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Music Performer Pseudonyms:

Also known as: John Howard Jones. Submitted by: Larcen Tyler

Also known as: John Howard Jones. Submitted by: Larcen Tyler

Music Performer Nicknames:

Known informally as: The Sultan of Synthasizers. Submitted by: Celeste

Known informally as: HoJo. Submitted by: Robbie Roland

Song Titles Not Used as Lyrics:

Song Name
Comments & Submitter Name
"New Song"The word 'song' is mentioned a couple times, but it's never referred to as a 'new song.' - Larcen Tyler

New Song Names:

Original Song Name
New Song Name
Submitter Name
"Everyone Is To Blame""No One Is To Blame"onion

Literally Impossible Song Titles:

Song/Performer
Comment
Submitter Name
"No One Is To Blame,"Somebody's got to to be blamed.Tim Burr
"Life In One Day,"If life was in 1 day, songs wouldn't be written.Peter

Use a Song Title to Answer a Different Song:

Song & Band Name
Song & Band Name
"Something To Talk About," Bonnie Raitt"Life In One Day," Howard Jones
"Real Bad News," Aimee Mann"Things Can Only Get Better," Howard Jones
"Worst That Could Happen," Brooklyn Bridge"Things Can Only Get Better," Howard Jones
"Don't Blame Me," Frank Ifield"No One Is To Blame," Howard Jones
There are additional songs titles that answer other songs available.

Remove a Letter From a Song Title:

"Earl In The Shell" originally "Pearl In The Shell"
Liberty Anderson
"New Son" originally "New Song"
Karen Smith
"Pear In The Shell" originally "Pearl In The Shell"
Pears with shells?
Valerie Cameron
"Lie In One Day" originally "Life In One Day"
Peter
"Pearl In The Hell" originally "Pearl In The Shell"
Looks like Pearl sinned too much!
Larcen Tyler

Add a Letter to a Song Title:

"No Cone Is To Blame" originally "No One Is To Blame"
Duncan Moore
"No Bone Is To Blame" originally "No One Is To Blame"
Duncan Moore
"Newt Song" originally "New Song"
Song about a salamander.
Diana Jasper
"Like To Get To Know You Swell" originally "Like To Get To Know You Well"
Whatever you want to call me
"Everlasting Lover" originally "Everlasting Love"
They just won't die!
Peter

There are additional song titles with a letter added available.

Change a Letter:

"Live In One Day" originally "Life In One Day"
Live (long 'i' sound), as in having life
Alina
"Life In One Way" originally "Life In One Day"
Alina
"No One Is To Blare" originally "No One Is To Blame"
Duncan Moore
"No One Is To Blaze" originally "No One Is To Blame"
Duncan Moore
"Net Song" originally "New Song"
About any kind of net, I suppose
John

There are additional song titles with a letter changed available.

Song Parody Lyrics:

Original Song Name
Parody Song Name
Parody Author
"No One Is To Blame""No One Is That Lame"Arwen
"No One is to Blame""China is to Blame"Hu's On First
"No One Is To Blame""No One Ever Beat This Game"Larcen Tyler
"No One Ever Is To Blame""Our Duke Nukem Is To Blame"Offender
"Things Can Only Get Better""Put It All On Wisconsin"ParodyKeet

Bad Choices for On Hold Music:

Song Name
Company/Organization
Submittor
No One Is To BlameDivorce LawyerEd
Things Can Only Get BetterSuicide HotlineLarcen Tyler
Life In One DaySIDS / Infant Mortality parents' support groupMatt
No One Is To BlameCounselorDanielle

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

First Band/Song Name
Second Band/Song Name
New Song Name
Submittor
The Finer Things
   Steve Winwood
Things Can Only Get Better
   Howard Jones
The Finer Things Can Only Get Better
Edward
Lay All Your Love On Me
   ABBA
Everlasting Love
   Howard Jones
Lay All Your Everlasting Love On Me
Edward
Looking For A New Love
   Jody Watley
New Song
   Howard Jones
Looking For A New Song
Ed
Your Song
   Elton John
New Song
   Howard Jones
Your New Song
Serafina
There are additional duets that haven't been done yet available.

If Groups Combined, Their Names Might Be:

Howardaway Jones
Howard Jones combined with Haddaway
Both performers each had a song called "What Is Love?"
Submitted By: Cassandra

Misheard Lyrics:

"New Song"
Misheard Lyrics:
Don't crack up. Man child brain.
Original Lyrics:
Don't crack up. Bend your brain.
"No One Is to Blame"
Misheard Lyrics:
You can dick your foot in the poop
Original Lyrics:
You can dip your foot in the pool
"Things Can Only Get Better"
Misheard Lyrics:
But I won't stop and talk to her
Original Lyrics:
But I won't stop and falter
"No One Is To Blame"
Misheard Lyrics:
Empty Water, Empty Water
Original Lyrics:
And you want her, and she wants you
There are additional misheard lyrics available.

Misheard Lyrics Stories:

"New Song"
Misheard Lyrics:
Don't crack up. Man child brain.
Original Lyrics:
Don't crack up. Bend your brain.

Story about this misheard lyric by: Krissi King

I was listening to this song in my room one day and my mom walks in and asked "did that just say man child brain?" And I just laughed really hard and said no.

There are additional misheard stories available.

Repetitive Song Lyrics:

"Things Can Only Get Better"
The Repetitive Lyrics:
Whoa whoa whoa-oh-oh whoa-whoa whoa-oh-oh
Why They're Repetitive:
Howard Jones sings the word "whoa" at least 100 times during this song.
Submitted by: RevengeFromMars YouTube
"Like To Get To Know You Well "
The Repetitive Lyrics:
Like to get to know you well
Like to get to know you well
Like to get to know you well
So we can be one
We can be one together
Why They're Repetitive:
Howard, how are you going to get to know anyone well if you don't stop singing?
Submitted by: britrock
There are additional repetitive lyrics available.

Dirty Song Lyrics:

"You Know I Love You (Don't You?)"
The Dirty Lyrics:
You are the socket and I am the plug
Why They're Dirty:
Do we need an explanation here?
Submitted by: Kevin Korg
 

Songs That Open With Their Titles:

"Like To Get To Know You Well"
Opening Lines:
Like to get to know you well. (x3)
Comments:
Submitted by: Brian Kelly
 

Song Title Space Change:

"The Prison ER " originally "The Prisoner"
Submitted by: George Straitjacket

Band Name Anagrams:

Who's Jordan E.? Submitted by: Alexis
Jose Had Worn Submitted by: Alexis
...some article(s) of clothing
Worse John Ad Submitted by: Cape Canaveral Lavigne
Ad Honor Jews Submitted by: George Straitjacket
Honored Jaws Submitted by: Tiffany Llewellyn-Affit

Song Title Anagrams:

"Nights Can Only Get Better" originally "Things Can Only Get Better"
Submitted by: Suzanne
"Getter Bets On Clan Thingy" originally "Things Can Only Get Better"
Submitted by: Nutmeg Ryan
"Clan Thingy Gets No Better" originally "Things Can Only Get Better"
Submitted by: Nutmeg Ryan

Super Long Pop Songs:

"City Song" Length: 7:16
Rather emotional song. Ends his first Best Of compilation.
Submitted by: Brian Kelly

Song Title Acrostics:

PITS: "Pearl In The Shell"
Ironicly, the song isn't the pits.
Submitted by: Brian Kelly

Song Title Spoonerisms:

"Earl Pin The Shell" originally "Pearl In The Shell"
Submitted by: Margo Gram
"No Bun Is Too Lame" originally "No One Is To Blame"
Submitted by: Eva Shortoria
"Woe, Nun Is To Blame" originally "No One Is To Blame"
Submitted by: Gretchen Wieners
"Blow One Is To Name" originally "No One Is To Blame"
Submitted by: Gretchen Wieners

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