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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
Bobby Darin's, "Mack the Knife"
Misheard Lyrics:
Has such sheep, dear
Original Lyrics:
Has such teeth, dear
 
1960s
Creedence Clearwater Revival's, "Keep On Chooglin'"
Misheard Lyrics:
Don't take yo pants off
Right in front the guitar
Original Lyrics:
Go on, take your pick
Right from the get go
Creedence Clearwater Revival's, "Lookin' Out My Back Door"
Misheard Lyrics:
Tangerines and elephants
Original Lyrics:
Tambourines and elephants
Misheard Lyrics:
Big wheel keep on toinin
Proud Mary keep on boinin
Original Lyrics:
Big wheels keep on turnin'
Proud Mary keep on burnin'
Stone Poneys', "Different Drum"
Misheard Lyrics:
So, don't get me wrong it's not that I'm knockin'.
Original Lyrics:
So, don't get me wrong it's not that I knock it.
The Beatles', "Come Together"
Misheard Lyrics:
He got walking fingers
Original Lyrics:
He got monkey finger
The Beatles', "Come Together"
Misheard Lyrics:
He want spine-o crackers.
Original Lyrics:
He one spinal cracker.
The Mindbenders', "It's Getting Harder All the Time"
Misheard Lyrics:
I get a hard on
All the time
Original Lyrics:
It's getting harder
All the time
 
1970s
10cc's, "I’m Not in Love"
Misheard Lyrics:
(Disney comes)
Original Lyrics:
(Just because…)
Billy Joel's, "She's Always a Woman"
Misheard Lyrics:
And she'll promise you more
Than the Garden of Evil
Original Lyrics:
And she'll promise you more
Than the Garden of Eden
Boz Scaggs', "Lido Shuffle"
Misheard Lyrics:
Reno
Original Lyrics:
Lido
David Soul's, "Don't Give Up On Us"
Misheard Lyrics:
Don't give up on this gyro
Original Lyrics:
Don't give up on us, I know
Deep Purple's, "Smoke on the Water"
Misheard Lyrics:
To make records with a moepouv
Original Lyrics:
To make records with a mobile
Lord David Dundas', "Jeans On"
Misheard Lyrics:
I need to have you near me, I need to feel your clothes on me
Original Lyrics:
I need to have you near me, I need to feel you close to me
Rick Dees and His Case of Idiots', "Disco Duck"
Misheard Lyrics:
Bissell vac
Original Lyrics:
Disco Duck
Robin Gibb's, "Oh Darlin’"
Misheard Lyrics:
How long?
or
How low?
Original Lyrics:
Hello
Teddy Pendergrass', "Close the Door"
Misheard Lyrics:
Close to 4
Original Lyrics:
Close the door
The Addrisi Brothers', ""Nanny" (Nanny and the Professor theme song)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Phoebe Filigree is a silly name
And so many silly things keep happening
What is this magic thing about?
Nanny is in love
Yes, guess this woman is magic
Original Lyrics:
Phoebe Figalilly is a silly name
And so many silly things keep happening
What is this magic thing about Nanny?
Is it love or is it magic?
Three Dog Night's, "Joy to the World"
Misheard Lyrics:
All the busy girls
Original Lyrics:
All the boys and girls
Tommy James', "Draggin' The Line"
Misheard Lyrics:
Takin' a drag Smokin' a drag
Original Lyrics:
Draggin' the line Draggin' the line
 
1980s
ABBA's, "One of Us"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm crystal clear
Original Lyrics:
My picture clear
AC/DC's, "Highway To Hell"
Misheard Lyrics:
It is seasoned digger on a one way ride. NOTE: see Australian slang for ' digger ' meaning ...ingenuity, good-humoured mate etc
Original Lyrics:
Livin' easy, lovin' free
Season ticket on a one way ride.
ACDC's, "Dirty Deeds"
Misheard Lyrics:
Dirty deeds and the Dunder Chief
Original Lyrics:
Dirty deeds and they’re done dirt cheep
Billy Joel's, "A Matter of Trust"
Misheard Lyrics:
Some love is just a lie of the bomb
Original Lyrics:
Some love is just a lie of the heart
Billy Ocean's, "Love Zone"
Misheard Lyrics:
Love song
Original Lyrics:
Love Zone
Genesis', "Tonight, Tonight, Tonight"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm gonna make you lie
Original Lyrics:
I'm gonna make it right
George Harrison's, "Got My Mind Set on You"
Misheard Lyrics:
My #9 set on you
Original Lyrics:
I got my mind set on you
Hazel O'Connor's, "Will You?"
Misheard Lyrics:
I wonder if you're staying out
Original Lyrics:
I wonder if you'll stay now
John Lennon's, "Nobody Told Me"
Misheard Lyrics:
Nobody told me there’d be knees like these
Original Lyrics:
Nobody told me there’d be days like these
KC & the Sunshine Band's, "Please Don’t Go"
Misheard Lyrics:
Please go home
Original Lyrics:
Please Don’t Go
Men at Work's, "Overkill"
Misheard Lyrics:
Dinner today
Original Lyrics:
Day after day
Richard Marx's, "Angelia"
Misheard Lyrics:
I lie away at night
Original Lyrics:
I lie awake at night
Talking Heads', "Wild Wild Life"
Misheard Lyrics:
I’m wearing my fur pajamas; and they ride up!
Original Lyrics:
I’m wearing my fur pajamas. I ride a hot potato.
The Police's, "Synchronicity II"
Misheard Lyrics:
Of a dark Spotify
Original Lyrics:
Of a dark Scottish loch
 
1990s
Joan Osborne's, "One of Us"
Misheard Lyrics:
What if Tom was one of us?
Original Lyrics:
What if God was one of us?
Little Richard's, "Ride on the Magic School Bus"
Misheard Lyrics:
Somethin' on a salad
Original Lyrics:
Surfin' on a sound wave
Michael Jackson's, "Black or White"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's a tough war on a global scale
Original Lyrics:
It's a turf war on a global scale
R Kelly's, "If I Could Turn Back the Hands of Time"
Misheard Lyrics:
Funny how time goes by
And blessings are missed in the wake of an eye
Why oh why oh why, we won't have to go home suffering
Original Lyrics:
Funny how time goes by
And blessings are missed in the wink of an eye
Why oh why oh why, should one have to go on suffering
Rage Against The Machine's, "Bulls On Parade"
Misheard Lyrics:
Rainin' on the family! With a pocket full of shout.
Original Lyrics:
Rally round tha family! With a pocket full of shells.
 
2000s
Animal Collective's, "Also Frightened"
Misheard Lyrics:
Are you also crying?
Original Lyrics:
Are you also frightened?
Animal Collective's, "My Girls"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm about this way
Original Lyrics:
On my father's grave
Dante Thomas', "Miss California"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hottest thing in this ballet
Original Lyrics:
Hottest thing in West L.A.
Funeral for a Friend's, "Escape Artists Never Die"
Misheard Lyrics:
We're a hundred thousand mice
Original Lyrics:
With a hundred thousand lights
Hinder's, "Lips of an Angel"
Misheard Lyrics:
Let her down,
Never wanna say goodbye
Original Lyrics:
And I
Never want to say goodbye.
Keane's, "Somewhere Only We Know"
Misheard Lyrics:
Oh, Santa Fe, where have you gone?
Original Lyrics:
Oh, simple thing, where have you gone?
Michelle Branch's, "Everywhere"
Misheard Lyrics:
The part of you that's dripping over meat
Original Lyrics:
The part of you that's tripping over me
Slipknot's, "Psychosocial"
Misheard Lyrics:
Beckon, she's a virgin
Original Lyrics:
Packaging subversion.
Slipknot's, "Psychosocial"
Misheard Lyrics:
Circumscision, circumscision, circumscision
Circum scision, circumscision, circumscision
Original Lyrics:
Psychosocial, psychosocial, psychosocial
Psychosocial, psychosocial, psychosocial
 
2010s
Misheard Lyrics:
Markus, fire a gun
Original Lyrics:
Blow a kiss, fire a gun
Niall Horan's, "Nice to Meet Ya"
Misheard Lyrics:
Let me treat ya to a dream
Original Lyrics:
Let me treat ya to a drink

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