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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 Bridge Over Troubled Water 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, "Bridge Over Troubled Water"
Misheard Lyrics:
And like a bridge over troubled water
I will lay thee down.
Original Lyrics:
And like a bridge over troubled water
I will lay me down.
Simon And Garfunkel's, "Bridge Over Troubled Water"
Misheard Lyrics:
And like a bridge over troubled water
I will let you down.
Original Lyrics:
And like a bridge over troubled water
I will lay me down.
Simon and Garfunkel's, "Bridge Over Troubled Water"
Misheard Lyrics:
And paint is all around.
Original Lyrics:
And pain is all around.
Simon and Garfunkel's, "Bridge Over Troubled Water"
Misheard Lyrics:
And paintings all around.
Original Lyrics:
And pain is all around.
Simon & Garfunkel's, "Bridge Over Troubled Water"
Misheard Lyrics:
And say we might be high.
Original Lyrics:
I'm sailing right behind.
Simon And Garfunkel's, "Bridge Over Troubled Water"
Misheard Lyrics:
Bread over troubled waters
Original Lyrics:
Bridge over troubled waters
Aretha Franklin's, "Bridge Over Troubled Water"
Misheard Lyrics:
Don't trouble your Walter, leave him at home,
why don'tcha, why don'tcha, let him me.
or
Don't trouble the warden, leave the wall,
Why don'tcha, why don't cha, let it be
or
Don't trouble the warden, leave the wall,
Why don'tcha, why don't cha, let it be
Original Lyrics:
Don't trouble the water, leave it alone.
Why don'tcha, why don'tcha, let it be.
Simon And Garfunkel's, "Bridge Over Troubled Water"
Misheard Lyrics:
I will pee your mind.
Original Lyrics:
I will ease your mind.
Simon and Garfunkel's, "Bridge Over Troubled Water"
Misheard Lyrics:
I will take your pie
Original Lyrics:
I will take your part
Simon And Garfunkel's, "Bridge Over Troubled Water"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'll take your pie
When darkness comes.
Original Lyrics:
I'll take your part
When darkness comes.
Simon & Garfunkel's, "Bridge Over Troubled Water"
Misheard Lyrics:
Like a bitch over troubled Walter
Original Lyrics:
Like a bridge over troubled water
Simon And Garfunkel's, "Bridge Over Troubled Water"
Misheard Lyrics:
Like a bridge over troubled waters
I remain a man.
or
Like a bridge over troubled waters
I remain, Amen.
Original Lyrics:
Like a bridge over troubled waters
I will lay me down.
Simon and Garfunkel's, "Bridge Over Troubled Water"
Misheard Lyrics:
Like a pitcher of water
Original Lyrics:
Like a bridge over troubled water
Simon And Garfunkel's, "Bridge Over Troubled Water"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sail on Sailor girl, sail oh my.
Original Lyrics:
Sail on silver girl, sail on by.
Simon and Garfunkel's, "Bridge Over Troubled Water"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sail on Salvador, sail on by.
Original Lyrics:
Sail on silver girl, sail on by.
Simon and Garfunkel's, "Bridge Over Troubled Water"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sail on silver curl, sail on by.
Original Lyrics:
Sail on silver girl, sail on by.
Simon And Garfunkel's, "Bridge Over Troubled Water"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sail on silver moon
Original Lyrics:
Sail on silvergirl
Simon And Garfunkel's, "Bridge Over Troubled Water"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sail on, silver girl
Sail on by
Your time has come to shine
All your dreams are memories.
Original Lyrics:
Sail on, silver girl
Sail on by
Your time has come to shine
All your dreams are on their way.
I like the misheard line better. "All your dreams are memories" sounds as if everything you had ever hoped for has already come true and life is better than you could have imagined. By comparison, "All your dreams are on their way" sounds pedestrian for a writer of Simon's capability.
Simon And Garfunkel's, "Bridge Over Troubled Water"
Misheard Lyrics:
When tears fall down your face,
I will wipe them off.
Original Lyrics:
When tears are in your eyes,
I will dry them all.

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