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amIright Events -> Latest Entries

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)

Apr 12
Return of O.W.N. - Week 4 = "Icky Thump"

Welcome back to another exciting week of the Return of O.W.N. this week we're tackling a great song by the alternative rock band The White Stripes! Have fun! (By the way - Trump is a perfect sub for Thump) (Comments & Parodies)

Apr 5
Return of O.W.N. - Week 2 - "Monkey Wrench"

Week 3 of Return of the O.W.N. brings us the Alt Rock Band Foo Fighters with their great song "Monkey Wrench" which was featured in a bunch of video games most notably Guitar Hero 2 which I have fond memories of playing back in college alongside Karaoke Revolution! (Comments & Parodies)

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Songs That Mention a Boasting -> Latest Entries

Thomas Rhett 's, "Sixteen"
The Boasting Lyrics:
Got a couple of dogs and a couple of songs on the radio
His Dad is a hugely successful country hit writer, Rhett Akins. Think that helped? What took him do long with that pedigree? What’s age have to do with it? Kids have had top hits. He should have had at hit song ten years ago.
Submitted by: Mo buckles

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Songs That Mention a Celebrity -> Latest Entries

The Bellamy Brothers', "Rebels Without A Clue"
The Lyrics:
And we go around bettin' things would've been a lot different if James Dean and Elvis hadn't died.
Who They Mention:
actor James Dean and singer Elvis Presley.
Submitted by: Edward

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Songs That Mention a Product -> Latest Entries

R.E.M.'s, "Orange Crush"
The Lyrics:
I've got my spine, I've got my Orange Crush
Product Brand Name:
Orange Crush (Coca-Cola Company)
Submitted by: Darrin

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Songs That Mention Other Songs -> Latest Entries

Duran Duran's, "Save A Prayer"
The Song Lyrics:
Don't say a prayer for me now.
Save it till the morning after.
Song They Mention:
"The Morning After" by Maureen McGovern.
Submitted by: Gus

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Dated Song Lyric -> Latest Entries

N.W.A's, "F*** Tha Police"
The dated Lyrics:
F***ing with me cause I'm a teenager
With a little bit of gold and a pager
Why They're dated:
Ice Cube is now an adult, and pagers are now obsolete.
Submitted by: Dominicmgm

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Dirty Song You Didn't Know Is Dirty -> Latest Entries

Lily Allen's, "Not Fair"
The dirty Lyrics:
Probably the entire song, but especially "I spent ages giving head"
Why They're dirty:
(can you please add something? i really want it here but i can't think of the right words to say)
Submitted by: Joey

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Funny Song Lyric -> Latest Entries

Fountains Of Wayne's, "Stacy's Mom"
The Funny Lyrics:
Stacy's mom has got it goin' on.
She's all I want and I've waited for so long.
Stacy, can't you see you're just not the girl for me.
I know it might be wrong, but I'm in love with Stacy's mom.
Why They're funny:
This young kid is more interested in his 'girlfriend's' mother than he is the chick his own age! This could also be considered inappropriate in a sense.
Submitted by: sXe LeXi 5X2

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Repetitive Song Lyric -> Latest Entries

Lou Bega's, "I Got A Girl"
The Repetitive Lyrics:
got a girl
Why They're Repetitive:
it's mentioned in most lines in the chorus.
Submitted by: mads.

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Nonsensical Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Elvis Presley's, "Kentucky Rain"
The Nonsensical Lyrics:
And up ahead's another town that I'll go walking through
Why They're Nonsensical:
There are no "towns" in Kentucky; all incorporated municipalities in the state are officially referred to as "cities".
Submitted by: RJSchex

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Insincere Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Weird Al Yankovic's, ""(This Song's Just) Six Words Long""
The Insincere Lyrics:
(This Song's Just) Six Words Long
Why They're Insincere:
No it isn't. That title repeats itself and there's verses too. This song is A LOT longer than just 6 words.
Submitted by: I Met And Seen Weird Al In Person!

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Misrhymed Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Warren Zevon's, "Werewolves of London"
The Misrhymed Lyrics:
Lately, he's been overheard in Mayfair.
Better stay away from him. He'll rip your lungs out, Jim.
I'd like to meet his tailor.
Why They're Misrhymed:
Mayfair does not rhyme with tailor.
Submitted by: Brian Kelly

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Insulting Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Firefall's, "Cinderella"
The Insulting Lyrics:
Cinderella can't you see
Don't want your company
You better leave this morning, leave today
Take your love and your child away.
Why They're Insulting:
You made your bed, sir, you should sleep on it. I hope you never get a girl again.
Submitted by: Polly Darton

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Inappropriate Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Queen's, "Fat Bottomed Girls"
The Inappropriate Lyrics:
Left alone with big fat Fanny, she was such a naughty nanny
Why They're Inappropriate:
What in the world did... I don't want to know.
Submitted by: Amanda

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Spelling Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Talking Heads, "Girlfriend Is Better"
The Words:
O U T! But no hard feelings
Submitted By: holden
Boney M., "Dizzy"
The Words:
Spelled out right at the beginning and is repeated many times during the song
Submitted By: Sam

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Made Up Words Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Massive Attack, "Karmacoma"
The Made Up Words:
In line of chorus: "Karmacoma, jamaica an' roma"
Submitted By: Farlow Maitland
PB&J Otter, "Zip, Zap Zoop"
The Made Up Words:
Submitted By: Weast Weasel

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Songs That Open With It's Title Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Peter Wolf, "Lights Out"
Lyrics it Opens With:
Lights out. A-ha. Blast blast blast.
I could have sworn this was already in here by now.
Submitted By: Brian Kelly
Missio, "I See You"
Lyrics it Opens With:
I see you when you're down and depressed.
Submitted By: Brian Kelly

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Scary Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Vixen's, "Love Is A Killer"
The Lyrics:
Love is a killer, a homicidal fiend
Love is a killer, it'll be the death of me
I got a target on my back for a Cupid dressed in black
Love is a killer, it's killing me
It's all about the darkest and worst side of love as a whole. Love really is a killer when there's too much passion involved!
Submitted by: Joey F.

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Bad Grammar in Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Bruce Springsteen's, "Streets of Philadelphia"
The Lyrics:
Ain't no angel gonna greet me
It's just you and I my friend
"Ain't" even when used in the vernacular, is not the proper contraction for (There) "are no angels going to greet me". "You and I" should be "you and me"
Submitted by: S Johnston

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Real Places Mentioned in Songs -> Latest Entries

Scorpions', "Arizona"
The Lyrics:
Arizona really was a gas / Arizona really feels alright
Arizona, the 48th US state
Submitted by: Joey F.

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Lyrics Pronunciation -> Latest Entries

Industry's, "State Of The Nation"
The Lyrics:
They always have to fight the alienation
Alienation sounds like "Al-ienation," wherein Al rhymes with pal.
Submitted by: Joey F.

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Foreign Language in English Songs -> Latest Entries

Glass Tiger's, "You're What I Look For"
The Lyrics:
Je pense je t'adore
Means I think I adore in French
Submitted by: Celeste

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Upbeat Songs With Depressing Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Vixen's, "Love Is A Killer"
The Lyrics:
Love is a killer, a homicidal fiend
Love is a killer, it'll be the death of me
I got a target on my back for a Cupid dressed in black
Love is a killer, it's killing me
Love kills if it's too much and passion gets in the way.
Submitted by: Joey F.

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Onomatopoeia in Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Nicki Minaj's, "Super Bass"
The Lyrics:
Yeah, that's that super bass
That's the sound of a bass, or as Nicki compares it, a heartbeat
Submitted by: Ariana Grande Mocha Swirl

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Lyrics Spoonerisms -> Latest Entries

Peppa Pig's, "The Rainbow Song"
The Lyrics:
Red and orange and yellow and green and purple and blue
Ed, and rorange, and grellow and yeen and blurple and pooh!
Submitted by: Brionna Secret

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Lyrics Alliteration -> Latest Entries

The Cranberries', "I Just Shot John Lennon"
The Lyrics:
What a sad and sorry and sickening sight.
What a sad and sorry and sickening night.
The letter "S", used four times in the first line and three in the second.
Submitted by: Brian Kelly

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TV and Movies Mentioned in Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Queensryche's, "Best I Can"
The Lyrics:
Gotta make the grade I set
"Make the Grade" (Nickelodeon game show from the early 1990s)
Submitted by: Mickey D.

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Bad Ringtone Choices -> Latest Entries

Jax Jones,Mabel and Rich The Kid's, "Ring Ring"
The Lyrics:
So don't come into my X, trust
We all know you've been f***ing with another.
Definitely not something you want your boyfriend/girlfriend hearing. The instrumental bit in the chorus is okay though, provided they aren't a Jax Jones fan.
Submitted by: Hi.

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Real Lyrics Quiz

Who sang:
"I’m tired of listening to you talking in rhymes"

Yesterday's Results

The lyrics to identify were:
"Tomorrow some new building will scrape the sky"

The correct answer was:
Passion Pit, "Take A Walk"

How people responded:
Passion Pit: 50.0%
Walk The Moon: 25.0%
Crowded House : 8.3%
Total Responses: 12

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