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Misheard song lyrics (also called mondegreens) occur when people misunderstand the lyrics in a song. These are NOT intentional rephrasing of lyrics, which is called parody. This page contains all the misheard lyrics for James Taylor that have been submitted to this site and the old collection from inthe80s started in 1996. For more information about the misheard lyrics available on this site, please read our FAQ.

There are 96 misheard song lyrics for James Taylor on amIright currently.

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"Carolina In My Mind" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Currencies, a silver sun
You best f*** her way and watch it shinin'
Watch her watch the mornin' come.
Original Lyrics:
Karen, she's the silver sun
You'd best walk her away and watch it shining
Watch her watch the morning come.
"Copperline" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Down at Papa's eyes
Original Lyrics:
Down on Copperline
"Copperline" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Down on Coprolite
Original Lyrics:
Down to Copperline
"Copperline" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Down on cup of lies
or
Down on top of life
or
Down on top of pies
or
Down a couple mines
Original Lyrics:
Down to copperline
"Copperline" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Down to Cupper's Isle
Original Lyrics:
Down to copperline
"Copperline" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Down to cup of life
or
Down to couple life
Original Lyrics:
Down to copperline
"Copperline" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Lick your lips and a hog-nosed snake
Original Lyrics:
Hercules and a hog-nosed snake
"Copperline" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Ricki Leeds and a hog-nosed snake
Original Lyrics:
Hercules and a hog-nosed snake
"Country Road" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Come all in pieces, you can have your own toys
Original Lyrics:
I'm all in pieces, you can have your own choice
"Country Road" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I don't know nothin' bout the wild wind
Original Lyrics:
I don't know nothin' bout the why or when
"Country Road" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Must have been some kind of natural born flugelhorn to go and
Original Lyrics:
Must have been some kind of natural born fool to go and
"Country Road" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Sail on home to D.C.
Original Lyrics:
Sail on home to Jesus
"Don't Let Me Be Lonely Tonight" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Go away then, Damien.
Original Lyrics:
Go away then, damn you.
"Don't Let Me Be Lonely Tonight" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Go away then, Daniel.
Original Lyrics:
Go away then, damn you.
"Don't Let Me Be Lonely Tonight" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Go away then, bandanna
Original Lyrics:
Go away then, damn ya
"Don't Let Me Be Lonely Tonight" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Go away, Ben Dabna
Original Lyrics:
Go away then, damn you
"Don't Let Me Be Lonely Tonight" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Go away, D'artagnan.
Original Lyrics:
Go away then, damn you.
"Don't Let Me Be Lonely Tonight" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Go away, Jim Dandy.
Original Lyrics:
Go away then, damn you.
"Don't Let Me Be Lonely Tonight" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Go away, Lynn Daniels.
Original Lyrics:
Go away then, damn you
"Don't Let Me Be Lonely Tonight" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Go away, Vendanya.
Original Lyrics:
Go away, then damn ya.
"Don't Let Me Be Lonely Tonight" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Say you're high and say you're low
Original Lyrics:
Say goodbye and say hello
"Everyday" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Come one May, will you ever long for true love from me?
Original Lyrics:
Come what may, do you ever long for true love from me?
"Fire And Rain" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Find my jeans in pieces on the ground.
Original Lyrics:
And flying machines in pieces on the ground.
"Fire And Rain" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Obscene fire and obscene rain
Original Lyrics:
I've seen fire and I've seen rain.
"Fire And Rain" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Seems that the plans they made put an end to you.
Original Lyrics:
Suzanne, the plans they made put an end to you.
"Fire And Rain" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Susan the pants they made for the men to choose.
Original Lyrics:
Susanne the plans they made put an end to you.
"Fire And Rain" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Suzanne Planzee may put an end to you.
Original Lyrics:
Suzanne, the plans they made put an end to you.
"Fire And Rain" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Suzanne the plans-man put to an end to you
Original Lyrics:
Suzanne the plans they made put an end to you
"Fire And Rain" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Suzanne, the Plantain Maid put an end to you.
Original Lyrics:
Suzanne, the plans they made put an end to you.
"Fire And Rain" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Suzanne, the plans name maid put an end to you.
Original Lyrics:
Suzanne, the plans they made put an end to you.
"Fire And Rain" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Suze and the plans they made put an end to you.
Original Lyrics:
Suzanne, the plans they made put an end to you.
"Fire And Rain" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Sweet dreams and fine machines
Original Lyrics:
Sweet dreams and flying machines
"Fire And Rain" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Thought I'd see you, thought I'd see you, far and away, now.
Original Lyrics:
Thought I'd see you, thought I'd see you, fire and rain, now.
"Fire And Rain" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Zoos and the plans they made put an end to you.
Original Lyrics:
Suzanne, the plans they made put an end to you.
"Fire and Rain" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I just can't remember to the Santa Fe
Original Lyrics:
I just can't remember who to send it to
"Fire and Rain" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I just can't remember who's Cindy too
Original Lyrics:
I just can't remember who to send it to
"Fire and Rain" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I just can't remember who's the sand and tune
Original Lyrics:
I just can't remember who to send it to
"Fire and Rain" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I've seen lonely times when I could not find a fan
Original Lyrics:
I've seen lonely times when I could not find a friend
"Fire and Rain" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I've seen seven days
Original Lyrics:
I've seen sunny days
"Fire and Rain" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I've seen summer days that I thought would never end
Original Lyrics:
I've seen sunny days that I thought would never end
"Fire and Rain" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I’ve seen soggy days that I thought would never end
Original Lyrics:
I’ve seen sunny days that I thought would never end
"Fire and Rain" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I’ve seen sunny days that I thought were made in red
Original Lyrics:
I’ve seen sunny days that I thought would never end
"Fire and Rain" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Suzanne, the plan's name ain't put an end to you.
Original Lyrics:
Suzanne, the plans they made put an end to you.
"Frozen Man"
Misheard Lyrics:
Shout to my buddy as we tumbled in.
Original Lyrics:
Shock to my body as we tumbled in
"Handy Man" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Here is the rain thing (that) I wanna say.
Original Lyrics:
Here is the main thing (that) I wanna say.
The first time he says the above lyrics, he inserts the word "that." The second time he says the lyrics, he omits the word "that," and that's why I enclosed the word "that" in parentheses.
"Handy Man" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Hey girls, gather 'round
Descend to what I'm puttin' down
or
Hey girls, gather 'round
Because of what I'm puttin' down.
Original Lyrics:
Hey girls, gather 'round
Listen to what I'm putting down.
"Handy Man" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I fix broken clocks.
Original Lyrics:
I fix broken hearts.
"Handy Man" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I fix broken pots, you know that I truly can
Original Lyrics:
I fix broken hearts, you know that I really can
It was when I lived in India, and handy men were coming round all the time, calling in the streets, knife sharpeners, ironers, why not broken pot fixers?
"Handy Man" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I whisper sweet things
You tell on your friends.
Original Lyrics:
I whisper sweet things
You tell all your friends.
"Handy Man" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm busy only four hours a day.
Original Lyrics:
I'm busy twenty-four hours a day.
"Handy Man" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm your Empty Nest
Original Lyrics:
I'm your handy man
"How Sweet It Is To Be Loved By You" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
How sweet it is to be a love bayou
Original Lyrics:
How sweet it is to be loved by you
"How Sweet It Is To Be Loved By You" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
How sweet it is to be in Love Bayou
Original Lyrics:
How sweet it is to be loved by you
"How Sweet It Is To Be Loved By You" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I close my eyes at night wondering where would I be without Chu in my life.
Original Lyrics:
I close my eyes at night wondering where would I be without you in my life.
"How Sweet It Is To Be Loved By You" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I just wanna stop, and vacuum, Baby.
Original Lyrics:
I just wanna stop and thank you, Baby.
"How Sweet It Is to Be Loved by You" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
With sweet love and a potion
Original Lyrics:
With sweet love and devotion
"Long Ago and Far Away" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
And bits of frozen ass
Original Lyrics:
And bits of broken glass
"Mexico" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I married Johnny got the sleepy eye
Original Lyrics:
Americano got the sleepy eye
"Mexico" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Lose your load, leave your mind behind, Baby Jane
Whoa, Mexico.
You sound so simple, I just got to go
...
Ah, Mary Connie's got the sleepy eyes but this body's still shakin' like a live wire
Sleepy sin, you're evil with the eyes on fire
Whoa, Mexico.
You sound so sweet with the sun sinking low
The Moon's so bright, like-a light up the night, make everything all right
Baby's hungry and Monday's all gone
...
She gets so long letters, sends back a postcard - times are hard
Original Lyrics:
Lose your load, leave your mind behind, Baby James
Whoa, Mexico.
It sounds so simple, I just got to go
...
"Americano" got the sleepy eye but his body's still shakin' like a live wire
Sleepy senorita with the eyes on fire
Whoa, Mexico.
It sounds so sweet with the sun sinking low
The Moon's so bright, like to light up the night, make everything all right
Baby's hungry and money's all gone
...
She gets a long letter, sends back a postcard - times are hard
I think there's some political correctness being applied to the 'official' lyrics ('it's' instead of 'you').
"Mexico" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Oh, Pepsico!
Original Lyrics:
Oh, Mexico!
"Mexico" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Oh, missed a goat!
Original Lyrics:
Oh, Mexico!
"Mexico" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
She gets some love letters
Original Lyrics:
She gets a long letter
"Mexico" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Sleepy sin you’re evil got the eyes on fire
Original Lyrics:
Sleepy senorita with the eyes on fire
"Mexico" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Whoa, makes me go!
Original Lyrics:
Whoa, Mexico!
"One Man Parade"
Misheard Lyrics:
On a lake, it's raining.
Original Lyrics:
Honalei, it's raining.
"Only One" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I've got two sour pies
Original Lyrics:
I've got two sharp eyes
"Shed a Little Light" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
When I open my eyes, I want to take my pills
Original Lyrics:
When I open my eyes, I want to drink my fill
"Shower the People" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Cowardly people
Original Lyrics:
Shower the people
"Shower the People" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Saturday people
Original Lyrics:
Shower the people
"Steamroller Blues" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
And shoot you full of rhythm and blues
A hefty hunk of steam and junk
Original Lyrics:
And shoot you full of rhythm and blues
A hefty hunk of steaming junk
"Steamroller Blues" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Choo choo full of rhythm and blues
I have to honk up steam and junk
Original Lyrics:
And shoot you full of rhythm and blues
A hefty hunk of steaming junk
"Sweet Baby James" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Beef, beans and booze are the colors I choose.
Original Lyrics:
Deep greens and blues are the colors I choose.
"Sweet Baby James" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Beet greens and blues are the colors I choose
Original Lyrics:
Deep greens and blues are the colors I choose
"Sweet Baby James" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Goodnight, You'll like ladies
Original Lyrics:
Goodnight, you moonlight ladies
"Sweet Baby James" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Peak freens and booze are the colors I choose
Original Lyrics:
Deep greens and blues are the colors I choose
"Sweet Baby James" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Pink, greens, and blues are the colors I choose.
Original Lyrics:
Deep greens and blues are the colors I choose.
"Sweet Baby James" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Sweet Baby Janes
Original Lyrics:
Sweet Baby James
"That's Why I'm Here" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Got your f***in' fear.
Original Lyrics:
Got your bucket of beer.
"The Promised Land"
Misheard Lyrics:
Los Angeles give me Norfolk, Virginia
Drop a quarter for ten o' nine.
Original Lyrics:
Los Angeles give me Norfolk, Virginia
Tidewater four-ten-o-nine.
"The Promised Land"
Misheard Lyrics:
Working on a t-bone steak
Had a party flying over to the Golden State.
Original Lyrics:
Working on a t-bone steak
A la carte flying over the Golden State.
"Traffic Jam" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Damn this half-a-yam
How I hate to be laid
It hurts my mama to go so slow.
Original Lyrics:
Damn this traffic jam
How I hate to be late
It hurts my motor to go so slow.
"Up On The Roof" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I found a pair of dykes
That's trouble proof.
Original Lyrics:
I found a paradise
That's trouble proof.
"Up On the Roof" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
In the middle of time
Original Lyrics:
In the middle of town
"You've Got a Friend" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
And you go wherever I am
Original Lyrics:
And you know wherever I am
"You've Got a Friend" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Will they take your soul if you let them?
Original Lyrics:
Well they'll take your soul if you let them.
"You've Got a Friend" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
You got afraid
Original Lyrics:
You've got a friend
"You've Got a Friend" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
You got depressed
Original Lyrics:
You've got a friend
"You've Got a Friend" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
You just brought out my Nair
Original Lyrics:
You just call out my name
"Your Smiling Face" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
But chip chop who you are
Original Lyrics:
But you are who you are.
"Your Smiling Face" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
How much stronger?
Original Lyrics:
How much longer?
"Your Smiling Face" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
It's born in Israel
Original Lyrics:
It turns me inside out
"Your Smiling Face" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
No one can tell me that I'm doin' wrong, Judy.
Original Lyrics:
No one can tell me that I'm doing it wrong today.
"Your Smiling Face" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
No one can tell me that I'm doing wrong duty.
Original Lyrics:
No one can tell me that I'm doing it wrong today.
"Your Smiling Face" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
No one can tell me that I'm doing wrong, Tootie.
Original Lyrics:
No one can tell me that I'm doing wrong today.
"Your Smiling Face" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Now I'm sure that I won't f*** at you
Original Lyrics:
Now I'm sure that I won't forget you
"Your Smiling Face" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
One of us here has smelly feet. I have to smell myself
Original Lyrics:
Whenever I see your smiling face, I have to smile myself

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