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Album cover parody of I Can't Stop by BoDeans
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Band Name Origins:

  • "BoDeans" comes from taking the first and last syllables respectively from "BO Diddley" and "James DEAN", 2 cultural icons. Submitted by: Everybody Free

Remove a Letter From a Song Title:

"Close To Free" originally "Closer To Free"
Duncan Moore
"Loser To Free" originally "Closer To Free"
Free what?
Duncan Moore
"Closer To Fee" originally "Closer To Free"
Sheena Weston
"Loser To Free" originally "Closer To Free"
Sheena Weston

Add a Letter to a Song Title:

"Closer To Freer" originally "Closer To Free"
Freer is a town in Texas.
Sonia Rinzaimayor

Change a Letter:

"Closer To Tree" originally "Closer To Free"
Duncan Moore
"Closer To Bree" originally "Closer To Free"
Bree = nickname for Brianna, Sabrina, etc.
Duncan Moore
"Closet To Free" originally "Closer To Free"
Free what?
Duncan Moore
"Closer To Fred" originally "Closer To Free"
Sheena Weston

Song Parody Lyrics:

Original Song Name
Parody Song Name
Parody Author
"Closer To Free""Grocer Louie"Matthias

Bad Choices for On Hold Music:

Song Name
Company/Organization
Submittor
Closer To FreeMaximum Security PrisonEd

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

First Band/Song Name
Second Band/Song Name
New Song Name
Submittor
One Step Closer
   Linkin Park
Closer To Free
   The Bodeans
One Step Closer To Free
Ed

If Groups Combined, Their Names Might Be:

Homer & Jethro BoDeans
Homer & Jethro combined with The BoDeans
And I thought of this one! (Tribute to a certain Beverly Hillbillies character?)
Submitted By: crazydon
Placebo-deans
Placebo combined with The Bo-Deans
Submitted By: Henry
Jethro Bo-Dean
Jethro Tull combined with The Bo-Deans
Hey, Jed!
Submitted By: Hugh Jim Bessile
Jimmy Bo-Dean
The Bo-Deans combined with Jimmy Dean
Submitted By: O. Henry Barr

Misheard Lyrics:

"I've Just Seen a Face"
Misheard Lyrics:
And I want all the world to sneeze
Original Lyrics:
And I want all the world to see
"Closer to Free"
Misheard Lyrics:
Everybody wants to be closer to freak
Original Lyrics:
Everybody wants to be closer to free
"Closer To Free"
Misheard Lyrics:
Everybody wants a goat for a friend.
Original Lyrics:
Everybody wants a good, good friend.
"Closer To Free"
Misheard Lyrics:
Everybody wants to be closer to me.
Original Lyrics:
Everybody wants to be closer to free.
There are additional BoDeans misheard lyrics available.

Misheard Lyrics Stories:

"Closer To Free"
Misheard Lyrics:
Everybody wants a cook for a friend
Original Lyrics:
Everybody wants a good, good friend

Story about this misheard lyric by: Ralph Nader

I could never understand what that one line was, and the best thing I could come up with was 'cook for a friend'. I mean, if you had a cook for a friend, they'd make you lots of good food, right? Ok, it was stupid.

Song Lyrics That Name Check Celebrities:

"Beaujolais"
The Lyrics:
So, you bring on the night.
Baby, I'll be all right.
I promise not to feel no pain.
No, I won't say a word of the lessons learned from Beaujolais in the September rain.
Who They Mention:
Cajun blues legend Beaujolais
Submitted by: Tania WYEP
"No One"
The Lyrics:
I've been seein' her 'round this place for a few years now
Fallen angel of blue, like an Orbison song
She spills a drop or two on her tattered pictures
Her broken image will start to fade 'fore too long
Who They Mention:
Roy Orbison
Submitted by: Tania WYEP
There are additional BoDeans celebrity lyrics available.

Song Lyrics That Mention Brand Name Products:

"Good Work"
The Lyrics:
Well, I'm playing a six string down at the corner bar.
Be-Bop-A-Lula on a Berry Guitar
There was a big fat daddy in a Cadillac,
Sweet little angel ridin' in the back
Product Brand Name:
Berry Guitars
Cadillac
Submitted by: Tania WYEP
 

Band Name Anagrams:

The Bone Ads Submitted by: Margaret (less massive than my name backwards)

Song Title Spoonerisms:

"Closer Fruity" originally "Closer To Free"
Submitted by: Waldo D. Law
"Closer Fruity" originally "Closer To Free"
Submitted by: Waldo D. Law

Band Name Spoonerisms:

Dough Beans originally "BoDeans"
Submitted by: Sir Ron Norris

Movies Named After Song Titles:

"Naked"
Mike Leigh's 1993 film
Submitted by: Sutch

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