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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...

The Doobie Brothers', "Black Water"
The Misheard Lyrics:
I hear some Fawcetts six o land,
Pretty mama gonna take me Father Dan.
The Real Lyrics:
I'd like to hear some funky Dixieland.
Pretty mama, come and take me by my hand
The Story: I was 4 years old when this song came out and that's how I heard it. - Submitted by: Jerry
Imperial Teen's, "Yoo Hoo"
The Misheard Lyrics:
Are you cool? Are You cool?
The Real Lyrics:
I Yoo Hoo I Yoo Hoo
The Story: I just always thought those were the lyrics but decided to GTS last night when Jawbreakers was on. Who knew? I Yoo Hoo. - Submitted by: Kenny

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