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This is the most recent information about Cameo that has been submitted to amIright. If we have more information about Cameo, then we provide a link to the section where it appears (the actual page whenever possible).

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Band Name Origins:

  • The band was called The New York City Players, but that name was taken. When their manger called Larry Blackmon to tell him to pick another name, he looked outside of his NYC hotel room and saw a billboard advertising Cameo brand cigarettes, so he chose that. Submitted by: Woodchuck

New Song Names:

Original Song Name
New Song Name
Submitter Name
"Worked Up""Word Up"Robert D. Arndt Jr.

Use a Song Title to Answer a Different Song:

Song & Band Name
Song & Band Name
"What's She Like?," Roxette"She's Strange," Cameo
"She Came In Through The Bathroom Window," Joe Cocker"She's Strange," Cameo
"Faithful To Me," Jennifer Knapp"I'll Always Stay," Cameo
"I Want Your Love," Chic"I Want It Now," Cameo
There are additional songs titles that answer other songs available.

Add a Letter to a Song Title:

"Word Ump" originally "Word Up"
Dinah Bartilson
"Word Pup" originally "Word Up"
Dinah Bartilson
"Word Cup" originally "Word Up"
redsimba
"World Up" originally "Word Up"
Peter
"Sword Up" originally "Word Up "
Heather Brockwell

Song Parody Lyrics:

Original Song Name
Parody Song Name
Parody Author
"Word Up""Nerd Up"The Comedian
"Word Up""Christmas"Mikey Boy
"Word Up""Bling Bling"Tim Mayfield
"Word Up""Nerd Pup"Kev O'Keefe
"Word Up""O.J."Wild Legend

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

First Band/Song Name
Second Band/Song Name
New Song Name
Submittor
King Of Pain
   The Police
Candy
   Cameo
King Of Candy
Willy Wonka?
Diddims
I Eat Cannibals
   Total Coelo
Candy
   Cameo
I Eat Candy
Ed

If Groups Combined, Their Names Might Be:

Perry Cameo
Perry Como combined with Cameo
Submitted By: Gretchen Wieners
Cameo Cookies
Cameo combined with Cookies
Cameo is a brand of cookies made by Nabisco.
Submitted By: Gretchen Wieners

Misheard Lyrics:

"Word Up"
Misheard Lyrics:
Double You Boy Ar Dee Cup
Original Lyrics:
W.O.R.D. up
"Word Up"
Misheard Lyrics:
Oh, you s*** a DJ.
Original Lyrics:
All you sucker DJs
"Word Up"
Misheard Lyrics:
Got a beer tent to show you
Original Lyrics:
Got a weird thing to show you
"Candy"
Misheard Lyrics:
Violence and gumdrops
That's what you're saying to me.
Original Lyrics:
Violets and gumdrops
That's what you're saying to me.
There are additional Cameo misheard lyrics available.

Misheard Lyrics Stories:

"Word Up"
Misheard Lyrics:
Double You Boy Ar Dee Cup
Original Lyrics:
W.O.R.D. up

Story about this misheard lyric by: Sharon Smith

If I had known the title I would have put 2+2 together.

Songs That Open With Their Titles:

"Candy"
Opening Lines:
Yeah, yeah, mmmm. It's like candy.
Comments:
Submitted by: Brian Kelly
 

Song Title Space Change:

"Sing Le Life" originally "Single Life"
Submitted by: George Straitjacket

Song Title Anagrams:

"He Sent Grass" originally "She's Strange"
Submitted by: Loree Dare
"She Sent Rags" originally "She's Strange"
Submitted by: Loree Dare
"Her Nests Sag" originally "She's Strange"
Submitted by: Loree Dare
"Then Grasses" originally "She's Strange"
Submitted by: Loree Dare
"He Sang 'Tress'" originally "She's Strange"
Submitted by: Loree Dare

There are additional Cameo Song Title Anagrams available.

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