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Jokes:

So anyway, at the height of his fame Adam Ant visits the set of top British soap opera Coronation Street. As luck would have it, his favourite character Stan Ogden invites to come for a drink in legendary pub the Rover's Return on set. There they proceed to sink a great many pints of fine English ale. More than a little the worse for wear, Adam Ant decides to get one more round in. But as he stands up, he suddenly grips his side and starts moaning terribly.
'What is it, mate?' says his companion.
Adam starts singing: 'Stan, it's my liver...'

Submitted by: LucidLupin
 

Band Name Origins:

  • Pretty boring but there was a show on British TV called Adam Adamant (played by Gerald Harper) about a time travelling Victorian. About as mad as Stuart Goddard. Submitted by: LRonCupboard
  • The band's name and the name of the singer Adam Ant was a play on the title of an old Hannah-Barbera cartoon, "The Atom Ant Show". Atom was a superhero ant who could fly and lift ten times his body weight. Submitted by: newave

Vainity Songs:

Song Name
Comments & Submitter Name
"Ant Music"In the early 1980's, Adam & the Ants (Adam Ant would later go solo and have a somewhat huge hit in the states titled, "Goody Two Shoes") on their first lp had this little remembered self-promotional tune. Although, it was slightly popular in Britain, it didn't do anything in the states -- although some of use who do remember this wouldn't have mind if Adam and his other ants had been squished for this very vain song. - Peter

Remove a Letter From a Song Title:

"Prine Charming" originally "Prince Charming"
Justin B. Burr
"Prince Charmin" originally "Prince Charming"
Naomi Swanson
"Price Charming" originally "Prince Charming"
Regina Olsen
"Prince Harming" originally "Prince Charming"
Naomi Swanson

Change a Letter:

"Prince Charging" originally "Prince Charming"
Naomi Swanson

Song Parody Lyrics:

Original Song Name
Parody Song Name
Parody Author
"Antmusic""Allergic"Agrimorfee

Bad Choices for On Hold Music:

Song Name
Company/Organization
Submittor
AntmusicPest ExterminatorFussBudgetVanPelt

If Groups Combined, Their Names Might Be:

Adam & The Sonata Antarctica
Adam & The Ants combined with Sonata Arctica
Submitted By: Harriet Henderson

Misheard Lyrics Stories:

"Ant Rap"
Misheard Lyrics:
Marco, Merrick, Dairylea
Original Lyrics:
Marco, Merrick, Terry Lee

Story about this misheard lyric by: pickle*

My mum thought Adam Ant was referring to Dairylea - she used to put it in my brother's sandwiches for work.

There are additional misheard stories available.

Song Title Space Change:

"Don't Be Square (Bet Here)" originally "Don't Be Square (Be There)"
Submitted by: Yvette Bristle

Song Title Anagrams:

"Tap Ran" originally "Ant Rap"
It needed a new washer.
Submitted by: Justin B. Burr
"Tar Pan" originally "Ant Rap"
Submitted by: Justin B. Burr

Products Bands Should Endorse Based on Their Name:

Entomologists
Ants are insects.
Submitted by: Peter

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