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Song lyrics aren't supposed to be a fountain of perfect english, but on the other hand some are just so atrocious, they need to get called out. We're not looking for sentance fragments or the word ain't since there are too many instances to count.

Bad Grammar in Song Lyrics, Index

Here's a couple of the most recent entries...

Queen's, "Khashoggi's Ship"
The Lyrics:
They was all so sexy
We was bad, we was blitzed
Why:
Strangely, the song also contains the line "We WERE phased."
Submitted by: AdmiralMercurial
Elvis Presley's, "Little Sister"
The Lyrics:
Little sister, don't you do what your big sister done
Why:
The bad grammar is because "did" doesn't rhyme with "run."
Submitted by: crazydon

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Bryan AdamsAerosmithAlabama
Alan Parsons ProjectAlan ThickeAlice Cooper
Alice In ChainsAlicia Keys/Jay ZAmerica
Anne Murray  
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Backstreet BoysDan BairdBeach Boys
Beastie BoysThe BeatlesBeverly Ann Gibson
BeyonceBig DaddyBill Anderson
Billy JoelThe Birthday MassacreBjörk
Black SabbathBlurBo Diddley
Karla BonoffBreadBreaking Benjamin
Brooklyn BridgeBrooks & DunnChris Brown
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Cage The ElephantCara DillonEric Carmen
The CarpentersJohnny CashCast of 'Hello, Dolly!'
Cast of 'Oklahoma'Cast of 'The Little Mermaid'Cast of "Wicked"
Ray CharlesCheap TrickCher
Christina MilianEric ClaptonClay Aiken
David Allan CoeNatalie ColeCollective Soul
CommercialCommodoresRita Coolidge
CreamCreedence Clearwater RevivalJim Croce
Crowded HouseCypress Hill 
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Deep PurpleJohn DenverDevo
Neil DiamondDioDion and the Belmonts
The DoorsDownDr. Dre ft. Eminem
Dream AcademyDr. HookDuke Ellington
Duran DuranBob Dylan 
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Elton JohnElvis PresleySara Evans
Extreme  
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Dan FogelbergForeignerThe Four Seasons
The Four TopsMichael FranksThe Fray
Freedom CallFun 
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Gaelic StormGerry & The PacemakersGill
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Lee GreenwoodGroovejet (Sohpie Ellis Bextor)Guns N' Roses
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Little Caesar & the RomansLittle River BandLiz Phair
Lisa LoebKenny LogginsJennifer Lopez
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MadonnaManfred MannBarry Manilow
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Meat LoafMelanieMetallica
Mike PosnerRonnie MilsapNicki Minaj
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Sinead O'ConnorJamie O'NealOne Direction
OrleansJoan OsborneBachman Turner Overdrive
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R.E.M.Rex Harrison (in My Fair Lady)Rihanna
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Sally OldfieldSalt n PepaSammy Davis, Jr.
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Secret Secret Dino ClubShaggyShe & Him
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Skid RowSly and the Family StoneSmashmouth
Will SmithSnow PatrolJordin Sparks
Britney SpearsRegina SpektorSpin Doctors
Bruce SpringsteenRingo StarrSteely Dan
Steve MillerSteve Miller BandStephen Stills
SublimeSystem Of A Down 
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Taylor SwiftTears for FearsTenacious D
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TiffanyTimbalandTLC
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