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Inagadavidda

Postby gilliansl » Thu Jul 21, 2005 12:05 am

The truth of this song is that the lead singer for Iron Butterfly was drunk all night before the recording gig. He came into the studio still so drunk that he couldn't actually SAY the words, which WERE originally 'In the garden of eden'...
Fortunately for him and them... he couldn't sing properly and the song made a fortune.

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Misheard lyrics

Postby gilliansl » Thu Jul 21, 2005 12:08 am

When my daughter was much, much younger... the song, 'These dreams are made of this, I traveled the world and the seven seas...

She sang 'these jeans are made of this, Jaba the Hut and the seven thieves...'

I'm not sure but what Han Solo might not agree with her...

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Postby Thewhitetree » Thu Jul 21, 2005 10:04 am

I remember someone thinking that Bon Jovi's 'Its my Life' that says:

"This ain't a song for the broken hearted"

instead said:

"This ain't a song for the broken potty"


I killed myself laughing! :D

:rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl:
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Re: Misheard lyrics

Postby Aerin » Thu Jul 21, 2005 7:08 pm

gilliansl wrote:When my daughter was much, much younger... the song, 'These dreams are made of this, I traveled the world and the seven seas...

She sang 'these jeans are made of this, Jaba the Hut and the seven thieves...'

I'm not sure but what Han Solo might not agree with her...

Gillian


Ohhh, Sweet Dreams by Annie Lennox/Eurythmics! I love that song! Or was it the Marilyn Manson version? Or the other group's version? :P And it's actually "Sweet dreams are made of this", not "These dreams are made of this".
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Postby Thewhitetree » Thu Jul 21, 2005 7:32 pm

When my daughter was much, much younger... the song, 'These dreams are made of this, I traveled the world and the seven seas...

She sang 'these jeans are made of this, Jaba the Hut and the seven thieves...'


Oh, I missed that comment! :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl:

That is too funny. Especially for a huge Star Wars fan! :D
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Postby rowanberry » Fri Jul 22, 2005 12:05 pm

The first times I heard Only A Northern Song by the Beatles, I thougt the lines "If you think the harmony is a little dark and out of key" were "...is a little dog gone out of key" :roll: ...
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Postby skuld » Mon Oct 31, 2005 6:02 am

When Blue by Eiffel 65 came out my brother would walk around saying:

"I'm blue, yes indeed I'ma die,
yes indeed I'ma die,
yes indeed I'ma die."

It was HILARIOUS! :lol:
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Postby Thewhitetree » Mon Oct 31, 2005 1:24 pm

Well I thought the Who theme song to CSI that says:

"Blue waters. Hoo hoo. Hoo hoo."

said instead:

"Who are we? Hoo hoo. Hoo hoo."

I was a little off. :D
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Postby Gilaglar » Mon Oct 31, 2005 5:57 pm

skuld wrote:When Blue by Eiffel 65 came out my brother would walk around saying:

"I'm blue, yes indeed I'ma die,
yes indeed I'ma die,
yes indeed I'ma die."

It was HILARIOUS! :lol:


Does anyone know what the actual words to that really are? Does anyone care though? ;)

I always thought it was "I'll die in Aberdeen, I'll die in Aberdeen". :roll:
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Postby minyacaliel » Tue Nov 01, 2005 3:32 am

Gilaglar wrote: Does anyone know what the actual words to that really are? Does anyone care though?


i don't ( :blush: ) but it's da be dee...:P here!
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Re: Inagadavidda

Postby Gilaglar » Tue Nov 01, 2005 6:08 pm

gilliansl wrote:The truth of this song is that the lead singer for Iron Butterfly was drunk all night before the recording gig. He came into the studio still so drunk that he couldn't actually SAY the words, which WERE originally 'In the garden of eden'...


*raises eyebrow*

Hmmm, you expect us to believe that, when he somehow manages to pronounce every other line in the song clearly? :roll:
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Postby elf-maiden » Thu Nov 03, 2005 7:45 pm

Ah I loved Blue when it was popular. :D I mean I still do love it, but you know. :roll: I also thought that at the end of one of the lines they said "If I was green I would die".
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Postby lady_of_legolas » Sat Nov 05, 2005 6:47 pm

Till I actually brought the CD I thought Disturbed 'Violence fetish' lyrics were "tut mir leid" instead of "to the life". :roll: Actually looking at it I've misheard an awful lot of them.... :oops:

Ah, Eifel 65 were great! But I've only got Blue on a mixed CD with no lyrics, so I can't help there, sorry....
I always thought it was "I'll die in Aberdeen, I'll die in Aberdeen".

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Postby Leofwine » Sat Nov 26, 2005 11:54 am

Ok, here's one that shows where my brain is at. For the first three weeks I listened to "You're So True" by Joseph Arthur, I thought the second line was "Flying to the sun without a brain." (It's actually "Flying to the sun without a plane", which does make a little more sense :roll: )
But, I like my version better, so that's the way I always hear it. (Sorry Joe)
BTW, if anyone has this on a CD, can you make out the last words in the line: "Any day, I won't tell, you and I . . . ???"
I've listened to it a hundred times and still can't make it out. (must be because I'm flying without a brain :P )
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Postby Maranwe-Ar-Feiniel » Thu Jan 26, 2006 1:38 pm

Heheeh. Theer is a song that I heard at church loads of times, when I was like, seven.

Peace is flowing like a river, flowing out of you and me, flowing outiinto the deserrt, setting all the captives free.

When I was little I heard it as

setting all the cactus free :roll:

I was such a weird one. :roll:
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Postby ElanorTheHobbit » Fri Jan 27, 2006 6:11 pm

This thread is amazing!!!! :rofl: I can't contain my laughter!

Once at school we were for some reason singing Simon and Garfunkel's Sound of Silence, and everything was going fine when my friend suddenly burst out "silence like a casserole!" (instead of "silence like a cancer grows") :rofl: We never let her hear the end of that one!

And I always thought the US national anthem started, "Jose can you see", as I heard it at Pittsburgh Pirates baseball games when I was little and the pitcher's name was Jose!

It's not exactly a song but they did sing it....Pizza Hut's old slogan, "making it great", always did sound like "making a crate" . I was so confused that their pizza came in cardboard boxes, not the crates they apparently manufactured....
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Postby minyacaliel » Wed Feb 01, 2006 4:46 am

"Jose can you see"

:lol: awesome....:lol:

I just came here to tell you about Smashing pumpkins's Bullet with butterfly wings...:P
I thought it was "Despite of my radio...." when really it is "Despite of my rage, I'm still just a rat in a cage"...:P
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Postby Yavannië » Wed Feb 01, 2006 5:07 am

"Despite of my radio...."

:rofl: :rofl:
That just makes me burst out laughing everytime... :lol:

I remember reading that someone had heard it "The spider, the snail, the sea gulls wrestle in a cage" or something like that... can't really remember.

And my friend told me she loved this song where they sang "teee-veee: the magic of tomorrow" :rofl: The song turned out to be Scorpions's Wind of Change... :lol: ["Take me to the magic of the moment..." ]
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Postby freaky_vampire_chick » Thu Feb 02, 2006 12:05 pm

Alright, this is definitely not a misheard lyric, but since this is TORC............. every time I saw FOTR, like, for the first fifteen times :P , at the beginiing, when Galadrial is narrating about the history of the ring, when there is that shot of Gollum in the underground lake thing, and he says "Lost!" in that strung out way, I always thought he was saying "Brussel Sprouts!" OK, I didn't really thing that's what he was saying, but I couldn't understand what it was so that's what I heard. :roll:

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Postby minyacaliel » Fri Feb 03, 2006 3:23 am

:lol: yeah, Freaky, you've now officailly proved worthy of your nickname...:P

Ani wrote:"teee-veee: the magic of tomorrow"

you know what that did to me? a hysterical laughing moment in our library.... :| :P
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Postby Yavannië » Fri Feb 03, 2006 5:45 am

Freaky, :rofl:
And oh, Miny's got a point about your nickname :wink:

Miny, yep, I remember laughing quite wildly too :lol:


I remember another one! :happydance: Jamie Cullum's "Get your way"; there's a part where he sings: "I feel your foot brush against my leg, I'm not that easily led".

I heard it like "-- I'm not that easily laid" and then thought, who is? :roll: :lol:
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Postby The-Tennis-Ball-Kid » Wed Feb 22, 2006 5:32 pm

Uh, until tonight, I thought the refrain from American Pie began as such:

"Pie, pie, it's American pie..."


:oops: :roll:


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Postby solosimpe » Sat Feb 25, 2006 8:40 pm

:shock: Was that TWT????

Way back at the beginning of this lovely thread, someone mentioned, "My Body lies over the ocean..."

I used to think that's what it was too! Until very very recently... I couldn't figure it out...I always wondered why his body was on the other side of the ocean....
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Postby Shadow_of_the_Past » Sat Jul 15, 2006 6:41 am

ttbk - :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: dont worry we've all done it

Here in Australia they have a music/comedy quiz show and one of the rounds is about misheard lyrics... I remember one was: Slow walking Walter, The Fire-engine guy instead of...

Smoke on the water, fire in the sky
by deep purple :P
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Postby Harvestar » Mon Jul 17, 2006 6:33 pm

Maranwe-Ar-Feiniel wrote:Heheeh. Theer is a song that I heard at church loads of times, when I was like, seven.

Peace is flowing like a river, flowing out of you and me, flowing outiinto the deserrt, setting all the captives free.

When I was little I heard it as

setting all the cactus free :roll:

I was such a weird one. :roll:


I LOVE that! (living in the desert, water will set the cactus free! or at least make them happy like the big rain we got last night.)
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Postby Mithnen » Sun Nov 19, 2006 2:37 pm

wow, this is waaaay too funny! these are just some misheard lyrics from my own experience:

Jimi Hendrix's "Hey Joe" I always thought was Pedro! Where you gonna run to now? yeah, not terribly funny but I felt like a doofus when I realized what he was really singing.

My mom always thought Ozzy/Black Sabbath's (I'm not sure which one did it) "Bark at the Moon" was when you hear him walking the dogs!

AC/DC's song "Dirty Deeds'" chorus was not "Dirty Deeds and done dirt cheap," but rather "Dirty Deeds and the Thunder Chief." I'm not sure who the Thunder Chief was, but I knew I didn't want to mess with him.
I thought they said the same thing!

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Postby lizcheer » Sun Nov 20, 2011 10:00 pm

Ulugz wrote:Until I saw it spelled out, I was certian Innagadadavida was "In the Garden of Eden" I never could understand why my friends laughed like rabid hyeans whenever I sang along with the radio.


Actually you would be right about hearing Indagadadavida as being in the garden of eden since the song was orginally titled just that In the Garden of Eden but the bad was so drunk when they recorded it that it came out as Indagadadavida
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Postby Dunthule » Tue Nov 22, 2011 6:43 am

Thanks lizcheer for resurrecting a funny thread.

I still am not sure what Elton John is singing in the Rocket Man chorus.

"Rocket Man, ....... ?????" :?
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Postby Morwenna » Mon Dec 26, 2011 1:27 pm

Nobody's sure what Elton John sings!! I love his stuff but his enunciation stinks!!

Back when I was 13 (1960) Roy Orbison's "Only the Lonely" was a big hit, and my parents always thought it sounded like "Only Baloney"! Though they really knew what it said.

And "There's a bathroom on the right" is pretty widespread, because I and several of my friends heard it that way even though we knew what it really was.

In more recent years, one of my friends heard "Nobody's gonna break my stride" as "nobody's gonna break my spine..."
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Postby frodolives668 » Fri Mar 23, 2012 10:02 am

On the bus I take every day, the radio is super scratchy. I could never hear the words right. Let me say in advance, that my BFF next to me heard the exact same thing.

Hey soul sister,
My name is Mr. Mister
On your radio, say hello
The day you moved wasn't fair you know.
Hey soul sister
I won't wanna miss a single thing you do
[i]Let's fly.[i/]
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