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Fun Music Information -> Dionne Warwick

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

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Possible Misspelled Names:

These are the alternate spellings of the performer's name we've had to correct in submissions to amIright.

Dionne W, Elton J, Gladys K, & Stevie W, Dionne Warwick/Jeffrey Osborne, Dionne Warwick & Friends, Dionne Warwicke, Dionne Warwick and Friends

Music Performer Pseudonyms:

Also known as: Marie Dionne Warwick. Submitted by: blaque

Song Titles Not Used as Lyrics:

Song Name
Comments & Submitter Name
"Valley Of The Dolls"Despite the song being the theme to the movie of the same name, the title isn't included within the lyrics (which were written by Dory and Andre Previn, not Burt Bacharach). - MOR

New Song Names:

Original Song Name
New Song Name
Submitter Name
"Paper Machine""Paper Mache"Bruce Curb
"Paper Machete""Paper Mache"Bruce Curb
"Paper March""Paper Mache"Bruce Curb
"Do You Know The Way To Santa Fe""Do You Know The Way To San Jose"Isac
"Do You Know the Way Out of San Jose?""Do You Know the Way to San Jose?"Raphael

Literally Impossible Song Titles:

Song/Performer
Comment
Submitter Name
"Windows Of The World,"No windows belong to or pertain to the whole worldKaren Smith

Use a Song Title to Answer a Different Song:

Song & Band Name
Song & Band Name
"When You Say Love," Sonny And Cher"I Say A Little Prayer," Dionne Warwick
"Spring Rain," Pat Boone"The Green Grass Starts To Grow," Dionne Warwick
"Everybody's Reaching Out For Someone," Glenn Yarbrough"Reach Out For Me," Dionne Warwick
"Put Your Records On," Corinne Bailey Rae"Make The Music Play," Dionne Warwick
There are additional songs titles that answer other songs available.

Remove a Letter From a Song Title:

"His Girl's In Love With You" originally "This Girl's In Love With You"
Bob
"Whisper In The Ark" originally "Whisper In The Dark"
Candy Welty
"Take The Shot Way Home" originally "Take The Short Way Home"
Candy Welty
"Trains And Boats And Plans" originally "Trains And Boats And Planes"
Hayley Spalding
"Trains And Boas And Planes" originally "Trains And Boats And Planes"
Billy Reuben

There are additional song titles with a letter removed available.

Add a Letter to a Song Title:

"Anyone Who Had A Hearth" originally "Anyone Who Had A Heart"
Peter
"Glove Power" originally "Love Power"
Warwick sings to Michael Jackson?
Peter
"Love Powder" originally "Love Power"
didn't know they had a powder for that!
Serafina
"Take The Short Sway Home" originally "Take The Short Way Home"
Candy Welty
"Trains And Boats And Planets" originally "Trains And Boats And Planes"
Alyssa Jayne

There are additional song titles with a letter added available.

Change a Letter:

"Make The Music Plan" originally "Make The Music Play"
Yvette Bristle
"Whisper In The Park" originally "Whisper In The Dark"
Candy Welty
"Do You Know The Way To Say Jose?" originally "Do You Know The Way To San Jose?"
As a matter of fact I do; it's Ho-ZAY. ;)
Nancy
"Don't Take Me Over" originally "Don't Make Me Over"
Serafina
"Lose Power" originally "Love Power"
Serafina

There are additional song titles with a letter changed available.

Song Parody Lyrics:

Original Song Name
Parody Song Name
Parody Author
"Walk on By""Scroll on By"Jim Reingruber
"The Look of Love""You Hook Your Glove"John A. Barry
"That's What Friends Are For""That's What Snopes Is For"Rebekah Dub
"Alfie""Selfie"Airfarcewon
"Alfie""Charlie"Warren Baker
"I Say A Little Prayer For You""I Say A Lengthy Prayer For You"Lionel Mertens
"Anyone Who Had A Heart""Anyone Who Smelled A Fart"Tommy Turtle
"Do You Know the Way to San Jose?""Do You Know How To Keep Sam Away?"Ann Hammond
"Solid Gold Theme (85-86 version)""1987 Winston Western 500 Recap Song (Retro Recap)"Jay Jianoran
"I'll Never Fall In Love Again""You'll Never Be Top Gun Again"Kristof Robertson

There are additional song parodies available.

Bad Choices for On Hold Music:

Song Name
Company/Organization
Submittor
Do You Know the Way to San Jose?MapquestRaphael
You'll Never Get To Heaven If You Break My HeartAtheists' AssociationMOR
Anyone Who Had A HeartCardiac UnitFussBudgetVanPelt
Do You Know The Way To San Jose?Gas stationoldtimer

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

First Band/Song Name
Second Band/Song Name
New Song Name
Submittor
Jesus Walks
   Kanye West
Walk On By
   Dionne Warwick
Jesus Walks On By
Peter
Radio Heart
   Charly McClain
Heartbreaker
   Dionne Warwick
Radio Heartbreaker
Edward
We May Never Pass This Way (Again)
   Seals & Crofts
I'll Never Love This Way Again
   Dionne Warwick
We May Never Love This Way (Again)
Angie Neverhart
A Thousand Miles
   Vanessa Carlton
Do You Know The Way To San Jose
   Dionne Warwick
A Thousand Miles To San Jose
Depends on where you're coming from.
Ed
There are additional duets that haven't been done yet available.

If Groups Combined, Their Names Might Be:

Celine Dionne Warwick
Celine Dion combined with Dionne Warwick
Submitted By: Donna Gelpigi
Good Old Dionne Warwick
Good Old War combined with Dionne Warwick
Submitted By: Chelsea Turtle
Dionne Warwicked
Dionne Warwick combined with Wicked
Submitted By: Billy Reuben

Misheard Lyrics:

"I Say a Little Prayer"
Misheard Lyrics:
I say a little prank for you
Original Lyrics:
I say a little prayer for you
"I Say a Little Prayer"
Misheard Lyrics:
I save my little breath for you
Original Lyrics:
I say a little prayer for you
"High Upon This Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hi, up on this love
Original Lyrics:
High upon this love
"Deja Vu"
Misheard Lyrics:
Asia boo
Original Lyrics:
Deja Vu
There are additional misheard lyrics available.

Misheard Lyrics Stories:

"High Upon This Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hi, up on this love
Original Lyrics:
High upon this love

Story about this misheard lyric by: Cody Finke

A vocalized version of the theme song from The Bold and the Beautiful.

There are additional misheard stories available.

Nonsensical Song Lyrics:

"Paper Mache"
The Nonsensical Lyrics:
There's a sale on happiness
You buy two, and it costs less
Why They're Nonsensical:
Happiness can't be bought or sold, so there's never a sale on happiness.
Submitted by: Candy Welty
"Paper Mache"
The Nonsensical Lyrics:
Anything that's wrong
Can be just swept away
Spray it with cologne
And the whole world smells sweet
Why They're Nonsensical:
Most wrong things can't be swept away, and there's no way to make the entire world smell sweet.
Submitted by: Candy Welty
There are additional nonsensical lyrics available.

Songs That Open With Their Titles:

"Who Gets The Guy"
Opening Lines:
Who gets the guy at the end of the show?
Comments:
Submitted by: Candy Welty
"I Just Don't Know What To Do With Myself"
Opening Lines:
I just don't know what to do with myself, don't know just what to do with myself
Comments:
Submitted by: Candy Welty
There are additional spelling lyrics available.

Song Title Space Change:

"Mess Age To Michael" originally "Message To Michael"
Submitted by: Yvette Bristle
"Train, Sand Boat, Sand Planes" originally "Trains And Boats And Planes"
Submitted by: Yvette Bristle
"Train, Sand Boats, And Planes" originally "Trains And Boats And Planes"
Submitted by: Yvette Bristle
"The Me From "Valley Of The Dolls"" originally "Theme From "Valley Of The Dolls""
From when I was very stiff. LOL!
Submitted by: Peter
"I'll Never Fall In Love: A Gain" originally "I'll Never Fall In Love Again"
Submitted by: Yvette Bristle

There are additional Song Title Space Change available.

Band Name Anagrams:

Crake In Window Submitted by: Caroline Vale
Crake = any short-billed bird within rail family
Creak In Window Submitted by: Alexis
Weirdo Can Wink Submitted by: Alexis
Kiwi Dancer Now Submitted by: That No-one Candy Nye

Song Title Anagrams:

"Trains And Planes Not As Bad" originally "Trains And Boats And Planes"
Submitted by: Anna Graham
"Trains And Boats And Al's Pen" originally "Trains And Boats And Planes"
Submitted by: Calop
"Train, Sand, Boats And Planes" originally "Trains And Boats And Planes"
This would also work for a space-change.
Submitted by: Calop
"Toads Ban Trains And Planes" originally "Trains And Boats And Planes"
Remarkable toads!
Submitted by: Calop
"File 'A'" originally "Alfie"
Submitted by: Lauryn Canna

There are additional Song Title Anagrams available.

Real Places Mentioned in Songs:

"Do You Know The Way To San Jose?"
The Lyrics:
L.A. is a great big freeway. Put a hundred down, and buy a car. In a week, maybe two, they'll make you a star. Weeks turn into years. How quick they pass. And all the stars that never were Are parking cars and pumping gas.
Why:
The main chorus of this song mentions L.A. which is short for Los Angeles in California.
Submitted by: Peter
"Do You Know The Way To San Jose?"
The Lyrics:
Do you know the way to San Jose? I've been away so long, I may go wrong and lose my way. Do you know the way to San Jose? I'm going back to find some peace of mind in San Jose.
Why:
A song written by Burt Bacharach & Hal David mentions very clearly San Jose, California.
Submitted by: Peter
There are additional Real Places Mentioned in Songs available.

Song Title Spoonerisms:

"I Spray A Little Air" originally "I Say A Little Prayer"
Submitted by: Blake DeKalb
"I Spray A Little Air" originally "I Say A Little Prayer"
Submitted by: Blake DeKalb

Upbeat Songs With Depressing Lyrics:

"I'll Never Fall In Love Again"
The Lyrics:
What do you get when you kiss a guy?
You get enough germs to catch pneumonia
After you do, he'll never phone ya
I'll never fall in love again
Dontcha know that I'll never fall in love again.
Why:
"I'll Never Fall In Love Again" was another hit for singer Dionne Warwick and songwriting duo, Hal David and Burt Bacharach (the song was released in December 1969 and went up to #6 in the charts in early February 1970). And now, Dionne decides to totally swear off love in this tune (that's until near the end of the song, when she decides maybe until tomorrow). It was again set to an uptempo easy listening dance beat. The lyrics upabove are the second verse of the tune. I think Dionne might have been grateful that when she kissed the guy who gave her pneumonia that it wasn't about ten years later (which is gross in and of itself), because she might have gotten AIDS or something even worse (?)!
Submitted by: Peter
"Walk On By"
The Lyrics:
Walk on by, walk on by
Foolish pride
Is all that I have left
So let me hide
The tears and the sadness you gave me
When you said goodbye
Walk on by (don't stop)
and walk on by (don't stop)
and walk on by (don't stop)
Why:
Dionne Warwick probably comes very near to being the "Queen" of solo singers who had hits with songs that were uptempo beats but with depressing lyrics (although Diana Ross & the Supremes are probably the top group in that category). Take her first top ten hit from 1964, "Walk On By" for example. Written by the reknowned duo of Hal David & Burt Bacharach (who would write even more tunes and hits for Warwick, including two more hits that fit this category) and the only hit by Warwick produced by Phil Spector (long before his criminal dealings) with his "Wall of Sound", the whole song (although uptempo) is about a woman not wanting to show her former boyfriend who dumped her that she's in pain from the dump -- so, all she can say to him is, "Walk On By". Written up above by me is the third and final verse of "Walk On By" with Warwick still pleading to the former boyfriend to "Walk On By".
Submitted by: Peter

Movies Named After Song Titles:

"Alfie"
1966 film with Michael Caine, remade in 2004
Submitted by: Odie Garfield

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