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When I was a young boy, my mother would sing the song "My bonnie lies over the ocean, my bonnie lies over the sea, bring back my bonnie to me." Well, I had never heard the word "bonnie" before, and when she sang "bonnie", I heard "body". To this day I have the image of a bloody, decapitated head sitting on a pier waiting for its body to come floating back across the ocean.
For the longest time as a child, my father thought Trooper's "Raise a Little Hell" was actually "Raise a Little Elf", having first heard it around Christmas... It was only when he asked why Christmas songs were being played out of season that he learned the truth.
I used to think that the lyrics to the Pink Floyd song "Another Brick in The Wall pt 3" Were
"The Dukes of Hazzard in the classroom" but, much to my dismay I think Roger Waters was singing about the dark sarcasm.
While listening to AC/DC's "You Shook Me All Night Long", I usually hear...
"She was a fast machine, she kept her boner clean, she was the best half woman that I ever seen.."
As opposed to...
"She was a fast machine, she kept her motor clean, she was the best damn woman that I ever seen"
And Skid Row's "I Remember You"...
"Cause you'll always be my dream come true, Woman or man, I love you."
"Cause you'll always be my dream come true, Oh my darling, I love you"
Kinda a recurring theme.
At the end of the song "another one bites the dust" there is a part where Freddie Mercury keeps repeating Another One bites the dust, then he says "I'm Adopted". I thought, How cool, so am I! Never understood what it had to do with a shootout though. I always suspected that wasn't what he was saying, but until now, I never knew he was actually saying "Bites the dust-ah" putting a little more emphasis on the end of the word.
I think it was a secret message to his birth parents though.
In the song, "Kung-Fu Fighting" the lyrics are, ""Everybody was kung-fu fighting; those kicks were fast as lightning." I heard, ""Everybody was kung-fu fighting; those ; 'cats' were fast as lightning."
I couldn't figure out why they mentioned cats in the song.
that in the song : "How deep is your love" by the Bee Gees, they sang "and you come to me in a submarine". Why not?Love is sometimes so powerful.
PS : the original lyrics are :
"And you come to me on a summer breeze". Not bad either.
I used to hear "Everytime you go away, you take a piece of Meat with you"
Makes a nice light snack I spose.
That song "another saturday night and I ain't got nobody, I got some money cause I just got laid" My daughter heard me singing away and exclaimed "I just got paid MUM". She walked away shaking her head.
I used to think that the 80's song
" I wish that I had Jesse's girl"
"I wish that I was Jesse's girl"
and I was so confused as to why a boy would want to be Jesse's girl.
I still hear in the Kate Bush song 'Strange Phenomenon' the words "they made me regurgitate cheese food" for the actual lyrics "they made me read Gurdjieff and Jesus"
At first, I was convinced that Tina Turner was singing about paint...
"What's love but a second hand emulsion?"
When I was a kid, the song "I fought the Law" (I'm not sure who sang it) but I went years beliving it was "I fought the log, and the log one." I thought it was about a lumberjack.
I used to think that the chorus from the song "Stop In the Name of Love" was "Stop! in the neighborhood... before I break your heart" I was singing it at the top of my lungs one day and didn't understand why my brothers were laughing hysterically at me.. they explained of course and then laughed at me some more. Ah well.
I really did believe Elton john was singing 'someone shaved my wife tonight' and was mortified years later to find it was actually 'someone saved my life tonight'
The lyrics "I believe in miracles" I thought were "I believe in Milko". I couldn't understand why a man would be singing about his milkman especially when in the next line he talks about him being a sexy thing. I know my milkman was not anything to sing about.
I used to think a lyric to the oldy but goody "Twisting the Night Away" by Sam Cooke was "He's dancing with the chicken slacks." The real lyric is "He's dancing with the Chick In Slacks." For the longest time, I wondered what the heck chicken slacks were!
When I was little, I heard the song 'I Want Candy' by Aaron Carter. My name being Andy, I'd mishear the lyric as 'I Want Andy'.
I found this extremely creepy and imagined the little people in the radio being obsessed with me and wanting to capture me.
Until I was about 18 I thought that the lyrics to Madonnas 'Erotic' were,
'Bill Oddie, Bill Oddie, put your hands all over my body.'
He was on childrens television a lot at the time.
I thought Aerosmith's 'Love in an Elevator' was 'Loving a man like Victor'.