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  • I have a whole book on this topic! But it's not with me at the moment. The title is "Scuse me, while I kiss this guy...", referring to a misinterpretation of Jimi Hendrix' line from Purple Haze. I'll look up some juicy ones tonight to share.
  • Some others from my book on this topic. I have not personally made these mistakes, but found them amusing: "I want to rock 'n roll all night, and part of every day" - Kiss "You need Kool-Aid, baby I'm not foolin'" - Led Zeppelin (Whole lotta love) "I've got shoes, they're made of plywood" - J. Travolta and Olivia Newton John from "You're the one that I want" "Sweet dreams are made of cheese" - Eurythmics "Wake up, I might sit on you" - George Harrison (I've got my mind set on you)
  • Funny - I always thought Little Red Corvette said "Baby call me" hahah
  • "hang on snoopy, snoopy hang on... " in stead of: "Hang on Sloopy" by the McCoys
  • I had a friend who thought the words to the System of a Down song were "Why do they always send the pork," when it is "why do they always send the poor"
  • "There's a bathroom on the Right" (CCR, Bad Moon Risin) "Take a Back Right Turn" (Beatles, Paperback Writer) "I f**ked a log and the log won" (I Fought the Law) "Catering love, the juice has to wait" (You Can't Hurry Love) "Rammed up like a douche, another moaner in the night" (Blinded By The Light)
  • Carly Simon's "it's the stuff that dreams tomato"
  • I still think the song Blinded by the light says "wrapped up like a "douche",another runner in the night". LOL. I still can't figure out what the actual words are. LOL. :)
  • For years I thought Freddy Mercury was singing "Beelzebub has a devil for a sideboard" and "Save him his life for his warm sausages." And Tori Amos was singing "I got me samosas to write on" (Instead of "I got some horses to ride on") My favorite was one I read on a misheard lyrics website which interpreted Nine Inch Nail's "Closer" as "I got a duck shaped like a triangle. You gave my toaster to Bob."
  • Childerns Filthy Jeans! " my mom" always thought "Cheer up, Sleepy Jean" was "CHILDRENs FILTHY JEANS" of course she had 6 kids so i can see why she was thinking LAUNDRY.
  • My sister thought dirty deeds done dirt cheap by ac|dc was dirty knees and the dunder creeps
  • Shania Twains "That Don't Impress Me Much" have the words "I can't belive you kiss your car goodnight", I thought it said "I can't believe you kiss your cock at night" ... as in penis. I was only 8
  • AirSupply:What your love means to me... broken arms. And (I forgot the guys name)"Every time you go away, you take a piece of meat with you."
  • my daughter used to think "another one bites the dust" by Queen was "nobody likes to dust"
  • I saw a funny one on a recent commercial. (I forget the product being advertised.) Two guys are listening to Rock the Casbah by The Clash. First they are singing, "Lock the cashbox". Later one asks, "Did he say, 'Stop the catbox'?" Then they start singing their new version. I think it's hilarious.
  • "Sand in the Vaseline" instead of "Life in the Fast Lane" by the Eagles. For a couple of days.
  • I thought Magical Mystery Tour was, "roll up!,roll up to imagining tune!
  • My favorite misheard lyric is in Flashdance when she sings "Take your pants off, and make it happen"... (P.S. In the UK pants are underwear...)
  • When my kids were young they loved the theme from Ghostbusters, and one of their friends always sang "Go Mustard!" My best friend commented how she liked Dragon's song 'Take me to the Airport'; Turned out she heard "Take me to the airport, son" instead of "Take me to the April sun"! And the reply above about Born to Run....that's exactly what I thought too! I thought singing about wrapping up a douche was pretty odd.
  • From "And I Love Her" (Beatles) "Although our cars Will never die As long as I have you near me." from the Eagles, "In the Long Run" "All the deaths you caused in Houston honey, couldn't hold a candle to you." (All the debutantes in Houston)
  • Until I was ten or so, I thought 'Living On Borrowed Time.' by John Lennon, was about bubble-gum.
  • Not sure of the exact words but it s real not mistaken. something about " there is a fly on daddys head get the hammer" although the real words are much funnier
  • My dad always used to get the "I believe in Miracles" mixed up with "I believe in Malcom". He had it wrong since the song came out.
  • "Is this the real thing? Is this just Battersea?" Bohemian Rhapsody, Queen. Battersea is a part of London, so you have to be British to laugh properly.
  • I have heard that "Crimson and Clover" was/is often mistaken for "Christmas is over." Haha :)
  • Well my mum and I were listening and singing along to "She Will Be Loved" by Maroon 5 and instead of saying "I don't mind spending everyday, out on ur corner in the pouring rain" she said "I don't care what the sun says, I'm gonna play in the rain" It was funy XD
  • Smash Mouth, Walkin On the Sun, "You need to be there when your baby's old enough to be laid."
  • Well since...I was a kid I always thought "under the sea" went like this "under the sea, under the sea..life is so better, when you are wetter. Come play with me." but then I saw the movie again last year and yeah haha thats not it
  • What? With MY perfect interpretation skills? Ha! I'm never wrong. ;) These people are though: http://www.kissthisguy.com/
  • "If you're making mammories, you'll have to wait your turn, cuz I've got mammories to burn" It's some country song. Also "You'll just have to face it, it's my dick that you love." from You're Addicted to Love. Those are my mom's, anyway. I haven't screwed any up really bad in a while.
  • Slow motion Walter - Deep Purple, Smoke on the water. Tiny Loops - Loverboy, Turn me loose.
  • When Police released "So Lonely", amny people thoguht they were saying "Sue Lawley", a popular News presenter at the time. I got it wrong too. Also "When the going gets tough" sounds like "Go and get stuffed" to me.
  • I pretty much messed up all of Tori Amos's "Cornflake Girl": With my encyclopedia = With my hands like a baby head They musta paid her a nice price = They must obey the nice fries Rabbit, where'd you put the keys girl = Rabbi waiting for the kiss, girl And Blur's song 2: I got my head checked by a jumbo jet = I got my head shaved by a chum called Jed I know there are other songs I'm singing wrong, but I haven't checked a lot of songs. I think I prefer my own, anyway.
  • I work with a guy who thought MOVE ALONG was MOW THE LAWN MOW THE LAWN CAUSE IT MAKES IT GROW. What makes it more funny is him singing it in the warehouse real loud before we corrected him.
  • http://www.amiright.com/ this has the funniest misheard lyrics ever- sorry if someone already posted this.
  • Someone once told me Bono singing "where the streets have no names" was really "where the sheets have no stains" . . .
  • The song "you belong to me " I use to sing See the Pyramids along the nile Watch the sunrise on a crocodial
  • Changes coming around real soon make us swimming in men! (Changes come around real soon, make us women and men.) -Jack and Diane by John Cougar Mellencamp. And my all time favorite... Don't ya look fat! (Don't ya look back!) -Don't stop by Fleetwood Mac
  • When I was a kid, it thought "America" went like: My country, 'tis of the Sweet land if liberty, FDIC....
  • "Take a bath, dry yourself" Paperback Writer, Beatles.--------this is true!!! "Howard Cosell" The song "Roller Coaster" Ohio Players
  • Bingo Jed had a light on I think at some point I fount out it was Big old Jet airliner Not sure who sings it.
  • I cant remember the title, but it is a song by David Gray and I thought he was singing, 'my bums on fire and my my bums on fire' when it was actually his heart that was on fire...
  • The courus of Rock me Amadues....Hot potato hot potato
  • A friend of mine once thought that Rock the Casbah was F**k the Casbah. Also, I thought the Wallflowers were saying Six Thousand New Heartaches instead of Sixth Avenue Heartache.
  • My best friend in high school thought "Rock Me Amadeus" was "Rock Me Hot Potatoes".... My brother thought "My Kind of Lover" was "My Kind of Lumber"....
  • The Song, In the Middle of the Road by The Pretenders. The real lyric, "I'm standing in the middle of life with my pains behind me..." I thought was,"I'm standing in the middle of life with my PANTS behaind me.." LOL
  • "Tin Soldiers and Sticks are Throwing" CSNY - Ohio
  • In Matchbox 20's song "Push" my son thought "I want to take you for granted" was "I wanna take you for credit". The first time I heard him sing it in the car I cracked up. To this day I sing it his way whenever I hear it because it amused me so.
  • My wife thought "Train Kept A Rollin All Night Long" was "Cheese and Macaroni All Night Long".
  • Stevie Nicks' & Don Henley's "Leather and Lace"...Give to me your leather, Jay Cromy my lace.
  • My friend thought Lifehouse's lyrics were "your cigarettes keep you awake" really they are "your secrets give you away"
  • "I want to live like Cannibals, reckless and free" - Real Lyric: "I Want to live like animals... (Savage Garden, The Animal song). Also "It's time I had some Tylenol" instead of "It's time I had some time alone" (R.E.M., It's the end of the world as we know it)
  • This is from my son.... "Going through the big D with a dog named Alice" (going through the big D and I don't mean Dallas)
  • the lyrics are from "blowing in the wind" by peter, paul & mary. here's the version i had going: "the ants are my friends & they're blowing in the wind."
  • "Feeling alone, the army's up the road/the arm is at the throat--," "--With peepsie dying sounds, and the flowers bloom like magic in the spring." -- Aqualung, by Jethro Tull. No idea what a peepsie is. "All kind of settlers haggling behind me..." -- The Whistler, also by Jethro Tull. "Like a Heathen! Like a Heathen!" instead of "Like a healing hand!" in This Corrosion by Sisters of Mercy.
  • that song," taking care of business" I think its sung by Three dog night, but anyway I thought it said "Taking care of biscuit" I misunderstood that when I was in the 3rd grade until my sister laughed at me and corrected me.
  • um, theres some fall out boy misheard lyrics on youtube, and the ones for 'this aint a scene' were "this aint a city, its a goddamn arse face (x3)" then, "im a little man, and im so evil, also into cats" so so random.
  • LOL...I don't have any but I remember when we were kids my brother thought Van Halen's "Panama" was called "cannonball" and Red Hot Chili Pepper's "Zepher Song" had the lyrics "fly away on my cellphone"....I laugh every time I hear one of those songs!
  • I used to think the Cheryl Crow song.... I can't think of the name of it, actually... went "Until the sun comes up and the Saints and Monica go to bars" instead of "Until the sun comes up over Santa Monica Boulevard." From about 8 to 13 years old. Too long.
  • I use to think the lyrics were "cannonball" when really it's "panama", meh no one hears the difference.
  • Bad Moon Rising -- "there's a bad moon on the rise" to "there's a bathroom on the right"
  • My played in a classic rock band a few years ago and we had a "non-sober" customer walk up to the band stand and ask us to play "Baking Carrot Biscuits." The rest of the guys in the band stood there with that "cocked ear" dog look. I was snickering to myself. I knew EXACTLY what he was asking for.... DO any of you?
  • "The Beautiful Meatball" by Marilyn Manson
  • i thought mazie gray was saying "i wear goggles when your not here" She really says "my world crumbles when your not here"
  • TLC - Dont go Jason Waterfall... nearly died laughin...
  • "Oh, Oh, Me Ears Are Alight" (Desmond Decker, The Isrealites)
  • I have had a couple of music fo pa ( sorry if I misspelled that) The first one when i was a little girl, I heard a song Call "I'm you Venus, I'm your fire, at your desire," WELL I thought she was saying "I'm your PENIS" LOL. My Mom Cracked up. And recently it was brought to my attention by my husband That I totally had the lyrics wrong to "She's got the Look" by Roxette.... The actual lyric is "What in the world could make a brown eyed girl turn blue". For YEARS I have been rocking those lyrics as " what in the world can make a brother girl turn blue" I just figured that none of the lyrcs of that song made sense anyway, so why should that line be any different... anyway, we had a good long laugh about that.
  • Living on Tulsa time, I thought it was living on turpine tine also Huey lewis I want a new drug ... I want a new truck. I think the word is Chronic lyrichosis where we make up words for songs we don't know
  • One of my old friends thought "Tenth Avenue Freeze Out" by Bruce Springsteen was "Skip Babbaloo Trees Out".
  • Queen - Bohemien Rhiamcity (I cant spell) The part when their singing very high Easy come, easy go, little high, little etc etc the part that sounds like 'pork sausages'
  • Queen - Bohemien Rhiamcity (I cant spell) The part when their singing very high Easy come, easy go, little high, little etc etc the part that sounds like 'pork sausages'
  • London Bridge is falling down,falling down,falling down.London Bridge is falling down, my fair lady. I thought it was just a funny song that didn't mean anything but It supposedly means children dieing.
  • The religious song: "Glady the cross I'd bear" to a little kid becomes: "Gladly, the cross-eyed bear."
  • I still think that they say "Knife wounds" in the song "Night Moves." Also, "Ain't No Woman Like the One I got" became "Ain't no woman like the one-eyed gott," which as a child I read in a Dave Barry column and thought was the real title.
  • There is a website called "kiss this guy " like hendrix' Purple Haze song, "kiss the sky". And it has thousands of miss-heard lyrics. It's really funny. If you have some miss-heard lyrics you can add them to his collection and share it with others. http://kissthisguy.com/
  • The name for such a misunderstanding is "Mondegreen". You will find many more on the web when you search for this term. Jose, can you see, by the dawn's early light?
  • My ex-girlfriend thought that "Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap." was "Dirty Knees Done with Sheep." I literally laughed my ass clean off when I heard her sing it;)
  • I just had to add a recent misheard lyric having wondered whether Fall Out Boy were starting up a zoo and having problems with the mail ordering process, as they seemed to be singing: "This ain't a seal, it's a god damn ostrich."
  • the queen song another one bites the dust i always thought it was what about the rubber duck!!
  • Stars from Les Misérables the actual lyrics are "stars in your multitudes scarce to be counted filling the darkness" i thought the first bit was Stars, in your motortubes! it was my music teacher who corrected it! I was singing it in class and that's when she told me i had the lyrics wrong!
  • Theres a Phil Collins song called "Groovy kind of love" - when I was a kid I thought it was "Gooey kind of love" ewww
  • How about that Eighties classic "Is this a Zit?" by Huey Lewis & the News (If this is it?)
  • I like to sing the song "More than a Woman" by the Bee Gees as "Bald Headed Woman".
  • I knew someone once who thought "The Heat Is On" was "Tahiti Song".
  • ZZ Top-Slip Inside My Sleeping Bag I thought it was Supersonic Sleeping bag Nazareth-Love Hurts I thought it was Love Birds Allman Brothers-Ramblin' Man I wasen't sure if it was Lord I was born around a man or lord I was born a gamblin man
  • I can see clearly now the rain has gone......my mate sang I can see Deidre now Lorraine is gone
  • In the song "Angie" by the Rolling Stones, when Mick sings.... 'Annnnnngie', I always thought he was saying 'I inject'.
  • "I'm the Pied Piper..." I always thought was "I'm with my tiger..."
  • In Alive with the Glory of Love by Say Anything I thought the lyrics were "Our chocolate cow, is alive..." I found out it was "Now Treblinka is alive..." Heh. My friend thought Move Along by the All American Rejects was Mow the Lawn...
  • "Secret Agent Man" as "Secret Asian Man". It still sounds like "asian" to me now, even though I know it's "agent".
  • Fun so rubber, i thought what are they? high? i thought that for at least 7 months I didn't realize it was funk soul brother until someone told me a week ago what the words are. Boy i was singing it all wrong.,, how embarrassing.
  • 'cuse me while I Kiss this guy!
  • There is a pearljam song that I hear Jeremy is smoking glass dick. I have no clue as to the real lyrics but I'm pretty sure that is not it.
  • I was a DJ for years -- we used to get some strange requests like "Mow the Lawn" or "Yodel On" for Dwight Yoakum's "You're the One. Also "He Found a Dime" for "Eastbound and Down". A favorite was from a friend of mine -- he was singing the chorus of a gospel song, "I'll have a new body, I'll have a new WIFE" instead of "I'll have a new Life". (He was thinking Heaven looked pretty good -- he could trade in his wife for a new model!)
  • "she was a fax machine she kept the motor clean she was the best damn lemon that i ever seen" AC/DC ftw.
  • Madonna's "touched for the very 1st time" to F*^$#d for the very first time as sung by my Filipina friends.
  • Me I watched an old video of myself as a kid singing along to AC/DC "Dirty deeds and the thunder chief!"
  • From "Meatloaf - Bat out of Hell" ... I sought I thaw ...
  • A friend, who played drums in a band, told me he had a request to play the CCR song, "Who Shot Lorraine". The actual lyrics are "Who'll stop the rain".
  • http://www.kissthisguy.com/funny.php check this link out. It has some funny misheard lyrics

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