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Rent (Broadway)'s, "La Vie Boheme"
The Misheard Lyrics:
Libido M
The Real Lyrics:
La Vie Boheme
The Story: I remember buying the RENT CD the year the musical came out. A couple summers ago I had gone to camp and a couple of my friends discussed the musical and sang full heartedly a song that I thought was called Libido M. When I bought the CD looked everywhere for a sone called Libido M but could not find it. I then looked at the lyrics. For some reason the part I remembered most were the ones about "Dorothy and Toto went over the rainbow to blow up Aunty Em" I looked for those lyrics and found that they fell under the song La Vie Boheme - Submitted by: Emma Elson
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