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Album cover parody of Skynyrd's First And... Last - Sleeve Not Mint by Lynyrd Skynyrd
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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.

Lynyrd Skynyrd/Eiffel 65, Lynrd Skynrd, Lynnard Skynnard, Lynard Skynard

Band Name Origins:

  • The name Leonard Skynrd is a play on the name Leonard Skinner, who was mentioned in the song "Hello Muddah, Hello Faddah"."You remember Leonard Skinner,He got ptomaine poisioning after dinner". Submitted by: dshartleyplano@AOL.com
  • They came up with the name from their high school gym teacher whose name was Leonard Skinner, he used to punish them because they had long hair. Submitted by: Jonny All-American

Stupid Band Names:

  • Who can pronounce it anyway? Submitted by: Emma

New Song Names:

Original Song Name
New Song Name
Submitter Name
"Call Me a Sleeze""Call Me the Breeze"Robert D. Arndt Jr.
"Sweet Home Al Obama""Sweet Home Alabama"Chevrolet Chase
"Gimme Three Wives (Ross Geller's Theme)""Gimme Three Steps"friend
"Gimme 3 Shots""Gimme 3 Steps"southernrock
"Gimme 3 Points""Gimme 3 Steps"southernrock

Literally Impossible Song Titles:

Song/Performer
Comment
Submitter Name
"Nothing Comes Easy,"Some things do.Yvette Bristle
"Sweert Home Alabama,"Real estate does not have tasteSusanna Viljanen

Use a Song Title to Answer a Different Song:

Song & Band Name
Song & Band Name
"Ordinary Average Guy," Joe Walsh"Simple Man," Lynyrd Skynyrd
"Question," The Moody Blues"What's Your Name?," Lynyrd Skynyrd
"Got A Job," Smokey Robinson & The Miracles"Workin' For MCA," Lynyrd Skynyrd
"Call My Name, I'll Be There," Wilson Pickett"What's Your Name?," Lynyrd Skynyrd
There are additional songs titles that answer other songs available.

Remove a Letter From a Song Title:

"Hat's Your Name" originally "What's Your Name"
Would be an unusual name.
Naomi Swanson
"You Got Hat Right" originally "You Got That Right"
Candy Welty
"Free Bid" originally "Free Bird"
Would this be like, a bid of $0?
Ed
"Hat Smell" originally "That Smell"
Some hats may have a distinctive odor.
Natalie Starboardman
"What's Our Name" originally "What's Your Name"
The band would be asking an obvious question.
Naomi Swanson

Add a Letter to a Song Title:

"That Smells" originally "That Smell"
Not pl.; turns smell into 3rd per. sing. verb form.
Regina Olsen
"Workin' For YMCA" originally "Workin' For MCA"
Sutch
"You Got That Bright" originally "You Got That Right"
Nora Aaron
"You Got That Fright" originally "You Got That Right"
Nora Aaron
"Saturday Knight Special" originally "Saturday Night Special"
who cares what my name is

Change a Letter:

"Prison Whiskey" originally "Poison Whiskey"
Duncan Moore
"You Got That Light" originally "You Got That Right"
Candy Welty
"You Get That Right" originally "You Got That Right"
Candy Welty
"I Snow A Little" originally "I Know A Little"
Dan Druff
"Gimme Three Stops" originally "Gimme Three Steps"
Serafina

There are additional song titles with a letter changed available.

Song Parody Lyrics:

Original Song Name
Parody Song Name
Parody Author
"Freebird""Password"Jim Rotondo
"Sweet Home Alabama""Sweet Home South Jersey"HTN
"Sweet Home Alabama""He Boned Alabama"John A. Barry
"Sweet Home Alabama""I Don't Want Bananas"the_conqueror_of_parodies
"Sweet Home Alabama""Gee Mose', Call for Manna"Merry & Pippin
"Simple Man""Simpsons Fan"Bob Gomez
"Sweet Home Alabama""Sweet State Lost Fallujah"Robert D. Arndt Jr.
"Free Bird""Free Verse"Warren Baker
"Mr Saturday Night Special""Mr .50 cal Sniper Special"Callmelennie
"Freebird""Fit Birds"Fack Sabbath

There are additional song parodies available.

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

Song Name
Product
Submittor
Oooh, That SmellBeanoCallmelennie
Saturday Night Special 'Gun Control' PSAAnonymous
Saturday Night SpecialSmith & WessonEd King
That SmellGlade Car Scented Oilsoldrock
Gimme Three StepsNicoderm CQsouthern
There are additional commercials that haven't been done yet available.

Bad Choices for On Hold Music:

Song Name
Company/Organization
Submittor
Saturday Night SpecialFamilies of school shooting victims and gunmen.rocky
Saturday Night SpecialNRA Headquartersrocky
That SmellSewage Treatment Plant or Paper MillDonna W
Free BirdFree range chicken farmsJosh
FreebirdAny Federal Prisonslick
There are additional on hold music ideas available.

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

First Band/Song Name
Second Band/Song Name
New Song Name
Submittor
Simply Irresistible
   Robert Palmer
Simple Man
   Lynyrd Skynyrd
Simply Irresistible Man
Louisa Ferncliff
My Love Is Pink
   Sugababes
Floyd
   Lynyrd Skynyrd
My Love Is Pink Floyd
Gretchen Wieners
Home Sweet Home
   Motley Crue
Sweet Home Alabama
   Lynyrd Skynyrd
Home Sweet Home Alabama
Alexis
Tuesday Afternoon
   The Moody Blues
Tuesday's Gone
   Lynyrd Skynyrd
Tuesday Afternoon's Gone
That was a long day!
Paul Warren
There are additional duets that haven't been done yet available.

Misheard Lyrics:

"Sweet Home Alabama"
Misheard Lyrics:
In Birmingham, they love to go nuts
Original Lyrics:
In Birmingham, they loved the Governor.
"Free Bird"
Misheard Lyrics:
And if I stay here with blue birds
Things just wouldn't be ashamed
Original Lyrics:
And if I stay here with you girl
Things just wouldn't be the same
"What's Your Name?"
Misheard Lyrics:
Wash your mane!
Original Lyrics:
What's your name?
"Sweet Home Alabama"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sweet home, I'm a llama.
Original Lyrics:
Sweet home Alabama
There are additional misheard lyrics available.

Misheard Lyrics Stories:

"Sweet Home Alabama"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sweet home, I'm a llama.
Original Lyrics:
Sweet home Alabama

Story about this misheard lyric by: Ceej

This was the title song to a NASCAR game from back in the day. This was what my younger brother thought it was.

There are additional misheard stories available.

Song Parody Fragments:

"Sweet Home Alabama"
Better Lyrics:
Well, I heard Mr. Tong sing about them.
Well, I heard ol' Will put 'em down.
But I hope Will Tong can remember.
Republicans don't need him around anyhow.
Original Lyrics:
Well, I heard Mr. Young sing about her.
Well, I heard ol' Neil put her down.
But I hope Neil Young can remember.
A Southern man don't need him around anyhow.
Submitted by: Aaron

Insincere Song Lyrics:

"Gimme Three Steps"
The Insincere Lyrics:
Hey, fat fellow,
with the hair colored yellow
Why They're Insincere:
Have you ever tried to imagine someone angry trying to pick a bar room fight saying these words?
Submitted by: John M
 

Insulting Song Lyrics:

"Sweet Home Alabama"
The Insulting Lyrics:
Well, I hope Neil Young will remember
A Southern man don't need him around anyhow
Why They're Insulting:
Insulting to Neil Young!
Submitted by: dxman
 

Inappropriate Song Lyrics:

"What's Your Name?"
The Inappropriate Lyrics:
What's your name little girl, what's your name?
Shouldn't you stay, little girl
Well there ain't no shame.
**** And the gentlman belts out in post coitus class: ****
Can I get you a taxi home? It sure was grand.
Why They're Inappropriate:
Perhaps 'little girl' is a relative descriptive term with the Rolling Stones now in their 60s but it sure sounds like the singer here should be wearing a GPS ankle bracelet and on a certain registry list. Ah but that's Rock&Roll, just ask Jerry Lee Lewis.
Submitted by: Tony Cat.
 

Dated Song Lyrics:

"Sweet Home Alabama"
The Dated Lyrics:
In Birmingham they love the governor
Why They're Dated:
George Wallace hasn't been governor since 1987 and has been dead since 1998.
Submitted by: dxman
 

Song Lyrics That Name Check Celebrities:

"Sweet Home Alabama"
The Lyrics:
Well I heard Mr Young sing about her
Well I heard ole Neil put her down
Well I hope Neil Young will remember.
A southern man don't need him around
anyhow
Who They Mention:
Neil Young
Submitted by: Celeste
"Sweet Home Alabama"
The Lyrics:
Well I heard mister Young sing about her Well, I heard ole Neil put her down Well, I hope Neil Young will remember A Southern man don't need him around anyhow
Who They Mention:
Neil Young
Submitted by: Mark Silverman
There are additional celebrity lyrics available.

How to Pronounce a Band Name:

"leh-nerd skeh-nerd
Submitted by: Jim
"Lin-nerd Skin-nerd
Submitted by: Rocky
"Leon-ard Skin-ard
Actually sounds like a real person.
Submitted by: Paul Warren

Song Lyrics That Mention Brand Name Products:

"Poison Whiskey"
The Lyrics:
Well, they rushed him down to see the doctor

And the doctor just checked his head

The only thing that was wrong with him

Was Johnny Walker's Red

He drank ole poison whiskey

and it killed him dead.
Product Brand Name:
Johnny Walker's Red Label Whiskey is a single malt scotch, currently the best selling whiskey in the world.
Submitted by: j_atch
 

Song Lyrics That Mention Other Songs:

"Sweet Home Alabama"
The Song Lyrics:
Well I hope Neil Young will remember
A southern man don't need him around anyhow
Song They Mention:
Direct response to Neil Young's "Southern Man"
Submitted by: Big Mike 457
"Still Unbroken"
The Song Lyrics:
Wild horses on the plains.
Song They Mention:
Wild Horses by the Rolling Stones.
Submitted by: A Stranger
There are additional Song Lyrics That Mention Other Songs lyrics available.

Songs That Open With Their Titles:

"They Call Me The Breeze"
Opening Lines:
They call me the breeze, I keep blowin' down the road.
Comments:
Written by the great J.J. Cale.
Submitted by: Keith Urban Legend
 

Scary Song Lyrics:

"What's Your Name"
The Lyrics:
What's your name, little girl What's your name Shootin' you straight, little girl Won't you do the same
Why:
I once went into a bathroom on the way home from a road trip. This song was playing and I got creeped out.
Submitted by: Alyssa
 

Song Title Space Change:

"G, I'm Me, Back My Bullets" originally "Gimme Back My Bullets"
Submitted by: Sutch
"That's Mell" originally "That Smell"
'Mell' is the name of a Japanese singer.
Submitted by: Renee Scoggins
"That's Mel L." originally "That Smell"
Whoever he is.
Submitted by: Rocky II

Song Title Anagrams:

"A New Army Shout" originally "What's Your Name"
Submitted by: Becky Bright
"Ear Was On My Hut" originally "What's Your Name"
Submitted by: Becky Bright
"Say 'Human Tower'" originally "What's Your Name"
Submitted by: Becky Bright
"Our Sway Anthem" originally "What's Your Name"
Submitted by: Becky Bright
"Same Rut Anyhow" originally "What's Your Name"
Submitted by: Becky Bright

There are additional Song Title Anagrams available.

Real Places Mentioned in Songs:

"What's Your Name?"
The Lyrics:
Well, it's 8 o'clock in Boise, Idaho.
Why:
Boise is the capital of Idaho.
Submitted by: Kathy
 

Songs That Are Banned:

"Sweet Home Alabama "
Not banned per se, but during the piano riff at the end of the song, someone shouts an almost unintelligible line and ends it with "G**d*mn!" Some radio stations have opted to remove the swear.
Submitted by: Bob

Super Long Pop Songs:

"Free Bird" Length: 10:08
My early radio station, Rock Channel, played a full 10 minutes version of the song and I like that version because in this version not feature fade out ending. This is the longest pop ballad/slow rock songs ever in the world! Also, the longest coda ever after "Layla" by Derek and the Dominos and "Hey Jude" by The Beatles.
Submitted by: Wisnu Aji
"Free Bird" Length: 9:07
The live version is 13:50, but we only track album and single lengths here.
Submitted by: Jordan
"Free Bird" Length: 13:08
At over 13 minutes, that's a LONG pop song!
Submitted by: Jane Farnsworth

Song Title Acrostics:

AIL: "Am I Losin'"
Submitted by: Candy Welty

Hidden Messages:

"NUTHIN' FANCY"
WRITTEN AROUND THE MIDDLE OF THE ALBUM, JUST BEFORE THE LABEL, THERE IS AN INSCRIBED MESSAGE ON BOTH SIDES - SIDE ONE - Brian "please call home, Linda and I are sick with worry" - Al. SIDE TWO - Brian - "Disregard last message" - Al - I'm not sure of the story behind this, or even who Brian is!!
Submitted by: B-3
"Sweet Home Alabama"
At the start of the second verse, just after Ronnie Van Zant sings "Well I heard Mr. Young sing about it", turn up the volume - and you know what I mean, VERY loud - to hear another band member singing the phrase "Southern Man". Then, for the rest of the gap and after the next line, you'll hear the same member singing more of the Neil Young song of the same name. They originally recorded the part from "Southern Man" to refer to Neil Young, but they later decided to leave it out so as not to annoy him. It was, in the end, left very deep in the mix.
Submitted by: A Stranger

Movies Named After Song Titles:

"Sweet Home Alabama"
Submitted by: Brian Kelly

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