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Possible Misspelled Names:

These are the alternate spellings of the performer's name we've had to correct in submissions to amIright.

Young/Stills, Neal Young


There's an edge to real rock and roll. It's all that matters.
Submitted by: Northern Man
It's better to burn out than fade away.
- Neil Young

Submitted by: LucidLupin

Music Performer Nicknames:

Known informally as: The Godfather of Grunge. Submitted by: Robert D. Arndt Jr.

Known informally as: The Godfather of Grunge. Submitted by: James

Song Titles Not Used as Lyrics:

Song Name
Comments & Submitter Name
"After The Gold Rush"The title is never found in the lyrics. Probably the best known lyrics are in the various choruses, with lines like "Look at Mother Nature on the run / In the nineteen seventies." and "They were flying Mother Nature's silver seed / To a new home in the Sun." So a presumed title might be something like "Mother Nature On The Run" or "Mother Nature's Silver Seed". - The Quirkfetch Kid

New Band Names:

New Name
Why It's Better
Submitter Name
Neil Not-So-YoungHe was born in 1945. You figure it out.Danny
Neil ElderlyMore polite to say 'Elderly' than 'Old.'Larcen Tyler

New Song Names:

Original Song Name
New Song Name
Submitter Name
"After The Old Brush""After The Gold Rush"Rock Maninoff
"Burger Mountain""Sugar Mountain"Old Man Edgar Winter
"Nutmeg Girl [a song title spice change!]""Cinnamon Girl"Fiona Pear
"After The Cold Mush""After The Gold Rush"oldrock
"The Tsunamis And The Damage Done""The Needle And The Damage Done"Aaerni

There are additional new song names available.

Literally Impossible Song Titles:

Submitter Name
"Harvest Moon,"A moon can't harvest a cropJohnHowarth
"Everybody's Alone,"Most people are not.Yvette Bristle
"Sugar Mountain,"Mountains aren't made of sugar.Yvette Bristle
"Cinnamon Girl,"No girl is made of cinnamon.Lydia Helton
"Only Love Can Break Your Heart,"Men and women break hearts, not love.MOR

There are additional literally impossible song titles available.

Use a Song Title to Answer a Different Song:

Song & Band Name
Song & Band Name
"Nights On Broadway," The Bee Gees"Till The Morning Comes," Neil Young
"My Garden," Kottonmouth Kings"Harvest," Neil Young
"Where's Captain Kirk?," Spizzenergi"Rockin' In The Free World," Neil Young
"Young Girl," Gary Puckett & The Union Gap"Old Man," Neil Young
There are additional songs titles that answer other songs available.

Remove a Letter From a Song Title:

"Hear Of Gold" originally "Heart Of Gold"
The Californians did in 1848.
"After The Old Rush" originally "After The Gold Rush"
Rash Dipdock
"Rust Never Seeps (Into The Black)" originally "Rust Never Sleeps (Into The Black)"
Gretchen Q. Wieners
"A Man Needs A Mad" originally "A Man Needs A Maid"
As in Mad Magazine
"A Ma Needs A Maid" originally "A Man Needs A Maid"

There are additional song titles with a letter removed available.

Add a Letter to a Song Title:

"Told Man" originally "Old Man"
Yvette Bristle
"Mold Man" originally "Old Man"
Sounds like a name of a horror film.
"Bold Man" originally "Old Man"
"Cold Man" originally "Old Man"
"After The Gold Brush" originally "After The Gold Rush"
Rash Dipdock

There are additional song titles with a letter added available.

Change a Letter:

"Old Tan" originally "Old Man"
Candy Welty
"Old Pan" originally "Old Man"
Candy Welty
"Old Dan" originally "Old Man"
Candy Welty
"Old Mat" originally "Old Man"
Candy Welty
"The Lover" originally "The Loner"

There are additional song titles with a letter changed available.


Aug 7
a parody of "Needle and the Damage Done" by Neil Young
In today's episode, we take an old, depressing Neil Young song and address a more serious problem in the world we must all deal with: Holes in Socks caused by unruly Toenails. This is a sequel to 2009's "Is the Corned Beef and the Cabbage Done?".
YouTube: (YouTube Video)
Mar 6
a parody of "Long May You Run" by Neil Young
Story of a bad dining experience at the Sizzler's Steakhouse in Frisco. Features 2 Tire Pump solos.
YouTube: (YouTube Video)
Apr 21
a parody of "Heart of Gold" by Neil Young
Tribute to wicked gas enhanced by Tire Pump and HandFarts.
YouTube: (Video)
Apr 17
a parody of "Cinnamon Girl" by Neil Young
Enhanced by HandFart power chords.
YouTube: (Video)
Feb 21
a parody of "Needle and the Damage Done" by Neil Young
A Sicilian's viewpoint of the Irish classic.
YouTube: (Streaming Video)

Song Parody Lyrics:

Original Song Name
Parody Song Name
Parody Author
"The Restless Consumer""The Restless Canadian"G_RandomPerson
"After the Garden""After Joe Biden"G_RandomPerson
"Ohio""(More Dead - Why?) I Don't Know"Van S A'Parody
"Let's Impeach the President""Let's Expel Prime Minister"G_RandomPerson
"Rockin' In The Free World""Free From The Material World"eel deal
"Rockin' In The Free World""Free From The Material World"eel deal
"Cinnamon Girl""Schisming World"John A. Barry
"Southern Man""Northern Man"Van S A'Parody
"Ohio""Fowl Dead in Ohio"CML
"Rockin' in the Free World""Stompin' from a Freak Herd"the_conqueror_of_parodies

There are additional song parodies available.

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

Song Name
Like A HurricaneCarolina Hurricanes NHL hockey teamMark Silverman
Like A HurricaneLeaf/Snow Blowersrocky
Like A HurricaneVacuumsrocky
Like A HurricaneBlow Dryersrocky

Bad Choices for On Hold Music:

Song Name
Southern ManNational Confederate SocietyTatiana
Piece Of CrapPlumber's officeRock Maninoff
Piece Of CrapWindows Vista tech supportBill
OhioOhio Chief Medical Examiner's officeBill
Let's Impeach The PresidentThe White House Mark Silverman
There are additional on hold music ideas available.

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

First Band/Song Name
Second Band/Song Name
New Song Name
Working For The Man
   Roy Orbison
Old Man
   Neil Young
Working For The Old Man
Kareem Abdul-Montana
Don't Go Breaking My Heart
   Elton John and Kiki Dee
Heart Of Gold
   Neil Young
Don't Go Breaking My Heart Of Gold
You'll Be In My Heart
   Phil Collins
Heart Of Gold
   Neil Young
You'll Be In My Heart Of Gold
Open Your Heart
Heart Of Gold
   Neil Young
Open Your Heart Of Gold
There are additional duets that haven't been done yet available.

If Groups Combined, Their Names Might Be:

Fine Neil Young's Cannibals
Fine Young Cannibals combined with Neil Young
Submitted By: Candy Welty
Crosby, Stills, Nash, And Young
Crosby, Stills, and Nash combined with Neil Young
Another real example. I can't believe nobody thought of it. Neil Young joined the band for a short while, and then he left it, thereby restoring the band to its original name.
Submitted By: Brian Kelly
Neil Young the Giant
Neil Young combined with Young the Giant
Submitted By: Cody Finke
Neil Young Diamond
Neil Young combined with Neil Diamond
Submitted By: Robert D. Arndt Jr.

There are additional Neil Young Combined Groups that haven't been done yet available.

Misheard Lyrics:

"Heart of Gold"
Misheard Lyrics:
I’ve been searching for a carnivore.
Original Lyrics:
I've been searching for a heart of gold.
Misheard Lyrics:
Will I see you give more than I can take?
Well, I own this Harvest song.
Original Lyrics:
Will I see you give more than I can take?
Will I only harvest some?
"Harvest Moon"
Misheard Lyrics:
Just like children sweeping, we could dream this night away
Original Lyrics:
Just like children sleeping, we could dream this night away
"Cortez the Killer"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hank was just a legend.
Original Lyrics:
Hate was just a legend.
There are additional misheard lyrics available.

Misheard Lyrics Stories:

"Heart of Gold"
Misheard Lyrics:
I’ve been searching for a carnivore.
Original Lyrics:
I've been searching for a heart of gold.

Story about this misheard lyric by: Robert Wilcrest

I was listening to it in a noisy truck.

There are additional misheard stories available.

Song Parody Fragments:

"Cortez the Killer "
Better Lyrics:
Hank was just a legend

(When I was much younger and didn't grasp what this song was about, I genuinely thought Young was singing about the guitar prowess of Hank Marvin)
Original Lyrics:
Hate was just a legend
Submitted by: zippy got silly
"Needle and the damage done"
Better Lyrics:
I called up Crosby and I called up Nash,
I needed help cause I was out of hash,
gone, gone, the hash is gone
Original Lyrics:
I hit the city and I lost my band,
I watched the needle take another man,
Gone, gone, the damage done
Submitted by: Holly Harten
"Heart of Gold"
Better Lyrics:
And Sarah's gettin' some Olympic gold
Michelle's just gettin' old
Original Lyrics:
I'll keep on searchin' for a heart of gold
And I'm gettin' old
Submitted by: old

Funniest Song Lyrics:

"(You Are) Like a Hurricane"
The Funny Lyrics:
You are like a hurricane, There's calm in your eye.
Why They're Funny:
Too bad the other one was put out in that soccer riot.
Submitted by: Jay W.
The Funny Lyrics:
Even Richard Nixon has got soul...
Why They're Funny:
While Young kind of whines his way through the song, I always listen to it just to hear that one line. On top of the ironic idea of Tricky Dick having any sort of moral check, it always makes me picture him sporting an afro singing 'Purple Haze' in a nightclub.
Submitted by: Ashiri

Nonsensical Song Lyrics:

"Piece Of Crap"
The Nonsensical Lyrics:
Bought it on the phone,
then I brought it home.
I found out in the end
it was a piece of crap.
Piece of crap
Why They're Nonsensical:
How else would you determine something is a piece a crap if you don't take it home and try it out?
Submitted by: Celeste

Misrhymed Song Lyrics:

"Heart Of Gold"
The Misrhymed Lyrics:
I've been to Hollywood,I've been to Redwood
I've crossed the ocean for a heart of gold
Why They're Misrhymed:
Mr. Florio is confused- in each verse, the idea is to rhyme the first two lines with each other, not with gold, i.e I wanna live, I wanna give, etc etc heart of gold. Although I will admit trying to rhyme Hollywood with Redwood is a bit odd
Submitted by: jungle
"Heart of Gold"
The Misrhymed Lyrics:
I've been to hollywood,
I've been to Red wood,
I keep on searching for a heart of gold
Why They're Misrhymed:
The lyric should be Ive been to hollywood, I've been to Rome because the lyric should rhyme with gold not wood.
Submitted by: Mike Florio

Dated Song Lyrics:

"Lookin' For A Leader"
The Dated Lyrics:
Maybe it's Obama,
but he thinks that he's too young.
Maybe it's Colin Powell
to right what he's done wrong.
Why They're Dated:
This song came out in 2006 offering suggestions for the next President of the United States. Obama stopped thinking he was too young and successfully ran for President in 2008. He left office after two terms rendering him ineligible for a third. And Colin Powell died in 2021, so he's no longer an option either.
Submitted by: Brian Kelly
"Dreamin' Man"
The Dated Lyrics:
In the meadow dusk, I parked my Aerostar
Why They're Dated:
Although the Ford Aerostar was very popular when this song was written, few are still in use thanks to poor quality, atrocious reliability and a tendency toward severe rusting.
Submitted by: Mr. K
There are additional dated lyrics available.

Song Lyrics That Name Check Celebrities:

"From Hank to Hendrix"
The Lyrics:
From Marilyn to Madonna
I always loved your smile
Who They Mention:
Marilyn Monroe
Submitted by: Tania WYEP
"From Hank to Hendrix"
The Lyrics:
From Hank to Hendrix
I walked these streets with you
Who They Mention:
Hank Williams
Jimi Hendrix
Submitted by: Tania WYEP
There are additional celebrity lyrics available.

Song Lyrics That Mention Brand Name Products:

"I'm an Ocean"
The Lyrics:
I'm an Aerostar
Product Brand Name:
Ford Aerostar
Submitted by: Darrell Wilhelm
"This Note's For You"
The Lyrics:
Ain't singing for Miller Don't sing for Bud
Product Brand Name:
Miller, Budweiser
Submitted by: Mark Silverman
There are additional product lyrics available.

Song Lyrics That Mention Other Songs:

"Hippie Dream"
The Song Lyrics:
But the wooden ships
Were just a hippie dream
Just a hippie dream.
Song They Mention:
'Wooden Ships' by Crosby, Stills & Nash
Submitted by: Mark Silverman

Songs That Open With Their Titles:

"Lotta Love"
Opening Lines:
It's gonna take a lotta love to change the way things are
From his 1978 album Comes A Time. Nicolette Larson scored a hit with her version of this song from her debut album Nicolette, released also in 1978.
Submitted by: Joey F.
"One of These Days"
Opening Lines:
One of these days, I'm gonna sit down
Submitted by: Brian Kelly
There are additional spelling lyrics available.

Scary Song Lyrics:

"Rockin' In The Free World"
The Lyrics:
I see a woman in the night With a baby in her hand Under an old street light Near a garbage can Now she puts the kid away, and she's gone to get a hit She hates her life, and what she's done to it There's one more kid that will never go to school Never get to fall in love, never get to be cool.
Cold-hearted Neil let a baby die even though he could have saved its life.
Submitted by: Hu's On First
"Down By The River"
The Lyrics:
she can take me over the rainbow down by the river i shot my baby
this is song is about a man killing his girlfriend need i say more?
Submitted by: art

Song Title Space Change:

"Help Less" originally "Helpless"
Submitted by: Yvette Bristle
"Don't Le Tit Bring You Down" originally "Don't Let It Bring You Down"
It depends?
Submitted by: Peter
"Don't Cry Not Ears" originally "Don't Cry No Tears"
Submitted by: George Straitjacket

Band Name Anagrams:

Guy Online Submitted by: Alexis
Online Guy Submitted by: Alexis

Song Title Anagrams:

"Go Fold Earth" originally "Heart Of Gold"
A literally impossible title (but so is original!)
Submitted by: Joanna Hawthorne
"Dear Hot Golf" originally "Heart Of Gold"
Whatever kind of golf that would be!
Submitted by: Joanna Hawthorne
"Glad For Theo" originally "Heart Of Gold"
Submitted by: Joanna Hawthorne
"Theo Glad For" originally "Heart Of Gold"
What is he glad for?
Submitted by: Joanna Hawthorne
"The Flag Door" originally "Heart Of Gold"
Is it covered with flags?
Submitted by: Alexis

There are additional Song Title Anagrams available.

Real Places Mentioned in Songs:

"Heart of Gold"
The Lyrics:
I've been to Hollywood. I've been to Redwood. I crossed the ocean for a heart of gold.
Redwood National Park in California
Submitted by: Micky

Super Long Pop Songs:

"Ramada Inn" Length: 16:49
Submitted by: Evan
"Ordinary People" Length: 18:13
This song is awesome, every verse sounds like the end of the song.
Submitted by: GUILLOTINEinc

Song Title Acrostics:

HOG: "Heart Of Gold"
Submitted by: Isaac

Song Title Spoonerisms:

"Cox Bar" originally "Boxcar"
Submitted by: Marlene L. Ram
"After The Rolled Gush" originally "After The Gold Rush"
Submitted by: Lisa Basil
"Hike A Curry Lane" originally "Like A Hurricane"
Submitted by: Norman Cornelius
"Rafter The Old Gush" originally "After The Gold Rush"
Submitted by: Mercedes Morgan
"Betty Poo's Got A New Share Of Loos" originally "Betty Lou's Got A New Pair Of Shoes"
Submitted by: Elsie Greer

Upbeat Songs With Depressing Lyrics:

"Rockin' In The Free World"
The Lyrics:
Then she puts the kid away, off to score another hit,
'cause she hates her life and what's she's done with it.
And there's another child who will never go to school,
never get to fall in love, never get to be cool.
Poor kid.
Submitted by: Brian Kelly

Names as a Word Bank:

I lounge on you, o no! Submitted by: hamburger456

Performers with Handicaps:

"Red - green colourblind "
It's apparently affected his painting hobby, so he needs to ask his friends to make sure the colours don't clash.
Submitted by: dayna
"partial parasylsis"
He can't feel much in his left hand due to a childhood case of polio.
Submitted by: dayna

Movies Named After Song Titles:

"Ordinary People"
Robert Redford's 1980 film
Submitted by: Sutch

Missing Parts:

"Chrome Dreams II"
A sequel to an unreleased album.
Submitted by: JD

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