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Band Name Origins:

  • Originally from L.A. and known as the Robins. When Lieber and Stoller (who wrote most of their songs) moved to Atlantic Records in N.Y. the group went with them and changed their name to show their roots "on the Coast". Submitted by: Darryl Wilson

New Song Names:

Original Song Name
New Song Name
Submitter Name
"Chopin For Clothes""Shoppin' For Clothes"Marge Pegram

Use a Song Title to Answer a Different Song:

Song & Band Name
Song & Band Name
"U Can't Touch This," MC Hammer"Poison Ivy," The Coasters
"Who's In The Strawberry Patch With Sally?," Tony Orlando and Dawn"Charlie Brown," The Coasters
"Maps," Maroon 5"Brazil," The Coasters
"Minnie The Moocher," Cab Calloway"Get A Job," The Coasters
There are additional songs titles that answer other songs available.

Add a Letter to a Song Title:

"Yakety Yank" originally "Yakety Yak"
Heather Brockwell
"Charlie Browne" originally "Charlie Brown"
Variant spelling of same-sounding name
Heather Brockwell

Change a Letter:

"Yakety Yuk" originally "Yakety Yak"
"Yuk"; a variant spelling of "yuck"
John Thunderbird Mellencamp
"I'm A Log For You" originally "I'm A Hog For You"
Candy Welty
"I'm A Dog For You" originally "I'm A Hog For You"
Candy Welty
"One Hiss Led To Another" originally "One Kiss Led To Another"
Alyssa Jayne
"One Miss Led To Another" originally "One Kiss Led To Another"
Alyssa Jayne

There are additional song titles with a letter changed available.

Song Parody Lyrics:

Original Song Name
Parody Song Name
Parody Author
"Yakety-Yak""Yapety-Yap"Rick Duncan
"Yakety Yak""300 Scouts"Duc4AmIRight
"Charlie Brown""Donald Trump"Jeff in Richmond VA
"Young Blood""The Scouts"Duc4AmIRight
"Three Cool Cats""23 Vegan Chickens"vegan minstrel
"Charlie Brown""Moskva Drowned"Susanna Viljanen
"Yakety Yak (Don't Talk Back)""Yakety Yak (Send It Back)"LoriLoud33
"Poison Ivy""Poisoned Ice Tea"Poo-Poo Pravda
"Yakety Yak""Allison Mack"Hu’s On First
"Poison Ivy""Poison IV"Poo-Poo Pravda

There are additional Coasters song parodies available.

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

Song Name
Searchin'The CBS TV series 'Without A Trace'Chris Oakley

Bad Choices for On Hold Music:

Song Name
Charlie BrownCharlie Brown's Fresh GrillBob
Poison IvyDermatologist's OfficeXRaySpecks

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

First Band/Song Name
Second Band/Song Name
New Song Name
The Holly And The Ivy
Poison Ivy
   The Coasters
The Holly And The Poison Ivy
My Name Is
Charlie Brown
   The Coasters
My Name Is Charlie Brown
Gretchen Wieners
My Name Is
Charlie Brown
   The Coasters
My Name Is Charlie Brown
Keep A Lovin' Me
   The Everly Brothers
Down In Mexico
   The Coasters
Keep A Lovin' Me Down In Mexico
It's legal there!
There are additional duets that haven't been done yet available.

If Groups Combined, Their Names Might Be:

The Mannheim Steamroller Coasters
Mannheim Steamroller combined with The Coasters
Submitted By: Dorothy Jansen
Envy On The Coasters
Envy On The Coast combined with The Coasters
Submitted By: John
The Rollercoasters
Bay City Rollers combined with The Coasters
Submitted By: Candy Welty
The Bay City Roller Coasters
The Bay City Rollers combined with The Coasters
Submitted By: Donna Gelpigi

Misheard Lyrics:

"Charlie Brown"
Misheard Lyrics:
That chubby clown
Original Lyrics:
That Charlie Brown
"Yakity Yak"
Misheard Lyrics:
Whackity whack
Original Lyrics:
Yakity Yak
"Charlie Brown"
Misheard Lyrics:
Chinese Clown
Original Lyrics:
Charlie Brown
"Charlie Brown"
Misheard Lyrics:
That Chinese clown
Original Lyrics:
That Charlie Brown
There are additional misheard lyrics available.

Misheard Lyrics Stories:

"Along Came Jones"
Misheard Lyrics:
And then along came Jones Dog named Jones
Original Lyrics:
And then along came Jones Tall, thin Jones

Story about this misheard lyric by: Eugene Esterly III

I heard this song as a child and believed it was about a dog named Jones.

There are additional misheard stories available.

Song Parody Fragments:

"Yakety Yak"
Better Lyrics:
Yakety-yak! Don't go bad!
Original Lyrics:
Yakety-yak! Don't talk back!
Submitted by: Mike Hack

Funniest Song Lyrics:

"Yakety Yak"
The Funny Lyrics:
Take out the papers and the trash
or you won't get no spending cash
if you don't scrub that kitchen floor
you ain't gonna rock n roll no more
Yakety yak don't talk back
Why They're Funny:
This song is basically about someone who's being told to do his/her chores and they won't do it. So he/she doesn't get to hang out with his/her friends. :)
Submitted by: Celeste

Nonsensical Song Lyrics:

"Yakety Yak"
The Nonsensical Lyrics:
Yakety yak
Don't talk back
Why They're Nonsensical:
It's as if he's mocking himself.
Submitted by: Celeste

Dated Song Lyrics:

"Love Potion Number Nine"
The Dated Lyrics:
I told her that I was a flop with chicks I've been this way since nineteen-fifty six
Why They're Dated:
Self explanatory. Most of the people who might read this weren't even BORN in 1956.
Submitted by: Jeffrey

Song Lyrics That Mention Brand Name Products:

"Yakety Yak"
The Lyrics:
You just put on your coat and hat
And walk yourself to the Laundromat
Product Brand Name:
Laundromat--a service mark used for a self-service laundry
Submitted by: Isac

Song Title Space Change:

"Search In" originally "Searchin'"
Submitted by: Yvette Bristle
"T'ain't No Thin To Me" originally "T'ain't Nothin' To Me"
Submitted by: Yvette Bristle
"Shop Pin For Clothes" originally "Shoppin' For Clothes"
Submitted by: Yvette Bristle

Band Name Anagrams:

These Or Cast Submitted by: Ed
These Or Cats Submitted by: Ed
Theses Or Cat Submitted by: Queen Elizabeth Taylor Swift Kick in the Pants
Odd choice of options...
Secret Hosta Submitted by: Anna Graham
Hosta: shade-tolerant foliage plant
She Tore Cast Submitted by: Jacob
So her injury recovery will take even longer...

There are additional Band Name Anagrams available.

Song Title Anagrams:

"Bar Liz" originally "Brazil"
Bar her from what?
Submitted by: Joanna Hawthorne
"Along Comes Jean" originally "Along Came Jones"
Submitted by: Alexis
"Along Comes Jane" originally "Along Came Jones"
Submitted by: Alexis
"Jon Comes, Angela!" originally "Along Came Jones"
Submitted by: Alexis
"He's In Car" originally "Searchin'"
Submitted by: Alexis

There are additional Song Title Anagrams available.

Songs That Are Banned:

"Charlie Brown"
In 1959, the BBC refuses to play this U.S. hit because of its reference to "throwin' spitballs". Two weeks later the BBC gives in to public demand and plays the song.
Submitted by: Peter

Song Title Acrostics:

DIM: "Down In Mexico"
Submitted by: Candy Welty
PI: "Poison Ivy"
A PI is also a private investigator.
Submitted by: oldsongs

Names as a Word Bank:

She rests her coats o'er the toaster. Submitted by: Not Good With Anagrams
And the alams sounded.

Band Name Spoonerisms:

The Stokers originally "The Coasters"
Submitted by: Lou Quilson

Products Bands Should Endorse Based on Their Name:

Cedar Point
home of some of the best roller coasters
Submitted by: Rychendroll

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