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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 Copperhead Road 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.

Steve Earle's, "Copperhead Road"
Misheard Lyrics:
Chocolate can of syrup painted on the side
Original Lyrics:
Johnson county sheriff painted on the side
Steve Earle's, "Copperhead Road"
Misheard Lyrics:
I volunteered for the Army on my birthday.
I grabbed a right nice string purse there anyway.
Original Lyrics:
I volunteered for the Army on my birthday.
They draft the white trash first around here anyway.
Steve Earle's, "Copperhead Road"
Misheard Lyrics:
Johnson county painted on the side shot coat of primer never looked inside
Original Lyrics:
Johnson county sheriff painted on the side shot coat of primer, then he looked inside
Steve Earle's, "Copperhead Road"
Misheard Lyrics:
Now daddy drank the whiskey from a big black Dodge
Vomit at the actors down in the Mason's Lodge
Original Lyrics:
Now Daddy ran the whiskey in a big block Dodge
Bought it at an auction at the Mason's Lodge
Steve Earle's, "Copperhead Road"
Misheard Lyrics:
They got a streamlined backhoe there.
Original Lyrics:
Wake up screaming like I'm back over there.
Steve Earle's, "Copperhead Road"
Misheard Lyrics:
Wake up feeling with a Backhoe over air
Original Lyrics:
Wake up screaming like I'm back over there
Steve Earle's, "Copperhead Road"
Misheard Lyrics:
We got strings like tobacco over there.
Original Lyrics:
Wake up screaming like I'm back over there.
Steve Earle's, "Copperhead Road"
Misheard Lyrics:
Well my name is Conway Pedimore
Original Lyrics:
Well my name is John Lee Pettimore
Steve Earle's, "Copperhead Road"
Misheard Lyrics:
Well my name's Conlee Peddamoore
Original Lyrics:
Well my name is John Lee Pettimore
It all makes more sense now that I know the "Real" lyrics. Awesome tune by Steve Earle!!!
Steve Earle's, "Copperhead Road"
Misheard Lyrics:
Well, my name's probably Pete or Moe.
Original Lyrics:
Well, my name's John Lee Pettimore.

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