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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 The Pogues 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 18 misheard song lyrics for The Pogues on amIright currently.

"A Pair Of Brown Eyes" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
And it's how's your kid, and what's your name
And how's your bloody nose.
Original Lyrics:
And it's how're you, kid, and what's your name
And how'd you bloody know.
"A Pair of Brown Eyes" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
And a rogue, been a rogue, been a rogue, been a rogue...
Original Lyrics:
And a rovin', a rovin', a rovin' I'll go...
"Boys From The County Hell"
Misheard Lyrics:
And it's left me compelled to buy you a drink
And never wake me early in the morning!
Original Lyrics:
And it's lend me 10 pounds and I'll buy you a drink
And Mother, wake me early in the morning!
"Boys of the County Hell"
Misheard Lyrics:
Stay on the other side of the road
'Cause you can never tell
We're a bunch of good looking devils
We're the boys of the county hell
Original Lyrics:
Stay on the other side of the road
'Cause you can never tell
We've a thirst like a gang of devils
We're the boys of the county hell
"Dirty Old Town" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Dirty hotel
Original Lyrics:
Dirty old town
"Dirty Old Town" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
We heard a siren from the ducks.
Original Lyrics:
We heard a siren from the docks.
"Fairytale Of New York"
Misheard Lyrics:
And the boys of the enni peedee choir were singing 'Go Away'.
Original Lyrics:
And the boys of the NYPD choir were singing 'Galway Bay'.
"Fairytale Of New York"
Misheard Lyrics:
Got on a lucky one
Came in at ten to one
I’ve got a feeling
This year's for me and you
Original Lyrics:
Got on a lucky one
Came in eighteen to one
I’ve got a feeling
This year's for me and you
"Fairytale Of New York"
Misheard Lyrics:
The boys in the NYPD choir will sing in Colwyn Bay.
Original Lyrics:
The boys of the NYPD choir were singing 'Galway Bay'.
"Fairytale Of New York"
Misheard Lyrics:
The boys of the NYPD choir still singing, going grey.
Original Lyrics:
The boys of the nypd choir were singing 'Galway Bay'
"Fairytale Of New York"
Misheard Lyrics:
The boys of the empire singing high and singing low and gay
Original Lyrics:
The boys of the nypd choir were singing 'Galway Bay'
"Fairytale Of New York"
Misheard Lyrics:
When the band finished playing, they held up the mall.
Original Lyrics:
When the band finished playing, they howled out for more.
"Fairytale of New York"
Misheard Lyrics:
And the boys at the end were PDQ and singing 'Galway Bay'.
Original Lyrics:
And the boys of the NYPD choir were singing 'Galway Bay'.
"Fairytale of New York"
Misheard Lyrics:
It was Christmas Eve babe
In the drunk town
A Norman said to me, won't see another one
Original Lyrics:
It was Christmas Eve babe
In the drunk tank
An old man said to me, won't see another one
"Sea Shanty"
Misheard Lyrics:
Well, I could f*** all the whores, and then missionary boys.
Original Lyrics:
Well, I could f*** all the whores in damnation, me boys.
"South Australia"
Misheard Lyrics:
There's only one thing that grieves my mind
Three big bucks on my behind.
Original Lyrics:
There's but one thing that grieves my mind
To leave Nancy Blair behind.
"The Broad Majestic Shannon"
Misheard Lyrics:
Where we once watched the robots landing
On the broad, majestic Shannon.
Original Lyrics:
Where we once watched the rowboats landing
On the broad, majestic Shannon.
"USA"
Misheard Lyrics:
When I sober, I drank in bars.
Original Lyrics:
When I was older, I drank in bars.

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