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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 Uptight 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.

Stevie Wonder's, "Uptight"
Misheard Lyrics:
Got a Hitler talk to see, I'm a poor man's son
Original Lyrics:
Got empty pockets, you see, I'm a poor man's son
Stevie Wonder's, "Uptight"
Misheard Lyrics:
Got to hit the clock, you see, I'm a poor man's son
Original Lyrics:
Got empty pockets, you see, I'm a poor man's son
Stevie Wonder's, "Uptight"
Misheard Lyrics:
Only thing I got is a table on my back
Original Lyrics:
Only thing I got is hanging on my back
Green Day's, "Uptight"
Misheard Lyrics:
Perfect picture of bad elf
Original Lyrics:
Perfect picture of bad health
Stevie Wonder's, "Uptight"
Misheard Lyrics:
The right side of the tracks she was born in lace,
in a great big old house full of bloodthirsty maids
Original Lyrics:
The right side of the tracks she was born and raised,
in a great big old house full of butlers and maids

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