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Even the nights are better now that it's the Air Supply round. Come and join us! Everybody who has an Air Supply song already written or chooses to write one for this contest can enter. You don't need to be a member or anything special like that as long as you want to join in feel free! :-) (Comments & Parodies)

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Songs That Mention a Boasting -> Latest Entries

Weird Al Yankovic's, "White and Nerdy"
The Boasting Lyrics:
I'm whiter than sour cream!
Al himself is an ethnic white- Serbian and Italian- and not even Nordic. Hence he is NOT whiter than sour cream!!!!!
Submitted by: Scandia

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Songs That Mention a Celebrity -> Latest Entries

Amy Winehouse's, "October Song"
The Lyrics:
Ava was the morning, now she's gone
She's reborn like Sarah Vaughan
Who They Mention:
Sarah Vaughan
Submitted by: xxxpress

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Songs That Mention a Product -> Latest Entries

Ramsey Kearney's, "Google Eye "
The Lyrics:
Jump in me old jeep wagon
bump it to the banks of the river
Dig me a worm and a cricket squirm
and a wade out into the water
Product Brand Name:
Submitted by: Bob

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Songs That Mention Other Songs -> Latest Entries

The Outfield's, "For You"
The Song Lyrics:
You can have it any way you want it
Song They Mention:
"Any Way You Want It" by Journey
Submitted by: Isac

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Dated Song Lyric -> Latest Entries

Faith No More's, "Death March"
The dated Lyrics:
"Can I get a Transfer, man? Ninety-five cents?! F*** you, I'll skate to the beach!"
Why They're dated:
$.95 for a bus transfer sounds like a steal nowadays.
Submitted by: Thaddeus Gammelthorpe

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Dirty Song You Didn't Know Is Dirty -> Latest Entries

System of a Down's, "Suite-Pee"
The dirty Lyrics:
Lie naked on the floor
Why They're dirty:
Serj is telling the woman to have sex on the floor
Submitted by: SpiderSkull98

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Funny Song Lyric -> Latest Entries

Cher's, "Gypsies, Tramps, and Thieves"
The Funny Lyrics:
Picked up a boy just south of Mobile
Why They're funny:
'Just' indeed! Very much South of Mobile and they would have needed to pick him up in a boat rather than a wagon, for they would have been in the Gulf of Mexico!
Submitted by: Bridget Andrews

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Repetitive Song Lyric -> Latest Entries

Static-X's, "I'm With Stupid"
The Repetitive Lyrics:
I am mine (8x)
Why They're Repetitive:
the first lines in the second verse
Submitted by: SpiderSkull98

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Nonsensical Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Creedence Clearwater Revival's, "Looking Out My Back Door"
The Nonsensical Lyrics:
Tambourines and elephants are playing in the band.
Why They're Nonsensical:
Maybe John Fogerty lives in an area where such things are so common he can see them lookin' out his back door... but I think it's more likely he was consuming substances that shouldn't be consumed. Why else would he have come up with such a crazy line as this?
Submitted by: Princess Ana

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Insincere Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Traditional's, "What Are Little Girls Made Of ? "
The Insincere Lyrics:
What are little girls made of ?
Sugar and spice and everything nice!
Why They're Insincere:
Not all girls are nice. Some are downright evil. (Ed: My sister, for example.)
Submitted by: Take Me To The Planet Of Women

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Misrhymed Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Eve 6's, "Situation Infatuation"
The Misrhymed Lyrics:
We have a situation infatuation
We haven't even had a conversation
And I'm lying awake and picturing you naked
I already feel I owe an explanation
Why They're Misrhymed:
Is "naked" supposed to be rhyming with "explanation" or "awake and"? In either case, it doesn't rhyme.
Submitted by: RevengeFromMars YouTube

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Insulting Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Elvis Costello's, "How To Be Dumb"
The Insulting Lyrics:
And beautiful people stampede to the doorway
Of the funniest f***er in the world
Why They're Insulting:
Elvis wrote this song as an insult to his bassist in his backing band The Attractions, Bruce Thomas, who, from what I've read, had written a book in which he dissed Elvis by calling him fat and smelly.
Submitted by: Alex Aerni

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Inappropriate Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Julie Roberts', "Unlove Me"
The Inappropriate Lyrics:
Unloose this hold you've got on me.
Unlock this heart that can't get free.
Why They're Inappropriate:
"Unloose" would have to mean tighten. But I don't think that is what she means to say here. The whole song is about wanting to get free from said "hold".
Submitted by: That No-one Candy Nye

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Spelling Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Melanie Martinez, "Dollhouse"
The Words:
D-O-L-L-H-O-U-S-E, I see things that no one else sees.
Submitted By: O I C U 2
Eminem, "You're Never Over"
The Words:
I keep trying to pass it but they keep on dropping the torch and it won't be long til this sport is O-V-E-R
Submitted By: RevengeFromMars YouTube

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Made Up Words Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Martin Taylor, "Beboptimism"
The Made Up Words:
Song from Martin's 2001 album "Nitelife"
Submitted By: Loree Dare
Annette Funicello, "Pineapple Princess"
The Made Up Words:
On wicky-wicky wacky Waikiki
Submitted By: RevengeFromMars YouTube

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Songs That Open With It's Title Lyrics -> Latest Entries

American Authors, "Believer"
Lyrics it Opens With:
I'm just a believer.
Submitted By: Brian Kelly
Meghan Trainor, "Lips Are Movin'"
Lyrics it Opens With:
If your lips are movin'.
Submitted By: Brian Kelly

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Scary Lyrics -> Latest Entries

My Chemical Romance's, "Headfirst for Halos"
The Lyrics:
And now the red pills make me fly,
and the blue pills help me fall.
And I think I'll blow my brain against the ceiling!
And as the fragments of my skull begin to fall,
fall on your tongue like pixie dust,
just think happy thoughts!
Pretty self-explanatory. I mean, READ IT.
Submitted by: Anon

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Bad Grammar in Lyrics -> Latest Entries

The Moody Blues', "Is This Heaven?"
The Lyrics:
I want to be there when
The age of love is come again...
It sounds like it was written by a pre-schooler! The correct form is "the age of love HAS come again"!
Submitted by: Chowder

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Real Places Mentioned in Songs -> Latest Entries

Ugly Kid Joe's, "Madman '92 Remix"
The Lyrics:
I'm a mad mother and I'm loose!... in Disneyland!
Disneyland (Disney's theme park in Anaheim, California)
Submitted by: RevengeFromMars YouTube

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Lyrics Pronunciation -> Latest Entries

Aerosmith's, "Come Together"
The Lyrics:
He one mojo filter.
I don't if it was a mistake or Steven Tyler showing off again, but he pronounced filter 'filker', which I don't believe is in the dictionary.
Submitted by: Opie M.

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Foreign Language in English Songs -> Latest Entries

Red Hot Chili Peppers', "Hump De Bump"
The Lyrics:
Working the belle du monde
"Belle du monde" is French for "beauty of the world"
Submitted by: RevengeFromMars YouTube

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Upbeat Songs With Depressing Lyrics -> Latest Entries

The Kingston Trio's, "Hard, Ain't It Hard"
The Lyrics:
The first time I seen my true love,
She was a-standin' by my door, And the last time I seen her false-hearted smile,
She was dead on that bar room floor! (Poor girl!)
This song has quite a rousing, uptempo tune. And yet it tells of finding one's love untrue and then finding her dead. What a tale to sing so blithely!
Submitted by: Karen Smith

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Onomatopoeia in Lyrics -> Latest Entries

The Archies 's, "Bang-Shang-A-Lang"
The Lyrics:
My heart went bang-shang-a-lang, bang-shang-a-lang.
How it feels when you're falling for someone!
Submitted by: Bob

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Lyrics Spoonerisms -> Latest Entries

Elvis Presley's, "Kentucky Rain"
The Lyrics:
In the cold Kentucky rain
In the rolled Kentucky cane
Submitted by: Trevor Overt

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Lyrics Alliteration -> Latest Entries

Tex Ritter's, "I Dreamed of a Hillbilly Heaven"
The Lyrics:
Last night I dreamed I went to hillbilly heaven
2x H "hillbilly heaven"
Submitted by: RevengeFromMars YouTube

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TV and Movies Mentioned in Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Eve 6's, "Bang"
The Lyrics:
Big bang little girl run away with me
And be my Thelma & Louise
1991 movie "Thelma & Louise"
Submitted by: RevengeFromMars YouTube

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Bad Ringtone Choices -> Latest Entries

Alice Cooper's, "Go To H***"
The Lyrics:
You can go to h***.
You wouldn't want this going off if you were having an argument with someone.
Submitted by: VitaminB6

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Real Lyrics Quiz

Who sang:
"Looks like a girl, but she’s a flame"

Yesterday's Results

The lyrics to identify were:
"On Thursday night she looked a fright"

The correct answer was:
The Rolling Stones, "Dance Little Sister"

How people responded:
Little Richard: 30.8%
The Rolling Stones:38.5%
Fats Domino: 12.8%
The Easybeats : 17.9%
Total Responses: 39

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