmencita – Evert Taube
    Froggie Went a-Courtin’ – Bob Dylan
    Jörg van Frundsberg Führt Uns An – Botho Lucas
    Gabrielle – the Nips
    Gary Gilmore’s Eyes – the Adverts
    Gary’s Got a Boner – the Replacements
    Geordie in Wonderland – the Wildhearts
    My Friend George – Lou Reed
    George Jackson – Bob Dylan
    George Jackson – Fairport Convention
    George Murphy – Tom Lehrer
    Georgia Lee – Tom Waits
    Debbie Gibson Is Pregnant With My Two Headed Love Child – Mojo Nixon
    Gary Gilmore’s Eyes – the Adverts
    Gloria – Them
    Gloria – Eddie & the Hot Rods
    Gloria – U2
    Gloria’s Eyes – Bruce Springsteen
    Lady Godiva’s Operation – the Velvet Underground
    Annachie Gordon – John Wesley Harding
    Jim Gordon Blues – the Dictators
    Görels brudpolska – Jul i Folkton live
    Che – Suicide
    Gunde Svan – Euskefeurat
    Gunnar – Euskefeurat
    Gunnar Wägmann – Dalarna Femund Spelmanslag
    Song to Woody – Bob Dylan
    Last Thoughts on Woody Guthrie – Bob Dylan
    Gypsy Davy – Woody Guthrie
    Handy Dandy – Bob Dylan
    Hanna från Arlöv – Nationalteatern
    Hans!! – De Lyckliga Kompisarna
    Laurel & Hardy – the Equals
    Harry Bridges – Rancid
    Hurry Up Harry – Sham 69
    Haushinka – Green Day
    Havalina – the Pixies
    The Ballad of Ira Hayes – Johnny Cash
    Bacon Rind / Chief Seattle / The Ballad of Ira Hayes – Tom Russell
    Hazel – Bob Dylan
    Heidi Is a Headcase – the Ramones
    Helena – Cornelis Vreeswijk
    Don Henley Must Die – Mojo Nixon
    Love Henry – Bob Dylan
    Please, Mrs. Henry – Bob Dylan
    Mrs. Henry – Cheap Trick
    Balladen om Rune Henry Johansson – Fria Proteatern
    Henry Kissinger – Monty Python
    Henry Lee – Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds, with P. J. Harvey
    King Herod’s Song – Jesus Christ Superstar
    Staffan och Herodes – Folk & Rackare
    Staffan och Herodes – Sågskära
    Joe Hill – Billy Bragg
    Kirby Hill – Hayseed Dixie
    Planxty Noel Hill – the Pogues
    Hilla lilla – Garmarna
    Der Führer’s Face – Spike Jones
    Hitler’s in the Charts Again – the Exploited
    Herr Holger – Garmarna
    Holger – Euskefeurat
    Herr Holkin – Garmarna
    The Ballad of Hollis Brown – Bob Dylan
    The Ballad of Hollis Brown – Iggy & the Stooges
    The Ballad of Hollis Brown – Bob Dylan & the Band
    Buddy Holly – Weezer
    Whatever Became of Hubert? – Tom Lehrer
    Huck’s Tune – Bob Dylan
    I. Hunter – Mott the Hoople
    Hurricane – Bob Dylan
    Inga Litimor – Folk & Rackare
    Näs Ingars polska – Folk & Rackare
    Ingelas sång – Nationalteatern
    Ingrid Bergman – Billy Bragg & Wilco
    Goodnight Irene – Tom Waits
    Isis – Bob Dylan
    Ittma Hohah – Povel Ramel
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  • Sam Kabo Ashwell

    Fall-from-Grace, Mark Morgan/Planescape:Torment
    Gladyse, (originally Fats Waller, here Stephanie Trick)
    Figaro, Madvillain
    Harriet’s Flog, The Biscuit Burners
    Gyasi Went Home, Bedouin Soundclash
    Ida Red (I think trad.; here Woody Guthrie)
    Ilona, Amethystium
    Irene Balla, Plume
    Gabriel, Lamb
    Hazel, Cocteau Twins

  • Ennea

    Geordie – Anais Mitchell and Jefferson Hamer (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=APro4M7LJ2o)

    Or any other version of “Geordie,” of course, but that’s my current favourite!

  • Hth

    “(F)lannigan’s Ball,” The Dropkick Murphys

  • That Other Jean

    Finnegan’s Wake — The Clancy Brothers

    Frankie and Johnny — Johnny Cash

    Sweet Georgia Brown — Ray Charles

  • That Other Jean

    Found ;another!

    Good Night, Irene — Pete Seeger

    Yeah, I’m old.

  • Amaryllis

    Listen to me canny old folk-song…

    Fiach – Peadar O Riada
    Fionnghuala – Anuna
    Fred’s Medley – Mickey Finn and Cathy Reilly

    Evit Gabriel – Ad Vielle Que Pourra
    Gillian’s Apples – The Chieftains
    Anowre Gwalchmei / Gwalchmai’s Farewell – The Ragged Band

    Geordie – Martin Carthy
    Geordie Black – The Whisky Priests
    Geordie Haad the Bairn - Dennis Weatherly
    The Jingling Geordie – The Whisky Priests
    The Jingling Geordie – Keith Armstrong
    Keep Your Feet Still, Geordie Hinny – The Whisky Priests
    Whistling Geordie – Jimmie James
    Georege Collins – Sam Lee
    George Hart’s Quickstep – Chestnut Brass Company
    M. George Whitehead his Almand – John Dowland (animated!)
    George’s Son – Brass Monkey

  • Amaryllis

    Sometimes I take a great notion…

    Lullaby for Hamza – The Unthanks
    Miss Hannah Ormston – Chris Ormston
    The Harry Lime Theme – Martin Carthy
    Harry’s Game – Clannad
    Harry’s House/Centerpiece – Joni Mitchell
    Helen of Kirkconnel – Kornog
    Henry Martin – Figgy Duff
    Hilda’s Cabinet Band – The Watersons
    Canny Hobbie Elliott – The Unthanks
    Hughie the Graeme – Ewan McColl
    Aoidh, Na Dean Cadal Idir – Julie Fowlis (so maybe this should have among the A’s, but I forgot about it. However, as there’s no excuse to forget about Julie Fowlis, we’ll go by the English translation: “Hugh, Don’t Sleep At All.” A stern warning to stay awake, set to a lullaby tune.)

    Oratio Ieremiae – Jan Garbarek and the Hilliard Ensemble
    Goodnight, Irene – TheChieftains with Willie Nelson
    Goodnight, Irene – Leadbelly
    Goodnight, Irene – Tom Waits

    Goodnight!

  • noyatin

    G-L-O-R-I-A

    Father Bruce -The Great Society
    Franklin’s Tower -Grateful Dead
    Freddy Freeloader – Miles Davis, Eric Skye
    George Collins -Obray Ramsey
    Gloria – Them, Shadows of Knight, Van Morrison
    Gloria -Patti Smith
    Johnny B. Goode -Chuck Berry, Grateful Dead
    Karla Faye -Mary Gauthier
    Mr. Fantasy – Traffic
    Your Auntie Grizelda -The Monkees

  • http://twitter.com/DrewHabits drewhabits

    How about Fancy by Reba McEntire? I don’t know how to link things, but: http://youtu.be/1AmoTzg_XFY

  • Maria

    Ballad of Sir Frankie Crips (Let It Roll) – George Harrison
    Betty Hedges – Teitur
    Buddy Holly – Weezer
    Deyði Magnus Heinasonar – Hanus G. Johansen

    Fela’s Riff – Talking Heads
    Frances Farmer Will Have Her Revenge on Seattle – Nirvana

    Gabriel’s Song – Budam
    Gideon – My Morning Jacket
    Grace – Jeff Buckley
    Grace – U2
    Grímur á Miðalnesi – Týr
    Gyðja – Frændur

    Hammershaimb – Frændur
    Harry Rag – The Kinks
    Hedwig’s Theme – John Williams
    Heggen – Budam
    Helen Wheels – Paul McCartney & Wheels
    Henry Kissinger – Monty Python
    Mr. Grieves – Pixies

    Isabelle – Björn Afzelius
    Isobel -Björk

    Konning Hans – Týr
    Song for Kelly Huckaby – Death Cab for Cutie
    Song for Myla Goldberg – The Decemberists
    Sweet Georgia Brown – Tony Sheridan

    The Legend of John Henry’s Hammer – Johnny Cash
    The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill – Lauryn Hill
    The Trials of Harrison Hayes – Willard Grant Conspiracy
    The George Song – Martha Wainwright


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