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Gilbert and Sullivan

Music Performer Pseudonyms:

Also known as: William S. Gilbert/Arthur Sullivan. Submitted by: songwriters

Song Parody Lyrics:

Original Song Name
Parody Song Name
Parody Author
"I Am the Very Model of A Modern Major General"" A Model of Trump's Cabinet"John Dacey
"Tit Willow""Tweet Fellow"Rick Duncan
"I Am the Very Model of a Modern Major-General""Lefty-Leaning Parodist"Bob Gomez
"When I was a lad""Hurricane Florence song"Stephen Mahala
"The Major General Song""The Cambridge Analytica Song"Phil Alexander
"The Major General's Song""The Mothball Fleet, So Long Song"John A. Barry
"Major-General's Song""2017's Song"Chris Wolvie
"I Am The Very Model Of A Modern Major-General""You're Not The Sorta Inverse Of An Ancient Minor-Corporal"Plumb Bob
"I Am The Very Model Of A Modern Major-General""I Am The Merry Model Of A Codger-ager Socialist"Leough
"Sing Hey to You, Good Day to You""Patience Needed (winter 2015)"StoryMing

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
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
   The Beatles
Modern Major-General
   Gilbert & Sullivan
Sgt. Pepper's Modern Major-General
Kixxy 6

Misheard Lyrics:

"With Cat-Like Tread"
Misheard Lyrics:
Tarantula
Original Lyrics:
Tarantara

Song Parody Fragments:

"If you want a receipt for that popular mystery"
Better Lyrics:
If you want to know more of our vital ingredients,
Take the physique of Sylvester Stallone,
The bashful Clark Kent and his constant obedience,
No-nonsense wisdom of Pamela Bone.
The lovely Liz Taylor, in search of a better man,
Ralph Nader speaking out all on his own.
The quick-witted, fast-talking Leno and Letterman,
Aptly-named Bell who invented the phone.
The ever-philandering Kennedy dynasty -
Tiger Woods proudly displaying his winner's tee -
Princess Diana, adored by the camera -
King George the Sixth, well-esteemed, though a stammerer -
Andrew Lloyd-Webber - the late Kurt Cobain -
Agatha Christie and Citizen Kane!
Original Lyrics:
If you want a receipt for that popular mystery,
Known to the world as a Heavy Dragoon,



Take all the remarkable people in history,
Rattle them off to a popular tune.



The pluck of Lord Nelson on board of the Victory -
Genius of Bismarck devising a plan -
The humour of Fielding (which sounds contradictory) -
Coolness of Paget about to trepan -
The science of Jullien, the eminent musico -
Wit of Macaulay, who wrote of Queen Anne -
The pathos of Paddy, as rendered by Boucicault -
Style of the Bishop of Sodor and Man -
The dash of a D'Orsay, divested of quackery -
Narrative powers of Dickens and Thackeray -
Victor Emmanuel - peak-haunting Peveril -
Thomas Aquinas, and Doctor Sacheverell -
Tupper and Tennyson - Daniel Defoe -
Anthony Trollope and Mister Guizot!

If you want a receipt for this soldier-like paragon,
Get at the wealth of the Czar (if you can) -
The family pride of a Spaniard from Aragon -
Force of Mephisto pronouncing a ban -
A smack of Lord Waterford, reckless and rollicky -
Swagger of Roderick, heading his clan -
The keen penetration of Paddington Pollaky -
Grace of an Odalisque on a divan -
The genius strategic of Caesar or Hannibal -
Skill of Sir Garnet in thrashing a cannibal -
Flavour of Hamlet - the Stranger, a touch of him -
Little of Manfred (but not very much of him) -
Beadle of Burlington - Richardson's show -
Mister Micawber and Madame Tussaud!
Submitted by: John Howes
"Three Little Maids From School"
Better Lyrics:
Three Klingon maids; if you're unwary
They'll put you in the cemetary!
Three Klingon maids -- you'd best be wary...
Three Klingon maids from school
Three Klingon maids...from school!
Original Lyrics:
Three little maids who all unwary
Come from a ladies' seminary
Freed from its genius tutillary...
Three little maids from school
Three little maids...from school!
Submitted by: Arnequis

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