Thursday, May 22, 2008

Foreign Language Phrases

  • Danke Schoen - Wayne Newton
  • Lady Marmalade - Labelle/Moulin Rouge version
  • Voulez-Vous -ABBA
  • Melody of Love - Bobby Vinton



Male Names

  • Da-Do0-Run-Run - The Crystals
  • Come A Little Bit Closer - Jay and the Americans

Wednesday, May 14, 2008

Mother Earth/Being Green

  • Det Finns - Mauro Scocco
  • Big Yellow Taxi/They Paved Paradise - Joni Mitchell/The Counting Crows
  • A Pirate Looks At 40 - Jimmy Buffett

Biblical References

  • Salome - Shawn Colvin
  • Fire - Pointer Sisters
  • Hey Jesus - Indigo Girls

Monday, May 12, 2008

Referencing Other Musicians

  • Looking Out My Back Door - CCR
  • Creeque Alley - The Mamas and the Papas

Sunday, May 4, 2008

Literary Figures

  • The Pied Piper - Crispian St. Peters
  • Little Red Riding Hood - Sam the Sham
  • Fire - Pointer Sisters


Friday, May 2, 2008

Winter

  • Hazy Shade of Winter - Simon & Garfunkel/The Bangles
  • Winter Wonderland - Felix Bernard
  • Big Country - Big Country

U.S. Cities

Memphis Tennessee - Johnny Rivers
Mobile - Marcia Ball
Pan-American Queen - Hank Williams
Walking In Memphis - Marc Cohn
Surfin' USA - Beach Boys
Saginaw, Michigan - Lefty Frizzell
Honolulu, Baby - (T. Marvin Hatley)

States

  • Sweet Home Alabama - Lynyrd Skynard
  • Ocean Front Property In Arizona - George Strait
  • California Dreamin' - The Mamas and the Papas
  • A Rainy Night In Georgia - Brook Benton
  • Georgia On My Mind - Ray Charles
  • Midnight Train To Georgia - Gladys Knight and the Pips
  • Idaho - Nerina Pallot
  • Idaho - Train
  • Looking Out My Back Door - CCR
  • Saginaw, Michigan - Left Frizzell
  • Montana - Frank Zappa
  • New York Minute - The Eagles
  • New York, New York - Frank Sinatra
  • All My Exes Live In Texas - George Strait
  • Yellow Rose of Texas
  • Proud To Be An American - Lee Greenwood


Wednesday, April 30, 2008

Pirates

A Pirate Looks At Forty - Jimmy Buffett
Message In A Bottle - The Police
Yo Ho (A Pirates Life For Me) - Xavier Atencio
What Do You Do With A Drunken Sailor? - Captain Tractor
Popeye the Sailor Man - MxPx
The Goonies - Cyndi Lauper
Blow the Man Down
Two Pina Coladas - Garth Brooks
A Pirate Says Arrgh - Backyardigans
Dead Man's Chest



Tuesday, April 29, 2008

Happy

  • Shiney Happy People - REM/B52s
  • Don't Worry, Be Happy - Bobby McFaren
  • Happy Boys & Happy Girls -Aqua
  • The Happy Worker - Tori Amos
  • Violently Happy - Bj√∂rk
  • I'm Only Happy When It Rains - Garbage
  • If You Want To Be Happy For the Rest of Your Life (Never Make A Pretty Woman You're Wife) - Jimmy Soul
  • Happy Happy, Joy Joy from Ren & Stimpy
  • Oh Happy Day - from Sister Act II
  • Happy - Sister Hazel
  • You're Never Fully Dressed Without A Smile - from Annie, the Musical
  • Happy Talk- from South Pacific, the Musical
  • Happy Trails - Dale Evan Rogers
  • Joyful, Joyful - from Sister Act II
  • I'm So Happy (I Can't Stop Crying) - Sting
  • Happy Go-Lucky Girl - Paragons
  • So Happy Together - The Turtles
  • If You're Happy and You Know It, Clap Your Hands
  • Happy Days Theme Song

Animals

  • Hungry Like the Wolf - Duran Duran
  • Who Let the Dogs Out? - Baja Men
  • The Eye of the Tiger - Survivor
  • Angel - Sarah McLachlan
  • Little Red Riding Hood - Sam the Sham
  • You Could Be My Josephine - Magnetic Fields

Monday, April 28, 2008

Shoes

These Boots Were Made For Walking - Nancy Sinatra
Belly - Thief


Flowers

  • There Is A Rose In Spanish Harlem - The Drifters
  • Secret Love - Doris Day
  • Every Rose Has It's Thorn - Poison
  • Eidelweiss - from the film Sound of Music, Rodgers and Hammerstein
  • Poison Ivy - The Coasters

Sunday, April 27, 2008

Purple

  • Purple Rain - Prince
  • Lavender Blue - Burl Ives


Blue

  • Blue - Leanne Rimes
  • Lavender Blue - Burl Ives
  • Never Saw Blue Like That - Shawn Colvin


Orange

  • Orange Crush - REM


Green

  • Green Eyes - ColdPlay
  • Lavender Blue - Burl Ives
  • Green Tambourine - Lemon Pipers


Red

  • The Lady In Red - Chris DeBurgh


Summer

  • Boys of Summer - Don Henley
  • In the Summertime - Mungo Jerry
  • Summertime Blues - Eddie Cochran
  • In the Good Old Summertime - G. Evans/R. Shields


Marriage

  • Wedding Bells - Hank Williams
  • I Do - Jude
  • Mountain of Love - Johnny Rivers
  • Band of Gold - Freda Payne
  • Margarita - Harvey Andrews
  • Going To the Chapel - The Dixie Cups
  • Mansion on the Hill - Hank Williams
  • Then He Kissed Me - The Crystals


Tears

  • Raindrops - Dee Clark
  • Tears In Heaven - Eric Clapton
  • Look Away - Chicago


Dreams

  • All I Have To Do Is Dream - The Everly Brothers
  • In Your Wildest Dreams - Moody Blues


Prayers/Spirituality

  • Unanswered Prayers - Garth Brooks
  • Hey Jesus - Indigo Girls
  • Kyrie - Mr. Mister
  • Tears In Heaven - Eric Clapton
  • It's A Sin - Pet Shop Boys
  • Mary's Prayer - Danny Wilson


Alcohol Reference

  • Rum and Coke - The Andrew Sisters
  • Two Pina Coladas - Garth Brooks
  • Escape (The Pina Colada Song) - Rupert Holmes
  • Champagne Supernova - Oasis
  • There's A Tear In My Beer - Hank Williams, Sr. & Jr.
  • Red, Red Wine - Neil Diamond
  • Red, Red Wine - UB40
  • Changes in Latitudes (Changes in Attitudes) - Jimmy Buffett
  • God of Wine - Third Eye Blind
  • Wasn't That A Party - Irish Rovers
  • Jose Cuervo (You Are A Friend of Mine) - Shelley West
  • Joy To the World (Jeremiah Was A Bullfrog) - Three Dog Night/CCR