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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 American Child 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.

Phil Vassar's, "American Child"
Misheard Lyrics:
Beat-up old butt rag
Original Lyrics:
Beat-up old upright
Phil Vassar's, "American Child"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm an American guy.
Original Lyrics:
I'm an American child.

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