Making fun of music, one song at a time. Since the year 2000.
Check out the two amIright misheard lyrics books including one book devoted to misheard lyrics of the 1980s.
(Toggle Right Side Navigation)

Misheard Lyrics -> New Entries for November 13, 2017

Misheard lyrics (also called mondegreens) occur when people misunderstand the lyrics in a song. These are NOT intentional rephrasing of lyrics, which is called parody. For more information about the misheard lyrics available on this site, please read our FAQ.

 
1950s
Dean Martin's, "That's Amore"
Misheard Lyrics:
In monotony when love is king
Original Lyrics:
In Napoli where love is king
 
1960s
Elvis Presley's, "Are You Lonesome Tonight?"
Misheard Lyrics:
Using the change, you acted strange.
Original Lyrics:
You seemed to change; you acted strange.
Johnny Rivers', "Secret Agent Man"
Misheard Lyrics:
Secret ancient man
Original Lyrics:
Secret Agent Man
Ray Charles', "In the Heat of the Night"
Misheard Lyrics:
Seems like a coast swept
Original Lyrics:
Seems like a cold sweat
Roger Miller's, "King of the Road"
Misheard Lyrics:
King of the roll
Original Lyrics:
King of the Road
The Beatles', "Can't Buy Me Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
confommie love
Original Lyrics:
Can't buy me love.
 
1970s
All in the Family's, "Theme song"
Misheard Lyrics:
GRO'll a sour ingrate
Original Lyrics:
Gee, our old LaSalle ran great
Boney M.'s, "Mary's Boy Child / Oh My Lord"
Misheard Lyrics:
Oh a moment still worth was aglow.
Original Lyrics:
For a moment the world was aglow.
Chicago's, "Saturday in the Park"
Misheard Lyrics:
Saturday, (gibberish), I think it was the father's delight.
Original Lyrics:
Saturday, here in the park, I think it was the Fourth of July.
Chic's, "Le Freak"
Misheard Lyrics:
Aaahh freak out!
Le freak, says she.
Original Lyrics:
Aaahh freak out!
Le freak, see'est Chic.
Genesis', "A Trick of the Tail"
Misheard Lyrics:
Am I wrong to believe in the city of hope
Original Lyrics:
Am I wrong to believe in the city of gold
Pink Floyd's, "Money"
Misheard Lyrics:
But if you ask for hay rides it’s no surprise that they’re giving none away
Original Lyrics:
But if you ask for a rise it’s no surprise that they’re giving none away
 
1980s
AC/DC's, "You Shook Me All Night Long"
Misheard Lyrics:
You should be all night long.
Original Lyrics:
You shook me all night long.
Bad English's, "When I See You Smile"
Misheard Lyrics:
When I see your snout
Original Lyrics:
When I See You Smile
Billy Idol's, "Mony Mony"
Misheard Lyrics:
Money Money
Original Lyrics:
Mony Mony
Billy Joel's, "Leave a Tender Moment Alone"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sometimes I get to pray
Original Lyrics:
Sometimes I get so afraid
Billy Joel's, "You May Be Right"
Misheard Lyrics:
You make me wrong for all I know you make me right,
Original Lyrics:
You may be wrong for all I know you may be right,
Cast of 'Cats''s, "Jellicle Songs for Jellicle Cats"
Misheard Lyrics:
Can you ride on a broomstick to places far distant?
Familiar with Brummel, with Brooke and with Belle?
Original Lyrics:
Can you ride on a broomstick to places far distant?
Familiar with candle, with book and with bell?
Cast of 'Cats''s, "Jellicle Songs for Jellicle Cats"
Misheard Lyrics:
Can you ride on a broomstick to places far distant?
Familiar with candle, we broke every spell
Original Lyrics:
Can you ride on a broomstick to places far distant?
Familiar with candle, with book and with bell?
Culture Club's, "Church of the Poison Mind"
Misheard Lyrics:
Church of the boys in mind
Original Lyrics:
Church of the Poison Mind
Eddy Grant's, "Electric Avenue"
Misheard Lyrics:
Out in the street there is balance
Original Lyrics:
Out in the street there is violence
Falco's, "Rock Me Amadeus"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm potato
Original Lyrics:
Amadeus
Glass Tiger's, "Don't Forget Me (When I'm Gone)"
Misheard Lyrics:
I have learned you for so long
Original Lyrics:
I have loved you for so long
Go West's, "King of Wishful Thinking"
Misheard Lyrics:
I don't need to fall at your feet, just cause you cut me through the phone.
Original Lyrics:
I don't need to fall at your feet, just cause you cut me to the bone.
Go West's, "King of Wishful Thinking"
Misheard Lyrics:
Just 'cause you cut me through the phone.
Original Lyrics:
Just 'cause you cut me to the bone.
Hall & Oates', "Kiss on My List"
Misheard Lyrics:
Did the night just take up your time,
Hold the meatball to me
Original Lyrics:
Did the night just take up your time, 'cause it means more to me
Hall and Oates', "Family Man"
Misheard Lyrics:
She turned, tossed her head
And like her opening move, the final engine light
Original Lyrics:
She turned, tossed her head
Unlike her opening move, her final exit line
Kid Creole and the Coconuts', "Annie, I'm Not Your Daddy"
Misheard Lyrics:
onomatopoeia
Original Lyrics:
I don't, I don't, I don't want to be your
Loverboy's, "Working for the Weekend"
Misheard Lyrics:
Everybody's looking for the weekend
Original Lyrics:
Everybody's working for the weekend
Scandal's, "The Warrior"
Misheard Lyrics:
She got to go to Hardee's, baby
Original Lyrics:
Shooting out the walls of heartache, bang bang
Starship's, "We Built This City"
Misheard Lyrics:
But we're the silver bull
Original Lyrics:
'Cause we're the simple fools
Starship's, "We Built This City"
Misheard Lyrics:
We built this city on hot ham rolls
Original Lyrics:
We built this city on rock and roll
Theme Songs', "Everywhere You Look (Theme from 'Full House')"
Misheard Lyrics:
Whatever happened to the nicatability
Original Lyrics:
Whatever happened to predictability
Warrant's, "32 Pennies"
Misheard Lyrics:
Thirty-two pennies and a red guitar,
That's all I've got to my name
Original Lyrics:
Thirty-two pennies in a Ragu jar,
That's all I've got to my name
 
1990s
69 Boyz's, "Tootsee Roll"
Misheard Lyrics:
Cotton candy, sweet to go!
Original Lyrics:
Cotton candy, sweetie go!
Charles & Eddie's, "Would I Lie to You?"
Misheard Lyrics:
You can read my diarrhea in every line
Original Lyrics:
You can read my diary - you're in every line
Nirvana's, "All Apologies"
Misheard Lyrics:
From my massed assault
Everything’s my faiult.
Original Lyrics:
Find my nest of salt
Everything's my fault.
R.E.M.'s, "Man On the Moon"
Misheard Lyrics:
Monotony, 21, jackets and chest
Original Lyrics:
Monopoly, 21, checkers and chess
Red Hot Chili Peppers', "Scar Tissue"
Misheard Lyrics:
With the birds that shed it's a lonely view
or
With the blood that's shed it's a lonely view.
Original Lyrics:
With the birds I share this lonely view
Rick James', "Super Freak"
Misheard Lyrics:
She's a super tree
Original Lyrics:
She's a super freak
Technotronic's, "Move This"
Misheard Lyrics:
Boobies
Original Lyrics:
Move This
Technotronic's, "Pump Up the Jam"
Misheard Lyrics:
Pump up the chair
Original Lyrics:
Pump Up the Jam
Third Eye Blind's, "Semi-Charmed Life"
Misheard Lyrics:
She says she lives for me erection. Whoa, motivation.
Original Lyrics:
She says she lives for me, ovation, her own motivation.
 
2000s
"Weird Al" Yankovic's, "White & Nerdy"
Misheard Lyrics:
Got my name on my armor wear
Original Lyrics:
Got my name on my underwear
Destiny's Child's, "Bootylicious"
Misheard Lyrics:
I don't think you're ready for spagetti
Original Lyrics:
I don't think you're ready for this jelly
 
2010s
Ed Sheeran's, "Shape of You"
Misheard Lyrics:
And now my bed she smell like you
Original Lyrics:
And now my bedsheets smell like you
Phillip Phillips', "Gone Gone Gone"
Misheard Lyrics:
your hole dangling by a string ill share in your suffering
Original Lyrics:
your hope dangling by a string
Pitbull ft. Chris Brown's, "International Love "
Misheard Lyrics:
Hot girls in Miami I feel the beat
Original Lyrics:
Hotter than Miami I feel the heat
Sam Smith's, "Too Good at Goodbyes"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm Way Too Good in Dubai
Original Lyrics:
I'm Way Too Good at Goodbyes
 
xmas
Celine Dion's, "Don't Save it All for Christmas Day"
Misheard Lyrics:
A little ways of love
Original Lyrics:
A little is enough

Previous Day's Entries    New Entries Index     Next Day's Entries