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Quotes:

"She calls me Dad. We were shopping the other day and they played one of my songs then one of her dad's. She said, 'That's you, Dad'. Then she said, 'That's my real dad. My real dad's a better singer than you, Dad". I just said: 'Sheesh... Thanks". About Tiger Lily Hutchence Michael Hutchence and Paula Yates' daughter.
Submitted by: Celeste
 

Weird Names of Music Performer's Children:

  • Coco - Yes - Mr. Live Aid himself, named one of his daughters "Coco". What's in his drink cup anyway? Submitted by: Love Like A Rocket
  • Trixabelle - Yes - Mr. Live Aid himself, named one of his daughters "Trixabelle". What's in his drink cup anyway? Submitted by: Love Like A Rocket
  • Fifi Trixabelle - This was Bob's aunt's name, if you really want to know. Submitted by: Pauline
  • Peaches - It's a beautiful name, this is what I'm going to call my baby if it's a girl! [Ed.'s note: It's also the (middle) name of a male friend of the editor's.] Submitted by: dominee
  • Peaches - I think that all Geldof's kids have gorgeous names!! Submitted by: Rachel
  • Pixie - This name (although unusual) is really cute. My cousin is called Pixie Bella, and she LOVES her name. It really suits her because she has long curly hair and little elfin ears. Submitted by: Sasha
  • Pixie - Whats wrong with Pixie? It's really pretty and original. I mean, if she was called Janice, it wouldn't be as interesting. Submitted by: Alex
  • Fifi Trixibelle - She was named Fifi after Bob's Aunt Fifi. Submitted by: ReadBob'sIsthatIt?
  • Pixie Geldof - What's wrong with the name Pixie? I think it's really nice. Submitted by: Louise
  • Fifi Trixie Belle - Sounds more like dog's name to me. Submitted by: stine

Literally Impossible Song Titles:

Song/Performer
Comment
Submitter Name
"Walking Back To Happiness,"Happiness is not a placeKaren Smith

Use a Song Title to Answer a Different Song:

Song & Band Name
Song & Band Name
"Hello," Lionel Richie"This Is The World Calling," Bob Geldof
"This Is The World Calling," Bob Geldof"Hello World," Lady Antebellum

Change a Letter:

"Talking Back To Happiness" originally "Walking Back To Happiness"
No more impossible than original
Lois Teem

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

Song Name
Product
Submittor
The Great Song Of IndifferenceWimbledon Trailerspickle*

Band Name Anagrams:

Bob Golfed Submitted by: michelle (hell in mice)
Be Bold Fog Submitted by: michelle (hell in mice)
Beg Of Bold Submitted by: michelle (hell in mice)

What A Band is Best Known For (aside from their music):

"Raising his ex-wife's daughter"
On September 10, 2000 Paula Yates, his ex-wife, was found dead in her apartment. This was also the eve of Pixie Geldof's 10th birthday.

Michael Hutchence's father Kieland asked Bob to take custody of Tiger-Lily so that she may be raised with her sisters. But Tiger's grandmother and aunt had fought in court and lost and Bob was later allowed to adopt Tiger as his own.
Submitted by: Celeste
"Activism In His Songs"
Bob Geldof and the Boomtown Rats wrote the song I Don't Like Mondays in response to a 16 year old girl who shot at her classmates.
Submitted by: Celeste
"Putting Together A Charity Concert "
Bob Geldof was known for putting together the Life Aid charity concerts in Europe, North America, and elsewhere to raise money for various charities that were working to end the Ethiopian famine of 1985.
Some 30 years later Bob Geldof got to work to put together Live 8 to help raise money to pay down world debt.
Submitted by: Celeste

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