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Fun Music Information -> Aretha Franklin

This is the most recent information about Aretha Franklin that has been submitted to amIright. If we have more information about Aretha Franklin, then we provide a link to the section where it appears (the actual page whenever possible).

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Possible Misspelled Names:

These are the alternate spellings of the performer's name we've had to correct in submissions to amIright.

Arethra Franklin, Aretha Franklin/Otis Redding

Quotes:

I've always felt rock and roll was very, very wholesome music.
- Aretha Franklin, [Queen of Soul] Motown singer, performer
Submitted by: LucidLupin
 

Music Performer Nicknames:

Known informally as: The Queen of Soul. Submitted by: SusanG

Weird Names of Music Performer's Children:

  • Kecalf - The father's name is Kenneth Eugene Cunningham Submitted by: <3
  • Kecalf - The name is pronounced "kelf" and stands for "Kenneth Edward Cunninghame Aretha Louise Franklin". Submitted by: lynn
  • Kecalf - I really don't get this name. How do people come up with this stuff? Submitted by: Kitty
  • Kecalf - Submitted by: Eric Andrews

New Song Names:

Original Song Name
New Song Name
Submitter Name
"Rest""Respect"7incstereo
"RESTRAIN(ing order)""RESPECT"paige
"D-E-F-E-N-S-E""R-E-S-P-E-C-T"Y'z Cracker

Literally Impossible Song Titles:

Song/Performer
Comment
Submitter Name
"Freeway Of Love,"I'm unaware of a major highway named 'Love'.Peter

Use a Song Title to Answer a Different Song:

Song & Band Name
Song & Band Name
"Advice," Christina Grimmie"Share Your Love With Me," Aretha Franklin
"When A Man Loves A Woman," Percy Sledge"I Never Loved A Man (The Way I Love You)," Aretha Franklin
"All I Want," Toad The Wet Sprocket"Respect," Aretha Franklin
"What's Your Name?," Lynyrd Skynyrd"Jimmy Lee," Aretha Franklin
There are additional songs titles that answer other songs available.

Remove a Letter From a Song Title:

"The House Hat Jack Built" originally "The House That Jack Built"
Candy Welty
"The Hose That Jack Built" originally "The House That Jack Built"
Candy Welty
"Thin" originally "Think"
Serafina
"Chai Of Fools" originally "Chain Of Fools"
Probably not sold at Starbucks.
Peter
"Rough Love" originally "Rough Lover"
Candy Welty

There are additional song titles with a letter removed available.

Add a Letter to a Song Title:

"Rough Glover" originally "Rough Lover"
Candy Welty
"(You Make Meg Feel Like) A Natural Woman" originally "(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman"
Peter
"(You Make Mel Feel Like) A Natural Woman" originally "(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman"
Mel as in short for Melissa (girl's name).
Peter
"(You Make Men Feel Like) A Natural Woman" originally "(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman"
You make men get in touch with their inner woman.
Peter

Change a Letter:

"The House That Mack Built" originally "The House That Jack Built"
Candy Welty
"The Louse That Jack Built" originally "The House That Jack Built"
Candy Welty
"The Mouse That Jack Built" originally "The House That Jack Built"
Candy Welty
"Won't Be Song" originally "Won't Be Long"
Candy Welty
"Won't Be Bong" originally "Won't Be Long"
Candy Welty

There are additional song titles with a letter changed available.

Song Parody Lyrics:

Original Song Name
Parody Song Name
Parody Author
"(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman""(You Make Me Feel Like) An Accurate Marksman"the_conqueror_of_parodies
"Chain of Fools""Chained Up Fools"Matthias
"Respect""Dissect"the_conqueror_of_parodies
"Freeway of Love""Three-Way of Chumps"Bob Gomez
"Chain of Fools""Break Barstools"the_conqueror_of_parodies
"Freeway of Love""Teammate Who Sucks"the_conqueror_of_parodies
"Respect""Retract"Blaydeman
"Think""Drink"Abbott Skelding
"Spirit in the Dark""Chewin' On Some Bark"the_conqueror_of_parodies
"Respect""Respite"Agrimorfee

There are additional song parodies available.

Songs for Commercials, That Haven't Been Done Yet:

Song Name
Product
Submittor
RespectRodney Dangerfield tributeChairman Drek
Rescue MeFire Helplineduffy
Rescue MeCar Breakdown AssistanceJames D
You Make Me Feel Like A Natural WomanTransexual ClinicDeirdre Collins

Bad Choices for On Hold Music:

Song Name
Company/Organization
Submittor
Chain of FoolsCitiGroupRaphael
Chain Of FoolsGeorge Bush and his son's answering machineBrooke
It Hurts Like HellBattered Women's Shelter / Domestic Abuse HotlineMichael
A Natural WomanGender Reassignment ClinicXRaySpecks

Songs for Duets, That Haven't Been Done Yet:

First Band/Song Name
Second Band/Song Name
New Song Name
Submittor
L.A. Freeway
   Roy Clark
Freeway Of Love
   Aretha Franklin
L.A. Freeway Of Love
Butch
Farm On The Freeway
   Jethro Tull
Freeway Of Love
   Aretha Franklin
Farm On The Freeway Of Love
Irene Cara Delevingne
Ventura Highway
   America
Freeway Of Love
   Aretha Franklin
Ventura Freeway
A portion of US Highway 101 in southern California
Jeffrey
I Drove All Night
   Cyndi Lauper
Freeway Of Love
   Aretha Franklin
I Drove All Night On The Freeway Of Love
Edward
There are additional duets that haven't been done yet available.

If Groups Combined, Their Names Might Be:

Nazaretha Franklin
Nazareth combined with Aretha Franklin
Submitted By: Alex
Breaking Benjamin Franklin
Breaking Benjamin combined with Aretha Franklin
Submitted By: Rpollck
Aretha Breaking Benjamin Franklin
Aretha Franklin combined with Breaking Benjamin
Submitted By: Marcia Todd

Misheard Lyrics:

"Think"
Misheard Lyrics:
You better sing (sing)
Original Lyrics:
You better think (Think)
"Freeway of Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
City traffic moving way too slow
Try to paddle that boat
Original Lyrics:
City traffic's moving way too slow
Drop the pedal and go!
"Freeway of Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
We're goin' riding on the freeway of love
And you can't stop that
Original Lyrics:
We're goin' riding on the freeway of love
Wind's against our backs.
"Freeway of Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
Drop the cat and let go, go, go
Original Lyrics:
Drop the pedal and go, go, go
There are additional misheard lyrics available.

Misheard Lyrics Stories:

"(You Make Me Feel Like) a Natural Woman"
Misheard Lyrics:
You make me feel like a natural walnut
Original Lyrics:
You make me feel like a natural woman

Story about this misheard lyric by: Cody Finke

One of two songs I thought I heard "walnut" instead of "woman". Takes me back to those commercials for Clairol Natural Instincts.

There are additional misheard stories available.

Song Parody Fragments:

"Respect"
Better Lyrics:
Homosexuality
It's what my daddy gave to me

or

R E L A P S E
That's what beer has done to me
Original Lyrics:
R E S P E C T
Find out what it means to me
Submitted by: Cody J.

Funniest Song Lyrics:

"(You Make Me Feel Like A) Natural Woman"
The Funny Lyrics:
You make me feel,
You make me feel,
You make me feel like a natural woman
Why They're Funny:
As opposed to what, an artificial woman?
Submitted by: Jen
 

Repetitive Song Lyrics:

"Natural Woman"
The Repetitive Lyrics:
'Cause you make me feel
You make me feel
You make me feel like a natural woman.
Why They're Repetitive:
The reason she says 'You make me feel' three times over is just to aggravate the s**t out of me.
Submitted by: Spiff Swift
"Daydreamin'"
The Repetitive Lyrics:
Daydreamin' and I'm thinkin' of you
Why They're Repetitive:
I'm sure the guy doesn't want her to be thinking of him if she has to mention it every two seconds. It's only a 4-minute song! Could she have thought of anything deeper for time-filler?
Submitted by: Alex

Nonsensical Song Lyrics:

"Respect"
The Nonsensical Lyrics:
You're runnin' out of food, and I ain't lyin'.
Why They're Nonsensical:
If you saw the size of Aretha when this song was popular in 1967, I could see where this would be a problem.
Submitted by: Bob Malone
 

Song Lyrics That Mention Brand Name Products:

"Freeway Of Love"
The Lyrics:
Get the Caddy, let's go!

We're goin' ridin' on the Freeway of Love in a pink Cadillac.
Product Brand Name:
Cadillac
Submitted by: Shesoul
 

Song Lyrics That Mention Other Songs:

"Freeway Of Love"
The Song Lyrics:
We're goin' ridin' on the Freeway of Love in a pink Cadillac.
Song They Mention:
"Pink Cadillac" by Bruce Springsteen
Submitted by: Rip Jeans
 

Songs That Open With Their Titles:

"The House That Jack Built"
Opening Lines:
This is the house that Jack built, y'all
Comments:
Submitted by: Yvette Bristle
"Angel"
Opening Lines:
Gotta find me an angel
Comments:
Submitted by: Sutch
There are additional spelling lyrics available.

Made Up Words in Songs:

"Rock-A-Lott"
The Made Up Words:
rock-a-lott
Comments:
Submitted by: Candy Welty
 

Band Name Anagrams:

Nail Hater Frank Submitted by: Candy Welty
Rank Her Tail Fan Submitted by: Candy Welty
Final Hater Rank Submitted by: Candy Welty
Final Rater Hank Submitted by: Candy Welty
Ah Ran Fart Line Submitted by: George Straitjacket
With apologies to the Queen Of Soul.

Song Title Anagrams:

"Vowelise Author Rhyme" originally "Share Your Love With Me"
Submitted by: Chris Chendo
"Ivory Wheel House Mart" originally "Share Your Love With Me"
Submitted by: Chris Chendo
"No Fiscal Hoof" originally "Chain Of Fools"
Not that there could be one anyways...
Submitted by: Reptone
"Scepter" originally "Respect"
Submitted by: Alexis

Song Title Acrostics:

AN: "Another Night"
Submitted by: Candy Welty
ROOF: "Runnin' Out Of Fools"
Submitted by: Candy Welty

Bad Ringtone Choices:

"Chain Of Fools"
The Lyrics:
Chain, chain, chain
Chain of fools.
Why:
It's best to avoid having these words blast out while driving past a prisoner chain gang.
Submitted by: Kathy
 

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