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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. This page contains all the misheard lyrics for 157 Riverside Ave that have been submitted to this site and the old collection from inthe80s started in 1996. For more information about the misheard lyrics available on this site, please read our FAQ.

REO Speedwagon's, "157 Riverside Ave"
Misheard Lyrics:
Well we flew right on down on mainstreet,
I would of passed her by.
She was hoping I was lonley
she said can I make love to you.
On 157 riverside Avenue
Original Lyrics:
We met a young girl on Main street,
wanted to just pass her by
She was homely, so lonely,
She said, 'Can I make love to you.'
We shouted 157 Riverside Avenue.

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