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Hibbyradge
12-05-2018, 01:05 PM
Was there a thread about this already?

I thought there was but I can't find it. Maybe I imagined it.

Anyway, Liz Kershaw is getting folk to tell her about songs they sand the wrong words to and a guy just phoned in with the best I've heard for a while.

He thought Feargal Sharkey sang "A good parking space is hard to find"! :faf:

snooky
12-05-2018, 01:20 PM
Was there a thread about this already?

I thought there was but I can't find it. Maybe I imagined it.

Anyway, Liz Kershaw is getting folk to tell her about songs they sand the wrong words to and a guy just phoned in with the best I've heard for a while.

He thought Feargal Sharkey sang "A good parking space is hard to find"! :faf:

Brilliant! :greengrin

Future17
12-05-2018, 02:52 PM
My girlfriend's brother-in-law thought the lyrics of "You're So Vain" included:

"...some underworld spy or the wife of a postman, wife of a postman..."

Hibbyradge
12-05-2018, 05:28 PM
My girlfriend's brother-in-law thought the lyrics of "You're So Vain" included:

"...some underworld spy or the wife of a postman, wife of a postman..."

:faf:

I had to listen to it to see how it was possible to hear "close friend" as postman.

But it actually does! :hilarious

PS I just posted YSV on the iconic lyrics thread.

CropleyWasGod
12-05-2018, 05:31 PM
Please excuse me while I kiss this guy.

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sleeping giant
12-05-2018, 05:31 PM
Cliff Richard it's so funny.
Always thought it was piss off honey

Hiber-nation
12-05-2018, 07:31 PM
One of my favourite songs of all time, Grandaddy's Now It's On, has 2 different versions of the lyrics quoted on various lyric sites.

"Now that the cay's in place
Where the sea used to be"

Or

"Now that the "k"s in place
Where the "c" used to be"

Both could be right.

Mibbes Aye
12-05-2018, 08:12 PM
I suspect I’ll get slaughtered by Loopz for this but I first heard Bob Marley’s “Redemption Song” in my early teens, loved it as anyone should, but could never figure out one particular bit.

He sang about being taken from the bottom lispet. I had no idea what a lispet was, pre-internet so no Googling available and nor indeed did I understand why they were stacked vertically and could only assume the bottom one was the worst.

I think I was in my thirties before I sussed it was “bottomless pit”.

Mibbes Aye
12-05-2018, 11:49 PM
I think this featured on the previous thread that Hibbyradge mentioned:

The classic 80s pop-rock "We Built This City" by Jefferson Starship - I always heard the line -

"While Tony plays the mamba, listen to the radio"

when the actual lyric was

"Marconi plays the mamba, listen to the radio"

I always wondered who Tony was, and why his mamba playing was important but shouldn't interfere with listening to the radio :greengrin

Billy Whizz
13-05-2018, 07:56 AM
Paul Young

“Everytime you go away, you take a piece of meat with you’

sleeping giant
13-05-2018, 08:43 AM
I suspect I’ll get slaughtered by Loopz for this but I first heard Bob Marley’s “Redemption Song” in my early teens, loved it as anyone should, but could never figure out one particular bit.

He sang about being taken from the bottom lispet. I had no idea what a lispet was, pre-internet so no Googling available and nor indeed did I understand why they were stacked vertically and could only assume the bottom one was the worst.

I think I was in my thirties before I sussed it was “bottomless pit”.

Redemption song.

Some say it's just a fortifeit , you've got to fulfill the book :greengrin

speedy_gonzales
13-05-2018, 09:31 AM
My Mrs, until VERY recently thought Black Box sang "Right on time" rather than "Ride on time",,,, not to bad until you pull her up for it and she's adamant she's right, a quick Google search and relax in to smug mode!

Mixu62
13-05-2018, 11:04 AM
Opening line of the Aussie national anthem sounds a lot like "Australian's all eat ostriches".

TRC
13-05-2018, 04:32 PM
My missus was devastated when I told her the line in Hurt Johnny Cash my Swedish friend (she's swedish) was in fact my sweetest friend.

McD
13-05-2018, 04:52 PM
Had a mate who at the time it was a big hit, was sure ****gy’s “Boombastic” contained the line

‘she call me mr boombastic, I’m effing fantastic, please can I have a cheese roll’

To be fair, I’m not sure ****gy knew the lyrics, and just mumbled randomly :greengrin

Onceinawhile
13-05-2018, 08:33 PM
An ex of the sister in law thought the lyrics were

Oh darling I was flying to Mexico.

When it is, of course: oh darling I was blind to let you go.

Jim44
15-05-2018, 06:36 AM
When I was five my Daddy took me down to Easter Road He lifted me a pie upon his shoulder

Future17
15-05-2018, 01:51 PM
When I was five my Daddy took me down to Easter Road He lifted me a pie upon his shoulder

Similar theme:

"Every week, rain or shine, we'd all lose our jobs".

CropleyWasGod
15-05-2018, 01:53 PM
My daughter....

"lay a Wispa, on your pillow"

Hibbyradge
15-05-2018, 04:46 PM
Similar theme:

"Every week, rain or shine, we'd all lose our jobs".

:faf:

Brilliant!

MSK
15-05-2018, 07:48 PM
My daughter....

"lay a Wispa, on your pillow"My Daughters when bairns always thought Robbie Williams Kick Ass Angel was Kit Kat Angel 😆

Future17
15-05-2018, 07:59 PM
My Daughters when bairns always thought Robbie Williams Kick Ass Angel was Kit Kat Angel 😆

Space?

Casey1875
15-05-2018, 07:59 PM
I think this featured on the previous thread that Hibbyradge mentioned:

The classic 80s pop-rock "We Built This City" by Jefferson Starship - I always heard the line -

"While Tony plays the mamba, listen to the radio"

when the actual lyric was

"Marconi plays the mamba, listen to the radio"

I always wondered who Tony was, and why his mamba playing was important but shouldn't interfere with listening to the radio :greengrin

I would never have known this if you hadn't posted!

IGRIGI
15-05-2018, 08:00 PM
In my younger days I embarrassingly sung "my rhubarb is sour" many a time at the top of my lungs instead of "my room on this earth" during Sunshine on Leith sing-a-longs...

Hibbyradge
15-05-2018, 08:34 PM
In my younger days I embarrassingly sung "my rhubarb is sour" many a time at the top of my lungs instead of "my room on this earth" during Sunshine on Leith sing-a-longs...

:faf:

grunt
15-05-2018, 08:48 PM
In my younger days I embarrassingly sung "my rhubarb is sour" many a time at the top of my lungs instead of "my room on this earth" during Sunshine on Leith sing-a-longs...I will never get that out of my head, now.

MSK
15-05-2018, 08:50 PM
Space?Possibly mate, unsure where I got Robbie Williams from but it was a long time ago 😁

HUTCHYHIBBY
16-05-2018, 04:55 AM
When I was a wee laddie I used to think the Desmond Dekker song was called Me ears are alight! :-)

MSK
16-05-2018, 05:15 AM
When I was a wee laddie I used to think the Desmond Dekker song was called Me ears are alight! :-)😆

patch1875
16-05-2018, 09:00 AM
On 6music just now.

Big Fun - Inner City

We’re having meatballs.

Hibbyradge
16-05-2018, 09:15 AM
When I was a wee laddie I used to think the Desmond Dekker song was called Me ears are alight! :-)

That song is full of misheard lyrics.

You must remember the advert;


https://youtu.be/clD6J9OmkJI

Peevemor
16-05-2018, 09:23 AM
In Peter Gabriel's 'Sledgehammer', the line "I've been feeding the rhythm" sounds a lot like "I've been peeing in the river".

Scouse Hibby
16-05-2018, 02:51 PM
The Peter Kay clip of misheard lyrics is brilliant.

IGRIGI
16-05-2018, 03:47 PM
I had to check up on another one and just realised it's "just like my love everlasting" and not "just like my love on the back seat" in When the Beat Goes On by The Whispers.

Pedantic_Hibee
16-05-2018, 08:11 PM
Van Morrison - Brown Eyed Girl.

"Going down on the old man...transistor radio"

Billy Whizz
16-05-2018, 08:29 PM
My girls used to sing when they were much younger

“Love me for a raisin”

WeeRussell
17-05-2018, 11:43 AM
More mistiming than mishearing lyrics but the amount of folk who still give it a big "da da da" after the first chorus of 500 miles.. :grr:

WeeRussell
17-05-2018, 11:45 AM
Some folk won't be too familiar with the song but:

The Rolling Stones - Tumbling Dice... I originally heard Jagger singing "Call me the Chocolate Man"... until I looked at the title of the song of course.

Incidentally it's an absolute belter of a song, whichever lyrics you use!

WeeRussell
17-05-2018, 11:47 AM
There was a song about 20 years ago now that went "what the hell am I doing drinking in LA?"

My schoolmate at the time thought "What the hell am I doing drinking lemonade?" which to be fair is a question I've asked myself more than the actual lyrics :agree:

Saturday Boy
17-05-2018, 12:10 PM
I can’t believe I’m the only person who thought Super John McGinn was “bigger than Japan” 😄

Future17
17-05-2018, 12:37 PM
Listening to "Somewhere In My Heart" by Aztec Camera on the radio this morning and I always thought the air was "chill".

I can't really explain it as "still" makes a lot more sense.

Pedantic_Hibee
17-05-2018, 09:12 PM
I can see clearly now, Lorraine has gone...

CropleyWasGod
17-05-2018, 09:17 PM
I can see clearly now, Lorraine has gone...I can see Deirdre, Shirley?

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blackpoolhibs
20-05-2018, 01:32 PM
Look at the scolded nun. :greengrin

https://www.youtube.com/embed/KNZH-emehxA

LustForLeith
20-05-2018, 03:22 PM
I always thought the hymn we sang at school wasn’t ‘Who built the ark? Noah! Noah!” But “Who built the ark? No one! No one!”

My mum thought I was taking the piss by singing it at the top of my voice in church.

Time For Heroes
21-05-2018, 06:36 AM
My wife thought the lyrics to Barbara Ann*from the Beach Boys were
Bop bop bop, bop bop around
😂😂😂😂

Andy Bee
21-05-2018, 09:47 AM
I had my son convinced for ages that in the remix Titanium by David Guetta I think, the lyrics were actually "I am Hibernian" when she sang "I am titanium" . It was played a lot at ER and the PA system certainly helped. :greengrin

HUTCHYHIBBY
21-05-2018, 10:09 AM
I had my son convinced for ages that in the remix Titanium by David Guetta I think, the lyrics were actually "I am Hibernian" when she sang "I am titanium" . It was played a lot at ER and the PA system certainly helped. :greengrin

Have a search on Youtube - 500 miles of Titanium, weird but, it works! :-)

matty_f
21-05-2018, 10:31 AM
I always thought the tune to Batman was " nananananananananana Batman!" instead of "nananananananananananana Batman!"

What an idiot!

Future17
21-05-2018, 11:07 AM
I had my son convinced for ages that in the remix Titanium by David Guetta I think, the lyrics were actually "I am Hibernian" when she sang "I am titanium" . It was played a lot at ER and the PA system certainly helped. :greengrin

I sing "Go Hibbys Go" in Timberlake's "Sexyback" but I've no idea what he's actually singing.

Andy Bee
21-05-2018, 09:00 PM
Have a search on Youtube - 500 miles of Titanium, weird but, it works! :-)



HA Ha that's brilliant :greengrin

Jim44
22-05-2018, 06:49 AM
I need a hot tub - Donna Summer

Greentinted
22-05-2018, 02:17 PM
I always picture Whitney Houston seeking advice on harvesting honey when she sings, “I’m asking you cos you know about bee stings.”

Peevemor
22-05-2018, 03:32 PM
I always picture Whitney Houston seeking advice on harvesting honey when she sings, “I’m asking you cos you know about bee stings.”

Beastings would have been worse...