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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 Burl Ives 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 12 misheard song lyrics for Burl Ives on amIright currently.

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"A Holly Jolly Christmas" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Ho-Ho, the mistletoe
Hung where you can see
Somebody waits for you
Kisser once for me
Original Lyrics:
Ho-Ho, the mistletoe
Hung where you can see
Somebody waits for you
Kiss her once for me
"A Holly Jolly Christmas" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I don't know if it'll be slow
But have a couple cheers
Original Lyrics:
I don't know if there'll be snow
But have a cup of cheer
"A Holly Jolly Christmas" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Uh-Oh, the mistletoe
Hum where you can sing
Somebody waits for you
Kipper once for me
Original Lyrics:
Ho-Ho, the mistletoe
Hung where you can see
Somebody waits for you
Kiss her once for me
"A Little Bitty Tear" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I said I'd laugh when you left me
Full of honey as you walked out the door
Original Lyrics:
I said I'd laugh when you left me
Pull a funny as you walked out the door
"Big Rock Candy Mountain" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Where a bum can stay for pennies a day
And he don't need Eddie Money.
Original Lyrics:
Where a bum can stay for many a day
And he don't need any money.
"Blue Tail Fly" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
She's a crack w**re, and I don't care.
Original Lyrics:
Jimmy crack corn, and I don't care.
"Holly Jolly Christmas"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ho, ho, the mistletoe
Hum 'til you can sing.
or
Ho, ho, the mistletoe
Hung where you can sing.
Original Lyrics:
Ho, ho, the mistletoe
Hung where you can see.
"Holly Jolly Christmas"
Misheard Lyrics:
Oh, ho, the missing toe
Hung where you can see.
Original Lyrics:
Oh, ho, the mistletoe
Hung where you can see.
"Holly Jolly Christmas"
Misheard Lyrics:
Somebody waits for you
Is there one for me?
Original Lyrics:
Somebody waits for you
Kiss her once for me.
"Rudolph, The Red-Nosed Reindeer" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Rudolph, with your nose so black
Won't you drive my Cadillac?
Original Lyrics:
Rudolph, with your nose so bright
Won't you drive my sleigh tonight?
Burl Ives recorded his version for the 1964 holiday TV special of the same name as the song.
"Rudolph, The Red-Nosed Reindeer" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Then one froggy Christmas Eve,
Santa came to say
Original Lyrics:
Then one foggy Christmas Eve,
Santa came to say
"Rudolph, The Red-Nosed Reindeer" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
You could really say hic-lo
Original Lyrics:
You could really say it glows

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