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Music is an indirect force for change, because it provides an anchor against human tragedy.
- Jessie Michael

Submitted by: LucidLupin

Band Name Origins:

  • It was originaly a name the band Isocracy (fellow gilman st. band) had used. Operation Ivy just borrowed the name from them and it just became permanent. The name Operation Ivy is the code name they gave to the first nuclear bomb testing they did in the Bikini Islands. Submitted by: jgfibnffodn
  • It's taken from a nuclear testing program in the 50's, an attempt to create a fusion bomb which was more powerful than the fission bombs that were dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Submitted by: phildo

New Band Names:

New Name
Why It's Better
Submitter Name
Operation I.V.I can't help but think it sounds medical related.Jackie

Remove a Letter From a Song Title:

"Cation" originally "Caution"
Karen Smith
"Healthy Boy, Sick Mind" originally "Healthy Body, Sick Mind"
Reese Witherfork

Add a Letter to a Song Title:

"Healthy Body, Slick Mind" originally "Healthy Body, Sick Mind"
Natalie Stonecipher
"Hearths And Minds" originally "Hearts And Minds"
Miranda Turner
"Healthy Body, Sick Mindy" originally "Healthy Body, Sick Mind"
Twila Paris Hilton

Change a Letter:

"Take Warming" originally "Take Warning"
Karen Smith
"Wealthy Body, Sick Mind" originally "Healthy Body, Sick Mind"
April Fleming
"Tame Warning" originally "Take Warning"
Reese Witherfork
"Fake Warning" originally "Take Warning"
Reese Witherfork

Song Parody Lyrics:

Original Song Name
Parody Song Name
Parody Author
"Knowledge""Knowledge (My Grades Suck!)"Pink Panther

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

First Band/Song Name
Second Band/Song Name
New Song Name
Sound System
   Operation Ivy
Solar Angels
   Judas Priest
Sound Solar System Angels
Bruce Curb

If Groups Combined, Their Names Might Be:

Operation Ivy Benson
Operation Ivy combined with Ivy Benson
Submitted By: Francine Harper
Operation Poison Ivy
Operation Ivy combined with Poison
Submitted By: That No-one Candy Nye

Misheard Lyrics:

"Artifical Life"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ours is the life in the market place
Original Lyrics:
Artificial life in the market place
"Big City"
Misheard Lyrics:
Big city thinks it ain't
Big city, frickin' A
Original Lyrics:
Big city, big city
"Freeze Up"
Misheard Lyrics:
There's a pizza coming.
Original Lyrics:
There's a freeze up coming.
"Sound System"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sound system gonna bake my bread up.
Original Lyrics:
Sound system gonna bring me back up.
There are additional misheard lyrics available.

Misheard Lyrics Stories:

"Artifical Life"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ours is the life in the market place
Original Lyrics:
Artificial life in the market place

Story about this misheard lyric by: Me

My brother lent me an Operation Ivy CD which I played in my car for about a year....then I started to question some of what I thought the lyrics were. I wondered why they would be saying that they loved the life in the market place.

There are additional misheard stories available.

Band Name Anagrams:

Tape Ivory Ion Submitted by: Dinah Bartilson
Hard to tape any ion!
Into Ivory Pea Submitted by: Dinah Bartilson
Ivy Potion Era Submitted by: Dinah Bartilson

Song Title Anagrams:

"Auction" originally "Caution"
Submitted by: Nutmeg Ryan

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