Check out the two amIright misheard lyrics books including one book devoted to misheard lyrics of the 1980s.
Show/Hide Website Navigation 

Strange & Funny Music News -> August 2009 Archive

These are the news articles that appears on amIright for August 2009. You can also check out the Front Page Roar monthly articles index for articles from other months.

Bob Dylan picked up in NJ town for looking like a vagarant.

Posted by ChuckyG, August 14, 2009
Police were called in a quiet seaside town after he was spotted freewheelin' down the street and apparently acting suspiciously. A 22-year-old female officer demanded to see his identification papers.

He assumed she would at least recognise the name if not the face. But she ordered him into the back of her car and took him to his hotel to check his story.

Talk about slightly embarrassing for everyone involved.

Full story at the Daily Mail

Who Wants to be a Millionaire? used amIright's misheard lyrics book tonight!

Posted by ChuckyG, August 10, 2009
I only caught the last five seconds of the question so no idea about anything leading up to it.  The question was: "A 2007 book about misheard music lyrics, 'Hold Me Closer, Tony Danza' has a title that references a hit song by whom?"  The choices were Billy Joel, Paul Simon, Elton John and Bruce Springsteen.  The contestant answered it correctly with Elton John. 

Very cool, thanks to the game show people for the shout out!

Weird Al has done it again... forget Chuck Norris, it's CNR

Posted by ChuckyG, August 5, 2009
That's Charles Nelson Riley for you young ones that might not remember the game show mainstay of the 1970s.

Watch the video at YouTube
Check out the Front Page Roar monthly articles index