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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.

Garth Brooks or Billy Joel

Quotes:

Too many times we stand aside
And let the waters slip away
'Til what we put off 'til tomorrow
Has now become today
So don't you sit upon the shoreline
And say you're satisfied
Choose to chance the rapids
And dare to dance the tide...
- Garth Brooks, The River
Submitted by: LucidLupin
 

Music Performer Pseudonyms:

Also known as: Troyal Garth Brooks. Submitted by: Celeste

Also known as: Troyal Garth Brooks. Submitted by: Sarah Jo

Weird Names of Music Performer's Children:

  • Taylor Maine Pearl Brooks - Garth did name Taylor after James Taylor. Submitted by: Ellie
  • Taylor - She was named for James Taylor. I saw him on Regis& Kathy Just after she was born. Submitted by: Lainee
  • Taylor Maine Pearl - Taylor - James Taylor Maine - State she was concieved in Pearl - Minnie Pearl Submitted by: Laura
  • Taylor Maine Pearl - Taylor is Troyal(Brooks first name) with the letters mixed around...probaly so it would be more feminine. Submitted by: Amanda
  • August - August Anna was not born in the month of August; she was born in May. Submitted by: Penelope
  • Taylor Maine Pearl - I understood that Garth named his little girl, Taylor Maine Pearl; Maine because that's where she was born and Pearl in honor of Minnie Pearl. I haven't heard the reason, as stated for his use of Taylor. I thought they simply liked the name. Submitted by: Fontaynn
  • August - She was born in August. Submitted by: thisgirliknow
  • Taylor Brooks - Taylor was named after James Taylor. Submitted by: Celeste
  • August Brooks - Submitted by: Sarah Jo

New Song Names:

Original Song Name
New Song Name
Submitter Name
"The Crescent Rolls""The Thunder Rolls"Country
"The Crescent Rolls""The Thunder Rools"Country
"Some Backyard Holes""The Thunder Rolls"Jay

Literally Impossible Song Titles:

Song/Performer
Comment
Submitter Name
"That Girl Is A Cowboy,"If it's a girl, then it's a cowGIRL!Isac
"That Girl Is A Cowboy,"Not unless she had a sex-change operation!Natalie Snortman
"She's Every Woman,"A person can't be more than one person.Yvette Bristle
"The Beaches Of Cheyenne,"Wyoming is a landlocked stateCarolee
"I'll Be The Wind,"Natalie Snortman

Use a Song Title to Answer a Different Song:

Song & Band Name
Song & Band Name
"How Old Are You?," Miko Mission"Much Too Young (To Feel This Damn Old)," Garth Brooks
"Riff Raff," AC/DC"Friends In Low Places," Garth Brooks
"Let's Make A Baby," Billy Paul"Two Of A Kind, Workin' On A Full House," Garth Brooks
"Deal Me A Hand," Florence Wright"Two of a Kind, Workin' on a Full House," Garth Brooks
There are additional songs titles that answer other songs available.

Remove a Letter From a Song Title:

"Hat Summer" originally "That Summer"
Those happen quite often.
Peter
"Against The Gain" originally "Against The Grain"
Candace Mercer
"Against The Grin" originally "Against The Grain"
Alanis More Upset
"Against The Rain" originally "Against The Grain"
Alanis More Upset
"Two of a Kin" originally "Two of a Kind"
Sounds like inbreeding!
Josh

There are additional song titles with a letter removed available.

Add a Letter to a Song Title:

"Knight Rider's Lament" originally "Night Rider's Lament"
His car wasn't fast enough?
Richard O'Shea
"The Gold Stuff" originally "The Old Stuff"
Peter
"The Sold Stuff" originally "The Old Stuff"
There's a lot of that stuff...
Peter
"Mr. Righty" originally "Mr. Right"
he's not a lefty
Rychendroll
"Mr. Fright" originally "Mr. Right"
for when Mr Right is really Mr Wrong
Rychendroll

There are additional song titles with a letter added available.

Change a Letter:

"Hot Counting You" originally "Not Counting You"
Candy Welty
"Not Counting Lou" originally "Not Counting You"
Candy Welty
"Now Counting You" originally "Not Counting You"
Candy Welty
"The Dunce" originally "The Dance"
Elizabeth
"The Old Staff" originally "The Old Stuff"
They've been serving for a long time.
Joe Siebert

There are additional song titles with a letter changed available.

Recordings:

Aug 9
a parody of "The American Honky Tonk Bar Association" by Garth Brooks
What lengths would you go to cover up your fake nursing license? If you're Betty Lictenstein, you create a fake association, throw yourself a "Nurse of the Year" Party and pay for it out of your own pocket.
Soundclick: (mp3)
May 24
a parody of "Friends in Low Places" by Garth Brooks
And now I itch like a Tusken Raider. - Robert Lund
Spaff.com: (MP3)

Song Parody Lyrics:

Original Song Name
Parody Song Name
Parody Author
"Friends In Low Places""Friends Who Are Racist"Whiskey Sharts
"Friends In Low Places""Glimpsed An Oasis"Matthias
"Friends in Low Places""Bets On Rigged Races"the_conqueror_of_parodies
"Friends In Low Places""Friends With No Faces"Rex Ungericht
"Two Piña Coladas""Two Shots of Dilaudid"Pillicothe Guy
"Friends in Low Places""Friends With Sad Faces"Michael McVey
"Ain't Goin' Down Till The Sun Comes Up""Ain't Gettin' Up Till The Sun Goes Down"Airfarcewon
"Unanswered Prayers""Unanswered Prayers (As Revealed By Facebook)"Arwen
"I Got Friends in Low Places""I Find Turds in Strange Places"Rick Duncan
"Friends in Low Places""Same"Gary Lewis

There are additional song parodies available.

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

Song Name
Product
Submittor
Beer RunBudweiserRychendroll
Friends In Low PlacesWhatever product kills Crabs(pubic lice)Kristen
Standing Outside The FireInsuranceRatticis
Standing Outside The FireFirefightersRatticis

Bad Choices for On Hold Music:

Song Name
Company/Organization
Submittor
Two Pina ColadasAAnightrain express
Friends In Low PlacesLawyer's Officemcseman
Longneck BottleAlcoholics Anonymouscrazydon
Two Pia ColadasAlcoholics Anonymouscrazydon
Much Too Young (To Feel This Damn Old)Retirement HomeMassCountryFan
There are additional on hold music ideas available.

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

First Band/Song Name
Second Band/Song Name
New Song Name
Submittor
Facebook Friends
   The Castaways
Friends In Low Places
   Garth Brooks
Facebook Friends In Low Places
Edward
I Wanna Talk About Me
   Toby Keith
Ain't Goin' Down 'Til The Sun Comes Up
   Garth Brooks
I Wanna Talk About Me 'Til The Sun Comes Up
Jonathan
Anytime You Need A Friend
   Mariah Carey
Friends In Low Places
   Garth Brooks
Anytime You Need Friends In Low Places
Rychendroll
With a Little Help From My Friends
   The Beatles
Friends in Low Places
   Garth Brooks
With a Little Help From My Friends in Low Places
Martha Hankins
There are additional duets that haven't been done yet available.

Misheard Lyrics:

"The Thunder Rolls"
Misheard Lyrics:
As the storm goes on
That of control
Original Lyrics:
As the storm goes on
Out of control
"To Make You Feel My Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
To make you feel Milo
Original Lyrics:
To make you feel my love
"Shameless"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm shavin' like a man is supposed to do
I'll do anything you want me to.
Original Lyrics:
I'm shameless when it comes to lovin' you
I'll do anything you want me to.
"Friends In Low Places"
Misheard Lyrics:
Blame it all on my roots, I showed up in boots
And ruined your black guy affair.
Original Lyrics:
Blame it all on my roots, I showed up in boots
And ruined your black tie affair.
There are additional misheard lyrics available.

Misheard Lyrics Stories:

"Against the Grain"
Misheard Lyrics:
Well, I've been accused
Of makin' my own booze
Original Lyrics:
Well, I've been accused
Of makin' my own rules

Story about this misheard lyric by: Cathy Layman

Me and my husband were singing and he said "having my own views", and I was all wtf it's "making my own booze". So I looked it up and it was actually "making my own rules".

There are additional misheard stories available.

Song Parody Fragments:

"American Honky-Tonk Bar Association"
Better Lyrics:
Do not delay
Vote "No" today
On AHCA
On AHCA

(AHCA: American Health Care Act, aka Trumpcare)
Original Lyrics:
Do not delay
Contact today
Your AHBA
Your AHBA
Submitted by: not THE Donald

Nonsensical Song Lyrics:

"The Beaches Of Cheyenne"
The Nonsensical Lyrics:
Every night she walks the beaches of Cheyenne
Why They're Nonsensical:
This song is about a lady in California who wanders off into the ocean and drowns after she hears that her husband has been killed in a rodeo accident in Cheyenne, Wyoming. But the song, particularly this line, doesn't make any sense. Either she's walking the beaches of California, or she's doing something physically impossible, because last time I looked at a map, Cheyenne was the capital of Wyoming, which is a landlocked state. I love you, Garth, but I just don't understand this song.
Submitted by: Carolee
"You Move Me"
The Nonsensical Lyrics:
So I lie here on the couch
With my heart hanging out
Why They're Nonsensical:
Do I even need to mention why this is nonsensical? How can your heart be "hangin' out"? If it was, you couldn't be alive!
Submitted by: Mr. Critic

Inappropriate Song Lyrics:

"Beaches of Cheyenne"
The Inappropriate Lyrics:
Every night she walks the beaches of Cheyenne
Why They're Inappropriate:
Cheyenne Wyoming? Are there beaches in Cheyenne? I don't think so; Wyoming is a landlocked state! Maybe it's some other Cheyenne...but where??
Submitted by: Susan
"The Dance"
The Inappropriate Lyrics:
I could have missed the pain but I'd a have to miss the dance
Why They're Inappropriate:
Don't get me wrong. I loved this song until...I heard it played at a funeral of a guy who killed himself. hello!! The song is about not giving up. Since then, I really can't listen to it.
Submitted by: Kristi

Dirty Song Lyrics:

"That Summer"
The Dirty Lyrics:
That summer wind was all around me
Nothing between us but the night
When I told her that I'd never
She softly whispered that's alright
And then I watched her hands of leather
Turn to velvet in a touch
There's never been another summer
When I have ever learned so much.
Why They're Dirty:
An older woman took his virginity...yet you might not catch that unless listening closely.
Submitted by: Becca
"Ain't Going Down til the sun somes up"
The Dirty Lyrics:
Correct lyrics are: Four o'clock get up and going
Five o'clock that rooster's crowing
Why They're Dirty:
I have wondered if they are, just for the 'ain't going down' aspect - but I think it's just an expression for staying up all night. However, I had to point out that the interpretation by a previous poster actually contains the wrong lyrics!
Submitted by: Jules
There are additional dirty lyrics available.

Song Lyrics That Name Check Celebrities:

"Ain't Goin Down Til the Sun Comes Up"
The Lyrics:
And where it's George Strait 'Til it's real late and dancing cheek to cheek
Who They Mention:
George Strait
Submitted by: Rish Burkholder
"Much Too Young (To Feel This Damn Old)"
The Lyrics:
A worn out tape of Chris LeDoux
Who They Mention:
Chris LeDoux
Submitted by: betty kaye

Songs That Open With Their Titles:

"The Dance"
Opening Lines:
Looking back on the memory of the dance we shared beneath the stars above.
Comments:
From his 1989 self-titled debut album.
Submitted by: Vic George
"It Don't Matter To The Sun"
Opening Lines:
It don't matter to the sun if you go or if you stay.
Comments:
Performed by Garth Brooks as the fictional musician Chris Gaines from Garth's 1999 In The Life Of Chris Gaines album (a.k.a. Chris Gaines' Greatest Hits). According to the liner notes, this song came from Chris' 1991 Fornucopia album, and is supposedly a remake of a 1972 Ramsey Sellers song of the same name, sung in honor of his father who passed away a year earlier.
Submitted by: Vic George
There are additional spelling lyrics available.

Song Title Space Change:

"Friend Sin Low Places" originally "Friends In Low Places"
Submitted by: George Straitjacket
"Wes Hall Be Free" originally "We Shall Be Free"
Submitted by: Mae Beam

Band Name Anagrams:

Oh, Grab Stork Submitted by: Twila Paris Hilton
Hogs Rot Bark Submitted by: Twila Paris Hilton
Oh, Brag, Stork Submitted by: Twila Paris Hilton
Ghost Rob Ark Submitted by: Twila Paris Hilton
Shark Got Orb Submitted by: Twila Paris Hilton

Song Title Anagrams:

"Acrid Penniless Fowl" originally "Friends In Low Places"
Submitted by: Yvette Bristle
"Ice Sprawls Ninefold" originally "Friends In Low Places"
Submitted by: Yvette Bristle
"Pa Dwells In Conifers" originally "Friends In Low Places"
Submitted by: Yvette Bristle
"Fellow Acid Spinners" originally "Friends In Low Places"
Submitted by: Yvette Bristle
"Lament Direr Things" originally "Night Rider's Lament"
Submitted by: Lorraine Thoanjer

There are additional Song Title Anagrams available.

Real Places Mentioned in Songs:

"Callin Baton Rouge"
The Lyrics:
Operator won't you put me on through
I gotta' send my love down to Baton Rouge
Why:
He is a long distance truck driver, stopping every hundred miles to call his girl in Baton Rouge whom he saw last night
Submitted by: Melissa Sutton
 

Songs That Are Banned:

"The Thunder Rolls"
There is an obliterated third verse in which the wife shot her cheating husband.
Submitted by: Princess J
"The Thunder Rolls"
In 1991, Country Music Television and its parent company The Nashville Network both ban Garth Brooks' video for "The Thunder Rolls" because it graphically depicts domestic violence.
Submitted by: Peter

Song Title Acrostics:

SEW: "She's Every Woman"
Submitted by: Candy Welty

Song Title Spoonerisms:

"Rear Bun" originally "Beer Run"
Submitted by: Regina Haniger
"Rear Bun" originally "Beer Run"
Submitted by: Regina Haniger

Song Lawsuits:

"Standing Outside the Fire"
Brooks and songwriting partner Jenny Yates were among those sued by songwriter and musician Guy Thomas. Thomas accused Brooks and Yates of stealing some of the melody to "Standing Outside the Fire" from a hit song he wrote with Kenny Loggins, "Conviction of the Heart", which appeared on his Leap of Faith CD. Even though Loggins co-wrote the song, he didn't take part in the lawsuit. It was settled out of court.
Submitted by: Sutch

Band Name Spoonerisms:

Barth Grooks originally "Garth Brooks"
Submitted by: crazydon

Products Bands Should Endorse Based on Their Name:

Water Conservation
Rivers, Oceans, Lakes, and Brooks...
Submitted by: Rychendroll

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