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Made Up Words in Songs Lyrics, T

Song Title
Made Up Words
Comments & Submittor Name
Tears for Fears Mad World Halargian The final line "Halargian world, mad world" references a studio in-joke: "Halarge" was a fictional planet invented by a couple of guest musicians on Tears for Fears' first album. In Gary Jules' well-known cover, this line is changed to "enlarging your world, mad world." - Sejica
Tears for Fears Lord of Karma pain-o-rama Lyrics: "Lord of Karma, your mystic pain-o-rama, one good reason keep my feet on the ground." - Martha Hankins
Ted Nugent Wango Tango Wango, and any other words he makes up live "Wango Tango" are the only set words in the song. It changes every time he performs it, but what is a wango? - person number infinity
Temptations Ball of Confusion Great Googamooga Why has this classic song not yet been mentioned? - Russell
Ten Years After Skooby-Oobly-Doobob skooby-oobly-doobob  - Loree Dare
Tenacious D Beelzeboss  Hey anti-Christ-er, Beelzeboss The song has combined the words "Beelzebub" and "boss". Would seem it means a boss from hell. - Lucinda Blair
Tenacious D The Road Boosh "Snackin' on a tasty Boosh, right after the show!" Apparently "bush" as in pubic hair, but it's The D, so who knows? - Woop Woop
Theme Songs The Addams Family They're all together ooky Is that even a word, "ooky"? - Isac
Therapy? Screamager Screamager The title is a made up word, even though, as noted in another post, it isn't part of the lyrics. - Karen Smith
They Might Be Giants Don't Let's Start Deputy dog dog a ding dang depadepa "Thanks for stoppin' by!" - Mickey D.
They Might Be Giants, Mike Doughty, Elegant Too Mr.Xcitement hubba, blubba, landem, clamdem, glands, staben, hoobalicious, aden, mooky, Flansy, trooky,  - RayGun Sharpadero
Thin Lizzy Romeo & The Lonely Girl Own-ee-oh Sitting out on his own-ee-oh. - Mickey D.
The Three Playmates Sugah Wooga sugah, wooga  - Loree Dare
Thurl Ravenscroft You're A Mean One, Mr. Grinch Wasty Taken from the line "You're a nasty, wasty, skunk." Considering that Dr. Seuss was famous for making up words, it's rather surprising that this is the only one in the song. - Psycho Librarian
TLC Unpretty Unpretty Well... It's not in any Dictionary I've seen. - Elizabeth
Tobin Mathews & Co. Ruby Duby Du duby, du  - Loree Dare
Toby Keith & Jimmy Buffett Too Drunk To Karaoke Drunkativity Lyrics: "Just prove that theory of drunkativity". It's a word play on Einstein's "theory of relativity". Goofy but it's a funny song. - Edward
Tom & Jerry (TV) The Itch Dirtsy Dirty doesn't rhyme with curtsy. - JohnHowarth
Tom Waits Swordfishtrombone swordfishtrombone "He went and took up with a Salvation Army band girl
Who played dirty water on a swordfishtrombone."
-- are the lyrics that have the title word in context. Neither the word nor its overall context in the song make its meaning very self-explanatory. I googled the word and tried to look up a definition, to make sure it wasn't a pre-existing word. I found nothing to suggest it to be anything other than the song's invention. It seems an obscure, not clearly definable term, just a juxtaposition of two dissimilar entities. - Natalie Lundgren
Tommy James Boo, Boo, Don't 'Cha Be Blue 'cha  - Loree Dare
Tommy James  Out of the Blue Ungroovy Everything was so ungroovy. - JD
Toni Braxton Un-Break My Heart un-break, un-cry  - redsimba
Trace Adkins Honky Tonk Badonkadonk Badonkadonk I can't find the word "Badonkadonk" in any dictionary, and have never heard of it except in this song. So I assume it is made up. And I still don't know what it might mean. - Lucinda Blair
Tracey Dey Ska-Doo-Dee-Yah ska-doo-dee-yah  - Loree Dare
Travis Wammack (Shu-Doo-Pa-Poo-Poop) Love Being Your Fool shu-doo-pa-poo-poop  - Loree Dare
Trent Tomlinson Drunker Than Me Drunker Self Explanatory - PinmonkeyJunkie

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