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This section is for misheard song lyrics (also called mondegreens). Misheard lyrics occur when people misunderstand the lyrics in a song. These are NOT intentional rephrasing of lyrics, which is called parody.

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Cast of 'Bjorn Again Live''s, "Dancing Queen"
Misheard Lyrics:
Dancing queen
Feel the beat from the tangerine, oh yeah
You can dance
You can jive
Having the time of your life.
Original Lyrics:
Dancing queen
Feel the beat from the tambourine, oh yeah
You can dance
You can jive
Having the time of your life.

The Story....

My sister and I took our mother for her birthday to see "Bjorn Again" last month. She had always loved ABBA and was the music that made her the happiest. So we had a great time singing and dancing during the show. But when we heard our mom sing 'tangerine' in the lyric, I just couldn't believe it. But the lyrics didn't matter as much as the feeling and the music, proven after seeing my mother smiling so big while she's singing about a fruit making a beat. Probably my biggest laugh all year.

Story about this misheard lyric by: mattLA

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Misheard Lyrics -> Latest Entries

 
1960s
Creedence Clearwater Revival's, "Fortunate Son"
Misheard Lyrics:
Dead meat, dead meat
Original Lyrics:
It ain't me, it ain't me
 
1970s
Bee Gees', "More Than a Woman"
Misheard Lyrics:
More than a woman.
More than a woman-to-be.
Original Lyrics:
More than a woman
More than a woman to me.
Cast of Sesame Street's, "Hello Happiness"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hello happy happy mess
Original Lyrics:
Hello happi-happiness
Dire Straits', "Sultans of Swing"
Misheard Lyrics:
Weigh on down in the sound of London town
Original Lyrics:
Way on down south, London town
James Taylor's, "Don't Let Me Be Lonely Tonight"
Misheard Lyrics:
Go away, D'artagnan.
Original Lyrics:
Go away then, d*** you.
Lobo's, "Me And You And A Dog Named Boo"
Misheard Lyrics:
How I love that country ham.
Original Lyrics:
How I love bein' a free man.
The Beach Boys', "Long Promised Road"
Misheard Lyrics:
But I can't get a hard-on; and my Dad's makin' fun o' me;
I get knocked down on the road; my Mom's sluggin' me.
Original Lyrics:
But I hit hard at the battle that's confronting me, yeah
Knock down all the roadblocks a-stumblin'-me.
The Carpenters', "Sleigh Ride"
Misheard Lyrics:
We'll snuggle up together like two birds in a Featherwood tree
Original Lyrics:
We're snuggled up together like two birds of a feather would be
The Doobie Brothers', "Black Water"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'd like to. It's a f***ing dick celebrity mama
Original Lyrics:
I'd like to hear some funky dixieland
Pretty mama
The Fatback Band's, "Spanish Hustle"
Misheard Lyrics:
Do the famished hustle
Original Lyrics:
Do the Spanish Hustle
The Temptations', "Papa Was a Rolling Stone"
Misheard Lyrics:
all he left was a loan
Original Lyrics:
All he left us was alone
The Tymes', "Ms Grace"
Misheard Lyrics:
Settin' up the human race
Original Lyrics:
Satin and perfume and lace
Van McCoy's, "The Hustle"
Misheard Lyrics:
Move a muscle!
Original Lyrics:
Do the Hustle!
 
1980s
Bangles', "Angels Don't Fall In Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
You got your hirings, got your ambition
You think you're spiritual and on submission
Original Lyrics:
You've got your higher aims, got your ambition
You think you're spiritual and on some mission
Billy Joel's, "We Didn't Start the Fire"
Misheard Lyrics:
No, we didn't like it
But we tried to find it
Original Lyrics:
No, we didn't light it
But we tried to hide it
Bruce Springsteen's, "Dancing in the Dark"
Misheard Lyrics:
And they'll be calling you up all night
Original Lyrics:
And they'll be carving you up all night
Bruce Springsteen's, "Dancing in the Dark"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hey, baby, I'm just about starting tonight.
Original Lyrics:
Hey, baby, I'm just about starving tonight.
Bruce Springsteen's, "Dancing in the Dark"
Misheard Lyrics:
I need a little reaction
Original Lyrics:
I need a love reaction
Bruce Springsteen's, "Dancing in the Dark"
Misheard Lyrics:
There's a joke takes a while and it's on me
Original Lyrics:
There's a joke here somewhere and it's on me
David Bowie's, "Loving the Alien"
Misheard Lyrics:
Tell her I'm in Disneyland
Original Lyrics:
Terror in a best laid plan
Metallica's, "Battery"
Misheard Lyrics:
Bath-Tub ray
Original Lyrics:
Battery
Michael Jackson's, "Don't Stop Til You Get Enough"
Misheard Lyrics:
Get along to the post office, don't stop til you get enough
Original Lyrics:
Keep on with the force don't stop
Mike + The Mechanics', "The Living Years"
Misheard Lyrics:
I know that I'm a prisoner
To all my father Hansel did
Original Lyrics:
I know that I'm a prisoner
To all my father held so dear
Misheard Lyrics:
Xanadu, you're near our night's moonshine
Original Lyrics:
Xanadu, your neon lights will shine
Quiet Riot's, "Come On Feel the Noize"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm a mean goat killer!
Original Lyrics:
I'm a mean go getter!
Stevie Nicks And Tom Petty's, "Stop Draggin' My Heart Around"
Misheard Lyrics:
I know you really wanna doubt me, goodbye
Original Lyrics:
I know you really wanna tell me goodbye
Stevie Nicks And Tom Petty's, "Stop Draggin' My Heart Around"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sergeant, think about what you wanted
Original Lyrics:
It's hard to think about what you wanted
Stevie Nicks And Tom Petty's, "Stop Draggin' My Heart Around"
Misheard Lyrics:
This doesn't have to be the big gay T-bird
Original Lyrics:
This doesn't have to be the big get even
The B-52's', "Love Shack"
Misheard Lyrics:
Henry Russel
Original Lyrics:
Tin roof, rusted!
The Cure's, "Killing an Arab"
Misheard Lyrics:
Killing with an arrow
or
Give me an arrow
Original Lyrics:
Killing an Arab
The Pretenders', "Cuban Slide"
Misheard Lyrics:
I've been down the superstore
Original Lyrics:
Up and down I swoop and stalk
 
1990s
Celine Dion's, "Love Can Move Mountains"
Misheard Lyrics:
Fame
Trucks
Luck
Luck can move mouthguards
Original Lyrics:
Faith
Trust
Love
Love can move mountains
Nobuo Uematsu's, "One Winged Angel"
Misheard Lyrics:
Whales, dogs in Paris, in a bear, lemon tea
Original Lyrics:
Estuans interius ira vehementi
Static-X's, "Fix"
Misheard Lyrics:
Tuna fish, jello, drugged up banana mix
Original Lyrics:
Tune in, chill out, drop dead I need a fix
Sting's, "Fields Of Gold"
Misheard Lyrics:
I never made promises like it
Original Lyrics:
I never made promises lightly.
Theme Songs', "Gullah Gullah Island"
Misheard Lyrics:
In the price of the weather
Original Lyrics:
In the bright sunny weather
Theme Songs', "Mighty Machines"
Misheard Lyrics:
Mighty machines, friggin' mighty machines
Original Lyrics:
Mighty machines, big and mighty machines
Theme Song's, "The Powerpuff Girls"
Misheard Lyrics:
she is the joy and the lobster
Original Lyrics:
she is the joy and the laughter
Trigun's, "Kaze wa Mirai ni Fuku"
Misheard Lyrics:
she's a guy
Original Lyrics:
shizuka ni
Vanessa Williams', "Save the Best for Last"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hugo will take me to Chick-fil-A
Original Lyrics:
You go and save the best for last
 
2000s
Le Tigre's, "Hot Topic"
Misheard Lyrics:
One step behind the drums guy
Original Lyrics:
One step behind the drum style.
 
2010s
Adele's, "Send My Love (To Your New Lover)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Gotta let go of all of our clothes
Original Lyrics:
Gotta let go of all of our ghosts
Adele's, "Send My Love (To Your New Lover)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Send my love to you in a left hand glove
Original Lyrics:
Send my love to your new lover
Treat her better
Adele's, "Send My Love (to Your New Lover)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sent my love to you and laugh out loud
Eat her better
Gotta let go all of my clothes
We both know we ain't s***s no more
Original Lyrics:
Send my love to your new lover
Treat her better
We've gotta let go of all of our ghosts
We both know we ain't kids no more
Fall Out Boy's, "Uma Thurman "
Misheard Lyrics:
I can move mountains I can whoop 'em in the car
Original Lyrics:
I can move mountains
I can work a miracle
Misheard Lyrics:
What gets (ya) fire goin'?
Original Lyrics:
Blow a kiss, fire a gun
Vocaloid's, "Echo"
Misheard Lyrics:
How long have I been gone?
Original Lyrics:
How long have I been up?
 
country
Lonestar's, "Mr. Mom"
Misheard Lyrics:
Peppers melt in a Maytag dryer
Crayons go up one door fire
Rewind Barbie for the 15th/16th/18th time
Original Lyrics:
Pampers melt in a Maytag dryer
Crayons go up one drawer higher
Rewind Barney for the 15th/16th/18th time
Shania Twain's, "From This Moment On"
Misheard Lyrics:
And you're the answer to my brains, enough's enough
Original Lyrics:
And you're the answer to my prayers from up above
 
misc
Commercial's, "Contest"
Misheard Lyrics:
Many will enter, you will win
Original Lyrics:
Many will enter, few will win
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