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In order to make a rhyme work, sometimes a singer will mis-pronunce a word intentionatly.

Lyrics Pronunciation, The Beach Boys

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The Beach Boys', "Surfin' USA"
The Lyrics:
...At Waimea Bay
Everybodys gone surfin'
Surfin USA!
I live in Hawaii, and it's not "Wai-ah-mee-ah" Bay. It's "Wy-may-ah"!
Submitted by: Aleahcim
The Beach Boys', "Surfin' USA"
The Lyrics:
If everybody had an ocean across the USA,
Then everybody'd go surfin' like Cal-i-forn-AYE-EIGH.
In order to make a rhyme with USA, they draw out the "-ia" at the end of "California" to make it two full syllables, one rhyming with "eye" and then the last rhyming with "weigh".
Submitted by: Jonathan

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