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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 King Of The Road 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.

Roger Miller's, "King Of The Road"
Misheard Lyrics:
And every drop of rain
That falls for miles around.
Original Lyrics:
And every lock that ain't
Locked when no one's around.
Roger Miller's, "King Of The Road"
Misheard Lyrics:
Destination: finger vein
Original Lyrics:
Destination: Bangor, Maine
Roger Miller's, "King Of The Road"
Misheard Lyrics:
Kangaroo Road
Original Lyrics:
King of the road
Roger Miller's, "King Of The Road"
Misheard Lyrics:
Old worn out clothes and shoes
Don't pay no union dues.
Original Lyrics:
Old worn out suit and shoes
Don't pay no union dues.
Roger Miller's, "King Of The Road"
Misheard Lyrics:
Old worn-out suit and shoes,
I don't pay no Union Jews
Original Lyrics:
Old worn-out suit and shoes,
I don't pay no Union dues
Randy Travis', "King Of The Road"
Misheard Lyrics:
Rooms, toilets, 50 cents.
Original Lyrics:
Rooms, to let, 50 cents.
Roger Miller's, "King Of The Road"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sailors for sale or rent
Original Lyrics:
Trailers for sale or rent
Roger Miller's, "King Of The Road"
Misheard Lyrics:
Trailers for Sailorettes
Original Lyrics:
Trailers for sale or rent
Statler Brothers', "King Of The Road"
Misheard Lyrics:
Trailers for sailorette
Original Lyrics:
Trailers for sale or rent
Roger Miller's, "King Of The Road"
Misheard Lyrics:
Trailers for sale or rent
Rooster at fifty cents.
Original Lyrics:
Trailers for sale or rent
Rooms to let...fifty cents.
I always thought that it was "rooster at 50ยข"
Roger Miller's, "King Of The Road"
Misheard Lyrics:
Trailers for sale or rent
Rooms to let...fifty cents.
No phone, no food, no pets I ain't got no ci-gar-rettes
Ah, but..two hours of pushing broom
Buys an eight by twelve four foot room
I'm a man of means by no means
King of the road.
Original Lyrics:
Trailers for sale or rent
Rooms to let...fifty cents.
No phone, no pool, no pets I ain't got no ci-gar-rettes
Ah, but..two hours of pushing broom
Buys an eight by twelve four-bit room
I'm a man of means by no means
King of the road.
I've misheard these lyrics from the time I first heard this song in the 1960s until approx. 2010 when I found out what the lyrics ***REALLY*** were! :-O
Roger Miller's, "King Of The Road"
Misheard Lyrics:
Trailers for cigarettes
or
Trailers from St. Lorent
or
Trailers from St. Lorent
Original Lyrics:
Trailers for sale or rent
Roger Miller's, "King Of The Road"
Misheard Lyrics:
Two hours of pushin' broom
Buys a 8 by 12 four-bed room.
Original Lyrics:
Two hours of pushin' broom
Buys a 8 by 12 four-bit room.
Roger Miller's, "King Of The Road"
Misheard Lyrics:
Two hours of pushin' broom
Buys a 8 by 12 morbid room.
Original Lyrics:
Two hours of pushin' broom
Buys a 8 by 12 four-bit room.
Boney M.'s, "King of The Road"
Misheard Lyrics:
Most of his B.S. found.
Original Lyrics:
Old stogies he has found.
Roger Miller's, "King of the Road"
Misheard Lyrics:
Buys a fifth of no name brew
Original Lyrics:
Buys a eight by twelve four bit room
Roger Miller's, "King of the Road"
Misheard Lyrics:
Destination : Dang! or Maine
Original Lyrics:
Destination : Bangor, Maine
Roger Miller's, "King of the Road"
Misheard Lyrics:
Destination bangarang
Original Lyrics:
Destination: Bangor, Maine
Roger Miller's, "King of the Road"
Misheard Lyrics:
King of the roll
Original Lyrics:
King of the Road
Roger Miller's, "King of the Road"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sailors and cigarettes
Original Lyrics:
Trailers for sale or rent
Roger Miller's, "King of the Road"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sailors for cigarettes
Original Lyrics:
Trailers for sale or rent
When I was a little squirt, my parents had two albums...1 was Roger Miller's "King of the Road". We listened to that song sooo many times, and it wasn't until I was in my 30's that I realized, I has been singing the wrong words .
Roger Miller's, "King of the Road"
Misheard Lyrics:
Trailers for sailor rent
Original Lyrics:
Trailers for sale or rent

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