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Fun Music Information -> Randy Newman

Album cover parody of Meet the Fockers by Randy Newman
Parody album cover
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That's a hell of an ambition, to be mellow. It's like wanting to be senile.
- Randy Newman on middle of the road music

Submitted by: LucidLupin

Weird Names of Music Performer's Children:

  • Amos - Submitted by: Eric Andrews

Song Titles Not Used as Lyrics:

Song Name
Comments & Submitter Name
"Political Science""They all hate us anyhow, so let's drop the big one now - let's drop the big one now." The song is about the USA bombing the rest of the world to smithereens - a twisted version of political science - but the title makes no appearance in the song. - Martha Hankins

New Song Names:

Original Song Name
New Song Name
Submitter Name
"It's Honey That Splatters""It's Money That Matters"Sutch
"Political Silence""Political Science"Audrey Ruiz
"Shaun Of The Dead""Song For The Dead"MOR

Literally Impossible Song Titles:

Submitter Name
"I'm Dead (But I Don't Know It),"States it like he knows it; Couldn't sing if dead.Heather Brockwell
"I'm Dead (But I Don't Know It),"Dead can't know that they don't know they're dead.Courtney Mears
"I'm Dead (But I Don't Know It),"Dead people can't say or sing anything.Yvette Bristle

Use a Song Title to Answer a Different Song:

Song & Band Name
Song & Band Name
"California Dreaming," The Mamas and the Papas"I Love L.A.," Randy Newman
"Who's Holding Donna Now?," DeBarge"Naked Man," Randy Newman
"(I Just) Died In Your Arms," Cutting Crew"I'm Dead (But I Don't Know It)," Randy Newman
"I'm Alive," The Hollies"I'm Dead (But I Don't Know It)," Randy Newman
There are additional songs titles that answer other songs available.

Remove a Letter From a Song Title:

"I'm Dad (But I Don't Know It)" originally "I'm Dead (But I Don't Know It)"
Heather Brockwell
"Mare" originally "Marie"
Candy Welty
"Shot People" originally "Short People"
In a photo shoot, of course.
"Red Banana" originally "Red Bandana"
Yvonne Sindri

Add a Letter to a Song Title:

"I'm Dread (But I Don't Know It)" originally "I'm Dead (But I Don't Know It)"
Heather Brockwell
"It's Monkey That I Love" originally "It's Money That I Love"
"Davy The Flat Boy" originally "Davy The Fat Boy"
"It's Monkey That Matters" originally "It's Money That Matters"
George Straitjacket

Change a Letter:

"Nemo To My Son" originally "Memo To My Son"
His son likes Finding Nemo?
"Sport People" originally "Short People"
"I'm Lead (But I Don't Know It)" originally "I'm Dead (But I Don't Know It)"
As if lead could know anything or sing!?!
Heather Brockwell
"I'm Bead (But I Don't Know It)" originally "I'm Dead (But I Don't Know It)"
How could he be a bead?
Heather Brockwell
"I'm Read (But I Don't Know It)" originally "I'm Dead (But I Don't Know It)"
Doesn't know he can be read like a book?
Heather Brockwell

There are additional song titles with a letter changed available.


Aug 12
a parody of "Short People" by Randy Newman
A parody inspired by the fact that I can't retire until I'm 147. Thank you, Mr. President, Senators, Congressmen and Standard and Poors. (mp3)

Song Parody Lyrics:

Original Song Name
Parody Song Name
Parody Author
"Sail Away""Stay Away"Dan Creeden
"Short People""Spokespeople"John A. Barry
"You've Got a Friend in Me""You've Got Dysentery"LPG-Unit
"Short People""Milk People"Stormin Norman the nag
"I Love L.A.""I Love the Bruins"The David Snyder Orchestra
"Political Science""Donald Trump Ban the Muslims"Gerald P. Murphy
"You've Got A Friend In Me""You Are My Frenemy"Blaydeman
"You've Got A Friend In Me""Toy Story"Abbott Skelding
"You've Got a Friend in Me""You're Not A Friend To Me"Glynn Leaney
"I Love L.A.""I Love Penn State"Michael T. Mondak

There are additional song parodies available.

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

Song Name
Naked ManPlaygirlTarzan

Bad Choices for On Hold Music:

Song Name
I Love LAThe San Fransisco Chamber of CommerceDonna W
Little CriminalsJuvenile Detention FacilityMartha Hankins
Louisiana 1927Hurricane Katrina/Rita relief agencyDan Fletcher
Political ScienceThe White Housecb guido
RednecksBill Borrows' Answering Machinepickle*
There are additional on hold music ideas available.

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

First Band/Song Name
Second Band/Song Name
New Song Name
Tall Man
   Dolly Parton
Naked Man
   Randy Newman
Tall Naked Man
When A Man Loves A Woman
   Percy Sledge
Naked Man
   Randy Newman
When A Naked Man Loves A Woman
I Must Have That Man
   Jane Russell
Naked Man
   Randy Newman
I Must Have That Naked Man
I Like Men
   Peggy Lee
Naked Man
   Randy Newman
I Like Naked Men
There are additional duets that haven't been done yet available.

Misheard Lyrics:

"You've Got a Friend in Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
You've got Raggedy
Original Lyrics:
You've Got a Friend in Me
Misheard Lyrics:
My daddy was Obama
Original Lyrics:
My daddy was a barber
"You’ve Got a Friend in Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
You’re gonna see it’s our gasoline
Original Lyrics:
You’re gonna see it’s our destiny
"It's a Jungle Out There"
Misheard Lyrics:
Poised in the derrière with Brie
Original Lyrics:
Poisoning the very air we breath
There are additional misheard lyrics available.

Misheard Lyrics Stories:

"Strange Things"
Misheard Lyrics:
Space age
Space ranger
Original Lyrics:
Strange things

Story about this misheard lyric by: Cody Finke

It sure sounded like "space age" or "space ranger" when I saw Toy Story, considering the differences between cowboys and space rangers.

Song Parody Fragments:

"Short People"
Better Lyrics:
SJWs got no reason
SJWs got no reason
SJWs got no reason
To live
... so they protest!!!
Original Lyrics:
Short people got no reason
Short people got no reason
Short people got no reason
To live
Submitted by: Robert D. Arndt Jr.

Funniest Song Lyrics:

"Political Science"
The Funny Lyrics:
Asia's crowded. Europe's too old.
Africa's far too hot and Canada's too cold. South America stole our name. Let's drop the big one,
they'll be no one left to blame us.
Why They're Funny:
So...which continent do you recommend, Randy?
Submitted by: John Patrick
"Memo To My Son"
The Funny Lyrics:
What have you done to the mirror?
What have you done to the floor?
Can't I go nowhere without you?
Can't I leave you alone anymore?
Why They're Funny:
Randy is singing to his toddler son. Funny and touching. Most accurate song on fatherly love ever written.
Submitted by: John Patrick
There are additional Funny lyrics available.

Insulting Song Lyrics:

"God's Song (That's Why I Love Mankind)"
The Insulting Lyrics:
You all must be crazy to put your faith in me
That's why I love mankind
Why They're Insulting:
In this song, God is pointing out the stupidity of mankind.
Submitted by: Martha Hankins
"Short People"
The Insulting Lyrics:
Short people got no reason
Short people got no reason
Short people got no reason to live
Why They're Insulting:
Very biting satire about prejudice. Unfortunately, a lot of people took this song seriously, getting it banned on the radio in some places.
Submitted by: Martha Hankins
There are additional Insulting lyrics available.

Song Lyrics That Name Check Celebrities:

"Four Eyes"
The Lyrics:
For a while I stood there, on the sidewalk
A Roy Rogers lunch pail in my hand
Then I heard sweet children's voices calling
And I began to understand
Who They Mention:
Roy Rogers (singing cowboy of TV and Movies fame)
Submitted by: Tania WYEP
"A Piece of the Pie"
The Lyrics:
As General Motors goes so we all
Johnny Cougar's singing it's their country now
He'll e singing for Toyota by the fall
Bono's off in Africa - he's never around
The country turns it's lonely eyes to whom?
Jackson Browne
Who They Mention:
John Cougar Mellancamp
Jackson Browne
Submitted by: Tania WYEP
There are additional celebrity lyrics available.

Songs That Open With Their Titles:

"Short People"
Opening Lines:
Short people got nobody, short people got nobody, short people got nobody to love.
Satirical song about prejudice - many people still think it's really about hatred of short people.
Submitted by: Martha Hankins

Song Title Space Change:

"Red Necks" originally "Rednecks"
Submitted by: Sutch

Band Name Anagrams:

Warm Ed, Nanny Submitted by: Blake Dreary
Man Drawn Yen Submitted by: Blake Dreary
Wry Manna Den Submitted by: Blake Dreary
Wanna Dry Men Submitted by: Frederick Gale
Damn New Yarn Submitted by: Jenny

There are additional Band Name Anagrams available.

Song Title Anagrams:

"I Love Al" originally "I Love L.A."
Submitted by: Rachel
"Ma And Ken" originally "Naked Man"
Submitted by: Yvette Bristle
"Knead Man" originally "Naked Man"
Submitted by: Yvette Bristle
"Dank Mane" originally "Naked Man"
Submitted by: Lucille Ball sized hail
"Dank Name" originally "Naked Man"
Submitted by: Lucille Ball sized hail

There are additional Song Title Anagrams available.

Real Places Mentioned in Songs:

"Louisiana 1927"
The Lyrics:
Ten feet of water in the streets of Evangeline
There are two places named Evangeline in Louisiana - a town in the southwest corner and a parish (equivalent of county) in south central Louisiana.
Submitted by: Martha Hankins

Songs That Are Banned:

"Short People"
Banned from the radio in Maryland. Some people... so humorless.
Submitted by: Aninnymouse

Song Title Spoonerisms:

"Ned Rex" originally "Rednecks"
Submitted by: Penelope Beckinsale
"Raw Me" originally "Marie"
Submitted by: Lance Cracker
"Ma, Read" originally "Marie"
Submitted by: Sutch

Band Name Spoonerisms:

Mandy Rue Nan originally "Randy Newman"
Submitted by: Hannah Bullecter

Lighter Side of Serious Bands:

"Short People"
This song satires prejudice by saying that short people shouldn't have a reason to live.
Submitted by: Paul Warren

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