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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 Runnin' Down A Dream 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.

Tom Petty's, "Runnin' Down A Dream"
Misheard Lyrics:
Banana down the drain
Original Lyrics:
Runnin' down a dream
Tom Petty's, "Runnin' Down A Dream"
Misheard Lyrics:
Burning down a dream
Original Lyrics:
Running down a dream
Tom Petty's, "Runnin' Down A Dream"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hit cruise control and broke my a**.
Original Lyrics:
Hit cruise control and rubbed my eyes.
Tom Petty's, "Runnin' Down A Dream"
Misheard Lyrics:
I felt so good like anything is possible
I hit cruise control and broke my eyes.
Original Lyrics:
I felt so good like anything was possible
I hit cruise control and rubbed my eyes.
Tom Petty's, "Runnin' Down A Dream"
Misheard Lyrics:
I put the pedal down to make a new start
Original Lyrics:
I put the pedal down to make some time
Tom Petty's, "Runnin' Down A Dream"
Misheard Lyrics:
I was sublime
Original Lyrics:
I was drivin'
Tom Petty's, "Runnin' Down A Dream"
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm running down the drain.
Original Lyrics:
I'm runnin' down a dream.
Andria adds: "As far as I'm concerned (I'm 5'7 and 155 lbs. with a large chest and wide hips). So I can't run down a drain, nor could anything short of an ant, a mouse or a cockroach."
Tom Petty's, "Runnin' Down A Dream"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's runnin' down the drain
Original Lyrics:
I'm runnin' down a dream.
Tom Petty's, "Runnin' Down A Dream"
Misheard Lyrics:
Never would come to be.
Original Lyrics:
Never would come to me.
Tom Petty's, "Runnin' Down A Dream"
Misheard Lyrics:
Right down the drain
Original Lyrics:
Running down a dream
Tom Petty's, "Runnin' Down A Dream"
Misheard Lyrics:
Right on down the drain.
Original Lyrics:
Runnin' down a dream.
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers', "Runnin' Down a Dream"
Misheard Lyrics:
A rundown dream
Original Lyrics:
Runnin' down a dream
Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers', "Runnin' Down a Dream"
Misheard Lyrics:
Runnin' down the drain
Original Lyrics:
Runnin down a dream
Tom Petty's, "Runnin' Down a Dream"
Misheard Lyrics:
Running down the drain,
Never would have come to me,
Working on a mystery going to where ever it leads,
Running down the drain
Original Lyrics:
Runnin' down a dream
That would never come to me
Working on a mystery going to where ever it leads
Runnin' down a dream
Tom Petty's, "Runnin' Down a Dream"
Misheard Lyrics:
Yeah runnin' down the drain
Original Lyrics:
Yeah runnin' down a dream

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