View Full Version : The What If Song Challenge

03-06-2015, 07:21 AM
What if a pivotal event in a song never happened?

What if Eric Clapton never Shot the Sheriff?
What if Bob Seger never Turned the Page?
What if Phil Collins didn't feel it coming In The Air Tonight?

It's less a chain and more of a challenge.

What if The Eagles never checked in to The Hotel California?


03-11-2015, 07:41 PM
What if Bobby McFerrin did worry and wasn't happy?

What if Neil Diamond's friend Caroline wasn't so sweet?

What would Richard Harris do if No one left the cake out in the rain?

Larry M
03-13-2015, 04:40 AM
What if Glenn Frey and/or Jackson Browne just couldn't 'Take It Easy'.

What if Paul McCartney didn't see '… Her Standing There.'

What if the Allman Brother's 'Midnight Rider' couldn't stay awake that late.

What if Bob Dylan wasn't so positive about '…Fourth Street'.

What if Buddy Holly's love did '… Fade Away'.

What if Mary wasn't so Proud.

What if David Crosby did '… Cut his hair'.

What if there was no more room for Another Brick in that Wall.

03-15-2015, 09:24 PM
What if Smokey Robinson's mama told him, "You better not shop around".

03-16-2015, 01:48 AM
What if Gloria Estefan never tried to Turn the Beat Around?

What if The Proclaimers didn't search the Whole Wide World?

04-25-2015, 04:23 PM
What if Frank Sinatra decided to just go with the flow?

04-25-2015, 07:40 PM
What if Mick Jagger got lots of satisfaction?

02-16-2016, 03:01 AM
What if Lady GaGa wasn't born that way?

What if Joan Jett DID care about her bad reputation?

What if The Clash didn't fight the law?

What if K's Choice was an Addict?

What if the The Doors thought people were normal?

What if The Beastie boys did sleep before Brookyln?

M.S. Wiggins
02-16-2016, 03:20 AM
What if the Star-Spangled Banner had been overly starched?

What if the sound of Grace wasn't so Amazing?

02-16-2016, 03:28 AM
What if The Veronicas hadn't been ruined?

What if Tori Kelly weren't Hollow?

Chris P
02-16-2016, 03:31 AM
I'd never forgive Shakira if her hips lied to me.

02-16-2016, 03:33 AM
What if Johnny Cash had actually fallen into an ordinary puddle of water?

Matera the Mad
02-20-2016, 06:42 AM
What if Gene Kelly had cried in the rain? :cry:

02-20-2016, 07:08 AM
What if The Carpenters could get through a day fine without you? :greenie

02-20-2016, 07:26 AM
What if the bells never tolled when the Edmund Fitzgerald sank?

What if Franklin's men were given one more chance?

02-20-2016, 07:55 AM
What if Paul Simon's daddy just called him, you know, Paul?

M.S. Wiggins
02-21-2016, 02:00 AM
What if it had been a drought, and the Itsy Bitsy Spider was really a tarantula.

...Never mind, that's too creepy. Let's keep it rainy-day, tiny spider.

02-21-2016, 02:32 AM
What if Marc Cohn had gone walking in Schenectady?

M.S. Wiggins
02-22-2016, 03:29 AM
What if the ants had been tipping the bottle before their marching?

02-22-2016, 09:00 PM
What if Van Morrison had steered his bonny boat into the Monongahela? --s6

02-22-2016, 09:10 PM
What if Taylor Dayne had been in something of a hurry?

M.S. Wiggins
02-23-2016, 03:20 AM
What if Jimmy Buffet had wasted away again in Guantánamo.

02-23-2016, 03:24 AM
What if Michael Jackson didn't want to rock with you?

M.S. Wiggins
02-24-2016, 04:23 AM
What if it had been a geriatric, or a mid-life crisis, wasteland?

02-25-2016, 04:31 AM
What if they hadn't called Donovan mellow? Or yellow?
What if Olivia Newton John got no chills?
What if Paul Kelly didn't do any dumb things?

02-25-2016, 05:07 AM
What if the Eagles had gone ahead and splurged on the Hilton?

02-25-2016, 08:35 PM
And what if the coconuts were ill-tempered and disinclined to congregate?

M.S. Wiggins
02-26-2016, 03:48 AM
What if my grandma said to your grandma, "I'm gonna set your pants on fire (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B1voj6H8CHY)?"

M.S. Wiggins
02-28-2016, 03:40 AM
What if, somewhere over the rainbow, trouble melted more like popping bacon grease in a hot skillet?

In the meantime, and in memoriam, I prefer the melting lemon drops (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V1bFr2SWP1I).

03-10-2016, 07:35 AM
What if Andy's cheatin' wife actually had left town that night in Georgia?

03-10-2016, 07:44 AM
What if Meredith Brooks weren't a bitch?

03-10-2016, 05:58 PM
What if the Witch of November had overslept into December? --s6

M.S. Wiggins
03-11-2016, 12:13 AM
What if your LOVE was less of a ROLLERCOASTER, baby, and more like a smooth drive along a flat, non-eventful highway?

03-18-2016, 02:25 AM
And what if you had your umbrella at the ready when the raindrops were threatening to fall on your head?

M.S. Wiggins
03-19-2016, 12:52 AM
What if she wanted a ‘real’ Pearl Necklace, like the kind that comes from oysters?

03-19-2016, 12:58 AM
What if you were crusin' and listening to the radio with no particular place to go and then you remembered you had a job, a house payment, a week of dirty laundry piled in front of the washer and three obnoxious kids to raise ??????????????????????????--s6