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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.

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers with Stevie Nicks, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

New Song Names:

Original Song Name
New Song Name
Submitter Name
"Even The Hoosiers (Get Lucky Sometimes)""EvenThe Losers (Get Lucky Sometimes)"red

Literally Impossible Song Titles:

Song/Performer
Comment
Submitter Name
"Lonesome Sundown,"Sundowns don't have emotions.Candy Welty
"In The Dark Of The Sun,"The Sun produces light, not darkness.Kara Oke
"Running Down A Dream,"Last I heard, dreams were mental, not physical.Larcen Tyler

Use a Song Title to Answer a Different Song:

Song & Band Name
Song & Band Name
"A Word In Spanish," Elton John"Luna," Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
"Stand," Sly & The Family Stone"I Won't Back Down," Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
"Everyone's Gone To The Moon," Jonathan King"Don't Come Around Here No More," Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
"You Just Like Me 'Cause I'm Good In Bed," Skyhooks"You Got Lucky," Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
There are additional songs titles that answer other songs available.

Remove a Letter From a Song Title:

"Don't Do Me Like Hat" originally "Don't Do Me Like That"
Tom Petty isn't worn on the top of your head.
Peter
"Listen To Her Heat" originally "Listen To Her Heart"
Calop
"Makin' Some Nose" originally "Makin' Some Noise"
Tom & Heartbreakers become plastic surgeons.
Peter
"You Got Lucy" originally "You Got Lucky"
Sheila Evans

Add a Letter to a Song Title:

"Marcy Jane's Last Dance" originally "Mary Jane's Last Dance"
Angela
"Mary Jane's Last Dancer" originally "Mary Jane's Last Dance"
No one else wanted to be her partner.
Serafina
"Mary Jane's Blast Dance" originally "Mary Jane's Last Dance"
It was explosive!
Cape Canaveral Lavigne
"Listen To Her Hearth" originally "Listen To Her Heart"
baa
"Glisten To Her Heart" originally "Listen To Her Heart"
baa

There are additional song titles with a letter added available.

Change a Letter:

"The Baiting" originally "The Waiting"
Alina
"The Wanting" originally "The Waiting"
Roger
"The Wasting" originally "The Waiting"
Roger
"Into The Great Wide Oven" originally "Into The Great Wide Open"
Reese without her spoon
"The Writing" originally "The Waiting"
Calop

There are additional song titles with a letter changed available.

Song Parody Lyrics:

Original Song Name
Parody Song Name
Parody Author
"Breakdown""Baked Brown"Jim Rotondo
"Free Fallin'""Butt Callin'"Robert D. Arndt Jr.
"American Girl""Tamaranean Girl"the_conqueror_of_parodies
"American Girl""Tasmanian Devil"Matthias
"Mary Jane's Last Dance""Can't Chat With Novocaine"Warren Baker
"Refugee""Referee"Bob Gomez
"Free Fallin'""Free Fallin' (Literal Video Version)"Michael Pacholek
"Mary Jane's Last Dance""Malcolm Higgins's Last Farewell"Susanna Viljanen
"Mary Jane's Last Dance""Malcolm Higgins's Last Farewell"Susanna Viljanen
"Breakdown""Pat Down"Warren Baker

There are additional song parodies available.

Bad Choices for On Hold Music:

Song Name
Company/Organization
Submittor
Free Fallin'Elevator Repair ServiceLarcen Tyler
Free Fallin'Elevator Repair ServiceLarcen Tyler
I Won't Back DownStalker Emergency HotlineLarcen Tyler
You Got LuckyNew York Yankeesdisgruntled_mets_fan
Even The Loser Detroit Lions front officefootball
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
Submittor
Thank God It's Christmas
   Queen
Christmas All Over Again
   Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
Thank God It's Christmas All Over Again
TWO Christmas songs by classic rock artists!
Isac
You Can't Do That
   The Beatles
Don't Do Me Like That
   Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
You Can't Do Me Like That
GlamRockNinjaLord
About A Girl
   Nirvana
American Girl
   Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
About An American Girl
John Whiskey
Save The Last Dance For Me
   The Drifters
Mary Jane's Last Dance
   Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
Save Mary Jane's Last Dance For Me
Raphael
There are additional duets that haven't been done yet available.

If Groups Combined, Their Names Might Be:

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers With Broken Hearts
Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers combined with Heartbreakers With Broken Hearts
However... depending on where it's printed, it might take up more than one row of text.
Submitted By: Hugh Jazz

Misheard Lyrics:

"Christmas All Over Again"
Misheard Lyrics:
And all over sound
Original Lyrics:
And all over town
"Mary Jane's Last Dance"
Misheard Lyrics:
One more time to kill the fate
Original Lyrics:
One more time to kill the pain
"Damage You've Done"
Misheard Lyrics:
Compare the damage that you've done
Original Lyrics:
Repair the damage that you've done
"Refugee"
Misheard Lyrics:
You don't act a little like a refugee
Don't act a little like a refugee
Original Lyrics:
You don't have to live like a refugee
Don't have to live like a refugee
There are additional misheard lyrics available.

Misheard Lyrics Stories:

"American Girl"
Misheard Lyrics:
She was an American girl
Raised out in Providence.
Original Lyrics:
She was an American girl
Raised on promises.

Story about this misheard lyric by: Lode

The picture of a spoiled, protected New England girl that wanted to explore the world appealed to me.

Song Parody Fragments:

"Mary Jane's Last Dance"
Better Lyrics:
Last chance for Kenneth Lay
One more lie to kill the pain
I feel stupid seepin' in
And I'm tired of this man again
Original Lyrics:
Last dance with Mary Jane
One more time to kill the pain
I feel summer creepin' in
And I'm tired of this town again
Submitted by: Dylan Sevey

Repetitive Song Lyrics:

"Let's Roll Another Joint"
The Repetitive Lyrics:
You don't know how it feels
Why They're Repetitive:
aight, man, we don't know how it feels!
Submitted by: Josh
 

Misrhymed Song Lyrics:

"Don't Do Me Like That"
The Misrhymed Lyrics:
I was talkin' with a friend of mine
He said a woman had hurt his pride
Why They're Misrhymed:
A lot of Tom's lyrics don't rhyme, but this was the first line of his first hit song. I'm surprised he sold some records.
Submitted by: rocky
 

Song Lyrics That Name Check Celebrities:

"Jammin' Me"
The Lyrics:
Take back Vanessa Redgrave
Take back Joe Piscopo
Take back Eddie Murphy
Give them all some place to go
Who They Mention:
Vanessa Redgrave, Joe Piscopo, Eddie Murphy
Submitted by: Mickey D.
 

Songs That Open With Their Titles:

"American Girl"
Opening Lines:
Well, she was an American girl.
Comments:
Submitted by: Brian Kelly
"Don't Come Around Here No More"
Opening Lines:
Hey, hey, don't come around here no more.
Comments:
Just putting up here the whole title of this song and the whole opening lines, for some reason neither came out when posted on this part of this site.
Submitted by: Peter

Song Title Space Change:

"Runnin' Down Ad Ream " originally "Runnin' Down A Dream"
A song Petty wrote for 'Mad Men'?
Submitted by: Peter
"Me, Linda" originally "Melinda"
Submitted by: Yvette Bristle
"Don't Dome Like That" originally "Don't Do Me Like That"
Submitted by: George Straitjacket

Bad Grammar in Song Lyrics:

"I Won't Back Down"
The Lyrics:
There ain't no easy way out.
Why:
'Ain't' is not considered to be good English, and 'ain't no' is a double negative. If Tom says there ain't no easy way out, obviously there's SOME easy way out. It should be 'There IS no easy way out.'
Submitted by: Arthur Treacher
 

Song Title Anagrams:

"I Whiten Tag" originally "Waiting, The"
song filed this way to not be mixed with 'Waiting'
Submitted by: Loree Dare
"Hate Wing Tie" originally "Waiting, The"
Submitted by: Loree Dare
"I Hang It Wet" originally "The Waiting"
Submitted by: Loree Dare
"Gin With Tea" originally "The Waiting"
Submitted by: Loree Dare
"We Hit Giant" originally "The Waiting"
Submitted by: Loree Dare

There are additional Song Title Anagrams available.

Real Places Mentioned in Songs:

"Jammin' Me"
The Lyrics:
Take back Pasadena
Take back El Salvador Take back that country club
They're tryin' to build outside my door
Why:
Pasadena is located in California. El Salvador is somewhere in Central America.
Submitted by: Mickey D.
 

Songs That Are Banned:

"You Don't Know How It Feels"
On the radio in Ohio the line "let's roll another joint" was edited into "let's hit another joint".
Submitted by: CD Listener

Lighter Side of Serious Bands:

"Damn The Torpedoes (Album)"
The three hits from this late 1979 album - "Refugee", "Don't Do Me Like That" and "Even the Losers" feature Tom shouting "Oh Oh Oh!" right near the songs' endings.
Submitted by: OH OH OHIO STATE ARE THE CHAMPIONS!

What A Band is Best Known For (aside from their music):

"Oh Oh Oh"
All three of the Top 40 singles issued from the 1979 album "Damn The Torpedoes": "Refugee", "Don't Do Me Like That" and "Even the Losers" feature Tom Petty shouting, "Oh oh oh!" right near the end of all 3 songs.
Submitted by: Leet It All Out

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