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Misheard Song Lyrics -> Artist -> D -> Bob Dylan

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 Bob Dylan 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 296 misheard song lyrics for Bob Dylan on amIright currently.

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"A Simple Twist of Fate"
Misheard Lyrics:
She walks alone like a pair of detox's
Original Lyrics:
She walks along with a parrot that talks
"Absolutely Sweet Marie"
Misheard Lyrics:
Well, I've got the fever down in my bollucks.
Original Lyrics:
Well, I've got the fever down in my pockets.
"All Along The Watchtower"
Misheard Lyrics:
All along the watchtower
Princes kept the view
While all the women came and went
Their blood circles too.
Original Lyrics:
All along the watchtower
Princes kept the view
While all the women came and went
Barefoot servants, too.
"All Along The Watchtower"
Misheard Lyrics:
All along the watchtower
Princes kept the view
While all the women came and went
Their foot servants, too.
Original Lyrics:
All along the watchtower
Princes kept the view
While all the women came and went
Barefoot servants, too.
"All Along The Watchtower"
Misheard Lyrics:
Businessmen they, drink my wine
Come and dig my herb.
Original Lyrics:
Businessmen, they drink my wine
Plowmen dig my earth.
"All Along The Watchtower"
Misheard Lyrics:
Businessmen they, drink my wine
Come and take my herb.
Original Lyrics:
Businessmen, they drink my wine
Plowmen dig my earth.
"All Along The Watchtower"
Misheard Lyrics:
Mr Stanley drinks my wine
Plowmen dig my earth.
Original Lyrics:
Businessmen, they drink my wine
Plowmen dig my earth.
"All Along The Watchtower"
Misheard Lyrics:
Please just madly drink my wine
Come and dig my herb.
Original Lyrics:
Businessmen, they drink my wine
Plowmen dig my earth.
"All Along The Watchtower"
Misheard Lyrics:
Their foot servants, too.
Original Lyrics:
Barefoot servants, too.
"All Along The Watchtower"
Misheard Lyrics:
There's these men, they drink my wine,
Plowmen dig my earth.
Original Lyrics:
Businessmen, they drink my wine,
Plowmen dig my earth.
"All Along The Watchtower"
Misheard Lyrics:
There's these men, they drink my wine
Plowmen dig my earth.
or
Business men come drink my wine
Come and dig my herb.
Original Lyrics:
Businessmen, they drink my wine
Plowmen dig my earth.
"All Along The Watchtower"
Misheard Lyrics:
They f***ed servants, too.
Original Lyrics:
Barefoot servants, too.
"All Along the Watchtower"
Misheard Lyrics:
Mrs. Menley, drink my wine.
Original Lyrics:
Businessmen, they drink my wine.
"All Along the Watchtower"
Misheard Lyrics:
Please don't just sit there and drink my wine
Come and dig my herb.
Original Lyrics:
Businessmen, they drink my wine
Plowmen dig my earth.
"All Along the Watchtower"
Misheard Lyrics:
The owl is getting laid.
Original Lyrics:
The hour is getting late.
The Hendrix version sounds like "But I was getting late" or "But I was getting laid."
"Black Diamond Bay"
Misheard Lyrics:
She wears a Nick Diana Panama hat.
Original Lyrics:
she wears a neck-tie and a Panama hat.
"Blowin' In The Wind" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Dead ants are my friends
Dead ants are my friends
Dead ants, they are blowin' in the wind.
Original Lyrics:
The answer, my friend
Is blowin' in the wind
The answer is blowin' in the wind.
"Blowin' In The Wind" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
The ants are my friends
They're blowin in the wind
The ants are blowin in the wind
Original Lyrics:
The answer my friend
is blowin' in the wind
the answer is blowin in the wind
"Blowin' In The Wind" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
The ants are my friends, they're blowin' in the wind
The ants are a'blowin in the wind.
Original Lyrics:
The answer, my friend, is blowin' in the wind
The answer is blowin' in the wind.
"Blowin' In The Wind" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
The ants are my friends; they're blowin' in the wind...
Original Lyrics:
The answer, my friend, is blowin' in the wind...
"Blowin' In The Wind" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
The ants are my friends
Is blowin in the wind.
Original Lyrics:
The answer, my friends
Is blowin' in the wind.
"Blowin' In The Wind" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Yes, and how many seas must a wild duck sail
Before she sleeps in the sand?
or
Yes, and how many seas must a wide duck sail
Before she sleeps in the sand?
Original Lyrics:
Yes, and how many seas must a white dove sail
Before she sleeps in the sand?
"Blowin' In The Wind" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Yes, and how many times must a cannon balls flack
Before they're a forever band?
Original Lyrics:
Yes, and how many times must cannon balls fly
Before they're forever banned?
"Blowin' In The Wind" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Yes, and how many years can some people exist
Before they're allowed to decree?
or
Before they're allowed to defreeze?
or
Before they're allowed to deplete?
or
Before they're allowed to deceive?
Original Lyrics:
Yes and how many years can some people exist
Before they're allowed to be free?
"Can You Please Crawl Out Your Window?"
Misheard Lyrics:
While his genocide fools and his friends rearrange
their religion of Potemkin women
Original Lyrics:
While his genocide fools and his friends rearrange
their religion of the little ten women
"Changing Of The Guards"
Misheard Lyrics:
I rode past destruction in the ditches
With the stitches still mending 'neath a hot shit tattoo.
Original Lyrics:
I rode past destruction in the ditches
With the stitches still mending 'neath a heart-shaped tattoo.
"Changing Of The Guards"
Misheard Lyrics:
She wakes him up, but eight hours later,
The sun is breaking the broken chains.
Original Lyrics:
She wakes him up, forty eight hours later,
The sun is breaking, near broken chains.
"Changing Of The Guards"
Misheard Lyrics:
She wakes him up, forty-eight hours later
The sun is breaking the broken chains.
Original Lyrics:
She wakes him up, forty-eight hours later
The sun is breaking near broken chains.
"Chimes Of Freedom" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Far between sundown's finish and midnight's broken toe
Original Lyrics:
Far between sundown's finish and midnight's broken toll
"Cold Irons Bound"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm twenty miles out of town
And cold irons bound.
Original Lyrics:
I'm twenty miles out of town
In cold irons bound.
"Cold Irons Bound"
Misheard Lyrics:
The wall's upright, high and wide.
Original Lyrics:
The walls of pride are high and wide.
"Cry A While"
Misheard Lyrics:
Musty been dumped past the water makin' it to end in Budokan.
Original Lyrics:
Musta been Don Pasquale makin' a 2 am booty call.
"Desolation Row"
Misheard Lyrics:
As Repound and T.S. Eliot, fighting in the captain's tower
Original Lyrics:
Ezra Pound and T.S. Eliot, fighting in the captain's tower
"Desolation Row"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hands in her back pocket, very latest style.
Original Lyrics:
Hands in her back pocket, Bette Davis style.
"Desolation Row"
Misheard Lyrics:
Yes, I received your letter yesterday
(about the time the dawn hour broke).
Original Lyrics:
Yes, I received your letter yesterday
(about the time the door knob broke).
"Dirge"
Misheard Lyrics:
In this age of Fabergé,
I'm searching for a gem
Original Lyrics:
In this age of fiberglass,
I'm searching for a gem
"Dirge"
Misheard Lyrics:
In this age of flabbergast I'm searching for a gem
Original Lyrics:
In this age of fiberglass I'm searching for a gem
"Down The Highway"
Misheard Lyrics:
With a seaking in my hand
Original Lyrics:
With my suitcase in my hand
"Emotionally Yours"
Misheard Lyrics:
The ocean will be yours.
Original Lyrics:
Emotionally yours.
"Foot Of Pride"
Misheard Lyrics:
How to enter into the gates of heaven...i should know, how to carry a burden too heavy to be yours.
Original Lyrics:
How to enter into the gates of paradise, no, how to carry a burden too heavy to be yours.
"Foot Of Pride"
Misheard Lyrics:
You know what they say,
About being nasty to the rat people,
On the way up.
Original Lyrics:
You know what they say,
About being nice to right people,
On the way up.
"Foot Of Pride"
Misheard Lyrics:
You know what they say
About being nasty to right people
On the way up.
Original Lyrics:
You know what they say
About being nice to the right people
On the way up.
"Forever Young"
Misheard Lyrics:
May you pay
Cold egg fu yung.
Original Lyrics:
May you stay
Forever young.
"From a Buick 6"
Misheard Lyrics:
She keeps this Ford Ten, all loaded with lead
Original Lyrics:
She keeps this four-ten, all loaded with lead
"Gotta Serve Somebody"
Misheard Lyrics:
Well, it may be the devil or it may be the law.
Original Lyrics:
Well, it may be the devil or it may be the Lord.
"Gotta Serve Somebody"
Misheard Lyrics:
You may be somebody's mistress,
Maybe somebody cares.
Original Lyrics:
You may be somebody's mistress,
May be somebody's heir.
"Highway 61 Revisited"
Misheard Lyrics:
Georgia Sam he had a bloody nose,
Well fed and proper they wouldn't give him no clothes.
Original Lyrics:
Georgia Sam he had a bloody nose,
Welfare Department they wouldn't give him no clothes.
"Highway 61 Revisited"
Misheard Lyrics:
Georgia Sam he had a bloody nose
Well fatty poppa he wouldn't give him no clothes
Original Lyrics:
Georgia Sam he had a bloody nose
Welfare Department, they wouldn't give him no clothes.
"Highway 61 Revisited"
Misheard Lyrics:
Georgia Sam, he had a bloody noses
Welfare and proverty won't give him no clothes.
Original Lyrics:
Georgia Sam he had a bloody nose
Welfare Department, they wouldn't give him no clothes.
"Highway 61 Revisited"
Misheard Lyrics:
We'll just put some peaches out in the sun.
Original Lyrics:
We'll just put some bleachers out in the sun.
"Hurricane" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
An all-right jury agreed.
Original Lyrics:
And the all-white jury agreed.
"Hurricane" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
And all Nigeria grieved.
Original Lyrics:
And the all-white jury agreed.
"Hurricane" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
And the cops are puttin' the 'scuse to him
Lookin' for someone to blame.
or
And the cops are puttin' the goose to him
Lookin' for someone to blame.
or
And the cops are puttin' the goose to him
Lookin' for someone to blame.
Original Lyrics:
The cops are puttin' the screws to him
lookin' for someone to blame
"Hurricane" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
And the cops pull over excuse me I'm
Lookin' for someone to blame.
Original Lyrics:
The cops are puttin' the screws to him
Lookin' for someone to blame.
"Hurricane" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
If you're black you might as well not shown up on the street
'Less you wanna drive a heap.
Original Lyrics:
If you're black you might as well not show up on the street
'Less you wanna draw the heat.
"Hurricane" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
In the old Nigerian greed.
Original Lyrics:
And the all white jury agreed.
"Hurricane" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
That's the story of a parakeet.
Original Lyrics:
That's the story of the hurricane.
"Hurricane" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Three bodies lying in the Spanish Sea
Original Lyrics:
Three bodies lying there does Patty see
"Hurricane" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
While Rubin sits like Gudda in a ten foot cell
An innocent man in a living Hell.
Original Lyrics:
While Rueben sits like Buddha in a ten foot cell
An innocent man in a living Hell.
"I Want You" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
The lonesome Oregon bandit cries.
Original Lyrics:
The lonesome organ grinder cries.
"I'll Be Your Baby Tonight"
Misheard Lyrics:
Bring that body over here
Original Lyrics:
Bing that bottle over here
"Idiot Wind"
Misheard Lyrics:
Aeolian wind (as in Aeolian harp!)
Original Lyrics:
Idiot wind
"Idiot Wind"
Misheard Lyrics:
Alien wind
Original Lyrics:
Idiot Wind
"Idiot Wind"
Misheard Lyrics:
Blowing through the covers on your tomb
Original Lyrics:
Blowing through the flowers on your tomb
"Idiot Wind"
Misheard Lyrics:
Eddie and me
Original Lyrics:
Idiot wind
"Idiot Wind"
Misheard Lyrics:
I ran into the fortune teller,
who said beware of lightly lemoned stripes
Original Lyrics:
I ran into the fortune teller,
who said beware of lightning that might strike
"Idiot Wind"
Misheard Lyrics:
I ran into the fortune teller
Who said beware of light little lemon stripes.
Original Lyrics:
I ran into the fortune teller
Who said beware of lightning that might strike.
"Idiot Wind"
Misheard Lyrics:
I ran into the fortune teller
Who said beware of lime and lemon Sprite.
Original Lyrics:
I ran into the fortune teller
Who said, 'Beware of lightning that might strike'.
"Idiot Wind"
Misheard Lyrics:
Idiot Wind
Blowing through the Netherseppy Road
Original Lyrics:
Idiot Wind
Blowing through the letters that we wrote
"Idiot Wind"
Misheard Lyrics:
They say I shot a man named Greg and took his wife to Italy,
She had hats and a million bucks and when she died it came to me.
Original Lyrics:
They say I shot a man named Gray and took his wife to Italy,
She inherited a million bucks and when she died it came to me.
Hootie & The Blowfish later made reference to these lines in the third verse of their song "Only Wanna Be With You."
"Idiot Wind"
Misheard Lyrics:
While the springtime turned slowly twaddle
Original Lyrics:
While the springtime turned slowly into autumn
"Isis"
Misheard Lyrics:
I cursed her one time
Then I wrote on her head
Original Lyrics:
I cursed her one time
Then I rode on ahead
"Isis"
Misheard Lyrics:
I cursed her one time
Then I rode on her head.
Original Lyrics:
I cursed her one time
Then I rode on ahead.
"Isis"
Misheard Lyrics:
I cursed her one time
Then I rode on her head.
Original Lyrics:
I cursed her one time
Then I rode on ahead.
"Isis"
Misheard Lyrics:
Went into the laundry and watched my clothes bounce.
Original Lyrics:
Went into a laundry to wash my clothes down.
"It's All Over Now Baby Blue" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
He understands your orphan with his gun
Original Lyrics:
Yonder stands your orphan with his gun
"It's All Over Now, Baby Blue" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
He understands you often with his gun.
Original Lyrics:
Yonder stands your orphan with his gun.
"It's All Over Now, Baby Blue" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
He understands your orphan with his gun
Original Lyrics:
Yonder stands your orphan with his gun
"It's All Over Now, Baby Blue" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Take what you have gathered by Carl Wincedence.
Original Lyrics:
Take what you have gathered from coincidence.
"It's All Over Now, Baby Blue" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Take what you have gathered from Carl Winter's Dance.
Original Lyrics:
Take what you have gathered from coincidence.
"It's All Over Now, Baby Blue" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
The cockatoo is moving under you.
Original Lyrics:
The carpet, too, is moving under you.
"It's All Over Now, Baby Blue" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
The highway is for gamblers, better use your sins
Take what you have gathered from car window sense
Original Lyrics:
The highway is for gamblers, better use your sense
take what you have gathered from coincidence
"It's All Over Now, Baby Blue" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Yolanda stands, your orphan with his gum.
Original Lyrics:
Yonder stands your orphan with his gun.
"Jack Of Hearts"
Misheard Lyrics:
Rose-mary combed her her hair, and took a cabbage into town.
Original Lyrics:
Rose-mary combed her hair and took a carriage into town.
"Jack of Hearts"
Misheard Lyrics:
The cabaret was quiet,
except for the Dylan in the walls
Original Lyrics:
The cabaret was quiet,
except for the drillin' in the walls
"Jokerman" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Have a sleep 'neath the stars with a small dark look in your face.
Original Lyrics:
Half asleep near the stars with a small dog licking your face.
"Jokerman" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Have a sleep 'neath the stars with a small dark look in your face
Original Lyrics:
Half asleep near the stars with a small dog licking your face
"Jokerman" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
With a small dark look on your face.
Original Lyrics:
With a small dog licking your face.
"Jokerman" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
You're gonna saddle up your motor
But what do you care?
Original Lyrics:
You're going to Sodom and Gomorrah
But what do you care?
"Just Like A Woman" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
She bakes jut like a woman.
Original Lyrics:
And she aches just like a woman.
"Just Like A Woman" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Tonight is Austin inside the rain
Original Lyrics:
Tonight as I stand in the rain
"Just Like A Woman" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
We ain't married, she's my friend.
Original Lyrics:
Queen Mary, she's my friend.
"Just Like A Woman" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
We married, she's my friend.
Original Lyrics:
Queen Mary, she's my friend.
"Knockin' On Heaven's Door"
Misheard Lyrics:
A feline knocking on Kevin's door
Original Lyrics:
I feel I'm knocking on heaven's door
"Knockin' On Heaven's Door"
Misheard Lyrics:
Bob is knockin' on Heaven's door
or
Dylan's knockin' on Heaven's door.
Original Lyrics:
Knock, knock, knockin' on Heaven's door.
"Knockin' On Heaven's Door"
Misheard Lyrics:
Don't stop knockin' on heaven's door
Original Lyrics:
Knock knock knockin' on heaven's door
"Knockin' On Heaven's Door"
Misheard Lyrics:
Knock knock knockin' on Everett's door
Original Lyrics:
Knock knock knockin' on heaven's door
"Knockin' On Heaven's Door"
Misheard Lyrics:
Knock, knock, knockin' on Kevin's door
Original Lyrics:
Knock, knock, knockin' on Heaven's door
"Knockin' On Heaven's Door"
Misheard Lyrics:
Knockin' on Kevin's do-oo-oh
Original Lyrics:
Knockin' on heaven's door
"Knockin' On Heaven's Door"
Misheard Lyrics:
Knockin' on Kevin's door
Original Lyrics:
Knockin' on heaven's door
"Knockin' On Heaven's Door"
Misheard Lyrics:
Knocking on Everett's door.
Original Lyrics:
Knocking on Heaven's door.
"Knockin' On Heaven's Door"
Misheard Lyrics:
Knocking on Kevin's door
Original Lyrics:
Knocking on Heaven's door
"Knockin' On Heaven's Door"
Misheard Lyrics:
Mama take this goat of chrome off of me.
or
Mama take this Kodachrome off of me.
Original Lyrics:
Ma, take this badge off of me.
Kodachrome is a type of Kodak film that has a very high color depth compared to 35mm.
"Knockin' On Heaven's Door"
Misheard Lyrics:
Mama, put my gums in the ground
I can't chew them anymore.
Original Lyrics:
Mama, put my guns in the ground
I can't shoot them anymore.
"Knockin' On Heaven's Door"
Misheard Lyrics:
My Uncle Matt fell to the ground.
Original Lyrics:
Mama, put my guns in the ground.
"Knocking On Heaven's Door"
Misheard Lyrics:
Knock knock knocky knock have in store
Original Lyrics:
Knock knock knocking on Heaven's door
"Lay Lady Lay"
Misheard Lyrics:
His clothes are dirty birdies hands are clean
Original Lyrics:
His clothes are dirty but his hands are clean
"Lay Lady Lay"
Misheard Lyrics:
Lady Elaine, come lay on my big brass bed
Original Lyrics:
Lay Lady lay, lay on my big brass bed
"Lay Lady Lay"
Misheard Lyrics:
Lady lady, lay
Lay on my humpin' brass bed.
Original Lyrics:
Lay, lady, lay
Lay across my big brass bed.
"Lay Lady Lay"
Misheard Lyrics:
Lay across Buffy Graham's bed.
Original Lyrics:
Lay across my big brass bed.
"Lay Lady Lay"
Misheard Lyrics:
Lay across my big breast and w****.
Original Lyrics:
Lay across my brass bed, baby.
"Lay Lady Lay"
Misheard Lyrics:
Lay across my big breast baby.
Original Lyrics:
Lay across my brass bed, baby.
"Lay Lady Lay"
Misheard Lyrics:
Lay across my big breast, baby.
Original Lyrics:
Lay across my big brass bed.
"Lay Lady Lay"
Misheard Lyrics:
Lay across my big breasts, babe.
Original Lyrics:
Lay across my big brass bed.
"Lay Lady Lay"
Misheard Lyrics:
Lay across my big gray a** beard.
Original Lyrics:
Lay across my big brass bed.
"Lay Lady Lay"
Misheard Lyrics:
Lay across my big, brown bell-end.
Original Lyrics:
Lay across my big brass bed.
"Lay Lady Lay"
Misheard Lyrics:
Lay across pumping brass band.
Original Lyrics:
Lay across my big brass bed.
"Lay Lady Lay"
Misheard Lyrics:
Lay across pumping brass band.
Original Lyrics:
Lay across my big brass bed.
"Lay Lady Lay"
Misheard Lyrics:
Lay across this monkey bay.
Original Lyrics:
Lay across my big brass bed.
"Lay Lady Lay"
Misheard Lyrics:
Lay-da-da-lay
Original Lyrics:
Lay, lady, lay.
"Lay Lady Lay"
Misheard Lyrics:
You can have your Pekingese, too.
Original Lyrics:
You can have your cake and eat it too.
"Lay Lady, Lay"
Misheard Lyrics:
Lady Elaine, lay across my big breast bed.
Original Lyrics:
Lay lady, lay, lay across my big brass bed.
"Lay Lady, Lay"
Misheard Lyrics:
Lady of the Lake
Eatin' on a big bass head.
Original Lyrics:
Lay, lady, lay
Lay across my big brass bed.
"Lay Lady, Lay"
Misheard Lyrics:
Lay across my big a**, babe.
or
Lay across Bob's breast, babe.
Original Lyrics:
Lay across my big brass bed.
"Lay Lady, Lay"
Misheard Lyrics:
Lay across my big breast, babe
Original Lyrics:
Lay across my big brass bed
"Lay Lady, Lay"
Misheard Lyrics:
Lay across my home cakes, ham, and steak
Original Lyrics:
Lay across my big brass bed
"Lay Lady, Lay"
Misheard Lyrics:
Lay across my puppy grass bed
Original Lyrics:
Lay lady, lay, lay across my big brass bed.
"Lay Lady, Lay"
Misheard Lyrics:
Lay across puppy grass bed.
Original Lyrics:
Lay across my big brass bed.
"Lay Lady, Lay"
Misheard Lyrics:
Lay across puppy gray.
Original Lyrics:
Lay across my big brass bed.
"Lay Lady, Lay"
Misheard Lyrics:
Lay lady, lay - lay upon my big plaid spread
Original Lyrics:
Lay lady, lay, lay across my big brass bed.
"Lay Lady, Lay"
Misheard Lyrics:
Lay upon Bobby's brass bed
or
Lay upon monkey grass and spit
or
Lay upon monkey grass and spit
Original Lyrics:
Lay across my big brass bed
"Lay Lady, Lay"
Misheard Lyrics:
Lay upon your funky grass bed
Original Lyrics:
Lay upon your big brass bed
"Lay Lady, Lay"
Misheard Lyrics:
Leopold's my big brass bed.
Original Lyrics:
Lay across my big brass bed.
"Lay, Lady, Lay"
Misheard Lyrics:
Lady Delane
Original Lyrics:
Lay, lady, lay
"Lay, Lady, Lay"
Misheard Lyrics:
Lady Elaine
Lay across my big brass head.
Original Lyrics:
Lay, lady, lay
Lay across my big brass bed.
"Lay, Lady, Lay"
Misheard Lyrics:
Lady O'Lay
Original Lyrics:
Lay, lady, lay
"Lay, Lady, Lay"
Misheard Lyrics:
Layla delay
Original Lyrics:
Lay, lady, lay
"License To Kill"
Misheard Lyrics:
Man has invented his doom
First step was touching the womb.
Original Lyrics:
Man has invented his doom
First step was touching the moon.
It's rare, but once in a while I think 'c'mon, Bob.... let me change that one word for you.'
"License To Kill"
Misheard Lyrics:
Memphis is in planet Earth
He can do with it as he pleases.
Original Lyrics:
Man thinks 'cause he rules the earth
He can do with it as he pleases.
"License To Kill"
Misheard Lyrics:
Memphis, 'cause he rules the Earth
He can do wheaher as he pleases.
Original Lyrics:
Man thinks 'cause he rules the Earth
He can do with it as he pleases.
"Like A Rolling Stone" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
...you'd do the bumps and grinds
Original Lyrics:
...threw the bums a dime
"Like A Rolling Stone" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
As you steer him to the back, you hug his eyes.
or
As you stare into the black hue of his eyes
Original Lyrics:
As you stare into the vacuum of his eyes
"Like A Rolling Stone" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
As you steer him to the back, you hug his eyes.
Original Lyrics:
As you stare into the vacuum of his eyes
"Like A Rolling Stone" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
But you know you only used to get juice dinner.
Original Lyrics:
But you know you only used to get juiced in it.
"Like A Rolling Stone" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Like-a completa-nong
Original Lyrics:
Like a complete unknown
"Like A Rolling Stone" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Once upon a time you dressed so fine
do the buggy jive in your prime. Then you?
Original Lyrics:
Once upon a time you dressed so fine
threw the bums a dime in your prime.Didn't you?
"Like A Rolling Stone" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Once upon a time you dressed so fine
Did the funky jive in your prime.
Then you?
Original Lyrics:
Once upon a time you dressed so fine
Threw the bums a dime in your prime.
Didn't you?
"Like A Rolling Stone" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Once upon a time you dressed so fine
Did the monkey shine in your prime?
Original Lyrics:
Once upon a time you dressed so fine
Threw the bums a dime in your prime.
"Like A Rolling Stone" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Once upon a time you dressed so fine
Did the multy y jime in your prime?
Original Lyrics:
Once upon a time you dressed so fine
Threw the bums a dime in your prime.
"Like A Rolling Stone" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Once upon a time you dressed so fine
Do the bums in line for a dime
And then you?
Original Lyrics:
Once upon a time you dressed so fine
Threw the bums a dime in your prime.
Didn't you?
"Like A Rolling Stone" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Once upon a time you dressed so fine
Two's upon a time in your prime.
Didn't you?
Original Lyrics:
Once upon a time you dressed so fine
Threw the bums a dime in your prime.
Didn't you?
"Like A Rolling Stone" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Once upon a time, it dressed so fine
Do the perfect time me and yer friend
Didn't you?
Original Lyrics:
Once upon a time, you dressed so fine
Threw the bums a dime in your prime
Didn't you?
"Like A Rolling Stone" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Through the bumps of time
Original Lyrics:
Threw the bums a dime.
"Like A Rolling Stone" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
When you got nothing
You got nothing Toulouse
Original Lyrics:
When you got nothing
You got nothing to lose.
"Like A Rolling Stone" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
You threw the bums a pie.
Original Lyrics:
Threw the bums a dime.
"Like A Rolling Stone" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
You used to be so amused
At Napoleon and Reggs, and the language that he used.
Original Lyrics:
You used to be so amused
At Napoleon in rags, and the language that he used.
"Like A Rolling Stone" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
You've gone to the finest school all right, Miss Lonely
But you know you only used to get too skinny.
Original Lyrics:
You've gone to the finest school all right, Miss Lonely
But you know you only used to get juiced in it.
"Like A Rolling Stone"
Misheard Lyrics:
You've gone to the finest school all right, Miss Lonely
But you know you only used to get used to it.
Original Lyrics:
You've gone to the finest school all right, Miss Lonely
But you know you only used to get juiced in it.
"Lily, Rosemary & The Jack of Hearts"
Misheard Lyrics:
Rosemary combed her hair,
and took a cabbage into town
Original Lyrics:
Rosemary combed her hair,
and took a carriage into town
"Lily, Rosemary and the Jack of Hearts"
Misheard Lyrics:
The cabaret was quiet, except for the Dylan in the wall.
Original Lyrics:
The cabaret was quiet, except for the drillin' in the wall.
"Lily, Rosemary, And The Jack O' Hearts"
Misheard Lyrics:
Rosemary combed her hair and took a carriage into town.
Original Lyrics:
Rosemary combed her hair and took a cabbage into town.
"Lily, Rosemary, and The Jack Of Hearts"
Misheard Lyrics:
Rosemary combed her hair and took a cabbage into town.
Original Lyrics:
Rosemary combed her hair and took a carriage into town.
"Love is Just a Four-Letter Word"
Misheard Lyrics:
Drifting in and out of lifetimes,
I mentioned the bull by name
Original Lyrics:
Drifting in and out of lifetimes
unmentionable by names
"Maggie's Farm"
Misheard Lyrics:
I ain't gonna work on make-it-pa no more.
Original Lyrics:
Iain't gonna work on Maggie's Farm no more.
"Make You Feel My Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
When the evening shadows and the stars appear,
And there is no one to dry your tears,
Original Lyrics:
When the evening SHATTERS and the stars appear,
And there is no one to dry your tears,
"Masters Of War"
Misheard Lyrics:
You that build all the bongs
Original Lyrics:
You that build all the bombs
"Meet Me In The Morning"
Misheard Lyrics:
Meet me in the morning
56 and why be shy
Original Lyrics:
Meet me in the morning
56 and Warbashaw
"Meet Me In The Morning"
Misheard Lyrics:
Meet me in the morning
56 and barbershop.
Original Lyrics:
Meet me in the morning
56 and Warbashaw.
"Meet Me In The Morning"
Misheard Lyrics:
Meet me in the morning
After six at the barber shop.
Original Lyrics:
Meet me in the morning
56 and Warbashaw.
"Meet Me In The Morning"
Misheard Lyrics:
Meet me in the morning
My dog likes eating chicken shit
or
It's six a.m. and I wanna shower
Original Lyrics:
Meet me in the morning
56 and Wabasha
"Mississippi"
Misheard Lyrics:
Nothin' I can sell you, I'll accept your crown.
Original Lyrics:
Nothin' you can sell me, I'll see you 'round.
"Mississippi"
Misheard Lyrics:
The city's just a jungle, Margate's the place
Original Lyrics:
The city's just a jungle, more games to play
"Most Likely You'll Go Your Way (and I'll Go Mine)" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I just can't do without none before
Original Lyrics:
I just can't do what I've done before
"Most Likely You'll Go Your Way (and I'll Go Mine)" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm gonna lick your ass
Original Lyrics:
I'm gonna let you pass
"Mr Tambourine Man" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Hey, Mr. Tangerine Man
Original Lyrics:
Hey, Mr. Tambourine Man
"Mr. Tambourine Man" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Cack your pants and spill my wee.
Original Lyrics:
Cast your dancing spell my way.
"Mr. Tambourine Man" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Cast your dance and spill my wee
I promise to go wandering.
Original Lyrics:
Cast your dancing spell my way
I promise to go under it.
"Mr. Tambourine Man" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Cast your dancing spell my way,
I promise to go wandering
Original Lyrics:
Cast your dancing spell my way,
I promise to go under it
"Mr. Tambourine Man" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Cast your dancing, spill my way
I promise to go wandering.
Original Lyrics:
Cast your dancing spell my way
I promise to go under it.
"Mr. Tambourine Man" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Cast your dancing, spill my wee
I promise to go wandering.
Original Lyrics:
Cast your dancing spell my way
I promise to go under it.
"Mr. Tambourine Man" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I ain't Mr. Tambourine Man.
Original Lyrics:
Hey, Mr. Tambourine Man!
"Mr. Tambourine Man" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm ready for T.V.
Original Lyrics:
I'm ready for to fade
"Mr. Tambourine Man" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Mr. Toy Marine Man
Original Lyrics:
Mr. Tambourine Man
"Mr. Tambourine Man" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Wait only for my boot heels to go under it.
Original Lyrics:
Wait only for my boot heels to go wandering.
"Mr. Tambourine Man" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Wait only for my foothills to go wandering
Original Lyrics:
Wait only for my boot heels to be wandering
"My Back Pages"
Misheard Lyrics:
Half-a**ed prejudice, reinforced
Come down, I hate ice cream.
Original Lyrics:
Half-wracked prejudice leaped forth
'Rip down all hate,' I screamed.
"My Back Pages"
Misheard Lyrics:
Throwin' high and mighty crap
Original Lyrics:
Rollin' high and mighty traps
"My Back Pages"
Misheard Lyrics:
the kids all hate ice cream
Original Lyrics:
'Rip down all hate!', I screamed
"No Time To Think"
Misheard Lyrics:
But the magician is quicker and his name is Lipsticker
Then blood and blacker than ink
And there's no time to think.
Original Lyrics:
But the magician is quicker and his game is much thicker
Than blood and blacker than ink
And there's no time to think.
"Not Dark Yet"
Misheard Lyrics:
Been down at the bottom of a whirlpool of lies.
Original Lyrics:
Been down at the bottom of a world full of lies.
"Not Dark Yet"
Misheard Lyrics:
Been down the bottle
Of a world full of lies.
Original Lyrics:
Been down the bottom
Of a world full of lies.
"Not Dark Yet"
Misheard Lyrics:
My sensitive manatee has gone down the drain.
Original Lyrics:
My sense of humanity has gone down the drain.
"Obviously Five Believers"
Misheard Lyrics:
Early in the morning
Early in the morning
I'm calling Youtube:
Please come home!
Original Lyrics:
Early in the morning
Early in the morning
I'm calling you to
Please come home
"One Too Many Mornings" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Listerine, the dogs of violence
Original Lyrics:
Down the street, the dogs are barkin'.
"Positively 4th Street" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
You know what a drag it is to be you.
Original Lyrics:
You'd know what a drag it is to see you.
"Precious Angel"
Misheard Lyrics:
While you were gone I screwed your husband...
You never mentioned one time the man was gay and that is criminal.
Original Lyrics:
You were drawing water for your husband...
You never mentioned one time the Man who came and died a criminal's death.
"Queen Jane Approximately"
Misheard Lyrics:
Won't you come see me, Green Jade?
Original Lyrics:
Won't you come see me, Queen Jane?
"Rainy Day Women 12 And 35" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
They'll stone you when you try to take her home
Original Lyrics:
They'll stone you when you try to go ho home
"Rainy Day Women 12 and 35" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
They stone you when your set down in your grave.
Original Lyrics:
They'll stone you when your set down in your "FAV"
It has nothing to do with grave--he is mentioning being sitting in your favorite ez chair. I do know why the grave thing got spread all over the place.
"Romance in Durango"
Misheard Lyrics:
I shot a man, Felina
Original Lyrics:
Agarrame, mi vida
Loosely translated, it means 'Hold on to me, my love'.
"Sad-Eyed Lady Of The Lowlands"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sad-eyed lady of the lowlands
With the sad-eyed prophet say that no man comes
My warehouse has my Arabian drums
Should I leave them by your gate?
Or, sad-eyed lady, should I wait?
Original Lyrics:
Sad-eyed lady of the lowlands
Where the sad-eyed prophet says that no man comes
My warehouse eyes, my Arabian drums
Should I leave them by your gate
Or, sad-eyed lady, should I wait?
I personally like my version better, so when I sing (or perform) it, I sing "has" instead of "eyes".
"Shelter From The Storm"
Misheard Lyrics:
'Come here', she said.
'I'll give you seltzer from the store.'
Original Lyrics:
'Come here', she said.
'I'll give you shelter from the storm'
"Shelter From The Storm"
Misheard Lyrics:
I came in from the wilderness,
a preacher boy deformed
Original Lyrics:
I came in from the wilderness,
a creature void of form
"Shelter From The Storm"
Misheard Lyrics:
Nothing really matters much
It's Du Malone that counts.
Original Lyrics:
Nothing really matters much
It's doom alone that counts.
"Shelter From The Storm"
Misheard Lyrics:
Nothing really matters much
It's do 'em alone that counts.
Original Lyrics:
Nothing really matters much
It's doom alone that counts.
"Silvio"
Misheard Lyrics:
Cereal
Original Lyrics:
Silvio
"Silvio"
Misheard Lyrics:
Silvio, silver and gold
Gonna find out the beat of a hot run toad.
Original Lyrics:
Silvio, silver and gold
Won't buy back the beat of a heart grown cold.
"Simple Twist Of Fate"
Misheard Lyrics:
He hears the ticking of the clocks,
And walks along with a para du tux.
Original Lyrics:
He hears the ticking of the clocks,
And walks along with a parrot that talks.
"Simple Twist of Fate"
Misheard Lyrics:
And stopped into a strange hotel where the Neon run in fright
Original Lyrics:
And stopped into a strange hotel with a neon burning bright
"Spanish Harlem Incident"
Misheard Lyrics:
I am homliest, come and take me.
Original Lyrics:
I am homeless, come and take me.
"Standing in the Doorway"
Misheard Lyrics:
There are things I could say, but I don't
I know the posse of God must be near
Original Lyrics:
There are things I could say, but I don't
I know the mercy of God must be near
"Stuck Inside of Mobile with Memphis Blues Again"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'd ask him where the meadow is.
Original Lyrics:
I asked him what that matter was.
"Stuck Inside of Mobile with Memphis Blues Again"
Misheard Lyrics:
Now the preacher looked so baffled
When I asked him why he dressed
With twenty pounds of head lice
Stapled to his chest.
Original Lyrics:
Now the preacher looked so baffled
When I asked him why he dressed
With twenty pounds of headlines
Stapled to his chest.
Editor's note: Full title is "Stuck Inside of Mobile with the Memphis Blues Again", but it couldn't all fit in the song title text box. (All but one letter, in fact.)
"Stuck Inside of Mobile with Memphis Blues Again"
Misheard Lyrics:
Now the preacher looked so baffled
When I asked him why he dressed
With twenty pounds of headlights
Stapled to his chest.
Original Lyrics:
Now the preacher looked so baffled
When I asked him why he dressed
With twenty pounds of headlines
Stapled to his chest.
"Stuck Inside of Mobile with Memphis Blues Again"
Misheard Lyrics:
Oh mamma, can this really be the end
To be stuck inside of Mobile with the Memphis Bluegrass Band.
Original Lyrics:
Oh mamma, can this really be the end
To be stuck inside of Mobile with the Memphis Blues again.
"Stuck Inside of Mobile with Memphis Blues Again"
Misheard Lyrics:
Stuck inside immobile.
Original Lyrics:
Stuck inside of Mobile.
"Stuck Inside of Mobile with the Memphis Blues Agai"
Misheard Lyrics:
Twenty pounds of head lice stapled to his chest
Original Lyrics:
Twenty pounds of headlines stapled to his chest
"Subterranean Homesick Blues" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Better stay away from those pair around a fire hose
Keep a clean nose, wash your clean clothes.
Original Lyrics:
Better stay away from those that carry around a fire hose
Keep a clean nose, watch the plain clothes.
"Subterranean Homesick Blues" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Don't wear sandals -- the California scandals!
Original Lyrics:
Don't wear sandals, try to avoid the scandals.
"Subterranean Homesick Blues" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Don't wear sandals
An' try to forge a scandal.
Original Lyrics:
Don't wear sandals
Try to avoid the scandals.
"Subterranean Homesick Blues" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Look out kid, he's sucking your d***.
Original Lyrics:
Look out kid, it's something you did.
"Subterranean Homesick Blues" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Look out kid
You're gonna get hit
By losers, cheaters
Six-time losers
Hanging round the theaters.
Original Lyrics:
Look out kid
You're gonna get hit
But users, cheaters
Six-time users
Hang around the theaters.
"Subterranean Homesick Blues" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Six time users
Hanging around the fetus.
Original Lyrics:
Six-time losers
Hangin' around the theaters.
"Subterranean Homesick Blues" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Talkin' 'bout the heap of plans in the bed bugs.
Original Lyrics:
Talkin' that the heat that put plants in the bed but...
"Subterranean Homesick Blues" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
The man in the coon-skin cap in the big pen.
Original Lyrics:
The man in the coon-skin cap and a pig-pen
"Subterranean Homesick Blues" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
The man in the trench coat
Bad job, laid off.
Original Lyrics:
The man in the trench coat
Badge out, laid off.
"Subterranean Homesick Blues" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
The pump don't work 'cos the bailiffs took the handles.
Original Lyrics:
The pump don't work 'cause the vandals took the handles.
"Subterranean Homesick Blues" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
The pump don't work,
'Cause man is just a handle.
Original Lyrics:
The pump don't work
'Cause the vandals took the handle
"Sugar Baby"
Misheard Lyrics:
Some of these boot layers
They make pretty good stuff
Original Lyrics:
Some of these bootleggers
They make pretty good stuff.
"Sweetheart Like You"
Misheard Lyrics:
She wanted a home and not just a house.
Original Lyrics:
She wanted a whole man, not just a half.
"Take A Message To Mary"
Misheard Lyrics:
Please don't mention the stagecoach
Or the shot from a Carris gun.
Original Lyrics:
Please don't mention the stagecoach
Or the shot from a careless gun.
"Tangled Up In Blue" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
F*** me to you
Tangled up in blue.
Original Lyrics:
Brought me to you
Tangled up in blue.
"Tangled Up In Blue" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
F*** me to you
Tiger lovin' blues.
Original Lyrics:
Brought me to you
Tangled up in blue.
"Tangled Up In Blue" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
One evening she's changed it all
And my head was still red.
Original Lyrics:
Wondering if she'd changed at all,
If her hair was still red.
"Tangled Up In Blue" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Papa's banquet wasn't big enough.
Original Lyrics:
Papa's bankbook wasn't big enough.
"Tangled Up In Blue" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
She lit a burner on the stove and offered me a crepe.
Original Lyrics:
She lit a burner on the stove and offered me a pipe.
"Tangled Up In Blue" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
She lit a burner on the stove and offered me a crepe
Original Lyrics:
She lit a burner on the stove and offered me a pipe
"Tangled Up In Blue" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
She lit a burner on the stove and offered me a plate.
Original Lyrics:
She lit a burner on the stove and offered me a pipe.
"Tangled Up In Blue" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
She never did like mama's homemade dress
Papa's banguet wasn't big enough.
Original Lyrics:
She never did like mama's homemade dress
Papa's bank book wasn't big enough.
"Tangled Up In Blue" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
She was standing in back of my chair
Sayin, 'Jimmy, don't I know your name?'
Original Lyrics:
She was standing there in back of my chair
Said to me, 'Don't I know your name?'
"Tangled Up In Blue" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
She was standing there in back of my chair
Sayin', 'Timmy, don't I know your name?'
Original Lyrics:
She was standing there in back of my chair
Sayin', 'Tell me, don't I know your name?'
"Tangled Up In Blue" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Spit upon the ducks that night
Both agreeing it was best.
Original Lyrics:
Split up on a dark sad night
Both agreeing it was best.
"Tangled Up In Blue" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Split up on a dachshund night
Both agreeing it was best.
Original Lyrics:
Split up on a dark sad night
Both agreeing it was best.
"Tangled Up In Blue" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Split up on the docks at night where the reading it was best.
Original Lyrics:
Split up on a dark sad night both agreeing it was best.
"Tangled Up In Blue" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Split up on the docks at night
Original Lyrics:
Split up on a dark sad night
Both agreeing it was best.
"Tangled Up In Blue" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Split up on the docks that night
Both agreeing it was best
Original Lyrics:
Split up on a dark sad night
Both agreeing it was best
"Tangled Up In Blue" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Split up on the docks that night.
Original Lyrics:
Split up on a dark sad night.
"Tangled Up In Blue" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Split up on the docks that night.
Original Lyrics:
Split up on a dark sad night.
"Tangled Up In Blue" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Split up on the docks that night
Well agreeing it was best.
Original Lyrics:
Split up on a dark sad night
Both agreeing it was best.
"Tangled Up In Blue" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Split up on the docks that night
Both agreeing that it was best.
Original Lyrics:
Split up on that dark sad night
Both agreeing that it was best.
(Editor's note: Please note that the "correction" links are for correction suggestions only, NOT for feedback on the misheard lyrics.)
"Tangled Up In Blue" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Split up on the docks that night
With a feeling it was best
Original Lyrics:
Split up on that dark sad night
Both agreeing that it was best.
When I found out what the real lyric was, I was kind of disappointed. I think my misheard version is more atmospheric and poetic than the real thing.
"Tangled Up In Blue" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Tangle lovin' blues
Original Lyrics:
Tangled up in blue
"Tangled Up In Blue" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Tango lovin' blues
Original Lyrics:
Tangled up in blue
"Tangled Up In Blue" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Tiger lovin' blues
Original Lyrics:
Tangled up in blue
"Tangled Up In Blue" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Timmy, don't I know your name?
Original Lyrics:
Tell me, don't I know your name?
"Tangled Up In Blue" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Tangled up in you.
or
Trying to love you blue
or
Trying to love you blue
Original Lyrics:
Tangled up in blue
"Tangled Up In Blue" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Turtle lucky blues
Original Lyrics:
Tangled up in blue
"Tangled Up In Blue" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Wondering if she'd change it all,
If my hair was still red.
Original Lyrics:
Wondering if she'd changed at all,
If her hair was still red.
"Tangled Up In Blue" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Working for a while on a fishing boat
Right outside of the deli drawer.
Original Lyrics:
Working for a while on a fishing boat,
Right outside of Delacroix.
"Tangled Up in Blue" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I lived with Emma on Montague Street
Original Lyrics:
I lived with them on Montague Street
"Tangled Up in Blue" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
She had to settle for thing she owned
Original Lyrics:
She had to sell everything she owned
"Tangled Up in Blue" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
She lit a burner on the stove
And offered me a grape
Original Lyrics:
She lit a burner on the stove
And offered me a pipe
"Tangled Up in Blue" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
She never did like mama's homemade bread
Papa's bacon wasn't crisp enough
Original Lyrics:
She never did like mama's homemade dress
Papa's bank book wasn't big enough.
"Tangled Up in Blue" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Then he started into dealing with slaves
And something inside of him died
She had the son of the thing she owned
And froze up inside
Original Lyrics:
Then he started into dealing with slaves
And something inside of him died
She had to sell everything she owned
And froze up inside
"Tangled Up in Blue" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Tiger Muffin Blues (Title)
Original Lyrics:
Tangled Up In Blue (Title)
"Tangled Up in Blue" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
We drove that car as far as we could
Abandoned it out west
Split up on the docks that night
Both agreeing it was best
Original Lyrics:
We drove that car as far as we could
Abandoned it out west
Split up on a dark sad night
Both agreeing it was best
If you drive your car as far west as you can, you do end up on the docks. That's how the imagery led me to the mishearing. (Kersplash.)
"Tell Me That It Isn't True"
Misheard Lyrics:
They say that you're benzene with another man.
Original Lyrics:
They say that you've been seen with some other man.
"Temporary Like Achilles"
Misheard Lyrics:
He's pointing to the sky
And he's hungry, like a mandrake.
Original Lyrics:
He's pointing to the sky
And he's hungry, like a man in drag.
"The Ballad of Frankie Lee and Judas Priest"
Misheard Lyrics:
So when Frankie Lee needed money one day
Judas quickly pulled out a roll of tens
And placed them on a food stall
Just above the potted paint
Sayin', "Take your pick, Frankie Boy,
My loss will be your gain".
Original Lyrics:
So when Frankie Lee needed money one day
Judas quickly pulled out a roll of tens
And placed them on a footstool
Just above the plotted plain
Sayin', "Take your pick, Frankie Boy,
My loss will be your gain"..
"The Death of Emmett Till"
Misheard Lyrics:
While Emmett's body floats the foam
Of a gentle southern sea.
Original Lyrics:
While Emmett's body floats the foam
Of a Jim Crow southern sea.
Jim Crow is not a term in wide usage now adj. 1. Upholding or practicing discrimination against and segregation of Black people: Jim Crow laws; a Jim Crow town. 2. Reserved or set aside for a racial or ethnic group that is to be discriminated against: "I told them I wouldn't take a Jim Crow job”-Ralph Bunche.
"The Mighty Quinn (Quinn The Eskimo)"
Misheard Lyrics:
When Quinn the Eskimo gets here
All the b****es gonna run to him.
Original Lyrics:
When Quinn the Eskimo gets here
All the pigeons gonna run to him.
"The Mighty Quinn"
Misheard Lyrics:
When Quinn the Eskimo gets here
Everyone is gonna wanna dose.
Original Lyrics:
When Quinn the Eskimo gets here
Everyone is gonna wanna doze.
Speculation about the song referencing LSD-25 dropped on paper with with an Eskimo stamped on each piece.
"The Mighty Quinn"
Misheard Lyrics:
When Quinn the Eskimo gets here
Everybody's gonna dose.
Original Lyrics:
When Quinn the Eskimo gets here
Everybody's gonna doze.
"The Times They Are A-Changin'" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Your old road is rapidly Asian.
Original Lyrics:
Your old road is rapidly agin'.
"The Times They Are A-Changing" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Get out of the new one
With your candle in your hand.
Original Lyrics:
Get out of the new one
If you can't lend a hand.
"The Weight"
Misheard Lyrics:
Take the Lord off Granny.
Original Lyrics:
Take a load off, Fanny.
"Things Have Changed" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
There's a white man on my lap and Shay's drinking champagne.
Original Lyrics:
There's a woman on my lap and she's drinking champagne.
Wow. I never knew you liked white guys, Zimmy.
"This Wheels on Fire"
Misheard Lyrics:
Let's kill this fire,
while bowling in the road,
Best mortify my next of kin,
This wheel shall explode
Original Lyrics:
This Wheel's on Fire,
Rolling down the road,
best notify my next of kin...
this wheel shall explode
"To Ramona"
Misheard Lyrics:
From fixtures & faucets
Original Lyrics:
From fixtures and forces
"To Ramona"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's only a dream, babe, a vacuum machine.
Original Lyrics:
It's only a dream, babe, a vacuous scheme.
"True Love Tends to Forget"
Misheard Lyrics:
I was lying' down the the reeds without any oxygen,
I saw you in the wilderness, a monument
Original Lyrics:
I was lyin' down in the reeds without any oxygen
I saw you in the wilderness among the men
"Trying to Get to Heaven"
Misheard Lyrics:
Gonna sleep down in the harbor,
And relive my dreams
Original Lyrics:
Gonna sleep down in the parlor,
And relive my dreams
I used US spelling, but I'm in the UK.
"Visions Of Johanna" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
She's delicate and seems like Vermeer.
Original Lyrics:
She's delicate and seems like the mirror.
"Visions Of Johanna" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
She's delicate and seems like the Mir.
Original Lyrics:
She's delicate and seems like veneer.
"Visions Of Johanna" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
She's delicate and seems like the mirror
Original Lyrics:
She's delicate and seems like veneer
"Visions Of Johanna" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
She's delicate and seems like veneer.
Original Lyrics:
She's delicate and seems like the mirror.
"Visions of Johanna" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Is delicate and seems like Vermeer
or
Is delicate and seems like veneer
Original Lyrics:
Is delicate and seems like the mirror
"Wedding Song"
Misheard Lyrics:
Dried the tears up from my dreams and pulled me from the whore
Original Lyrics:
Dried the tears up from my dreams and pulled me from the hole
"Wheels On Fire" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Wheels on fire
Burning down the road
Better roll up my mystery
Let this little town explode.
Original Lyrics:
Wheels on fire
Rolling down the road
Best notify my next of kin
This wheel shall explode.
"You Go Your Way While I Go Mine"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm gonna lick yer a**.
Original Lyrics:
I'm gonna let yer pass.
"You're a Big Girl Now"
Misheard Lyrics:
Like a clock screwed on my heart
Ever since we've been apart.
Original Lyrics:
Like a corkscrew to my heart
Ever since we've been apart.

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