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I Can See Clearly Now album at
Johnny Nash's, "I Can See Clearly Now"
The Misheard Lyrics:
I can see clearly now, the rain is gone
I can see all icicles in my way.
The Real Lyrics:
I can see clearly now, the rain is gone
I can see all obstacles in my way.
The Story: My kids & I used to sing to music on radio in the car & they would sing 'I can see clearly now, the rain is gone... I can see all the bicycles in my way!' So, even now--30 years later, anytime I hear the song, I just HAVE to sing it that way! Funny what brings back memories, isn't it? - Submitted by: Carolyn Oakley
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