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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. For more information about the misheard lyrics available on this site, please read our FAQ.

Song names are sorted by first letter, excluding A and The. This is sorted by song title only, not by song title and performer. So if two different performers preformed the same song, you'll see misheard lyrics for both on the same page (provided the song title was spelt the same both times, and misheard lyrics have been submitted for both!).

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Here's a couple of the most recent entries...

Bruce Springsteen's, "Rosalita (Come Out Tonight)"
The Misheard Lyrics:
And my machine, what the f***, out stuck in the mud somewhere in the swamps of Jersey.
The Real Lyrics:
And my machine, she's a dud, out stuck in the mud somewhere in the swamps of Jersey.
The Story: I didn't realize I was wrong until I came across a hardcore fan. Boy, was he pissed off! - Submitted by: Mike
Maroon 5's, "Harder To Breathe"
The Misheard Lyrics:
How dare you say that mommy it is unacceptable
The Real Lyrics:
How dare you say that my behavior's unacceptable
The Story: It was 8th grade and I sang this song around my friends. They laughed at me and told me it was wrong. So I looked it up and it WAS wrong. - Submitted by: kalebdaynes@yahoo.com

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