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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

Mel McDaniel's, "Stand on It"
The Lyrics:
Well now Columbus he discovered America even though he hadn't planned on it
He got lost and woke up one morning when he's about to land on it
He wouldn't of got out of Italy, man that's for sure,
Without Queen Isabella standing on the shore
Shouting "Stand on it, go ahead man, stand on it"
Who They Mention:
Christopher Columbus and Queen Isabella of Spain
Submitted by: Bob

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Songs That Mention a Product -> Latest Entries

Genesis', "Broadway Melody of 1974"
The Lyrics:
There's Howard Hughes in blue suede shoes Smiling at the majorettes smoking Winston cigarettes
Product Brand Name:
Winston cigarettes
Submitted by: Nickster

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Songs That Mention Other Songs -> Latest Entries

Tim McGraw's, "I You're Reading This"
The Song Lyrics:
I'm in a better place,
Where soldiers live in peace
And angels sing "Amazing Grace."
Song They Mention:
"Amazing Grace", a traditional hymn
Submitted by: Sylvia Curruca

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Dated Song Lyric -> Latest Entries

Schoolhouse Rock's, "Interplanet Janet"
The dated Lyrics:
Nine planets large and small parading by.
Why They're dated:
There are only eight planets now.
Submitted by: David

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

Queen 's, "Staying Power"
The dirty Lyrics:
I wonder where we’re gonna stick it
I wonder when we're gonna trick it
Blow baby blow let's get down and go go
Get yourself in the mood
Got to give a little bit of attitude
Why They're dirty:
Pretty obvious why they are dirty
Submitted by: Ha you wish

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Funny Song Lyric -> Latest Entries

Pink's, "Get The Party Started"
The Funny Lyrics:
License plate says Stunner #1 Superstar
Why They're funny:
How the hell can you squeeze all those letters, even an abbreviated version of 'em, onto one license plate? Most states/territories have a maximum of 7 or 8 alphanumeric characters.
Submitted by: Jenny

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Repetitive Song Lyric -> Latest Entries

KLF's, "Last Train To Trancentral (Live From..."
The Repetitive Lyrics:
All aboard all aboard whoa-oh (woo woo, woo woo)
C'mon boy, d'ya wanna ride?
(Rockman Rock and Kingboy D on the) Last Train to Trancentral
Justified Ancients Of Mu Mu
Why They're Repetitive:
That's literally the whole song isn't it?
Submitted by: Aaron

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Nonsensical Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Harry Nilsson's, "Everybody's Talkin'"
The Nonsensical Lyrics:
People stopping, staring,
I can't see their faces.
Only the shadows of their eyes
Why They're Nonsensical:
Most people's eyes are too deeply embedded in their heads to cast shadows. Even if there were shadows of their eyes, how would one know that they were staring from seeing only those shadows?
Submitted by: Karen Smith

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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

Faith Hill's, "Mississippi Girl"
The Misrhymed Lyrics:
'Cause a Mississippi girl don't change her ways
Just 'cause everybody knows her name.
Why They're Misrhymed:
"Ways" and "name" don't rhyme.
Submitted by: Sharon Britt

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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

Fleetwood Mac, "I Don't Want To Know"
Lyrics it Opens With:
I don't want to know the reasons why.
Submitted By: Brian Kelly
Pete Townshend, "Give Blood"
Lyrics it Opens With:
Give blood. But you may find that blood is not enough.
Submitted By: Brian Kelly

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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

Ariana Grande's, "Break Free"
The Lyrics:
Now that I've become who I really are
Apparently Max Martin (who co-wrote this song) thought it would be funny to intentionally have bad grammar even though Ariana wasn't that thrilled about it.
Submitted by: arbys best buy

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Real Places Mentioned in Songs -> Latest Entries

Mel McDaniel's, "Louisiana Saturday Night"
The Lyrics:
Hey you get down the fiddle and you get down the bow
Kick off your shoes and throw 'em on the floor,
Dance in the kitchen till morning light,
Louisiana Saturday night.
The Sportsman's Paradise - Louisiana!
Submitted by: Bob

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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

Engelbert Humperdinck's, "Release Me"
The Lyrics:
Please release me let me go.
For I don't love you any more.
It has a grandiose lilting melody, but the message is about feeling trapped in a failed love.
Submitted by: Henrietta Caroleen Ellenboro

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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

Lisa Loeb's, "I Do"
The Lyrics:
And I will get scared and I will get shoved down.
And guy will skit aired and I will debt shoved gown.
Submitted by: Richard Wetfuss

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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

Nena's, "99 Balloons"
The Lyrics:
Ninety-nine jet aviators
Everyone was a great warrior
Holding themselves for Captain Kirk
A reference to "Star Trek T.O.S".
Submitted by: Tarzan

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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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