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(Huffington Post)   Twenty-three women's names ruined by songs. As if there is a Mandy out there who comes and gives without taking   ( huffingtonpost.com) divider line
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2013-01-04 08:38:44 PM  
3 votes:
What ruins things worse than a song ruins a woman's name? A Slideshow. A Slideshow ruins everything.
2013-01-05 12:36:26 AM  
2 votes:
FTFA: Plain White T's - Hey There Delilah

Would like to have a word with you:
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/Why, why, why?
2013-01-04 09:39:43 PM  
2 votes:

sno man: Elvis Costello's Alison should have some love in this thread...

live by request

Agreed.  It came to mind for me.  As did Beth and Layla, neither of which are on this failure of a list.
2013-01-04 09:11:04 PM  
2 votes:
I'm old enough to have been in junior high when Mandy came out and IIRC people weren't all that freaked out about it then - nobody knew him, it was his first hit and the cool kids hadn't yet deemed Barry Manilow forever uncool.  Then a short time later, KISS came out with "Beth" which is equally as wimpy a song, piano ballad with strings and all, but they mostly got a pass.  Maybe Barry should have worn clown makeup and kitty whiskers and platform shoes.  Maybe he does, I haven't seen him in a while.  And no, computer, I'm not going to add "Manilow" to spell check.
2013-01-05 10:55:39 AM  
1 vote:

Miss Stein: ♫ ♬ My name is Michael, I've got a nickel, I've got a nickel, shiny and new.
I'm gonna buy me all kinds of candy, that's what I'm gonna do. ♫ ♬

I raise you... ♫ ♬ Michael row the boat ashore. Halleluuuuuuuuujah! ♫ ♬

//Dad never could sing worth a shiat
2013-01-05 09:30:00 AM  
1 vote:

xanadian: Well, it could be some woman named Mandy....or some man named Andy...

"Oh Mandy/There's a minister handy/And it sure would be dandy...."
2013-01-05 03:56:45 AM  
1 vote:

Fano: And Wendy has stormy eyes...

That's actually Windy. (IIRC, it was some hippie guy, even)

However, I was farking Wendy under the stars the night Elvis died.
2013-01-05 03:49:24 AM  
1 vote:
Why not just call this list what it is? "A bunch of women's names in songs that I noticed". Why even pretend there's a point to it? How do these people keep their jobs?
2013-01-04 11:05:11 PM  
1 vote:
Wait. How is Eileen not on the list?

Come on Eileen?

Oh, come on Eileen

Aah, come on let's
Aah, come on Eileen

You in that dress, my thoughts I confess
Which are dirty
Aah, come on Eileen
2013-01-04 11:02:55 PM  
1 vote:
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2013-01-04 10:31:46 PM  
1 vote:
How could this not include "Amie" by Pure Prarie League?
2013-01-04 10:27:23 PM  
1 vote:
Miss Amanda Jones?

Has that been played on the radio a single time since 1967?
2013-01-04 10:22:41 PM  
1 vote:

FirstNationalBastard: GAT_00: FirstNationalBastard: GAT_00: Seriously?  You put Jamie on there and you go with farking Weezer?  Oooh, she made the whiny biatch sad.  Jamie shot her dad because he wouldn't stop raping her.

That was Janie, not Jamie.

Although Van Halen had Jamie crying for some reason... probably when she found out David Lee Roth had hairplugs.

Well I'll be damned.  I never heard an n there.  It's still a list fail to leave it off.

Indeed it is. That was a hit song in 89/90. And if anything's a name ruiner, it's being associated with a girl who shoots her incest lovin rapist daddy.

/well, as much of a "name ruiner" as any of these songs are.
//Also, the Van Halen song may also have been Janie. But I don't think Van Halen's Janie was crying because her Daddy was an incest-loving rapist.
///Beth should have been on the list, too. I mean, listen to the lyrics... Beth was a nag who wouldn't leave her old man alone to do his job.

I am so disappoint with you people.

1978 will tell us that Jamie's Cryin' because she should mean more than a one night stand.

Also, the name Gloria was much enhanced by Patti Smith and her smooth declarations.
2013-01-04 09:49:08 PM  
1 vote:
No Mambo #5?


That's a boy's name.
2013-01-04 09:34:44 PM  
1 vote:
Brandy. You're a fine girl.
2013-01-04 09:24:04 PM  
1 vote:
Seriously?  You put Jamie on there and you go with farking Weezer?  Oooh, she made the whiny biatch sad.  Jamie shot her dad because he wouldn't stop raping her.
2013-01-04 08:58:54 PM  
1 vote:
I'm too lazy to click on a slideshow, so I'll just assume "Rosie" is on the list.

/Forty-two, thirty-nine, fifty-six
//You could say she's got it all!
2013-01-04 08:53:24 PM  
1 vote:

FirstNationalBastard: What ruins things worse than a song ruins a woman's name? A Slideshow. A Slideshow ruins everything.

This was pretty bad to begin with.
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