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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 Abergavenny 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.

Marty Wilde's, "Abergavenny"
Misheard Lyrics:
Passin' my time with paralysed people,
Paralysed people are fine by me
Original Lyrics:
Passin' the time with paradise people
Paradise people are fine by me.
Marty Wilde's, "Abergavenny"
Misheard Lyrics:
Passin' the time with paradise people
Paradise people abandoned me.
Original Lyrics:
Passin' the time with paradise people
Paradise people are fine by me.
Editor's note: He actually recorded this one under the pseudonym 'Shannon', but there is another performer, who records strictly under the name (a female; she released "Let The Music Play" in the 80's). So to avoid confusion, all submissions of this song, "Abergavenny", will be filed under Marty Wilde.
Marty Wilde's, "Abergavenny"
Misheard Lyrics:
Passin' the time with parrot eyes people
Parrot eyes people are fine by me.
Original Lyrics:
Passin' the time with paradise people
Paradise people are fine by me.
Marty Wilde's, "Abergavenny"
Misheard Lyrics:
Promise to show you a boat across.
Original Lyrics:
Promise to show you a photograph.
Marty Wilde's, "Abergavenny"
Misheard Lyrics:
Promise to show you a boat across
Original Lyrics:
Promise to show you a photograph.
Marty Wilde's, "Abergavenny"
Misheard Lyrics:
Taking a trip up to Africa, Benny
Original Lyrics:
Taking a trip up to Abergavenny
Incidentally, Abergavenny is Welsh for "seven hills" (as also explains its Welsh name, Y Fenni). (Editor's note: Marty recorded this song under the pseudonym 'Shannon', but we are crediting it to his name instead, to avoid confusion with a singer who later recorded under that name.)
Marty Wilde's, "Abergavenny"
Misheard Lyrics:
Taking a trip up to Africa, Betty
Original Lyrics:
Taking a trip up to Abergavenny
Marty Wilde's, "Abergavenny"
Misheard Lyrics:
Taking a trip up to Africa, Vinny.
Original Lyrics:
Taking a trip up to Abergavenny.
Marty Wilde's, "Abergavenny"
Misheard Lyrics:
Taking a trip up to African Jenny,
I've got to get there and fart,
Original Lyrics:
Taking a trip up to Abergavenny.
I've got to get there and fast.

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