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Song lyrics aren't supposed to be a fountain of perfect english, but on the other hand some are just so atrocious, they need to get called out. We're not looking for sentance fragments or the word ain't since there are too many instances to count.

Bad Grammar in Song Lyrics, Steve Miller Band

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Steve Miller Band's, "Mercury Blues"
The Lyrics:
You know that gal I love I stole her from a friend
Fool got lucky stole her back again Because she knowed he had a Mercury
I can't imagine Steve thinking the past tense of 'know' is 'knowed'!
Submitted by: Mark M
Steve Miller Band's, "Take the Money and Run"
The Lyrics:
Billy Mack is a detective down in Texas You know he knows just exactly what the facts is
"Facts is" replaces the correct "facts are" to force a semblance of a rhyme.
Submitted by: Martha Hankins
Steve Miller Band's, "Take the Money and Run"
The Lyrics:
Bobbie Sue took the money and run
Shift in tense—should be "took the money and RAN"
Submitted by: RJSchex

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