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Fun Music Information -> Damn Yankees

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Band Name Origins:

  • From the Broadway musical of the same name. That and they were all Americans. Submitted by: rockshow

Stupid Band Names:

  • They're all proud Americans, so, aren't they insulting themselves? Submitted by: Glamo
  • Did they really think it was cool putting "damn" in their band name? Would've been better off as an album name. Submitted by: noskcaJ

Vainity Songs:

Song Name
Comments & Submitter Name
"Damn Yankees"Title track from their self-titled album, released in 1990. - nally

New Band Names:

New Name
Why It's Better
Submitter Name
Damn ConfederatesWho really lost the Civil War?RevengeFromMars YouTube
Darn MetsPolite form, with other MLB team from New York.Norm

Use a Song Title to Answer a Different Song:

Song & Band Name
Song & Band Name
"Fame," David Bowie"Fifteen Minutes Of Fame," Damn Yankees
"How High The Moon?," Les Paul and Mary Ford"High Enough," Damn Yankees
"Where You Goin' Now?," Damn Yankees"We Can't Make It Here," James McMurtry
"Where You Goin' Now?," Damn Yankees"Sunset Strip," Courtney Love

Add a Letter to a Song Title:

"Coming Of Sage" originally "Coming Of Age"
Wise person, bush, or spice?
Gretchen Wieners
"Coming Of Rage" originally "Coming Of Age"
Condoleezza Rice Pilaf
"Dirty Doug" originally "Dirty Dog"
Doug Graves

Change a Letter:

"Dirty Log" originally "Dirty Dog"
Natalie Stonecipher
"Dirty Dot" originally "Dirty Dog"
Natalie Stonecipher
"Dirty Don" originally "Dirty Dog"
Idont Haveaname
"Nigh Enough" originally "High Enough"
Twila Paris Hilton

Song Parody Lyrics:

Original Song Name
Parody Song Name
Parody Author
"Damn Yankees""Damn Yankees (An Ode to Northern CFB)"mouselover
"Damn Yankees""Damn Yankees (An Ode to Northern CFB)"mouselover
"Coming Of Age""Coming Of Truth"AnimeFan
"High Enough""Bad Enough"Hu's On First
"High Enough""(Can I Sing This) High Enough"Pyth
"High Enough""(You Can't Get Me) High Enough"BonnieB
"HIgh Enough""Shower"Scrawny Johnny
"You Got To Have Heart""He's Gotta' have Heart"Airfarcewon

Bad Choices for On Hold Music:

Song Name
RunawayHotline for RunawaysChuckyG

If Groups Combined, Their Names Might Be:

Imelda May Damn Yankees
Imelda May combined with Damn Yankees
Does Imelda wield any such power? Yikes!
Submitted By: Donna Gelpigi
Charred Walls of the Damned Yankees
Charred Walls of the Damned combined with Damn Yankees
Submitted By: Chris Caldwell
New York Yankees
New York Dolls combined with Damn Yankees
Another combo of bands that makes the name of a Major League Baseball team!
Submitted By: jonny
Slaughter The Damn Yankees
Slaughter combined with Damn Yankees
Not a band name I would use.
Submitted By: Red Ant

There are additional Damn Yankees Combined Groups that haven't been done yet available.

Misheard Lyrics:

"High Enough"
Misheard Lyrics:
Can you make me iron on?
Can you make me ironed out?
Original Lyrics:
Can you take me high enough?
"Coming of Age"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm so tired
Original Lyrics:
I'm so tied up
"High Enough"
Misheard Lyrics:
Can you take the iron-on?
Original Lyrics:
Can you take me high enough?
"Rock City"
Misheard Lyrics:
Quad Cities, we’ll be gum
Original Lyrics:
Rock City, here I come
There are additional misheard lyrics available.

Misheard Lyrics Stories:

"Rock City"
Misheard Lyrics:
Quad Cities, we’ll be gum
Original Lyrics:
Rock City, here I come

Story about this misheard lyric by: Mickey D

Quad Cities are four cities between Iowa and Illinois, Davenport, IA, Bettendorf, IA, Moline, IL and Rock Island, IL

There are additional misheard stories available.

Song Parody Fragments:

"Rock City"
Better Lyrics:
Quad Cities, here we come!
Original Lyrics:
Rock City, here I come!
Submitted by: Mickey D

Nonsensical Song Lyrics:

"Coming of Age"
The Nonsensical Lyrics:
I asked her her name, she said her name was "Maybe."
Why They're Nonsensical:
"Maybe" is not the person's name.
Submitted by: Mickey D.

Song Title Space Change:

"Where You Go In Now" originally "Where You Goin' Now"
Submitted by: George Straitjacket

Band Name Anagrams:

Many Keen Ads Submitted by: Jill Conrad
Keen As Mandy Submitted by: Jill Conrad
A Sneaky Mend Submitted by: Alexis
Sky And Enema Submitted by: Lisa Basil
Reminiscent of many a weird band name!?!

Song Title Anagrams:

"Toss Us Lot Owl" originally "Two Lost Souls"
Submitted by: Alyssa Jayne
"Low Lotus Toss" originally "Two Lost Souls"
Submitted by: Alyssa Jayne
"Sluts Slow, Too" originally "Two Lost Souls"
Submitted by: Alyssa Jayne
"Lost Slut Woos" originally "Two Lost Souls"
Submitted by: Alyssa Jayne

Song Title Acrostics:

HE: "High Enough"
Submitted by: Meredith Corpening

Song Title Spoonerisms:

"Turdy Dog" originally "Dirty Dog"
Submitted by: Regina Haniger
"Nigh A Huff" originally "High Enough"
Submitted by: Sir Ron Norris

Band Name Spoonerisms:

Yam Dankies originally "Damn Yankees"
Submitted by: Lefty Lucy
Dank Yam Ease originally "Damn Yankees"
Submitted by: Ruby Spinel

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