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Band Name Origins:

  • Martha Reeves took Van Dyke Ave in Detroit and added it to the first name of her favorite singer, Della Reese. Submitted by: Andrew Thornhill

Use a Song Title to Answer a Different Song:

Song & Band Name
Song & Band Name
"Where's Captain Kirk?," Spizzenergi"Dancing In The Street," Martha And The Vandellas
"What's Going On?," Marvin Gaye"Dancing In The Street," Martha And The Vandellas
"Dancing In The Street," Martha And The Vandellas"Funky Street," Arthur Conley
"What Am I Going To Do Without Your Love?," Martha And The Vandellas"Cry," Rihanna
There are additional songs titles that answer other songs available.

Remove a Letter From a Song Title:

"(Love Is Like A) Hat Wave" originally "(Love Is Like A) Heat Wave"
Serafina

Add a Letter to a Song Title:

"Nowhere To Ruin" originally "Nowhere To Run"
Dangflabit! It's already been ruined.
Reese Witherknife
"Amy Baby Loves Me" originally "My Baby Loves Me"
Wendy Torrance

Change a Letter:

"Honey Child" originally "Honey Chile"
Alyssa Jayne
"Nowhere To Rub" originally "Nowhere To Run"
Kirsten Abercrombie
"Nowhere To Rut" originally "Nowhere To Run"
Kirsten Abercrombie

Song Parody Lyrics:

Original Song Name
Parody Song Name
Parody Author
"Dancing In The Street""Trashing Up Chuck"s Street"Randy Hearn
"Heat Wave""Creep Wave"Randy Hearn
"Jimmy Mack""Limericks"John A. Barry
"Jimmy Mack""Kimmy’s Ass"John A. Barry
"Dancing In The Streets""Dancing In Sewers"John Lomain
"Heat Wave""Heat Cave"John A. Barry
"Dancing In the Street""Cavs In Big Defeat"John A. Barry
"Dancing In The Street""Cashing In BP"Malcolm Higgins
"Jimmy Mack""Jimmy Wack"John A. Barry
"Jimmy Mac""Ode to Kwik-E-Mart"Andria

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
The Politics Of Dancing
   Re-Flex
Dancing In The Street
   Martha And The Vandellas
The Politics Of Dancing In The Street
Britney Spears into pruning hooks
I Was Made For Dancin'
   Leif Garrett
Dancing In The Street
   Martha And The Vandellas
I Was Made For Dancing In The Street
Edward
Snowflakes Are Dancing
   Kurt Vile
Dancing In The Street
   Martha And The Vandellas
Snowflakes Are Dancing In The Street
Opie M.
You Make Me Feel Like Dancing
   Leo Sayer
Dancing In The Street
   Martha And The Vandellas
You Make Me Feel Like Dancing In The Street
Edward
There are additional duets that haven't been done yet available.

If Groups Combined, Their Names Might Be:

Martha And The Vandella Muffins
Martha And The Vandellas combined with Martha And The Muffins
A different Martha leads each band, but they can still be combined.
Submitted By: Cassandra

Misheard Lyrics:

"Dancing In The Street"
Misheard Lyrics:
It doesn't matter what you have
Just as long as you are there.
Original Lyrics:
It doesn't matter what you wear
Just as long as you are there.
"Dancing In The Street"
Misheard Lyrics:
Up to Moe in DC now
Original Lyrics:
Baltimore and DC now.
"Dancing In The Street"
Misheard Lyrics:
Don't forget Pomona City
Original Lyrics:
Don't forget the Motor City.
"Jimmy Mack"
Misheard Lyrics:
Jimmy Knapp, Jimmy, oh Jimmy Knapp, when are you coming back?
Original Lyrics:
Jimmy Mack, Jimmy, oh Jimmy Mack, when are you coming back?
There are additional misheard lyrics available.

Misheard Lyrics Stories:

"Dancing In The Street"
Misheard Lyrics:
It doesn't matter what you have
Just as long as you are there.
Original Lyrics:
It doesn't matter what you wear
Just as long as you are there.

Story about this misheard lyric by: Dietrich

On the Van Halen cover, this is what I think I hear.

There are additional misheard stories available.

Songs That Open With Their Titles:

"Quicksand"
Opening Lines:
Quicksand, quicksand, pulling me closer.
Comments:
Submitted by: Brian Kelly
 

Song Title Space Change:

"Love is Like, Ah, Eat Wave" originally "(Love is Like A) Heat Wave"
Submitted by: Leanne Cantrell(not to fret; relling is overrated)
"Jim, My Mack" originally "Jimmy Mack"
Submitted by: Cheryl Jordan

Song Title Anagrams:

"Weave Hat" originally "Heat Wave"
Some hats are made with woven material.
Submitted by: Peter

Song Title Spoonerisms:

"Mimi Jack" originally "Jimmy Mack"
Gender change by spoonerism!
Submitted by: Cotton Lorraine
"Mimi Jack" originally "Jimmy Mack"
Gender change by spoonerism!
Submitted by: Cotton Lorraine
"Sanding In The Streets" originally "Dancing In The Streets"
Submitted by: Allison O'Silla

Movies Named After Song Titles:

"Nowhere To Run"
1993 film starring Jean-Claude Van Damme
Submitted by: Penelope Beckinsale

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