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Fun Music Information -> Peter, Paul, and Mary

This is the most recent information about Peter, Paul, and Mary that has been submitted to amIright. If we have more information about Peter, Paul, and Mary, then we provide a link to the section where it appears (the actual page whenever possible).

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New Song Names:

Original Song Name
New Song Name
Submitter Name
"Screwball""Stewball"H. Tim Smith

Literally Impossible Song Titles:

Song/Performer
Comment
Submitter Name
"Puff The Magic Dragon,"Dragons do not exist, and neither does magicSusanna Viljanen
"Because All Men Are Brothers,"Not if some are only-children.baa
"The Magi (The Heart Of Man's A Palace),"Nobody's heart is a palace.Heather Brockwell

Use a Song Title to Answer a Different Song:

Song & Band Name
Song & Band Name
"Another Nail For Your Coffin," Lamb Of God"If I Had A Hammer," Peter, Paul, And Mary
"Another Nail In The Coffin," Extreme Noise Terror"If I Had A Hammer," Peter, Paul, And Mary
"Autumn Leaves," Eva Cassidy"Blowin' In The Wind," Peter, Paul And Mary
"Cast Your Fate To The Wind," Sounds Orchestral"Blowing In The Wind," Peter, Paul And Mary
There are additional songs titles that answer other songs available.

Remove a Letter From a Song Title:

"Old Cot" originally "Old Coat"
Candy Welty
"Old Cat" originally "Old Coat"
Candy Welty
"The Magi (The Heart Of Man's A Place)" originally "The Magi (The Heart Of Man's A Palace)"
Karen Smith
"Puff, The Magi Dragon" originally "Puff, The Magic Dragon"
Gold, frankincense, myrrh, and green scales?
Heather Brockwell
"Fright Train" originally "Freight Train"
Ashley Michelle McGowan

Add a Letter to a Song Title:

"Cold Coat" originally "Old Coat"
Candy Welty
"Hold Coat" originally "Old Coat"
Candy Welty
"Sold Coat" originally "Old Coat"
Serafina
"The Friendly Breasts" originally "The Friendly Beasts"
Mary Ann Brite
"The Magic (The Heart Of Man's A Palace)" originally "The Magi (The Heart Of Man's A Palace)"
Heather Brockwell

There are additional song titles with a letter added available.

Change a Letter:

"The Other Side Of This Lift" originally "The Other Side Of This Life"
Peter
"Old Colt" originally "Old Coat"
Candy Welty
"Old Cost" originally "Old Coat"
Before the sale price?
Serafina
"Old Boat" originally "Old Coat"
Serafina
"Odd Coat" originally "Old Coat"
Serafina

There are additional song titles with a letter changed available.

Recordings:

Jan 21
a parody of "Puff the magic dragon" by Peter Paul and Mary
NCIS's Bert the farting hippo now lives in the UK
Youtube: (WMA)
July 14
a parody of "Right Field" by Peter, Paul and Mary
The game I bought several systems for, The Legend of Zelda, gets my tribute here in this song.
Soundclick: (mp3)

Song Parody Lyrics:

Original Song Name
Parody Song Name
Parody Author
"I'm In Love With A Big Blue Frog""I Bow Down To A Dank Meme Frog"Hu's On First
"Car, Car""Car' Car"John A. Barry
"Puff the Magic Dragon""Bert The Farting Hippo"Phil Ski
"Puff the Magic Dragon""Putz the Makkes Daven"John A. Barry
"Going to the Zoo""Goin' to See Pooh"Bilbopooh
"The Kid""The Kids"Bilbopooh
"Gilgarra Mountain""Hunny in the Jar"Bilbopooh
"Goodnight Irene""Goodnight Eileen"Airfarcewon
"If I Had A Hammer""If I Had A Gamma"Airfarcewon
"If I Had A Hammer""If I Had A Bastard (the Letterman Son Song)"Malcolm Higgins

There are additional song parodies available.

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

Song Name
Product
Submittor
Leaving On A Jet PlaneAirlineCeleste

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

First Band/Song Name
Second Band/Song Name
New Song Name
Submittor
Kiss The Rain
   Billie Myers
Old Coat
   Peter, Paul, And Mary
Kiss The Old Raincoat
Ashley Michelle McGowan
Grandma Got Run Over By A Reindeer
   Elmo & Patsy
Freight Train
   Peter, Paul, and Mary
Grandma Got Run Over By A Freight Train
Raphael
Them Heavy People
   Kate Bush
Where Have All the Flowers Gone?
   Peter, Paul, and Mary
Where Have All Them Heavy Flower People Gone?
Musidora
Maxwell's Silver Hammer
   The Beatles
If I Had A Hammer
   Peter, Paul, and Mary
If I Had Maxwell's Silver Hammer
Carolee
There are additional duets that haven't been done yet available.

If Groups Combined, Their Names Might Be:

Sky Cries Peter, Paul, And Mary
Sky Cries Mary combined with Peter, Paul, And Mary
Submitted By: Karen Smith
Peter, Gordon, Paul, and Mary
Peter & Gordon combined with Peter, Paul, and Mary
Submitted By: nally
Jesus, Peter, Paul & Mary's Chain
Jesus And Mary Chain combined with Peter, Paul And Mary
Shouldn't Jesus be first?!
Submitted By: Nigel Shave Cream
Saints Peter, Paul, and Mary
All Saints combined with Peter, Paul, and Mary
Submitted By: Raphael

There are additional Peter, Paul, and Mary Combined Groups that haven't been done yet available.

Misheard Lyrics:

"Too Much of Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
Send them all my celery
Original Lyrics:
Send them all my salary
"Puff the Magic Dragon"
Misheard Lyrics:
Noble kings and princes
Would bow when Eric came.
Original Lyrics:
Noble kings and princes
Would bow whene'er they came.
"Bamboo"
Misheard Lyrics:
You take a stick of bamboo, you take a stick of bamboo, you take a stick of bamboo,
And throw it in the water.
Oh Oh, Oh Oh, Honda
Original Lyrics:
You take a stick of bamboo, you take a stick of bamboo, you take a stick of bamboo,
And throw it in the water.
Oh Oh, Oh Oh, Hanaa
"Puff the Magic Dragon"
Misheard Lyrics:
And frolicked in the ornaments
Original Lyrics:
And frolicked in the autumn mist
There are additional misheard lyrics available.

Misheard Lyrics Stories:

"Bamboo"
Misheard Lyrics:
You take a stick of bamboo, you take a stick of bamboo, you take a stick of bamboo,
And throw it in the water.
Oh Oh, Oh Oh, Honda
Original Lyrics:
You take a stick of bamboo, you take a stick of bamboo, you take a stick of bamboo,
And throw it in the water.
Oh Oh, Oh Oh, Hanaa

Story about this misheard lyric by: Honda Nighthawk Rider

In elementary school music class, Paul, Doug, and I mistook the "foreign" (unfamiliar) word to be the more familiar "Honda", as in cars and motorcycles.

There are additional misheard stories available.

Song Parody Fragments:

"Leaving on a Jet Plane"
Better Lyrics:
I'm leavin' on a jet plane
I don't wanna come back here again
Original Lyrics:
I'm leavin' on a jet plane
I don't know when I'll be back again
Submitted by: Sheogorath
"Stewball"
Better Lyrics:
Oh Stewball was a racehorse, and I wish he were mine.

He never drank water, he always drank wine.


Old Stewball, he drank up, then he ran the race course,

Everyone told his jockey, "Get off your high horse!"
Original Lyrics:
Oh Stewball was a racehorse, and I wish he were mine.

He never drank water, he always drank wine.


His bridle was silver, his mane it was gold,

And the worth of his saddle has never been told.
Submitted by: Karen Smith

Nonsensical Song Lyrics:

"Stewball"
The Nonsensical Lyrics:
Old Stewball was a racehorse,
And I wish he were mine.
He never drank water.
He always drank wine.
Why They're Nonsensical:
First, one might suspect that a horse that drank that way would be too drunk to stand up, let alone race. But that's really beside the point. If we take seriously the "never " and "always" in these lyrics, they would mean that Stewball so drank from birth. In that case, we'd be talking about a short-lived foal that died from dehydration and/or alcohol poisoning, never growing up into a horse.
Submitted by: Janice Ferrell
 

Song Lyrics That Mention Other Songs:

"Leaving On A Jet Plane"
The Song Lyrics:
But the dawn is breakin', It's early morn.
The taxi's waitin', He's blowin' his horn.
Already I'm so lonesome I could cry.
Song They Mention:
I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry - Hank Williams
Submitted by: Penelope Beckinsale
 

Song Title Space Change:

"Puff, The Magi CD Rag On" originally "Puff, The Magic Dragon"
The Magi recorded ragtime music??
Submitted by: Cheryl Jordan

Band Name Anagrams:

Peter, Paul, and Myra Submitted by: Alexis
Dye A Tan Ram Purple Submitted by: That No-one Candy Nye

Song Title Spoonerisms:

"Cold Oat" originally "Old Coat"
Submitted by: Nicole Velocin
"Cold Oat" originally "Old Coat"
Submitted by: Nicole Velocin
"The Magi (The Part Of Hans A Malice)" originally "The Magi (The Heart Of Man's A Palace)"
Submitted by: Frank N. Sentzmurrengold
"The Magi (The Heart Of Pan's A Malice)" originally "The Magi (The Heart Of Man's A Palace)"
Submitted by: Frank N. Sentzmurrengold

Upbeat Songs With Depressing Lyrics:

"Puff the Magic Dragon"
The Lyrics:
A dragon lives forever, but not so little boys.
Painted wings and giant's rings make way for other toys.
One gray night it happened, Jackie Paper came no more.
And Puff, that mighty dragon, he ceased his fearless roar.
His head was bent in sorrow, green scales fell like rain.
Puff no longer went to play along the Cherry Lane.
Without his lifelong friend, Puff could not be brave.
So Puff that mighty Dragon, sadly slipped into his cave.
Why:
This is actually a children's song and though this is more of a mellower version, there are versions that are more upbeat. But sometimes this song contains the last verse. What are we trying to do, tell our children that we grow older and die?
Submitted by: Paul Warren
 

Band Name Spoonerisms:

Meter, Maul, And Perry originally "Peter, Paul, And Mary"
Submitted by: Ursula Turpin

Movies Named After Song Titles:

"Lemon Tree"
2009 Israeli Drama
Submitted by: Raphael

Other Artists:

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