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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...

Patsy Cline's, "Back in Baby's Arms"
The Misheard Lyrics:
I'm back where I've been wrong
The Real Lyrics:
I'm back where I belong
The Story: As with "To Love Somebody" by the Bee Gees (I actually made a mistake for Facebook because that's what I thought), I heard this in a Google commercial. - Submitted by: Cody Finke
Elton John's, "Something About the Way You Look Tonight"
The Misheard Lyrics:
I'm Screech and I don't know where to start
The Real Lyrics:
I'm speechless and I don't know where to start
The Story: Wonder how Elton John's sympathy for Princess Diana would really mean about Dustin Diamond... - Submitted by: Cody Finke

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