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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 Clampdown 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.

The Clash's, "Clampdown"
Misheard Lyrics:
When you grow up then don't come 'round
If you're working for the clampdown
Original Lyrics:
You grow up and you calm down
You're working for the clampdown
Clash's, "Clampdown"
Misheard Lyrics:
You come up from way down South
Working for Jed Clampett.
Original Lyrics:
You grow up and you calm down
You're working for the clampdown.
The Clash's, "Clampdown"
Misheard Lyrics:
You go up and you come down
We're all looking for a clampdown.
Original Lyrics:
You grow up and you calm down
You're working for the clampdown.

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