Making fun of music, one song at a time. Since the year 2000.
Check out the two amIright misheard lyrics books including one book devoted to misheard lyrics of the 1980s.
(Toggle Right Side Navigation)

Misheard Lyrics -> Song -> M -> Money For Nothing

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 Money For Nothing 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.

Dire Straits', "Money For Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ain't workin', that's the way you do it
You play the guitar on the instrument
Original Lyrics:
Ain't workin', that's the way you do it
You play the guitar on the Mtv
Dire Straits', "Money For Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ain't worth it, that's the way you do it
You pay the git on the empty V.
Original Lyrics:
Ain't workin', that's the way you do it
You play the guitar on the MTV.
Dire Straits', "Money For Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
Baby get a piston on your little finger
Baby get a pistol on your thumb
Original Lyrics:
Maybe get a blister on your little finger
Maybe get a blister on your thumb
Dire Straits', "Money For Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
Baby, get a Flintstone on your little finger
Baby, get a Flintstone on your thumb
Original Lyrics:
Maybe get a blister on your little finger
Maybe get a blister on your thumb
Dire Straits', "Money For Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
Bangin' on the bongos like a gym fest.
Original Lyrics:
Bangin' on the bongos like a chimpanzee.
Dire Straits', "Money For Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
Bangin' on them bongos like a Chia Pet
Original Lyrics:
Bangin' on the bongos like a chimpanzee
Dire Straits', "Money For Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
Banging on the bongos like a ship hands, hee
Original Lyrics:
Banging on the bongos like a chimpanzee
Dire Straits', "Money For Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
Banging on the bottles like a chimpanzees
Original Lyrics:
Banging on the bongos like a chimpanzees
Dire Straits', "Money For Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
Bebe, quiero queso roñoso.
Original Lyrics:
Maybe get a blister on your thumb.
The misheard line means "Baby, I want rusty cheese" in Spanish.
Dire Straits', "Money For Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
Checks for free
Original Lyrics:
Chicks for free
Dire Straits', "Money For Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
Cheques for free
Original Lyrics:
Chicks for free
Dire Straits', "Money For Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
Custard kitchen deliberated
Original Lyrics:
Custom kitchen delivery
Dire Straits', "Money For Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
Custom Bitchn' dish and liver fleas
Original Lyrics:
Custom kitchen deliveries
Dire Straits', "Money For Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
Custom kitchen with delivery
Original Lyrics:
Custom kitchen deliveries
Dire Straits', "Money For Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
Get your money for nothing,
and potato chips for free
Original Lyrics:
Get your money for nothing,
and the chicks for free
Dire Straits', "Money For Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
Got some kitchen deliveries
Original Lyrics:
Custom kitchen deliveries
Dire Straits', "Money For Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
Got some kitchens to liberate
Original Lyrics:
Custom kitchens, deliveries
Dire Straits', "Money For Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
He's bangin' on the bongos like a tin can
or
He's bangin' on the bongos like it's his best friend'
or
He's bangin' on the bongos like a dingbat
or
He's bangin' on the bongos like a dingbat
Original Lyrics:
He's bangin' on the bongos like a chimpanzee
Dire Straits', "Money For Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
He's banging on the bongos like a suplex
Original Lyrics:
He's banging on the bongos like a chimpanzee
Dire Straits', "Money For Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
He's banging on the bongos like a tempest.
Original Lyrics:
He's banging on the bongos like a chimpanzee.
Dire Straits', "Money For Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
He's banging on the bongos like your triplets.
Original Lyrics:
He's banging on the bongos like a chimpanzee.
Dire Straits', "Money For Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hi, want my MTV
Original Lyrics:
I want my MTV
Dire Straits', "Money For Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
History
Original Lyrics:
Chicks for free
Dire Straits', "Money For Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
I always thought they said pistol on your little finger
Maybe get a pistol on your thumb
Original Lyrics:
Maybe get a blister on your little finger
Maybe get a blister on your thumb
Dire Straits', "Money For Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
I want my ON-TV
Original Lyrics:
I want my MTV
ON-TV was a pay-per-view movie channel (kind of a precursor of HBO) that was in existence during the early and mid 80's. It actually went under at about the same time this song came out, making the misheard lyric seem appropriate.
Dire Straits', "Money For Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
I want my antique.
Original Lyrics:
I want my MTV.
Dire Straits', "Money For Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
I want my chips for free.
Original Lyrics:
And your chicks for free.
Dire Straits', "Money For Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
I want my empty flea.
Original Lyrics:
I want my MTV.
Dire Straits', "Money For Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
I want my own TV.
Original Lyrics:
I want my MTV.
Dire Straits', "Money For Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
I want my own teeth.
Original Lyrics:
I want my MTV.
Dire Straits', "Money For Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
Look at that mama,
she got it stickin' in the camera, man!
Who cares so?
Original Lyrics:
Look at that mama,
she got it stickin' in the camera.
Man, we could have some fun.
Dire Straits', "Money For Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
Look at that mama,
she got it sticking in the camera lens,
ooh that's fun.
Original Lyrics:
Look at that mama,
she got it sticking in the camera,
man we could have some fun.
Dire Straits', "Money For Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
Look at that mama
She got it stickin' in the camera, man!
I'd like to have some!
Original Lyrics:
Look at that mama
She got it stickin' in the camera
Man, we could have some fun.
Dire Straits', "Money For Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
Maybe get a Bisco on your little finger
Maybe get a Bisco Yunson.
Original Lyrics:
Maybe get a blister on your little finger
Maybe get a blister on your thumb.
Dire Straits', "Money For Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
Maybe get a birthstone on your little finger
Maybe get a birthstone on your thumb.
Original Lyrics:
Maybe get a blister on your little finger
Maybe get a blister on your thumb.
Dire Straits', "Money For Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
Maybe get a crystal on your little finger
Maybe get a crystal on your thumb
Original Lyrics:
Maybe get a blister on your little finger
Maybe get a blister on your thumb
Dire Straits', "Money For Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
Maybe get a pistol on your finger
Maybe get a pistol on your thumb.
Original Lyrics:
Maybe get a blister on your finger
Maybe get a blister on your thumb.
Dire Straits', "Money For Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
Maybe get a pistol on your little finger
Maybe get a pistol on your thumb
Original Lyrics:
Maybe get a blister on your little finger
Maybe get a blister on your thumb
Dire Straits', "Money For Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
Maybe get a rhinestone on your little finger,
maybe get a rhinestone on your thumb.
or
Maybe get a pistol on your little finger,
maybe get a pistol on your thumb.
or
Maybe get a pistol on your little finger,
maybe get a pistol on your thumb.
Original Lyrics:
Maybe get a blister on your little finger,
maybe get a blister on your thumb.
Dire Straits', "Money For Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
Money for nothin' and you're six foot three.
Original Lyrics:
Money for nothin' and your chicks for free.
Dire Straits', "Money For Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
Money for nothin' and your cheques for free
Original Lyrics:
Money for nothin' and your chicks for free
Dire Straits', "Money For Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
Money for nothin' and your chips for free.
Original Lyrics:
Money for nothin' and your chicks for free.
Dire Straits', "Money For Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
Money for nothin' and your drinks for free.
Original Lyrics:
Money for nothin' and your chicks for free.
Dire Straits', "Money For Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
Money for nothing and you're six foot three.
Original Lyrics:
Money for nothing and your chicks for free.
Dire Straits', "Money For Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
Money for nothing and your checks for free.
Original Lyrics:
Money for nothing and your chicks for free.
Dire Straits', "Money For Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
Money for nothing and your chips for free.
Original Lyrics:
Money for nothing and your chicks for free.
Dire Straits', "Money For Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
Monkeys for nothing and your chimps for free
Original Lyrics:
Money for nothing and your chicks for free
Dire Straits', "Money For Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
Now look at them eating Oreo's, that's the way you do it
Original Lyrics:
Now look at them yo-yo's, that's the way you do it
Dire Straits', "Money For Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
See the fatty with the hearing and the mink coat
Yeah buddy thats his only hair
The little fatty has his own jet airplane
That little fatty is a millionaire
Original Lyrics:
See the little faggot with the earring and the makeup
Yeah buddy thats his own hair
That little faggot got his own jet airplane
That little faggot he's a millionaire
Dire Straits', "Money For Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
That little f****t, he's a meemy-yummy!
Original Lyrics:
The little f****t, he's a millionaire.
Dire Straits', "Money For Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
The little faggot with the earing and the mink coat
Original Lyrics:
The little faggot with the earing and the makeup
Dire Straits', "Money For Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
The little fathead with the earring and the make-up.
Original Lyrics:
The little f****t with the earring and the make-up.
Dire Straits', "Money For Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
The little finger with the eerie little make-up.
Original Lyrics:
The little f****t with the earring and the make-up.
Dire Straits', "Money For Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
We burnt the fish in the microwave oven.
Original Lyrics:
We got to install microwave ovens.
Dire Straits', "Money For Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
We custom install microwave ovens
Custom kitchen deliveries
We got some movies, refrigerators
We got some movies, color TV.
Original Lyrics:
We gotta install microwave ovens
Custom kitchen delivery
We gotta move these refrigerators
We gotta move these color TVs.
Dire Straits', "Money For Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
We go to movies, refrigerators, We go to movies, color TV's
Original Lyrics:
We got to move these refrigerators, we gotta move these color TV's.
Dire Straits', "Money For Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
We going to buy some microwave ovens.
Original Lyrics:
We got to install microwave ovens.
Dire Straits', "Money For Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
We got Thermisto microwave ovens.
Original Lyrics:
We got to install microwave ovens.
Dire Straits', "Money For Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
We got a keystone microwave oven.
Original Lyrics:
We gotta install microwave ovens.
Dire Straits', "Money For Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
We got a pizza, microwave ovens,
Got some kitchens, and Liberace,
We got the movies, refrigerators,
We got the movies, color TV's,
Get your money for nothin', and your sex for free
Original Lyrics:
We gotta install microwave ovens,
custom kitchens, deliveries.
We got to move these refrigerators,
we gotta move these color TV's.
Get your money for nothin', get your chicks for free
Dire Straits', "Money For Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
We got an in-store microwave woman.
Original Lyrics:
We got to install microwave ovens.
Dire Straits', "Money For Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
We got da restored microwave ovens
Country kitchen delivery
We got da groovy refrigerators
We got da groovy color TV's.
Original Lyrics:
We gotta install microwave ovens
Custom kitchen delivery
We gotta move these refrigerators
We gotta move these color TVs.
Dire Straits', "Money For Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
We got some Bristol microwave ovens.
Custom kitchens, deliveries.
We got some movies, refrigerators.
We got some movies, color TV's
Original Lyrics:
We gotta install microwave ovens,
custom kitchens, deliveries.
We got to move these refrigerators,
we gotta move these color TV's
Dire Straits', "Money For Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
We got some in-store microwave ovens.
Original Lyrics:
We've got to install microwave ovens.
Dire Straits', "Money For Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
We got some mist all like the way mothers.
Original Lyrics:
We gotta install microwave ovens.
Dire Straits', "Money For Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
We got some mixed up microwave ovens.
Original Lyrics:
We got to install microwave ovens.
Dire Straits', "Money For Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
We got some real strong microwave ovens
Cut the kitchen the liver and eggs
We got some movies refrigerators
We got some movies, color TV.
Original Lyrics:
We gotta install microwave ovens
Custom kitchen delivery
We gotta move these refrigerators
We gotta move these color TVs.
Dire Straits', "Money For Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
We got the hits for microwave ovens.
Original Lyrics:
We gotta install microwave ovens.
Dire Straits', "Money For Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
We got the kicks on microwave ovens.
Original Lyrics:
We gotta install microwave ovens.
Dire Straits', "Money For Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
We got the movies refrigerators
We got the movies called MTV.
Original Lyrics:
We got to move these refrigerators
We got to move these color TVs.
Dire Straits', "Money For Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
We got to diss the microwave moving.
Original Lyrics:
We got to install microwave ovens.
Dire Straits', "Money For Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
We got to fix those microwave ovens
Cuss and bittch and deliberate.
Original Lyrics:
We've got to install microwave ovens
Custom kitchen delivery.
Dire Straits', "Money For Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
We got to get some motherfuck women
Cuz the kitchen delivery
We've got some movies, refresh your rhytm
We've got some movies counting free.
Original Lyrics:
We gotta install microwave ovens
Custom kitchen delivery
We gotta move these refrigerators
We gotta move these color TVs.
Dire Straits', "Money For Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
We got to rinse those microwave ovens.
Original Lyrics:
We gotta install microwave ovens.
Dire Straits', "Money For Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
We gotta install Microsoft Office
Original Lyrics:
We got to install microwave ovens.
However, I think this song predates Microsoft Office, or any versions of it.
Dire Straits', "Money For Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
We gotta pinch those microwave ovens.
Original Lyrics:
We got to install microwave ovens.
Dire Straits', "Money For Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
We've got some real stole microwave ovens.
Original Lyrics:
We've got to install microwave ovens.
Dire Straits', "Money For Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
We've got the in-store microwave ovens
Custom kitchen delivery
Original Lyrics:
We gotta install microwave ovens
Custom kitchen deliveries
Dire Straits', "Money For Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
We've got the movies refrigerators
Original Lyrics:
We've got to move these refrigerators
Dire Straits', "Money For Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
We've got the thrift store microwave ovens
Custom kitchen delivery.
Original Lyrics:
We gotta install microwave ovens
Custom kitchen deliveries.
Dire Straits', "Money For Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
We've got to moon the refrigerator
We've got to moon the color TV.
Original Lyrics:
We've got to move these refrigerators
We've got to move these color TVs.
Dire Straits', "Money For Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
We've got your New Star microwave ovens
Custom kitchen deliveries
We've got your movies, refrigerators
We've got your movies, color tv's
Original Lyrics:
We gotta install microwave ovens
Custom kitchen deliveries
We gotta move these refrigerators
We gotta move these color tv's
Dire Straits', "Money For Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
What's that? Do I hear noises?
Original Lyrics:
What's that? Hawaiian noises.
Dire Straits', "Money For Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
What's that? How are ya noises?
Original Lyrics:
What's that? Hawaiian noises.
Dire Straits', "Money For Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
You're bangin' on the bottles like you're too bads
Original Lyrics:
You're banging on those bongo's like a chimpanzee
Dire Straits', "Money For Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
You get your money for nothing and your kicks for free
or
You get your money for nothing and your chips for free (I want my mushy peas)
or
Your money's for nothing, and your checks for free.
or
Your money's for nothing, and your checks for free.
Original Lyrics:
Get your money for nothin', get your chicks for free. (I want my Mtv)
According to the lead singer of the group, he overheard this anthem being muttered by some guys in the back room of an appliance store while watching Mtv one day.
Dire Straits', "Money for Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
I want my ATV
Original Lyrics:
I want my MTV
Dire Straits', "Money for Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
Maybe a little Blistex on your thumb
Original Lyrics:
Maybe a little blister on your thumb
Dire Straits', "Money for Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
Money for nothing and chips for free.
Original Lyrics:
Money for nothing and chicks for free
Dire Straits', "Money for Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sugarland to play the guitar
Original Lyrics:
I should have learned to play the guitar
Dire Straits', "Money for Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
We got an in store microwave oven
Original Lyrics:
We gotta install microwave ovens
Dire Straits', "Money for Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
We got it in store, Michael in office
Original Lyrics:
We gotta install microwave ovens
Dire Straits', "Money for Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
We got some boobies, refrigerators
We got some boobies, color TVs
Original Lyrics:
We got to move these refrigerators
We got to move these color TVs
Dire Straits', "Money for Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
We got to install a microwave oven
'Cause the kitchen deliberate
We gotta move the refrigerator
Gotta move this colour TV.
Original Lyrics:
We gotta install microwave ovens
Custom kitchen delivery
We gotta move these refrigerators
We gotta move these color TVs.
Dire Straits', "Money for Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
Yeah buddy, that's his own hair
Original Lyrics:
Yeah buddy, that's his only care
Dire Straits', "Money for Nothing"
Misheard Lyrics:
Yeah buddy, that's his own head
Original Lyrics:
Yeah buddy, that's his only care

Other Misheard Songs

Last Misheard Lyrics File:  Money For Nothing/Beverly Hillbillies   Next Misheard Lyrics File:  Money Honey

Songs:#ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ - (Search)
Disclaimer

Disclaimer: amIright.com makes no claims to the accuracy of the correct lyrics. All correct lyrics are copyrighted, amIright.com does not claim ownership of the original lyrics.