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July 18

In case you haven't heard, Weird Al has a new album out and is debuting a new video every day for eight days, Even more exciting news? If he sells enough albums this weekend, he might even have his first number one album. Make sure you buy a copy this weekend if you're planning on buying it! (Comments & Parodies)

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Songs That Mention a Boasting -> Latest Entries

The Crazy World Of Arthur Brown's, "Fire"
The Boasting Lyrics:
I am the god of Hellfire...
Arthur Brown is not a god, plain and simple. He's just rather flamboyant!
Submitted by: GlamRockNinjaLord

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Songs That Mention a Celebrity -> Latest Entries

Marty Robbins', "Ballad of the Alamo"
The Lyrics:
With his banners a-dancin' in the dawn's golden light,
Santa Anna came prancin' on a horse that was black as the night.
Who They Mention:
General Antonio López de Santa Anna
Submitted by: Bob

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Songs That Mention a Product -> Latest Entries

Dizzee Rascal's, "Fix up, Look sharp"
The Lyrics:
"Sweet like Tropicana"
Product Brand Name:
Tropicana (Orange Juice Brand)
Submitted by: Skad

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Songs That Mention Other Songs -> Latest Entries

Weird Al Yankovic's, "My Own Eyes (2010s)"
The Song Lyrics:
While they were belching 'Stairway To Heaven'
Song They Mention:
A direct reference to one of Led Zeppelin's most famous songs, "Stairway To Heaven"
Submitted by: A. Person

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Dated Song Lyric -> Latest Entries

Sue Thompson's, "Sad Movies"
The dated Lyrics:
And in the middle of the color cartoon I started to cry.
Why They're dated:
Cartoons aren't shown before movies anymore.
Submitted by: David

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

Fall Out Boy's, "Death Valley"
The dirty Lyrics:
I wanna see your animal side
Let it all out
There you go, undress to impress
You can wear a crown, but you're no princess
Let's put the "D" in dirt now baby
Let's get you wasted and alone.
Why They're dirty:
I think you can figure it out...
Submitted by: Amanda

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Funny Song Lyric -> Latest Entries

Crowded House's, "Italian Plastic"
The Funny Lyrics:
When you wake up with me
I'll be your glass of water uh huh
When you stick up for me
Then I'll be your bella bambino, your man from the moon
I'll be your little boy running with that egg on his spoon
I'll be your soul survivor, your worst wicked friend
I'll be your piggy in the middle, stick with you till the end
Why They're funny:
LOL. It's just a cute silly song :)
Submitted by: Annie

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Repetitive Song Lyric -> Latest Entries

Linkin Park's, "Until It's Gone"
The Repetitive Lyrics:
That you don't know what you've got Oh you don't know what you've got No you don't know what you've got Until It's Gone Until It's Gone Until It's Gone
Why They're Repetitive:
Because the vocalist keeps syaing "You don't know what you've got" and "Until it's gone" as a chorus.
Submitted by: jason a.

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Nonsensical Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Blondie's, "Rapture"
The Nonsensical Lyrics:
Fab Five Freddy told me everybody's fly
DJ spinning I said my, my
Flash is fast, flash is cool
Francois sais pas, flashe no do
Why They're Nonsensical:
"Francois sais pas, flashe no do" supposedly means, "Francois said, he doesn't do flash." It still doesn't make any sense.

(Editor's note: PLEASE remember to type "BR" tags at the end of each song line (except the last), so that the lyrics read properly when processed, otherwise they will appear in paragraph form, which is hard to read for song lyrics.)
Submitted by: Guffawked

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Insincere Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Helmet's, "Smart"
The Insincere Lyrics:
I know that your smart
I've heard it all before
Why They're Insincere:
Imagine meeting some guy in a bar and that's what he said to you.
Submitted by: S.O.S

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Misrhymed Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Yes', "I've Seen All Good People"
The Misrhymed Lyrics:
Move me on to any black square, Use me anytime you want
Just remember that the goal Is for us all to capture all we want
Why They're Misrhymed:
Yes may have some of the most creative lyric writing ever, but rhyming a word with itself is hardly what I'd call creative.
Submitted by: RJSchex

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Insulting Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Bob Dylan's, "Positively 4th Street"
The Insulting Lyrics:
I wish that for just one time you could stand inside my shoes
You'd know what a drag it is to see you.
Why They're Insulting:
Just about the whole song is a wonderful kiss-off, get-out-of-my-life tirade. This concluding couplet takes the usual metaphor of empathy and turns it right around.
Submitted by: Oliver South

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Inappropriate Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Tom Jones', "Delilah"
The Inappropriate Lyrics:
I felt the knife in my hand and she laughed no more
Why They're Inappropriate:
It sounds like contemplation of suicide.
Submitted by: Alan the Ottoman

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Spelling Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Iggy Pop, "L.o.s.t."
The Words:
Submitted By: Allan
Morrissey, "Ouija Board, Ouija Board"
The Words:
S.T.E.V.E.N. and P.U.S.H.O. double F.
Submitted By: Allan

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Made Up Words Song Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Temptations, "Ball of Confusion"
The Made Up Words:
Great Googamooga
Why has this classic song not yet been mentioned?
Submitted By: Russell
Dio, "Evilution"
The Made Up Words:
Submitted By: GlamRockNinjaLord

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

Coldplay, "A Sky Full Of Stars"
Lyrics it Opens With:
'Cause you're a sky, 'cause you're a sky full of stars.
Submitted By: Brian Kelly
Run-DMC, "Dumb Girl"
Lyrics it Opens With:
Dumb Girl! Dumb dumb dumb...
They conclude with an interjection: STUPID AS CAN BE!
Submitted By: Lemme Tell Ya, Them Guys Ain't Dumb

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Scary Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Pat Benatar's, "Hell is for Children"
The Lyrics:
Hell is for children!
I first thought that this was indicating that children were going straight to Hell itself. I later found out that it was about child abuse, but then again that's a form of "Hell" in this material life anyway : *** (
Submitted by: Stop The Madness NOW

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Bad Grammar in Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Dion and the Belmonts', "Where or When"
The Lyrics:
Some things that happen for the first time seems to be happening again
The subject does not agree with the verb. It should have read, "seem to be happening again." Seems is only used for third person singular and the subject is third person plural.
Submitted by: Barry Disbrow

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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

Gerry Rafferty's, "Right Down The Line"
The Lyrics:
The changes that I've been through
Gerry pronounces "through" as "true." That's pretty annoying the way he mispronounces "through."
Submitted by: Isac

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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

Crowded House's, "Skin Feeling"
The Lyrics:
I love the pigment in your skin
I love the way it moves me
I like the smell of that shop
I like the way it serves me
I like the things that you said
When you were misbehaving
I love you and you love me
Don't lose that skin feeling
I'm looking old I'm feeling young
It's the truth my child
My second life has just begun
With this hungry girl
Very upbeat song with very deep, depressing lyrics written and sung by the late drummer Paul Hester.
Submitted by: Annie

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Onomatopoeia in Lyrics -> Latest Entries

The Beatles', "Maxwell's Silver Hammer"
The Lyrics:
Bang Bang! Maxwell's silver hammer came down on her head!
Bang Bang is heard many times during the chorus.
Submitted by: GlamRockNinjaLord

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Lyrics Spoonerisms -> Latest Entries

Kim Carnes', "Bette Davis Eyes"
The Lyrics:
She's got Greta Garbo stand-off sighs.
She's got Greta Garbo sand off sties.
Submitted by: Nicole Velocin

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Lyrics Alliteration -> Latest Entries

The Ramones', "The KKK Took My Baby Away"
The Lyrics:
My baby left for a holiday
She said she was heading to LA
.... She never got there, she never got there, she never got there they say
The KKK took my baby away. They took her away, away from me
* REPEAT 3X* Hey! Ho! Hey! Ho!
There's so many uses of the phonetic "A" sound here! Also note the "Hey! Ho!"s, referring to another Ramones gem, "Blitzkrieg Bop".
Submitted by: I Saw the Ramones Live 4X!

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TV and Movies Mentioned in Lyrics -> Latest Entries

Sugarland's, "Stuck Like Glue"
The Lyrics:
You almost stay out, too stuck together from the ATL
"ATL" (an MTV reality show set in Atlanta)
Submitted by: Mickey D.

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Bad Ringtone Choices -> Latest Entries

OK Go's, "Get Over It"
The Lyrics:
Get, get, get, get, get over it!
Not good if you are trying to comfort a friend who had something really bad happen to them.
Submitted by: JeReMy

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Real Lyrics Quiz

Who sang:
"Turn on the t.v. or play some solitaire"

Yesterday's Results

The lyrics to identify were:
"Let's walk through the fire together"

The correct answer was:
Bush, "The Sound of Winter"

How people responded:
Billy Squier: 19.2%
Chaka Kahn:30.8%
Bush: 30.8%
Eddie Money : 19.2%
Total Responses: 26

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  Lyrics Quiz #74 - Average score 21% with 4 participants.

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