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Mar 31
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Mar 13
Artistry 2: Aretha Franklin

Come on everybody and show her a little RESPECT!!! It's time for the Queen of Soul to shine and since she's a classic I'm sure a lot of people have parodies of her work done. Time to enter them in our Aretha Franklin Artistry 2 competition. It doesn't matter if you've joined us in the past just make sure to join us now and don't be a chain of fools! (Comments & Parodies)

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Same Title, Different Song -> Latest Entries

"Pressure" by Youngblood Hawke

Pressure...
I am the killer of the sun.
Submitted by: Brian Kelly

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Singers Who Act -> Latest Entries

Hawk Nelson appeared in: TV show American Dreams and the remake of Yours, Mine, and Ours
They played The Who in American Dreams (and performed "My Generation" and released the cover on the Special Edition of their debut album, Letters to the President) and a party band in the remake of Yours, Mine, and Ours.
Submitted By: JeReMy
Esther Ofarim appeared in: 11 Uhr 20, Exodus
I love this singer and I think she's a really good actress too
Submitted By: Lyric

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Celebrities Who Sing -> Latest Entries

Jason Kidd performed: What the Kidd Did
I've heard worse rap songs by NBA players ("Champion" by Ron Artest and "K.O.B.E." by Kobe Bryant). It's listenable. This was released on the 1994 album "B-Ball's Best Kept Secret", a compilation album of songs by then-NBA players Dana Barros, Malik Sealy, Shaquille O'Neal, Cedric Ceballos, Brian Shaw, Chris Mills, Kidd, Isaiah "J.R." Rider, Dennis Scott, and Gary Payton.
Submitted By: JeReMy
Ron Artest performed: Champion
Now known as Metta World Peace, but released his rap album before his September 2011 name change. The song was in NBA 2K11 and was terrible.
Submitted By: JeReMy

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Better Off Solo -> Latest Entries

Stephen Page from Barenaked Ladies
Stephen didn't leave the band. The band left him because of Stephen's drug conviction.

Stephen says that because he and Ed Robinson are no longer on speaking terms he won't play If I Had A Million Dollars live anymore.
Submitted By: Celeste
Sergio Galli from Platinum Blonde
Sergio was about to release a solo album at the time that Platinum Blonde was getting back together.
Sergio played guitar in a brand new band called The Ending with Jesse Stull. Sergio was apprehensive about returning to Platinum Blonde after Kenny's demise but rejoined the band after he saw new recruits Rob Laidlaw and Dan Todd's enthusiasim.
Submitted By: Celeste

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Former Occupations of Performers -> Latest Entries

Rikki Rockett from Poison: Hairdresser
I couldn't stop laughing when I heard this...
Submitted By: G
Mark Holmes from Platinum Blonde: Welder
Mark also took a job as a welder in a muffler shop.
Submitted By: Celeste

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Performer's New Career Entries -> Latest Entries

Sarah Bettens from K's Choice: Firefighter
In 2010, Sarah Bettens realized that since she is now an American citizen, she could be a firefighter. She wanted a way to serve her adopted community. Unfortunately the Johnson City Fire Department (JCFD) was not hiring, but in 2012 they started hiring so she reapplied for the position. And she got the job! Yay, Sarah! But with a family of six (a partner, Stef, Stef's two children from a previous marriage, and the couple's two adopted children) the occupation was taking a mental toll on all of them, and as a result, Sarah only served the JCFD for one year. She still continues to write, record, and perform as a solo artist, with K's Choice, and as a 2013 effort of her's and her brother, Gert's: "Bettens."
Submitted By: Rad
Mark Holmes from Platinum Blonde: Night Club DJ
10 years ago Mark and his business partner Bobbi Guy opened up Mark's Mod Club Theatre in Toronto where Mark worked for 9 years. After 9 years working at the Mod Club Theatre he decided that it would be good to get back together with the band.
Submitted By: Celeste

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Songs That Are Banned -> Latest Entries
"Moontan Album," Golden Earring - Submitted By: Radar Lover
"Legs," ZZ Top - Submitted By: Rattlesnake Eliminator

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Super Long Pop Songs -> Latest Entries
"European Son," Velvet Underground Length:7:46 - Submitted By: Robert Ballinger
"Heroin," Velvet Underground Length:7:12 - Submitted By: Robert Ballinger

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Super Short Pop Songs -> Latest Entries
"Cinderella Story," Platinum Blonde Length:1:53 - Submitted By: Celeste
"Cinderella Story," Platinum Blonde Length:1:52 - Submitted By: Celeste

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Song Lawsuits -> Latest Entries
"The Old Man Down The Road," John Fogerty
The Fantasy Records label's tyrant, the evil Saul Zaentz, claimed (falsely!) that "The Old Man Down The Road," from John Fogerty's album "Centerfield," shared too much of its refrain with "Run Through The Jungle," one of Fogerty's selections as leader of Creedence Clearwater Revival, to which Zaentz had bullied Fogerty into forfeiting the copyright as a condition of releasing him from his label contract. Zaentz litigated against Fogerty, in a petition titled "Fantasy Incorporated V. Fogerty," but Fogerty won that case. Fogerty then cross-petitioned against Zaentz, seeking the costs of his successful defense against Fantasy Incorporated's original petition; in 1993, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned lower-court rulings, and Fogerty won outright. - Submitted By: Parker Gabriel
"Their Entire Song Library," Mark Holmes (Platinum Blonde)
I don't know the specific details but Sony/BMG branch was caught up in a payola scandal so Mark went after them for control of Platinum Blonde's music catalog. - Submitted By: Celeste

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Crime Records -> Latest Entries
Axl Rose: "Causing A Riot" - Submitted By: Celeste
Lostprophets: "Child Pornography" - Submitted By: Tommy

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Performers with Handicaps -> Latest Entries
Mark Holmes (Platinum Blonde): Dyslexia - Submitted By: Celeste
Mark Holmes (Platinum Blonde): Blind - Submitted By: Celeste

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"Achtung Baby liner pictures," U2 - Submitted By: Achtung, He's Got No Clothes On!
"Powdered Milk Man!," Aquabats - Submitted By: Paranoid War Piggy

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Hidden Tracks -> Latest Entries
"Already There," K's Choice. On the "Almost Happy" album the last song titled "All" has a hidden acapella track entitled "Already There". - Submitted By: Rad
"Meet My Maker/Falling Away," Good Charlotte. In The Chronicles of Life and Death album there is a hidden track found in the last song. In the Life version is is found at the end of "Falling Away" and in the Death version it is found at the end of "Meet My Maker" Its a few minutes after the song and the hidden track is called "Wounded" - Submitted By: Elizabeth

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Hidden Messages -> Latest Entries
"Dangerous," Roxette: "This song is a single from the duo's smash hit album Look Sharp! Right at the end of the song as it's fading out, if you listen carefully, you'll hear Per Gessle saying, "Due to the exceptional weakness of this song, play loud". Funny." - Submitted By: Edward
"Live Life Loud," Hawk Nelson: "About 1 minute and 15 seconds into the song, you can hear someone say "Turn that music down or I'm calling the police"" - Submitted By: JeReMy

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Backwards Messages -> Latest Entries
"Whip It," Devo: "If you play the intro backwards, it sounds like Mark is saying "Hey, Hey, you, yeah you!" I don't know why it's there, but it is...." - Submitted By: G
"Sweet Emotion," Aerosmith: "The whole song just says F You Frank when played backwards." - Submitted By: G

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hits in previous bands - Donnie Iris
In the early 70s Donnie was in the band the Jaggerz, which scored a #2 hit called "The Rapper". A few years later he spent about a year in the group Wild Cherry, known for the classic "Play That Funky Music". After that band imploded Donnie Iris struck out on his own and scored some solo hits in the hard rock and new wave styles. - Submitted By: Star Cruiser
Helmet Camera During Life's Been Good - Joe Walsh
Joe Walsh introduces his helmet camera during his performance of Life's Been Good

- Submitted By: Celeste

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Music With a Warning Label -> Latest Entries
"Low DVD EP," Foo Fighters
A sticker was added below the usual warning (from the content in the "Low" video that got it banned from MTV) so that it can read "Parental Advisory Warning: Explicit Content ...and also big trucks."
Archie
"eMotive," A Perfect Circle
On the actual CD ( not the case), there is the longest anti-illegal music downloading warning I have ever seen. I'm not even going to bother putting it here, but it's worth seeing if you own the album.
G
"Prisoners In Paradise," Europe
It's a goofy little thing at the end of the lyrics in the CD booklet...Europe will not be held responsible for...then it lists like 4 hilarious effects the music may cause.
G
"Broken," Nine Inch Nails
In the liner notes, there is a warning reading, "Caution: Not for use with mono devices." The reason for this being is that Trent stated the songs do not sound right when being played through mono devices.
eg: Mike Smith
"Amnesiac," Radiohead
The back cover says "Radiohead. Amnesiac. Store away from direct sunlight, preferably in a dark drawer with your secrets. See inside for details."
Lee
"Live Era '87-'93," Guns N' Roses
Look very closely at the cover, just below the 2nd poster on the top row. It says "Warning: The Surgeon General Has Determined That Hollywood Rose Is Bad For Your Health (but worth the risk)". You might need a big LP to see it because the writing is very small.
Lee
"Primitive Enema," Butt Trumpet
This is what the lyric sheet says concerning the lyrics to "The Grindcore Song": We've decided not to give you the lyrics to this song because we are sure they would entice you to do nasty things to yourself and to others and we don't wish to be held responsible for it. Hail Satan.
F*ck the PMRC
"Tin Machine II," Tin Machine
The second album from David Bowie's hard rock band Tin Machine was released in 1991. The cover art has 4 ancient Greek statues, of NUDE men (oh no). The morals of our Grand Republic were saved and for the U.S. release the genetilia of the statues were "airbrushed" off. They did a lousy job - it looks more the statues had their ding dongs torn off. Oh but the morality police saved the day again (NOT).
Ain't That America? Home Of the Free
"Muscle of Love," Alice Cooper
The cover says "Attention: This Carton Contains (1) Alice Cooper Muscle of Love" and also says "Fragile".
Lee
"Appetite for Destruction," Guns N' Roses
On the back cover of the CD version - it says "The music on this compact digital disc was originally recorded on analog equipment. We have attempted to perserve, as closely as possible, the sound of the original recording. Because of it's high resolution, however, the compact disc can reveal limitations of the source tape."
Lee
"Gizmode," Zombie Nation
There is a sticker on it that says- "Okay! Get into gizmode! Be a filter jerk! Or a zombie nerd! This record has a lifetime warranty."
Camerabob
"Devils and Dust," Bruce Springsteen
There's the track "Reno" which is a story about someone who visits a flophouse in Reno. The hooker names her prices for certain sex acts ( you pay more to put it "up the *ss"). Then there's a reference to fellatio (maybe). In either case there's no "Parental Advisory" emblem on the CD but on the back cover there is a brief warning statement that says there's "adult content".
They Call Him Bruce
"Elephant Shoe," Arab Strap
Not exactly a warning label, though I am sure this fits here. Arab Strap left Chemikal Underground in 1999 to go to Go Beat! At the time, there were small forms in all UK music releases for mailing list purposes. Normally it was are you Male/Female? The Strap decided to change it to- Do You Have A Cock/A Fanny? (British meaning). The new record company were not amused and pulled the form before release. There is a photocopy and this reference within the sleeve notes for 'Ten Years of Tears', released by Chemikal Underground around 2008.
Kenny McDonald
"Sweet Time (single)," REO Speedwagon
During the autumn of 1982 the economy was still suffering big time from the post-Vietnam War era recession, which was the worst economic situation since the Great Depression (sound familiar?). November had Congressional elections and Reaganomics hadn't really made an effect yet. Pres. Reagan's GOP cohorts in Congress generally took a "midterm" election trouncing because of this (deja vu ?). Other people deviced ways to beat the inflationary doldrums. One method was for record labels to issue 1-sided 45s. The single would cost about 1/2 that of the normal 2-sided variety. The B-side (flip) simply said "Do not play this side". Only a handful of 1-sided 45s were even issued. One of them was a Go-Gos hit and another notorious "recession buster" was "Sweet Time" by REO Speedwagon which peaked at #26. As the economy improved in 1983 this brief trend was squelched.
Everything That Comes Around Goes Around...
"Monster Movie," Can
On some LP pressings, the front cover bore the words "Made in a castle with better equipment."
Glenn Rousseau
"Stop Drop and Roll!!!," Foxboro Hot Tubs
On the actual CD it says "Side A, Warning Do Not Play Side B" - this is because the album is made to look like a vinyl record and if you play side b all the paint might come of the so-called 'Side A'.
Lee
"Amarok," Mike Oldfield
On the back there is a label saying " HEALTH WARNING - This record could be hazardous to the health of cloth-eared nincompoops. If you suffer from this condition, consult your Doctor immediately ".
A Stranger
"Procrastinators Of The Apocalypse," Cirque Du So What?
[Note to editor: Am resubmitting this due to a typo in the original!] "Parental Advisory: Contains lots of the usual raunchy words, and we even made up a few new ones." This is a new supergroup composed of ShoEboX (of Worm Quartet), Chris Mezzolesta (of Power Salad), Devo Spice (formerly Sudden Death) and The Great Luke Ski. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NM8e8uCsqac
Jonathan S.
"Procrastinators Of The Apocalypse," Cirque Du So What?
"Parental Advisory: Contains lots of the usual raunchy words, and we even made up few new ones." This is a new supergroup composed of ShoEboX (of Worm Quartet), Chris Mezzolesta (of Power Salad), Devo Spice and The Great Luke Ski. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NM8e8uCsqac
Jonathan S.
"So Far So Good," Bryan Adams
The "warning" is really on the CD itself. It's a picture disc made up to resemble a truck tire in appearance (a monster tire is on the cover too). There's the artist and album names, the track list and copyright info, written in a circumscribe format. After the record label credits and warning (copying prohibited, ...) there's a simple sentence: Do not inflate above 50 p.s.i. This "warning" is an example of humor more than anything else.
Anyday I'm Gonna Make Her Mine!

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