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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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Julian Lennon's, "Salt Water"
The Misheard Lyrics:
Someone tore wells in my eyes.
The Real Lyrics:
Salt water wells in my eyes.
The Story: Despite having the song title of "Saltwater" in front of my eyes for all these years, this is what I thought Julian Lennon sang. - Submitted by: James King
Julian Lennon's, "Too Late for Goodbyes"
The Misheard Lyrics:
Ever since you've been leaving me.
As wind morning to cry.
Now I know how it feels for you.
The Real Lyrics:
Ever since you've been leaving me.
I've been wanting to cry.
Now I know how it feels for you.
The Story: If Julian have more than songs charting on Billboard's Pop Chart, he was more popular than his father, John. However, Julian's success was moderate and the only ultimate success was when Julian promoting his album, "Valotte", that including the title song and "Too Late for Goodbyes". Although "Valotte" received well from radio stations that playing Adult Contemporary, "Too Late for Goodbyes" was the only single to topping Billboard's Adult Contemporary Tracks. The original lyrics of "Too Late for Goodbyes" does not indicating it as a "morning song" although it misheard as a "morning song". This is another entry for not a "morning song" where previous not a "morning song" I posting here. About this song: "Too Late for Goodbyes" is track #6 on his debut studio album, "Valotte", released on 15 October 1984. It topping Billboard's Adult Contemporary Tracks as well as reaching #5 on Billboard's Pop Chart and #6 on the UK Singles Chart. Making it Julian's biggest hit single to date. - Submitted by: Wisnu Aji
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