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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 Rocky Mountain High 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.

John Denver's, "Rocky Mountain High"
Misheard Lyrics:
And he lost a friend in Captain Emory
Original Lyrics:
And he lost a friend, but kept a memory
John Denver's, "Rocky Mountain High"
Misheard Lyrics:
And he lost his friends, and he kepts his memories
Original Lyrics:
And he lost a friend, but kept the memory
John Denver's, "Rocky Mountain High"
Misheard Lyrics:
Call her out on Rocky Mountain High.
Original Lyrics:
Colorado Rocky Mountain High
John Denver's, "Rocky Mountain High"
Misheard Lyrics:
From a bottle, Rocky Mountain high
Original Lyrics:
Colorado, Rocky Mountain high
John Denver's, "Rocky Mountain High"
Misheard Lyrics:
He climbed the fever mountains.
Original Lyrics:
He climbed cathedral mountains.
John Denver's, "Rocky Mountain High"
Misheard Lyrics:
He climbs to see the mountains.
Original Lyrics:
He climbed cathedral mountains.
John Denver's, "Rocky Mountain High"
Misheard Lyrics:
His sinus turned inside himself to try and understand
The serenity of a clear blue mountain lake.
Original Lyrics:
His sight has turned inside himself to try and understand
The serenity of a clear blue mountain lake.
John Denver's, "Rocky Mountain High"
Misheard Lyrics:
I know he'd be a poorer man if he ever should leave this land
Original Lyrics:
I know he'd be a poorer man, if he'd never seen an eagle fly
John Denver's, "Rocky Mountain High"
Misheard Lyrics:
I seen it reign with ire in the sky
or
I'd see it rain if I were in disguise
Original Lyrics:
I've seen it rainin' fire in the sky
John Denver's, "Rocky Mountain High"
Misheard Lyrics:
I've seen it reign with ire in disguise
Original Lyrics:
I've seen it rainin' fire in the sky
John Denver's, "Rocky Mountain High"
Misheard Lyrics:
More people, more stars upon the land
Original Lyrics:
More people, more scars upon the land
John Denver's, "Rocky Mountain High"
Misheard Lyrics:
Now his mind is full of wonder
But his heart, still loathsome fear.
Original Lyrics:
Now his mind is full of wonder
But his heart still knows some fear.
John Denver's, "Rocky Mountain High"
Misheard Lyrics:
Rocky Mountain High, Norman Rockwell
Original Lyrics:
Rocky Mountain High, In Colorado
John Denver's, "Rocky Mountain High"
Misheard Lyrics:
Rocky Mountain High, and Donna Fargo
Original Lyrics:
Rocky Mountain High, In Colorado
John Denver's, "Rocky Mountain High"
Misheard Lyrics:
Rocky mountain pie, with Portabello
Original Lyrics:
Rocky mountain high, in Colorado
John Denver's, "Rocky Mountain High"
Misheard Lyrics:
The Colorado Rocky Mountain high,
I've seen it rain and fire in the sky.
Original Lyrics:
The Colorado Rocky Mountain high
I've seen it rainin' fire in the sky
The real reference is to a meteor shower that Mr. Denver had once witnessed in the Rocky Mountains.
John Denver's, "Rocky Mountain High"
Misheard Lyrics:
The Colorado Rocky Mountain high,
Of cement, rain, and fire in the sky.
Original Lyrics:
The Colorado Rocky Mountain high,
I've seen it rainin' fire in the sky.
John Denver's, "Rocky Mountain High"
Misheard Lyrics:
Walk the mountain high
Original Lyrics:
Rocky Mountain high
John Denver's, "Rocky Mountain High"
Misheard Lyrics:
When they tried to tear the mountains down To bring in a couple more.
Original Lyrics:
Why they try to tear the mountains down
To bring in a couple more?
John Denver's, "Rocky Mountain High"
Misheard Lyrics:
Why they try to tear the mountains down
To bring in a tug-of-war?
Original Lyrics:
Why they try to tear the mountains down
To bring in a couple more?

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