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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 Working My Way Back To You 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 Four Seasons', "Working My Way Back To You"
Misheard Lyrics:
I been working my way back to you, now
Original Lyrics:
I've been working my way back to you, babe.
The Four Seasons', "Working My Way Back To You"
Misheard Lyrics:
I let it slip away
Today and every day.
Original Lyrics:
I let it slip away.
Been payin' every day.
Spinners', "Working My Way Back To You"
Misheard Lyrics:
I played around like I was three.
Original Lyrics:
I played around like I was free.
The Four Seasons', "Working My Way Back To You"
Misheard Lyrics:
I've been working my way back to Houston.
Original Lyrics:
I've been working my way back to you, babe.
The Spinners', "Working My Way Back To You"
Misheard Lyrics:
I've been working my way back to Rooney.
Original Lyrics:
I've been working my way back to you, babe.
The Spinners', "Working My Way Back To You"
Misheard Lyrics:
My woman's not alone
I just gotta get back home.
Original Lyrics:
My road is kind of long
I just gotta get back home.
The Four Seasons', "Working My Way Back To You"
Misheard Lyrics:
Thought I could have my cake and E 2
Original Lyrics:
Thought I could have my cake and eat it too
The Four Seasons', "Working My Way Back To You"
Misheard Lyrics:
Thought I could have my cake and need it, too.
Original Lyrics:
Thought I could have my cake and eat it, too.
The Spinners', "Working My Way Back To You"
Misheard Lyrics:
Whoa, I've been to Surrey for actin' that way
I've been to Surrey, ooh, little girl.
Original Lyrics:
Whoa, I'm really sorry for actin' that way
I'm really sorry, ooh, little girl.
The Four Seasons', "Working My Way Back To You"
Misheard Lyrics:
With a birdie love inside.
Original Lyrics:
With a burning love inside
The Four Seasons', "Working My Way Back To You"
Misheard Lyrics:
With the Berlin Wall in sight
Original Lyrics:
With a burning love inside
The Four Seasons', "Working My Way Back to You"
Misheard Lyrics:
And a happy birthday time
Original Lyrics:
And the happiness that died
Accidentally put wrong actual lyric on previous submission. The above is correct. Disregard previous submission for "with a burning love inside."
The Spinners', "Working My Way Back to You"
Misheard Lyrics:
I been working my way back to you babe
With a bird in love inside.
Original Lyrics:
I'll keep working my way back to you, babe
With a burning love inside
I wondered when I first heard this in 1980 what a bird had to do with the rest of the song.
Spinners', "Working My Way Back to You"
Misheard Lyrics:
I've been working my way back to UK.
Original Lyrics:
I've been working my way back to you babe.
Detroit Spinners', "Working My Way Back to You"
Misheard Lyrics:
My rod is kinda long
Original Lyrics:
My road is kinda long
The Four Seasons', "Working My Way Back to You"
Misheard Lyrics:
With a happy birthday time
Original Lyrics:
With a burning love inside

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