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"misunderstood lyrics"...

June 15th, 2006, 01:34 PM
i got a kick out of these and am too embarassed to post my own, but maybe others won't be! :p

Cher "Gypsies, Tramps and Thieves" / "Gypsies, Chimpanzees"

Paul McCartney "Band on the Run" / "Stand on the rug"

K D Lang "Constant Craving" / "God Save Gravy"

Til Tuesday "Voices Carry" / "Bush Is Scary"

Bonnie Tyler "Total Eclipse of the Heart" / "Totally, Clips of the Heart"

Kenny Rogers "Lucille" / "You picked a fine time to leave me, Lucille. 400 Children and a crop in the fields"

Ray Parker Jr. "Ghostbusters" / "Who ya gonna call? Those *******s!"

John Mellencamp "Authority Song" / "I frighten Dorothy, and Dorothy always wins"

Bobby Fuller Four "I Fought The Law" / "Grape skins rot in the hot sun"

Steve Miller Band "Jet Airliner" / "Ego Jan and the Rhino"

Sir Douglas Quintet "She's About A Mover" / "She's a Bottom Mover"

Michael Jackson "Smooth Criminal" / "Eddie, get your house key"

Starship "We Built This City" / "We built this city on the wrong damn road"

Billy Joel "You May Be Right" / "You make the rice, I'll make the gravy"

Knack "My Sharona" / "Mice Aroma"

U2 "Electrical Storm" / "Electric Mustard"

Steely Dan "Rikki Don't Lose That Number" / "We can all lose that number"

Jimmy Buffett "Margaritaville" / "Stepped on a Pop-Tart"

Creedence Clearwater Revival "Lodi" / "Oh no, suckin' an old eye again"

Dire Straits "Money For Nothing" / "We got the Flintstone Microwave Ovens"

Deep Purple "Smoke on the Water" / "Slow talkin' Walter, the fire engine guy"

Beatles "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds" / "The girl with colitis goes by"

Police "Spirits in the Material World" / "We are upstairs in the material room"

Beatles "Paperback Writer" / "Pay for that Chrysler"

Elvis Presley "Suspicious Minds" / "We're calling a trout"

Police "Message In A Bottle" / "I'll send an SOS to a squirrel"

Police "Spirits in the Material World" / "Aspirins into my cereal bowl"

Ramones "I Wanna Be Sedated" / "I want a piece of date bread"

Ohio Players "Love Rollercoaster" / "Call the Coast Guard"

Monkees "Daydream Believer" / "Cheer obscene bikinis"

Led Zeppelin "All My Love" / "Olive, my love"

Elvis Presley "Return to Sender" / "Big Bird descender"

Elton John "Tiny Dancer" / "Hold me closer, Tony Danza"

Beatles "Lady Madonna" / "Knee deep in donuts"

Madonna "La Isla Bonita" / "Last night I dreamt of lumbago"

Paul Young "Everytime You Go Away" / "Every time you go away, you take a piece of meat with you"

Steppenwolf "Born to be Wild" / "I like smoking ice cream"

Maria Muldaur "Midnight At the Oasis" / "Midnight after you're wasted"

Beach Boys "California Girls" / "I dig a french bikini on a wild albatross"

Creedence Clearwater Revival "Bad Moon Rising" / "There's a bathroom on the right"

Wham! "Careless Whisper" / "Gimped-up feet ain't got no rhythm"

Bachman Turner Overdrive "Takin' Care of Business" / "Baking carrot biscuits"

Temptations "Papa Was a Rolling Stone" / "And when he died, all he left us was a lawn"

Ace of Base "All That She Wants" / "All that she wants is another bagel"

Santana "Oye Como Va" / "I live on your block"

Aerosmith "Dude Looks Like a Lady" / "Do the lucky lady"

Merrilee Rush "Angel of the Morning" / "Just cross my feet before you leave me"

Merrilee Rush "Angel of the Morning" / "Just smash my jeep before you leave me"

Starland Vocal Band "Afternoon Delight" / "Pineapples in Flight"

MC Hammer "Can't Touch This" / "King Tut Says"

Jimi Hendrix "Purple Haze" / "Excuse me while I kiss this guy"

Van McCoy "The Hustle" / "Use the hacksaw!"

Bee Gees "More Than A Woman" / "Bald-headed woman"

Kim Carnes "Bette Davis Eyes" / "She's got 30 days to die"

Bob Seger "Night Moves" / "Working on a knife wound"

J Geils Band "Freeze Frame" / "Flea Spray"

Who "Pinball Wizard" / "A pinball wizard's got suction cups for wrists"

John Travolta "You're the One That I Want" / "I got shoes, they're made of plywood"

Beach Boys "Good Vibrations" / "Good, good, good, goodbye raisins"

Mike Reno and Ann Wilson "Almost Paradise" / "All those Parrot Eyes"

Culture Club "Karma Chameleon" / "Become a comedian"

Til Tuesday "Voices Carry" / "This is Larry"

Bruce Springsteen "Hungry Heart" / "Everybody's got a hungry horse"

June 15th, 2006, 02:39 PM
LOL!! too funny!!
When I started reading the thread I kept thinking I was going to add Paul Young's "Every time you go away, you take a piece of meat with you" (but it was on the list) -- when I was a kid I asked my mom why the person was taking a piece of meat away!

June 15th, 2006, 02:41 PM
My favorite : John Travolta "You're the One That I Want" / "I got shoes, they're made of plywood"

June 15th, 2006, 03:26 PM
Cant remember the artists but here is mine

Hot blooded chicken of the sea - Hot blooded check it and sea

Lucy and this guy with diamonds - Lucy and the sky with Diamonds (the beatles)

Living in a spartacake and giving off sparks - Still not sure of the lyrics four non blonds.

In eggs shells cease deo - In excelsis deo (christmas hymm)

June 15th, 2006, 06:40 PM
Manfredd Mann's Earth Band - Blinded By the Light / And she was blinded by the light; Wrapped up like a douche below the rubber in the night (Blinded by the light; Wrapped up like a deuce, another runner in the night)

June 15th, 2006, 06:45 PM
"'Scuse me, while I kiss this guy"
I love that one. It's such a manly song and with those lyrics, just loses it's machismo.:D

June 15th, 2006, 07:17 PM
John Travolta "You're the One That I Want" / "I got shoes, they're made of plywood" That is tooo dang funny!!! lol

My personal one is either Live or someone like that " and adult films make me cry" I still dont know what they are saying! lol, so i sing that!!! ( cause some of them do lol)

June 15th, 2006, 09:09 PM
From an episode of Dharma & Greg...

"I wanna rock n roll all night - and part of every day!" :D

June 15th, 2006, 10:47 PM
I have 2 books of these-they're called mondegreens-by Gavin Edwards (he is/was a columnist for Spy magazine)

""Cuse me while I kiss this guy" and "He's got the whole world in his pants". They're priceless!

June 15th, 2006, 11:43 PM
I remember those books... There were some good Bob Marley ones in there but I can't remember them..:o

June 16th, 2006, 12:06 AM
Andy Gibb`s Shadow Dancing
"Shut up and Dance"

June 16th, 2006, 11:49 AM
Island of seals (Our lips are sealed by The Gogo's) heard it on SNL's Wayne's world.

June 17th, 2006, 10:36 PM
Ok... there's lots of bad words in this but I heard my husband singing it one day and cried laughing ..... he sincerely thought these were the words ...

Fat Joe - Rockaway I think it's called ...

lyrics actually are ..

My Ni***ers don't dance they just pull up there pants .. and do the rockaway.

My husband sang .....

My N*ts don't dance they just fill up my pants ...... HAHAHAHA

June 17th, 2006, 10:38 PM
I noticed Jet Airliner up there ....

words are - Big Ol Jet Airliner .. don't carry me to far away
As a child (snicker) I thought it was Beagle Jagged Liar ...... tee hee .. ok maybe into my teens too...

June 17th, 2006, 11:18 PM
I don't have the books handy but I can remember some of my favs, and a few of my own:

Thirty thieves and the Thunder chief (Dirty deeds and they're done dirt cheap) by AC/DC (one of my own and in the book)

People love bagels(Viva Las Vegas)-Elvis

I'd like to keep my cheese dry today(I'd like to keep my cheeks dry today)-Blind Melon, No Rain

Mice aroma(My Sharona)-The Knack

I like it kinky(Alive and kicking)-Simple Minds

Maid Marion, showing her t*ts for free(Maid Marion on her gentle feet)-Squeeze, Pulling mussles from a shell-this one was one of mine :o misheard a few weeks ago after hearing it right for years

Clown Control to Mao Tze Tung(Ground Control to Major Tom)-David Bowie, Space Oddity

There are spirits, eating my Cheerios(There are spirits, in the material world)-the Police

Shamu, in mysterious ways(She moves in mysterious ways)-U2

You make me feel like a rash on a woman(You make me feel like a natural woman)

That's about all I can remember for now....