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Album cover parody of Voices LP by HALL & OATES
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Hall and Oates, Daryl Hall & John Oates


Daryl Hall and John Oates had a lot of hits in the 1980s like "Maneater", "Kiss On My List", "One On One", "Say It Isn't So", and "I Can't Go For That", I'm sure you all know. Well, did you know that before they became musicians, they were truck drivers??? They were HAULING OATS!! (Hall and Oates = Hauling Oats!!). A really funny pun. Haha.
Submitted by: Codi Preston D.
Why did the farmer start listening to punk rock? He was tired of Hall n Oates
Submitted by: Kristin
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Music Performer Pseudonyms:

Also known as: Daryl Hall/John Oates. Submitted by: duo

Song Titles Not Used as Lyrics:

Song Name
Comments & Submitter Name
"Kiss On My List"What's actually sung is "Your kiss *IS* on my list" - Jonathan S.

New Band Names:

New Name
Why It's Better
Submitter Name
Corridor & GrainesRespective synonyms, with 'e' inserted in 2nd oneGigi

New Song Names:

Original Song Name
New Song Name
Submitter Name
"Running From Parasites""Running From Paradise"D. Melody Dole, MD
"On My Hit List""Kiss on My List"Robert D. Arndt Jr.
"It's a Gaffe""It's a Laugh"Sutch
"Band Leader""Maneater"Crane
"Nixon's List""Kiss On My List"President

There are additional new song names available.

Literally Impossible Song Titles:

Submitter Name
"Private Eyes,"Having eyes "down there" would be creepy!Herculina Alencar

Use a Song Title to Answer a Different Song:

Song & Band Name
Song & Band Name
"Always Be My Baby," Mariah Carey"I Can't Go for That (No Can Do)," Hall & Oates
"Advice," Christina Grimmie"Do It For Love," Hall & Oates
"Man, I Feel Like A Woman," Shania Twain"Maneater," Hall & Oates
"Why Am I Lonely?," Billy Stewart"She's Gone," Hall & Oates
There are additional songs titles that answer other songs available.

Remove a Letter From a Song Title:

"He's Gone" originally "She's Gone"
Candy Welty
"Downtown Lie" originally "Downtown Life"
Alyssa Jayne
"She's One" originally "She's Gone"
Wendy Torrance
"Our Imagination" originally "Your Imagination"
"You Make My Reams" originally "You Make My Dreams"
Mike Kim

There are additional song titles with a letter removed available.

Add a Letter to a Song Title:

"Wit's Uncanny" originally "It's Uncanny"
Candy Welty
"Sarah Smile" originally "Sara Smile"
Same pronunciation
Candy Welty
"Sara Smiled" originally "Sara Smile"
Candy Welty
"Heavy Brain" originally "Heavy Rain"
Yvette Bristle
"Heavy Train" originally "Heavy Rain"
Yvette Bristle

There are additional song titles with a letter added available.

Change a Letter:

"You Make My Dreads" originally "You Make My Dreams"
Karen Smith
"Downtown Lice" originally "Downtown Life"
Alyssa Jayne
"Downtown Line" originally "Downtown Life"
Alyssa Jayne
"Downtown Fife" originally "Downtown Life"
Alyssa Jayne
"Downtown Wife" originally "Downtown Life"
Alyssa Jayne

There are additional song titles with a letter changed available.


Nov 17
a parody of "Man Eater" by Hall & Oates
Our sister (and Matt's wife), Diana
Youtube: (Youtube (mp4))

Song Parody Lyrics:

Original Song Name
Parody Song Name
Parody Author
"Maneater""Womaneater (2)"Cactus Impersonator
"Maneater""Womaneater"Cactus Impersonator
"Maneater""Butt Wagon"Cactus Impersonator
"Maneater""Big Faggot"Cactus Impersonator
"Maneater""Cone Licker"Jonathan
"Maneater""Street Preachers"Robert D. Arndt Jr.
"Maneater""Shef Burger"Robert D. Arndt Jr.
"Maneater""Ham Eaters"Robert D. Arndt Jr.
"Maneater""Dew Drinker"Jonathan

There are additional song parodies available.

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

Song Name
Your ImaginationCrayola (crayons, markers, etc.)Joelle
Method Of Modern LoveOnline Datingjorge
Private EyesPrivate InvestigatorEd

Bad Choices for On Hold Music:

Song Name
You Must Be Good For SomethingParis Hilton's home phoneEdward
Bad Habits And InfectionsHospitalEdward
Crime PaysPrisonEdward
IntravinoAlcoholics AnonymousEdward
Did It In A MinuteOne-hour dry cleaner. Peter
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
This Is How We Do It
   Montell Jordan
Do It For Love
   Hall & Oates
This Is How We Do It For Love
Rich Girl
   Hall & Oates
Italian Girls
   Hall & Oates
Rich Italian Girls
These guys collaborate with themselves?!
Jake Eastbrook
He Won't Go
I Can't Go For That (No Can Do)
   Hall & Oates
He Won't Go For That (No Can Do)
The Perfect Kiss
   New Order
Kiss On My List
   Hall & Oates
The Perfect Kiss On My List
There are additional duets that haven't been done yet available.

If Groups Combined, Their Names Might Be:

Rice & Oates
Damien Rice combined with Hall & Oates
Two grains.
Submitted By: Paul Bear
Korn & Oates
Korn combined with Hall & Oates
For cereal eaters who couldn't spell.
Submitted By: Clint Westwood
Wheatus & Oates
Wheatus combined with Hall & Oates
Another granular band!
Submitted By: Random Madeupperson
Hall & Coates
Hall & Oates combined with Odia Coates
If we had add-letter for performer names, this would work for the first act's name.
Submitted By: Lindz

There are additional Hall & Oates Combined Groups that haven't been done yet available.

Misheard Lyrics:

"Kiss On My List"
Misheard Lyrics:
My friends, why do I call you all the time?
Original Lyrics:
My friends wonder why I call you all the time
"I Can't Go for That (No Can Do)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Mountain Dew
Original Lyrics:
No can do
"I Can’t Go for That (No Can Do)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Mountain Dew
Original Lyrics:
No can do
"Everytime You Go Away"
Misheard Lyrics:
Every time you go away,
You take a piece of meat with you.
Original Lyrics:
Every time you go away,
You take a piece of me with you.
There are additional misheard lyrics available.

Misheard Lyrics Stories:

Misheard Lyrics:
Watch out, boy, she'll cheer you up
Original Lyrics:
Watch out, boy, she'll chew you up

Story about this misheard lyric by: Cody Finke

I like my mishearing better. I sure hope to cheer people up!

There are additional misheard stories available.

Song Parody Fragments:

"Rich Girl"
Better Lyrics:
You're a switch girl, and you've gone too far
Montreal medalist back in the day
You won't feel right in a female body
You won't feel right in a female body
Bruce- a trans-girl, now you've gone too far
Throwing your masculinity away
New body, transforming celeb Trans-star
Once Bruce Jenner...
Original Lyrics:
You're a rich girl, and you've gone too far
'Cause you know it don't matter anyway
You can rely on the old man's money
You can rely on the old man's money
It's a bitch girl, but it's gone too far
'Caise you know it don't matter anyway
Say money, but it won't get you too far
Get you too far
Submitted by: Robert D. Arndt Jr.
"You Make My Dreams"
Better Lyrics:
You really piss me off!
Original Lyrics:
You make my dreams come true
Submitted by: Tuff Guye
"Method of Modern Love"
Better Lyrics:
R-O-F-L, O-T-O-H, A-S-A-P it's a method of modern chat.
Original Lyrics:
M-E-T-H-O-D-O-F-L-O-V-E it's a method of modern love.
Submitted by: Larry B

Repetitive Song Lyrics:

"Bad Habits and Infections"
The Repetitive Lyrics:
I am the doctor (ad nauseum / infinitum)
Why They're Repetitive:
It must take up to half the song's 6 minute duration. Alright alright ALRIGHT! Daryl Hall and John Oates supposedly have stated that they hate the album this song is on: "Beauty On A Back Street". It sure ain't an indication of the string of cool hits they'd enjoy in the 80s.
Submitted by: Doctor Sirius
"Out Of Touch"
The Repetitive Lyrics:
You're out of touch
I'm out of time
but I'm out of my head
when you're not around
You're out of touch
I'm out of time
but I'm out of my head
when you're not around
Oh oh oh oh oh
Why They're Repetitive:
Other than the chorus being annoying there's not much that I can really say about this song.
Submitted by: Celeste
There are additional repetitive lyrics available.

Nonsensical Song Lyrics:

"Adult Education"
The Nonsensical Lyrics:
Memories that you won't remember
Why They're Nonsensical:
A memory, by definition, is something you remember.
Submitted by: Michael S.

Dated Song Lyrics:

"So Close"
The Dated Lyrics:
Where she sits in some club where the long shadows fall. Drops a coin in the jukebox, not the phone on the wall.
Why They're Dated:
The lyrics are referring to a payphone. With cellphones being so common nowadays I'm fairly sure they don't even make them anymore.
Submitted by: Edward

Song Lyrics That Name Check Celebrities:

"Italian Girls"
The Lyrics:
I see Sophia on the silver screena
There must be more like her in Roma
Who They Mention:
Sophia Loren
Submitted by: duo

How to Pronounce a Band Name:

"Haulin' Oats
(I don't know where to submit this!) It was years before I discovered that it was Hall & Oates and not Haulin' Oats!
Submitted by: Carolyn

Song Lyrics That Mention Brand Name Products:

The Lyrics:
The woman is wild
A she-cat tamed by the purr of a Jaguar
Product Brand Name:
Submitted by: oldsongs

Song Lyrics That Mention Other Songs:

"Out Of Touch"
The Song Lyrics:
Shake it up is all that we know, using the bodies up as we go.
Song They Mention:
Shake It Up by The Cars.
Submitted by: Edward

Songs That Open With Their Titles:

Opening Lines:
My baby went to Africa.
Submitted by: Brian Kelly
"Back Together Again"
Opening Lines:
He's back together again
Submitted by: Sutch
There are additional spelling lyrics available.

Song Title Space Change:

"One O None" originally "One On One"
Submitted by: Edward
"Down Town Life" originally "Downtown Life"
Submitted by: Yvette Bristle
"Man Eat ER" originally "Maneater"
I wouldn't want his heartburn!
Submitted by: George Straitjacket
"Ma Neater" originally "Maneater"
Neater than someone else or how she used to be?
Submitted by: Daphne Hughes
"O Neon One" originally "One On One"
Addressing a neon moon, neon rainbow, or what?
Submitted by: Kayla Stewart

There are additional Song Title Space Change available.

Band Name Anagrams:

Ale & A Sloth Submitted by: Courtney (about as bad as tennis elbow)

Song Title Anagrams:

"A Mere Tan" originally "Maneater"
Submitted by: Lauryn Canna
"Eaten Ram" originally "Maneater"
Submitted by: Lauryn Canna
"Rate Mane" originally "Maneater"
Submitted by: Lauryn Canna
"A Tree Man" originally "Maneater"
Submitted by: Lauryn Canna
"Name Rate" originally "Maneater"
Submitted by: Lauryn Canna

There are additional Song Title Anagrams available.

Song Title Acrostics:

AT: "At Tension"
Submitted by: MOR

Song Title Spoonerisms:

"Kiss Lawn I Mist" originally "Kiss On My List"
And mow cheek I missed too.
Submitted by: Bruce Curb
"Prime Cays" originally "Crime Pays"
Cay = small low island on a coral reef
Submitted by: Daryl Hannah Montana

Foreign Language in English Songs:

"Italian Girls"
The Lyrics:
La donna Italiana belissima
Translated as "beautiful Itatian woman". John Oates doesn't sing this lyrics although it is on the lyrics sheet, singing instead something to the effect of "She's here somewhere and I know I'm gonna find her." in place of the Italian lyric.
Submitted by: MOR
"Italian Girls"
The Lyrics:
Faccia bella cara mia
Translated from Italian as "my dear beautiful face".
Submitted by: MOR
There are additional Foreign Language in English Songs available.

Movies Named After Song Titles:

"Say It Isn't So"
2001 rom-com starring H. Graham and C. Klein
Submitted by: Joey F.
"Rich Girl"
1991 independent film about a rich girl.
Submitted by: duo

Missing Parts:

"Rock 'n Soul Part 1"
What about Rock 'n Soul Part 2?
Submitted by: Isac

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