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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 Telegram Sam 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.

T. Rex's, "Telegram Sam"
Misheard Lyrics:
Bobby's alright Bobby's alright
He's a Nashville born boy and he's just outta sight
Original Lyrics:
Bobby's alright Bobby's alright
He's a natural born poet, he's just outta sight
T. Rex's, "Telegram Sam"
Misheard Lyrics:
Golden or Slim Golden or Slim
I know's where you've been
Purple Pants Pete Purple Pants Pete
Your lipstick's like lightning
Goes crunch in the heat
Original Lyrics:
Golden Nose Slim Golden Nose Slim
I know's where you've been
Purple Pie Pete Purple Pie Pete
Your lips are like lightning
Girls melt in the heat
T. Rex's, "Telegram Sam"
Misheard Lyrics:
Neon funk but I don't care
I ain't no square with the shorts I wear
Original Lyrics:
Me I funk but I don't care
I ain't no square with my corkscrew hair
T. Rex's, "Telegram Sam"
Misheard Lyrics:
You're living and liking your lunch in the heat
Original Lyrics:
Your lips are like lightning,
Girls melt in the heat
T. Rex's, "Telegram Sam"
Misheard Lyrics:
Your mama ain't mad.
Original Lyrics:
You're my main man.
T. Rex's, "Telegram Sam"
Misheard Lyrics:
Your marmalade man
Original Lyrics:
You're my main man.

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