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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 In The Summertime 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.

Mungo Jerry's, "In The Summertime"
Misheard Lyrics:
Bring a bottle, wear your rattles, it'll soon be summertime
Original Lyrics:
Bring your bottle, wear your bright clothes, it will soon be summertime
Mungo Jerry's, "In The Summertime"
Misheard Lyrics:
Cava tree, cava try
Original Lyrics:
Have a drink, have a drive.
Mungo Jerry's, "In The Summertime"
Misheard Lyrics:
If her Daddy's rich
Take her Alpha Romeo.
Original Lyrics:
If her Daddy's rich
Take her out for a meal.
Mungo Jerry's, "In The Summertime"
Misheard Lyrics:
If her dad is rich
Take a wrapper and mill
or
If her daddy's rich,
Take a ride on the mill.
Original Lyrics:
If her daddy's rich
Take her out for a meal.
Mungo Jerry's, "In The Summertime"
Misheard Lyrics:
If her daddy's rich,
take a wrapper and mill
Original Lyrics:
If her daddy's rich,
take her out for a meal
Mungo Jerry's, "In The Summertime"
Misheard Lyrics:
In the summertime when the weather is fine
Original Lyrics:
In the summertime, when the weather is high
Mungo Jerry's, "In The Summertime"
Misheard Lyrics:
In the summertime when the weather is hot
Original Lyrics:
In the summertime when the weather is high
Mungo Jerry's, "In The Summertime"
Misheard Lyrics:
In the summertime, when the weather is high,
You can swish right up and touch the sky
Original Lyrics:
In the summertime, when the weather is high,
You can stretch right up and touch the sky
Mungo Jerry's, "In The Summertime"
Misheard Lyrics:
In the summertime, when the weather is high,
you can shush round-up and embarrass the sky
Original Lyrics:
In the summertime, when the weather is high,
You can stretch right up and touch the sky
Mungo Jerry's, "In The Summertime"
Misheard Lyrics:
In the summertime, when the weather is hot
Original Lyrics:
In the summertime, when the weather is high
Mungo Jerry's, "In The Summertime"
Misheard Lyrics:
To the tune of $1.25
Original Lyrics:
Do a ton or a ton and twenty-five
Mungo Jerry's, "In The Summertime"
Misheard Lyrics:
Wait on grampy
Wait on daddy, wait on me.
Original Lyrics:
We're no threat, people
We're not dirty, we're not mean.
Mungo Jerry's, "In The Summertime"
Misheard Lyrics:
We love red beef
We like Daddy, we're not mean.
Original Lyrics:
We're no threat, people
We're not dirty, we're not mean.
Mungo Jerry's, "In The Summertime"
Misheard Lyrics:
We're always happy
Life's worth living is our sound philosophy
Original Lyrics:
We're always happy
Life's for living, yeah, that's our philosophy.
Mungo Jerry's, "In The Summertime"
Misheard Lyrics:
We're always happy
That's our living in the South philosophy.
Original Lyrics:
We're always happy
Life's for living, yeah, that's our philosophy.
Mungo Jerry's, "In The Summertime"
Misheard Lyrics:
We're not bad people.
Original Lyrics:
We're no threat, people.
This is another disputed lyric. Some lyrics sites say that the right words are "we're no threat, people"; others say "we're not grey people". I'm going with "we're no threat, people", as the majority of the lyric sites use this one as correct.
Mungo Jerry's, "In The Summertime"
Misheard Lyrics:
We're not bad people
We're not dirty, we're not mean.
Original Lyrics:
We're no threat, people
We're not dirty, we're not mean.
Mungo Jerry's, "In The Summertime"
Misheard Lyrics:
We're not grey people.
We're not dirty, we like meat.
Original Lyrics:
We're no threat, people
We're not dirty, we're not mean.
Mungo Jerry's, "In The Summertime"
Misheard Lyrics:
We're not grey people.
We're not dirty, we're not mean.
Original Lyrics:
We're no threat, people
We're not dirty, we're not mean.
Mungo Jerry's, "In The Summertime"
Misheard Lyrics:
We're not grey people
We're not 30, we're not mean.
Original Lyrics:
We're no threat, people
We're not dirty, we're not mean.
Mungo Jerry's, "In The Summertime"
Misheard Lyrics:
When I grab people,
when I'm dirty with are mean
Original Lyrics:
We're no threat, people
We're not dirty, we're not mean.
Mungo Jerry's, "In The Summertime"
Misheard Lyrics:
With a grand fee,
with a Daddy and a fee
Original Lyrics:
We're no threat, people
We're not dirty, we're not mean.
Mungo Jerry's, "In The Summertime"
Misheard Lyrics:
You can drown, or return at twenty-five
Original Lyrics:
Do a ton or a ton an' twenty-five
Mungo Jerry's, "In The Summertime"
Misheard Lyrics:
You can make it, make it good in nearly five.
Original Lyrics:
You can make it, make it good and really fine.
Mungo Jerry's, "In the Summertime"
Misheard Lyrics:
Have a bottle, maybe rockin'
Original Lyrics:
Bring your bottle, wear your bright clothes
Mungo Jerry's, "In the Summertime"
Misheard Lyrics:
If her daddy's rich
Take a rifle and beer
Original Lyrics:
If her daddy's rich
Take her out for a meal.
Mungo Jerry's, "In the Summertime"
Misheard Lyrics:
If her daddy's rich,
Take her out for a mil
Original Lyrics:
If her daddy's rich,
Take her out for a meal
Mungo Jerry's, "In the Summertime"
Misheard Lyrics:
Scoot along the lake
You can drown for a dollar twenty five
Original Lyrics:
Speed along the lane
Do a ton or a ton an' twenty-five
Mungo Jerry's, "In the Summertime"
Misheard Lyrics:
Speed along the lake
Do it all on a dollar twenty-five
Original Lyrics:
Speed along the lane
Do a ton or a ton an' twenty-five
Mungo Jerry's, "In the Summertime"
Misheard Lyrics:
We're always happy
Life's for living, it's an awful lot of fish
Original Lyrics:
We're always happy
Life's for living, yeah, that's our philosophy.
Mungo Jerry's, "In the Summertime"
Misheard Lyrics:
We're always happy
Life's for living, yeah, Samantha's up a tree.
Original Lyrics:
We're always happy
Life's for living, yeah, that's our philosophy.
Mungo Jerry's, "In the Summertime"
Misheard Lyrics:
We're not Daddy, we're not mean.
Original Lyrics:
We're not dirty, we're not mean.
Mungo Jerry's, "In the Summertime"
Misheard Lyrics:
We're such great people
We love everyone we see.
Original Lyrics:
We're no threat, people
We're not dirty, we're not mean.
Mungo Jerry's, "In the Summertime"
Misheard Lyrics:
When the winter's here, yeah, it's party time -- bring your bottle-wagging rifles, it will soon be summertime
Original Lyrics:
When the winter's here, yeah, it's party time -- bring your bottle, wear your bright clothes, it will soon be summertime
Mungo Jerry's, "In the Summertime"
Misheard Lyrics:
You can make it, make it, make it duly fine
Original Lyrics:
You can make it, make it good in a lay-by
Mungo Jerry's, "In the summertime"
Misheard Lyrics:
In the summertime, when the weather is dry
When the bad guys win and flourish the sky
Original Lyrics:
In the summertime, when the weather is high
You can stretch right up and touch the sky

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