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Band Name Origins:

  • Name originated from band frontman Paddy McAloon's mishearing of a line found in "Jackson", a Nancy Sinatra record. Submitted by: Heathcliff the Cat
  • Name originated from band frontman Paddy McAloon's mishearing of a line found in "Jackson", a Nancy Sinatra record. Submitted by: Heathcliff the Cat

Stupid Band Names:

  • Number one rule of band names: Never give your band a stupid name. Number two rule of band names: Never give your band a name which could be ridiculed in any way at all. Submitted by: Bobo

Literally Impossible Song Titles:

Song/Performer
Comment
Submitter Name
"Moon Dog,"No dogs live on the Moon.Lynne O'Leahy-Cassid

Use a Song Title to Answer a Different Song:

Song & Band Name
Song & Band Name
"Is She Really Going Out With Him?," Joe Jackson"(That's the) Mystery of Love," Prefab Sprout

Song Parody Lyrics:

Original Song Name
Parody Song Name
Parody Author
"The King Of Rock n Roll""The King Of Parodies"Fitu Petaia

Misheard Lyrics:

"King of Rock 'N' Roll"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hot dog, jumping frog, I want cookies
Original Lyrics:
Hot dog, jumping frog, Albuquerque
"King of Rock 'n' Roll"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hot dog, smoking frog, I love Turkey
Original Lyrics:
Hot dog, jumping frog, Albuquerque.
"The King of Rock and Roll"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hot dog jumping frog, I'm a gherkin
Original Lyrics:
Hot dog, jumping frog, Albuquerque
"King of Rock and Roll"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hot dog, jump in fire, I want cookie
Original Lyrics:
Hot dog, jumping frog, Albuquerque.
There are additional misheard lyrics available.

Misheard Lyrics Stories:

"The King of Rock 'n' Roll"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hot dung, jump in front, I want cookie.
Original Lyrics:
Hot dog, jumping frog, Albuquerque.

Story about this misheard lyric by: Paul Jones

I couldn't believe my ears when I heard this song for the first time. I was sure they were singing "I want cookie".

There are additional misheard stories available.

Dated Song Lyrics:

"Diana"
The Dated Lyrics:
Her eyes china blue stars - she's born that way
She tastes like apple strudel
- you can tell she does
With arms that hold swet William to her breast
I hope they're crying in their sleep
For promises they cannot keep
That's why the boys and girls love Diana
Why They're Dated:
Recorded in 1985 for the 'Protest Songs' album (which was then put in storage until '89 because it didn't seem a punchy enough follow-up to their breakthrough 'Steve McQueen' aka 'Two Wheels Good') this is one of the first pop songs about Diana. princess of Wales. Paddy seems to be after the media hype around Lady Di here. The final verse quoted almost presages the break-up of the marriage.
Submitted by: Mel
 

Song Title Space Change:

"Car Sand Girls" originally "Cars And Girls"
Submitted by: George Straitjacket

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