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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 The Free Electric Band 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.

Albert Hammond's, "The Free Electric Band"
Misheard Lyrics:
My father is a doctor, he's a fat-bellied man
Original Lyrics:
My father is a doctor, he's a family man
Albert Hammond's, "The Free Electric Band"
Misheard Lyrics:
My happiness was painful when they laid their money down
Original Lyrics:
My happiness was paid for when they laid their money down
Well, my "English teacher" Albert has a wonderful articulation, I understood all of his songs really well - with only a few exceptions, and this is one of them.
Albert Hammond's, "The Free Electric Band"
Misheard Lyrics:
She'd settle for some Bourbon and a little patch of land
Original Lyrics:
She'd settle for suburbia and a little patch of land
Albert Hammond's, "The Free Electric Band"
Misheard Lyrics:
She'd settle for some purple and a little patch of land
Original Lyrics:
She'd settle for suburbia and a little patch of land
Albert Hammond's, "The Free Electric Band"
Misheard Lyrics:
They both could clean America ...
Original Lyrics:
They're both good clean Americans who abide by the law
Albert was one of the few singers I understood exceptionally well with my limited English at the time (I'm German). If fact, I consider him my English teacher. :-)

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