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A spoonerism occurs when the first letters or syllables of two or more words get swapped. The term spoonerism is named in honor of the Reverend William Archibald Spooner whose students used to write down all the instances of spoonerisms that he made. This page focuses on spoonerisms in song titles.

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Entries Beginning with I

"Bi Elong," Kathy Kirby originally "I Belong"
As in elongate.
Red Ruffcorn
"Beg Lion," Kathy Kirby originally "I Belong"
Lauren Overstreet
"Ignoble," Kathy Kirby originally "I Belong"
Lauren Overstreet
"Big Noel," Kathy Kirby originally "I Belong"
Lauren Overstreet
"Rye Booze Easily," Natasha Bedingfield originally "I Bruise Easily"
Regina Haniger
"I Ooze Breezily," Natasha Bedingfield originally "I Bruise Easily"
Linda Radnil
"I Dry The Bugs," Electric Six originally "I Buy The Drugs"
Good! Nothing worse than wet bugs!
Caroline Vale
"I Cain't Neigh So," Cast of 'Oklahoma' originally "I Cain't Say "No""
After all, I'm not a horse.
Linda Radnil
"I Haul Kim Love," Kathy Troccoli originally "I Call Him Love"
Marge Pegram
"Di Can Ream About You," Dan Hartman originally "I Can Dream About You"
Blake DeKalb
"I Plan Ex-Cain," Rachelle Ferrell originally "I Can Explain"
Penelope Beckinsale
"I Can Beer The Hells," Nikki Blonsky originally "I Can Hear The Bells"
Funny title, even if a bit meaning-challenged
Jamie Burke
"I Can Seymour Files," The Who originally "I Can See for Miles"
crazydon
"I Can Fee The Suture," Incognito originally "I Can See The Future"
Jessica Childress
"I Can't Get Maggie Low," Honeybus originally "I Can't Let Maggie Go"
Katy Perry Mason-Dixon Line Dancing
"I Rant, "Stand The Cane"," Eruption originally "I Can't Stand The Rain"
Justin B. Burr
"I Could Never Take The Mace Of Your Plan," Prince originally "I Could Never Take The Place Of Your Man"
Amber Malone
"I Could Never Make The Place Of Your Tan," Prince originally "I Could Never Take The Place Of Your Man"
Amber Malone
"I Could Not Mask For Ore," Edwin McCain originally "I Could Not Ask For More"
Alan Toyce
"I Could Bite A Rook," Tony Bennett originally "I Could Write A Book"
Karen Smith
"I Rig Dock And Roll Music," Peter, Paul & Mary originally "I Dig Rock And Roll Music"
Axl Sean
"I Chew Dairy Shoe," Mark Wills originally "I Do Cherish You"
Dogniss Everdeen
"I Rue The Dock," Tim Curry originally "I Do The Rock"
Tiffany Furlong
"I Don't Have A Mind Of Eye Moan," B.J. Thomas originally "I Don't Have A Mind Of My Own"
Whose mind could make their eyes moan anyway?!?
Rhoda Dohr
"I Won't Know What I Daunt," Eric Carmen originally "I Don't Know What I Want"
Elsie Greer
"I Don't Like Don Mays," Boomtown Rats originally "I Don't Like Mondays"
Sutch
"I Won't Daunt A Lover," Texas originally "I Don't Want A Lover"
Lydia Helton
"I Don't Haunt Goo Woe Tome," Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes originally "I Don't Want To Go Home"
Chelsea Turtle
"I Won't Haunt To Go Dome," Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes originally "I Don't Want To Go Home"
Chelsea Turtle
"I Won't Daunt To Go Home," Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes originally "I Don't Want To Go Home"
Chelsea Turtle
"I Won't Want To Date," Paula Cole originally "I Don't Want To Wait"
Kirsten Abercrombie
"I Won't Daunt You Back," Eamon originally "I Don't Want You Back"
Even though you daunted me
Hannah Bullecter
"I Link A Drone," George Thorogood originally "I Drink Alone"
Melissa Conway
"I Forgot To Love Your Beer," William Bell originally "I Forgot To Be Your Lover"
Allison O'Silla
"I Wound A Fay," Drake Bell originally "I Found A Way"
Fay = a fairy, elf, or sprite
Regina Haniger
"I Hound Fur In A Star," The Guess Who originally "I Found Her In A Star"
As bizarre and impossible as original!
Brittany James
"I Gotta Blight To Sing The Ruse," Ella Fitzgerald originally "I Gotta Right To Sing The Blues"
Rick O'Shea
"I Gotta Site To Bling The Ruse," Ella Fitzgerald originally "I Gotta Right To Sing The Blues"
I forgot this one
Rick O'Shea
"I Bought A Site To Ring The Glues," Ella Fitzgerald originally "I Gotta Right To Sing The Blues"
Rick O'Shea
"I Wrought A Bite To Sing The Glues," Ella Fitzgerald originally "I Gotta Right To Sing The Blues"
Rick O'Shea
"I Sought A Bite To Ring The Glues," Ella Fitzgerald originally "I Gotta Right To Sing The Blues"
Rick O'Shea
"I Bought A Right To Sing The Glues," Ella Fitzgerald originally "I Gotta Right To Sing The Blues"
Rick O'Shea
"I Date Myself And Haunt Too, Why?," Nirvana originally "I Hate Myself And Want To Die"
Halloweena Jolie
"I Wait Myself And Haunt To Die," Nirvana originally "I Hate Myself And Want To Die"
Halloweena Jolie
"I Wait Myself And Haunt To Die," Nirvana originally "I Hate Myself And Want To Die"
Halloweena Jolie
"I Fate Old Hoax," Screeching Weasel originally "I Hate Old Folks"
Ned MacCamden
"I Heard The Dells On Christmas Bay," Traditional originally "I Heard The Bells On Christmas Day"
Mark Chestnuts Roasting On An Open Fire
"I Bird The Hells On Christmas Day," Traditional originally "I Heard The Bells On Christmas Day"
Don't know if it makes any sense, but...
Santa
"High Dope You Ants," Lee Ann Womack originally "I Hope You Dance"
Margo Gram
"Dye Hope You Ants," Lee Ann Womack originally "I Hope You Dance"
Margo Gram
"I Leap Cooking," Sara Evans originally "I Keep Looking"
American Idle
"I Leap Cooking," Sara Evans originally "I Keep Looking"
Allison O'Silla
"Guy Kissed A Earl," Katy Perry originally "I Kissed A Girl"
Audrey Ruiz
"I Sew Him No Well," Elaine Paige and Barbara Dickson originally "I Know Him So Well"
Wells are difficult to sew anyway.
Lou Quilson
"I Knight My Own Fires Low," Dashboard Confessional originally "I Light My Own Fires Now"
Lizzie
"I Fight My Own Liars Now," Dashboard Confessional originally "I Light My Own Fires Now"
Lizzie
"Guy Like Earls That Drink Beer," Toby Keith originally "I Like Girls That Drink Beer"
If grammatical changes "like" from verb. to prep.
Karen Smith
"I Like Burls That Drink Gear," Toby Keith originally "I Like Girls That Drink Beer"
Makes no sense, but a flawless spoonerism.
Karen Smith
"I Love The Light Knife," Alicia Bridges originally "I Love The Nightlife"
Raphael
"I Love Poo Trays," Natalie Grant originally "I Love To Praise"
Anything like a poo poo platter?
Ron N. O'Connor
"I Aid Mitt Through The Rain," Barry Manilow originally "I Made It Through The Rain"
Harry Truman Capote
"I Raid It Through The Main," Barry Manilow originally "I Made It Through The Rain"
Harry Truman Capote
"I Right Me Bong," Radiohead originally "I Might Be Wrong"
Josh
"My Missed 'E'," Jim Reeves originally "I Missed Me"
Eva Shortoria
"I Heed A Nero," Chris Rice originally "I Need A Hero"
Julia Cox
"Nigh Weed, New Awls," Shirley Bates originally "I Need New Walls"
Dogniss Everdeen
"Knee-eyed You," LeAnn Rimes originally "I Need You"
Geez -- strange place to have eyes!
michelle (hell in mice)
"I Never Kicked Pottin'," Roy Clark originally "I Never Picked Cotton"
Penelope Beckinsale
"I Seed In Planet E," Belinda Carlisle originally "I Plead Insanity"
Natalie Stonecipher
"Pry Edict," Sparks originally "I Predict"
Do edicts often need to be pried from anyone?
Linda Radnil
"Wry Anne," Hard-fi originally "I Ran"
Valerie Cameron
"I Messed Rye Case," Michael Stanley originally "I Rest My Case"
Penelope Beckinsale
"Hi! Saw A Ranger With Your Stare," John Gorka originally "I Saw A Stranger With Your Hair"
Norman Cornelius
"I Saw Commie Missing Santa Claus," Traditional originally "I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus"
Like in some country where he's banned.
Cynthia Avery
"I Claw Mommy Kissing Santa Saws," Traditional originally "I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus"
Clumsy The Elf
"I Law the Sight," Todd Rundgreen originally "I Saw the Light"
Lefty Lucy
"I Law the Sight," Todd Rundgreen originally "I Saw the Light"
Lefty Lucy
"I Light The Saw," Hank Williams originally "I Saw The Light"
Probably Black & Decker
Country
"I Light The Saw," Hank Williams originally "I Saw The Light"
Probably Black & Decker
Country
"I Fret My Sends On Fire," Aiden originally "I Set My Friends On Fire"
Lizzie
"I Land A Stone," Godsmack originally "I Stand Alone"
Dionne Peacewick
"I Sure Ran. Smell The Cane," Blackhawk originally "I Sure Can Smell The Rain"
Gordy N. Knott
"I Pink, I'm There, Annoyed," Garbage originally "I Think I'm Paranoid"
Karen Smith
"Tie Rye," Macy Gray originally "I Try"
That sounds appetizing.
MOR
"I Lock The Wine," Johnny Cash originally "I Walk The Line"
Country
"Why Daunt A New Rug?," Huey Lewis And The News originally "I Want A New Drug"
Why indeed!
Penelope Beckinsale
"Why Daunt A New Rug?," Huey Lewis & the News originally "I Want A New Drug"
Kerianne Hopkins
"I Want Thai Beers, Mack," Nightwish originally "I Want My Tears Back"
Mary Byram
"I Want My Beer's Tack," Nightwish originally "I Want My Tears Back"
What is a beer doing with a tack?
Helena Hoover
"I Taunt My Weirs Back," Nightwish originally "I Want My Tears Back"
Emmy Kay Butanone
"I Haunt To Hold Your Wand," The Beatles originally "I Want To Hold Your Hand"
Peter
"I Want Moo To Want Ye," Cheap Trick originally "I Want You To Want Me"
Carrie Dawn Knight-Lee
"I Was Morn When You Kissed Bee," The Whispers originally "I Was Born When You Kissed Me"
Angela Sleepyhorse
"I Was Born When You Missed Key," The Whispers originally "I Was Born When You Kissed Me"
Angela Sleepyhorse
"I Was Corn When You Missed Bee," The Whispers originally "I Was Born When You Kissed Me"
Angela Sleepyhorse
"Why Ill?," Radiohead originally "I Will"
B1982
"I Wish Boo Were A Year," Cycle Sluts From Hell originally "I Wish You Were A Beer"
Halloween lasting all year?
Halloweena Jolie
"I Won't Land In Stein," Reba McEntire originally "I Won't Stand In Line"
Joanna Hawthorne
"I Would See Bad," The Avett Brothers originally "I Would Be Sad"
Penny Nichols
"Sigh Would Be Ad," The Avett Brothers originally "I Would Be Sad"
Penny Nichols
"I Site The Wrongs," Barry Manilow originally "I Write The Songs"
Micky
"I CIte The Wrongs," Barry Manilow originally "I Write The Songs"
Yvonne Sindri
"I'll Be Chrome For Hissmas," Holiday Songs originally "I'll Be Home For Christmas"
A holiday celebrating hissing?
Allison O'Silla
"Bile Be That Ridge," Elliott Yamin originally "I'll Be That Bridge"
Rhoda Dohr
"I'll Wee Baiting," Adele originally "I'll Be Waiting"
Regina Haniger
"I'll Tink You, Drew," Duke Jupiter originally "I'll Drink To You"
Odie Garfield
"I'll Drink You, Too," Duke Jupiter originally "I'll Drink To You"
Odie Garfield
"I'll Hollow My Secret Fart," Carmen McRae originally "I'll Follow My Secret Heart"
Tiffany Furlong
"I'll Follow High Secret Mart," Carmen McRae originally "I'll Follow My Secret Heart"
Tiffany Furlong
"I'll Pay You Who Shoot Tim," Megan McCauley originally "I'll Pay You To Shoot Him"
Kristin Carpenter
"I'm Always Racing Chain Bows," Harry James originally "I'm Always Chasing Rainbows"
Rick O'Shea
"I'm In The Food More, Love," Julie London originally "I'm In The Mood For Love"
Regina Haniger
"Mime In The Food Or Love," Julie London originally "I'm In The Mood For Love"
Regina Haniger
"I'm Cooking Over A Four-Leaf Lover," Traditional originally "I'm Looking Over A Four-Leaf Clover"
Oldtimer
"I'm Cooking Over A Four-Leaf Lover," Traditional originally "I'm Looking Over A Four-Leaf Clover"
Oldtimer
"I'm Mandy, My Flea," 10cc originally "I'm Mandy, Fly Me"
Adrienne Schnell
"Dime, Oh, Bonnie," A Dead Giveaway originally "I'm Nobody"
Eva Shortoria
"I'm Bo, Donnie," A Dead Giveaway originally "I'm Nobody"
Eva Shortoria
"I'm Lot Neesa," Jessi Colter originally "I'm Not Lisa"
Country
"Lime Ott Neesa," Jessi Colter originally "I'm Not Lisa"
Country
"I'm Sop-eye The Mailer Pan," Face To Face originally "I'm Popeye The Sailor Man"
American Idle
"I'm Sop-eye The Paler Man," Face To Face originally "I'm Popeye The Sailor Man"
American Idle
"I'm Mop-eye The Sailor Pan," Face To Face originally "I'm Popeye The Sailor Man"
American Idle
"Time Proud, Ooh --- Be A Redneck!," Barefoot Jerry originally "I'm Proud To Be A Redneck"
Penelope Beckinsale
"I'm Proud To Knee A Bed Wreck," Barefoot Jerry originally "I'm Proud To Be A Redneck"
Penelope Beckinsale
"I'm Browed Poo -- Tee A Redneck," Barefoot Jerry originally "I'm Proud To Be A Redneck"
Bizarre! Curious!
Penelope Beckinsale
"I'm Browed To Pee A Redneck," Barefoot Jerry originally "I'm Proud To Be A Redneck"
Not just sure how that works
Penelope Beckinsale
"Rhyme Eddy," Tevin Campbell originally "I'm Ready"
redsimba
"I'm Writin' In Sod," Earshot originally "I'm Rotten Inside"
Lois Teem
"I'm Slowly Yearning Into Two," The White Stripes originally "I'm Slowly Turning Into You"
Marge Pegram
"I'm Slowly Turning In You Too," The White Stripes originally "I'm Slowly Turning Into You"
Marge Pegram
"I'm Lowly Turning Into Sue," The White Stripes originally "I'm Slowly Turning Into You"
Marge Pegram
"I'm So Cronesome I Could Lie," Hank Williams originally "I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry"
Country
"Chime At Thick," Mariah Carey originally "I'm That Chick"
Eva Cave
"I'm Dating For The Way," The Beatles originally "I'm Waiting For The Day"
Josh
"Thicky Ump," The White Stripes originally "Icky Thump"
Winter Pepper
"If Ever I Use My Faith In Lou," Sting originally "If Ever I Lose My Faith In You"
Mae Beam
"If I Could Burn Tack Time," Cher originally "If I Could Turn Back Time"
What is tack time, and is it flammable?
Marlene L. Ram
"If I Ever Fuse My Lathe In You," Sting originally "If I Ever Lose My Faith In You"
Rick O'Shea
"If My Cents Could Free Me Now," Gwen Verdon originally "If My Friends Could See Me Now"
IBM (Itty Bitty Midget)
"If U Ache, See Me," Britney Spears originally "If U Seek Amy"
Lou Quilson
"If You're Throwing Goo Hell," Rodney Atkins originally "If You're Going Through Hell"
I never saw a goo hell that looked easy to throw!
Penelope Beckinsale
"Pin A Dark Lace," Gary Numan originally "In A Dark Place"
Helen Football
"Inn Or The Fill," LaRoux originally "In For The Kill"
Lisa Basil
"Kin For The Ill," La Roux originally "In For The Kill"
Condoleezza Rice Pilaf
"Fin Or The Kill," LaRoux originally "In For The Kill"
Lisa Basil
"Men Loving Emory," Alter Bridge originally "In Loving Memory"
Amy Grunt
"In The Sack Beat," Arcade Fire originally "In The Backseat"
Regina Haniger
"In The Louse Of Stone And Height," Martin Page originally "In The House Of Stone And Light"
Tara Zed
"In The Game Of Nod," Dream Theater originally "In The Name Of God"
Trevor Overt
"Ode To Pine," Sum 41 originally "In Too Deep"
Dionne Peacewick
"Tin Doo, Eeeep!," Genesis originally "In Too Deep"
MOR
"Some End Dinner," Mandy Moore originally "Indian Summer"
Sam Bucus the elder
"Sin Eyed The Cynic," Stone Sour originally "Inside The Cynic"
Gordy N. Knott
"Gal And Earl," Elton John originally "Island Girl"
Marlene L. Ram
"It Heaps Right On A Curtain," Johnny Tillotson originally "It Keeps Right On A-Hurtin'"
Penelope Beckinsale
"It Fakes A Mellow Proud To Be A Soldier," Tom Lehrer originally "It Makes A Fellow Proud To Be A Soldier"
Ron N. O'Connor
"Hit Nose In Cell," Lordi originally "It Snows In Hell"
Natalie Portmanteau Word
"It Knows Sin Hell," Lordi originally "It Snows In Hell"
Natalie Portmanteau Word
"It's Now Sin Hell," Lordi originally "It Snows In Hell"
Amanda Svenson
"It Fakes a Tool to Remain Sane," The Ark originally "It Takes a Fool to Remain Sane"
B1982
"It'll Wake A Tile," Wanda Jackson originally "It'll Take Awhile"
Darn! I was hoping those tiles'd get their sleep!
Axl Sean
"It's A Wrong Load," Dan Hill originally "It's A Long Road"
Bungee Jumping Jack Flash Gordon Lightfoot
"Shit's A Aim About Ray," The Lemonheads originally "It's A Shame About Ray"
Ray, you might want to duck!
Tiffany Furlong
"Kit's Old," Smoosh originally "It's Cold"
Condoleezza Rice Pilaf
"It's Tar Letter Foo Burn," Saosin originally "It's Far Better to Learn"
Lizzie
"It's Going To Fork Out Wine," Ike & Tina Turner originally "It's Going To Work Out Fine"
Peter
"Git's On A Take Sometime," The Carpenters originally "It's Gonna Take Some Time"
Gordy N. Knott
"Tit's Gonna Ache Some Time," The Carpenters originally "It's Gonna Take Some Time"
Natalie Portmanteau Word
"Mitt's Eye Job," Jimmy Buffett originally "It's My Job"
Natalie Portmanteau Word
"Mitt's Thai Urn," Diana Ross originally "It's My Turn"
Justin B. Burr
"Mitt's Eye Turn," Diana Ross originally "It's My Turn"
Justin B. Burr
"It's Lad To Be Song," England Dan And John Ford Coley originally "It's Sad To Belong"
Karen Smith
"It's Lad To See Bong," England Dan And John Ford Coley originally "It's Sad To Belong"
Margaret (less massive than my name backwards)
"It's Bad To See Long," England Dan And John Ford Coley originally "It's Sad To Belong"
Karen Smith
"Sits Ick," Daniel Amos originally "It's Sick"
fred
"It's Real Stock And Roll To Me," Billy Joel originally "It's Still Rock And Roll To Me"
Norman Cornelius
"Kitschy Poo Ark," Small Faces originally "Itchycoo Park"
Courtney (about as bad as tennis elbow)
"Pitchy Coo Ark," Small Faces originally "Itchycoo Park"
Courtney (about as bad as tennis elbow)
"Its Real Rock And StoleTo Me," Billy Joel originally "Its Still Rock And Roll To Me"
Norman Cornelius

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