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There are 53 misheard song lyrics for Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young on amIright currently.

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"4 + 20"
Misheard Lyrics:
I grow weary of the tall men
Can there be no peace?
Original Lyrics:
I grow weary of the torment
Can there be no peace?
"Almost Cut My Hair"
Misheard Lyrics:
Like lookin' in my mirror and seein' a Polish guy
Original Lyrics:
Like lookin' in my mirror and seein' a police car
"Carry On"
Misheard Lyrics:
to sing the blues you've got to let the Jews carry on
Original Lyrics:
to sing the blues you've got to live the tunes and carry on
"Have Some Faith In Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
Masturbate with me!
Original Lyrics:
Have some faith in me.
"Helpless"
Misheard Lyrics:
A stream comes through with memory to spare,
Original Lyrics:
With dream comfort memory to spare,
"Helpless"
Misheard Lyrics:
Big Bird's flying across the sky.
Original Lyrics:
Big birds flying across the sky.
"Helpless"
Misheard Lyrics:
There is a clown in North Ontario.
Original Lyrics:
There is a town in North Ontario.
"Love The One You're With"
Misheard Lyrics:
And if you can't be with the one you love, honey
Love the wandrin' wind.
Original Lyrics:
And if you can't be with the one you love, honey
Love the one you're with.
Misunderstood no matter who sings it: Luther Vandross, Neville Brothers, etc.
"Love The One You're With"
Misheard Lyrics:
Love the one you win.
Original Lyrics:
Love the one you're with.
"Love The One You're With"
Misheard Lyrics:
See the girl. The girl from Mars.
Original Lyrics:
She's a girl and you're a boy
"Love The One You're With"
Misheard Lyrics:
She's a girly Garabald
Original Lyrics:
She's a girl and you're a boy
"Love The One You're With"
Misheard Lyrics:
There's a road in the distance, love.
Original Lyrics:
There's a rose in the fisted glove.
"Ohio"
Misheard Lyrics:
4 diddle-ee o-i-o
Original Lyrics:
4 dead in Ohio
"Ohio"
Misheard Lyrics:
For Dad in Ohio
Original Lyrics:
Four dead in Ohio
"Ohio"
Misheard Lyrics:
For dad in Ohio
Original Lyrics:
Four dead in Ohio
"Ohio"
Misheard Lyrics:
Forget it, Ohio.
Original Lyrics:
Four dead in Ohio
"Ohio"
Misheard Lyrics:
Forgetting Ohio
Original Lyrics:
Four dead in Ohio
"Ohio"
Misheard Lyrics:
Forgetting Ohio
Original Lyrics:
Four dead in Ohio
"Ohio"
Misheard Lyrics:
Fort Dannon, Ohio
Original Lyrics:
Four dead in Ohio
"Ohio"
Misheard Lyrics:
More head in Ohio
Original Lyrics:
Four dead in Ohio
"Ohio"
Misheard Lyrics:
O day de do di do
Original Lyrics:
Four dead in Ohio
"Ohio"
Misheard Lyrics:
Poor dad in Ohio
Original Lyrics:
Four dead in Ohio
"Ohio"
Misheard Lyrics:
Poor daddy and Ohio
or
Poor Teddy and Ohio
or
Boy dead in Ohio
or
Poor daddy in Ohio
Original Lyrics:
Four dead in Ohio
"Ohio"
Misheard Lyrics:
Poor daddy in Ohio
Original Lyrics:
Four dead in Ohio
Editor's note: Neil Young himself wrote the song, and provided the lead vocal on the recording... but I'm not sure if he ever recorded a solo version of it.
"Ohio"
Misheard Lyrics:
Poor daddy rolled his own.
Original Lyrics:
Four dead in ohio
"Ohio"
Misheard Lyrics:
Poor daddy, oh-my-oh.
Original Lyrics:
Four dead in Ohio.
"Ohio"
Misheard Lyrics:
Soldiers are coming to town
Original Lyrics:
Soldiers are cutting us down
"Ohio"
Misheard Lyrics:
Soldiers are cutting us down.
Original Lyrics:
Soldiers are gunning us down.
"Ohio"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ten soldiers and Nixon's coming
Original Lyrics:
Tin soldiers and Nixon's coming
"Ohio"
Misheard Lyrics:
This summer I hear the strumming,
forget the Ohio
Original Lyrics:
This summer I hear the drumming,
four dead in Ohio.
"Ohio"
Misheard Lyrics:
This summer I heard them comin', oh daddy, in Ohio
Gotta get down to him
Soldiers are gunning us down.
Should have been done long ago.
Gotta get it through her head - pound her head on the ground
Original Lyrics:
This summer I hear the drummin'
Four dead in Ohio
Gotta get down to it.
Soldiers are gunning us down.
Should have been done long ago.
What if you knew her and
Found her dead on the ground?
I was too young to know what the song was about so rather than being shocked by the Nixon administration and sociopolitical climate I thought it was shockingly misogynous!
"Ohio"
Misheard Lyrics:
What if you knew that four people were dead on the ground?
Original Lyrics:
What if you knew her and found her dead on the ground?
"Ohio"
Misheard Lyrics:
You smell in Ohio.
Original Lyrics:
Four dead in Ohio
"Our House"
Misheard Lyrics:
When Tupac's in the yard
Original Lyrics:
With two cats in the yard
"Teach Your Children"
Misheard Lyrics:
That you Elmer's Glue by.
Original Lyrics:
That your elders grew by.
"Teach Your Children"
Misheard Lyrics:
That your elders groove by
Original Lyrics:
That your elders grew by
"Teach Your Children"
Misheard Lyrics:
The ones they bitch
Original Lyrics:
The ones they picks
I suspect that the way I heard it may be the way Graham Nash really wrote it, but lyrics got edited along the way to make it more acceptable to broader audiences. "The ones they picks" makes no sense, and "the ones they bitch" kind of does.
"Teach Your Children"
Misheard Lyrics:
They seek the turf.
Original Lyrics:
They seek the truth.
"Teach Your Children"
Misheard Lyrics:
You who are on the road must have a cold
Original Lyrics:
You who are on the road must have a code
Editor's note: This song is credited as by Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young (since the four of them were together when they recorded/released it, although Nash wrote it).
"Wooden Ships"
Misheard Lyrics:
Frog Licky Busboy's delight
Original Lyrics:
Probably keep us both alive
"Woodstock"
Misheard Lyrics:
And I asked him tell me where are you going
Mr. Tobey?
Original Lyrics:
And I asked him tell me where are you going
This he told me.
"Woodstock"
Misheard Lyrics:
And I asked him tell me where are you going
He said, "No place."
Original Lyrics:
And I asked him tell me where are you going
This he told me.
"Woodstock"
Misheard Lyrics:
And I dreamed I saw the farmer Des Plaines riding shotgun in the sky.
Original Lyrics:
And I dreamed I saw the bombers and planes riding shotgun in the sky.
"Woodstock"
Misheard Lyrics:
And I dreamed I saw the father death flames
Riding shotgun in the sky.
Original Lyrics:
And I dreamed I saw the bomber jet planes
Riding shotgun in the sky.
"Woodstock"
Misheard Lyrics:
And life is perverted
Original Lyrics:
And life is for learning
"Woodstock"
Misheard Lyrics:
By the time we got to Woodstock,
We were having the mistral.
Original Lyrics:
By the time we got to Woodstock
We were half a million strong.
"Woodstock"
Misheard Lyrics:
I have come to lose the smile.
Original Lyrics:
I have come to lose the smog.
"Woodstock"
Misheard Lyrics:
We are sawdust, we are golden,
we are billing year old cartons
Original Lyrics:
We are stardust, we are golden,
we are billion year old carbon
"Woodstock"
Misheard Lyrics:
We are standards, we are goers
We are building granola bar den.
Original Lyrics:
We are stardust, we are golden
We are billion year old carbon.
"Woodstock"
Misheard Lyrics:
We are starters, we are builders
We are here and you know it's alright
But we've got to get ourselves back to the job.
Original Lyrics:
We are stardust, we are golden
We are caught in the devil's bargain
But we've got to get ourselves back to the garden.
"Woodstock"
Misheard Lyrics:
We are starving, we are frozen
We are ill and broken-hearted
And we've got to get ourselves back to the darkness.
Original Lyrics:
We are stardust, we are golden
We are billion year old carbon
And we got to get ourselves back to the garden.
"Woodstock"
Misheard Lyrics:
Well, I am going down to yes this farm.
Original Lyrics:
Well, I am going down to Yasgur's farm.
"Woodstock"
Misheard Lyrics:
Well, I came upon a China dog.
Original Lyrics:
Well, I came upon a child of God.

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