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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...

Gladys Knight & The Pips', "If I Were Your Woman"
The Misheard Lyrics:
And she treats you like Gladys
The Real Lyrics:
And she treats you like glass
The Story: Because the mondegreen includes the name Gladys, the notion that Gladys Knight was promoting her name, from within the lyrics, seems at least a little plausible. - Submitted by: David Dana-Bashian
K.C. And The Sunshine Band's, "Get Down Tonight"
The Misheard Lyrics:
Do a little dance
Make a little love
Get down tonight
Get down tonight.
The Real Lyrics:
Goo a little dance
Make a little love
Get down tonight
Get down tonight.
The Story: For Disney's Flubber (1997) the song was re-recorded, and the correct lyrics for this version is, in fact, Goo a little dance. - Submitted by: Sherman

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