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Album cover parody of Live by Steppenwolf
Parody album cover
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Band Name Origins:

  • The idea for the name Steppenwolf was Jim Morrison's. He suggested it to John Kay. At the time the band went by The Sparrows. Submitted by: Zach McDonough
  • Named after the novel "Steppenwolf" by Hermann Hesse Submitted by: Equus

New Song Names:

Original Song Name
New Song Name
Submitter Name
"Prawn To Be Wild""Born To Be Wild"Alan

Literally Impossible Song Titles:

Submitter Name
"Magic Carpet Ride,"You can't ride on a magic carpet in real life.Natalie Benson
"Screaming Night Hog,"Hogs don't scream.Yvette Bristle
"Born To Be Wild,"Not unless it's an animal. And the singer is humanSteve
"Magic Carpet Ride,"Natalie Snortman

Use a Song Title to Answer a Different Song:

Song & Band Name
Song & Band Name
"Up In The Air," 30 Seconds To Mars"Magic Carpet Ride," Steppenwolf
"Ladies Night," Kool & The Gang"For Ladies Only," Steppenwolf
"Take The Long Way Home," Supertramp"From Here To There Eventually," Steppenwolf
"Born Free," Roger Williams"Born To Be Wild," Steppenwolf
There are additional songs titles that answer other songs available.

Remove a Letter From a Song Title:

"The Usher" originally "The Pusher"
Lucinda Blair
"Screaming Night Ho" originally "Screaming Night Hog"
Regina Olsen
"Worn Out And Tied" originally "Worn Out And Tired"
Being tied up probably would be wearing.
"Magi Carpet Ride" originally "Magic Carpet Ride"
And we thought they rode camels to visit Jesus!
Heather Brockwell
"Magic Caret Ride" originally "Magic Carpet Ride"
Caret = the symbol ^ as used in proofreading
Natalie Stonecipher

Add a Letter to a Song Title:

"Magic Carpet Rider" originally "Magic Carpet Ride"
Pam Tabor
"Magic Carpet Pride" originally "Magic Carpet Ride"
"Magic Carpet Bride" originally "Magic Carpet Ride"
The way all latest brides are coming to weddings.
"Bjorn To Be Wild" originally "Born To Be Wild"
I always sensed the untamed in that guy.
Jamie Burke

Change a Letter:

"The Gusher" originally "The Pusher"
Lucinda Blair
"The Rusher" originally "The Pusher"
Lucinda Blair
"The Musher" originally "The Pusher"
Musher = driver of a dogsled
Lucinda Blair
"Screaming Night Hoe" originally "Screaming Night Hog"
Bizarre when garden tools scream, day or night!
Regina Olsen
"Screaming Night Fog" originally "Screaming Night Hog"
Regina Olsen

There are additional Steppenwolf song titles with a letter changed available.


Mar 1
a parody of "Born To Be Wild" by Steppenwolf
The news that Edwards' campaign was paying for his $400 haircuts gave this a good run on the airwaves until Edwards dropped out of the race; then it was miraculously resuscitated when he "popped up" (so to speak) as the father of a child by an affair. Thanks, Johnny Boy! ... Posted with permission from All Star Radio Networks.
Soundclick: (mp3)

Song Parody Lyrics:

Original Song Name
Parody Song Name
Parody Author
"Born To Be Wild""Shorn To Be Mild"John Davison
"Magic Carpet Ride""Martin's Marching Band Monday"Darius Whitehead
"Born To Be Wild""Martin's The Best"Darius Whitehead
"The Pusher""The Purser"John A. Barry
"The Pusher""The Puzder"John A. Barry
"Born To Be Wild""Born To Retire"Lucy Lement
"Born to be Wild""Forced me to Smile"Matthias
"Born to Be Wild""That's Just My Style"the_conqueror_of_parodies
"Born To Be Wild""Forms To Be Filed"Leough
"Magic Carpet Ride""Magic Car's Arrived"Leough

There are additional Steppenwolf song parodies available.

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

Song Name
Magic Carpet Ride"Aladdin" promoThe Nerd
Born To Be Wild"The Wild" movie promosSpider Josh
Born To Be WildSerengeti Nature ParkSusanna Viljanen

Bad Choices for On Hold Music:

Song Name
The PusherDrug Dealers Answering Machineerin
Born To Be WildThe Zoofred

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

First Band/Song Name
Second Band/Song Name
New Song Name
Born To Run
   Bruce Springsteen
Born To Be Wild
Born To Be Running Wild
You Were Born To Be My Baby
   Bon Jovi
Born To Be Wild
You Were Born To Be My Wild Baby
Ava Rice
Wild Thing
   Tone Loc
Born To Be Wild
Born To Be A Wild Thing
Lee Rasiel
With You I'm Born Again
   Billy Preston & Syreeta
Born To Be Wild
With You I'm Born To Be Wild Again
Marilyn Westbury
There are additional Steppenwolf duets that haven't been done yet available.

If Groups Combined, Their Names Might Be:

Laurent Steppenwolf
Laurent Wolf combined with Steppenwolf
Submitted By: Beverly Stiles
Karl Steppenwolf
Karl Wolf combined with Steppenwolf
Submitted By: Beverly Stiles
Jon Steppenwolfe
Jon Wolfe combined with Steppenwolf
Submitted By: Beverly Stiles
Howlin' Steppenwolf
Howlin' Wolf combined with Steppenwolf
Submitted By: Beverly Stiles

There are additional Steppenwolf Combined Groups that haven't been done yet available.

Misheard Lyrics:

"Born to Be Wild"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hilux and the nightmen
Heavy metal thunder
Original Lyrics:
I like smoke and lightning
Heavy metal thunder
"Magic Carpet Ride"
Misheard Lyrics:
Last night I went to Lenin's land
Original Lyrics:
Last night I held Aladdin's lamp
"Magic Carpet Ride"
Misheard Lyrics:
Grab your seat, we'll set you free
Original Lyrics:
Fantasy will set you free
"Magic Carpet Ride"
Misheard Lyrics:
I like to achieve it
Original Lyrics:
I like to dream, yes
There are additional Steppenwolf misheard lyrics available.

Misheard Lyrics Stories:

"Born To Be Wild"
Misheard Lyrics:
Get them on around, eh..., errand on the highway!
Original Lyrics:
Get your motor runnin',head out on the highway

Story about this misheard lyric by: Peter

I am not a native speaker and this is a very old mishearing from times when I was not used to spoken english, but to tell te truth the articulation here seems very specific to me and I was not able to figure out the real words until i googled the lyrics.

There are additional Steppenwolf misheard stories available.

Song Parody Fragments:

"Born To Be Wild"
Better Lyrics:
Fire all of your buns at once
And cut farts in his face
Original Lyrics:
Fire all of your guns at once
Explode into space
Submitted by: Rocky

Made Up Words in Songs:

"Sookie, Sookie"
The Made Up Words:
I've looked it up on Believe me, it doesn't exist.
Submitted by: Rock Quarry

Song Title Space Change:

"Magic Car Pet Ride" originally "Magic Carpet Ride"
Submitted by: Naomi Swanson

Band Name Anagrams:

Flow Pest Pen Submitted by: Hilary Nevis
Wet Flop Pens Submitted by: James d
West Pen Flop Submitted by: Candy Welty
Self Went Pop Submitted by: Candy Welty
Ten Pews Flop Submitted by: Candy Welty

There are additional Steppenwolf Band Name Anagrams available.

Song Title Anagrams:

"Hush, Peter." originally "The Pusher"
Submitted by: Anna Graham
"Magic Caret Pride" originally "Magic Carpet Ride"
Submitted by: Hilary Nevis
"Old Wet Ribbon" originally "Born To Be Wild"
Submitted by: Alyssa Jayne
"Note Bird Bowl" originally "Born To Be Wild"
Submitted by: Alyssa Jayne
"Won't Broil Bed" originally "Born To Be Wild"
Submitted by: Alyssa Jayne

There are additional Steppenwolf Song Title Anagrams available.

Super Long Pop Songs:

"Monster" Length: 9:15
Known as "Monster/Suicide/America", this song is a psychedelic point-of-view about America. It still speaks out today!
Submitted by: Paul Warren

Song Title Spoonerisms:

"Worn To Be Biled" originally "Born To Be Wild"
Submitted by: Opie M.

Onomatopoeia in Lyrics:

The Lyrics:
"Today, I haf goot nus, unt I have bat nus. (blah-blah-blah in Greman). Earsplitenloudenboomer...
Not really a "lyric", as the song is basically an instrumental. It opens with a recitation that is in laughable German, and morphs into some warped version of Herb Alpert. The only indication of the songs title comes at the end, when a "sonic boom" signals the finish of the cut.
Submitted by: princejellyfish

Movies Named After Song Titles:

"Born To Be Wild"
2011 nature documentary
Submitted by: Rick O'Shea

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