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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 Boy From New York City 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.

Manhattan Transfer's, "Boy From New York City"
Misheard Lyrics:
And he keeps his buckets full of spending loot.
Original Lyrics:
And he keeps his pockets full of spending loot.
Ad Libs', "Boy From New York City"
Misheard Lyrics:
And he keeps his pockets full of Sunday loot
Original Lyrics:
And he keeps his pockets full of spending loot
The Ad-Libs', "Boy From New York City"
Misheard Lyrics:
And he's cute in his Motown suit.
Original Lyrics:
And he's cute in his mohair suit.
Manhattan Transfer's, "Boy From New York City"
Misheard Lyrics:
And he's cute in his Motown suit
Original Lyrics:
And he's cute in his mohair suit
Ad Libs', "Boy From New York City"
Misheard Lyrics:
And he's cute in his mop head suit
Original Lyrics:
And he's cute in his mohair suit
The Ad Libs', "Boy From New York City"
Misheard Lyrics:
And he's cute
And he's not hirsute.
Original Lyrics:
And he's cute
In his mohair suit.
Manhattan Transfer's, "Boy From New York City"
Misheard Lyrics:
He has the finest Pentax I've ever seen in town
Original Lyrics:
He has the finest penthouse I've ever seen in town
Manhattan Transfer's, "Boy From New York City"
Misheard Lyrics:
He's a real town
An needs no clown yeah yeah
He is the fine ice pen ice
I've ever seen in town yeah, yeah
And he's cute in his mommy's suit
And he keeps his pock marks full of
Spend and loot yeah, yeah
Original Lyrics:
He's really down and he's no
Clown yeah yeah
He has the finest penthouse
I've ever seen in town yeah, yeah
And he's cute in his mohair suit
And he keeps his pockets full of
Spending loot yeah, yeah
The Manhattan Transfer's, "Boy From New York City"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ooh wah, ooh wah, boo boo kitty
or
Ooh wah, ooh wah, hoo-hoo kitty
or
Ooh wah, ooh wah, who, who did it?
Original Lyrics:
Ooh wah, ooh wah, cool, cool kitty.
The Manhattan Transfer's, "Boy From New York City"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ooh wah, ooh wah, cuckoo kiddie
Original Lyrics:
Ooh wah, ooh wah, cool, cool kitty
Manhattan Transfer's, "Boy From New York City"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ooo whee, say you ought to come and see
His dueling scarf.
Original Lyrics:
Ooo whee, say you ought to come and see
His dueling scar.
Manhattan Transfer's, "Boy From New York City"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ooo, whee, he walks through the common city.
Original Lyrics:
Ooo whee, say you ought to come and see
Ad Libs', "The Boy From New York City"
Misheard Lyrics:
And he keeps his pockets full of Cindy-Lou
Original Lyrics:
And he keeps his pockets full of spending loot
The Ad Libs', "The Boy From New York City"
Misheard Lyrics:
He was shot
And so was I.
Original Lyrics:
He was shy
And so was I.
The Ad Libs', "The Boy From New York City"
Misheard Lyrics:
He's kind of bald
He's really fine.
Original Lyrics:
He's kind of tall
He's really fine.
The Ad Libs', "The Boy From New York City"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ooh wah, ooh wah, cuckoo kitty.
Original Lyrics:
Ooh wah, ooh wah, oo oo kitty.

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