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Band Name Origins:

  • Named after an episode from seminal BBC radio show- "The Goons" from the 1950's, written by Spike Milligan (genius). Submitted by: david tynan
  • They were named after an "Atomic Dustbin" belonging to a Goon Show (BBC Radio show) character called Neddy Seagoon (Ned) Played by the late Harry Secombe. Apparently Jonn Penney (lead singer) remebers it from his childhood as his mum was a big fan of the Goon Show. Submitted by: Lozwalker

Literally Impossible Song Titles:

Song/Performer
Comment
Submitter Name
"Grey Cell Green,"A grey cell would be.... uh, grey!Lynne O'Leahy-Cassid

Remove a Letter From a Song Title:

"Not Seeping Around" originally "Not Sleeping Around"
Lynne O'Leahy-Cassid
"No Sleeping Around" originally "Not Sleeping Around"
Lynne O'Leahy-Cassid

Add a Letter to a Song Title:

"Grey Cello Green" originally "Grey Cell Green"
Which color would suit a cello less?
Lynne O'Leahy-Cassid

Change a Letter:

"Prey Cell Green" originally "Grey Cell Green"
Sarah
"Grey Call Green" originally "Grey Cell Green"
Probably more sense than in original
Renee Sutton
"Grey Cell Greed" originally "Grey Cell Green"
Renee Sutton

Misheard Lyrics:

"Grey Cell Green"
Misheard Lyrics:
It is is Ohio, it has been found
And it's really far away.
Original Lyrics:
When your desire has been found
You'll be running far away.

Misheard Lyrics Stories:

"Grey Cell Green"
Misheard Lyrics:
It is is Ohio, it has been found
And it's really far away.
Original Lyrics:
When your desire has been found
You'll be running far away.

Story about this misheard lyric by: Bill Davis

I thought this was some kind of state song for Ohio Tourism back in the early 90s.

Repetitive Song Lyrics:

"Walking Through Syrup"
The Repetitive Lyrics:
You get an affliction,you gain an addiction
You get an affliction, you gain an addiction
You get an affliction, you gain an addiction
You get an affliction
Why They're Repetitive:
I can't believe Ned is this addicted to syrup.
Submitted by: newrock
 

Song Title Space Change:

"Not Sleeping A Round" originally "Not Sleeping Around"
Ned sleeps in squares, rectangles, triangles?
Submitted by: George Straitjacket

Band Name Spoonerisms:

Todd's Anemic Bust Den originally "Ned's Atomic Dustbin"
Submitted by: Rosie Finch

Products Bands Should Endorse Based on Their Name:

Rubbermaid Garbage Cans
A dustbin is a trash can in England.
Submitted by: britrock

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