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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 Statesboro Blues 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 Allman Brothers Band's, "Statesboro Blues"
Misheard Lyrics:
Well my mama died a leopard
My papa died a leopard
I ain't good-lookin' baby,
But I'm somewhat sweet and kind.
Original Lyrics:
Well my mama died and left me
My papa died and left me
I ain't good-lookin' baby
But I'm so warm, sweet and kind.

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