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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 Jump Jive and Wail 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.

Brian Setzer Orchestra's, "Jump Jive and Wail"
Misheard Lyrics:
Drunk driving whale
Original Lyrics:
You gotta, jump jive, then you wail.
Louis Prima's, "Jump Jive and Wail"
Misheard Lyrics:
You gotta jump, jive
Then you wella-wella
Jump, jive.
Original Lyrics:
You gotta jump, jive
Then you wail
You gotta jump, jive.
Brian Setzer's, "Jump, Jive, and Wail"
Misheard Lyrics:
Drunk drivin', go to jail.
Original Lyrics:
Jump, jive, and then you wail.

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