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Misheard Song Lyrics -> Artist -> W -> Hank Williams

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 Hank Williams 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 19 misheard song lyrics for Hank Williams on amIright currently.

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"Cold, Cold Heart" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Why can't I freeze your doubtful mind and melt your cold, cold heart?
Original Lyrics:
Why can't I free your doubtful mind and melt your cold, cold heart?
"I'm A Long Gone Daddy"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm a lazy cow.
Original Lyrics:
I'm a leavin' now.
"I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Pierre, that lonesome whippoorwill
He sounds too blue to fly
Original Lyrics:
Hear that lonesome whippoorwill
He sounds too blue to fly
"I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
That means he's lost the will to live.
Original Lyrics:
Like me, he's lost the will to live.
"I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
That means he's lost the will to live.
Original Lyrics:
Like me, he's lost the will to live.
"Jambalaya" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Jambalaya, coke speed five, fillet gumbo,
'Cause tonight I'm-a gonna see mama santa mio.
Original Lyrics:
Jambalaya, a-crawfish pie and-a file gumbo
'Cause tonight I'm gonna see my ma cher amio
"Jambalaya" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Jumbo lie an' a crow puss pie an' a Philly gunboat.
Original Lyrics:
Jambalaya, crawfish pie and a filet gumbo.
"Jambalaya" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Jumbo lie, a cod fish pie and Philip gumbo
'Cause tonight I'm gonna see my Michelle, amigo
Original Lyrics:
Jambalaya, a-crawfish pie and-a file gumbo
'Cause tonight I'm gonna see my ma cher amio
"Jambalaya" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Jungle eye, a cold fish pie and fill a gunboat
'Cause tonight I'm gonna see my machinery-o
Original Lyrics:
Jambalaya, a-crawfish pie and-a file gumbo
'Cause tonight I'm gonna see my ma cher amio
"Jambalaya" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Son of a gun, gonna have big fun goin' to Bi-Lo.
Original Lyrics:
Son of a gun, gonna have big fun on the bayou.
In the southern US where I live, Bi-Lo is a supermarket chain. Whether it was around at the time this song came out, I don't know.
"Jambalaya" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Swap my mom to buy Yvonne what she need-oh
Original Lyrics:
Swap my mon to buy Yvonne what she need-oh.
A single letter completely changes the meaning!
"Jambalaya" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Tipitoe fountain, oh.
Original Lyrics:
Thibodeaux, Fontaineaux
"Jambalaya" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
We gotta go forth with Pete Rose
Down the Bayou.
Original Lyrics:
Me gotta go pole the pirogue
Down the Bayou.
Editor's note: Pro athlete Pete Rose was still a kid when this song was made.
"Jambalaya" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
We gotta go forty kilos down the bayou.
Original Lyrics:
Me gotta go, pole the pirogue down the bayou.
"Kaw-Liga" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Kaw-Liga, that poor old wooden leg.
Original Lyrics:
Kaw-Liga, that poor old wooden head.
"Kaw-Liga" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Kaw-liga, that poor ol' puddin' head.
Original Lyrics:
Kaw-liga, that poor old wooden head.
Later covered by Marty Robbins, and later Charley Pride.
"Long Gone Daddy" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm a lazy cow.
Original Lyrics:
I'm a-leavin' now.
"Move It On Over" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Move it all over.
Original Lyrics:
Move it on over.
"My Bucket's Got A Hole In It" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I can't find no Pierre.
Original Lyrics:
I can't buy no beer (yeah).

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