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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)

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Songs That Mention a Boasting -> Latest Entries

Anthrax's, "I'm the Man"
The Boasting Lyrics:
Now, we're Anthrax and we take no s***
And we don't care for writing hits
The sound you hear is what we like
Comments:
They're boasting about how they don't care about what their listeners think they should do
Submitted by: Kerry

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Songs That Mention a Celebrity -> Latest Entries

America's, "Right Before Your Eyes"
The Lyrics:
And then just like Greta Garbo, you stare like there's no tomorrow.
Who They Mention:
Movie actress Greta Garbo.
Submitted by: Edward

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Songs That Mention a Product -> Latest Entries

"Weird Al" Yankovic's, "eBay"
The Lyrics:
I am the type who is liable to snipe you
With two seconds left to go, whoa
Got Paypal or Visa, whatever'll please ya
As long as I've got the dough
Product Brand Name:
Paypal, Visa
Submitted by: EF

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Songs That Mention Other Songs -> Latest Entries

Sly & The Family Stone's, "Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin)"
The Song Lyrics:
Dance to the music
All night long
Everyday people
Sing a simple song
Mama's so happy
Mama start to cry
Papa still singin'
We can make it if we try
Song They Mention:
Four of their songs in one verse - "Dance to the Music", "Everyday People", "Sing a Simple Song", and "You Can Make It If You Try"
Submitted by: Bob

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Dated Song Lyric -> Latest Entries

The Spokesmen's, "The Dawn Of Correction"
The dated Lyrics:
And maybe you can't vote, boy, but man your battle stations
Or there'll be no need for votin' in future generations.
Why They're dated:
Although this is an answer song to Barry McGuire's "Eve of Destruction," both songs became dated for the same reason - the 26th Amendment lowered the legal voting age to 18 in 1971.
Submitted by: Bob

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

Lady Gaga's, "Bad Romance"
The dirty Lyrics:
Walk, walk, fashion, baby Work it, move that bitch crazy Walk, walk, fashion, baby Work it, move that bitch crazy Walk, walk, fashion, baby Work it, move that bitch crazy Walk, walk, passion, baby Work it, I'm a free bitch, baby
Why They're dirty:
self explanatory really
Submitted by: RAT

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Funny Song Lyric -> Latest Entries

Ricky Nelson's, "Poor Little Fool"
The Funny Lyrics:
She'd play around and tease me
With her carefree devil eyes.
Why They're funny:
How does one possibly determine from the eyes of a devil whether the devil is a carefree one or not?
Submitted by: Karen Smith

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Repetitive Song Lyric -> Latest Entries

Don Henley's, "All She Wants to Do Is Dance"
The Repetitive Lyrics:
All she wants to do is, all she wants to do Is dance.
Why They're Repetitive:
The title, or some variation of it, appears 14 times throughout the song.
Submitted by: Bob

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Nonsensical Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Weird Al Yankovic's, "Frank's 2000 Inch TV"
The Nonsensical Lyrics:
What a lucky guy, I hear he got the last one in stock.
(later)
I'm gonna get one of my own real soon.
Why They're Nonsensical:
If Al's neighbor got the last titular appliance that was in stock, how could Al get one for himself if they're all out of stock?
Submitted by: Quyjibo

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Insincere Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Morning Musume's, "Naichau Kamo"
The Insincere Lyrics:
Kizukanai FURI wo shite itsu made mo
Dakishimerarete iyou kana
Why They're Insincere:
Considering how those lyrics could be interpreted by some people as glorifying chokeholds, this song may sound insincere.
Submitted by: Ant Ko

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Misrhymed Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Delta Goodrem's, "Lost Without You"
The Misrhymed Lyrics:
I know I can be a little stubborn sometimes
You might say a little righteous and too proud
I just want to find a way to compromise
Cos I believe that we can work things out
I thought I had all the answers never giving in
But baby since you've gone I admit that I was wrong
Why They're Misrhymed:
None of the words at the end of each line seem to rhyme anywhere in the entire song.
Submitted by: PJ

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Insulting Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

New Kids On The Block's, "Dirty Dawg"
The Insulting Lyrics:
Chuck Wagon for the dawg in you
Ken-L-Ration and the Alpo too
Why They're Insulting:
I don't think anybody male/female wants to have lyrics like this thrown at them.
Submitted by: Celeste

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Inappropriate Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Train's, "Drops Of Jupiter"
The Inappropriate Lyrics:
Can you imagine no love, pride, deep-fried chicken
Your best friend always sticking up for you
even when I know you're wrong
Why They're Inappropriate:
Where is this woman's best friend mentioned anywhere else in the song? And since when do you equate love and pride with deep-fried chicken?
Submitted by: Lindz

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Spelling Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

George M. Cohan, "Harrigan"
The Words:
Harrigan
Comments
H-A-double R-I-G-A-N spells Harrigan
Submitted By: Opie M.
Mac Dre, "Get Stupid"
The Words:
Stupid
Comments
We go S - T - U - P - I - D When we go to the club we don't need ID Everywhere we go its a party yall We gone get it cracking like the Mardi Gras Get stupid, get stupid, get stupid, get stupid Go stupid, go stupid, go stupid Come and go stupid with me
Submitted By: Gabe

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Made Up Words Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

They Might Be Giants, Mike Doughty, Elegant Too, "Mr.Xcitement"
The Made Up Words:
hubba, blubba, landem, clamdem, glands, staben, hoobalicious, aden, mooky, Flansy, trooky,
Comments
Submitted By: RayGun Sharpadero
The Associates , "Skipping "
The Made Up Words:
Beauxillous
Comments
The lyric “Beauxillous Griffin” sounds very similar to “bruxellois griffon”, and may have been some sort of play on it. Billy MacKenzie was a real dog lover after all, it would not be the first canine-related Associates lyric.
Submitted By: Vonne

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

Gail Davies, "Lion in the Winter"
Lyrics it Opens With:
Like a lion in the winter, I can hear the summer call
Comments
Submitted By: William Ransom
Erica Wang and the Dead, "Sadie Died"
Lyrics it Opens With:
Sadie died, so did I
Comments
Released in 1986 on their self-titled debut album
Submitted By: Cassie Grandstaff

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Scary Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Ray Stevens', "It's Me Again Margaret"
The Lyrics:
And when I get out, Margaret I'm going to come over there with an egg beater
And a live chicken, and some peach preserves. We'll have a good old time, Margaret.
Why:
What a disappointment this song was to me. I was lured into listening to it, supposing it had some tie-in to the book "Are You There, God? It's Me Again, Margaret."
Submitted by: Julia Farda

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Bad Grammar in Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Paul McCartney & Wings', "Jet"
The Lyrics:
And Jet, you know I thought you was a lady suffragette
Why:
Should be "you were", not "you was"
Submitted by: RJSchex

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Real Places Mentioned in Songs -> Latest Entries

The Rose Garden's, "Next Plane To London"
The Lyrics:
Said that over here I wasn't in.
Down in Hollywood I couldn't find a friend
Who would help me get in
Or listen to me
Why:
Hollywood is a neighborhood in the central region of Los Angeles, California.
Submitted by: David

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Lyrics Pronunciation -> Latest Entries

Tom Petty And The Hearbreakers', "Refugee"
The Lyrics:
You don't have to live like a refugee
(Don't have to live like a refugee)
Why:
On the parenthetical line, the back-up singers pronounced "refugee" as "ref-yoo-jay". Why? I have no idea.
Submitted by: Rock Maninoff

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Foreign Language in English Songs -> Latest Entries

Joker Bra feat. VIZE's, "Baby"
The Lyrics:
Бэби, мы танцуем, как красиво светит луна
Бэби, мы танцуем, на-на-на, на-на-на-на-на
Why:
Translation from Russian:
Baby, we dance how the moon shines beautiful
Baby, we dance, na-na-na, na-na-na-na-na
Submitted by: Alex Caspian

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Upbeat Songs With Depressing Lyrics -> Latest Entries

UB40's, "The Earth Dies Screaming"
The Lyrics:
Bodies hanging limp, no longer bleeding.
The earth dies screaming
Why:
Ok, the title and the lyrics are depressing but the rhythm/melody sounds joyful. Nevertheless, this song is generally very dark especially when you take into context the threat of nuclear war throughout the 80s.
Submitted by: Steve

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Onomatopoeia in Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Nicki Minaj's, "Super Bass"
The Lyrics:
Boom-ba-doom-boom-boom-ba-doom-boom-boom
Yeah, that's that super bass
Why:
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

Stephen Foster's, "Camptown Races"
The Lyrics:
I'll bet my money on de bob-tail nag
Somebody bet on de bay
Why:
I'll bet my money on de knob-tail bag
Somebody bet on Bidet
Submitted by: Opie M.

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Lyrics Alliteration -> Latest Entries

Alan Jackson's, "Tall Tall Trees"
The Lyrics:
I'll buy you tall tall trees
Why:
Look at the title, it's obvious.
Submitted by: Edward

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TV and Movies Mentioned in Lyrics -> Latest Entries

The Power Station's, "Some Like It Hot"
The Lyrics:
Some like it hot, but you don't know how hot till you try.
Why:
Some Like It Hot, a 1959 romantic comedy starring Marilyn Monroe, Jack Lemmon, and Tony Curtis.
Submitted by: Edward

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Bad Ringtone Choices -> Latest Entries

Stevie Nicks', "Every Day"
The Lyrics:
Don't keep me hangin' on a string
Why:
Not exactly what you want to hear when you're talking someone out of committing suicide by hanging.
Submitted by: Kerry

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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%
Coldplay:16.7%
Walk The Moon: 25.0%
Crowded House : 8.3%
Total Responses: 12

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  Lyrics Quiz #75 - Average score 43% with 96 participants.

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