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This is the most recent information about Tom Waits that has been submitted to amIright. If we have more information about Tom Waits, then we provide a link to the section where it appears (the actual page whenever possible).

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Jokes:

Who would win in a fight between Superman and Goku? Tom Waits.
Submitted by: Alice
TOM WAITS FOR NO MAN

Submitted by: LucidLupin

Stupid Band Names:

  • It's his real name (actually, Tom is short for Thomas, but that's beside the point), but it could also be a complete sentence! Submitted by: Kelly

Weird Names of Music Performer's Children:

  • Kelliesimone - An interesting choice to merge two names that would otherwise be separated. Submitted by: Eric Andrews

Singers Who Act:

Notable Acting Credits
Comments & Submitter Name
"Coffee and Cigarettes, Domino"Great acting, played parts that fit him well - Jeffrey DeVilliers

Literally Impossible Song Titles:

Song/Performer
Comment
Submitter Name
"The Piano Has Been Drinking,"A piano isn't alive, therefore it can't drink.Isac
"All The World Is Green,"Much of the world is not green.Yvette Bristle
"Yesterday Is Here,"Yesterday is gone. Today is here.Yvette Bristle
"The Piano Has Been Drinking,"And where is its mouth? 'Nuff said!Lou Quilson

Use a Song Title to Answer a Different Song:

Song & Band Name
Song & Band Name
"Rock And Roll Band," Boston"Ol' 55," Tom Waits
"Never Grow Up," Taylor Swift"I Don't Want To Grow Up," Tom Waits
"National Talk Like A Pirate Day," Lambchop"Shiver Me Timbers," Tom Waits
"You Won't See Me," The Beatles"I'll Be Gone," Tom Waits
There are additional songs titles that answer other songs available.

Remove a Letter From a Song Title:

"Rome Is Bleeding" originally "Romeo Is Bleeding"
Natasha Bly
"Romo Is Bleeding" originally "Romeo Is Bleeding"
Sutch
"Down Here By The Train" originally "Down There By The Train"
Sheila Koffel
"Shiver Me Timers" originally "Shiver Me Timbers"
Karen Smith
"Down There By The Rain" originally "Down There By The Train"
Rachel

Add a Letter to a Song Title:

"Down There Buy The Train" originally "Down There By The Train"
Pronunciation the same; different meaning.
Karen Smith
"Drown There By The Train" originally "Down There By The Train"
Peter
"Sinus Of My Father" originally "Sins Of My Father"
Doug Graves
"Sins Of My Feather" originally "Sins Of My Father"
Doug Graves

Change a Letter:

"Dawn There By The Train" originally "Down There By The Train"
Sheila Koffel
"Down There By The Brain" originally "Down There By The Train"
Sheila Koffel
"Down There By The Grain" originally "Down There By The Train"
Sheila Koffel
"Down There By The Drain" originally "Down There By The Train"
Sheila Koffel
"Down There By The Trail" originally "Down There By The Train"
Sheila Koffel

There are additional song titles with a letter changed available.

Song Parody Lyrics:

Original Song Name
Parody Song Name
Parody Author
"Green Grass""Graveyard Site"Johnny Nguyen
"Heigh-Ho (The Dwarfs Marching Song)""My Hos (A Pimp's Peacock Song)"Robert D. Arndt Jr.
"In the Neighborhood""In America"Jaykob Walson
"Chocolate Jesus""Republican Humor"aRoT
"Martha""Mothra"Blaydeman
"Bad As Me""Puberty"Abbott Skelding
"Heigh-Ho (Dwarfs' Marching Song)""Oink-Oh! (Pig Slopping Song)"Agrimorfee
"Hang on St. Christopher""That's Not My Signature"the_conqueror_of_parodies
"A Little Drop Of Poison""I Wish That I Was Buoyant"Matthias
"Ol' '55""Broke CD Drive"Chris Pollman

There are additional song parodies available.

Bad Choices for On Hold Music:

Song Name
Company/Organization
Submittor
Earth Died ScreamingEnvironmental Protection AgencyGreg Boize

If Groups Combined, Their Names Might Be:

Tom Petty Waits
Tom Petty combined with Tom Waits
What does he wait for?
Submitted By: Butch
Tom Waits 28 Days
Tom Waits combined with 28 Days
Submitted By: Gretchen Wieners
Tom Waits Four Seasons
Tom Waits combined with Four Seasons
Submitted By: Gretchen Wieners
Tom Waits 10 Years
Tom Waits combined with 10 Years
Sounds like "Time waits 10 years"
Submitted By: Gretchen Wieners

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

Misheard Lyrics:

"Sixteen Shells from a Thirty-Ought-Six"
Misheard Lyrics:
Gonna will you into killing
Original Lyrics:
Gonna whittle you into kindling.
"New Coat of Paint"
Misheard Lyrics:
Less butter new coat of paint
On this lonesome old town
Original Lyrics:
Let's put a new coat of paint
On this lonesome old town
"Heartattack and Vine"
Misheard Lyrics:
all the tekken time
Original Lyrics:
on heartattack and vine.
"Little Drop of Poison"
Misheard Lyrics:
They all have ways
To make you pee.
Original Lyrics:
They all have ways
To make you pay.
There are additional misheard lyrics available.

Misheard Lyrics Stories:

"New Coat of Paint"
Misheard Lyrics:
Less butter new coat of paint
On this lonesome old town
Original Lyrics:
Let's put a new coat of paint
On this lonesome old town

Story about this misheard lyric by: TrashcanMan

My sister actually misheard this one, now I can't unhear it.

There are additional misheard stories available.

Song Lyrics That Name Check Celebrities:

"Christmas Card from a Hooker in Minneapolis"
The Lyrics:
and I still have that record
of Little Anthony & the Imperials
but someone stole my record player
now how do you like that?
Who They Mention:
Little Anthony & the Imperials
Submitted by: Tania WYEP
"A Sweet Little Bullet from a Pretty Blue Gun"
The Lyrics:
I'd rather die before I wake like Marilyn Monroe,
And you can throw my dreams out in the street
Who They Mention:
Marilyn Monroe
Submitted by: Tania WYEP

Song Title Space Change:

"I'll Beg One" originally "I'll Be Gone"
Submitted by: Yvette Bristle
"Ill Be Gone" originally "I'll Be Gone"
Submitted by: Yvette Bristle
"Big Black Maria H." originally "Big Black Mariah"
Submitted by: Cheryl Jordan
"Big Black Maria H." originally "Big Black Mariah"
Submitted by: Cheryl Jordan
"In No Cent When You Dream" originally "Innocent When You Dream "
Are we in dollars?
Submitted by: George Straitjacket

Band Name Anagrams:

Most Wait Submitted by: Kirsten Abercrombie
Atom's Wit Submitted by: Karen Smith
Remarkable for a mere atom to have wit!

Super Short Pop Songs:

"Frank's Wild Years" Length: 1:34
One of Tom Wait's "story" songs where the lyrics are spoken
Submitted by: Ra'akone

Song Title Spoonerisms:

"Town Down Train" originally "Downtown Train"
Submitted by: Sutch

Movies Named After Song Titles:

"Romeo Is Bleeding"
1993 film with Gary Oldman & Lena Olin
Submitted by: Sutch

Other Artists:

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