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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 Papa Was A Rolling Stone 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 Temptations', "Papa Was A Rolling Stone"
Misheard Lyrics:
And when he died
All he left us was a loan
Original Lyrics:
And when he died
All he left us was alone
The Temptations', "Papa Was A Rolling Stone"
Misheard Lyrics:
And when he died
All he left us was his bones.
Original Lyrics:
And when he died
All he left us was alone.
The Temptations', "Papa Was A Rolling Stone"
Misheard Lyrics:
And when he died
All that he left us was a note
Original Lyrics:
And when he died
All that he left us was alone
Temptations', "Papa Was A Rolling Stone"
Misheard Lyrics:
Dealin' in dirt and stealin' in the name of the Lord
or
Dealin' in death and stealin' in the name of the Lord
or
Dealin' in death and stealin' in the name of the Lord
Original Lyrics:
Dealin' in debt and stealin' in the name of the Lord
Temptations', "Papa Was A Rolling Stone"
Misheard Lyrics:
Papa was a rollin' stone, on Sunday
Original Lyrics:
Papa was a rollin' stone, my son, yeah
The Temptations', "Papa Was A Rolling Stone"
Misheard Lyrics:
Wherever he lived, that was his home.
Original Lyrics:
Wherever he left his hat was his home.
The Temptations', "Papa Was a Rolling Stone"
Misheard Lyrics:
And when he died
All that he left us was a loaf
Original Lyrics:
And when he died
All that he left us was alone
The Temptations', "Papa Was a Rolling Stone"
Misheard Lyrics:
He really made things happen at home.
Original Lyrics:
Wherever he left his hat was his home.
The Temptations', "Papa Was a Rolling Stone"
Misheard Lyrics:
Wherever he left his hat was his home.
Original Lyrics:
Wherever he laid his hat was his home.
The Temptations', "Papa Was a Rolling Stone"
Misheard Lyrics:
all he left was a loan
Original Lyrics:
All he left us was alone

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