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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 What's Going On? 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.

Zebrahead's, "What's Going On?"
Misheard Lyrics:
It's taken all this time
To waste a sting
And it's never been a sin
Original Lyrics:
It's taken more than time
To erase the stain
And it's never been the same
Marvin Gaye's, "What's Going On?"
Misheard Lyrics:
To bring some Muppets here today.
Original Lyrics:
To bring some lovin' here today.
Casey Donovan's, "What's Going On?"
Misheard Lyrics:
We might have washed out someday.
Original Lyrics:
We might have worked out someday.
Marvin Gaye's, "What's Going On?"
Misheard Lyrics:
You see war is not the answer
For only love can cut the cake.
Original Lyrics:
You see war is not the answer
For only love can conquer hate.
Artists for Life's, "What's Going On"
Misheard Lyrics:
There's not too many of you dying
Original Lyrics:
There's far too many of you dying
Marvin Gaye's, "What's Going On"
Misheard Lyrics:
Ticket lines and ticket signs
Original Lyrics:
Picket lines and picket signs
Marvin Gaye's, "What's Going On"
Misheard Lyrics:
We don't need two Escalades
Original Lyrics:
We don't need to escalate
Marvin Gaye's, "What's Going On"
Misheard Lyrics:
You see Warren's not the answer
or
You see warrant's not the answer
Original Lyrics:
You see war is not the answer

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