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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 Happy Jack 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.

The Who's, "Happy Jack"
Misheard Lyrics:
And they couldn't stop Jack on the water that day
Original Lyrics:
But they couldn't stop Jack or the waters lapping
The Who's, "Happy Jack"
Misheard Lyrics:
Happy Jack wasn't old, but he was a crab.
Original Lyrics:
Happy Jack wasn't old, but he was a man.
The Who's, "Happy Jack"
Misheard Lyrics:
Happy Jack wasn't tall but he wasn't fat.
Original Lyrics:
Happy Jack wasn't old but he was a man.
The Who's, "Happy Jack"
Misheard Lyrics:
Happy Jack wasn't told that he was a man.
Original Lyrics:
Happy Jack wasn't old, but he was a man.
The Who's, "Happy Jack"
Misheard Lyrics:
He lived in the sand on the Taliban.
Original Lyrics:
He lived in the sand on the Isle Of Man.
The Who's, "Happy Jack"
Misheard Lyrics:
He lived in the sand on the elephant
Original Lyrics:
He lived in the sand on the Isle Of Man.
The Who's, "Happy Jack"
Misheard Lyrics:
So they wrote on his head
I'm a furry donkey
Original Lyrics:
So they rode on his head
in their furry donkey
The Who's, "Happy Jack"
Misheard Lyrics:
The kids can't annoy Jack
They trot, trot, trot
They blob this and then that
The la-la-la-la-la-la.
Original Lyrics:
The kids couldn't hurt Jack
They tried, tried, tried
They dropped things on his back
They lied, lied, lied, lied, lied.
The Who's, "Happy Jack"
Misheard Lyrics:
The kids would all say he would shake a donkey.
Original Lyrics:
The kids would all sing, he would take the wrong key.
The Who's, "Happy Jack"
Misheard Lyrics:
The kids would all sing, he would take the monkey.
Original Lyrics:
The kids would all sing, he would take the wrong key.
The Who's, "Happy Jack"
Misheard Lyrics:
They never had a loving
They tra-nya-nya
They dropped in the monkey
The nya-nya-nya-nya-nya.
Original Lyrics:
The kids couldn't hurt Jack
They tried, tried, tried
They dropped things on his back
And lied, lied, lied, lied, lied.
The Who's, "Happy Jack"
Misheard Lyrics:
They tap-danced on his back.
Original Lyrics:
They dropped things on his back.

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