Spotify releases playlist of top 10 misheard lyrics

Published On: Jul 11 2013 10:08:17 AM EDT

Spotify has created a list of the most misheard lyrics in popular music. The music streaming service asked over 1,000 people to submit the song lyrics they hear people sing incorrectly the most.

Spotify has created a "Top Misquoted Lyrics" playlist based on its poll of 1,042 people who submitted the songs they heard most often being mis-sung.

Here's the list:

1. Manfred Mann's Earth Band, Blinded By the Light (52%)

WRONG: "Blinded by the light ... wrapped up like a (pejorative word) when you're rollin' in the night"

RIGHT: "Blinded by the light, revved up like a deuce, another runner in the night"

2. Jimi Hendrix, Purple Haze (19%)

WRONG: "Scuse me, while I kiss this guy"

RIGHT: "Scuse me, while I kiss the sky"

3. The Clash, Rock the Casbah (14%)

WRONG: "Rock the cat box"

RIGHT: "Rock the Casbah"

4. Elton John, Tiny Dancer (13%)

WRONG: "Hold me closer Tony Danza"

RIGHT: "Hold me closer tiny dancer"

5. Credence Clearwater Revival, Bad Moon Rising (12%)

WRONG: "There's a bathroom on the right"

RIGHT: "There's a bad moon on the rise"

6. Guns N' Roses, Paradise City (10%)

WRONG: "Take me down to a very nice city"

RIGHT: "Take me down to the paradise city"

7. Van Halen, Panama (9%)

WRONG: "Animal!"

RIGHT: "Panama!"

8. Far East Movement, Like a G6 (8%)

WRONG: "Like a cheese stick"

RIGHT: "Like a G6"

9. TLC, Waterfalls (7%)

WRONG: "Don't go Jason waterfalls"

RIGHT: "Don't go chasing waterfalls"

10. Macy Gray, I Try (4%)

WRONG: "I blow bubbles when you are not here"

RIGHT: "My world crumbles when you are not near"

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