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Weird Names of Music Performer's Children:

  • Gunner - Matthew's twin's name is Gunner not Gunther. Submitted by: Celeste
  • Gunnar Nelson - I think Ricky had no idea of what he was thinking when he name his son. Although Gunnar the person is sexy and so is his name. Submitted by: Cassie
  • Gunnar - Gunnar's twin's name is Matthew, NOT Gunther. Submitted by: egs
  • Gunther - Gunnar Nelson (not Gunner) has a twin brother named Gunther. They formed a brief rock duo called, not surprisingly, "Nelson" Submitted by: Angeni
  • Gunnar Nelson - Just to clear this up. Gunnar is spelled with an A not an E. Gunnar may not be a common name in the US, but I don't think it is weird. I think the name Gunnar it is a fairly common in Sweden. I like the name myself. The name Gunnar means "bold warrior". Submitted by: KB
  • Gunner Nelson - Submitted by: Billy Florio

Literally Impossible Song Titles:

Submitter Name
"Lonesome Town,"Towns have no emotions, including lonesomeness.Erika Clarkson
"Young Emotions,"Emotions don't age. Peter

Use a Song Title to Answer a Different Song:

Song & Band Name
Song & Band Name
"Who's Johnny?," DeBarge"A Happy Guy," Ricky Nelson
"I'm All That You Can Think Of," They Might Be Giants"You Are The Only One," Ricky Nelson
"After Midnight," Eric Clapton"It's Late," Ricky Nelson
"She's A Fool," Lesley Gore"Fools Rush In," Ricky Nelson
There are additional songs titles that answer other songs available.

Remove a Letter From a Song Title:

"Hell Mary Lou" originally "Hello Mary Lou"
Now his greeting to Mary Lou is more stern.
Carolyn Morgenstern
"Young Wold" originally "Young World"
Wold, as in chalky hill
Carolyn Morgenstern
"Young Word" originally "Young World"
Carolyn Morgenstern
"Believe Hat You Say" originally "Believe What You Say"
Candy Welty
"Mighty Goo" originally "Mighty Good"
Candy Welty

There are additional song titles with a letter removed available.

Add a Letter to a Song Title:

"Hello Marry Lou" originally "Hello Mary Lou"
Same sound, different meaning!
Carolyn Morgenstern
"Hello Marcy Lou" originally "Hello Mary Lou"
Carolyn Morgenstern
"Hello Marty Lou" originally "Hello Mary Lou"
Carolyn Morgenstern
"Gardena Party" originally "Garden Party"
Party in Gardena, CA (a Los Angeles suburb)
Carla Jorgensen
"Believe What You Stay" originally "Believe What You Say"
Candy Welty

There are additional song titles with a letter added available.

Change a Letter:

"Sweeter Than Lou" originally "Sweeter Than You"
Bridget Andrews
"You Are The Only Ode" originally "You Are The Only One"
Carolyn Morgenstern
"You Are The Oily One" originally "You Are The Only One"
Carolyn Morgenstern
"You Ate The Only One" originally "You Are The Only One"
Carolyn Morgenstern
"You Are The Only Ore" originally "You Are The Only One"
Carolyn Morgenstern

There are additional song titles with a letter changed available.

Song Parody Lyrics:

Original Song Name
Parody Song Name
Parody Author
"Poor Lttle Fool""Glad Little Scout"Duc4AmIRight
"Fools Rush In""Fools Gushed In"John A. Barry
"Travelin' Man""One Woman Man"Lionel Mertens
"Hello Mary Lou""Oh Hell, where's a loo?"Glynn Leaney
"Garden Party""Booty Party"Airfarcewon
"Hello Mary Lou""Hello To St. Loo"Malcolm Higgins
"Travellin Man""(he's) Unravellin' Man.."Malcolm Higgins
"Travelin' Man""Cavillin' Man"John A. Barry
"Travelin' Man""Babblin' Man"John A. Barry
"Hello, Mary Lou""Hello J. A. B."Stan Hall

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
I Was A Fool (To Let You Go)
   Barry Manilow
Poor Little Fool
   Ricky Nelson
I Was A Poor Little Fool (To Let You Go)
Teenage Dream
   Katy Perry
Teenage Idol
   Ricky Nelson
Teenage Dream Idol
Too bad Nelson died when Perry was barely 1 yr old
Joanna Whitmire
My Name Is
Hello, Mary Lou
   Ricky Nelson
Hello, My Name Is Mary Lou
(Can't Live Without Your) Love And Affection
Travelin' Man
   Ricky Nelson
(Can't Live Without Your) Love And Affection, Travelin' Man
There are additional duets that haven't been done yet available.

If Groups Combined, Their Names Might Be:

Ricky Nilsson
Ricky Nelson combined with Harry Nilsson
Submitted By: Cody Finke
Ricky Nelson Riddle
Ricky Nelson combined with Nelson Riddle
Submitted By: Gus

Misheard Lyrics:

"Garden Party"
Misheard Lyrics:
Well, I went to a boogie party
Original Lyrics:
Well, I went to a garden party
"Hello, Mary Lou"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hello, curly poo
Original Lyrics:
Hello, Mary Lou
"Hello, Mary Lou"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hello curry poo, goodbye arse.
Original Lyrics:
Hello Mary Lou, goodbye heart.
"Garden Party"
Misheard Lyrics:
Yokel brought a warnin'
And over in the corner, much to my surprise
Mr. Hughes hittin' Dylan's shoes, wearing his disguise
Original Lyrics:
Yoko brought her walrus
And over in the corner, much to my surprise
Mr. Hughes hid in Dylan's shoes wearing his disguise
There are additional misheard lyrics available.

Misheard Lyrics Stories:

"Travelin' Man"
Misheard Lyrics:
Oh, my sweet frog lyin'
Down in Birmingham
Original Lyrics:
Oh my sweet fräulein
Down in Berlin town

Story about this misheard lyric by: Robert Jones

I first heard this as a child then unfamiliar with any German words or places, so naturally I was hard-put to understand it. I made out the best hearing of it I could. I never heard the song again or consciously remembered it that I know of until well after I was grown up. Incidentally, in the meantime, when I first learned that there was a German language, I do remember having a vague notion at first that I might be spoken somewhere like Alabama or thereabouts. I always wondered where that notion came from, but didn't have a clue until I started doing karaoke and learned this song again, it being vaguely familiar from of old. I realized then the confusion between Berlin town and Birmingham just might have been the origin of my confusion about German being spoken in Alabama.

Funniest Song Lyrics:

"Poor Little Fool"
The Funny Lyrics:
She'd play around and tease me
With her carefree devil eyes.
Why They're Funny:
How does one possibly determine from the eyes of a devil whether the devil is a carefree one or not?
Submitted by: Karen Smith

Dated Song Lyrics:

"it's Late"
The Dated Lyrics:
Can't phone, (can't phone) we done spent ev'ry dime.
Why They're Dated:
Even if he did still have a dime, it wouldn't do him much good seeing as how pay phones cost more than that now. Then again, if the song were to be recorded today, he wouldn't be worried about pay phone money, but lack of a cell phone.
Submitted by: leifang

Song Lyrics That Mention Other Songs:

"Garden Party"
The Song Lyrics:
Somebody opened the closet door
And out stepped Johnny B Goode
Song They Mention:
Johnny B Goode
Submitted by: Samantha Wayland

Band Name Anagrams:

Connery Silk Submitted by: Pepsi's Hartebeest
Silky Conner Submitted by: Pepsi's Hartebeest

Song Title Anagrams:

"I Yell 'Sheer!'" originally "Shirley Lee"
Submitted by: Alyssa Jayne
"Sly Heir Lee" originally "Shirley Lee"
Submitted by: Alyssa Jayne
"He Is Yeller" originally "Shirley Lee"
Submitted by: Alyssa Jayne
"See Her Lily" originally "Shirley Lee"
Submitted by: Alyssa Jayne
"He Yells 'Ire!'" originally "Shirley Lee"
Submitted by: Alyssa Jayne

There are additional Song Title Anagrams available.

Real Places Mentioned in Songs:

"Travelin' Man"
The Lyrics:
Oh my sweet Fraeulien down in Berlin town
Makes my heart start to yearn.
And my China doll down in old Hong Kong
Waits for my return.
Berlin, Germany and Hong Kong, China are mentioned in these lines.
Submitted by: Rosie Finch

Band Name Spoonerisms:

Nicky Relson originally "Ricky Nelson"
Submitted by: Joe

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