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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 Harder They Come 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.

Jimmy Cliff's, "The Harder They Come"
Misheard Lyrics:
Well, they tell me of papaya in the sky
Waiting for me when I die.
Original Lyrics:
Well, they tell me of a pie up in the sky
Waiting for me when I die.

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