History FunWithAcronyms / Music

22nd Jul '16 7:39:27 PM KingCrInuYasha
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* From the album art of Music/JethroTull's ''Thick As A Brick'' the literary competition where the title poem was read was hosted by the Society for Literary Advancement and Gestation or S.L.A.G., for short.

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* From the album art of Music/JethroTull's ''Thick As A Brick'' Brick'', the literary competition where the title poem was read was hosted by the Society for Literary Advancement and Gestation or S.L.A.G., for short.
22nd Jul '16 7:39:01 PM KingCrInuYasha
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* From the album art of Music/JethroTull's ''Thick As A Brick'' the literary competition where the title poem was read was hosted by the Society for Literary Advancement and Gestation or S.L.A.G., for short.
16th Jul '16 10:10:02 PM waters20
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* An unintentional example. The rock band Music/JimmyEatWorld. Pay close attention to each letter in front of each of the words: '''J'''immy '''E'''at '''W'''orld. Just tells us what word those three letters spell.

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* An unintentional example. The rock band Music/JimmyEatWorld. Pay close attention to each letter in front of each of the words: '''J'''immy '''E'''at '''W'''orld. Just tells tell us what word those three letters spell.
2nd Jul '16 2:43:30 PM waters20
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* An unintentional example. The rock band Music/JimmyEatWorld. Pay close attention to each latter in front of each of the words, '''J'''immy '''E'''at '''W'''orld. Just tells us what word those three letters spell.

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* An unintentional example. The rock band Music/JimmyEatWorld. Pay close attention to each latter letter in front of each of the words, words: '''J'''immy '''E'''at '''W'''orld. Just tells us what word those three letters spell.
2nd Jul '16 2:40:39 PM waters20
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* An unintentional example. The rock band Music/JimmyEatWorld. Pay close attention to each latter in front of each of the words, '''J'''immy '''E'''at '''W'''orld. Just tells us what word those three letters spell.
22nd Jun '16 6:25:35 AM gewunomox
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* The short-lived supergroup XYZ, who never officially released anything: It stood for E'''x''' '''Y'''es and '''Z'''eppelin, as the lineup consisted of Jimmy Page from Music/LedZeppelin and Chris Squire and Alan White from {{Yes}}. They had wanted Robert Plant to join too, by the way.

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* The short-lived supergroup XYZ, who never officially released anything: It stood for E'''x''' '''Y'''es and '''Z'''eppelin, as the lineup consisted of Jimmy Page from Music/LedZeppelin and Chris Squire and Alan White from {{Yes}}.Music/{{Yes}}. They had wanted Robert Plant to join too, by the way.
17th Jun '16 12:03:31 AM gewunomox
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* {{GWAR}} has been [[WildMassGuessing theorized]] as standing for '''G'''od, '''W'''hat an '''A'''wful '''R'''acket, however the band has [[{{Jossed}} denounced]] the name of having any meaning.

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* {{GWAR}} Music/{{GWAR}} has been [[WildMassGuessing theorized]] as standing for '''G'''od, '''W'''hat an '''A'''wful '''R'''acket, however the band has [[{{Jossed}} denounced]] the name of having any meaning.
25th May '16 7:08:45 PM HypnoticMeerkat
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* MyChemicalRomance's last album had the fictional MegaCorp company '''B'''etter '''L'''iving '''Ind'''ustries, or Bl/ind (they're evil and oppressive, if you hadn't guessed).
* When NineInchNails and JanesAddiction co-headlined a tour together, they of course called it NINJA.

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* MyChemicalRomance's Music/MyChemicalRomance's last album had the fictional MegaCorp company '''B'''etter '''L'''iving '''Ind'''ustries, or Bl/ind (they're evil and oppressive, if you hadn't guessed).
* When NineInchNails Music/NineInchNails and JanesAddiction Music/JanesAddiction co-headlined a tour together, they of course called it NINJA.
24th May '16 8:16:33 PM WillBGood
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* The hardcore punk band MDC would change the meaning of the acronym for each release (e.g. '''M'''illions of '''D'''ead '''C'''ops, '''M'''y '''D'''ead '''C'''hild, '''M''' ILFs '''D'''ate '''C'''ougars, '''M'''ore '''D'''ead '''C'''ops)

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* The hardcore punk band MDC would change the meaning of the acronym for each release (e.g. '''M'''illions of '''D'''ead '''C'''ops, '''M'''y '''D'''ead '''C'''hild, '''M''' ILFs [=ILFs=] '''D'''ate '''C'''ougars, '''M'''ore '''D'''ead '''C'''ops)
4th May '16 5:37:28 PM aye_amber
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* 801, the occasional band created by BrianEno and [[RoxyMusic Phil Manzanera]], is sometimes assumed to be based on an acronym of '''E'''ight '''N'''ought '''O'''ne. Eno has denied this, saying, "Ingenious, but...", and Manzanera has performed with 801 without Eno.

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* 801, the occasional band created by BrianEno Music/BrianEno and [[RoxyMusic [[Music/RoxyMusic Phil Manzanera]], is sometimes assumed to be based on an acronym of '''E'''ight '''N'''ought '''O'''ne. Eno has denied this, saying, "Ingenious, but...", and Manzanera has performed with 801 without Eno.
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