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 Johnny Mercer that have been submitted to this site and the old collection from inthe80s started in 1996.
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There are 2 misheard song lyrics for Johnny Mercer on amIright currently.
"Blues In The Night" (MP3)
My mother, La Toldmee when I was a young boy
My mother done tol' me when I was in knee-pants
"Too Marvelous For Words" (MP3)
And so I'm borrowing a love song from The Byrds.
And so I'm borrowing a love song from the birds.
Obviously not referring to the band The Byrds, as this song was made long before any of its members were born. That said, it should be filed under "misc", since there are no decade settings prior to 1950.
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