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When I was around six, I wondered why in real life, people did not go around singing the way they did in musicals and disney movies. Sometimes I used to just sing when I was in public, hoping that people would join in. It's quite embarrassing to think of now, because I had no talent! And I didn't even sing real songs, just random lines that came to my head to no particular tune.

Consider yourself a weirdo.
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I thought Madonna's song "Papa Don't Preach" was a complicated metaphor about something I didn't understand (but definitely NOT about keeping an actual baby).

Katie
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I believed that song lyrics had no meaning- they were just words strung together to fit the melody of the music. I thought this until I was about 7 or 8 and a friend's mom broke down the song "Candle in the Wind" to help me understand its meaning. Yes, the song was touching, but I was impressed that songs had 'meanings' at all!

Peggy Banzai
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Until recently (I'm 17) I thought the song by The Who, "Happy Jack" was about an unpopular Australian politician who managed to usurp and abuse most of the country's power. Because the people hated him, they tied stones to the ends of rope, slung the rope over him and drowned him. I believed the line "They couldn't stop Jack or the water's lapping/ and they couldn't prevent Jack from feeling happy" referred to the water lapping over his head as he drowned with a smile on his face because of all the immoral things he'd done. The best part is I didn't even realize I believed this until I listened to the song this year and memories of my odd little story came back!

Nora Walker-Hobbs
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When i was verry little i used 2 think that when i had a song in my head that i was really hearing it and that it was cos the band was practicing 2 loud
i would actualy complain 2 my mom that the backsteat boys wer practicn 2 lout
the bad part is i b-lvd this till i was like 9 lol


Rajith
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i had seen many old musicals when i was a kid and i thought that people randomly made up a song at any time.
i had heard stuff about the 'good old days' and i thought that over time people were getting less creative so they cant judt make up songs like that anymore.

Flicky
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When i was verry little i used 2 think that when i had a song in my head that i was really hearing it and that it was cos the band was practicing 2 loud
i would actualy complain 2 my mom that the backsteat boys wer practicn 2 lout
the bad part is i b-lvd this till i was like 9 lol

[3Chelsea-with a Y[3
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My house was near the high school, and on Friday nights, the band would play marching songs very loud.

My older brother told me that was the German Army marching toward the house. Even today, "25 or 6 to 4" by Chicago gives me the willies.

Anon
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I used to believe that the song Hotel California by The Eagles was meant to be taken literally as a story about a resort. I was particularly fixated on the lyric "You can check out any time you like, but you can never leave." I took this to mean that, you could check out, but then you had to sit around the lobby (with your luggage) for the rest of your life.

Poshua
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The song "Daddies taking us to the zoo tomorrow" used to concern me a lot. How would daddy be able to manage us all by himself and did he know he was taking us all to the zoo tomorrow?
My cousins believed this song too and got very disappointed the next day when daddy didnt take us to the zoo

Margo
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i used to believe that my chemcial roamnce got is name from real chemcials but that was not true they got the name form a book. now i fell really dum.

30 seconds to mars lovea
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When I was a kid, I was obsessed with the TV show Alf. Once, they showed an episode where Alf was lip-syncing "Old Time Rock and Roll" into a cucumber. After that, whenever I heard that song on the radio, I'd get all excited because it was Alf singing.

It took my parents months to convince me that it was really some guy named Bob Seger singing it.

a girl named stu
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I used to think Chevy Chase sang that "You Can Call Me Al Song" but it really just looked that way in the cideo. In reality it was the little guy playing the instruments who actually sang it, Paul Simon. Don't I feel dumb.

Jeff
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I used to believe that Metal music was when a bunch of people would bang metal together to make noise. Ha ha.

Kassandra
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I used to believe that when the orchestra was tuning up before a performance, the conductor was giving them a minute to "misbehave" before they had to follow the sheet music.

Lauren
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When my parents sang along with music and they made a mistake. My parents would say, "oops, the singer mess up the lyrics again." I believed them.

Mike
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When I was little (4 or 5) I was scared of thunder, no biggy most kids are right? But then my uncle got a Garth Boorks tape and would play Thunder Rolls, I thought he had a thunder storm in his room and I had to save him. So I would spend the whole song banging on the door tell him he had to get out!!

Now I love that song

Jessi
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when I was a kid in the 90s there was this song that went "Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thrusday, Friday, Saturday, EEE-ven on Sunday...every day of the week." I though that song was meant to teach kids the days of the week and when my kindergarten teacher asked us if we had ever heard a song about the days of the week, I proudly sang that song.

OK, so yeah. My teacher had to explain some stuff to me.

Katie
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In Pre-School someone told me that Santa was the person in the kitchen with Dina.

Renee
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Back when no one knew what an mp3 even was, i had alot of cd's, and you know how when you buy a new cd, you tend to listen to it alot? well that's what i'd do, but then i'd feel guilty, because i was neglecting my other cd's, so i'd listen to them next, one by one. i felt like they were sad i "replaced" them, and i had to make sure they were all happy, and not jealous of my new cd.

katie
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