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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 Janis Ian 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 13 misheard song lyrics for Janis Ian on amIright currently.

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"At 17"
Misheard Lyrics:
and those of us with 9 average faces (would have liked it to be faces).
Original Lyrics:
And those of us with ravaged faces
Lacking in the social graces
Desperately remained at home
"At Seventeen" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
And high school girls with clear-skinned smiles
American and infantile.
Original Lyrics:
And high school girls with clear skinned-smiles
Who marry young and then retire.
"At Seventeen" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
And high school girls with clear-skinned smiles
American and infantile.
Original Lyrics:
And high school girls with clear-skinned smiles
Who marry young and then retire.
"At Seventeen" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
And those of us with rabbit's faces
Lacking in the social graces.
Original Lyrics:
And those of us with ravaged faces
Lacking in the social graces.
"At Seventeen" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
And those of us with radish faces
Lacking in the choice of races.
Original Lyrics:
And those of us with ravished faces
Lacking in the social graces.
"At Seventeen" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
And those of us with rubbish faces
Lacking in the social graces.
Original Lyrics:
And those of us with ravaged faces
Lacking in the social graces.
"At Seventeen" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I murdered, faked insanity
All ugly girls like me, at seventeen.
Original Lyrics:
And murmur vague obscenities
At ugly girls like me, at seventeen.
"At Seventeen" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Those of us with average faces.
Original Lyrics:
Those of us with ravaged faces.
"Bright Lights And Promises" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Over by the suckadilly bar.
Original Lyrics:
Loosen up the sucker by the bar.
"Bright Lights and Promises" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Overused and much abused promises of the lay
or
Overused and much abused promises are too late
or
Overused and much abused promises are too late
Original Lyrics:
Overused and much abused promises of delight
"Society's Child" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Pretty soon he'll be quality
Original Lyrics:
Preachers of equality
"Under the Covers"
Misheard Lyrics:
They make better lovers
Or so I've been told
Under the covers
That's where you discover
If your man is old
Original Lyrics:
They make better lovers
Or so I've been told
Under the covers
That's where you discover
If your man is whole

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