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Misheard Song Lyrics -> Stories -> Joey Dee and the Starliters

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Hey Let's Twist!: The Best of Joey Dee and the Starliters album at
Joey Dee and the Starliters', "Peppermint Twist"
The Misheard Lyrics:
Meet me baby down on 45th street
(Bop shoo bop bop bop shoo bop)
When The Peppermint Twist is beat
(Bop shoo bop bop bop shoo bop)
The Real Lyrics:
Meet me baby down on 45th Street
Where the Peppermint Twisters meet
The Story: My older brothers and sister heard it that way and for 50 years now we've heard it wrong until I heard a digital copy of it and realized what the correct lyrics were. - Submitted by: Bill
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