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Possible Misspelled Names:

These are the alternate spellings of the performer's name we've had to correct in submissions to amIright.

Ben E. King (and others)

Music Performer Pseudonyms:

Also known as: Benjamin Earl Nelson. Submitted by: the king

Literally Impossible Song Titles:

Song/Performer
Comment
Submitter Name
"First Taste Of Love,"Love is an emotion and has no taste.Candy Welty

Use a Song Title to Answer a Different Song:

Song & Band Name
Song & Band Name
"First Time Love," Livingston Taylor"First Taste Of Love," Ben E. King
"Leave Me Alone (Let Me Cry)," Dicky Doo And The Don'ts"Tears, Tears, Tears," Ben E. King
"Do That To Me One More Time," Captain & Tennille"Do It In The Name Of Love," Ben E. King
"Do Right By Your Woman," Bad Company"Do It In The Name Of Love," Ben E. King
There are additional songs titles that answer other songs available.

Remove a Letter From a Song Title:

"Stan By Me" originally "Stand By Me"
He's next to Stan
Wendy Torrance
"What Can A Ma Do?" originally "What Can A Man Do?"
Renee Sutton
"Sand By Me" originally "Stand By Me"
I must be at the beach.
Serafina
"Spanish Harem" originally "Spanish Harlem"
Marcia Zarwetten-Grassi

Add a Letter to a Song Title:

"First Taste Of Clove" originally "First Taste Of Love"
Yvette Bristle
"First Taste Of Lover" originally "First Taste Of Love"
Yvette Bristle
"First Taster Of Love" originally "First Taste Of Love"
Yvette Bristle
"What Can A Man Don?" originally "What Can A Man Do?"
He could don whatever clothes he wears
Renee Sutton
"What Can A Mane Do?" originally "What Can A Man Do?"
Renee Sutton

There are additional song titles with a letter added available.

Change a Letter:

"Seven Netters" originally "Seven Letters"
Yvette Bristle
"Seven Wetters" originally "Seven Letters"
Zeke
"Seven Petters" originally "Seven Letters"
Yvette Bristle
"Seven Getters" originally "Seven Letters"
Yvette Bristle
"Tears, Tears, Fears" originally "Tears, Tears, Tears"
Yvette Bristle

There are additional song titles with a letter changed available.

Song Parody Lyrics:

Original Song Name
Parody Song Name
Parody Author
"Stand by Me""Sand's Not Neat"the_conqueror_of_parodies
"A Rose in Spanish Harlem""A Hose in Fanny's Garden"Michael McVey
"Stand By Me""Stuck On You"Hu's On First
"Stand By Me""Panned Widely"TJC
"Spanish Harlem""Spanish Hablan"John A. Barry
"Stand By Me""Zamboni"John A. Barry
"Stand By Me""Banned By Me"Andy Primus
"Spanish Harlem""Banish Gollum"Alvin Rhodes
"Stand By Me""Cup Of Tea"Jason
"Stand By Me""As The Worm Turns"Agrimorfee

There are additional song parodies available.

Songs for Duets, That Haven't Been Done Yet:

First Band/Song Name
Second Band/Song Name
New Song Name
Submittor
Stand By Me
   Ben E. King
Joe
   Tom Petty
Stand By Me, Joe
chronicdude

If Groups Combined, Their Names Might Be:

Ben E. King Crimson
Ben E. King combined with King Crimson
Progressive R&B
Submitted By: Gordon

Misheard Lyrics:

"Stand By Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
I won't cry, I won't cry
No I... oh, s***, a tear.
Original Lyrics:
I won't cry, I won't cry
No I won't shed a tear.
"Stand By Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
No, I won't...s***, a tear!
Original Lyrics:
No, I won't shed a tear.
"Stand By Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
And Darling, Darling
Stab me.
or
And Darling, Darling
Stay by me.
Original Lyrics:
And Darling, Darling
Stand by me.
"Spanish Harlem"
Misheard Lyrics:
There is a rovin' Spanish town.
Original Lyrics:
There is a rose in Spanish Harlem.
There are additional misheard lyrics available.

Misheard Lyrics Stories:

"Spanish Harlem"
Misheard Lyrics:
There is a rovin' Spanish harlot.
Original Lyrics:
There is a rose in Spanish Harlem.

Story about this misheard lyric by: John S.

I was a teenager when I first (mis)heard this--and marvelled at how broad-minded song-writers had become by 1960.

Nonsensical Song Lyrics:

"Stand By Me"
The Nonsensical Lyrics:
If the sky that we look upon should tumble and fall...
Why They're Nonsensical:
Why "the sky that we look upon"? From where we're standing there's only one sky, whether we look upon it or not.
Submitted by: Brian D. Smith
 

Songs That Open With Their Titles:

"They Don't Give Medals (To Yesterday's Heroes)"
Opening Lines:
Oh they don't give medals to yesterday's heroes 'cause yesterday's over and I've got to live for today
Comments:
Submitted by: Alyssa Jayne
 

Song Title Space Change:

"Super Natural Thing" originally "Supernatural Thing"
Submitted by: Yvette Bristle

Band Name Anagrams:

Begin, Ken! Submitted by: Nicole
Being Ken Submitted by: Nicole
Keen Bing Submitted by: R. Jeanine O'Succinate

Song Title Spoonerisms:

"Leaven Setters" originally "Seven Letters"
Submitted by: Emily Lime
"Banned Stymie" originally "Stand By Me"
Submitted by: Hayden Panty Heir
"Banned Sty Me" originally "Stand By Me"
Submitted by: Hayden Panty Heir
"Band Stymie" originally "Stand By Me"
Submitted by: Hayden Panty Heir
"Band Sty Me" originally "Stand By Me"
Submitted by: Hayden Panty Heir

Band Name Spoonerisms:

Kenny Bing originally "Ben E. King"
Submitted by: Peter

Movies Named After Song Titles:

"Stand By Me"
The 1987 film with Corey Feldman and Will Wheaton
Submitted by: Celeste
"Stand By Me"
The 1987 film with Corey Feldman and Will Wheaton
Submitted by: Celeste

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