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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 Johnny Cash 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 42 misheard song lyrics for Johnny Cash on amIright currently.

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"(There'll Be) Peace In The Valley (For Me)"
Misheard Lyrics:
And the bees from the wild
Will be led by a child.
Original Lyrics:
And the beast from the wild
Will be led by a child.
"A Thing Called Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
Six foot six he stood on the ground,
weighed two hundred and thirty five pounds
but I saw this giant of a man brought down..
Big Carlisle.
Original Lyrics:
Six foot six he stood on the ground,
weighed two hundred and thirty five pounds
but I saw this giant of a man brought down..
by a thing called love..
"Big River" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm gonna f**k you, big river
Original Lyrics:
I'm gonna flood you, big river
"City of New Orleans"
Misheard Lyrics:
All along the southbound hard to sea
The train pulls out to Kentucky.
Original Lyrics:
All along the southbound Odyssey
The train pulls out to Kankakee.
"Daddy Sang Bass" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Daddy said grace, Mama said dinner.
Original Lyrics:
Daddy sang bass, Mama sang tenor.
"Doin' My Time"
Misheard Lyrics:
I got a new mai tai.
Original Lyrics:
I gotta do my time.
"Flesh And Blood" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Sauntered north and flossed my teeth
Against a sky of baby blue.
Original Lyrics:
Saw a northbound flock of geese
Against a sky of baby blue.
"Folsom Prison Blues" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
And that train keeps on rollin'
Down that sad a** road
Original Lyrics:
And that train keeps on rollin'
Down to San Antone
"Folsom Prison Blues" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I shot a ballerina just to watch her die.
Original Lyrics:
I shot a man in Reno just to watch him die.
"Folsom Prison Blues" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I shot a big fat rhino
Just to watch him die.
Original Lyrics:
I shot a man in Reno
Just to watch him die.
"Folsom Prison Blues" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I shot up Janet Reno.
Original Lyrics:
I shot a man in Reno.
"Folsom Prison Blues" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
The poppies drinking coffee and smokin' with the guards.
or
The poppy is drinking coffee and smokin' with the guards.
Original Lyrics:
They're prob'ly drinking coffee and smokin' big cigars.
"Get Rhythm"
Misheard Lyrics:
Get in rhythm 'cause I´ve got the booze.
or
Get rhythm 'cause she showed her boobs.
or
Get rhythm when you get the boobs.
Original Lyrics:
Get rhythm when you get the blues.
"Ghost Riders In The Sky" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
An old cowpoke went riding out
One Mork and Mindy day.
Original Lyrics:
An old cowpoke went riding out
One dark and windy day.
"Ghost Riders In The Sky" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Ghostwriters in the sky
Original Lyrics:
Ghost riders in the sky
"Ghost Riders In The Sky" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Volkswagons in the sky
Original Lyrics:
Ghost riders in the sky
"Ghost Riders in the Sky" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
An Uncle Poke went riding out
One dark and windy day.
Original Lyrics:
An old cowpoke went riding out
One dark and windy day.
"Give My Love To Rose" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Because it ain't right that cheese should live alone.
Original Lyrics:
Because it ain't right that she should live alone.
"Home of the Blues"
Misheard Lyrics:
Just around the corner there's Hardee's
Original Lyrics:
Just around the corner there's heartaches
"Hurt" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
And you could have it all
Lying pile of dirt.
Original Lyrics:
And you could have it all
My empire of dirt.
"Hurt" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
What have I become
My sweetest friend
Original Lyrics:
What have I become
My Swedish friend
"Hurt" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
What have I become, my Swedish friend?
Original Lyrics:
What have I become, my sweetest friend?
"Hurt" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
What have I become, my Sweedish friend.
Everyone I know, go away Indian
Original Lyrics:
What have I become, my sweetest friend.
Everyone I know, goes away in the end
"Hurt" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
What have I become
My sweet-a** friend?
Original Lyrics:
What have I become
My sweetest friend?
"Hurt" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
What have I become? My Swedish friend.
Original Lyrics:
What have I become? My sweetest friend.
"I Walk The Line" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
And happiness I have known fools than it's right
Original Lyrics:
And happiness I have known proves that it's right
"I Walk The Line" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
You give me clothes for love that I can't hide
or
You give me claws for love that I can't hide
or
You give me claws for love that I can't hide
Original Lyrics:
You give me cause for love that I can't hide
"I've Been Everywhere"
Misheard Lyrics:
I've been everywhere, man,
I've been everywhere, man,
Prostitutes and sperm, man
Original Lyrics:
I've been everywhere, man.
I've been everywhere, man.
Crossed the desert's bare, man.
"If I Were A Carpenter"
Misheard Lyrics:
Would you miss your color-box?
Original Lyrics:
Would you miss your colored blouse?
"It Ain't Me Babe" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
You say you're lookin' for someone
Who'll promise never to fart.
Original Lyrics:
You say you're lookin' for someone
Who'll promise never to part.
It's a Bob Dylan song.
"It Ain't Me, Babe" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Promise never to fart
Original Lyrics:
Promise never to part
"Man In Black" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
And why does my appearance seem to have a somber tone?
Well there's a reason for the things that I have owned.
Original Lyrics:
And why does my appearance seem to have a somber tone?
Well there's a reason for the things that I have on.
"Ring of Fire" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
And its birds, birds, birds
Original Lyrics:
And it burns, burns, burns
"Solitary Man"
Misheard Lyrics:
Then she came along, loved me strong, that's what I thought
Me and Sue,
But that guy, too.
Original Lyrics:
Then Sue came along, loved me strong, that's what I thought
But me and Sue,
That died, too.
"Sunday Morning Coming Down" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
But I lit my first and watched the smog head
Playing with a can that he was kicking.
Original Lyrics:
But I lit my first and watched a small kid
Playing with a can that he was kicking.
"The Baron"
Misheard Lyrics:
I wish I had ammonia when you were a little younger.
Original Lyrics:
I wish I had a-known ya when you were a little younger.
"The Baron"
Misheard Lyrics:
I wish I had an onion
Original Lyrics:
I wish I had a-known ya
"The Night Hank Williams Came To Town"
Misheard Lyrics:
Harry Truman was our president
A cocaine burger cost you thirty cents.
Original Lyrics:
Harry Truman was our president
A coke an burger cost you thirty cents.
"The Rebel: Johnny Yuma"
Misheard Lyrics:
Johnny, your Ma was a rebel....
Original Lyrics:
Johnny Yuma was a rebel....
"The Rebel"
Misheard Lyrics:
Johnny, your ma was a rebel.
Original Lyrics:
Johnny Yuma was a rebel.
Theme song from the Nick Adams TV series of the same title from the late 1950s.
"Understand Your Man" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
You can give my cup of soup
To the South Asian Army.
Original Lyrics:
You can give my other suit
To the Salvation Army.

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