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Oct 20
ONE WEEK NOTICE "Keepin' Halloween Alive"

Come join us in the Amiright One Week Notice challenge! This week's tune is a great new tune from a classic artist: Alice Cooper! This song is a peppy and fast paced ditty that came out just a few years ago! Let's have some fun and bring in Halloween in style! (Comments & Parodies)

Oct 17
All-Time Favorites

New to the site? Looking for the best parodies AmiRight has to offer? Then check out the All-Time Favorites thread on the messageboard, where you'll find recently updated lists of some the greatest parodies in AmiRight history, conveniently gathered and haphazardly categorized! (Comments & Parodies)

Oct 13
www.inthe00s.com

ONE WEEK NOTICE-- An AmIRight for all parodists to participate. One song that has never been parodied here, submitted before publishing date of 10/2017 (i.e., Thursday the 19th). Details in the link (Comments & Parodies)

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Same Title, Different Song -> Latest Entries

"Josephine" by Tori Amos

Not tonight, Josephine, In an army's strength.
Submitted by: Kirsten Abercrombiee

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Singers Who Act -> Latest Entries

Alan Frew appeared in: Street Legal
He plays a client who needs help fighting a paternity suit.
Submitted By: Celeste
Andrew E. appeared in: Humanap Ka ng Panget
Andrew's success as a rapper in the Philippines eventually led to an acting career, often appearing in comedy films based on his songs, and later in dramatic roles and soap operas.
Submitted By: Sally Shine

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Celebrities Who Sing -> Latest Entries

Chris Jericho performed: Lights Go Out, Enemy
Professional wrestler Chris Jericho is also the lead singer of the band Fozzy.
Submitted By: JeReMy
John Cena performed: The Time is Now
In 2004, wrestler John Cena released a solo rap album "You Can't See Me", to tie in with his on-screen rapper persona at the time. The most famous song from the album, "The Time is Now", has been Cena's entrance theme ever since. The album, in my opinion, is pretty OK, not bad, but not really good either.
Submitted By: JeReMy

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Better Off Solo -> Latest Entries

Slash from Guns N' Roses
Slash finally left GNR in 1996 after disagreements in the band caused him to be toxic to himself.
Submitted By: Celeste
John Brannon from Laughing Hyenas
The Laughing Hyenas' lead singer, he formed the group with Larissa Strickland(previously of L-7) in 1985. After the band broke up in 1995, Brannon later formed Easy Action, and reunited with Negative Approach.
Submitted By: Cotton Lorraine

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Former Occupations of Performers -> Latest Entries

Mick Jagger from The Rolling Stones: Hospital porter
He worked part time as a porter in Bexley Psychiatric Hospital when he was 18. An unlikely place for romance, legendary lothario Mick actually lost his virginity in the hospital to a nurse in a store cupboard.
Submitted By: Fred boy
Sergio Galli from Platinum Blonde: P.A. Rental
Sergio mused that he used to rent out P.A.s to Mark.
Submitted By: Celeste

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Performer's New Career Entries -> Latest Entries

Gordon Deppe from Spoons: Music Programmer
Gordon was the Music director Galaxie, now Stingray, music.
Submitted By: Celeste
Rob Preuss from Spoons: Musical Concert Pianist
After Rob left Honeymoon Suite in 1989 he went back to his musical roots as a substitute pianist on Phantom of the Opera for 20 full performances.
Submitted By: Celeste

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Songs That Are Banned -> Latest Entries
"The Look," Roxette - Submitted By: Edward
"Start Me Up," The Rolling Stones - Submitted By: Bob

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Super Long Pop Songs -> Latest Entries
"Whoever Said Gambling's For Suckers," Cameron Avery Length:8:01 - Submitted By: soph
"1998 (Delicious)," Peace Length:10:01 - Submitted By: soph

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Super Short Pop Songs -> Latest Entries
"If You Found This, It's Probably Too Late," Arctic Monkeys Length:1:32 - Submitted By: soph
"Trouble's Always Free," J. Tillman Length:1:53 - Submitted By: soph

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Song Lawsuits -> Latest Entries
"band name," 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," 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

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Crime Records -> Latest Entries
J. Geils: "DUI" - Submitted By: J. Geils For President
Rolf Harris: "Molesting young girls" - Submitted By: Gerald X

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Performers with Handicaps -> Latest Entries
Donnie Van Zant of 38 Special: inner-ear nerve damage - Submitted By: Wild Eyed Northern Boy
Jeff Healey: Retinal Blastoma (Eye Cancer) - Submitted By: Celeste

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"Rat Race," Phil Collins - Submitted By: Turn It On, Turn It On Again
"Looking Back, Going Forward Again," Phil Collins - Submitted By: Turn It On, Turn It On Again

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Hidden Tracks -> Latest Entries
"Time After Time," Electric Light Orchestra. It appears on the US cassette and original CD, but it's not listed. It comes after "Take Me On and On" on side 1, and "Four Little Diamonds" starts off side 2. On the CD it's the same sequence. - Submitted By: Mr. Blue Star
"Gallons of Rubbing Alcohol Flow Through the Strip," Nirvana. It's listed on the back cover as track 13, but is heard after approximately 20 minutes of silence following "All Apologies" on track 12. - Submitted By: rKb

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Hidden Messages -> Latest Entries
"Fire on High," Electric Light Orchestra: "The beginning of the song contains the backwards message "The music is reversible, but time is not. Turn back, turn back, turn back, turn back" underscored by some twilight zone-esque music." - Submitted By: Evan
"Overnight Sensation (Hit Record)," Raspberries: "After the song completely fades out, you can hear the intro to "Go All The Way" very low. This is on the vinyl LP "Starting Over" and not on the CD." - Submitted By: Gregory Hulak

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Backwards Messages -> Latest Entries
"Twinkle Twinkle Little Star," Jane Taylor : "If the line "How I wonder what you are" is put backwards you get "I wish there were no Allah" Allah means God in Arabic" - Submitted By: Mark
"We Are Number One," LazyTown: "If you play "We Are Number One" backwards, the song title is "Now we're under you"" - Submitted By: Yello Jello

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Sheer Ego - Kid Rock
Kid Rock was the opener at this Rolling Stones show I attended in 2015. The souvenir booths had items from both Kid Rock and of course, the Stones. Kid Rock's souvenirs were just clothing items. There were hats simply saying "American Badass". OK, you say - no big deal. There were T-shirts with Rock's face on the front. Both the T-shirt and a jacket had this phrase from one of this song titles on the back: YOU'VE NEVER MET ANOTHER MOTHER FUCKER LIKE ME. Can you imagine the jokes that could draw from other people? LOL. OK, Kid. You said it, not me. If you say you're a motherfucker, then a motherfucker is what you are! YOU said that, not me! - Submitted By: I Got Stoned 2X At Ohio State University!
Not Backing Down - Tom Petty
In 1989 Tom Petty explained in a radio interview why, like many other artists like Bruce Springsteen and bands like REM refused to let their hits be used for commercials to promote products. Tom said,"Well, I'd feel like some kind of honkey if I did it. It just wouldn't feel right. To me that's selling out." Well, he NEVER BACKED DOWN from his stance on this issue. RIP TOM PETTY - Submitted By: James Wilbury

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Music With a Warning Label -> Latest Entries
"The Singular Adventures Of ....," Style Council
The inner liner notes of this best-of CD has some kooky story about a "Cappuccino Kid" and his "literature". On the bottom of this page is the proud announcement keeping in tune with the UN sanctions on the apartheid regime of South Africa (this album was put out in 1989): THIS RECORDING IS NOT FOR SALE IN SOUTH AFRICA.
Ain't Gonna Play Sun City Either
"Guilty Pleasure," Ashley Tisdale
The CD and back cover contains a FBI Anti-Piracy warning notice which had "FBI Anti-Piracy Warning: Unauthorized Copying is Punishable Under Federal Law" (like the ones shown on Blu-ray Discs and DVDs currently released by Lions Gate Home Entertainment including Grace Unplugged). But if you try to copy/rip a MP3 file from a CD using a program (or download a MP3 file online) without prior licensing, you'll be punished immediately.
Brandon Reina
"The Great Escape," Blur
In the booklet, there is a picture of Neuschwanstein Castle (the same photo as on the Country House single cover) and underneath this photo it says "Warning: Private Property". This doesn't mean anything as such and is just a quirk in the packaging.
Lee
"Greatest Hits," Devo
The CD itself (not the case) has a picture of someone sticking a fork into a toaster. I figure it's a "what not to do" sort of thing...
GlamRockNinjaLord
"The Last In Line," Dio
Though there are no lyrics in the booklet, the back cover of this album has some lyrics from the title track written in fancy medieval-looking font. "We'll know for the first time, if we're evil or divine. We're the last in line. - RJD"
GlamRockNinjaLord
"Sex (single)," Motley Crue
Motley Crüe's single "Sex", released prior to their 2012 tour with KISS, has a front cover design in the style of and parodying the "Parental Advisory" stickers. The top and bottom of the cover feature the words "Mötley" and "Crüe" respectively, while the middle part just says the word "SEX".
GlamRockNinjaLord
"Invasion Of Your Privacy," Ratt
Ratt's sophomore full-length release got a "Parental Advisory" sticker, due to the title and album cover being references to voyeurism, a topic the PMRC viewed as inappropriate. The sticker has since been removed.
GlamRockNinjaLord
"Full Moon Fever," Tom Petty
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."
GlamRockNinjaLord
"Mechanical Resonance," Tesla
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."
GlamRockNinjaLord
"Erotica," Madonna
Some of the album covers have Parental Advisory Ratings but everything bad on the CD is probably censored
William
"The Hits (1993 - 2003)," Marty Dread
This reggae hits compilation has the usual "Unauthorized duplication is a violation of the laws of ..." but it doesn't say "federal copywrite laws". Instead it says that unauthorized duplication is a violation of the laws of the "King of Kings Jah Rastafari". Honest!
Don't Piss Off Haile Selassie
"As Good As Dead," Local H
On the album's sticker, it reads: "Yeah mom, the 'F Word' is in it", a parody of the explicated lyrics sticker.
S
"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

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