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Fun Music Information -> Jackson 5

This is the most recent information about Jackson 5 that has been submitted to amIright. If we have more information about Jackson 5, 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.

Michael Jackson & The Jackson 5, The Jacksons

Band Name Origins:

  • because there last name was jackson and there were 5 boys in the band Submitted by: zac rogers

New Band Names:

New Name
Why It's Better
Submitter Name
The Jackson 4Jackie/Tito/Jermaine/Marlon are constant membersAlex

New Song Names:

Original Song Name
New Song Name
Submitter Name
"Do It Yourself ""Enjoy Yourself "Adam

Literally Impossible Song Titles:

Submitter Name
"All I Do Is Think Of You,"That'd mean not eating, sleeping, breathing, etc.Heather Brockwell
"Dancing Machine,"No kind of machine has been known to danceIsac
"Rockin' Robin,"Robins can't rock.J.
"Never Can Say Goodbye,"You can say goodbye at any time.Reggie Pillbox
"The Mirrors In My Mind,"Minds do not have mirrors.Reggie Pillbox

There are additional literally impossible song titles available.

Use a Song Title to Answer a Different Song:

Song & Band Name
Song & Band Name
"I Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor," The Arctic Monkeys"Dancing Machine," The Jackson 5
"New Sensation," INXS"Can You Feel It?," Jackson 5
"Chances Are," Johnny Mathis"I'll Be There," Jackson 5
"Let Me Be There," Olivia Newton-John"I'll Be There," The Jackson 5
There are additional songs titles that answer other songs available.

Remove a Letter From a Song Title:

"Darling Ear" originally "Darling Dear"
Wendy Torrance
"Blame It On The Bogie" originally "Blame It On The Boogie"
bogie = a wheeled wagon or trolley
"Daring Dear" originally "Darling Dear"
Rhonda Blankenship
"BC" originally "ABC"
As in Before Christ.
Reggie Pillbox
"AC" originally "ABC"
As in, 'alternating current' or 'air conditioner.'

Add a Letter to a Song Title:

"It'll Be There" originally "I'll Be There"
"The Love You Saved" originally "The Love You Save"
"I Want Your Back" originally "I Want You Back"
Samantha Wayland
"The Glove You Save" originally "The Love You Save"
That glove you save might be Michael's!
"The Love You Salve" originally "The Love You Save"

There are additional song titles with a letter added available.

Change a Letter:

"Whatever You Get, I Want" originally "Whatever You Got, I Want"
"I Hound That Girl" originally "I Found That Girl"
"The Love You Have" originally "The Love You Save"
"The Love You Gave" originally "The Love You Save"
"BBC" originally "ABC"
British Broadcasting Corporation, of course!
Lance Crackers

There are additional song titles with a letter changed available.

Song Parody Lyrics:

Original Song Name
Parody Song Name
Parody Author
"ABC""CDC"Dan Creeden
"Santa Claus Is Coming To Town""Bargian Hunters Is Back On TV"Erik "Taz" Mokracek
"The Wall""Paint Up These Walls"Melanie Lee
"I'll Be There""I Don't Care"the_conqueror_of_parodies
"I Want You Back""You Want A Smack?"the_conqueror_of_parodies
"Dancing Machine""Acting Serene"the_conqueror_of_parodies
"ABC""CBA (Contraception, Birth by unwed women, Abortion)"Yolanda DeByle
"Rockin' Robin""Shockin' Robin (R.I.P)"Matthias
"ABC""IS-3"Robert D. Arndt Jr.

There are additional song parodies available.

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

Song Name
I'll Be ThereLife InsuranceMJJfan

Bad Choices for On Hold Music:

Song Name
Can You Feel It?Micropenis Sexual Relations Support LineStarving Hobo
A B CSociety For DyslexiaAnna Buehnenheim

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

First Band/Song Name
Second Band/Song Name
New Song Name
The Politics Of Dancing
Dancing Machine
   Jackson 5
The Politics Of The Dancing Machine
Britney Spears into pruning hooks
We'll Never Have To Say Goodbye Again
   England Dan And John Ford Coley
Never Can Say Goodbye
   The Jackson 5
We Never Can Say Goodbye Again
Sir Isac Newton
Welcome To The Machine
   Pink Floyd
Dancing Machine
   Jackson 5
Welcome To The Dancing Machine
Slappy Black
Say The Word
   Christy Romano (AKA the voice of Kim Possible)
I'll Be There
   Jackson 5
Say The Word, I'll Be There
There are additional duets that haven't been done yet available.

If Groups Combined, Their Names Might Be:

Babylon 5
Babylon Zoo combined with Jackson 5
Around the time Babylon Zoo was famous, Babylon 5 was a popular TV show set in space if not for Star Trek and Star Wars.
Submitted By: Cody Finke
Luscious Jackson 5
Luscious Jackson combined with Jackson 5
Submitted By: Cody Finke
Maroon Jackson 5
Maroon 5 combined with The Jackson 5
Submitted By: Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Jurassic Jackson 5
Jurassic 5 combined with Jackson 5
Submitted By: Robert D. Arndt Jr.

There are additional Jackson 5 Combined Groups that haven't been done yet available.

Misheard Lyrics:

"I'll Be There"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'll be your strength, I'll keep Golden warm.
Original Lyrics:
I'll be your strength, I'll keep holding on.
"Mama's Pearl"
Misheard Lyrics:
Mama's pearl, let down those turds
Mama's pearl, let down those curds
Original Lyrics:
Mama's pearl, let down those curls
"Never Can Say Goodbye"
Misheard Lyrics:
I never can sing about you
I never can say about you
Original Lyrics:
I never can say goodbye, boy
"It's Your Thing"
Misheard Lyrics:
Burger King
Original Lyrics:
It's your thing
There are additional misheard lyrics available.

Misheard Lyrics Stories:

Misheard Lyrics:
How to get your name
Original Lyrics:
How to get an A

Story about this misheard lyric by: Cody Finke

I thought they were teaching to get their name.

There are additional misheard stories available.

Repetitive Song Lyrics:

"The Love You Save"
The Repetitive Lyrics:
Hold on, Hold on
Hold on, Hold on
Why They're Repetitive:
Ok, ok, ok, ok, she is, she is, she is, she is. Cool song, though.
Submitted by: Andrew Room

Dated Song Lyrics:

"I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus"
The Dated Lyrics:
He saw mommy kissing, kissin', kissin' Santa Claus
I did, I really did see mommy kissing Santa Claus
And I'm gonna tell my dad.
Why They're Dated:
Joe Jackson (1928-2018) is no longer here to marvel at this information.
Submitted by: Bob

Songs That Open With Their Titles:

Opening Lines:
I guess I'll always a dreamer.
Submitted by: Brian Kelly
Opening Lines:
Girl, I want your body.
Submitted by: Brian Kelly
There are additional spelling lyrics available.

Song Title Space Change:

"I'll Bet Here" originally "I'll Be There"
Submitted by: Edward
"Look In Through The Windows" originally "Lookin' Through The Windows"
Submitted by: Yvette Bristle
"I'll Bet Here" originally "I'll Be There"
As opposed to somewhere else
Submitted by: Edward

Bad Grammar in Song Lyrics:

"Blame it on the Boogie"
The Lyrics:
Blame it on yourself, ain't nobody's fault
This part in the adlibs really doesn't make sense grammatically, with the double negative (even if we were to accept "ain't" as valid grammar), though we understand what he is saying here ;)
Submitted by: J.

Song Title Anagrams:

"Either Bell" originally "I'll Be There"
Submitted by: Alexis
"Cab" originally "ABC"
Submitted by: Susan
"True Rot" originally "Torture"
Submitted by: Becky Bright
"Or Utter" originally "Torture"
Submitted by: Becky Bright
"Tort Rue" originally "Torture"
Submitted by: Becky Bright

There are additional Song Title Anagrams available.

Real Places Mentioned in Songs:

"Goin' Back To Indiana"
The Lyrics:
I'm goin' back to Indiana. Indiana here I come.
The Jacksons are all from Gary, Indiana.
Submitted by: Arnold Jackson 5

Song Title Acrostics:

COTS: "Corner Of The Sky"
Submitted by: Candy Welty

Song Title Spoonerisms:

"Papa's Merles" originally "Mama's Pearls"
Submitted by: Soul Jr.

Band Name Spoonerisms:

Fax 'N' Jive originally "Jackson 5"
Submitted by: Blake DeKalb

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