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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!).


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Motorhead's, "Ace Of Spades"
The Misheard Lyrics:
You know I'm born to lose and God bless the fools
The Real Lyrics:
You know I'm born to lose, and gambling's for fools
The Story: how my bro sings it - Submitted by: Laxus Dreyar
Motorhead's, "Capricorn"
The Misheard Lyrics:
When I was young, I was a radio.
The Real Lyrics:
When I was young, I was already old.
The Story: Just wanted to make clear that a friend of mine misheard these lyrics, figured it couldn't be right, and asked me what I thought they said. - Submitted by: A. Morsink

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