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Sep 10

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

Eminem's, "Rap God"
The Boasting Lyrics:
You rodent, I'm omnipotent
I can't think of a larger boast than claiming omnipotence.
Submitted by: RevengeFromMars YouTube

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Songs That Mention a Celebrity -> Latest Entries

Eminem's, "Love Game"
The Lyrics:
...Wayne, Andre and Kanye, Lebron, Akon, Jay, Lil' Jon, Raekwon, Mase, Polow da Don, Dre
Dante Ross, James Conway, Kwame
I want you bad as the head shattered on George Zimmerman
Who They Mention:
[Lil] Wayne, Andre [3000], Kanye [West] (rappers) / LeBron [James] (basketball player) / Akon, Jay[Z], Lil Jon, Raekwon, Mase, Polow da Don, [Dr.]Dre, (rappers) / Dante Ross (music producer) / Kwame [Brown] (basketball player) / George Zimmerman (shot Trayvon Martin)
Submitted by: RevengeFromMars YouTube

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Songs That Mention a Product -> Latest Entries

Mother Love Bone's, "Holy Roller"
The Lyrics:
You know they're like Malt-O-Meal for you, they're good for you
Product Brand Name:
Malt-O-Meal hot breakfast cereal
Submitted by: RevengeFromMars YouTube

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Songs That Mention Other Songs -> Latest Entries

Taylor Swift's, "Shake It Off (2010s)"
The Song Lyrics:
I'm dancing on my own (dancing on my own)
I make the moves up as I go (moves up as I go)
And that's what they don't know, mmm-mmm
That's what they don't know, mmm-mmm
Song They Mention:
"Dancing On My Own" by Robyn; "They Don't Know" by Tracey Ullmann

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Submitted by: Mike Hack

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Dated Song Lyric -> Latest Entries

The Unicorns', "2014"
The dated Lyrics:
Tomorrow is 2014
Why They're dated:
2014 is so last year. Certainly not "tomorrow".
Submitted by: RevengeFromMars YouTube

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

The Beatles', "She's a Woman"
The dirty Lyrics:
My love don't give me preasants I know that she's no Peasant
Why They're dirty:
The girl friend doesn't give him children. She's not a peasant because she's on the pill.
Submitted by: jr565

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Funny Song Lyric -> Latest Entries

Crowded House's, "My Telly's Gone Bung"
The Funny Lyrics:
My telly's gone bung
What am I to do about the ABC
My telly's gone bung
What am I to do about my predicament
My telly's gone bung
I plugged it it in and it turned me off again
Why They're funny:
Just an all around silly song about a broken television set.
Submitted by: Annie

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Repetitive Song Lyric -> Latest Entries

Parachute Club's, "Rise Up"
The Repetitive Lyrics:
Rise up; rise up
all rise and show your power
Everybody's dancing to the sun
Rise up; rise up
In a clear eyed celebration
Rise up; rise up
everybody's time has come
Why They're Repetitive:
I think everybody needs to rise up and show their power but we don't need to hear it repetitively.
Submitted by: Celeste

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Nonsensical Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

The Rembrandts', "I'll Be There For You (Theme from Friends)"
The Nonsensical Lyrics:
You're still in bed at ten, and work began at eight
You've burned your breakfast so far things are going great
Why They're Nonsensical:
That does not make sense at all, things are NOT going great if you're sleeping in two hours past the time you were supposed to be at work, plus you've burned your breakfast. That is horrible! Obviously your employer will get onto you if you're expected and do not show up without even calling in. Burning your breakfast doesn't help make the day any better either.
Submitted by: David Pratter

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Insincere Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Beck's, "Loser"
The Insincere Lyrics:
I'm a loser baby, so why don't you kill me?
Why They're Insincere:
Pretty sure Beck doesn't want us to kill him.
Submitted by: RevengeFromMars YouTube

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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

Green Day's, "Ha Ha You're Dead"
The Insulting Lyrics:
Ha ha you're dead; and I'm so happy
Why They're Insulting:
Does it not speak for itself? The song name even gives it away as if to say 'w00t you're dead.. yay!' That isn't nice, I'm sorry.
Submitted by: Willy

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Inappropriate Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Johnny Cash's, "Folsom Prison Blues"
The Inappropriate Lyrics:
But I shot a man in Reno just to watch him die
Why They're Inappropriate:
This has to be the sickest line of all time. how can anyone feel sympathy for the song's protagonist after hearing this? This makes the "morbid curiosity" explanation seem like just cause. He should have told this to the judge so the song would be called "firing squad blues" or burning in hell blues". Johnny Cash really should have kept this side to himself. We didn't need to hear about this thought, especially in the "innocent" 1950's.
Submitted by: Mark

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Spelling Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

The Kinks, "Lola"
The Words:
It tastes just like Coca Cola, C-O-L-A cola
Submitted By: RevengeFromMars YouTube
Nerf Herder, "Johnathan"
The Words:
"If he had a girlfriend / A G-I-R-L-F-R-E-N" Just like the song from The Modern Lovers this references, they misspell "girlfriend".
Submitted By: RevengeFromMars YouTube

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Made Up Words Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Perry Como, "Hot Diggety Dog"
The Made Up Words:
diggety, ziggety, ting-a-ling
Songs with nonsense words seem to be popular in Perry's time.
Submitted By: John Lee Slicer
Mushroomhead, "Bwomp"
The Made Up Words:
I doesn't mean anything, it doesn't appear in the song, and they probably came up with it while playing Super Mario 3 while stoned.
Submitted By: Thaddeus Gammelthorpe

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

Mariah Carey, "Hero"
Lyrics it Opens With:
There's a hero if you look inside your heart.
Submitted By: Brian Kelly
Kelly Clarkson, "Mr. Know It All"
Lyrics it Opens With:
Mr. Know It All, well you think you know it all.
Submitted By: Brian Kelly

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Scary Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Judas Priest's, "Love Bites"
The Lyrics:
Into your room
Where in deep sleep
There you lie still
To you I creep
Now you are mine
In my control
One taste of your life
And I own your soul
At first hearing it sounds like a vampire attack. A bit later it's less scary when one realizes it's really about sex.
Submitted by: RevengeFromMars YouTube

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Bad Grammar in Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Michael Franks', "Popsicle Toes"
The Lyrics:
We gotta see-saw 'til we un-thaw those Popsicle toes
Well, to un-thaw means to freeze now doesn't it!
Submitted by: Tim Fitzgerald

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Real Places Mentioned in Songs -> Latest Entries

Mel Tillis', "Send Me Down To Tucson"
The Lyrics:
Go on and send me down to Tucson and I’ll get the job done.
Tucson, Arizona
Submitted by: Bob

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Lyrics Pronunciation -> Latest Entries

Eminem's, "Rap God"
The Lyrics:
So you'll be Thor and I'll be Odin
You rodent, I'm omnipotent
Eminem intentionally mispronounces "omnipotent" as om-knee-PO-tent to nearly rhyme with Odin. It should be "om-NIP-o-tent"
Submitted by: RevengeFromMars YouTube

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Foreign Language in English Songs -> Latest Entries

Jason Derulo feat. 2 Chainz's, "Talk Dirty"
The Lyrics:
Dos Cadenas, close to genius
"Dos Cadenas" literally means "two chains" in Spanish. You don't say.
Submitted by: <3

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Upbeat Songs With Depressing Lyrics -> Latest Entries

The Clash's, "Should I Stay Or Should I Go?"
The Lyrics:
If i go, there will be trouble
And if I stay it will be double.
Sounds to me like he's in trouble either way. But this song is still great to listen to.
Submitted by: Your Mum

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Onomatopoeia in Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Jessie J's, "Bang Bang"
The Lyrics:
Bang bang there goes your heart
"Bang bang" is the sound of a car's engine backfiring
Submitted by: Isac

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Lyrics Spoonerisms -> Latest Entries

Lady Gaga's, "Bad Romance"
The Lyrics:
Want your bad romance.
Want your mad beau rants.
Submitted by: Regina Haniger

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Lyrics Alliteration -> Latest Entries

Mother Love Bone's, "Mindshaker Meltdown"
The Lyrics:
It's a mindshaker meltdown
Selfish and sick
2x M "mindshaker meltdown", 2x S "selfish, sick"
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:
"On Thursday night she looked a fright"

Yesterday's Results

The lyrics to identify were:
"A slim chance in tight pants"

The correct answer was:
Paul Carrack, "Don't Shed A Tear"

How people responded:
Corey Hart: 17.6%
Paul Carrack:37.3%
Dead Or Alive: 31.4%
John Waite : 13.7%
Total Responses: 51

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