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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 People Who Died 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.

Jim Carroll's, "People Who Died"
Misheard Lyrics:
Teddy sniffing glue, he was twelve years old.
Fell from a roof on Easter Night.
Original Lyrics:
Teddy sniffing glue, he was twelve years old.
Fell from a roof on East Two-Nine.
In addition to punk rock, Jim Carroll also wrote some acclaimed poetry. He died of a heart attack on Sept. 11, 2009, at age 60. RIP
Jim Carroll Band's, "People Who Died"
Misheard Lyrics:
Tony thought that his rage was just some goof
But Herbie gave Tony some fish and fruit
Original Lyrics:
Tony thought that his rage was just some goof
But Herbie sure gave Tony some bitchen proof

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