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Band Name Origins:

  • Corruption of the word "refugees". Wyclef Jean, in a press release for his new clothing company, said (in part) "Everyone in the United States is a refugee to some degree. No one's culture originated here. In the past either our parents or ancestors left their homelands to come here for various reasons. People die because they are refugees. People need to remember that." Submitted by: baudtender

Vainity Songs:

Song Name
Comments & Submitter Name
"Fu-Gee-La"It was the first single from their second album (their first to be commercially successful), The Score. - Barb Dwyer

Literally Impossible Song Titles:

Song/Performer
Comment
Submitter Name
"Killing Me Softly,"It's a Scientology thing: killing/birthing softly.Kaitlyn

Use a Song Title to Answer a Different Song:

Song & Band Name
Song & Band Name
"All Out Of Love," Air Supply"Recharge," The Fugees
"Ready Or Not," The Fugees"Yes, I'm Ready," Barbara Mason

Song Parody Lyrics:

Original Song Name
Parody Song Name
Parody Author
"Killing Me Softly""Creepy-Ass Dolly"the_conqueror_of_parodies
"Killing Me Softly""Trying to Live With Autism"Sheogorath

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

First Band/Song Name
Second Band/Song Name
New Song Name
Submittor
Killing Me Softly
   The Fugees
Girls And Boys
   Good Charlotte
Girls And Boys Are Killing Me Softly
CRAZZED

Misheard Lyrics:

"Killing Me Softly"
Misheard Lyrics:
Killing these saltines with his song
Killing these saltines
Original Lyrics:
Killing me softly with his song
Killing me softly
"Killing Me Softly"
Misheard Lyrics:
Killing a starfleet with his love
Original Lyrics:
Killing me softly with his love
"Killing Me Softly"
Misheard Lyrics:
Killing me softly, with his sword
Original Lyrics:
Killing me softly, with his song
"Killing Me Softly"
Misheard Lyrics:
Killing me softly with insults
Original Lyrics:
Killing me softly with his song
There are additional misheard lyrics available.

Misheard Lyrics Stories:

"Killing Me Softly With His Song"
Misheard Lyrics:
Strong in my pants with his finger.
Original Lyrics:
Strumming my pain with his fingers.

Story about this misheard lyric by: Dutch Idols kandidate

A girl who auditioned for the Dutch version of 'Idols' told the judges the name of the song was: 'Strong in my pants', and proceeded to sing that sentence. (Needless to say, she didn't make it.)

There are additional misheard stories available.

Repetitive Song Lyrics:

"Killing Me Softly"
The Repetitive Lyrics:
one time! one time! one time! one time!
Why They're Repetitive:
That is is so darn stupid!!! More like 800 times!
Submitted by: Nick
 

Nonsensical Song Lyrics:

"Ready Or Not"
The Nonsensical Lyrics:
Gun blast,
think fast,
I think I'm hit.
My girl pinched my hips
to see if I still exist.
I think not,
I'll send a letter
to my friends
Why They're Nonsensical:
your girl pinched your hips to check if you weren't dead? how is that going to help anyone stay alive?! another thing...you later mentioned that you died...so how can you send a letter to your friends?!
Submitted by: lucycris rollout
 

How to Pronounce a Band Name:

"FOO-jeez
I think it should be "Few-jeez" because I once heard it was short for "refugees". But, they chose to say it as if it were the plural of "Fuji".
Submitted by: Alex

Song Lyrics That Mention Other Songs:

"Fu-Gee-La"
The Song Lyrics:
Hey hey hey
try to take the crew and we don't play play
say say say
like Paul McCartney, not hardly
Song They Mention:
'Say, Say, Say' by Paul McCartney and Michael Jackson
Submitted by: Yet Another Dutchman
 

Song Title Spoonerisms:

"Milling Key Softly" originally "Killing Me Softly"
Submitted by: Roy R. Pryor
"Milling Key Softly" originally "Killing Me Softly"
Submitted by: Roy R. Pryor
"Eddie Roar Not" originally "Ready Or Not"
Submitted by: Sally Kedoula
"Eddie Nor Rot" originally "Ready Or Not"
Submitted by: Sally Kedoula
"Neddy Or Rot" originally "Ready Or Not"
Submitted by: Sally Kedoula

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