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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 Cat's In The Cradle 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.

Harry Chapin's, "Cat's In The Cradle"
Misheard Lyrics:
And the cat's in the cradle and the silver spoon
Little Bo Peep and the Man on the Moon.
Original Lyrics:
And the cat's in the cradle and the silver spoon
Little Boy Blue and the Man on the Moon.
Harry Chapin's, "Cat's In The Cradle"
Misheard Lyrics:
And the cat's in the cradle and the silver spoon
Little by little and the Man on the Moon.
Original Lyrics:
And the cat's in the cradle and the silver spoon
Little Boy Blue and the Man on the Moon.
Harry Chapin's, "Cat's In The Cradle"
Misheard Lyrics:
But there were planes to catch, and Bill's toupee.
Original Lyrics:
But there were planes to catch, and bills to pay.
Harry Chapin's, "Cat's In The Cradle"
Misheard Lyrics:
He came into the world in the U.U.U.A.
Original Lyrics:
He came into the world in the usual way.
Harry Chapin's, "Cat's In The Cradle"
Misheard Lyrics:
In the cats in the candel in the s'il-vous-plait
Original Lyrics:
And the cat's in the cradle and the silver spoon
Bon Jovi's, "Cat's In The Cradle"
Misheard Lyrics:
Little boy grew into the man on the moon
Original Lyrics:
Little boy blue and the man 'n the moon
Ugly Kid Joe's, "Cat's In The Cradle"
Misheard Lyrics:
My new job's hassle and the kids have to poo
Original Lyrics:
My new job's hassle and the kids have the flu
Harry Chapin's, "Cat's In The Cradle"
Misheard Lyrics:
What I'd really like now, is a bottle of Bacardi.
See ya' later, can I have ten, please?
Original Lyrics:
What I'd really like, Dad, is to borrow the car keys.
See you later, can I have them, please?
Harry Chapin's, "Cat's In The Cradle"
Misheard Lyrics:
What I'd really like, Dad, is to borrow the car please?
See you later, Dad, the cat has fleas.
Original Lyrics:
What I'd really like, Dad, is to borrow the car keys
See you later, can I have them, please?
Ugly Kid Joe's, "Cat's In The Cradle"
Misheard Lyrics:
What I'd really like, dad, is to borrow the car keys.
See you later, cat, Ben, please!
Original Lyrics:
What I'd really like, dad, is to borrow the car keys.
See you later, can I have them please?
Harry Chapin's, "Cat's in the Cradle"
Misheard Lyrics:
And the cat's getting crippled in the silver spoon
The little boy blew the man in the moon
Original Lyrics:
And the cat's in the cradle and the silver spoon
Little Boy Blue and the man on the moon
Harry Chapin's, "Cat's in the Cradle"
Misheard Lyrics:
He came into the world in the US of A
Original Lyrics:
He came into the world in the usual way.
Harry Chapin's, "Cat's in the Cradle"
Misheard Lyrics:
Little Boy Blue, a banana baboon
Original Lyrics:
Little Boy Blue and the man in the moon.
Harry Chapin's, "Cat's in the Cradle"
Misheard Lyrics:
My new job's a hassle and the kiddies are blue
Original Lyrics:
My new job's a hassle and the kids have the flu
Harry Chapin's, "Cat's in the Cradle"
Misheard Lyrics:
My new job's hassling the kids with the flu
Original Lyrics:
My new job's a hassle and the kids have the flu
Harry Chapin's, "Cat's in the Cradle"
Misheard Lyrics:
The kid's in the flue
Original Lyrics:
The kids have the flu
Harry Chapin's, "Cat's in the Cradle"
Misheard Lyrics:
What I'd really like dad is to jumping jack trees
Original Lyrics:
What I'd really like dad is to borrow the car keys
Harry Chapin's, "Cat's in the Cradle"
Misheard Lyrics:
What I'd really like, Dad, is to borrow the car keys
See a lady, can I have them, please?
Original Lyrics:
What I'd really like, Dad, is to borrow the car keys
See you later, can I have them, please?
Ugly Kid Joe's, "Cats In The Cradle"
Misheard Lyrics:
Little boy blew up the man on the moon.
Original Lyrics:
Little boy blue and the man on the moon.
Harry Chapin's, "Cats In The Cradle"
Misheard Lyrics:
The kids know Kung-Fu.
Original Lyrics:
The kids have the flu.
Ugly Kid Joe's, "Cats In The Cradle"
Misheard Lyrics:
You know I love a good town, Ben!
Original Lyrics:
You know we'll have a good time then!
Ugly Kid Joe's, "Cats In The Cradle"
Misheard Lyrics:
You know we'll get together then.
Original Lyrics:
You know we'll have a good time then!
Editor's note: Actually, these two lines are used one right after the other. It's possible that the person who submitted this might have misheard one as the other.
Ugly Kid Joe's, "Cats In The Cradle"
Misheard Lyrics:
You know we'll have a food fight then, damn.
Original Lyrics:
You know we'll have a good time then, Dad.

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