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 January 22, 2019

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.

 
1960s
Beach Boys', "All I Wanna Do"
Misheard Lyrics:
Gin blossoms in my mind
Original Lyrics:
A gentle thought comes in my mind
Beach Boys', "All I Wanna Do"
Misheard Lyrics:
I hope it makes you happy to know
My love for you wherever you go
Original Lyrics:
I hope it makes you happy to know
My love's with you wherever you go
Fleetwood Mac's, "String-A-Long"
Misheard Lyrics:
String-a-long
That's all I do in Sodom String-a-long
Original Lyrics:
String-a-long
That's all I do, is sort of String-a-long
Stone Poneys', "Different Drum"
Misheard Lyrics:
Both live in our laundry
Original Lyrics:
Both live a lot longer.
 
1970s
10cc's, "The Things We Do For Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
Take me to the ball.
Will you take me to the ball?
Original Lyrics:
The things we do for love.
Oh, the things we do for love!
America's, "A Horse with No Name"
Misheard Lyrics:
In the desert you can't remember your name
Original Lyrics:
In the desert you can remember your name
Billy Joel's, "The Stranger"
Misheard Lyrics:
Everyone ghost town
Original Lyrics:
Everyone go south
Carole King's, "Sweet Seasons"
Misheard Lyrics:
Well, I'll have some kids and make my plans
And I'll watch the seasons a' runnin' away
And I'll build me a life in the ocean, a life in the country.
Original Lyrics:
Well, I'll have some kids and make my plans
And I'll watch the seasons a' runnin' away
And I'll build me a life in the open, a life in the country.
Electric Light Orchestra's, "Telephone Line"
Misheard Lyrics:
And I'm wandering
Original Lyrics:
And I wonder why
Misheard Lyrics:
You and me to return the key
Original Lyrics:
You and me for eternity
John Lennon's, "Instant Karma!"
Misheard Lyrics:
Annie Oakley, shine on
Original Lyrics:
And we all shine on
Led Zeppelin's, "Livin', Lovin' Maid"
Misheard Lyrics:
With a purple op purator and a fifth cent hair
Original Lyrics:
With a purple umbrella and a fifty cent hat
Peter Frampton's, "Do You Feel Like We Do"
Misheard Lyrics:
calf brains for breakfast and a Sherman in my hand.
Original Lyrics:
Champagne for breakfast and a Sherman in my hand.
Styx's, "Come Sail Away"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm staying away
Original Lyrics:
I'm sailing away
The Police's, "Message in a Bottle"
Misheard Lyrics:
Lessons in the bottle
or
Lessons in the Bible
Original Lyrics:
Message in a bottle
 
1980s
AC/DC's, "Highway to Hell"
Misheard Lyrics:
She's a nigger on a one man ride.
Original Lyrics:
Season ticket on a one way ride.
Air Supply's, "The One That You Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
I thought it was yesterday
Original Lyrics:
A part of yesterday
Billy Ocean's, "When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get Going"
Misheard Lyrics:
When the growing gets tough
Original Lyrics:
When the going gets tough
Bon Jovi's, "Runaway"
Misheard Lyrics:
She needs to wear underwear
Original Lyrics:
She's a little runaway
Foreigner's, "I Want to Know What Love Is"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'd better watch Between the Lions
Original Lyrics:
I'd better read between the lines
Phil Collins', "Don't Let Him Steal Your Heart Away"
Misheard Lyrics:
No, don't let him steal your armory
Original Lyrics:
No, don't let him steal your heart away
Phil Collins', "Sussudio"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'll just eat the worms
Original Lyrics:
I'll just say the words
Rod Stewart's, "Infatuation"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ejaculation
Original Lyrics:
Infatuation
Sade's, "The Sweetest Taboo"
Misheard Lyrics:
There's a college store
Original Lyrics:
There's a quiet storm
Survivor's, "The Search Is Over"
Misheard Lyrics:
I can see the river
Original Lyrics:
I can see forever
Vixen's, "Cryin'"
Misheard Lyrics:
'Cause those days are gone
Original Lyrics:
'Cause those tears are gone
 
1990s
Alice In Chains', "No Excuses"
Misheard Lyrics:
Got no patience to search for piece of lime
Original Lyrics:
Got no patience to search for peace of mind.
Elton John's, "Believe"
Misheard Lyrics:
I had a cliffhanger
Original Lyrics:
I have no anger
Fatboy Slim's, "Right Here, Right Now"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ain't nothing like a love nugget
Original Lyrics:
Waking up to find your love's not real
Phil Collins', "I Wish it Would Rain Down"
Misheard Lyrics:
Started wandering around
Original Lyrics:
Started wondering why
REM's, "The Sidewinder Sleeps Tonite"
Misheard Lyrics:
Comedy cha weya
Original Lyrics:
Call me when you try to wake her up.
Rammstein's, "Du Hast"
Misheard Lyrics:
Du hast mich get f*cked.
Original Lyrics:
Du hast mich gefragt
Smashing Pumpkins', "Bullet With Butterfly Wings"
Misheard Lyrics:
Spider on my ring, I'm still just ready you came.
Original Lyrics:
Despite all my rage, I'm still just a rat in a cage.
The Verve's, "Bitter Sweet Symphony"
Misheard Lyrics:
'cause it's a pitiful symphony, that's why
Original Lyrics:
'cause it's a bitter sweet symphony, this life
Ween's, "Ocean Man"
Misheard Lyrics:
Russian man
Original Lyrics:
Ocean man
 
2000s
"Weird Al" Yankovic's, "You're Pitiful"
Misheard Lyrics:
What a plumber being you
Original Lyrics:
What a bummer being you
'N Sync's, "Bye Bye Bye"
Misheard Lyrics:
Now it's time for Heath
Original Lyrics:
Now it's time to leave
Bon Jovi's, "Who Says You Can't Go Home"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's Ore-Ida
Original Lyrics:
It's all right
Misheard Lyrics:
He sat in the pool, why won't she freshen up?
Original Lyrics:
He sat in her boudoir while she freshened up
Christina Aguilera's, "What a Girl Wants"
Misheard Lyrics:
Other girl wants, other girl needs
Original Lyrics:
What a girl wants, what a girl needs
Limp Bizkit featuring Redman, Method Man and DMX's, "Rollin' (Urban Assault Vehicle)"
Misheard Lyrics:
It ain't nothin, for ballers to unbutton your clothes
Original Lyrics:
It ain't nothin, for bullets to unbutton your clothes
Super Smash Bros Ultimate Soundtrack's, "Lifelight"
Misheard Lyrics:
and there's Torchic and the cold of the night
Original Lyrics:
Bear this torch against the cold of the night
Tom Jones', "Hit or Miss"
Misheard Lyrics:
Baby hit on this
Original Lyrics:
Baby hit or miss
 
2010s
Ava Max's, "Sweet but Psycho"
Misheard Lyrics:
At night she's screamin' "Ma-ma-ma-ma-ma mine"
Original Lyrics:
At night she's screamin' "I'm-ma-ma-ma out ma mind"
Fifth Harmony's, "Work From Home"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'ma buy a noose and leave
Original Lyrics:
I'ma buy her new CĂ©line
Jonathan Groff's, "You'll Be Back"
Misheard Lyrics:
Oceans rise, vampires fall!
Original Lyrics:
Oceans rise, empires fall!
Lin-Manuel Miranda's, "My Shot"
Misheard Lyrics:
Only nineteen but my mom is older
Original Lyrics:
Only nineteen but my mind is older
 
country
Crystal Gayle's, "Half The Way"
Misheard Lyrics:
Build me up to the top
Original Lyrics:
Fill me up to the top
Statler Brothers', "Do You Remember These?"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sticks no float,and aviator caps with flaps that button down
Original Lyrics:
Styx nose plugs and aviator caps with flaps that button down.
 
misc
Julia Lee's, "(Opportunity Knocks But Once) Snatch and Grab It"
Misheard Lyrics:
Grab it in the yeast
Original Lyrics:
Grab it in the east

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