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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 Girl From Ipanema 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.

Frank Sinatra's, "Girl From Ipanema"
Misheard Lyrics:
But each day when she talks to the sea,
She looks straight ahead when she pees
Original Lyrics:
But each day, when she walks to the sea
She looks straight ahead, not at me
Frank Sinatra's, "Girl From Ipanema"
Misheard Lyrics:
Tall ten young and beautiful
Original Lyrics:
Tall tanned, young and beautiful
Astrud Gilberto's, "The Girl From Ipanema"
Misheard Lyrics:
She looks straight at her, not at he...
Original Lyrics:
She looks straight ahead, not at he...
The Girl from Ipanema is a real (and charming) lady that runs a shop in Rio. In truth, she was 12 or 13 when this song was written about her.
Getz/Gilberto's, "The Girl from Ipanema"
Misheard Lyrics:
Talk and then young, in love
A gal for eep anema gaswocky
Original Lyrics:
Tall and thin and young and lovely
The girl from Ipanema goes walking

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