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Carpenters', "Jambalaya (On the Bayou)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Big guitar
Original Lyrics:
Pick guitar
The Carpenters', "Jambalaya (On the Bayou)"
Misheard Lyrics:
Jambalie Porky Pie and Columbo
'Cause tonight, I'm gonna see my mama mio
Big guitar, fill fruit jar and behave-oh
Son of a gun, we'll have big fun on the bayou.
Original Lyrics:
Jambalaya and a crawfish pie and fillet gumbo
'Cause tonight I'm gonna see my ma cher amio
Pick guitar, fill fruit jar and be gay-o
Son of a gun, we'll have big fun on the bayou.

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