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Album cover parody of Those Lazy Hazy Crazy Days of Summer/My Fair Lady by Nat King Cole
Parody album cover
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This is the most recent information about Nat King Cole that has been submitted to amIright. If we have more information about Nat King Cole, then we provide a link to the section where it appears (the actual page whenever possible).

 
 

Quotes:

Critics don't buy records. They get 'em free.

I may be helping to bring harmony between people through my music.

I'm a musician at heart, I know I'm not really a singer. I couldn't compete with real singers. But I sing because the public buys it..

Mona Lisa? What kind of title is that for a song?

The people who know nothing about music are the ones always talking about it.

Submitted by: LucidLupin
 

Music Performer Pseudonyms:

Also known as: Nathaniel Adams Coles. Submitted by: jazzy

Song Titles Not Used as Lyrics:

Song Name
Comments & Submitter Name
"The Christmas Song"Also known as "Chestnuts Roasting On An Open Fire", from its first line. The word "Christmas is in the song, as it wishes "Merry Christmas to you" in its last line, but the word "song" is not in the lyrics. - Thessaly Danes

New Song Names:

Original Song Name
New Song Name
Submitter Name
"I-40""Route 66"Lance Crackers
"Freaky Lisa Frank""Mona Lisa"americangirlfan8998
"Carolyn, Carolyn""Caroling, Caroling"Richard Wetfuss
"Lona Pizza""Mona Lisa"Elon Muskrat
"That Hyundai, That Summer""That Sunday, That Summer"Eva Cave

There are additional new song names available.

Literally Impossible Song Titles:

Song/Performer
Comment
Submitter Name
"Mr. Wishing Well,"'Wishing Well' cannot be anyone's name.Yvette Bristle
"You Stepped Out Of A Dream,"No one can step out of a dream.Yvette Bristle
"A Handful Of Stars,"Stars can't be held in one's hands.Yvette Bristle
"You're The Cream In My Coffee,"No one is cream OR an ingredient in coffee.Shelley Potts
"It's Only a Paper Moon,"The Moon is not made of paperBeverly Stiles

There are additional literally impossible song titles available.

Use a Song Title to Answer a Different Song:

Song & Band Name
Song & Band Name
"Mother Nature's Son," The Beatles"Nature Boy," Nat King Cole
"Watching TV," Roger Waters"Route 66," Nat King Cole
"How To Handle A Woman," Johnny Mathis"Tenderly," Nat King Cole
"You Brought The Joy," Freda Payne"You Made Me Love You," Nat King Cole
There are additional songs titles that answer other songs available.

Remove a Letter From a Song Title:

"That Sunday, That Sumer" originally "That Sunday, That Summer"
Now it's set in the ancient kingdom of Sumer
Camilla Talking Bird
"That Sunday, Hat Summer" originally "That Sunday, That Summer"
Candy Welty
"Hat Sunday, That Summer" originally "That Sunday, That Summer"
Candy Welty
"The Son Of Raintree County" originally "The Song Of Raintree County"
Candy Welty
"A Handful Of Tars" originally "A Handful Of Stars"
Yvette Bristle

There are additional song titles with a letter removed available.

Add a Letter to a Song Title:

"It's Only A Pamper Moon" originally "It's Only A Paper Moon"
Naomi Swanson
"The Song Of Raintree Country" originally "The Song Of Raintree County"
Candy Welty
"A Handful Of Sitars" originally "A Handful Of Stars"
Yvette Bristle
"A Handful Of Stairs" originally "A Handful Of Stars"
Yvette Bristle
"A Handful Of Stares" originally "A Handful Of Stars"
Yvette Bristle

There are additional song titles with a letter added available.

Change a Letter:

"Go, If You're Doing" originally "Go, If You're Going"
Yvette Bristle
"Do, If You're Going" originally "Go, If You're Going"
Yvette Bristle
"Let Me Tell You, Baby" originally "Let Me Tell You, Babe"
Yvette Bristle
"Let Ma Tell You, Babe" originally "Let Me Tell You, Babe"
Yvette Bristle
"Let Me Tell Lou, Babe" originally "Let Me Tell You, Babe"
Yvette Bristle

There are additional song titles with a letter changed available.

Song Parody Lyrics:

Original Song Name
Parody Song Name
Parody Author
"Unforgettable""Unaffordable"Arch Vile
"Too Young""Too Cheap"SwimPuff165
"Unforgettable""Unbelievable"Glynn Leaney
"When I Fall in Love""When I Call You, Love"Glynn Leaney
"Fascination""Fascist Nation"Last Dig Efforts
"Unforgettable""Incompatible"Glynn Leaney
"Unforgettable""Unbelievable"Glynn Leaney
"Bidin' My Time""Biden's Sly Time"Barry J Mitchel
"The Christmas Song""Shitty Christmas!"Cactus Impersonator
"Unforgettable""Irresponsible"Glynn Leaney

There are additional song parodies available.

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

Song Name
Product
Submittor
SmileToothbrush&
SmileToothpaste&

Bad Choices for On Hold Music:

Song Name
Company/Organization
Submittor
On The Street Where You LiveStalker Victim Helpline Marv
The Christmas Song93-year-olds' support groupKayla Stewart
UnforgettableAlzheimers Associationrenata ramona

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

First Band/Song Name
Second Band/Song Name
New Song Name
Submittor
Inis Mona
   Eluveitie
Mona Lisa
   Nat King Cole
Inis Mona Lisa
Britney Spears into pruning hooks
It Must've Been My Boy
   Debbie Gibson
Nature Boy
   Nat King Cole
It Must've Been My Nature Boy
Impossible duet; Cole died before Gibson was born.
Tarzan
Dead Skunk
   Loudon Wainwright III
Route 66
   Nat King Cole
Dead Skunk On Route 66
A skunk insn't safe anywhere.
Odie Garfield
Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds
   The Beatles
Orange Colored Sky
   Nat King Cole
Lucy In The Orange Colored Sky With Diamonds
Still more psychedelic
That No-one Candy Nye
There are additional duets that haven't been done yet available.

If Groups Combined, Their Names Might Be:

Nat King Crimson Cole
Nat King Cole combined with King Crimson
Submitted By: Raphael
Nat King Coleman
Nat King Cole combined with King Coleman
Submitted By: Gretchen Wieners

Misheard Lyrics:

"The Frim Fram Sauce"
Misheard Lyrics:
I want the frim fram sauce with the Oyster bay,
Michelle Pfeiffer on the side
Original Lyrics:
I want the frim fram sauce with the ausen fay
With shifafa on the side.
"Unforgettable"
Misheard Lyrics:
On the Gettysburg
Original Lyrics:
Unforgettable
"L-O-V-E"
Misheard Lyrics:
V is very, very past the ordinary
Original Lyrics:
V is very, very extraordinary
"Caroling, Caroling"
Misheard Lyrics:
Caroling, caroling through the tower
Original Lyrics:
Caroling, caroling through the town
There are additional misheard lyrics available.

Misheard Lyrics Stories:

"The Frim Fram Sauce"
Misheard Lyrics:
I want the frim fram sauce with the Oyster bay,
Michelle Pfeiffer on the side
Original Lyrics:
I want the frim fram sauce with the ausen fay
With shifafa on the side.

Story about this misheard lyric by: Phil

Just listening to '40's radio on Sirius, and heard this for the first time, Nat King Cole trio. I immediately thought, "What????" Not from the '40's, but for the '80's it would have been a very nice, albeit very rude sentiment.

There are additional misheard stories available.

Song Parody Fragments:

"(It's Only A) Paper Moon"
Better Lyrics:
Barack is only a big buffoon
With a failed Presidency
Lives in a world of make-believe
Ignores economy (responsibility)…
Original Lyrics:
It is only a paper moon
Sailing over a cardboard sea
But it wouldn't be make-believe
If you believe in me
Submitted by: Robert D. Arndt Jr.
"The Child's Play Christmas Song"
Better Lyrics:
Chet's nuts roasting on an open fire
Chucky biting off his nose
Songs of slaughter being sung by a choir
And Tiff dressed like an Eskimo
Original Lyrics:
Chestnuts roasting on an open fire
Jack Frost nipping at your nose
Yuletide carols being sung by a choir
And folks dressed up like Eskimos
Submitted by: Sheogorath
"On The Street Where You Live"
Better Lyrics:
I have often walked down this street before
But I've never picked things from the bins to eat before
Original Lyrics:
I have often walked down this street before
But the pavement always stayed beneath my feet before
Submitted by: Ray Girvan
There are additional parody fragments available.

Nonsensical Song Lyrics:

"The Christmas Song"
The Nonsensical Lyrics:
And every mother's child is gonna spy
To see if reindeer really know how to fly.
Why They're Nonsensical:
Humans are perhaps the only animal species who ever consciously learn how to fly, and in becoming aircraft pilots is when they do so. For other animals that ever learn how to fly, it may not be such a conscious process that calling it "Knowing how to fly" is clearly pertinent. That puts humans in a category of animal species pretty much all by themselves. A second category is animals that ever fly on their own, including most birds, most insects, and most, if not all, bats. A third category of animals for that purpose, is animals that never fly. That last category includes all non-human mammals other than bats. Although some mammals have names seeming to indicate that they can fly, generally that refers to gliding, not true flight. Those include "Flying Lemurs," (which are not true lemurs), and "Flying Squirrels, (which in fact ARE true squirrels), but both of those are gliders, not true fliers. Exceptionally "Flying Foxes" are true fliers, as they are a type of bat, not true foxes. So the non-flying category of non-human mammals other than bats includes reindeer. They probably never imagine an ability to fly, so posing the question of whether they "know" how to fly (or don't know either) has questionable pertinence at best.
Submitted by: Karen Smith
"(I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons"
The Nonsensical Lyrics:
I love you, for sentimental reasons
Why They're Nonsensical:
Are there any other kinds of reasons why you would love her?
Submitted by: Raphael

Inappropriate Song Lyrics:

"Too Young"
The Inappropriate Lyrics:
And then, someday they may recall

We were not too young at all.
Why They're Inappropriate:
In gereral, I've always liked this song. But in these lines is a case of using a word inaccurately in order to make a rhyme. The whole song generally is about "they" (perhaps the parents of the young lovers) thinking the lovers were too young to know the meaning of love. In these lines, the singer contemplates that maybe someday "they" will finally recognize or acknowledge (for the first time) that the lovers in question really weren't too young. Trouble is, that isn't what "recall" means. "Recall" means to recollect something that one was previously aware of, not to recognize or acknowledge something for the first time.
Submitted by: Regina Haniger
 

Dated Song Lyrics:

"Route 66"
The Dated Lyrics:
Get your kicks on Route 66.
Why They're Dated:
No doubt the most fabled highway route in U.S. History, U.S. Route 66 stretched from Chicago to Los Angeles. But now U.S. 66 per se no longer exists, nor does any other single route number traverse the same legendary route. To travel the same general corridor on today's modern highways means following Interstate 55 from Chicago to St. Louis, then Interstate 44 from St. Louis to Oklahoma City, then Interstate 40 from there to Barstow, California, then Interstate 15 and/or 215 from there to San Bernardino or Ontario, and finally Interstate 10 from there on to Los Angeles. That combination of routes could scarcely be the basis ot a similarly catchy song!
Submitted by: Regina Olsen
 

Songs That Open With Their Titles:

"All Over The World"
Opening Lines:
All over the world (x2) Love is the thing.
Comments:
Submitted by: Brian Kelly
"A Blossom Fell"
Opening Lines:
A blossom fell from off a tree
Comments:
Submitted by: Candy Welty
There are additional spelling lyrics available.

Song Title Space Change:

"My One's In" originally "My One Sin"
Submitted by: Yvette Bristle
"For Give My Heart" originally "Forgive My Heart"
Submitted by: Yvette Bristle
"For Give My He Art" originally "Forgive My Heart"
Submitted by: Yvette Bristle
"Forgive My He Art" originally "Forgive My Heart"
Submitted by: Yvette Bristle
"Take A Fool's Ad Vice" originally "Take A Fool's Advice"
Submitted by: Yvette Bristle

There are additional Song Title Space Change available.

Band Name Anagrams:

Talking Once Submitted by: Rachel
Tackling One Submitted by: Rachel
Note Lacking Submitted by: Rachel
Cognate Link Submitted by: Rachel
Angelic Knot Submitted by: Rachel

Song Title Anagrams:

"Iron Marbles" originally "Ramblin' Rose"
Submitted by: Calop
"A Man's Oil" originally "Mona Lisa"
Submitted by: Alexis
"Also Main" originally "Mona Lisa"
Submitted by: Alexis
"No Salami" originally "Mona Lisa"
Submitted by: Alexis
"U Get Noble Fart" originally "Unforgettable"
Uhm... no comment! :D
Submitted by: Tffany Furlong

There are additional Song Title Anagrams available.

Real Places Mentioned in Songs:

"Route 66"
The Lyrics:
Won't you get hip to this timely tip: When you make that California trip Get you kicks on route sixty-six.
Why:
The state of California, plus Route 66 is also an actual place as a Federal Highway.
Submitted by: Peter
"Route 66"
The Lyrics:
Now you go through Saint Looey, Joplin, Missouri, And Oklahoma City is mighty pretty, You wee Amarillo, Gallup, New Mexico, Flagstaff, Arizona. Don't forget Winona, Kingman, Barstow, San Bernardino.
Why:
The Third verse mentions the states of Missouri, Oklahoma, New Mexico and Arizona and the cities of Saint Louis, MO, Joplin, MO, Oklahoma City, Amarillo, TX, Gallup, NM, Flagstaff, AZ, Winona, AZ, Kingman, AZ, Barstow, CA and San Bernardino, CA.
Submitted by: Peter
There are additional Real Places Mentioned in Songs available.

Song Title Acrostics:

TWO: "This Way Out"
Submitted by: Candy Welty
AS: "Angel Smile"
Submitted by: Candy Welty

Song Title Spoonerisms:

"Miles" originally "Smile"
Submitted by: MOR
"Fake A Tool's Advice" originally "Take A Fool's Advice"
Submitted by: Cape Canaveral Lavigne
"Lone A Misa" originally "Mona Lisa"
Submitted by: Oldtimer

Band Name Spoonerisms:

Cat King Nole originally "Nat King Cole"
Submitted by: Peter

Movies Named After Song Titles:

"Unforgettable"
Forgettable 1996 sci-fi flick with Ray Liotta
Submitted by: Frosty The Cat
"Rambling Rose"
1991 drama with Robert Duvall and Laura Dern
Submitted by: MOR
"Smile"
A decent 1975 fllm about a beauty pageant.
Submitted by: Peter

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