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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 Those Were The Days 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.

Carroll O'Connor and Jean Stapleton's, "Those Were The Days"
Misheard Lyrics:
Gee, are all the salient great?
Original Lyrics:
Gee are old La Salle ran great
Cream's, "Those Were The Days"
Misheard Lyrics:
Golden cymbals flying a mockery of sound
Original Lyrics:
Golden cymbals flying on ocarina sounds
Mary Hopkin's, "Those Were The Days"
Misheard Lyrics:
Think of all the great things we could do.
Original Lyrics:
And dreamed of all the great things we could do.
Mary Hopkin's, "Those Were The Days"
Misheard Lyrics:
Those were the days I ran.
Original Lyrics:
Those were the days, my friend.
Mary Hopkin's, "Those Were The Days"
Misheard Lyrics:
We fight on avenues.
Original Lyrics:
We'd fight and never lose.
Mary Hopkin's, "Those Were The Days"
Misheard Lyrics:
We lit the lightning fuse
We'd fight the Navaloos.
Original Lyrics:
We'd live the life we choose
We'd fight and never lose.
Mary Hopkin's, "Those Were The Days"
Misheard Lyrics:
We'd fight an 'averlooge'.
Original Lyrics:
We'd fight and never lose.
Mary Hopkin's, "Those Were The Days"
Misheard Lyrics:
We'd live in lightning shoes
Original Lyrics:
We'd live the life we choose
Carroll O'Connor and Jean Stapleton's, "Those Were The Days"
Misheard Lyrics:
Zero unemployment rate
Original Lyrics:
Gee, our old LaSalle ran great.
Cream's, "Those Were the Days"
Misheard Lyrics:
Golden cymbals flying a mockery of sound
Original Lyrics:
Golden cymbals flying on ocarina sounds
Carroll O'Connor and Jean Stapleton's, "Those Were the Days"
Misheard Lyrics:
Got to let the Duchess win
Original Lyrics:
Got to let the Dodgers win

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