Tune That Name: M

I got a head full of ideas that are drivin’ me insane …

Maggie’s Farm,” Bob Dylan
Maggie’s Farm,” U2
Otis and Marlena,” Joni Mitchell
Three Marlenas,” The Wallflowers
Marlene on the Wall,” Suzanne Vega
Martha My Dear,” The Beatles
The Band Played Waltzing Matilda,” The Pogues
Maybelline,” Chuck Berry
Ballad of Michael Valentine,” The Killers
Michelle,” The Beatles
Mickey,” Toni Basil
Flaming Moe’s,” Kipp Lennon
Mona Lisa,” Nat King Cole
Murray,” Pete Yorn

And finally, because it falls within the range of this list, and because it’s pretty, let’s all sing this one together.

On three, ready? One … two …

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  • wanderingoutlaw

    The Band Played Waltzing Matilda – Eric Bogle
    God Speaks of Marty Robbins – The Who
    Lady Madonna – The Beatles
    Little Maggie – Bob Dylan
    Mack the Knife – Vikesh Kapoor
    Mae Jean Goes to Hollywood – The Byrds
    Maggie’s Farm – Tim O’Brien
    Maggie’s Farm – Stephen Malkus & The Million Dollar Bashers
    Marvin, I Love You – Marvin, The Paranoid Android
    Maureen – Nick Lowe
    Maxine – Traveling Wilburys
    Maybelline – David Grisman
    Merry Christmas, Maggie Thatcher – Elton John
    She Bought A Hat Like Princess Marina – The Kinks
    The Song of Manene – Peter Lieberson
    Waltzing Matilda – Roger McGuinn
    McElligot’s Pool – DylanHearsAWho.com
    Crazy Man Michael – Richard Ruane
    Michael Row the Boat Ashore – Eric Bibb
    Michael Row the Boat Ashore – Roger McGuinn
    Michael Row the Boat Ashore – Pete Seeger
    Minnie the Moocher – Big Bad Voodoo Daddy
    Molly Malone – Roger McGuinn
    Molly’s Lips – The Vaselines
    Jacksons, Monk and Rowe – Elvis Costello and the Brodsky Quartet

  • Dana
  • urbicande

    Mmm…I think the only ones I know that haven’t been mentioned yet are:

    The Monkees, “Mary, Mary

    Harry Belafonte, “Matilda

  • Theo Axner

    Huge list this time around. I’ll cut out the ones already mentioned…

    Arthur McBride – Andy Irvine & Paul Brady
    Arthur McBride – Bob Dylan
    Ben McCulloch – Steve Earle
    Miss Gertrude McFuzz – Dylan Hears a Who
    Me and Bobby McGee – Janis Joplin
    MacGillicuddy’s Reeks – Warren Zevon
    Missus McGraw – Anjelica Huston & the Weisberg Strings
    Sir B. McKezie’s Daughter’s Lament for the 77th Mounted Lancers Retreat – Fairport Convention
    Blind Willie McTell – Bob Dylan
    Blinde Will McTell – Totta & Wiehe
    Macy’s Day Parade – Green Day
    Madeline – Fairport Convention
    Magdalena ’93 – the Nomads
    Maggie – the Exploited
    Maggie Mae – the Beatles
    Maggie’s Farm – Bob Dylan (various versions)
    Maggie’s Farm – the Blues Band
    Maggie’s Farm – Rage Against the Machine
    Revolver-Maggie – Nationalteatern
    Uptight Maggie – Go Home Productions (Stevie Wonder/Rod Stewart mashup)
    Svarta Malin – Martin Ljung
    Free Nelson Mandela – the Special AKA
    Kjaere Ola Mann – Dalarna Femund Spelmnslag
    Herr Mannelig – Garmarna
    Manny, Moe, and Jack – the Dickies
    Manny Says – Foo Fighters
    Rosa Kata Alexandra Moa Margareta – Euskefeurat
    Margot Laboures les Vignes – the King’s Singers
    Who Killed Marilyn? – the Misfits
    Lord Marlborough – Fairport Convention
    Martha – Jefferson Airplane
    Stuffin’ Martha’s Muffin – Mojo Nixon
    Abraham, Martin and John – Bob Dylan
    Halling Efter Martin Martinsson – Folk & Rackare
    Susanna Martin – the Merry Wives of Windsor
    N’Lars och N’Mas – Triakel
    Perry Mason of Love – Mojo Nixon
    Mathilda – Euskefeurat
    Maxwell Murder – Rancid
    Maxwell’s Silver Hammer – the Beatles
    Rita May – Bob Dylan
    Edvin Medvind – Euskefeurat
    Melody Lee – the Damned
    Mephisto Waltz – the Misfits
    Crazy Man Michael – Fairport Convention
    Torstigste Bröder (á la Carl Michael Bellman) – Povel Ramel
    Iron Mike’s Main Man’s Last Request – Todd Snider
    Gangar Efter Einar Mjölsnes, Voss – Folk & Rackare
    Moe Tucker – the Jesus & Mary Chain
    Mohammed’s Radio – Warren Zevon
    Good Golly Miss Molly – Little Richard
    Molly-O – Steve Earle
    Molly’s Lips – Nirvana
    I Need You Baby (Mona) – the Rolling Stones
    Mona Tumbas Slim Club – Ebba Grön
    Tiny Montgomery – Bob Dylan & the Band
    Nettie Moore – Bob Dylan
    Moses in the Wilderness – Larry Norman
    The Death of Mother Jones – Gene Autry
    Moulty – the Barbarians
    George Murphy – Tom Lehrer
    Paddy Murphy – the Merry Wives of Windsor
    Little Musgrave – John Wesley Harding
    Popens Mussolinis – Nationalteatern
    Mean Mr. Mustard – the Beatles
    Till Jan Myrdal – Cornelis Vreeswijk

  • thatotherjean

    Mack the Knife – Bobby Darin

    Maggie May – Rod Stewart

  • urbicande

    Oh, bah, and I missed that “Mary” was excluded

  • SisterCoyote

    When Will We be Married Molly, the Waterboys (though I think it’s more of a folk song)
    Mandinka, Sinead O’Connor
    MLK, U2

    Perhaps I shouldn’t be surprised nobody’s got the Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Rain Dance Maggie on here, but for some reason I am – after it stopped being played every hour on all the radio stations, it’s actually a pretty enjoyable song. And I can’t remember if Leonard Cohen’s “So Long, Marianne” was under “Mary,” but I suspect so…

  • Launcifer

    Crazy Miranda – Jefferson Airplane.

    Proud Mary – Tina Turner.

  • Amaryllis

    The master, the swabber, the boatswain and I,
    The gunner and his mate
    Loved Moll, Meg and Marian and Margery,
    But this isn’t the thread for Kate.

    Drowsy Maggie – The Chieftains
    Maggie – De Dannan
    Maggie In the Wood – The Chieftains
    Maggie In the Wood – Margaret Barry
    Maggie Lauder – Ginger and David Hildebrand
    Over the Moor to Maggie – Willie Clancy
    Lady Margaret – Paddy Tunney
    Miss Margaret Brown’s Favorite – Battlefield Band
    and
    Meggy’s Foot – The High Level Ranters

    My Maryann – The Irish Tradition
    Little Molly O – Derek Bell
    Molly and Johnny – Dervish
    Molly and Tenbrooks – Bill Monroe
    Molly Brannigan – K. Scanlon
    Molly Durkin – Murty Rabbett
    Molly Vaughan – Phoebe Smith
    My Irish Molly O – De Danaan

  • Amaryllis

    I hear somebody singing sweet and soulful
    On the radio…

    Mabel – Big Blow and the Bushwhackers
    Maible Ni Cheallaigh – Derek Bell
    Die Moritat von Mackie Messer – from Die Dreigroschenoper
    Mrs Martha Knowles – Silly Wizard
    Matt Hyland – John Beag
    Goodbye Mick – The Clancy Brothers
    Minnie the Moocher – Cab Calloway
    Mohammed’s Radio – Warren Zevon
    Books of Moses – Tom Waits
    Muirsheen Durkin – The Dubliners
    Muriel C. Begonia – Big Blow and the Bushwhackers

  • Maria

    Eg tími ikki longur at arbeiða á garðinum hjá Maggu – 200
    Lady Madonna – The Beatles
    Maggie Mae – The Beatles
    Mandy Goes to Med School – The Dresden Dolls
    Margaret in Captivity – The Decemberists
    Marita (Live) – Hanus G. Johansen
    Marshall Mathers – Eminem
    Martha My Dear – The Beatles
    Matilda Mother – Pink Floyd
    Maxwell’s Silver Hammer – The Beatles
    Mean Mr. Mustard – The Beatles
    A Message From Melora – Rasputina
    Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness – The Smashing Pumpkins
    Melody Dean – Amanda Palmer & The Grand Theft Orchestra
    Michelle – The Beatles
    Moby Dick – Led Zeppelin
    My Michelle – Guns N’ Roses
    Mykel and Carli – Weezer


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