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Latest Site Additions -> October 19, 2017

This is everything that was reviewed and approved for amIright on October 19, 2017. These are not items submitted on October 19, 2017, but rather items that were reviewed that day by site editors.

Song Parody Lyrics -> Latest Entries

"Beyond Mach 3" by Robert D. Arndt Jr.
    a parody of "Let It Be," The Beatles
"Get Ant Bait" by Rick Duncan
    a parody of "Let It Be," Beatles
"Feet Rubbin'" by the_conqueror_of_parodies
    a parody of "Sweet Nothing," Calvin Harris ft. Florence Welch
"Pay Our Debts" by Claude Prez
    a parody of "Be Our Guest," Disney Songs
"Religious War " by Delta421
    a parody of "Faint," Linkin Park
"Thursday" by Johnny Nguyen
    a parody of "Afraid," Nelly Furtado
"Slow Jams" by Blaydeman
    a parody of "Slow Hands," Niall Horan
"Eating Raw Beef" by Logan the Amazing
    a parody of "You Belong With Me," Taylor Swift

Misheard Lyrics Stories -> Latest Entries

"Hotel California," The Eagles
Misheard Lyrics:
My head grew heavy and my side grew damp
Original Lyrics:
My head grew heavy and my sight grew dim
Story about this misheard lyric by: Kenny: I thought the singer's "side grew damp" was a polite way of saying he pissed in his pants, makes sense that he "had to stop for the night".
"Secret Agent Man," Johnny Rivers
Misheard Lyrics:
Secret Asian man
Original Lyrics:
secret agent man
Story about this misheard lyric by: Sarah Hart: My son was about 4 or 5 and heard the song on a cartoon and thought that the person singing said Asian man instead of agent man. He would argue with me that it was Asian, not agent.
"Smooth Criminal," Michael Jackson
Misheard Lyrics:
Annie are you woke, hey? Are you woke, hey Annie?
Original Lyrics:
Annie are you okay? Annie are you okay? Are you okay?
Story about this misheard lyric by: SithCats: Apparently MJ wants to know if Annie is awake to social injustice... or some conspiracy theory. You decide!
"Push the Feeling On," Nightcrawlers
Misheard Lyrics:
Elisa Good, Elisa good as you
Original Lyrics:
Their lives again
Their lives to pull us through
Story about this misheard lyric by: Grace: I've been singing this wrong in clubs for years!

Song Lawsuits -> Latest Entries

"band name" by J. Band
The reunited J. Geils Band with Peter Wolf back as frontman, had scheduled several dates in many cities but were forced to cancel the tour due to a lawsuit by J. Geils himself. After all, how could these guys call themselves the "J. Geils Band" if guitarist Geils himself ain't in it? He's 70 years old and he's been on the road with another band but promoting himself and using his name "J. Geils" alone - no "Band".
Submitted by: Leader Of The Band
"Give Me Everything" by Pitbull
Lindsey Lohan filed the lawsuit because Lohan thought the song mentioned her name. The song was protected by free speech and Pitbull won the lawsuit.
Submitted by: CJ

Real Places Mentioned in Songs -> Latest Entries

"Josie" by Blink 182
The Lyrics:
Why:
Sombrero's is a Southern-Californian based Mexican restaurant chain.
Submitted by: David
"Violet Hill" by Coldplay
The Lyrics:
I took my love down to Violet Hill
Why:
Violet Hill refers to a street located in London England.
Submitted by: Bailey
"Christmas Lights" by Coldplay
The Lyrics:
Took my feet to Oxford Street
Why:
Oxford street is a street located in London England
Submitted by: Bailey
The Lyrics:
Cleaned a lot of plates in Memphis
Pumped a lot of 'pane down in New Orleans
Why:
Memphis, Tennessee and New Orleans, Louisiana
Submitted by: Bob
"Chick a Boom " by Daddy Dewdrop
The Lyrics:
I found the bottom part behind the second door
Which took me to Africa, I presume
Why:
Africa
Submitted by: Bob
"The last resort " by Eagles
The Lyrics:
She came from Providence, the one in Rhode Island.
Why:
First of all, it is one of my favorite Eagle songs. And I hope I can help you to get your list as complete as possible.
Submitted by: Stan van Wijk
"Kentucky Rain" by Elvis Presley
The Lyrics:
So I'm walking in the rain
Thumbing for a ride
On this lonely Kentucky backroad
Why:
The state of Kentucky
Submitted by: Tarzan
"Mockingbird" by Eminem
The Lyrics:
Momma moved back onto Chalmers in a flat,one bedroom apartment
Why:
Chalmers is a town in Big Creek Township,White County,Indiana,United States.
Submitted by: McHobbit
"Waking Up In Vegas" by Katy Perry
The Lyrics:
Don't be a baby
Remember what you told me
Shut up and put your money where your mouth is
That's what you get for waking up in Vegas
Get up and shake the glitter off your clothes, now
That's what you get for waking up in Vegas
Why:
Las Vegas, Nevada
Submitted by: Katycat
"Big Iron" by Marty Robbins
The Lyrics:
To the town of Agua Fria rode a stranger one fine day...
...Was an Arizona Ranger, wouldn't be to long in town.
Why:
Agua Fria was place along the Agua Fria River and currently within the boundaries of the City of El Mirage. In the 1800s the entire western U.S. was mapped out by the USGS (US Geological Survey). They set markers for future surveying and subdividing by laying out a grid system of Townships (6 miles wide running east/west) and Ranges (6 miles wide running north/south). Each TWP/RGE contained 36 sections of land (1 mile square). Within these USGS maps they also noted populated places. One such place was called Agua Fria. Technically, by current definition, it was not a town. But to the people who lived there I'm sure they thought of it as their town. Here is the link to that USGS "populated place" location designation. http://geonames.usgs.gov/apex/f?p=136:3:0::NO:3:P3_FID,P3_TITLE:511,Agua%20Fria
Submitted by: Bill Thiss
"Rockstar" by Nickelback
The Lyrics:
Get a front door key to the Playboy Mansion
Why:
Playboy Mansion is a real building.
Submitted by: Freya
"Waitin' In School" by Rick Nelson
The Lyrics:
Well, it's a-one, two, a-pull off my shoes
Three, four, get out on the floor
Five, six, come get your kicks
Down on the corner of Lincoln and a-Forty-six
Why:
May refer to the corner of Lincoln Avenue and North Avenue 46 in the city of Los Angeles, California, USA. At the time the song was recorded in 1958, its authors - Johnny and Dorsey Burnette, as well as Ricky himself lived in Los Angeles. There is no establishment of particular importance located at this address these days, so the place may have been chosen randomly from the map just to fit the lyrics. Another possible, but less likely reference may be to a similar location in the city of San Francisco, California - a corner of Lincoln Way and 46th Avenue. However, again, there is nothing remarkable located there these days, just a part of a residential area bordering the Golden Gate Park.
Submitted by: Dmitry Zenkov
"Cabana Boy" by Sara Evans
The Lyrics:
Remember back when you asked me where I really wanna go
Get away for a few days, take a little vaycay to Mexico
Why:
Mexico.
Submitted by: Tarzan
"Mendocino" by Sir Douglas Quintet
The Lyrics:
I love you so, please don't go
Please stay here with me in Mendocino.
Why:
Mendocino, California
Submitted by: Bob
"Hand Of Fate" by Sons Of The Desert
The Lyrics:
She lived her whole life in Sault Saint Marie, workin' at the five and dime.
Why:
City of Sault Saint Marie. But the song doesn't specify if it's Michigan or Canada.
Submitted by: Edward

Foreign Language in English Songs -> Latest Entries

"Rubylove" by Cat Stevens
The Lyrics:
Original Greek Ρούμπι γλυκιά
Έλα ξανά, έλα ξανά κοντά μου
Έλα πρωί, με την αυγή
εσύ ήσουν σαν ήλιου ακτίδα
Ρούμπι μου μικρή
Transliteration Ruby glykia
Ela xana, ela xana konta mou
ela pro-ee, me tin av-ghee
esy isoun san illy-ou aktida
Ruby mou mikri
Sweet Ruby
Come back, come back to me
Come in the morning, with the dawn
you are like the sun shine
My little Ruby
Why:
Rubylove has a greek verse, and is in 7/8 time (which is typical of many traditional greek dances). Cat Stevens has Greek heritage.
Submitted by: Kokkinomalli
"Took The Last Train" by David Gates
The Lyrics:
Viens chez moi
Ce soir va jamais terminer
On va rester toujours ensemble
Why:
English translation:

Come with me
Tonight will last forever
We will stay together always

After David Gates sings the French lyrics, he translates them into and sings them again in English
Submitted by: Isac
"Bon Appétit" by Katy Perry ft Migos
The Lyrics:
Got me spread like a buffet, bon appétit , baby .
Why:
Bon appétit is a salutation in French meaning "go ahead and eat".
Submitted by: Katycat
"We're the Same (Sisi Ni Sawa)" by Lion Guard Soundtrack
The Lyrics:
Sisi ni sawa!
Why:
It means "we are the same" in Swahili
Submitted by: Mere
"By My Side ft. David Choi" by Maudy Ayunda
The Lyrics:
Maudy:
Kuhitung detik waktu.
Memikirkanmu tiada batas.
Kau di detak jantungku.
Di setiap nafasku tiada gantinya.
Why:
This is an Indonesian-English version of which was originally recorded in 2010 by David Choi for his album of the same name. In 2014, David Choi re-recorded this song in with Indonesian singer Maudy Ayunda and re-written by Dewi Lestari.
Submitted by: Wisnu Aji
"Just Enough Rope " by Rick Trevino
The Lyrics:
Tu me traes bien enredado como un yoyo en su cordon
juegue y juegue con mi amor, que pierdo la razon
Why:
The first verse and the chorus are repeated in Spanish for the second verse.
Submitted by: Bob
"Party Like A Russian" by Robbie Williams
The Lyrics:
(Spasibo)
Why:
"Spasibo" (Спасибо) is Thank you from Russian
Submitted by: Tagir
"kites" by Simon Dupree
The Lyrics:
Dunno. It's in Japanese but always fascinated me.
Why:
Dunno. Any ideas anyone?
Submitted by: Dennis Jones
"C'est La Vie " by Stereophonics
The Lyrics:
C'est la vie.
Why:
That part is in French
Submitted by: Jayne