History Trivia / BarenakedLadies

10th Feb '16 8:01:54 AM Leafsdude
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* AGoodNameForARockBand: The band's name was conceived at a BobDylan concert after Steven and Ed got bored and began making up stories about the band on stage. One of the names was BarenakedLadies.

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* AGoodNameForARockBand: The band's name was conceived at a BobDylan concert after Steven and Ed got bored and began making up stories about and names for the band on stage. One of the names was BarenakedLadies.
9th Jan '16 8:11:01 PM Leafsdude
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* AGoodNameForARockBand: The band's name was conceived at a Harveys after Steven and Ed went to the same Peter Gabriel concert separately. Supposedly, after recognizing each other [[note]]They'd been schoolmates in 4th grade when Ed "stole" Steven's best friend[[/note]] and after learning of each other's similar musical tastes, they began comparing their ideas for AGoodNameForARockBand. One of the names was BarenakedLadies.

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* AGoodNameForARockBand: The band's name was conceived at a Harveys BobDylan concert after Steven and Ed went to the same Peter Gabriel concert separately. Supposedly, after recognizing each other [[note]]They'd been schoolmates in 4th grade when Ed "stole" Steven's best friend[[/note]] got bored and after learning of each other's similar musical tastes, they began comparing their ideas for AGoodNameForARockBand. making up stories about the band on stage. One of the names was BarenakedLadies.
9th Jan '16 8:08:31 PM Leafsdude
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* AGoodNameForARockBand: The band's name was conceived at a Harveys after Steven and Ed went to the same Peter Gabriel separately. Supposedly, after recognizing each other [[note]]They'd been schoolmates in 4th grade when Ed "stole" Steven's best friend[[/note]] and after learning of each other's similar musical tastes, they began comparing their ideas for AGoodNameForARockBand. One of the names was BarenakedLadies.

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* AGoodNameForARockBand: The band's name was conceived at a Harveys after Steven and Ed went to the same Peter Gabriel concert separately. Supposedly, after recognizing each other [[note]]They'd been schoolmates in 4th grade when Ed "stole" Steven's best friend[[/note]] and after learning of each other's similar musical tastes, they began comparing their ideas for AGoodNameForARockBand. One of the names was BarenakedLadies.
9th Jan '16 8:07:59 PM Leafsdude
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* AGoodNameForARockBand: The band's name was conceived at a Harveys after Steven and Ed went to the same Peter Gabriel separately. Supposedly, after recognizing each other [[note]]They'd been schoolmates in 4th grade when Ed "stole" Steven's best friend[[/note]] and after learning of each other's similar musical tastes, they began comparing their ideas for AGoodNameForARockBand. One of the names was BarenakedLadies.
18th Sep '15 7:11:25 PM BigBertha
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* OneHitWonder: In the United States, they're known almost exclusively for "One Week".

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* OneHitWonder: In the United States, they're known almost exclusively for "One Week".Week", though "Pinch Me" barely made the Top 20.
25th May '15 4:39:00 AM NWolfman
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* BlackSheepHit: "One Week," which has more of a hip-hop influence than their regular folk rock.

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* ActorAllusion: In "Odds Are", Ed sings "hit by the A-Train / crashed in an airplane / I wouldn't recommend either one". [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ed_Robertson#Plane_crash Ed was in a well-publicized plane crash in 2008]].
* BlackSheepHit: "One Week," originally intended to simply showcase Ed's freestyle rapping skills. They've recently taken to performing a more stripped-down bluegrass version of the song, which has sounds much more in-place with the rest of a hip-hop influence than their regular folk rock.catalogue.
25th May '15 4:38:26 AM NWolfman
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* BlackSheepHit: "One Week," which has more of a hip-hop influence than their regular folk rock.
6th May '15 9:47:15 AM rjung
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** Ed is also a die-hard {{Pinball}} fan who regularly attends expos and hangs out on the [[https://pinside.com/pinball/forum Pinside.com forums.]] The music video for "Silverball" -- which features nearly a dozen pinball machines -- was filmed in Ed's basement with his games.
23rd Mar '15 12:24:33 AM NWolfman
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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: The verses for "One Week" were originally going to have more to do with the chorus, but Ed had trouble writing a rap with the intention of performing it, so he recorded himself freestyling for a few minutes and then wrote down the best parts.
13th Jan '15 10:05:17 AM Twentington
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*ExecutiveMeddling: The two new songs on ''Disc One: All Their Greatest Hits'' were susceptible to this: "It's Only Me (The Wizard of Magicland)" had its original title in parenthesis because the label didn't want to market a single with a NonAppearingTitle, and "Thanks That Was Fun" was originally called "[[PunnyName One Weaker]]" before the label vetoed it.


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* OneHitWonder: In the United States, they're known almost exclusively for "One Week".
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