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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!).


"George Strait - Greatest Hits, Vol. 2" album at Amazon.com
George Strait's, "Carryin' Your Love With Me"
The Misheard Lyrics:
All I got is this beat up leather bag
And everything I own, don't Phillip have.
The Real Lyrics:
All I got is this beat up leather bag
And everything I own don't fill up half.
The Story: Spoken by my ex-husband, who calls the glove compartment, the 'glove department,' (in the car). - Submitted by: Krysti McCord
George Strait's, "Carrying Your Love With Me"
The Misheard Lyrics:
Baby, all I've got's this Speedo in a bag.
The Real Lyrics:
Baby, all I've got's this beat up leather bag.
The Story: My sister and I were in the car listening to this song when she suddenly burst out, 'Gross!' After she explained what she heard, I could not listen to the song the same way. - Submitted by: Olivia
George Strait's, "Check Yes Or No"
The Misheard Lyrics:
Jackass or no?
The Real Lyrics:
Check yes or no.
The Story: When my brother was in pre-k we were listening to the radio and this song came on. He was singing very loudly and belted out 'jackass or no.' He's 13 now and I still make fun of him for it =0) - Submitted by: KendaL
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