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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.

This page contains a list of the songs that have stories about their misheard lyrics submitted.

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!).


Slow Motion Daydream album at Amazon.com
Everclear's, "Santa Monica"
The Misheard Lyrics:
I don't want to be your down time , I don't want to be your stool pickin's ..
The Real Lyrics:
I don't wanna be your down time I don't wanna be your stupid game
The Story: When he refers to being down time it just sounded correct as the next phrase - Submitted by: Don Hicks

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