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Literally Impossible Song Titles:

Song/Performer
Comment
Submitter Name
"I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles),"That's one long person!Larcen Tyler

Use a Song Title to Answer a Different Song:

Song & Band Name
Song & Band Name
"How Far?," Martina McBride"I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)," The Proclaimers
"24 Hours From Tulsa," Gene Pitney"I'm On My Way," Proclaimers
"These Arms Of Mine," The Proclaimers"Open Arms," Journey
"I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)," The Proclaimers"500 Miles Away From Home," Bobby Bare

Remove a Letter From a Song Title:

"I'm Gonna Be (500 Mils)" originally "I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)"
500 mils = only half an inch!
Mermaid's Pedicurist

Add a Letter to a Song Title:

"I'm Gonna Bet (500 Miles)" originally "I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)"
Cindy
"I'm Gonna Be (500 Smiles)" originally "I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)"
Mermaid's Pedicurist
"I'm Gonna Beg (500 Miles)" originally "I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)"
hamburger456

Change a Letter:

"I'm Gonna Be (500 Files)" originally "I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)"
Jen

Recordings:

May 16
a parody of "I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)" by The Proclaimers
Updated version of a song I did earlier this season. GO SHARKS!!! BEAT THE CANUCKS!!!
youtube: (youtube video)
Sep 27
a parody of "I'm gonna be (500 miles)" by The Proclaimers
this song commemorates the 20th season of the San Jose Sharks and the loyalty of its fan base.
youtube.com: (windows media)

Song Parody Lyrics:

Original Song Name
Parody Song Name
Parody Author
"I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)""Pokemon Go (500 Miles)"AznSensazn
"I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)""Annabel Lee"Ogi
"I Would Walk 500 Miles""I Would Pay 500 Grand"Onslaught
"I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)""Road Trip"Abbott Skelding
"500 Miles""100 Songs"Mark Scotti
"(I'm Gonna Be) 500 Miles""(I'm an MP) 500 Pounds"Phil Alexander
"I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)""The Layoff Song (500 Slips)"Albert Navarro
"500 Miles""500 Tiles"Tannis Hill
"I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)""I'm Gonna Ride (540 Miles)"Leo Keough
"I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)""Ode to the Dalai Lama"Black Daria

There are additional song parodies available.

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

Song Name
Product
Submittor
I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)New BalanceDoubleH
I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)Molson Canadianmaverick_hunter_17

Bad Choices for On Hold Music:

Song Name
Company/Organization
Submittor
I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)Auto Insurance Claims LineSisterGirl

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

First Band/Song Name
Second Band/Song Name
New Song Name
Submittor
I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)
   The Proclaimers
A Million Miles Away
   The Plimsouls
(I'm Gonna Be) A Million 500 Miles Away
That's pretty far, especially the 500 extra miles!
Josh
I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)
   The Proclaimers
A Thousand Miles
   Vanessa Carlton
I'm Gonna Be (1,500 Miles)
...Just to be the man who walks 3000 miles and fall down at your door. Whew!
Ed
I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)
   The Proclaimers
I Can See For Miles
   The Who
I'm Gonna Be Seeing For 500 Miles
Roger Daltrey must have X-ray vision.
The Aussie Occa

Misheard Lyrics:

"I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Stick it up ya
Original Lyrics:
Da da da da
"I Will Walk 500 Miles"
Misheard Lyrics:
Just to be the man who walks five thousand miles to fall down at your door
Original Lyrics:
Just to be the man who walks a thousand miles to fall down at your door
"I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Bobby Davro Bobby Davro
Original Lyrics:
Da da da da
"I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)"
Misheard Lyrics:
When I throw up, well you know I'm gonna be,I'm gonna be the man that throws up next to you.
Original Lyrics:
And if I haver
Yeah, I know I'm gonna be
I'm gonna be the man who's havering to you.
There are additional misheard lyrics available.

Misheard Lyrics Stories:

"I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Stick it up ya
Original Lyrics:
Da da da da

Story about this misheard lyric by: Brent

At a party one one night at my auntys when i was a child, would be going back 12+ years and they were all drunk and had a hired karaoke machine and she started singing "stick it up ya" and i though no that couldnt be the real lyric and it wasnt. it was da da da da never forgoten it to this day

There are additional Proclaimers misheard stories available.

Repetitive Song Lyrics:

"I'm Gonna Be (1,000 Miles)"
The Repetitive Lyrics:
I would walk 500 miles
and I would walk 500 more
just to be the man who walked
1,000 miles to get right at your door.
Why They're Repetitive:
I think we get the idea that the boys in this group would do just about anything to get the girl that they love. There's no need to repeat it 20 times.
Submitted by: Celeste
"Oh Jean"
The Repetitive Lyrics:
Love her I love her.
Love her I love her.
Love her I love her.
Love her I love her.
Why They're Repetitive:
More I love hers than that, about 2 minutes of it!
Submitted by: Fenny

Nonsensical Song Lyrics:

"I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)"
The Nonsensical Lyrics:
And if I haver,
I'm gonna be the man who's havering next to you.
Why They're Nonsensical:
This might seem nonsensical to many people, since 'haver' (pronounced with a long 'A' sound) is not too common a word. But it is a scottish word that means to talk foolishly (which makes perfect sense since this band is from Scotland), especially about nonsense. So maybe it is a bit nonsensical.
Submitted by: Susan
 

Band Name Anagrams:

So, Permit Rachel Submitted by: Alexis
Permit her to do what?
Replace Rimshot Submitted by: Alexis
Relocate Shrimp Submitted by: American Idle
Polite Charmers Submitted by: American Idle
Primrose Chalet Submitted by: American Idle

There are additional Band Name Anagrams available.

Real Places Mentioned in Songs:

"Letter from America"
The Lyrics:
When you go will you send back
A letter from America?
Take a look up the railtrack
From Miami to Canada
[...] The way you felt the day you sailed
From Wester ross to Nova Scotia
[...] Lochaber no more
Sutherland no more
Lewis no more
Skye no more
[...]
Bathgate no more
Linwood no more
Methil no more
Irvine no more
Why:
America, Miami, Canada and Nova Scotia, and the Scottish places of Lochaber, Sutherland, Lewis, (the Isle of) Skye, Bathgate, Linwood, Methil and Irvine. The song is about Scottish emigrants to the North America.
Submitted by: Dave
 

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