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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 John Denver 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 114 misheard song lyrics for John Denver on amIright currently.

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"Annie's Song" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Let me drown in your bathtub
let me dry in your arms
Original Lyrics:
Let me drown in your laughter
let me die in your arms
"Annie's Song" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Like a Sleep-Evil Lotion
Original Lyrics:
Like a sleepy blue ocean
"Annie's Song" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Like a sleep in the washer
Original Lyrics:
Like a sleepy blue ocean
"Annie's Song" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
You build up my fences, like a KNIGHT in the forest
Original Lyrics:
You filled up my senses, like a night in a forest
"Annie's Song" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
You build up my fences.
Original Lyrics:
You fill up my senses.
"Annie's Song" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
You feel up my sensors, come feel me again
Original Lyrics:
You fill up my senses, come fill me again
"Annie's Song" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
You fill out my census
Original Lyrics:
You fill up my senses
"Annie's Song" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
You fill out my census
Original Lyrics:
You fill up my senses
"Annie's Song" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
You fill up my bathtub
Original Lyrics:
You fill up my senses
"Annie's Song" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
You fill up my bathtub
Original Lyrics:
You fill up my senses
"Annie's Song" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
You fill up my head head
Like a night in a forest
Like the mountains in springtime
Like a walk in the rain
Like a storm in the desert
Like a slimey blue ocean
You fill up my head head
Come fill me again
Original Lyrics:
You fill up my senses
Like a night in a forest
Like the mountains in springtime
Like a walk in the rain
Like a storm in the desert
Like a sleepy blue ocean
You fill up my senses
Come fill me again
"Annie's Song" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
You fill up my head, head
Like a slimey blue water
Like the mountains in springtime
Like a walk in the rain
Original Lyrics:
You fill up my senses
Like a night in a forest
Like the mountains in springtime
Like a walk in the rain
"Annie's Song" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
You fill up my sad sacks
Original Lyrics:
You fill up my senses
I probably need a hearing aid!! LOL.
"Annie's Song" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
You fill up my senses
Like a slimey blue water
Like the mountains in springtime
Like a walk in the rain
Original Lyrics:
You fill up my senses
Like a night in a forest
Like the mountains in springtime
Like a walk in the rain
"Annie's Song" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
You filled out my census
Original Lyrics:
You fill up my senses
"Annie's Song" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
You filled up my census, I can hide in a florists
Original Lyrics:
You filled up my senses, like a night in a forest
"Annie's Song" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
You filled up my senses, come kill me again.
Original Lyrics:
You filled up my senses, come fill me again.
"Annie's Song" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
You filled up my senses, like a fight with a tourist
Original Lyrics:
You filled up my senses, like a night in a forest
"Annie's Song" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
You said to my dentist
'Like a mouthful of foreheads'.
Original Lyrics:
You fill up my senses
Like a night in a forest.
"Aspenglow"
Misheard Lyrics:
Winter's cold, aspenglow.
Original Lyrics:
Wintersk├Âl, aspenglow.
Wintersk├Âl is an annual festival in Aspen, CO.
"Autograph"
Misheard Lyrics:
Here I am enclosing my eyes again.
Original Lyrics:
Here I am and closing my eyes again.
"Back Home Again" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
And your mother called last Friday,
Some guy made her cry.
Original Lyrics:
And your mother called last Friday,
Sunshine made her cry.
"Back Home Again" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Hey, Cook, be back home again
Original Lyrics:
Hey, it's good to be back home again
"Back Home Again" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
It tastes good to be back home again.
Original Lyrics:
Hey, it's good to be back home again.
"Back Home Again" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Ten days on the road are Prarie Dawn
Original Lyrics:
Ten days on the road are barely gone
"Back Home Again" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Ten days on the road are fairly long
Original Lyrics:
Ten days on the road are barely gone
"Calypso" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Adios
Original Lyrics:
Ah-dee-ay
"Calypso" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
High Cliffs! The places you wind to
Original Lyrics:
Aye Calypso, the places you've been to
"Calypso" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
To be tired of the movement and tired of the growing
Tired of beginning to understand
Original Lyrics:
To be part of the movement and part of the growing
Part of beginning to understand
"Goodbye Again" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm sorry to believe in you.
Original Lyrics:
I'm sorry to be leaving you.
"Grandma's Feather Bed" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
After supper we'd s*** around the fire
The old folks s*** and chew.
Original Lyrics:
After supper we'd sit around the fire
The old folks spit and chew.
"Grandma's Feather Bed" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
It was made from the feathers of forty-'leven geese
Took a whole rope across for the tick
Original Lyrics:
It was made from the feathers of forty-'leven geese
Took a whole bolt of cloth for the tick
"Grandma's Feather Bed" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Made from the feathers of forty-'leven geese
Took a whole boat to row it across the crick [creek].
Original Lyrics:
Made from the feathers of forty-leven geese
Took a whole bolt of cloth for the tick
"Grandma's Feather Bed" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Made from the feathers of forty-leven geese
Took a hobo 'til cock's crow to pick
Original Lyrics:
Made from the feathers of forty-leven geese
Took a whole bolt of cloth for the tick
"I'm Sorry" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm sorry if I took those things you rented
Original Lyrics:
I'm sorry if I took some things for granted
"It Makes Me Giggle"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sometimes I wake up feeling crappy
Original Lyrics:
Sometimes I wake up feeling crabby
"Leavin' On A Jet Plane"
Misheard Lyrics:
I believe in all the jet planes.
Original Lyrics:
I'm leavin' on a jet plane.
"Leavin' On A Jet Plane"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm leavin' Arnott's jet plane.
Original Lyrics:
I'm leavin' on a jet plane.
"Leavin' On A Jet Plane"
Misheard Lyrics:
Leapin' off a jet plane
Original Lyrics:
I'm leavin' on a jet plane.
"Leaving On A Jet Plane" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Leavin' on a jet train
Original Lyrics:
I'm leavin' on a jet plane.
"Me And My Uncle"
Misheard Lyrics:
Three days in the saddle, my butt it hurt.
Original Lyrics:
Three days in the saddle, my body hurt.
"Perhaps Love" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Perhaps love is like an ocean
Full of codfish, full of plaice.
Original Lyrics:
Perhaps love is like an ocean
Full of conflict, full of pain.
"Rocky Mountain High" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
And he lost a friend in Captain Emory
Original Lyrics:
And he lost a friend, but kept a memory
"Rocky Mountain High" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
And he lost his friends, and he kepts his memories
Original Lyrics:
And he lost a friend, but kept the memory
"Rocky Mountain High" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Call her out on Rocky Mountain High.
Original Lyrics:
Colorado Rocky Mountain High
"Rocky Mountain High" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
From a bottle, Rocky Mountain high
Original Lyrics:
Colorado, Rocky Mountain high
"Rocky Mountain High" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
He climbed the fever mountains.
Original Lyrics:
He climbed cathedral mountains.
"Rocky Mountain High" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
He climbs to see the mountains.
Original Lyrics:
He climbed cathedral mountains.
"Rocky Mountain High" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
His sinus turned inside himself to try and understand
The serenity of a clear blue mountain lake.
Original Lyrics:
His sight has turned inside himself to try and understand
The serenity of a clear blue mountain lake.
"Rocky Mountain High" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I know he'd be a poorer man if he ever should leave this land
Original Lyrics:
I know he'd be a poorer man, if he'd never seen an eagle fly
"Rocky Mountain High" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I seen it reign with ire in the sky
or
I'd see it rain if I were in disguise
Original Lyrics:
I've seen it rainin' fire in the sky
"Rocky Mountain High" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I've seen it reign with ire in disguise
Original Lyrics:
I've seen it rainin' fire in the sky
"Rocky Mountain High" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
More people, more stars upon the land
Original Lyrics:
More people, more scars upon the land
"Rocky Mountain High" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Now his mind is full of wonder
But his heart, still loathsome fear.
Original Lyrics:
Now his mind is full of wonder
But his heart still knows some fear.
"Rocky Mountain High" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Rocky Mountain High, Norman Rockwell
Original Lyrics:
Rocky Mountain High, In Colorado
"Rocky Mountain High" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Rocky Mountain High, and Donna Fargo
Original Lyrics:
Rocky Mountain High, In Colorado
"Rocky Mountain High" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Rocky mountain pie, with Portabello
Original Lyrics:
Rocky mountain high, in Colorado
"Rocky Mountain High" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
The Colorado Rocky Mountain high,
I've seen it rain and fire in the sky.
Original Lyrics:
The Colorado Rocky Mountain high
I've seen it rainin' fire in the sky
The real reference is to a meteor shower that Mr. Denver had once witnessed in the Rocky Mountains.
"Rocky Mountain High" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
The Colorado Rocky Mountain high,
Of cement, rain, and fire in the sky.
Original Lyrics:
The Colorado Rocky Mountain high,
I've seen it rainin' fire in the sky.
"Rocky Mountain High" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Walk the mountain high
Original Lyrics:
Rocky Mountain high
"Rocky Mountain High" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
When they tried to tear the mountains down To bring in a couple more.
Original Lyrics:
Why they try to tear the mountains down
To bring in a couple more?
"Rocky Mountain High" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Why they try to tear the mountains down
To bring in a tug-of-war?
Original Lyrics:
Why they try to tear the mountains down
To bring in a couple more?
"Some Days Are Diamonds"
Misheard Lyrics:
Some days are diamonds
Some days are pearls.
Original Lyrics:
Some days are diamonds
Some days are stones.
"Spirit"
Misheard Lyrics:
And legalize my weed
Original Lyrics:
And Vega lights my way
"Sunshine On My Shoulders" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Sunshine almost always makes me hide.
Original Lyrics:
Sunshine almost always makes me high.
"Sunshine On My Shoulders" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Sunshine on my shoulders gives me sunburn
Sunshine in my eyes can make me blind.
Original Lyrics:
Sunshine on my shoulders makes me happy
Sunshine in my eyes can make me cry.
"Sunshine On My Shoulders" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Sunshine on my shoulders gives me sunburn
Sunshine in my eyes can make me blind
Sunshine on the water kills the fishes
Sunshine almost always makes me die.
Original Lyrics:
Sunshine on my shoulders makes me happy
Sunshine in my eyes can make me cry
Sunshine on the water looks so lovely
Sunshine almost always makes me high.
"Sunshine on My Shoulders" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Sunshine on my soldiers makes me happy
Original Lyrics:
Sunshine on my shoulders makes me happy
"Take Me Home, Country Roads" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
007, West Virginia.
Original Lyrics:
Almost Heaven, West Virginia.
"Take Me Home, Country Roads" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Almost Heaven, I wet my finger.
Original Lyrics:
Almost Heaven, West Virginia
"Take Me Home, Country Roads" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Almost Heaven
West Virginia
Blue Ridge Mountains
Shannen Doherty River.
Original Lyrics:
Almost Heaven
West Virginia
Blue Ridge Mountains
Shenandoah River.
Shannon Doherty was born the year that this song was written, but of course she would not be known publicly until the 90's.
"Take Me Home, Country Roads" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Almost seven, where's the gin, yeah?
Original Lyrics:
Almost heaven, West Virginia
"Take Me Home, Country Roads" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Country Roads, take me home
To the place I belong,
West Virginia, Mountain mummer,
Take me home, Country Roads
Original Lyrics:
Country Roads, take me home
To the place I belong,
West Virginia, Mountain Mama,
Take me home, Country Roads
"Take Me Home, Country Roads" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Country Roads, take me home
To the place I belong, West Virginia,
Mountain llamas, take me home
To the country roads
Original Lyrics:
Country Roads, take me home
To the place I belong, West Virginia,
Mountain momma, take me home
To the country roads
"Take Me Home, Country Roads" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Country Roads, take me home
To the place I belong
West Virginia, Mountain my mind
Take me home, Country Roads.
Original Lyrics:
Country Roads, take me home
To the place I belong
West Virginia, Mountain mama
Take me home, Country Roads.
"Take Me Home, Country Roads" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Country Rose, take me home
To the place, I belong
West Virginia
Corona Mountain,
Take me home, Country Rose.
Original Lyrics:
Country roads, take me home
To the place I belong
West Virginia
Mountain Mama
Take me home, country roads.
"Take Me Home, Country Roads" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Country roads, take me home
To the place I belong
West Virginia, Mount Madonna
Take me home, country roads.
Original Lyrics:
Country roads, take me home
To the place I belong
West Virginia, mountain momma
Take me home, country roads.
"Take Me Home, Country Roads" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Country rose take me home
Original Lyrics:
Country roads, take me home
"Take Me Home, Country Roads" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Country rose
Original Lyrics:
Country roads
"Take Me Home, Country Roads" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Shannon, go a river.
Original Lyrics:
Shenandoah River.
"Take Me Home, Country Roads" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Take me home Kentucky Roads
Original Lyrics:
Take me home Country Roads
"Take Me Home, Country Roads" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Take me home, country Rose
Original Lyrics:
Take me home, country roads
"Take Me Home, Country Roads" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
West Virginia mountain farmer
Take me home, country roads.
Original Lyrics:
West Virginia, mountain momma
Take me home, country roads.
"Take Me Home, Country Roads" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
West Virginia, Mountain Highlife
Original Lyrics:
West Virginia, Mountain Mama
"Take Me Home, Country Roads" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
West Virginia, Mountain Llamas
Original Lyrics:
West Virginia, mountain momma
"Take Me Home, Country Roads" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
West Virginia, come to Mama.
Original Lyrics:
West Virginia, Mountain Momma.
"Take Me Home, Country Roads" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
West Virginia, hot bananas
Take me home, country roads.
Original Lyrics:
West Virginia, mountain momma
Take me home, country roads.
"Take Me Home, Country Roads" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
West Virginia, mount banana
Take me home, country roads.
Original Lyrics:
West Virginia, mountain momma
Take me home, country roads.
"Take Me Home, Country Roads" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
West Virginia, mount your momma
Original Lyrics:
West Virginia, mountain momma
"Take Me Home, Country Roads" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
West Virginia, mountain laurel
Original Lyrics:
West Virginia, mountain momma
"Take Me Home, Country Roads" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
West Virginia, mountain llama
Original Lyrics:
West Virginia, mountain momma
"Take Me Home, Country Roads" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
West Virginia, mountain my mind
Original Lyrics:
West Virginia, mountain mama
"Take Me Home, Country Roads" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
What's for dinner, mountain mama?
Original Lyrics:
West Virginia, mountain mama.
"Take Me Home, Country Roads" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Whispered Ginger
Original Lyrics:
West Virginia
"Take Me Home, Country Roads" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Younger than the mountains,
blowin' like a breeze
Original Lyrics:
Younger than the mountains,
growing like a breeze
"Take Me Home, Country Roads" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Younger than the mountains, growin' lima beans
Original Lyrics:
Younger than the mountains, blowin' like a breeze
Editor's note: This line is actually disputed; some lyrics sites say "blowin' like a breeze" while others say "growin'..."; however, "blowin' like a breeze makes more sense in context, so I will leave it this way until I see the liner notes of the album.
"Thank God I'm A Country Boy" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Guitar's sweet so I keep it kind of low.
Original Lyrics:
Kids are asleep so I keep it kind of low.
"Thank God I'm A Country Boy" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Life ain't nothin' but a farting-flying fiddle
Original Lyrics:
Life ain't nothin' but a funny, funny riddle
"Thank God I'm A Country Boy" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Life ain't nothin' but a funny-money riddle.
Original Lyrics:
Life ain't nothin' but a funny, funny riddle.
"Thank God I'm A Country Boy" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
My days are all filled when I'm easy cutting cars.
Original Lyrics:
My days are all filled with an easy country charm.
"Thank God I'm A Country Boy" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Silly folk drivin' in a black limousine
Original Lyrics:
City folk drivin' in a black limousine
"Thank God I'm A Country Boy" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Thank god I'm a crunchy boy
Original Lyrics:
Thank god I'm a country boy
"Thank God I'm A Country Boy" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Well I fiddled with my daddy 'till the day he died.
Original Lyrics:
Well, my fiddle was my daddy's 'till the day he died.
"Thank God I'm A Country Boy" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Well I got me a fife and I got me a fiddle
Original Lyrics:
Well I got me a fine wife, I got me a fiddle
"Thank God I'm A Country Boy" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Well I got me a five and I got me old fiddle
When the sun's comin' up I got cakes on the brittle
Original Lyrics:
Well I got me a fine wife I got me old fiddle
When the sun's comin' up I got cakes on the griddle
"Thank God I'm A Country Boy" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Well, I got me a pipe, I got me a fiddle
Original Lyrics:
Well I got me a fine wife, I got me a fiddle
"Thank God I'm A Country Boy" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Well, I work all day and I piddle in a can
Original Lyrics:
Well, I work all day and I fiddle when I can
"Thank God I'm A Country Boy" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
When the sun's coming up,
I got kegs on the brittle
Original Lyrics:
When the sun's coming up,
I got cakes on the griddle
"Thank God I'm A Country Boy" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
When the sun's coming up,
I just can't solve the riddle
Original Lyrics:
When the sun's coming up,
I got cakes on the griddle
"Thank God I'm a Country Boy" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
He taught me how to work and play a toot on the fiddle
Original Lyrics:
He taught me how to work and play a tune on the fiddle
"Thank God I'm a Country Boy" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Say "God, what a country boy"
Original Lyrics:
Thank God I'm a country boy
"Thank God I'm a Country Boy" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Well I got me a fife and I got me a fiddle
When the sun's comin' up I got cakes on the girdle
Original Lyrics:
Well I got me a fine wife I got me old fiddle
When the sun's comin' up I got cakes on the griddle
"Thank God I'm a Country Boy" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Well, I got me a fine wife, I got me old fiddle
When the sun's coming up I got cake on the griddle
Original Lyrics:
Well, I got me a fine wife, I got me old fiddle
When the sun's coming up I got cakes on the griddle
"Today" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Today, while the blossoms still cling to the vine
I'll taste your strawberries, I'll swing from your vine
Millions of people shall all pass away
E'er I forget the joy that is mine today
Original Lyrics:
Today while the blossoms still cling to the vine
I'll taste your strawberries, I'll drink your sweet wine
Millions of tomorrows shall all pass away
E'er I forget the joy that is mine today

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