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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!).

Joan Jett & The Blackhearts', "I Love Rock 'n' Roll"
The Misheard Lyrics:
Come on any time in the jukebox, baby.
The Real Lyrics:
Put another dime in the jukebox, baby.
The Story: I first heard this when I was about 10 years old. Being British, I had no idea what a dime was, and had probably never even heard the word before. So just assumed the lyric was 'come on any time'. Although, come to think of it, 'come on any time in the jukebox baby' doesn't make even the slightest bit of sense! - Submitted by: Garry Davenport
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