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2022-03-21 8:35:13 AM  
List utterly fails for missing "Heartache Tonight".
 
2022-03-21 8:45:03 AM  
This is like the Matrix of listicles. It's been done so many times, and we've become exceedingly efficient at it.
 
2022-03-21 8:49:35 AM  
This is more like a list of rejected Wierd Al parody lyrics.
 
2022-03-21 8:57:02 AM  
If anyone falls into the goddamn trap of mentioning pompitus of love I'm gonna screeeeem. I hate that kind of preconceived rubbish where they're trying to manipulate their readers. Pompitus of love everyone will say, thinking oh how original and clever I am! Meanwhile people are still being murdered in Europe, the world's most vulnerable people are still being oppressed, animals are still being tortured to death for food, and that utter bastard trump is still somehow f*cking alive. Pompitus of love my ass.
 
2022-03-21 9:03:47 AM  
I was certainly guilty of the Manfred Mann back in the day. I also didn't realize it was "this" instead of "these" in that Eurythmics song.

CSB - The Kentucky Headhunters had a song 30ish years ago entitled "Dumas Walker". Friend of a friend said she was offended by the song. Why? Because she thought the lyrics were "Let's all go down to do Miss Walker".

CSB 2 (Electric Boogaloo) - my wife likes to watch stuff with the closed captioning on. We were watching "Umbrella Academy" and "Barracuda" by Heart was played. CC showed the lyrics.. I can't remember exactly what lyrics I misheard, but there were quite a few of them.
 
2022-03-21 9:18:08 AM  
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2022-03-21 9:19:14 AM  
Some of these I knew about. The list is endless for me for misheard lyrics. Heck even in regular conversations I hear things differently sometimes.
 
2022-03-21 9:19:41 AM  

Stephen_Falken: If anyone falls into the goddamn trap of mentioning pompitus of love I'm gonna screeeeem. I hate that kind of preconceived rubbish where they're trying to manipulate their readers. Pompitus of love everyone will say, thinking oh how original and clever I am! Meanwhile people are still being murdered in Europe, the world's most vulnerable people are still being oppressed, animals are still being tortured to death for food, and that utter bastard trump is still somehow f*cking alive. Pompitus of love my ass.


It's "pompous ass of love," fyi...
 
2022-03-21 9:25:10 AM  
I am 🎶
The worrier
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2022-03-21 9:39:24 AM  
"Sweet dreams are made of cheese"

No. Sorry, no one thinks that, it's like trying to claim "Dirty deeds and the dunder chief". Stop taking memes or obvious jokes from comedians as a way people seriously would take lyrics.
 
2022-03-21 9:43:45 AM  
Reminds me of an 80s Karaoke night where some drunken gent got up, belted out three songs with the most bizarrely miss-interpreted lyrics then informed the audience that he didn't know how to read.
Peeps bought him so many beers that he most-likely died.
 
2022-03-21 9:49:16 AM  

AppleOptionEsc: "Sweet dreams are made of cheese"

No. Sorry, no one thinks that, it's like trying to claim "Dirty deeds and the dunder chief". Stop taking memes or obvious jokes from comedians as a way people seriously would take lyrics.


I do like the one about Ben Thunders Truck.
 
2022-03-21 9:53:50 AM  

Pavia_Resistance: CSB - The Kentucky Headhunters had a song 30ish years ago entitled "Dumas Walker". Friend of a friend said she was offended by the song. Why? Because she thought the lyrics were "Let's all go down to do Miss Walker".


I will never sing Dumas Walker the same way again.
 
2022-03-21 10:06:45 AM  
I thought Johnny Rivers' "Secret Agent Man" was actually "Secret Asian Man".  I actually prefer this version.  Secret Asian Man is more fun to imagine.

I've heard that in Australia, the lyrics for "Our Lips Are Sealed" were understood to their ears to be "Alex the Seal."
 
2022-03-21 10:06:49 AM  
Tag Team- Whoomp! (Mayonnaise)
 
2022-03-21 10:13:07 AM  
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2022-03-21 10:15:10 AM  
'Hold Me Closer, Tony Danza'

Or the other version, "Hold my clothes and tie me down, sir".
 
2022-03-21 10:16:44 AM  
'I Can See Clearly Now, Lorraine Has Gone'

Lorraine gets around.  Refer to Tom Petty's "Running Down a Dream": "The last three days, Lorraine was unstoppable."
 
2022-03-21 10:16:58 AM  
You could do a whole list just of Creedence's "Green River"
 
2022-03-21 10:21:38 AM  
In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida (2006 Remaster Full-Length)
Youtube Tfpn3wHoNGA
 
2022-03-21 10:21:39 AM  

Pants full of macaroni!!: 'I Can See Clearly Now, Lorraine Has Gone'

Lorraine gets around.  Refer to Tom Petty's "Running Down a Dream": "The last three days, Lorraine was unstoppable."


I wanna know, have you ever seen Lorraine.
/ Yes, Lorraine got around a lot in pop music.
 
2022-03-21 10:23:17 AM  
Now, the best one I've witnessed in person:

Sitting in the break room at a previous job.  They broadcast various Sirius-XM stations over the PA, and they had the classic-rock station on this particular day.  I was in the room with about 5 other people, including a middle-aged black woman.  The song being played was ZZ Top's "Cheap Sunglasses".  Right after the start of the third verse, she said, "Did he just sing 'Now go out and get yourself some big black friends'?"  The others in the room explained to her that the song was called "Cheap Sunglasses", and the reference was to "thick black frames".
 
2022-03-21 10:24:02 AM  
This:

MISHEARD LYRICS - Pearl Jam - Yellow Ledbetter
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2022-03-21 10:24:39 AM  
OK, I didn't think "Blinded by the Light" actually said "wrapped up like a douche" but I never actually learned the real words so I'll give that one to the list.

I did at one point mishear TLC's "Chasing Waterfalls" as "Jason Waterfalls" which at least works as a metaphorical name, but I'm pretty sure that got cleared up upon the second listening.
 
2022-03-21 10:24:45 AM  

Rapmaster2000: I've heard that in Australia, the lyrics for "Our Lips Are Sealed" were understood to their ears to be "Alex the Seal."


The first few times I heard that song, I thought it was "Unless I See You".
 
2022-03-21 10:25:08 AM  
My favorite is the Steve Miller classic "Bingo Jed had a light on".
 
2022-03-21 10:26:54 AM  
Again
As a wee lad of, like, 11 or 12, thought it was "Shave for me girl, I wanna be your back door man," which made Whole Lotta Love a disturbingly hardcore song.
 
2022-03-21 10:27:00 AM  

UberDave: List utterly fails for missing "Heartache Tonight".


Or, for that matter, "Take It Easy": "Looking for a lover who won't blow my brother."
 
2022-03-21 10:27:07 AM  

The5thElement: Pants full of macaroni!!: 'I Can See Clearly Now, Lorraine Has Gone'

Lorraine gets around.  Refer to Tom Petty's "Running Down a Dream": "The last three days, Lorraine was unstoppable."

I wanna know, have you ever seen Lorraine.
/ Yes, Lorraine got around a lot in pop music.


I miss Lorraine down in Africa.
 
2022-03-21 10:27:59 AM  

Stephen_Falken: If anyone falls into the goddamn trap of mentioning pompitus of love I'm gonna screeeeem.


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2022-03-21 10:38:24 AM  

WelldeadLink: [Youtube-video https://www.youtube.com/embed/Tfpn3wHoNGA]



Slayer - In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida
Youtube -2FvK54LWCg
 
2022-03-21 10:51:16 AM  

AppleOptionEsc: "Sweet dreams are made of cheese"

No. Sorry, no one thinks that, it's like trying to claim "Dirty deeds and the dunder chief". Stop taking memes or obvious jokes from comedians as a way people seriously would take lyrics.


Funny you should mention that one...
one of my college friends, this guy we called "Grateful Dave," told us of the time his mother shouted at him to "Turn off that loud laundry song!" While he was playing his metal albums.  He was totally confused, and asked, why do you think it's a song about laundry, is it because they're named AC/DC and you go to appliances with that?  And she was like "No, you dum-dum, it's right there in those lyrics they scream: 'Diiirty jeans, Dun-ga-rees! Dirty jeans and a dun-ga-rees! over and over!"
 
2022-03-21 10:52:26 AM  
That Rush song: "I will chose a bathysphere, I will chose free will."
 
2022-03-21 11:00:11 AM  
Climb every woman
It's only meat
 
2022-03-21 11:12:07 AM  
Life would be ecstasy, you and me and Leslie groovin'
 
2022-03-21 11:13:18 AM  
The Four Tops - Bernadette
Youtube 3C_17FtGG6M


Burn her dead!
 
2022-03-21 11:13:26 AM  

Steep Spiral: You could do a whole list just of Creedence's "Green River"


I loved their music but Fogerty did not enunciated well.
 
2022-03-21 11:15:22 AM  
I knew a girl that thought the Stones 'beast of burden' was saying "I'll never be your big Suburban".  Sort makes sense.
 
2022-03-21 11:31:06 AM  
Whoa whoa whoa it's my dick.
 
2022-03-21 11:37:16 AM  

Gramma: I knew a girl that thought the Stones 'beast of burden' was saying "I'll never be your big Suburban".  Sort makes sense.


Duh. It's "I'll never be your pizza burger."
 
2022-03-21 11:56:41 AM  
High school days back in the '70s . . . Disco time!  A girl I knew thought "Do the Hustle" was "Eat a Hot Dog"!
 
2022-03-21 11:58:14 AM  
♫ Carrying a laser down the road that I must travel
Carrying a laser through the darkness of the night
Carrying a laser where I'm going, will you follow?
Carrying a laser on the highway in the night ♫

/Hokey religions and ancient weapons are no match for a good blaster at your side, kid.
 
2022-03-21 12:04:54 PM  

Englebert Slaptyback: WelldeadLink: [Youtube-video https://www.youtube.com/embed/Tfpn3wHoNGA]


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I hadn't heard that cover before. Thanks for sharing.
 
2022-03-21 12:47:19 PM  

RabidRythmDivas: High school days back in the '70s . . . Disco time!  A girl I knew thought "Do the Hustle" was "Eat a Hot Dog"!


Well??? Did she "Eat The Hot Dog"? IYKWMAITYDWTFBBQ
 
2022-03-21 12:51:32 PM  
Not only did I think it was 'there's a bathroom on the right', I conflated the song with another one, and thought the bathroom was in The House Of The Rising Sun.
 
2022-03-21 12:58:26 PM  
When I was a kid, "Deck the Halls with Uncle Charley".  I had an Uncle Charley, never questioned what I was singing and can't remember when the realization came to me.
 
2022-03-21 1:02:10 PM  
My wife used to mis-hear Sting's "Fortress Around Your Heart" as, "If I spread this horse mess around your farm".

Peter Gabriel's "Sledgehammer" lyrics were misunderstood as, "I just peed in the river. Just peed in the river."

A couple I picked up from a children's book way back in the depths of time. One character was singing what he thought were christmas carols: "Dig the holes with trowels, by golly!" and "Good King Vince's car backed out on a piece of Steven."

When my wife was a kid, she used to think one line from "We Wish You a Merry Christmas" was, "Bring us some piggy pudding".

Steely Dan's song, "Don't Take Me Alive" used to get mis-heard as, "I crossed my old man back in Oregon."
 
2022-03-21 1:10:11 PM  

mononymous: RabidRythmDivas: High school days back in the '70s . . . Disco time!  A girl I knew thought "Do the Hustle" was "Eat a Hot Dog"!

Well??? Did she "Eat The Hot Dog"? IYKWMAITYDWTFBBQ


I dunno, but in another song from the era, she ate her pizza dancing to the beat.

/yes, that was an actual lyric.  "Boogie Fever" by the Sylvers.
//i'm old
 
2022-03-21 1:17:21 PM  

Wenchmaster: Peter Gabriel's "Sledgehammer" lyrics were misunderstood as, "I just peed in the river. Just peed in the river."


I feel seen.
 
2022-03-21 1:30:33 PM  
'Wrapped up Like a Douche'

The problem with that song is, the actual lyrics make even less sense as the misheard ones.
 
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