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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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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

 
1950s
Joan Jett's, "I Love Rock N Roll"
Misheard Lyrics:
I love cocoa pops
Original Lyrics:
I love rock n roll
 
1960s
Aretha Franklin's, "Chain of Fools"
Misheard Lyrics:
Shane, Shane, Shane
Shane's a fool.
Original Lyrics:
Chain, chain, chain
Chain of fools
The Beatles', "Back in the USSR"
Misheard Lyrics:
Show me round your smoky nylons way down south,
Take me to your daddy's car
Original Lyrics:
Show me round your snow-peaked mountains way down south,
Take me to your daddy's farm
The Beatles', "Rock and Roll Music"
Misheard Lyrics:
Way down south they had a jubilee,
Those jo-jo Poles they had a jamboree,
They're taking home work from a wooden club,
The Poles admit they're all shook up
Original Lyrics:
Way down south they had a jubilee,
Them Georgia folks they had a jamboree,
They're drinking home brew from a wooden cup,
The folks are dancing, they got all shook up
 
1970s
AC/DC's, "Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap"
Misheard Lyrics:
Dirty deeds and the thunder chick
Original Lyrics:
Dirty deeds and they're done dirt cheap.
Dick and the Bruiser Band's, "96 Beers"
Misheard Lyrics:
You're gonna cry 96 tears.
Original Lyrics:
We're gonna drink 96 beers.
Eagles', "The Long Run"
Misheard Lyrics:
Logic didn't get it
It was hot 'til I quit it
Original Lyrics:
Ah, that didn't get it
It was high time I quit it
Joni Mitchell's, "Big Yellow Taxi"
Misheard Lyrics:
A paid paradise put up a parking lot
Original Lyrics:
They paved paradise and put up a parking lot.
Joni Mitchell's, "Blue"
Misheard Lyrics:
In connapin
Original Lyrics:
Ink on a pin
Joni Mitchell's, "In France They Kiss on Main Street"
Misheard Lyrics:
And old mid term class circumstance
Original Lyrics:
And molded to middle class circumstance
Redbone's, "Come and Get Your Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
Lovin' each other
Lovin' each other
Lovin' each other
Original Lyrics:
Come and get your love
Come and get your love
Come and get your love
Steely Dan's, "Any Major Dude Will Tell You"
Misheard Lyrics:
Have you ever seen a squawk's tears?
Original Lyrics:
Have you ever seen a squonk's tears?
Steely Dan's, "Everyone's Gone to the Movies"
Misheard Lyrics:
Soon you will be a team
Original Lyrics:
Soon you will be eighteen
Steely Dan's, "Gaucho"
Misheard Lyrics:
High in the cuspidor
Original Lyrics:
High in the Custerdome
Steely Dan's, "Your Gold Teeth"
Misheard Lyrics:
There ain't nothing in Chicago for a muggy woman to do
Original Lyrics:
There ain't nothing in Chicago for a monkey woman to do
Stevie Wonder's, "Isn't She Lovely?"
Misheard Lyrics:
Isn't she lovely, April love
Original Lyrics:
Isn't she lovely, made from love?
The Eagles', "Life in the Fast Lane"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sure to make the news, you're mine
Original Lyrics:
Surely make you lose your mind
The Eagles', "Life in the Fast Lane"
Misheard Lyrics:
They were good and bad
Original Lyrics:
They were good in bed
The Eagles', "New Kid in Town"
Misheard Lyrics:
People you real, they all seem to know you
Original Lyrics:
People you meet, they all seem to know you
The Eagles', "Peaceful Easy Feeling"
Misheard Lyrics:
I got a peace for teasin'-measin
Original Lyrics:
I've got a peaceful easy feelin'
 
1980s
AC/DC's, "Highway To Hell"
Misheard Lyrics:
It ain't easy, living free She's a n*gger on a one way ride
Original Lyrics:
Living easy, living free
Season ticket on a one-way ride.
Bon Jovi's, "Wanted Dead or Alive"
Misheard Lyrics:
A leather sex dream on my back
Original Lyrics:
A loaded six-string on my back
Crowded House's, "Something So Strong"
Misheard Lyrics:
Honey I'm home
Original Lyrics:
Hang me on the wall
Jody Watley's, "Looking For A New Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
I stole a visa, baby
Original Lyrics:
Hasta la vista, baby
Jody Watley's, "What'cha Gonna Do For Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm a woman of amnesia.
Original Lyrics:
I'm a woman of leisure.
Madonna's, "La Isla Bonita"
Misheard Lyrics:
I fell in love with a bagel
Original Lyrics:
I fell in love with San Pedro
Michael Jackson's, "Billie Jean"
Misheard Lyrics:
Billy Jean is at my love
He's just a gal who says I am the one
But Billy Jean is not my son
Original Lyrics:
Billie Jean is not my lover
She's just a girl who claims that I am the one
But the kid is not my son.
Michael Jackson's, "Wanna Be Startin' Somethin'"
Misheard Lyrics:
I go insane to the sound of microsoft.
Original Lyrics:
Mama-se, mama-sa, mama-coo-sa
 
1990s
AC/DC's, "Thunderstruck"
Misheard Lyrics:
I was caught in the middle of a retinal attack
Original Lyrics:
I was caught in the middle of a railroad track.
Bon Jovi's, "Wanted Dead or Alive"
Misheard Lyrics:
I've seen a million faces, and probably more
Original Lyrics:
I've seen a million faces, and I've rocked 'em all
Ginuwine's, "My Pony"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm just a dancer Looking for a partner Someone who knows how to ride With out even falling off Got to be compatible Stress me to my limits Girl when I break it off I promise you won't ever give up (Chorus) You on it, lets do it Ride it, my pony My shadows, baby Come and jump on it
Original Lyrics:
I'm just a bachelor I'm looking for a partner Someone who knows how to ride Without even falling off Gotta be compatible Takes me to my limits Girl when I break you off I promise that you won't want to get off [Chorus] If your horny, Let's do it Ride it, My Pony My saddle's waiting Come and jump on it If your horny, Let's do it Ride it, My Pony My saddle's waiting Come and jump on it
P.M. Dawn's, "Set Adrift On Memory Bliss"
Misheard Lyrics:
Baby you're Cindy
Original Lyrics:
Baby you set me
Pearl Jam's, "Daughter"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hello...listeners
Original Lyrics:
Alone....listless
Roxette's, "It Must Have Been Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
It was all that I wanted, now I'm living with that
Original Lyrics:
It was all that I wanted, now I'm living without
Shaggy's, "Boombastic"
Misheard Lyrics:
rigid as the best
Original Lyrics:
rated as the best
Toni Braxton's, "Seven Whole Days"
Misheard Lyrics:
You were talking kinda cacky like you had no thong.
Original Lyrics:
You were talking kinda cocky like you had it goin' on.
 
2000s
Bob the Builder's, "Bob the Builder Theme"
Misheard Lyrics:
Too f***in' busy!
Original Lyrics:
Scoop, Muck and Dizzy and Rolly, too.
Günther & The Sunshine Girls', "Ding Dong Song"
Misheard Lyrics:
He be denied, I'm looking for some farms
He be denied, I'm looking for some larves?
Original Lyrics:
Deep in the night, I'm looking for some fun
Deep in the night, I'm looking for some love
Michael Buble's, "Haven't Met You Yet"
Misheard Lyrics:
I said love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love,
I just haven't met you yet
Happy Birthday!
I just haven't met you yet.
Original Lyrics:
I said love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love,
I just haven't met you yet
Such a good day...
I just haven't met you yet.
NERD's, "Lapdance"
Misheard Lyrics:
Dirty Talk I'm, I'm a Dirty Talk I'm a Dirty Talk Oooh baby you want me? Oooh baby you want me? Oooh baby you want me? Well you can get this lamp dance here for free Now you can get this lamp dance here for free Well you can get this lamp dance here for free
Original Lyrics:
Dirty Dog I'm, I'm a dirty dog I'm a dirty dog I'm, I'm a dirty dog Dirty Dog I'm a dirty dog Dirty Dog Oooh baby you want me? Oooh baby you want me? Oooh baby you want me? Well you can get this lap dance here for free Now you can get this lap dance here for free Well you can get this lap dance here for free Oooh baby you want me? Now you can get this lap dance here for free
The Offspring's, "You're Gonna Go Far, Kid"
Misheard Lyrics:
You're gonna go f*** it
Original Lyrics:
You're gonna go far, kid
 
2010s
Fall Out Boy's, "Centuries"
Misheard Lyrics:
We've been here forever
And here's the frozen fruit
Original Lyrics:
We've been here forever
And here's the frozen proof
Lana Del Rey's, "Money, Power, Glory"
Misheard Lyrics:
You say that you wanna go To Milan, that's far away
Original Lyrics:
You say that you wanna go To a land that's far away
Lana Del Rey's, "Money, Power, Glory"
Misheard Lyrics:
You talk lots about God Freedom comes from the car
Original Lyrics:
You talk lots about God Freedom comes from the call
Lana Del Rey's, "National Anthem"
Misheard Lyrics:
When did my hair land on the back on my neck?
Original Lyrics:
Wind in my hair, hand on the back of my neck
Lana Del Rey's, "Ultraviolence"
Misheard Lyrics:
He used to call me "The End" That stood for deadly nightshade
Original Lyrics:
He used to call me DN That stood for deadly nightshade
Lana Del Rey's, "West Coast"
Misheard Lyrics:
Under balcony and I'm singing
Original Lyrics:
On the balcony and I'm singing
Lorde's, "Team"
Misheard Lyrics:
The courthouse sent
The courthouse sent
The courthouse sent
Original Lyrics:
The call I'll send
The call I'll send
The call I'll send
Robin Thicke's, "Blurred Lines"
Misheard Lyrics:
Baby can you breed a cactus from Jamaica?
Original Lyrics:
Baby can you breathe? I got this from Jamaica.
Taylor Swift's, "The Moment I Knew"
Misheard Lyrics:
Standin' there in my potty dress
Original Lyrics:
Standin' there in my party dress
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