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Fun Music Information -> Billie Holiday

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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.

Billie Holliday

Music Performer Pseudonyms:

Also known as: Eleanorea Fagen. Submitted by: moira wilkinson

Also known as: Eleanora Harris. Submitted by: blues

Music Performer Nicknames:

Known informally as: Lady Day. Submitted by: Martha Hankins

Use a Song Title to Answer a Different Song:

Song & Band Name
Song & Band Name
"The Love Of My Man," Theola Kilgore"The Man I Love," Billie Holiday
"What's Love Got To Do With It?," Tina Turner"More Than You Know," Billie Holiday
"It Might Be You," Stephen Bishop"It Had To Be You," Billie Holiday
"It's Just A Thought," Creedence Clearwater Revival"The Very Thought Of You," Billie Holiday
There are additional songs titles that answer other songs available.

Remove a Letter From a Song Title:

"Nice Wok If You Can Get It" originally "Nice Work If You Can Get It"
Sam Bucus the elder
"Ice Work If You Can Get It" originally "Nice Work If You Can Get It"
Sam Bucus the elder

Add a Letter to a Song Title:

"I'm Gonna Lock My Hearth" originally "I'm Gonna Lock My Heart"
Yvette Bristle
"I've Got Amy Love To Keep Me Warm" originally "I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm"
Lydia Helton
"I've Got My Clove To Keep Me Warm" originally "I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm"
How would a clove do that?
Lydia Helton
"I've Got My Glove To Keep Me Warm" originally "I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm"
Makes sense.
Lydia Helton
"I've Got My Lover To Keep Me Warm" originally "I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm"
Essentially same meaning
Lydia Helton

There are additional song titles with a letter added available.

Change a Letter:

"I've Got My Love To Keep Me Worm" originally "I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm"
Lydia Helton
"I've Got My Love To Keep Me Farm" originally "I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm"
Lydia Helton
"I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warp" originally "I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm"
Lydia Helton
"I've Got My Lore To Keep Me Warm" originally "I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm"
How does lore keep one warm?
Lydia Helton
"I've Got My Dove To Keep Me Warm" originally "I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm"
Lydia Helton

There are additional song titles with a letter changed available.

Song Parody Lyrics:

Original Song Name
Parody Song Name
Parody Author
"It's a Sin to Tell a Lie""It's No Sin To Tell a Lie (taqiyya)"Barry J. Mitchel
"Stormy Weather""Mickey Rooney"Airfarcewon
"Stars Fell on Alabama""Star's Pellet Mallets Russia"Barry J. Mitchel
"I Get a Kick Out of You""I'll Get to Stick it to You"Barry J. Mitchel
"P.S. I Love You""P.S. They Hate You"Airfarcewon
"Gloomy Sunday""No Game Sunday"Patrick McWilliams
"Gloomy Sunday""Burning Monday"Dennis
"P.S. I Love You""Congress I Love Blue"Barry J. Mitchel
"If I Didn't Care""If Obama Cared"Barry J. Mitchel
"I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm""I've Not Hot Tub To Keep Me Warm"Barry J. Mitchel

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
Lady Sings the Blues
   Billie Holiday
Subterranean Homesick Blues
   Bob Dylan
Lady Sings the Subterranean Homesick Blues
Imagine Billie singing Dylan!
Josh
I'll Be Seeing You
   Billie Holiday
Naked
   Avril Lavigne
I'll Be Seeing You Naked
oldtimer
I'll Be Seeing You
   Billie Holiday
In My Dreams
   REO Speedwagon
I'll Be Seeing You In My Dreams
oldtimer
I'll Be Seeing You
   Billie Holiday
In Dreams
   Roy Orbison
I'll Be Seeing You In Dreams
oldtimer

If Groups Combined, Their Names Might Be:

Billie and Johnny Hallyday
Billie Holiday combined with Johnny Hallyday
Submitted By: Sutch

Song Title Space Change:

"I Can't Facet He Music" originally "I Can't Face The Music"
How would one facet any music, for that matter?
Submitted by: Sam Bucus the elder

Song Title Anagrams:

"Porn Host's Regime " originally "Some Other Spring"
Submitted by: Josh
"A-ha! Thy Funny Stew" originally "He's Funny That Way"
Submitted by: Josh

Songs That Are Banned:

"Gloomy Sunday"
Banned this, Judas priest was up in 1990
Submitted by: Beth
"Love For Sale"
In 1956, ABC radio decides not to play this Billie Holiday song because the lyrics are about prostitution. Station continue to play instrumental versions of the song.
Submitted by: Peter

Band Name Spoonerisms:

Libby Holiday originally "Billie Holiday"
Submitted by: Soul
Holly Bill A Day originally "Billie Holiday"
Submitted by: Sam Bucus the elder

Movies Named After Song Titles:

"Prelude To A Kiss"
1992 romance film with Meg Ryan and Alec Baldwin
Submitted by: Shesoul
"Lady Sings The Blues"
1972 Billie Holliday biopic starring Diana Ross
Submitted by: Penelope Beckinsale

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