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

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Possible Misspelled Names:

These are the alternate spellings of the performer's name we've had to correct in submissions to amIright.

Run DMC ft Jason Nevins, Run D.M.C. featuring Aerosmith, Run DMC and Aerosmith

Band Name Origins:

  • Named after their nicknames Jospeh Simmons (Run) and Darryl McDaniels (DMC) Submitted by: GXD

Singers Who Act:

Notable Acting Credits
Comments & Submitter Name
"Roll Bounce, Who's The Man, Red Dragon, Tougher Than Leather, Grounded For Life" - Michael Prymula

Vainity Songs:

Song Name
Comments & Submitter Name
"It's Like That"At 2:47 "It's Run DMC, Jam Master Jay" several times - Ronald Lammers

Use a Song Title to Answer a Different Song:

Song & Band Name
Song & Band Name
"What Is Life?," George Harrison"It's Tricky," Run DMC
"Funny How Love Is," Queen"It's Tricky," Run DMC
"Stayin' In," Bobby Vee"I'm Not Going Out Like That," Run DMC
"Why Can't I See Over You?," Les Payne"You're Blind," Run-D.M.C.
There are additional songs titles that answer other songs available.

Remove a Letter From a Song Title:

"It's Ricky" originally "It's Tricky"
Veronica Krumpfelhagen

Add a Letter to a Song Title:

"Pester Piper" originally "Peter Piper"
Sheila Koffel
"You Be Willin'" originally "You Be Illin'"
... willing to do what??
Rychendroll
"You Be Tillin'" originally "You Be Illin'"
Fancy way to say working at the cashier Till?
Rychendroll
"You Be Killin'" originally "You Be Illin'"
cause the show's great, you be killin' the crowd
Rychendroll
"You Be Fillin'" originally "You Be Illin'"
Rychendroll

There are additional song titles with a letter added available.

Recordings:

Apr 19
a parody of "It's Tricky" by Run-DMC
A life without TV is meaningless.
YouTube: (YouTube Video)

Song Parody Lyrics:

Original Song Name
Parody Song Name
Parody Author
"It's Like That""It's Like That (Run DMC vs Selena Gomez)"Weird Aaron
"You Talk Too Much""You're Taciturn!"Lionel Mertens
"Hard Times""Fun Times"the_conqueror_of_parodies
"It's Tricky""Flippin'"Rodney Ohebsion
"It's Tricky""It's Tenchi"Becca

Bad Choices for On Hold Music:

Song Name
Company/Organization
Submittor
King Of RockGracelandBill Stewart

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

First Band/Song Name
Second Band/Song Name
New Song Name
Submittor
Hail To The King
   Avenged Sevenfold
King Of Rock
   Run DMC
Hail To The King Of Rock
GlamRockNinjaLord
If My Pillow Could Talk
   Connie Francis
Down With The King
   Run-D.M.C.
If My Down Pillow Could Talk With The King
Jacqui O'Day
Runnin' With The Devil
   Van Halen
My Adidas
   Run DMC
Runnin' With The Devil In My Adidas
Ryan Massengill
My Adidas
   Run DMC
A.D.I.D.A.S.
   KoRn
My A.D.I.D.A.S.
Raphael

If Groups Combined, Their Names Might Be:

Tenacious DMC
Tenacious D combined with Run DMC
Submitted By: GlamRockNinjaLord
Young Run-DMC
Run-DMC combined with Young MC
Two old-school rap music acts combined!
Submitted By: nally
Run DM-Seether
Run DMC combined with Seether
Submitted By: JeReMy
Run DMC Talk
Run DMC combined with DC Talk
Are Christians allowed to listen to hardcore rap?
Submitted By: Edward Genereux

Misheard Lyrics:

"Ghostbusters"
Misheard Lyrics:
The wife's at work and I'm home jerkin'
I just love my boys
Original Lyrics:
The wife's at work and I'm no jerk
And I just left my boys
"Mary, Mary"
Misheard Lyrics:
Mary, Mary, while ya book it
Original Lyrics:
Mary, Mary, why ya buggin'?
"It's Tricky"
Misheard Lyrics:
Out time is ticking!
Ticking, ticking, ticking, ticking!
Original Lyrics:
It's tricky!
Tricky, tricky, tricky, tricky!
"It's Tricky"
Misheard Lyrics:
This Bitch is my Recital.
I think it's very vital.
Original Lyrics:
This speech is my recital
I think it's very vital.
There are additional misheard lyrics available.

Misheard Lyrics Stories:

"It's Tricky"
Misheard Lyrics:
This Bitch is my Recital.
I think it's very vital.
Original Lyrics:
This speech is my recital
I think it's very vital.

Story about this misheard lyric by: Arkansas

On MTV they bleep out "speech" and I read his lips to say BITCH!

Song Parody Fragments:

"King of Rock"
Better Lyrics:
I'm the king of pot, what gets me higher?
Smoke it in a bowl when it gets a little dryer,
To keep on smokin, I'm gonna need fire,
I won't stop smokin till I get higher!
Original Lyrics:
I'm the king of rock, there is none higher
Sucker MC's should call me sire
To burn my kingdom, you must use fire
I won't stop rockin till I retire
Submitted by: XERQ GRANITE
"King Of Rock"
Better Lyrics:
I'm the king of crack
Nothin' gets you higher
Original Lyrics:
I'm the king of rock
There is none higher
Submitted by: Bill S

Repetitive Song Lyrics:

"It's Tricky"
The Repetitive Lyrics:
It's tricky to rock a rhyme
To rock a rhyme thats right on time
It's tricky, tricky, tricky, tricky, tricky, tricky
Why They're Repetitive:
The tricky part is to decipher the lyrics.
Submitted by: rappa
 

Nonsensical Song Lyrics:

"You Talk Too Much"
The Nonsensical Lyrics:
Twenty-five hours, eight days a week,
Thirteen months of the year is when you speak.
Why They're Nonsensical:
There are only twenty-four hours in a day, seven days in a week and twelve months in a year.
Submitted by: Poralee Rhodes
 

Song Lyrics That Mention Brand Name Products:

"You Talk Too Much"
The Lyrics:
You told the cavity creeps to watch out for Crest.
Product Brand Name:
Crest Toothpaste
Submitted by: Poralee Rhodes
"My Adidas"
The Lyrics:
My Adidas only bring good news
Product Brand Name:
Adidas
Submitted by: Collin
There are additional product lyrics available.

Songs That Open With Their Titles:

"Dumb Girl"
Opening Lines:
Dumb Girl! Dumb dumb dumb...
Comments:
They conclude with an interjection: STUPID AS CAN BE!
Submitted by: Lemme Tell Ya, Them Guys Ain't Dumb
"Rock Box"
Opening Lines:
Run DMC! Rock box!
Comments:
They also leave no doubt as to who's performing the song.
Submitted by: Brian Kelly

Song Title Space Change:

"Christ Ma's in Hollis" originally "Christmas in Hollis"
Wherever Hollis is?
Submitted by: Mark Chestnut Roasting On An Open Fire
"You Be Ill In" originally "You Be Illin'"
Better to be ill inside than outside.
Submitted by: George Straitjacket

Song Title Anagrams:

"Did As Amy" originally "My Adidas"
Submitted by: Jessica Bielzebub

Song Title Acrostics:

it: "It's Tricky"
Submitted by: weirdkid106

Song Title Spoonerisms:

"Ring Of Cock" originally "King Of Rock"
Submitted by: Reese Witherspoonerism

Song Lawsuits:

"It's Tricky"
In 2007, The Knack sued Run-DMC (and all the online distributors carrying the song) for illegally sampling their 1978 hit "My Sharona" in 1986's "It's Tricky," which the Knack claims to have only heard in 2005. The suit has not been settled yet.
Submitted by: dxman

Products Bands Should Endorse Based on Their Name:

Running shoes
Do I have to draw a diagram?
Submitted by: Psycho Librarian

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