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Fun Music Information -> Edwyn Collins

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Add a Letter to a Song Title:

"Ax Girl Like You" originally "A Girl Like You"
Doug Wells
"Ad Girl Like You" originally "A Girl Like You"
Doug Wells
"A Girl Liked You" originally "A Girl Like You"
Samantha Wayland
"A Girl Likes You" originally "A Girl Like You"
Natalie Stonecipher

Change a Letter:

"A Girl Like Lou" originally "A Girl Like You"
Ashley Michelle McGowan

Song Parody Lyrics:

Original Song Name
Parody Song Name
Parody Author
"A Girl Like You""I Never Met a Gerl Who Was Such a Bore"Tony Wiseguy
"A Girl Like You""The Salomon Kalou Song"Jakko Wakko

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

First Band/Song Name
Second Band/Song Name
New Song Name
Submittor
Just A Girl
   No Doubt
A Girl Like You
   Edwyn Collins
Just A Girl Like You
Calop

Misheard Lyrics:

"A Girl Like You"
Misheard Lyrics:
Too many quota singers
Not heed no quota songs
Original Lyrics:
Too many protest singers
Not enough protest songs.
"A Girl Like You"
Misheard Lyrics:
Too many potty singers,
Not enough potty songs
Original Lyrics:
Too many protest singers
Not enough protest songs.
"A Girl Like You"
Misheard Lyrics:
Too many chorus singers
Not enough chorus songs.
Original Lyrics:
Too many protest singers
Not enough protest songs.
"A Girl Like You"
Misheard Lyrics:
Now just like any song from days of yore.
Original Lyrics:
Now just like in a song from days of yore.
There are additional misheard lyrics available.

Misheard Lyrics Stories:

"A Girl Like You"
Misheard Lyrics:
Too many potty singers,
Not enough potty songs
Original Lyrics:
Too many protest singers
Not enough protest songs.

Story about this misheard lyric by: Aditya

Was listening to this when I was almost asleep. Woke me right up!!!

Songs That Open With Their Titles:

"A Girl Like You"
Opening Lines:
Never knew a girl like you before.
Comments:
This is a correction. Last time I submitted this song, I mistakenly attributed it to Edwin McCain.
Submitted by: Brian Kelly
 

Band Name Anagrams:

No Windy Cells Submitted by: Alexis
Wendy Collins Submitted by: Alexis
A possible female relative of his?
Cons Will Deny Submitted by: American Idle

Song Title Anagrams:

"Your Agile Ilk" originally "A Girl Like You"
Submitted by: Andy Gibb's Free Energy
"Uglier Yak Oil" originally "A Girl Like You"
Submitted by: Andy Gibb's Free Energy

Lyrics Pronunciation:

"A Girl Like You"
The Lyrics:
Too many protest singers
Not enough protest songs.
Why:
In both instances, "protest" is pronounced as "bro-dus". (Forgot the last word on the previous entry.)
Submitted by: Jim Rummy
"A Girl Like You"
The Lyrics:
Too many protest singers
Not enough protest.
Why:
In both lines, Collins pronounces "protest" as "bro-dus".
Submitted by: Jim Rummy

Song Title Spoonerisms:

"Yay, Earl Like Goo" originally "A Girl Like You"
Submitted by: Hilary Duffelbag
"Gay Earl Like You" originally "A Girl Like You"
Submitted by: Hilary Duffelbag

Performers with Handicaps:

"Cerebral Hemmorhage"
Submitted to hospital on 20th September 2005 after apparently suffering a major cerebral hemorrhage. After suffering a second hemorrhage he had an operation on 25th February 2005, which was followed by a lengthy programme of neurological rehabilitation owing to right-sided weakness and difficulty with speech.The aphasia he suffered allowed him to repeat only four phrases, over and over again: "yes", "no", "Grace Maxwell" and "the possibilities are endless A BBC Scotland documentary, Edwyn Collins:Home Again, was broadcast on 19 May 2008 and narrated by Franz Ferdinand frontman Alex Kapranos. Filmed during 2007, it followed Collins's progress in recovering from his illness, and his first return to live performance at the BBC Electric Proms. He also performed at the Glastonbury Festival, broadcast on 28 June 2008 on BBC Two and at T in the Park on 10 July 2009. On 20 February 2010 he joined The Maccabees onstage at Brixton Academy for their encore, performing vocals on a storming rendition of "Rip It Up."
Submitted by: Kenny McDonald

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