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Fun Music Information -> Ethel Merman

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Possible Misspelled Names:

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Ethel Merman-Show Tune

Music Performer Pseudonyms:

Also known as: Ethel Agnes Zimmermann. Submitted by: old

Literally Impossible Song Titles:

Song/Performer
Comment
Submitter Name
"Everything's Coming Up Roses,"How can that be?Isac

Use a Song Title to Answer a Different Song:

Song & Band Name
Song & Band Name
"What Is Life?," George Harrison"Life Is Just A Bowl Of Cherries," Ethel Merman
"I Just Want To Be Your Everything," Andy Gibb"Everything's Coming Up Roses," Ethel Merman

Add a Letter to a Song Title:

"There's Not Business Like Show Business" originally "There's No Business Like Show Business"
Alice
"Eddie Was A Lady" originally "Edie Was A Lady"
Raphael

Change a Letter:

"There's No Business Like Slow Business" originally "There's No Business Like Show Business"
kozar
"There's No Business Like Snow Business" originally "There's No Business Like Show Business"
Eac Zeffron

Song Parody Lyrics:

Original Song Name
Parody Song Name
Parody Author
"I Get a Kick Out of You""Wick From a Urologist"Al Silver
"You're the Top""You're the Top"Al Silver
"I Get a Kick Out of You""I Get a Kick Out of Me"Al Silver
"No Business Like Show Business""No Whiz-ness Like Slow Whiz-ness"Airfarcewon
"No Business Like Show Business""No Man Like A Snow Man"Airfarcewon
"There's No Business Like Show Business""There’s No Business Like Snow Business"John A. Barry
"Everything's Coming Up Roses""No One Will Vote For Obama"Bretton Palm
"No Business like Show Business""No Days Are Like Snow Days"Airfarcewon
"No Business Like Show Business""No Business Like Shoe Business"Airfarcewon
"There No Business Like Show Business""There's No Bismuth Like This Bismuth"Airfarcewon

There are additional song parodies available.

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

First Band/Song Name
Second Band/Song Name
New Song Name
Submittor
Everything's Coming Up Roses
   Ethel Merman
Blood And Roses
   The Smithereens
Everything's Coming Up Blood And Roses
Sounds violent compared to the 1st title
Isac
Everything's Coming Up Roses
   Ethel Merman
Three Roses
   America
Everything's Coming Up Three Roses
Ahem, no comment!
Isac
There's No Business Like Show Business
   Ethel Merman
The Dope Show
   Marilyn Manson
There's No Business Like The Dope Show Business
Now there's a freakin' wild duet for you!
Terror Reid

Misheard Lyrics:

"Down In The Depths (On The Ninetieth Floor)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Here I am, facing tomorrow, alone with my Corot.
Original Lyrics:
Here I am, facing tomorrow, alone with my sorrow.

Song Parody Fragments:

"Everything's Coming Up Roses"
Better Lyrics:
You're not well, pain is great
This disease has a high infection rate
Bleeding tears, fever- Wow!
Horror: nasty thing's deadly Ebola!!!
Original Lyrics:
You'll be swell, you'll be great
Gonna have the whole world on a plate
Starting here, starting now
Honey, everything's coming up roses
Submitted by: Robert D. Arndt Jr.

Songs That Open With Their Titles:

"There's No Business Like Show Business"
Opening Lines:
There's no business like show business
Like no business I know.
Comments:
Submitted by: Showbiz
"Love, Look In My Window"
Opening Lines:
Love, look in my window.
Comments:
"Love, Look In My Window" is another song from Jerry Herman's musical, "Hello, Dolly!" But the song itself was only added after Ethel Merman took over the title rool, in 1967, from the original Dolly Levi, Carol Channing (it was added for Merman's wider vocal range) when Channing went out to Hollywood. Barbra Streisand would not sing the song either in the 1969 motion picture (when she played Dolly Levi) because the song was not put into the motion picture version.
Submitted by: Peter
There are additional spelling lyrics available.

Band Name Anagrams:

The Realm Men Submitted by: Audrey Ruiz
Mel Man There Submitted by: Audrey Ruiz
Reel Them, Man Submitted by: Audrey Ruiz
Reel what or whom?
The Merle Man Submitted by: Audrey Ruiz
'Mr. Neal' Theme Submitted by: Joe
Had to think outside the box to come up with this.

Band Name Spoonerisms:

Methyl Ermine originally "Ethel Merman"
Submitted by: Kirsten Abercrombie

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