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17 September 2013
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Lucy in the Sky with Stars said
I've got a few...

in Birthday, I always thought they were singing "Yes, we're going to a garden party."

But it's "Yes we're going to a party party."

Another is  Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da. Always thought they were singing "With a couple of kids running in the yard, while Desmond and Molly joke."

But it's actually, "With a couple of kids running in the yard Of Desmond and Molly Jones."

 Me too
 
 

Polythene Pam

Well you should see her in drag, she looks like a hag

instead of
Well you should see her in drag dressed in her polythene bag

"She's the kind of a girl that makes news in the world" ---Like being famous for something all over the world. 

instead of
"She's the kind of a girl that makes the News of the World" 

Come Together 

Wonky finger

 instead of 

Monkey finger

Happiness is Warm Gun

The man in the crowd with the multi-colored mirrors of his heart melts

instead of 

The man in the crowd with the multi-colored mirrors on his hobnail boots.

Eleanor Rigby

All the lovely people---when I was really young

instead of

All the lonely people

Strawberry Fields 

No one I think is in my dream

instead of

No one I think is in my tree

17 September 2013
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Another is  Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da. Always thought they were singing "With a couple of kids running in the yard, while Desmond and Molly joke."

But it's actually, "With a couple of kids running in the yard Of Desmond and Molly Jones."

 

I LOVE that! - "while Desmond and Molly joke"!  Too funny.

I recently just discovered that I had been singing A Hard Days Night wrong for ALL these years!!!  I'm still shocked, but anyway...I always thought the words were "so why I love coming home, cause when I get you alone...." but of course it is "why on earth should I moan, cause when I get you alone..."  paul-mccartney

 

"....take a sad song & make it Meilleur"....

18 September 2013
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In "Across The Universe" jai guru deva sounds like *jack-a-roo day of love* to me.

20 September 2013
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Bungalow Bob said
Hi! I'm new to the forum, and I read through every post in this thread to make sure that my "misheard" lyric had not already been, uh... discussed to death. In the song "Love You To," George (supposedly) sings "Love me while you can... before I'm a dead old man"... Well, as a kid, I would play and sing along with Beatles' songs, and I had an official Beatles' sheet music book that listed that lyric as "Love me while you can... or I'll get a plan"... So, for years that is what I heard George singing. It sounded like a credible declaration; George was gonna get a plan, if all else failed. I thought it might be Liverpool slang, like when you're not particularly happy about something, and you threaten "Well, I'll just get a plan." It made about as much sense as the title to the song, anyway.

If anyone else misheard this lyric, please let me know. If not, well... I'll get a plan.

 

I heard ''Love me while you can..you're a little man'' Which I knew it didn't make sense of course, but I always forgot the right lyrics.

20 September 2013
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Bungalow Bob said Hi! I'm new to the forum, and I read through every post in this thread to make sure that my "misheard" lyric had not already been, uh... discussed to death. In the song "Love You To," George (supposedly) sings "Love me while you can... before I'm a dead old man"... Well, as a kid, I would play and sing along with Beatles' songs, and I had an official Beatles' sheet music book that listed that lyric as "Love me while you can... or I'll get a plan"... So, for years that is what I heard George singing. It sounded like a credible declaration; George was gonna get a plan, if all else failed. I thought it might be Liverpool slang, like when you're not particularly happy about something, and you threaten "Well, I'll just get a plan." It made about as much sense as the title to the song, anyway. If anyone else misheard this lyric, please let me know. If not, well... I'll get a plan.

  I heard ''Love me while you can..you're a little man'' Which I knew it didn't make sense of course, but I always forgot the right lyrics.

Linde, "You're a little man," and "Before I get a plan" work just as well for me as George's official lyric of "Before I'm a dead old man." And while we're at it, what is up with that title? "Love You To"... Instead of the obvious "Love To You." It actually sounds to me like George might have distractedly scrawled the title on a demo cassette, and carelessly flip-flopped the words... and then John Lennon saw the mistake, and said with a cackle "Keep it that way, it's brilliant!" I'm such a Beatles' fan; that's how I judge just about everything they did. The lyric "Before I'm a dead old man"... that's so bad... that it's good. ;-)

21 September 2013
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In Here There And Everywhere I always thought that Paul said

"And when she's beside me I need mental care"

I thought it kind of worked since when this was released they were starting drugs and all so I went with it.\

 

Truth be told it was just yesterday that I found out I was wrong a-hard-days-night-george-10

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22 September 2013
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likedreamersdo16 said
In Here There And Everywhere I always thought that Paul said

"And when she's beside me I need mental care"

I thought it kind of worked since when this was released they were starting drugs and all so I went with it.\

 

Truth be told it was just yesterday that I found out I was wrong a-hard-days-night-george-10

That is really funny.heart

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22 September 2013
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a-hard-days-night-ringo-8 Agree!  The "mental care" is funny!!! :)   :)   :)   apple01

"....take a sad song & make it Meilleur"....

23 September 2013
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In Lovely Rita I always thought that Paul sang "Got the bill and read to pay it." Which makes sense since you had to read the bill to pay it, but recently I found that it is "Got the bill and Rita paid it" 

 Yeah let the girl pay the bill. a-hard-days-night-george-10

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23 September 2013
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BBCSessions1963 said
In Lovely Rita I always thought that Paul sang "Got the bill and read to pay it." Which makes sense since you had to read the bill to pay it, but recently I found that it is "Got the bill and Rita paid it" 

BBCSession1963, I had a problem with Lovely Rita's very next line. I could read the lyrics on the back of the album "Took her home and nearly made it"... But I was too young and naive to "get" the phrase "made it," when it came to those sassy sisters sitting on the sofa. I thought Paul was just contradicting himself when he said "Took her home, I nearly made it"... "Well, which was it," the young naive me thought to myself; "Did you take her home, or nearly take her home?" I stlll liked the song, though. And the light bulb finally went on about that clever line. :)

23 September 2013
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Bungalow Bob said

BBCSessions1963 said
In Lovely Rita I always thought that Paul sang "Got the bill and read to pay it." Which makes sense since you had to read the bill to pay it, but recently I found that it is "Got the bill and Rita paid it" 

BBCSession1963, I had a problem with Lovely Rita's very next line. I could read the lyrics on the back of the album "Took her home and nearly made it"... But I was too young and naive to "get" the phrase "made it," when it came to those sassy sisters sitting on the sofa. I thought Paul was just contradicting himself when he said "Took her home, I nearly made it"... "Well, which was it," the young naive me thought to myself; "Did you take her home, or nearly take her home?" I stlll liked the song, though. And the light bulb finally went on about that clever line. :)

 

Love that story. Thanks for sharing.

I'm still wondering how much I have left to "get" from the Beatles songs. I hope it is a lot. I love discovering something in them that I hadn't thought about before.

23 September 2013
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"Took her home, I nearly made it" was taken as a clue for PiD; he was going home [on the night of a studio argument with the other 3], there was a car accident, he died. Sad that nobody thought about the passenger, maybe she survived.

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23 September 2013
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meanmistermustard said
"Took her home, I nearly made it" was taken as a clue for PiD; he was going home [on the night of a studio argument with the other 3], there was a car accident, he died. Sad that nobody thought about the passenger, maybe she survived.

a-hard-days-night-ringo-8 Good one

23 September 2013
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sky090909 said

meanmistermustard said
"Took her home, I nearly made it" was taken as a clue for PiD; he was going home [on the night of a studio argument with the other 3], there was a car accident, he died. Sad that nobody thought about the passenger, maybe she survived.

a-hard-days-night-ringo-8 Good one

I was really "into" the "Paul-is-dead" clues when the story first broke, and I guess I never heard the one about "...nearly made it..." So, if that was the case, not only is it a mystery how the Lovely Rita fared in the car crash, but then we are left with the uncomfortable image of Paul's now deceased body propped up beside Rita's sister or sisters on the sofa. How gruesome! Rita must have survived the crash, and was hospitalized nearby, but for some reason the lifeless Paul was laid to rest "sitting" on his new girlfriend's couch. Hmm...very surrealistic imagery.

23 September 2013
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Like any clue they only take the bits that fit so everything else is ignored. However Couch starts with a c and whip out the cushion and you have a box so theres your coffin.

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Bungalow Bob said

BBCSessions1963 said
In Lovely Rita I always thought that Paul sang "Got the bill and read to pay it." Which makes sense since you had to read the bill to pay it, but recently I found that it is "Got the bill and Rita paid it" 

BBCSession1963, I had a problem with Lovely Rita's very next line. I could read the lyrics on the back of the album "Took her home and nearly made it"... But I was too young and naive to "get" the phrase "made it," when it came to those sassy sisters sitting on the sofa. I thought Paul was just contradicting himself when he said "Took her home, I nearly made it"... "Well, which was it," the young naive me thought to myself; "Did you take her home, or nearly take her home?" I stlll liked the song, though. And the light bulb finally went on about that clever line. :)

Some say its all about a clue that Paul died in a car crash hence the "nearly" I think that he nearly made it like "We were nearly late" as an example how I thought the word was used. Then he'll be sitting on that sofa

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I thought that in Penny Lane they said "there beneath the blues and purple skies" instead of "there beneath the blue, suburban skies".

5 October 2013
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And don't get me started about the line in Penny Lane, where I thought I mis-heard them sing "Four of fish and finger pies." (which sounded childish and vaguely vulgar to me) Then I finally saw the official lyrics, and, uh... what do ya know, they are singing "Four of fish and finger pies." And it is childish and vaguely vulgar. :)

5 October 2013
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Bungalow Bob said
Then I finally saw the official lyrics, and, uh... what do ya know, they are singing "Four of fish and finger pies." And it is childish and vaguely vulgar. :)

 

Hahaha!

 

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Not a beatle song but I always heard on Under Pressure "It's the terror of NORWAY" instead of "terror of KNOWING".....

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