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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 You Can't Always Get What You Want 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 Rolling Stones', "You Can't Always Get What You Want"
Misheard Lyrics:
And I went down to the demonstration
To get my fair share of her boobs.
Original Lyrics:
And I went down to the demonstration
To get my fair share of abuse.
The Rolling Stones', "You Can't Always Get What You Want"
Misheard Lyrics:
And he said one word to me
And that was "there"
Original Lyrics:
And he said one word to me
And that was "dead"
Rolling Stones', "You Can't Always Get What You Want"
Misheard Lyrics:
But if you try sometimes
You just might find
You get, what, your knees?
Original Lyrics:
But if you try sometimes
You just might find
You get what you need.
Rolling Stones', "You Can't Always Get What You Want"
Misheard Lyrics:
I saw Perga Dee at the reception.
Original Lyrics:
I saw her today at the reception.
The Rolling Stones', "You Can't Always Get What You Want"
Misheard Lyrics:
I saw what you did at the reception
Original Lyrics:
I saw her today at the reception
Rolling Stones', "You Can't Always Get What You Want"
Misheard Lyrics:
I sold my soul to Mr. Jimmy
And he said one word to me and I was dead.
Original Lyrics:
I sung my song to Mr. Jimmy
And he said one word to me, and that was 'dead'.
The Rolling Stones', "You Can't Always Get What You Want"
Misheard Lyrics:
I went down to the Chelsea drugstore
To get your prescription fix
I was standin' in line with Mr. Jimmy
And man did he look pretty ill
We decided that we would have a soda
My favorite flavor, cherry red
I sold my soul to Mr. Jimmy
And he said one word to me, and that was 'dead'.
Original Lyrics:
I went down to the Chelsea drugstore
To get your prescription filled
I was standin' in line with Mr. Jimmy
A-man did he look pretty ill
We decided that we would have a soda
My favorite flavor, cherry red
I sung my song to Mr. Jimmy Yeah
And he said one word to me, and that was 'dead'.
The Rolling Stones', "You Can't Always Get What You Want"
Misheard Lyrics:
I went down to the Delta Drugstore
To get your prescription filled
I was standing in line with Mr. Jeffries
And man, did he look pretty ill
We decided that we would have a soda
Your favorite flavor, cherry red
I offered some soda to Mr. Jeffries
And he said one word to me and that was 'feh'
Original Lyrics:
I went down to the Chelsea drugstore
To get your prescription filled
I was standin' in line with Mr. Jimmy
A-man did he look pretty ill
We decided that we would have a soda
My favorite flavor, cherry red
I sung my song to Mr. Jimmy
Yeah And he said one word to me, and that was 'dead'.
Rolling Stones', "You Can't Always Get What You Want"
Misheard Lyrics:
I went down to the chelsea drugstore
To get your prescription beer
Original Lyrics:
I went down to the Chelsea drugstore
To get your prescription filled
The Rolling Stones', "You Can't Always Get What You Want"
Misheard Lyrics:
I went down to the devil's station
To get my fair share of the views
Singing we're gonna meet at the station
If we don't, we're gonna blow a 50 amp fuse
Original Lyrics:
I went down to the demonstration,
To get my fair share of abuse.
Singing "we're gonna vent our frustrations,
If we don't we're gonna blow a 50-amp fuse."
The Rolling Stones', "You Can't Always Get What You Want"
Misheard Lyrics:
I went down to the dusty drug store
Original Lyrics:
I went down to the Chelsea drug store
The Rolling Stones', "You Can't Always Get What You Want"
Misheard Lyrics:
I went down to the jealousy drugstore
To get your prescription filled
I was standin' in line with Mr. Jimmy
A man said he looked pretty ill
Original Lyrics:
I went down to the Chelsea drugstore
To get your prescription filled
I was standin' in line with Mr. Jimmy
A-man did he look pretty ill
The Rolling Stones', "You Can't Always Get What You Want"
Misheard Lyrics:
Singing, "We're gonna vent our frustrations,
If we don't we're gonna blow Fifth Avenue."
Original Lyrics:
Singing, "We're gonna vent our frustration,
If we don't we're gonna blow a 50-amp fuse."
Rolling Stones', "You Can't Always Get What You Want"
Misheard Lyrics:
We decided that we were an assortment.
My favorite flavor, cherry red
Original Lyrics:
We decided that we would have a soda
My favorite flavor, cherry red
The Rolling Stones', "You Can't Always Get What You Want"
Misheard Lyrics:
You can't all escape the chihuahua.
Original Lyrics:
You can't always get what you want.
The Rolling Stones', "You Can't Always Get What You Want"
Misheard Lyrics:
You can't always get 21
Original Lyrics:
You can't always get what you want
The Rolling Stones', "You Can't Always Get What You Want"
Misheard Lyrics:
You can't always get a chihuahua.
Original Lyrics:
You can't always get what you want.
The Rolling Stones', "You Can't Always Get What You Want"
Misheard Lyrics:
You can't always get to Chihuahua.
Original Lyrics:
You can't always get what you want.
as in Chihuahua, Mexico
Rolling Stones', "You Can't Always Get What You Want"
Misheard Lyrics:
You can't always get with your woman.
Original Lyrics:
You can't always get what you want.
Rolling Stones', "You Can't Always Get What You Want"
Misheard Lyrics:
You can't confiscate a Chihuahua.
Original Lyrics:
You can't always get what you want.
Rolling Stones', "You Can't Always Get What You Want"
Misheard Lyrics:
You get, always get what you want.
Original Lyrics:
You can't always get what you want.

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