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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 Give Up The Funk (Tear The Roof Off The Sucker) 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.

Parliament's, "Give Up The Funk (Tear The Roof Off The Sucker)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ow, we want the bump
Give up the bump
Ow, we need the bump
We gotta have that bump.
Original Lyrics:
Ow, we want the funk
Give up the funk
Ow, we need the funk
We gotta have that funk.
Written by George Clinton, who was probably the single greatest influence in funk.
Parliament's, "Give Up the Funk (Tear the Roof off the Sucker)"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm king of the funk
King of the funk
I'm king in the funk
You gotta have that funk
Original Lyrics:
Ow, we want the funk
Give up the funk
Ow, we need the funk
We gotta have that funk.
Parliament's, "Give Up the Funk (Tear the Roof off the Sucker)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Let your single turn this ow to ow
Original Lyrics:
Let us in we'll tear this mother out

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