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Misheard Song Lyrics -> Stories -> Traditonal

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!).

Traditonal's, "Autumn Days (A Hymn)"
The Misheard Lyrics:
An irrassaball head (Pronounced: ear-ras-ah-bull-head)
The Real Lyrics:
I musn't forget.
The Story: I was very little at the time (About 4 or 5) and I still remember franticaly trying to persuade my dad that we sung this at our primary school. I didn't know what an irrasaball head was, I thought it might me something to do with rugby but I wasn't sure. It was only much later after learning to read that I realised that this song must have been the one I used to sing (At the top of my voice) 'An irrasablall head' - Submitted by: James
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