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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 Tears Of A Clown 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.

Smokey Robinson & The Miracles', "Tears Of A Clown"
Misheard Lyrics:
But in the mourning room I cry
Original Lyrics:
But in my lonely room I cry
Smokey Robinson & The Miracles', "Tears Of A Clown"
Misheard Lyrics:
If there's a smile on my face
It's just there tryin' to pull a forklift.
Original Lyrics:
If there's a smile on my face
It's just there tryin' to fool the public.
Smokey Robinson & The Miracles', "Tears Of A Clown"
Misheard Lyrics:
Just like Diogenes
I try to be like Socrates.
Original Lyrics:
Just like Pagliacci did
I try to keep my sadness hid.
Smokey Robinson & The Miracles', "Tears Of A Clown"
Misheard Lyrics:
Just like Polly Archer did
I try to keep my circus hid.
Original Lyrics:
Just like Pagliacci did
I try to keep my sadness hid.
Smokey Robinson & The Miracles', "Tears Of A Clown"
Misheard Lyrics:
Now, if I appear to be Capri
It's only to camouflage my subject.
Original Lyrics:
Now, if I appear to be carefree
It's only to camouflage my sadness.
Smokey Robinson & The Miracles', "Tears Of A Clown"
Misheard Lyrics:
Tease on a clown
Original Lyrics:
Tears of a clown
Smokey Robinson & The Miracles', "Tears of a Clown"
Misheard Lyrics:
Tears of a clone
Original Lyrics:
Tears of a clown

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