Some of My Favorite Misheard Lyrics
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Two chickens to paralyze, pack your bags, we’ll leave tonight—Eddie Money
Man it’s a hot one Like seven midgets in the midday sun—Santana
Well, since she put me down
There’ve been owls pukin’ in my bed.—The Beach Boys via Dave Barry
I don’t wanna cause no fuss (To munch a magic butt) But can I bite your magic butt? (No!)—The Who
Might as well face it, you’re a dick with a glove.—Robert Palmer
Oh, we are sailing/Yes, give Jesus pants—John Lennon
She was a gay stripper—The Beatles
Jesus Christ Superstar/Show me frilly knickers and a see-through bra
My name is Drew—Elvis Costello
Well, since she put me down/There’ve been owls pukin’ in my bed—The Beach Boys
I’m the god of Velveeta, honey—Iron Butterfly
My Anus is the Center Hole—J. Geils Band
You’ve been outright offensive for so long now—The Eagles
It’s my party/And I’ll cry “Papa haunts you”—Leslie Gore
She’s some kind of demon/Does she live mortal?—Cream
Back at the Roadhouse, I got someone to love—The Doors
For more, see Runt. And also Imgflip. And this video. Of course, Imgur. HuffPo even gets into the act. Some more contemporary lyrics from Popbuzz. And Smoothradio. And especially Misheard Lyrics Illustrated!
Bringing in the Cheese—Knowles Shaw Contributed by Kathy P.
Night and day, under the hide-a-bed—Cole Porter Contributed by Mary Ann B.