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Elvis Costello & The Attractions, “Accidents Will Happen

NRBQ, “It Was a Accident

Scatman Crothers, "Keep that Coffee Hot"

Red Hot Chili Peppers, "Scar Tissue"

"Weird Al" Yankovic, "I'll Sue Ya"


Amel Larrieux, Make Me Whole

Atomic Kitten, "Whole Again"

Linda Ronstadt, "Hurt So Bad"

Nine Inch Nails, "Hurt"

Motörhead, Damage Case

Maria Mena,A Few Small Bruises

Eminem, Brain Damage

Pink Floyd, Brain Damage

Love Tractor, Pain and Suffering

J. Geils Band, "Serves You Right to Suffer"

Bad Religion, "Suffer"

Fugazi, "Life and Limb"

Bubba Sparxxx,Too Much Pain

Rhino Bucket, Pain

Roy Orbison, "I'm Hurtin'"

Morrissey, How Could Anybody Possibly Know How I Feel

Catherine Pierard, “City of London Sinfonia & Richard Hickox, “Is It All? Is All This Suffering and Pain: Is This in Vain? (Female Chorus) The Rape of Lucretia, “Op. 37, “Act II, “Scene 2:

Gang of Four, "Paralyzed"

Marilyn Manson, "Deformography"


Morrissey, You Have Killed Me


Chris Isaak, Baby Did a Bad Bad Thing


Sonny Boy Williamson, Insurance Man Blues

Paul K Johnson II, “Mister Claims Adjuster

The Ramones, High Risk Insurance

Tammy Vice, The Medical Insurance Blues

The Beatles featuring Tony Sheridan, "Take Out Some Insurance On Me, Baby (Uncensored)"

Buddy Guy, “Take Out Some Insurance


Dierks Bentley, What Was I Thinkin'?"

Warren Zevon, “The Risk

Billy Cioffi & The Monte Carlos, “Reasonable Man”

The National, “Reasonable Man (I Don't Mind)”

Madeleine Peyroux, Careless Love

Ray Charles,Careless Love

Patsy Cline, Patsy Talks About Car Accident

Lisa Loeb, “Accident”

Gordon Lightfoot, Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald

Bob Dylan, "Tempest"

Anon., "They Built the Ship Titanic"

Grateful Dead, "Casey Jones"

Tony Britton Johnson, Sutton Foster, Lisa Lambert, Greg Morrison, Bob Martin, Don McKellar, “Accident Waiting to Happen

Toots & The Maytals, Careless Ethiopians 

Dave Mathews, "Crash into Me"

Alabama, "Reckless"

David Bowie, "Putting out the Fire (With Gasoline)"


Ella Fitzgerald, "Don't Fence Me In"


Morrissey, Lifeguard Sleeping, Girl Drowning


Outback, Cause-in-Fact" (Original Edit)

Bruce Springsteen, Blinded By the Light 

Led Zeppelin, “Trampled Under Foot”


Rockhill, “Slip & Fall

NOFX, We Threw Gasoline on the Fire and Now We Have Stumps for Arms and No Eyebrows

DJ Shadow, “Blood On the Motorway”

Thursday, "Understanding in a Car Crash"

The Beta Band, "Needles in my Eyes"


Josh Keesan, Contributory Negligence

Rich Palmer, Personal Responsibility

New Found Glory, It's Not Your Fault

Face to Face, "Everything's Your Fault"

Paul Butterfield, "Nobody's Fault But Mine"

Shaggy, "It Wasn't Me"

John Prine, "Ain't Hurtin' Nobody"


Rage Against the Machine, “Settle for Nothing”

The Bare Naked Ladies, "If I had $1,000,000"

MF Doom, "Operation: Greenbacks"


Bill Houston, “Liability Rag

Quietdrive, Rise from the Ashes

Bob Noone, “LawSuit Riot

The Low Budgets, Lawsuit

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