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Peter Jumbo Monkey?

Discussion in 'Band Management [BG]' started by cgordonfreeman, Sep 9, 2008.


  1. Hi guys,
    I know this question is always coming up but what are your thoughts of Peter Jumbo Monkey as a band name? Myself and my band mates are considering changing our name from Roach Material to this. I know it;s a completely ridiculous name but then so is (IMO) The Red Hot Chili Peppers:) Just for the record, we play Rock/Blues/Funk/Whatever stuff.

    Cheers Folks.
     
  2. Adam Bomb

    Adam Bomb

    Mar 26, 2008
    Bezerkely, CA
    It's fine.

    --Bomb :bassist:
     
  3. Lazylion

    Lazylion Goin ahead on wit my bad self!

    Jan 25, 2006
    Frederick MD USA
    It's better than Roach Material.





    Seriously? Roach Material? lol
     
  4. Spinal Tapper

    Spinal Tapper

    Nov 15, 2007
    Chicago
    Yeah, it's cool, I guess. If you guys like it, that's all that matters.

    The only downside is, it's sort of a tounge-twister. So if you see someone on the street and you're like, "Hey, I'm in a band" and they say, "Whats your band's name?" and you say, "Peterjumbomonkey" they might say, "what!?" and you'll have to say it again...

    The rule for us when we were picking a band name is, if you have to say it more than once to someone, there's a good chance that person will not remember it...
     
  5. llatikcuf

    llatikcuf

    Aug 24, 2007
    Sitting in the mix well
    I kinda like it, but I couldn't tell you why.
    Definitely beats "Roach Material" :D
     
  6. Zooberwerx

    Zooberwerx Gold Supporting Member

    Dec 21, 2002
    Virginia Beach, VA
    I kinda like the name "Jumbo Monkey Peter" which best describes King Kong's male anatomy.

    Riis
     
  7. mambo4

    mambo4

    Jun 9, 2006
    Dallas
    I'd prefer simply "Jumbo Monkey"
    easier to register in the brain.
     
  8. Joel S.

    Joel S. Reserved for future witty use...

    Jul 9, 2008
    damn, beat me too it.

    "Peter Jumbo Monkey" is a bit confusing. The above, or Jumbo Monkey is better.
     
  9. DudeistMonk

    DudeistMonk

    Apr 13, 2008
    Newark, NJ
    Agreed, Jumbo Monkey is better...or... Jumbo Sea Monkey

    *** is Peter?
     
  10. BillyRay

    BillyRay Supporting Member

    Jan 20, 2008
    Quebec
    Alternatively Jumbo Monkey Johnson. Just rolls off the tongue like sweet candy... NOT.

    It's also a given that any band's name is made more awesome by the addition of Turbo in it.
     
  11. Zooberwerx

    Zooberwerx Gold Supporting Member

    Dec 21, 2002
    Virginia Beach, VA
    You mean like "Turbo Gerbil"? Has a nice ring to it.

    Peter, Johnson, Gerbil.....anybody detect a theme here?

    Riis
     
  12. Stumbo

    Stumbo Wherever you go, there you are. Supporting Member Commercial User

    Feb 11, 2008
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    How about "Peter, the Jumbo Monkey"
    Maybe "Monkey Jumbo"
    or best of all "Jumbo Peter"

    Edit: How about "Strike, the Monkey"?
     
  13. bongomania

    bongomania Gold Supporting Member Commercial User

    Oct 17, 2005
    PDX, OR
    owner, OVNIFX and OVNILabs
    I like "Jumbo Monkey" or "Jumbo Peter" or even "Jumbo Peterson".

    If you went with "Jumbo Peter" your first album could be titled "The Jumbo Peter Files".
     

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