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Band Name Origins:

  • From a book on s&m culture by Michael Leigh. Submitted by: queen crimson
  • (Correction) From the book on the S&M scene by Michael Leigh. Submitted by: Werther von Goethe

Stupid Band Names:

  • If the underground was truly made out of the fabric of velvet wouldn't it make it more likely we'd have more earthquakes, landslides and quicksand then it is in reality? Submitted by: Peter

Better Off Solo?:

Name
New Career
Comments & Submitter Name
"Lou Reed""After being with Andy Warhol in the 60's, Lou Reed made a hit song "Take a walk on the Wild Side" and despite being a hit, Lou Reed actually hated it!" - Paul Warren

New Band Names:

New Name
Why It's Better
Submitter Name
Velcro UndergroundVelcro might be used in bondage.Doug Graves

Literally Impossible Song Titles:

Song/Performer
Comment
Submitter Name
"I'll Be Your Mirror,"No person is someone else's mirror.Peter
"Venus In Furs,"A planet cannot wear fur coats.Paul Bear

Use a Song Title to Answer a Different Song:

Song & Band Name
Song & Band Name
"What You Waiting For?," Gwen Stefani"I'm Waiting for the Man," The Velvet Underground
"I Want A New Drug," Huey Lewis And The News"Heroin," Velvet Underground
"Heroin," The Velvet Underground"You Really Got Me," The Kinks
"Heroin," Velvet Underground"We're Not Gonna Take It," Twisted Sister

Remove a Letter From a Song Title:

"Heron" originally "Heroin"
Raphael

Add a Letter to a Song Title:

"European Song" originally "European Son"
Janis Ian Fleming
"Sweet Janet" originally "Sweet Jane"
Pol Pot Pie
"Heroine" originally "Heroin"
Same pronunciation (strangely), but diff. meaning.
Ava Rice
"Froggy Notion" originally "Foggy Notion"
To sit on a lilypad & eat flies.
Amanda
"I'm Waiting For The Moan" originally "I'm Waiting For The Man"
oldiesfan

Change a Letter:

"European Sun" originally "European Son"
Janis Ian Fleming
"All Tomorrow's Panties" originally "All Tomorrow's Parties"
Sutch
"Some Kinda Lore" originally "Some Kinda Love"
Jessica Childress
"Foggy Lotion" originally "Foggy Notion"
Emily
"Soggy Notion" originally "Foggy Notion"
Amanda

There are additional song titles with a letter changed available.

Song Parody Lyrics:

Original Song Name
Parody Song Name
Parody Author
"Femme Fatale""Femme Mattel"Alvin Rhodes
"Venus In Furs""Genius In Furs"MarthaDTox
"White Light-White Heat""White Light-'White Heat'"John A. Barry

Bad Choices for On Hold Music:

Song Name
Company/Organization
Submittor
HeroinNarcotic;s AnonymousPrincess
I Heard Her Call My NameSchizophrenia Helplinecarly_carlz
Venus In Furs'Focus On The Family' (Christian organization)ecgwald
Sunday MorningAny Churchrentacar
White Light / White HeatDrug Addiction Hotlineikoi

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

First Band/Song Name
Second Band/Song Name
New Song Name
Submittor
He Did With Me
   Vicki Lawrence
Heroin
   Velvet Underground
He Did Heroin With Me
Sutch
Mama Tried
   The Everly Brothers
Heroin
   Velvet Underground
Mama Tried Heroin
Rocky
Addicted
   Simple Plan
Heroin
   Velvet Underground
Addicted To Heroin
Crazy Bones
Hit Me With Your Best Shot
   Pat Benatar
Heroin
   Velvet Underground
Hit Me With Your Best Shot of Heroin
Raphael
There are additional duets that haven't been done yet available.

If Groups Combined, Their Names Might Be:

Digital Velvet Underground
Digital Underground combined with Velvet Underground
It sounds wild.
Submitted By: Paul Warren
The Velvet Clash Underground
The Velvet Underground combined with The Clash
Velvet clashes with just about everything!
Submitted By: Robert Ballinger
Velvet Acid Underground Christ
Velvet Underground combined with Velvet Acid Christ
Submitted By: Lydia Helton
Velvet Under Groundhog Heaven
Velvet Underground combined with Hog Heaven
Submitted By: Gretchen Wieners

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

Misheard Lyrics:

"All Tomorrow's Parties"
Misheard Lyrics:
A handly done dress from who knows where
Original Lyrics:
A hand-me-down dress from who knows where
"Sweet Jane"
Misheard Lyrics:
Jack's on his horse and Jane is in a mess.
Original Lyrics:
Jack's in his corset, Jane is in her vest.
"Femme Fatale"
Misheard Lyrics:
She's a filthy towel
Original Lyrics:
She's a femme fatale
"Here She Comes Now"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ah, Shiva comes now, now
Shiva comes now, now
Shiva comes now-ow
Original Lyrics:
Now, if she ever comes now, now
If she ever comes now, now
If she ever comes now...
There are additional misheard lyrics available.

Misheard Lyrics Stories:

"All Tomorrow's Parties"
Misheard Lyrics:
A handly done dress from who knows where
Original Lyrics:
A hand-me-down dress from who knows where

Story about this misheard lyric by: tiama

As a kid I'd think the poor girl had to make her dresses herself (by hand / handly)

There are additional misheard stories available.

Nonsensical Song Lyrics:

"Some Kinds of Love"
The Nonsensical Lyrics:
Some kinds of love are mistaken for fishing poles.
Why They're Nonsensical:
...okay, this I will concede, however, Uncle Lou fails to specify *what* kinds of love, hence this lyric is nonsense!
Submitted by: sea cucumber
 

Songs That Open With Their Titles:

"Candy Says"
Opening Lines:
Candy says I've come to hate my body
Comments:
Submitted by: Sutch
"Jesus"
Opening Lines:
Jesus, help me find my proper place
Comments:
Submitted by: Sutch

Made Up Words in Songs:

"Heroin"
The Made Up Words:
jim-jims
Comments:
"Because when the smack begins to flow/I really don't care anymore/About all the jim-jims in this town" Given the song's druggy haze, the word fits in quite well.
Submitted by: Todd W. Zimmerman
 

Song Title Space Change:

"All To Morrow's Parties" originally "All Tomorrow's Parties"
Submitted by: Sutch
"Hero In" originally "Heroin"
Submitted by: George Straitjacket

Band Name Anagrams:

Unled Vervet Ground Submitted by: Kimberly Townsend
Vervet is a kind of African monkey.
Velvet Underdog Hunter Submitted by: Fiona Pear

Song Title Anagrams:

"Allie Parts Tomorrow" originally "All Tomorrow's Parties"
Submitted by: Sutch
"Allies Part Tomorrow" originally "All Tomorrow's Parties"
Submitted by: Sutch

Super Long Pop Songs:

"European Son" Length: 7:46
A pretty long song for the days when most songs were a little more than 3 minutes.
Submitted by: Robert Ballinger
"Heroin" Length: 7:12
A pretty long song for the days when most songs were a little more than 3 minutes.
Submitted by: Robert Ballinger
"Sister Ray" Length: 19 minutes and 31 seconds
A great song by a great band. This is one of my favorite songs by the Velvet Underground.
Submitted by: Wade Brock

Movies Named After Song Titles:

"Who Loves The Sun?"
2006 film with Lukas Haas
Submitted by: Sutch

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