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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 Village People 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 69 misheard song lyrics for The Village People on amIright currently.

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"In The Navy"
Misheard Lyrics:
Beef with gravy
or
My name is Davy.
Original Lyrics:
In the Navy
"In The Navy"
Misheard Lyrics:
Come on, enjoy your fellowmen
Original Lyrics:
Come on, and join your fellow, man
"In The Navy"
Misheard Lyrics:
He's a baby!
Original Lyrics:
In the Navy
"In The Navy"
Misheard Lyrics:
In the Navy,
where you piss in the sea
Original Lyrics:
In the Navy,
yes you can sail the seven seas
"In The Navy"
Misheard Lyrics:
In the knave, E
Original Lyrics:
In the Navy
"In The Navy"
Misheard Lyrics:
In the lady!
Original Lyrics:
In the Navy!
Very odd (and ironic) choice of lyrics for a group with a large following among gay men.
"In The Navy"
Misheard Lyrics:
Schindellegi
Original Lyrics:
In the Navy
Schindellegi is a place in Switzerland.
"In The Navy"
Misheard Lyrics:
They want you in the nudie crew
Original Lyrics:
They want you as a new recruit
"In the Navy"
Misheard Lyrics:
They want you, they want you
They want you as a loony crew
Original Lyrics:
They want you, they want you
They want you as a new recruit
"Macho Man"
Misheard Lyrics:
He's a special butt-f*** in anybody's land.
Original Lyrics:
He's a special person in anybody's land.
"Macho Man"
Misheard Lyrics:
Karate
Original Lyrics:
Body
"Macho Man"
Misheard Lyrics:
Nacho, nacho man
I've got to be a nacho man
Original Lyrics:
Macho, Macho Man
I've got to be a Macho Man
"Macho Man"
Misheard Lyrics:
Nacho, nacho man
Original Lyrics:
Macho, macho man
"Macho Man"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ready to get down, man. Do it in the can
Original Lyrics:
Ready to get down with, anyone he can
"Macho Man"
Misheard Lyrics:
S*** my big d***, mustache.
Original Lyrics:
Check out my big thick mustache.
"Macho Man"
Misheard Lyrics:
Suck my big d**k, mustache
Original Lyrics:
Check out my big thick mustache
"Manhattan Woman"
Misheard Lyrics:
Men have transformers.
Original Lyrics:
Manhattan woman
"Manhattan Woman"
Misheard Lyrics:
Tap tap tap for love
Original Lyrics:
Manhattan Woman
"San Francisco (You've Got Me)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Every gesture there has a Midgee (Midgee)
Original Lyrics:
Every gesture there has a meaning (meaning)
As in Tootsie Roll Midgees.
"Sex Over The Phone"
Misheard Lyrics:
Touch my britches then I go crazy.
Original Lyrics:
Touch my princess and I go crazy.
"Sodom And Gomorrah"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ronald McDonald, Ronald McDonald
Original Lyrics:
Sodom and Gomorrah, Sodom and Gomorrah
"Y.M.C.A."
Misheard Lyrics:
And just go there, to the YMCA
Until they can help you today.
Original Lyrics:
And just go there, to the YMCA
I'm sure they can help you today.
"Y.M.C.A."
Misheard Lyrics:
Buoyancy aid
Original Lyrics:
Y.M.C.A.
"Y.M.C.A."
Misheard Lyrics:
Dough bag, there's a place you can go
I said dough bag, when you're short on the dough.
Original Lyrics:
Young man, there's a place you can go
I said young man, when you're short on the dough.
"Y.M.C.A."
Misheard Lyrics:
High Accident
Original Lyrics:
Y-M-C-A
"Y.M.C.A."
Misheard Lyrics:
I felt no man cared if I were alive
I felt the whole world was so jive
or
I felt the whole world was so tired.
Original Lyrics:
I felt no man cared if I were alive
I felt the whole world was so tight.
"Y.M.C.A."
Misheard Lyrics:
I said Yemen, put your pride on the shelf.
Original Lyrics:
I said young man, put your pride on the shelf.
"Y.M.C.A."
Misheard Lyrics:
I said yippieh.
Original Lyrics:
I said, young man
"Y.M.C.A."
Misheard Lyrics:
I said young man, hit yourself off the ground
or
Hitch yourself off the ground
or
Lift yourself off the ground
Original Lyrics:
I said young man, pick yourself off the ground.
"Y.M.C.A."
Misheard Lyrics:
I said young man, put your bride on the shelf.
Original Lyrics:
I said young man, put your pride on the shelf.
"Y.M.C.A."
Misheard Lyrics:
I said young man, put your butt on the shelf
Original Lyrics:
I said young man, put your pride on the shelf
"Y.M.C.A."
Misheard Lyrics:
I said yummy
Original Lyrics:
I said..young man
"Y.M.C.A."
Misheard Lyrics:
I said, young man, when you're short on the go.
Original Lyrics:
I said, young man, when you're short on your dough.
"Y.M.C.A."
Misheard Lyrics:
I said....Janne
Original Lyrics:
I said...young man
Janne is a Finnish name and it is pronounced like 'yonne'
"Y.M.C.A."
Misheard Lyrics:
It's for the state, it's the Y.M.C.A.
Original Lyrics:
It's fun to stay at the Y.M.C.A.
"Y.M.C.A."
Misheard Lyrics:
Mini-Wheats to have a good time
Original Lyrics:
Many ways to have a good time
"Y.M.C.A."
Misheard Lyrics:
Norman does it all by himself
Original Lyrics:
No man does it all by himself
"Y.M.C.A."
Misheard Lyrics:
Nutmeg
Original Lyrics:
Young man
"Y.M.C.A."
Misheard Lyrics:
Put your bat on the shelf.
or
Put your butt on the shelf.
Original Lyrics:
Put your pride on the shelf.
"Y.M.C.A."
Misheard Lyrics:
Putcha right on the shelf.
Original Lyrics:
Put your pride on the shelf.
"Y.M.C.A."
Misheard Lyrics:
They can stop the fat in your way.
Original Lyrics:
They can start you back on your way.
"Y.M.C.A."
Misheard Lyrics:
They have everything for your mental joy.
Original Lyrics:
They have everything for young men to enjoy.
"Y.M.C.A."
Misheard Lyrics:
They have everything for your mental joy
Original Lyrics:
They have everything for young men to enjoy
"Y.M.C.A."
Misheard Lyrics:
They have everything from a floor to a gym.
Original Lyrics:
They have everything for young men to enjoy.
"Y.M.C.A."
Misheard Lyrics:
They have everything, for you men to enjoy
Original Lyrics:
They have everything for young men to enjoy
"Y.M.C.A."
Misheard Lyrics:
They have everything, for you're meant to enjoy.
or
They have everything, for you're made to enjoy.
Original Lyrics:
They have everything for young men to enjoy.
"Y.M.C.A."
Misheard Lyrics:
They have everything, for your mental joy
Original Lyrics:
They have everything for young men to enjoy
"Y.M.C.A."
Misheard Lyrics:
Why Em see hey?
Original Lyrics:
Y-M-C-A
"Y.M.C.A."
Misheard Lyrics:
Why MCA?
Original Lyrics:
YMCA
"Y.M.C.A."
Misheard Lyrics:
Why ain't she gay?
Original Lyrics:
Y.M.C.A.
"Y.M.C.A."
Misheard Lyrics:
Yam Yam, there's no need to feel down
I said, Yam Yam, pick yourself off the ground
I said, Yam Yam, 'cause you're in a new town
There's no need to be on Harpic.
Original Lyrics:
Young man, there's no need to feel down
I said, young man, pick yourself off the ground
I said, young man, 'cause you're in a new town
There's no need to be unhappy.
"Y.M.C.A."
Misheard Lyrics:
You can do what the f*** you feel.
Original Lyrics:
You can do whatever you feel.
"Y.M.C.A."
Misheard Lyrics:
You can do what the f*ck you feel
Original Lyrics:
You can do what-ever you feel
"Y.M.C.A."
Misheard Lyrics:
You can get yourself laid
You can have a good meal.
Original Lyrics:
You can get yourself clean
You can have a good meal.
"Y.M.C.A."
Misheard Lyrics:
You can make out with all the boys.
Original Lyrics:
You can hang out with all the boys.
"Y.M.C.A."
Misheard Lyrics:
Young man, give your biscuit to me
Original Lyrics:
Young man, are you listening to me?
"Y.M.C.A."
Misheard Lyrics:
Young man, just pin up your gown.
There's no need to see me laughing.
Original Lyrics:
Young man, 'cause you're a new town,
there's no need to be unhappy.
"Y.M.C.A."
Misheard Lyrics:
Your man
Original Lyrics:
Young man
"Y.M.C.A"
Misheard Lyrics:
Why are you gay?
Original Lyrics:
Y.M.C.A.
"YMCA"
Misheard Lyrics:
I made a mistake!
Original Lyrics:
Y.M.C.A!
"YMCA"
Misheard Lyrics:
I said young man, when your short on your dope
They have Avril Lavigne for you to enjoy.
Original Lyrics:
I said young man, when your short on your dough
They have everything for young men to enjoy.
Avril LaVigne was not yet born when this song was made, so the second line's mishearing would clearly be an anachronism.
"YMCA"
Misheard Lyrics:
M.D.M.A
Original Lyrics:
Y.M.C.A
MDMA is the active principle in ecstasy tabs.
"YMCA"
Misheard Lyrics:
You can get yourself clean
You can have some milk.
Original Lyrics:
You can get yourself clean
You can have a good meal.
"YMCA"
Misheard Lyrics:
Young man, just pin up your gown.
There's no need to see us laughing.
Original Lyrics:
Young man, 'cause you're in a new town,
there's no need to be unhappy.
"YMCA"
Misheard Lyrics:
Young man, with your hands down your pants
Original Lyrics:
Young man, do you want to dance
"YMCA"
Misheard Lyrics:
Young men, I was watching your shoes
Original Lyrics:
Young men, I was once in your shoes
"YMCA"
Misheard Lyrics:
Yummy
Original Lyrics:
Young man
"YMCA"
Misheard Lyrics:
Yumpa
Original Lyrics:
Young man

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