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Band Name Origins:

  • "Jesus" (say "Hey-suss") is the most popular male first name in the Spanish language. "Jones" is the most common surname in English. "Jee-suss Jones" sounded better phonetically hence the band name. Submitted by: Perverse 1993
  • On a vacation to Spain, the band decided to change their name. They were Brits (referred to as "Joneses") surrounded by people named Jesus (pronounced "Hey-Zeus"). Submitted by: Brian Kelly

Stupid Band Names:

  • Sounds like a white Christian Rap singer, but is actually a 1990's Pop band. Submitted by: GRNL
  • That's it, take a religious leader's name and attach a common surname to it. You might as well have called your band "Buddha Smith", "Muhammad Davis", or "Confucious Wilson." Submitted by: Cerulean

Use a Song Title to Answer a Different Song:

Song & Band Name
Song & Band Name
"When Will My Life Begin?," Mandy Moore"Right Here, Right Now," Jesus Jones
"Fake," Alexander O'Neal"Real, Real, Real," Jesus Jones
"Three Questions," Bonnie Prince Billy"Who? Where? Why?," Jesus Jones
"I'm So Hot," Paris Bennett"I'm Burning," Jesus Jones
There are additional songs titles that answer other songs available.

Add a Letter to a Song Title:

"Right There, Right Now" originally "Right Here, Right Now"
Ashley Michelle McGowan
"Fright Here, Right Now" originally "Right Here, Right Now"
Ashley Michelle McGowan

Change a Letter:

"I'm Burping" originally "I'm Burning"
Better than burning!
Jessica Childress
"I'm Burying" originally "I'm Burning"
Jessica Childress
"I'm Turning" originally "I'm Burning"
Jessica Childress

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

Song Name
Product
Submittor
Right Here, Right NowNintendo Revolution Nintendo Revolution

Bad Choices for On Hold Music:

Song Name
Company/Organization
Submittor
Right Here, Right NowSex Addicts AnonymousDiddims

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

First Band/Song Name
Second Band/Song Name
New Song Name
Submittor
Gotta Know Now
   Primitive Radio Gods
Right Here, Right Now
   Jesus Jones
Gotta Know Right Here, Right Now
Mickey D.
Kiss The Girl
   Ashley Tisdale
Right Here Right Now
   Jesus Jones
Kiss The Girl Right Here Right Now
Conan O'Barbarien
International Bright Young Thing
   Jesus Jones
Things Will Never Be The Same
   Roxette
International Bright Young Things Will Never Be The Same
Edward Anderson
Right Here Right Now
   Jesus Jones
Right There
   Ariana Grande
Right There Right Now
Alina

If Groups Combined, Their Names Might Be:

Jesus Priest
Jesus Jones combined with Judas Priest
Inspired by a submission in the New Band Names section.
Submitted By: Ed
The Jesus Jones Lizard
Jesus Jones combined with The Jesus Lizard
Submitted By: Rob
The Jesus Jones and Mary Chain
Jesus Jones combined with The Jesus And Mary Chain
Submitted By: Joe

Misheard Lyrics:

"Right Here Right Now"
Misheard Lyrics:
I must lie, but I've waited, waited.
I must lie that I've waited for this.
Original Lyrics:
I was alive and I waited, waited.
I was alive and I waited for this.
"Right Here Right Now"
Misheard Lyrics:
Watching the world wake up from its dream
Original Lyrics:
Watching the world wake up from history
"International Bright Young Thing"
Misheard Lyrics:
Has ghosts dragons wishes while,
Sun is making wishes while,
I gaze out there somewhere,
Anchors on your hair
Original Lyrics:
Atsuko's dropping dishes while,
Sam is making wishes while,
Aki's up there somewhere,
Anca's on the air

Song Lyrics That Name Check Celebrities:

"Right Here, Right Now"
The Lyrics:
Bob Dylan didn't have this to sing about
You know it feels good to be alive
Who They Mention:
Bob Dylan
Submitted by: Mickey D.
 

How to Pronounce a Band Name:

"JEE-zus Joanz
If it were intended as Spanish, it would likely be said "Hay-seuss HOH-ness."
Submitted by: Rob

Songs That Open With Their Titles:

"Are You Satisfied?"
Opening Lines:
Are you satisfied?
Comments:
Submitted by: Brian Kelly
"Welcome Back Victoria"
Opening Lines:
Welcome back, Victoria.
Comments:
Submitted by: Brian Kelly
There are additional spelling lyrics available.

Song Title Space Change:

"The De Vil You Know" originally "The Devil You Know"
I only know Cruella through '101 Dalmations'.
Submitted by: George Straitjacket

Band Name Anagrams:

Joe Jess' Sun Submitted by: Zodma Kitten

Song Title Anagrams:

"Lion Thong Method" originally "Nothing To Hold Me"
Submitted by: Regina Haniger
"Night Loon Method" originally "Nothing To Hold Me"
Submitted by: Regina Haniger
"Ninth Logo Method" originally "Nothing To Hold Me"
Submitted by: Regina Haniger
"Oh, Nothing Molted" originally "Nothing To Hold Me"
Submitted by: Regina Haniger
"Thigh Onto Dolmen" originally "Nothing To Hold Me"
Submitted by: Regina Haniger

Song Title Spoonerisms:

"Must Tree" originally "Trust Me"
Does must grow on trees?
Submitted by: Regina Haniger
"Height Rear, Night Row" originally "Right Here, Right Now"
Submitted by: Red Ruffcorn

Band Name Spoonerisms:

Joneses Geez originally "Jesus Jones"
Submitted by: British Bullcrap

Lighter Side of Serious Bands:

"Perverse (album)"
This is the first album written and recorded on a computer. It's a classic and a masterpiece in every way.
Submitted by: Zeroes And Ones Devil U Know

Music With a Warning Label:

"No Doubt"
Some tracks when played at a high volume may cause damage to speakers.
Submitted by: ChuckyG

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