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This section explores real song lyrics, as opposed to lyrics that are misheard or made up.

amIright Events -> Latest Entries

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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Songs That Mention a Boasting -> Latest Entries

Kylie Minogue's, "I Should Be So Lucky"
The Boasting Lyrics:
I should be so lucky in love
indicates she feel entitled to get whatever she wants.
Submitted by: mads.

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Songs That Mention a Celebrity -> Latest Entries

Cardi B, Bad Bunny, J Balvin's, "I Like It"
The Lyrics:
Pa-pa-pa-pa-razzi, like I'm Lady Gaga 
Who They Mention:
Lady Gaga
Submitted by: Ben

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Songs That Mention a Product -> Latest Entries

38 Special's, "Little Sheba"
The Lyrics:
Girls on the dance floor wrestling in Jell-O
Product Brand Name:
Submitted by: Papa John Polo

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Songs That Mention Other Songs -> Latest Entries

Khalid's, "Better (2010s - please use 'country')"
The Song Lyrics:
Love to see you shine in the night like the diamond you are
Song They Mention:
Diamonds - Rihanna (this is referencing a lyric in this song, "shine bright like a diamond")
Submitted by: Whatever My Name Is

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Dated Song Lyric -> Latest Entries

Dan Hartman's, "We Are The Young"
The dated Lyrics:
we are the young
Why They're dated:
he's not even alive. And if he was he'd be over 60, now.
Submitted by: mads.

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

Beyoncé 's, "Ego"
The dirty Lyrics:
It's too big,
It's too wide
It's too large
It want fit
Why They're dirty:
Well, the title may have suggested it to be about his ego but it turns out to be more about his downstairs ;)
Submitted by: Maple cat

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Funny Song Lyric -> Latest Entries

Vixen's, "Edge Of A Broken Heart"
The Funny Lyrics:
I'll find someone else who's nothing like you
Why They're funny:
You'd be totally nuts if you did so!
Submitted by: Joey F.

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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

Dan Hartman's, "Rage to Live"
The Nonsensical Lyrics:
I said love more than you can love
Why They're Nonsensical:
You didn't, Dan. Not in this song at least.
Submitted by: Mads.

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Insincere Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Annie (The Musical)'s, "Let's Go To The Movies"
The Insincere Lyrics:
Only happy endings
That's our recipe
Why They're Insincere:
Greta Garbo's character in "Camille" died, not to mention that the line contradicts with "And Greta Garbo is probably crying/While Robert Taylor is locked in her dying embrace". Grace Farrell wouldn't be sobbing in that theatre scene for nothing.
Submitted by: Maryellen Larkin

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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

Vixen's, "Swatting Flies In Wanker County"
The Insulting Lyrics:
None (instrumental)
Why They're Insulting:
The word 'wanker' in the title is a pejorative which may be insulting, particularly to the British and half-British people.
Submitted by: Joey F.

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Inappropriate Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Squeeze's, "Touching Me, Touching You"
The Inappropriate Lyrics:
I'm always touching myself
Why They're Inappropriate:
OK, Glenn, you can stop right there! That's way more than I needed 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

Ethel Merman, "It's De-Lovely"
The Made Up Words:
Lovely is a word but de-lovely isn't.
Submitted By: Old Man Edgar Winter
Massive Attack, "Karmacoma"
The Made Up Words:
In line of chorus: "Karmacoma, jamaica an' roma"
Submitted By: Farlow Maitland

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

Eminem, "Not Afraid"
Lyrics it Opens With:
I'm not afraid (I'm not afraid/yeah) to take a stand (to take a stand/it's been a ride)
The second part of the brackets after the slash is part of the intro which only appears in this part.
Submitted By: POWERStarz2004
The Black Eyed Peas, "I Gotta Feeling"
Lyrics it Opens With:
I gotta feeling that tonight's gonna be a good night.
Submitted By: POWERStarz2004

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Scary Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Dan Hartman's, "Rage to Live"
The Lyrics:
push more than you can push
sound very dictatorially telling us to do something literally impossible(especially with that hardcore vocal melody)...
Submitted by: mads.

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Bad Grammar in Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Velvet Revolver's, "Slither"
The Lyrics:
the sins of you and I
"the sins of you and I" is using the subjective personal pronoun as the object of the preposition "of". The proper usage is the objective personal pronoun "me". The lyric should read, "the sins of you and me".
Submitted by: Bruce Lewis

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Real Places Mentioned in Songs -> Latest Entries

Lauv's, "I Like Me Better"
The Lyrics:
To be young and in love in New York City
New York City
Submitted by: JohnHowarth

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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

Post Malone ft. 21 Savage's, "rockstar"
The Lyrics:
And now she screamin' out, "no más" (yeah, yeah, yeah)
"no más" means "no more" in Spanish
Submitted by: Alex Caspian

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Upbeat Songs With Depressing Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Alice Cooper's, "Poison"
The Lyrics:
I wanna love you but I better not touch
It has a very upbeating melody, but it's sad mentions knowing not to touch the person he wants to love.
Submitted by: mads

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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

Hank Williams Jr.'s, "This Ain't Dallas"
The Lyrics:
This ain't Dallas and this ain't Dynasty
This is a real-life two job working family
Dallas and Dynasty, two 1980s prime time television soap operas.
Submitted by: Bob

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Bad Ringtone Choices -> Latest Entries

Michael Jackson 's, "Shake Your Body"
The Lyrics:
Shake your body down to the ground
This would be a terrible song to have if someone is having a seizure.
Submitted by: Oscar Appelhans

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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

The Most Recent Lyrics Quiz

  Lyrics Quiz #75 - Average score 44% with 93 participants.

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