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1960s
? and the Mysterians', "96 Tears"
Misheard Lyrics:
You're gonna try, try-try-try now
Original Lyrics:
You're gonna cry, cry-cry-cry now
Bobby Rydell's, "Wildwood Days"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sleeping on a bitch
Original Lyrics:
Sleeping on the beach
Commercial's, "Cracker Jack"
Misheard Lyrics:
Candy coated popcorn, peanuts and some fries
Original Lyrics:
Candy coated popcorn, peanuts and a prize
Freddy Cannon's, "Palisades Park"
Misheard Lyrics:
In the timer of love
Original Lyrics:
In the Tunnel of Love
Joe Cocker's, "With a Little Help from My Friends"
Misheard Lyrics:
What wouldn't do if I sang out a tune?
Original Lyrics:
What would you do if I sang out of tune?
The Drifters', "Save the Last Dance for Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
So darling, save the last chance for me
Original Lyrics:
So darling, save the last dance for me
The Drifters', "Under the Boardwalk"
Misheard Lyrics:
We'll be having some lunch
Original Lyrics:
We'll be having some fun
 
1970s
ABBA's, "Take a Chance on Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
Play the Jets on me
Original Lyrics:
Take a chance on me
Bay City Rollers', "Bye Bye Baby"
Misheard Lyrics:
Should have told her that I can't make her
There's a wedding - we're going, Ma Baker
She's got me but I've got Fee, so
Original Lyrics:
Should have told her that I can't linger
There's a wedding ring on my finger
She's got me but I'm not free, so
Bob Seger's, "Katmandu"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm gonna catch them Dukes
Original Lyrics:
I'm goin' to Katmandu
Carpenters', "Please Mr. Postman"
Misheard Lyrics:
Please Mr. Juiceman
Original Lyrics:
Please Mr. Postman
Commercial's, "Kool cigarettes"
Misheard Lyrics:
Lady be gold
Original Lyrics:
Lady be Kool
Dan Hartman's, "Free Ride"
Misheard Lyrics:
Come on and take a free night
Original Lyrics:
Come on and take a free ride
Jim Ellis', "WKRP In Cincinnati (Closing Theme)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Red tooth bartender
Working harder every day
I get up in the mornin' like a wakamole did uh huh
I said
Boot farts and I'd like a beer in. Y hand I said
I said I wouldn’t do it
But the poodle up and did uh huh
Original Lyrics:
Mad tooth bar chin-up, box zing outta her hair now
Still do the modern day whack-a-mole ditto-o-o
What's that?
Good bartender, I'da hat-beer 'n' head out
I said I wouldn't do it if a poodle had a lid on
Led Zeppelin's, "Since I've Been Loving You"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm bringing in the best, the best of foods
Original Lyrics:
I've really been the best, the best of fools
Pink Floyd's, "Another Brick In The Wall (Part 1)"
Misheard Lyrics:
You! Yes, You behind the paint shed!...
Don’t spill any!
Original Lyrics:
You! Yes, you!
There behind the grandstand
Stand still, Laddie!
Pink Floyd's, "Us And Them"
Misheard Lyrics:
"Haven't you heard it's the bad or the worst to post her bear of pride?"
"Listen, sun," said the man with the gun, "there's room for you in sight."
Original Lyrics:
"Haven't you heard it's a battle of words?" the poster bearer cried.
"Listen, son," said the man with the gun, "there's room for you inside."
Pink Floyd's, "Us And Them"
Misheard Lyrics:
Forward, he cried from the wheel and the front rank died...
And the general sat, on the lines of the map, moved from side to side.
Original Lyrics:
Forward, he cried from the rear and the front rank died...
And the general sat, and the lines of the map, moved from side to side.
Pink Floyd's, "Us And Them"
Misheard Lyrics:
Out of the weigh, it's a buzzing day, I've got things on my mine.
For the wanted price, of T and a slice. D, Oh man, died.
Original Lyrics:
Out of the way, it's a busy day, I've got things on my mind.
For the want of a price, of tea and a slice. The old man died.
The Clash's, "London Calling"
Misheard Lyrics:
I will buy you linens
Original Lyrics:
I live by the river
Van McCoy's, "The Hustle"
Misheard Lyrics:
Chewin' pasta
Original Lyrics:
Do the Hustle
 
1980s
Blondie's, "Call Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
Comb me
Original Lyrics:
Call me
Chris DeBurgh's, "The Lady in Red"
Misheard Lyrics:
Bavarian red
Original Lyrics:
the lady in red
Commercial's, "Toys R Us"
Misheard Lyrics:
I don't wanna go out
Original Lyrics:
I don't wanna grow up
Crowded House's, "Don't Dream it's Over"
Misheard Lyrics:
Pickle, pickle
Original Lyrics:
They come, they come
Dire Straits', "Walk of Life"
Misheard Lyrics:
To the Wonka bar
Original Lyrics:
Do the walk of life
Genesis', "That's All"
Misheard Lyrics:
I could live, but I won't though.
Original Lyrics:
I could leave, but I won't go.
Genesis', "That's All"
Misheard Lyrics:
Joe says, I love you,
More than I wanted to,
There's no point in trying to pretend.
Original Lyrics:
Truth is, I love you.
More than I wanted to.
There's no point in trying to pretend.
Genesis', "That's All"
Misheard Lyrics:
My tummy is black, when I know that it's light.
Original Lyrics:
You tell me it's black, when I know that it's white.
Genesis', "That's All"
Misheard Lyrics:
One, I love you,
More than a one did two,
There's no pointing, trying to pretend.
Original Lyrics:
But, I love you,
More than I wanted to,
There's no point in trying to pretend.
Genesis', "That's All"
Misheard Lyrics:
Say we'll be together, Julien!
Original Lyrics:
Say we'll be together to the end.
Huey Lewis and the News', "Heart and Soul"
Misheard Lyrics:
I know she'd be elected
Original Lyrics:
I know she'd be electric
Robert Palmer's, "Simply Irresistible"
Misheard Lyrics:
That kind of love is mystical
Original Lyrics:
That kind of love is mythical
Starship's, "Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now"
Misheard Lyrics:
Stand this stormy weather
Original Lyrics:
Standing strong forever
Starship's, "Sara"
Misheard Lyrics:
Like fire and dice
Original Lyrics:
Like fire and ice
Starship's, "We Built This City"
Misheard Lyrics:
My phony plays La Bamba
or
My phony plays the mambo
Original Lyrics:
Marconi plays the mamba
The Replacements', "Asking Me Lies"
Misheard Lyrics:
They're telling you just germs
Original Lyrics:
They're telling you questions
Toto's, "Africa"
Misheard Lyrics:
I used to blaze down in Africa.
Original Lyrics:
I bless the rains down in Africa.
Twisted Sister's, "We're Not Gonna Take It"
Misheard Lyrics:
We're not gonna chicken
Original Lyrics:
We're not gonna take it
 
1990s
Commercial's, "Werther's Original"
Misheard Lyrics:
So glistening with its Golden Globe
Original Lyrics:
So glisten with its golden glow
Skunk Anansie's, "Charity"
Misheard Lyrics:
Why do I sense the Netherlands
Original Lyrics:
Why do I sense, benevolence
The KLF's, "3 a.m. Eternal"
Misheard Lyrics:
Day I left
Original Lyrics:
KLF
Vanilla Ice's, "Ice Ice Baby"
Misheard Lyrics:
With the base kicked in
Original Lyrics:
With the bass kicked in
 
2000s
Coldplay's, "Fix You"
Misheard Lyrics:
Lights will buy your home
Original Lyrics:
Lights will guide your home
Coldplay's, "Viva La Vida"
Misheard Lyrics:
Roman Catholic choirs are singing
Original Lyrics:
Roman Cavalry choirs are singing
Misheard Lyrics:
You can take my birth away
Original Lyrics:
You can take my breath away
Misheard Lyrics:
I'll buy your charge keys
Original Lyrics:
I'll buy your tchochkes
 
2010s
Dua Lipa's, "New Rules"
Misheard Lyrics:
I got gnomes I count 'em
Original Lyrics:
I got new rules I count 'em
Sara Bareilles', "Brave"
Misheard Lyrics:
Honest Tea
or
Honesty
Original Lyrics:
Honestly
Sia feat. Sean Paul's, "Cheap Thrills"
Misheard Lyrics:
Get the dunce cap! Get the dunce cap!
Original Lyrics:
Hit the dance floor hit the dance floor

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