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1 December 2013
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@Atlas I didn't even realize what song those lyrics were from haha. I actually had to google them and then had a huge facepalm moment.

1 December 2013
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As mentioned in another post I always thought Norwegian Wood was a nice song set in Norway :)

1 December 2013
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trcanberra said
As mentioned in another post I always thought Norwegian Wood was a nice song set in Norway :)

…and like I said over there, I'm still going to think that.

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1 December 2013
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Ahhh Girl said

trcanberra said
As mentioned in another post I always thought Norwegian Wood was a nice song set in Norway :)

…and like I said over there, I'm still going to think that.

Ha ha – I have visions of you and Parlance with your fingers in your ears chanting "we can't hear you"  :)

 

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trcanberra said

Ahhh Girl said

trcanberra said
As mentioned in another post I always thought Norwegian Wood was a nice song set in Norway :)

…and like I said over there, I'm still going to think that.

Ha ha – I have visions of you and Parlance with your fingers in your ears chanting "we can't hear you"  :)

 

Louder, parlance, louder! Shout it with me!

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2 December 2013
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Linde said
@Atlas I didn't even realize what song those lyrics were from haha. I actually had to google them and then had a huge facepalm moment.

 

 

Lyric portions posted without the 'tune' are notoriously hard to to recognise, no need for face in palm! I've been singing along with the  senseless….."Brighten her to do" since I was 9 years old! Think how I felt.

 

Paul's, 'My Leaking Tyre'…….. Desmond Dekker's,  My Ear's Are Alight' and of course Elvis' 'In The Gâteaux' are other famous examples of mis- hearings

16 December 2013
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I was always so certain that in the opening line to 'A Day In The Life', John sang: "I met the muse today, oh boy."

17 December 2013
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ScrambledEggs said
I was always so certain that in the opening line to 'A Day In The Life', John sang: "I met the muse today, oh boy."

ScrambledEggs, last night I was reading a book about the Beatles called "All The Songs." The description was about the creation of "A Day In The Life." John Lennon had most of the lyrics written, but he was soliciting wacky contributions from everyone in the studio. Some guy suggested the line "to fill" about the "4000 holes," and "Albert Hall." Something tells me that if you had piped in with "I met the muse today, oh boy," John would have loved it, and possibly rewritten one of the verses. ;-)

17 December 2013
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Bungalow Bob said

ScrambledEggs said
I was always so certain that in the opening line to 'A Day In The Life', John sang: "I met the muse today, oh boy."

ScrambledEggs, last night I was reading a book about the Beatles called "All The Songs." The description was about the creation of "A Day In The Life." John Lennon had most of the lyrics written, but he was soliciting wacky contributions from everyone in the studio. Some guy suggested the line "to fill" about the "4000 holes," and "Albert Hall." Something tells me that if you had piped in with "I met the muse today, oh boy," John would have loved it, and possibly rewritten one of the verses. ;-)

That sounds like a wonderful read! 
And thank you, it feels wonderful that someone somewhere on the planet would think that a line I thought of would have been loved by John!

21 December 2013
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I love the fact that I started this thread over three years ago, and it's still going!

I'll add another misheard lyric that I just uncovered recently while jamming with some friends and family, and someone sang a line that quickly became my new favorite:

Another Day
Every day she takes her morning bath
She wets her hair
Wraps a towel around her
As she's headed for the dental chair

After the laughter died down, this was the explanation offered: "Well, yeah, I thought she was going to a dentist appointment!"

Not sure why she'd be going to the dentist in a towel, but, who am I to judge?

Not a bit like Cagney.
3 February 2014
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I had thought that the line, "Keeping an eye on the world going by my window" from "I'm Only Sleeping" was, "Keep it alive, all the world going by my window.  Also, in "Revolution", I'd always hear "But if you go carrying pictures of German *something*".  Until I looked at the lyrics on the back of my White Album poster for "Revolution I", I had replaced the last word with "meow" in my mind because, for some reason, the idea of Lennon singing about the vocalizations of German felines amused me.

4 February 2014
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Sadly I have misheard several lyrics. In Revolution, I thought it was "you tell me that it's evil juice shun" or something like that. In "Come Together" the 'got to be a joker' part sounds like "got to be at yoga". Had to look up they lyrics of Norwegian Wood because I thought the 'this bird has flown' part was 'whispered the phone'. Lastly the "I can't hide" part sounds like "I get high" in I Want To Hold Your Hand.

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4 February 2014
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YouKnowMyName said
Sadly I have misheard several lyrics. In Revolution, I thought it was "you tell me that it's evil juice shun" or something like that. In "Come Together" the 'got to be a joker' part sounds like "got to be at yoga". Had to look up they lyrics of Norwegian Wood because I thought the 'this bird has flown' part was 'whispered the phone'. Lastly the "I can't hide" part sounds like "I get high" in I Want To Hold Your Hand.

Ah, so you made the famous Bob Dylan mistake. a-hard-days-night-george-10

4 February 2014
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YouKnowMyName said
Sadly I have misheard several lyrics. In Revolution, I thought it was "you tell me that it's evil juice shun" or something like that. In "Come Together" the 'got to be a joker' part sounds like "got to be at yoga". Had to look up they lyrics of Norwegian Wood because I thought the 'this bird has flown' part was 'whispered the phone'. Lastly the "I can't hide" part sounds like "I get high" in I Want To Hold Your Hand.

I quite like that. Can see some ad executive trying to arrange that with Apple.

"Well, probably we'll sell less records, less people'll go to see the film, we'll write less songs, and we'll all die of failure" (John Lennon 8/64)
4 February 2014
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YouKnowMyName said
Sadly I have misheard several lyrics… In "Come Together" the 'got to be a joker' part sounds like "got to be at yoga"…

I love your misheard "Come Together" lyric, "… got to be at yoga, he just do as he please…" Wouldn't that be just like the wiseguy John Lennon, to "do as he please" at the yoga class? Everyone else would be in a "half moon" on their mats, and there would be John, doing "downward dog."

5 February 2014
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YouKnowMyName said
Sadly I have misheard several lyrics. In Revolution, I thought it was "you tell me that it's evil juice shun" or something like that. In "Come Together" the 'got to be a joker' part sounds like "got to be at yoga". Had to look up they lyrics of Norwegian Wood because I thought the 'this bird has flown' part was 'whispered the phone'. Lastly the "I can't hide" part sounds like "I get high" in I Want To Hold Your Hand.

 

I made that Revolution mistake too.

20 February 2014
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Today, I was driving down the highway and the Beatles' "Rock And Roll Music" came on the radio. So, of course, I started singing along with it. Near the end of the song, John Lennon wails a line "So keep a-rockin' that piano." I realized at that moment that I always thought he was singing "Keep a-rockin' that P.I.O." "P.I.O?" What the heck do those initials mean?  I never once questioned what the mysterious acronym "P.I.O." stood for. I've always known that Chuck Berry wrote the song, and I probably just figured it was some obscure inside-joke either by Berry or ad-libbed by the Beatles. Anyway, I tried for few minutes this afternoon to come with a good, reasonable-sounding acronym for "P.I.O.," but finally threw in the towel. I couldn't even come up with anything dirty, for cryin' out loud. But I do like the weird way Lennon forces the word to fit the rhyme scheme. :)

20 February 2014
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^^  You're not the only one. I've just realised that I thought he was saying that, too. Like you say, it doesn't make any sense!

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1 March 2014
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I must say I have had a fair few mishearing of lyrics.

From Old Brown Shoe i thought the line:

"I'll make an early start" was "I'm a movie star"a-hard-days-night-paul-10

 

Also from Paul's That Was Me i though he was saying:

"The same me that's dancing now" when the real lyric is "the same me that stands her now" 

 

There's probably more what i can't remember now. 

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"In Spite Of All The Danger, and all that may be.." instead of, "that won't let me be".

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