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Band Name Origins:

  • According to "The Jam: The Authorised Biography," by Paolo Hewitt, Paul Weller's sister commented at the breakfast table that there was already a band called "Bread," but there wasn't a band called Jam. Submitted by: Roderick
  • The sleeve notes of one of my Jam cd's says that Paul Wellers sister came up with the name at breakfast one day. Submitted by: Jason Bassett

Stupid Band Names:

  • You want toast with that? Submitted by: Matt

New Song Names:

Original Song Name
New Song Name
Submitter Name
"Eatin' Rifles""Eton Rifles"Tess O. Gosset
"A Chav Called Alice""A Town Called Malice"Parodies R Us
"Eat Trifle""Eton Rifles"CRASS-PUNKER
"Buried Underground""Going Underground"newave

Literally Impossible Song Titles:

Submitter Name
"Town Called Malice,"Never seen that town on a map.Peter

Use a Song Title to Answer a Different Song:

Song & Band Name
Song & Band Name
"Talk Shows On Mute," Incubus"That's Entertainment," The Jam
"Girls On Film," Duran Duran"That's Entertainment," The Jam
"Help," The Beatles"I'm Stoned Out Of My Mind," The Jam
"Where Are You Now?," Jimmy Harnen w/ Synch"Town Called Malice," The Jam
There are additional songs titles that answer other songs available.

Remove a Letter From a Song Title:

"Hat's Entertainment" originally "That's Entertainment"
Remarkable hat that can entertain all by itself
Connie Brady
"Down In The Tub Station At Midnight" originally "Down In The Tube Station At Midnight"
Monica Harpootlian
"Town Called Alice" originally "Town Called Malice"
There really is an Alice, Texas. How about that!

Add a Letter to a Song Title:

"The Eton Trifles" originally "The Eton Rifles"
Samantha Wayland
"Drown In The Tube Station At Midnight" originally "Down In The Tube Station At Midnight"
Monica Harpootlian
"Private Shell" originally "Private Hell"
"The Bitterest Spill" originally "The Bitterest Pill"
Eva Cave

Change a Letter:

"Elon Rifles" originally "Eton Rifles"
Elon = a university and town in North Carolina
Marjorie Danvers
"Down In The Tuba Station At Midnight" originally "Down In The Tube Station At Midnight"
Monica Harpootlian
"David Waits" originally "David Watts"
Wanda Ruppendown
"David Wants" originally "David Watts"
What does he want?
Wanda Ruppendown
"David Warts" originally "David Watts"
I wish I could be like David Warts...?

There are additional song titles with a letter changed available.

Song Parody Lyrics:

Original Song Name
Parody Song Name
Parody Author
"Going Underground""Sonic Underground (Real Version)"Maximus Buttcrack
"Going Underground""Sonic Underground"Maximus Buttcrsck
"Eton Rifles""Making Trifle"Christopher Long
"That's Entertainment""That French Entertainment"Fack Sabbath
"A Town Called Malice""A Chav Called Alice"Isaac Hunt
"Going Underground""London Underground"Jim A

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

Song Name
Going UndergroundCSI 5th Season Finalenewave
Pretty GreenShrek 2pickle*

Bad Choices for On Hold Music:

Song Name
Eton RiflesBritish Army BaseRichard Davies
Down In The Tube Station At Midnight / Going UndergroundLondon UndergroundRichard Davies
Going UndergroundMortuaryRosie

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

First Band/Song Name
Second Band/Song Name
New Song Name
When The Going Gets Tough, The Tough Get Going
   Billy Ocean
Going Underground
   The Jam
When The Going Gets Tough, The Tough Get Going Underground
Jacynthia Maries
I Wasn't Prepared For You
To Be Someone
   The Jam
I Wasn't Prepared To Be Someone
When I'm 64
   The Beatles
The Modern World
   The Jam
The Modern World When I'm 64

If Groups Combined, Their Names Might Be:

The Strawberry Jam
Strawberry combined with The Jam
Submitted By: Evan
Toast & Jam
Toast combined with The Jam
More interesting than plain old toast
Submitted By: Dr. Allan Allard
Raspberry Jam
Raspberries combined with The Jam
Submitted By: Sutch
The Traffic Jam
Traffic combined with The Jam
A rather obvious combo if I ever saw one!
Submitted By: John

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

Misheard Lyrics:

"Town Called Malice"
Misheard Lyrics:
Town called Haggis
Original Lyrics:
Town called Malice
"Eton Rifles"
Misheard Lyrics:
What chance have you got against a Tirana crest?
What chance have you got against a tiara crest?
Original Lyrics:
What chance have you got against a tie and a crest?
"Town Called Malice"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hanging out their ornamentals on the line to dry
Original Lyrics:
Hanging out their old love letters on the line to dry
"Going Underground"
Misheard Lyrics:
I’m so happy and you’re so gay.
Original Lyrics:
I’m so happy and you’re so kind.
There are additional misheard lyrics available.

Misheard Lyrics Stories:

"Eton Rifles"
Misheard Lyrics:
Eee too right son, Eee too right son
Original Lyrics:
Eton rifles, Eton rifles

Story about this misheard lyric by: Drew Rodger

As a kid, that's how I interpreted this on Radio 1 (UK) circa 1980 (I wasn't one for analysing lyrics). Medium wave reception didn't help.

There are additional misheard stories available.

Nonsensical Song Lyrics:

"That's Entertainment"
The Nonsensical Lyrics:
Watching the news and not eating your tea
Why They're Nonsensical:
You don't EAT tea; you DRINK it
Submitted by: Isac

Song Title Space Change:

"Car Nation" originally "Carnation"
Submitted by: Sutch
"Town Called Ma Lice" originally "Town Called Malice"
Ew!!! Won't be visiting that town!
Submitted by: George Straitjacket
"Town Call Ed Malice" originally "Town Called Malice"
Submitted by: George Straitjacket

Band Name Anagrams:

Jet Ham Submitted by: Bruce Curb

Song Title Anagrams:

"The Rife Eltons" originally "The Eton Rifles"
Submitted by: Polly Cannon
"Note Fliers" originally "Eton Rifles"
Submitted by: Polly Cannon
"Eon Trifles" originally "Eton Rifles"
Submitted by: Multiplication Table Tennis Elbow Macaroni Penguin
"Calm Alice Led Town" originally "Town Called Malice"
Submitted by: David
"Acclimate New Doll" originally "Town Called Malice"
Submitted by: David

Song Title Spoonerisms:

"The Ritter Pest Bill" originally "The Bitterest Pill"
Submitted by: British Bullcrap

Band Name Spoonerisms:

Madge originally "Jam"
Submitted by: D. Melody Dole, MD

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