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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.

The Mamas & the Papas, Mamas & Poppas, The Mamas And The Papas, Mamas And Papas, Mama and Papas

Song Titles Not Used as Lyrics:

Song Name
Comments & Submitter Name
"Creeque Alley"The title is not mentioned in the lyrics in this autobiographical song, and the most repeated line is "And no one's gettin' fat 'cept Mama Cass." - crazydon

New Song Names:

Original Song Name
New Song Name
Submitter Name
"California Burning""California Dreaming"Anonymous

Use a Song Title to Answer a Different Song:

Song & Band Name
Song & Band Name
"Vehicle," The Ides Of March"Go Where You Wanna Go," The Mamas & The Papas
"Have You Seen Her?," The Chi-Lites"I Saw Her Again Last Night," The Mamas & The Papas
"Safe In My Garden," The Mamas & The Papas"It's Growing," The Temptations
"Look Through My Window," The Mamas & The Papas"What Do You See?," The Cross Movement
There are additional songs titles that answer other songs available.

Remove a Letter From a Song Title:

"Lad To Be Unhappy" originally "Glad To Be Unhappy"
Alyssa Jayne
"California Reaming" originally "California Dreaming"
Candace Mercer
"12:30 (Young Girls Are Coming To The Canon)" originally "12:30 (Young Girls Are Coming To The Canyon)"
(As in a canon of scripture)
Daisy Pappus

Add a Letter to a Song Title:

"Creeque Valley" originally "Creeque Alley"
Meg Owens
"Worlds Of Love" originally "Words Of Love"
Cynthia Avery
"Swords Of Love" originally "Words Of Love"
Heather Brockwell

Change a Letter:

"Dedicated To The One I Move" originally "Dedicated To The One I Love"
Regina Olsen
"Dedicated To The Ode I Love" originally "Dedicated To The One I Love"
Timmy O'Toole
"Worms Of Love" originally "Words Of Love"
Gretchen Wieners
"Works Of Love" originally "Words Of Love"
Gretchen Wieners

Song Parody Lyrics:

Original Song Name
Parody Song Name
Parody Author
"In Crowd""Flynn Crowd"A.e. Jones
"In Crowd""Flynn Crowd"Parody Pair
"California Dreamin'""While The Kettle's Steamin'"the_conqueror_of_parodies
"California Dreaming""Californian Fleeing"Old Man Ribber
"California Dreamin'""San Francisco Nightmare I"R Anthony Botti
"California Dreamin'""Callous Fed's A-schemin'"Derry
"Monday, Monday""Sunday Will Never Be The Same"Tommy Turtle
"California Dreamin'""Can't Afford Ya, Sweetie"The AmIRighteous Brothers
"California Dreaming""California Peabrains"John A. Barry
"California Dreaming""California's Burnin'"John A. Barry

There are additional song parodies available.

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

First Band/Song Name
Second Band/Song Name
New Song Name
Submittor
California Dreamin'
   The Mamas & The Papas
Dreaming In Red
   The Calling
California Dreamin' In Red
Ed
Do You Wanna Dance?
   The Mamas & The Papas
The Last Polka
   Ben Folds Five
Do You Wanna Dance The Last Polka?
Raphael
Do You Wanna Dance?
   The Mamas & The Papas
Conga
   Gloria Estefan and the Miami Sound Machine
Do You Wanna Dance The Conga?
Raphael
Do You Wanna Dance?
   The Mamas & The Papas
Macarena
   Los Del Rio
Do You Wanna Dance The Macarena?
Raphael
There are additional duets that haven't been done yet available.

Misrhymed Song Lyrics:

"Creeque Alley"
The Misrhymed Lyrics:
Cass was a sophomore,
Thought she'd go to Swarthmore
Why They're Misrhymed:
Nice try, but "sophomore" and "Swarthmore" don't quite rhyme. For them to rhyme, either "sophomore" would have to be "sorthmore" or "Swarthmore" would have to be "Swofmore".
Submitted by: D. Melody Dole, MD
 

Songs That Open With Their Titles:

"I Saw Her Again"
Opening Lines:
I saw her again last night
Comments:
Submitted by: Candy Welty
"Safe In My Garden"
Opening Lines:
Safe in my garden, an ancient flower grows
Comments:
Submitted by: Candy Welty
There are additional spelling lyrics available.

Song Title Space Change:

"I Saw Her: A Gain" originally "I Saw Her Again"
Submitted by: Yvette Bristle
"Straight's Hooter" originally "Straight Shooter"
Submitted by: Yvette Bristle
"California Dream In" originally "California Dreamin'"
Submitted by: George Straitjacket

Real Places Mentioned in Songs:

"California Dreamin'"
The Lyrics:
California Dreamin' on such a winters day
Why:
California
Submitted by: Peter
"Twelve Thirty (Young Girls Are Coming To...)"
The Lyrics:
I used to live in New York City.
Everything there was dark and dirty.
Why:
Refers to New York City. [Note: The Song's full name is "Twelve Thirty (Young Girls Are Coming To The Canyon)", but that won't entirely fit in the space provided for "Song Name".] Is this bizarre, or what? The "security code" that came up was "XNY" -- like could mean "Ex New Yorker". Must be "some kind of sign"!
Submitted by: Gretchen Wieners
There are additional Real Places Mentioned in Songs available.

Song Title Acrostics:

SO: "Step Out"
Submitted by: Candy Welty

Lyrics Spoonerisms:

"California Dreaming"
The Lyrics:
All the leave are brown
And the sky is grey
Why:
All the leaves are ground
And the sky is bray.
Submitted by: Odie Garfield
There are additional Lyrics Spoonerisms available.

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