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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:

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
"Where Are We Running?," Lenny Kravitz"Into The Great Wide Open," Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
"Can't Be Tamed," Miley Cyrus"The Wild One, Forever," Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
"A Word In Spanish," Elton John"Luna," Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
"Stand," R.E.M."I Won't Back Down," 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.
"Listen To Her Heat" originally "Listen To Her Heart"
"Makin' Some Nose" originally "Makin' Some Noise"
Tom & Heartbreakers become plastic surgeons.
"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"
"Mary Jane's Last Dancer" originally "Mary Jane's Last Dance"
No one else wanted to be her partner.
"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"
"Glisten To Her Heart" originally "Listen To Her Heart"

There are additional song titles with a letter added available.

Change a Letter:

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

There are additional song titles with a letter changed available.

Song Parody Lyrics:

Original Song Name
Parody Song Name
Parody Author
"Don't Come Around Here No More""That Big Untitled Goose Game"Darius Whitehead
"Into the Great Wide Open""The Field is Now Wide Open"Arch Vile
"Free Falllin'""Free Ballin'"Joseph Little
"Free Fallin'""Four Flushin'"Jonathan Spurlock
"Learning To Fly""Learning To Drive"Darius Whitehead
"Jammin' Me""Grabbin' Me"R S Leergaard
"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

There are additional song parodies available.

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

Song Name
The WaitingHeinz KetchupMrCursor_

Bad Choices for On Hold Music:

Song Name
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
Absolutely (Story of a Girl)
   Nine Days
American Girl
   Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
Absolutely (Story of an American Girl)
Strange Little Girl
   The Stranglers
American Girl
   Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
Strange Little American Girl
Thank God It's Christmas
Christmas All Over Again
   Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
Thank God It's Christmas All Over Again
TWO Christmas songs by classic rock artists!
You Can't Do That
   The Beatles
Don't Do Me Like That
   Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
You Can't Do Me Like That
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:
Christmas is a rocket time
Original Lyrics:
Christmas is a rockin' time
"Christmas All Over Again"
Misheard Lyrics:
Original Lyrics:
"Don't Do Me Like That"
Misheard Lyrics:
Don't do me like dad
Original Lyrics:
Don't do me like that
"You Wreck Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
You wreck me baby
You break me in chains
Original Lyrics:
You wreck me baby
You break me in two
There are additional misheard lyrics available.

Misheard Lyrics Stories:

"Free Fallin'"
Misheard Lyrics:
All the vampires, crazy 'bout Elvis
Original Lyrics:
...she's crazy 'bout Elvis...
All the vampires, walkin' through the valley...

Story about this misheard lyric by: Eric

I guess I always juxtaposed those lyrics in my head.

There are additional misheard stories available.

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.
Submitted by: Brian Kelly
"Don't Come Around Here No More"
Opening Lines:
Hey, hey, don't come around here no more.
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.
'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:

"Like That Demon Dot" originally "Don't Do Me Like That"
Submitted by: Anna Graham
"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 "Waiting, The"
Submitted by: Loree Dare
"Gin With Tea" originally "Waiting, The"
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
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.

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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