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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 Cotton Eyed Joe 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.

Rednex's, "Cotton Eyed Joe"
Misheard Lyrics:
Bet out for Jim for Cotton-Eye Joe
I've been married a long time ago.
Original Lyrics:
If it hadn't been for Cotton-Eyed Joe
I'd have been married a long time ago.
Rednex's, "Cotton Eyed Joe"
Misheard Lyrics:
Come out and bid on Cotton Eyed Joe.
Original Lyrics:
If it hadn't been for Cotton Eyed Joe...
Rednex's, "Cotton Eyed Joe"
Misheard Lyrics:
Get out your bin for Cotton Eye Joe
I've been married a long time ago.
Original Lyrics:
If it hadn't been for Cotton-Eyed Joe
I'd have been married a long time ago.
Rednex's, "Cotton Eyed Joe"
Misheard Lyrics:
Where did you come from, couldn't I go?
Original Lyrics:
Where did you come from, Cotton-Eyed Joe
Rednex's, "Cotton Eyed Joe"
Misheard Lyrics:
Where did you come from, where did you go?
Where did you come from? Katmandu
or
Where did you come from, where did you go?
Where did you come from, Cotton-Eyed Jewel?
Original Lyrics:
Where did you come from, where did you go?
Where did you come from, Cotton-Eyed Joe?
Rednex's, "Cotton Eyed Joe"
Misheard Lyrics:
Where did you come from? Where did you go?
Where did you come frome, button eyed toe?
Original Lyrics:
Where did you come from? Where did you go?
Where did you come from, Cotton-Eyed Joe?
Rednex's, "Cotton Eyed Joe"
Misheard Lyrics:
Where did you hum from?
are you ready to go?
Where did you hum from, Cotton eyed sow?
Original Lyrics:
Where did you come from?
Where did you go?
Where did you come from, Cotton-Eyed Joe?
Rednex's, "Cotton-Eyed Joe"
Misheard Lyrics:
If it hadn't been for Cotton-Eyed Joe
I'd have been buried a long time ago.
Original Lyrics:
If it hadn't been for Cotton-Eyed Joe
I'd have been married a long time ago.

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