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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 Crossroads 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.

Cream's, "Crossroads"
Misheard Lyrics:
Asked someone above for mercy
Original Lyrics:
Ask the Lord above for mercy.
Cream's, "Crossroads"
Misheard Lyrics:
Everybody pat ma high
Original Lyrics:
Everybody passed me by
Offspring's, "Crossroads"
Misheard Lyrics:
Find that Babylon
Original Lyrics:
Find that path alone
Cream's, "Crossroads"
Misheard Lyrics:
Had a buffalo for me.
Original Lyrics:
Ask the Lord above for mercy.
Cream's, "Crossroads"
Misheard Lyrics:
I swallowed a duck for mercy.
Original Lyrics:
Asked the Lord above for mercy.
Offspring's, "Crossroads"
Misheard Lyrics:
Now you'll have to trade your ass away
Original Lyrics:
Now you'll have to trade your past away
Cream's, "Crossroads"
Misheard Lyrics:
We can still buy a house, baby, on the riverside.
Original Lyrics:
We can still barrelhouse, baby, on the riverside.
This is a cover of Robert Johnson's 'Crossroads'. However this is really a verse from Johnson's 'Traveling Riverside Blues', not 'Crossroads', as originally written.
Cream's, "Crossroads"
Misheard Lyrics:
You can still powerhouse, baby, on the riverside
AND
Tell my friends all around
Original Lyrics:
You can still barrel house, baby, on the riverside
AND
Tell my friend, Boy Willie Brown
Cream's, "Crossroads"
Misheard Lyrics:
gGin' down to the crossroads
Take my right arm by my side.
Original Lyrics:
Goin' down to the crossroads
Take my rider by my side.
Bone Thugs 'n' Harmony's, "The Crossroads"
Misheard Lyrics:
And I miss my uncle John.
Original Lyrics:
Eazy-E's Uncle Charlie
Bone Thugs 'n' Harmony's, "The Crossroads"
Misheard Lyrics:
Jaws got 'em and I'm gonna miss everybody.
Original Lyrics:
God's got 'em and I'm gonna miss everybody.

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