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

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Possible Misspelled Names:

These are the alternate spellings of the performer's name we've had to correct in submissions to amIright.


Band Name Origins:

  • The name comes from a traditional song on Bob Dylan's Bootleg Series compilation. Submitted by: Jeb again
  • jakob posted on the band' site saying that they came up with "the wallflowers" after sitting around the dinner table. it was basically the only name that nobody hated. he said it was hard enough for 5 people to decide what to order, let alone choose a name that they'd have for the rest of the band's career. another popular theory around is that while the guys were at a photoshoot, they were pretty shy, standing off to the side. the photographer made a comment saying how they looked like a bunch of wallflowers. however, jakob's said that's incorrect and that it's all in the dinner theory. Submitted by: Louise

Literally Impossible Song Titles:

Submitter Name
"Invisible City,"You can see a city, so it is not invisibleRich
"Some Flowers Bloom Dead,"If a flower blooms, it's clearly alive, not deadRich
"6th Avenue Heartache,"Paved roads don't have hearts to ache.Peter

Use a Song Title to Answer a Different Song:

Song & Band Name
Song & Band Name
"Change," Tears For Fears"The Difference," The Wallflowers
"Sleepwalker," The Wallflowers"The Somnambulist," XTC
"6th Avenue Heartache," The Wallflowers"10th Avenue Freezeout," Bruce Springsteen

Remove a Letter From a Song Title:

"6th Venue Heartache" originally "6th Avenue Heartache"
Carlito Syrichta
"On Headlight" originally "One Headlight"
What extraneous thing/substance is on headlight?
Christina Caraway
"Tree Marlenas" originally "Three Marlenas"
Clara Suzette Bartilson

Add a Letter to a Song Title:

"Zone Headlight" originally "One Headlight"
Christina Caraway
"Tone Headlight" originally "One Headlight"
How does one tone a headlight?
Christina Caraway
"Hone Headlight" originally "One Headlight"
As in hone one's skills at headlight adjustment?
Christina Caraway
"Done Headlight" originally "One Headlight"
Saying one has done headlight (repairs) before?
Christina Caraway
"Lone Headlight" originally "One Headlight"
On a car with other headlight burned out?
Christina Caraway

There are additional song titles with a letter added available.

Change a Letter:

"Owe Headlight" originally "One Headlight"
To whom is a headlight owed?
Christy Blanchard
"Three Marlenes" originally "Three Marlenas"
Dietrich is one, but what about the other two?
Professor Sumac

Song Parody Lyrics:

Original Song Name
Parody Song Name
Parody Author
"Three Marlenas""Three Quarter Notes"John A. Barry
"One Headlight""One In Christ"Weird Bob Schnautz
"God Says Nothing Back""God Gave Something Back"Royce Miller
"The Difference""The Fish Sticks"Tokusou Sentai Blessranger
"Three Marlenas""Three Martinis"John A. Barry
"One Headlight""First Song"L. Mike
"6th Avenue Heartache""6th Avenue Crotchache"Paul Wooten
"6th Avenue Heartache""Amiright Is Real Great"Mikey F
"One Headlight""My Website"Mikey F
"Heroes""Zeroes"Malcolm Higgins

There are additional song parodies available.

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

Song Name
One HeadlightCar Repair ShopEd

Bad Choices for On Hold Music:

Song Name
One HeadlightDrug Abuse HotlineWesley
SleepwalkerSleep Disturbance ClinicEd

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

First Band/Song Name
Second Band/Song Name
New Song Name
   Taylor Swift
   The Wallflowers
Plural form of the first song's title
Stu L. Pigeon
Blinded By The Light
   Manfred Mann's Earth Band
One Headlight
   The Wallflowers
Blinded By One Headlight
Positively 4th Street
   Bob Dylan
6th Avenue Heartache
   The Wallflowers
Positively 6th Avenue Heartache
Father and son (Bob and Jakob) together!
Martha Hankins
   The Wallflowers
Unsung Heroes
From our war to yours.
There are additional duets that haven't been done yet available.

If Groups Combined, Their Names Might Be:

Hothouse Wallflowers
Hothouse Flowers combined with The Wallflowers
Submitted By: Opie M.
The Paul Wall Flowers
Paul Wall combined with The Wallflowers
Submitted By: Lou
Bedroom Wallflowers
Bedroom Walls combined with The Wallflowers
Submitted By: Lefty Lucy
The Velvet Wallflowers
Velvet Revolver combined with The Wallflowers
Off the top of my head.
Submitted By: Alex

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

Misheard Lyrics:

"6th Avenue Heartache"
Misheard Lyrics:
And now it's stung me in
Original Lyrics:
And now it's drawn me in
"6th Avenue Heartache"
Misheard Lyrics:
Silently, the shots ring out
A string of crime, screens on loud
Sunday steam, like silly hats in dreams
Original Lyrics:
Sirens ring, the shots ring out
A stranger cries, screams out loud
Subway steam, like silhouettes in dreams
"One Headlight"
Misheard Lyrics:
We can drive it, oh
In warm daylight
Original Lyrics:
We can drive it home
With one headlight
"One Headlight"
Misheard Lyrics:
In Wildin' Lane
Original Lyrics:
With one headlight.
There are additional misheard lyrics available.

Misheard Lyrics Stories:

"6th Avenue Heartache"
Misheard Lyrics:
And now it's stung me in
Original Lyrics:
And now it's drawn me in

Story about this misheard lyric by: Cody Finke

I thought they could have been stung by a bee!

There are additional misheard stories available.

Repetitive Song Lyrics:

"The Only Difference"
The Repetitive Lyrics:
The only difference that I see
Is you are exactly the same as you used to be
Why They're Repetitive:
And you sing the exact same lyrics as your daddy did, Jakob
Submitted by: folk

Nonsensical Song Lyrics:

"One Headlight"
The Nonsensical Lyrics:
I turn the engine but the engine doesn't turn
Why They're Nonsensical:
Jake, dude: just because you're Bob Dylan's kid, don't tell me you don't know that you turn the key, not the engine, of a vehicle. Celebrity kids...g whiz!
Submitted by: Jason Reeher
"The Difference"
The Nonsensical Lyrics:
The only difference
That I see
Is you are exactly the same
As you used to be
Why They're Nonsensical:
Huh?! I'm baffled by is that a difference? It's actually kinda funny to some extent.
Submitted by: Brandon
There are additional nonsensical lyrics available.

Song Lyrics That Name Check Celebrities:

The Lyrics:
Cupid don't draw back your bow, Sam Cooke didn't know what I know.
Who They Mention:
singer Sam Cooke
Submitted by: Edward

Song Title Space Change:

"One Head Light" originally "One Headlight"
Another head heavy
Submitted by: Alison Runyon

Band Name Anagrams:

Tell Flasher 'Wow' Submitted by: Lefty Lucy
Well Father Lows Submitted by: Lefty Lucy
Waterfowl Shell Submitted by: Rhonda Hindle
Sell What Flower? Submitted by: Alexis
Wash Floret Well Submitted by: Alexis
floret = a small flower

There are additional Band Name Anagrams available.

Song Title Anagrams:

"Do The Healing" originally "One Headlight"
Submitted by: Alexis
"The Real Namers" originally "Three Marlenas"
Submitted by: Alexis
"Marlene's Heart" originally "Three Marlenas"
Submitted by: Alexis
"There's Ram Lane" originally "Three Marlenas"
Submitted by: Megan Tereon
"Arm Three Lanes" originally "Three Marlenas"
Submitted by: Megan Tereon

There are additional Song Title Anagrams available.

Song Title Acrostics:

OH: "One Headlight"
Submitted by: Brian Kelly

Song Title Spoonerisms:

"One Lead Height" originally "One Headlight"
Submitted by: Preacher that likes Nicole
"Hun Lead Wight" originally "One Headlight"
Submitted by: Preacher that likes Nicole

Missing Parts:

"6th Avenue Heartache"
No heartaches on 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, or 5th Ave?
Submitted by: JC Foster

TV and Movies Mentioned in Lyrics:

"One Headlight"
The Lyrics:
She said it's cold, it feels like "Independence Day."
They mention the movie "Independence Day".
Submitted by: hamburger456

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