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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 New Orleans Is Sinking 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.

The Tragically Hip's, "New Orleans Is Sinking"
Misheard Lyrics:
Anatole, what's wrong?
Original Lyrics:
Colonel Tom, what's wrong?
The Tragically Hip's, "New Orleans Is Sinking"
Misheard Lyrics:
Burn blue on the street
Original Lyrics:
Bourbon blues on the street
The Tragically Hip's, "New Orleans Is Sinking"
Misheard Lyrics:
My memory is burning
Original Lyrics:
My memory is muddy
The Tragically Hip's, "New Orleans Is Sinking"
Misheard Lyrics:
My memory is modelled
Original Lyrics:
My memory is muddy
The Tragically Hip's, "New Orleans Is Sinking"
Misheard Lyrics:
She said, "Good gravy,
I know exactly what you mean."
Original Lyrics:
She said, "Gordie baby,
I know exactly what you mean."
The Tragically Hip's, "New Orleans is Sinking"
Misheard Lyrics:
New Orleans is Singing Baby,
I don't wanna Sing
Original Lyrics:
New Orleans is sinking baby,
I don't wanna swim
Tragically Hip's, "New Orleans is Sinking"
Misheard Lyrics:
New Orleans is sinking man and
I don't wanna swear.
Original Lyrics:
New Orleans is sinking baby
I don't wanna swim.

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