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Misheard Lyrics

This section is for misheard song lyrics (also called mondegreens). Misheard lyrics occur when people misunderstand the lyrics in a song. These are NOT intentional rephrasing of lyrics, which is called parody.

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May 11
ONE WEEK NOTICE - "Myxomatosis" Due May 18

On Friday May 18th 2018 there will be a parody from me on the front page of Amiright, and I'm now inviting you (Yes, that means YOU!) to write one too. (Comments & Parodies)

May 4
ONE WEEK NOTICE "Gimme Sympathy" (Due May 11)

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May 1
ONE WEEK NOTICE - "Short Skirt, Long Jacket"

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Cast of 'Bjorn Again Live''s, "Dancing Queen"
Misheard Lyrics:
Dancing queen
Feel the beat from the tangerine, oh yeah
You can dance
You can jive
Having the time of your life.
Original Lyrics:
Dancing queen
Feel the beat from the tambourine, oh yeah
You can dance
You can jive
Having the time of your life.

The Story....

My sister and I took our mother for her birthday to see "Bjorn Again" last month. She had always loved ABBA and was the music that made her the happiest. So we had a great time singing and dancing during the show. But when we heard our mom sing 'tangerine' in the lyric, I just couldn't believe it. But the lyrics didn't matter as much as the feeling and the music, proven after seeing my mother smiling so big while she's singing about a fruit making a beat. Probably my biggest laugh all year.

Story about this misheard lyric by: mattLA

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Misheard Lyrics -> Latest Entries

 
1960s
Sly and the Family Stone's, "Dance to the Music"
Misheard Lyrics:
Can't stop the music
Original Lyrics:
Dance to the Music
The Rolling Stones', "Get Off of My Cloud"
Misheard Lyrics:
Don't hang around 'cause you'll abuse the cloud
Original Lyrics:
Don't hang around 'cause two's a crowd
 
1970s
Ace's, "How Long"
Misheard Lyrics:
You said you was never intendin'
To break up our semen this way
Original Lyrics:
You said you was never intendin'
To break up our scene in this way
Bread's, "Sweet Surrender"
Misheard Lyrics:
I may beep beep
Original Lyrics:
maybe I'm beat
Dolly Parton's, "9 to 5"
Misheard Lyrics:
But the bus won't seem to let me
Original Lyrics:
But the boss won't seem to let me
Freda Payne's, "Band of Gold"
Misheard Lyrics:
All that's left is a bag of dope
Original Lyrics:
All that's left is a band of gold
Janis Ian's, "At 17"
Misheard Lyrics:
I learned the truth at seventeen
That love was meant for you and me
Original Lyrics:
I learned the truth at seventeen
That love was meant for beauty queens
Led Zeppelin's, "How Many More Times?"
Misheard Lyrics:
They call me the Hot Dog
Original Lyrics:
They call me the hunter.
Led Zeppelin's, "How Many More Times"
Misheard Lyrics:
I got another child on the way that makes eleven
But I'm in constant hell
Original Lyrics:
I got another child on the way that makes eleven
But I'm in constant heaven
Meatloaf's, "Two Out of Three Ain't Bad"
Misheard Lyrics:
Don't be sad, cuz who in the tree ain't mad?
Original Lyrics:
Now don't be sad, 'cause two out of three ain't bad.
Neil Diamond's, "Cracklin' Rosie"
Misheard Lyrics:
Cracklin' Rosie get on the porch
Original Lyrics:
Cracklin' Rosie get on board
Queen's, "Bohemian Rhapsody"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ich bill nicht
Original Lyrics:
Bismillah
Queen's, "Bohemian Rhapsody"
Misheard Lyrics:
got a moose, got a moose, can you do the fandango
Original Lyrics:
Scaramouch, scaramouch will you do the fandango
Sister Sledge's, "He's the Greatest Dancer"
Misheard Lyrics:
I wonder why
Original Lyrics:
Oh-what-wow!
The Dramatics', "In the Rain"
Misheard Lyrics:
Good asshole in the rain
Original Lyrics:
Go outside in the rain
 
1980s
Salt-N-Pepa's, "Twist and Shout"
Misheard Lyrics:
We can do it till I'm fluid, sweat like a whore!
Original Lyrics:
We can do it till the fluid sweat starts to pour
Autograph's, "Nineteen & Non-Stop"
Misheard Lyrics:
Nineteen and Knock-knock
Original Lyrics:
Nineteen and nonstop
Bananarama's, "Cruel Summer"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's a foolproof saga
Original Lyrics:
It's a cruel cruel summer
Bananarama's, "I Can't Help It"
Misheard Lyrics:
I can't help it
I'm captivated by your money.
Original Lyrics:
I can't help it
I'm captivated by you, honey.
Bruce Springsteen's, "Blinded by the Light"
Misheard Lyrics:
Cut loose through the bush
Original Lyrics:
Cut loose like a deuce
Bruce Springsteen's, "Glory Days"
Misheard Lyrics:
Boring days
Original Lyrics:
Glory Days
Bruce Springsteen's, "Glory Days"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'll stop by and have a few drinks and get some kicks in bed
Original Lyrics:
I'll stop by and have a few drinks, after she put her kids to bed
Eurythmics', "Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Who am I to kiss a freak?
Original Lyrics:
Who am I to disagree?
James Reyne's, "Hammer Head"
Misheard Lyrics:
You been hanging with the gnocchi set feet for the hound in my head
Original Lyrics:
You've been hanging with the nicest people
Hammerhead
Kenny Loggins', "Footloose"
Misheard Lyrics:
Lose your goose
Original Lyrics:
Lose your blues
Kim Carnes', "Bette Davis Eyes"
Misheard Lyrics:
She's got this New York show
Original Lyrics:
She's pure as New York snow
King Crimson's, "Thela Hun Ginjeet"
Misheard Lyrics:
Son of a bitchy
Original Lyrics:
Thela hun ginjeet
Lisa Lougheed's, "Run with Us"
Misheard Lyrics:
With Darson Hall leaving Shadows in the night
Original Lyrics:
When Darkness falls, leaving Shadows in the night
Prince's, "Raspberry Beret"
Misheard Lyrics:
Mann's Berry Buffet
Original Lyrics:
Raspberry beret
Starship's, "We Built This City"
Misheard Lyrics:
That call you placed to Mama
Original Lyrics:
Marconi plays the mamba
Starship's, "We Built This City"
Misheard Lyrics:
We gave this CD some rock and roll
Original Lyrics:
We built this city on rock and roll
Steve Winwood's, "While You See a Chance"
Misheard Lyrics:
Until you see what could be a lonely and cold day dawning
Original Lyrics:
Until you see what could be alone in a cold day dawning
Steve Winwood's, "While You See a Chance"
Misheard Lyrics:
When there's no one left to leave you
Even you don't like to leave you
Original Lyrics:
When there's no one left to leave you
Even you don't quite believe you
Stevie Nicks', "Edge of Seventeen"
Misheard Lyrics:
Just like the one way girl
Sings the song that she's singing
Original Lyrics:
Just like the white winged dove
Sings a song
Sounds like she's singing
Thompson Twins', "King for a Day"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ribosome, ribosome, ribosome
Original Lyrics:
Love is all, love is all, love is all
 
1990s
All About Eve's, "Wishing the Hours Away"
Misheard Lyrics:
Inspires, inquires
Original Lyrics:
In spires, in choirs
Darcy Clay's, "Jesus I Was Evil"
Misheard Lyrics:
Play with myself before I go to sleep
Original Lyrics:
Say my prayers before I go to sleep
Fatboy Slim's, "The Rockefeller Skank"
Misheard Lyrics:
The punk sold rubber
Original Lyrics:
Funk soul brother
Green Day's, "Brain Stew"
Misheard Lyrics:
No rest for cross chops in my mind.
Original Lyrics:
No rest for cross-tops in my mind.
Green Day's, "Having A Blast"
Misheard Lyrics:
Chicken...
Are you down with me?
Original Lyrics:
I'm taking
All you down with me.
Hole's, "Jennifer's Body"
Misheard Lyrics:
The weasels of Jennifer's body
Original Lyrics:
The pieces of Jennifer's body
Theme Song's, "Family Guy Theme"
Misheard Lyrics:
Lucky there's a man who, positively can do, all the things that make us eff'in cry!
Original Lyrics:
Lucky there's a man who
Positively can do
All the things that make us
Laugh and cry!
Ultra Nate's, "Free"
Misheard Lyrics:
Are we in Australia?
Original Lyrics:
Are we strangers?
 
2000s
Calvin Harris', "Ready for the Weekend"
Misheard Lyrics:
Oooh, unbuckle my shoes and I’m ready for the weekend
Original Lyrics:
Oooh, I put on my shoes and I'm ready for the weekend
Jewel's, "Intuition"
Misheard Lyrics:
Just follow your hot bing bang
or
Just fall on your hot bing bang
Original Lyrics:
Just follow your heart, baby.
Outkast's, "Bombs Over Baghdad"
Misheard Lyrics:
Pop those peeps, in religion revival
Original Lyrics:
Power music, electric revival.
 
2010s
China Anne McClain's, "Got My Scream On"
Misheard Lyrics:
I jump out of bed, oh yeah
Original Lyrics:
I feel that vibe, oh yeah
Foster the People's, "Sit Next to Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's so good, it's so good
Original Lyrics:
It's over, it's over
Lorde's, "Team"
Misheard Lyrics:
We live in cities, you’ll never see ice cream
Original Lyrics:
We live in cities, you’ll never see on screen
Post Malone's, "Ball for Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
Bantay, I'm so into you
Original Lyrics:
Back to you, I'm so into you
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