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Misheard song lyrics (also called mondegreens) occur when people misunderstand the lyrics in a song. These are NOT intentional rephrasing of lyrics, which is called parody. This page contains all the misheard lyrics for The Byrds that have been submitted to this site and the old collection from inthe80s started in 1996. For more information about the misheard lyrics available on this site, please read our FAQ.

There are 27 misheard song lyrics for The Byrds on amIright currently.

"All I Really Want To Do" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
All I really want to do
is baby return to you
Original Lyrics:
All I really want to do
is baby be friends with you
"Eight Miles High" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Lamebrain town
Known for its sound
In places
Small faces are around
Original Lyrics:
Rain gray town
Known for its sound
In places
Small faces unbound
One thing I'm still not clear on is whether "Small faces unbound" was a reference to the now-famous British rock band.
"I Knew I'd Want You" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I knew I'd want you again.
Original Lyrics:
I knew I'd want you, oh yeah.
"Mr. Spaceman" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
There were flies in my beer
my toothpaste was sweeter
Original Lyrics:
There were flies in my beard
my toothpaste was smeared
"Mr. Tambourine Man" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Amos, the tangerine man
Original Lyrics:
Hey! Mr. Tambourine Man
"Mr. Tambourine Man" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Cast your dancing
Spill my wee
Original Lyrics:
Cast your dancing
Feel my way
"Mr. Tambourine Man" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Hey, Mr. Gay Marine Man
Original Lyrics:
Hey, Mr. Tambourine Man
"Mr. Tambourine Man" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Hey, Mr. Tangerine Man
Original Lyrics:
Hey, Mr. Tambourine Man
"Mr. Tambourine Man" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I promise to go under it
Original Lyrics:
I promise to go wanderin'
"Mr. Tambourine Man" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm not sneaky and there ain't no place I'm going to
Original Lyrics:
I'm not sleepy and there ain't no place I'm going to
"Mr. Tambourine Man" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm ready to go anywhere, I'm ready for TV.
Original Lyrics:
I'm ready to go anywhere, I'm ready for to fade.
"Mr. Tambourine Man" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm ready to go anywhere
I'm ready for today
Come into my own parade.
Original Lyrics:
I'm ready to go anywhere
I'm ready for to fade
Into my own parade.
"Mr. Tambourine Man" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Take me on a trip upon your magic swirling s***.
Original Lyrics:
Take me on a trip upon your magic swirling ship.
"Mr. Tambourine Man" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
They missed her trampoline, man.
Original Lyrics:
Hey, Mr. Tambourine man
"My Back Pages" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
And damn, I hate ice cream.
Original Lyrics:
'Rip down all hate,' I scream.
"My Back Pages" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I hate ice cream
Original Lyrics:
..all hate,” I screamed
"Satisfied Mind" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Then suddenly it happened
I lost every time.
Original Lyrics:
Then suddenly it happened
I lost every dime.
"Spanish Harlem Incident" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Your flaming Pete is on the street.
Original Lyrics:
Your flaming feet burn up the street.
"This Wheel's On Fire"
Misheard Lyrics:
That called on me to call on Hell.
Original Lyrics:
That called on me to call on them.
"Turn Turn Turn" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
And a time to every purpose, under heaven
Original Lyrics:
And a time to every purpose, unto heaven
"Turn Turn Turn" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
And air-time to every purpose, under Heaven.
Original Lyrics:
And a time to every purpose, unto Heaven.
"Turn Turn Turn" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
And they try every purpose untogether
Original Lyrics:
And a time for every purpose unto Heaven
"Turn! Turn! Turn!" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
And a time for every purpose under meadows.
Original Lyrics:
And a time for every purpose under Heaven.
"Turn, Turn, Turn" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
A time to reap, a time to sow.
Original Lyrics:
A time to rend, a time to sew.
"Turn, Turn, Turn" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
A time to rethink God, embrace him.
Original Lyrics:
A time to refrain from embracing.
"Wasn't Born To Follow" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
She may argue with her lodger.
Original Lyrics:
She may argue with her logic.
"You're Still On My Mind" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
And if you bottle a broken heart
Then you're still on my mind.
Original Lyrics:
An empty bottle, of broken hearts
And you're still on my mind.

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