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New Band Names:

New Name
Why It's Better
Submitter Name
The LostationsOne doesn't hear of them performing anymore.Chelsea Dunn

New Song Names:

Original Song Name
New Song Name
Submitter Name
"Beam Me Up, Buttercup!""Build Me Up Buttercup"Ivlivs Caesar
"feel me up buttercup""build me up buttercup"alex
"Feel Me Up Buttercup""Build Me Up Buttercup"Briggs

Literally Impossible Song Titles:

Submitter Name
"Build Me Up, Buttercup,"A flower can't build anybody.Yvonne Sindri
"Build Me Up Buttercup,"A buttercup cannot build anything upFussBudget

Use a Song Title to Answer a Different Song:

Song & Band Name
Song & Band Name
"No Love At All," B.J. Thomas"In The Bad, Bad Old Days (Before You Loved Me)," The Foundations
"Love Hurts," Nazareth "Build Me Up Buttercup," The Foundations
"I Got To Find My Baby," The Beatles"Baby, Now That I Found You," The Foundations
"You're A Builder Upper," Leo Reisman"Build Me Up Buttercup," The Foundations
There are additional songs titles that answer other songs available.

Remove a Letter From a Song Title:

"Bay, Now That I Found You" originally "Baby, Now That I Found You"
Rachel Stedman
"Baby, Now That I Fund You" originally "Baby, Now That I Found You"
I pay for your things, so I OWN you! Haha!!

Add a Letter to a Song Title:

"Back On My Fleet Again" originally "Back On My Feet Again"
Sung by an admiral?
Regina Olsen
"Baby, Now That Di Found You" originally "Baby, Now That I Found You"
Rachel Stedman
"Baby, Know That I Found You" originally "Baby, Now That I Found You"
Yep, you've been caught at something
Patricia McClure

Change a Letter:

"Baby, Not That I Found You" originally "Baby, Now That I Found You"
Rachel Stedman
"In The Bad, Bad Old Days (Before You Loved Ma)" originally "In The Bad, Bad Old Days (Before You Loved Me)"
Yvette Bristle
"Back Of My Feet Again" originally "Back On My Feet Again"
"Baby, Now That I Hound You" originally "Baby, Now That I Found You"
Patricia McClure

Song Parody Lyrics:

Original Song Name
Parody Song Name
Parody Author
"Build Me Up Buttercup""Got A Hunch: Butler's Nuts"the_conqueror_of_parodies
"Build Me Up, Buttercup""Big Buildup; But Stand Up?"John A. Barry
"Build Me Up Buttercup""Winds Me Up - Shut Her Up"Phil Alexander
"Build Me Up Buttercup""Fill Me Up Starbucks"Robert D. Arndt Jr.
"Build Me Up Buttercup""Sam I Am's Eggs and Ham"2nz
"Build Me Up, Buttercup""Multiple Murderer"Malcolm Higgins
"Buld Me Up Buttercup""Build me up Megan,girl."Sugar
"Build Me Up, Buttercup""Run About Wildebeest"Malcolm Higgins
"Build Me Up, Buttercup""Bills Go Up, Big F*ckup"John A. Barry
"Build Me Up Buttercup""Grill Me A Burger Up"Malcolm Higgins

There are additional song parodies available.

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

Song Name
Build Me Up, Buttercup"Powerpuff Girls" promoBerry

Bad Choices for On Hold Music:

Song Name
When I'm Back On My Feet AgainHeather Mills's answering machinepickle

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

First Band/Song Name
Second Band/Song Name
New Song Name
Build Me Up, Buttercup
   The Foundations
Load Me Up
   The Matthew Good Band
Load Me Up, Buttercup

If Groups Combined, Their Names Might Be:

Foundations Of Wayne
The Foundations combined with Fountains Of Wayne
Submitted By: Ed

Misheard Lyrics:

"Build Me Up Buttercup"
Misheard Lyrics:
First of all
Original Lyrics:
Worst of all
"Build Me Up Buttercup"
Misheard Lyrics:
Why do you build me up Veronica baby
Original Lyrics:
Build me up, Buttercup.
"Build Me Up Buttercup"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'll be over again
Original Lyrics:
I'll be over at 10:00
"Build Me Up Buttercup"
Misheard Lyrics:
If you were my toy
Original Lyrics:
To you I'm a toy
There are additional misheard lyrics available.

Misheard Lyrics Stories:

"Build Me Up Buttercup"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'll be a xylophone waiting for you....
Original Lyrics:
I'll be home
I'll be beside the phone waiting for you.

Story about this misheard lyric by: Karen

My 15 year old daughter is soooooo cute. She loves to listen to all the oldies and she can run circles around me remembering the lyrics (because she takes the time to look them up)......but this time, she thought it was so clear, that it was unnecessary.

There are additional misheard stories available.

Nonsensical Song Lyrics:

"Build Me Up, Buttercup"
The Nonsensical Lyrics:
You were my toy but I could be the boy you adore
Why They're Nonsensical:
This song is about a girl named Buttercup who takes her man for granted, so how does this line fit in to the song? Shouldn't it be 'I am your toy?' There's nothing else in the song that talks about the guy mistreating Buttercup, it's all about her actions and how he still loves her. I've puzzled over this one for years!
Submitted by: SunshineBlue

Songs That Open With Their Titles:

"Build Me Up, Buttercup"
Opening Lines:
Why do you build me up (build me up) Buttercup baby Just to let me down And mess me around?
The top three fall 1968 smash hit, "Build Me Up, Buttercup" came a year after the success of the Foundations' "Baby, Now That I've Found You", but was just as successful and followed generally the same formula for success. The only two differences were the lead singer was changed to Colin Young (from Barbados), instead of "Baby..."'s Clem Curtis and the writers, Tony MacCaulay still shared part writership of "Build Me Up, Buttercup" but not with Mike McCleod. McCaulay co-wrote, "Build Me Up, Buttercup" with Michael d'Abo who was then lead vocalist for the group Manfred Mann.
Submitted by: Peter
"Baby, Now That I've Found You"
Opening Lines:
Baby, (ba-da-da-da) Now that I've found you, I can't let you go, (Ba-da-da), I build my world around you, I need you so, (Oooh) Baby, even though, You
The rest of the opening line: "... don't need me, You don't need me." "Baby, Now That I've Found You" was the first top ten American hit (in fall 1967) for the British soul group, the Foundations. With "Baby, ...", the Foundations finally combined the best of the British Invasion sound started with the Beatles and the American soul artist such as with Motown and Atlantic recording artist. A matter of fact it was startling, in America -- at least, to many to see how racially even (in terms of blacks and whites) the group the Foundations were -- at least at that time (the Foundations though would prove to be a foretelling as to what was to come with such 1970's groups as K.C. & the Sunshine Band). The song was very much sold by then lead vocalist, Clem Curtis from Trinidad. "Baby, Now That I've Found You" was written by Tony MacCaulay and Mike McCleod.
Submitted by: Peter

Band Name Anagrams:

Untainted Hoofs Submitted by: Ed
Oho, Nuts Fainted Submitted by: Joe
Daftest Ho Union Submitted by: Regina Haniger
Hunt Tin Seafood Submitted by: Regina Haniger
Tin seafood??
A Hedonist Futon Submitted by: Regina Haniger

There are additional Band Name Anagrams available.

Upbeat Songs With Depressing Lyrics:

"Build Me Up, Buttercup"
The Lyrics:
Why do you build me up, Buttercup, baby,
Just to let me down and mess me around,
And then worst of all,
You never call, baby, when you say will you will.
(also) "I'll be over at ten," you tell me time and again,
But you're late; I wait around and then
I run to the door; I can't take any more.
It's not you; you've let me down again.
Very lively music, but cold-hearted Buttercup is playing the poor guy for a fool.
Submitted by: Kathy

Lyrics Spoonerisms:

"Build Me Up, Buttercup"
The Lyrics:
"I'll be over at ten", you told me time and again,
"Isle tea over at Ben", you mold tea time and again,
Submitted by: Marge Pegram

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