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Band Name Origins:

  • The Was brothers' family name is pronounced "wAHs" not like the word "was." Everyone kept mispronouncing their names. They thought this might clear it up. Was, not was. Submitted by: Some Moron

Stupid Band Names:

  • The past tense of the verb "to be" followed by its ungrammatically-correct contradiction in parentheses? Doesn't make any sense if you ask me. Submitted by: nally

New Band Names:

New Name
Why It's Better
Submitter Name
Was (Was Not)Makes it grammatically better.Mr. Critic

New Song Names:

Original Song Name
New Song Name
Submitter Name
"Rowboat Girl""Robot Girl"Eva Cave
"Reboot Girl""Robot Girl"Eva Cave
"Swim The Ichthyosaur""Walk The Dinosaur"D. Melody Dole, MD
"Fly The Pterosaur""Walk The Dinosaur"D. Melody Dole, MD
"How The Weather Behaves""How The Heart Behaves"Mickey D.

There are additional new song names available.

Literally Impossible Song Titles:

Song/Performer
Comment
Submitter Name
"I Blew Up The United States,"How could one person do this?Yvette Bristle
"Walk The Dinosaur,"No one's done that in several million yearsoldschool

Use a Song Title to Answer a Different Song:

Song & Band Name
Song & Band Name
"What Do I Have To Do?," Stabbing Westward"Walk The Dinosaur," Was (Not Was)
"Undercover Angel," Alan O'Day"Spy In The House Of Love," Was (Not Was)
"Walk The Dinosaur," Was (Not Was)"Brontosaurus Stomp," The Piltdown Men
"Spy In The House of Love," Was (Not Was)"(I'm Watching) Every Little Move You Make," Little Peggy March
There are additional songs titles that answer other songs available.

Remove a Letter From a Song Title:

"Robot Gil" originally "Robot Girl"
Tim Panuchus
"Root Girl" originally "Robot Girl"
Tim Panuchus
"Oh, Mr. Fiction" originally "Oh, Mr. Friction"
Lauren Overstreet

Add a Letter to a Song Title:

"Walk The Dvinosaur" originally "Walk The Dinosaur"
Dvinosaur=type of prehistoric amphibian (no joke!)
Karen Smith
"Mariah Navarro" originally "Maria Navarro"
Cheryl Jordan
"Marisa Navarro" originally "Maria Navarro"
Cheryl Jordan
"Marcia Navarro" originally "Maria Navarro"
Cheryl Jordan
"Marina Navarro" originally "Maria Navarro"
Cheryl Jordan

There are additional song titles with a letter added available.

Change a Letter:

"Maria Navarre" originally "Maria Navarro"
As in Navarre Avenue, a street in New Orleans
Isac
"Oh, Mr. Fraction" originally "Oh, Mr. Friction"
The bane of student of math?
Peter
"Walt The Dinosaur" originally "Walk The Dinosaur"
Oh, so the dinosaur has a name!
Cape Canaveral Lavigne
"Marie Navarro" originally "Maria Navarro"
Cheryl Jordan
"Marla Navarro" originally "Maria Navarro"
Cheryl Jordan

There are additional song titles with a letter changed available.

Recordings:

Mar 28
a parody of "Walk The Dinosaur" by Was Not Was
Exposing the truth about Barney, the purple dinosaur, and providing a solution.
YouTube: (windows media)

Song Parody Lyrics:

Original Song Name
Parody Song Name
Parody Author
"Walk the Dinosaur""Welcome To Jurassic Park"Wild Child JIN
"Walk The Dinosaur""Killed A Whore"Joey
"Walk the Dinosaur""Stomp-Out My Drawers"Ol' John Brown

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

Song Name
Product
Submittor
Walk the Dinosaur"The Good Dinosaur" movie promosThe Nerd
Walk the DinosaurJurassic ParkThe Nerd
Walk The Dinosaur"We're Back A Dinosaurs Story" movie promos.Rex
Walk The DinosaurHolden CommodoreFranz Chong

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

First Band/Song Name
Second Band/Song Name
New Song Name
Submittor
Walk Me Down The Middle
   The Band Perry
Walk The Dinosaur
   Was (Not Was)
Walk The Dinosaur Down The Middle
Edward
This Ole House
   Rosemary Clooney
Spy In the House of Love
   Was (Not Was)
Spy In This Ole House of Love
KooKooDee
Walking My Baby Back Home
   Nat King Cole
Walk The Dinosaur
   Was (Not Was)
Walking My Baby Dinosaur Back Home
Roy R. Pryor
I Am Your Robot
   Elton John
Robot Girl
   Was Not Was
I Am Your Robot Girl
Jared
There are additional duets that haven't been done yet available.

Misheard Lyrics:

"Walk the Dinosaur"
Misheard Lyrics:
On the door, get on the floor
Everybody wants a dinosaur
Original Lyrics:
Open the door, get on the floor
Everybody walk the dinosaur.
"Walk the Dinosaur"
Misheard Lyrics:
Open the door, get on the floor
Everybody do the dinosaur.
Original Lyrics:
Open the door, get on the floor
Everybody walk the dinosaur.
"Walk The Dinosaur"
Misheard Lyrics:
Open the door, get on the floor
Everybody wants a dinosaur.
Original Lyrics:
Open the door, get on the floor
Everybody walk the dinosaur.
"Hello Operator"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hello, operator, I'll be dead on the police.
Original Lyrics:
Hello, operator, I mean dad, I mean police.
There are additional misheard lyrics available.

Misheard Lyrics Stories:

"Walk the Dinosaur"
Misheard Lyrics:
On the door, get on the floor
Everybody wants a dinosaur
Original Lyrics:
Open the door, get on the floor
Everybody walk the dinosaur.

Story about this misheard lyric by: Logan

I thought these were the actual lyrics at one time.

Funniest Song Lyrics:

"Walk The Dinosaur"
The Funny Lyrics:
Open the door, get on the floor.
Everybody kill the dinosaur!
Why They're Funny:
Uhm...you guys are kinda late for that. Dinosaurs died out millions and millions of years ago!
Submitted by: Mr. Critic
 

Nonsensical Song Lyrics:

"Walk The Dinosaur"
The Nonsensical Lyrics:
Everyone get up, get on the floor.
Everybody walk the dinosaur
Why They're Nonsensical:
Mother of pearl what was this songwriter smoking? This is the worst song lyric I've ever heard. Furthermore, dinosaurs went extinct long before people existed!
Submitted by: Celeste
 

Dated Song Lyrics:

"Walk the Dinosaur"
The Dated Lyrics:
I felt a little tired, so I watched "Miami Vice"
Why They're Dated:
What, that's still on the air somewhere?
Submitted by: rachel c
 

Song Lyrics That Name Check Celebrities:

"Mr. Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore"
The Lyrics:
Judy Collins went downsatirs with a roll of film
Who They Mention:
Judy Collins
Submitted by: Mickey D.
"I Feel Better Than James Brown"
The Lyrics:
I feel better than Janes Brown
Who They Mention:
James Brown
Submitted by: Mickey D.
There are additional celebrity lyrics available.

Song Lyrics That Mention Brand Name Products:

"Your Luck Won't Last"
The Lyrics:
Motwon Sally's got a brand new car
'82 Chevy with a backseat bar
Product Brand Name:
Chevrolet
Submitted by: Mickey D.
"In K-Mart Wardrobe"
The Lyrics:
In K-Mart wardrobe, we waltzed across the water
Product Brand Name:
K-Mart Stores
Submitted by: Mickey D.
There are additional product lyrics available.

Song Lyrics That Mention Other Songs:

"Needletooth"
The Song Lyrics:
S.O.S., S.O.S. to Needletooth
Your presence is requested
Song They Mention:
"S.O.S." by Abba
Submitted by: Mickey D.
"Maria Novarro"
The Song Lyrics:
In the city of angels, there's no mercy
And there's no tomorrow for Maria Novarro
Song They Mention:
"There's No Tomorrow" by Squeeze
Submitted by: Mickey D.
There are additional Song Lyrics That Mention Other Songs lyrics available.

Songs That Open With Their Titles:

"Hello, Dad...I'm In Jail!"
Opening Lines:
Hello, dad, I'm in jail! Hello, dad, I'm in jail! Hi, dad, I'm calling you from jail!
Comments:
Song was used in 1989's "Slaves of New York" movie.
Submitted by: Mickey D.
"Shadow and Jimmy"
Opening Lines:
Shadow and Jimmy were always yesterday's news
Comments:
Song was co-written by Elvis Costello.
Submitted by: Mickey D.
There are additional spelling lyrics available.

Made Up Words in Songs:

"Oh, Mr. Friction!"
The Made Up Words:
Hopsa hopsa Lorry, quanna quanna may, lomtali lomtalo, hey hey hey
Comments:
These "Spanish" words are such a sham.
Submitted by: Mickey D.
 

Band Name Anagrams:

At Saws Now Submitted by: Natalie Snortman
Wants A Sow Submitted by: Newt Gingpoor
As Two Swan Submitted by: Idont Haveaname
Saw (Saw Not) Submitted by: Ricky

Real Places Mentioned in Songs:

"Elvis' Rolls Royce"
The Lyrics:
Well I took a left at Parliament
And hit the pedal hard
Tipped my hat and smiled
As I passed by Scotland Yard
Why:
Parliament and Scotland Yard are business places in London, UK.
Submitted by: Mickey D.
"Elvis' Rolls Royce"
The Lyrics:
When we got to New York City
The crowd went wild, to say the least
Why:
New York City is the highest-populated city in the U.S.
Submitted by: Mickey D.
There are additional Real Places Mentioned in Songs available.

Song Title Spoonerisms:

"Jello Ad...Dime In Hail" originally "Hello Dad...I'm In Jail"
Submitted by: Penelope Beckinsale
"Jello Dad...I'm In Hail" originally "Hello Dad...I'm In Jail"
Submitted by: Penelope Beckinsale

Onomatopoeia in Lyrics:

"Walk The Dinosaur"
The Lyrics:
Boom-boom, acka-lacka-lacka-boom
Boom-boom, acka-lacka-boom-boom
Why:
Just for fun!
Submitted by: Mickey D.
 

Names as a Word Bank:

Seth saw tons o' watts Submitted by: hamburger456
Huh?

Backwards Messages:

"The Party Broke Up"
At the very beginning, David Was sang it reversibly like "needless to say that the party broke up" before the normal words.
Submitted by: Mickey D.

TV and Movies Mentioned in Lyrics:

"Walk The Dinosaur"
The Lyrics:
I felt a little tired, so I watched "Miami Vice"
Why:
It mentions the greatest TV crime drama ever - MIAMI VICE!
Submitted by: Sonny Burnette
 

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