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Album cover parody of Marquee Moon by Television
Parody album cover
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Stupid Band Names:

  • The name makes it virtually impossible to look up any information about this group. Any search you do by their name will bring up a vast number of hits for "Television", in which any that actually pertain to the group will be hopelessly buried. Submitted by: Gail McFarland

Add a Letter to a Song Title:

"Seed No Evil" originally "See No Evil"
Tara Gilmer
"See No Devil" originally "See No Evil"
Sutch
"Seen No Evil" originally "See No Evil"
Sutch
"Seek No Evil" originally "See No Evil"
Sutch

Change a Letter:

"Set No Evil" originally "See No Evil"
Cheese

Song Parody Lyrics:

Original Song Name
Parody Song Name
Parody Author
"Foxhole""Freeman"Julien Peter Benney

If Groups Combined, Their Names Might Be:

Network Television
The Network combined with Television
Submitted By: Opie M.
Bruce's Television Channel
Bruce Channel combined with Television
Submitted By: Candy Welty
Katrina And The Television Waves
Katrina And The Waves combined with Television
Submitted By: Candy Welty
Brownsville Television Station
Brownsville Station combined with Television
Submitted By: Candy Welty

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

Misheard Lyrics:

"Marquee Moon"
Misheard Lyrics:
A smoke to a man down at the tracks.
And I asked him how he don't go mad.
He said looking to you.
Original Lyrics:
I spoke to a man down at the tracks.
And I asked him how he don't go mad.
He said look here junior.
"Marquee Moon"
Misheard Lyrics:
Outside beneath the mucky moon
Original Lyrics:
Outside beneath the marquee moon
"Venus"
Misheard Lyrics:
I fell sideways laughing, with a friend and Anastasia.
Original Lyrics:
I fell sideways laughing, with a friend from many stages.
"See No Evil"
Misheard Lyrics:
I want to get through the road
Made out of ocean.
or
I want to get through the coast
Made up of old friends.
Original Lyrics:
I want a nice little boat
Made out of ocean.
There are additional Television misheard lyrics available.

Misheard Lyrics Stories:

"Marquee Moon"
Misheard Lyrics:
A smoke to a man down at the tracks.
And I asked him how he don't go mad.
He said looking to you.
Original Lyrics:
I spoke to a man down at the tracks.
And I asked him how he don't go mad.
He said look here junior.

Story about this misheard lyric by: Wisnu Aji

This song originally lasting at 9 minutes and 58 seconds. However, the CD re-releases have the full 10 minutes and 47 seconds version of the take. Making it the very longest guitar riff instrumental section ever in Rock history that didn't done by many Pop musicians and one of many longest songs received airplay from popular radio stations. It also making this song as the very most influencial record of all time where bands from the next generation who playing various Rock music genres like Grunge, Heavy Metal, Punk Rock, Alternative Rock, Indie Rock, New Wave, Pop Rock, and other genres were influenced by this song. With its lyrics were about the life of urbanity that at the time were growing, "Marquee Moon" become major changes on the music industry by building a genre in Rock Music. For the lyrical content of this song, Tom Verlaine, the main songwriter of this song and lead singer of this band, originally sing this song with the English second-person pronoun. However, the original lyrics of this song does not wrote that although Tom Verlaine was nearly-perfect to sing "you" at the second verse of this song. About this song: "Marquee Moon" is track #4 on their debut studio album, "Marquee Moon", released on 8 February 1977. Although never reaching the highest position of Billboard's Pop Chart, the album and this song were ultimately received critical acclaim from music critics and success in the UK Chart. The album was reaching #28 on that country's albums chart while this song was reaching #30 on that country's singles chart. There, "Marquee Moon" was released as a single on 1 April 1977. Its first pressing was as a 12-inch single only, limited to 25,000 copies, with this song in stereo on one side and in mono on the other side. Subsequent pressings of the single were as a 7" single, with this song's part one as the A-side and the rest of this song as the B-side. Each of this song's three verses begins with a double-stopped guitar intro before Billy Ficca's drums come in, and after the second chorus Richard Lloyd plays a brief guitar solo. After the third chorus, there is Tom Verlaine's longer solo, based on a Jazz-like mixolydian scale, that lasts for the entire second half of this song. In their performance, sometimes they extending this song to as long as fifteen minutes. "Marquee Moon" was also reaching #381 on Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Songs of All Time in 2004. The guitar bridge from this song is quoted by the 1996 song, "You Bowed Down", by English Rock singer Elvis Costello.

Band Name Anagrams:

Tie On Elvis Submitted by: Natasha Bly
Elvis In Toe Submitted by: Natasha Bly
Tin Silo, Eve Submitted by: Boy George Michael Jackson Mississippi River Banks
Vise On Tile Submitted by: Brown Ant
Sit, Lion Eve! Submitted by: Quyjibo
whatever...

There are additional Television Band Name Anagrams available.

Song Title Anagrams:

"Eel On Vise" originally "See No Evil"
Submitted by: Yvette Bristle
"Sleeve Ion" originally "See No Evil"
Submitted by: Yvette Bristle
"Even I Lose" originally "See No Evil"
Submitted by: Yvette Bristle
"See No Veil" originally "See No Evil"
Submitted by: Yvette Bristle
"I Even Sole" originally "See No Evil"
Submitted by: Yvette Bristle

There are additional Television Song Title Anagrams available.

Super Long Pop Songs:

"Marquee Moon" Length: 9:58 (original), 10:40 (re-issue)
Rumor has it that member Richard Hall was forced to quit the band because he didn't have the skill nessescary to play it, once the song became complex enough
Submitted by: Ra'akone

Song Title Spoonerisms:

"See Knee Oval" originally "See No Evil"
Submitted by: Margo Gram

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