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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.

Song names are sorted by first letter, excluding A and The. This is sorted by song title only, not by song title and performer. So if two different performers preformed the same song, you'll see misheard lyrics for both on the same page (provided the song title was spelt the same both times, and misheard lyrics have been submitted for both!).

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Mary Wells', "My Guy"
The Misheard Lyrics:
No Musselburgh man can take me away fro my guy.
The Real Lyrics:
No muscle-bound man can take me away from my guy.
The Story: This is one of the stories which often circulates suggesting that Mary Wells had appeared in the town of Mussleburgh, which is near Edinburgh, Scotland. - Submitted by: Bob Mclean
Mary Wells', "My Guy"
The Misheard Lyrics:
Nothing you can say can tear me away from Micah!
The Real Lyrics:
Nothing you can say can tear me away from my guy.
The Story: Micah was a friend of my boys when they were in elementary school. I'm not sure if he enjoyed or was annoyed by them singing the song this way. - Submitted by: Martha
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