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Ironic Questions: Music

Is It Ironic That...?

1 A Caucasian person listens to Public Enemy or N.W.A. (i.e. music with a subject matter speaking strictly on frustrations and concerns within the Black community)?...

2 Is it ironic if the rapper Eminem doesn't eat M&Ms?

3 woopie cushions sound like trumpets

4 a Southerner would hate country music?

5 Is it ironic that Garth Brooks has sold out 11 concerts in Chicago but I can't get rid of one extra ticket?...

6 I missed Crystal Method playing in Seattle because I didn't have the money/ride/energy while I was there and jokingly said "oh well, maybe they will play at Burning Man". Theni went to Burning Man and they played and I missed them again for other reasons....

7 Is it ironic that the song Manic Monday is playing on the radio & today is Monday?...

8 someone makes a song with lyrics saying "boom, bam, boom, it's a stickup." Then get's robbed and shot....

9 someone makes a song against rape. Then is accused of raping a woman.

10 I'm in a car with a friend, silently listening to the radio and a song called "Car Radio" (about a guy who's car radio was stolen after forgetting to lock the door, so now he's forced to sit in silence) plays?...

11 my classmates think of me as a rapper just because I wear loose T shirts and hats? What if I wear suits are they going to call me a lawyer then...

12 I can't get the song 'Amnesia' out of my head today?

13 a tree dedicated to George Harrison has been killed by Beetles?

14 Is "Justin Beiber's Band" ironic?

15 Is it ironic that an elderly Rod Stewert is onstage signing "for ever youg'?...

16 when I want to listen to music in my living room, I need headphones so I don't disturb people watching television. when I plugged the headphones in and started listening to music, my dad watching TV said, put the headphones in. I said they are in, before realizing I stick them in the wrong hole. the song I was listening to was called the wrong hole. the song is about a guy who's been dumped by is ex girlfriend for sticking it up her ass....

17 I took the advice from the Charlie Chaplin song, "smile", with the lyric: "smile even though your heart is breaking"...  which I did at a funeral. I was kicked out the funeral because people thought I was happy the deceased was dead. And because of the lyric: "smile through your fear", I smiled at a scary man who was growling at me and he punched me because he thought I was disrespecting him....

18 the the Alanis Morisette song 'Isn't is Ironic?' contains a complete absence of ironic references....

19 Is it ironic if a song is sung by a British Indian who had changed his name to that of a German composer, with the same song being adopted by another culture? Misappropriation and appropriation....

20 in the fleetwood mac lyrics of 'oh daddy' the singer seems to praise the 'daddy' while at the same time revealing his negative influence on the self esteem of the singer/child??...

21 The Judas Priest song is titled 'Hell bent for leather' when Rob Halford (lead singer)is homosexual (associated with bent) and massively into wearing leather?...

22 a song about irony isn't actually ironic?

23 A professional piano player says he's going to play a song called 2 minutes, 42 seconds and closes the piano lid and doesn't play a single key for 2 minutes, 42 seconds (real song)...

24 If someone was on a plain and it's about to crash and they say, "Well isn't this nice..." is that person being ironic with their word choice or is that just sarcasm?...

25 "Ladies Who Lunch", a song from the musical Company by Sondheim, about the meaninglessness of life for some women is set to a bossa nova....