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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 Sail On 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 Commodores', "Sail On"
Misheard Lyrics:
And you gave me nothing that returned
Original Lyrics:
And you gave me nothing in return
The Commodores', "Sail On"
Misheard Lyrics:
Baby wants a trice.
Original Lyrics:
Baby, once or twice
The Commodores', "Sail On"
Misheard Lyrics:
I gave you my heart, and I tried to make it happen.
Original Lyrics:
I gave you my heart, and I tried to make you happy.
The Commodores', "Sail On"
Misheard Lyrics:
I guess I was just fish for bacon.
Original Lyrics:
I guess I was just wishful thinking.
The Commodores', "Sail On"
Misheard Lyrics:
I guess I was just
Fish for bacon.
Original Lyrics:
I guess I was just
Wishful thinking.
Destiny's Child's, "Sail On"
Misheard Lyrics:
It was plain to see
That you stand girl like me.
Original Lyrics:
It was plain to see
That a small town girl just like me
Destiny's Child's, "Sail On"
Misheard Lyrics:
Sail on down line
But I have some money so.
Original Lyrics:
Sail on down the line
'Bout a half a mile or so.
Bad Brains', "Sail On"
Misheard Lyrics:
Salon, salon, salon, salon
Original Lyrics:
Sail on, sail on, sail on, sail on

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