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Old 02-23-18, 08:31 AM
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Karma, karma, karma, karma, karma chameleon
You come and go, you come and go
Loving would be easy if your colors were like my dreams
Red, gold, and green, red, gold, and green

I always heard it as

Karma, karma, karma, karma, karma chameleon
You come and go, you come and go
Loving would be easy if your coming to like my dreams
That golden dream, that golden dream
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Old 02-23-18, 11:47 AM
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The Who.... We're living in funk. Living in funk. It's a put on.
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Old 02-23-18, 11:48 AM
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Jefferson Airplane/Starship/Whatever.... We built Tipp City. We built Tipp City just south of Troy-oy!
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Jefferson Airplane/Starship/Whatever.... We built Tipp City. We built Tipp City just south of Troy-oy!
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Old 02-27-18, 06:01 PM
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Every time you go you take a piece of meat with you

This is before the internet where you can look up the lyrics.


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Old 02-27-18, 06:02 PM
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Peter Gabriel - Games Without Frontiers

For years I thought Kate Bush was singing: "She's so popular."

When it's actually "Jeux sans frontiere."
I thought it was She's So Popular
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Old 02-27-18, 06:05 PM
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"Baby but I are, I'm a star"

This line always threw me off and sounded like gibberish


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Old 02-27-18, 06:07 PM
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"Ooh Ooh I do shit for you"

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Old 03-01-18, 03:47 AM
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Originally Posted by Deadman31 View Post
Karma, karma, karma, karma, karma chameleon
You come and go, you come and go
Loving would be easy if your colors were like my dreams
Red, gold, and green, red, gold, and green

I always heard it as

Karma, karma, karma, karma, karma chameleon
You come and go, you come and go
Loving would be easy if your coming to like my dreams
That golden dream, that golden dream
I always heard " come on come on come on come on come on chameleon!" As a kid
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Old 03-02-18, 01:37 PM
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Mask you made = mess you made.

Demons, Imagine Dragons.

I still pretend it's mask.
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Old 03-06-18, 09:41 PM
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Just heard one on the radio that made me chuckle about what I thought it originally was. The End of the Line, by the Traveling Wilburys.

Well it's all right
If ya got somewhere to lay

First time I thought it was "If ya got someONE to lay".

And for TV themes, Family Guy:

Lucky there's a man who
positively can do
all the things that make us
F'n cry

(considering who speaks that line, it's not out of the question)
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Old 03-07-18, 11:38 AM
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I always thought Eddie Murphy's Party all the Time sounded like "My girl wants to potty all the time" haha
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Old 03-12-18, 02:53 PM
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And little early birdy gave my anus curly whirly....
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Old 03-14-18, 03:15 PM
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Originally Posted by Perkinsun Dzees View Post
Peter Gabriel - Games Without Frontiers

For years I thought Kate Bush was singing: "She's so popular."

When it's actually "Jeux sans frontiere."
LOL. For me, it was "She's so far below."
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Old 03-14-18, 09:06 PM
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Not a misheard lyric, but just now discovered that whom I thought was Cher singing 'Daddy Don't You Walk So Fast' (1972) is actually Wayne Newton ...
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Old 03-17-18, 04:01 AM
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Watched Grease earlier.
As a kid, “You’re the one that I want” was always “THE ONE IN A BOAT!” to me.
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Old 03-18-18, 04:54 AM
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I'm Not in Love - 10cc

For a long time I thought the chick was saying, "Be quiet. Be poised and quiet."
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Old 03-24-18, 05:16 AM
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My Mother was a tailor
She sewed my new blue jeans


My Mother was a traitor
She sold my new blue jeans.

House of the Rising Sun- The Animals
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Old 03-29-18, 03:25 AM
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And for TV themes, Family Guy:

Lucky there's a man who
positively can do
all the things that make us
F'n cry

(considering who speaks that line, it's not out of the question)
That was actually a big controversy surrounding the show, and there's actually episodes (a whole season maybe) where Stewie says LAUGH very distinctly. At the time Seth always maintained he said "laugh" but the accent made it sound different. They ended up going back to the original version. I believe there's an episode that addresses this very thing.

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Old 04-22-18, 09:46 PM
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Love is all around, no need to waste is.
You can have a cow, why don't you taste it?
You're gonna make it after all!


-Theme to The Mary Tyler Moore Show
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Old 04-22-18, 10:14 PM
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Poison-Fallen Angel:

"WIMPY! Mama's fallen angel!"
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Old 04-22-18, 10:35 PM
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Originally Posted by kenbuzz View Post
Love is all around, no need to waste is.
You can have a cow, why don't you taste it?
You're gonna make it after all!


-Theme to The Mary Tyler Moore Show


Heard 'Authority Song' by John Cougar today which reminded me I used to think
"Growin' up leads to growin' old
and then to dyin'"

went "growin' old and then to DIANE"

I thought it was some tricky call out to 'Jack and Diane' and that he was saying Diane really wasn't all that ...
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Old 04-24-18, 02:56 AM
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Another one I just thought of is Dire Straits:

"Money for nothing and checks for free"

I thought it was an intentional redundancy, you know, like George Thorogood : "I drink alone. With nobody else. And you know when I drink alone, I prefer to be by myself"
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Originally Posted by Kurtie Dee View Post
Not a misheard lyric, but just now discovered that whom I thought was Cher singing 'Daddy Don't You Walk So Fast' (1972) is actually Wayne Newton ...
I always thought that the following was sung by women but it was by men:
Steam's- Na Na Na Hey Hey Hey
Mathew's Southern Comfort's -Woodstock
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