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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 Go Tell It On The Mountain 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.

Traditional's, "Go Tell It On The Mountain"
Misheard Lyrics:
Down in a lonely manger
The humbug Christ was born.
Original Lyrics:
Down in a lowly manger
The humble Christ was born.
Traditional's, "Go Tell It On The Mountain"
Misheard Lyrics:
Go tally on the mountain
Original Lyrics:
Go tell it on the mountain
Traditional's, "Go Tell It On The Mountain"
Misheard Lyrics:
Gold jelly on the mountain
Over the hills and everywhere
Original Lyrics:
Go, tell it on the mountain
Over the hills and everywhere
The song is an Afro-American spiritual first seen in print during the US Civil War era (mid 19th century).
Traditional's, "Go Tell It On The Mountain"
Misheard Lyrics:
No telling on the mountain.
Original Lyrics:
Go tell it on the mountain.
Traditional's, "Go Tell It On the Mountain"
Misheard Lyrics:
Go teller on the mountain
That cheeses rise is porn
Original Lyrics:
Go tell it on the mountain
That Jesus Christ is born
Traditional's, "Go Tell It on the Mountain"
Misheard Lyrics:
Go telly on the mountain
Original Lyrics:
Go tell it on the mountain.

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