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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 The Motown Song 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.

Rod Stewart's, "The Motown Song"
Misheard Lyrics:
...up on the roof and listen to The Miracles echo through the alley-alley-o.
Original Lyrics:
...up on the roof and listen to The Miracles echo through the alley down below.
Rod Stewart feat. The Temptations', "The Motown Song"
Misheard Lyrics:
Bring home some of your own hometown records
Original Lyrics:
Bring over some of your own Motown Records
Rod Stewart's, "The Motown Song"
Misheard Lyrics:
Echo to the Adams Family Home
Original Lyrics:
Echo to the alley down below
Rod Stewart's, "The Motown Song"
Misheard Lyrics:
Only if we listen to the miracles echo to the Allen down below.
Original Lyrics:
On the roof and listen to The Miracles echo to the alley down below.
Rod Stewart's, "The Motown Song"
Misheard Lyrics:
Pretty woman son and you're almost out of records.
Original Lyrics:
Bring over some of your old Motown records.
Rod Stewart's, "The Motown Song"
Misheard Lyrics:
Put your fingers in the window and they're gold
Original Lyrics:
Put your speakers in the window and we'll go
Rod Stewart's, "The Motown Song"
Misheard Lyrics:
So bring home some of your old, Motown madness
Original Lyrics:
So bring over some of your old Motown records
Rod Stewart's, "The Motown Song"
Misheard Lyrics:
Up on the roof and listen to The Miracles echo through the alley-alley-o
Original Lyrics:
Up on the roof and listen to The Miracles echo through the alley down below

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