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 Smoky Mountain Rain that have been submitted to this site and the old collection from inthe80s started in 1996.
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From a phone book in the rain, I called and telled her
From a phone booth in the rain, I called to tell her
The misheard lyrics make no sense at all. First of all, who in their right mind would be smart enough to leave a phone book in the rain? Second of all, there's no such word as "telled."
I found out those bright lights sink where I belong
I found out those bright lights ain't where I belong
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