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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 Guitar (The Lion Sleeps Tonight) 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.

They Might Be Giants', "The Guitar (The Lion Sleeps Tonight)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hey! Who's that playing?
Hey! The guitar?
Is it a chimp?
I don't know!
Original Lyrics:
Hey! Who's that playing?
Hey! The guitar?
Is it Jim?
I don't know!

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