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Latest Site Additions -> January 31, 2017

This is everything that was reviewed and approved for amIright on January 31, 2017. These are not items submitted on January 31, 2017, but rather items that were reviewed that day by site editors.

Song Parody Lyrics -> Latest Entries

"Me & Dr. Jones" by Robert D. Arndt Jr.
    a parody of "Me & Mrs. Jones," Billy Paul
"Big in Eastland (The Felice Schachter Story)" by Sammy Reed
    a parody of "Big in Vegas," Buck Owens
"Try Autocracy?" by John A. Barry
    a parody of "High Anxiety," Mel Brooks Soundtrack
"Ply a Lie to Me" by John A. Barry
    a parody of "High Anxiety," Mel Brooks Soundtrack
"Hype Anxiety" by John A. Barry
    a parody of "High Anxiety," Mel Brooks Soundtrack
"Fight Anxiety" by John A. Barry
    a parody of "High Anxiety," Mel Brooks Soundtrack
"How Can We Drain The Swamp" by EWOP
    a parody of "How Can We Be Lovers," Michael Bolton
"Ban 'Em" by Robert D. Arndt Jr.
    a parody of "Beat It," Michael Jackson
"Good Rhyme" by the_conqueror_of_parodies
    a parody of "Good Time," Owl City & Carly Rae Jepsen
"Don't Blame it on the Lunch" by Max Power
    a parody of "Ooh, La La Sasson," Sasson Commercial
"Don't Have To Pick On The Refugees" by EWOP
    a parody of "Refugee," Tom Petty

Misheard Lyrics Stories -> Latest Entries

"Eight Days a Week," The Beatles
Misheard Lyrics:
Hey say Louise
Original Lyrics:
Eight days a week
Story about this misheard lyric by: Nella: A friend from Russia thought these were the lyrics as she grew up.
"No Rain," Blind Melon
Misheard Lyrics:
And I don't understand why I drink all day
And I start to complain that there's Lorraine
Original Lyrics:
And I don't understand why I sleep all day
And I start to complain that there's no rain
Story about this misheard lyric by: Cody Finke: Why do so many "rainy" songs sound like "Lorraine"?
"If You Ain't in It," Danny Gokey
Misheard Lyrics:
I want all that You want,
All that You've got.
For my hot dog too.
Original Lyrics:
I want all that You want,
All that You've got.
Point my heart toward You.
Story about this misheard lyric by: Karen Smith: I was in a store where this was playing. I heard correctly the first two lines cited above. But all I could make out of the third line was "For my hot dog too". That didn't seem to make sense. I asked a cashier in the store if she knew who that was singing. She told me the singer's name, which helped me google the lyrics when I got home. By doing so I discovered the correct lyrics.
Misheard Lyrics:
You want it all but you can't have you?
Original Lyrics:
You want it all but you can't have it.
Story about this misheard lyric by: Wisnu Aji: This is the surrealist music video ever in the world! One of the surrealist music video ever because I dreaming in the new music video it feature a city where young boys, cute girls, and childrens live in that city is being crush by the animals after their jungles are broken by the peoples who don't care with the environmental. That city is the main cover in this single that also featuring Mike Patton singing jumping like fish jumping from water into the land. Comfortably, the lyrics of this song which was the band wrote is written about how peoples want everything such as chicken noodle, meatballs, fried rice, chicken soup, fried chicken, etc. but peoples can't have it at all.
"Boulevard of Broken Dreams," Green Day
Misheard Lyrics:
Sometimes I wish a lonely bear will find me
Original Lyrics:
Sometimes I wish someone out there will find me
Story about this misheard lyric by: Zoe: My friends and I used to play this song to death when we were younger and I always sung the wrong words, but no one seemed to notice since I'm from a non-English speaking country. So when this song was playing on the radio the other day, I turned the volume up and sung "a lonely bear" from the top of my lungs, just to have my mum laughing her a** off and telling me I'd better go check the lyrics onlineā€¦
"All Apologies," Nirvana
Misheard Lyrics:
All alone in Tokyo
or
All I know is all I know.
Original Lyrics:
All in all is all we are.
Story about this misheard lyric by: Ceej: I thought it was the first, my sister thought it was the second. How can anyone understand him?

New Band Names -> Latest Entries

Vanilla Starfish is a better name for Chocolate Starfish
A different flavor Submitted by: Cotton Lorraine
Vanilla Sea Cucumber is a better name for Chocolate Starfish
A different flavor and different echinoderm Submitted by: Lucy Crosland
Cherry Pit Eagle is a better name for Eagle Eye Cherry
Opposite incongruous mix of cherry and eagle Submitted by: Lucy Crosland

Use a Song Title to Answer a Different Song -> Latest Entries

"Silent Lips," Georgia Gibbs
"Saying Nothing," Thea Gilmore

Band Name Anagrams -> Latest Entries

Bad Hero Harry anagram of Deborah Harry Submitted by: Lucy Crosland
Isn't "Bad Hero" an oxymoron?
Harry Had Robe anagram of Deborah Harry Submitted by: Lucy Crosland
Harry Had Bore anagram of Deborah Harry Submitted by: Lucy Crosland
She Or I Hand anagram of Dinah Shore Submitted by: Lucy Crosland
Strange not knowing which one hands something!
Little In Mayo anagram of Elliott Yamin Submitted by: Brittany James
Mayo is a county in Ireland
Blazy Gnus Risky anagram of LAZYgunsBRISKY Submitted by: Marjorie Danvers
Certainly blazing would be risky for the gnus!
Then Al Got Verses anagram of The Strangeloves Submitted by: Lucy Crosland
Hal Got Ten Verses anagram of The Strangeloves Submitted by: Lucy Crosland
Hal Got Verse Sent anagram of The Strangeloves Submitted by: Lucy Crosland
Bald Witches' Symphony anagram of Switchblade Symphony Submitted by: Brittany James

Song Title Anagrams -> Latest Entries

"Certain Sun Mile" originally "Uncertain Smile," The The
Submitted by: Harriet Henderson

Stupid Band Names -> Latest Entries

Guniw Tools
What the heck is a "Guniw tool" and what would it be used for? And how do you pronounce it anyway? Submitted by: Chris Chendo
LAZYgunsBRISKY
What the heck does this name mean? It sounds more like they just threw random unrelated words together. And the fact that they used ALL-CAPS for two of the three words is rather annoying. Submitted by: Lefty Lucy
Mrs. Green Apple
This name suggests an alias for a female performer, but it's actually a band which consists of 4 men and 1 woman(Ayaka Yamanaka). Submitted by: Chris Chendo
Sandi Patti
I know that's her real name, but it just makes me think of sand in my hamburger patty. Submitted by: Guy