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Fun Music Information -> Sam Cooke

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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.

Sam Cook

Music Performer Pseudonyms:

Also known as: Sam Cook. Submitted by: oldsoul

New Song Names:

Original Song Name
New Song Name
Submitter Name
"A Train Is Gonna Come""A Change Is Gonna Come"Armand
"Eros""Cupid"oldtimer

Literally Impossible Song Titles:

Song/Performer
Comment
Submitter Name
"I Lost Everything,"You still had your voice to sing this song!Yvette Bristle
"Exactly Like You,"No two people are exactly alike.Yvette Bristle
"Everybody Likes To Cha Cha Cha,"Some people don't like dancing at all.Candy Welty
"Twistin' The Night Away,"Night is not something that can be twisted. Karen Smith

Use a Song Title to Answer a Different Song:

Song & Band Name
Song & Band Name
"Birthday," The Beatles"Having A Party," Sam Cooke
"Pop Singer," John Mellencamp"Cupid," Sam Cooke
"I Will Always Love You," Whitney Houston"Nothing Can Change This Love," Sam Cooke
"Cryin'," Aerosmith"Sad Mood," Sam Cooke
There are additional songs titles that answer other songs available.

Remove a Letter From a Song Title:

"Win Your Love Or Me" originally "Win Your Love For Me"
Alyssa Jayne
"Win Our Love For Me" originally "Win Your Love For Me"
Alyssa Jayne
"In Your Love For Me" originally "Win Your Love For Me"
Alyssa Jayne
"Chain Gag" originally "Chain Gang"
Candy Welty
"Chin Gang" originally "Chain Gang"
Candy Welty

There are additional song titles with a letter removed available.

Add a Letter to a Song Title:

"Win Your Love For Men" originally "Win Your Love For Me"
Alyssa Jayne
"Win Your Love For Moe" originally "Win Your Love For Me"
Alyssa Jayne
"Win Your Love For Mae" originally "Win Your Love For Me"
Alyssa Jayne
"Win Your Love For Mel" originally "Win Your Love For Me"
Alyssa Jayne
"Win Your Love For Meg" originally "Win Your Love For Me"
Alyssa Jayne

There are additional song titles with a letter added available.

Change a Letter:

"Won Your Love For Me" originally "Win Your Love For Me"
Candy Welty
"Win Your Dove For Me" originally "Win Your Love For Me"
Candy Welty
"Win Your Lore For Me" originally "Win Your Love For Me"
Candy Welty
"Win Your Love For Ma" originally "Win Your Love For Me"
Candy Welty
"Win Your Cove For Me" originally "Win Your Love For Me"
Candy Welty

There are additional song titles with a letter changed available.

Recordings:

Aug 19
a parody of "Wonderful World" by Sam Cooke
A song parody of "Wonderful World" about a Presidential Candidate who's about as sharp as a sack of wet mice.
Soundclick.com: (mp3)

Song Parody Lyrics:

Original Song Name
Parody Song Name
Parody Author
"When A Boy Falls In Love""When A Girl Falls In Love"C.S. Notwen
"Twistin' the Night Away""Schvitzin’ the Night Away"John A. Barry
"Cupid""Judas"malcolm higgins
"Wonderful World""Diobomacal World"Malcolm Higgins
"You Send Me""She Left Me"Malcolm Higgins
"Cupid""Cubans"Malcolm Higgins
"Chain Gang""Same Gang"Malcolm Higgins
"Don't Know Much About History""Don't Know Much About Anything (the Obama Plan)"Malcolm Higgins
"Twistin' The Night Away""Christened A Knight Today"Alvin Rhodes
"Wonderful World""Wonderful Girl"Johnny Penry

There are additional song parodies available.

Bad Choices for On Hold Music:

Song Name
Company/Organization
Submittor
Chain GangSouthern Prisonoldsongs
Wonderful WorldBoard of EducationStephanie Craddock

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

First Band/Song Name
Second Band/Song Name
New Song Name
Submittor
Fly Me To The Moon
   Frank Sinatra
Cupid
   Sam Cooke
Fly Me To The Moon Cupid
A moon of Uranus is named Cupid
Alicia Sturdivant
My Name Is
   Eminem
Cupid
   Sam Cooke
My Name Is Cupid
Gretchen Wieners
Mama Tried
   The Everly Brothers
Having A Party
   Sam Cooke
Mama Tried Having A Party
But too many people crashed it.
Marian
There's A Moon Out Tonight
   The Capris
Bring It On Home To Me
   Sam Cooke
There's A Moon Out Tonight (Bring It On Home To Me)
Julia Cox
There are additional duets that haven't been done yet available.

Misheard Lyrics:

"Wonderful World"
Misheard Lyrics:
Don't know much about the French-eyed hook
Original Lyrics:
Don't know much about the French I took
"Twistin' the Night Away"
Misheard Lyrics:
Puttin' each other on the run
Original Lyrics:
Puttin' trouble on the run
"Another Saturday Night"
Misheard Lyrics:
How I wish I had something to talk to
Original Lyrics:
How I wish I had some chick to talk to
"Another Saturday Night"
Misheard Lyrics:
Another Saturday night and I ain't got no money
I got some money 'cause I just got paid.
Original Lyrics:
Another Saturday night and I ain't got nobody
I got some money 'cause I just got paid.
There are additional misheard lyrics available.

Misheard Lyrics Stories:

"Wonderful World"
Misheard Lyrics:
Don't know much about the French-eyed hook
Original Lyrics:
Don't know much about the French I took

Story about this misheard lyric by: John

went for a hearing test 40 years later and audiologist said I have issues with sounds at beginning of words. Lyric I heard didn't make a lot of sense.

There are additional misheard stories available.

Nonsensical Song Lyrics:

"Shake"
The Nonsensical Lyrics:
Shake it like a bowl of soup
Why They're Nonsensical:
Since when is soup ever shaken? If you shook a bowl of soup, you'd have a mess to clean up.
Submitted by: JD
 

Misrhymed Song Lyrics:

"Twistin' The Night Away"
The Misrhymed Lyrics:
Dancin' with the girl in black
See her movin' up and back
Man, there ain't nothing like twistin' the night away
Why They're Misrhymed:
Pronounced 'Man there ain't nothin' lahk'. I love it. Sam had the jump on the whole Ebonics thing, and used it to avoid obvious banal and sexist choices like 'crack' and 'sack' and 'stacked'
Submitted by: C. Darryl Mattison
"Wonderful World"
The Misrhymed Lyrics:
Don't know much about algebra
Don't know what a slide rule is for
Why They're Misrhymed:
To make it rhyme, should we sing, 'Don't know what a slide rule is fuh'?
Submitted by: ChaChaCharlie

Dated Song Lyrics:

"Wonderful World"
The Dated Lyrics:
Don't know what a slide rule is for
Why They're Dated:
How many students today would know what a slide rule IS, let alone what it's for?
Submitted by: oatmeal face
"Twistin' The Night Away"
The Dated Lyrics:
Where the people are so gay
Why They're Dated:
Nowadays listeners would think Cooke was referring to the twisters' sexual preferences!
Submitted by: Pickle
There are additional dated lyrics available.

Song Lyrics That Mention Brand Name Products:

"Having A Party"
The Lyrics:
The Cokes are in the icebox
Product Brand Name:
Cokes, referring to bottles or cans of Coca-Cola
Submitted by: Candy Welty
 

Song Lyrics That Mention Other Songs:

"Having A Party "
The Song Lyrics:
Don't forget "The Mashed Potatoes."
No other songs will do.
Song They Mention:
A (somewhat) direct reference to "Mashed Potato Time" by Dee Dee Sharp
Submitted by: Bob
"Having A Party"
The Song Lyrics:
Play that song called "I Know."
Song They Mention:
"I Know (You Don't Want Me No More)" by Barbara George
Submitted by: Bob
There are additional Song Lyrics That Mention Other Songs lyrics available.

Songs That Open With Their Titles:

"Only Sixteen"
Opening Lines:
She was only sixteen, only sixteen, and I loved her so
Comments:
Submitted by: Candy Welty
"Lonely Island"
Opening Lines:
I live on a lonely island in the heart of a city
Comments:
Submitted by: Candy Welty
There are additional spelling lyrics available.

Song Title Space Change:

"Fee Lit" originally "Feel It"
Submitted by: Yvette Bristle
"That's Where It Sat" originally "That's Where It's At"
Submitted by: Yvette Bristle
"Twist In The Night: A Way" originally "Twistin' The Night Away"
Submitted by: Yvette Bristle
"Teenage Son At A" originally "Teenage Sonata"
What is he attending?
Submitted by: Yvette Bristle
"Having A Part Y" originally "Having A Party"
Submitted by: Yvette Bristle

There are additional Song Title Space Change available.

Band Name Anagrams:

Cake Moos Submitted by: Jessica Albatross
Remarkable cake!
Mesa Cook Submitted by: michelle (hell in mice)
Mae Cooks Submitted by: michelle (hell in mice)
Me As Cook Submitted by: Kara Oke
Come Soak Submitted by: Kara Oke

There are additional Band Name Anagrams available.

Song Title Anagrams:

"Reed Is Me" originally "Desire Me"
Could be true if your surname is 'Reed'.
Submitted by: Judith
"Desiree M." originally "Desire Me"
Submitted by: Ferragamo
"See Me Rid" originally "Desire Me"
Submitted by: Ferragamo
"Yo, Send Emu" originally "You Send Me"
Submitted by: Harriet Henderson
"Yo, Mend Sue" originally "You Send Me"
Submitted by: Harriet Henderson

There are additional Song Title Anagrams available.

Song Title Acrostics:

TALL: "Try A Little Love"
Submitted by: Candy Welty

Song Title Spoonerisms:

"Sue, Mend Ye" originally "You Send Me"
Submitted by: Joanna Whitmire
"You Mend Sea" originally "You Send Me"
Didn't know the sea was ever broken.
Submitted by: Joanna Whitmire

Band Name Spoonerisms:

Cam Sook originally "Sam Cooke"
Submitted by: oldsongs
Come Sack originally "Sam Cooke"
Submitted by: oldiesfan

Bad Ringtone Choices:

"Wonderful World"
The Lyrics:
Don't know much about history;
Don't know much biology;
Don't know much about a science book;
Don't know much about the French I took.
(also)
Don't know much about geography;
Don't know much trigonometry;
Don't know much about algebra;
Don't know what a slide rule is for.
Why:
This ringtone would doom a candidate at an interview for a teaching position.
Submitted by: Kathy
 

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