RPM Themes List
Can't remember if we’ve had a particular theme? Wonder no more; it’s the RPM Themes List.
My First Single
A New Discovery – a song which was the catalyst in finding a new band.
At The Movies
Guilty Pleasures – a song you enjoy by a band perceived as not the coolest on the block.
Review Of The Year – your favourite new release or something you’ve played a lot.
Songs of the Unexpected – An artist or band who are not immediately recognisable as being themselves.
Desert Island Twist (or the one that goes down with the ship) – You’ve bundled up your 8 must have songs and made it to the desert island; but what will be playing in Davy Jones’ locker tonight?
Cover Art – a song from an album bought on the strength of the cover artwork.
Unplugged – songs performed acoustically.
What’s In a Name – songs which include a person’s name.
50s and 60s Retro
My First Album
The Irish Connection
Rock ‘n’ Roll
Far Out! – takes us on a mind expanding trip….of the musical sort, of course……man!
Life’s A Beach
Musical Genius Awards
Keep It Simple – 3 chords in 3 minutes and simply brilliant.
Born In The USA – a song that could only have come from America.
Crime and Punishment – law breaking or the consequences thereof.
Songs To Bring Down The Government – a song to start your revolution.
The First Band I Saw
Swan Songs – Farewells, last great performances or a song that says “thanks and goodnight”.
Breaking The Rules – the songs subject or breaking boundaries such as genre or technical?
Greatest Album Openers
Party Political – Bored with elections? What would you choose for your new party’s theme song.
Come On In…The Water’s Fine.
The Song of the Book
What a Debut!
Time Machine – a song from a year you wish you could go back to.
My Generation: Songs Your Parents Hated
One Hit Wonder
A Sense of Place – that song just takes me back to……..
The Difficult Third Album
Gone But Not Forgotten
Power To The People – protest songs.
Nautical But Nice – ships and boats.
Any Colour You Like
Are You Sitting Comfortably – Songs which tell a story.
Walk On The Wild Side – A song safari. Song titles or artists using animal names.
My Favourite Band
All In A Days Work – songs about work or its avoidance.
This House is a-Rocking – songs which remind you of a live venue.
Rubbish Cover….Great Album.
Sun Worshippers – songs with a solar link.
Summer of Love; Songs from 67
What’s Your Poison? – songs with a drink related title or subject.
Mainlining – drug songs
Songs That Go Bump in the Night – songs for Halloween
Iconic Record Labels
Best Dressed – clothes and fashion.
Starting With A Bang – great intros.
It’s A Grower – Not too keen at first, but now I think it’s great.
Better Late Than Never – songs about being late or not on time.
Some Like It Hot
Creating Musical Fusion – a blending of musical styles.
Music of the Spheres – heavenly bodies.
Whatever The Weather – Rain or shine, there’s a song in there somewhere.
Questions Within Question – songs with an enquiring nature.
Back in the UK – songs including a British place name.
The Poster On My Teenage Bedroom Wall
It’s Elemental – chemical elements from the periodic table.
Cat Person or Dog Person?
Living In The Past – historical people.
Your Holiday Essentials – what do you need when you go on vacation?
Beware of the Flowers – songs with a plant link.
West Coast – songs from the west coast of the USA.
One Small Step For Man – 50th anniversary of first man on the moon.
In Perfect Harmony – songs performed as a duet.
Burn It All! – fire songs.
On My Radio – radio related songs.
Waiting For The Weekend - Saturday night or Sunday morning?
Picture This - Art and artists in song.