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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 America 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.

Simon And Garfunkel's, "America"
Misheard Lyrics:
Captain Picard's on the New Jersey Turnpike.
Original Lyrics:
Countin' the cars on the New Jersey Turnpike.
Simon And Garfunkel's, "America"
Misheard Lyrics:
Captian Picard's on the New Jersey Turnpike.
Original Lyrics:
Counting the cars on the New Jersey Turnpike.
Yes', "America"
Misheard Lyrics:
Chicken seems like a drink to me now.
Original Lyrics:
Michigan seems like a dream to me now.
The song is by Paul Simon, of course, but Yes have been doing it live occasionally throughout their career. Recorded in 1972 for a jubilee album of Atlantic Rec.
Simon and Garfunkel's, "America"
Misheard Lyrics:
Counting the cars on the New Jersey Turnpike
They've all come to look for a miracle
Original Lyrics:
Counting the cars on the New Jersey Turnpike
They've all come to look for America
Neil Diamond's, "America"
Misheard Lyrics:
Every time that f*g's unfurled.
Original Lyrics:
Every time that flag's unfurled.
Neil Diamond's, "America"
Misheard Lyrics:
Fart
We've been travelling fart.
Original Lyrics:
Far
We've been traveling far.
Simon And Garfunkel's, "America"
Misheard Lyrics:
Fried chicken seems like a dream to me now
Original Lyrics:
Michigan seems like a dream to me now
Simon And Garfunkel's, "America"
Misheard Lyrics:
I said be careful
His boat type is really a camera.
Original Lyrics:
I said be careful
His bowtie is really a camera.
Simon And Garfunkel's, "America"
Misheard Lyrics:
I said be careful
His false eye is really a camera.
Original Lyrics:
I said be careful
His bowtie is really a camera.
Simon and Garfunkel's, "America"
Misheard Lyrics:
I've got some really stale hair on my back.
Original Lyrics:
I've got some real estate here in my bag.
Neil Diamond's, "America"
Misheard Lyrics:
In the Iowa storm
Original Lyrics:
In the eye of the storm
Simon and Garfunkel's, "America"
Misheard Lyrics:
It took me four days to hitch-hike from Sevenoaks
Original Lyrics:
It took me four days to hitch-hike from Saginaw
Simon And Garfunkel's, "America"
Misheard Lyrics:
Laughing on the bus
Playing games with the feces.
Original Lyrics:
Laughing on the bus
Playing games with the faces.
Simon And Garfunkel's, "America"
Misheard Lyrics:
Laughing on the bus
Playing games with the feces.
Original Lyrics:
Laughing on the bus
Playing games with the faces.
Simon and Garfunkel's, "America"
Misheard Lyrics:
Like dusty lovers we'll marry our fortunes together.
I've got some realistic hair in my bag.
Original Lyrics:
Let us be lovers we'll marry our fortunes together.
I've got some real estate here in my bag.
Traditional's, "America"
Misheard Lyrics:
My country Tisophy,
Sweet land of liberty, of D.I.C.
Original Lyrics:
My country tis of thee,
Sweet land of liberty, of thee I sing
Simon And Garfunkel's, "America"
Misheard Lyrics:
She said the man in the Aberdeen suit was a spy
Original Lyrics:
She said the man in the gabardine suit was a spy
Neil Diamond's, "America"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sweet land of Libertines
Original Lyrics:
Sweet Land of Liberty
Traditional's, "America"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sweet land of liberty, Of the icing
Original Lyrics:
Sweet land of liberty, Of thee I sing
Neil Diamond's, "America"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sweet land of liver jeans
Original Lyrics:
Sweet Land of Liberty
Neil Diamond's, "America"
Misheard Lyrics:
They got no clothes,
Hang on to a tree.
Original Lyrics:
We huddle close
Hang on to a dream
Simon And Garfunkel's, "America"
Misheard Lyrics:
This chicken soup's like a dream to me now.
Original Lyrics:
Michigan seems like a dream to me now.
Neil Diamond's, "America"
Misheard Lyrics:
To a new and exotic place
Make our bed with fair play
Original Lyrics:
To a new and a shiny place
Make our bed and we'll say our grace
Simon And Garfunkel's, "America"
Misheard Lyrics:
Toss me a cigarette
I think there's one in my wrinkle
Original Lyrics:
Toss me a cigarette
I think there's one in my raincoat
Razorlight's, "America"
Misheard Lyrics:
Trumping in America.
Original Lyrics:
There's trouble in America
Jewel's, "America"
Misheard Lyrics:
Volenski's band from America
Original Lyrics:
Polanski's banned from America
Razorlight's, "America"
Misheard Lyrics:
What a drag it is, to sit by men
Original Lyrics:
What a drag it is, the shape I'm in
Neil Diamond's, "America"
Misheard Lyrics:
Willkommen to America (pronounced vil-komm-en)
Original Lyrics:
We're coming to America.

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