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'Live' is one of the stupidest band names ever. Here's one reason why. Announcer: Ladies and gentlemen. From the United States of America - let's give a warm welcome to LIVE! Audience member: Who's live? Announcer: LIIIVVVEEE!!! Audience member: I'm asking ya, who's playing live? Announcer: LIIIVVVEEE!!! (*smacks the announcer*)
Submitted by: Live Is a Lousy U2 Imitator Band

Band Name Origins:

  • They were originally called "Public Affection", but they didn't think it would be clever enough. So, they came up with "Live", and it stuck. It makes for some interesting discussions when talking about them. Submitted by: Beau McClelland
  • The band was called "Public Affection" for several years. It was during the recording of their first major label album that they realized this was a stupid name and quickly chose the name "Live" in order to get it to the press in time to put on the album cover. Submitted by: bt

Stupid Band Names:

  • Think about it. The announcer says "Ladies and gentlemen! Live tonight from the United States of America it's LIVE!". As in WHO is live? Live Live? Would their live album be called LIVE Live? So confusing! I've heard similar jokes about concerning the Who's name but they are called "THE Who", not just "Who". Naming your band "Live" makes things even worse. It was confusing to me when I first heard them on the radio. Dumb, dumb, dumb. Submitted by: The Seer
  • When I search for them on Napster, it just gives me mp3s of bands that are playing live. How much does that suck?? Submitted by: PhoenixPyre

Song Titles Not Used as Lyrics:

Song Name
Comments & Submitter Name
"Mirror Song"No mention of a mirror in the song. The album's title "Mental Jewelry" is said in the lyrics however. - JohnHowarth
"Top"Pick me up and put me on the ground / set me up and spin me all around / You are not the one - JohnHowarth
"White, Discussion"Look where all this talking got us baby - JohnHowarth
"T.B.D."T.B.D. stands for "Tibetan book of the dead" or "to be determined", but neither of those are said in any of the lyrics. - John Howarth
"Lakini's Juice"The singer, Ed Kowlaczyk, mentions "wine" and "water", but no "juice". And who knows where Lakini is? - newrock

New Band Names:

New Name
Why It's Better
Submitter Name
DeadAre they still playing?Opie M.

New Song Names:

Original Song Name
New Song Name
Submitter Name
"Burn My Bed""Turn My Head"Kaylie L

Literally Impossible Song Titles:

Submitter Name
"Lightning Crashes,"No. Thunder crashes but lightning strikes.Isac
"Pain Lies On The Riverside,"A riverside does not feel pain.Uni Royal
"Lightning Crashes,"No. Lighting strikes; it does not crashRich

Use a Song Title to Answer a Different Song:

Song & Band Name
Song & Band Name
"Where's Captain Kirk?," Spizzenergi"Selling The Drama," Live
"Where The Story Ends," The Fray"The River," Live
"I Alone," Live"Solitary Man," Neil Diamond
"I Alone," Live"Nobody But Me," The Human Beinz
There are additional songs titles that answer other songs available.

Remove a Letter From a Song Title:

"Lighting Crashes" originally "Lightning Crashes"
When someone drops a light bulb...
Rip Jeans
"Lightning Rashes" originally "Lightning Crashes"
Lightning can cause WORSE than rashes!
Lydia Helton
"Lightning Cashes" originally "Lightning Crashes"
Name of a quick check-cashing service, perhaps?
Lydia Helton
"Pin Lies On The Riverside" originally "Pain Lies On The Riverside"
"Pan Lies On The Riverside" originally "Pain Lies On The Riverside"

Add a Letter to a Song Title:

"Paine Lies On The Riverside" originally "Pain Lies On The Riverside "
Thomas Paine???
Rock Maninoff
"In Alone" originally "I Alone"
Yvette Bristle
"It Alone" originally "I Alone"
Yvette Bristle
"Is Alone" originally "I Alone"
"Run To The Waiter" originally "Run To The Water"
Ruby Spinel

There are additional Live song titles with a letter added available.

Change a Letter:

"Paid Lies On The Riverside" originally "Pain Lies On The Riverside"
Paying someone to lie for you?
"Call Me A Foal" originally "Call Me A Fool"
Jane C. Moore
"Call Me A Foot" originally "Call Me A Fool"
Ruby Spinel
"Call Me A Food" originally "Call Me A Fool"
Ruby Spinel
"Call Me A Foul" originally "Call Me A Fool"
Candy Welty

There are additional Live song titles with a letter changed available.

Song Parody Lyrics:

Original Song Name
Parody Song Name
Parody Author
"All Over You""Failing Chemistry"moonset87
"Heaven""As Sour As A Lemon"John Spoof
"I Alone""Buy and Buy"MooRocca
"Lightning Crashes""Computer Crashes"Simon Atwood

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

Song Name
Selling The DramaTNT cable networkOpie M.
Lightning CrashesSurge ProtectorsDaboink
Deep EnoughAmerican Well Drillers (a local co.)Rubert
FreaksMichael Jackson special promonewrock
Lightning CrashesThe Weather Channelnewrock

Bad Choices for On Hold Music:

Song Name
Pain Lies On The RiversideRiverboat Casinosnewrock
FreaksIncest Victims Helpline.Beau McClelland
What Are We Fighting For?U.S. ArmyKatie
HeavenAtheist OrganizationKatie

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

First Band/Song Name
Second Band/Song Name
New Song Name
Let Me Be The River
   Willie Nile
Let Me Be The Susquehanna River
Ashley Michelle McGowan
Why Does It Hurt When I Pee?
   Frank Zappa
All Over You
Why Does It Hurt When I Pee All Over You?
Kiss You All Over
All Over You
Kiss You All Over You
If you want to be specific...
White Lightning
   Jerry Lee Lewis
Lightning Crashes
White Lightning Crashes
There are additional Live duets that haven't been done yet available.

If Groups Combined, Their Names Might Be:

Live TV on the Radio
Live combined with TV On The Radio
Submitted By: JeReMy
Live Television
Live combined with Television
Yes, there once was a band called television (formed in the 1970s).
Submitted By: Roger
Live Wire
Live combined with Wire
Submitted By: Kurt Vile
Live Kennedys
Live combined with Dead Kennedys
Rarer than the dead ones these days
Submitted By: neptunevsmars

Misheard Lyrics:

"Lightning Crashes"
Misheard Lyrics:
I can hear it
I can see it
Original Lyrics:
I can feel it
"Selling the Drama"
Misheard Lyrics:
And to feel a flame
Original Lyrics:
And to fear a flame
"Lightning Crashes"
Misheard Lyrics:
I can fill it
Original Lyrics:
I can feel it
Misheard Lyrics:
And wore that funky bread in her hair
Original Lyrics:
And wore a funky barrette in her hair
There are additional Live misheard lyrics available.

Misheard Lyrics Stories:

"Lightning Crashes"
Misheard Lyrics:
I can hear it
Original Lyrics:
I can feel it

Story about this misheard lyric by: Cody Finke

Sounded like I CAN hear it! Literally.

There are additional Live misheard stories available.

Song Parody Fragments:

"I Alone"
Better Lyrics:
You measure these things by your bone
Original Lyrics:
And measure these things by your eyes
Submitted by: nasty

Funniest Song Lyrics:

The Funny Lyrics:
I can smell your armpits.
Why They're Funny:
Thanks for sharing, Ed.
Submitted by: Beau
The Funny Lyrics:
Puke stinks like beer.
Why They're Funny:
Yeah... what? o_O
Submitted by: Beau McClelland

Repetitive Song Lyrics:

"Bring The People Together"
The Repetitive Lyrics:
Bring the people together
Why They're Repetitive:
I sent out the invitations. Do you think that will bring them together? I guess not, because you keep telling me to bring them together over and over!
Submitted by: sXe LeXi 5X2

Nonsensical Song Lyrics:

"All Over You"
The Nonsensical Lyrics:
Our love is like water pinned down and abused for being strange.
Why They're Nonsensical:
How the hell can water be pinned down and abused? Or strange? Strange water? Was it contaminated or something? You know I really love the musical part of the song, but after listening to it so many times you have to sit down and ask yourself, 'What the hell is that guy talking about?'
Submitted by: wadded beef
The Nonsensical Lyrics:
If the mother goes to sleep with you,
will you run and tell Geraldo?
Why They're Nonsensical:
Yes, Ed was drunk when he wrote this. Still, that's no excuse for this wacky lyric.
Submitted by: Beau McClelland

Misrhymed Song Lyrics:

The Misrhymed Lyrics:
I’d be drivin' trucks my dear
I’d be skinnin’ hunted deer
Why They're Misrhymed:
Exactly how do you rhyme 'dear' with 'deer'?

[Ed's note: I have learned it is a regional dialect issue!]
Submitted by: Beau McClelland

How to Pronounce a Band Name:

"Lighve (long-i sound)
As in the adjective or adverb sense of the word, not the verb (which is pronounced with a short-i sound).
Submitted by: Alex

Song Lyrics That Mention Other Songs:

"Lightning Crashes"
The Song Lyrics:
Like a rollin' thunder chasin' the wind
Song They Mention:
"Chasin' The Wind" by Chicago
Submitted by: Mickey Dee

Songs That Open With Their Titles:

"Lightning Crashes"
Opening Lines:
Lightning crashes and a new mother cries.
Submitted by: Brian Kelly

Song Title Space Change:

"Turn My He Ad " originally "Turn My Head"
Submitted by: George Straitjacket
"Al Lover You" originally "All Over You"
Submitted by: George Straitjacket
"I Al One" originally "I Alone"
Obviously Al Bundy.
Submitted by: newrock

Band Name Anagrams:

Levi Submitted by: Joanna Whitmire
Veil Submitted by: Joanna Whitmire
Vile Submitted by: Joanna Whitmire
Evil Submitted by: Joanna Whitmire
It's their name spelt backwards!

Song Title Anagrams:

"Still Managed Her" originally "Selling The Drama"
Submitted by: Cassandra
"Smelling A Thread" originally "Selling The Drama"
Submitted by: Cassandra
"On A Lei" originally "I Alone"'d most likely find flowers!
Submitted by: Alexis
"Eolian" originally "I Alone"
relating to or arising from the action of the wind
Submitted by: Alexis
"Elk's Rap" originally "Sparkle"
Submitted by: Ruby Spinel

There are additional Live Song Title Anagrams available.

Super Long Pop Songs:

"Pillar of Davidson" Length: 6:46
The longest song on their album Throwing Copper.
Submitted by: JohnHowarth

Song Title Acrostics:

PLY: "People Like You"
Submitted by: Candy Welty

Song Title Spoonerisms:

"Pain Rise On The Liver Side" originally "Pain Lies On The Riverside"
Submitted by: Lisa Basil
"Sane Pies On The Liver Ride" originally "Pain Lies On The Riverside"
Submitted by: Ruby Spinel
"Rain Pies On The Liverside" originally "Pain Lies On The Riverside"
Submitted by: Joanna Whitmire

Lyrics Alliteration:

"White Discussion"
The Lyrics:
and as the decibels of this disenchanting discourse continue to dampen the day
excellent example of alliteration
Submitted by: Seth

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