The Funniest Misheard Lyrics of All Time
Spinner.com has compiled a list of the Top 10 Funniest Misheard Lyrics. It isn’t ranked, although some of them are clearly more amusing and common than the others. Here’s the Top 10, with the misheard and real lyrics.
Elton John, “Tiny Dancer”
Misheard: “Hold me closer, Tony Danza.”
Real: “Hold me closer, tiny dancer.”
Jimi Hendrix, “Purple Haze”
Misheard: “S’cuse me while I kiss this guy.”
Real: “S’cuse me while I kiss the sky.”
Manfred Mann’s Earth Band, “Blinded By the Light”
Misheard: “Wrapped up like a douche.”
Real: “Revved up like a deuce.” (This one is a CLASSIC.)
Van Halen, “Panama”
Misheard: “You reach down between my legs . . . squeeze the seed bag.”
Real: “You reach down between my legs . . . ease the seat back.”
Creedence Clearwater Revival, “Bad Moon Rising”
Misheard: “There’s a bathroom on the right.”
Real: “There’s a bad moon on the rise.” (Another classic.)
Hall and Oates, “Every Time You Go Away”
Misheard: “Every time you go away, take a piece of meat with you.”
Real: “Every time you go away, take a piece of me with you.”
Misheard: “You’ve been outright offensive for so long now.”
Real: “You’ve been out riding fences for so long now.”
You can find audio and mini write-ups for each one at Spinner.com. WARNING: Some of the clips contain PROFANITY.
We’ve all found ourselves singing the wrong lyrics to songs. If you can think of another fun example?