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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 The Ballad of Billy the Kid 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.

Billy Joel's, "The Ballad of Billy the Kid"
Misheard Lyrics:
And in the pocket of his vest
A cold-y hip
Original Lyrics:
And in the pocket of his vest
A colt he hid

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