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Fun Music Information -> Ian Dury

Album cover parody of Ian Dury Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll by Ian Dury
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This is the most recent information about Ian Dury that has been submitted to amIright. If we have more information about Ian Dury, then we provide a link to the section where it appears (the actual page whenever possible).

 
 

Quotes:

not a joke, more a rejoinder: i have a c60 maxell tape of a blockheads gig from the 70's/80's..where Ian, in reply to a heckle or a barbed comment, said - A caricature is not necessarily an equation, dear boy. OY OY? sadly missed..magnificent, despite the state of things...
Submitted by: john moriarty
I'm not here to be remembered, I'm here to be alive!!
Submitted by: Gav
There are additional music quotes available.

Use a Song Title to Answer a Different Song:

Song & Band Name
Song & Band Name
"What You Need," INXS"Sex And Drugs And Rock And Roll," Ian Dury
"Sex And Drugs And Rock And Roll," Ian Dury"Lovin' Every Minute Of It," Loverboy
"Sex And Drugs And Rock And Roll," Ian Dury"The Good Life," Weezer
"Sex And Drugs And Rock And Roll," Ian Dury"My Life," Billy Joel
There are additional songs titles that answer other songs available.

Remove a Letter From a Song Title:

"Sex & Rugs & Rock 'N' Roll" originally "Sex & Drugs & Rock 'N' Roll"
Nora Aaron

Add a Letter to a Song Title:

"Treasons To Be Cheerful" originally "Reasons To Be Cheerful"
If we must have treason, make it cheerful!
Amy Grunt

Change a Letter:

"Seasons To Be Cheerful" originally "Reasons To Be Cheerful"
As in joyful holidays
Lou Quilson
"Sex & Drums & Rock 'N' Roll" originally "Sex & Drugs & Rock 'N' Roll"
Drums would make sense in context of the title.
Carolee
"Sax & Drugs & Rock 'N' Roll" originally "Sex & Drugs & Rock 'N' Roll"
Carolee
"Hex & Drugs & Rock 'N' Roll" originally "Sex & Drugs & Rock 'N' Roll"
Carolee

Bad Choices for On Hold Music:

Song Name
Company/Organization
Submittor
F***ing AdaHMV record shop chainpickle

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

First Band/Song Name
Second Band/Song Name
New Song Name
Submittor
Don't Wanna Fall In Love
   Jane Child
Profoundly In Love With Pandora
   Ian Dury
Don't Wanna Fall Profoundly In Love With Pandora
It would be opening a whole Pandora's box...
Jacynthia Maries
Mama Tried
   Merle Haggard
Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll
   Ian Dury
Mama Tried Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll
crazydon
Addicted To Love
   Robert Palmer
Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll
   Ian Dury
Addicted to Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll
crazydon

Misheard Lyrics:

"Reasons To Be Cheerful"
Misheard Lyrics:
Why don't you get back in Tibet?
Original Lyrics:
Why don't you get back into bed?
"Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick"
Misheard Lyrics:
Je t'adore, ich liebe dich.
Original Lyrics:
Shut that door, ich liebe dich.

Nonsensical Song Lyrics:

"Reasons To Be Cheerful"
The Nonsensical Lyrics:
'Good Golly Miss Molly!' and oats.
Why They're Nonsensical:
What does "good golly miss molly and oats" mean? It doesn't even go together!
Submitted by: sonikal
"In-Betweenies"
The Nonsensical Lyrics:
Who would have thought?
With a capital nought!
Why They're Nonsensical:
There is no such thing as a capital nought, nought is just nought. Just anything to rhyme with 'Who would have thought?'
Submitted by: Fred Jones
There are additional nonsensical lyrics available.

Song Lyrics That Name Check Celebrities:

"Sweet Gene Vincent"
The Lyrics:
Sweet Gene Vincent
There's nowhere left to hide
With lazy skin and ash tray eyes
A perforated pride
Who They Mention:
Gene Vincent
Submitted by: Jim Annison
 

Band Name Anagrams:

Day I Run Submitted by: Fiona Apple Cider
Ay, I'd Run Submitted by: Fiona Apple Cider
Day Ruin Submitted by: Fiona Apple Cider

Song Title Anagrams:

"A Felon's Breeches Tour" originally "Reasons To Be Cheerful"
I don't see that as a cheerful tour.
Submitted by: Fiona Apple Cider
"A Beseecher Turns Fool" originally "Reasons To Be Cheerful"
That often happens with beseeching.
Submitted by: Fiona Apple Cider

Songs That Are Banned:

"Spasticus Autisticus"
Banned in 1981, the International Year of Disabled People, even though it was written to be a positive message for those with disabilities; Ian Dury had suffered from polio himself.
Submitted by: dxman

Band Name Spoonerisms:

Dee 'N' Yuri originally "Ian Dury"
Submitted by: Lou Quilson
An Diury originally "Ian Dury"
Changes gender!
Submitted by: dxman

Performers with Handicaps:

"Paralysis"
Ian Dury caught poliomyelitis as child and was partially paralyzed on his right leg. He was a handicapped people's activist.
Submitted by: Susanna Viljanen

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