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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 The Weight 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 Band's, "The Weight"
Misheard Lyrics:
And you put the Lord right on me.
Original Lyrics:
And you put the load right on me.
The Band's, "The Weight"
Misheard Lyrics:
Crazy Chester followed me and he caught me in the barn
Original Lyrics:
Crazy Chester followed me and he caught me in the fog
The Band's, "The Weight"
Misheard Lyrics:
Crazy Chester followed me and he caught me in the bar
Original Lyrics:
Crazy Chester followed me and he caught me in the fog
The Band's, "The Weight"
Misheard Lyrics:
He said I'll fix you right
if you'll take Jack my dog
Original Lyrics:
He said I'll fix your rack
if you'll take Jack my dog
The Band's, "The Weight"
Misheard Lyrics:
He said I'll fix your rack if you'll just jack my dog
Original Lyrics:
He said I'll fix your rack
If you'll take Jack my dog
The Band's, "The Weight"
Misheard Lyrics:
I just need some place where I can lay my egg.
Original Lyrics:
I just need some place where I can lay my head.
The Band's, "The Weight"
Misheard Lyrics:
I just need some place where I can make my bed.
Original Lyrics:
I just need some place where I can lay my head.
The Band's, "The Weight"
Misheard Lyrics:
Just looking for a place where I can lay my egg.
Original Lyrics:
Just looking for a place where I can lay my head.
The Band's, "The Weight"
Misheard Lyrics:
Must've been about half past dead.
Original Lyrics:
Was a-feelin' 'bout half past dead.
The Band's, "The Weight"
Misheard Lyrics:
My bag is sinkin' Lord
Original Lyrics:
My bag is sinkin' low
The Band's, "The Weight"
Misheard Lyrics:
Pulled into Nazareth, was feelin' about half past ten
Original Lyrics:
Pulled into Nazareth, was feelin' about half past dead
The Band's, "The Weight"
Misheard Lyrics:
Pulled into Nazareth, was feelin' about half-assed dead
Original Lyrics:
Pulled into Nazareth, was feelin' about half past dead
The Band's, "The Weight"
Misheard Lyrics:
Take a load of Annie.
Original Lyrics:
Take a load off, Fannie.
The Band's, "The Weight"
Misheard Lyrics:
Take a load of bennies.
Original Lyrics:
Take a load off, Fannie.
The Band's, "The Weight"
Misheard Lyrics:
Take a load of bennies.
Original Lyrics:
Take a load off, Fanny.
The Band's, "The Weight"
Misheard Lyrics:
Take a load of granite
Original Lyrics:
Take a load off, Fanny
The Band's, "The Weight"
Misheard Lyrics:
Take a load off Fanny
Original Lyrics:
Take a load off, Annie.
The Band's, "The Weight"
Misheard Lyrics:
Take a load off Manny
Original Lyrics:
Take a load off, Fannie.
The Band's, "The Weight"
Misheard Lyrics:
Take a load off Fanny
or
Take a load off fatty
or
Take a load off fatty
Original Lyrics:
Take a load off Annie
The Band's, "The Weight"
Misheard Lyrics:
Take a load off, Annie.
Original Lyrics:
Take a load off, Fanny.
All of your previous misheard lyrics are incorrect on this one. This is straight off the lyrics/chords page of The Band's official website. I promise you it may sound like 'Annie', but it is 110% Fanny.
The Band's, "The Weight"
Misheard Lyrics:
Take a load off, Daddy.
Original Lyrics:
Take a load off, Fanny.
The Band's, "The Weight"
Misheard Lyrics:
Take a load off, Fannie.
Original Lyrics:
Take a load off, Annie.
The Band's, "The Weight"
Misheard Lyrics:
Take a load off, Granny.
or
Take a load off, Annie.
Original Lyrics:
Take a load off, Fannie.
You can distinctly hear the singer say 'Fannie' in the last verse when he says, 'To get back to Miss Fannie, I know she's the only one.'
The Band's, "The Weight"
Misheard Lyrics:
Take a load off, Lenny.
Original Lyrics:
Take a load off, Fanny.
The Band's, "The Weight"
Misheard Lyrics:
Take a load off, Mandy.
or
Take a load off, Manny.
Original Lyrics:
Take a load off, Annie.
The Band's, "The Weight"
Misheard Lyrics:
Take a load off, Manny.
Original Lyrics:
Take a load off, Fannie.
The Band's, "The Weight"
Misheard Lyrics:
Take a load off, family
Original Lyrics:
Take a load off, Fanny
The Band's, "The Weight"
Misheard Lyrics:
Take a loaf off of granny
Take a loaf or three
Take a loaf off of granny
And you put the loaf right on me.
Original Lyrics:
Take a load off, Fanny
Take a load for free
Take a load off, Fanny
And you put the load right on me.
The Band's, "The Weight"
Misheard Lyrics:
Take a lord off, granted.
Original Lyrics:
Take a load off, Annie.
Bob Dylan's, "The Weight"
Misheard Lyrics:
Take the Lord off Granny.
Original Lyrics:
Take a load off, Fanny.
The Band's, "The Weight"
Misheard Lyrics:
Then I saw Carmen and Adele were walkin' side by side.
Original Lyrics:
Then I saw Carmen and the Devil walkin' side by side.
The Band's, "The Weight"
Misheard Lyrics:
Wait a minute Chester, I'm a peaceful man
Original Lyrics:
Wait a minute Chester, I'm a people man
The Band's, "The Weight"
Misheard Lyrics:
What about young Emily?
Original Lyrics:
What about young Anna Lee?
The Band's, "The Weight"
Misheard Lyrics:
What about young men who leave?
Original Lyrics:
What about young Anna Lee?

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