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I used to think that partridge in a pear tree was "cartridge" in a pear tree(christmas song)
I used to think the song "all about that bass" by Megan Trainor was "all about that paste" and I thought she was singing about toothpaste!
In the little einsteins theme song, I thought they were singing "We're going in a trip in our favorite chocolate chip"
In the song Jump by Van Halen, I used to think that they were singing "You got it top, I've seen the tub of soap 'round".
I thought the song Same Old Love by Selena Gomez was "Same old glove".
In the Avril Lavine song Complicated, I thought she was singing "You're never gonna find your blanket"
I used to believe the lyrics to Rupert Holmes' "Escape" were "if you like pina coladas, and getting cotton lorraine". I had no clear idea what "cotton lorraine" was, but I guessed it was some kind of facial.
When I was little I loved the song Love roller coaster by the Ohio players. I used to think when he says "a crazy ride now" was "eggs and rhyme now". I got the image of scrambled eggs whenever that part came on.
I used to think in "row your boat", they said "life is butter dream". I always pictured rowing your boat down a lake of butter in the sky.
When I heard "Santa Claus is Coming to Town", I always heard "He knows if you've been bad or good" as "he knows if you've been batter good". I thought of cake batter at first, but then I reasoned that "batter good" was an odd term for "very good".
A lot of people think the song Bad Moon on the Rise is Bathroom on the right but I got to see this illustrated live at a Berkeley Folk club by the Celtic Rock band Boiled in Lead.They were introducing themselves and the club at the start of the concert and they said where the exits were, ect. and then they all broke into tune together and sang "by the way there is a bathroom on the righy" which was correct. It was very unexpected and funny and thr audience broke up laughing and clapping.Later they did one better by playing Bad Moon on the bagpipes! It was a great concert.
There's a folk song called "Bay of Fundy " by a singer called Gordon Bok.It's a sea song about how dreary and dangerous this bay in Canada is.There's a line about how thr singer would like to " spend his days on the Labrador" and never see old Fundys shore, as in the area of that name in Canada.I heard the song for the first time when I was about seven, and I was baffled.Tohe only "Labrador " I knew of was the dog ( Labrador ).So in honor of the song I drew a picture of a large black dog with a tiny person on its back and presented it to my mother.She looked really confused and asked me to explain.Annoyed, I said "you know, like the song". To clarify things for idiots, I added a balloon above the tiny person saying "I'm on the Labrador".Mom finally got it and started laughing like crazy.It took several years, and an Atlas, before I finally got the cause of the hilarity.Then I just felt embarrassed.
I used to think that chorus to the song "Tiny Dancer" was "hold me close now Tony Danza." This was until I was about 16.
I went to Church camp when I was ten, and we sang a song called "Put Your Hand in the Hand of the Man from Galilee". I thought it went "Put your hand in the hand that spilled the water" ( it actually was actually STILLED the water)and the next verse was I thought ;Put your hand in the hand of man who climbed the tree" ( actually "calmed the sea".
I thought the line "round yon virgin" in Silent Night was supposed to be "round young virgin" (I wasn't sure what a virgin was, but I knew it meant Mary). I thought it was a commentary on Mary's post-pregnancy body, kind of like a polite way of saying she was fat.
In the song "Jet Airliner" by Steve Miller Band, the line is "big old jet airliner, don't carry me too far away" but what I heard was "big old Jed and Alina...." and in my mind these were two giants who were going to be kidnapping someone.
The band Garbage' Song: Only happy when it rains when Shirley Manson sings the part ' I didn't accidentally tell you that '
I always seem to hear ' To get the message to you behind your back'
I was 17 when I first heard this song now I'm 26
Still hear that part of the song as my version :-)
Believe that the Star-Spangled Banner said "The bombs bursting in air, they blew through the night but our flag was still there.
In the song "Let's get it on", I seriously thought they were saying "candy on Crome".
I thought the song Controversy by Prince was not saying "controversy" but instead "count your blessings". I like my version better