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There are 75 misheard song lyrics for Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers on amIright currently.

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"A One Story Town"
Misheard Lyrics:
The spaceship comes down,
Nothing turns around
Original Lyrics:
The same shit goes down,
Nothing turns around
"American Girl" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
After all, it was a great big world
With lots of faces to run to.
Original Lyrics:
After all, it was a great big world
With lots of places to run to.
"American Girl" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
And if she ever stopped trying.
Original Lyrics:
And if she had to die trying.
"American Girl" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
God is so painful.
Original Lyrics:
God, it's so painful.
"American Girl"
Misheard Lyrics:
Microwaves crashing on the beach.
Original Lyrics:
Like waves crashing on the beach.
"American Girl" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
She couldn't ever thinking that there was a little old life somewhere else
After all, it was a great big world
With lots of places to run to
Yeah, and if she had the doubt
Trying she, had one little promise she was gonna keep.
Original Lyrics:
She couldn't help thinking there was a little more to life somewhere else
After all it was a great big world
With lots of places to run to
And if she had to die trying
She had one little promise she was gonna keep.
"American Girl" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
She couldn't help thinkin' that that was a little boy like you, somewhere else.
or
She couldn't help thinkin' that death was a little boy like you, somewhere else.
Original Lyrics:
She couldn't help thinkin' that there was a little more to life, somewhere else.
"American Girl"
Misheard Lyrics:
She couldn't help thinkin' that there was a little Bud Lite
Somewhere else.
Original Lyrics:
She couldn't help thinkin' that there was a little more to life
Somewhere else.
"American Girl"
Misheard Lyrics:
She stood alone on a bag of meat.
or
She stood alone and she barked at me.
Original Lyrics:
She stood alone on the balcony.
"American Girl"
Misheard Lyrics:
She stood alone on the back of me.
Original Lyrics:
She stood alone on the balcony.
"American Girl"
Misheard Lyrics:
She was an American girl
Raised out in Providence.
Original Lyrics:
She was an American girl
Raised on promises.
"American Girl"
Misheard Lyrics:
She was an American girl
Raised on politics.
Original Lyrics:
She was an American girl
Raised on promises.
"American Girl"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sheila, American girl
Original Lyrics:
She was an American girl
"American Girl" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Well it was kind of cold at night
She stood alone on a bed of nails
Yeah she caught all the cars roll by, it was like hollywood
Like waves crashing on the beach.
Original Lyrics:
Well it was kind of cold that night
She stood alone on a balcony
Yeah, she could hear the cars roll by out on 441
Like waves crashing on the beach.
"American Girl"
Misheard Lyrics:
Well it was kind of cold at night
She studded it all on the bark of name
Yeah she caught all the cars roll by, out on 441
Like waves crashing on the beach.
Original Lyrics:
Well it was kind of cold that night
She stood alone on a balcony
Yeah, she could hear the cars roll by out on 441
Like waves crashing on the beach.
"American Girl"
Misheard Lyrics:
Yeah, she could hear the cars roll back
An old folk thought it was
Like waves crashin' on the beach.
Original Lyrics:
Yeah, she could hear the cars roll by
Out on 441
Like waves crashin' on the beach.
"Christmas All Over Again"
Misheard Lyrics:
And all over sound
Original Lyrics:
And all over town
"Damage You've Done"
Misheard Lyrics:
Compare the damage that you've done
Original Lyrics:
Repair the damage that you've done
"Dogs on the Run"
Misheard Lyrics:
Well we come with wipers on our face
Yeah when the leaves had died and all turned grey
Back when the wind was gold and blue and brown.
Original Lyrics:
Well we come with what was on our backs
Yeah when the leaves had died and all turned black
Back when the wind was cold and blew them round.
"Don't Come Around Here No More"
Misheard Lyrics:
Do you inspect meat
Original Lyrics:
Who do you expect to meet
"Don't Come Around Here No More"
Misheard Lyrics:
Don't come in my rear no more.
Original Lyrics:
Don't come around here no more.
"Don't Come Around Here No More" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Give it up. Stop!
Don't wait a little longer.
Give it up. I'm goin' on, feeling stronger.
Original Lyrics:
I've given up. Stop!
On waiting any longer.
I've given up on this love getting stronger.
"Don't Come Around Here No More" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I've given up. Stop!
On waiting any longer
I've given up, all this love getting stronger.
Original Lyrics:
I've given up. Stop!
On waiting any longer
I've given up on this love getting stronger.
"Don't Do Me Like That"
Misheard Lyrics:
And milk ain't shaking no more
Original Lyrics:
And you can't take it no more
"Don't Do Me Like That"
Misheard Lyrics:
Baby you were very mean.
Original Lyrics:
Baby you would bury me.
"Don't Do Me Like That"
Misheard Lyrics:
Baby you're a-very me
or
Baby you'll bury me
or
Baby you'll bury me
Original Lyrics:
Baby you would bury me
"Don't Do Me Like That"
Misheard Lyrics:
Baby, will you marry me?
Original Lyrics:
Baby, you would bury me.
"Don't Do Me Like That"
Misheard Lyrics:
Baby, you were there with me
Original Lyrics:
Baby, you would bury me
"Don't Do Me Like That"
Misheard Lyrics:
Danny said you better watch your step
Original Lyrics:
Then he said you better watch your step
"Don't Do Me Like That"
Misheard Lyrics:
Don't turn the lights out.
Original Lyrics:
Don't do me like that.
"Don't Do Me Like That"
Misheard Lyrics:
Done dirty like dad
Original Lyrics:
Don't Do Me Like That
"Don't Do Me Like That"
Misheard Lyrics:
If you were in a public alley,
givin' someone else a try
Original Lyrics:
If you were in the public eye,
givin' someone else a try
"Don't Do Me Like That"
Misheard Lyrics:
List of baby candy seed.
Original Lyrics:
Listen baby, can't you see?
"Don't Do Me Like That"
Misheard Lyrics:
Talk to me like that.
Original Lyrics:
Don't do me like that.
"Free Fallin'"
Misheard Lyrics:
Freebasing
Original Lyrics:
Free fallin'
"Here Comes My Girl" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Whatcha want?
Original Lyrics:
Watch her walk.
"I Don't Wanna Fight"
Misheard Lyrics:
I gotta hold in my head
Original Lyrics:
I've got a hole in my head.
Mike Campbell, lead guitarist of the Heartbreakers, wrote and sings lead vocal in this song.
"I Need To Know"
Misheard Lyrics:
I need to know. I need to know.
If you think you're gonna pee then you better say so
Original Lyrics:
I need to know. I need to know.
If you think you're gonna leave then you better say so
"Into The Great Wide Open"
Misheard Lyrics:
A rebel without shampoo
Original Lyrics:
A rebel without a clue
"Into The Great Wide Open" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Array and Armand said, 'I don't hear a single'.
Original Lyrics:
Their A & R man said, 'I don't hear a single'.
"Into The Great Wide Open" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Mary and Armand said 'I don't hear a single'.
Original Lyrics:
Their A & R man said 'I don't hear a single'.
"Into The Great Wide Open" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Perry and Armand said, "I don't hear a single."
Original Lyrics:
Their A & R men said, "I don't hear a single."
"Into The Great Wide Open" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
There ain't an Army said
'I don't hear a single.'
Original Lyrics:
The A and R man said
'I don't hear a single.'
"Into The Great Wide Open"
Misheard Lyrics:
There ain't an album that I don't hear a single
Original Lyrics:
Their A & R men said, 'I don't hear a single'
"Into The Great Wide Open" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
This guy was the limit
Original Lyrics:
The sky was the limit
"Into the Great Wide Open" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
The sky was a lemon
Original Lyrics:
The sky was the limit
"It's Good To Be King"
Misheard Lyrics:
When you pull dark bars
You'll be merry, seems
Yes, I'll be king
When dark's get ringed
Original Lyrics:
When your bulldog barks
And your canary sings
Yes, I'll be king
When dogs have wings
"Jammin' Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
Take back your biscuit bowl.
Original Lyrics:
Take back Joe Piscopo.
"Jammin' Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
Take back, you Iranian charger.
Original Lyrics:
Take back your Iranian torture.
"Mary Jane's Last Dance"
Misheard Lyrics:
Lookin’ down from a hotel room,
Snack bar will be coming soon.
Original Lyrics:
Lookin’ down from a hotel room,
Nightfall will be coming soon.
"Mary Jane's Last Dance" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
One more time to kill the fate
Original Lyrics:
One more time to kill the pain
"Nightwatchman"
Misheard Lyrics:
Every night you watch me
Original Lyrics:
I'm the night watchman
"Nightwatchman"
Misheard Lyrics:
On the night you watch me
Original Lyrics:
I'm the night watchman
"Rebels"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hey Hey Hey
I was Barney Rubble
Original Lyrics:
Hey Hey Hey
I was born a rebel
"Rebels" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I was Barney Rubble
Original Lyrics:
I was born a rebel
"Refugee"
Misheard Lyrics:
Don't hate the little Affro refuges.
Original Lyrics:
Don't have to live like a refugee.
"Refugee"
Misheard Lyrics:
Don't have to live life in effigy.
Original Lyrics:
Don't have to live like a refugee.
"Refugee"
Misheard Lyrics:
Don't have to live like a deputy.
Original Lyrics:
Don't have to live like a refugee.
"Refugee" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Don't have to live like a rat and cheese
Original Lyrics:
Don't have to live like a refugee
"Refugee"
Misheard Lyrics:
Don't mess around with the love machine.
Original Lyrics:
Baby, you don't have to live like a refugee.
"Refugee" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Don't have a liver like a refugee
or
It's okay to live like a refugee
or
It's okay to live like a refugee
Original Lyrics:
Don't have to live like a refugee
"Refugee"
Misheard Lyrics:
Little Latin refugee
Original Lyrics:
Don't have to live like a refugee
"Refugee"
Misheard Lyrics:
Love is a little like a refugee
Don't mess around with the refugee.
Original Lyrics:
Don't have to live like a refugee
Don't have to live like a refugee.
"Refugee" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Somewhere, somehow, somebody must get
Kicked you around, son
Original Lyrics:
Somewhere, somehow, somebody must have
Kicked you around some
"Refugee" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
You don't act a little like a refugee
Don't act a little like a refugee
Original Lyrics:
You don't have to live like a refugee
Don't have to live like a refugee
"Runaway Train"
Misheard Lyrics:
And I'm depending on Tyne Daly to get you out of my mind.
Original Lyrics:
And I'm depending on time, babe, to get you out of my mind.
"Runnin' Down a Dream"
Misheard Lyrics:
A rundown dream
Original Lyrics:
Runnin' down a dream
"Runnin' Down a Dream"
Misheard Lyrics:
Runnin' down the drain
Original Lyrics:
Runnin down a dream
"Shadow Of A Doubt" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
With that little Susan Subway, she's a complex kid
Original Lyrics:
With that little certain something, she's a complex kid
"Yer So Bad"
Misheard Lyrics:
Now she's a singer, a Dave Dinger Singer.
Original Lyrics:
Now she's a swinger dating a singer.
"You Tell Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
Baby, I saw fire, I will laugh, I will write.
Original Lyrics:
Baby, I saw fire, I went left, I went right.
"You Wreck Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
Erect me baby!
Original Lyrics:
You wreck me baby!

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