Letter A

"Like Jack Horner, in the corner..." Fats Waller : Ain't Misbehavin' Louis Armstrong: Ain't Misbehavin' Jack Teagarden: Ain't Misbehavin' Jelly Roll Morton: Ain't Misbehavin' Quintet of the Hot Club of France: Ain't Misbehavin' Bojangles Robinson w Duke Ellington Orch: Ain't Misbehavin' Louis Armstrong: Ain't Misbehavin' Fats Waller & His Rhythm: Ain't Misbehavin'

Letter B

"But if you trouble this man...." Toots & the Maytals: Bam Bam Toots & the Maytals: Rastaman

Letter C

"Como la primera vez..." Alfredo Rodriguez: Cuba Linda Cubanismo: Pa’ Que Gozen Ruben Gonzalez: Como Siento Yo

Letter D

"Newspaper blown across the court...." Nick Drake: Day Is Done Nick Drake: Fruit Tree John Cale: Do Not Go Gentle Nick Drake: Fly Nick Drake: Northern Sky

Letter E

"Higher, higher, into the blue sky....." Farlanders: Easter Song Alians: Further Further Inna Zhalanaya: Ivan Pokrovsky Ensemble: Porushka Baba Yaga: Back in the USSR

Letter F

"I once was lost, but now I'm found...." Swan Silvertones: Feed Me Jesus Swan Silvertones: Get Right With God Paul Simon: Take Me To The Mardi Gras Paul Simon: Love Me Like A Rock Swan Silvertones: Saviour Pass Me Not Swan Silvertones: Bye and Bye Swan Silvertones: Amazing Grace

Letter G

"A set of keys and a dusty suitcase....." Lucinda Williams: Greenville Lucinda Williams: Joy Lucinda Williams: Car Wheels On A Gravel Road Hank Williams: Hey, Good Lookin’ Lucinda Williams: Lake Charles Howlin’ Wolf: Smokestack Lighting Lucinda Williams: Metal Firecracker Z Z Top: Sharp Dressed Man Lucinda Williams: Right In Time Lucinda Williams: Can’t Let Go (demo)

Letter H

"Kansst Du gurgeln, Johanna?" Comedian Harmonists: Hallo, was machst du heut' Daisy? Comedian Harmonists: Creole Love Call Comedian Harmonists: Kannst du pfeifen, Johanna? Comedian Harmonists: In Einem Kuhlen Grunde Comedian Harmonists: Baby, wo ist mein Baby?

Letter I

"Tastes good in the afternoon...." Pink Floyd: Interstellar Overdrive (film soundtrack version) Love: My Little Red Book Joe Boyd: White Bicycles (audible.com) Pink Floyd: Arnold Layne Pink Floyd: Candy and a Currant Bun

Letter J

"What is it, fish?" Rev F W McGee: Jonah In the Belly of the Whale Rev F W McGee: Fifty Miles of Elbow Room Louis Armostrong: Jonah Lord Buckley: Jonah and the Whale

Letter K

"Where they don't allow you...." Wilburt Harrison: Kansas City Albert Ammons: Swanee River Boogie Little Willie Littlefield: KC Loving Willie Nelson: Kansas City Little Richard: Kansas City James Brown: Kansas City William Harris: Kansas City Blues

Letter L

"I would look her in the eye" The Pioneers: Long-Shot Kick The Bucket Richard Thompson: Angels Took My Racehorse Away Bill Monroe: Molly and Tenbrooks Carlos Gardel: Por Una Cabeza

Letter M

"You'd better get used to it..." Bob Dylan: Maggie's Farm (Live at Newport) Paul Butterfield Band: Born In Chicago The Byrds: Mr Tambourine Man Bob Dylan: Like A Rolling Stone (Live at Newport) Bob Dylan: It's All Over Now, Baby Blue (Live at Newport) Jimi Hendrix: Like a Rolling Stone (Live at Monterrey)

Letter N

Aramire: N'tunuccio / Aramire: Sta Strata / Aramire: Aremu / Aramire: Pizzica con Violino / Nidi D'arac: Cerchio Si Apre Cerchio Si Stringe / Aramire: Santa Cesaria

Letter O

"With our one motor gone, we can still carry on." John Roberts: Out On The Rolling Sea / Frederick McQueen: Jesus Will Be Your Friend / Chaim Tannenbaum: Travelling On For Jesus / Pindar Family: I Bid You Goodnight / Incredible String Band: A Very Cellular Song / Joseph Spence: Coming In On A Wing And A Prayer / Ry Cooder: Coming In On A Wing And A Prayer / Joseph Spence: Sloop John B / Beach Boys: Sloop John B / Joseph Spence: Out On the Rolling Sea

Letter P

"Only as rich as the poorest of the poor..." Phil Ochs: The Power and the Glory / Woody Guthrie: Pastures of Plenty / Phil Ochs: Bound For Glory / Faron Young: For The Love Of A Woman Like You / Phil Ochs: Days of Decision / Phil Ochs: One More Parade / Phil Ochs: Automation Song / Phil Ochs: The Party / Phil Ochs: A Small Circle of Friends / Phil Ochs: Ruben Jaramillo

Letter Q

"Three Little Pigs, Snoopy, Sinbad, Gulliver, King Kong, Dracula, Tarzan..." Sisa: Qualsevol Nit Pot Sortir El Sol / Sisa: El Fill del Mestre / Sisa: Cançó de la Font del Gat / Sisa: Maria Lluna / Sisa: El Setè Cel

Letter R

"I gave up a lot, but I won't give in..." Defunkt: The Razor's Edge / Defunkt: Make Them Dance / Defunkt: Strangling Me With Your Love / Defunkt: In the Good Times

Letter S

"If you forget your mother, you've lost your life..." Prince Nico Mbarga: Sweet Mother / City Boys Band: Nye Asem Hwe / Fela Kuti: This Is Sad / Henri Dikongué: Ndol'Asu / Franco & TPOK Jazz: Infidelité Mado

Letter T

"No more barrellhouse women drinkin' no beer..." Frank Stokes: 'Tain't Nobody's Business / Ike & Tina Turner: Ain't Nobody's Business / James Booker: Ain't Nobody's Business / Louis Jordan & Ella Fitzgerald: Ain't Nobody's Business / Willie Nelson: Ain't Nobody's Business / Frank Stokes: Downtown Blues / Geoff Muldaur: Downtown Blues / Beale St Sheiks: Mr Crump Don't Like It / Frank Stokes: Chicken, You Can Roost Behind The Moon / Bettye Lavette (with Patrick Ferris and Zac Sokolow from The Americans): Tain't Nobody's Business

Letter U

"I picked up his voice right up into my neck, right into my shoulders..." Mahlathini & The Mahotella Queens: Umama Ithembalami / Mahlathini & The Mahotella Queens: Sithunyiwe Thozkozile No 2 / The Rainbows: Futhi / Paul Simon: Gumboots / Ntemis Alexandra All Star Band: African Jive / The Skylarks: Ndixolele / Mahlathini & The Mahotella Queens: Nomalanga / Mahlathini & The Mahotella Queens: Kwa Mfazi Onge Mama / Mahlathini & The Mahotella Queens: Wavutha Umlilo

Letter V

"One by one I let things go, my cats my house my car my clothes..." Blackgirls: A Visit to the Behaviorist / Blackgirls: Happy / Blackgirls: Cathedral / Dana & Karen Kletter: We Died In August / Dana & Karen Kletter: Father Song / Dana & Karen Kletter: Maria Marie

Letter W

"Bend your branches down and cover me...." David 'Fathead' Newman: Willow Weep For Me / David 'Fathead' Newman: Hard Times / Ray Charles: Blues Waltz / Ray Charles: I Got A Woman / Ray Charles: Black Coffee / David 'Fathead' Newman: Fathead

Letter X

"When routine bites hard, and ambitions are low..." Dörvön Berkh: Xöömij Magtaal / Dörvön Berkh: Xöömij Uria Duudlaga / Kangar-Ol Ondar: Alash Kem / Huun Hur Tu: Ondarnyng Ayany / Yat Kha: Love Will Tear Us Apart / Dörvön Berkh: Xöxöö Namjil

Letter Y

"she can do no wrong..." Yanka Rupkina: Yankina Mama Dumashe / Balkana: Mari Stanko / Mystere de Voix Bulgare: Kalimenko Denko / Trio Bulgarka (Balkana): Strati Angelaki / Yanka Rupkina: Kana Na Put Sedi / Percy Sledge: When A Man Loves A Woman / Balkana (live): unknown song / Trio Bulgarka: Zaplakala E Gorata

Letter Z

"there is delight in doing things right....." McKinney's Cotton Pickers: Zonky / McKinney's Cotton Pickers: Stop Kidding / Don Redman Orch: Rocky Road / Betty Boop w Don Redman: I Heard / Don Redman Orch: Gee Baby Ain't I Good To You / Geoff Muldaur: Gee Baby Ain't I Good To You / Geoff Muldaur: Living In the Sunshine / McKinney's Cotton Pickers: Four or Five Times.

Letter AA

"Oh the sound it rang so clear through the cold"
Fairport Convention: Autopsy /
Fairport Convention: Tam Lin /
Fotheringay: The Banks of the Nile /
Fotheringay: The Pond and the Stream /
Fotheringay: The Sea /
Sandy Denny: The Lady (live)

Letter BB

"Just like way back in the days of old...."
Van Morrison: Big Time Operator /
Isley Brothers: Twist and Shout /
Them: Gloria /
Them: Here Comes The Night /
Van Morrison: Brown-Eyed Girl /
Van Morrison: Come Runing /
Van Morrison: Into the Mystic

Letter CC

"that puppy you left behind...."
Carlos Gardel: La Cumparsita /
Roberto Firpo: La Cumparsita /
Julio de Caro: La Cumparsita /
Felix Perez Cardozo: La Cumparsita /
Alberto Castillo: La Cumparsita /
Sexteto Mayor: La Cumparsita /
"Some LIke It Hot" / Marty Melnick Orch: La Cumparsita

Letter DD

"in case my dynamite change her mind about me...."
"Nya me ho renge kyo..."
Ethel Waters: Dinah
Django Reinhardt: Dinah
Fats Waller & His Rhythm: Dinah
King Benny Nawahi's Red Devils: Dinah
Miss Wakana and Ichiro Hamamatsu: Warau (Laughing) Rhythm
Bing Crosby and the Mills Brothers: Dinah

Letter EE

"Look in my eyes, and tell me you love me...."
The Chantels: Every Night /
The Chantels: He's Gone /
The Chantels: Maybe /
The Chantels: Look In My Eyes /
The Crystals: There's No Other Like My Baby /
The Ronettes: Be My Baby /
Shirley & Lee: Let The Good Times Roll

Letter FF

"...Doch an mein Pianola, da laß ich keinen ran"
Marlene Dietrich: Falling in Love Again /
Marlene Dietrich: Ich Bin Von Kopf Bis Fuss Auf Liebe Eingestellt /
Marlene Dietrich: Ich Bin Die Fesche Lola /
Marlene Dietrich: Nimm Dich IN Acht Vor Blonden Frauen /
Fritzi Massary: Ich Bin Eine Frau, Dei Weiss, Was Sie Will /
Lotte Lenya: Barbara Song /
Lotte Lenya: Pirate Jenny /
Marlene Dietrich: Lili Marlene

Letter GG

"..as it soars and plunges above the crashing waves" /
Damia: Les Goelands /
Damia: La Châine /
Damia: La Guingette a Fermé Ses Volets /
Damia: Depuis Que Les Bals Sont Fermés /
Jacques Bolognesi: Depuis Que Les Bals Sont Fermés

Letter HH

".... Bless that happy day that Nellie lost her way..."
Bill Keith: Hornswoggled /
Muleskinner: Opus 57 in G Minor /
Muleskinner: Footprints In The Snow /
Bill Keith: Bending the Strings /
Eric Weissberg: Duelling Banjos

Letter II

"All its wonder to know....."
Kate & Anna McGarrigle: I Don't Know /
Krystle Warren: I Don't Know /
Krystle Warren: Time Has Told Me /
Krystle Warren: Tuesday Mornings /
Emmylou Harris, Anna McGarrigle, Krystle Warren: Heart Like A Wheel /
Krystle Warren: Hanging On A Star - I Was Made To Love Magic /
Krystle Warren: Sunbeams

Letter JJ

"There's a place they find romance where they do the cajun dance..."
Eddie Lejeune: J'ai Eté Au Bal /
Eddie Lejeune: Diggy Diggy Lo /
Iry Lejeune: Lovebridge Waltz /
Eddie Lejeune: Lovebridge Waltz /
Iry Lejeune: Duralde Waltz /
Eddie Lejeune: Duralde Waltz /
Eddie Lejeune: The Mistake I Made

Letter KK

"Freedom calls and Pippi runs..."
Jan Johansson: Klara Stjärnor /
Jan Johansson: Visa Fran Utanmyra /
Jan Johansson: Emigrantvisa /
Danny Thompson: Swedish Dance /
Eva Mattes: Här Kommer Pippi Långstrump /
Margie Nelson: Pippi Longstocking /
Unknown: Italian Pippi Longstocking theme /
Jan Johansson: Kväsarevalsen /
Jan Johansson: Ganglek Fran - Upptecknad I Alvdalen

Letter LL

"I found you were all swallow's milk...."
Lela Family: Leskoviqare /
Laver Bariu: Gajde Permetare /
Laver Bariu: Valle Plakava Medley /
Lela Family: N'pensheremne / *
Saz'Iso (Donica Pecallari & Adriana Thanou: Pensheremne /
Saz'Iso (Aurel Qirjo): Kaba melody
* https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ez1qvqklwKM

Letter MM

"the clock struck three, I said Daddy, you're killin' me"
Frankie 'Half-Pint' Jaxon: My Daddy Rocks Me With One Steady Roll /
Trixie Smith: My Man Rocks Me With One Steady Roll /
Big Joe Turner: Around The Clock Blues /
Bill Haley & The Comets: Rock Around The Clock /
Jane Birkin & Serge Gainsbourg: Je T'aime, Moi Non Plus /
Tigist Assefa: Toutouye

Letter NN

"whom do you talk to?..."
Mary Margaret O'Hara: Not Be Alright (demo) /
Mary Margaret O'Hara: Not Be Alright /
Mary Margaret O'Hara: To Cry About /
Mary Margaret O'Hara: Body's In Trouble /
Mary Margaret O'Hara: You Will Be Loved Again /
Mary Margaret O'Hara: Anew Day.

Letter OO

"and I bought a cigar, too"
Blind Lemon Jefferson: One Dime Blues /
Blind Lemon Jefferson: Rabbit's Foot Blues /
Blind Lemon Jefferson: Matchbox Blues /
Leadbelly: Roberta /
Blind Lemon Jefferson: Hot Dogs /
Blind Lemon Jefferson: See That My Grave Is Kept Clean /
Blind Lemon Jefferson: Balky Mule

Letter PP

"money's getting scarce...."
Pete Seeger: Russian Folk Song (Petrushka) /
Igor Stravinsky: Petrushka /
Dinu Lipati: Chorale Jesu bleibet meine Freude /
Pete Seeger: Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring /
Pete Seeger: Chorale From Beethoven's Ninth /
Pete Seeger: Anitra's Dance-Brandy Leave Me Alone /
Pete Seeger: Time's A-Getting Hard

Letter QQ

"..he said he didn't want no shortening in his bread ..."
Taj Mahal & Toumani Diabate: Queen Bee /
Taj Mahal & Toumani Diabate: Tunkaranke /
Taj Mahal & Toumani Diabate: Mississippi Mali /
Taj Mahal & Toumani Diabate: Fanta Sacko /
Toumani Diabate & Group: Konkodunun /
Taj Mahal & Toumani Diabate: Ol' Geogie Buck.

Letter RR

"Macho Queens selling war-makers toys..."
John Trudell: Rockin' the Rez /
John Trudell: Graffiti Man /
John Trudell: Bombs Over Baghdad /
John Trudell: Baby Boom Che /
Kris Kristofferson: Johnny Lobo /
John Trudell: Listening

Letter SS

"and we who are free swing like the rope on that tree.." /
Teddy Thompson: Saratoga Summer Song /
Kate McGarrigle: Saratoga Summer Song /
Kate McGarrigle: Souther Boys (demo) /
Kate McGarrigle: Walking Song (demo) /
Kate McGarrigle: Go Leave

Letter TT

"I don't get it...."
Idjah Hadidjah: Tonggeret /
Idjah Hadidjah: Mahoni /
Detty Kurnia: Sorban Palid /
Detty Kurnia: Dar Der Dor /
Sunda Wayang Kulit: Talu Kending /
Idjah Hadidjah: Bayu Bayu

Letter UU

"I had a dream last night that worried me..."
Staple Singers: Uncloudy Day /
Staple Singers: God's Wonderful Love /
Staple Singers: Respect Yourself /
Staple Singers: I'll Take You There /
Staple Singers: I Had A Dream /
Staple Singers: Help Me Jesus /
Staple Singers: Come On Up To Bright Glory

Letter VV

"Life is a dream and everything goes away...."
Arsenio Rodriguez: La Vida Es Un Sueno /
Arsenio Rodriguez: Juventud de Colon /
Orquesta Casino de la Playa: Bruca Manigua /
Arsenio Rodriguez: El Palo Tiene Curujey /
Arsenio Rodriguez: Sitio Acere /
Arsenio Rodriguez: Mambo En La Cueva /
Cubanismo: Mulence /
Arsenio Rodriguez: El Rumbon de Luyano

Letter WW

"you made your own amusements then..."
Incredible String Band: Way Back In The 1960s /
Incredible String Band: Chinese White /
Incredible String Band: First Girl I Loved /
Incredible String Band: Mad Hatter's Song /
Incredible String Band: The Hedgehog's Song /
Incredible String Band: Painting Box /
Incredible String Band: Blues For The Muse

Letter XX

"mais je connais Toumani..."
Kurt Engles Orch: Xylophonismus /
Taj Mahal: Fanta /
Trio Da Kali: Godmothers /
Afro Mexico: Chivofono /
Balafon Marimba Orch: Temerina /
Fong Nam Ensemble: Ma Ram (The Dancing Horse) /
Ketama (Songhai 2): Niani /
Lionel Hampton: Hot Mallets

Letter YY

"And I could not slow down...."
Kate & Anna McGarrigle (Martha Wainwright): Year of the Dragon /
Martha Wainwright: When The Days Are Short /
Martha Wainwright: These Flowers /
Geoff Muldaur (Martha Wainwright): Singing The Blues /
Kate & Anna McGarrigle: Matapedia /
Martha Wainwright : Matapedia /
Martha Wainwright: Soudain Une Vallee

Letter ZZ

"the things you hear are too much for your mind..."
The Move: Zing Went The Strings of My Heart /
The Move: Flowers In The Rain /
The Move: I Can Hear The Grass Grow (live) /
The Move: Night of Fear (live) /
The Move: Fire Brigade (instrumental) /
The Move: Fire Brigade.