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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!).

Indexes: [#] [A] [B] [C] [D] [E] [F] [G] [H] [I] [J] [K] [L] [M] [N] [O] [P] [Q] [R] [S] [T] [U] [V] [W] [Y] [Z]

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

Huey Lewis And The News', "Workin' for a Livin'"
The Misheard Lyrics:
Workin' for Eleven
The Real Lyrics:
Workin' for a Livin'
The Story: "A livin'" sounds a lot like 11! - Submitted by: Billy Hawes
Red Hot Chili Peppers', "Scar Tissue"
The Misheard Lyrics:
With purple shade, it's a lonely view
The Real Lyrics:
With the birds I'll share this lonely view
The Story: I've been wondering about this line for 15+ years and laughing about it the whole time. Kind of fun (and sad) to see the real lyric. Your site is damn fun and funny. - Submitted by: Cliff Ruffian

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New entries in this section are currently reviewed by Brian Kelly. Previous editors (if any) are listed on the editors page.

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