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Music Performer Pseudonyms:

Also known as: Steven William Bragg. Submitted by: brit

Literally Impossible Song Titles:

Song/Performer
Comment
Submitter Name
"This Guitar Says Sorry,"Musical instruments can't speak.Yvette Bristle

Use a Song Title to Answer a Different Song:

Song & Band Name
Song & Band Name
"My Guitar Wants To Kill Your Mama," Frank Zappa"This Guitar Says Sorry," Billy Bragg
"Where's Captain Kirk?," Spizzenergi"Between The Wars," Billy Bragg

Remove a Letter From a Song Title:

"His Guitar Says Sorry" originally "This Guitar Says Sorry"
Duncan Moore

Add a Letter to a Song Title:

"To Have And To Halve Not" originally "To Have And To Have Not"
Peter
"To Have And To Shave Not" originally "To Have And To Have Not"
Explaining when a guy with a razor has stubble?
Peter
"To Have And To Have Snot" originally "To Have And To Have Not"
Someone with a sinus infection?
Peter
"Between The Warps" originally "Between The Wars"
Ursula Turpin
"Between The Wards" originally "Between The Wars"
Meredith Corpening

Change a Letter:

"Thin Guitar Says Sorry" originally "This Guitar Says Sorry"
Duncan Moore
"This Guitar Says Worry" originally "This Guitar Says Sorry"
Undesirable guitar that tells one to worry!
Duncan Moore
"Between The Wads" originally "Between The Wars"
Meredith Corpening
"Between The Jars" originally "Between The Wars"
Meredith Corpening
"Between The Bars" originally "Between The Wars"
Meredith Corpening

There are additional song titles with a letter changed available.

Song Parody Lyrics:

Original Song Name
Parody Song Name
Parody Author
"The Milkman Of Human Kindness""The Milkman Of Roman Kindness"Fack Sabbath
"Sexuality""Beastiality"moonbeam
"The Red Flag""The Red Flag"James Hutchings

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

First Band/Song Name
Second Band/Song Name
New Song Name
Submittor
It Says Here
   Billy Bragg
Where's Captain Kirk?
   Spizzenergi
It Says Here Where's Captain Kirk ?
The Media's finally realised...?
Grimley Fieendish

Misheard Lyrics:

"The Homefront"
Misheard Lyrics:
Is the New Breed's litanianthus
Original Lyrics:
Is the New Breed's litany and verse
"The Homefront"
Misheard Lyrics:
The squirrel on the wall says what about the workers
Original Lyrics:
The scrawl on the wall says what about the workers
"Between The Wars"
Misheard Lyrics:
Where I met the Beastie Boys
Between the wars.
Original Lyrics:
We're arming for peace, my boys
Between the wars.
"Sexuality"
Misheard Lyrics:
And just because you're gay
And want a newer way
Original Lyrics:
And just because you're gay
I won't turn you away.
There are additional misheard lyrics available.

Nonsensical Song Lyrics:

"A New England"
The Nonsensical Lyrics:
I was twenty-one years when I wrote this song, and I'm twenty-two now but I won't be for long.
Why They're Nonsensical:
If he wrote the lyrics to the song when he was twenty-one, how could he possibly be twenty-two in the same lyrics?
Submitted by: Anne
 

Inappropriate Song Lyrics:

"The Milkman Of Human Kindness"
The Inappropriate Lyrics:
If your bed is wet, I will dry your tears
Why They're Inappropriate:
And hopefully wash the sheets.
Submitted by: Valerie Cameron
 

Song Lyrics That Name Check Celebrities:

"Waiting for the Great Leap Forward"
The Lyrics:
In the Soviet Union a scientist is blinded
By the resumption of nuclear testing and he is reminded
That Dr Robert Oppenheimer's optimism fell
At the first hurdle
Who They Mention:
Manhattan Project scientist Dr. Robert Oppenheimer
Submitted by: Tania WYEP
"Waiting for the Great Leap Forward"
The Lyrics:
It may have been Camelot for Jack and Jacqueline
But on the Che Guevara highway filling up with gasoline
Fidel Castro's brother spies a rich lady who's crying
Over luxury's disappointment
Who They Mention:
Jack & Jacqueline Kennedy
Che Guevara
Fidel Castro
Submitted by: Tania WYEP
There are additional celebrity lyrics available.

Song Lyrics That Mention Brand Name Products:

"Sexuality"
The Lyrics:
I look like Rober DeNiro, I drive a Mitsubishi Zero
Product Brand Name:
Mitsubishi Zero
Submitted by: Tania WYEP
 

Song Lyrics That Mention Other Songs:

"God's Footballers"
The Song Lyrics:
While the crowd sing 'Rock of Ages'
The goals bring weekly wages
Song They Mention:
"Rock of Ages" - traditional hymn
Submitted by: Tania WYEP
 

Band Name Anagrams:

Grab Billy G. Submitted by: Bridal Shower Curtain Call Waiting Room
Brag Glibly Submitted by: Ron N. O'Connor
Gab By Grill Submitted by: Ron N. O'Connor

Band Name Spoonerisms:

Braggy Bill originally "Billy Bragg"
He's so full of himself.
Submitted by: Electric Boogeyman
Brawly Bigg originally "Billy Bragg"
Submitted by: Miller Light
Libby Garb originally "Billy Bragg"
Submitted by: Brit

TV and Movies Mentioned in Lyrics:

"Waiting For The Great Leap Forward"
The Lyrics:
If you've got a blacklist I want to be on it
It's a mighty long way down rock 'n roll
From Top of the Pops to drawing the dole
Why:
Top of the Pops is the British equivalent of "American Bandstand"
Submitted by: Tania WYEP
 

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