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Note: song and album titles are Long Title, this is only for musicians and people named in the lyrics.

  • Hello! Project loves this trope. Some units include: Morning Musume Tanjou 10nen Kinentai, Athena & Robbikerottsu, Country Musume ni Ishikawa Rika (and later ni Konno to Fujimoto), Taiyou to Ciscomoon....
  • John Jacob Jingleheimer Schmidt, from the song of the same name.
  • Song "Laura Jenna Ellinoora Alexandra Camilla Jurvanen" by Finnish band Leevi and the Leavings
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  • In Povel Ramel's song "Karl Nilsson" (which is a parody of 19th-century broadside ballads), the eponymous character's mother was named Sara Beata Johanna Elvira Johanna Katrina Karolin Gustafva Pernilla Johanna Therese Albertina Johanna. His father's name was Kurt.
  • "A-ha-ha, Hadschii Halef Omar, A-ha-ha, Haschii Halef Omar bin, A-ha-ha, Hadschii Abul Abbas ibn Hadschii Dawud al-Gossarah!" Which is just a part of the name of that guy in the Orient Cycle novels by Karl May.
  • Eddie Cootchie Catchy Kama Tosa Neera Tosa Noka Sama Kama Wacky-Brown fell into a well.
  • From the Paul and Storm song Nun Fight: "Sister Maria Teresa Garcia Graziela Aguilera Delgado Francisco Diego Arroyo Inigo Montoya Zapata Paquito El Guapo Abuelita de la "Boom Boom" Mendoza"
  • Danny Kaye in the song "Lobby Number" had a character named: Heinrich van Schlupen van Holdens-velerdener Hayden De-Blubeder Ulks-Geshmerzen Behausen Geuldiger Hulmeder-Helmeder Flormendeger De-Plauden De-Ults-um-Heumendeger Haskleimeder Elden-Gormen Urtsengorden Eltsenheinden gehol el-mneeyeerbehyber-ha-ha-haur (The Dangerous German Spy)
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  • In Tales From The Afternow, everyone's name has their company, job title, IP address range, given and family names, and number of life extensions (i.e., how many times their life has been extended by artificial means, including - but not limited to - cloning, cybernetic augmentation, and genetic manipulation). The end result is names like "Independent Librarian Dynamic Sean Kennedy the Sixth".
  • Tim Wilson's 'Nascar Song'
    She named me Dale Darrell Waltrip Richard Petty Rusty Awesome Bill Irvin Gordon Earnhardt Smith... Johnson, Jr.
  • A camp song: "Hagdalena Magdalena Hootensteimer Watenheimer Hogan Logan Mogan was her name!"
  • There was a Norwegian punk band called "Morten Jørgensen og Spekkhoggerne som fulgte etter danskebåten uten å røre spyet som rant fra ripa", which translates to "Morten Jørgensen [the lead singer] and the killer whales who followed the Denmark ferry without touching the vomit running from the railing".
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  • The Cologne-based band L.S.E. made a song titled "Kopfe sneide" which is about the famous Spanish matador José Maria Manuel Fango Paco Carrera de Cadentes. He admits himself that his name is too long and that that's the reason why the ladies call him El Condomes instead.
  • Brazilian band Jorge Cabeleira e o Dia Que Seremos Todos Inúteis (Hairy Jorge and the Day We Will All Be Useless).
  • In "O Destino Assim o Quis", a song by Brazilian band Premeditando o Breque, the lady to which the singer speaks is called Isabel de Lourdes Souza Admetirdes Da Fonseca e Silva de Leão Monteiro.
  • Due to legal reasons, the mid 80's reformation of Yes could not use the name, so instead named the group after themselves. "Anderson Bruford Wakeman Howe" was the result, and even the members of ABWH themselves admitted it sounded more like an accounting firm than a rock band.
  • Our Manager Told Us That Our Band Name Was Too Long and Difficult to Remember and That We Had to Change it So After a Long Brainstorming Session We Came Up With This One Because All the Other Ones Sucked. That is really all that needs to be said
  • The Rock And Roll Dubble Bubble Trading Card Co. Of Philadelphia - 19141 hit #74 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1969 with "Bubble Gum Music".
  • Emo band The World Is a Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid to Die.
  • When not abbreviated as PUSA, this applies to The Presidents Of The United States Of America.
  • The alternative rock band Honest Bob and the Factory-to-Dealer Incentives
  • The composer baptized as Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart, usually known as Wolfgang Amadeus for short.
  • In the song "My Name Is Mud" by Primus the titular Mud is mentioned to be actually named "Alowishus Deavadander Ambercrombie" during the second verse.
  • In the Colgate Thirteen song "George Jones", the father names his newborn son "George Washington Christopher Columbus Madison Douglas Lee Jim Jeffries Jack Johnson Booker T. Admiral Dewey Thomas Jefferson McKinley Sherlock Holmes Obadiah Hezekiah Abraham Lincoln Jones". Then they find out it's twins, and his wife names the daughter "Martha Washington Aimee Semple McPherson Shirley Temple Gypsy Rose Lee Cleopatra Peggy Hopkins Joyce Olidia P. Aunt Jemima Texas Guinan Victoria Kate Malone Adeline Gertrude Stein Lindylou Eliza Jones".
  • In Starbomb's "New Pokerap", one of the new Pokémon is named Fiddlyfaddlybiddlybaddilydiddilydoodilyhiddilyhoodily.
  • I Don't Know How But They Found Me is unusually long for a band name, hence the trend of simplifying it to just IDKHow. The band is well aware of the name's unwieldiness and often mention it when introducing themselves.
    Dallon: The name of this band is I Don't Know How But They Found Me. And if that's too long for you... You're probably not wrong... But we don't really care.


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