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No one submitted "Bruce Silent Springsteen"?
posted by PlusDistance at 2:38 PM on June 7, 2006

"Romeo and Jools Holland and His Rhythm and Blues Orchestra" was the first one that sprung to my mind...
posted by Orange Goblin at 2:50 PM on June 7, 2006

Some of these are brilliant.
posted by matthewr at 2:54 PM on June 7, 2006

Whomever came up with 'Paddy Clarke Hot Hot Heat' gets a gold star from me...
posted by evadery at 2:59 PM on June 7, 2006

Our Manilow in Havana
The Quiet Riot American
The Power Station and the Glory
posted by shoepal at 3:00 PM on June 7, 2006

Gravity's Rainbow in the Dark
The Diary of Anais Ninjatune
Fear of a Flying Planet
posted by freebird at 3:08 PM on June 7, 2006

whoops. The Power Station and the Glory belongs to (Bill Keaggy)

What I find interesting are the ones with the band name already built into the name of the book like Generation X, or The Heart of the Matter.
posted by shoepal at 3:09 PM on June 7, 2006

How to Good-Bye Depression: If You Constrict Anus 100 Times Everyday. Malarkey? or Whitesnake?
posted by horsewithnoname at 3:11 PM on June 7, 2006

American Buffalo Springfield?
posted by Mental Wimp at 3:12 PM on June 7, 2006

Twenty Thousand Human Leagues under the Sea. The Catcher in the Ry Cooder. Principia MuteMathematica.
posted by matthewr at 3:12 PM on June 7, 2006

In a similar vein…
posted by misteraitch at 3:15 PM on June 7, 2006

The Ticket That Exploded In The Sky
posted by elwoodwiles at 3:16 PM on June 7, 2006

Out of Africa Bambaataa
The Quiet Earth Riot
Jimmy Eat Brave New World
Brave New Third World
posted by freebird at 3:27 PM on June 7, 2006

My next band is going to be called "Umberto Echo Chamber." Doesn't quite fit the subject, but there you go.
posted by milquetoast at 3:27 PM on June 7, 2006

Jefferson Airport
The Eyewitness Guide to Beatles
Oliver Twisted Sister
The The The Bible
posted by Rumple at 3:28 PM on June 7, 2006

Or, 'The The The Self-Help Guide for Stutterers'
posted by Rumple at 3:30 PM on June 7, 2006

Oingo Boingo Down, Moses
An IronMaid's Tale
Death Cab Of A Salesman
posted by team lowkey at 3:34 PM on June 7, 2006

Antonin Dvorak's Inside Track to DOS and PC Performance
The Gospel of Saint John Tesh
The 13th Stanton Warrior
posted by freebird at 3:36 PM on June 7, 2006

Also in a similar vein, 100 Supergroups 100.
posted by mhum at 3:36 PM on June 7, 2006

A Prairie Oyster Home Companion
Franz Ferdinand the Bull
The Valley of the New York Dolls
The Electric Cool-Aid Light Acid Orchestra Test
posted by Rumple at 3:37 PM on June 7, 2006

Their Eyes Were Watching Godsmack
posted by team lowkey at 3:38 PM on June 7, 2006

The Color Deep Purple
posted by freebird at 3:52 PM on June 7, 2006

posted by LionIndex at 3:54 PM on June 7, 2006

Last Poets to Brooklyn
Johnny Tremain Source
A Brief History of The Time
The Communards Manifesto
The Big Daddy Kinsey Report
Coming of Age in Angry Samoans
Carter the Unstoppable Second Sex Machine
A Curtis Mayfield Guide to the Birds of Eastern and Central North America
posted by hydrophonic at 3:58 PM on June 7, 2006

For real:
L.A. Guns, Germs and Steel
Zen and the art of Black Rebel Motorcycle Club Maintenance
posted by LionIndex at 4:07 PM on June 7, 2006

Iron John and Wine
Steely Daniel Deronda
Nineteen Eighty Gang of Four
The Joy of Sex Pistols
The Leppard
The Crash Test Feminism for Dummies
The White Teeth Stripes
Generation X-Ray Specs
U2 Can Heal
The Blind Assassin Boys of Alabama
posted by Rumple at 4:09 PM on June 7, 2006

Tin Machine Drum
Fudge Tunnel (already built in)
Drivin n' Cryin' of Lot 49
We the Living Colour
The Great Brainiac
Spin Doctor Zhivago
Rites of Silent Spring
The Return of the King Diamond

Meh. Not feeling too original. I'm sure a few of those were already taken.
posted by bardic at 4:09 PM on June 7, 2006

last one:
Jonathon Livingston Fire Seagull Eater
posted by LionIndex at 4:10 PM on June 7, 2006

Tropic of CapriKorn
House of Sand and Foghat
À la recherche du Hüsker Dü
posted by horsewithnoname at 4:15 PM on June 7, 2006

War (and Peace)
Of Mice and Men At Work
Cat Stevens' Cradle
Heart of The Darkness
Terence Trent D'harma Bums
posted by JekPorkins at 4:22 PM on June 7, 2006

Midnight Oil in the Soundgarden of Good Charlotte and Evil 9.
posted by team lowkey at 4:23 PM on June 7, 2006

Cat on a Hot Tin of Tuna Roof
The Correct Shins
Come Bjork to the Five and Dine, Jimmy Dean Jimmy Dean
Moonfleet Wood MacBeth Orton
The Little Feat Prince
Tom Petty Prince
Moby Dick Tracy Chapman
posted by Rumple at 4:26 PM on June 7, 2006

A Portrait of the Artist Formerly Known as The Prince as a Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young Man.
posted by weapons-grade pandemonium at 4:26 PM on June 7, 2006 [1 favorite]

The Barenaked Ladies and the Grateful Dead
posted by bardic at 4:28 PM on June 7, 2006

Chuckle Berry Finn
America Lyle Lovett or Leave It
A Sly Death in the Family Stone
Seize the Doris Day
The Bellrays Jar
The Oxford Bad English Dictionary
Jane Air Supply
One Green Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich
The Joy Luck Culture Club
Saint Joan Jett
A Streetcar named Desiree
posted by Rumple at 4:49 PM on June 7, 2006

Smilla's Sense of Snow Patrol
The Maltese Falconhawk
The Big Country Sleep
Down And Out in Captain Beefheart's Magic Kingdom
Donny & Marie Ozymandias
Do Androids Dream of Electric Prunes?
System of The World Of A Down
The Moon is a Harsh Mr. Mister
I Have No Mouth and I Must Screaming Trees
Are You There, Godheadsilo? It's Me, Mom & Morgentaler
Portrait of the Artist as a Sonic Youth
A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genesis
Poor Richard's Allman Brothers
The Curious Incident of Three Dogs in the Night-Time
Shockwave Riders of the Purple Sage
posted by arto at 4:55 PM on June 7, 2006

murder by death of a salesman
dial m for murder by death
The Joy Division of Cooking
Brighton Beach Boys Memoirs
posted by shoepal at 4:59 PM on June 7, 2006

The The Great Gatsby
The Bravery New World
Animal Collective Farm
Heart of I Love You But I've Chosen Darkness
Wide Sargasso Seal
Bare Naked Lunch Ladies
posted by kahboom at 5:31 PM on June 7, 2006

Mein Kampfer Van Beethoven

I'm going to hell.
posted by LionIndex at 6:02 PM on June 7, 2006

The MC5 Easy Pieces
posted by AJaffe at 6:12 PM on June 7, 2006

The Coupland Collection, featuring:
Shampoo Digable Planets
Microstoriaserfs or Microdisneyserfs
Life after God is My Co-Pilot
Generation Kings X
Girlfriendo in a Coma
Hey Mercedes Nostradamas
All Families are Psychotic Youth
Miss Kitten Wyoming
Too Skinny jPOD or jP.O.D.
Lady Eleanor Rigby or Young Eleanor Rigby
posted by shoepal at 6:23 PM on June 7, 2006

A series of sequels from George Bernard Shaw:

Tramp and Supertramp
Chunk and Superchunk
Grass and Supergrass
posted by jonp72 at 6:32 PM on June 7, 2006

Jean-Michel Bell Jarre
Jacques Brel Jarre
Winnie the Puccini
Smokey Robinson Crusoe
Joan Armatrading Places
Stephen Still's Water Runs Deep
Little Richard the Lionhearted
Peter, Paul, and Mary Queen of Scots
Queens of the Stone Diaries
Life of Humble Pi
Schindler's Arcade Fire
Even Cowboy Junkies Get the Blues
The Washing of the Britney Spears
The Diary of Anne Frank Zappa
The Beastie Boys of Summer
Hank Snow Falling on Cedars
A Perfect Day for Bananaramafish
Creedence Clearwater Revivalism in the Late 19th Century American West
System of a Watership Down
The Everley Brothers Karamazov
The Naked and the Dead Can Dance
Aguilera, Wrath of God
Into Thin Lizzy Air
Emerging Fascism on the Far Right, Said Fred
Godel, Escher, Bachman Turner Overdrive
The Velvet Underworld
PJ Harvey the Rabbit
Clannad of the Cave Bears
The Irish Potato Famine Rovers
The Naked and the Dead Kennedys
Bhangra Drum Slowly
Tony Orlando and Don Quixote
Master and Commander Cody
Tangerine Dreams are not the Only Fruit
Sexing Neneh Cherry
The Secret Soundgarden
The Cure for Death by Lightning Hopkins

off to get a life now. erk
posted by Rumple at 7:01 PM on June 7, 2006

oh well, one more:

Eichmann and Tina Turner in Jerusalem: a Report on the Banality of Evil.
posted by Rumple at 7:04 PM on June 7, 2006

A K-Federacy of Dunces
Less than Zero 7
Flowers For Algernon Blondes
The Red Badge of John Cougar Mellencamp
Waiting for Godsmack
Marat/Sade (not as funny if it needs explaining)
posted by emelenjr at 7:25 PM on June 7, 2006

Paradise Los Del Rios
The Lion, the Witch and WAR
Lordi Jim
Otis Day and the Knights of the Round Table
My Antonia Peeples
The Up-With-People-anishads
Tom Tom Fight Club
The Boys on the Buster Poindexter
Los Lonely Boys from Brazil
The Pearl Jam
Wu-Tang Clan Moved My Cheese
posted by PlusDistance at 7:29 PM on June 7, 2006

The NWA of the "Narcissus"
The Name of the Rosemary Clooney
The Apprenticeship of Lenny Kravitz
Notes From Velvet Underground
Lolita Ford
Death of a Ladies Man on the Installment Plan
posted by Alvy Ampersand at 7:53 PM on June 7, 2006

Pale Comets on Fire
Nation of Ulysses
posted by freebird at 8:23 PM on June 7, 2006

The Wind-Up Byrds Chronicle
Oedipus T. Rex
posted by .kobayashi. at 8:59 PM on June 7, 2006

also, emelenjr wins with Marat/Sade, if you ask me...
posted by .kobayashi. at 9:00 PM on June 7, 2006

Rumple, some of those are effing brilliant. Well played.
posted by shoepal at 9:01 PM on June 7, 2006

The Picture of David Gray
God Street Winesburg, Ohio
My Anthrax
Foreigner Esme, With Love and Squalor
For Esme, With Love and Squeeze
A Good Charlotte Is Hard To Find
posted by emelenjr at 9:33 PM on June 7, 2006

For a very particular bookshelf...

The Teachings of Don Ho
A Separate Reel Big Fishality
Journey (to Ixtlan)
James Taylors of Power
The Second Offspring of Power
The Eagles (Gift)
The Earth, Wind & Fire from Within
The Power Station of Silence
The Art of Dreaming Noise
posted by soyjoy at 9:48 PM on June 7, 2006

Fall of the House of Usher
All Creatures Great and Smell the Glove
The Bourne To Be Wild Identity
Silence of the Lambchop
7 Habits of Highly Effective People Who Died
posted by Alvy Ampersand at 10:11 PM on June 7, 2006

Help me out, I'll try the first four:

Master and Commander Cody
Post Captain and Tennille
EMF Surprise
The More Luscious Jackson Command
posted by freebird at 11:02 PM on June 7, 2006

The Catcher in the Ryan Adams
posted by Lucinda at 12:11 PM on June 8, 2006

Hunting Tigers Under Philip Glass
Hunting Glass Tigers Under Glass
Ann and Nancy Wilson are Lonely Hunters
Beyonce Good and Evil
Picnic at Hanging Roxxylde
The Worm Sigur Ouroboros
On the Beach Boys
Hawkwind in the Willows
A Handful of Dusty Springfield
Animal Beat Farmers
Judas Priest the Obscure
Gravity's Rainbow-wow-wow
The Golden Bough-wough-wough
Men Without Women, Hats
The Quiet Riot American
The House of Mirth, Wind and Fire
The Vanilla Ice Storm
Vanilla Ice Station Zebra
Captain Milii Vanilli Corelli's Mandolin
I Know Why the Caged Byrds Sing
The Velvet Revolvers of August
Soul on Ice-T
The Grateful Dead Father
posted by Rumple at 5:41 PM on June 8, 2006 [1 favorite]

A Giant Sand County Almanac
Death Cab for Cutie Comes for the Archbishop
Exodusty Springfield
The Autobiography of Flea
Who's Afraid of Howlin' Wolf?
Story of Os Mutantes
Sheila East of Eden (Sheena Easton Eden?)
The Edgar Winter of Our Discontent

Neil Diamonds are Forever
From Russia, With Love and Rockets
Johnny Thundersball
Doctor Noël Coward
The Man With the Golden Guns & Roses
Gang of Four Your Eyes Only
On Her Majesty's Secret Postal Service
Mama Casino Royale
Dr. Octopussy and The Living Daylights
You Only Live Twice Cube
Living Colour Let Die
The Spy Who Loved Meat Puppets
posted by hydrophonic at 6:56 PM on June 8, 2006

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