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O a refuge never grows
from a chin in the hand and a thoughtful pose.
Gotta tend the earth if you want a rose.
- Indigo Girls
Submitted by: LucidLupin

Band Name Origins:

  • Indigo/purple indicates gay women...remember Lavender Jane? Submitted by: joe jims
  • In searching for a name, Ms. Amy Ray searched the dictionary looking for a word that sounded cool with 'girls'. She stopped at the I's and the rest is folkrock history. Submitted by: Ms. Deevah

Stupid Band Names:

  • If these women are the color of indigo, does that mean they were the forerunners or possibly the mothers of the Blue Man Group? Submitted by: Peter

Music Performer Pseudonyms:

Also known as: Amy Ray/Emily Saliers. Submitted by: Folk

New Band Names:

New Name
Why It's Better
Submitter Name
Indigo WomenThey were already adults when band was formed.Sheila Oh

New Song Names:

Original Song Name
New Song Name
Submitter Name
"Scooter Noise""Scooter Boys"Lori Tirol
"Burger King""Dairy Queen"Ott

Literally Impossible Song Titles:

Submitter Name
"Erase the Pain,"You can't really 'erase' pain.Chris Chendo
"Dairy Queen,"Dairies don't have queensMaurice
"The Girl With The Weight Of The World In Her Hands,"No person can hold this much weight.Candy Welty

Use a Song Title to Answer a Different Song:

Song & Band Name
Song & Band Name
"I Did It," Dave Matthews Band"Shame On You," Indigo Girls
"Show Me A Sign," Chicago"Yield," Indigo Girls
"Paper Cup," The 5th Dimension"Fill It Up Again," Indigo Girls
"Say My Name," Destiny's Child"I Don't Know Your Name," Indigo Girls
There are additional songs titles that answer other songs available.

Remove a Letter From a Song Title:

"Strange Ire" originally "Strange Fire"
Candy Welty
"Strange Fir" originally "Strange Fire"
Candy Welty
"Ease The Pain" originally "Erase The Pain"
Meaning is similar, though.
Joe Siebert
"Loser To Fine" originally "Closer To Fine"
Whatever you want to call me
"Closer To Fin" originally "Closer To Fine"
Song for those swimming with sea life
Regina Haniger

There are additional song titles with a letter removed available.

Add a Letter to a Song Title:

"Erase The Paint" originally "Erase The Pain"
Helena Hoover
"Estrange Fire" originally "Strange Fire"
Estrange it from what?
Roxanne Drake
"Strangle Fire" originally "Strange Fire"
Fire is a hard thing to strangle!
Roxanne Drake
"Stranger Fire" originally "Strange Fire"
Candy Welty
"Erase The Palin" originally "Erase The Pain"
John McCain's Fall 2008 theme song?

Change a Letter:

"Strange Fife" originally "Strange Fire"
Roxanne Drake
"Strange Fare" originally "Strange Fire"
Roxanne Drake
"Strange Wire" originally "Strange Fire"
Candy Welty
"Strange Fine" originally "Strange Fire"
Candy Welty
"Strange Sire" originally "Strange Fire"
Candy Welty

There are additional song titles with a letter changed available.

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

Song Name
Fill It Up AgainSUV's/Gas Guzzling CarsLibrary Girl
Closer To FineSelf Improvement Lindsay C. (AKA spidey)

Bad Choices for On Hold Music:

Song Name
Peace TonightDonald Rumsfeld's OfficeUrbanPeaceArtist
Pushing The Needle Too FarNarcotics Anonymousmiss bad example

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

First Band/Song Name
Second Band/Song Name
New Song Name
If It Don't Take Two
   Shania Twain
The Power of Two
   Indigo Girls
If It Don't Take The Power of Two
One Step Closer
   Linkin Park
Closer To Fine
   Indigo Girls
One Step Closer To Fine
It Takes Two
   Marvin Gaye & Kim Weston
The Power Of Two
   Indigo Girls
It Takes The Power Of Two
My Name Is
   The Indigo Girls
My Name Is Galileo
There are additional duets that haven't been done yet available.

If Groups Combined, Their Names Might Be:

Scouting For Indigo Girls
Scouting For Girls combined with Indigo Girls
Submitted By: Lefty Lucy
Two Nice Indigo Girls
Two Nice Girls combined with Indigo Girls
Submitted By: Laura Wilkins
Indigo Girls' Generation
Indigo Girls combined with Girls' Generation
Submitted By: Wanda Pierce
Indigo Spice Girls
Indigo Girls combined with Spice Girls
Submitted By: Candy Welty

Misheard Lyrics:

"Closer to Fine"
Misheard Lyrics:
Closer, I am blind
Original Lyrics:
Closer, I am to fine
"Hammer And A Nail"
Misheard Lyrics:
I look alive like Narcissus
Original Lyrics:
I look a lot like Narcissus
"Scooter Boys"
Misheard Lyrics:
The pottery and poetry, it is great
Original Lyrics:
Zapata reading poetry in his grave
"Closer to Fine"
Misheard Lyrics:
We read up on revival and we had Santa for the lookout
Original Lyrics:
We read up on revival and we stand up for the lookout
There are additional misheard lyrics available.

Misheard Lyrics Stories:

"Closer to Fine"
Misheard Lyrics:
We read up on revival and we had Santa for the lookout
Original Lyrics:
We read up on revival and we stand up for the lookout

Story about this misheard lyric by: Hope

I thought Santa was some really weird metaphor or something...

There are additional misheard stories available.

Song Parody Fragments:

Better Lyrics:
And I start to feel the fever from the woman on the screen
She comes regular like Jesus, shadowing my dreams
Original Lyrics:
And I start to feel the fever from the warm air thru the screen
It comes regular like seasons, shadowing my dreams
Submitted by: Kristen Miller
"Collecting You"
Better Lyrics:
The shorter breed of elephant
And the ink fold in the pen
Original Lyrics:
The shutter pre-development
And the ink full in the pen
Submitted by: Juliet

Repetitive Song Lyrics:

"Walk Away"
The Repetitive Lyrics:
baby, baby
Why They're Repetitive:
The word 'Baby' must be used at *least* 30 times in this three and a half minute song... and all in the last half of it!
Submitted by: Martin

Song Lyrics That Name Check Celebrities:

"Second Time Around"
The Lyrics:
You said you heard Loretta singe and felt the loneliness seeping in.
The cowboys made you uneasy, you're a god-fearing lesbian.
So you learn not to yearn and you take it on the chin again.
Who They Mention:
Loretta Lynn
Submitted by: Tania WYEP
"Cut It Out"
The Lyrics:
I'm sittin' in Darwin's theory
You're down in the 48
Who They Mention:
Charles Darwin
Submitted by: Tania WYEP

Song Lyrics That Mention Brand Name Products:

"Digging For Your Dream"
The Lyrics:
She's had her heart attack but the bottle of Jack sits on the counter like the devil she knows.
Product Brand Name:
Jack Daniels Tennessee Whiskey
Submitted by: Tania WYEP
"Driver Education"
The Lyrics:
He tastes like Marlboro cigarettes.
Reese's Peanut Butter Cups.
A Pepsi in his hand, getting off the school bus. ...
I ran for miles through the suburbs of the seventies.
Pollen dust and Pixie Sticks.
Product Brand Name:
Marlboro Cigarettes
Reese's Peanut Butter Cups
Pixie Sticks
Submitted by: Tania WYEP

Song Title Space Change:

"Jo King" originally "Joking"
Submitted by: Yvette Bristle

Band Name Anagrams:

Indigo's Girl Submitted by: Alice
I'd Go In, Girls Submitted by: Harriet Henderson
I Dig On Girls Submitted by: Harriet Henderson
I Dig No Girls Submitted by: Harriet Henderson
Rigid Logins Submitted by: Mermaid's Pedicurist

Song Title Anagrams:

"Fine Close Rot" originally "Closer To Fine"
Submitted by: Helena Hoover
"Fiercest Loon" originally "Closer To Fine"
Submitted by: Ava Murphy
"Erotic Felons" originally "Closer To Fine"
Submitted by: Ava Murphy
"Forties Clones" originally "Closer To Fine"
Submitted by: Ava Murphy

Song Title Acrostics:

SITS: "Southland In The Springtime"
Submitted by: Candy Welty

Song Title Spoonerisms:

"Stentor Sage" originally "Center Stage"
Stentor = a type of protozoan
Submitted by: Natalie Lundgren
"Tower Of Poo" originally "Power Of Two"
Submitted by: Linda Radnil
"Query Dean" originally "Dairy Queen"
Submitted by: Renee Keener
"Ready Queen" originally "Dairy Queen"
Submitted by: Renee Keener
"Slay It Again Pam" originally "Play It Again Sam"
Submitted by: Yvonne Sindri

Band Name Spoonerisms:

Gin-To-Go URLS originally "Indigo Girls"
Submitted by: Peter

Products Bands Should Endorse Based on Their Name:

Blue Jeans Manufacturer
Since blue jeans get their color from indigo dye.
Submitted by: Peter

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