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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 Jambalaya 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.

Hank Williams', "Jambalaya"
Misheard Lyrics:
Jambalaya, coke speed five, fillet gumbo,
'Cause tonight I'm-a gonna see mama santa mio.
Original Lyrics:
Jambalaya, a-crawfish pie and-a file gumbo
'Cause tonight I'm gonna see my ma cher amio
Hank Williams', "Jambalaya"
Misheard Lyrics:
Jumbo lie an' a crow puss pie an' a Philly gunboat.
Original Lyrics:
Jambalaya, crawfish pie and a filet gumbo.
Hank Williams', "Jambalaya"
Misheard Lyrics:
Jumbo lie, a cod fish pie and Philip gumbo
'Cause tonight I'm gonna see my Michelle, amigo
Original Lyrics:
Jambalaya, a-crawfish pie and-a file gumbo
'Cause tonight I'm gonna see my ma cher amio
Hank Williams', "Jambalaya"
Misheard Lyrics:
Jungle eye, a cold fish pie and fill a gunboat
'Cause tonight I'm gonna see my machinery-o
Original Lyrics:
Jambalaya, a-crawfish pie and-a file gumbo
'Cause tonight I'm gonna see my ma cher amio
Misheard Lyrics:
Me gotta go for the beano down the biro
Original Lyrics:
Me gotta go pole the pirogue down the Bayou
The Carpenters', "Jambalaya"
Misheard Lyrics:
Settle down far from town get him a beer-oh
And he'll catch all the fish from the pier-oh
Original Lyrics:
Settle down far from town get him a pirogue
And he'll catch all the fish in the bayou.
The Carpenters', "Jambalaya"
Misheard Lyrics:
Settle down far from town get him a pillow
And he'll catch all the fish in the Bi-lo.
Original Lyrics:
Settle down far from town get him a pirogue
And he'll catch all the fish in the bayou.
The Carpenters', "Jambalaya"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sham bull eye and crawfish pie can fill a gunboat
[Later]
For tonight I'm a-gonna see mama share a meatloaf.
Original Lyrics:
Jambalay' and a crawfish pie and fillet gumbo
[Later]
For tonight I'm gonna see my ma cher a mio.
Hank Williams', "Jambalaya"
Misheard Lyrics:
Son of a gun, gonna have big fun goin' to Bi-Lo.
Original Lyrics:
Son of a gun, gonna have big fun on the bayou.
In the southern US where I live, Bi-Lo is a supermarket chain. Whether it was around at the time this song came out, I don't know.
The Carpenters', "Jambalaya"
Misheard Lyrics:
Swap his Mom to buy Yvonne what she need-o.
Original Lyrics:
Swap his mon' to buy Yvonne what she need-o.
Hank Williams', "Jambalaya"
Misheard Lyrics:
Swap my mom to buy Yvonne what she need-oh
Original Lyrics:
Swap my mon to buy Yvonne what she need-oh.
A single letter completely changes the meaning!
Hank Williams', "Jambalaya"
Misheard Lyrics:
Tipitoe fountain, oh.
Original Lyrics:
Thibodeaux, Fontaineaux
The Carpenters', "Jambalaya"
Misheard Lyrics:
Triple toe, found the dough, the place is buzzin',
Kinfolk come to see you born by the dozen.
Original Lyrics:
Thibodaux, Fontaineaux, the place is buzzin',
Kinfolk come to see Yvonne by the dozen.
Hank Williams', "Jambalaya"
Misheard Lyrics:
We gotta go forth with Pete Rose
Down the Bayou.
Original Lyrics:
Me gotta go pole the pirogue
Down the Bayou.
Editor's note: Pro athlete Pete Rose was still a kid when this song was made.
Hank Williams', "Jambalaya"
Misheard Lyrics:
We gotta go forty kilos down the bayou.
Original Lyrics:
Me gotta go, pole the pirogue down the bayou.
Misheard Lyrics:
We gotta go take the Beatles down to bio
Original Lyrics:
Me gotta go pole the pirogue down the Bayou

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