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Misheard Song Lyrics -> Stories -> Marley Marl & MC Shan

Misheard lyrics (also called mondegreens) occur when people misunderstand the lyrics in a song. These are NOT intentional rephrasing of lyrics, which is called parody. For more information about the misheard lyrics available on this site, please read our FAQ.

This page contains a list of the songs that have stories about their misheard lyrics submitted.

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Marley Marl & MC Shan's, "Marley Marl Scratch"
The Misheard Lyrics:
I'm gonna give the neighbourhood a realsome credit
The Real Lyrics:
I'm gonna give the man behind the wheels some credit
The Story: This song is on the infamous Steetsounds compilation 'Electro 8'. I grew up listening to the Electro albums and was very into the scratch and rap scene that came across to the UK from America. Being a teenager at the time, I didn't understand a lot of the lyrics, so there are probably plenty of misheard lyrics I could submit but, for some reason, I always remember this one! - Submitted by: Garry Davenport
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