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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 The Temptations 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 138 misheard song lyrics for The Temptations on amIright currently.

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"(I Know) I'm Losing You" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm Lucy Liu
Original Lyrics:
I'm losing you
Editor's note: This song came out before the actress Lucy Liu was born, so I don't think it's plausible for them to have mentioned her name.
"(I Know) I'm Losing You" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm using you
Original Lyrics:
I'm losing you
"Ain't Too Proud To Beg" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
If I have to beg a plea for yourself a bee
Original Lyrics:
If I have to beg and plead for your sympathy
"Ain't Too Proud To Beg" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
If I have to beg and plead for yourself a plea
Original Lyrics:
If I have to beg and plee for your sympathy
"Ain't Too Proud to Beg" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Ain't no braggin', babe
Original Lyrics:
Ain't too proud to beg
"All I Need" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I called in Missouri
Original Lyrics:
I called in misery
"All I Need" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
You never was God bless you
Original Lyrics:
You never was complaining
It should be “You never WERE complaining”, as it puts better grammar.
"Ball Of Confusion" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Cyclones in demand
Population out of hand
Suicide, too many bills
Hef is moving to the hills
People all over the world are shooting off the walls.
Original Lyrics:
Mod clothes in demand
Population out of hand
Suicide, too many bills
Hippies moving to the hills
People all over the world are shouting, 'End the War'.
"Ball Of Confusion" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Evolution, revolution, rat patrol, the sound of soul
Original Lyrics:
Evolution, revolution, gun control, the sound of soul
"Ball Of Confusion" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Hardcore in demand
Population out of hand
Suicide, too many bills
Hef is moving to the hills
People all over the world are shooting off the walls.
Original Lyrics:
Mod clothes in demand
Population out of hand
Suicide, too many bills
Hippies moving to the hills
People all over the world are shouting, 'End the War'.
"Ball Of Confusion" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I'll eat a booger
Can't you hear me talking to you?
Original Lyrics:
Oh. great googalooga
Can't you hear me talking to you?
"Ball Of Confusion" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Mom's clothes in demand
Population out of hand
Suicide, too many bills
Hef is moving to the hills
People all over the world are shooting off the walls.
Original Lyrics:
Mod clothes in demand
Population out of hand
Suicide, too many bills
Hippies moving to the hills
People all over the world are shouting, 'End the War'.
"Ball Of Confusion" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Politicians say low taxes will solve everything.
Original Lyrics:
Politicians say more taxes will solve everything.
"Ball Of Confusion" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Senate appeals are at an all-time high.
Original Lyrics:
The sale of pills is at an all-time high.
"Ball Of Confusion" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Steady appeal is at an all-time high.
Original Lyrics:
The sale of pills is at an all-time high.
"Ball Of Confusion" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Suicide, too many beers
Original Lyrics:
Suicide, too many bills
"Ball Of Confusion" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Well, the only person talking about love my brother is the preacher and his saints
Nobody's interested in learning but the teacher
Original Lyrics:
Well, the only person talking about love thy brother is the preacher
And it seems nobody's interested in learning but the teacher
"Ball of Confusion" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Brother Brother Brother
Original Lyrics:
Run Run Run
"Ball of Confusion" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Rabble
Original Lyrics:
Rap on
"Ball of Confusion" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
That's what the word is today
Original Lyrics:
That's what the world is today
"Ball of Confusion" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Unemployment razzmatazz
Original Lyrics:
Unemployment rising fast
"Ball of Confusion" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Vote for me and I'm such a freak
Original Lyrics:
Vote for me and I'll set you free
"Beauty's Only Skin Deep" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Beauties on a skindy.
Original Lyrics:
Beauty's only skin deep
"Beauty's Only Skin Deep" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Beauty's only Cindy.
Original Lyrics:
Beauty's only skin deep.
"Beauty's Only Skin Deep" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Cuties on a skindy
Original Lyrics:
Beauty's only skin deep
"Beauty's Only Skin Deep" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Judy's gonna see me.
Original Lyrics:
Beauty's only skin deep.
"Beauty's Only Skin Deep" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Tears are going, Cindy.
Original Lyrics:
Beauty's only skin deep.
"Beauty's Only Skin Deep" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Who's gonna skin me?
Original Lyrics:
Beauty's only skin deep.
"Beauty's Only Skin Deep" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
You know Cindy, whoa, yeah!
Original Lyrics:
Beauty's only skin deep.
"Beauty's Only Skin Deep" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
You were gonna send me.
Original Lyrics:
Beauty's only skin deep.
"Cloud Nine" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Depressed and downhearted I took to crime
Original Lyrics:
Depressed and downhearted I took to cloud nine
"Cloud Nine" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I'm doing time on cloud nine
folks down here tell me give me some attention
it's a doggy dog world
Original Lyrics:
I'm doing fine on cloud nine
folks down here tell me give yourself a chance son
it's a dog eat dog world
"Cloud Nine" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
It was a one room shack that slept in another germ beside me
Original Lyrics:
It was a one room shack that slept ten other children besides me
"Cloud Nine" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
My father didn't know the meaning of a word.
Original Lyrics:
My father didn't know the meaning of work.
"Cloud Nine" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Number
Original Lyrics:
Up up
"Cloud Nine" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
The grass came down hard and I took to cloud 9
Original Lyrics:
Depressed and downhearted I took to cloud nine
"Cloud Nine" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
You know doggy-darn well it ain't no lie
It ain't even safe no more to walk the streets at night
Original Lyrics:
It's a dog eat dog world, and that ain't no lie
Listen, it ain't even safe no more to walk the streets at night
"Cloud Nine" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
You're as free as a burning flame.
Original Lyrics:
You're as free as a bird in flight.
"Cloud Nine" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
You're as sweet as a burnin' flag.
Original Lyrics:
You're as free as a bird in flight.
"Get Ready" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Get ready to see a cock
Original Lyrics:
Get ready, 'cause here I come
"Get Ready" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Get ready to see my father
Original Lyrics:
Get ready, 'cause here I come
"Get Ready" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Get ready, get ready dot com
Original Lyrics:
Get ready, get ready here I come
"Get Ready" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I never met a girl
The way you made me feel like U2
Original Lyrics:
I never met a girl
The way you made me feel but you do
"Get Ready" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I never met a man that makes me feel the way you yoo-hoo
Original Lyrics:
I never met a man that makes me feel the way that you do
"Get Ready" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
When I'm ready, 'cause here I come
Original Lyrics:
Look out, baby, 'cause here I come
"Get Ready" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Whenever I'm asked who makes all greens real,
I say that you do.
Original Lyrics:
Whenever I'm asked who makes my dreams real,
I say that you do.
"Happy People"
Misheard Lyrics:
Happy people are me
Original Lyrics:
Happy people are we
"Hey, Girl"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hey girl this can't be true
How can I pick zits without you
Original Lyrics:
Hey, girl, this can't be true
How am I supposed to exist without you?
"Hey, Girl"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hey, girl, this can't be true
How am I supposed to get dressed without you?
Original Lyrics:
Hey, girl, this can't be true
How am I supposed to exist without you?
"I Wish It Would Rain" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
A note to you, it might sound strange.
Original Lyrics:
I know to you, it might sound strange.
"Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me)" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
A cozy little home out in the country for two 'til there may be three
or
A cozy little home out in the country for two. Hell, there may be three
or
A cozy little home out in the country for two. Hell, there may be three
Original Lyrics:
A cozy little home out in the country for two children, maybe three
"Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me)" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
A cozy little home out in the country the two children, maybe free
Original Lyrics:
A cozy little home out in the country for two children, maybe three
"Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me)" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Every night, when my knees are gray.
Original Lyrics:
Every night on my knees, I pray.
"Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me)" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
It's April, my window,
I watch her as she passes by
Original Lyrics:
Each day through my window
I watch her as she passes by
"Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me)" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Just my imagination, running away from me
Original Lyrics:
Just my imagination, running away with me
"Just My Imagination (Running Away with Me)" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
And it was just my elaboration
Original Lyrics:
And it was just my imagination
"Just My Imagination (Running Away with Me)" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
And it was just my fascination
Original Lyrics:
And it was just my imagination
"Just My Imagination (Running Away with Me)" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Every night when my knees are gray
Original Lyrics:
Every night on my knees I pray
"Just My Imagination (Running Away with Me)" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
It was just my vagination
Running away with meat
Original Lyrics:
It was just my imagination
Running away with me
"Just My Imagination (Running Away with Me)" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Some will be buried
Original Lyrics:
Soon we'll be married
"Just My Imagination (Running Away with Me)" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
To have a girl like her is truly a dream come true
Out of all the fellows in the world, she belongs to me
Original Lyrics:
To have a girl like her is truly a dream come true
Out of all the fellows in the world, she belongs to you
"Let Your Hair Down"
Misheard Lyrics:
You've made your bulls***
Original Lyrics:
You've made your fortune
"Masterpiece"
Misheard Lyrics:
Brooklyn-style homes
Original Lyrics:
Broken down homes
"My Christmas Tree"
Misheard Lyrics:
Does it look the same?
Original Lyrics:
Doesn’t look the same
"My Girl" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Bye girl
Original Lyrics:
My girl
"My Girl" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I don't need no money for a chimp buffet.
Original Lyrics:
I don't need no money, fortune, or fame.
"My Girl" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I don't need no money for a chimp named Fred.
Original Lyrics:
I don't need no money, fortune, or fame.
"My Girl" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I don't need no money for a jet plane.
Original Lyrics:
I don't need no money, fortune, or fame.
"My Girl" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I don't need no money, ahhh, just my pay.
Original Lyrics:
I don't need no money, fortune, or fame.
"My Girl" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I don't need no money, for chipmunk things.
Original Lyrics:
I don't need no money, fortune, or fame.
"My Girl" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I don't need no money, forget my fame
Original Lyrics:
I don't need no money, fortune, or fame
"My Girl" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I don't need no money, fortune, or fame.
I've got all the bitches, baby, one pimp can claim
Original Lyrics:
I don't need no money, fortune, or fame.
I've got all the riches baby one man can claim.
"My Girl" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I don't need no money, fortune, or fame.
I've got all the bitches baby one man can claim.
Original Lyrics:
I don't need no money, fortune, or fame.
I've got all the riches baby one man can claim.
"My Girl" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I don't need no money, oh just my friends.
Original Lyrics:
I don't need no money, fortune, or fame.
"My Girl" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I don't need no money, or junk my things.
Original Lyrics:
I don't need no money, fortune or fame.
"My Girl" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I don't need no money, watching her face
Original Lyrics:
I don't need no money, fortune, or fame
"My Girl" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I got shoes shined
Original Lyrics:
I got sunshine
"My Girl" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I got so much honey oozing from me.
Original Lyrics:
I've got so much honey, the bees envy me.
"My Girl" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I got the muffins made.
Original Lyrics:
I got the month of May.
"My Girl" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I got the mustard made.
Original Lyrics:
I got the month of May.
"My Girl" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I've got all the b**ches, baby,
one man can claim.
Original Lyrics:
I've got all the riches, baby,
one man can claim.
"My Girl" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I've got all the b**ches, baby,
one man can make.
Original Lyrics:
I've got all the riches, baby,
one man can claim.
"My Girl" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I've got all the midget babies one man can clean
Original Lyrics:
I've got all the riches, baby, one man can claim
"My Girl" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I've got all the riches baby
One man complained.
Original Lyrics:
I've got all the riches baby
One man can claim.
"My Girl" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I've got so much heartache for these engineers
Original Lyrics:
I've got so much honey the bees envy me
"My Girl" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I've got so much heartache,
the bee's in the way
Original Lyrics:
I've got so much honey,
the bees envy me
"My Girl" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I've got so much heartache, the bees and the knees.
Original Lyrics:
I've got so much honey, the bees envy me.
"My Girl" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I've got so much honey
The bees in the knees.
Original Lyrics:
I've got so much honey
The bees envy me.
"My Girl" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I've got so much honey, that the bee's ever made
or
I've got so much honey that the birds and the bees
or
I've got so much honey that the birds in the trees
Original Lyrics:
I've got so much honey that the bees envy me.
"My Girl" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I've got, oh, the richest baby
Original Lyrics:
I've got all the riches, baby
"My Girl" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Maggie, Maggie, Maggie
Original Lyrics:
My girl, my girl, my girl
"My Girl" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Magic
Original Lyrics:
My girl
"My Girl" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Michael!
Original Lyrics:
My girl!
"My Girl" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Murder
Original Lyrics:
My girl
"My Girl" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
My God
Original Lyrics:
My girl
"My Girl" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
My hurl
Original Lyrics:
My girl
"My Girl" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
My turn
Original Lyrics:
My girl
"My Girl" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Roger, roger, roger talkin' 'bout roger roger
Original Lyrics:
My girl, my girl, my girl talkin' bout' my girl my girl
"My Girl" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Talkin' like that girl
Original Lyrics:
Talkin' about my girl
"My Girl" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
The bees bend their knees.
Original Lyrics:
The bees envy me.
"My Girl" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Walkin' down my girl
or
Walkin' around with my girl
Original Lyrics:
Talkin' about my girl
"My Girl" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
What can make me feel this weight?
Original Lyrics:
What can make me feel this way?
"My Girl" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
When it's cold outside, I got the monk from Maine
Original Lyrics:
When it's cold outside, I got the month of May
"My Girl" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
When it's cold outside, I've got the muffins made.
Original Lyrics:
When it's cold outside, I've got the month of May.
"Papa Was A Rolling Stone" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
And when he died
All he left us was a loaf
Original Lyrics:
And when he died
All he left us was alone
"Papa Was A Rolling Stone" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
And when he died
All he left us was a loan
Original Lyrics:
And when he died
All he left us was alone
"Papa Was A Rolling Stone" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
And when he died
All he left us was his bones.
Original Lyrics:
And when he died
All he left us was alone.
"Papa Was A Rolling Stone" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
And when he died
All that he left us was a note
Original Lyrics:
And when he died
All that he left us was alone
"Papa Was A Rolling Stone" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Dealin' in death and stealin' in the name of the Lord
or
Dealin' in dirt and stealin' in the name of the Lord
Original Lyrics:
Dealin' in debt and stealin' in the name of the Lord
"Papa Was A Rolling Stone" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
It was the 1st of September
Original Lyrics:
It was the 3rd of September
"Papa Was A Rolling Stone" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Papa was a rollin' stone, on Sunday
Original Lyrics:
Papa was a rollin' stone, my son, yeah
"Papa Was A Rolling Stone" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
People say that daddy caught the Yakima train
Original Lyrics:
People say that daddy was a jack of all trades
"Papa Was A Rolling Stone" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Wherever he lived, that was his home.
Original Lyrics:
Wherever he left his hat was his home.
"Papa Was a Rolling Stone" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
He really made things happen at home.
Original Lyrics:
Wherever he left his hat was his home.
"Papa Was a Rolling Stone" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
It was the third exception but....
Original Lyrics:
It was the third of September
"Papa Was a Rolling Stone" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Mama looked at me with a tin eye
Original Lyrics:
Mama looked up with a tear in her eye
"Papa Was a Rolling Stone" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Wherever he left his hat was his home.
Original Lyrics:
Wherever he laid his hat was his home.
"Papa Was a Rolling Stone" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
all he left was a loan
Original Lyrics:
All he left us was alone
"Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer"
Misheard Lyrics:
Had a very shiny rose
Original Lyrics:
Had a very shiny nose
"Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hey Hoodlum!
Original Lyrics:
Hey Rudolph!
"Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hey Murdoch
Original Lyrics:
Hey Rudolph
"Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer"
Misheard Lyrics:
Hey Rupert!
Original Lyrics:
Hey Rudolph!
"Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer"
Misheard Lyrics:
You would even say it grows
Original Lyrics:
You would even say it glows
"The Way You Do The Things You Do" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
As fruity as you are
Original Lyrics:
As pretty as you are
"The Way You Do The Things You Do" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
The way you smell so sweet
You know you could've been some bird doo.
Original Lyrics:
The way you smell so sweet
You know you could've been some perfume.
"The Way You Do The Things You Do" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
The way you stole my heart,
you know you could have been Cool-Whip
Original Lyrics:
The way you stole my heart,
you know you could have been a cool crook
"The Way You Do The Things You Do" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
The way you stole my heart, you know you could've been a cupid,
and baby you're so smart, you know you could've been a stupid
Original Lyrics:
The way you stole my heart, you know you could have been a cool crook,
and baby you're so smart, you know you could've been a school book
"The Way You Do The Things You Do" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
You gotta smile so bright
You know you could've been Glen Campbell.
Original Lyrics:
You got a smile so bright
You know you could've been a candle.
"The Way You Do The Things You Do" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
You gotta smile so bright
You know you could've been a Ken doll.
Original Lyrics:
You got a smile so bright
You know you could've been a candle.
"The Way You Do the Things You Do" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Baby, you don't stop
Original Lyrics:
Baby, you're so smart
"The Way You Do the Things You Do" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
Baby, you're so sloppy
Original Lyrics:
Baby, you're so smart
"The Way You Do the Things You Do" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
You got a smile, so bite
Original Lyrics:
You got a smile so bright
"The Way You Do the Things You Do" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
You got a style so bright
Original Lyrics:
You got a smile so bright
"Too Busy Thinkin' About My Baby"
Misheard Lyrics:
And I've just developed and I've got a one
One-track mind
Original Lyrics:
And I'm just a fella, with a one
A one-track mind.
"Treat Her Like A Lady" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
I like bopping and nose-picking
Original Lyrics:
I like opening doors, picking, [her hankie off the floor]
"Treat Her Like A Lady" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
She's got cigarettes and and she smokes
Just help her with a Coke
Original Lyrics:
Light her cigarette if she smokes
Even help her with her coat
"You've Really Got A Hold On Me" (MP3)
Misheard Lyrics:
You really gotta hole honey.
Original Lyrics:
You really gotta hold on me.

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