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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!).


Live at the Paramount album at Amazon.com
The Guess Who's, "Albert Flasher"
The Misheard Lyrics:
Baby and me were raspberry pickin'
The Real Lyrics:
Baby and me were ripe for the pickin'
The Story: I wore out this 45 back in the '70s because I liked the music, didn't really have a clue what the song was about (still don't). I haven't heard it in decades, and a little while ago they played a little clip of it on an all night radio talk show, and I instantly recognized it. I looked up the lyrics, and first now realized the proper words. - Submitted by: Dan
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