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Band Name Origins:

  • Since they did heavy metal they called half of the name Knife.Because they were girls, they picked shonen when they put the both together, the name was shonen knife Submitted by: Daniel
  • I have a fanzine where Shonen Knife were interviewed. The girls were in school and decided to form a band. The thing of it is, none of them could play an instrument. Anyway, they got instruments and then went about the task of naming themselves. One if the girls turned around in class and saw a boy with a pocket knife and asked him what kind of knife it was. He replied, "it is a 'Shonen' knife." She then thought it (shonen knife) would be a good name for the band. The other girls loved it as well, and the rest is history. Submitted by: Brian

Literally Impossible Song Titles:

Song/Performer
Comment
Submitter Name
"I Am A Cat,"People aren't cats.Yvette Bristle
"Queen of Darkness,"Darkness is not a monarchy.Tommy
"Riding On The Rocket,"You ride IN a rocket, not on it.Pete Worst

Use a Song Title to Answer a Different Song:

Song & Band Name
Song & Band Name
"I Am A Cat," Shonen Knife"She Knows," Thin Lizzy
"I Am A Cat," Shonen Knife"Draggin' My Tail," Eric Clapton
"I Am A Cat," Shonen Knife"Paper Tiger," Sue Thompson
"I Am A Cat," Shonen Knife"Eye Of The Tiger," Survivor
There are additional songs titles that answer other songs available.

Remove a Letter From a Song Title:

"Devil Hose" originally "Devil House"
Must spray fire.
Peter
"Evil House" originally "Devil House"
Carla Jorgensen

Add a Letter to a Song Title:

"Inspect Collector" originally "Insect Collector"
Now "collector" is direct object of a verb.
Hilary Nevis
"I Arm A Cat" originally "I Am A Cat"
Watch out for sharpshooting pussy!
Duncan Moore
"I Am A Coat" originally "I Am A Cat"
Duncan Moore
"I Am A Cart" originally "I Am A Cat"
Duncan Moore
"Raiding On The Rocket" originally "Riding On The Rocket"
Smelma Pitz

Change a Letter:

"Hiding On The Rocket" originally "Riding On The Rocket"
Carla Jorgensen
"Riding On The Pocket" originally "Riding On The Rocket"
Carla Jorgensen
"Faith Heaper" originally "Faith Healer"
Carla Jorgensen
"Faith Dealer" originally "Faith Healer"
Carla Jorgensen

Song Parody Lyrics:

Original Song Name
Parody Song Name
Parody Author
"Insect Collector""Underwear Collector"Stinger
"Buttercup: I'm a Super Girl""Mr President - the Super Man"Composer-Conductor

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

Song Name
Product
Submittor
Riding On The RocketNASA/Space Campnewave

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

First Band/Song Name
Second Band/Song Name
New Song Name
Submittor
Riding On The Rocket
   Shonen Knife
Rocket Man
   Elton John
Riding On The Rocket Man
The truth is out!!! Elton really does love women, as long as they're Japanese.
Morton

If Groups Combined, Their Names Might Be:

Jagged Shonen Knife Edge
Jagged Edge combined with Shonen Knife
Submitted By: Alanis More Upset
Steely Dan Knife
Steely Dan combined with Shonen Knife
Submitted By: Raphael
Bowie Knife
David Bowie combined with Shonen Knife
Submitted By: Roc
Shonen Knife Stabbing Westward
Shonen Knife combined with Stabbing Westward
Submitted By: Ava Murphy

Misheard Lyrics:

"Devil House"
Misheard Lyrics:
Time warp times three
Original Lyrics:
Time warp, time trip
"Bear Up Bison"
Misheard Lyrics:
We're only making purple
Jam daddy, daddy, daddy bison.
Original Lyrics:
We're only making plans for
Da, da, dirty, dirty bison.
"Faith Healer"
Misheard Lyrics:
And trusting in the family dog.
Original Lyrics:
And trusting in the palm reader.
"Faith Healer"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sure been me so I will hear
While I am so we can hear
Banging shoes remind me above shashez ho
Wax love being
So I need the work you've done
This will be a devil staff
Rub my hands with a for to read between the lines
Like you do
Dealing with a faith healer and trust him in the family dirt
Now is a time with mastadons
When the healer's no round arm
When he talks love to you now as it was coo
Show you how
You a wonderful nothing new
The faith healer can lose his cool
She rice squeeze and one grows down, she's in the wrong
Seen through you
It's the wrong coat town, she's in the wrong
Dealing with a faith healer and trust him in the family dirt.
Original Lyrics:
Shoving me so I will hear
While I am so weak I kneel
Begging she'll remind me
But she says few words not free
So I leave the drafty tent
This will be a ten well spent
Rub my hands with effort to read
Between the lines...like you do
Dealing with the faith healer
And trusting in the palm reader
Now is the time we must get on
When the healer's not around
Let me talk love to you know
As if I could show you how
You are wonderful but nothing new
The faith healer can do this too
She arrives with warrant to close you down
She's been around, sees through you
With a warrant to close you down, she's been around
Dealing with the faith healer
And trusting in the palm reader.
There are additional misheard lyrics available.

Dated Song Lyrics:

"Riding On The Rocket"
The Dated Lyrics:
Mercury, Venus, Jupiter, Saturn, Mars
Uranus, Neptune, Pluto and planet Earth.
Why They're Dated:
This was released way before Pluto was deplanetized.
Submitted by: shepop
 

Song Title Space Change:

"Devil Ho Use" originally "Devil House"
Submitted by: Hannah Bullecter
"De Vil House" originally "Devil House"
Keep Dalmatians away from there!
Submitted by: Doug Wells

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