What are you called?

@p1kef1sh (45640)
June 13, 2008 12:06pm CST
One of my minor claims to fame is that I was once an occasional player in a pub band in the 1970s. We went by the name of Mulligan. This was because one of the band members worked for a distillers who had a product by the same name. All the band's promotional material curiously was identical to all the Whisky promotional items! Saved and made the band a small fortune! (more saved than made in fact) We never got caught either!! Now you may be an accomplished musician or tone deaf. Neither matters. But if you were to start a band; what would you name it?
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@ellie333 (21029)
13 Jun 08
LOL. I have never even heard of the whisky! Hope you had fun though whilst in the band. For me it would be an easy one E & the 3 J's as that is what my friends call us as my intials are E and all my childrens names begin with the leter J. Ellie :D
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@p1kef1sh (45640)
13 Jun 08
Like a mini Partridge family eh Ellie. All you need now is a David Cassidy. No fighting over him girls. Your poor son, what are we going to get for him?
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@p1kef1sh (45640)
13 Jun 08
The Whisly didn't last long in the UK. But I think that it is still going strong in the US Ellie.
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@ellie333 (21029)
13 Jun 08
Can't think of anyone for Jacob as so young and glad to hear the whisky is still going. Ellie :D
@pumpkinjam (5774)
• United Kingdom
13 Jun 08
While I was at school, I had a band - well it actually there were only two of us. We were called Gazelle. I can't remember exactly why but I recall that it was what I found my middle name to mean. I think it was just that we wanted something more interesting than our own names but the meaning of our first names were not very good! If I were to start a band now, we would have to have a really weird and random name but I don't know what that might be. All the good names are taken.
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@p1kef1sh (45640)
13 Jun 08
Gazelle sounds lovely. I am sure that there are many names that are not yet taken.
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@mtdewgurl74 (18118)
• United States
16 Jun 08
I probably couldn't screech my way out of a paper bag and be booed or egged off the stage.What would I call the band If I started one...well,maybe The Dragon Slayers?..nah to corny..hmm,I am really stumped for a name. Maybe The Southern chickettes..lol
@p1kef1sh (45640)
16 Jun 08
The Southern Chickettes sounds like a fast food restaurant. Maybe you could do both!
@mtdewgurl74 (18118)
• United States
16 Jun 08
lol, Well I am a far better cook then a singer that is for sure. Love southern fired chicken, Well, what about..umm,Southern crickets..lol strange I know but all the good ones are taken already..lol
@p1kef1sh (45640)
16 Jun 08
That's better. But let's talk Southern Fried Chicken. I have no idea what that is even, but it sounds good. How do you make it?
@skinnychick (6907)
• United States
15 Jun 08
Let's go with the Soul Cramps!! Sounds like a cool name for a band...Sorry that's the best I could come up with!! LOL
• United States
16 Jun 08
How about the menstrual wailers?
• United States
16 Jun 08
LOL!! That's great!! :)
@p1kef1sh (45640)
16 Jun 08
Good enough for me Skinny. It has a ring to it and there is a tune that I don't know the name of going through my mind that your band's name fits beautifully. I'd sing it for you but I want you to stay my friend!
@myklj999 (13884)
• Olney, Illinois
13 Jun 08
I considered Black Purple, Deep Zeppelin or Led Sabbath, but none of those quite seemed "catchy" enough. Let me get back to you after I think a little more.
@p1kef1sh (45640)
13 Jun 08
The Rolling Beatles never caught on either. Amazingly though, the Bonzo Do Da Dog Band did!
@myklj999 (13884)
• Olney, Illinois
13 Jun 08
I've got it!! "DEEP BLACK ZEPPELIN"
@p1kef1sh (45640)
13 Jun 08
I think their greatest hit was probably "Rat on the Water Heaven".
@novataylor (6572)
• United States
13 Jun 08
Mature Content. Whaddya think?
@p1kef1sh (45640)
13 Jun 08
xxx?
• United States
13 Jun 08
Probably, sometimes, but that won't be the rule. X, yes, but not XXX. Hey, maybe that should be the name - XXX. Nah, I like Mature Content. xxx
• United States
14 Jun 08
Hey!! I ain't that old, darlin. (this emoticon? Switch a finger for the thumb) Pretty funny, Scoop, Mature Incontinent. Maybe we could perform in our Depends. Ewww, or do kinky shows, you know the type. Ogod, I'm a sick human being.
@ruby222 (4848)
19 Jun 08
Ive just thought of some other things I have probably been known as..but sadly they cannot be typed here on Mylot...lolol
@p1kef1sh (45640)
20 Jun 08
I cannot imagine what they might be. Sweet words I am sure.
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@ruby222 (4848)
20 Jun 08
I am sure they are...i mean what else could they be...
• United States
16 Jun 08
Asylum of course, to easy Pike...... hey by the way Jake caught his first Pike today. I had to show him how to scale and clean it... LMAO His Dad did not have a clue... City boys! Back on topic.... Thats pretty cool Pike about the band what did you play? What was your MO, rock, folk, country?
@p1kef1sh (45640)
16 Jun 08
I played the bass guitar - badly! We played a lot of rock/country. Kriss Kristofferson was a favourite for some reason. Slow, so we had time to work out where to put our fingers on the guitar necks next. LOL.
• United States
19 Jun 08
rotflmao :)))))) too funny sugar.
@vanities (11376)
• Davao, Philippines
14 Jun 08
my husband is a frustrated singer..that what he told me long time ago..he decided to finish school rather than being a vocalist in a band...i guess if he decided to start a band he will name it as"nazab band"
@p1kef1sh (45640)
14 Jun 08
Is Nazab his name Vanities? If so, I like it. I like it anyway.
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@vanities (11376)
• Davao, Philippines
14 Jun 08
no its not but its the reverse of our surname..just read it starting from the end and you will know my last name except for the z the correct one is s..
@mummymo (23707)
14 Jun 08
I bet you were fantastic and I have heard your lovely daughter sing so maybe it is time I heard you sing too! How about Mothers Pride or Mummys Little Angels? lol xxx
@p1kef1sh (45640)
14 Jun 08
Mummymo I really want you to go on a holiday and have a lovely time. If you heard me sing I am afraid that your holiday would be punctuated with the worst kind of nightmare! LOL. I love Mummy's Little Angels. I would love to see you being introduced on Top Of the Pops!
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@mummymo (23707)
14 Jun 08
There is usually a karaoke night p1ke and believe me if that doesn't give me nightmares neither would you! As for Top of the Pops hmmmmm - not usre about that , maybe I could make an artsy film instead! xxxx
@Abby123 (261)
17 Jun 08
My band would be named Abby and articles,agud enough name for a band I reckon ,but shame eally as ive got no singing voice here at all.
@p1kef1sh (45640)
17 Jun 08
Sounds good to me Abby. I didn't think being able to sing was always a prequisite to fronting a band!
@dorypanda (1584)
16 Jun 08
Hmmm, strange that your merchandise was exactly the same as theirs. I reckon that if I had a band.......even though I can't sing and can only play a teeny weeny bit on the keyboard, the name would have to be 'Dory and the Pandas' :) A good name for a band in my opinion is one that makes a whole word, how about this one: The Oreticals or The Rmals or The Ories (do you see what I did there?) ;P
@p1kef1sh (45640)
16 Jun 08
I did see what you did there. The Thermal Theory is simply Theoretical! But Dory and the Pandas. Very cute. I love that. You ought to trademark it.
14 Jun 08
No idea there,but ive been called a lot of things im sure,but nothing to do with being in a band.I thought u meant that Mulligans was a whisky then I read it again and saw that it was ,Oh god yep a name of a whisky.Maybe Manfred woman would be ok.
@p1kef1sh (45640)
14 Jun 08
Mulligan was (and still is apparently) the name of a Whisky. Manfred Woman - not bad. You'll be Groovin'.
@taface412 (3177)
• United States
14 Jun 08
Taface of course....and it would not be a girl band either...nothing against those, but I have always been around boys....never had sisters only brothers....
@p1kef1sh (45640)
14 Jun 08
Of course. A very good name too.
• China
14 Jun 08
I dont know what to say. maybe , I will named it "polaris". he he
@p1kef1sh (45640)
14 Jun 08
LOL. Why not. Like a missile!
@dianne17k (600)
• Philippines
13 Jun 08
I never got to be good at playing any instruments nor in singing but back in college I was obsessed with coming up with a good band name. the best I could come up with was 'Dianne and the Mongo sprouts'. my friends got into a disagreement about mongo sprouts back then and hence the "mongo sprouts".
@p1kef1sh (45640)
13 Jun 08
Every time that they saw you they'd have to remember that argument. LOL.