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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!).

25th Anniversary album at
Smokie's, "What Can I Do?"
The Misheard Lyrics:
Vodke naidoo
The Real Lyrics:
What can I do?
The Story: in Russian it means "i will find Vodka" :) - Submitted by: oyla
Smokie's, "What Can I Do?"
The Misheard Lyrics:
Why can't I do?
The Real Lyrics:
What can I do?
The Story: It suggested that the title song is a similar title song to the modern song, "Why Can't I?", by Liz Phair. I heard this song on the radio on early Saturday ago at my home when the singer singing it with this suggestion. - Submitted by: Wisnu Aji

There are more Smokie misheard lyrics available.

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