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Misheard Song Lyrics -> Artist -> S -> Sam & Dave

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 Sam & Dave 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 17 misheard song lyrics for Sam & Dave on amIright currently.

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"Hold On, I'm Coming" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Don't you ever be sad
Lean on me when time commands
When the day comes and you're down
In a river of trouble
And I'm not tootin' around.
Original Lyrics:
Don't you ever be sad
Lean on me when times are bad
When the day comes and you're down
In a river of trouble
And about to drown.
"Soothe Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sue me, baby, sue me
Original Lyrics:
Soothe me, baby, soothe me
"Soul Man" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Comin' to ya on a death road.
Original Lyrics:
Comin' to ya on a dusty road.
"Soul Man" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Comin' to ya' from death row.
Original Lyrics:
Comin' to you on a dusty road.
"Soul Man" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Comin' to you on a death row.
Original Lyrics:
Comin' to you on a dusty road.
"Soul Man" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Comin' to you on a dirt road.
Original Lyrics:
Comin' to you on a dusty road.
"Soul Man" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Give you hope
And be your funky boyfriend
Original Lyrics:
Give you hope
And be your only boyfriend
"Soul Man" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I was educated on good Scotch.
Original Lyrics:
I was educated at Woodstock.
Editor's note: Someone mentioned that this song was released two years before the Woodstock festival (which is correct), but this line obviously does not refer to that. It refers to something totally different and unrelated.
"Soul Man" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I was educated, a good scout
or
I was educated, from good stock
or
I was educated, from good stock
Original Lyrics:
I was educated at Woodstock
The Blues Brothers cover version uses the "I was educated, from good stock" line. Woodstock was the high school in Memphis that David Porter, the lyricist of the song, attended.
"Soul Man" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I was so mad
Original Lyrics:
I'm a soul man
"Soul Man" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm a sold man
Original Lyrics:
I'm a soul man
"Soul Man" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm an old man.
Original Lyrics:
I'm a soul man.
"Soul Man" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm well educated from Woodstock
or
I'm well educated for good Scott
or
I'm well educated for good Scott
Original Lyrics:
I was educated at Woodstock
"Soul Man" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm well educated, a good Scot
Original Lyrics:
I was educated at Woodstock
"You Got Me Humming" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
You got me humping men.
Original Lyrics:
You got me humming, yeah.

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