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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 Jim Croce 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 86 misheard song lyrics for Jim Croce on amIright currently.

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"Bad Bad Leroy Brown" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
All the downtown ladies call him Treetop Blower.
Original Lyrics:
All the downtown ladies call him Treetop Lover.
"Bad Bad Leroy Brown" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
All the downtown ladies call him Treetop Blubber.
Original Lyrics:
All the downtown ladies call him Treetop Lover.
"Bad Bad Leroy Brown" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Baddest man in the whole downtown
Original Lyrics:
Baddest man in the whole damn town
"Bad Bad Leroy Brown" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Fattest man in the whole damn town
Original Lyrics:
Baddest man in the whole damn town
"Bad Bad Leroy Brown" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
He's got a cut stone condemnental
Original Lyrics:
He's got a custom Continental
"Bad, Bad Leroy Brown" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Badder than Donkey Kong
Original Lyrics:
Badder than ol' King Kong
"Bad, Bad Leroy Brown" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Badder than Okie Coke
And meaner than a junkyard dope
Original Lyrics:
Badder than ol' King Kong
And meaner than a junkyard dog.
"Bad, Bad Leroy Brown" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Badder than a honky kong
Original Lyrics:
Badder than old King Kong
"Bad, Bad Leroy Brown" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Badder than a whole King Kong
And meaner than a junkyard doll.
Original Lyrics:
Badder than ol' King Kong
And meaner than a junkyard dog.
"Bad, Bad Leroy Brown" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Badder than a whooping cough.
Original Lyrics:
Badder than ol' King Kong.
"Bad, Bad Leroy Brown" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Fat, Fat Leroy Brown
Fattest man in the world and the town.
Original Lyrics:
Bad, bad Leroy Brown
Baddest man in the whole damned town.
"Bad, Bad Leroy Brown" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Fat, fat, Leroy brown
The fattest man in the whole damn town
Original Lyrics:
Bad, bad Leroy Brown
Baddest man in the whole damned town.
"Bad, Bad Leroy Brown" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
He had a raisin in his shoe
Original Lyrics:
He had a razor in his shoe
"Bad, Bad Leroy Brown" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
He's got 'em cussin' continental.
He's got an Elder rod or two.
He's got 32 guns and he parks it for funds.
He's got an eraser in his shoe
Original Lyrics:
He's got a custom Continental.
He's got an El Dorado, too.
He's got a .32 gun in his pocket for fun.
He's got a razor in his shoe
"Bad, Bad Leroy Brown" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
He's got 'em cussin' continental
He's got an Elder rod or two
He's got 32 guns and he parks it for funds
He's got an raisin in his shoe.
Original Lyrics:
He's got a custom Continental
He's got an El Dorado, too
He's got a .32 gun in his pocket for fun
He's got a razor in his shoe.
"Bad, Bad Leroy Brown" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
It took two men just to fight him.
Original Lyrics:
Well, the two men took to fighting
"Bad, Bad Leroy Brown" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Meaner than a drunk outlaw
Original Lyrics:
Meaner than a junkyard dog
"Bad, Bad Leroy Brown" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Meaner than to jump your dog
Original Lyrics:
Meaner than a junkyard dog
"Bad, Bad Leroy Brown" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Well, Friday, down at Lee's Game Room
Original Lyrics:
Well, Friday, 'bout a week ago
"Bad, Bad Leroy Brown" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Well, he can't, cause I'm her father
And his trouble, Suzy can.
Original Lyrics:
Well, he cast his eyes upon her
And his trouble soon began.
"Bad, Bad, Leroy Brown" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
And he like to wear his diamond rings
On everybody's nose.
Original Lyrics:
And he like to wave his diamond rings
In front of everybody's nose.
"Bad, Bad, Leroy Brown" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
And it's fat, fat Leroy Brown
The fattest man in the whole down town
Fatter than old King Cole
And leaner than a junkyard dog.
Original Lyrics:
And it's bad, bad Leroy Brown
The baddest man in the whole damned town
Badder than old King Kong
And meaner than a junkyard dog.
"Bad, Bad, Leroy Brown" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Bad, bad Leroy Brown.
Baddest man in the whole damn town.
Badder than a whole King Kong.
And meaner than a junky doll
Original Lyrics:
Bad, bad Leroy Brown.
Baddest man in the whole damned town.
Badder than ol' King Kong.
And meaner than a junkyard dog
"Bad, Bad, Leroy Brown" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Bad, bad Leroy Brown.
Baddest man in the hold on town.
Original Lyrics:
Bad, bad Leroy Brown.
Baddest man in the whole damned town.
"Bad, Bad, Leroy Brown" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Badder than Nat King Cole.
Original Lyrics:
Badder than ol' King Kong.
"Bad, Bad, Leroy Brown" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Badder than Okie Carl
Original Lyrics:
Badder than ol' King Kong.
"Bad, Bad, Leroy Brown" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Baddest man in the f****** town
Original Lyrics:
Baddest man in the whole d*** town
I wasn't old enough to know what the song really was about.
"Bad, Bad, Leroy Brown" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Baddest man in the whole downtown
Original Lyrics:
Baddest man in the whole d*** town
"Bad, Bad, Leroy Brown" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Better standing than the whole downtown
or
Better standing than the whole damn town
Original Lyrics:
Baddest man in the whole damn town
"Bad, Bad, Leroy Brown" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Fatter than a whole King Kong.
Original Lyrics:
Badder than ol' King Kong.
"Bad, Bad, Leroy Brown" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
He's got a .32 gun in his pocketful of fun.
Original Lyrics:
He's got a .32 gun in his pocket for fun.
"Bad, Bad, Leroy Brown" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
He's got a custom Continental.
He's got a dildo rider, too.
Original Lyrics:
He's got a custom Continental.
He's got an El Dorado, too.
"Bad, Bad, Leroy Brown" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
He's got a raisin in his shoe.
Original Lyrics:
He's got a razor in his shoe.
"I Got A Name" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Like a screamin' girl o'er a broken toe.
Original Lyrics:
Like a singin' bird or a croakin' toad.
"I Got A Name" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Like a singing bird with a broken toe
I've got a name
I've got a name.
Original Lyrics:
Like a singing bird and a croakin' toad
I've got a name
I've got a name.
"I Got A Name" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Like the North wind blowing me down behind
I've got a song
I've got a song
Like the wicker wheel and big cheese cryin'
I've got a song
I've got a song.
Original Lyrics:
Like the North wind whistling down the sky
I've got a song
I've got a song
Like the whippoorwill and the babies crying
I've got a song
I've got a song
"I Got A Name" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Like the North wind whistling down behind
Original Lyrics:
Like the North wind whistling down the sky
"I Got A Name" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Like the pine trees lined in the winding road.
Original Lyrics:
Like the pine trees lining the winding road.
"I Got A Name" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Like the singing bird with a broken toe
I've got a name, I've got a name.
Original Lyrics:
Like the singing bird or the croakin' toad
I've got a name, I've got a name.
"I Got A Name" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Like the whippoorwill and the Phoebe's cry
Original Lyrics:
Like the whippoorwill and a baby's cry
"I Got A Name" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Movin' ahead so I'm goin' 75.
Original Lyrics:
Movin' ahead so life won't pass me by.
"I Got A Name" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Who led me down the highway?
Original Lyrics:
Moving me down the highway
"It Doesn't Have To Be That Way"
Misheard Lyrics:
There's bird droppings by the way.
Original Lyrics:
I'll be dropping by today.
"Lover's Cross" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I could be a super man
Or maybe a super guy.
Original Lyrics:
He'll have to be a super guy
Or maybe a super god
"Operator (That's Not The Way It Feels)" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm livin' in L.A..
With my good old best friend Ray
Original Lyrics:
She's livin' in L.A.
With my best old ex-friend Ray
"Operator (That's Not The Way It Feels)" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
She's livin' in a lake
With my best old ex-friend Ray.
Original Lyrics:
She's livin' in L.A.
With my best old ex-friend Ray.
Damn, those old 8 tracks weren't terribly clear in terms of sound :-P
"Operator (That's Not the Way It Feels)" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Aburrido
Original Lyrics:
Operator
"Operator (That's Not the Way It Feels)" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Ah, burrito!
Original Lyrics:
Operator!
"Operator (That's Not the Way It Feels)" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Amarita
Original Lyrics:
Operator
"Operator (That's Not the Way It Feels)" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
And give me the novel if you can find it,
So I can call just to tell her I'm buyin' it
Original Lyrics:
And give me the number if you can find it,
So I can call just to tell her I'm fine
"Operator (That's Not the Way It Feels)" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Arboretum
Original Lyrics:
Operator
"Operator (That's Not the Way It Feels)" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Gosh, she said she knew well and sometimes dated.
Original Lyrics:
Guy she said she knew well and sometimes hated.
"Operator (That's Not the Way It Feels)" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm overcome with glow.
Original Lyrics:
I've overcome the blow.
"Operator (That's Not the Way It Feels)" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I've overcome the gloat.
Original Lyrics:
I've overcome the blow.
"Operator (That's Not the Way It Feels)" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
There's something in my ice.
Original Lyrics:
There's something in my eye.
"Operator (That's Not the Way It Feels)" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
You can keep the time.
Original Lyrics:
You can keep the dime.
"Operator" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Arboretum
Original Lyrics:
Operator
"Operator" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Can you help me fix this cough?
Original Lyrics:
Can you help me place this call?
"Operator" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Guy's just such a nude that I sometimes hate him
Original Lyrics:
Guy she said she knew well and sometimes hated
"Operator" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Operator, can you help me fix this cough?
Original Lyrics:
Operator, can you help me place this call?
"Operator" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Our burrito
Original Lyrics:
Operator
"Rapid Roy" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Oh, Rapid Roy that stock car boy
He a built driver river man.
Original Lyrics:
Oh Rapid Roy that stock car boy
He's the best driver in the land.
"Steen"
Misheard Lyrics:
Now Friday Down at Bekaygo
Original Lyrics:
Now Friday 'bout a week ago
"Time In A Bottle" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
If I could shave mimes in a brothel
Original Lyrics:
If I could save time in a bottle
"Time In A Bottle" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
If I could spend time in a brothel
Original Lyrics:
If I could save time in a bottle
"Time in a Bottle" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I've looked around no to no
Original Lyrics:
I've looked around enough to know
"Time in a Bottle" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
If I could send time in the bible
Original Lyrics:
If I could send Time in a Bottle
"Walkin' Back To Georgia"
Misheard Lyrics:
She's the girl who said she loved me
On that hot, dusty vacant road
or
She's the girl who said she loved me
On that hot, dusty bacon road.
Original Lyrics:
She's the girl who said she loved me
On that hot, dusty Macon road.
"Which Way Are You Going?"
Misheard Lyrics:
B****, where are you going?
Original Lyrics:
Which way are you going?
"Workin' At The Car Wash Blues" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
But workin' in the sins of Niagara Falls
Is an undiscovered Howard Hughes.
Original Lyrics:
But workin' at this end of Niagara Falls
Is an undiscovered Howard Hughes.
"Workin' At The Car Wash Blues" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
So baby, don't 'xpect to see me
With no double martini
In any high-brow society news
'Cause I got them steadily depressin', low-down mind
I said, 'Workin' at the car wash blues.'
Original Lyrics:
So baby, don't 'xpect to see me
With no double martini
In any high-brow society news
'Cause I got them steadily depressin', low-down mind-messin'
Workin' at the car wash blues.
"Workin' At The Car Wash Blues" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
So, baby, don't expect to see me with no double-martini
And my eyebrows in Saturday's news.
Original Lyrics:
So, baby, don't expect to see me with no double-martini
In any high-brow society news.
"Workin' At The Car Wash Blues" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
So, baby, don't expect to see me with no double-martini
And in my eyebrows the Saturday news.
Original Lyrics:
So, baby, don't expect to see me with no double-martini
In any high-brow society news.
"Workin' At The Car Wash Blues" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
So, baby, you won't see Bushimi with no double Pachini
in an old High Society tube
Original Lyrics:
So, baby, don't expect to see me with no double-martini
in any high-brow society news
"Workin' At The Car Wash Blues" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Well, all I can do is to shake a hat,
You might not believe that it's true
But working down the fall at Niagara Falls
Is an undiscovered hour used.
or
Well, all I can do is to shake my head
You might not believe that it's true
But working on these cars at Niagraa Falls
Is an undiscovered Howard Hughes.
or
Well, all I can do is to shake my head
You might not believe that it's true
But workin' at this indoor Niagara Falls
Is an undiscovered Howard Hughes.
Original Lyrics:
Well, all I can do is to shake my head
You might not believe that it's true
But workin' at this end of Niagara Falls
Is an undiscovered Howard Hughes.
Editor's note: Someone suggested that "this indoor Niagara Falls" is correct, but most lyric sites say that "this end of Niagara Falls" is correct, so I'm going with that one. Until I see the liner notes of the album, I'm leaving it like this.
"You Don't Mess Around With Jim" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
He was cut down at Audrey's Place yeah
and he was shot in a couple more
Original Lyrics:
He was cut in 'bout a hundred places
and he was shot in a couple more
"You Don't Mess Around With Jim" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Jimmy come boppin' in an awful streak
Original Lyrics:
Jimmy come boppin' in off the street
"You Don't Mess Around With Jim" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Now you don't flood on Superman's cape.
You don't fiddle the wind.
You don't put the mask on an old, old ranger.
And you don't mess around with him.
Original Lyrics:
Now you don't tug on Superman's cape.
You don't spit in the wind.
You don't pull the mask off that old Lone Ranger.
And you don't mess around with Jim.
"You Don't Mess Around With Jim" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Now you don't put on Superman's cape
Original Lyrics:
Now you don't tug on Superman's cape
"You Don't Mess Around With Jim" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Now you don't turn on Superman's cape
You don't spin into the wind
You don't hold the mask on an old, Lone Ranger
And you don't mess around with Slim.
Original Lyrics:
Now you don't tug on Superman's cape
You don't spit into the wind
You don't pull the mask off that old Lone Ranger
And you don't mess around with Jim.
"You Don't Mess Around With Jim" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
The bowery got its bums
Original Lyrics:
The bowery got its boys
"You Don't Mess Around With Jim" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Uptown got his husband
Bow and he got his bumps
Original Lyrics:
Uptown got it's hustlers
The bowery got it's bums
"You Don't Mess Around With Jim" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Well her husband fell over the pool room
Jimmy own poppa in offa the street
Original Lyrics:
Well a hush fell over the pool room
Jimmy come boppin' in off the street
"You Don't Mess Around With Jim" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
You don't tug on Superman's cape
You don't piss in the wind
You don't pull the mast off an o'zark ranger
And you don't mess around with Jim
Original Lyrics:
Now you don't tug on Superman's cape
You don't spit into the wind
You don't pull the mask off that old Lone Ranger
And you don't mess around with Jim.
"You Don't Mess Around with Jim" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
You don't pull the mask off the Ozone Ranger
Original Lyrics:
You don't pull the mask off the old Lone Ranger
"You Don't Mess Around with Jim" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
You don't spin into the wind
Original Lyrics:
You don't spit into the wind

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