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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 I Shot The Sheriff 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.

Eric Clapton's, "I Shot The Sheriff"
Misheard Lyrics:
All around to my heart now
Original Lyrics:
All around my hometown
Eric Clapton's, "I Shot The Sheriff"
Misheard Lyrics:
But I did not shoot the dead pony.
Original Lyrics:
But I did not shoot the deputy.
Bob Marley And The Wailers', "I Shot The Sheriff"
Misheard Lyrics:
But I did not shoot the death into him.
Original Lyrics:
But I didn't shoot no deputy.
Eric Clapton's, "I Shot The Sheriff"
Misheard Lyrics:
But I swear it was in sucky pants.
Original Lyrics:
But I swear it was in self-defense.
Eric Clapton's, "I Shot The Sheriff"
Misheard Lyrics:
But I swear it wasn't stuffy pants.
Original Lyrics:
But I swear it was in self-defense.
Eric Clapton's, "I Shot The Sheriff"
Misheard Lyrics:
Every time that I claimed to see
He said, 'Kill it before it goes'.
Original Lyrics:
Every time that I plant a seed
He said, 'Kill it before it grows'.
Eric Clapton's, "I Shot The Sheriff"
Misheard Lyrics:
Every time that I plan to see.
Original Lyrics:
Everytime that I plant a seed.
Eric Clapton's, "I Shot The Sheriff"
Misheard Lyrics:
Every time that I planned a scene
He'd say, 'Killing people is gross'.
Original Lyrics:
Every time that I'd plant a seed
He'd say, 'Kill it before it grows.'
Bob Marley's, "I Shot The Sheriff"
Misheard Lyrics:
Eyes like cherries.
Original Lyrics:
I shot the sheriff.
Eric Clapton's, "I Shot The Sheriff"
Misheard Lyrics:
Eyes shocked from Sharon
Original Lyrics:
I shot the sheriff
Eric Clapton's, "I Shot The Sheriff"
Misheard Lyrics:
Eyes shocked to Sharon
Original Lyrics:
I shot the sheriff.
Bob Marley's, "I Shot The Sheriff"
Misheard Lyrics:
Eyes, shocks and cherries
But I do not show no doubt guilty.
Original Lyrics:
I shot the sheriff
But I did not shoot the deputy.
Eric Clapton's, "I Shot The Sheriff"
Misheard Lyrics:
I shot the cherry
or
I'm shopping with Sherry
or
High shockin' Sherry
or
Hi shopping Cheryl
or
Hi shopping Cheryl
Original Lyrics:
I shot the sheriff
Originally written as a Reggae tune by Bob Marley
Bob Marley's, "I Shot The Sheriff"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hi, Tom and Jerry!
Original Lyrics:
I shot the sheriff.
Eric Clapton's, "I Shot The Sheriff"
Misheard Lyrics:
I Shot the Sheriff,
but I didn't shoot him dead enough!
Original Lyrics:
I Shot the Sheriff,
but I didn't shoot the Deputy
Eric Clapton's, "I Shot The Sheriff"
Misheard Lyrics:
I bought some spare ribs.
Original Lyrics:
I shot the sheriff.
Bob Marley's, "I Shot The Sheriff"
Misheard Lyrics:
I eat chocolate cheddar.
Original Lyrics:
I shot the sheriff.
Bob Marley's, "I Shot The Sheriff"
Misheard Lyrics:
I got a Chevy.
Original Lyrics:
I shot the sheriff.
Bob Marley's, "I Shot The Sheriff"
Misheard Lyrics:
I got the sherry.
Original Lyrics:
I shot the sheriff.
Bob Marley And The Wailers', "I Shot The Sheriff"
Misheard Lyrics:
I popped the cherry
Original Lyrics:
I shot the sheriff
Bob Marley And The Wailers', "I Shot The Sheriff"
Misheard Lyrics:
I shat a sherlock.
Original Lyrics:
I shot the sheriff.
Bob Marley And The Wailers', "I Shot The Sheriff"
Misheard Lyrics:
I shat the sheriff.
Original Lyrics:
I shot the sheriff.
Bob Marley's, "I Shot The Sheriff"
Misheard Lyrics:
I shock the sherry.
Original Lyrics:
I shot the sheriff.
Eric Clapton's, "I Shot The Sheriff"
Misheard Lyrics:
I shocked Sherrie
but I did not shock Debbie
Original Lyrics:
I shot the Sheriff
but I did not shoot the Deputy
Bob Marley And The Wailers', "I Shot The Sheriff"
Misheard Lyrics:
I shop at Cherry's
But I didn't shop at Tiffany's.
Original Lyrics:
I shot the sheriff
But I didn't shoot no deputy.
Eric Clapton's, "I Shot The Sheriff"
Misheard Lyrics:
I shop at Sharon's.
Original Lyrics:
I shot the Sheriff.
Eric Clapton's, "I Shot The Sheriff"
Misheard Lyrics:
I shop for sherry
Original Lyrics:
I shot the sheriff
Eric Clapton's, "I Shot The Sheriff"
Misheard Lyrics:
I shopped for spare ribs.
Original Lyrics:
I shot the sheriff.
Eric Clapton's, "I Shot The Sheriff"
Misheard Lyrics:
I shot Sharon.
Original Lyrics:
I shot the sheriff.
Eric Clapton's, "I Shot The Sheriff"
Misheard Lyrics:
I shot the sheriff, but I did not shoot the devil
or
I shot Sherry, but I did not shoot Debbie
or
I shot Sherry, but I did not shoot Debbie
Original Lyrics:
I Shot the Sheriff, but I didn't shoot the Deputy
Eric Clapton's, "I Shot The Sheriff"
Misheard Lyrics:
I shot Sherry
But I didn't shoot Debbie.
Original Lyrics:
I shot the sheriff
But I didn't shoot no deputy.
Eric Clapton's, "I Shot The Sheriff"
Misheard Lyrics:
I shot his parents.
Original Lyrics:
I shot the sheriff.
Eric Clapton's, "I Shot The Sheriff"
Misheard Lyrics:
I shot the Sharon.
Original Lyrics:
I shot the sheriff.
Eric Clapton's, "I Shot The Sheriff"
Misheard Lyrics:
I shot the Sheriff
But I swear I was in safety pants.
Original Lyrics:
I shot the Sheriff
But I swear it was in self-defense.
Eric Clapton's, "I Shot The Sheriff"
Misheard Lyrics:
I shot the Sheriff
But I swear he was in silky pants.
Original Lyrics:
I shot the Sheriff
But I swear it was in self-defense.
Eric Clapton's, "I Shot The Sheriff"
Misheard Lyrics:
I shot the cherry
Original Lyrics:
I Shot the Sheriff
Bob Marley's, "I Shot The Sheriff"
Misheard Lyrics:
I shot the sheriff,
And I beat up the deputy
Original Lyrics:
I shot the sheriff,
But I didn't shoot the deputy
Eric Clapton's, "I Shot The Sheriff"
Misheard Lyrics:
I shot the sheriff,
but I did not shoot the death of him
Original Lyrics:
I shot the sheriff,
but I did not shoot the deputy
Eric Clapton's, "I Shot The Sheriff"
Misheard Lyrics:
I shot the sheriff, but I did not shoot the deaf in him
Original Lyrics:
I shot the sheriff, but I did not shoot the deputy
Eric Clapton's, "I Shot The Sheriff"
Misheard Lyrics:
I shot the sheriff
But I did not shoot him dead, you see!
Original Lyrics:
I shot the sheriff
But I did not shoot the deputy
Eric Clapton's, "I Shot The Sheriff"
Misheard Lyrics:
I shot the sheriff
But I did not shoot the turkey from Mars.
Original Lyrics:
I shot the sheriff
But I did not shoot the deputy.
Bob Marley And The Wailers', "I Shot The Sheriff"
Misheard Lyrics:
I shot the sheriff
But I didn't shoot no dead beauty.
Original Lyrics:
I shot the sheriff
But I didn't shoot no deputy.
Bob Marley And The Wailers', "I Shot The Sheriff"
Misheard Lyrics:
I shot the sheriff
But I didn't shoot no refugee.
Original Lyrics:
I shot the sheriff
But I didn't shoot no deputy.
Eric Clapton's, "I Shot The Sheriff"
Misheard Lyrics:
I shot the sheriff
But I didn't shoot the gun, you see.
Original Lyrics:
I shot the sheriff
But I didn't shoot the deputy.
Bob Marley And The Wailers', "I Shot The Sheriff"
Misheard Lyrics:
I shot the sheriff
But I did not shoot the turkey.
Original Lyrics:
I shot the sheriff
But I didn't shoot no deputy.
Eric Clapton's, "I Shot The Sheriff"
Misheard Lyrics:
I shot the sheriff
But I didn't shoot the debutante.
Original Lyrics:
I shot the sheriff
But I didn't shoot the deputy.
Bob Marley's, "I Shot The Sheriff"
Misheard Lyrics:
I shot the sheriff
But I sware it wasn't salty fresh.
Original Lyrics:
I shot the sheriff
But I swear it was in self-defense.
Eric Clapton's, "I Shot The Sheriff"
Misheard Lyrics:
I shot the sheriff
But I swear he wore some silky pants.
Original Lyrics:
I shot the sheriff
But I swear it was in self-defense.
Eric Clapton's, "I Shot The Sheriff"
Misheard Lyrics:
I shot the sheriff
But I swear he wore some silky pants.
Original Lyrics:
I shot the sheriff
But I swear it was in self-defense.
Bob Marley And The Wailers', "I Shot The Sheriff"
Misheard Lyrics:
I shot the sheriff
But I didn't shoot him dead you see.
Original Lyrics:
I shot the sheriff
But I didn't shoot the deputy.
...and I'm Jamaican #smh
Eric Clapton's, "I Shot The Sheriff"
Misheard Lyrics:
I shot the sherry
But I did not shoot no deputy.
Original Lyrics:
I shot the Sheriff
But I did not shoot no deputy.
Bob Marley And The Wailers', "I Shot The Sheriff"
Misheard Lyrics:
I stopped 'a sharin'.
Original Lyrics:
I shot the sheriff.
Eric Clapton's, "I Shot The Sheriff"
Misheard Lyrics:
I stopped sharing.
Original Lyrics:
I shot the sheriff.
Bob Marley's, "I Shot The Sheriff"
Misheard Lyrics:
I touched a tiger.
Original Lyrics:
I shot the sheriff.
Eric Clapton's, "I Shot The Sheriff"
Misheard Lyrics:
I want some sherry.
Original Lyrics:
I shot the sheriff.
Eric Clapton's, "I Shot The Sheriff"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ice chapter charades
Original Lyrics:
I shot the sheriff.
Eric Clapton's, "I Shot The Sheriff"
Misheard Lyrics:
Nice shot, Sherry!
Original Lyrics:
I shot the sheriff.
Eric Clapton's, "I Shot The Sheriff"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sheriff Johnson who has hated me
For what I don't know
Every time that I clanged a sea
He said killin' people ignorant
He said killin' people ignorant.
Original Lyrics:
Sheriff John Brown always hated me
For what I don't know
Every time that I plant a seed
He said, 'Kill it before it grows'
He said, 'Kill it before it grows.'
Eric Clapton's, "I Shot The Sheriff"
Misheard Lyrics:
They said they want to bring the Indian
For the killing of a deputy.
Original Lyrics:
They say they want to bring me in guilty
For the killing of a deputy.
Eric Clapton's, "I Shot The Sheriff"
Misheard Lyrics:
They say they want to bring me green tea
Original Lyrics:
They say they want to bring me in guilty
Bob Marley and the Wailers', "I Shot the Sheriff"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hi, Shocker Sherry
Original Lyrics:
I shot the sheriff
Being an Autie, I have auditory discrimination issues. So when a song has a lot of instrumentation like this one... Thank God for lyrics websites and subtitles!
Bob Marley's, "I Shot the Sheriff"
Misheard Lyrics:
I popped the cherry
Original Lyrics:
I shot the sheriff
Bob Marley's, "I Shot the Sheriff"
Misheard Lyrics:
I sat in the sherbet
Original Lyrics:
I shot the sheriff
Bob Marley's, "I Shot the Sheriff"
Misheard Lyrics:
I shot the sherry
Original Lyrics:
I shot the sheriff
Eric Clapton's, "I Shot the Sheriff"
Misheard Lyrics:
I shot the sherry
Original Lyrics:
I shot the sheriff
Bob Marley's, "I Shot the Sheriff"
Misheard Lyrics:
They say they want to bring me Indian chief for the killing of a deputy.
Original Lyrics:
They say they want to bring me in guilty For the killing of a deputy.
Bob Marley's, "I Shot the Sheriff"
Misheard Lyrics:
They say they want to bring me in empty for the killing of a deputy
Original Lyrics:
They say they want to bring me in guilty For the killing of a deputy.

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