SURVEY: Most of us have misheard song lyrics
We’ve all heard someone do it – mishear the lyrics to a song and turn around and sing the mangled lyric to the amusement of those around them.
Now, the music streaming service -- Spotify has collected "Top Misquoted Song Lyrics". They are one of the service’s popular playlists.
1,042 listeners were asked to submit the songs they hear people singing incorrectly. Here are a few of the best lyric screw-ups:
Here are a few of the best lyric screw-ups:
1. Manfred Mann's Earth Band, Blinded By the Light
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
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
WRONG: "Hold me closer Tony Danza"
RIGHT: "Hold me closer tiny dancer"
5. Credence Clearwater Revival, Bad Moon Rising
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
8. Far East Movement, Like a G6
WRONG: "Like a cheese stick"
RIGHT: "Like a G6"
9. TLC, Waterfalls
WRONG: "Don't go Jason waterfalls"
RIGHT: "Don't go chasing waterfalls"
10. Macy Gray, I Try
WRONG: "I blow bubbles when you are not here"
RIGHT: "My world crumbles when you are not near"