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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 Al Stewart 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 67 misheard song lyrics for Al Stewart on amIright currently.

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"(A Child's View of) The Eisenhower Years"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's a child's view of the eyes of Howard Hughes
Original Lyrics:
It's a child's view of the Eisenhower years
Given Stewart's propensity for historical and often eccentric material, the reference to Howard Hughes almost made sense to me.
"Apple Cider Reconstitution"
Misheard Lyrics:
The doors were crusted,
with modern leaves and names carved long ago.
Original Lyrics:
The doors were crusted,
with mud and leaves and names carved long ago
"Broadway Hotel" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Miss Donna Summers' day
Original Lyrics:
Mist on a summer's day
"Like a Song on the Radio"
Misheard Lyrics:
But then on the wings of emotion we suckle each other in flight, tucked together we run like the ocean in its bed at night.
Original Lyrics:
But then on the wings of emotion we circle each other in flight, tucked together we run like the ocean in its bed at night.
A great song!
"Man For All Seasons"
Misheard Lyrics:
Henry Clientogenous still looks for someone.
Original Lyrics:
Henry Plantagenet still looks for someone.
"On The Border" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
No one notices the custard slip away.
Original Lyrics:
No one notices the customs slip away.
"Running Man" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
In the camp face of the night,
the tumbling rhythms of guitars ring loud and clear
Original Lyrics:
In the cafes of the night,
the tumbling rhythm of guitars ring loud and clear
"Time Passages" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
A girl comes to want you
And wants you's to know
Original Lyrics:
A girl comes toward you
You once used to know
"Time Passages" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
A girl comes who wants you, wants you to know
Original Lyrics:
A girl comes towards you, you once used to know
I guess I never realized that my lyric never really completes the thought. Funny how it took me till now (34 years after the song was a hit) to notice.
"Time Passages" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Find me a ticket on the last tray home tonight
or
A one-way ticket on the last train home tonight
or
A one-way ticket on the last train home tonight
Original Lyrics:
Buy me a ticket on the last train home tonight
"Time Passages" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Flying sausages
Original Lyrics:
Time passages
"Time Passages" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
There's something back here, lift that behind.
Original Lyrics:
There's something back here that you left behind.
"Time Passages" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Thyme sausages
Original Lyrics:
Time passages
"Time Passages" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Time passengers
Original Lyrics:
Time passages
"Year Of The Cat" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
And the first senator's De Gaulle
Original Lyrics:
And the bus and the tourists are gone
"Year Of The Cat" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
And the first sign of tourists are gone.
Original Lyrics:
And the bus and the tourists are gone.
"Year Of The Cat" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
And the last first amateurists are gone.
Original Lyrics:
And the bus and the tourists are gone.
"Year Of The Cat" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
And the last thing you hear is Saigon.
Original Lyrics:
And the bus and the tourists are gone.
"Year Of The Cat" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
And you've thrown away your choice of lobster tickets
so you have to stay on
Original Lyrics:
And you've thrown away your choice. You've lost your tickets,
so you have to stay on
"Year Of The Cat" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
And you've thrown away your joys of lobster picking
Original Lyrics:
And you've thrown away your choice and lost your ticket
"Year Of The Cat" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
But the food-tarred walls and the market stalls
There's a hint that she'll eat you, too.
Original Lyrics:
By the blue tiled walls near the market stalls
There's a hidden door she leads you to.
"Year Of The Cat" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
By the blue tiled walls near the market stalls
There's a head in there she'll eat you too
Original Lyrics:
By the blue tiled walls near the market stalls
There's a hidden door she leads you to
"Year Of The Cat" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
In a country where the turnpike turns
Original Lyrics:
In a country where they turn back time
"Year Of The Cat" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
In the morning from a bogus art movie
Original Lyrics:
In the morning from a Bogart movie
"Year Of The Cat" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
In the rhythm of Eve Fontaine
Original Lyrics:
In the rhythm of the new-born day
"Year Of The Cat" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
In the rhythm of the new frontier
Original Lyrics:
In the rhythm of the new-born day
"Year Of The Cat" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Innocent Tanya, bound to leave her
Original Lyrics:
You know sometime you're bound to leave her
"Year Of The Cat" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Innocent time, you're bound to rape her
Original Lyrics:
You know sometime you're bound to leave her
"Year Of The Cat" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
It's the year of the goat.
Original Lyrics:
It's the year of the cat.
"Year Of The Cat" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
On a Monarch from a boat yard moving.
Original Lyrics:
On a morning from a Bogart movie.
"Year Of The Cat" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
On a morning from a Foghat movie
In a country where they turn back time
You go strolling through the crowd like fee taloric
Contemplating a crime.
Original Lyrics:
On a morning from a Bogart movie
In a country where they turn back time
You go strolling through the crowd like Peter Lorre
Contemplating a crime.
"Year Of The Cat" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
On a morning from a folk art movie
Original Lyrics:
On a morning from a Bogart movie
"Year Of The Cat" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
On a morning from a polecat movie
In a country where they turn back time
You go strolling through the crowd like Beatle Ari
Contemplating a crime
Original Lyrics:
On a morning from a Bogart movie
In a country where they turn back time
You go strolling through the crowd like Peter Lorre
Contemplating a crime.
"Year Of The Cat" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
On a morning from a polecat movie
Original Lyrics:
On a morning from a Bogart movie
"Year Of The Cat" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
On the bus I'm a tourist's cigar.
Original Lyrics:
And the bus and the tourists are gone.
"Year Of The Cat"
Misheard Lyrics:
One morning comes and you're still withered.
Original Lyrics:
Well, morning comes and you're still with her.
"Year Of The Cat" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Pete Colani, come and play in my grime
Original Lyrics:
Peter Lorre contemplating a crime
"Year Of The Cat" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Pete Delori contemplating a crime.
Original Lyrics:
Peter Lorre contemplating a crime.
"Year Of The Cat" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Pete or Lori contemplating a crime
Original Lyrics:
Peter Lorre contemplating a crime
"Year Of The Cat" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Peter Lorre and to plating a rhyme.
Original Lyrics:
Peter Lorre contemplating a crime.
"Year Of The Cat" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Pizza Larry contemplating a crime
Original Lyrics:
Peter Lorre contemplating a crime
"Year Of The Cat" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
She comes in incest or Pit Julie
Original Lyrics:
She comes in incense or patchouli
"Year Of The Cat" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
She comes in innocence and so truly.
Original Lyrics:
She comes in incense and patchouli.
"Year Of The Cat" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
She comes incensed and petulantly
Original Lyrics:
She comes in incense and patchouli
"Year Of The Cat" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Strolling through the crowd
Like Big Delores contemplating a crime.
Original Lyrics:
Strolling through the crowd
Like Peter Lorre contemplating a crime.
"Year Of The Cat" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
The air of a kind
Original Lyrics:
The year of the cat
"Year Of The Cat" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
To the rhythm of the new-born team
or
To the rhythm of the new fontaine.
Original Lyrics:
In the rhythm of the new-born day.
"Year Of The Cat" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
You go strolling through the crowd like Pete Scolari
Original Lyrics:
You go strolling through the crowd like Peter Lorre.
"Year Of The Cat" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
You go strolling through the crowd like Pete Tolari.
Original Lyrics:
You go strolling through the crowd like Peter Lorre.
"Year Of The Cat" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
You go strolling through the crowd like pink Tavares...
Original Lyrics:
You go strolling through the crowd like Peter Lorre...
"Year Of The Cat" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
You go strolling through the crowd like
Pete Tolare contemplating a crime.
Original Lyrics:
You go strolling through the crowd like
Peter Lorre contemplating a crime.
"Year Of The Cat" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
You've thrown away your 'choice of lobster' ticket.
Original Lyrics:
You've thrown away your choice and lost your ticket.
"Year Of The Cat" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
You've thrown away your choice of lobster chicken.
Original Lyrics:
You've thrown away your chance and lost your ticket.
"Year of The cat" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Enus and Tonya bound to Libra
Original Lyrics:
You know sometime you're bound to leave her.
"Year of the Cat" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
...and the rhythm of the new Fontaine
Original Lyrics:
...and the rhythm of the new-found day
"Year of the Cat" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
And the boss eyed senoras are gone
Original Lyrics:
And the bus and the tourists are gone.
"Year of the Cat" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
And the first sign of tourists are gone
Original Lyrics:
And the bus and the tourists are gone.
"Year of the Cat" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
And the first summer tourists are gone
Original Lyrics:
And the bus and the tourists are gone
"Year of the Cat" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
And the wisdom of a new born king.
Innocent Tanya has found the reason
And tonight you're going to say.
Original Lyrics:
In the rhythm of the new-born day
You know sometime you're bound to leave her
But for now you're going to stay
"Year of the Cat" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Big Talari contemplating a crime
Original Lyrics:
Peter Lorre contemplating a crime
"Year of the Cat" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Eros and Tanna, bound to leave her
Original Lyrics:
You know sometime you're bound to leave her
"Eros" and "Tanna" were the names of the two aliens in Edward Wood's 1959 mega-turkey "Plan 9 from Outer Space".
"Year of the Cat" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
In a morning from a forecast moonbeam
Original Lyrics:
On a morning from a Bogart movie
I'm only posting this now because I've just realized after 40 years that I've been singing it wrong all this time. What a "forecast moonbeam" was supposed to be I have no idea, but when you look at the lyrics to America's "Tin Man" you realize that no lyrics are too weird to write.
"Year of the Cat" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Innocent Tanya
Bound to leave her
But for now you're going to stay
Original Lyrics:
You know sometime you're bound to leave her
But for now you're going to stay
"Year of the Cat" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
There's a yenta she leads you to
Original Lyrics:
There's a hidden door she leads you to
"Year of the Cat" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
You go strolling through the crowd like Bussolari
Original Lyrics:
You go strolling through the crowd like Peter Lorre
"Year of the Cat" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
You go strolling through the crowd like Pete Tolare
Original Lyrics:
You go strolling through the crowd like Peter Lorre

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