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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!).

Sly & the Family Stone - Greatest Hits [Epic] album at
Sly and the Family Stone's, "Dance to the Music"
The Misheard Lyrics:
I’m gonna add a little dirt top.
The Real Lyrics:
I’m gonna add a little guitar.
The Story: I thought that this was a real thing. I also heard it for several days. - Submitted by: BrilliantJ8
Sly and the Family Stone's, "Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin)"
The Misheard Lyrics:
Pull-Ups start chasin'
The Real Lyrics:
Bullets start chasin'
The Story: This song predates Pull-Ups training pants by two decades! - Submitted by: Cody Finke

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