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May 3
Return of OWN-Week 7 -"Old Town Road"(Lil Nas X)

This week we're taking a look at the popular "Country?" / "Rap?" song "Old Town Road" performed by the 20-year-old Lil Nas X and his buddy Billy Ray Cyrus who hasn't been relevant in 20 years! Due = 5-10-2019 (Comments & Parodies)

Apr 26
Return of O.W.N. - Week 6 - "Sunflower"

This week we're taking a look at a great song from one of the best animated movies of 2018 - "Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse" (Comments & Parodies)

Apr 19
Return of O.W.N. - Week 5 = "Hold Me Tight"

This week we're discovering the little talked about classic rock band from the U.K. called "The Beatles". Don't know why they decided to name themselves after a bunch of bugs but maybe Papa Roach knows... This is a classic Beatles number but has only been parodied twice so far on (Maybe we'll find out why) (Comments & Parodies)

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Same Title, Different Song -> Latest Entries

"Delia's Gone" by Al Stewart

Delia's gone
And the days they run so slow
Submitted by: Isac

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Singers Who Act -> Latest Entries

Harry Belafonte appeared in: PB&J Otter
He is the voice of the ice moose in the Christmas special "The Ice Moose"
Submitted By: Brionna Secret
Idina Menzel appeared in: Disney's Frozen
She is the voice of Princess Elsa
Submitted By: Jayne

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Celebrities Who Sing -> Latest Entries

Martin Short performed: Various songs from "The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot about That", also several talk shows
Martin Short voices the title character in that PBS Kids show. As the Cat in the Hat, he can sing really good. The best example is the meerkat episode. He also sung before on a few talk shows like Australian Daytime TV. He sounds good no matter where he is!
Submitted By: Brionna Secret
Mike Reid performed: The Ugly Duckling
Stand-up comedian, host of late 70s kids' TV show "Runaround" and actor on BBC soap "EastEnders" in which he played Frank Butcher for 18 years released this version of the song in 1975 and it hit Number 10 in the UK charts
Submitted By: Brendan

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Better Off Solo -> Latest Entries

Freddie Mercury from Queen
He had fine succes with Living On My Own.
Submitted By: mads..
Dan Hartman from Edgar Winther Group
He's best known for his solo songs, more exactly, his most famous songs(not counting other's versions) are, "I Can Dream about You" and "We Are The Young".
Submitted By: mads.

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Former Occupations of Performers -> Latest Entries

Neil Tennant from Pet Shop Boys: Magazine Journalist
He was journalist for a pop magazine before co-founding Pet Shop Boys.
Submitted By: mads.
Emma Bunton from Spice Girls: Acting
She did some tv-acting before becoming famous as a singer.
Submitted By: mads.

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Performer's New Career Entries -> Latest Entries

Paul King from King: TV presenter
not many years after King split, Paul ended his singing career and became a tv-presenter mostly for song-related stuff(like the album Superhits Of The 80s which includes their hit, Love And Pride).
Submitted By: mads.
Pete Best from The Beatles: Baker
Pete Best was the Beatles' previous drummer before Ringo Starr.
Submitted By: Don

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Songs That Are Banned -> Latest Entries
"Country Life (album)," Roxy Music - Submitted By: I Love Foxy Roxy Music!
"(EVERY SONG)," MADONNA - Submitted By: mads

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Super Long Pop Songs -> Latest Entries
"Foxfire Suite," John Denver Length:9:10 - Submitted By: Julian
"Ordinary World," Duran Duran Length:5:07 - Submitted By: Wisnu Aji

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Super Short Pop Songs -> Latest Entries
"Shine On, Harvest Moon," Britney Spears Length:0:11 - Submitted By: Tiffany Furlong
"Only You (And You Alone)," The Platters Length:2:36 - Submitted By: Wisnu Aji

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Song Lawsuits -> Latest Entries
"The Queen and I," KLF
The majority of the song featured heavy usage of a "Dancing Queen" sample, which got them in trouble with ABBA's lawyers. As a result, they destroyed all unsold copies, an image of which is on the cover of their next album. - Submitted By: Dominicmgm
"Sorry," Justin Bieber
Indie artist White Hinterland accused Bieber and Skrillex of using her vocal loop from her 2014 song "Ring the Bell" without permission; Skrillex rebutted Hinterland's claims by uploading a video manipulating the vocals of co-writer Julia Michaels. The lawsuit was later dropped. - Submitted By: Maryellen Larkin

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Crime Records -> Latest Entries
Vixen: "Trademark infringement" - Submitted By: Joey F.
Chris Brown: "Domestic violence case" - Submitted By: POWERStarz2004

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Performers with Handicaps -> Latest Entries
Roger Daltrey: Allergic to Cannabis - Submitted By: I Smoked 2 Joints in Ottawa Blindness - Submitted By: Maryellen Larkin

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"Street Fighting Man," Rolling Stones - Submitted By: I Got Stoned at Ohio State University 2X
"I'm In Love With My Car," Queen - Submitted By: Amanda

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Hidden Tracks -> Latest Entries
"Hello Sir," Robbie Williams. A hidden track after "Baby Girl Window" on his debut album "Life Thru a Lens", where he tells a poem that takes a dig at one of his former teachers. - Submitted By: Hunter Sullivan
"Swatting Flies In Wanker County," Vixen. From 1998 album "Tangerine." An instrumental, it's not on the album itself, but is listed as track 12 on music websites. - Submitted By: Joey F.

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Hidden Messages -> Latest Entries
"Another One Bites The Dust," Queen: "When this song is played backwards you can hear the phrase "its fun to smoke marijauna" everytime the chorus says 'another one bites the dust'" - Submitted By: Randy
"Blessed With a Curse," Bring Me The Horizon: "At the start of the song, you can faintly hear a man speaking through static; he is reading from Revelation 20." - Submitted By: Nat

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Backwards Messages -> Latest Entries
"Blue (Da Ba Dee)," Eiffel 65: "The "da ba dee da ba daa" melody when played reversed sounds like "Hide the body, eat the body"." - Submitted By: Aaron
"Escape (The Pina Colada Song)," Rupert Holmes: "When reversed, one part of the song sounds similar to "Yes, an alien must know," which is followed by "Ah, I'm sure you'd believe that;" almost a subliminal jab at conspiracy theorists who believed in backwards masking." - Submitted By: Jessicarayy

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Giant Phallis Sculpture - Roger Daltrey
That's right - he has such a sculpture on his estate. It's a prop from a scene from the 1975 movie 'Litzomania', which he starred in. - Submitted By: Rocket, Yeah
Putting His Baby Over A Balcony - Michael Jackson
There's a common uploaded footage of him holding the baby over a balcony. - Submitted By: mads.

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Music With a Warning Label -> Latest Entries
"Get Up Off Your Knees," Various Artists
The back cover of the CD says "Warning: Much of the content is sexual in nature and may not be suitable for the young and the sensitive."
Robert Jon Brown
"Thriller," Michael Jackson
The title tracks music video reads "Due to my strong personal convictions, I wish to stress that this film in no way endorses a belief in the occult'' ~Michael Jackson
"The Singular Adventures Of ....," Style Council
The inner liner notes of this best-of CD has some kooky story about a "Cappuccino Kid" and his "literature". On the bottom of this page is the proud announcement keeping in tune with the UN sanctions on the apartheid regime of South Africa (this album was put out in 1989): THIS RECORDING IS NOT FOR SALE IN SOUTH AFRICA.
Ain't Gonna Play Sun City Either
"Guilty Pleasure," Ashley Tisdale
The CD and back cover contains a FBI Anti-Piracy warning notice which had "FBI Anti-Piracy Warning: Unauthorized Copying is Punishable Under Federal Law" (like the ones shown on Blu-ray Discs and DVDs currently released by Lions Gate Home Entertainment including Grace Unplugged). But if you try to copy/rip a MP3 file from a CD using a program (or download a MP3 file online) without prior licensing, you'll be punished immediately.
Brandon Reina
"The Great Escape," Blur
In the booklet, there is a picture of Neuschwanstein Castle (the same photo as on the Country House single cover) and underneath this photo it says "Warning: Private Property". This doesn't mean anything as such and is just a quirk in the packaging.
"Greatest Hits," Devo
The CD itself (not the case) has a picture of someone sticking a fork into a toaster. I figure it's a "what not to do" sort of thing...
"The Last In Line," Dio
Though there are no lyrics in the booklet, the back cover of this album has some lyrics from the title track written in fancy medieval-looking font. "We'll know for the first time, if we're evil or divine. We're the last in line. - RJD"
"Sex (single)," Motley Crue
Motley Crüe's single "Sex", released prior to their 2012 tour with KISS, has a front cover design in the style of and parodying the "Parental Advisory" stickers. The top and bottom of the cover feature the words "Mötley" and "Crüe" respectively, while the middle part just says the word "SEX".
"Invasion Of Your Privacy," Ratt
Ratt's sophomore full-length release got a "Parental Advisory" sticker, due to the title and album cover being references to voyeurism, a topic the PMRC viewed as inappropriate. The sticker has since been removed.
"Full Moon Fever," Tom Petty
On the back cover of the CD version - it says "The music on this compact digital disc was originally recorded on analog equipment. We have attempted to perserve, as closely as possible, the sound of the original recording. Because of it's high resolution, however, the compact disc can reveal limitations of the source tape."
"Mechanical Resonance," Tesla
On the back cover of the CD version - it says "The music on this compact digital disc was originally recorded on analog equipment. We have attempted to perserve, as closely as possible, the sound of the original recording. Because of it's high resolution, however, the compact disc can reveal limitations of the source tape."
"Erotica," Madonna
Some of the album covers have Parental Advisory Ratings but everything bad on the CD is probably censored
"The Hits (1993 - 2003)," Marty Dread
This reggae hits compilation has the usual "Unauthorized duplication is a violation of the laws of ..." but it doesn't say "federal copywrite laws". Instead it says that unauthorized duplication is a violation of the laws of the "King of Kings Jah Rastafari". Honest!
Don't Piss Off Haile Selassie
"As Good As Dead," Local H
On the album's sticker, it reads: "Yeah mom, the 'F Word' is in it", a parody of the explicated lyrics sticker.
"Low DVD EP," Foo Fighters
A sticker was added below the usual warning (from the content in the "Low" video that got it banned from MTV) so that it can read "Parental Advisory Warning: Explicit Content ...and also big trucks."
"eMotive," A Perfect Circle
On the actual CD ( not the case), there is the longest anti-illegal music downloading warning I have ever seen. I'm not even going to bother putting it here, but it's worth seeing if you own the album.
"Prisoners In Paradise," Europe
It's a goofy little thing at the end of the lyrics in the CD booklet...Europe will not be held responsible for...then it lists like 4 hilarious effects the music may cause.
"Broken," Nine Inch Nails
In the liner notes, there is a warning reading, "Caution: Not for use with mono devices." The reason for this being is that Trent stated the songs do not sound right when being played through mono devices.
eg: Mike Smith
"Amnesiac," Radiohead
The back cover says "Radiohead. Amnesiac. Store away from direct sunlight, preferably in a dark drawer with your secrets. See inside for details."
"Live Era '87-'93," Guns N' Roses
Look very closely at the cover, just below the 2nd poster on the top row. It says "Warning: The Surgeon General Has Determined That Hollywood Rose Is Bad For Your Health (but worth the risk)". You might need a big LP to see it because the writing is very small.

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