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Fun Music Information -> Merle Haggard

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Quotes:

The guitar's not all that expensive either,
when you compare it to gettin' a tooth pulled or something.
- Merle Haggard
Submitted by: LucidLupin
 

Music Performer Pseudonyms:

Also known as: Merle Ronald Haggarerd . Submitted by: Country

Music Performer Nicknames:

Known informally as: The Hag. Submitted by: Darius Whitehead

New Band Names:

New Name
Why It's Better
Submitter Name
Looks HaggardLooks old, exhausted, and played-outRobert D. Arndt Jr.

New Song Names:

Original Song Name
New Song Name
Submitter Name
"Mama Vied""Mama Tried"Tess O. Gosset
"Mama, Hide""Mama Tried"Tess O. Gosset
"Mama, Guide""Mama Tried"Tess O. Gosset
"Mama Sighed""Mama Tried"Tess O. Gosset
"Mama, Ride""Mama Tried"Tess O. Gosset

There are additional new song names available.

Literally Impossible Song Titles:

Song/Performer
Comment
Submitter Name
"Grandma Harp,"No one's relative is a musical instrument.Bob Oldhart
"Everybody's Had The Blues,"Not everybody.Yvette Bristle
"I'm Always On A Mountain When I Fall,"According to logic, this cannot be true.GlamRockNinjaLord
"Sing Me Back Home,"The death penalty isn't that easy to escape fromMichael E Cormier
"I Am An Island,"No man is an island (just had to say that!)Penelope Beckinsale

There are additional literally impossible song titles available.

Use a Song Title to Answer a Different Song:

Song & Band Name
Song & Band Name
"Where's Captain Kirk?," Spizzenergi"Out Among The Stars," Merle Haggard
"You Are What You Is," Frank Zappa"I Am What I Am," Merle Haggard
"Leaving On A Jet Plane," John Denver"Silver Wings," Merle Haggard
"Where's Captain Kirk?," Spizzenergi"Skid Row," Merle Haggard
There are additional songs titles that answer other songs available.

Remove a Letter From a Song Title:

"From Graceland To The Promised Lad" originally "From Graceland To The Promised Land"
Candy Welty
"Siler Wings" originally "Silver Wings"
Who is Siler with his wings?
Camilla Talking Bird
"Silver Wins" originally "Silver Wings"
What does silver win?
Camilla Talking Bird
"Silver Wigs" originally "Silver Wings"
Edward
"Silver Wigs" originally "Silver Wings"
Bridget Andrews

Add a Letter to a Song Title:

"Silver Swings" originally "Silver Wings"
For the spoiled lttle rich kid who has everything
Edward
"You Take Mae For Granted" originally "You Take Me For Granted"
Peter
"You Take Moe For Granted" originally "You Take Me For Granted"
That's right Homer!
Peter
"You Take Men For Granted" originally "You Take Me For Granted"
Peter
"You Stake Me For Granted" originally "You Take Me For Granted"
Vampire's lament?
Peter

There are additional song titles with a letter added available.

Change a Letter:

"Carolan" originally "Carolyn"
Carolan = brand of Irish cream liqueur
R. Jeanine O'Succinate
"Soldier's Vast Letter" originally "Soldier's Last Letter"
Yvette Bristle
"Soldier's Lust Letter" originally "Soldier's Last Letter"
Yvette Bristle
"Soldier's Lost Letter" originally "Soldier's Last Letter"
Yvette Bristle
"If We Bake It Through December" originally "If We Make It Through December"
We might have some edible fruit cake?
Peter

There are additional song titles with a letter changed available.

Song Parody Lyrics:

Original Song Name
Parody Song Name
Parody Author
"Rainbow Stew""Lasagna Too"Darius Whitehead
"Tonight The Bottle Let Me Down""This Time The Waiter Let Me Down"Darius Whitehead
"The Way I Am""The Bear Is Gone"Darius Whitehead
"Okie from Muskogee""Okie from Muskogee (2015 version)"Susanna Viljanen
"Oakie from Muskogee""Oxy’s Our Smack Proxy"John A. Barry
"Okie From Muskogee""Lucky In Kentucky"Old Man Ribber
"Okie from Muskogee""Okie from Muskogee Revisited"Bill Klein
"Okie From Muskogee""True Finn from Helsinki"Susanna Viljanen
"Okie From Muskogee""Hokey, Old And Poky"Airfarcewon
"Momma Tried""Momma's Pie"Lionel Mertens

There are additional song parodies available.

Songs for Commercials, That Haven't Been Done Yet:

Song Name
Product
Submittor
Silver WingsAirportEd

Bad Choices for On Hold Music:

Song Name
Company/Organization
Submittor
Misery And GinAlcoholics AnonymousEdward

Songs for Duets, That Haven't Been Done Yet:

First Band/Song Name
Second Band/Song Name
New Song Name
Submittor
God Must Be A Cowboy
   Dan Seals
Motorcycle Cowboy
   Merle Haggard
God Must Be A Motorcycle Cowboy
Britney Spears into pruning hooks
The Star Carol
   Peggy Lee
Carolyn
   Merle Haggard
The Star Carolyn
Britney Spears into pruning hooks
Wexford Carol
   Celtic Woman
Carolyn
   Merle Haggard
Wexford Carolyn
Britney Spears into pruning hooks
Coventry Carol
   Anne Murray
Carolyn
   Merle Haggard
Coventry Carolyn
Britney Spears into pruning hooks
There are additional duets that haven't been done yet available.

Misheard Lyrics:

"Okie From Muskogee"
Misheard Lyrics:
I’m proud to be an Okie from Muskogee
Where even queers can have a ball
Original Lyrics:
I’m proud to be an Okie from Muskogee
Where even squares can have a ball
"If We Make It Through December"
Misheard Lyrics:
If we make it through December,
God plans to be in a warmer town, come summer time.
Original Lyrics:
If we make it through December,
Got plans to be in a warmer town, come summer time.
"If We Make It Through December"
Misheard Lyrics:
Now I don't mean to hit the sandbur.
Original Lyrics:
Now I don't mean to hate December.
"Okie From Muskogee"
Misheard Lyrics:
White lightning's still the biggest threat of all.
Original Lyrics:
White Lightning's still the biggest thrill of all.
There are additional misheard lyrics available.

Misheard Lyrics Stories:

"Okie From Muskogee"
Misheard Lyrics:
I’m proud to be an Okie from Muskogee
Where even queers can have a ball
Original Lyrics:
I’m proud to be an Okie from Muskogee
Where even squares can have a ball

Story about this misheard lyric by: Jitsy

Watching Hee Haw dvd infomercial. I had to look up the lyric to find out. @@

There are additional misheard stories available.

Song Parody Fragments:

"The Bottle Let Me Down"
Better Lyrics:
Tonight the Bible let me down
And Jesus was nowhere to be found
The Word I thought was sacred, sound
Tonight the Bible let me down

I've always had a scripture I could turn to
And lately I've been turnin'- but away
Because I don't feel His love the way I used to
And I'm missin' my old secular ways...
Original Lyrics:
Tonight the bottle let me down
And let your memory come around
The one true friend I thought I'd found
Tonight the bottle let me down

I've always had a bottle I could turn to
And lately I've been turnin' every day
But the wine don't take effect the way it used to
And I'm hurtin' in old familiar ways
Submitted by: Robert D. Arndt Jr.
"Okee From Muskogee"
Better Lyrics:
We dont vote for Obama in Muskogee
We think Palin's a good choice for VeePee
We don't like what's hap'nin down on Wall Street
And we don't care that McCain is 73.

I'm proud to be an Okee from Muskogee
A place where votes count one an' all
We still wave the Conferderate flag down at the courthouse
And Bin Laden's still the biggest thrill of all.
Original Lyrics:
We don't smoke marijuana in Muskogee;
We don't take our trips on LSD
We don't burn our draft cards down on Main Street;
We like livin' right, and bein' free.

I'm proud to be an Okie from Muskogee,
A place where even squares can have a ball -We still wave Old Glory down at the courthouse
And white lightnin's still the biggest thrill of all
Submitted by: mat newton
"Okie From Muskogee"
Better Lyrics:
I'm proud to be a turkey From Albuquerque.
Original Lyrics:
I'm proud to be an Okie From Muskogee.
Submitted by: Rosie Finch

Insincere Song Lyrics:

"Okie From Muskogee"
The Insincere Lyrics:
We don't smoke marijuana in Muskogee
Why They're Insincere:
Yes, they do. I know this for a fact.
Submitted by: Billy
 

Dated Song Lyrics:

"Okie From Muskogee"
The Dated Lyrics:
We don't smoke marijuana in Muskogee
We don't take our trips on LSD
We don't burn our draft cards down on Main Street
We like livin' right and bein' free
Why They're Dated:
The draft was replaced with the all-volunteer approach to military service in 1973...
Submitted by: Tarzan
 

Song Lyrics That Name Check Celebrities:

"Are The Good Times Really Over"
The Lyrics:
It was back before Nixon lied to us all on TV.
Who They Mention:
U.S. President Richard Nixon
Submitted by: Penelope Beckinsale
"Are The Good Times Really Over"
The Lyrics:
Before the Beatles and Yesterday, when a man could still work and still would.
Who They Mention:
The Beatles
Submitted by: Penelope Beckinsale
There are additional celebrity lyrics available.

Song Lyrics That Mention Brand Name Products:

"Are The Good Times Really Over"
The Lyrics:
I wish Coke was still cola and a joint was a bad place to be.
Product Brand Name:
Coca-Cola.
Submitted by: Penelope Beckinsale
"Are The Good Times Really Over"
The Lyrics:
I wish a Ford or a Chevy would still last ten years like they should.
Product Brand Name:
Ford and Chevrolet automobiles.
Submitted by: Penelope Beckinsale
There are additional product lyrics available.

Song Lyrics That Mention Other Songs:

"Red Bandana"
The Song Lyrics:
You ain't never going to be no Bobby McGee but you're trying to
But I can't change and live the way you want me to.
Song They Mention:
"Me and Bobby McGee" by Janis Joplin
Submitted by: Bob
"Are The Good Times Really Over"
The Song Lyrics:
Before the Beatles and Yesterday, when a man could still work and still would.
Song They Mention:
'Yesterday' by the Beatles
Submitted by: Penelope Beckinsale

Songs That Open With Their Titles:

"Everybody's Had The Blues"
Opening Lines:
Everybody's had the blues sometimes, and everybody knows the tune.
Comments:
Submitted by: Candy Welty
"Carolyn"
Opening Lines:
Carolyn, let me tell you what I heard about a man today
Comments:
Submitted by: Chris Duncan

Song Title Space Change:

"Sing As Ad Song" originally "Sing A Sad Song"
Submitted by: Yvette Bristle

Band Name Anagrams:

Elmer Haggard Submitted by: Alexis
A possible relative of his?
Graham Ledger Submitted by: Ed
A possible relative of late actor Heath?
Armed Haggler Submitted by: Ed
Stay away from one of those!
Harem Gargled Submitted by: Condoleezza Rice Pilaf

Song Title Anagrams:

"Rammed Tia" originally "Mama Tried"
Submitted by: Roxanne Drake
"Ted, I'm A Ram" originally "Mama Tried"
Okay!?!
Submitted by: Ava Murphy
"I'm A Red Mat" originally "Mama Tried"
Okay!?!
Submitted by: Ava Murphy
"You Take Me For Ed Grant" originally "You Take Me For Granted"
Submitted by: Louisa Ferncliff
"Emit Drama" originally "Mama Tried"
Submitted by: Calop

There are additional Song Title Anagrams available.

Real Places Mentioned in Songs:

"Are The Good Times Really Over"
The Lyrics:
I wish a buck was still silver, and it was back when the country was strong.
Back before Elvis and before the Vietnam war came along.
Why:
Refers to the country of Vietnam. You've probably heard of the war that took place there (Some of us are old enough to remember it).
Submitted by: Penelope Beckinsale
"Okie From Muskogee"
The Lyrics:
We don't let our hair grow long and shaggy
Like the hippies out in San Francisco do.
Why:
Refers to the city of San Francisco, California.
Submitted by: Lydia Helton
There are additional Real Places Mentioned in Songs available.

Song Title Acrostics:

SASS: "Sing A Sad Song"
Submitted by: Candy Welty
LIP: "Life In Prison"
Submitted by: Sutch

Song Title Spoonerisms:

"Larrow Kin" originally "Carolyn"
Submitted by: Lori Blonde
"Burn Liver Cruise" originally "Kern River Blues"
Submitted by: Sir Ron Norris
"Kern Liver Bruise" originally "Kern River Blues"
Submitted by: Regina Haniger
"Burn River Clues" originally "Kern River Blues"
Submitted by: Regina Haniger

Upbeat Songs With Depressing Lyrics:

"Kern River Blues"
The Lyrics:
I'm leaving town forever, kiss an old boxcar goodbye.
I'm leaving town forever, kiss an old boxcar goodbye.
I dug my blues out in the river, but the old Kern River is dry.
Why:
This was his last song Merle was singing cause he dug his blues in the river, but then the old Kern River was dry.
Submitted by: Darius Whitehead
 

Lyrics Alliteration:

"Sing A Sad Song"
The Lyrics:
Sing a sad song and sing if for me
Why:
Sing, sad, song, all start with S
Submitted by: Darius Whitehead
 

Band Name Spoonerisms:

Hurl Maggard originally "Merle Haggard"
Submitted by: Arlene Titshaw

Crime Records:

"Robbery"
Haggard served 3 years in San Quentin for robbing a Bakersfield tavern. Prior to that, he served time for theft and battery. Haggard was subsequently pardoned by then-California governor Ronald Reagan.
Submitted by: Todd W. Zimmerman

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